ARTICLES RELATING TO VW

Toyota holds on to top sales title

2014-01-24 08:17

Toyota out-paced General Motors and VW in 2013 to hold on to the title of world's most prolific automaker with sales of 9.98-million vehicles.

ADAC scandal: Car of the Year cheats

2014-01-21 09:13

Europe's largest and most influential car club, ADAC, cheated on its annual car awards which was won by VW's Golf 7.

SNEAK PEEK: Golf GTI for SA

2013-07-01 12:59

Volkswagen’s next-generation Golf GTI is headed for SA. Check out our sneak peek on VW’s quintessential hot hatch. We have pricing and details!

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).

Golf claims EuroCoty title

2013-03-05 14:23

Volkswagen's seventh-generation Golf has been named Europe's 2013 Car of the Year at the Geneva auto show.

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.

SA rally 2013 - season preview

2013-02-11 14:02

The 2013 South African national rally championship is gearing up for another season of great motorsport action ahead of the first race in KwaZulu-Natal.

Ogier keeps up pressure in snow

2013-02-09 22:35

Frenchman Sebastien Ogier, in a VW, edged closer to victory in the 2013 Rally of Sweden on Saturday.

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.

VW Golf 7 is launched in SA

2013-02-03 19:53

VW fans rejoice, rivals start moaning, the Golf 7 has arrived in SA and VW is so confident that you’ll be smitten that they're calling it “The One”. We drove the new car to see if it can walk the talk...

VW flirts with Golf VII R

2013-01-29 09:37

Wheels24 will be covering the launch of the VW Golf VII this week and naturally VeeDub fans are asking "Where is the R?" Here's VW's chilling answer...

Auto Amarok gears up in Namib

2013-01-19 18:46

VW has expanded the transmission options available in its Amarok bakkies with the addition of an eight-speed autobox. We drove it in the Namib Desert.

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”.

Audi out to beat BMW, Merc

2012-12-28 11:56

Audi is planning to spend the equivalent of about R144-billion to develop new models and expand production to take over from BMW as the No.1 - in sales - luxury automaker.

New Jetta Hybrid

2012-12-07 10:16

VW is so confident in the success of the new hybrid version of their perennial Jetta sedan in Europe that it has started taking advance orders for it.

Ex-Porsche exec denies fraud

2012-09-06 10:27

Porsche's former finance chief has rejected fraud charges arising from arranging credit to help the German sports car maker take over VW.

 

ADAC scandal: Car of the Year cheats

2014-01-21 13:31

Europe's largest and most influential car club, ADAC, cheated on its annual car awards which was won by VW's Golf 7.

VW: No mass appeal for EVs

2013-07-18 11:27

Volkswagen chief executive Martin Winterkorn believes electric cars will struggle for years to achieve mass appeal.

Easter Bunny nips SA car sales

2013-04-04 09:34

Despite 54 946 vehicles finding a home in March 2013 SA vehicle sales represent a 2.1% drop from March 2012.

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.

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!

First win by VW in WRC return

2013-02-10 18:16

French driver Sebastien Ogier won the Swedish leg of the 2013 World Rally championship on Sunday (Feb 10) to take the championship lead.

VW's Ogier leads Swedish rally

2013-02-08 19:53

Frenchman Sebastien Ogier (VW) led the way in the Rally of Sweden after the opening seven special stages Thursday and early Friday.

VW Golf 7 is launched in SA

2013-02-04 08:20

VW fans rejoice, rivals start moaning, the Golf 7 has arrived in SA and VW is so confident that you’ll be smitten that they're calling it “The One”. We drove the new car to see if it can walk the talk...

VW/Sasol unite for Rally champs

2013-02-03 17:41

Two powerhouses of South African motorsport have united for the 2013 National motorsport championship season - VW and Sasol.

Auto Amarok gears up in Namib

2013-01-21 10:25

VW has expanded the transmission options available in its Amarok bakkies with the addition of an eight-speed autobox. We drove it in the Namib Desert.

Reader review: VW Jetta 1.2 TSI

2013-01-16 15:00

Wheels24 reader Theo Kruger decided to tackle one of the most arduous of undertakings towards the end of 2012: buying a new car. Read why, even though he didn't succeed, he's all smiles.

Audi out to beat BMW, Merc

2012-12-28 13:07

Audi is planning to spend the equivalent of about R144-billion to develop new models and expand production to take over from BMW as the No.1 - in sales - luxury automaker.

New Jetta Hybrid

2012-12-07 10:58

VW is so confident in the success of the new hybrid version of their perennial Jetta sedan in Europe that it has started taking advance orders for it.

VW resurrects soft-top Beetle

2012-10-05 09:11

A new wind will soon be blowing in the open-top car market, created by a new Volkswagen: the Beetle Convertible.

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