Volkswagen of South Africa

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    VWSA chosen as joint winner in Business category
    The award recognises VWSA’s efforts against Covid-19

    Uitenhage – In honour of their contribution to the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic, Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) was among the category winners recognised in 2020 The Herald Citizen of the Year Awards. This year, these annual awards focused on honouring...

    In honour of their contribution to the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic, Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) was among the category winners recognised in 2020 The Herald Citizen of the Year Awards.

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    Long wait finally over as Volkswagen’s brand new Golf 8 GTI is  scheduled to make its GTC debut
    Mpumalanga’s Red Star Raceway near Delmas will play host to Round 1 of the 2020 Global Touring Car Series
    Volkswagen expects tough competition from rest of the field that also consists of a number of new cars
    Keagan Masters eager to defend his Driver’s title
    Volkswagen ready to...

    This is the moment that South African motorsport fans have been waiting for; not only will South Africa’s premier circuit racing series, the Global Touring Cars (GTC) finally get underway, but Volkswagen’s brand new Golf 8 GTI take on the competition around the Red Star Raceway near Delmas.

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    Volkswagen partners with BlackIvy in Ghana with shared commitment to Ghana made craftsmanship  
    The collaboration is pursuing green mobility and making efficient cars and well-built homes affordable


    Accra/Uitenhage – Volkswagen Ghana and BlackIvy Ghana have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to collaborate towards the mutual goal of sustainable mobility, green...

    Volkswagen Ghana and BlackIvy Ghana have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to collaborate towards the mutual goal of sustainable mobility, green growth and more affordable cars and homes in Ghana.

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    Round 3 of  South Africa’s most competitive racing series scheduled for 25 and 26 September
    The Red Star Raceway near Delmas in Mpumalanga will host three Oettinger Polo Cup Races
    Racing fraternity will still adhere to Covid-19 regulations and protocols
    Capetonian and championship points leader Dario Busi will be the man to watch
    Busi will however face stiff opposition...

    It has taken nine months but the hotly contested Oettinger Polo Cup series will finally reach the third round of action following Round 1 at Zwartkops way back in March and the first post Covid-19 race early in August, also at Zwartkops.

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    In celebration of a decade in South Africa, Volkswagen has launched the most powerful derivative of the Amarok
    New 3.0-litre V6 TDI with 190kW power output added to the model line-up


    Johannesburg – In the last quarter of 2020, Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles will be introducing its most powerful bakkie yet, the Amarok Double Cab with 190kW of power. 
    The Amarok range...

    In the last quarter of 2020, Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles will be introducing its most powerful bakkie yet, the Amarok Double Cab with 190kW of power

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    Golf GTI TCR Photography

    Golf GTI TCR Photography

    Golf GTI TCR Photography

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    The top three female entrepreneurs were selected from over 400 entries received for the Volkswagen Lionesses Den competition.
    The capital is aimed to assist the top three female entrepreneurs by providing relief for existing business challenges.
    The initiative forms part of Volkswagen’s ‘Drive Local’ campaign to support and champion South African products and...

    Volkswagen South Africa in partnership with Lionesses of Africa, is pleased to announce the winners of the Volkswagen’s Lionesses Den competition.

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    The facelifted T6.1 range will go on sale from Volkswagen dealers in South Africa from January 2021

    Johannesburg – The Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles T-Series range has been refreshed with a facelift that will now be called the T6.1.
    The facelifted Transporter range consists of the Pick Up (Single and Double cab), Panel Van, Crew Bus, Kombi, Caravelle and California. The...

    The Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles T-Series range has been refreshed with a facelift that will now be called the T6.1.

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    VWSA honoured with the SJM Flex Environment Award
    The company has won this award for the seventh time

    Uitenhage – Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) was honoured for their continuous efforts to protect the environment at the 2020 Exporters Eastern Cape Awards.
    The virtual awards ceremony was held on Friday 14 August to give recognition to the province’s leading...

    Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) was honoured for their continuous efforts to protect the environment at the 2020 Exporters Eastern Cape Awards.

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    Head of the Volkswagen Brand, Martina Biene, will leave South Africa at the end of August for a new position at Volkswagen’s headquarters in Germany


    Johannesburg – After less than two years in South Africa, Martina Biene, head of the Volkswagen Brand, will be moving back to Germany for a new position at the Volkswagen headquarters in Wolfsburg.
    As from 1 September 2020,...

