Volkswagen Group’s Electric Future
Volkswagen Automotive Group (Volkswagen AG) aim to have an electric version of every one of their models by 2030. Head of Volkswagen AG, Matthias Mueller, announced the plans in Frankfurt earlier this year. He hopes that by 2025, the company will have 50 purely battery-run, and 30 hybrid, vehicles. (more…)
As the weather starts to heat up, a number of our clients come in asking to have their cars air conditioning regassed. When they first bought their car, they tell us, its air conditioning was positively Antarctic. Now, it is more like the desert wind after which their VW was named. (more…)
Volks Affair are Melbourne’s independent service and repair centre for prestige German cars. We specialise in the Volkswagen Group fleet: Mercedes-Benz, Audi, BMW and, of course, Volkswagen. But did you know that there was another car brand operating under the Volkswagen Group’s umbrella? One that isn’t a German car at all?
This week, the team discuss the history of Škoda Auto, Volkswagen Group’s Czech car brand. (more…)
This week, the Volks Affair team discuss Audi’s A4 model and what we can expect from the new A4 B9 in 2018.
The Victorian Automobile Chamber of Commerce (VACC) has over 5,000 members and accredit over 50,000 automotive repairers, service people, retailers and mechanics in Melbourne and throughout Victoria. At Volks Affair, we encourage clients only to use VACC member service centres. As one of VACC’s members in Melbourne, we know first-hand the benefits of being a part of this industry body.
Volkswagen have announced that they will release the new Golf 7.5 in March next year. This week, the Volks Affair team look at what has changed from the last model and what Australian drivers can expect from the 2018 Volkswagen Golf.
We think of Volkswagen as 100% German cars, but did you know that Australia once made Volkswagens here on our own shores? This week, the Volks Affair team talk you through the forgotten history of the Australian Volkswagen.
In June 2004, Mercedes-Benz launched Mixed Tape, a free compilation of “the latest artists and new talents” handpicked for the Mercedes-Benz driving experience. For eleven years, the Mixed Tapes would be released every eight weeks for free on Soundcloud, iTunes and eventually Spotify. Then, on 11 August 2015, Mercedes-Benz announced that day’s hour of music would be the company’s last. (more…)
Over the past two months, we’ve told you about Audi’s electric model, BMW’s i-series and Volkswagen’s electric camper. To finish off our series on the electric cars of the very near future, this week we’re talking about Mercedes-Benz’s EQ C.
According to VicRoads, there have been over 158,000 road accidents in Victoria so far this year. Weather conditions, particularly rain and fog, can increase the chance of having an accident. Drivers should always be aware of changed weather conditions and how to accommodate them. So, we propose our Top 7 tips for driving in the rain.