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VW’s T-Roc range joins SA’s sporty line-up

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa – Volkswagen’s new T-Roc is now available across southernmost Africa from and, the automaker says, will be positioned between the recently launched Taigo and Tiguan in the brand’s T SUV range. The T-Roc has sold 4490 units in South Africa since its local launch in TRhe Design equipment line in the 1.4… Continue reading VW’s T-Roc range joins SA’s sporty line-up

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Congrats! VWSA produces millionth Polo for export

UITENHAGE, South Africa – Despite the Covid-19 pandemic and an ongoing shortage of semi-conductors Volkswagen SA has assembled its millionth Polo for export. The coastal factory has assembled Polos since 1996 but only started export in 2002 – eventually to 38 countries primarily for right-hand markets but also for left-handers. The same plant also assembles… Continue reading Congrats! VWSA produces millionth Polo for export

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Need help with load or luggage? Try the new VW Caddy

CAPE TOWN, South Africa – Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles has announced prices for its Caddy range that was originally launched in SA in 1992 and has so far delivered more than 35 000 of the more than three-million units assembled globally since 1979. The new Caddy will be available in South Africa from February 2022 from… Continue reading Need help with load or luggage? Try the new VW Caddy

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From Russia he hove: New marketing boss for VWSA

UITENHAGE, Eastern Cape – VW SA has a new sales and marketing director for its national sales operation. Thomas Milz joined VWSA’s management board in December 2021 to extend a career with VW that began in 1997 and took him to Germany, North America, the Middle East and, most recently, Russia where he was director… Continue reading From Russia he hove: New marketing boss for VWSA

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Ready to tee-off in SA: Here comes the VW Golf 8 GTI

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa – The eighth generation of Volkswagen’s Golf GTI will be launched in South Africa in the second quarter of 2021 45 years after the first Golf units were launched at the Frankfurt auto show. Simultaneously, it introduced the concept of the GTI and of which the current GTI has in South Africa… Continue reading Ready to tee-off in SA: Here comes the VW Golf 8 GTI

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Out of India: New boss for VW SA cars

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa – Steffen Knapp has been appointed head of VW cars in South Africa to replace Martina Biene. Knapp, originally from Germany, has come from VW India where, the company told The Corner, he developed a successful turnaround strategy for the brand. READ MORE VW features on Carmans Corner Mike Glendinning, VWSA sales… Continue reading Out of India: New boss for VW SA cars