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CES 2015: Volkswagen introduces Connected Golf concept

CES 2015: Volkswagen introduces Connected Golf concept image

Text: Martin Aguilar / Photos: Volkswagen | posted January 08, 2015 08:59

The concept intends to show the networking possibilities of a car

Volkswagen has also revealed the Connected Golf concept at the 2015 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, aside from the Golf R Touch.

In a nutshell, the Connected Golf concept intends to show the networking possibilities of a certain vehicle. With this in mind, Volkswagen equipped the Connected Golf concept with its latest infotainment system dubbed MIB II. The said infotainment system features an enormous range of apps and works with smartphones and tablets.

Volkswagen says the system can work with Google Android Auto and Apple Car Play. Moroever, it features a Mirror Link system that allows the occupants to mirror their smartphone's or tablet's display on the infotainment screen.

Volkswagen's advanced park assist feature

The German automaker is also presenting its 'advanced' park assist feature known as Trained Parking. The said feature uses a camera that is mounted in the base of the rear-view mirror. Volkswagen says the camera scans a frequently used path into a parking space and from then on the parking is executed semi-automatically.

Volkswagen's intelligent charge system

In addition, Volkswagen's Intelligent Charge system is also on display at the 2015 CES. Through the Intelligent Charge system, the automaker says the headlights of future electric vehicles will display whether the battery is still charging or already fully charged.