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Volkswagen announced as the 2015 Manufacturer of the Year by rental and leasing companies

Volkswagen wins Manufacturer of the Year award for the sixth consecutive year Audi receives Silver and Tutuka awards Volkswagen was announced by the South African Vehicle Rental and Leasing Association (SAVRALA) as the Manufacturer of The Year for the sixth consecutive year. The announcement was made at the annual SAVRALA gala dinner which also marked […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Thursday October 29, 2015

Barons Volkswagen wins Dealer and Group of the Year award for Barloworld Motor Retail

Barloworld Motor Retail has done it again – scooping a major Dealer of the Year award.

Johann Verster

Published : Wednesday May 6, 2015

Volkswagen South Africa trainees honoured in Germany

The Volkswagen Group recently presented its ‘Best Trainee Award 2014’ to its top young achievers from all over the world. Two of Volkswagen Group South Africa’s (VWSA) employees, Fanisile Momo and Simone Starkey, were among the 43 talent recipients at this year’s international awards.

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Wednesday November 5, 2014

WHAT CAR? ASSESSES TRUE MPG OF LATEST MODELS

More real-world fuel consumption figures exposed    VW Golf SV 2.0 TDI best of the latest cars to be scrutinised Car buyers should look to the VW Golf SV 2.0 TDI if they want a car capable of getting close to its official claimed MPG figure, according to the latest batch of What Car? True MPG test […]

Breyten Odendaal

Published : Tuesday November 4, 2014

2015 VOLKSWAGEN GOLF GTI IS NAMED YAHOO AUTOS CAR OF THE YEAR

After a week of testing by the experts at Yahoo Autos, the Golf GTI beat out a field of 16 other cars Herndon, VA — Today, the 2015 Golf GTI was named the “Yahoo Autos Car of the Year.” The seventh-generation GTI beat 16 other contenders, from economy hatchbacks to luxury sedans to track-ready sports cars […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Monday November 3, 2014

Rental and leasing companies announce Volkswagen as their number one Brand

Volkswagen has been announced as the best motor manufacturer in rental and leasing by the members of SAVRALA (South African Vehicle Rental and Leasing Association) for the fifth consecutive year.

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Wednesday October 29, 2014

Volkswagen South Africa receive Enviroment Award

hird time Environmental Award win for Volkswagen For the third consecutive year Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) has won the prestigious SJM Flex Environmental Award – the Exporters Club top annual environmental accolade.

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Wednesday August 27, 2014

2015 VOLKSWAGEN GOLF TDI NAMED 2014 NORTHWEST GREEN CAR OF THE YEAR

All-New Golf TDI recognized by top automotive journalists in the Pacific Northwest 2015 Golf TDI tops Alternative Fuel category and receives Northwest Green Car of the Year honors New more powerful EA288 TDI Clean Diesel Engine combines performance, fuel efficiency and value New TDI® S model reduces Clean Diesel entry pricing by more than $3,000

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Tuesday July 22, 2014

Volkswagen wins International Communication Award

Volkswagen Group South Africa accepted the *International Association of Business Communicator’s (IABC) highest award for Internal Communication Research in Toronto, Canada earlier this month.

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Wednesday June 25, 2014

VOLKSWAGEN XL1 CLAIMS BBC TOPGEAR MAGAZINE INNOVATION AWARD

The Volkswagen XL1 super-efficient vehicle is the result of over a decade of research, development and painstaking engineering excellence. With its ultra-aerodynamic body (its drag coefficient is just 0.189 Cd) and innovative hybrid drivetrain, which combines an 830 cc two-cylinder turbodiesel engine with a 27 kW electric motor and seven-speed DSG gearbox, this carbon fibre-bodied […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Wednesday December 4, 2013

Mail & Guardian commends Volkswagen’s sustainability programme

Volkswagen Group South Africa was recently presented with the Chairman’s Award of Excellence for its Corporate Social Investment (CSI) programmes in the 2013 Investing in Future and Drivers of Change awards ceremony held in Illovo, Johannesburg.  The Investing in Future and Drivers of Change awards ceremony was hosted by Mail & Guardian in partnership with […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Monday November 25, 2013

Volkswagen Group South Africa’s Contact Centre rated best internationally

Volkswagen Group South Africa’s Customer Interaction Centre (CIC) walked away with two gold awards at the prestigious international customer service industry awards held recently in Las Vegas, USA. The Uitenhage-based contact centre, was awarded gold in the categories of Best medium-sized Contact Centre and Best Human Resources Practices.  The awards were a culmination of three […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Friday November 22, 2013

