Highlight of the new VW Golf – The Digital Cockpit

Highlight of the new VW Golf – The Digital Cockpit

12.11.2019: The optional Innovision Cockpit in the new Golf The vehicle has not gone on sale yet. Advanced and clear: displays and controls in the new Golf are digitalised, ma

The optional Innovision Cockpit in the new Golf


The vehicle has not gone on sale yet.


 
Advanced and clear: displays and controls in the new Golf are digitalised, making them intuitive to use.

 
An optional windscreen head-up display projects important info such as speed and navigation information into the driver’s field of view.

 




New: innovative voice control reacts to natural speech commands.





The new Golf will shortly come to market with a revolutionary cockpit that is clearer, neater, completely digitalised, and connected online, and that will make operating this bestseller more intuitive than ever.



The Digital Cockpit, which comes as standard, includes the instrument cluster, an infotainment system, and a multifunction steering wheel. Together, these form the first functional level, in which virtually all of the displays and controls are digital. Touch sliders enable quick and intuitive access to temperature and volume controls, while a touch island under the infotainment system also provides direct access to additional air conditioning functions, the assistance systems, and – depending on the equipment included – driving modes and parking assistants.


In a second touch island, the light and vision functions have also been repositioned and brought together: the light, along with the windscreen and rear window heating, is now operated using a digital panel arranged higher up on the dashboard to the left of the instruments, even further improving the brand’s characteristic straightforward drive experience.




A high-end cockpit: the optional Innovision Cockpit is now also available in the Golf



It’s possible to enhance the digital driver’s workplace even further; in combination with the 10-inch Discover Pro top navigation system, the Innovision Cockpit offers an even larger range of functions. On request, a windscreen head-up display will be added to create the ideal cockpit, with information such as speed, navigation information, etc. being projected into the driver’s field of vision.


This advanced functionality is also evident in the centre console, which is now clearer than ever – particularly with the inclusion of the shift-by-wire gear knob for the automatic dual clutch gearbox (DSG), which is significantly smaller than previously. The theme continues to flow across the new roof console, where operation has also been digitalised. Tilting and sliding panoramic sunroof example (optional): just swipe your finger back or forward over a slider, to open and close the transparent roof. It doesn’t get any simpler or more logical than this.

 
Intuitive operation in the Golf can also be supported by new, natural voice control on request. The system is simply activated by saying “Hello Volkswagen” or pressing the voice button on the steering wheel. The Golf reacts to intuitive voice commands such as “Take me home” (navigation) or “I’m cold” (automatic air conditioner). The new, digital microphones, mean that not only is voice recognition and voice quality (for phone calls) perfect, but they can also locate the person who is speaking (driver or front passenger) and respond accordingly, for example by identifying which interior zone’s temperature needs adjusting.


Digitalisation opens up the opportunity for each driver to adapt the Golf exactly to their own taste. The customised settings can be saved in the vehicle and in the cloud, so they are still available even with a change of driver or vehicle. These settings include (depending on the equipment included) the Digital Cockpit and Innovision Cockpit displays, the seat position, settings for exterior mirrors and air conditioning system, the practically stepless control of the ambient lighting (up to 30 colours) and the Coming Home and Leaving Home functions.


Connectivity via the cloud is enabled by an online connectivity unit (OCU) with an integrated eSIM, to which all infotainment systems in the Golf are coupled as standard. The OCU is also the interface with the ever-growing range of online-based functions and services from We Connect (with no time-related use restrictions as standard) and We Connect Plus (time-limited use is free of charge in Europe). In addition, the optional We Connect Fleet service has been developed for companies, for digital fleet management.

