ARTICLES RELATING TO VOLKSWAGEN

SA-bound bakkie: More details, pics of VW's Amarok V6

2016-05-25 15:14

New details of Volkswagen's facelifted V6-powered turbodiesel Amarok have emerged. We have pics and all the important information you need to know about the SA-bound bakkie.

Emissions scandal: Judge claims substantial progress in VW talks

2016-05-25 08:48

A judge says Volkswagen and attorneys for vehicle owners affected by the company's emissions cheating scandal are on target to meet a June 2016 deadline for a final settlement.

This 1974 VW Beetle could sell for more than R700 000

2016-05-17 09:59

A 42-year-old Volkswagen Beetle, that has travelled a mere 90km, could be sold for more than the equivalent of R700 500 at an auction in Denmark.

Emissions scandal: World's largest sovereign wealth fund to sue VW

2016-05-16 07:47

Norway's sovereign wealth fund, the world's largest, is to sue German automaker Volkswagen over an emissions-cheating scandal that caused it huge losses.

SPOTTED: VW Golf GTI Clubsport at Simola Hillclimb

2016-05-10 10:38

Wheels24 spotted Volkswagen's new GTI Clubsport, the most-powerful GTI in South Africa yet, as well as Jaguar's ultra-exclusive 423kW Project 7, at the Jaguar Simola Hillclimb.

VW's Up! now available with two extra doors in SA: Prices, details

2016-05-06 08:47

Volkswagen has added a more practical five-door variant to its Up! city car range in SA. What's more, the local line-up also benefits from the addition of a new crossover - the Cross Up!

SA-bound bakkie: VW's facelifted Amarok gets new 3.0 TDI

2016-05-02 13:38

Volkswagen's facelifted Amarok will be powered by a new V6 3.0 diesel. What's more, the new bakkie is headed for SA.

5 cars that caught our attention at the Beijing motor show

2016-04-29 10:11

The Beijing motor show has seen most manufacturers show off long-wheel base versions of certain models. We've found five new vehicles that caught our attention.

Fuel consumption scandal: Mitsubishi admits to 'cheating' since 1991

2016-04-26 13:46

Japanese automaker Mitsubishi dropped another bombshell on the automotive industry - it confirms it has been using 'irregular fuel-testing' methods since 1991.

VW postpones German recall of tainted sedans

2016-04-25 12:56

Volkswagen needs more time to finalise a fix for rigged Passat sedans in Germany, as the scandal-hit carmaker struggles to get a three-month-old recall on track.

 

Volkswagen invests R4.7-billion into Uber rival Gett

2016-05-25 12:16

Volkswagen announced a partnership with rideshare companies Gett, in the latest such moves by major carmakers.

How VW's Amarok helps abused victims in SA

2016-05-24 08:58

Volkswagen's social test drive programme sees the automaker delivering much needed supplies and equipment to disadvantaged communities in South Africa.

Emissions scandal: 'Nissan illegally manipulated data'

2016-05-17 07:49

South Korean authorities will fine Nissan for allegedly manipulating emissions data on a popular diesel sports utility vehicle, bringing the Japanese car giant into a widening global scandal that has already ensnared Volkswagen and Mitsubishi.

Volkswagen's other specialty: Millions of 'worsies' sold

2016-05-11 10:23

Volkswagen, known worldwide for its popular Golf and Beetle, has another lesser-known specialty - the curry sausage. The automaker sold more sausages than cars in 2015!

40 years of Golf GTI: 7 generations of amazing hot hatches

2016-05-09 10:13

From the first GTI in 1976 to the SA-bound Clubsport set to arrive later in 2016... we reflect on 40 years of the iconic Golf GTI.

VW's hot GTI Clubsport S: 10 things you need to know

2016-05-04 11:13

Volkswagen will show its most powerful GTI yet, the Clubsport S at the largest VW-only show in Europe - Worthersee. Here's 10 things you should know about the hottest GTI yet.

Emissions scandal: VW boss apologised to Obama in person

2016-04-29 10:47

Disgraced Volkswagen CEO said Matthias Mueller said he held a "two minute" conversation with US president Barack Obama to apologise for the firm's emissions scandal.

Volkswagen to launch 20 new EVs by 2020

2016-04-28 14:09

In a bid to counter the damage caused by the emissions scandal, Volkswagen will launch 20 new electric vehicles by 2020.

Emissions scandal: VW Germany recall delayed

2016-04-26 11:34

Volkswagen said it would postpone the recalling of its Passat and Golf models, fitted with its emissions-cheating software, in Germany.

Emissions scandal: VW to take R263-billion hit

2016-04-25 09:30

Volkswagen said that it is to take a 16.2 billion-euro hit related to a diesel-emissions scandal identified in the US..

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