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
Performance Golfs should boost range’s popularity
Following the launch of the new Golf TSI and Golf GTI facelift in May, Volkswagen has introduced two more performance models in the Golf range namely the Golf R and Golf GTD. With over 350 000 Golf’s sold in South Africa since its launch four decades ago, the updated... Read more
CT recognised for economic growth, CSR
Continental Tyre SA has received the highest rating for Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiatives in South Africa within the tyre sector at the PMR Africa Excellence Awards. While all other major tyre manufacturers were rated in this category, CTSA stood head and shoulders above the rest, with a mean... Read more
Volkswagen employees are star problem solvers
The Problem Solving Team Programme at Volkswagen Group South Africa has over the past six years improved work times and ergonomics resulting in financial savings.  The programme which was introduced in 2011 is a tool that encourages employees to look at their work environment and processes and find ways... Read more
Young guns look towards the the Eastern Cape
Richard Leeke and Henry Köhne, aka the ATS Motorsport Young Guns, head to the Volkswagen Rally brimming with confidence. The event (now in its 35th year) gets underway from the impressive AutoPavillion museum at VW’s Uitenhage manufacturing plant on Friday, July 21, with the duo kicking off proceedings –... Read more
Hyundai aims to set the pace in weekend’s Rally Poland
Hyundai Motorsport aims to continue its recent run of podium results as the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) moves to Poland for round eight of the 2017 season this weekend. Having secured top-three finishes at every gravel event so far this year, including victories at Tour de Corse and... Read more
Volkswagen, Qhubeka giving the gift of time
Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) has continued its partnership with Qhubeka Bicycle Education Empowerment Programme (BEEP) by sponsoring six young cyclists as they prepare for the Telkom 947 cycle challenge being raced in November. These six school children were among the winners of the 2016’s Bergville Cycle race.  They... Read more
Volkswagen supports the VWSA B-BBEE Initiative Trust
Today marked another significant day for black-owned suppliers in the automotive sector, with the official launch of the Volkswagen B-BBEE Initiatives Trust.  Although established in 2016, it was publicly launched today to showcase the Trust and explain its objectives to suppliers, potential partners and the public in general. The... Read more