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How to act in a hijacking

2014-07-23 13:17

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

Cronje/Houghton win 2014 VW Rally

2014-07-14 09:48

Reigning champions Mark Cronje/Robin Houghton (Ford Fiesta) has won the VW Rally at Round 4 of the SA National Rally championship this weekend in Port Elizabeth.

Amaroks take rhino fight to poachers

2014-07-11 09:53

VW SA has loaned six Amarok double-cabs to the anti-poaching Wilderness Foundation to pursue rhino poachers in South Africa's national parks. Go gettem, guys!

Global stars to shine at VW Rally?

2014-07-07 12:19

The 2014 Volkswagen Rally will see several European and Namibian motorsport drivers racing in Round 4 of the SA National Rally championship.

VW's XL1: 'One-litre' miser for R1.78m

2014-06-30 08:31

The first customers of Volkswagen's XL1 took delivery of the automaker's 'one-litre car'. Would you pay nearly R2-million rand for a 0.9-litres/100km car?

Dominant Ogier triumphs in Poland

2014-06-30 08:07

Volkswagen's Sebastien Ogier claims his fifth victory of the 2014 WRC season with a fantastic win at the Polish Rally.

VW's Dune bug in action: Will it be built?

2014-06-24 15:00

Volkswagen is testing its rugged Beetle Dune concept in Germany. Gallery images reveal the little Dune bug in action! Will it enter production?

New VW Polo plays ball with high tech

2014-06-23 12:10

VW SA launched the previous Polo and Polo Vivo in 2010 and had itself an instant winner.

New VW Polo plays ball with high tech

2014-06-20 11:41

VW SA launched the previous Polo and Polo Vivo in 2010 and had itself an instant winner. JANINE-LEE GORDON reckons the just-launched replacement will keep up the good work...

SPIED: Next VW Kombi

2014-06-05 09:19

Volkswagen will replace its ageing T5 'transporter' with a new version that's being tested in Europe. It will be called the T6 Kombi.

VW SA builds two-millionth engine

2014-06-02 10:14

VW's Port Elizabeth factory, capable of producing an engine every two minutes, has turned out its two-millionth engine - an EA111 unit in the SA-built VW Polo and Polo Vivo.

VW reveals 375kW GTI Roadster concept

2014-06-02 07:24

Volkswagen will bring its Gran Turismo 6-exclusive virtual car to life as it debuts its GTI Roadster concept at Worthersee in Austria.

VW's next Passat - details

2014-05-26 11:49

'The eighth-generation Passat will bring a range of new technologies,' Volkswagen teases some technical details of its new Passat.

Remember the Cupra? Meet the Cupster!

2014-05-25 10:30

Seat will unveil an exciting new concept design at the 2014 Wortheree Treffen later in May 2014. This design is based on the Ibiza Cupra - some of you might remember it!

Remember the Cupra? Meet the Cupster!

2014-05-22 13:42

Seat will unveil an exciting new concept design at the 2014 Wortheree Treffen later in May 2014. This design is based on the Ibiza Cupra - some of you might remember it!

VW’s Golf R 400 roars into Beijing

2014-04-23 09:30

Volkswagen has a new super hot hatch at the 2014 Chinese auto show. Meet the Golf R 400.

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.

 

Fiat Chrysler denies merger talks with VW

2014-07-17 19:00

Fiat Chrysler has denied a magazine report saying it's in merger talks with Volkswagen, while the German carmaker says it had no takeovers on its agenda.

They're off! VW Rally starts in Uitenhage

2014-07-11 14:00

It's been seven long weeks but the streets were rumbling in Uitenhage today as the VW Rally took off - at least symbolically - for Round 4 of the SA National Rally championship.

Auto union unites for workers at VW plant

2014-07-11 09:15

The United Auto Workers has announced the formation of a local union in Tennessee for workers at a Volkswagen AG plant reasserting itself at a major defeat.

VW reveals SA-bound 2015 Passat

2014-07-07 10:02

New design, new plug-in hybrid, improved tech... Volkswagen has unveiled its eighth-generation Passat ahead of its official launch at the 2014 Paris auto show. And it's headed to SA!

VW tech scores another 'Engine of Year'

2014-06-30 08:21

Volkswagen has picked up yet another 'International Engine of the Year Award' for its TSI technology, the ninth consecutive win in the category.

2014 VW Rally: Super treat for fans

2014-06-25 11:20

The upcoming 2014 Volkswagen Rally is one of the most spectator-friendly events on the calender with 14 accessible stages. Will you be there over July 11/12?

VW's Dune bug in action: Will it be built?

2014-06-24 10:35

Volkswagen is testing its rugged Beetle Dune concept in Germany. Gallery images reveal the little Dune bug in action! Will it enter production?

New VW Polo plays ball with high tech

2014-06-20 15:35

VW SA launched the previous Polo and Polo Vivo in 2010 and had itself an instant winner. JANINE-LEE GORDON reckons the just-launched replacement will keep up the good work...

WRC: Ogier victorious in Italy

2014-06-09 07:49

Sebastien Ogier won the 2014 Italian Rally in Sardinia on Sunday to chalk up Volkswagen's 10th successive victory.

VW SA builds two-millionth engine

2014-06-02 13:15

VW's Port Elizabeth factory, capable of producing an engine every two minutes, has turned out its two-millionth engine - an EA111 unit in the SA-built VW Polo and Polo Vivo.

Poulter/Coetzee share rally title lead

2014-06-02 10:05

After three of the eight rounds of the South African Rally National championship the top five contenders are now clearly identified.

VW reveals 375kW GTI Roadster concept

2014-05-30 08:22

Volkswagen will bring its Gran Turismo 6-exclusive virtual car to life as it debuts its GTI Roadster concept at the Worthersee GTI meeting in Austria. Did we mention it's capable of 375kW!

Cronje, Houghton take PMC rally honours

2014-05-26 10:35

Ford’s Mark Cronje and Robin Houghton scored their first win of the 2014 season with a fantastic drive in the Pretoria Motor Club's Gauteng Rally near Bapsfontein.

SPIED: Golf R...Estate

2014-05-24 13:18

Hot on the heels of Volkswagen’s Golf R in SA in February, the automaker is working on a family orientated version of its R-badged Golf. Check out the new Golf R Estate!

VW dominates in Argentina - Latvala wins

2014-05-12 07:54

Volkswagen has dominated once again - this time in the 2014 WRC Rally of Argentina. Championship leader Sebastien Ogier had to give way to team mate Jari-Matti Latvala.

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!

 
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