Engineering News | Automotive Industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/automotive-industry Sun, 23 Sep 2018 06:22:34 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Growth potential positive – Naamsa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/growth-potential-positive-naamsa-2018-07-27 Halima Frost Automotive Industry Fri, 27 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0200 492320 1532414918 1532642400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Better integration between systems and machines on offer http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/better-integration-between-systems-and-machines-on-offer-2018-07-27 Halima Frost Automotive Industry Fri, 27 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0200 492646 1532414918 1532642400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000740192_resized_automotivesysprodeidre07181022.jpg DEIDRE FRYER Enterprise resource planning designed with the automotive industry in mind 511 287 Competitive prices key in eliminating counterfeit parts http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/competitive-prices-key-in-eliminating-counterfeit-parts-2018-07-27 Halima Frost Automotive Industry Fri, 27 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0200 492370 1532414918 1532642400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000739534_resized_automotivescaefflersparks07181022.jpg SPARKS FLY Confiscated bearings are taken to a smelter to be destroyed 511 287 New design introduced for global dealerships http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-design-introduced-for-global-dealerships-2018-07-27 Halima Frost Automotive Industry Fri, 27 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0200 492491 1532414917 1532642400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 D2M system grows its Plascon Acryline range http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/d2m-system-grows-current-plascon-acryline-range-2018-07-27 Halima Frost Automotive Industry Fri, 27 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0200 492342 1532414917 1532642400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000739475_resized_automotivekansaiplasconrainbow07181022.jpg A RAINBOW OF COLOURS Kansai Plascon’s D2M range is available in thousands of different hues 511 287 Ford hits carbon emissions reduction target eight years early http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ford-hits-carbon-emissions-reduction-target-eight-years-early-2018-07-27 Halima Frost Automotive Industry Fri, 27 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0200 492493 1532414917 1532642400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000739885_resized_automotivefordemissions07181022.jpg EMISSION OMISSION Ford’s plug-in Hybrids score a 10 for lowered greenhouse gas emissions 511 287 Company completes reusable bins supply for new vehicle model http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/structural-foam-technology-moulding-in-the-automotive-industry-2018-07-27 Halima Frost Automotive Industry Fri, 27 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0200 492369 1532414918 1532642400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000739989_resized_automotivekaymacbin07181022.jpg HOLDING IT TOGETHER Collapsible bins were produced to hold automotive parts 511 287 Reusable Packaging is the Game Changer in the Automotive Industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/reusable-packaging-is-the-game-changer-in-the-automotive-industry-2018-07-27 Creamer Media Reporter Automotive Industry Fri, 27 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0200 493481 1532423997 1532642400 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000742211_resized_tailightsbeenpackedintothebin1022.jpg 511 287 Arc 1 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/arc-1-2018-07-24 Creamer Media Reporter Automotive Industry Tue, 24 Jul 2018 11:04:00 +0200 493475 1532423160 1532423040 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000742170_resized_arc1welding40218duane1110222.jpg 511 287 Electric trucks sale targeted for 2019 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/electric-trucks-sale-targeted-for-2019-2018-02-09 Jessica Oosthuizen Automotive Industry Fri, 09 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 476188 1517899882 1518127200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000702797_resized_volvotrucks1022.jpg SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT Volvo Trucks’ electric trucks will reduce the burden on the roads during daytime rush-hour traffic 511 287 Hyundai and Cisco collaboration to disrupt automotive industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/hyundai-and-cisco-collaboration-to-disrupt-automotive-industry-2018-02-09 Jessica Oosthuizen Automotive Industry Fri, 09 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 476197 1517899882 1518127200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000702815_resized_automotive1hyundai09021022.jpg INNOVATION