BETTER INFORMED FOR A BETTER JOURNEY.

Overview of Apps & Services.

PUT THE FUTURE BEHIND THE WHEEL.

New, practical services and useful apps: this is the world of Car-Net. For individual navigation services or connecting your vehicle to your smartphone: You’ll find all the options offered by the apps and services from Volkswagen here.

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How to get the apps in your car.

App-Connect – three innovative technologies that allow you to bring smartphone apps onto your infotainment system’s touchscreen: MirrorLink™, the new CarPlay™ function from Apple, and the Android Auto™ function from Google.

Smartphones are handy, always with you and for every situation there is a suitable app. With MirrorLink™ you no longer have to be behind the wheel without this practical tool. Simply connect your smartphone (that needs to have the MirrorLink™ function) to the vehicle and use your apps easily on the screen of your infotainment system. Here you find some selected Volkswagen Apps:

My Guide

Every journey is even more fun with the "My Guide" app. Taking into consideration the weather, time of day and vehicle location, it suggests exciting destinations in your area.

Drive & Track

Be even more vigilant on the road: "Drive & Track" records your journeys and voice notes so that it can provide helpful information about the route with every new journey.

Think Blue. Trainer.

The "Think Blue. Trainer." app analyses your driving style and gives you training exercises so that you can drive even more efficiently in future.

Shared Audio

Music unites. So does "Shared Audio". That's because this app lets everyone contribute their favourite songs to a joint playlist via streaming and play them in the car.

Sound Journey

The "Sound Journey" feature turns every trip into a song, which is generated based on the driving data and a musical genre. It can also be recorded if desired.

Call & Remind

Whether you need to call a business partner, plan a customer visit or simply remind yourself to do something, with Volkswagen Car-Net "Call & Remind" you can make a note of all these little tasks and gradually work through them as soon as the traffic situation allows.

Cam Connect

"Cam Connect" enables you to call up a still from the rear compartment while on the move. When moving at walking pace and stationary, the app even shows a video.

My Rules

Draw up your own set of rules for a stress-free journey using Car-Net "My Rules". For example, My Rules can send a notification home when you have reached your destination. Just specify the required responses for selected events in the car using MirrorLink or WIFI.

EVEN MORE APPS FOR OUT AND ABOUT.

As well other apps such as the following are supported:

Glympse Audioteka AUPEO! Parkopedia RockScout Spotify - Powered by RockScout

Only available in conjunction with the “Composition Media” radio system or the “Discover Media” and “Discover Pro” navigation systems. Car-Net “App-Connect” includes the MirrorLink™, CarPlay™ and Android Auto™ technologies. The availability of these technologies may vary from country to country. Car-Net “App-Connect” is already supported by many mobile phones and Volkswagen works together closely with major smartphone manufacturers to promote the widespread support for Car-Net App-Connect technology. For current information on the compatibility of new mobile phones and ones that are already on the market, please visit www.volkswagen.com/car-net.

 

Compatibility

Android Auto™  from Google enables you to operate suitable apps safely from your smartphone using the Android operating system while driving. With Google Voice, you operate everything by voice input, and you can listen to songs using Google Play Music, Pandora or Spotify, for example. Many other apps are also already supported. For further information please visit the Google website.

EVEN MORE APPS FOR OUT AND ABOUT.

As well as the apps from Google™  , Android Auto™  supports other apps such as the following:

Jayride Podcast Player Spotify Stitcher Umano Pocket Casts Skype

Only available in conjunction with the “Composition Media” radio system or the “Discover Media” and “Discover Pro” navigation systems. Car-Net “App-Connect” includes the MirrorLink™, CarPlay™ and Android Auto™ technologies. The availability of these technologies may vary from country to country. Car-Net “App-Connect” is already supported by many mobile phones and Volkswagen works together closely with major smartphone manufacturers to promote the widespread support for Car-Net App-Connect technology. For current information on the compatibility of new mobile phones and ones that are already on the market, please visit www.volkswagen.com/car-net.

Compatibility

With CarPlay™ from Apple, you can manage selected apps from your iPhone while on the move. The apps can be operated with all the ease that you’ll have come to expect from an iPhone. Maps, phone, news, music – everything just at the touch of a button. And if you choose, you can even operate the system by voice control. For further information please visit the Apple website.