Volkswagen Polo Vivo Standard Bank South Africa Car of the Year 2014

Today 21 November 2013 – Johannesburg South Africa the Standard Bank Peoples Wheels Awards took place at the Monte Casino. The winner of the People’s Wheels Awards was announced today at a breakfast function in Johannesburg. The overall winner this year is the Volkswagen Polo Vivo. More than 101 400 votes and over 1 500 ownership responses were […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Thursday November 21, 2013

Volkswagen Group South Africa’s Contact Centre rated best in South Africa

Volkswagen Group South Africa’s (VWSA) Customer Interaction Centre won the gold award at the Contact Centre Management Group annual Contact Centre Awards held in Kyalami recently. The conference was hosted by the Contact Centre Management Group (CCMG), the official South African Contact Centre professional association responsible for the development of businesses and individuals in the […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Sunday September 1, 2013

Volkswagen wins international sustainability award

Award by World Forum for Ethics in Business for responsible action in the environmental and social fields Wolfsburg, 18 December 2012 – The Volkswagen Group has once again received an award for its extensive activities in the field of sustainability and corporate social responsibility. The World Forum for Ethics in Business honored the achievements of […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Tuesday December 18, 2012

Volkswagen South Africa apprentice honored in Germany

The Volkswagen Group recently presented its ‘Best Apprentice Award 2012’ to its top young achievers from all over the world. Volkswagen Group South Africa’s (VWSA) Mechatronics technician, Magdalene Pokbaas was one of the talent recipients at this year’s international awards.

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Monday December 10, 2012

PROF. DR. MARTIN WINTERKORN

PROF. DR. MARTIN WINTERKORN RECEIVES HONORARY DOCTORATE IN RECOGNITION OF ‘INNOVATION- AND TECHNOLOGY-DRIVEN FOCUS’ Wolfsburg/Munich, November 30, 2012: The President of Technische Universität München, Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Herrmann, yesterday presented the CEO of Volkswagen AG with the honorary academic title of ‘Dr. Ing. e.h.’.

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Sunday December 2, 2012

Volkswagen Group honors its best apprentices from all over the world

“Best Apprentice Award 2012” for 29 young talents from 13 countries Wolfsburg/Munich, 30 November 2012 – The Volkswagen Group today presented its “Best Apprentice Award 2012” to its top young achievers from all over the world. The award for excellence and professional competence during their vocational training was conferred on six women and 23 men […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Friday November 30, 2012

Volkswagen EURO NCAP

The new Golf, which goes on sale in the UK in January, has received a top five star rating from the European consumer protection organisation Euro NCAP. It also won the award for innovations in the area of integral safety at the highly esteemed Euro NCAP Advanced Awards.  Along with Lane Assist and Front Assist, […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Wednesday November 28, 2012

South Africa: Car leasing and rental companies prefer Volkswagen

It‘s official – car leasing and rental companies in South Africa prefer Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) over other vehicle manufacturers. This means that for the hundreds of thousands of people who rely on leased or rented cars, the chances of that car being a Volkswagen (VW) or its premium sibling Audi are very good.

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Monday November 12, 2012

VOLKSWAGEN TAKES DOUBLE HONOURS AT WHAT CAR? USED CAR AWARDS

Volkswagen has once again been honoured with two class victories in the What Car? Used Car of the Year awards.  The Passat Estate won the Estate car category, while the Golf hatchback claimed the Small Family used car award.

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Thursday October 18, 2012

Volkswagen South Africa GREENEST of them all

Volkswagen Group South Africa was awarded the highest accolade at the WasteCon 2012 Gala Event, which took place in East London on 10 October 2012. Volkswagen added to their green credentials when they received first place in the Large Organisations Category in the Department of Economic Development, Environmental Affairs and Tourism (DEDEAT) and Institute of […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Wednesday October 17, 2012

Volkswagen South Africa Lesley Lee takes Gold

One of Volkswagen Group South Africa’s (VWSA) leading women, Dr Lesley Lee, has won South Africa’s Most Influential Women in Business and Government Award in the Automotive Category.

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Monday August 6, 2012

Best of Corporate Publishing: Volkswagen Annual Report wins Gold Award

Outstanding combination of financial reporting and discerning magazine journalism Berlin/ Wolfsburg, 29 June 2012 – The 2011 Annual Report of Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaft has won a Gold Award in the prestigious “Best of Corporate Publishing” (BCP) competition. At the award ceremony in Berlin, the jury commended the automaker’s annual report for its outstanding combination of solid […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Friday June 29, 2012

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