    After less than two years in South Africa, Martina Biene, head of the Volkswagen Brand, will be moving back to Germany for a new position at the Volkswagen headquarters in Wolfsburg.

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    SA’s most successful series resumed after five month break
    Zwartkops Raceway played host to safe and responsible event as racing fraternity adheres to strict Covid-19 regulations and protocols
    Race wins each for Justin Oates and Dario Busi
    Busi maintains championship lead
    Volkswagen Motorsport’s Jonathan Mogotsi claims a podium in first ever SupaCup race


    Zwartkops -...

    outh Africa’s motorsport fraternity, including everyone involved in the Oettinger Polo Cup safely returned to action for Round 2 of the National Extreme Festival at the Zwartkops Raceway to the west of Pretoria.

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    The all-new T-Roc will complete Volkswagen’s T SUV range in South Africa, Namibia and Botswana



    Johannesburg – Following its South African premiere on 17 June 2020, Volkswagen has announced pricing of the T-Roc SUV.

    The Volkswagen T-SUV range in the Southern African market now consists of the T-Cross, T-Roc, Tiguan, Tiguan Allspace and the Touareg.
    The T-Roc,...

    Following its South African premiere on 17 June 2020, Volkswagen has announced pricing of the T-Roc SUV

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    VWSA assists NHLS to boost testing capacity in the Metro
    Protective equipment handed over to Department of Health for frontline workers at hospitals and clinics

    Port Elizabeth – To better equip the healthcare facilities in Nelson Mandela Bay in the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic, Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) has provided protective gear to the provincial...

    To better equip the healthcare facilities in Nelson Mandela Bay in the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic, Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) has provided protective gear to the provincial Department of Health for frontline workers at healthcare institutions across the metro.

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    President of Ghana, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo and Minister of Trade and Industry, Alan Kyerematen welcome the first Volkswagen assembled in Ghana at the official launch of Volkswagen Ghana and announcement of the Volkswagen’s investment in the country
    Ghana becomes Volkswagen’s fifth assembly location in Sub-Sahara Africa


    Accra/Uitenhage – Volkswagen is expanding its...

    Volkswagen is expanding its footprint in Sub-Sahara Africa with the official opening of a vehicle assembly facility in Accra, Ghana.

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    Thomas Schaefer appointed as the new Global CEO for ŠKODA Auto
    Dr Robert Cisek will take over as the new Chairman and Managing Director for VWSA

    Port Elizabeth - Thomas Schaefer is leaving Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) to join ŠKODA Auto as the new Global CEO effective 3 August 2020.
    Schaefer has been the Chairman and Managing Director of VWSA since February 2015....

    Thomas Schaefer is leaving Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) to join ŠKODA Auto as the new Global CEO effective 3 August 2020.

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    The 2020 racing season set to resume on 7 August
    Racing fraternity to adhere to strict Covid-19 regulations and protocols
    Zwartkops Raceway to play host to Round 2 of the Oettinger Polo Cup following a 5-month break
    Exciting new SupaCup series to kick off as the second category of the GTC series


    Uitenhage. It’s been five months since South African motorsport fans have...

    It’s been five months since South African motorsport fans have been treated to the type of action that only the Oettinger Polo Cup can provide, and now, the field of more than 20 of South Africa’s most talented drivers are preparing themselves to return to the track once again.

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    Drive Local campaign is Volkswagen’s way of moving South Africans forward.


    Johannesburg – Launched in June 2020, Volkswagen’s Drive Local campaign is an endorsement of the brand’s commitment to help South Africans recover from the Covid-19 pandemic.
    “The Drive Local campaign is our way to help South Africans get back on their feet and on the road – whether economically...

    Launched in June 2020, Volkswagen’s Drive Local campaign is an endorsement of the brand’s commitment to help South Africans recover from the Covid-19 pandemic.

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    Thabo Nkoane takes over as HR director from 1 June
    VWSA also welcomed two new directors and one independent non-executive director in recent months

    Uitenhage – Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) has welcomed a number of new directors to their Board of Management.
    Thabo Nkoane has been appointed as the new Human Resources Director, effective from 1 June 2020. Nkoane...

    New directors at VWSA

    Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) has welcomed a number of new directors to their Board of Management.

