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Bruised, Battered but Better and Stronger – VW looks on to 2018

“Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.” – Winston Churchill I find that quote to be apt in describing the ups and downs of Volkswagen Malaysia. From a high of 13,003 units sold in 2012, VW’s sales numbers dropped to 6,048 …

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Volkswagen Introduces Three-Year Free Maintenance Programme

Press release Volkswagen Passenger Cars Malaysia (VPCM) today entered the New Year with the introduction of a free three-year/45,000km (whichever comes first) maintenance programme. All Volkswagen cars registered from 1st January 2018 are eligible, regardless of model. Erik Winter, Managing Director of VPCM said that the three-year free maintenance programme …

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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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