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Volkswagen South Africa trainee honoured by Volkswagen Group


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.

Daimler AG announces new leadership for Mercedes-Benz South Africa (MBSA) and Beijing Benz Automotive Co. (BBAC)


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.

Volkswagen achieves new international environmental certification


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.

Female Engineers Develops Vital Engineering Skills Base Amongst Women In The Industry


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.

Volkswagen donates R2 million to local charities


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.