Volkswagen of South Africa

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    VWSA has been producing various Polo models for 23 years
    Uitenhage plant has manufactured over 1-million vehicles for export
    Volkswagen named as the Exporter of the Year three times

    Uitenhage – Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) reached a historical milestone on 6 September, when the 200 000th unit of the current Volkswagen Polo rolled off the production line at the...

    Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) reached a historical milestone on 6 September, when the 200 000th unit of the current Volkswagen Polo rolled off the production line at the Uitenhage plant.

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    Jeffrey Kruger scores double victory to secure maximum championship points
    Bradley Liebenberg sets fastest time in Superpole qualifying, earns sixth and second-place finishes
    Falken Polo Cup title battle intensifies with two rounds remaining


    East London. Round six of the Extreme Festival at the East London Grand Prix circuit certainly delivered plenty of action for the...

    Round six of the Extreme Festival at the East London Grand Prix circuit certainly delivered plenty of action for the enthusiastic local spectators – particularly as far as the highly competitive Falken Polo Cup was concerned.

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    Keagan Masters secures pole position, flag-to-flag victory in first GTC race and championship lead
    Daniel Rowe remains in the title chase with fourth and third-place finishes
    Bradley Liebenberg claims second in first GTC2 race and awarded victory in race two, with team-mate Adrian Wood finishing third and second


    East London. Round six of the Global Touring Car (GTC)...

    Round six of the Global Touring Car (GTC) series at the East London Grand Prix circuit proved a happy hunting ground for the Volkswagen Motorsport team as Keagan Masters claimed his first pole position and first race victory in South Africa’s premier racing series, which also moved him into the championship lead with two rounds remaining.

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    Bradley Liebenberg heads championship standings going into round 6
    Reigning title-holder Jeffrey Kruger currently second overall
    East London Grand Prix circuit to host tough battle

    Port Elizabeth. The Falken Polo Cup provides some of the closest and most exciting wheel-to-wheel racing on the South African motorsport calendar. The highly anticipated return to the fast and...

    The Falken Polo Cup provides some of the closest and most exciting wheel-to-wheel racing on the South African motorsport calendar. The highly anticipated return to the fast and challenging East London Grand Prix circuit will undoubtedly bring more of the same.

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    Volkswagen Motorsport prepared for a thrilling weekend of racing and solid points haul in East London
    Keagan Masters second in GTC championship battle, just eight points behind current points leader
    Daniel Rowe placed third in standings with sights set on top two positions
    GTC2 battle continues amongst Volkswagen Motorsport drivers Bradley Liebenberg and Adrian Wood...

    Round six of the Global Touring Car (GTC) series promises a heady dose of action and excitement when the championship takes to the historic East London Grand Prix circuit on 30 and 31 August.

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    At the Volkswagen Stand, a locally-inspired Vivo concept car, the soon-to-be-launched T-Cross, limited edition Golf GTI TCR, the record-breaking ID.R as well as the special edition Amarok Canyon made their debut at the Festival of Motoring

    Johannesburg – At a Volkswagen Media Conference held at the Festival of Motoring on 21 August, South Africa’s leading passenger car...

    At a Volkswagen Media Conference held at the Festival of Motoring on 21 August, South Africa’s leading passenger car manufacturer presented five incredible vehicles.

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    The powerful 165kW 3.0 TDI V6 bakkie is now available with a special edition model, the Amarok Canyon  
    The Amarok Canyon’s features include new alloy wheels, key exterior and interior design elements

    Johannesburg – Volkswagen‘s double cab pick-up, the Amarok, is now available with a special edition model. The Amarok Canyon is set apart with its refreshed look and sees...

    Volkswagen‘s double cab pick-up, the Amarok, is now available with a special edition model. The Amarok Canyon is set apart with its refreshed look and sees new features as well as additional exterior and interior styling elements.

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    Customers can experience the T-Cross Virtual Reality at selected Volkswagen Dealers

    Johannesburg – Following the resounding success of the Tiguan and Polo Virtual Reality (VR) Experiences, Volkswagen South Africa has once again partnered with leading South African virtual and augmented reality specialists, New Reality, to localise the VR Experience for the...

