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China gears up for massive auto show

2014-04-17 14:42

As automakers will flock to Bejing for the 2014 Chinese auto show, environmental concerns and the slowing Chinese economic growth mean the road ahead could be bumpy.

VW reveals next SA-bound Touareg

2014-04-17 12:01

Volkswagen debuted its updated flagship SUV at the 2014 China auto show. The new Touareg will arrive in SA by 2015!

This video shows why we love the VW Kombi

2014-04-11 08:41

The last Type 2 Kombi rolled off the assembly line in Brazil and to honour its heritage, VW has compiled a video tribute capturing special moments from Kombi owners. It's a tear-jerker...

WRC: Ogier wins in Portugal

2014-04-07 11:00

Sebastien Ogier is spearing ahead to keep his lead in the 2014 World Rally championship, making it almost impossible for anyone to catch up after he won the rally in Portugal. But can he keep the pace for nine more races?

Nazi past still a shadow over Porsche

2014-03-20 15:23

A commemorative plaque put up in the home town of Ferdinand Porsche in the Czech Republic has divided the town.

Brits go solo on Bentley W12 build

2014-03-20 10:43

Volkswagen has put Bentley in charge of building ALL its magnificent W12 engines as from 2015 - creating 100 UK jobs but shutting down the parallel German operation.

VW e-Golf: Anyone for batteries?

2014-03-13 14:28

Volkswagen's e-Golf battery-car has launched in the UK but it's unlikely that SA will get them.

VW 1-2, but Hyundai on Mexico podium

2014-03-11 13:31

VW's Sebastian Ogier won the Mexico leg of the 2014 World Rally championship in a 1-2 with team mate Jari-Marri Latvala.

How to act in a hijacking

2014-03-05 13:00

If the worst happens, here’s how to give your family the best chance.

Battery Golf GTI for Geneva

2014-02-24 12:12

Volkswagen gives us a sneak peek of its new electric GTI, the Golf GTE, headed for the 2014 Geneva auto show. Check out gallery images of the new plug-in hybrid!

Stylish new Scirocco headed for SA

2014-02-19 13:30

Volkswagen has spruced its Scirocco with a facelift and new engines for the 2014 Geneva International Motor Show.

Stylish new Scirocco headed for SA

2014-02-18 09:40

Volkswagen has spruced its Scirocco with a facelift and new engines for the 2014 Geneva International Motor Show. What's more, the new model will arrive in South Africa later in 2014.

World Car of the Year finalists named

2014-02-14 09:44

An international jury of motoring journalists have selected the 2014 World Car of the Year finalists. What's more, the nominees in the World Car Design awards have been announced!

VW's angelic ad: Is it sexist?

2014-02-05 13:09

Volkswagen thought it would be cute to produce an angelic-themed ad for the Super Bowl. Is it sexiest? Watch the video!

VW's angelic ad: Is it sexist?

2014-02-04 13:02

Volkswagen thought it would be cute to produce an angelic-themed ad for the Super Bowl, instead it has caused an uproar as some believe it to be sexist. Watch the video!

VW hungry for second Swedish win

2014-02-03 08:54

Volkswagen lined up at Rally Sweden brimming with confidence and fully motivated to continue its run of success.

SPIED: VW Polo Facelift

2014-01-24 14:43

Volkswagen’s popular Polo will receive a facelift in 2014. Check out gallery images of the upcoming model!

Car of the Year cheats: VW responds

2014-01-21 12:19

Volkswagen says it won't call its Golf 'Germany's favorite car' in advertising since that country's top automobile club fudged figures in its Car of the Year poll.

VW's Dune Bug hatches in Detroit

2014-01-14 10:50

VW has revealed what could be an addition to its Beetle family at the 2014 Detroit auto show - the Beetle Dune concept. Check out our gallery of this feisty Bug!

VW: 2013 was Year of the Golf

2013-12-10 13:35

2013 European, Japanese and World Car of the Year; 500 000 units sold... VW's Golf has had a fantastic 2013. What's more, the model range is about to get four new derivatives!

VW: 2013 was Year of the Golf

2013-12-09 20:51

2013 European, Japanese and World Car of the Year; 500 000 units sold... VW's Golf has had a fantastic 2013. What's more, the model range is about to get four new derivatives!

SA racer’s 6 save-your-life driving tips

2013-12-02 13:08

With the holiday season approaching fast Wheels24 asked 23-year-old SA Production Car championship driver Gennaro Bonafede for his tips on safe driving - especially in rain.

VW unveils 373kW Golf GTI

2013-12-02 11:00

Meet the world's fastest GTI... It's lightning quick and super hot, but does it justify the R56-million price tag? Eeek!...

Battery VW e-Up! on sale in UK

2013-12-02 07:09

Right-hand drive VW e-Up! battery cars will go on sale today (Dec 2 2013) in the UK priced at R400 000 but with five drive modes. Still won't go further than 150km, though...

VW Amarok, Tiguan in huge recall

2013-11-15 11:20

Potential fuel leaks, gearbox issues, blown fuses… Volkswagen has announced that it is to recall more than 15 000 Amarok and 4270 Tiguan models from across South Africa. Wheels24 identifies the issues and asks VW for solutions...

