Volkswagen of South Africa

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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

    Port...

    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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    Volkswagen Motorsport to field a four-car team in an effort to claim overall GTC and GTC2 honours
    Double GTC2-champion Keagan Masters to join Daniel Rowe in top GTC class
    Multiple karting champion Bradley Liebenberg joins Volkswagen in GTC2


    Uitenhage. After an encouraging 2018 season which included a number of victories in the country’s premier circuit racing series,...

    After an encouraging 2018 season which included a number of victories in the country’s premier circuit racing series, Volkswagen Motorsport is eager to take on the 2019 season and they have their sights set on winning more than just a few races.

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    Following a recent announcement of Falken Tyres being the new headline sponsor, the Volkswagen Cup is now known as the Falken Polo Cup
    Racing spectacle to be hosted at the South Coast’s Dezzi Raceway
    A number of former champions are eager to fight for the title once again
    New talent will intensify title fight even more
    Volkswagen Motorsport has high hopes for both Mogotsi...

    The Falken Polo Cup is ready to roll following the recent announcement that Falken Tyres will become the headline sponsor of South Africa’s most successful racing series for 2019.

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    Volkswagen adds an extra 15kW of power to the Golf’s top model


    Exterior updates see a new optional R Performance Titanium exhaust as well as R Performance brakes

    Johannesburg. In the four decades since first launching in South Africa, over 350 000 Golfs have been sold in the country. Since the launch of the seventh generation Golf model range in 2013 the Golf GTI,...

    Volkswagen is adding more power to the seventh generation Golf R performance derivative by increasing the power output to 228kW from 213kW - making it the most powerful Golf ever sold by Volkswagen South Africa.

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    Volkswagen establishes specialized Motorsport Academy to invest in the future of motorsport.
    Racing legend Michael Stephen joins Volkswagen to head up the Academy.

    Volkswagen Motorsport is starting 2019 with a bang. Besides announcing the line-up of factory drivers that will represent the motoring giant in the various racing categories as well as the good news that South...

    Volkswagen Motorsport is starting 2019 with a bang. Besides announcing the line-up of factory drivers that will represent the motoring giant in the various racing categories as well as the good news that South Arica’s longest running and most successful series will have a new title sponsor in 2019, Volkswagen is also proud to announce the establishment of the pioneering Volkswagen Motorsport Academy.

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    Most successful and competitive circuit racing series announces new title sponsor
    Some of the best racing drivers in South Africa to represent factory team on the track in both Volkswagen Cup and Global Touring Cars

    Volkswagen Motorsport aims to leave even deeper marks on the racing circuits of South Africa during what promises to be an exciting 2019 motorsport season....

    Volkswagen Motorsport aims to leave even deeper marks on the racing circuits of South Africa during what promises to be an exciting 2019 motorsport season.

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    Ethiopia is the third country in Sub-Sahara Africa to sign a Memorandum of Understanding with Volkswagen in the last six months
    Volkswagen to work together with the Ethiopian Government to set up an automotive industry in the country
    Four key pillars identified as important for the development of the Ethiopian automotive industry

    Addis Ababa / Uitenhage - Volkswagen has...

    Volkswagen has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Government of Ethiopia to collaborate and deliver a joint vision for the development of an automotive industry in the country.

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    Volkswagen brand won four awards in the fourth annual Cars.co.za Consumer Awards powered by Wesbank
    Volkswagen has had the most category wins in the history of the Cars.co.za Consumer Awards

    Johannesburg – The 2018/19 Cars.co.za Consumer Awards which are powered by WesBank, were hosted at Kyalami in Johannesburg on 24 January and saw Volkswagen walking away with the most...

    The 2018/19 Cars.co.za Consumer Awards which are powered by WesBank, were hosted at Kyalami in Johannesburg on 24 January and saw Volkswagen walking away with the most category wins.

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    Volkswagen brand topped the South African passenger car market with a 19.8% market share
    Polo Vivo and Polo continued to be South Africa’s best-selling passenger cars
    Audi achieved 17% market share in the premium segment        
    Volkswagen Group South Africa sold 89 886 units in the total car market

    Johannesburg - Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) ended 2018 as the...

    Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) ended 2018 as the market leader of the passenger car segment in South Africa for the eighth consecutive year with total sales of 83 449units

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    While some have shared their outrage and others have shared their support for the #VWDriveDry campaign, Volkswagen and Drive Dry are asking the public who ‘will share their pledge?’ 



    Johannesburg - The #VWDriveDry campaign has been trending in the media and on social media since the launch of the car accident video that showed hip-hop artist Nomuzi ‘Moozlie’ Mabena...

