Plus more details on the model that will launch VW’s all-electric ID brand
Volkswagen says over 15,000 people have already preordered its new electric car, the ID.3, which will launch the German carmaker's all-electric ID brand. Every single one of those would-be buyers has done so having only seen the
Completed in 1939, this Type 64 will sell for millions
This, people of the Internet, is genesis. What's considered by many to be the very first and 'most historically significant' Porsche-the third of three and sole surviving Type 64. It's going up for auction in August in Monterey, where
Did you contribute to their sales last year?
Toyota, Volkswagen and Daimler are the automotive industry's three biggest companies, after coming in at 15th, 18th, and 37th, respectively, on Forbes's annual Global 2000 report of the world's largest public companies. General Motors and BMW came in at
Its ‘Stage 1’ kit for the Golf R brings down the 0-60mph time to 3.7sec
Mountune is known for fettling fast Fords-in the UK, many of its modifications are available through Ford's dealers and leave your car's factory warranty intact-but times are changing.The Essex-based tuner has just partnered up with wheel
The first production model in the ID line of EVs
Despite its long history as a car manufacturer, Volkswagen claims it has only really had two chapters so far. The first was when it introduced the original Beetle, the second came with the launch and subsequent generations of the Golf.The fact
We drive the Polo-based crossover for the first time
Sure is. Among little crossovers, this is one of the more SUV-ish to look at. The silhouette brings advantages: It's a seriously roomy contender, and it has more presence than its actual parking-friendly dimensions suggest.Well, it looks like
Can this compete with the likes of the Toyota Vios?
In 2018, Volkswagen Philippines reinvented itself by ditching brand staples like the Polo and the Jetta to zero in on market attainability. It was a bold move, but the company had a pretty worthwhile prospect leading its charge into the realm of
Weird name, great car
When I was first contacted to test-drive the new Volkswagen Lamando, my first reaction was, "Laman... wha?" The name Lamando just doesn't roll off the tongue the same way 'Golf' does-it sounds more like the pilot of the Millennium
A ’70s child’s take on the people’s car of today
As a child of the '70s, I had always thought of the Volkswagen brand as synonymous with the iconic Beetle. It was our first family car, and we simply called it the Volks. Our late father, many years later, would fondly recount
Getting in and out of a car is important. But there are many ways of doing so
China is massive. More than 1.4 billion people live there. These people need to get around, and thus, China's car industry is also quite massive.Last month, for example, China shifted over 2.5 million cars, according to the China
It’s huge
China has recently introduced regulatory reforms for car manufacturers, mandating new-energy vehicle quotas and incentives for consumers, both in an effort to protect the environment and to build a robust automotive industry. And companies like Volkswagen, the biggest foreign car brand
Impressive
Auto Shanghai is looking to be one of the most important car shows in the world because of how massive the Chinese market is. Pay attention to what is happening in China, people. Electric vehicles have taken center stage at Auto Shanghai
The SUV of the future
The future of cars (hopefully) will be one with zero emissions. Volkswagen is currently working toward that prospect: The German carmaker plans to launch a production version of the SUV pictured here by 2021. In the meantime, though, the vehicle exists only
It ticks all the right boxes
Volkswagen's decision to replace most of its Philippine lineup with more affordable cars from China was a bold move-especially for a brand renowned for top-notch design and quality. But was it the wrong call? Far from it.In fact,
Planning to buy German?
Volkswagen Philippines made waves in 2018 when it announced it was revamping its lineup. The German brand's new stable, which includes nameplates like the Santana and Santana GTS, is vastly more affordable than before. This makes its cars that much more
The electric revolution continues
The Shanghai Motor Show is a pretty big deal now. In fact, some would say the event is already on a par with-if not grander than-than the likes of the Tokyo Motor Show and Geneva International Motor Show.Now, we
It's a full-service dealership now
The new Volkswagen Alabang dealership gives visiting customers an even more expansive showroom experience, while offering enhanced aftersales service.Volkswagen Alabang completes the present roster of the eight-dealer network of Volkswagen Philippines, the others being Volkswagen BGC, Volkswagen Quezon Avenue, Volkswagen
It’s got everything plus the kitchen sink, literally
Lego cars and the Volkswagen Type 2 are two of our favorite things, and when they come together, it's always a story worth telling. Several years ago, editor in chief Paulo Subido documented his Lego VW Westfalia Camper build project, which
After revealing the T-Roc R at the 2019 Geneva Motor Show
One of Volkswagen's big news stories from the Geneva Motor Show is the T-Roc R, a small SUV with the same 296hp, all-wheel-drive mechanicals as a Golf R."I believe this car drives better than the Golf R,"
“It’s for those customers who want something very special, and they’ll get it”
Who says the Germans don't do humor? Or irony? Here's VW showing up to Geneva with a cutesy electric buggy and talk of the Golf GTD disappearing from the new hatchback's ranks, and it thinks Top Gear has forgotten
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