Volkswagen

Is Africa becoming the world’s dumping ground for dirty diesel vehicles?

Cars that are no longer able to meet emission standards are being exported to Africa

Audi names interim CEO after boss arrested over dieselgate

A day after prosecutors arrested Audi boss Rupert Stadler, the German carmaker announced that it had named a new interim chief

Global investors are launching a climate plan to pressure gas emitters

The plan will focus on: improving governance on climate change, curbing emissions and strengthening climate-related financial disclosures"

​VW fights to survive after emissions scandal, but it’s business as usual in SA

South Africans are interested in low fuel consumption and remain loyal to VW, whose cars top the best-seller list as its market share increases.

Scandal drives Volkswagen to a 25% US sales drop

The drop comes after researchers found VW engineers gamed software to fool emissions tests – and meanwhile, US may see a record year for car sales.

VW emission stink gets up the US’s nose

Volkswagen's sales continue to decline as federal authorities look deeper into the scandal surrounding its diesel-powered cars.

Timeline of events in VW pollution cheating scandal

Volkswagen is sinking deeper into the biggest scandal in its history. Here is a timeline of key events in the scandal which exploded 10 days ago.

VW admits 11mn cars have pollution cheating device

German auto giant Volkswagen revealed that 11-million of its diesel cars worldwide are equipped with devices that can cheat pollution tests.

Polo GTI: Something like a phenomenon

<strong>Ray Leathern</strong> praises VW's new Polo GTI as a victory of benevolent democracy over old-fashioned dictatorship.

VW unveils €70m SA investment plan

Europe's biggest car-maker, Volkswagen, said on Thursday it would expand its South African operations.

A Golf in sheep’s clothing

Sukasha Singh is pleasantly surprised by the Golf 6's subtle agility.

European car sales in 20-year slump

European new cars sales fell 27% in January to the lowest level for 20 years, trade data showed on Friday.

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Mbalula defends changing taxi operating times

Regulations for taxis have been relaxed over the last few days of the lockdown prompting criticism. Transport minister Fikile Mbalula however, has defended the decision

A week in lockdown: SA Covid-19 cases at 1 505

The health department says it is awaiting confirmation on whether two deaths in Kwazulu-Natal are related to the coronavirus disease

Lockdown heroes feed hungry kids

Feeding schemes inundated with requests to assist during Covid-19 lockdown

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New energy mix on the cards

REI4P already has and will continue to yield thousands of employment opportunities

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders