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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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The truth about automotive media – why some sites will never get media cars and oversea invites

You want to be an auto journalist because you want to drive fancy cars, stay in luxurious hotels, given complimentary First or Business class tickets to exotic places and be the first to test models yet to be launched? Sorry to burst your bubble but that ain’t happening – not …

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RM52k just to replace Volkswagen wiring harness? – Why it costs so much

Recently we came across a VW owner who shared his problem with his 1-year plus VW Passat B7. Mr Simran Singh discovered his parking brake has malfunctioned and could not disengage. So he had it towed to an authorised service centre (in this case, Wing Hin Autohaus in Balakong) for …

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Mercedes-Benz Malaysia announces record-breaking 1st Quarter 2016 Achievements and Results

“We didn’t do anything wrong, but somehow, we lost” Those were the words uttered by the CEO of Nokia last year when the company was acquired by Microsoft. He lamented how the world moved too fast for Nokia to adapt and catch up. Today’s environment has become so fast paced, so …

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Volkswagen Malaysia 5-years Mobility Guarantee – NO MORE!

Have you seen Volkswagen Malaysia’s Mobility Guarantee page in their Official Website? Seems that they’ve just added a new clause within the contract that states the 5-years Mobility Guarantee is “Not Applicable for Volkswagen cars purchased before 2009 or after 1st January 2016. Terms and conditions apply” If your car …

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The Maxis PR issue and what car companies can learn from it

Yesterday at 8:30pm, Maxis’s official Facebook page admins posted this update:- You may have read of an exaggerated Maxis save offer in the lowyat.net forum that has been circulating recently when it was first posted on 9 March 2016. We just want to say that this save offer does not exist …

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The new Kia Sorento – launching in May 2016

Here’s something we heard; the new Kia Sorento will be launching in a couple of month’s time and this is one vehicle I’ve been looking forward to. Kia’s largest SUV has won many accolades including Australia’s Car of The Year 2015 and was introduced in Singapore last year. We were expecting …

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