   

               
Philipp Dörfler - photo VW

Permanent-URL: http://www.automobilsport.com/new-vw-golf-digital-cockpit---200319.html

12.11.2019 / MaP

More News

Kia reveals exterior image of all-new K5 fastback sedan for Korean market
12.11.2019
•    Kia sets out new product design direction with K5•    New ‘Tiger Nose Evolution’ design integrates grille and headlamps •    Distinctive appearance creates a strong on-road presence•    New sedan on-sale in Korea in December, with global markets to follow more >>
Ford Geared Up to Tackle Inaugural WesBank Fuel Economy Tour
11.11.2019
•    Ford SA has entered the latest Ranger XLT Double Cab, equipped with the new-generation 2.0 Single Turbo engine and advanced 10-speed automatic transmission•    Frugal Ford Kuga 1.5 TDCi competes in increasingly popular SUV category•    Event runs from 12 to 16 November 2019, and covers approximately more >>
Mitsubishi Motors concludes disaster cooperation agreements with Kochi Prefecture
11.11.2019
MITSUBISHI MOTORS CORPORATION (MMC) announced on November 11 that it has concluded a disaster cooperation agreement with Kochi Prefecture together with Kochi Mitsubishi Motors Sales. As part of the DENDO Community Support Program, which ai more >>
Career opportunities without management responsibility: Expert Career at the BMW Group
11.11.2019
International rollout begins in autumn 2019 - Horstmeier: “BMW Group offers career path equal to management track that will secure strong position as an attractive employer” The BMW Group’s Expert Career offers high more >>
Renault South Africa debuts in the 2019 Wesbank Fuel Economy Tour
11.11.2019
- 12TH NOVEMBER TO 16TH NOVEMBER 2019 -Tuesday, 12h November, sees the start of the 2019 Wesbank Fuel Economy Tour, a much anticipated event which offers vehicle manufacturers and importers the perfect opportunity to promote the fuel economy of their products by competing over a pre-determined route from Johannesburg to Cape Town. As th more >>
Kia Motors boosts healthcare in Ghana with opening of Green Light center
08.11.2019
 •    Fanteakwa center offers basic medical services for approx. 30,000•    11th Green Light Project from Kia: a global CSR program improving public health, education and vocational skills in developing countries•    Center operated through a financially self-sufficient system; tra more >>
Malaysia becomes new battleground for Grab and Gojek, says GlobalData
08.11.2019
Following the news that Malaysia will allow motorcycle-hailing firms such as Indonesia’s Gojek and local start-up Dego Ride to operate on a limited scale from January 2020; Animesh Kumar, Director of Automotive Consulting at GlobalData, a leading research and consulting company, offers his view: “It is a welcome move i more >>
AIWAYS signs agreement to commercialize methanol fuel cell vehicles
08.11.2019
•    Strategic Cooperation Agreement with Blue World Technologies will facilitate collaboration on new energy vehicles•    Methanol fuel cell acts as a range extender, continually charging battery•    Innovative powertrain presented in electric super sports coupe, Gumpert Nathalie – set more >>
Toyota and Isuzu join hands in developing a black-owned supplier in South Africa
08.11.2019
In the spirit of Kyodo, Toyota South Africa Motors (TSAM) and Isuzu Motors South Africa have joined forces in a Black Supplier Development program with Algoa Components Manufacturers (ACM). When the Port Elizabeth-based, black-owned supplier of fuel fillers, side impact beams and instrument panel carriers reported concerns about the future sustainability more >>
A BMW is as individual as its driver
08.11.2019
BMWs can be further personalised after purchase by activating vehicle functions or booking digital services. The BMW Group is focused on customer needs and their requirements for modern digital mobility. Sheer driving pleasure i more >>
MITSUBISHI MOTORS Restyles Mirage and Attrage Compact Models
08.11.2019
MITSUBISHI MOTORS CORPORATION (MMC) is to launch facelifted and updated Mirage*1 hatchback and Attrage*2 sedan models, both global compact cars, in Thailand on November 18, 2019.   Both models will feature sharp and dynamic exterior more >>
Global Social Business Summit Berlin - The Gathering 2019: Volkswagen promotes ideas for social and sustainable business
07.11.2019
Prof. Muhammad Yunus, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, and Gunnar Kilian, Volkswagen Group Board Member for Human Resources, at the Global Social Business Summit.  550 participants discuss sustainable and social business ideas at the more >>
