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Volkswagen Group Malaysia announces stock clearance

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In a softenning market where car sales are concerned, would be car owners should welcome the latest news from Volkswagen Group Malaysia who announced their stock clearance sale available immediately. The offer covers their 2014/2015 models of Polo, Jetta and Passat with reductions from RM20,000 upwards. Cars, Bikes & Trucks dropped in unannounced in the VW showroom in Glenmarie in ... Read More »

Volkswagen Polo Hatchback CKD reviewed at KLIMS

Volkswagen yesterday previewed the completely knocked down (CKD) version of its 2014 Polo hatchback, which will be locally assembled alongside the recently launched CKD 2014 Polo Sedan at the DRB-Hicom plant in Pekan, making it the third Volkswagen vehicle to be assembled locally. The hatchback is powered by the same 1.6 litre MPI engine as the sedan version which generates ... Read More »

Polo Sedan now CKD, priced at RM85,888

Volkswagen today launched the 2014 Polo Sedan, its second locally assembled model after the Passat at the attractive price of RM85,888 OTR without insurance, RM14,000 less than the CBU Polo Sedan. According to managing director of Volkswagen Group Malaysia Dr. Zeno Kerschbaumer, locally assembling the Polo Sedan will enable more people to upgrade to a Volkswagen. When asked whether Volkswagen ... Read More »

VW Polo R WRC Finished Second in Monte Carlo Debut

VW made its official return to the World Rally Championship by finishing second overall. The pairing of Sébastien Ogier and co-driver Julien Ingrassia finished 1m 38.9s behind first place and defending champion Sebastien Loeb and Daniel Elena, piloting a Citroen. Ogier’s teammate in a second car piloted by Jari-Matti Latvala and Miikka Anttila was forced to retire after sliding off ... Read More »

VW Polo R WRC

Volkswagen will make its official return to the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) at the Rally Monte Carlo in January 2013. At a glitzy pre-Christmas launch event in Monaco’s casino square, Volkswagen works driver Sébastien Ogier and co-driver Julien Ingrassia symbolically drove the Polo R WRC off a starting ramp. Also present were other VW team drivers pairing of Jari-Matti ... Read More »

VW Polo Sedan Test Drive

It’s funny how the same word can have very different meaning in a different cultural context, where you find a European consumer associating practical cars with a small hatchback. Over here in Asia, it’s the reverse. A boot is almost a must for any family car. Asians judge the value of a car purchase by how much sheet metal they ... Read More »

VW Santana NF To Be Introduced in ASEAN?

According to a report by Beijing News, the Chinese-German partnership developed Santana NF will be introduced to South East Asia. The Santana NF is an extended wheelbase Polo Sedan with the front fascia of a Jetta. It shares the same PQ25 platform as the Polo Sedan. While the Polo Sedan is powered by a 1.6-litre normally aspirated CLSA engine from ... Read More »

VW opens new plant in China

Volkswagen has inaugurated Shanghai Volkswagen’s new plant in Yizheng, in the Jiangsu province in Eastern China, with the commencement of the production of the Polo. Shanghai Volkswagen is a joint venture company between the Volkswagen Group and SAIC Motor which was formed in 1984. Equipped with a press, body and paint shops, as well as a final assembly unit, the ... Read More »

1,564 km on a single tank, 2.9-litres/100km

As part of the ‘Think Blue’ campaign in Germany, Internet users were asked to guess how many kilometers can a VW Polo BlueMotion cover on a single tank of diesel. Over the last weekend, a Polo BlueMotion was driven from VW’s Autostadt facility in Wolfsburg, travelling through Leipzig, Munich, Stuttgart, Frankfurt am Main and Kassel and then back to Lower ... Read More »