Volkswagen of South Africa

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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,...

    Golf R Uprade - 5 Feb 19

    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...

    #VWDriveDry - 14 Jan 19

    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 - 4 Dec 18

    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...

    Amarok Dark Label - 4 Dec 18

    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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    The Caddy 1.0 TSI joins the 2.0 TDI in the Trendline model range

    Johannesburg – Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles has introduced a 1.0 TSI model derivative of the hugely popular Caddy in South Africa.
    The second best-selling model in Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles’ range, the Caddy combines space efficiency with sleek Volkswagen design and affordable running costs. Currently...

    Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles has introduced a 1.0 TSI model derivative of the hugely popular Caddy in South Africa.

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    Volkswagen hosts over 15 000 employees and their loved-ones at its Uitenhage plant for a Family Day

    Volkswagen celebrates the successful launch of the new Polo and Vivo with a Family Day for its employees
    The Family Day themed ‘We Make the Future’ was attended by 15 823 employees and their loved-ones

    Uitenhage – Following a successful launch of the sixth generation Polo...

    VW Family Day - 24 Oct 18

    Following a successful launch of the sixth generation Polo and new Polo Vivo at the beginning of the year, Volkswagen South Africa marked this occasion by celebrating with its employees and their loved-ones.

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    Keagan is the master of the 2018 Sasol GTC2 Championship
    Volkswagen Motorsport had much to celebrate after the ninth and final round of the Sasol GTC Championship at Zwartkops on Saturday.
    Keagan Masters wrapped up the GTC2 Championship in the first race of the day after powering his Volkswagen Advanced Driving Golf GTi to a hard fought win, his eleventh victory this season...

    Volkswagen Motorsport had much to celebrate after the ninth and final round of the Sasol GTC Championship at Zwartkops on Saturday.

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    Kruger crowned as the 2018 Engen Polo Cup Champion

    Jeffrey Kruger crowned the 2018 Engen Polo Cup champion
    Youngster takes title in 17th of the year’s 18 races
    Tasmin Pepper and Jonathan Mogotsi  take second and third places in title chase.

    This year’s Engen Polo Cup championship title was clinched in impressive manner at the Zwartkops Raceway near Pretoria on Saturday,...

    This year’s Engen Polo Cup championship title was clinched in impressive manner at the Zwartkops Raceway near Pretoria on Saturday, 20 October.

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    Volkswagen Motorsport chasing championship title at GTC season finale
    The Sasol GTC Championship reaches the tail end of the season with Keagan Masters in the pound seat to claim the GTC2 championship at Zwartkops raceway on Saturday, 20th October. Both Mathew Hodges and Daniel Rowe would like to sign off the season with good results.. With the GTC2 Championship almost...

    The Sasol GTC Championship reaches the tail end of the season with Keagan Masters in the pound seat to claim the GTC2 championship at Zwartkops raceway on Saturday, 20th October.

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    Engen Polo Cup title chase to be decided at year’s final event

    Three-way title fight to go all the way to the end
    Little to choose between the title championship chasing trio
    Some of the year's closest competition expected

    The 2018 South African Engen Polo Cup championship chase will go down to the wire at the Zwartkops Raceway near Pretoria next Saturday 20 October...

    The 2018 South African Engen Polo Cup championship chase will go down to the wire at the Zwartkops Raceway near Pretoria next Saturday 20 October 2018.

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    Volkswagen extends Caravelle line-up with special edition PanAmericana

    The PanAmericana is flexible and exclusive for individualists.


    The PanAmericana features stylish interior and exclusive design elements such as the underrun protection and the ‘Nucleus Grey’ structure-painted bumpers.

    Johannesburg – The new PanAmericana combines the comfort of the Caravelle and...

    The new PanAmericana combines the comfort of the Caravelle and the trusted 4MOTION drive system meaning that no matter where you plan to go, the PanAmericana is supremely up to the task.

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    Team South Africa wins 2018 International Spirit of Amarok

    South African teams saw off stiff competition from  contestants from ten countries to win the coveted Wolf Trophy

    Johannesburg – Team South Africa has won the fourth edition of the International Spirit of Amarok competition, which is the only amateur 4x4 precision driving championship with international...

