Gothenburg gears up to host the World Semi-Final!

For the first time in VISTA history, the world semi-final will be held in Gothenburg – the home of Volvo. During the next 3 weeks, 231 teams and over 1,000

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Introducing the BRAND NEW Pitstop challenge!

This year’s VISTA comes with a new activity called the “Pitstop challenge”. This is a shorter round in between Part 1 and Part 2. It will be open for one

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PERFORM BETTER AT VISTA WITH OUR APP

This year, we’ve launched our very own VISTA App which you can download for free from all App Stores. The App is designed to help you get more out of

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Performance is EVERYTHING

When it comes to VISTA, performance is everything. But what is a performance? A performance might come on a stage in front of an audience. A performance might take place

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VISTA FINALISTS ARE BOUND FOR BRAZIL!

The biggest Service Market competition on the planet deserves an incredible location for the World Final. And that is exactly what is happening. We are delighted to announce that in

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GOTHENBURG TO WELCOME THE SEMI-FINALISTS

We’re always looking to make VISTA bigger and better than before. And since this is the 60th anniversary of the competition, plus it’s the largest Service Market competition in the

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Poster teams: Team A.L.E.R.T

  The last of our ‘poster team’ profiles features Team A.L.E.R.T from South Africa. They are (from left to right in photo): Andrew Maseko (friend and mentor), Danie Sillands, Enrico Chiarello, Russell Pinard and Lee-Andrew

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Poster teams: Team Benicia

Next up in our poster team feature are Team Benicia, who work at the Truck Center in Dongtan City, South Korea. They are (from left to right in the photo) Shin Seonghwan, Kang

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Poster teams: Los Cuartreros

In the second of our ‘poster teams’ features, we head to Mexico to talk to the Los Cuartreros team… The Los Cuartreros team is based in Hermosillo, Sonora, in the

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All-women teams taking the lead in Brazil

The number of female competitors in this year’s VISTA competition shows a small increase on 2013. Six per cent of those who registered globally are women. While this might not

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Poster teams: Team Harju

In the coming weeks we will talk to four teams featured on promotional posters for VISTA 2015-2016. First up are Team Harju from Tampere in Finland. The reigning VISTA champions are

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VISTA enthusiasm continues to blossom in Brazil

Registration figures for the current VISTA competition have broken records all over the world. One country where interest has been particularly strong is Brazil. Despite an ongoing economic crisis in

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VISTA 2015-2016 sets new record

Almost 18,500 participants have now registered for VISTA 2015-2016 – once again breaking its own record as the world’s biggest competition for aftermarket personnel. Until now, VISTA 2012-2013 was the

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Between hope and despair – the art of choosing a team name

It’s clear from looking through the long list of those registered for this year’s VISTA competition that teams have taken very different approaches when deciding what to call themselves. Among

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VISTA 2015-2016 – The heat is on in race to register

The countdown continues. September 10th is a date circled in the diaries of VISTA participants. That is when Round One of the 2015-2016 competition will commence. Registration is ongoing with

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Learning the reward for Canadian team Babine

VISTA 2015-2016 registration for North America opened on 12th August. Over 300 participants have already registered within the first two weeks and interest is gathering pace with Round One fast approaching. Canadian

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These stars don’t fill any huge arenas

Most of them are not even athletes and they don´t have lunch at fancy restaurants. But these guys are our real stars, inspired by new challenges. They are our real

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Hammer-time again for UK based team

The Essex-based MC Hammers team were delighted to finish in a very creditable 3rd place in 2012-2013. They are eagerly anticipating the forthcoming VISTA competition, which offers them the possibility

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Finland flying the flag for VISTA success

The last VISTA competition in 2012-2013 generated many positive experiences for those who took part. Team Harju from Tampere in Finland won the title, yet they were not the only

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NTC in Switzerland fix their eyes on first prize

How would you say that participation in the competition (and coming 2nd) has affected your business? The team ratio has improved significantly after the VISTA competition and also our working

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Champions Team Harju ready to go again in VISTA 2015-2016

As preparations for the forthcoming VISTA competition continue, we asked the team that won the previous competition, Team Harju from Tampere in Finland, about their experiences since securing the title

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With less than four weeks before the world final, everyone’s attention is on the thirty teams who have qualified. However it’s important to remember that VISTA is about learning and training before all else. Everybody who has taken part, has learnt something, and can therefore bow out of the competition a winner. It might be a new skill, using a new tool, new information on Impact, or better team work.

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Tanzania’s Serengeti Boys reach world final and make VISTA history

In 2011 the Serengeti Boys were formed and took part in their first ever VISTA competition. It was the start of a remarkable journey that took them all the way to Gothenburg, Sweden, for the world final.

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As Panteras – VISTA’s first all female team

VISTA 2011 saw more participants than ever before - it also saw the debut of As Panteras: VISTA’s the first ever all-female team.

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What Makes a VISTA Champion?: An interview with Josef Mikula of Team Impact, Austria.

In June 2009, Josef Mikula and three of his work colleagues stood in front of the very best technicians and personnel in the whole Volvo Trucks’ and Volvo Buses’ global workforce, and were the envy of all. Together they formed Team Impact, and they had just won the VISTA 2009 World Championship: Volvo Trucks’ international competition for aftermarket personnel.

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