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Siemens And Volkswagen Invest In Electrify America

Wolfsburg, June 28, 2022 – The Volkswagen Group and Siemens support the ambitious growth plans of Electrify America, LLC - the largest public ultra-fast charging network for electric vehicles from

Breyten Odendaal

Published : Tuesday June 28, 2022

Rare 23 Window Volswagen Microbus

Very rare 1957 23-window VW Microbus Deluxe Samba Only lightly restored Previous record-setting American, European, Australian and British sales: between $143,347 (£91,100) and $236,639 (£193,862) Topical: own a piece of VW history at

Breyten Odendaal

Published : Friday May 13, 2022

Mike Glendinning appointed as new Sales and Marketing Director of Volkswagen Group South Africa

Mike Glendinning appointed as new Sales and Marketing Director of Volkswagen Group South Africa Glendinning returns to Volkswagen Group South Africa after five years in Mexico Stefan Mecha appointed as Vice President for Sales and Marketing at Volkswagen do Brasil

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Tuesday December 4, 2018


Brand expects faster and more efficient development processes through virtual validation Volkswagen experts develop software for simulated environments and driving situations In the long term, test miles for validating automated driving could be completed virtually Wolfsburg (September 25, 2018) — In the future, Volkswagen intends to make new driver-assistance systems production-ready even faster by using […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Thursday September 27, 2018


An employee from one of the UK’s leading classic car and bike insurance brokers is celebrating his collection of VW cars spanning more than 40 years. Lee Fowkes, a Private Clients Account Handler at Footman James, is the proud owner of a 1968 VW Beetle, a 1971 VW Camper and, a 1983 MK 1 VW […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Tuesday September 16, 2014

Volkswagen Factory Tour South Africa

Volkswagen’s FactoryTour vehicle enhances the experience and safety Over 8 800 people have experience a tour of Volkswagen Group South Africa’s manufacturing factory in Uitenhage in comfort and style over the past year

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Wednesday June 11, 2014


Deliveries in Europe rise by 6.7 per cent in January Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles increases sales in the German market by 15.3 per cent UK deliveries grow by 10.9 per cent Worldwide deliveries reach previous year’s levels Hannover, 13 February 2014: Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles has started 2014 with growth in deliveries across its core European markets. […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Thursday February 13, 2014

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles Business Mentoring

VOLKSWAGEN COMMERCIAL VEHICLES LAUNCHES BUSINESS MENTORING INITIATIVE WITH FORMER DRAGONS’ DEN INVESTOR Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles has launched an eight-month business mentoring initiative with YO! Sushi founder Simon Woodroffe OBE and in association with The Times. The campaign will give businesses from across the UK the opportunity to win a month’s worth of priceless mentoring from […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Thursday February 13, 2014


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

Volkswagen Auto Pavilion

A fitting resting place for a dependable VW What do you do with your favourite family car if you want your memories of it to live on? In the case of Kobus Theron, who faced having to part with his beloved 1981 VW Jetta, you donate it to the popular automotive museum at the Volkswagen […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Thursday September 26, 2013

Volkswagen Group South Africa launches Trade Parts Programme

Volkswagen Group South Africa has launched a Trade Parts Programme that is aimed at encouraging reputable and professional trade customers to buy genuine parts through Volkswagen dealerships. The programme is an extension of the Volkswagen global trade strategy which has been in place in Europe for over two decades.

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Tuesday August 27, 2013

Volkswagen South Africa’s Biggest Loser

Volkswagen Group South Africa’s BIGGEST loser In a localised version of hit international reality series, The Biggest Loser, a team of Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) employees have set up their own weight loss challenge to incentivise them to shed the kilos. After trying to improve their health individually without success, The Body Shop Maintenance […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Friday August 16, 2013

Volkswagen retains star director for new Golf GTI

Volkswagen retains star director for new Golf GTI New Golf GTI advertising campaign kicks off TV ad directed by Paul W.S. Anderson Wolfsburg, 03 May 2013 – In its marketing campaign for the new Golf GTI, Volkswagen is positioning the compact sports car as the founder of its segment under the motto “Often copied. Never […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Friday May 3, 2013

Volkswagen is Germany’s most attractive employer

First place in overall rankings Wolfsburg, 12 March 2013 – Volkswagen is Germany’s most attractive employer. This is a result of a survey of about 13,000 people working in 17 sectors conducted by Focus news magazine and the Xing professional and career network.

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Tuesday March 12, 2013

Behind the Scenes of Volkswagen Super Bowl 2013 Advertisement

HERNDON, VA, Jan 24 (Marketwire) — WHAT: Volkswagen Pre-Game Release “Sunny Side” featuring Jimmy Cliff Marking the fourth consecutive year of Big Game participation, Volkswagen looks to continue in 2013 with the “Get In. Get Happy.” campaign.

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Thursday January 24, 2013

Best Super Bowl XLVII Ads Volkswagen 2013

VOLKSWAGEN TEASES SUPER BOWL XLVII AD Volkswagen have today released their Super Bowl XLVII ad, following in just behind Mercedes-Benz and Toyota who have released their Super Bowl XLVII ads earlier today.

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Thursday January 24, 2013

Volkswagen AG presents automotive highlights in Brazil

World premiere: Gol two-door as new entry-level model in Brazil Group brands show fascinating range of automotive possibilities

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Monday October 22, 2012

Volkswagen Group South Africa: Solar Car

Volkswagen Group South Africa: WSA-NMMU solar car ready for the challenge With the move towards ‘Think Blue’, Volkswagen Group South Africa is leading the charge by supporting the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University’s (NMMU) dream of racing a solar car in the 3rd South African Solar Challenge on 18 – 29 September 2012.

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Wednesday September 5, 2012

Volkswagen South Africa: One million kilometers – one owner – one car

After a million kilometres of fault-free motoring and accident-free driving in a South African built 2004 Volkswagen Polo, veteran salesman Gerrie Esterhuizen has had the question he has been asking for months answered.

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Monday August 6, 2012

Beijing Auto Show: Volkswagen showcases mobility of the future

Hannover Messe 2012: efficient production processes and intelligent lightweight design Wolfsburg / Hanover, 23 April 2012 – In line with the central topic of this year’s Hannover Messe, “greentelligence”, Volkswagen is giving visitors a comprehensive idea of the resource-conserving automobile production processes of the future in Hall 15. Apart from the environmentally compatible production methods […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Monday April 23, 2012


According to a white paper commissioned by Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles UK, van fleet operators can do more to control and cut costs to ensure survival in the increasingly competitive economic climate.

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Thursday November 24, 2011


With rising fuel costs, many motorists are looking at any way possible to save money and maximise fuel efficiency, with some people cutting out short journeys altogether.  And, while the majority of van drivers are conscious of how much fuel they are using day-to-day, new research from Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles UK has revealed that more […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Wednesday October 26, 2011

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