Volkswagen of South Africa

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    Oettinger Polo Cup lives up to reputation while providing usual spectacle
    A maiden pole position followed by victory in race one for Capetonian Dario Busi
    Oates twin Darren took the second win of his career in race two
    Several talented youngsters progressed to the next phase of their careers
    Busi leaves Zwartkops with championship lead   


    Pretoria. The 2.4km of...

    The 2.4km of tarmac at Pretoria’s Zwartkops Raceway hosted the first battle of the 2020 Polo Cup, now sponsored by famous tuning brand Oettinger.

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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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    Series to host a number of champions from various racing formulas
    Field of more than 20 drivers to include a combination of experience and youthful talent
    Oettinger Polo Cup to once again provide ideal platform to unearth more raw talent and develop future champions


    Uitenhage. For more than 23 years, the Volkswagen Polo Cup, now known as the Oettinger Polo Cup, has...

    For more than 23 years, the Volkswagen Polo Cup, now known as the Oettinger Polo Cup, has produced not only some of the country’s greatest racing moments, but also some of the country’s best racing drivers and the 2020 championship promises to do the same.

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    Series will be known as the Oettinger Polo Cup
    Other series partners to still include the likes of Falken, Ferodo and Total
    Eight-event series scheduled to kick off at Pretoria’s Zwartkops Raceway on 14 March 2020


    Uitenhage. South Africa’s most successful racing series will commence for the 24th consecutive season when no less than 25 Volkswagen Polo GTI’s line up on...

    South Africa’s most successful racing series will commence for the 24th consecutive season when no less than 25 Volkswagen Polo GTI’s line up on the starting grid of the Zwartkops Raceway on Saturday, 14 March 2020.

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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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    South Africa becomes the second country after Rwanda to  introduce Volkswagen electric vehicles in Africa



    Johannesburg. Volkswagen has taken the first step in its journey towards electric mobility in South Africa through the launch of the e-Golf pilot project.
    The e-Golf pilot project will see six fully electric vehicles being tested by motoring and lifestyle media,...

    Volkswagen has taken the first step in its journey towards electric mobility in South Africa through the launch of the e-Golf pilot project.

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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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    The company has exported over 1-million vehicles to date
    Milestone follows a record year in 2019

    Uitenhage –Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) reached a new milestone last week, when it produced its 200 000th unit of the current Volkswagen Polo for the export market.
    With Polos being manufactured ahead of schedule at the Uitenhage plant, the 200 000th vehicle for...

    Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) reached a new milestone last week, when it produced its 200 000th unit of the current Volkswagen Polo for the export market.

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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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    With only two months since its launch, the T-Cross has become Volkswagen’s best-selling imported model
    Volkswagen achieved a 22% market share in September 2019, the highest in 10 years


    Johannesburg. With less than two months left of 2019, the Volkswagen brand continues with its sales success. 
    In October, the T-Cross was Volkswagen’s third best-selling vehicle after...

    With less than two months left of 2019, the Volkswagen brand continues with its sales success.

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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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    Liebenberg wipes out 4-point deficit to become champion
     Liebenberg also claims two race victories in the process
    Kruger finishes second on the day


    Delmas. Bradley Liebenberg wiped out a 4-point deficit to become the 2019 Falken Polo Cup champion. In the end, he beat the defending champion Jeffrey Kruger after a season-long battle that saw both drivers lead the way at...

    Delmas. Bradley Liebenberg wiped out a 4-point deficit to become the 2019 Falken Polo Cup champion.

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    Keagan Masters claims GTC Driver’s title
    Bradley Liebenberg crowned GTC2 champion
    Volkswagen takes both GTC and GTC2 Manufacturers titles


    Delmas. The Red Star Raceway near Delmas played host to the final and eighth round of the 2019 Global Touring Cars Championship (GTC), a series which receives great support from South Africa’s motoring giant Volkswagen. As a result,...

    Delmas. The Red Star Raceway near Delmas played host to the final and eighth round of the 2019 Global Touring Cars Championship (GTC), a series which receives great support from South Africa’s motoring giant Volkswagen.

