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Volkswagen South Africa manufactures 500 000th Polo at its Uitenhage plant


A Flash Red, Cross Polo destined for a customer in Austria was the 500 000th Volkswagen Polo to be manufactured at the Uitenhage plant, in South Africa.

The half-millionth Polo produced by Volkswagen in Uitenhage left the line today (22 October 2015) in the presence of the Premier of the Eastern Cape Phumulo Masualle, the Deputy Premier of Lower Saxony Stefan Wenzel as well as the Executive Mayor of the Nelson Mandela Metro Danny Jordaan who were hosted by Managing Director of Volkswagen Group South Africa, Thomas Schaefer.

Vehicle exports continue to grow


THE vehicle production industry remains on a relatively firm footing as the higher new vehicle export sales continue to support the industry’s manufacturing output and contribute positively to South Africa’s balance of payments. This was the word...

GMSA Foundation wins prestigious Govan Mbeki Award


The Fairview Link housing project initiated by the General Motors South Africa (GMSA) Foundation recently scooped the coveted Govan Mbeki award when it was named best Social Housing Project in South Africa.

The prestigious Govan Mbeki award recognises best practice in delivering innovative solutions to social problems in areas of affordable rental housing.