COLLABORATION Hyundai and Cisco have been collaborating since 2016 511 287 Multistage line a first for South Africa, to reduce scrap rate in automotive industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/multistage-line-a-first-for-s-africa-to-reduce-scrap-rate-in-automotive-industry-2018-02-09 Jessica Oosthuizen Automotive Industry Fri, 09 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 476082 1517899881 1518127200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000702599_resized_alliedsteelrodejanuary2018warnerippon1022.jpg WARNE RIPPON The new multi-stage slitting and blanking line will be a first for South Africa 511 287 Next-generation automated driving vehicle introduced http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/next-generation-automated-driving-research-vehicle-introduced-2018-02-09 Jessica Oosthuizen Automotive Industry Fri, 09 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 476186 1517899881 1518127200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000702789_resized_toyotaautomotiveindustry09021022.jpg NEXT GENERATION Platform 3.0 is one of the most perceptive automated driving test cars on the road 511 287 VWSA passenger car market leader for seventh consecutive year http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/vwsa-passenger-car-market-leader-for-seventh-consecutive-year-2018-02-09 Jessica Oosthuizen Automotive Industry Fri, 09 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 476187 1517899881 1518127200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000703101_resized_automotivevw09021022.jpg MARKET LEADER The Volkswagen Polo sold 22 916 units last year 511 287 Fuel cell electric vehicles provide double the driving range http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/fuel-cell-electric-vehicles-provide-double-the-driving-range-compared-to-battery-electric-cars-2017-07-28 Victor Moolman Automotive Industry Fri, 28 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 458603 1500965347 1501192800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000664343_resized_autotomotiveindustryisondotoyotamirai2bloomberg201707141022.jpg NEW ADDITION The plant will develop membrane electrode assemblies for hydrogen powered cars 511 287 Vehicle industry benefits from process range http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/specialised-range-beneficial-for-industry-2017-07-28 Victor Moolman Automotive Industry Fri, 28 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 458873 1500977859 1501192800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000664806_resized_motorsdrivesatebrakes0606duane1022.jpg HEAT TREATMENT The company does heat treatment for various automotive components 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/70078_2017-06-29_phheat_-_hd_web.mp419053872P.H. Heat Treatment managing member Cecil B. Zlotnick explains how heat treatment is done to automotive components. Camerawork: Victor Moolman. Editing: Lionel da Silva. P.H. Heat Treatment managing member Cecil B. Zlotnick explains how heat treatment is done to automotive components. Camerawork: Victor Moolman. Editing: Lionel da Silva. Freight of components can be tracked http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/freight-of-components-can-be-tracked-2017-07-28 Victor Moolman Automotive Industry Fri, 28 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 458578 1501058158 1501192800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000664198_resized_dsc0079.jpg 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/69939_2017-07-07_investec-victor-ad_changed_-_hd_web.mp429588348Investec Import Solutions head of corporate accounts Dr Greg Cline explains how the import industry is changing. Camerawork: Victor Moolman. Editing: Lionel da Silva. Investec Import Solutions head of corporate accounts Dr Greg Cline explains how the import industry is changing. Camerawork: Victor Moolman. Editing: Lionel da Silva. Automotive future positive through telematics http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/future-for-telematics-positive-2017-07-28 Victor Moolman Automotive Industry Fri, 28 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 458569 1501058532 1501192800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000664161_resized_cartrackvideo.jpg 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/69935_2017-07-10_cartrack-victor_-_hd_web.mp442945373Cartack South Africa CEO Andre Ittmann explains how the systems work and what the benefits are. Camerawork: Victor Moolman. Editing: Lionel da Silva. Cartack South Africa CEO Andre Ittmann explains how the systems work and what the benefits are. Camerawork: Victor Moolman. Editing: Lionel da Silva. Local company to supply wheel assemblies for new BMW X3 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/local-company-to-supply-wheel-assemblies-for-the-new-bmw-x3-2017-07-28 Victor Moolman Automotive Industry Fri, 28 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 458668 1501160378 