VW dealer accord said to add $1.2bn to scandal costs

2016-08-26 11:00

Volkswagen will pay about $1.2bn to reimburse US dealers for losses caused by the emissions-cheating scheme, says a person familiar with the matter.

VW starts environmental-suit settlement talks

2016-08-24 13:45

Volkswagen will start negotiating with a group of US states to settle suits filed over claims the car maker violated their environmental laws.

VW holds emergency talks with supplier

2016-08-22 16:21

Volkswagen has held emergency talks with a supplier in a dispute that’s forced VW to halt production of its best-selling Golf and Passat.

Hot hatch showdown: GTI Clubsport vs. Civic Type R vs. Focus RS

2016-08-19 10:49

Focus RS, Civic Type R and GTI Clubsport... Wheels24's Charlen Raymond finds out how these super hot hatches stack up against each other.

VW Fortuner-fighter: Is an Amarok SUV on the cards?

2016-08-18 12:57

Volkswagen will no longer sit on the sidelines and watch Toyota and Ford continue to dominate the realm of SUV-based on bakkies... well at least not in Australia.

Your weekly motoring wrap: 6 great stories you definitely should not miss

2016-08-14 10:00

From new number plates for SA motorists to a new global car-security flaw affecting millions of vehicles, here are six great motoring stories you shouldn't miss!

Why Volkswagen's hot hatches are annoyingly good

2016-08-10 12:25

Golf R, Scirocco R, GTI Performance Pack... with the launch of the Golf GTI Clubsport, Volkswagen has expanded its arsenal of hot hatches in South Africa. Sean Parker drives them all in Cape Town.

VW fined by Italy watchdog over 'dieselgate'

2016-08-10 07:06

Volkswagen has been fined the equivalent of R14-million over its involvement in the massive engine-fixing scandal, reports the Italian competition authority.

Vehicle sales: Top-selling cars, bakkies in SA

2016-08-02 10:57

Following the release of vehicle sales figures by Naamsa, we list the top-selling cars and bakkies in SA.

Best-selling bakkies in SA: Hilux remains on top

2016-08-02 09:54

Since its launch earlier in 2016, the Toyota Hilux has been on a sales charge and has since dominated the SA bakkie market. We list the top-selling bakkies for July.


Emissions scandal: VW owners can either sell or stay put

2016-08-26 08:15

VW's proposed settlement in the wake of its diesel scandal is complicated but owners have two options - sell the affected car for its trade-in-price or have it brought-up to emissions standards.

VW Is laid low by defiant supplier battling cutbacks

2016-08-23 09:30

In a year of almost non-stop crisis following revelations of cheating on emissions tests, the force that finally brought Volkswagen's factories to a halt wasn’t regulators.

VW hits supply-crisis following emissions scandal

2016-08-19 13:46

Production at several Volkswagen factories has been severely disrupted due to a shortage of components.

Vehicle security bug: SA Automakers respond

2016-08-19 09:31

Up to 100-million vehicles are affected by recently revealed security flaws. Now automakers in SA respond as to how they are affected.

Emissions scandal: VW to fix 460 000 faulty cars

2016-08-15 06:56

Volkswagen says it will fix 460 000 cars equipped with emissions cheating software.

Global car security risk: VW responds

2016-08-12 11:29

'The bar for theft prevention is constantly being raised but ultimately there is no 100% guarantee for security,' writes Volkswagen in response to a global security flaw affecting millions of vehicles.

SA record: This VW Passat covers 2029km on a single tank of fuel

2016-08-10 11:10

The latest Passat sedan has set a new South African record for a petrol passenger car by travelling more than 2000km on a single tank of fuel, reports Volkswagen SA.

Which automaker sold the most cars to the govt so far this year?

2016-08-02 16:13

With the 2016 local government elections upon us, we find out which automaker sold the most cars to the government so far this year.

Roadtrip Review: Caddying on with kids through the Karoo

2016-08-02 10:56

Ane Theron, mother of two, decides to brave a roadtrip to the Karoo in Volkswagen's Caddy Maxi. - Sponsored

S. Korea suspends sale of 80 Volkswagen cars

2016-08-02 07:23

South Korea said it was suspending sales of 80 Volkswagen models, in a widening probe over the German automaker's emission-cheating scandal.

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