 

China gears up for massive auto show

2014-04-17 14:01

As automakers will flock to Bejing for the 2014 Chinese auto show to showcase all the latest concepts and new models.

China gears up for massive auto show

2014-04-17 11:15

As automakers will flock to Bejing for the 2014 Chinese auto show, environmental concerns and the slowing Chinese economic growth mean the road ahead could be bumpy.

WRC: Ogier wins in Portugal

2014-04-07 14:19

Sebastien Ogier is spearing ahead to keep his lead in the 2014 World Rally championship. Can anyone catch him?

Killarney action: Rowe leads VW Cup

2014-03-31 15:52

Daniel Rowe managed to retain his Engen Volkswagen Cup championship lead following round two Super Series at Killarney.

Nazi past still a shadow over Porsche

2014-03-20 13:00

A commemorative plaque put up in the home town of Ferdinand Porsche in the Czech Republic has divided the town.

Nazi past still a shadow over Porsche

2014-03-20 08:40

A commemorative plaque put up in the home town of Ferdinand Porsche in the Czech Republic has divided the town.

VW e-Golf: Anyone for batteries?

2014-03-12 19:14

Volkswagen's e-Golf battery-car has launched in the UK but it's unlikely that SA will get them - no charging infrastructure yet - but it's priced close to standard Golfs.

VW 1-2, but Hyundai on Mexico podium

2014-03-10 08:47

VW's Sebastian Ogier won the Mexico leg of the 2014 World Rally championship in a 1-2 with team mate Jari-Marri Latvala.

Automakers tap smartphone technology

2014-03-03 16:45

Carmakers are tapping smartphone technology to spruce up low-cost city cars and try to get an edge in austerity-scarred Europe.

2014 VW Golf VII R - power, play

2014-02-19 14:01

One can go years without really needing the safety features of a modern car - but then something happens. Read more.

Reader: VW's angel ad is 'is damaging'

2014-02-19 07:07

Wheels24 reader MELITTA OBEREM belives that Volkswagen's superbowl advert 'is extremely damaging!'. Read her comments on VW's 'sexist' ad row.

2014 VW Golf VII R - power, play

2014-02-17 20:54

One can go years without really needing the safety features of a modern car - but then something happens - as it did during the SA launch of the 2014 VW Golf VII R.

WRC: Ogier leads in Sweden

2014-02-07 07:48

France's Sebastien Ogier held the lead at the end of Thursday's first-day action in the Rally of Sweden, second leg of the 2014 World Rally championship.

VW's angelic ad: Is it sexist?

2014-02-04 14:45

Volkswagen thought it would be cute to produce an angelic-themed ad for the Super Bowl, instead it has caused an uproar as some believe it to be sexist. Watch the video!

VW hungry for second Swedish win

2014-02-03 13:39

Volkswagen lined up at Rally Sweden brimming with confidence and fully motivated to continue its run of success.

Nip/tuck, new engines for VW Polo

2014-01-29 11:35

Volkswagen has splashed a whole lot of new in its Polo and the newbie is due in South Africa later in 2014 with engines and technology to go with the new looks - inside and out.

Toyota keeps world No 1 title

2014-01-23 14:32

Toyota has record 9.98 million vehicle sales, outpacing rivals General Motors and Volkswagen to maintain its title of world's biggest automaker.

VW's Dune Bug hatches in Detroit

2014-01-15 13:30

VW has revealed what could be an addition to its Beetle family at the 2014 Detroit auto show - the Beetle Dune concept. Check out our gallery of this feisty Bug!

FIA seeks team No.12

2013-12-18 09:11

The FIA has revealed it's seeking a twelfth team to fill the last spot on the 2015 or 2016 Formula 1 grids. Could Volkswagen, Audi or Porsche enter F1?

VW: 2013 was Year of the Golf

2013-12-10 08:50

2013 European, Japanese and World Car of the Year; 500 000 units sold... VW's Golf has had a fantastic 2013. What's more, the range will receive four new derivatives!

VW unveils 373kW Golf GTI

2013-12-02 14:30

Meet the world's fastest GTI... It's lightning quick and super hot, but does it justify the R56-million price tag? Eeek!...

VW unveils 373kW Golf GTI

2013-12-02 12:33

Meet the world's fastest GTI... It's lightning quick and super hot, but does it justify the R56-million price tag? Eeek!...

Battery VW e-Up! on sale in UK

2013-12-02 07:27

Right-hand drive VW e-Up! battery cars will go on sale today (Dec 2 2013) in the UK priced at R400 000 but with five drive modes. Still won't go further than 150km, though...

Coty hat-trick: VW wins in Japan

2013-11-26 09:26

No foreign car has won the Japanese Car of the Year award in 34 years - until VW's seventh-generation Golf took up the challenge.

VW Amarok, Tiguan in huge recall

2013-11-14 13:27

Potential fuel leaks, gearbox issues, blown fuses… Volkswagen has announced that it is to recall more than 15 000 Amarok and 4270 Tiguan models from across South Africa. Wheels24 identifies the issues and asks VW for solutions...

 
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