Amarok has been a star performer on the light commercial vehicles sales chart since its launch in September 2010. On Sunday, 4 September 2011, Amarok took on a different role as the star performer in the latest television series of the venerable Voetspore. “The Amarok sales in the past... Read more
31-08-2011 – Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) notched up two prestigious awards at the Exporters Club Eastern Cape 2011 Exporter of the Year Awards.  They were for Best Exporter of the Year and Best Exporter Corporate 2011.  Managing Director David Powels collected the awards on behalf of his 5 000-strong... Read more
VWSA opens training academy in Gauteng
The 4,000m2 facility has been custom-designed to provide high-quality training courses to continuously improve the performance of Volkswagen SA (VWSA) dealers. The company’s investment in this infrastructure is an extension of Volkswagen’s focus on its people skills as it strives to become the skills development benchmark in the local... Read more
Sixty years ago, the first Volkswagen Beetle was produced in Uitenhage, South Africa.  The date 31 August 1951 is a significant date both for Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA)  and the many South Africans who have either owned one of its cars or been employed at the Company. Since... Read more
02-08-2011 – Volkswagen Golf 1.6 TDI BlueMotion re-affirmed its status as the most fuel efficient Golf ever when it won the overall diesel category of the 2011 TOTAL Economy Run. The 35th edition of the event took place this past weekend in and around the Thaba ‘Nchu, Free State. Eddie Bielfeld... Read more
  Volkswagen Group South Africa has entered into a partnership with private sector small business incubator company, Raizcorp, to boost the development of small businesses in Nelson Mandela Bay. Volkswagen’s investment in this project is a strategic one – which it hopes will build on its objective of becoming... Read more
Volkswagen Group South Africa presented its “2010 Annual Supplier Awards” to its top suppliers during an evening of celebrations in Johannesburg on Wednesday 25 May 2010. The evening also included a celebration of the Volkswagen brand’s 60th anniversary in South Africa.  Volkswagen Group South Africa Managing Director, David Powels,... Read more
  05-04-2011 – South African vehicle sales for March 2011  have accelerated to levels last seen in 2007, with Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) leading in passenger car sales. This is according to National Association of Automotive Manufacturers of South Africa (NAAMSA) figures released on Monday. Industry role players, however,... Read more
VWSA announces changes to its PR communications leadership
A changing of the guard in the PR Communications Division at Volkswagen Group SA was announced this week. Bill Stephens, general manager: Volkswagen communications, for the past seven years, will be retiring at the end of April, after more than 30 years in VW brand advertising, marketing, sales and... Read more

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