Honda Joins Automated Vehicle Safety Consortium as Latest Member of Growing Consortium
07.11.2019
The Automated Vehicle Safety Consortium™ (AVSC) today expanded its international reach with the addition of Honda to the consortium. The AVSC, which launched in April 2019, convenes leading OEM and technolog more >>
Right of way for green electricity by intelligent charging with the BMW i3
07.11.2019
Right of way for green electricity by intelligent charging. BMW i and grid operator TenneT pilot new type of charging strategy for electric vehicles using the BMW i3 – Digital integration will turn electric mobility into a mainstay of the energy rev more >>
Street art meets Augmented Reality: Artist Nychos paints graffiti for the electric race car ID.R
07.11.2019
•    Volkswagen ID.R as a tangible graffiti artwork in Amsterdam with augmented reality metamorphosis•    Street artist Nychos interprets vehicle as a living organism•    Time lapse video of the creation at the freely accessible artist shipyard NDSM in Amsterdam more >>
Volkswagen's T-Cross continues sales success
07.11.2019
•    With only two months since its launch, the T-Cross has become Volkswagen's best-selling imported model•    Volkswagen achieved a 22% market share in September 2019, the highest in 10 yearsWith less th more >>
BYD and Toyota tie-up on BEVs for China makes sense for both, says GlobalData
07.11.2019
Following the news that Toyota and BYD are setting up a joint company to develop battery electric vehicles (BEVs) targeted at the Chinese market;David Leggett, Automotive Editor at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, offers his view:"This collaboration is a way to save costs and position both companies to capitalise on China's rapid B more >>
LEXUS the brand revolution
07.11.2019
How Lexus has delivered not just luxury cars but invention, innovation and funLEXUS CELEBRATES 30 YEARS OF AMAZINGLexus NX Ice WheelsLexus is about luxury and amazing experiences, more >>
Do Young People Still Love Cars? Yes, Says a New SEMA Report—Just Differently
06.11.2019
Youth Report Cars and their accessorization are still very much a youthful passion, according to the newly released “SEMA Young Accessorizers Report,” which separates fact from media hype about the demographic’s automotive habits.        more >>
Lamborghini and MIT patent a new technology for supercapacitors
06.11.2019
The collaboration between Automobili Lamborghini and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology has produced a major initial result: a patent for an innovative synthetic material that will serve as the technological base for a new generation of supercapacitors. more >>
Activated carbon filter now standard in all Volkswagen models
06.11.2019
Standard in all Volkswagen models: activated carbon cabin filters with several filter layers.  Activated carbon filter for all Volkswagen models ensures clean air inside and reduces nitrogen dioxide (NO2)   Pollen, fungal spores a more >>
DPPI photo of the week #72
06.11.2019
DPPI Images has been providing photographic coverage of major motorsport competitions for 54 years. Every weekend, our photographers travel to the world’s most prestigious circuits and rallies. From the thousands of shots they take, we ask each of them to select just one and tell the story behind it. Photo Of The Week #72 more >>
Design sketches provide first glimpse of the interior concept for the new SKODA OCTAVIA
06.11.2019
› Fourth-generation OCTAVIA comes with new multi-level instrument panel and large central display› The brand’s best-seller features a new two-spoke steering wheel› World premiere of the new OCTAVIA on 11 November in Prague more >>
Audi to launch global brand campaign and partner with 72andSunny Amsterdam
05.11.2019
   New campaign to run in early 2020        Sven Schuwirth, Head of Brand Audi, Digital Business and Customer Experience: “We are recharging the Audi brand emotionally and internationally”  & more >>
Volkswagen Group South Africa invests in local youth development with vehicle and bicycle handover
05.11.2019
•    Volkswagen Caddy provided to loveLife Youth Centre in KwaNobuhle•    Another 60 bicycles given to local beneficiariesPhoto caption: Thomas Schaefer (second from right), Volks more >>
SEAT launches a pioneering project that uses drones to transport parts
05.11.2019
    In just 15 minutes a steering wheel is flown from the logistics centre to the assembly line    This technological solution increases efficiency and flexibility and reduces environemntal impacts more >>
