Volkswagen of South Africa

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Rwanda becomes the first African country to introduce Volkswagen electric car
    Volkswagen and Siemens sign joint development agreement to conduct electric mobility feasibility project
    Pilot Project part of Moving Rwanda Initiative
    Four e-Golfs and one charging station for the initial phase of the pilot project
    e-Golfs added into the Volkswagen Mobility Solutions...

    In a first for the African continent, the Volkswagen Brand has launched a pilot project in partnership with Siemens to test the feasibility of electric mobility in an African country.

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    Volkswagen Group sold 64 658 vehicles from January to September 2019
    Volkswagen’s market share in the passenger market climbs to 20.2% year-to-date
    Audi’s market share in the premium market grows to 17.8% year-on-year
    Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles’ year-on-year sales increase by 8%

    Johannesburg – Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) showed a solid performance in the...

    Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) showed a solid performance in the South African passenger car market from January to September with a market share of 23.2%.

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    VWSA sponsors two vehicles for Clouds of Hope and Grootbos Foundation
    Vehicles will be used for conservation, HIV/AIDS awareness campaigns and orphanage

    Uitenhage – Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) has reaffirmed its commitment to securing the future of South Africa’s children, with its sponsorship of two new vehicles for organisations in KwaZulu Natal and...

    Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) has reaffirmed its commitment to securing the future of South Africa’s children, with its sponsorship of two new vehicles for organisations in KwaZulu Natal and Gansbaai.

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    Annual audit finds VWSA compliant with ISO 9001:2015 and VDA 6.1:2016 requirements
    VWSA commended for performance, systems and continuous improvement

    Uitenhage – Following a week-long audit of its operations in South Africa, Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) was once again confirmed to be compliant with the requirements of its ISO 9001:2015, VDA 6.1:2016 and RREG...

    Following a week-long audit of its operations in South Africa, Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) was once again confirmed to be compliant with the requirements of its ISO 9001:2015, VDA 6.1:2016 and RREG 2007/46/EG certifications.

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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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    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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    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

    Johannesburg....

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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