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    With GTC2 Manufacturers title secured, Volkswagen Motorsport on verge of claiming prized GTC crown
    Keagan Masters tops the GTC Drivers championship in debut season
    Close-run affair with top five drivers separated by just 17 points, Daniel Rowe currently fifth
    Two-way tussle for the GTC2 title between Volkswagen Motorsport’s Bradley Liebenberg and Adrian Wood


    Port...

    The season finale of the 2019 Global Touring Car (GTC) championship could hardly have been scripted any better.

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    Jeffrey Kruger holds the advantage going into final event of the season after strong points haul at Killarney
    Bradley Liebenberg currently five points adrift and determined fight his way to the top step of the podium
    Intense battle for third place in championship between Jurie Swart, Chris Shorter, Matt Shorter and Keegan Campos


    Port Elizabeth. If there’s one thing...

    If there’s one thing that motorsport fans will have learned from Round 7 of the Falken Polo Cup at Killarney Raceway in Cape Town, it’s that this highly successful one-make series is as unpredictable and exciting as they come.

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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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    Volkswagen Motorsport wins GTC2 Manufacturers Championship, on verge of claiming GTC title at Round 7
    Keagan Masters finishes on the podium in race 2, retains GTC championship lead going into final round
    Daniel Rowe ends challenging weekend with fourth and fifth-place finishes, remains fourth in title chase
    Adrian Wood and Bradley Liebenberg take a win each in GTC2 in...

    Volkswagen claimed the 2019 Manufacturers Championship title in the GTC2 category of the Global Touring Cars series – South Africa’s premier national circuit racing formula – at this weekend’s Extreme Festival, held at Killarney Raceway.

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    Bradley Liebenberg claims pole position and two race wins, but incurs penalty for race three at Killarney
    Jeffrey Kruger earns two second-place finishes and victory in final race to keep championship battle alive
    Volkswagen Motorsport Driver Exchange programme featured Indian Touring Car champion Dhruv Mohite at Killarney in first Falken Polo Cup outing


    Cape Town....

    Regardless of the venue, there’s one racing category that’s guaranteed to deliver plenty of thrills – and a couple of spills – to keep motorsport fans on the edges of their seats.

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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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    Volkswagen Motorsport heads to Killarney leading the drivers’ and manufacturers’ championships in GTC and GTC2
    Keagan Masters tops the GTC points table in his debut season in the Volkswagen Jetta
    Daniel Rowe currently placed fourth, with just 17 points separating the top four positions
    GTC2 championship leader Bradley Liebenberg and second-placed Adrian Wood remain the...

    The Global Touring Car (GTC) championship is rapidly drawing to a close, with the penultimate round taking place at Killarney Raceway on 27 and 28 September.

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    Bradley Liebenberg retains championship lead going into Round 7 at Killarney Raceway in Cape Town
    Reigning champion Jeffrey Kruger buoyed after double victory in East London
    Just three points separate the leaders with two rounds remaining
    Extremely close tussle for third place in the standings
    Driver exchange programme will see 2018 Volkswagen Ameo Cup and 2019 Indian...

    The Falken Polo Cup may have come down to a two-way battle for the championship after six rounds, but the extremely successful one-make series promises plenty of action and excitement for Cape Town fans when Round 7 kicks off at Killarney on 27 and 28 September.

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    Mobility is changing and Volkswagen is leading the path.
    In South Africa, the new logo and brand design will launch in conjunction with the all-new Volkswagen T-Cross.


    Johannesburg. To reinvigorate the brand in time for a new era of mobility, Volkswagen unveiled its new logo and brand design at the Frankfurt Motor Show under the motto of ‘New Volkswagen’.  “The new...

    To reinvigorate the brand in time for a new era of mobility, Volkswagen unveiled its new logo and brand design at the Frankfurt Motor Show under the motto of ‘New Volkswagen’.

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    Customers can now purchase the all-new T-Cross from their nearest Volkswagen Dealers
    The T-Cross range will also see the introduction of a new 1.5 TSI engine with 110kW of power in the first quarter of 2020
    The entry level T-Cross model which retails below R300 000 and will be available in South Africa from the second quarter of 2020


    Johannesburg – Sales of the all-new...

    Sales of the all-new T-Cross in South Africa, Volkswagen’s compact SUV, will start on Saturday, 21 September 2019.

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


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

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

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


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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

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

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

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

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

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