Jaco Van Der Merwe
Head of Motoring
6 minute read
28 Feb 2020
7:00 am

Volkswagen South Africa lays bare plans for 2020

Jaco Van Der Merwe

VW has no plans to offer an electric vehicle locally just yet, but has two electric initiatives.

Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) has set the bar high for 2020. On the back of a myriad new vehicles locally over the next 10 months or so, VWSA plans to strengthen its position as SA’s new passenger car market leader with further innovations such as newly launched service and maintenance plans and a brand new app. “We don’t expect to show any growth in 2020 taking the financial climate into consideration and have set ourselves the target of maintaining our 2019 market share,” says Martina Biene, Head of the Volkswagen Brand in South Africa. “This year, 2020, will see...