    Johannesburg – Following the resounding success of the Tiguan and Polo Virtual Reality (VR) Experiences, Volkswagen South Africa has once again partnered with leading South African virtual and augmented reality specialists, New Reality, to localise the VR Experience for the soon-to-be-launched T-Cross.

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    The annual event included a 10km race and a 5km fun run
    The VW Road Race has been hosted at PeoplePavilion since 2015

    Uitenhage – Despite the cold and rainy weather, the annual Volkswagen Road Race brought more than 1 000 enthusiastic runners to the VW PeoplePavilion on Saturday 17 August, to put their athleticism to the test in a 10km race and 5km fun run. The...

    Despite the cold and rainy weather, the annual Volkswagen Road Race brought more than 1 000 enthusiastic runners to the VW PeoplePavilion on Saturday 17 August, to put their athleticism to the test in a 10km race and 5km fun run.

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    South Africa’s best-selling passenger vehicle, the Polo Vivo, will be pumping a new sound
    The Polo Vivo Sound Edition will be available from Volkswagen Dealers in September 2019.

    Johannesburg – In celebration of the love of music as well as the success of the Polo Vivo brand, South Africa’s best-selling passenger vehicle will be getting a special model called the Sound...

    In celebration of the love of music as well as the success of the Polo Vivo brand, South Africa’s best-selling passenger vehicle will be getting a special model called the Sound Edition.

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    Team South Africa wins this year‘s International Spirit of Amarok competition, edging out eight other countries
    Driver and navigator duo, Christiaan and Pikke Otto walked away with the Wolf Trophy, finishing ahead of 17 other teams

    Johannesburg – At the fifth instalment of the International Spirit of Amarok off-road precision driving competition, Christiaan and Pikke Otto...

    At the fifth instalment of the International Spirit of Amarok off-road precision driving competition, Christiaan and Pikke Otto lifted the sought-after Wolf Trophy, which is the mythological animal after which the Amarok is named

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    VWSA has won this title three times
    Volkswagen also won Best Exporter in OEM category

    Uitenhage – Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) collected four awards, including the coveted Exporter of the Year title, at the 2019 Exporters Eastern Cape Awards held on Friday 16 August.
    The other awards won by VWSA included the Best Exporter in the OEM category and two third merit...

    Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) collected four awards, including the coveted Exporter of the Year title, at the 2019 Exporters Eastern Cape Awards held on Friday 16 August.

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    Volkswagen will create a carnival inspired and bespoke experience for the whole family at the fourth annual Festival of Motoring
    Visitors will also be the first to see vehicles like a locally-inspired concept car, the soon-to-be-launched T-Cross, the record-breaking ID.R as well as the special edition Amarok Canyon as they make their debut at the festival

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    Volkswagen South Africa, the country’s leading passenger car manufacturer, will be at the 2019 Festival of Motoring from 22 – 25 August 2019 at Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit.

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    The only amateur 4x4 precision driving championship with international status celebrates five-year milestone.
    This years‘ competition will be contested in 3.0 V6 Amaroks  for the first time ever and the inclusion of left-hand drive vehicles will make for an exciting challenge .
    Nine countries contesting the coveted Wolf Trophy near Bloemfontein.

    Johannesburg –...

    Volkswagen’s International Spirit of Amarok competition celebrates a special milestone, with the start of the fifth edition of the competition this week near Bloemfontein.

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    Volkswagen and Lionesses of Africa partnership seeks to make a positive impact in reducing unemployment in South Africa



    Johannesburg. Volkswagen has partnered with the Lionesses of Africa organisation to assist in developing their over 600 000 female entrepreneurs across 54 African countries.
    Statistics indicate that about 50% of start-up businesses in South Africa...

    Volkswagen has partnered with the Lionesses of Africa organisation to assist in developing their over 600 000 female entrepreneurs across 54 African countries.

