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Celebrating our 20 year anniversary

Michael McNaughton purchased Market Square Volkswagen (then known as Kelly Volkswagen) with the assistance of two partners in 1996.

The dealership was born from humble beginnings and began trading on the 1st June 1996 with 3 new cars in stock, one demo, 1 salesperson and 2 used cars. Today the dealership sells over 80 New and Mastercars a month, services around 40 cars a day and employs just over 90 staff.

In 2012 the Kelston Motor Group invested substantially in the Uitenhage Metro by developing a new state of the art dealership and relocated the branch from the centre of town to Algoa Road.

In celebrating our 20 year anniversary we are delighted to share that we have three staff that have celebrated this milestone with us namely Clive Oosterhuizen, Louis Du Plessis and Wilson Dwane.

Photo: (Gerdi De Lange)
Clive Oosterhuizen (Master Technician) Louis Du Plessis (Parts Marketer) Tracy Weise (Dealer Principal) Wilson Dwane (International Sales Executive).


Market Square Volkswagen Uitenhage wins 4 Grand Prix Awards

In 2014, Market Square Volkswagen Uitenhage won 4 Grand Prix Awards... the highest Awards within the Volkswagen Group... and, was again awarded several awards at the prestigious Grand Prix Awards in Johannesburg in May to celebrate their 2015 achievements:

*Best New Car Sales Manager – Gert van Huyssteen
*Service Manager – Dave Watson
*Customer Centricity Score of 95.4% (one of the highest in the country!)
*”Club of Excellence” Status. This award includes the following facets of a Dealer infrastructure:
- Customer Service
- Sales
- Dealer operations
- Parts
- Service
- Dealer standards

Dealer Principal, Tracy Weise said: “ We value our people, both Staff and Customers as an integral component of our operational structure and pride ourselves with the awards won, although Uitenhage-based, we continue to provide top of the range services to Customers in and around the entire Nelson Mandela Bay Metro”

“We strive to continue to offer both service excellence and customer care... whilst retaining the principles that enable our Market Square Volkswagen Uitenhage Dealership to humbly receive recognition”

Market Square Volkswagen Uitenhage has achieved the prestigious Club Of Excellence Status 10 times over the last 20 years.

Gert Van Huyssteen (Sales Manager), Tracy Weise (Dealer Principal), Dave Watson (Service Manager)


Read about us in the July issue of the InfoCom magazine.

Read about us in the July issue of the InfoCom magazine.

Casual day 2016
Casual day 2016

Casual day 2016

Casual day 2016
Amarok Social Test Drive

Just wonderful being part of the community out here in Kirkwood for the Amarok Social Test Drive... Food, blankets, gas, clothes and so much more given out today... #marketsquareVW

Team Market Square Volkswagern Uitenhage supporting the train race

Team Market Square Volkswagern Uitenhage supporting the train race

2017 Simola Jaguar Hillclimb in Knysna

Power and Skill combined leads to GREAT success…

Well done to the Durrant Motorsport Racing team, powered by Market Square Volkswagen Uitenhage, in achieving outstanding results in the 2017 Simola Jaguar Hillclimb in Knysna. They competed against local and international competitor’s and did extremely well, coming 1st in their Class, 4th in Category and 10th Overall.

Pro-Am at Humewood Golf Club

On the 4th of June, we were privileged to support and sponsor the Humewood Pro-Am. One of the most important parts of the Pro-Am is to raise funds for charity and to also build awareness for these lesser know organisations.

Market Square Volkswagen Uitenhage made it possible to get like minded people together and raise over R 20 000 for Hanna’s Arms.

Their aim was to build a Baby Safe which will provide a safe option for desperate mothers as an alternative to dumping unwanted babies by giving them a chance at survival.

With the help of the Wedgewood Pro-Am, we were able to raise enough funds to build two Baby Safes in Port Elizabeth.

The event was a real success achieving all its goals. It had good media coverage across social platforms, newspaper, and radio. A lot of networking happened and much fun was had by all participants. The PGA slogan is “Improving lives through the game of Golf” and this definitely was the case.