commercials, Motoring News, New models, VW

VW goes commercial with Xpress conversion, loses Vivo GT

VW's Polo Vivo, claimed to be SA's best-selling car in 2015, now has a half-ton commercial sister - with windows! The Vivo Xpress has been designed and developed in South Africa by VW Uitenhage's engineering division in response, VW claims, to requests from fleet owners for a small VW delivery vehicle. The Xpress, rated for… Continue reading VW goes commercial with Xpress conversion, loses Vivo GT

2016 VW UP!
Auto Shows, electric cars, New models, VW

Hey Up! Here comes new version of VW’s baby-car

LES STEPHENSON It's only four-and-a-half years since the VW Up! minicar was launched at the September 2011 Frankfurt auto show in a spectacular indoor event attended by more than 2000 motoring journalists from around the world - including yours truly. However it wasn't until early 2015 that the cars reached South Africa and here we… Continue reading Hey Up! Here comes new version of VW’s baby-car

VW 2016 updates
Motoring News, New models, VW

VW fans! Here’s what you can get in bonus UK styling

Chic new Look up! trim added to city car roster Volkswagen CC GT and R-Line Black Edition models debut Stunning new Scirocco GTS special edition LONDON, England - Volkswagen UK says it is enhancing the appeal of some of its core models with the debut through January and February 2016 of "some eye-catching special editions".… Continue reading VW fans! Here’s what you can get in bonus UK styling

2015 VW Passat
Auto Shows, new models

Pasop, the market! Here comes the next Passat

Volkswagen SA has launched the all-new Passat 15 months after it was first shown at the VW Design Centre in Potsdam, Germany and a year after its public launch at the 2014 Paris auto show. It’s the eighth version since the name first appeared in 1973, since when more than 22-milion have been sold globally.… Continue reading Pasop, the market! Here comes the next Passat

motoring, motorsport, rallying

Smokin’! VW’s Latvala takes Corsica leg of 2015 WRC

AJACCIO, Corsica – Finnish driver Jari-Matti Latvala won the Rally of France, held on this Mediterranean island on Sunday (Oct 4 2015), for his third victory of the year. He drives for Volkswagen but you can bet he wasn’t particularly worried about exhaust emissions as he blasted around the course (see below). "It's been a… Continue reading Smokin’! VW’s Latvala takes Corsica leg of 2015 WRC