Engineering News | Automotive Home http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/automotive Wed, 26 Apr 2017 16:51:27 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Steel demand to grow in 2017/18 as recession risk decreases http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/steel-demand-will-grow-year-on-year-with-recession-risks-declining-2017-04-21 Megan van Wyngaardt STEEL Fri, 21 Apr 2017 15:08:00 +0200 450270 1492782719 1492780080 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Local equipment supplier upgrades product offering http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/local-equipment-supplier-upgrades-product-offering-2017-04-21 Simone Liedtke Automotive Fri, 21 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 448411 1492759625 1492725600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000639070_resized_mecliftml1812rseriesvariablereachtrucksforheavylifting032017bltsajpg1022.jpg ML1812R MECLIFT The variable-reach truck is designed for swift, efficient and safe handling of heavy loads in diverse industries 511 287 Naamsa suspends new-vehicle sales projections amid political flux http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/auto-industry-2017-04-21 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Fri, 21 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 448948 1492075739 1492725600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 New concept crane being developed http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-concept-crane-being-developed-2017-04-21 Simone Liedtke Automotive Fri, 21 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 448247 1492075739 1492725600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000638561_resized_elsegundominedraglinetransportationfullyassembled032017mammoetsouthafricajpg1022.jpg FULLY ASSEMBLED Mammoet uses a jacking system to lift the dragline and place it on a specialised transport system to move it to its new location 511 287 Revised framework for SA auto sector expected by year-end http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/auto-industry-2017-04-21-1 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Fri, 21 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 448949 1492075740 1492725600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Volatile rand has big impact on MBSA’s truck business http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/trucks-2017-04-21 Irma Venter TRUCKS Fri, 21 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 448946 1492075740 1492725600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 CMH achieves good results, but worries about political turmoil http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cmh-achieves-good-results-but-worries-about-political-turmoil-2017-04-19 Megan van Wyngaardt AUTOMOTIVE Wed, 19 Apr 2017 15:50:00 +0200 450013 1492610470 1492609800 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 German logistics company to pilot electric vans in 2018 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/german-logistics-company-to-pilot-electric-vans-in-2018-2017-04-19 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Wed, 19 Apr 2017 15:36:00 +0200 450008 1492609829 1492608960 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000643293_resized_emissionfreecourierspic1022.jpg 511 287 Can fake daylight in truck cabs lead to better driver performance? http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/can-fake-daylight-in-truck-cabs-lead-to-better-driver-performance-2017-04-19 Irma Venter TRUCKS Wed, 19 Apr 2017 14:47:00 +0200 449985 1492606166 1492606020 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000643267_resized_daimlerarcticcirclelighttests1022.jpg 511 287 VW plans to launch electric car in China next year http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/vw-plans-to-launch-electric-car-in-china-next-year-2017-04-18 Reuters AUTOMOTIVE Tue, 18 Apr 2017 15:00:00 +0200 449817 1492520535 1492520400 1495058400 Reuters 0 0 BMW Group SA to start X3 production in the first half of 2018 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/bmw-group-sa-to-start-x3-production-in-first-half-of-2018-2017-04-18 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Tue, 18 Apr 2017 14:57:00 +0200 449814 1492609074 1492520220 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000642956_resized_bmwrosslynnewbodyshop201721022.jpg 511 287 Bank forecasts new-vehicle sales growth, despite weak dealer outlook http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/auto-industry-2017-04-14-1 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY – 2 Fri, 14 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 448309 1491472428 1492120800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 South African to lead local Ford unit for first time since full reinvestment http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/auto-industry-2017-04-14-2 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY – 1 Fri, 14 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 448312 1491472428 1492120800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Survey reveals attitude of South Africans towards self-driving technology http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/auto-industry-2017-04-14 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY – 3 Fri, 14 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 448307 1491472428 1492120800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Despite downgrades, truck market can still grow in 2017, says UD Trucks http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/despite-downgrades-truck-market-can-still-grow-in-2017-says-ud-trucks-2017-04-12 Irma Venter TRUCKS Wed, 12 Apr 2017 14:34:00 +0200 449497 1492000374 1492000440 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000642114_resized_udtrucksquestertipper1022.jpg 511 287 BAIC introduces D20 range, second model to follow later this year http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/baic-introduces-d20-range-second-model-to-follow-later-this-year-2017-04-11 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Tue, 11 Apr 2017 11:52:00 +0200 449317 1491904620 1491904320 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000641588_resized_baicd201022.jpg The D20 at the launch in Johannesburg 511 287 New online system allows transporters to bid directly on loads http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-online-system-allows-transporters-to-bid-directly-on-loads-2017-04-11 Irma Venter LOGISTICS Tue, 11 Apr 2017 11:49:00 +0200 449316 1491904336 1491904140 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000641584_resized_customerbidsview0011022.jpg Linebooker online 511 287 SA’s junk status will increase costs in auto production chain, warns analyst http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sas-junk-status-will-increase-costs-in-auto-production-chain-warns-analyst-2017-04-10 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Mon, 10 Apr 2017 12:22:00 +0200 449165 1491821982 1491819720 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000641173_resized_fordstruandaleenginessep51022.jpg 511 287 BMW to spend R400m on new regional