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  1. Jamie McKane

    VW to invest $9 billion in software revamp

    VW to invest $9 billion in software revamp Volkswagen AG is bundling its software operations with an investment plan of about 8 billion euro ($9 billion) over the next three to five years, another step in the electric and connected-car shift that’s heralding massive change across the entire...
  2. Ivan Leon

    Volkswagen Used Special Software to Exaggerate Fuel-Economy Claims, EPA Says

    The German automaker must restate mpg estimates on eight models from 2013 to 2017 and pay consumers Read the full article at the link below: https://www.consumerreports.org/fuel-economy-efficiency/volkswagen-used-special-software-to-exaggerate-fuel-economy
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    Polo 2003 1.4tdi

    Hi guys. I have a problem with my 1.4tdi. The radiator fan doesn't come on when the car comes up to 90 degree. Even if the car is idling for 20min after it has reached 90degree the heat guage doesn't go more than that. The water is circulating
  4. carstensdj

    Swapping APK motor into 9n3 Polo Question

    Hey forumites. I need some advice please. I have a 2005 VW Polo 1.4 (9n3) with 188,000kms on the clock. I need to have the motor done over as the rings and valve stem seals all need replacing (and probably a bunch of other things) and it's losing a lot of oil. I've been advised by many to...
  5. Ivan Leon

    What all car owners need to know about how VW handled a seat belt fault

    A Which? investigation has revealed a litany of concerns with the way Volkswagen Group has handled a seat belt fault with the current VW Polo, Seat Arona and Seat Ibiza. The seat belt fault The saga started back in May 2018, when Finnish magazine Tekniikan Maailma discovered the rear-left seat...
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    Original VW RCD310 Radio + MDI Retrofit Kit - Sale

    Item name: VW RCD310 Radio + MDI Retrofit Kit Age and condition: Nearly 5 yrs Do you include packaging: Yes (Not original) Warranty: No Reason for selling: Upgraded unit in Vehicle Price: R1800 (Everything) / R1000 for the radio only / R1200 for the MDI Kit only (provides full USB support to...
  7. Ivan Leon

    Audi Admits to Faking VINs to Hinder Emissions Testing in South Korea

    For some reason, Audi seems to have a complicated relationship with Vehicle Identification Numbers. They’re not really complicated things, but Audi has admitted to using falsified VINs on South Korean cars in an effort to make emissions testing verification more difficult. As a result of...
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    Does anyone own a fox 1989 VW? I need your help with the fuse box.

    Good day Im hoping someone can help me with my car. I have a VW 1989 fox. I need to know what relays/etc goes into the fuse box. Does anyone here own such a vehicle? I need to know what relays to buy to get it started. I have attached a photo of the fuse box now. Any help is appreciated! This...
  9. carstensdj

    Grinding/Vibrating noise under de-acceleration

    Hey fellow forumites, Was hoping someone might be able to shed some light on this issue for me... I've just spent R10k on servicing my '05 Polo Trendline. I had a new Clutch Kit installed as well as a major service done. Car feels smoother but now have another issue that wasn't there...
  10. S

    Need GTi Advice Please

    Hi Guys You all seem to be well informed on cars and all, I need some major advice. My Profile -Am 27years old -Have had my license for only six months now -About to buy my first car -Madly inlove with the GTi brand, specifically Polo Gti 2014+ -Can afford a vehicle priced R249 900...
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    i30 vs G6

    Hey guys:, Need advice deciding between a 2013 Hyundai i30 1.6 Premium and 2012 VW Golf 6 1.4tsi Comfortline/Highline. Price and mileage (+-120k with FSH) is similar for all 3 vehicles. G6 has a more premium feeling interior and drive. i30 looks better on the outside and should be cheaper...
  12. Ivan Leon

    Daimler, VW face more recalls over emissions cheating - report

    German transport authorities will next week recall thousands more Daimler and Volkswagen vehicles, Der Spiegel magazine reported on Friday, as the massive emissions cheating scandal that has engulfed the sector for more than two years shows no sign of going away. VW in particular is still...
  13. Espee

    2018 VW Polo Vivo Comfortline 1.4 (63KW) OR 2017 VW Polo 1.2 TSI Trendline (66KW)

    So my question is, is it better to get the new VW Polo Vivo in Comfortline 1.4 (63KW) OR the outgoing 2017 Volkswagen Polo 1.2 TSI Trendline (66KW)? They are basically exactly the same price (if you take a second hand Polo with about 10,000km), same power and looks the same, but which one...
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    Ford Fiesta 1.0 EcoBoost Ambiente vs VW Polo GP 1.2 TSI Comfortline

    I have been looking into Polo vs Fiesta also. I want to buy one of them soon. Well VW always seems more durable to me because uhm "German machinery" but when I searched a bit, I found that: Ford Fiesta 1.0 EcoBoost Ambiente | VW Polo 1.2 TSI Comfortline Power: 74kW @ 6000 rpm | 66kW @ 4800...
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    VW Polo vs Hyundai i30. Which should I get?

    Hi all! I hope everyone's having a good Friday :) I made a post a while ago about more budget cars, but I've decided that I'd like to spend a bit more, and am trying to decide between two vehicles: VW Polo MK5 (6R) 1.6 Comfortline Auto Hyundai i30 1.6 GLS/Premium Auto They're both good...
  16. Ivan Leon

    China: VW recalls 4.86 million cars with Takata airbags

    Volkswagen Group China, Volkswagen (China) Import Co. Ltd. (VGIC), FAW-Volkswagen Automotive Co. Ltd. (FAW-VW) and SAIC Volkswagen Automotive Co. Ltd. (SAIC VW) have jointly issued a recall for more than 4.86 million vehicles manufactured from 2006 or later due to a faulty airbag inflator made...
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    VW electric microbus here in 2022

    VW electric microbus here in 2022 The iconic VW Microbus will get an electric version in 2022.
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    2008 VW Golf CitiStorm - Low Mileage

    Make/Brand: VW Citi Storm (Golf Mk1) Color: Blue Year: 2008 Odometer reading: +-80900km Warranty: None Service history: Serviced regularly the entire time I have had it, +- every 10000km. I have proof of the last service done. Condition: Excellent Condition Extras: Alarm, Central Locking...
  19. Ivan Leon

    We Don't Know The Environmental Effects Of Junking Half A Million Volkswagen Diesels

    Read the full in-depth article at the link below: http://jalopnik.com/we-dont-know-the-environmental-effects-of-junking-half-1793622815
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    Audi A4 2011 2.0T Multitronic - INSANE OIL CONSUMPTION!

    Hi Everyone So I've bought a new car , Audi A4 2011 2.0T Multitronic (44k kms on clock) Since buying the car I discovered that it uses an insane amount of oil I don't even have the car two months and probably drove it just under 2000km or there about. After the first 2-3 weeks the oil...
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