Volkswagen Group South Africa and the Office of the Premier of the Eastern Cape, have jointly initiated a programme that will train 100 unemployed people in the Nelson Mandela Bay Metro.
In December last year, VWSA and the Office of the Premier of the Eastern Cape, signed a funding agreement to support VWSA's training initiatives. The R20 million funding is being used to provide training for specialist skills such as advanced PLC and robotics, vehicle electronics, applications and product development. The fund will also be utilised to upgrade training facilities and equipment.
General Motors South Africa's (GMSA) Struandale plant has received its conservation certification for Invasive Species Control from the Wildlife Habitat Council (WHC).
The National Association of Automotive Component and Allied Manufacturers of South Africa says high levels of industry participation in the NAACAM Show, will ensure that it makes a significant contribution to increasing levels of localisation in the automotive value chain.
In an effort to continually strive for education excellence, the GM South Africa (GMSA) Foundation this week held a colloquium which addressed the binding constraints in education.
The aim of this seminar was to unpack the constraints that prevent especially poor schools from thriving. Much research had been done on the topic by a team of economists from Stellenbosch University in 2015/2016, under the Programme to Support Pro-poor Policy Development (PSPPD), collaboration between the European Union and the South African Presidency.
Volkswagen Group South Africa has again qualified as one of the Top Employers in South Africa. This accolade has been awarded to VWSA for the sixth consecutive year. VWSA was also presented with an award for the Top Employer in the Automotive category.
Goodyear South Africa is proud to announce that on October 13, it was awarded the Top Employers South Africa 2017 certification. The Top Employers Institute officially certified Goodyear for its exceptional employee offerings for three consecutive years.
Since the first robot was introduced more than 50 years ago, industrialised robots have been at the forefront of automotive manufacturing.
Each year young girls in impoverished communities can miss up to 50 days of school for not having the correct hygiene products at their disposal. This important, but often unmentioned, challenge of keeping young women in school is at the heart of the Caring4Girls and Trek4Mandela Initiatives.
According to statistics, of South Africa's five million unemployed people, 3.5million are under 35 - 175 000 of those are graduates.
It is in light of these alarming figures that Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) continues with its Commercial Trainee programme which assists Nelson Mandela Bay students in gaining practical working experience.
Volkswagen continues to drive forward with the regionalisation of the global automotive business. The brand is planning to start production of the Polo Vivo in Kenya at the end of 2016. An agreement to that effect was signed in Nairobi today...