With their I.D. series concept vehicles, Volkswagen has placed a commitment to electric vehicles that few other automakers have yet to put forward. Electric cars are becoming the wave of the future, and the engineers and designers over at Volkswagen plan to be at the forefront of the electric revolution with the new Volkswagen I.D. CROZZ concept vehicle.
With warmer weather finally approaching, the time for being outside and eating burgers is upon us. We here at Carter Volkswagen in Seattle love burgers just as much as the rest of you, and that’s why we’ve decided to make a list of our favorite places to grab one here in our beautiful city.
Mother’s Day will be upon us in less than two weeks, and if you haven’t figured out the perfect thing to do with your Mom this year, don’t worry. Your friends here at Carter Volkswagen have put together a short, but sweet list of great, family-friendly activities for Mother’s Day 2017.
The Volkswagen Beetle is one of the brand’s most iconic vehicles, and when paired up with today’s automotive technology, is still one of the best vehicles on the road.
The sleek and high-performance Volkswagen Arteon Gran Turismo recently made its global debut at the 2017 Geneva Auto Show. Combining design elements of a classic sports car with the elegance and space of a fastback, the new Arteon delivers a thoroughly enjoyable driving experience. Read the rest of this entry »
2017 Earth Day Events & Activities Seattle WA
With all of the abundance of natural beauty in Washington, we have a great deal of incentive to protect our planet. Earth Day’s origins date back to 1970 in Wisconsin, when Senator Gaylord Nelson created the holiday to teach about environmental issues and inspire awareness and appreciation for the Earth’s natural environment. If you’d like to celebrate or volunteer for Earth Day in 2017, then check out these events and activities in the Seattle-area.
SCA Earth Day Seattle • Washington Park Arboretum
April 22 • 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Join SCA for Earth Day to give back to Seattle’s public lands and help restore the Washington Park Arboretum. Volunteer activities include planting, mulching, removing invasive species and maintaining trails. (2300 Arboretum Drive East, Seattle, WA 98112)
Earth Day Storytelling 2017 • Duwamish Longhouse and Cultural Center
April 23 • 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Come celebrate Earth Day by hearing Native and non-Native storytellers at the beautiful Duwamish Longhouse and Cultural Center in West Seattle. Hear world-class storytellers share traditional and contemporary stories and music about our relationship to the natural world and each other. (4705 West Marginal Way SW, Seattle, WA 98106)
Earth Day Recycle & Shred Event • New Seasons Market Mercer Island
April 22 • 10:30 am – 1:30 pm
In honor of Earth Day, Mary Lee & Associates and New Seasons Market are hosting a free Recycling & Shredding Event with refreshments and family friendly activities. Items that are in good condition will be donated to the Mercer Island Youth & Family Services. (2755 77th Avenue Southeast, Mercer Island, WA 98040)
Bee sweet to the Earth • 21 Acres Center
April 22 • 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Bring the whole family and volunteer at the “Bee Sweet to the Earth” event at 21 Acres. Activities include making seed balls with kids, helping with the Bee Waggle Dance, manning the Permaculture Woodinville table, tours, classes, workshops, food and live music. (13701 Northeast 171st Street, Woodinville, WA 98072)
The 2018 Volkswagen Atlas, which will arrive in dealer showrooms nationwide this spring, is a full-size SUV and the biggest Volkswagen ever built in the U.S. It offers a wide array of cutting-edge technology, as well as the trademark Volkswagen driving dynamics. In this “Luv Bug” TV commercial, the evolution of the Volkswagen brand is seen through the eyes of a growing American family, as they graduate from the iconic Beetle to the compact Jetta sedan then to the versatile Tiguan and eventually to the all-new 2018 Atlas. Watch and enjoy. Read the rest of this entry »
Prospective car buyers in the market for a vehicle that offers a fun and exciting driving experience may be interested in learning about the official performance specs of the 2017 VW Golf. Our team here at Carter Volkswagen is going to take some time to highlight the available engine and transmission options as well as what drivers can expect when it comes to fuel economy. Let’s dive in for more details! Read the rest of this entry »
As an all-new model this year, the 2017 VW Golf Alltrack has definitely been an impressive addition to the lineup. Our team here at Carter Volkswagen wants to take the guesswork out of choosing which trim is best for you by comparing all three of them side-by-side. Let’s dive in to see how the 2017 VW Golf Alltrack S base trim compares to the SE and SEL trims. Read the rest of this entry »