Mercedes-Benz announces partnership with WBO champion, Zolani Tete
Mercedes-Benz welcomes newest Friend of the Brand, Zolani Tete. The partnership sees Tete receive a Mercedes-AMG C 43 4MATIC. Mercedes-Benz today announced a brand partnership through its “Friends of the Brand” programme with the World Boxing Organization bantamweight champion, Zolani Tete. The partnership sees Tete receive a Mercedes-AMG C... Read more
Volkswagen appoints new Head of Group Communications
      Andile Dlamini appointed as new Head of Group Communications at VWSA       Matt Gennrich hands over the reins to Andile Dlamini As from 1 September 2018, Andile Dlamini will assume responsibility for Volkswagen Communications as Head of Group Communications. Andile has 15 years’ experience in Public Relations and Communications in... Read more
Ford Wins Diversity and Inclusion Category at Africa Employee Engagement Awards
Awards honour companies that place employees at the core of workplace strategy Diversity and Inclusion Award received for Ford’s People with Disabilities program Forms part of Ford’s far-reaching skills development initiatives that trained over 1 500 learners since 2014 at a cost of more than R250-million Ford Motor Company of... Read more
Mercedes Benz says Yes to the Thuma Mina Campaign: MEC Mabuyane
The announcement by Mercedes Benz South Africa today of a new investment worth R10 billion is a stamp of approval that our province remains a viable investment destination of choice in as far as the auto manufacturing sector is concerned. Not only will it lead to more job creation... Read more
President of South Africa visits the Mercedes-Benz plant in South Africa
Mercedes-Benz Cars invests 600 Million Euro in expansion of East London plant Investment was announced during a visit of His Excellency, Cyril Ramaphosa, President of South Africa, alongside other distinguished South African and German guests from the spheres of politics and business.   Markus Schäfer, Member of the Divisional... Read more
New vehicle sales in April reflect deceptive growth
Irregularity in new vehicle sales numbers continues to contribute to market uncertainty. According to aggregated data from the National Association of Automobile Manufacturers of South Africa (Naamsa), April’s sales of 36 346 units reflect a 3.6% year on year growth, while at the same time showing a dramatic month on... Read more
Volkswagen Group South Africa completes major investment programme and launches new Polo
Volkswagen launched its new Polo and showcased the R6.1 billion investment in its plant and new products, in the presence of Eastern Cape Phumulo Masualle, the honourable Deputy Minister Bulelani Magwanishe of the DTI, media representatives and key stakeholders. In August 2015, VWSA Chairman and Managing Director, Thomas Schaefer... Read more
Jaguar Land Rover awarded as company of the year
The AutoBest award ceremony was recently held in Salzburg for the first time. The judging panel consisted of 31 journalists from 31 countries. Jaguar Land Rover was awarded as the company of the year by AutoBest, the biggest automotive expert jury in Europe. AutoBest’s international panel of experts honoured... Read more
2017 vehicle sales end on positive note
The new vehicle industry ended 2017 on a positive note, according to the annual sales data from the National Association of Automobile Manufacturers of South Africa (Naamsa).  Despite December 2017’s year-on-year sales declining 2.4%, the year-to-date new car sales for 2017 still grew 1.8%. In total, 557 586 new vehicles were... Read more
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