Volkswagen News

Best of the Best: 2018’s top cars in six categories

The Volkswagen Polo Vivo has a smarter cabin but if you want to enjoy your time behind the wheel then don’t look past the Figo.

IOL , South Africa Dec 14, 2018

Pricier than gold, and in your engine

But diesel’s decline, exacerbated by the emissions cheating scandal that engulfed Volkswagen in 2015, has depressed platinum prices.

Business Daily Africa , Kenya Dec 14, 2018

Ford has started work on new sub-Ranger compact bakkie - report

Unlike the ladder-frame Ranger, and as per the Fiat Toro and upcoming Volkswagen Tarok , the compact Ford bakkie is expected to be a unibody vehicle, based on the Ford Focus platform, although it remains to be seen just how closely it will be related to its passenger car donor.

IOL , South Africa Dec 13, 2018

Opel confirms seven new models for South Africa in 2019

Combo to take on Caddy Due to reach SA in May, but available to pre-order from January, the all-new Opel Combo panel van is set to rival the Volkswagen Caddy.

IOL , South Africa Dec 13, 2018

The compact VW New Beetle

The sports styled bonnet and sharper roof line create a contemporary look that delivers real appeal By Mustafa Ziraba The Volkswagen Beetle has come a long way since its beginning as an affordable car for the German public.

Daily Monitor , Uganda Dec 13, 2018

Volkswagen will still produce petrol cars until 2040 or beyond

Wolfsburg - Volkswagen’s technical chief has sought to clarify remarks by a colleague last week that the company would begin rolling out its last generation of petrol and diesel engined cars in 2026.

IOL , South Africa Dec 10, 2018

Victim of farewell dance tragedy buried

Police spokesperson FC van Wyk said crime experts combed the scene shortly after the men were shot while driving a blue Volkswagen vehicle.

IOL , South Africa Dec 9, 2018

FG’s Auto Policy gathering steam—Enelama

Enelamah, who was the host of the delegation during the visit, said: “We are excited by the role the automotive industry plays in the strategic and catalytic economic development of countries and we are committed to developing the sector speedily to facilitate the economic diversification of the country.” Some months after the visit, Nigeria signed an MoU with Volkswagen on the development of the automotive hub.

Vanguard News , Nigeria Dec 7, 2018

The cost of the December shutdown to business in South Africa

Block access to mails if you have to, Volkswagen style.

Business Tech , South Africa Dec 7, 2018

Metro cop's impeccable work earns him brand-new Polo

His efforts at keeping the streets safe earned him a brand-new Volkswagen Polo.

IOL , South Africa Dec 7, 2018