Volkswagen is forging ahead with the regionalization of its worldwide automobile business and recently inaugurated a vehicle production facility in Kenya. This is Volkswagen's third production plant in Africa, together with one plant in South Africa and one in Nigeria.
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The Volkswagen Group presented its annual "Best Trainee Awards 2016" to young top achievers from all over the world at Group headquarters in Wolfsburg recently. The awards went to 45 trainees from 19 countries. The 45 award winners, made up of nine young women and 36 young men showed high levels of competence and proficiency in their respective fields during their training programs.
General Motors South Africa's (GMSA) has been declared a 100% landfill-free organisation, with its two manufacturing sites in Port Elizabeth recently joining its non-manufacturing facilities in achieving zero waste to landfill - four years ahead of GM's global deadline of 2020.
German automaker Daimler announced the appointment of Andreas Engling as CEO and Executive Director Manufacturing of Mercedes-Benz South Africa (MBSA) today. Arno van der Merwe, currently in this position, will start a new chapter in his career as President and CEO of Beijing Benz Automotive Co. Ltd. (BBAC). Both these appointments are effective 1 April 2017.
Continental Tyre South Africa (CTSA) is stepping up its efforts towards achieving an accident-free future by appointing two high-profile brand ambassadors for its Vision Zero safety initiative.
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On this day ten years ago, the former State of President of South Africa, Thabo Mbeki officially opened the multi-million rand Paint Shop at the Volkswagen's manufacturing factory in Uitenhage.
Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) has been awarded the new International Environmental Certification - ISO 14001:2015. This certification was awarded and confirmed by lead auditors from Tuev Nord and Volkswagen AG. VWSA has made great improvements in Safety, Environmental and Energy management performance processes. These improvements were acknowledged by achieving this certification in record time.
Young industrial engineer, Elisabeth Malatji attributes her confidence she has developed in manufacturing to the Women in Engineering Leadership Association (WELA).
Malatji, a Graduate in Training at General Motors South Africa (GMSA), is one of the women who have received invaluable support during her under-graduate years from the WELA programme.
On Friday 11 November 2016, The Ray Mhlaba Skills Training Centre, Oosterland Child and Youth Care Centre, Missionvale Care Centre, Yokhuselo Haven, Thand'usana (Love a Baby): Babies Safe Home, St. Francis Hospice Nelson Mandela Bay, SOS Children's Village, The Extended Hand, Uitenhage Mental Health Society, Ntlemeza Primary School and SAMREC received donations from Volkswagen.
Continental Tyre South Africa (CTSA) is proud to announce its partnership with The Herald newspaper in Port Elizabeth as joint title sponsor for The Herald Continental Cycle Tour for the next three years.
- Volkswagen opens vehicle production facility in Kenya
- Volkswagen South Africa trainee honoured by Volkswagen Group
- 'Zero hero' GMSA achieves total landfill-free validation
- Daimler AG announces new leadership for Mercedes-Benz South Africa (MBSA) and Beijing Benz Automotive Co. (BBAC)
- Continental Appoints Two High-Profile Brand Ambassadors for Vision Zero
- Volkswagen's Paint Shop celebrates 10 years of painting people's cars
- Volkswagen achieves new international environmental certification
- Female Engineers Develops Vital Engineering Skills Base Amongst Women In The Industry
- Volkswagen donates R2 million to local charities
- Continental Signs Up as Co-Sponsor of The Herald Cycle Tour from 2017