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    Volkswagen’s new Global Touring Cars (GTC) racing car, the new Golf 8 GTI, was unveiled at a virtual event
    The Golf 8 GTI will be officially launched in South Africa in 2021


    Johannesburg – Today, Volkswagen Motorsport unveiled its new Global Touring Cars (GTC) racing car through a virtual event which was streamed live on social media.
    Volkswagen Motorsport’s new GTC...

    Today, Volkswagen Motorsport unveiled its new Global Touring Cars (GTC) racing car through a virtual event which was streamed live on social media.

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    Volkswagen and the Lionesses of Africa are on the hunt for three winning business pitches to win a total of R175 000 cash to support their businesses.
    The capital is aimed to assist female entrepreneurs by providing relief for existing business challenges.
    The initiative forms part of Volkswagen’s ‘Drive Local’ campaign to support and champion Proudly South African products...

    As part of its partnership with Lionesses of Africa, the one million+ strong all-female business network in Africa, Volkswagen has introduced ‘The Lionesses Den’ and is calling on female-owned businesses in South Africa to share a two-minute pitch.

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    The first phase of this temporary facility could accommodate 1 485 patients
    VWSA will also assist National Health Laboratory Services to improve its Covid-19 testing capacity

    Uitenhage – Seven weeks after the initial announcement of the company’s plans to provide a temporary medical facility for Covid-19 patients, Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) today handed over the...

    Seven weeks after the initial announcement of the company’s plans to provide a temporary medical facility for Covid-19 patients, Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) today handed over the first phase of this project to the Eastern Cape Department of Health.

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    Efficient turbocharged engines with outputs ranging from 110kW to 140kW
    With the T-Roc, Volkswagen is completing its range of SUVs in South Africa
    The T-Roc will go on sale in South Africa, Namibia and Botswana at the beginning of  November 2020

    Johannesburg – Volkswagen has added a fifth model to the brand’s SUV range in South Africa, the T-Roc. The T-SUV range in the...

    Volkswagen has added a fifth model to the brand’s SUV range in South Africa, the T-Roc. The T-SUV range in the Southern African market now consists of the T-Cross, T-Roc, Tiguan, Tiguan Allspace and the Touareg.

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    Volkswagen’s annual Grand Prix Awards recognise the best performing dealers in the network
    Due to social distancing guidelines, for the first time in the history of the brand, the awards were live streamed


    Johannesburg – The annual Grand Prix Awards, which were held on 11 June 2020, recognise the best performing dealers in the Volkswagen Brand.
    This year’s ceremony...

    The annual Grand Prix Awards, which were held on 11 June 2020, recognise the best performing dealers in the Volkswagen Brand.

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    Community Trust donates R340 000 to support local NGOs
    Food parcels and protective masks supplied to five KwaNobuhle schools

    Uitenhage – In a bid to alleviate the negative impact of Covid-19 on the communities of Nelson Mandela Bay, Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) has made various donations in support of schools and NGOs in the metro.
    Through the Volkswagen...

    In a bid to alleviate the negative impact of Covid-19 on the communities of Nelson Mandela Bay, Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) has made various donations in support of schools and NGOs in the metro.

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    Volkswagen biggest launch of the year will be broadcast to South Africans via a digital premiere
    T-Roc’s South African launch will take place on 17 June 2020


    Johannesburg – Volkswagen’s major vehicle launch for 2020 will be streamed via a digital event. The T-Roc will premiere in South Africa on Thursday, 17 June 2020.
    “Covid-19 has necessitated our brand to find new...

    Volkswagen’s major vehicle launch for 2020 will be streamed via a digital event. The T-Roc will premiere in South Africa on Thursday, 17 June 2020.

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    Uitenhage plant restarts production in line with Level 4 lockdown regulations
    100-point plan implemented to protect employees on site

    Uitenhage – Following a gradual ramp-up of its local production, the Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) plant in Uitenhage has resumed its manufacturing operations.
    In line with the regulations pertaining to Level 4 of lockdown, VWSA...

    Following a gradual ramp-up of its local production, the Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) plant in Uitenhage has resumed its manufacturing operations.

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    Volkswagen takes first step on the journey to the connected car
    WeConnect Go offers an easy ‘Plug & Play’ car connectivity solution for Volkswagen customers
    WeConnect Go App, which replaces the MyVW App, is now available for iOS and Android users in South Africa


    Johannesburg – Volkswagen has taken the first step on the journey towards the connected car by launching...

