Tag: Volkswagen

The greatest Volkswagen Golf collector in the world

The greatest Volkswagen Golf collector in the world

The Volkswagen Golf has been around since the mid-1970s and in four decades, it would certainly have won a lot of fans, especially for the GTI. There would have been many (even in Malaysia) who would have kept some older examples, believing them to be collectors‘ items. In most cases, […]

Volkswagen Service Pricing Guide updated after GST removed

Volkswagen Service Pricing Guide updated after GST removed

Volkswagen Passenger Cars Malaysia (VPCM) has updated Service Pricing Guide of Volkswagen cars sold in Malaysia following the zero-rating of the Goods & Services Tax (GST) from June 1, 2018. The Service Pricing Guide on the Volkswagen website provides owners with an understanding of the maintenance costs of their model […]

Prices of new Volkswagen vehicles from June 1, 2018

Prices of new Volkswagen vehicles from June 1, 2018

New Volkswagen vehicles sold in Malaysia will have their prices lowered by between RM4,400 and RM17,102 as a result of no GST (Goods & Services Tax) of 6% being charged from the beginning of next month. Volkswagen Passenger Cars Malaysia (VPCM) has provided an updated pricelist of the seven models […]

Bringing a Volkswagen ‘beast’ back to life

Bringing a Volkswagen ‘beast’ back to life

Volkswagen last took on the world’s most difficult mountain race at Pikes Peak in America with a Golf (second generation) equipped with two engines in 1987. This ‘Race to the Clouds’, as the annual event is known, demanded exceptional levels of courage, which both driver Jochi Kleint and Volkswagen and […]

Strengthening cybersecurity for connected cars of the future

Strengthening cybersecurity for connected cars of the future

‘Connectivity’ is a big thing in the auto industry these days and will continue to grow in importance in coming years. Where connectivity before was confined to having smartphones interface with the infotainment systems in the car, the next phase will see vehicles ‘talking’ to other vehicles as well as […]

Volkswagen Touareg goes into third generation

Volkswagen Touareg goes into third generation

The Touareg was Volkswagen’s first SUV, introduced in 2002 and a joint development with Audi (for the Q7) and Porsche (for the Cayenne). The model would start a line of smaller SUVs which have become major contributors to the brand’s global volume. Two generations of the Touareg have passed and […]