Here's what makes the developing Ford-VW alliance unique: 'coopetition'

2019-07-13 10:07

Coopetition means that Ford and VW can save money on shared engineering while breaking ranks later when they take new vehicles and services to market.

Fuel consumption heroes under R200 000

2019-04-14 13:00

Cars which look good, are fun to drive and use very little fuel. All for less than R200 000. Lance Branquinho takes a look at a few.

"It was worth all the risk in the world"- Drive Dry responds to backlash over #VWDriveDry campaign featuring Nomuzi

2019-01-14 15:52

VW and the Drive Dry initiative's latest campaign against drinking and driving sparked a big debate over the weekend. We spoke to the brains behind the campaign for further insights.

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?

1 million and not out - VW reaches record engine milestone in SA

2018-06-12 08:37

Volkswagen SA reached a historical milestone in June when it produced its one millionth EA111 engine, used to power its popular Polo and Polo Vivo.

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.

More Vrr-Pha for your VW Polo: Hot 147kW GTI arrives in SA!

2018-06-06 08:40

147kW/320Nm, sport suspension, differential lock... Volkswagen adds Vrr-pah to its Polo range with the addition of its new GTI hot hatch in South Africa. Curiously, it's cheaper than the model it replaces!

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.

SEE: World's most valuable car brands

2018-05-31 11:38

Toyota has once again topped the list as the world's most valuable car brand. We list the most valuable automakers globally!


Ford and VW have stepped up their alliance — Ford will develop an electric vehicle using VW tech

2019-07-12 17:25

The VW Group also announced on Friday that it would invest $2.6 billion in the self-driving-car startup ArgoAI. Ford invested $1 billion in 2017.

We compared advanced driving course prices in South Africa - and found that one carmaker offers it for free

2019-03-02 08:51

BMW, Mercedes-Benz, Ford, Mini and Volkswagen offer advanced driving courses in South Africa.


2018-11-21 15:37

THE Celeb GP, is all I have to say and if you a car guy in Mzansi you have to know I’m talking about Fantasy Ridez Customs.

#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.

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.

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.

WATCH The evolution of the Volkswagen Golf GTI

2018-05-29 14:50

The Volkswagen Golf GTI has become a worldwide icon and popular choice among enthusiasts as the ideal hot hatch. Take a look at the evolution of the iconic hot hatch.

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