Engineering News | Automotive Home http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/automotive Wed, 23 Aug 2017 01:54:15 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 New Isuzu SA business to be headed by GMSA CFO, Michael Sacke http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-isuzu-sa-business-to-be-headed-by-gmsa-cfo-michael-sacke-2017-08-22 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Tue, 22 Aug 2017 15:50:00 +0200 462379 1503409970 1503409800 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000673024_resized_isuzusamichaelsacke1022.jpg Michael Sacke 511 287 Imperial to have answer on unbundling ‘by this time next year’ http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/imperial-to-have-answer-on-unbundling-by-this-time-next-year-2017-08-22 Irma Venter LOGISTICS & AUTOMOTIVE Tue, 22 Aug 2017 14:46:00 +0200 462358 1503410781 1503405960 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000672984_resized_marklamberti410220214duane.jpg Mark Lamberti 511 287 Ford becomes latest carmaker to launch UK scrappage scheme http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ford-becomes-latest-carmaker-to-launch-uk-scrappage-scheme-2017-08-22 Reuters AUTOMOTIVE Tue, 22 Aug 2017 09:56:00 +0200 462290 1503388675 1503388560 1506031200 Reuters 0 0 Hyundai SA mulls heavy truck introduction, awaits 2019 small SUV http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/hyundai-sa-mulls-heavy-truck-introduction-awaits-2019-small-suv-2017-08-21 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Mon, 21 Aug 2017 11:01:00 +0200 462174 1503306287 1503306060 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000672549_resized_hyundaixcienttrucks20171022.jpg The Xcient 511 287 BMW’s SA unit seeks removal of duties on electric vehicles http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/auto-industry-2017-08-18-1 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY – 3 Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 460876 1502782667 1503007200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Despite rising EV tide, automaker urges SA to implement cleaner-fuels vision http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/auto-industry-2017-08-18 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY – 2 Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 460874 1502782667 1503007200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 New branding, again, for SA’s premier motoring event http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/auto-industry-2017-08-18-2 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY – 1 Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 460880 1502782667 1503007200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 New truck dealership opens in Lusaka http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/trucks-2017-08-18 Irma Venter TRUCKS Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 460882 1502782667 1503007200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 New-vehicle sales rose by 4.1% in July http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-vehicle-sales-2017-08-18 Irma Venter NEW-VEHICLE SALES Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 460878 1502782667 1503007200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Telematics fleet management solutions guarantee increased profitability http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/telematics-fleet-management-solutions-guarantee-increased-profitability-2017-08-18 Robyn Wilkinson Automotive Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 460386 1502782664 1503007200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000668271_resized_mixtelematicsscreeninterface0820171022.jpg INFORMATION AT A GLANCE The MiX Journey Management tool presents all information relating to cargo’s journey in a clear and efficient manner to facilitate quicker decision-making 511 287 Metair ready for market shift to electric vehicles, says Loock http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/metair-ready-for-market-shift-to-electric-vehicles-says-loock-2017-08-17 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Thu, 17 Aug 2017 14:04:00 +0200 461942 1502972959 1502971440 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000671965_resized_theoloockmetairmd1022.jpg Metair MD Theo Loock 511 287 Imperial’s Motus division acquires UK automotive dealer group for R493m http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/imperials-motus-division-acquires-uk-automotive-dealer-group-for-r493m-2017-08-15 Creamer Media Reporter AUTOMOTIVE Tue, 15 Aug 2017 14:42:00 +0200 461676 1502805096 1502800920 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Mercedes-Benz Trucks 3D-prints an aluminium thermostat cover http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mercedes-benz-trucks-3d-prints-an-aluminium-thermostat-cover-2017-08-14 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Mon, 14 Aug 2017 15:28:00 +0200 461524 1502717410 1502717280 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000670773_resized_mercedesbenztrucks3dprintingthermostatcoveraluminium1022.jpg 3D printing of an aluminium thermostat cover 511 287 No fireworks expected for 2018 SA, sub-Saharan new-vehicle markets http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/no-fireworks-expected-for-2018-sa-sub-saharan-new-vehicle-markets-2017-08-14 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Mon, 14 Aug 2017 12:07:00 +0200 461494 1502708133 1502705220 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000670707_resized_toyotahilux201681022.jpg 511 287 2017 new-truck sales to be 2% to 3% lower year-on-year http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/trucks-2017-08-11-1 Irma Venter TRUCKS Fri, 11 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 460060 1501769220 1502402400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Bloodhound set to be driven for the first time in October http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/auto-industry-2017-08-11-1 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY – 1 Fri, 11 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 460057 1501769220 1502402400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Company ships dryers and convection oven http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/gruenberg-drying-ovens-shipped-to-automotive-company-2017-08-11 Tasneem Bulbulia Automotive Fri, 11 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 459780 1501769219 1502402400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000666831_resized_furnaceskilnsovensdryersdieselbloomberg315921170160720171022.jpg FUELLING INDUSTRIES Two Gruenberg drying ovens will be used by a prominent diesel engine manufacturer to dry diesel particulate filters 511 287 Electric vehicles to comprise majority of cars sold globally by 2040 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/auto-industry-2017-08-11-2 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY – 3 Fri, 11 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 460062 1501769220 1502402400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 German group starts 3D printing of parts for bus brands