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    Podium finish for Keagan Masters in race one
    Team effort from both Masters and Rowe as they extend the team’s lead on the manufacturers’ points table
    Bradley Liebenberg maintains his grip on GTC2 championship despite challenging weekend
    Round 5 of the GTC provides good and clean racing at Pretoria’s Zwartkops Raceway


    Pretoria. The second half of the premier Global...

    The second half of the premier Global Touring Car Series kicked off at Pretoria’s Zwartkops Raceway this past weekend where a number of teams competed for both individual as well as team glory.

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    Former champion Devin Robertson returns to series with a race and overall victory
    A second overall and race two win hands Bradley Liebenberg the championship points lead
    Closest overall victory margin in recent memory

    Pretoria. To say that South Africa’s most successful circuit racing series provides a racing spectacle at each circuit that it visits has become somewhat...

    To say that South Africa’s most successful circuit racing series provides a racing spectacle at each circuit that it visits has become somewhat of a cliché.

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    Most exciting form of circuit racing is set to provide highlight as season enters second half
    Bradley Liebenberg and defending champion Jeffrey Kruger are tied at the top on 125 championship points
    Falken Polo Cup returns to Pretoria’s Zwartkops for Round 5 of the championship
    Tight battle for third behind the two leaders
    Volkswagen’s Mogotsi still within striking...

    South Africa’s success story of circuit racing, the Falken Polo Cup is set to thrill crowds and racefans alike when the season enters its second half over the weekend of 26 and 27 July.

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    Keagan Masters and Daniel Rowe occupy second and third on the drivers’ points table
    Bradley Liebenberg leads GTC2
    Volkswagen in command of GTC and GTC2 title race for manufacturers
    Second half of the season to kick off at Pretoria’s Zwartkops Raceway


    Pretoria. The second half of the 2019 Global Touring Car Series, South Africa’s premier circuit racing formula, is set...

    The second half of the 2019 Global Touring Car Series, South Africa’s premier circuit racing formula, is set to commence on the weekend of 26 and 27 July when the respective championship battles will take place at Pretoria’s Zwartkops Raceway.

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    125 volunteers take part in Show of Hands
    40 000 meals packed for children at Early Childhood Development centres

    Johannesburg – With 125 pairs of hands working together, Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) contributed to the fight against hunger this past weekend.
    In the spirit of Mandela Day, 125 volunteers - consisting of VWSA employees based in Gauteng and their...

    With 125 pairs of hands working together, Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) contributed to the fight against hunger this past weekend.

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    Literacy Centres opened at James Ntungwana, Vuba and Noninzi Luzipho Primary schools in KwaNobuhle
    Volkswagen operates five Literacy Centres to improve literacy among learners under the age of 10

    Uitenhage – Reaffirming its commitment to eradicating illiteracy at primary school level, Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) opened three new Literacy Centres at schools across...

    Uitenhage – Reaffirming its commitment to eradicating illiteracy at primary school level, Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) opened three new Literacy Centres at schools across KwaNobuhle in Uitenhage.

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    Volkswagen’s connectivity solution will debut with the launch of the new T-Cross later this year
    VW Connect dataplug offers Volkswagen customers an easy retrofit car connectivity solution
    Pre-sales of the T-Cross open from 15 July


    Johannesburg – Volkswagen’s new compact SUV, the T-Cross will be launched in South Africa in September this year.
    With its bold design and...

    Volkswagen’s new compact SUV, the T-Cross will be launched in South Africa in September this year.

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    More than 200 employees participated in the annual Show of Hands event
    Skills development centre in Gelvandale renovated and 20 000 meals packed

    Uitenhage – More than 200 Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) employees and their loved ones joined hands this past weekend to make a difference in the community of Gelvandale in Port Elizabeth.
    In the spirit of Mandela Day,...

    More than 200 Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) employees and their loved ones joined hands this past weekend to make a difference in the community of Gelvandale in Port Elizabeth.

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    VWSA invested R4 million to support training of educators through Funda Wande
    Funding will also be used to develop pilot project and tertiary course

    Uitenhage – As part of its goal to promote literacy among learners under the age of 10 years, Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) has invested R4 million towards training the educators responsible for teaching Eastern Cape...

