Longest ever electric car journey reaches Adelaide

On the 15th of March 2016 Dutch electric car adventurer Wiebe Wakker left Amsterdam with a mission to showcase the advantages of sustainable mobility. Today after 1051 days and a thrilling road trip through Europe, the Middle East, India, Southeast…

Watch a VW Scirocco roll 3 times in a crash at the Nurburgring [+video]

When it comes to driving on the track, you need to be aware of the risks which include the possibility of you crashing your car. At the Nurburgring, that is quite common especially if you do a simple search on…

Volkswagen’s Pike Peak Run sounds eerie [+video]

Here is a helicopter view of the Volkswagen I.D. R Pikes Peak record-breaking run. As expected, it sounds really really eerie as you might imagine. Electric cars need to have their sounds tuned such that they have better audio outputs.…

Volkswagen makes history with the I.D. R Pikes Peak

Volkswagen and the I.D. R Pikes Peak have made history at the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb. Driving the 500-kW (680 PS) I.D. R Pikes Peak, Romain Dumas (F) defeated a field including cars with conventional drivetrain technology. In doing…

Apple to work with Volkswagen to create a self-driving van service

Apple was once touted to be experimenting with building an electric car with the sole focus on it being self-driving or autonomous. Rumours about Project Titan floated around and since then, Apple has shuttered those ambitions and instead focused on…

VW showcases the Golf GTI TCR Concept at Wörthersee

A new chapter of Golf GTI history has begun: With the world première of the 290 PS strong Golf GTI TCR Concept, Jürgen Stackmann, Volkswagen Board Member for Sales, has unveiled the road version of the racing car of the international…

Will an electric golf lead to an electric Golf GTI?

Volkswagen is to launch an electric version of its globally best-selling vehicle – the Volkswagen Golf, offering a sustainable, efficient and powerful alternative. The introduction of innovative, new hybrid systems in the eighth generation of Golf vehicles marks a new…

Volkswagen I.D. R Pikes Peak to debut this Sunday

Volkswagens I.D. R Pikes Peak is targeting to set a record this Sunday, 22 April. The futuristic-looking car is Volkswagen’s first fully-electric racing car and it is VW’s aim to show the world their electric prowess. After the whole issue with…

Volkswagen Group soon to have autonomous parking ready for series vehicles

Using what is to date unique technology, the Volkswagen Group is currently testing autonomous parking at Hamburg Airport: based on a car park map the Volkswagen, Audi and Porsche vehicles navigate their way to a parking space on their own.…

Volkswagen presents the new Touareg

Volkswagen just revealed the latest version of the large SUV, the Touareg. For the first time, the launch was done in China, their biggest market. SUVs are definitely in style and Volkswagen is hoping to capitalize on that especially in…

The Volkswagen Polo R Supercar

The stage is set for the title defence: Volkswagen Motorsport’s new Polo R Supercar has been unveiled in Autostadt Wolfsburg. The 570-hp four-wheel drive powerhouse for the FIA World Rallycross Championship (WRX) has a new look. As well as optimised…

VW unveils Pikes Peak Racer

Volkswagen’s latest motorsport project has been named: I.D. R Pikes Peak is the title of the all-electric prototype racing car, with which Volkswagen will compete in the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on 24th June 2018 in Colorado, USA. The four-wheel drive…

Volkswagen tested diesel fumes on monkeys

Almost 4 years ago, 10 monkeys sat in an airtight container in a research lab in Albuquerque breathing in diesel fumes being pumped in by a Volkswagen Beetle. The monkeys were kept entertained by cartoons as they breathed in fumes…

Volkswagen preps for the next generation of the Golf

Whilst the facelifted version of the Golf, dubbed as the Mk7.5 is approaching the shores of Malaysia, Volkswagen themselves are prepping themselves for the next iteration of the entire Golf family. At an event called the Golf 8 Supplier Summit,…

Volkswagen to premier the new Jetta in Detroit

Volkswagen is kicking off the automotive year 2018 with the world premiere of the new Jetta in Detroit. On the occasion of the North American International Auto Show (January 14 to 28), Volkswagen is presenting its seventh generation of the…

Volkswagen and NVIDIA work hand in hand for intelligent VW vehicles

With the Consumer Electronics Show 2018 (CES) underway, more and more automakers and new players in the field are announcing or showcasing their new technology. Volkswagen, one of the largest auto makers in the world has announced a partnership with…

Will VW release a 265hp Polo GTI Clubsport?

With the recent launch of the new Volkswagen Polo GTI, a lot of punters who managed to score a test drive did yearn for more power. I don’t blame them especially in the era where hot hatches are producing close…

Volkswagen proves that car-showrooms may soon be a thing of the past…

20 minutes. That’s all it took for 12 limited-edition VW Beetles to get sold-out. VPCM or Volkswagen Passenger Car Malaysia tried something out-of-the-ordinary recently, whereby they introduced and sold a special Beetle on-line at Lazada… When the sales began at…

Volkswagen and Google partner up for Quantum Computing

Volkswagen and Google have announced a partnership where they will both explore out quantum computing for the auto industry. The two companies will explore the utilization of quantum computers together, with aims to build up specialist knowledge and to carry out…

Can the Volkswagen Passat make its mark in the market?

The Volkswagen Passat Trendline 1.8 is the cheapest of the Passats out there. Starting at RM160,937.20 on the road without insurance, you know that Volkswagen is out to challenge the dominant players such as Toyota and Honda in the D…

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