Volkswagen boss urges end to diesel tax breaks

2017-12-12 08:15

The head of the world's biggest automaker Volkswagen has issued an unprecedented call to end tax breaks for diesel fuel in Germany.

German prosecutors probe BMW diesel cheating claims

2017-12-08 11:08

German prosecutors on Thursday said they have opened a preliminary inquiry into allegations that luxury carmaker BMW used a defeat device to cheat diesel emissions tests in at least one of its models.

SHARE WATCH: Bitcoin, cars and beer in focus

2017-12-05 15:45

Overberg Asset Management share analyst Kirk Swart looks at auto, Bitcoin and beer shares in this week's share watch.

New Volvo XC40, SA car sales... your Monday motoring wrap

2017-12-04 20:54

From Volvo's new XC40 to the best selling passenger cars, here are 5 motoring stories you shouldn't miss.

SA’s best-selling cars: Polo Vivo tops penultimate month in 2017

2017-12-04 10:12

The Volkswagen Polo Vivo topped the list as South Africa’s best-selling passenger car in November.

'What a way to say goodbye' - VW Beetle R-line driven

2017-12-01 08:26

'If there was ever an automotive way to bow out and drop the mic… Volkswagen has done so with its 'Bug'!' writes Wheels24's Rouel van Nelson as he drives the new VW Beetle R-Line.

Comparison test: Golf GTI vs Golf GTD

2017-11-25 09:00

Volkswagen South Africa markets the Golf GTD as a performance diesel , we drove it back to back with the best all-round hot hatch at the moment... the GTI.

SA crash test results: Volkswagen Polo Vivo

2017-11-22 14:48

Global NCAP and the Automobile Association of South Africa has launched the #SaferCarsforAfrica campaign in Cape Town.

Volkswagen to invest billions in new energy cars

2017-11-16 22:39

Volkswagen will invest more than €10-billion along with its partners in China to build new energy vehicles in the country.

VW returns to WRC: New rallying GTI R5 teased

2017-11-08 21:04

In the second half of 2018, Volkswagen will make the 200kW rally version of the Polo available to professional teams and aspiring drivers to enable them to compete in championships across the globe.


Best buy: VW Golf Clubsport S with only 80km on the clock!

2017-12-09 09:43

Rarer than most Ferraris, this VW Golf Clubsport S was found on AutoTrader.

Judge sends VW manager to prison for 7 years in diesel scam

2017-12-07 11:18

A judge has sentenced a Volkswagen senior manager to seven years in prison for covering up a scheme to evade pollution limits on US diesel vehicles, calling it an astonishing fraud on consumers.

Volkswagen's next rally car: Meet the Polo GTI R5

2017-12-05 08:50

The all-wheel drive rally car for customer sports, based on the sixth and latest generation of the new Polo, was introduced to the public for the first time at the official driving presentation of the Polo GTI in Mallorca.

#ICYMI: New models tested, Ferrari threatens to leave F1... your weekend motoring wrap

2017-12-04 13:46

Mercedes X-Class bakkie crash tested, new models driven and Ferrari threatening to leave F1... here are five top motoring stories from the weekend.

Vrrrphaaa! Golf R, GTI and GTD... Jhb to Bloem in three performance Golfs

2017-12-04 09:37

'The Golf GTI, GTD and R may be performance cars but each has a unique personality,' writes Charlen Raymond.

Vrrrr Phaa!!! doing it for the future stars

2017-11-26 05:59

The University of the Witwatersrand will host the Under-15 Volkswagen Junior Masters golf tournament on December 7.

New Vantage, crazy Macau crash... top 6 Instagram posts of the week

2017-11-24 12:47

What a week it's been in the automotive industry - Uber is facing yet another scandal, the new Aston Martin Vantage was revealed and BMW's new X3 made its local debut.

WATCH: 5 popular SA cars crash tested - Polo Vivo, Etios and more

2017-11-22 11:53

The first independent crash tests of some of South Africa’s most popular compact cars have been revealed.The list includes the VW Polo Vivo and Toyota Etios.

Volkswagen managers' offices searched amid pay probe

2017-11-15 11:27

Investigators have searched the offices of two senior Volkswagen executives and the company's influential employee council chief in an operation apparently related to a probe of pay for employee representatives.

Best-selling cars in SA: Polo Vivo dominates, Kia makes the top 10

2017-11-01 19:19

Volkswagen sold more than 2800 Polo Vivos in October 2017, 716 units more than its closest rival. We list the best-selling passenger cars in SA

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