Audi adopts “overspray-free painting” in series production
05.11.2019
New method creates contrasting paint finish in a single process        Audi A4 Sedan and A5 Coupé “edition one” versions with black roof   Protecting the environment and cutting more >>
Rolls-Royce Motor Cars backs "Be the Change"
05.11.2019
Rolls-Royce Motor Cars is delighted to announce that it will be Headline Sponsor of Be the Change in 2019/2020, as part of its wider community outreach and philanthropic activities.    Rolls-Royce Motor Cars is Headline Sponsor of Be the Ch more >>
Acura Pushes Android Auto Integration Update Over-the-Air to Third Generation RDX
04.11.2019
Android Auto™1 integration is now available for all 2019 and 2020 model year Acura RDX vehicles in the U.S. free of charge via an over-the-air update. The system update also includes a variety of feature and performance enhancements to elevate the overall RDX user experience. more >>
FPT Industrial equips the World's first gas-powered firefighting vehicle
04.11.2019
The N60 NG engine by FPT IndustrialThe N60 NG engine by FPT IndustrialIndustrial Brand dedicated to the design, production and sale of industrial powertrains, set a new milestone. Its N60 NG engine is the green power under the hood of the first firefighting vehicle powered with Natural Gas in the world, the Magirus Compact class (H)LF 10.Thanks to FPT Industrial, Magirus more >>
2020 Honda CR-V: America’s Favorite Crossover Gets Significant Upgrades in Technology, Features and LX Powertrain
04.11.2019
    Popular LX trim adds 1.5L turbo engine, Honda Sensing® as standard    All-new electrified CR-V Hybrid to join the lineup early next year    America's most popular crossover recently reached 5-million sales mark more >>
SEAT Tarraco gains Latin NCAP’s Five-Star Advanced Award for safety
04.11.2019
•    SEAT’s largest SUV achieves the highest safety rating possible in Latin NCAP tests•    The Tarraco gains tops marks for both adult and child protection•    The SEAT Tarraco receives Advanced Award for safety thanks to AEB system and pedestrian protection  more >>
Opel Starts New Corsa Campaign Starring Jürgen Klopp
04.11.2019
    International 360-degree campaign: TV ads in blockbuster style, print, outdoor-advertising and social media posts about Corsa and Corsa-e    Successful: carmaker and Liverpool coach to continue partnership long-term    Perfect casting: brand ambassador Jürgen Klopp is a fan of Opel’s new smal more >>
A new type of buzz – bees move in at Volkswagen Motorsport
01.11.2019
•    Two bee colonies take up residence in Hannover•    The “I.Bees” are coming to ensure crop and wild plants are sustained•    100,000 bees contribute to biodiversity more >>
Daimler Test and Technology Center Immendingen: Consolidation of worldwide vehicle testing in one location
31.10.2019
Consolidation of worldwide vehicle testing in one locationImmendingen has a key role in the development of the mobility of the future: this is where Mercedes more >>
Indonesia stands out as bright spot for global automotive market, says GlobalData
30.10.2019
The global automotive market continues to be in the red due to various factors including declining sales in mature markets, trade war and tariffs, and stringent emission regulations. Against this backdrop, Indonesia looks well-placed to be the pressure release valve that the industry needs, says GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company. more >>
TOYOTA GAZOO Racing to commence sales of GR Supra GT4
29.10.2019
....in March 2020 to Europe, and expand sales to North America in August, and to Japan/Asia in October TOYOTA GAZOO Racing confirmed today that it will start the sales of GR Supra GT4*1, a race car for customer teams, starting from March 2020 t more >>
Volkswagen and Siemens launch joint electric mobility pilot project in Rwanda
29.10.2019
    Rwanda becomes the first African country to introduce Volkswagen electric car    Volkswagen and Siemens sign joint development agreement to conduct electric mobility feasibility project    Pilot Project part of Moving Rwanda Initiative    Fleet of 50 e-Golf  is planned in the pilot p more >>
Audi electrifies Munich: new, free charging, parking and shuttle service at airport
28.10.2019
Recharge and park for free at Munich Airport until end of 2019        Also option of test-driving the Audi e-tron*        Green power from Audi’s own photovoltaic system  more >>
2001-2021 copyright automobilsport.com