    Team South Africa has won the fourth edition of the International Spirit of Amarok competition, which is the only amateur 4x4 precision driving championship with international status.

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    The ultimate amateur 4x4 competition returns this weekend

    Countdown begins as the fourth annual International Spirit of Amarok competition starts this weekend.
    The international competition will see 20 teams from ten countries vying for the coveted Wolf Trophy.

    Johannesburg – The fourth edition of the only amateur 4x4 precision driving championship with international...

    Spirit of Amarok - 27 Sep 18

    The fourth edition of the only amateur 4x4 precision driving championship with international status, the Spirit of Amarok, starts this coming weekend from 30 September to 5 October in Nelspruit.

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    Biene appointed as the Head of the Volkswagen brand

    With 16 years of experience in the Volkswagen Group, Martina Biene will assume her new role at the beginning of October


    Biene replaces Carla Wentzel who has been appointed as the Group Managing Director of Volkswagen Group Ireland

    Johannesburg – Martina Biene is the new Head of the Volkswagen Brand in South Africa,...

    Martina Biene - 26 Sep 18

    Martina Biene is the new Head of the Volkswagen Brand in South Africa, effective 1 October 2018.

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    Polo Cup Drama at Killarney

    2018 title chase will go all the way to the wire
    Two top title contenders share the day’s race victories
    Youngster Daniel Duminy sets the day’s quickest lap time

    The 2018 Engen Polo Cup title chase became a two-driver duel at the Western Cape Killarney circuit on Saturday(September 22).
    A day of tough, hard competition  saw the two top...

    The 2018 Engen Polo Cup title chase became a two-driver duel at the Western Cape Killarney circuit on Saturday(September 22).

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    Double Cape victory puts Keagan Masters within championship reach
    The eighth round of the Sasol GTC Championship saw Keagan Masters deliver a knock-out blow to his title rivals by taking his Volkswagen Advanced Driving Golf GTi to a double victory in the GTC2 class while teammate Adrian Wood banked two podium positions in his Kyocera Volkswagen Golf GTi.
    The bruising GTC...

    The eighth round of the Sasol GTC Championship saw Keagan Masters deliver a knock-out blow to his title rivals by taking his Volkswagen Advanced Driving Golf GTi to a double victory in the GTC2 class while teammate Adrian Wood banked two podium positions in his Kyocera Volkswagen Golf GTi.

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    Mother City to host Engen Polo Cup Championship again

    Title chase wide open at season's penultimate event
    Four drivers could leave circuit as championship leader
    High speed chess games expected in both races

    The 2018 Engen Polo Cup travelling show will perform at the Western Cape Killarney circuit for the second time next weekend (September 21 and 22), with the title...

    The 2018 Engen Polo Cup travelling show will perform at the Western Cape Killarney circuit for the second time next weekend (September 21 and 22), with the title chase wide open after the season's first six rounds.

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    Volkswagen Motorsport aiming to replicate Cape Town winning streak
    When the Sasol GTC Championship last visited Cape Town’s Killarney Raceway back in April, the team earned three wins from four starts, a feat they aim to replicate on 22nd September when the championship visits the coastal circuit for the second time.
    Daniel Rowe powered his Volkswagen Motorsport Jetta GTC to...

    When the Sasol GTC Championship last visited Cape Town’s Killarney Raceway back in April, the team earned three wins from four starts, a feat they aim to replicate on 22nd September when the championship visits the coastal circuit for the second time.

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    Volkswagen Motorsport experiences highs and lows at Kyalami
    It was a weekend of mixed fortunes for Volkswagen Motorsport at the Festival of Motoring which hosted round seven of the Sasol GTC Championship. Daniel Rowe earned his best qualifying position of the year as well as his best race one result this season. Mathew Hodges stood on the podium for the first time this season,...

    It was a weekend of mixed fortunes for Volkswagen Motorsport at the Festival of Motoring which hosted round seven of the Sasol GTC Championship. Daniel Rowe earned his best qualifying position of the year as well as his best race one result this season.