EVEN MORE APPS FOR OUT AND ABOUT.

As well as the apps from Apple™ , CarPlay™ supports other apps such as the following:

Spotify Stitcher Umano Audible Audiobooks Rdio

Only available in conjunction with the “Composition Media” radio system or the “Discover Media” and “Discover Pro” navigation systems. Car-Net “App-Connect” includes the MirrorLink™, CarPlay™ and Android Auto™ technologies. The availability of these technologies may vary from country to country. Car-Net “App-Connect” is already supported by many mobile phones and Volkswagen works together closely with major smartphone manufacturers to promote the widespread support for Car-Net App-Connect technology. For current information on the compatibility of new mobile phones and ones that are already on the market, please visit www.volkswagen.com/car-net.

Compatibility

HERE'S HOW IT WORKS

THINK NEW.

New is what makes your life better: Think New.

With the Guide & Inform Services from Car-Net you will be better informed while driving. Get news that you are really interested in, search for exciting destinations in your area or find a free parking space right away. But that's not all that Guide & Inform can offer. You can see an overview of all the services here.

The Car-Net Guide & Inform services can be used in conjunction with the following infotainment systems:

Online Traffic Information

Save yourself time and stress: With ‘Online Traffic Information’ you can keep a constant eye on the current traffic situation and thus avoid traffic jams in good time.

Online POI Search

The "Online POI Search" displays places in the area requested either by voice command or text entry. These are downloaded from the Internet and are always up to date.

Destination Import

Send individual POIs to your vehicle’s navigation system before the journey even begins with "Destination Import".

Fuel Info

The "Fuel Info" search function gives you a fast overview of nearby filling stations, their opening times and current fuel prices.

News

Don’t hear it from others. Determine your own news broadcaster and import the latest stories from the customer portal to your Volkswagen.

Parking Info

The "Parking Info" feature shows you free parking spaces in your area and also provides information on prices and opening times.

Personal POI

Lists of favourite personal destinations can be saved in the "Personal POI" section of the customer portal and imported into the vehicle’s navigation system.

POI Voice Search

The "POI Voice Search" displays places in the area requested either by voice command or text entry. These are downloaded from the Internet and are always up to date.

Vehicle Health Report

The Service provides information on the current status of the vehicle, for instance before a journey. It lists warning notices and due maintenance events and displays the state of driver assistance systems.

Weather

With the "Weather" function you have an insight into the latest weather conditions at your current location and destination while you are on the road. It even takes into consideration the expected time of arrival.

Charging Stations

With our Car-Net service "Charging Stations" you will arrive at your destination relaxed without any detours. The service finds the next available electric charging station and allows dynamic route guidance within your navigation.

Time Manager

Seize the day. The Time Manager service will be by your side. It synchronises with your calendar and calculates when it's best to leave, based on current traffic and navigation data, meaning you always get to your appointment on time – and can plan your day better. 

Online Map Update

Always at the cutting edge: with the Online Map Update service you can download new navigation data easily and conveniently from the Internet and send them to the Infotainment system in your Volkswagen.

Online Route Import

Be prepared: with the Online Route Import service you can easily use routes created on your PC or tablet in your Volkswagen.

Online Gracenote

Good to know: the service provides information that’s missing from the Gracenote database in your Volkswagen so that you can always access key information about your music while on the move.

HERE'S HOW IT WORKS

HERE'S HOW TO REGISTER

Watch the video. Step by step the registration will be explained.

Internet Connection

In these ways you can connect your Volkswagen infotainment system to the internet.

Car-Net App

Feel reassured with mobile security.

With "Security & Service"¹⁰, you can drive on the safe side. The Car-Net Service package offers you mobile access to important vehicle functions and combines security with transparency for even more comfort. Whether for Service Scheduling, Automatic Accident Notification, Breakdown Call or the Online Anti-Theft Alarm, your personal assistants support you in every situation and provide you with all the key information you need regarding your mobility.

Emergency Call Service

With the Emergency Call Service you are covered in the event of a serious incident. In emergency situations, your vehicle calls for help automatically or you can press a button to do so.

Vehicle Health Report

Before you drive, you can get information about the current status of the vehicle, for example. The Vehicle Health Report may be prompted manually or automatically and displays any existing warning messages and service events due.

