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Volkswagen plant gets additional export order

Volkswagen South Africa’s Engine plant in Uitenhage is again operating at full capacity after receiving an additional export order from China.  The plant is scheduled to produce 107,200 engines in 2012 of which 50,200 engines are for the locally built … Continue reading

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Last Volksie Bug lives to drive another day

by Duncan Reyneke The completely rebuilt Beetle Image by: File Foto The last Volkswagen Beetle to roll off the Uitenhage production line in 1979 has been restored to its former glory after being virtually destroyed in a crash in 2006. … Continue reading

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VW to benefit province’s youth

Volkswagen South Africa, chairperson Hubert Waltl, says he believes the soon-to-be-built loveLife Youth Centre in Uitenhage will be to the benefit of youth in the area. Waltl turned the first sod this week at the site of the planned loveLife … Continue reading

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Volkswagen unveils SA investment plans in Uitenhage and Pretoria

Europe’s biggest automaker Volkswagen said on Thursday it would expand its South African operations with investments in a plant in Uitenhage and a distribution centre near Pretoria. VW said it would invest about €70 million ($85 million) on top of … Continue reading

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VWSA’s Polo production milestone

Volkswagen South Africa marked the production of its 400 000th Polo at its factory at Uitenhage in the Eastern Cape last month, with demand for the car being boosted by an earlier export order destined for Europe. Launched in South … Continue reading

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