    Volkswagen has taken the first step on the journey towards the connected car by launching the WeConnect Go app in South Africa. The app which is compatible with both iOS and Android, is now available for download and use by Volkswagen customers.

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    Volkswagen Motorsport is at the forefront of investing in the future of motorsport in South Africa



    Johannesburg – With a proud 40-year history that has seen the People’s Car investing in racing drivers such as Sarel van der Merwe, Tschops Siphuka, the late Gugu Zulu and recently the likes of Keagan Masters and Jonathan Mogotsi; Volkswagen Motorsport has announced a...

    With a proud 40-year history that has seen the People’s Car investing in racing drivers such as Sarel van der Merwe, Tschops Siphuka, the late Gugu Zulu and recently the likes of Keagan Masters and Jonathan Mogotsi; Volkswagen Motorsport has announced a partnership with Squadra Corse to make motorsport more accessible in South Africa.

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    The facility could accommodate up to 4 000 patients
    German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development supports setup of the facility and further activities of a strategic alliance in Nelson Mandela Bay with funding of 5.2 million Euros (R107 million)
    Eastern Cape Department of Health in collaboration with the Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality will manage and...

    To assist local and provincial government in providing much-needed care to Covid-19 patients in Nelson Mandela Bay, Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) has made its Port Elizabeth plant available as a temporary medical facility.

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    Warranty and maintenance periods extended due to impact of COVID-19 pandemic
    Concession given to Volkswagen customers who were not able to claim warranty due to closed workshops


    Johannesburg – In light of the COVID-19 epidemic, Volkswagen South Africa has made the decision to extend new vehicle warranties.
    “As the passenger-car market leader in South Africa, we want to...

    In light of the COVID-19 epidemic, Volkswagen South Africa has made the decision to extend new vehicle warranties.

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    150 bed bases handed over to government
    Beds to be used in isolation facility for Covid-19 low-acuity patients

    Uitenhage – In support of the local and provincial government’s efforts to curb the spread of Covid-19 in Nelson Mandela Bay, Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) has donated 150 beds to the isolation facility at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium.
    The Nelson...

    In support of the local and provincial government’s efforts to curb the spread of Covid-19 in Nelson Mandela Bay, Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) has donated 150 beds to the isolation facility at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium.

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    The Limited Edition Golf GTI TCR will be available for order at Volkswagen dealers from May 2020



    Johannesburg - The retail price of the Limited Edition Golf GTI TCR has been announced. The Golf GTI TCR will be available for order from Volkswagen dealers in South Africa as of May 2020.
    The Golf GTI TCR is the final swansong of the Golf 7 range which has sold 40 128...

    The retail price of the Limited Edition Golf GTI TCR has been announced. The Golf GTI TCR will be available for order from Volkswagen dealers in South Africa as of May 2020.

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    VWSA to produce protective face masks in partnership with Gusco
    VWSA to produce local Ventilator
    The company is also involved in local and national measures against Covid-19

    Uitenhage – In response to the global Covid-19 crisis, Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) is focusing its time and attention on the manufacture of masks and medical equipment, which could be...

    In response to the global Covid-19 crisis, Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) is focusing its time and attention on the manufacture of masks and medical equipment, which could be crucial in protecting South African citizens from the virus.

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    Volkswagen holds 5,3% market share in Kenya
    Tiguan Allspace recently added to Thika assembly facility line-up

    Uitenhage – Just over three years after Volkswagen ventured into Sub Saharan Africa, the brand’s assembly facility in Kenya is going strong.
    The assembly facility, which was opened in December 2016 in Thika, Kenya, was the first SKD facility Volkswagen...

    Just over three years after Volkswagen ventured into Sub Saharan Africa, the brand’s assembly facility in Kenya is going strong.

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    Oettinger Polo Cup lives up to reputation while providing usual spectacle
    A maiden pole position followed by victory in race one for Capetonian Dario Busi
    Oates twin Darren took the second win of his career in race two
    Several talented youngsters progressed to the next phase of their careers
    Busi leaves Zwartkops with championship lead   


    Pretoria. The 2.4km of...

    The 2.4km of tarmac at Pretoria’s Zwartkops Raceway hosted the first battle of the 2020 Polo Cup, now sponsored by famous tuning brand Oettinger.