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    Volkswagen signs Memorandum of Understanding with Nigerian Government to develop an automotive hub


    Volkswagen has identified Nigeria as a country with significant potential for the growth in the new vehicle market
    The Government of the Federal Republic of Nigeria and Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) to develop a joint vision to secure the development of Nigeria as an...

    During the visit of the Chancellor of Germany Angela Merkel to Nigeria, Volkswagen took the opportunity to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in the presence of both the Chancellor and His Excellency, President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari in Abuja to develop a joint vision for an automotive hub in that country.

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    Volkswagen continues with its expansion in Sub-Saharan Africa by signing a Memorandum of Understanding with the Ghanaian Government



    Thomas Schaefer, Head of the Sub-Saharan Region and the Honorable Minister of Trade and Industry, Alan Kyerenmaten of Ghana signed an MOU in the presence of Angela Merkel, Chancellor of Germany and Mahamudu Bawumia, Vice-President of Ghana...

    Thomas Schaefer, Head of the Sub-Saharan Region and the Honorable Minister of Trade and Industry, Alan Kyerenmaten of Ghana signed an MOU in the presence of Angela Merkel, Chancellor of Germany and Mahamudu Bawumia, Vice-President of Ghana to establishing a vehicle assembly facility and to assess the feasibility of a modern Mobility Concept for Ghana

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    Volkswagen appoints new Head of Group Communications

    Andile Dlamini appointed as  new Head of Group Communications at VWSA
    Matt Gennrich hands over the reins to Andile Dlamini

    As from 1 September 2018, Andile Dlamini will assume responsibility for Volkswagen Communications as Head of Group Communications. Andile has 15 years’ experience in Public Relations and...

    As from 1 September 2018, Andile Dlamini will assume responsibility for Volkswagen Communications as Head of Group Communications. Andile has 15 years’ experience in Public Relations and Communications in the Automotive Industry.

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    Audi and Volkswagen geared up for the Festival of Motoring

    Volkswagen Group South Africa has lots of exciting activities in store for motoring fans at this years’ Festival of Motoring

    Johannesburg - Audi and Volkswagen brands will be coming together for this years’ Festival of Motoring taking place at Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit from 31 August to 2 September 2018....

    Audi and Volkswagen brands will be coming together for this years’ Festival of Motoring taking place at Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit from 31 August to 2 September 2018.

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    Volkswagen Motorsport fields strong team for Kyalami races
    Volkswagen Motorsport heads into the seventh round of the Sasol GTC Championship with a strong quartet of racers in the two classes in which it competes.  Competing at the Festival of Motoring at Kyalami on the weekend of 31 August to 2nd September, the Motorsport team is acutely aware that thousands of their...

    Volkswagen Motorsport heads into the seventh round of the Sasol GTC Championship with a strong quartet of racers in the two classes in which it competes.

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    Volkswagen honoured with Environmental Award



    Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA)  presented with the SJM Flex Environmental Award for the 6th time



    Uitenhage - Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) was presented with the SJM Flex Environmenal Award for the 6th time at the 2018 Exporters Eastern Cape Club Awards.  This award together with an OEM Merit Award for...

    Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) presented with the SJM Flex Environmental Award for the 6th time

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    Engen Polo Cup Drama, suprises and spectacle at Zwartkops Raceway.

    Two first-time Engen Polo Cup winners
    Icy conditions upset status quo
    Jeffrey Kruger hangs on to championship lead

    Unexpected front runners, brilliant spectacle and two first time winners typified round six of the 2018 Engen Polo Cup championship at the Zwartkops Raceway near Pretoria on Saturday, August...

    Unexpected front runners, brilliant spectacle and two first time winners typified round six of the 2018 Engen Polo Cup championship at the Zwartkops Raceway near Pretoria on Saturday, August 18.

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    Master(s)ful drive from Keagan at Zwartkops races
    Keagan Masters extended his Sasol GTC2 Championship lead with a masterful drive to a double race victory at round six of the campaign, while Adrian Wood claimed his career best result with second place in the first race.
    The Volkswagen Jetta GTC team had a bruising day at the races, with Mathew Hodges forced out of the running...

