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As Volkswagen Philippines commemorates its sixth year of operations this September, a mall affair has been set at Trinoma on September 21 and 22 to feature a special eight-car display showcasing the accessorized Volkswagen Santana subcompact sedan, Volkswagen Santana GTS hatchback and the Volkswagen Lavida compact sedan, with the Lavida …

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An extraordinary drive on the limit, with spectacular images and the first record on Tianmen Mountain: Volkswagen has achieved a major milestone with the Volkswagen ID.R in China–one that literally helps drive electromobility to new highs. Romain Dumas completed the 99 tight corners on the Tianmen Mountain road in seven …

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Representing the realignment of the Volkswagen brand like no other model; the Volkswagen ID.3. In just a few days’ time, the first model from the new fully-electric ID. family will celebrate its world premiere at the Frankfurt Motor Show (IAA), with its ground-breaking design, greater ranges, impressive driving dynamics and …

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Ferdinand Piëch, the grandson of Ferdinand Porsche and the chairman of the Volkswagen Group from 1993 to 2002, has passed away at 82. According to Bloomberg.com, Piëch was having dinner at a restaurant on the night of August 25 when he collapsed. Piëch was then brought to a clinic where …

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German auto brand Volkswagen has opened its doors for the South Luzon market with the inauguration of the Santa Rosa, Laguna dealership. In partnership with the Lica Auto Group, the Volkswagen Santa Rosa dealership is strategically located along Santa Rosa-Tagaytay Road. It operates under the Lica Auto Group’s Strasbourg Auto …

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It was already eye-catching enough. Now, a powerful shade of red is taking e-mobility to the top from a visual perspective too–the Volkswagen ID.R will sport a special livery for its record attempt on Tianmen Mountain in China. The red stands for the fully-electric, 500-kW (680-PS) prototype’s fifth record attempt, …

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The Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance became the world’s largest automaker in 2017 and 2018, but troubles that began with the indictment and arrest of CEO Carlos Ghosn has sent ripples across the brand. And so for the first half of this year, the triumvirate has surrendered the top spot in global sales …

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Everybody loves superheroes. The chiseled jawline, these cape-wearing adults are loved by almost everybody. But it takes a different taste to appreciate an anti-hero. These characters almost do the same stuff our usual superheros do–fighting crime, keeping their identities hidden, yadda-yadda-yadda. The Volkswagen Santana 180 MPI AT SE Comfortline is …

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Ford and Volkswagen AG announced plans to expand their global alliance in ways that could signal the biggest seismic shift to happen in the auto industry in modern times. While mergers are nothing new, what makes the Ford/VW version unique is that they are seeking to create a new standard …

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If there was a vehicle that epitomized ‘flower power’ back in the ’70s, that would be the Volkswagen Type 2 Microbus. Hauling surfers and their boards, attending peace rallies, appearing in Bob Dylan album covers, and even hauling Scooby Doo and the gang from one mystery to another, the VW …

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Another day with the record-breaking Volkswagen ID.R means another record gets broken–this time, it’s the 20-year-old Goodwood Festival of Speed Hillclimb Record. Driven once more by two-time Le Mans 24 Hours-winner Romain Dumas, the Goodwood record is the third landmark for the all-electric machine. The ID.R established a new electric …

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This July, motorists and car enthusiasts residing in Makati City and Pampanga province now have a better shot at leveling their drive up for the second half of 2019, as Volkswagen Philippines holds mall tours in these strategic locations. The mall tour kicks off on July 6 and 7 at …

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Volkswagen recently broke a Nürburgring Nordschleife lap record when its Volkswagen ID.R electric race car ran a lap of the famed circuit at six minutes, 5.336 seconds, beating the previous record by a little over 40 seconds. Well, it’s been a week since the record has been announced and Volkswagen …

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Volkswagen has achieved another milestone in electro-mobility: The Volkswagen ID.R, powered by two electric motors, lapped the Nürburgring-Nordschleife in 6:05.336 minutes—faster than any electric vehicle before it. Romain Dumas beat the previous record set by Peter Dumbreck in 2017 in a NIO EP9 by 40.564 seconds. With an average speed …

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Volkswagen is scheduled to finally stop producing its beloved Volkswagen Beetle in July this year. As the dreaded day approaches, we take a look back at the famed Lovebug‘s history and remember what made it so special. The Nazi connection The Beetle was conceived from the 1931 Porsche Type 12 …

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