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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.

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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!

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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.

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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.

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Top 5 Tips for Optimum Fuel Economy


Long gone are the days where a gallon of gas set you back less than $1. Today, gas prices hover around $3 per gallon. Vehicle manufacturers are getting better and better at getting the most bang for your fuel buck, but it’s always nice to save a little extra money at the pump.


Volkswagen has six models that get an EPA estimated fuel economy of at least 40 mpg on the highway. But no matter how fuel efficient your vehicle’s sticker says it is, there are always more ways to squeeze a few more miles out of every…

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Volkswagen Certified Pre-Owned | Park Place Volkswagen in Rochester, MN


Volkswagen believes that a great car-buying experience shouldn’t just be for new vehicles – it should be for every experience. That’s why they came up with WorldAuto, their Certified Pre-Owned program.


When you purchase a Certified Pre-Owned Volkswagen from a Volkswagen dealer, you’re getting new car peace of mind with a pre-owned car deal. Volkswagen Certified Pre-Owned cars come with warranties to make you feel safe, Roadside Assistance to keep you on top of your game and even a three-month SiriusXM satellite service to make it all that much better.


The Warranty

Volkswagen is excited to offer all…

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Easy Halloween Party Snacks | Park Place Volkswagen in Rochester, MN


Whether you’re hosting one or just attending one, you’re might have something to do with a Halloween party this weekend. If you’re still stuck on what to bring, we’re here to help. These easy and creative dishes are sure to take the food table to the next level.



Spider Deviled Eggs

Everyone loves the person who brings the deviled eggs to the party. So why not put a spooky spin on something you already know everyone will love?


If you don’t already have a go-to deviled egg recipe, this one is from Delicious As It…

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VW Golf TDI Sets New Guinness World Record for Fuel Economy


Earlier this month, the 2015 Gold TDI Clean Diesel set a new Guinness World Record for the “lowest fuel consumption–48 U.S. contiguous states for a non-hybrid car.”


To set this achievement, the car traveled 8,233.5 miles around America (hitting all 48 states in the continental U.S.) in 16 days on $294.98 of Shell Diesel fuel, getting an impressive fuel economy of 81.17 mpg.


The Golf beat the previous record of 77.99 mpg in a 2013 Volkswagen Passat TDI, which was achieved by the same driver, Wayne Gerdes, an automotive journalist and founder…

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