    Keagan Masters extended his Sasol GTC2 Championship lead with a masterful drive to a double race victory at round six of the campaign, while Adrian Wood claimed his career best result with second place in the first race.

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    VOLKSWAGEN MOTORSPORT ANNOUNCES TWO FINALISTS IN DRIVER SEARCH PROGRAMME

    Final four candidates cut to two following full weekend of racing
    Extreme Festival at Zwartkops provided grand finale
    Finalists Bryce Pillay and Shaheen Amlay will now battle for overall prize

    Zwartkops Raceway, Pretoria. 19 August 2018.
    At the end of five gruelling days of both physical and...

    At the end of five gruelling days of both physical and mental testing, Volkswagen Motorsport is happy to announce that youngsters Bryce Pillay and Shaheen Amlay are the two finalists of the innovative Volkswagen Driver Search Programme.

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    Volkswagen Motorsport reflects on successes and invests further in the future

    Volkswagen Cup continues to thrill after more than two decades
    Golf GTi continues to dominate in Sasol GTC2
    Volkswagen Jetta leads with most race victories in 2018
    2018 Volkswagen Driver Search programme reaches final phase

    Zwartkops Raceway, Pretoria 17 August 2018. On the eve of Round 6 of...

    On the eve of Round 6 of the Extreme Festival at the Zwartkops Raceway, Volkswagen Motorsport could afford a moment to reflect on their involvement and successes in motorsport, both in the past as well as the future.

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    Engen Polo Cup returns to Zwartkops

    Engen Polo Cup contenders return to familiar battlefield
    Three-way championship fight to continue
    Zwartkops races to place emphasis on driving excellence

    The Zwartkops Raceway near Pretoria will host round six of the 2018 Engen Polo Cup championship this Saturday (August 18).
    The circuit will hold no secrets for the championship...

    The Zwartkops Raceway near Pretoria will host round six of the 2018 Engen Polo Cup championship this Saturday (August 18).

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    Volkswagen Motorsport chasing fourth win at Zwartkops races
    With three wins in the Sasol GTC Championship to their name, Volkswagen Motorsport’s team of Daniel Rowe and Mathew Hodges head into round six with the aim of adding to their tally as the second half of the season gathers momentum.
    The GTC2 Championship sees the current champion Keagan Masters at the top of the...

    With three wins in the Sasol GTC Championship to their name, Volkswagen Motorsport’s team of Daniel Rowe and Mathew Hodges head into round six with the aim of adding to their tally as the second half of the season gathers momentum.

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    Audi and Volkswagen brands recognised by IPSOS for customer experience in South Africa

    Audi and Volkswagen win Gold in customer purchasing and servicing experience for passenger vehicles
    Volkswagen wins Gold in customer purchasing and servicing experience for light commercial vehicles

    Johannesburg, 7 August 2018. The Audi and Volkswagen brands have again taken top...

    The Audi and Volkswagen brands have again taken top positions in the latest auto-motive customer care survey conducted by Ipsos in South Africa. This research, based on interviews with more than 20 000 customers in 2017, covered both the purchasing and servicing experiences.

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    Volkswagen and Audi expanding transformation in the dealer network

    10 previous candidates of the Dealer Principal Apprentice Programme promoted into Dealer Principal positions

    Johannesburg, 7 August 2018. Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) has recruited the third wave of candidates for its Dealer Principal Apprentice Programme (DPAP).
    The programme, which lasts for 18...

    Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) has recruited the third wave of candidates for its Dealer Principal Apprentice Programme (DPAP).

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    Volkswagen For Good extends its support of Early Childhood Development

    Volkswagen hands over four Polos to ECD Centres  supporting over 30 000 disadvantaged children

    Viljoenskroon, Free State 27 July 2018 – Volkswagen Group South Africa’s (VWSA), Director for Corporate and Government Affairs, Nonkqubela Maliza handed over four Polos to the Edutak Early Childhood...

