Volkswagen Car-Net with App-Connect | Park Place Volkswagen

VW’s upgraded Car-Net system is an amazing feature and just one of the many reasons you should consider a Volkswagen. With a variety of new features, Volkswagen’s Car-Net with App-Connect will make your time on the road smoother, more informative and more fun.


Family-Friendly Activities in the Twin Cities | Park Place Volkswagen

While the temperatures outside are cold and the conditions are less than ideal for a fun weekend of exploring and adventuring as a family, the time and weather is always perfect for a fun trip indoors.

If your family is looking for something fun to do this weekend that requires a coat only on the walk from the car, check out some of these places in and near the Twin Cities for some great family fun!


Volkswagen Helps Launch MoMA Online Course | Park Place Volkswagen

The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York expanded its wide selection of online education courses with a new course featuring the history and the artistic importance of photography. As part of its role as the lead partner for the museum's education program, Volkswagen Group of America supported the production of the course content, which is now available on Coursera free of charge.


Volkswagen Tiguan GTE Active Concept Introduced | Park Place Volkswagen

January is the month of auto shows across the world, bringing lots of new technology and models to life every single year. Last year, Volkswagen announced the Tiguan GTE concept. However, this year, Volkswagen brought along a new twist to the Detroit Auto Show with the addition of “Active” to the name, making this possibly the most interesting version of the Tiguan ever presented.


Top 8 Reasons to Service Your Car Regularly | Park Place Volkswagen in Rochester, MN

No matter how great of a car you buy, it will need to go into the shop for a check-up. And no matter how handy you may be with cars, there are just some aspects of car maintenance that require advanced technology and tools and a certified technician.

If you’ve ever asked yourself, “What’s the point of taking in my car if nothing’s wrong?” keep reading.

Recommended regular service intervals can be found in your owner’s manual or online with a quick search. (If you drive a Volkswagen, you can find the Volkswagen Maintenance Menu on…


Top 5 Apps for Back-to-School | Park Place Volkswagen in Rochester, MN

Everywhere you go, people are gearing up to go back to school. Children, teenagers, parents and even college students are hurriedly gathering together supplies, getting back on a normal sleeping schedule and making promises to stay focused this year (for more than a month).

This year, help keep that promise by arming yourself with the tools you need to succeed this year. Here ere are just some of the (free!) apps you can download to keep the year in check: (Apple & Google Android)

This app does exactly what the name implies. Fire it up and type in the…


Changes for New 2016 VW Models | Park Place VW in Rochester, MN

Volkswagen will begin to roll out its 2016 models to dealerships this month. The updated Volkswagen fleet includes features and upgrades for every model, with the biggest changes coming in the technology department. Infotainment technology that brings an extra level of connectivity between the cars and their drivers.

The new MIB II infotainment system has been added to almost every model. This system comes with VW Car-Net App-Connect, which allows users to access select apps from their smartphone directly through the unit. Volkswagen Group of America is one of the first in the industry to support all three available connected…


Why the Touareg is Perfect for Rochester | Park Place VW in Rochester, MN

Rochester is home to an array of activities for all kinds of individuals and families. The Parks and Recreation department provides many facilities and events for locals to get out and play. Similarly, the 2016 Volkswagen Touareg is up for anything. With its spacious interior and all-wheel drive capabilities, it’s the vehicle you take when the theme of the day is, “What’s next?”

The Parks and Recreation Department of Rochester offers many indoor facilities that can be used for your parties and events, as well as sporting events like hockey, ice hockey, skating, volleyball, tennis and swimming.



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