EASTERN CAPE - Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) received three awards at the annual Eastern Cape Exporters Club Awards in Bhiso.
These three awards, namely the 2017 SJM Flex Environmental Merit Award, the 2017 Best Exporter OEM Award and the 2017 Exporter of the Year Award, were presented at a gala event held in Port Elizabeth.
VWSA received a Merit Award for Continuous Improvement in the SJM Flex Environmental Award Category which is awarded to exporters who are ISO 14001 accredited and who pursue excellence in environmental management.
For the fourth year in a row, VWSA was awarded the Best Exporter OEM Award which recognises manufacturers of original equipment for the automotive industry.
“Volkswagen has been the passenger car market leader for the last 7 consecutive years and continues to lead the market in 2017. The Polo and Polo Vivo which are produced in our Uitenhage factory, have been instrumental in our success, both locally and overseas.” said Thomas Schaefer, Chairman and Managing Director of Volkswagen Group South Africa.