Refreshed VW Golf 'Mk7.5' driven: Is the SA-bound GTD the new black?

2017-02-27 08:53

Meet the VW Golf Mk '7.5'... It's not quite the Golf 8 yet but it's definitely a taste of what's to come. Wheels24's Janine Van der Post drives the facelifted Golf in Spain.

Volkswagen updated Golf 7, new Amarok V6 TDI for SA: Details

2017-02-17 13:24

We've been driving the 2017 Golf and Amarok V6 TDI derivative on their international launches in Spain and Germany. Find out all the details here.

2017 VW Amarok bakkie for SA: Details of the new V6

2017-02-16 16:05

We're in Wolfsburg, Germany driving the SA-bound Volkswagen Amarok 3.0-litre TDI V6. Find out more about VW's flagship bakkie.

Refreshed SA-bound Golf: 10 things you should know

2017-02-15 11:26

Volkswagen's hugely successful Golf 7 will receive a major update. We have details and images of the new SA-bound Golf. What's more, the GTD is headed for SA!

VW’s comeback faces roadblock from Trump tax

2017-02-09 12:01

Volkswagen is bracing for another blow from the US government.

VW to pay over $1.2-billion to 3.0-litre diesel engine owners

2017-02-03 14:36

Volkswagen has agreed to pay at least $1.2-billion in buybacks and compensation to settle claims from US owners of cars with larger diesel engines rigged to cheat on emissions tests.

And the 2017 World Car of the Year finalists are...

2017-02-02 09:31

The 10 nominees for 2017 World Car of the Year have been released, German automaker Audi leads the way with three nominations. Find out which other cars made the list.

600 000 Audis recalled in the US

2017-01-30 10:01

German automaker Volkswagen will recall nearly 600 000 vehicles in the United States, most of them its premium Audi brand, over defects that could lead to fires or airbag malfunctions.

Jobs at stake: Society set for head-on collision with driverless cars

2017-01-23 11:28

Evangelists for driverless cars see a bright future coming down the road: thousands of lives saved, countless driving hours freed up, cityscapes transformed with traffic jams vanquished.

US closes probe into fatal Tesla autopilot crash, no defect found

2017-01-20 08:25

The US Transportation Department its investigation into a fatal crash involving a Tesla car on autopilot, saying no defects were found in the system, including the emergency braking feature.


Worst traffic in SA, taxi drivers behaving badly... Top 10 SA motoring stories

2017-02-24 14:59

From the six worst congested cities in SA to clips of taxi drivers behaving badly... we list the top 10 SA motoring stories.

Corolla, Golf, X-Trail... 50 best-selling cars, bakkies in the world

2017-02-17 12:16

The global automotive industry showed its resilience in 2016 with 84.24 million vehicles sold in 2016. We list the best-selling cars globally as well as SA sales figures.

This is how much the 2017 Golf will cost in SA

2017-02-15 12:47

Volkswagen SA will launch a fresher Golf 7 later in 2017, we have indicative pricing for the updated model and news about the manual version of the GTI.

Reader review: New VW Amarok V6 bakkie driven in Tasmania

2017-02-13 13:55

'It was a lovely drive but I can't see myself paying such a high premium for only a bigger engine,' writes Wheels24 reader, Johann Wehrmann as he tests the new SA-bound VW Amarok V6.

VW rejects 'dieselgate' allegations by ex-boss

2017-02-09 07:04

Volkswagen rejected allegations by former boss Ferdinand Piech who reportedly said the automaker was aware of the 'dieselgate'' emissions cheating scam well before the scandal broke.

New bakkie sales: Ranger outsells Hilux in January

2017-02-02 09:49

The Ford Ranger kicked off the new year by outselling South Africa's top bakkie for 2016, the Toyota Hilux.

SA car sales: #FordKuga sales slump by 50% in January

2017-02-02 09:10

Ford's Kuga SUV suffered a 50% drop in sales in January compared to the end of 2016, while the Volkswagen Polo Vivo continued its dominance as best-selling passenger car.

Emissions scandal: VW owners angry over 'stall tactics'

2017-01-27 08:15

Owners of diesel Volkswagens that cheat on emissions tests say the company isn't delivering on a promise to quickly buy back their vehicles

#DieselGate: Poland launches case against Volkswagen

2017-01-23 11:11

Poland has launched legal action against Volkswagen Group Polska in connection with the emissions-cheating scandal involving its diesel cars.

SA car of the Year: Which finalist is leading the race?

2017-01-18 07:40

With the evaluation days for the 2017 SA Car of the Year fast approaching, we find out which of the 10 finalists is leading our reader poll. Which car do you think should be crowned Car of the Year?

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