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Construction of Volkswagen EV Charger Network to Begin

Construction of Volkswagen EV Charger Network to Begin

The future of electric vehicles in the United States will benefit thanks to a plan recently revealed by Electrify America to invest $300 million into a national network of 450 non-proprietary electric car charging stations. Work on the network, which will cover 11 major metropolitan areas and heavily traveled highways in 39 states, is slatedRead more about Construction of Volkswagen EV Charger Network to Begin[…]

The 2018 Volkswagen Atlas Is the Midsize SUV That Drives Like A Full-Size SUV

The 2018 Volkswagen Atlas Is the Midsize SUV That Drives Like A Full-Size SUV

While some have suggested that the new 2018 Volkswagen Atlas is late to the midsize SUV party, it’s a beefy vehicle with a ton of character. The Atlas’ all-wheel-drive configuration gets power from a strong V-6 engine, which can make short work of unpaved gravel roads. Even the base front-wheel drive model comes with aRead more about The 2018 Volkswagen Atlas Is the Midsize SUV That Drives Like A Full-Size SUV[…]

Preparing Your Vehicle for Winter Emergencies in Portland, OR

Preparing Your Vehicle for Winter Emergencies in Portland, OR

 

Winter is coming and it is time for that annual ritual every sensible and responsible car owner must perform – preparing your car and yourself for the cold season. Spending a few hours arranging all the stuff you need can make all the difference between a minor delay on the road and a major emergency with dangerous consequences. Read ahead for information on how you should prep your car and your emergency kit to have a safe and incident-free winter. Read more about Preparing Your Vehicle for Winter Emergencies in Portland, OR