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2018-01-27 19:37

Rouel van Nelson

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Cape Town - From Volkswagen's all now Polo being launched locally to Toyota's ongoing recall affecting 730 000 vehicles, here is your weekly motoring wrap.

VW in the limelight

Volkswagen has launched its new Polo and showcased its R6.1-billion investment at its factory in Uitenhagee. VWSA says it expects to produce 133 000 cars this year!

The anticipation is half the fun: shortly before the start of the 2018 rally season, Volkswagen has now provided the first 15 customers with information on the delivery of their new Polo GTI R5.

Toyota recall

Toyota South Africa Motors said it has issued a notice to recall more than 700 000 vehicles over airbag safety concerns, with some affected models dating back over 15 years.

Then, ahead of the launch of its 8 Series Coupe, BMW puts its new luxury sports car through its paces on track in Aprilia.

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