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Service Centres – All you need to know about out-of-stock scenarios and how to protect yourself

If you’ve owned certain continental brands that require parts replacement, you may have been given the sorry-no-stock answer from authorized service centres (SC). If you’re lucky, the SC have parts in-house and the repair can be carried out immediately (assuming they have sufficient manpower and service bays). If you’re a little …

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The Volkswagen Passat PLUS launched – Oops, I did it again

Volkswagen fans can now rejoice as Volkswagen Passenger Cars Malaysia (VPCM) yesterday introduced two new additions to the Passat family, the Trendline PLUS and Comfortline PLUS. Riding on the successful launch of the the standard Passat B8, the Passat PLUS adds a sportier touch to Volkswagen’s already popular D-segment sedan. Under …

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Volkswagen Polo 1.6 Now At RM69,888

Kuala Lumpur, 10 March 2017 –  Volkswagen Passenger Cars Malaysia (VPCM) is pleased to announce that Polo 1.6 Hatchback is now priced at RM69,888* for a limited time and with a monthly loan repayment of RM737* only. The Polo 1.6 hatchback is made for city driving adventures. Though small in …

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The Volkswagen Passat 1.8 TSI – Dare you?

Let’s start by addressing the elephant in the room – the Volkswagen branding has seen better days. Since 2013, there has been VW owners complaining about various issues with their VW ownership experience. Among them are poor after sales service, vehicle reliability issues, problematic insurance-based warranty claims and those who follow …

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The all-new Volkswagen Tiguan – now open for booking

It was a little odd finding myself in a Volkswagen event since the last event I attended was – I can’t even recall. Yet here I am to witness Volkswagen Passenger Cars Malaysia (VPCM) unveiling the all-new Tiguan. Over the last year, we’ve been seeing mule tests being done on our …

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Volkswagen to maintain pricing strategy?

Recently at the new Volkswagen Passat B8 and Bettle Dune launch, the new Managing Director of Volkswagen Passenger Cars Malaysia (VPCM) Florian Steiner went on the record to say that prices of Volkswagen vehicles in Malaysia would not be increased despite the weakening ringgit against foreign currency. While prices won’t …

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Volkswagen Group restructures local subsidiary, VGM – UPDATED 1 SEPT 2016

It has been reported recently that Volkswagen Audi Group (VAG) has brought in Porsche Holdings Salzburg to improve the current situation in Malaysia, that is to say the brand’s reputation is in tatters, sales numbers are not going anywhere without huge discounts that cut into profits while owners remaining disillusioned …

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