Volkswagen of South Africa

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    Developing new market potentials:
    Volkswagen plans integrated mobility concept in Rwanda

    Rwanda’s President Kagame and Volkswagen CEO Diess agree on memorandum of understanding in Kigali
    Expansion of individual mobility through car sharing and ride hailing
    Local vehicle production in Rwanda agreed
    Training initiative planned

    Kigali / Wolfsburg, December 22, 2016 –...

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    Developing new market potentials: Volkswagen inaugurates vehicle production facility in Kenya

    Kenya’s President Kenyatta and Volkswagen CEO Diess officially open facility near Nairobi
    First locally produced vehicle – a Polo Vivo – rolls off production line in Kenya
    Local training center planned
    Diess: “We are strengthening the production region of Africa and providing...

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    Volkswagen South Africa trainee honoured by Volkswagen Group

    “Best Trainee Award 2016” for 45 young talents from 19 countries on five continents
    Cuan George is the 2016 South African recipient of the award

    The Volkswagen Group presented its annual “Best Trainee Awards 2016” to young top achievers from all over the world at Group headquarters in Wolfsburg recently. The...

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    Volkswagen’s Paint Shop celebrates 10 years of painting people’s cars 

    Volkswagen’s Paint Shop celebrates 10 years of painting people’s cars

    On this day ten years ago, the former State of President of South Africa, Thabo Mbeki officially opened the multi-million rand Paint Shop at the Volkswagen’s manufacturing factory in Uitenhage.
    The state of the art of paint shop was...

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    Volkswagen achieves new international environmental certification

    Volkswagen achieves new international standard of ISO 14001:2015 certification
    Certification completed in record time

    Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) has been awarded the new International Environmental Certification - ISO 14001:2015.  This certification was awarded and confirmed by lead auditors from...