ARTICLES RELATING TO VOLKSWAGEN

The essence of Vrrphaaa: Is the Volkswagen Golf GTI still the ultimate everyday hot hatch?

2019-05-23 09:31

"For those that enjoy cars, it’s about how they make us feel when we drive them. And the GTI, well it makes me want to drive all the time," says Sean Parker as he tests the Volkswagen Golf '7.5' GTI.

WATCH: Euro NCAP tests Volkswagen T-Cross, Rav4 and Corolla Hatch

2019-05-22 11:43

Euro NCAP published results for the latest cars which have undergone their stringent safety tests. Have a look at how the Toyota Rav4, Corolla hatch, Volkswagen T-Cross and Lexus UX fared.

WATCH: VW wins worker backing for restructuring with $1.1bn battery plan

2019-05-16 13:34

Volkswagen workers have backed a restructuring of the world's largest carmaker after CEO Herbert Diess pledged to spend $1.1bn on a new battery cell production plant near its headquarters.

Passionate Killarney fans treated to spectacular Falken Polo Cup battle

2019-05-14 10:17

Falken Polo Cup most certainly lived up to and exceeded expectations during an action-packed Round Three of the Extreme Festival at Cape Town’s famed Killarney Raceway where passionate racefans were once again treated to some spectacular battles throughout the field of 25 identical Volkswagen Polos.

SA racing legend Gugu Zulu would have turned 41 today

2019-05-13 14:21

One of South Africa's most successful motorsport driver's Gugu Zulu would have celebrated his 41st birthday today. We take a look at his career highlights.

WATCH: Volkswagen's major electric car push - first member of new ID family named

2019-05-09 09:53

Volkswagen has officially announced the name of the first model of the new ID family - It will be called ID 31.

SEE: Polo Vivo, Fortuner, Grand i10... SA's best-selling cars so far this year

2019-05-07 08:58

From January to April 2019, the Polo Vivo racked up a sales figure of 10 001 units! We list the best-selling cars so far this year.

Falken Polo Cup battle expected to heat up as series reaches Killarney for Round 3

2019-05-06 12:50

The Falken Polo Cup has most definitely lived up to its reputation as the country’s most competitive and exciting racing series after the first two rounds of the 2019 championship with a host of drivers all battling for victory

SA's best-selling bakkies: Hilux ends April on top

2019-05-03 12:00

The Toyota Hilux remained the No.1 selling vehicle in South Africa following another strong showing in April.

VW jumps on profit gain, sticks to targets amid slowdown

2019-05-02 12:12

Volkswagen shares have advanced the most in five months after first-quarter profit rose and the German carmaker stuck to annual earnings goals despite a global market slowdown and rising legal costs.

 

WATCH: Take a look at the classic VW Beetle Stoll Coupe

2019-05-23 07:00

Customizing cars has a long history, as the 1951 VW Beetle Stoll Coupe illustrates.

SEE: Is that a Renault Scenic bakkie? Europe’s favourite cars get a US makeover

2019-05-17 05:30

Ever wondered why what would happen if American automakers had free reign in designing some of Europe's most popular cars?

SEE: Hilux, Polo Vivo, BMW X5 - SA's best-selling cars, bakkies & SUVs so far this year

2019-05-15 05:30

From Toyota Hilux leading the way as South Africa's undisputed bakkie king, to the Polo Vivo proving popular each month, we look at some of the best-selling vehicles in SA.

Volkswagen claims race victory in Cape Town

2019-05-14 10:17

It was a strong weekend that could have yielded better results for the Volkswagen Motorsport outfit as both their Jettas and Golf GTi’s are the cars to beat in the country’s premier Global Touring Car series.

WATCH: Natural-gas powered VW - Polo TGI driven

2019-05-09 11:36

Natural-gas power could be a viable alternative to electric drive. With the TGI, Volkswagen presents their Polo subcompact for the first time with natural-gas drive.

WATCH: Volkswagen I.D - all the details

2019-05-09 08:55

Volkswagen provides details of its new I.D launch edition.

Volkswagen aiming to extend points advantage at the top of the GTC standings

2019-05-06 13:09

Following mixed results at the opening two rounds, Volkswagen GTC drivers Keagan Masters and Daniel Rowe still occupy second and third on the Drivers’ standings points table respectively.

Holidays hurt SA vehicle market: Bakkies sales down by 52% in April

2019-05-03 14:00

The April Fools’ bogey has once again affected the local bakkie market, with a huge sales contraction.

WATCH: Strong SUV sales help VW shrug off new legal charge

2019-05-02 18:58

Volkswagen has shrugged off a new $1.1 billion legal charge over dieselgate in the first quarter, thanks to strong sales of SUVs.

Volkswagen earnings upbeat despite 'dieselgate' scandal charges

2019-05-02 11:49

German automaker Volkswagen says its profit slipped in the first quarter as the company set aside €1-billion for legal risks related to its 2015 diesel scandal.

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