    From Left to Right: Nonkqubela Maliza: VWSA Director: Corporate and Government Affairs; Lettie Siluma: Director Sithuthukile Trust; Lefu Khoarai: Member of Parliament.

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    The new Volkswagen Touareg

    The new Touareg is the most technologically advanced Volkswagen model of its era.
    The third generation Touareg makes a bold statement on design, technology, handling and comfort.
    With the “Innovision Cockpit” of the Touareg, Volkswagen has designed an interior for the future.
    A fusion of assistance, comfort and driving dynamics systems allow...

    Touareg - 25 Jul 18

    The Touareg, as comfortable as it is dynamic, is the most technically advanced Volkswagen of its era.

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    Volkswagen employees continue to live Nelson Mandela’s legacy  

    Volkswagen Group South Africa volunteers pack another 30 000 meals in an attempt to reach the goal of 100 000 meals by the end of 2018

    Port Elizabeth, 23 July 2018 – Every year, the birthday of South Africa’s first democratically elected president, Nelson Mandela  is celebrated when organisations and...

    Volkswagen Group South Africa volunteers pack another 30 000 meals in an attempt to reach the goal of 100 000 meals by the end of 2018

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    Daniel Rowe delivers home victory for Volkswagen Motorsport
    Daniel Rowe scored an emphatic victory in the second Sasol GTC race at Aldo Scribante in Port Elizabeth on Saturday, become the winningest driver in the series so far this season. The Volkswagen Motorsport squad, racing in their own back yard, also celebrated Mathew Hodges’ best finish of the season, while Keagan...

    Daniel Rowe scored an emphatic victory in the second Sasol GTC race at Aldo Scribante in Port Elizabeth on Saturday, become the winningest driver in the series so far this season.

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    SCINTILATING ENGEN POLO CUP RACING AT WET ALDO SCRIBANTE CIRCUIT

    Both races held in wet conditions
    Rain master Jeffrey Kruger retains his overall championship lead
    Multiple shunt sees second race finish behind Safety Car

    Repeated rain showers changed the complexion of the Engen Polo Cup races at the Aldo Scribante circuit near Port Elizabeth last Saturday (July 14),...

    Repeated rain showers changed the complexion of the Engen Polo Cup races at the Aldo Scribante circuit near Port Elizabeth last Saturday (July 14), when the venue hosted round five of the 2018 Extreme Festival championship series.

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    ENGEN POLO CUP TITLE CHASE MOVES TO PORT ELIZABETH

    Three-way championship fight to resume
    Revamped circuit to aid blistering lap times
    Minimal tyre wear to enable close racing

    The Engen Polo Cup championship brigade will visit the Aldo Scribante Raceway near Port Elizabeth next weekend (July 13 and 14), when the venue will host round five of their 2018 national title...

    The Engen Polo Cup championship brigade will visit the Aldo Scribante Raceway near Port Elizabeth next weekend (July 13 and 14), when the venue will host round five of their 2018 national title chase.

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    Volkswagen Motorsport has high hopes for home races
    Volkswagen Motorsport heads into its home race at Port Elizabeth’s Aldo Scribante Raceway with high hopes of delivering strong results for their legions of supporters.  With the Volkswagen manufacturing plant down the road in Uitenhage, the Motorsport team is more determined than ever to give their fans something to cheer on...

    Volkswagen Motorsport heads into its home race at Port Elizabeth’s Aldo Scribante Raceway with high hopes of delivering strong results for their legions of supporters.

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    Come and ‘Meet the Beetles’ at the National Arts Festival

    The Volkswagen AutoPavilion museum is calling all Bug lovers to come and ‚Meet the Beetles‘ this week
    The oldest Beetle, the last Beetle built in Uitenhage as well as the most beautiful Beetle are on display at the National Arts Festival

    Uitenhage/ Grahamstown – Nestled on the university lawns between Lucas Avenue...

    Nestled on the university lawns between Lucas Avenue and the Albany Museum, is the ‚Meet the Beetles‘ installation where six, carefully selected Volkswagen Beetles are on display at the National Arts Festival in Grahamstown.

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