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
  14-07-2011 – A most significant historic photographic overview of South African culture and lifestyle from the 1950’s to the present has been compiled and will be open to the public at the Ann Bryant Art Museum from Thursday 14 July to 28 August 2011. The South African Photography 1950 –... Read more
13-07-2011 -June marked an important milestone for General Motors South Africa (GMSA) when the Chevrolet Corsa Utility exceeded 170 000 sales. The Utility continues to dominate the three quarter ton pick-up segment in South Africa. Motor industry sales figures for May showed a market share of 46,6% for the... Read more
Consistent quality is more than a catch-phrase, MBSA proves the adage for the third year running. 11-07-2011 – The East London manufacturing plant of Mercedes-BenzSouth Africa Pty Ltd (MBSA) has once again come out ahead of the competition in respect of quality manufacturing. “What’s even more satisfying is that... 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