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    Volkswagen South Africa walked away with three awards, the most of any manufacturer
    Now in its 21st year, the Car Magazine Top 12 Best Buys Awards recognise the very best cars in South Africa


    Johannesburg. Volkswagen won three awards at the Car Magazine Top 12 Best Buys Awards which were presented at a gala dinner in Johannesburg on 11 March 2020.
    The distinguished...

    Volkswagen won three awards at the Car Magazine Top 12 Best Buys Awards which were presented at a gala dinner in Johannesburg on 11 March 2020.

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    VWSA supports YES programme for second year
    Candidates will be placed with company, dealerships and SME partners

    Uitenhage – For the second consecutive year, Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) is supporting the national Youth Employment Service (YES) programme by offering work opportunities to 520 unemployed youth.
    The group, which began its 12-month employment period...

    For the second consecutive year, Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) is supporting the national Youth Employment Service (YES) programme by offering work opportunities to 520 unemployed youth.

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    Series to host a number of champions from various racing formulas
    Field of more than 20 drivers to include a combination of experience and youthful talent
    Oettinger Polo Cup to once again provide ideal platform to unearth more raw talent and develop future champions


    Uitenhage. For more than 23 years, the Volkswagen Polo Cup, now known as the Oettinger Polo Cup, has...

    For more than 23 years, the Volkswagen Polo Cup, now known as the Oettinger Polo Cup, has produced not only some of the country’s greatest racing moments, but also some of the country’s best racing drivers and the 2020 championship promises to do the same.

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    Series will be known as the Oettinger Polo Cup
    Other series partners to still include the likes of Falken, Ferodo and Total
    Eight-event series scheduled to kick off at Pretoria’s Zwartkops Raceway on 14 March 2020


    Uitenhage. South Africa’s most successful racing series will commence for the 24th consecutive season when no less than 25 Volkswagen Polo GTI’s line up on...

    South Africa’s most successful racing series will commence for the 24th consecutive season when no less than 25 Volkswagen Polo GTI’s line up on the starting grid of the Zwartkops Raceway on Saturday, 14 March 2020.

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    100 first aid kits handed over to local schools
    First aid training will also be offered to equip schools 

    Port Elizabeth – Expanding their efforts to strengthen education in the Eastern Cape, Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) handed over much-needed first aid kits to 100 schools in Nelson Mandela Bay on Thursday.
    The handover, which was held at Piet Retief Primary...

    Expanding their efforts to strengthen education in the Eastern Cape, Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) handed over much-needed first aid kits to 100 schools in Nelson Mandela Bay on Thursday.

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    South Africa becomes the second country after Rwanda to  introduce Volkswagen electric vehicles in Africa



    Johannesburg. Volkswagen has taken the first step in its journey towards electric mobility in South Africa through the launch of the e-Golf pilot project.
    The e-Golf pilot project will see six fully electric vehicles being tested by motoring and lifestyle media,...

    Volkswagen has taken the first step in its journey towards electric mobility in South Africa through the launch of the e-Golf pilot project.

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    Volkswagen opens new dealership in Namibia
    Volkswagen South Africa now has a total of 109 dealerships across South Africa, Namibia and Botswana


    Johannesburg. Volkswagen has expanded the number of its dealerships across Southern Africa through the opening of a new dealership in Namibia.
    The dealership, which is situated in Ongwediva, in the north of Namibia, is a fully...

    Volkswagen has expanded the number of its dealerships across Southern Africa through the opening of a new dealership in Namibia.

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    The fifth annual Cars.co.za Consumer Awards recognised the best cars in South Africa
    Volkswagen was the biggest winner on the night walking away with the coveted Brand of the Year award and six category wins

    Johannesburg. Volkswagen was the biggest winner at the fifth annual Cars.co.za Consumer Awards held at Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit on 6 February.

    Widely regarded as...

    Volkswagen was the biggest winner at the fifth annual Cars.co.za Consumer Awards held at Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit on 6 February.

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    The company has exported over 1-million vehicles to date
    Milestone follows a record year in 2019

    Uitenhage –Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) reached a new milestone last week, when it produced its 200 000th unit of the current Volkswagen Polo for the export market.
    With Polos being manufactured ahead of schedule at the Uitenhage plant, the 200 000th vehicle for...

    Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) reached a new milestone last week, when it produced its 200 000th unit of the current Volkswagen Polo for the export market.

