The iconic Beetle and an all-new array of impressive Volkswagen automobiles and SUVs stirred up motoring enthusiasts from Central and North Luzon on Thursday as Volkswagen Pampanga officially switched on the ignition of the renowned and respected German brand with partner conglomerate Laus Group of Companies at its showroom along MacArthur Highway in Dolores village, City of San Fernando.

Volkswagen Philippines Chief Operating Adviser Klaus D. Schadewald shared that the return of Volks in the country after 25 years signals another bright journey of the 14brand Volkswagen Group to the future.

“About 25 to 30 years ago, everybody here had a Beetle and a story to tell. We knew we must come back to the Philippines, its nice people and great potential as a key country in Southeast Asia. We are very proud with our partnership with the Laus Group of Companies as we look forward to a bright future for Volkswagen,” he shared.

Volkswagen Pampanga, the first dealership outside of the Ayala Group and the first in Central and North Luzon, aside from the Manila and Cebu dealerships, will roll onto the roads the Beetle, Polo, Jetta, the limited edition CC, Passat, Tiguan, Golf, Touareg, Touran, and the Caddy.

For Laus Group of Companies Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Levy P. Laus, the return of the nostalgic and iconic brand is exciting as it would spark great progress and add to the “wonderful transformation going around the country, particularly Pampanga and the Central and North Luzon count r ysi de.”

M“Volkswagen is Europe’s largest auto maker, a company with global class and excellent aftersales service. It has always been a proud symbol of progress. The dealership is more than that. The coming back of Volkswagen will create new jobs and new economic gains for the city and the countryside. And Volkswagen Pampanga will contribute to that and to the bright future ahead,” said Laus.

For more of Volkswagen autos and SUVs, visit Volkswagen Pampanga at MacArthur Highway, Dolores, City of San Fernando, Pampanga or call (0918) 854 2379