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Volkswagen's unremarkable Passat has lasted 50 years
09 October 2023
WOLFSBURG: In the list of words used to describe Volkswagen’s Passat, the word "exciting" almost never crops up. Indeed the Passat, which is named after the German for easterly ...
Umicore, VW present Ionway battery parts joint venture
06 October 2023
BERLIN: The US$2.9 billion battery parts joint venture between Volkswagen's PowerCo and Belgian materials firm Umicore will be called Ionway, the companies said today. Through t...
VW hires ex-Tesla, Rivian manager to bolster EV software pus...
03 October 2023
FRANKFURT: Volkswagen AG has hired a former Tesla Inc. engineering director to bolster the German carmaker’s ailing software push. Sanjay Lal will join next month from Rivian au...
Swiss-led team drives electric vans from Geneva to Doha
03 October 2023
DOHA: A Swiss-led team has driven electric vans across Europe and the Arabian Peninsula to Qatar to showcase zero-emission battery powered vehicles, organisers said Sunday. The ...
VW to build Trinity model at Zwickau, no further plant neede...
02 October 2023
BERLIN: Volkswagen plans to build its new generation of Trinity electric vehicles (EV) at its factory in Zwickau, Europe's largest carmaker said, scrapping plans for an all-new fac...
New VW Tiguan makes global debut
20 September 2023
WOLFSBURG: Volkswagen unveiled the third generation Tiguan on Tuesday. The compact SUV has been chosen by over 7.6 million buyers since its debut in 2007. The new model will rea...
VW eyes job cuts at Zwickau plant on low electric car demand...
13 September 2023
BERLIN: Volkswagen is looking at reducing staff at its plant in the eastern German city of Zwickau due to low demand for electric cars, the dpa news agency reported today. The G...
Volkswagen's ID.X Performance concept points towards fast fu...
12 September 2023
LONDON: Volkswagen has released a concept that gives a hint of what its future go-faster electric models could look like. Called the ID.X Performance, it’s a one-off model based...
Tesla and China risk leaving Volkswagen on a road to nowhere
12 September 2023
FRANKFURT: Shortly after taking the most important job in German industry, Volkswagen AG chief executive officer Oliver Blume got some bad news. A top executive had been dispatc...
Volkswagen's GTI enters the electric age with ID. GTI Concep...
07 September 2023
LONDON: Volkswagen is making sure its celebrated GTI brand continues in an electric future with the reveal of a new sporty concept car. Revealed at the Munich motor show (known ...
Volkswagen in Malaysia introduces Gemilang deals with saving...
06 September 2023
KUALA LUMPUR: Volkswagen Passenger Cars Malaysia (VPCM) has rolled out the Gemilang Deals held in celebration of Merdeka and Malaysia Day festivities. Under the campaign that ru...
New VW Passat revealed as estate-only executive car
03 September 2023
BERLIN: Volkswagen has revealed its ninth-generation Passat, which takes this family car into executive territory, thanks to enhanced space and quality. Unveiled in the same yea...
Volkswagen California camper van concept debuts
28 August 2023
DUSSELDORF: Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles presented the world premiere of a near-production concept vehicle, the California, at the Caravan Salon trade fair in Düsseldorf. The ...
All-electric Volkswagen ID.7 offers 621km range
28 August 2023
WOLFSBURG: The all-electric 2024 Volkswagen ID.7 Pro model offers a range of up to 621km (WLTP) at a price of €56,995 (RM286,703). The augmented reality head-up display and the ...
VW strikes direct supply deals for chips to avoid global sho...
24 August 2023
BERLIN: Volkswagen has begun buying strategically important chips it believes will be in short supply globally directly from 10 manufacturers including NXP Semiconductors, Infineon...
VW starts assembly of ID.7 electric cars at German plant
21 August 2023
EMDEN: Volkswagen has launched series production of its ID.7 electric car at a plant in Emden in north-eastern Germany. "Today's production start-up of the ID.7 is an important ...
Volkswagen gives glimpse of upcoming hybrid California
13 August 2023
LONDON: Volkswagen’s new California will be offered with a plug-in hybrid setup and an even more practical layout than the current version. Hinted via new concept sketches, the ...
CKD VW Golf R previewed in Malaysia
08 August 2023
PETALING JAYA: The locally assembled Volkswagen Golf R was previewed to the media at the Sepang International Circuit today. Order books are open with immediate effect for the  ...
VW in talks with Leapmotor on tech tie-up for Jetta brand, s...
02 August 2023
BEIJING: Volkswagen is in talks with Chinese electric vehicle startup Zhejiang Leapmotor Technology about the possibility of cooperation for Volkswagen's Jetta brand, a Chinese med...
Order books open for limited-edition VW Polo GTI
01 August 2023
WOLFSBURG: It’s a quarter of a century since Volkswagen first added the iconic letters "GTI" to a Polo – and now a new limited-edition version is going on sale to celebrate the mil...