Service Scheduling

You drive – your Volkswagen looks after the rest. When a service appointment is pending, your Volkswagen passes on all key data to your preferred Service partner, who will contact you.

Breakdown Call

In the event of a breakdown, we get to your location quickly. You can call for breakdown assistance from your vehicle and send your location and vehicle information to the Volkswagen Call Centre.

Automatic Accident Notification

Your Volkswagen now makes sure that you stay safe. When the crash sensor detects a slight accident, this service offers you support.

Parking Position

The Parking Position service shows you where your car is located. If necessary, it can also show you the fastest way of getting there.

Driving Data

The Driving Data feature analyses your driving style and provides information such as average fuel consumption.

Vehicle Status

Can be viewed anywhere: many relevant data on the vehicle status, for instance the range or the current mileage.

Doors & Lights

Peace of mind at all times: with Doors & Lights you can ascertain whether the doors of your Volkswagen are locked and the parking light is switched off.

Area Alert

The Area Alert Service keeps you in the picture. You get automatic notifications when your vehicle is driven in or leaves certain areas at specified times.

Speed Alert

No need to worry. With the “Speed Alert” service, you can activate selected speed limits which the driver of your vehicle should follow.

Horn & Turn Signals

The horn and emergency flashers can be remotely controlled via the Car-Net app with the Horn & Turn Signals Service.

Online Anti-Theft Alarm

Sit back and relax – your Volkswagen can look after itself. If an attempt is made to break into the car, you’ll receive a notification from the Volkswagen Car-Net app on your smartphone or by email.

How it Works

HERE'S HOW TO REGISTER

Watch the video. Step by step the registration will be explained.

Internet Connection

In these ways you can connect your Volkswagen infotainment system to the internet.

Car-Net App

Car-Net e-Remote provides easy access to the main functions of your e-model. Straight from your computer or conveniently from your smartphone via the Car-Net app. You can find more information about the numerous options from e-Remote here.

The Car-Net e-Remote services can be used in conjunction with the following infotainment systems:

Charging

With the "Charging“ service you can control the charging status of the battery and start and stop the charging process.

Departure Time

With the "Departure Time" service, you can determine when the battery of your Volkswagen should be charged and set the interior temperature for the desired time of departure.

Air Conditioning

The "Air Conditioning" service allows you to individually set the temperature. In addition, thanks to the ‘Window Defroster’ you will have a better view and be able to stay in bed longer.

Vehicle Status

Can be viewed anywhere: all relevant data on the vehicle status, for instance the range, current mileage or a notification that the battery needs recharging.

Driving Data

The "Driving Data" feature analyses your driving style and provides information such as average fuel consumption.

Parking Position

The "Parking Position" service shows you where your car is located. If necessary, it can also show you the fastest way of getting there.

Doors & Lights

Peace of mind at all times: with "Doors & Lights" you can ascertain whether the doors of your Volkswagen are locked and the parking light is switched off.

HERE'S HOW TO REGISTER

Watch the video. Step by step the registration will be explained.

Car-Net App

Please choose your model:

e-up!¹
e-load up!¹
e-Golf²
Golf GTE³
Golf GTI⁴
Golf GTD⁵
Golf R⁶
Golf Estate
Golf Sportsvan
Touareg
Touran
Polo
Passat
Passat GTE⁸
Passat Estate
Passat GTE Estate⁹
Passat Alltrack
The Beetle
The Beetle Cabriolet
Golf Cabrio
Tiguan
The new Tiguan
Sharan
Volkswagen CC
Jetta
Scirocco

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles:

Caddy
Transporter
Multivan
California
Caravelle
Crafter Box Body
Crafter Tipper

Please select a model:

e-up!¹
e-load up!¹
e-Golf²
Golf GTE³
Golf GTI⁴
Golf GTD⁵
Golf R⁶
Golf
Golf Estate
Golf Sportsvan
Touran
Polo
Passat
Passat GTE⁸
Passat Estate
Passat GTE Estate⁹
Passat Alltrack
The Beetle
The Beetle Cabriolet
Golf Cabrio
Tiguan
The new Tiguan
Sharan
Volkswagen CC
Jetta
Scirocco

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles:

Caddy
Transporter
Multivan
California
Caravelle
Crafter Box Body
Crafter Tipper