MPHO POPPS LANDS NEW TV GIG

2018-07-18 15:32

Local Comedian Mpho “Popps” Modikoane has landed a new gig on Mzansi Magic’s new show Spirit of Mzansi.

Daniel Rowe delivery home victory for Volkswagen Motorsport

2018-07-17 08:37

Daniel Rowe scored an emphatic victory in the second Sasol GTC race at Aldo Scribante in Port Elizabeth on Saturday, become the winningest driver in the series so far this season.

Car doctor: 'What do I do about the brown sugar in my fuel tank?'

2018-07-15 00:00

Our resident 'Car doctor' Justus Visagie answers your motoring related questions. Including a reader wanting to know if the new Bentley Bentayga Diesel is the “cheapest” way into ownership of a new Bentley.

Germany's top court grant use of VW documents in diesel probe

2018-07-06 11:57

Germany's highest court says investigators can examine internal documents seized last year from automaker Volkswagen as part of a probe into the diesel emissions scandal.

Volkswagen opens Rwanda's first car factory

2018-06-27 15:29

German automaker Volkswagen has opened the first car assembly factory in Rwanda's capital, in a milestone for the East African country that is trying to cut back on used car imports from Asia.

VW's electric supercar beats Pikes Peak record

2018-06-25 13:20

Volkswagen and the ID R Pikes Peak have made history at the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb. Driving the 500kW car, Romain Dumas defeated a field including cars with conventional drivetrain technology.

Need a Golf GTI on a budget? Some of SA's fiesty junior hot hatches

2018-06-14 06:00

When one desires Golf GTI performance but budgetary constraints prevent you from that true hot hatch purchasing realm priced beyond R500 000 – what are the alternatives?

Engen Polo Cup war moves to country's fastest battlefield

2018-06-11 09:26

The new Engen Polo Cup championship category will visit South Africa's fastest racing venue this weekend (June 15-16), with the East London Grand Prix circuit hosting Round 4 of the 2018 Extreme Festival.

New Sasol GTC cars set for thrills at East London circuit

2018-06-08 12:21

ADVERTORIAL: The iconic Grand Prix Circuit, which first hosted a Formula One race in 1934, will present a new challenge to the GTC drivers as they tackle the country’s fastest racetrack, which features legendary corners on June 16.

Polo to the Maxx: Volkswagen SA adds an up-sized Vivo to its range

2018-06-01 18:00

Polo, Polo Vivo... Volkswagen expands its best-selling car range with the addition of a new beefier up-sized version - the Maxx.

 

WATCH: The faithful 'Bug' - owners share their stories about the iconic VW Beetle

2018-07-18 05:00

In 1938, the first VW Beetle rolled off Volkswagen's assembly line and since then has remained an automotive iconic endearing itself to millions around the world. Now, a new book presents personal Beetle owners' stories.

Germany opens Opel probe in 'dieselgate' scandal

2018-07-15 14:22

German authorities are investigating carmaker Opel as part of an inquiry into the "dieselgate" scandal that saw major manufacturers such as Volkswagen fined billions of euros for cheating emissions tests, the transport ministry said Saturday.

Hyundai union warns motor vehicle tariffs could hurt US jobs

2018-07-12 08:54

Hyundai motor company's labour union says steep motor vehicle tariffs could cost US jobs.

Volkswagen opens Rwanda's 1st car assembly plant

2018-06-27 19:30

German carmaker Volkswagen has opened the first car assembly plant in Rwanda's capital in a milestone for the east African country that is trying to cut back on used car imports from Asia.

Fiery Polo GTI, stunning Arteon... here are all the new models that Volkswagen SA has launched that you should check out this year

2018-06-26 14:46

Volkswagen has launched seven vehicles since the beginning of 2018 and, says the automaker, there's more to come! Here's a look at what's to offer from the local automaker...

#FathersDay: 6 Classic SA car ads that remind us why our Dads are so special

2018-06-17 19:00

From Volkswagen's classic Beetle TV commercial to the three children debating about whose Dad's bakkie is more 'tougher-er', take a look at some classic SA car ads that will make you want to hug your father.

Volkswagen to pay Vermont car owners $6.5-million in emissions lawsuit

2018-06-13 20:58

The state of Vermont and people who bought certain Volkswagen diesel models that were rigged to cheat on emissions tests will be getting a total of $6.5-million from the automaker.

DRIVEN: VW's hottest Polo GTI yet gets a taste of Franschhoek Pass

2018-06-08 14:26

Volkswagen South Africa has unleashed its hottest Polo GTI yet and what's more, the new hot hatch is even more affordable than the outgoing model. Janine Van der Post drives the new GTI in Franschhoek.

German car sales plunge in May as diesel falls out of favour

2018-06-04 17:09

Sales of new cars in Germany plunged in May, official figures showed, dragged lower by public holidays and mounting uncertainty about the future of scandal-plagued diesel.

Awesome BMW i8 roadster, funky Polo GTI... New models headed to SA in June

2018-06-01 13:00

From the new Volkswagen Polo GTi in the Western Cape to the new BMW i8 roadster and coupe, check out some of these new models headed for SA in June.

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