At a media briefing in Sandton today, Thomas Schaefer, Managing Director of Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) announced the next phase of major new investments in the factory in Uitenage, its supplier base and the training of employees for the...
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Over the past year several women in the organisation have participated in technical training for non-technical people, off-road driver training, safe driver training, work-life balance seminars, psychological and financial well-being programmes and simulated manufacturing courses.
To date, more than half of its female employees have participated in these initiatives.
WEIDPLAS South Africa general manager David Krumbock said the company’s unique trade partnership approach was more than a standard customer-supplier or outsourcing relationship.
Lonwabo Sila has dreamt of designing a car for the past seven years and yesterday, 12 August 2015 his dream became a reality.
As part of the Reach for a Dream initiative, the 17 year-old Lonwabo spent a day at the Volkswagen Motorsport in...
Ford will start assembling Ranger pickup trucks (bakkies) in Nigeria later this year. Nigeria will become the first African country outside South Africa to assemble Ford vehicles. Ford engines are manufactured in Nelson Mandela Bay at Ford's Struandale Engine Plant.
COMMENTING on the New Vehicle Sales Statistics for July, the National Association of Automobile Manufacturers of South Africa (NAAMSA), said the slow-down in domestic new vehicle sales had continued during the month. New car sales registered the largest year-to-date monthly decline. In contrast, export sales of new motor vehicles had continued to record strong year-on-year gains.
This year was the 13th time that the Volkswagen Group was honouring the entrepreneurial performance of its best suppliers with the Volkswagen Group Award. The award-winners are distinguished by their innovative power, product quality, development competence, sustainability and professional project management.
The engine plant of the Volkswagen manufacturing factory in Uitenhage achieved another milestone on Friday, 10 July 2015 with the production of the 650 000th EA111 engine. Last year, the Engine Plant celebrated the production of its 2 millionth engine.
Continental Tyre South Africa today announced the selection of Shaun Uys (45) as its new Managing Director (MD). Currently head of Marketing & Sales Replacement Tyres South Africa and Sub Sahara, Uys will succeed Dieter Horni as MD effective August 1, 2015.
With its parent company, MAN AG, in 2013 assigning priority status to its TopUsed vehicle divisions in Europe and South Africa, MAN Truck & Bus South Africa has issued its first independent TopUsed franchise to Port Elizabeth Truck & Bus,...
- Volkswagen Group South Africa to invest in excess of R4.5 billion by 2017 for new products and infrastructure
- General Motors empowers female employees
- Global innovation & entrepreneurship meet in new trade partnership launch
- Dream of designing a Volkswagen comes true
- Ford expands to Nigeria
- NAAMSA comment on the July, 2015 South African new vehicle sales statistics
- Local supplier honoured by Volkswagen Group
- Volkswagen's Engine Plant achieves another production milestone
- Continental Tyre South Africa (CTSA) announces appointment of new Managing Director
- First private-capital MAN TopUsed dealership opens in PE