1501192800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000664326_resized_20170710wheelassemblers.jpg 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/69947_2017-07-10_wheelassemblers_-_hd_web.mp422557144Wheel Assemblers marketing and finance director Dr Johan-Paul Olivier explains how the company will be supplying wheel assemblies for the BMW X3 vehicle. Camerawork: Victor Moolman. Editing: Lionel da Silva. Wheel Assemblers marketing and finance director Dr Johan-Paul Olivier explains how the company will be supplying wheel assemblies for the BMW X3 vehicle. Camerawork: Victor Moolman. Editing: Lionel da Silva. Spread of counterfeit goods eased through social media http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/spread-of-counterfeit-goods-eased-through-social-media-2017-07-28 Victor Moolman Automotive Industry Fri, 28 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 458605 1501225906 1501192800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000664191_resized_dsc0080.jpg 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/69946_2017-07-07_spoorfisher_-_hd_web.mp426660290Spoor & Fisher partner Paul Ramara explains the dangers and impact of counterfeits. Camerawork: Victor Moolman. Editing: Lionel da Silva. Spoor & Fisher partner Paul Ramara explains the dangers and impact of counterfeits. Camerawork: Victor Moolman. Editing: Lionel da Silva. P.H Heat Treatment http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ph-heat-treatment-2017-07-28 Zandile Mavuso Automotive Industry Fri, 28 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 458840 1501250252 1501192800 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000667380_resized_pic1022.jpg 511 287 Spark plug range provides unsurpassed coverage http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/spark-plug-range-provides-unsurpassed-coverage-2017-02-10 Robyn Wilkinson Automotive Industry Fri, 10 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0200 440946 1486390190 1486677600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000620725_resized_championeontitansparkplugrangefederalmogulmotorparts012017jpg1022.jpg COMPREHENSIVE RANGE The new Champion EON-Titan spark plug range provides car parc coverage of 90% with only 18 product references 511 287 S Africa to keep pace with automotive technology advances http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/s-africa-to-keep-pace-with-automotive-technology-advancements-2017-02-10 Robyn Wilkinson Automotive Industry Fri, 10 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0200 440806 1486390190 1486677600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000620415_resized_ctrack0120171022.jpg BETTER FLEET MANAGEMENT Ctrack’s range of on-board devices and mobile software can help fleet managers to prevent road accidents in South Africa 511 287 Positive outlook for automotive industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/positive-outlook-for-automotive-industry-2017-02-10 Robyn Wilkinson Automotive Industry Fri, 10 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0200 440809 1486390190 1486677600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000620412_resized_bearingsinterntaionalautomotivebearings0120171022.jpg EXTENSIVE PRODUCT RANGE Bearings International is poised to cater to increased new-car production levels with its wide range of bearings and power transmission products 511 287 Production capacity grows in SA automotive industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/production-capacity-grows-in-s-african-automotive-industry-2017-02-10 Robyn Wilkinson Automotive Industry Fri, 10 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0200 440846 1486390190 1486677600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000620504_resized_willemstrydomandcliveoreillyseweurodrive012017jpg1022.jpg WILLEM STRYDOM AND CLIVE O’REILLY SEW Eurodrive SA’s products can help automotive manufacturers optimize their operations as they expand their product lines 511 287 Plastics training crucial for the automotive industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/plastics-training-crucial-for-the-automotive-industry-2017-02-10 Robyn Wilkinson Automotive Industry Fri, 10 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0200 440874 1486390190 1486677600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 New era for automotive industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-era-for-automotive-industry-2017-02-10 Robyn Wilkinson Automotive Industry Fri, 10 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0200 441101 1486390191 1486677600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000621219_resized_driverlessvehicledeloitte012017jpg1022.jpeg TECHNOLOGY TAKE OVER Driverless vehicles will soon become a reality with extensive research and testing underway globally 511 287 Automotive industry to achieve international standards with new gas http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/automotive-industry-to-achieve-international-standards-with-new-gas-2017-02-10 Robyn Wilkinson Automotive