ARTICLES RELATING TO VOLKSWAGEN

Tobruk to Kaap in a Kubelwagen

2013-05-13 08:46

Wheels24 columnist DAVE FALL spotted a German war machine in Cape Town - a 1942 Kubelwagen "tub truck".

VW going to power of 10

2013-04-29 11:37

VW has revealed a glimpse of the future at the 34th International Vienna Motor Symposium with word of a powerful diesel engine and a 10-speed gearbox.

VW concept SUV out in Shanghai

2013-04-22 13:30

VW has unveiled a glimpse to future design with the CrossBlue Coupe concept SUV at the 2013 Shanghai Auto Show that opened on April 21.

VW profits soar: 9m models sold

2013-03-22 09:16

Volkswagen reported a record sales year for 2012, surpassing General Motors and Toyota with 9-million models sold.

Volkswagen shamed in China

2013-03-17 07:56

Chinese TV show "3:15" called for a recall of Volkswagen's direct shift gearbox (DSG) in its annual corporate malpractice exposé.

Revealed: SA's next Golf GTI

2013-02-27 13:55

Hot off the SA launch of its seventh generation Golf, Volkswagen has lifted the covers off its next GTI ahead of the 2013 Geneva International Motor Show. SA hot hatch fans rejoice - the new GTI will arrive in SA later this year!

VW's topless icon returns

2013-02-25 09:07

The grandchild of the original convertible Beetle will go on sale in Germany with three limited editions for those who would prefer 1950's, 60's or 70's styling.

VW to build 0.9 litre/100km car

2013-02-22 10:39

Volkswagen is tooling up for what could be a game-changer in the battle for the world’s most fuel-efficient production car- the XL1. Despite its 1950’s UFO-esque looks the radical ride uses only 0.9 litres/100km!

Fräuleins say foreign's finer

2013-02-07 10:19

Audi, BMW, VW, Mercedes-Benz. All will need to boost their appeal among the fairer sex as German fräuleins opt for foreign rides.

SNEAK PEEK: Golf 7 for SA

2013-01-30 08:33

Volkswagen is gearing up to launch its seventh generation Golf in South Africa. Check out specs and prices of the new model ahead of its official launch.

GM retains world No.2 status

2013-01-16 11:54

General Motors' global sales were up 3% through 2012 with 9.3-million vehicles sold, the automaker announced at the 2013 North American International Auto Show.

New Rock 'n Roll Beetle

2012-12-21 10:10

Meet the new VW Beetle Fender limited edition, created in conjunction with the eponymous guitar manufacturer - will it strum your strings?

Topless Beetle debuts in LA

2012-11-29 12:29

Volkswagen's new Beetle, launched in SA earlier in 2012, will be joined by a new sun-seeking version. Check out the new Beetle cabriolet!

Wicket new ride - Steyn's Amarok

2012-10-17 13:23

Top ranked bowler Dale Steyn show's off his images of his new ride - a Volkswagen Amarok. Though we're stumped as to why he added a monster bull bar?

VW posts a 9-month €4.8bn profit

2010-10-22 18:03

Volkswagen, the biggest European car maker, has reported a strong operating profit of €4.8bn for the first nine months of 2010.

Porsche recalls all Panamera cars

2010-04-28 14:50

German sports car maker Porsche says it is recalling all its 11 324 newly launched four-door Panamera cars due to possible seatbelt problems.

 

SA teens shine in Scirocco Cup

2013-05-06 08:41

Two SA teens impressed at the first round of the VW Scirocco-R Cup in Germany on Saturday with fourth and seventh respectively.

VW concept SUV out in Shanghai

2013-04-24 08:22

VW has unveiled a glimpse to future design with the CrossBlue Coupe concept SUV at the 2013 Shanghai Auto Show that opened on April 21.

Topless GTI arrives in SA

2013-04-03 10:24

Volkswagen’s first GTI-badged drop-top has arrived in South Africa. Check out the new 155kW Golf GTI Cabriolet - and its price! GALLERY

VW to recall over 300 000 models

2013-03-20 08:49

Volkswagen will recall 384 181 vehicles in China over gearbox defects following televised criticism of the automaker's Direct Shift Gearbox (DSG).

VW job most coveted in Germany

2013-03-13 08:33

A survey has revealed that Volkswagen is considered the most attractive employer in Germany.

New Polo Vivo raised to the Maxx

2013-02-27 12:09

Volkswagen has expanded its Polo Vivo range in South Africa with new model on a raised suspension - it's called, boldly, the Maxx.

VW to build 0.9 litre/100km car

2013-02-25 08:44

Volkswagen is tooling up for what could be a game-changer in the battle for the world’s most fuel-efficient production car- the XL1.

VW tops Swedish WRC qualifying

2013-02-08 08:13

VW's Sebastian Ogier continued the brand's promising start in the World Rally championship by setting the quickest qualifying time in Sweden.

Kombi legend lives in travel book

2013-02-06 11:13

For the hippy generation the VW Kombi is now part of the magic of yesteryear but a tribute to it can now be found in a new travel book.

VW refines its 4MOTION Golf

2013-01-28 20:24

VW is set to continue its history of producing four-wheel drive Golfs with the introduction of the latest Golf 4MOTION.

Reader's ride: VW Passat 1.8 TSI

2013-01-14 14:15

Reader Conrad Smith claims his 2011 Volkswagen Passat 1.8 TSI DSG is “not boring at all”. Read his review of his trusty “long-distance, relaxed cruiser”.

VW to keep Chinese connection

2012-11-29 13:28

German car maker VW AG has agreed to extend a joint venture with China's FAW Group to expand production in the world's largest auto market.

Ford's Latvala headed for VW

2012-10-18 08:12

Driver Jari-Matti Latvala will leave the Ford rally team and drive for Volkswagen in the 2013 World Rally championship.

Jettas, Audis recalled in US

2011-10-06 16:59

Volkswagen is recalling more than 168 000 cars which have diesel engines with fuel injector defects.

VW to unveil R230m parts centre in SA

2010-05-31 12:18

Volkswagen SA has revealed that board members of Volkswagen AG, its German-based parent, will next month unveil a multimillion-rand parts distribution centre in Centurion.

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