The VW group is expanding in South Africa as part of its Strategy 2018. Following investment totalling around EUR500m (US$600m) there over the last four years, the company has announced a further EUR50m (US$60m) on modernising and expanding the press shop at its plant in Uitenhage, near Port Elizabeth. It has also opened a new EUR23m (US$27.6m) distribution centre near Pretoria.