ARTICLES RELATING TO VOLKSWAGEN

Volkswagen workers strike as economic model buckles

2017-06-20 15:07

Workers at Volkswagen’s Slovak unit has begun an indefinite strike over wages, underscoring the risk of a skilled-labour shortage as unemployment plumbs record lows.

30 fascinating facts you might not have known about Volkswagen

2017-06-20 07:34

To celebrate Volkswagen's 80-year anniversary, here are 30 interesting facts about the German automaker.

Volkswagen's new Polo GTI: Details and pics

2017-06-16 13:05

Volkswagen has launched a new generation of its best-selling Polo. Check out the new Polo GTI.

Here's how long it would take top local soccer players to pay off their cars

2017-06-06 11:04

A study reveals how long it would take players to pay off their cars based on their salaries and 'time on the pitch'. Find out how South African players fared.

Top 10 best-selling bakkies in SA: Ranger on top in May 2017

2017-06-02 09:02

The Ford Ranger is SA's most popular bakkie, with 2875 units sold, during May 2017, according to Naamsa. We list the top 10 best-selling bakkies in SA.

Top 10 motoring stories of the week

2017-05-26 14:31

General Motors ceasing local manufacturing, the importance of dashcams in your car, and VW gives the Up! a GTI badge... Wheels24 takes a look at some of the most interesting motoring news stories this week.

The most ridiculous car mashups you'll ever see

2017-05-18 08:55

Car cross-breeding or merging cars together can be an exciting idea, however, not all mashups would have the desired effect of what one would have in mind. Here are some of the craziest car mashups you will ever see.

Driven: Volkswagen's refreshed Golf GTI

2017-05-15 13:41

Volkswagen's facelifted Golf and GTI has arrived in South Africa. Sean Parker heads to the Eastern Cape to drive the GTI '7.5'. Is it still the best all-round hot hatch in SA?

We have prices for Volkswagen's Golf '7.5' and GTI in SA

2017-05-10 13:45

We drove the updated Golf 7 in Spain earlier this year and now we have prices of the automaker's initial four-model range which is available in South Africa.

Germans hit brakes on car-buying in April

2017-05-03 19:01

Sales of new cars to German consumers and businesses fell sharply in April compared with the same month in 2016, official figures showed Wednesday.

 

Need a new car? Here are 31 hatchbacks for less than R200 000

2017-06-20 10:34

Suzuki Celerio, Renault Kwid, Honda Brio... we look at the some of the most affordable hatchbacks in South Africa priced less than R200 000.

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There's always lots of fanfare when a new Volkswagen Golf GTI is released in South Africa. The '7.5' is no exception, we asked our resident photographer Warren Wilson to capture the new details.

There's always lots of fanfare when a new Volkswagen Golf GTI is released in South Africa. The '7.5' is no exception, we asked our resident photographer Warren Wilson to capture the new details.

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VW is trying to change - independent monitor

2017-06-07 13:23

The independent monitor overseeing Volkswagen's efforts to prevent a repeat of its diesel emissions scandal says he has a "broad mandate" to review the company's practices and that his initial impression is that VW is making a serious effort to refor

Top 10 best-selling cars: Vivo remains top-seller in May

2017-06-02 14:37

The Volkswagen Polo Vivo retained its spot as South Africa’s best-selling passenger car. We list the best-selling passenger cars in May 2017.

The magic of colours at Volkswagen: new trending car hues

2017-05-31 08:07

"We waited a long time for this kind of yellow," says Designer Astrid Göring as she carefully pushes a small bowl of the spice turmeric aside to make space for the so-called "mood board" for the new body colour at Volkswagen.

VW has fix for more cars in cheating scandal

2017-05-22 09:06

US and California regulators have approved a fix for more Volkswagen cars caught up in the company's emissions cheating scandal.

7 four-cylinder cars that'll reach 100km/h in 5 secs

2017-05-16 07:52

Braam Peens lists some of the best four-cylinder cars that can reach 0-100km/h less than 5 seconds locally.

Breach of trust: Investigation over VW employee rep expenses

2017-05-12 19:00

German prosecutors have opened an investigation into suspected breach of trust in connection with expenses for employee representatives at Volkswagen.

Reason why VW hasn't released emissions probe results? 'Unacceptable legal risks'

2017-05-10 12:33

Volkswagen's board chairman is justifying the decision not to publish the results of the investigation it commissioned into its scandal over cars rigged to cheat on diesel emissions tests

Volkswagen profit jumps 44% on cost controls, new models

2017-05-03 10:08

German automaker Volkswagen is reporting first-quarter profit jumped 44% as the company works past its scandal over diesel cars rigged to cheat on emissions tests.

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