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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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Volkswagen Philippines joins the festive Mabuhay Germany 2019 at the Bonifacio High Street Central on May 25 and 26, 2019. The bi-annual Mabuhay Germany trade fair, which opens from 10:00 AM to 12:00 midnight, is the flagship event of the German-Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry Inc (GPCCI) that showcases …

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It hasn’t been a year since Volkswagen and Romain Dumas broke the Pikes Peak hill climb record by 16 seconds and they’re already preparing two Volkswagen ID. R fully-electric race cars to take the Nürburgring Nordschleife lap record as well. On the 20.832-kilometer-long circuit, Dumas completed an extensive testing programme, …

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Volkswagen Philippines once more joins the country’s premiere car show, the Manila International Auto Show, from April 4 to 7, 2019 at the World Trade Center Metro Manila in Pasay City. For the 15th edition of the MIAS, the German marque will put on display its roster of vehicles that …

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We earlier reported that BPI Family Savings Bank (BFSB), the country’s largest thrift bank which is owned by the Ayala Corporation, will be the bank partner for the ninth straight year of the Manila International Auto Show, which will take place from April 4 to 7, 2019, at the World …

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Volkswagen Alabang

Volkswagen Alabang, which opened in late 2014 in the Molito commercial complex as a satellite showroom, is now a dealership with a more comprehensive display lineup, and is situated along the service road of Alabang-Zapote Road beside the Caltex station at the Madrigal Business Park in Ayala Alabang, Muntinlupa City. …

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Imagine a time when your car’s headlights and taillights offer not just better and smarter illumination, but can also ‘talk’ with other vehicles on the road. This is the vision of Volkswagen. And it’s not just a dream. In fact, it already has a 328-foot long tunnel that’s dedicated to …

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After much teasing, the new Volkswagen dune buggy is finally here. All-electric and ready to elicit nostalgia, the cult classic returns, bringing its storied past into the 21st century. Based on the original Beetle-based Meyer Manx buggies that ran rampant on beaches all over the world during the 1960s, the …

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Volkswagen Tayron

When Felipe Estrella III was introduced to the media a few days ago as Volkswagen Philippines’ new president, the executive revealed that the German carmaker will introduce two new SUVs to the market within the year. With our curiosity piqued, we started to think what these two new nameplates could …

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Volkswagen Santana GTS

Volkswagen Philippines, the exclusive importer and distributor of Volkswagen vehicles in the country, has a new president in Felipe Estrella III. Estrella joined Ayala Corporation in 2010 and since 2017, has been the Chief Finance Officer of AC Industrials.  Estrella takes the leadership at a time when Ayala Corporation has …

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Art Fair Philippines 2019

From February 22 to 24 at the The Link in Makati City, AC Automotive showcases the imaginative ingenuity of Filipino modern artist Ian Carlo Jaucian at the Art Fair Philippines 2019: The Best in Philippine Contemporary Art. Art Fair Philippines, now on its sixth year, is the premier platform for …

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Starting as early as Valentine’s Day this February, up to Labor Day in May, Volkswagen Philippines brings its roster of German-engineered and designed vehicles closer to the Filipino public when it holds tours and exhibits in major malls in Metro Manila. These mall tours represent the efforts of Volkswagen Philippines …

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Toyota might pull in the biggest reign on car sales in the Philippines, but when it comes to global sales, Volkswagen still retains its number one spot over the rest. According to Bloomberg.com, Toyota’s sales increased by two percent to 10.6 million vehicles last 2018, although Volkswagen maintains its lead …

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