Tag: Volkswagen

CKD Volkswagen on target for end-2011 roll-out

CKD Volkswagen on target for end-2011 roll-out

Volkswagen is on target with its plans to offer locally-assembled models in the Malaysian market. Following a tie-up with DRB-HICOM which was announced late last year, the German carmaker, which has ambitions to become the world’s No.1 during this decade, has worked quickly to prepare the facilities at the DRB-HICOM […]

New crafter gets efficiency boost

New crafter gets efficiency boost

VOLKSWAGEN’S new Crafter panel van has been fitted with an advanced range of engines that could see them travelling over 130 miles further on every tank of fuel. The common rail diesel units are smaller than the old Crafter’s engines in terms of outright capacity, but they offer the same […]

Unique incentive to buy a new VW

Unique incentive to buy a new VW

A holiday in Bali, an iPad, free petrol for a year, 0% interest on the loan… car companies have offered all kinds of incentives to attract customers and it’s probably a challenge for the marketing people to come up with something that’s unique enough to stand out.   But Wearnes […]

VW Malaysia management team grows

VW Malaysia management team grows

Volkswagen Group Malaysia (VGM), a subsidiary of Volkswagen AG, is expanding its management team in line with the rapid growth of the brand in Malaysia. The new Managing Director is Ricky Tay, taking over from Andreas Prinz who will return to Volkswagen headquarters in Germany after spending 9 years on […]

VW Passat CC delay explained

VW Passat CC delay explained

Volkswagen Group Malaysia (VGM) has issued a statement regarding the delay in delivery of the latest Volkswagen Passat CC to customers. According to the company, the Royal Malaysian Customs is currently re-evaluating cars imported into the country and this has resulted in a delay. Upon completion of the re-evaluation, the […]

Another new VW outlet in KL

Another new VW outlet in KL

Volkswagen Group Malaysia (VGM), a subsidiary of Volkswagen AG, is in one of those ‘chicken or egg’ situations: greater popularity of the products means that the network has to be bigger to serve the increasing number of customers and the after-sales network must also be more extensive to look after […]

Third VW outlet opened by Wearnes Automotive

Third VW outlet opened by Wearnes Automotive

As part of its continuous aim to delight customers with memorable experiences, Wearnes VW has opened its latest showroom along Jalan Tun Razak in Kuala Lumpur. Located adjacent to its state-of-the-art Volkswagen service and spare parts facility on Jalan Dua, the new Volkswagen Sungai Besi showroom will provide the company’s […]

Enhancing the VW ownership experience

Enhancing the VW ownership experience

Volkswagen customers in Malaysia enjoy one of the longest factory warranties in Malaysia – 5 years and no limit on mileage, which means that they can get free replacement of any parts found to have manufacturing defects (rare for a VW) for the full 5-year period. Most other factory warranties […]

All-new VW Beetle

CLICK HERE FOR FIRST DRIVING IMPRESSIONS! It took 50 years to go from the first generation of the VW Beetle to the second one, but it’s taken 37 less years for the third generation to make its appearance. More significantly, while the second generation was launched in Detroit and revived Volkswagen’s […]

The Original Volkswagen Beetle

On January 17, 1934, the German Reich government received a design proposal for a people’s car, a “Volkswagen” (German for ‘workers wagon’), from an engineer by the name of Dr Ferdinand Porsche. It appeared feasible and shortly thereafter, Dr Porsche received a contract from the German motor industry association (RDA) […]