ARTICLES RELATING TO VOLKSWAGEN

Three easy steps to buying a car on a budget

2016-09-25 07:00

'If you drive a sedan or SUV, the thought of shrinking your wheels can be painful,' writes Justus Visagie who shares advice on buying a new car on a budget.

Emissions scandal: Investors seek €8.2-billion from VW

2016-09-21 13:34

Volkswagen investors have filed 1400 lawsuits seeking €8.2-billion compensation from the automaker due to its emissions cheating scandal.

At 328km/h this is the world's fastest VW Beetle

2016-09-21 08:18

A specially-tuned Volkswagen Beetle has set a new speed record at the World of Speed at Lake Bonneville in Utah, USA. It can reach an incredible 328km/h!

Longterm test: VW's Touareg 3.0TDI R-Design

2016-09-20 07:48

Handed the keys to the bright blue behemoth, surrogate caretaker Peter Frost tests the Volkswagen's huge Touareg, demolishing distances - and a wall - with ease.

5 things you should know about VW's 'dieselgate' scandal

2016-09-16 08:19

It has been a year since Volkswagen admitted to fitting millions of cars with cheating software to dupe emissions tests. Here's 5 things you should know about the 'dieselgate' scandal.

'Dieselgate' continues: Can VW overcome the scandal?

2016-09-16 06:51

One year on and Volkswagen is still battling to overcome the emissions scandal affecting thousands of its vehicles.

VW rejects EU push to do more than fix tainted cars

2016-09-09 16:31

Volkswagen has rejected an effort by European Justice and Consumer Affairs Commissioner to gain compensation for the roughly 8.5 million owners of rigged diesel cars.

Volkswagen will build ubiquitous Polo Vivo in Kenya

2016-09-09 11:49

Volkswagen announced plans to build at least 5000 Polo Vivos a year at a plant operated by Kenya Vehicle Manufacturers (KVM) from 2017.

The Golf GTI Clubsport can be driven hard anywhere

2016-09-08 08:21

If you have a passion for driving, the VW Golf GTI may not be your first choice of hot hatches. Wheels24's Sean Parker feels the Clubsport may change your mind.

VW plans electric car joint venture with China's Jianghuai

2016-09-07 12:15

Volkswagen says it’s assessing the feasibility of an electric car joint venture with China’s Anhui Jianghuai Automobile.

 

Reckless taxi drivers, cops jamming to Mandoza... 10 stories you should not miss

2016-09-23 13:53

From reckless taxi drivers in SA to a clip of two traffic cops jamming to Mandoza...here are the top 10 motoring stories of this week.

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Electric Beetle Challenge

2016-09-21 10:01
This Beetle will run from Pretoria to Cape Town on solar power alone.

This Beetle will run from Pretoria to Cape Town on solar power alone.

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Volkswagen Beetle LSR

2016-09-21 08:04
The Beetle LSR's 2.0-litre TSI was boosted to deliver a whopping 404kW and an impressive torque peak of 571Nm! Check out the gallery.

The Beetle LSR's 2.0-litre TSI was boosted to deliver a whopping 404kW and an impressive torque peak of 571Nm! Check out the gallery.

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Nearly 30 million cars in EU over emissions limit - study

2016-09-19 14:32

One year after Volkswagen's 'dieselgate' scandal, nearly 30 million cars on Europe's roads are still way over air-pollution limits, reports a European environment watchdog.

GTC Round 2: Aldo Scribante throws racers with tough challenge

2016-09-16 08:02

The second round of the GTC championship delivered spectacular racing in conditions ranging from sunshine to torrential downpours.

VW CFO explains how to take a $20bn hit

2016-09-12 11:33

As CFO, it falls to Frank Witter to figure out how to fund the innovation needed to succeed in a rapidly changing auto market, while digesting an unprecedented €18bn hit.

Wayde van Niekerk's Audi supercar and 9 more cool car stories

2016-09-09 15:04

Wayde van Niekerk's Audi R8 is one of 10 stories that we are wrapping our week up with. Here are our picks of the week!

Classic cars SA: What makes this VW Jetta MkII so special in Uitenhage?

2016-09-09 07:09

Nitin Bhikha is a Volkswagen aficionado. So much so, that he donated a car he restored to the VWSA museum in Uitenhage. We find out more about his 1991 Jetta Mk2.

Ex-Bugatti CEO seeks millions in row over gearbox patents

2016-09-07 13:52

A former top Volkswagen manager and engineer has filed a €10-million lawsuit against the car giant in a dispute over patents, German media reported.

VW, Porsche, Audi recalls begin: 630 000 cars affected

2016-09-06 07:55

The German government announced the start of a voluntary recall of 630 000 vehicles to fix emissions irregularities uncovered in the wake of Volkswagen's 'dieselgate' scandal.

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