JOHANNESBURG – Automobile manufacturer Volkswagen of South Africa plans to introduce trucks and buses into the local heavy commercial market within the next two years. The semi-knocked-down vehicles will be imported from Brazil and be sold and maintained through a specialist dealer network and service infrastructure. The auto maker expects to invest roughly $48 million for the new dealer network, while an estimated 400 new jobs will be created at both dealerships and VWSA’s Uitenhage ...

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