    As part of its goal to promote literacy among learners under the age of 10 years, Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) has invested R4 million towards training the educators responsible for teaching Eastern Cape learners to read.

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    Meet the Beetles display offers chance to document your Beetle memory 
    Foxy Lady (1972 Beetle) makes her Festival debut

    Makhanda (Grahamstown) – Volkswagen Beetle enthusiasts of all ages are flocking to an interactive exhibition brought by the VW AutoPavilion to the 2019 National Arts Festival in Makhanda.
    The Meet the Beetles display, which is normally a permanent...

    Volkswagen Beetle enthusiasts of all ages are flocking to an interactive exhibition brought by the VW AutoPavilion to the 2019 National Arts Festival in Makhanda.

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    22 young players selected for further training and trials
    A team of 14 players will represent Volkswagen Market Square at national tournament in December

    Uitenhage – Following an action-packed day of soccer at Volkswagen Group South Africa’s (VWSA) PeoplePavilion on Saturday, 22 June a team of promising young players from Uitenhage and surrounding areas has been selected...

    Following an action-packed day of soccer at Volkswagen Group South Africa’s (VWSA) PeoplePavilion on Saturday, 22 June a team of promising young players from Uitenhage and surrounding areas has been selected for further training and development – with the chance to compete in the national VW Junior Masters tournament.

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    VWSA and Young Entrepreneurs host programme to train children in entrepreneurship
    VWSA continues programmes to uplift youth

    Uitenhage – In the spirit of Youth month, a new generation of entrepreneurs were groomed this week, through a holiday programme offered by Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA).
    In partnership with the organisation Young Entrepreneurs, VWSA’s...

    In the spirit of Youth month, a new generation of entrepreneurs were groomed this week, through a holiday programme offered by Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA).

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    The Black Style Package is only available on the Touareg Executive model as well as Comfortline and Highline trims on the Tiguan

    Johannesburg. A new styling package designed to enhance the exterior looks and on-road presence of Volkswagen’s SUVs, is now available for order on the Touareg and Tiguan models.
    On the top-of-the-range Touareg, the Black Style Package features...

    A new styling package designed to enhance the exterior looks and on-road presence of Volkswagen’s SUVs, is now available for order on the Touareg and Tiguan models.

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    Field of more than 20 identical Volkswagen Polos provided highlight at Volkswagen National Race Day
    Three wins from three starts for Bradley Liebenberg
    Two-way tie at the top of the points standings at the series halfway mark
    Tough fight expected between Liebenberg and defending champion Jeffrey Kruger over remainder of the season


    Port Elizabeth. Bradley Liebenberg...

    Bradley Liebenberg could not have asked for a better weekend during Round 4 of the 2019 Falken Polo Cup at Port Elizabeth’s Aldo Scribante circuit.

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    Mixed results for hometown favourites
    Volkswagen maintains manufacturers’ points lead
    Masters maintains second in the drivers’ standings
    A victory each to Liebenberg and Wood in GTC2 category


    Port Elizabeth. It was a tough day at the races for the Volkswagen Motorsport team at Port Elizabeth’s Aldo Scribante circuit during Round 4 of the premier Global Touring Car...

    It was a tough day at the races for the Volkswagen Motorsport team at Port Elizabeth’s Aldo Scribante circuit during Round 4 of the premier Global Touring Car (GTC) championship.

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    Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles brings surfing fans the Volkswagen SA Open of Surfing with their continued support of the City Surf Series®
    The surfing action will take place at Pollock Beach in Port Elizabeth from 13 – 17 June 2019
    Spectators and fans stand a chance to win a custom-designed Volkswagen-inspired surf board


    Nelson Mandela Bay – With record entries of...

    Nelson Mandela Bay – With record entries of women surfers from Africa and abroad, this weekend’s Volkswagen SA Open of Surfing promises enticing action and outstanding prizes on and off the surfline.

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    VWSA has assisted the Foundation since 2015 through vehicle support
    121 youths were reached and 183 students benefited from training since October 2018

    Uitenhage – An ongoing partnership between Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) and local non-profit organisation Wilderness Foundation Africa (WFA) has proved invaluable to the development and upliftment of youth from...

