VW extends South Africa investment — Volkswagen Amarok

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VW extends South Africa

18 June 2010

Volkswagen has a R230-million parts and accessories centre in Centurion outside while announcing a R500-million in a new press shop at its plant in – further demonstrating the company’s to South Africa.

The car maker has over R5-billion in its operations in the over the past four – R4-billion of this over the two years – and has embarked on a new strategy will see the local content in its Polo and Polo Vivo increased from 40% to 70%.

World-class operation

The company’s plant in the Eastern Cape is the sole supplier of four-door to right-hand-drive markets, as well as the manufacturer of the new Cross Polo for all markets.

The new systems and processes to be in this giant distribution will enable improved of customer service to the Volkswagen, and commercial vehicles dealer in South Africa, Volkswagen AG Martin Winterkom said in a this week.

The 26 000 square metre facility be fully operational before the end of

The investment [in the distribution centre], with the best in class and processes and a major upskilling of the two people employed at the centre, enable a world class and accessories operation for the Volkswagen South Africa, Winterkom

Further new developments

Volkswagen also begin work on a dealer training academy on the adjoining the distribution centre in the quarter of 2010, in an effort to the company’s capabilities at the customer level.

Winterkom said the company launch its BlueMotion environmentally technology – available in the Polo, Tiguan and new Tuareg ranges – by the quarter of the year.

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In addition, the arm of the manufacturer plans to introduce its new one ton pickup truck to the local in the same period.

We anticipate the new will cause a major in the highly competitive one ton pickup in South Africa, Winterkom The new Amarok will be a class in terms of emissions and fuel

Remaining committed

Next will mark 60 years of Volkswagens in South Africa, and the in Uitenhage has to date rolled out vehicles for both the South market and for exports. Winterkom the group’s commitment to the country had been stronger.

We are proud of we have achieved in South and the fact that next we will celebrate our 60th of manufacturing cars in South he said. We remain committed to a full of opportunity.

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