Trevor Hill appointed as new Head of Audi South Africa. Paul Sansom appointed as Managing Director of Audi Australia. Audi is pleased to announce the appointment of Trevor Hill as the new Head of Audi South Africa. Hill will succeed Paul Sansom, who has been appointed as the Managing... Read more
Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) was recently announced as the winner of the Socio-Economic Development Award at the annual Oliver Top Empowerment Awards ceremony. VWSA was the finalists in three categories, Socio-Economic Development, Skills Development as well as Enterprise and Supplier Development. The Oliver Top Empowerment Awards, now in... Read more
Nissan South Africa has reaffirmed its long-term commitment to the agricultural sector following a highly successful display of its extensive pick-up and accessories range at this year’s Nampo Show. The all-new Nissan Navara was the main attraction at the show, which was held near Bothaville from 16 to 19... Read more
LAND Rover has committed to a bold goal in the fight against malaria, one of the biggest killers in Africa. Between 2017 and 2019, the Kingsley Holgate Foundation, in conjunction with Land Rover, will provide effective measures to more than 1.5 million people who need to combat the malaria-carrying... Read more
How car buyers can survive Junk Status
Following the recent economic downgrades by international credit ratings agencies, South Africa’s ailing economy is set to its toll on motorists and new car buyers. According to WesBank, the South Africa’s largest vehicle finance provider, the country’s economic hardships will be felt by both motorists who have existing credit... Read more
Tata, VW, Skoda in development deal
Tata Motors has announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for a long-term partnership with Volkswagen Group and its Czech affiliate Skoda Auto,  to explore strategic alliance opportunity for joint development of products. The agreement has been signed by Guenter Butschek, CEO & MD of Tata Motors, Matthias... Read more
WESBANK, South Africa’s leading vehicle and asset finance provider, has forecast that 2017 will see minor growth in the new vehicle sales industry. The past three years have seen sales decline, with 2016 sales falling a massive 11.4% – based on WesBank’s prediction that sales would tumble 12%. For... Read more
Phase 1 of FAW Coega investment will create 500 jobs
First Auto Works of China (FAW) signed a lease agreement with the Coega Industrial Development Corporation this morning that will see a state-of-the-art truck assembly plant constructed on 10 000 square metres in Zone 2 to produce 5 000 units a year and create 500 permanent jobs. Construction of... Read more
A dedicated project team to run the Integrated Public Transport System will be in place by January next year at the latest. A report to the Infrastructure, Engineering and Energy Committee on Friday on spending of the directorate’s capital budget, states that the R200 million for post-World Cup projects... Read more
THOMAS Schaefer, Chairman and Managing Director of Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) together with employees and management of vehicle assembly give thumbs up to welcome the 1,250,000th Polo produced at the Volkswagen’s Uitenhage manufacturing factory. The milestone also marked 21 years of the production of Polo in South Africa.... Read more

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