Sustainable materials in cars: Volkswagen opts for non-animal leather and recycled materials

February 23rd, 2023 by
Volkswagen is using non-animal and recycled materials in the interior.

Steering wheel covers made from non-animal leather, seat finishes made from cellulose or recycled materials made from plastic bottles: to further advance the production of its vehicles when it comes to sustainability, Volkswagen is being both creative and innovative – particularly when it comes to the models in the all-electric ID. family. Aiming to further…

How Memories and Moments Inspire Car Names

January 5th, 2023 by
How Memories and Moments Inspire Car Names

From paint color to model to personality, a lot of factors go into naming your companion – your automotive companion, that is. Cars are machines, without personalities or souls. But if that’s true, why do so many drivers—56 percent of American car owners⁠1, according to a recent study—give their cars names? For many Volkswagen enthusiasts, they are…

Holiday Tree Transportation Made Easy with VW SUVs

December 6th, 2022 by

The Holiday season is officially here, and for many, that means it’s time to get the perfect tree to decorate and fill your home with that quintessential holiday smell and cozy atmosphere. But, let’s be honest, getting your tree home to reach this point can be a real hassle. What if we told you, it…

Five Beautiful EV-friendly Drives for Fall

November 10th, 2022 by
Scenic Drives in the ID.4 from Timmons VW

Between the airline delays and the skyrocketing travel costs⁠, scenic, leaf peeping drives may not only be a favorite seasonal pastime, but a necessity for those looking to travel cross-country this fall. And thanks to the Volkswagen ID.4 – which includes three years of 30-minute fast charging sessions at Electrify America stations at no additional cost …

Volkswagen’s first fully-electric sedan: world premiere of the ID. AERO

August 23rd, 2022 by
Volkswagen's first fully-electric sedan

With June 27th’s world premiere of the ID. AERO1 concept car in China, Volkswagen is providing a preview of the brand’s first global fully-electric sedan. The future model will be positioned in the premium mid-size sedan segment. Its progressive, stylish and aerodynamic design also allows for generous interior space. The production version for China is…

2022 Volkswagen Golf GTI and Golf R earn TOP SAFETY PICK honors from Insurance Institute for Highway Safety

August 8th, 2022 by
Timmons 2022 Volkswagen Golf GTI and Golf R named Forbes Wheels Sports Car of the Year

Join Timmons Volkswagen in congratulating the 2022 Volkswagen Golf GTI for being named a 2022TOP SAFETY PICK by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) when equipped with High Beam Control (Light Assist). The 2022 Volkswagen Golf R also earned a place on the list as a 2022 TOP SAFETY PICK+. “TOP SAFETY PICK” is…

How sheep and solar power work together at the Volkswagen Chattanooga factory

January 13th, 2022 by
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Volkswagen in Chattanooga has been creating jobs in the region for over 10 years, with more than 4,000 workers there currently. Recently, that workforce has also grown to include some non-human coworkers – a herd of about 50 sheep – who are essential to Chattanooga’s solar operations. Volkswagen’s solar park, built back in 2013, at…

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20th Annual Toy Jam Toy Drive & Car Show for Miller Children’s Hospital

September 5th, 2021 by
Timmons VW Toy Jam Toy Drive and Auto Show

20th Annual Toy Jam Toy Drive & Car Show SAVE THE DATE!  October 23, 2021 Timmons of Long Beach 3940/3700 Cherry Ave Long Beach, CA 90807 Toy Jam is an amazing charitable event for anyone with a loving heart for children with life-threatening illnesses. This event happens once a year and is a great way…

Volkswagen presents the Past and Future of Electric Vehicles

May 25th, 2021 by
Volkswagen presents the ID.4 EV and 1979 Elektrotransporter at Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance

Volkswagen of America proudly presented the past and future of electric vehicles at the Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance, displaying a 1979 Elektrotransporter once used for research by the Tennessee Valley Authority in Chattanooga, Tennessee, and the 2021 Volkswagen ID.4 electric SUV. Both drew sizable crowds at the Concours, which featured a special focus on EVs…

Visit these five museums to see rare and vintage Volkswagens

March 5th, 2021 by
a list of museums for Vintage VWs

Whether these five museums are pit stops or your destination, their collections of vintage Volkswagens are not to be missed. 1. LeMay – America’s Car Museum | Tacoma, Wash. America’s Car Museum preserves the history, technology and influence of cars in the U.S. through its 12 rotating exhibits. Among the museum’s collection of over 250 cars is…

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