    An ongoing partnership between Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) and local non-profit organisation Wilderness Foundation Africa (WFA) has proved invaluable to the development and upliftment of youth from various communities.

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    Volkswagen’s GTC drivers ready for Port Elizabeth battle
    Keagan Masters and Daniel Rowe both chasing after top spot on the points table
    Volkswagen hoping to continue domination of the manufacturers’ standings
    Liebenberg and Wood set to fight for GTC2 honours once again

    Port Elizabeth. Volkswagen Motorsport’s Keagan Masters and Daniel Rowe will have a bit of added...

    Volkswagen Motorsport’s Keagan Masters and Daniel Rowe will have a bit of added pressure on their shoulders over the weekend of 14 and 15 June when Round 4 of the Global Touring Cars (GTC) series pays visit to the Aldo Scribante Racetrack in Port Elizabeth.

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    South Africa’s most successful racing series will return to its roots when Round 4 takes place at Port Elizabeth’s Aldo Scribante Racetrack
    Motor giant to host the Volkswagen National Raceday
    Champion Jeffrey Kruger looking to extend his advantage
    Volkswagen Motorsport’s Jonathan Mogotsi looking forward to Aldo Scribante where he took his maiden victory in 2017

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    The famed Aldo Scribante Racetrack on the outskirts of Port Elizabeth will play host to motorsport’s fiercest battle when Round 4 of the Falken Polo Cup is contested on the weekend of 14 and 15 June.

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    Volkswagen’s new compact SUV is characterized by a striking design, spacious interior, digital cockpit, perfect connectivity and class-leading driver assistance systems
    The T-Cross meets the most stringent safety standards, achieving a five star rating in Euro NCAP tests
    T-Cross will be launched in South Africa in the third quarter of 2019


    Johannesburg – With world...

    The T-Cross, which will join the Tiguan, Tiguan Allspace and Touareg in the model range in South Africa, is a practical, cool and versatile addition to Volkswagen’s fast-growing SUV range.

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    The iconic Volkswagen Kombi is now available in a higher powered and well-spec’d family vehicle
    The Trendline Plus model features a host of exterior highlights and interior features                                                        

    Johannesburg – Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles has expanded its popular people mover model range with the introduction of the Trendline...

    Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles has expanded its popular people mover model range with the introduction of the Trendline Plus model into the Kombi 2.0 BiTDI 132kW DSG engine derivative. Until now, the 2.0 BiTDI 132kW DSG model was only available in a Comfortline trim.

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    Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles continues to support Wilderness Foundation Africa in the ongoing fight against rhino poaching
    Since the start of the partnership in 2011, the sponsored Volkswagen Amaroks have driven more than one million kilometres protecting South Africa’s rhino population


    Johannesburg – Since 2010, there have been a total of 7 720 rhinos poached in...

    Since 2010, there have been a total of 7 720 rhinos poached in South Africa.

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    Best dealers awarded at Volkswagen South Africa’s Grand Prix Awards ceremony
    Hatfield VW Braamfontein wins Dealer of the Year Award
    Volkswagen dealer network accounted for 70% of 2018 total sales

    Johannesburg – Each year, the best of the best Volkswagen dealers and their achievements are recognised at the exclusive Grand Prix Awards ceremony. This year‘s ceremony, held...

    Each year, the best of the best Volkswagen dealers and their achievements are recognised at the exclusive Grand Prix Awards ceremony.

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    Two action-packed races had crowds on the edge of their seats
    Popular race victory for local driver Jurie Swart
    Bradley Liebenberg clinches race two
    Jeffrey Kruger extends championship points lead with overall victory on the day
    Volkswagen’s Jonathan Mogotsi gets his title chase underway with fourth position overall


    Cape Town - Killarney. The country’s most...

    The country’s most hotly-contested racing series, the Falken Polo Cup most certainly lived up to and exceeded expectations during an action-packed Round Three of the Extreme Festival at Cape Town’s famed Killarney Raceway where passionate racefans were once again treated to some spectacular battles throughout the field of 25 identical Volkswagen Polos.