http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/auto-industry-2017-08-11 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY – 2 Fri, 11 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 460055 1501769220 1502402400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Newcomer to mark SA entry with introduction of medium-duty truck by year-end http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/trucks-2017-08-11 Irma Venter TRUCKS Fri, 11 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 460058 1501769220 1502402400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Versatile UTV use prompts increased marketing http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/looking-to-move-heaven-and-earth-through-increased-marketing-effort-2017-08-11 Victor Moolman Automotive Fri, 11 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 459840 1501769219 1502402400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Toyota SA creates R42m empowerment trust http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/toyota-sa-creates-r42m-empowerment-trust-2017-08-10 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Thu, 10 Aug 2017 11:48:00 +0200 461139 1502358923 1502358480 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000670050_resized_tsamandrewkirby21022.jpg Toyota SA CEO Andrew Kirby 511 287 Toyota SA pursues production of budget car at Durban plant http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/toyota-sa-pursues-production-of-affordable-car-at-durban-plant-2017-08-10 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Thu, 10 Aug 2017 09:58:00 +0200 461106 1502362757 1502351880 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000669966_resized_toyotadurbanhiluxfortuner201651022.jpg Production at Toyota's Durban plant 511 287 Volvo Car SA ready for hybrid, electric vehicle rollout post-2019, says MD http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/volvo-car-sa-ready-for-hybrid-electric-vehicle-rollout-post-2019-says-md-2017-08-10 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Thu, 10 Aug 2017 08:59:00 +0200 461086 1502444869 1502348340 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000669922_resized_volvocarsamdgregmaruszewski1022.jpg Volvo Car South Africa MD Greg Maruszewski 511 287 Macozoma concerned South Africa may miss out on big electric-vehicle opportunity http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/macozoma-concerned-south-africa-may-miss-big-electric-vehicle-opportunity-2017-08-08 Terence Creamer INNOVATION Tue, 08 Aug 2017 16:36:00 +0200 461032 1502791085 1502202960 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000669815_resized_sakimacozoma212071022duane.jpg Saki Macozoma 511 287 Lithium processors prepare to meet demand in era of electric car http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/lithium-processors-prepare-to-meet-demand-in-era-of-electric-car-2017-08-07 Reuters LITHIUM Mon, 07 Aug 2017 15:28:00 +0200 460846 1502115474 1502112480 1504735200 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000669384_resized_electricvehicle41022.jpg 511 287 Daimler invests in startup that pools passengers travelling in a similar direction http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/daimler-invests-in-startup-that-pools-passengers-travelling-in-a-similar-direction-2017-08-07 Irma Venter SHARED TRANSPORT Mon, 07 Aug 2017 14:15:00 +0200 460827 1502108259 1502108100 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000669316_resized_daimlerbuses1022.jpg 511 287 TrenTyre rolls out FleetFirst tyre management programme in S Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/trentyre-rolls-out-fleetfirst-tyre-management-programme-in-s-africa-2017-08-07 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Mon, 07 Aug 2017 14:13:00 +0200 460826 1502108118 1502107980 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000669313_resized_goodyeartruckforcevan1111022.jpg 511 287 BMW SA approaches govt to scrap import duty on electric vehicles http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/bmw-sa-approaches-govt-to-scrap-import-duty-on-electric-vehicles-2017-08-07 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Mon, 07 Aug 2017 14:12:00 +0200 460825 1502444972 1502107920 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000669311_resized_bmwi31022duane.jpg The BMW i3 511 287 As batteries make power play, South Africa mulls market participation http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/the-new-oil-2017-08-04 Irma Venter ELECTRICAL ENERGY STORAGE Fri, 04 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 459204 1501838390 1501797600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000667803_resized_oil.jpg 511 287 First delivery of locomotives expected in Q4 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/first-delivery-of-locomotives-expected-in-q4-2017-08-04 Simone Liedtke Automotive Fri, 04 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 459308 1501571325 1501797600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Forum to address rail maintenance and rehabilitation http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/forum-to-address-rail-maintenance-and-rehabilitation-2017-08-04 Simone Liedtke Automotive Fri, 04 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 459336 1501571325 1501797600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 MBSA preparing to enter ‘competitive’ bakkie market early next year http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/auto-industry-2017-08-04 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Fri, 04 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 459198 1501571325 1501797600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Volvo Trucks testing self-steering solution in sugar cane industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/trucks-2017-08-04 Irma Venter TRUCKS Fri, 04 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 459195 1501571325 1501797600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Goodyear to wrap up R1bn investment in E Cape plant this year http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/goodyear-to-wrap-up-r1bn-investment-in-e-cape-plant-this-year-2017-08-02 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Wed, 02 Aug 2017 15:07:00 +0200 460438 1501682677 1501679220 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000668277_resized_goodyearwranglerallterraintyre1022.jpg 511 287 Introduce stringent anti-emission laws – Royal Bafokeng Platinum http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/introduce-stringent-anti-emission-laws-royal-bafokeng-platinum-2017-08-02 Martin Creamer PLATINUM Wed, 02 Aug 2017 12:29:00 +0200 460403 1501686897 1501669740 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000668192_resized_stevephiri210220817duane.jpg Royal Bafokeng Platinum CEO Steve Phiri 511 287 July new-vehicle sales record 4.1% growth http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/july-new-vehicle-sales-record-41-growth-2017-08-01 Irma Venter NEW-VEHICLE SALES Tue, 01 Aug 2017 15:12:00 +0200 460270 1501593230 1501593120 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000667971_resized_vw0108171022.jpg VW Polos ready for 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