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    Volkswagen Group South Africa sold 89 353 vehicles in 2019
    Volkswagen Passenger brand achieved its highest market share since 1996 of 20.4%
    Audi ended the year with an improved market share of 18.2%
    Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles’ full-year market share increased to 5.2%

    Johannesburg. Full-year 2019 sales saw Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) dominating the passenger...

    Full-year 2019 sales saw Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) dominating the passenger car market with 89 353 vehicles sold in South Africa.

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    Uitenhage plant sets new record for full-year production  
    161 954 vehicles manufactured by VWSA in 2019

    Uitenhage – The Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) plant in Uitenhage ended 2019 on a high note, achieving an all-time record for production in a single year.
    The plant manufactured a total of 161 954 vehicles in 2019, surpassing their previous record of 137 758...

    The Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) plant in Uitenhage ended 2019 on a high note, achieving an all-time record for production in a single year.

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    Sakhile Mthombeni named as one of 49 best young talents in the Volkswagen Group

    Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) employee Sakhile Mthombeni has been named as one of the top young talents across the Volkswagen Group worldwide.
    Sakhile joined 11 young women and 37 young men from 20 countries who were honoured for their outstanding performance in their vocations within...

    Sakhile Mthombeni named as one of 49 best young talents in the Volkswagen Group

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    VWSA announced as a Top Employer for 2020
    The company has received this accolade for nine consecutive years

    In recognition of its commitment to the company’s employees, Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) has again qualified as one of the Top Employers in South Africa.
    This is the ninth consecutive year that VWSA has received this accolade, which is an internationally...

    In recognition of its commitment to the company’s employees, Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) has again qualified as one of the Top Employers in South Africa.

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    Literacy Conference welcomes education stakeholders under theme “Read to Succeed”
    The Community Trust celebrates its 30th anniversary

    Uitenhage – Continuing to build on its ambitious goal of eradicating illiteracy among children under the age of 10 years, the Volkswagen Community Trust hosted its fourth annual literacy conference this week.
    The conference convened...

    Continuing to build on its ambitious goal of eradicating illiteracy among children under the age of 10 years, the Volkswagen Community Trust hosted its fourth annual literacy conference this week.

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    16 453 vehicles were produced in October
    Previous record was held since October 2009

    Uitenhage – With its local production schedule for October, Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) set a new record for the number of vehicles produced in one month.
    The company’s plant in Uitenhage produced 16 453 vehicles in October, exceeding the company’s previous record - which was...

    With its local production schedule for October, Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) set a new record for the number of vehicles produced in one month.

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    Volkswagen welcomes girls under 15 division to the pioneering tournament
    The winning teams will represent South Africa in the 2020 Gothia Cup, the largest youth soccer tournament in the world


    Johannesburg. The Volkswagen Junior Masters Tournament is back for another action-packed soccer competition.
    The annual tournament will take place at the University of...

    The Volkswagen Junior Masters Tournament is back for another action-packed soccer competition.

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    With only two months since its launch, the T-Cross has become Volkswagen’s best-selling imported model
    Volkswagen achieved a 22% market share in September 2019, the highest in 10 years


    Johannesburg. With less than two months left of 2019, the Volkswagen brand continues with its sales success. 
    In October, the T-Cross was Volkswagen’s third best-selling vehicle after...

    With less than two months left of 2019, the Volkswagen brand continues with its sales success.

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    Volkswagen Caddy provided to loveLife Youth Centre in KwaNobuhle
    Another 60 bicycles given to local beneficiaries

    Uitenhage – In line with its commitment to improving education and empowering the youth, Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) has provided a new vehicle and 60 bicycles to assist local community organisations. 
    On Friday 1 November, the company handed over a...

    In line with its commitment to improving education and empowering the youth, Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) has provided a new vehicle and 60 bicycles to assist local community organisations.

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    For the second year in a row, Volkswagen has won the majority of the awards at the Gumtree Auto Pre-Owned Awards



    Johannesburg. Volkswagen was the most awarded vehicle manufacturer at the 2019 Gumtree Auto Pre-Owned Awards, walking away with eight awards.
    The awards, which are now in its third year, were held in Johannesburg recently.
    The judging criteria include...

    Volkswagen was the most awarded vehicle manufacturer at the 2019 Gumtree Auto Pre-Owned Awards, walking away with eight awards.

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