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    Daniel Rowe wins race one at Killarney
    Keagan Masters claims second position in race two
    Volkswagen maintains firm grip on the manufacturers’ standings
    Bradley Liebenberg continues to dominate GTC with yet another race win

    Cape Town - Killarney. It was a strong weekend that could have yielded better results for the Volkswagen Motorsport outfit as both their Jettas and...

    It was a strong weekend that could have yielded better results for the Volkswagen Motorsport outfit as both their Jettas and Golf GTi’s are the cars to beat in the country’s premier Global Touring Car series.

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    Volkswagen Motorsport enjoys a healthy points lead at the top of the Manufacturers’ points table
    GTC drivers Keagan Masters and Daniel Rowe currently occupy second and third in the Drivers’ standings
    Golf GTi continues its dominance of GTC2
    Volkswagen has sights set on more points and victories during Round 3


    Uitenhage. After two action-packed events that saw the...

    After two action-packed events that saw the country’s premier circuit racing formula pay visits to both the South Coast of KZN as well as the Zwartkops Raceway to the west of Pretoria, the Volkswagen Motorsport team is now raring to take another huge step in its quest for GTC championship glory as they head to Cape Town for Round 3 on 10 and 11 May.

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    Round 3 could prove pivotal in overall championship outcome
    Defending champion Jeffrey Kruger still the man to beat
    Bradley Liebenberg the leader of the chasing pack
    Volkswagen’s Jonathan Mogotsi eager to launch his attack from 8th on the points table
    Passionate Killarney fans to be entertained by racing spectacle


    Uitenhage. In golf, they call the third round “moving...

    In golf, they call the third round “moving day” as the one who makes a move on this day will most certainly be in the fight for overall honours.

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    Amarok V6 3.0 bakkies in a test to find the best teams from Botswana, Namibia and South Africa
    Over 400 teams to compete in this years’ competition
    Top two teams of the Spirit of Africa finals to represent South Africa, Botswana and Namibia at the International Spirit of Amarok competition


    Johannesburg – From 26 April 2019, amateur 4x4 drivers in Southern Africa will...

    From 26 April 2019, amateur 4x4 drivers in Southern Africa will have an opportunity to prove their precision driving skills in the local leg of the Spirit of Africa competition.

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    Volkswagen Group sold 21 601 vehicles from January to March 2019
    Polo Vivo is the top-selling passenger brand in the first quarter with 7 651 units
    Audi achieved 19.4% market share in the premium segment      
    Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles had best first quarter start in four years

    Johannesburg – Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) continued its positive start in 2019...

    Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) continued its positive start in 2019 in the South African passenger car market after reporting total sales of 6 754 units in March and a market share of 20.5%.

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    Over 100 000 visitors welcomed at the facility in 2018
    More benefits in 2019 for the gym’s 2 200 members

    Uitenhage – In a massive milestone for Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA), the company’s PeoplePavilion recently welcomed its 500 000th visitor in just over 5 years.
    The state of the art, employee-focused PeoplePavilion hit the 500 000 visitor mark early in April...

    In a massive milestone for Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA), the company’s PeoplePavilion recently welcomed its 500 000th visitor in just over 5 years.

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    The sold-out music and lifestyle festival drew thousands of people at the two-day event
    Special edition Polo Vivo model launched at the VIVOnation festival

    Johannesburg.  Now in its second year, the VW Vivonation Festival, a bespoke music and lifestyle event, saw over 5 500 (700 more than last year’s event) people attending over the weekend (6-7 April 2019).
    The 2019...

    Now in its second year, the VW Vivonation Festival, a bespoke music and lifestyle event, saw over 5 500 (700 more than last year’s event) people attending over the weekend (6-7 April 2019).

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    Second position overall for Keagan Masters
    Sixth overall for Daniel Rowe
    Domination of GTC 2 category continues

    Zwartkops Raceway - Pretoria. It was a mixed bag as far as the overall results were concerned for Volkswagen Motorsport’s Global Touring Car outfit after Round 2 of the Extreme Festival held at Pretoria’s Zwartkops Raceway. But even so, the team leaves Pretoria...

