Land Rover announces 70th anniversary celebration
Giant 250m wide Defender outline drawn in the snow at 2,700m in the French Alps to mark Land Rover’s 70th anniversary Tribute to the Wilks brothers’ first sketch of the original Land Rover shape in the sand of Red Wharf Bay, Anglesey, UK Land Rover announces World Land Rover... Read more
VWSA continues to sponsor Africa’s largest surfing tournament
Volkswagen South Africa is continuing the headline sponsorship of the City Surf Series. “For us, getting involved with the City Surf Series was a no-brainer as the Volkswagen brand has been associated with surfing for many years with surfers using their camper vans and Kombi’s to go on surfing... Read more
VWSA launches second literacy centre
Volkswagen Group South Africa’s (VWSA) commitment to ensuring that Grade 3 learners in the Uitenhage area are functionally literate received another boost this week with the opening of a second Literacy Centre in Uitenhage. The Literacy Centre was opened at the Mngcunube Primary School in KwaNobuhle, Uitenhage. In attendance were... Read more
Volkswagen Group South Africa completes major investment programme and launches new Polo
Volkswagen launched its new Polo and showcased the R6.1 billion investment in its plant and new products, in the presence of Eastern Cape Phumulo Masualle, the honourable Deputy Minister Bulelani Magwanishe of the DTI, media representatives and key stakeholders. In August 2015, VWSA Chairman and Managing Director, Thomas Schaefer... Read more
Rental fleet sales hold back new car market
South Africa’s new vehicle industry had a less-than-ideal start to the year, with an 8.9% year-on-year decline in new vehicle sales. A total of 45 888 new vehicles were sold in January 2018, compared with 50 386 units in the same period last year. However, this decline in sales attributed almost... Read more
Volkswagen establishes in Rwanda
The next milestone in Volkswagen Sub Saharan Africa strategy becomes reality with the registration of the company Volkswagen Mobility Solutions Rwanda. The stage is set for the commencement of the roll out of Volkswagen’s integrated automotive mobility solution, a first for the Volkswagen Group, under the auspices of Volkswagen... Read more
2017 vehicle sales end on positive note
The new vehicle industry ended 2017 on a positive note, according to the annual sales data from the National Association of Automobile Manufacturers of South Africa (Naamsa).  Despite December 2017’s year-on-year sales declining 2.4%, the year-to-date new car sales for 2017 still grew 1.8%. In total, 557 586 new vehicles were... Read more
Volkswagen to develop black-owned suppliers
Following on from the successful VWSA Black-Owned Supplier’s Day held in 2016, Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) has extended its assistance to strategically align black-owned suppliers in the automotive sector by launching the Ntinga Project. The project was launched today, 19 October 2017 in Uitenhage.  Ntinga is an isiXhosa... Read more
VW is exporter of the year
VWSA walked away with three awards at the Eastern Cape’s Exporters Club Awards.  These three awards, namely the 2017 SJM Flex Environmental Merit Award, the 2017 Best Exporter OEM Award and the 2017 Exporter of the Year Award, were presented at a gala event held in Port Elizabeth. These... Read more
Peugeot releases its first SUV in SA
The SUV market is booming! All too often these days travelling is seen as a chore. Drivers are looking for time in their vehicles which is enriched by experiences, emotions and sharing. With the all new PEUGEOT 3008 SUV the brand is positioning itself in the C-SUV segment with... Read more