Industry Fri, 10 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0200 441134 1486390191 1486677600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Parallel system enables line upgrades without disrupting production http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/parallel-system-enables-line-upgrades-without-disrupting-production-2016-07-22 Nadine James Automotive Industry Fri, 22 Jul 2016 00:00:00 +0200 419351 1468914936 1469138400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000566500_resized_fordmotorcompanyofsouthernafricasilverton201114duane1022.jpg PARALLEL LINES The parallel upgrade system comprises a completely new line system that runs parallel with the existing system 511 287 Carbon dioxide to be used in foam, plastic vehicle components http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/carbon-dioxide-to-be-used-in-foam-plastic-vehicle-components-2016-07-22 Nadine James Automotive Industry Fri, 22 Jul 2016 00:00:00 +0200 418991 1468914935 1469138400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000566360_resized_capturedcarbondioxidefordmotorcompany1022.jpg USEFUL WASTE The anticipated use for the captured waste product carbon dioxide includes seating and underhood applications. 511 287 Manufacturers to profit from ‘connected life’ concept http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/vehicle-manufacturers-could-profit-from-connected-life-concept-2016-07-22 Nadine James Automotive Industry Fri, 22 Jul 2016 00:00:00 +0200 419383 1468914936 1469138400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000566610_resized_bmwconnecteddriveparismotorshow2011bloomberg1022.jpeg INTERACTIVE DRIVING The BMW Group showcased the BMW ConnectedDrive features at 2011 Paris Motor Show 511 287 Crash test dummy range now includes child models http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/crash-test-dummy-range-now-includes-child-models-2016-07-22 Nadine James Automotive Industry Fri, 22 Jul 2016 00:00:00 +0200 419283 1468914936 1469138400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Specialised bushings used for tyre testing rig http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/specialised-bushings-used-for-tyre-testing-rig-2016-07-22 Nadine James Automotive Industry Fri, 22 Jul 2016 00:00:00 +0200 419317 1468914936 1469138400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000566462_resized_tyretestrigunivesityofpretoriamay20161022.jpg TYRE TEST RIG The rig forms part of a master’s degree project by University of Pretoria students 511 287 Manufacturers to exploit emerging automotive markets http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/automotive-manufacturers-looking-to-exploit-opportunities-in-emerging-market-economies-2016-07-22 Nadine James Automotive Industry Fri, 22 Jul 2016 00:00:00 +0200 419394 1469171548 1469138400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000566665_resized_fordmotorcompanyofsouthernafricasilverton71114duane1022.jpeg MISFIT TOYS? Recent trends suggest that demand for vehicles is depressed, even if the desire tow own a vehicle has not finished 511 287 Toyota topped seller charts in January http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/toyota-topped-seller-charts-in-january-2016-02-19 Simon Sonnekus Automotive Industry Fri, 19 Feb 2016 00:00:00 +0200 400138 1455546213 1455832800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000512086_resized_hilux11022.jpeg 8TH GENERATION HILUX Toyota’s Hilux bakkie was the topselling light commercial vehicle in 2015 with 35 684 units 511 287 Hyundai extends warranty to seven years http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/hyundai-extends-warranty-to-seven-years-2016-02-19 Simon Sonnekus Automotive Industry Fri, 19 Feb 2016 00:00:00 +0200 400145 1455546213 1455832800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000512109_resized_h1bus011022.jpeg EXTENDED WARRANTY Hyundai’s face lifted H1 Bus also falls under the seven year/200 000 km warranty 511 287 Ford donates shipping containers for housing units http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ford-donates-shipping-containers-for-housing-units-2016-02-19 Simon Sonnekus Automotive Industry Fri, 19 Feb 2016 00:00:00 +0200 400251 1455546214 1455832800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000512494_resized_fordvastrap21022.jpeg SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT Five containers were converted to safe and secure housing along with a sixth container that was converted into a community centre 511 287 Swedish motorcycle brand launches 701 bike range in SA http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/swedish-motorcycle-brand-launches-701-bike-range-in-sa-2016-02-19 Simon Sonnekus Automotive Industry Fri, 19 Feb 2016 00:00:00 +0200 400119 1455546213 1455832800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000512024_resized_14151701enduro290degreeri701enduro290degreeri1022.jpeg HUSQVARNA 701 ENDURO Husqvarna has introduced the flagship models the 701 Enduro and Supermoto 511 287