    It was a mixed bag as far as the overall results were concerned for Volkswagen Motorsport’s Global Touring Car outfit after Round 2 of the Extreme Festival held at Pretoria’s Zwartkops Raceway.

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    Large crowd at Zwartkops treated with exciting racing across the field
    Near perfect weekend for champion Jeffrey Kruger
    Testing event for Volkswagen’s Mogotsi and Asmal
    Total joins the series as official fuel supplier through its Excellium brand

    Zwartkops. The Falken Polo Cup totally lived up to its reputation as the most competitive and exciting series when it...

    The Falken Polo Cup totally lived up to its reputation as the most competitive and exciting series when it delivered a superb show to the fans who attended Round 2 of the Extreme Festival at Zwartkops Raceway to the west of Pretoria.

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    Volkswagen leads Manufacturer's championship going into  Round 2 of GTC series
    With a GTC podium already in the bag, Keagan Masters is hoping to continue impressive form in debut season
    Previous race winner at Zwartkops, Daniel Rowe, sets his sights on returning to the top step of the podium
    GTC2 expected to be dominated by Volkswagen Motorsport’s Bradley Liebenberg and...

    Volkswagen Motorsport had an impressive showing at the season-opening round of the Global Touring Car series at Dezzi Raceway in Kwa Zulu-Natal.

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    Zwartkops expected to continue the exciting battles that are a hallmark of the Falken Polo Cup series
    Reigning champion Jeffrey Kruger and former title-holder Chris Shorter lead the championship after the first round
    Formidable line-up of experienced and new drivers in contention, including Volkswagen's Jonathan Mogotsi

    Uitenhage. The Falken Polo Cup is set to deliver...

    The Falken Polo Cup is set to deliver another weekend of thrilling door-to-door racing when the series descends on Zwartkops Raceway for Round 2 on 5 and 6 April 2019.

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    R70.9 million committed to support black-owned companies
    Four companies funded – two are already VWSA suppliers

    Uitenhage - Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) has committed to continue supporting and developing black owned suppliers through the Volkswagen B-BBEE Initiatives Trust.
    The Board of Trustees of the Volkswagen B-BBEE Initiatives Trust hosted a special event...

    Uitenhage - Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) has committed to continue supporting and developing black owned suppliers through the Volkswagen B-BBEE Initiatives Trust.

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    The T-Cross joins the Tiguan and Touareg in the Volkswagen SUV model range
    The sporty and stylish Volkswagen T-Roc confirmed for local market introduction in 2020

    Johannesburg – In the second half of the year, Volkswagen will introduce its first compact SUV to the model line-up. The T-Cross will join the Tiguan and Touareg in the Volkswagen SUV model range and advance the...

    In the second half of the year, Volkswagen will introduce its first compact SUV to the model line-up.

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    Large crowd at South Coast’s Dezzi Raceway treated to racing spectacle
    Both current and former champions make their intentions clear
    New Polo GTi sets new series lap record
    6th overall for Volkswagen’s Mogotsi following two action-packed races

    Port Shepstone. The Falken Polo Cup undoubtedly lived up to its reputation as the country’s most exciting racing formula when...

    The Falken Polo Cup undoubtedly lived up to its reputation as the country’s most exciting racing formula when the 2019 season kicked off with two action-packed races at the very scenic Dezzi Raceway near Port Shepstone on the South Coast of Kwa-Zulu Natal.

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    Volkswagen scoops the manufacturer‘s award at opening round of the Extreme Festival
    Second overall for Keagan Masters
    Third overall for Daniel Rowe
    Volkswagen continues to dominate GTC2 with two victories courtesy of Bradley Liebenberg

    Port Shepstone. Volkswagen Motorsport left the Dezzi Raceway on the South Coast of Kwazulu-Natal as the points leader on the...

    Volkswagen Motorsport left the Dezzi Raceway on the South Coast of Kwazulu-Natal as the points leader on the manufacturer scoreboard of South Africa’s premier circuit racing formula, the Global Touring Car Series.

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