VW opens 3 literacy centres in PE
Reaffirming its commitment to eradicating illiteracy at the primary school level, Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) opened three new Literacy Centres at schools across KwaNobuhle in Uitenhage. The official opening on Friday morning, which was attended by the provincial Department of Education’s Superintendent General Themba Kojana and Nelson Mandela... Read more
VWSA employees join hands for hunger relief
With 125 pairs of hands working together, Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) contributed to the fight against hunger this past weekend. In the spirit of Mandela Day, 125 volunteers – consisting of VWSA employees based in Gauteng and their loved ones – gathered for the company’s annual Show of... Read more
VWSA supports primary school literacy programme
As part of its goal to promote literacy among learners under the age of 10 years, Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) has invested R4 million towards training the educators responsible for teaching Eastern Cape learners to read.  VWSA has partnered with and invested in Funda Wande, a Grahamstown-based non-profit... Read more
VW surf open kicks off
With record entries of women surfers from Africa and abroad, this weekend’s Volkswagen SA Open of Surfing promises enticing action and outstanding prizes on and off the surfline. The 2019 Volkswagen SA Open of Surfing presented by Hurley which kicks of this week has attracted a stellar field, with... Read more
VW supports Wilderness Foundation in empowering youth
An ongoing partnership between Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) and local non-profit organisation Wilderness Foundation Africa (WFA) has proved invaluable to the development and upliftment of youth from various communities.  As VWSA remains committed to empowering the youth, the company has supported WFA since 2015 by providing a Volkswagen... Read more
VWSA #VWDriveDry is committed to driving pledges despite controversy
The VWSA #VWDriveDry campaign has been trending in the media and on social media since the launch of the car accident video that showed hip-hop artist Nomuzi ‘Moozlie’ Mabena getting into a car crash on Thursday 10th January 2019 during an Instagram live video. Whilst this has been a... Read more
Nala Mofokeng honoured as Best Trainee in Volkswagen Group
Nala Mofokeng of Volkswagen Group South Africa was one of the 46 best young talents in Volkswagen Group to be honoured with the 2018 Best Trainee Award last Friday in Wolfsburg, Germany.     Nala joined 14 young women and 32 young men from all over the world across... Read more
VWSA appointsas new Sales & Marketing Director
Mike Glendinning has been appointed as the new Sales and Marketing Director for Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) effective from 1 December 2018. Mike Glendinning holds an Honours degree in Marketing from UNISA. He joined Volkswagen Group South Africa as a Graduate Trainee in 1985. He has had a... Read more
The Millionth Engine rolls of the assembly line at Volkswagen Group South Africa’s Engine Plant
Volkswagen Group South Africa’s Engine Plant continues to produce 450 EA111 engines a day for both local and export customers Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) reached a historical milestone on Monday, 11 June 2018 when it produced its one millionth EA111 engine. Production of the EA111 engine started back... Read more
Volkswagen Group South Africa announces senior appointments
Mark Handley to Head up Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles Ryan Searle appointed as Volkswagen’s National Sales Manager Volkswagen Group South Africa has announced two senior appointments in two of its Brands. Mark Handley has been appointed as Head of Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles, which is one of the three brands currently operating... Read more