Tag: Volkswagen

Volkswagen Das Auto Show 2011

Volkswagen Das Auto Show 2011

After having had their entry into the Malaysian market delayed by a time-wasting attempt to establish a partnership with Proton, Volkswagen is certainly making up for lost time now. Its current product line is the best ever and has helped grow the volume by 225% this year (compared to 2010) […]

QuickView: Volkswagen Polo GTI

QuickView: Volkswagen Polo GTI

By Chips Yap Group Managing Editor Price: RM135,888 without insurance On sale: Now Tech Highlights: 1390 cc in-line 4 cyls petrol engine with direct injection, turbocharger and supercharger, 180 ps at 6200 rpm, 250 Nm at 2000 – 4500 rpm, 7-speed DSG (dry clutch), claimed 0 – 100 km/h 6.9 […]

Volkswagen up!

Volkswagen up!

First shown as a concept in 2007, the Volkswagen up! (yes, that’s how they name the model!) is now becoming a production reality with sales beginning in Europe this December. As the pictures show, this is a radically new small car design which presents a minimal footprint while offering maximum […]

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 […]