    The #VWDriveDry campaign has been trending in the media and on social media since the launch of the car accident video that showed hip-hop artist Nomuzi ‘Moozlie’ Mabena getting into a car crash on Thursday 10th January 2019 during an Instagram live video.

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    As a first of its kind, the ground-breaking campaign partnered with Drive Dry and South African hip-hop artist, Nomuzi Mabena to combat drinking and driving behaviours
    Volkswagen in partnership with Drive Dry is urging South Africans to celebrate life responsibly in 2019 by changing #MonatiHaoFeli (the party doesn’t stop) to #MonatiWaFela (the party does...

    This month, as South Africans are making their new year’s resolutions, Volkswagen in partnership with Drive Dry, a Diageo South Africa initiative, seek to make a positive change when it comes to drinking and driving by urging people to pledge to #VWDriveDry in 2019 in order to make the party stop before their life does.

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    Introducing the Volkswagen Touareg Sabbatical, a three month time-out with limitless possibilities for one restless spirit.
    Johannesburg – When you’re young and free from the constraints of adulting, a ‘gap year’ can fly by in a haze of sunburnt selfies. But once you’re in the working world, taking time out becomes a great opportunity to reassess the next chapter in your...

    Introducing the Volkswagen Touareg Sabbatical, a three month time-out with limitless possibilities for one restless spirit.

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    Nala Mofokeng honoured as one of 46 best young talents in Volkswagen Group in 2018

    Nala Mofokeng of Volkswagen Group South Africa was one of the 46 best young talents in Volkswagen Group to be honoured with the 2018 Best Trainee Award last Friday in Wolfsburg, Germany.
    Nala joined 14 young women and 32 young men from all over the world across 16 vocations that were...

    Nala Mofokeng of Volkswagen Group South Africa was one of the 46 best young talents in Volkswagen Group to be honoured with the 2018 Best Trainee Award last Friday in Wolfsburg, Germany.

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    Nearly half a million visitors since its official opening in 2013
    Over 100 000 people have visited the facility in 2018

    Volkswagen Group South Africa’s multipurpose facility, PeoplePavilion in Uitenhage celebrated its 5th anniversary on 6 December.
    Since officially opening its doors in 2013, PeoplePavilion has welcomed nearly half a million visitors who have attended...

    Volkswagen Group South Africa’s multipurpose facility, PeoplePavilion in Uitenhage celebrated its 5th anniversary on 6 December.

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    Glendinning returns to Volkswagen Group South Africa after five years in Mexico
    Stefan Mecha appointed as Vice President for Sales and Marketing at Volkswagen do Brasil

    Mike Glendinning has been appointed as the new Sales and Marketing Director for Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) effective from 1 December 2018.
    Mike Glendinning holds an Honours degree in Marketing...

    Mike Glendinning has been appointed as the new Sales and Marketing Director for Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) effective from 1 December 2018.

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    The special edition model comes with dramatic styling to differentiate itself from the rest of the Amarok range  
    It is powered by a 132kW BiTDI engine, class-leading 8-speed gearbox and boasts Volkswagen’s 4MOTION technology

    Johannesburg – With over 30 000 Amaroks sold in South Africa since launch in 2010, Volkswagen has added a special edition Amarok, the Dark...

    With over 30 000 Amaroks sold in South Africa since launch in 2010, Volkswagen has added a special edition Amarok, the Dark Label.

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    Volkswagen’s 2019 Scholar Mobility Programme kicked off with a handover of 50 Blue Bikes to the Uitenhage community


    Second phase will see 350 Blue Bikes handed over in 2019

    Uitenhage – Following handovers in Bergville (Kwa-Zulu Natal), Alexandra (Gauteng) and Soweto (Gauteng) this year, community members in Uitenhage are the fourth recipients of Blue Bikes in...

    Following handovers in Bergville (Kwa-Zulu Natal), Alexandra (Gauteng) and Soweto (Gauteng) this year, community members in Uitenhage are the fourth recipients of Blue Bikes in 2018.

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    Over 60 local entrepreneurs incubated at the VW Business Support Centre since opening in 2011

    Since its opening in 2011, the Volkswagen Business Support Centre in Uitenhage has trained and upskilled over 60 local entrepreuners.
    The centre in based in Uitenhage and is managed by a business incubator, Raizcorp.
    The success of the centre has allowed it to extend its...

    Since its opening in 2011, the Volkswagen Business Support Centre in Uitenhage has trained and upskilled over 60 local entrepreuners.

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