distribution centre, HQ expansion http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/auto-industry-2017-04-07-2 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY – 2 Fri, 07 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 447668 1491224900 1491516000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Metair in multiyear deal to supply enhanced batteries to Germany’s Daimler http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/auto-industry-2017-04-07 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY – 1 Fri, 07 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 447666 1491224900 1491516000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 MoU could pave way for Tata-VW cooperation http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/auto-industry-2017-04-07-1 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY – 3 Fri, 07 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 447667 1491224900 1491516000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 SA firm sees potential for elevated-track solution in everything mining to public transport http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/transport-on-demand-2017-04-07 Irma Venter PUBLIC TRANSPORT & LOGISTICS Fri, 07 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 447670 1491290415 1491516000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000639262_resized_transport.jpg 511 287 South African automotive industry at a crossroads http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-african-automotive-industry-at-a-crossroads-2017-04-06 Shirley le Guern AUTOMOTIVE Thu, 06 Apr 2017 16:41:00 +0200 448901 1491491013 1491489660 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000640537_resized_andrewvelleman1022.jpg DAC chairperson Andrew Velleman 511 287 Automotive industry key to future of South Africa’s manufacturing industry – Davies http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/automotive-industry-key-to-future-of-south-africas-manufacturing-industry-davies-2017-04-06 Shirley le Guern AUTOMOTIVE Thu, 06 Apr 2017 15:55:00 +0200 448893 1491491393 1491486900 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Regionalisation strategy needed for South African automotive manufacturers to grow http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/regionalisation-strategy-needed-for-south-african-automotive-manufacturers-to-grow-2017-04-06 Shirley le Guern AUTOMOTIVE Thu, 06 Apr 2017 15:09:00 +0200 448880 1491488055 1491484140 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Higher local content in SA-made vehicles could create 49 000 jobs, says Barnes http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/higher-local-content-in-sa-made-vehicles-could-create-49-000-jobs-says-barnes-2017-04-06 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Thu, 06 Apr 2017 15:03:00 +0200 448875 1491485650 1491483780 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000640468_resized_naacamdctsstmayorrdandrm1022.jpg Naacam president Dave Coffey, Volkswagen Group South Africa MD Thomas Schäfer, Ethekwini Mayor Zandile Gumede, Trade and Industry Minister Dr Rob Davies and Naacam executive director Renai Moothilal at the Naacam Show 511 287 Competition Commission refers Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha to Tribunal http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/competition-commission-refers-kawasaki-kisen-kaisha-to-tribunal-2017-04-05 Natasha Odendaal COMPETITION MATTERS Wed, 05 Apr 2017 16:30:00 +0200 448741 1491403632 1491402600 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Bloodhound land speed record attempt pushed back to 2018 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/bloodhound-land-speed-record-attempt-pushed-back-to-2018-2017-04-04 Irma Venter LAND SPEED RECORD Tue, 04 Apr 2017 14:51:00 +0200 448567 1491310340 1491310260 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000639550_resized_bloodhound1piccreditstefanmarjoram1022.jpg 511 287 Cabinet reshuffle could have ‘far-reaching consequences’, warns auto body http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cabinet-reshuffle-could-have-far-reaching-consequences-warns-auto-body-2017-04-03 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Mon, 03 Apr 2017 15:22:00 +0200 448426 1491225854 1491225720 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000639103_resized_transnetdurbanportharbourtrafficcars203111022duane.jpg 511 287 Mercedes-Benz SA reports record AMG sales year http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mercedes-benz-sa-reports-record-amg-sales-year-2017-04-03 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Mon, 03 Apr 2017 11:44:00 +0200 448383 1491212807 1491212640 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000638978_resized_mercedesamgglccoupe20171022.jpg The Mercedes-AMG GLC Coupe 511 287 SA new-vehicle exports into Africa plummet 73% since 2013 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sa-new-vehicle-exports-into-africa-plummet-73-since-2013-2017-04-03 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Mon, 03 Apr 2017 11:43:00 +0200 448382 1491217238 1491212580 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000638976_resized_toyotaplantdurban201631022.jpg 511 287 Export strategies likely to be feature of updated auto support programme http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/auto-industry-2017-03-31-4 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY – 1 Fri, 31 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 447097 1490623749 1490911200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Jaguar introduces cashless payment app http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/auto-industry-2017-03-31 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Fri, 31 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 447089 1490623750 1490911200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Opel Astra crowned 2017 Car of the Year http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/auto-industry-2017-03-31-1 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Fri, 31 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 447091 1490623750 1490911200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Platinum beneficiation champion poised to launch fuel cell components plant http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/local-platinum-beneficiation-champion-launches-fuel-cell-plant-2017-03-31 David Oliveira MANUFACTURING Fri, 31 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 446951 1491300210 1490911200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000637149_resized_first.jpg 511 287 Shipping group expects SA auto exports to continue to grow http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/january-increase-in-vehicle-sales-bodes-well-for-local-manufacturers-2017-03-31 David Oliveira TRADE Fri, 31 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 446935 1490623749 1490911200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 South Africa lagging badly in fuel quality stakes, Naamsa warns http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/auto-industry-2017-03-31-2 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY – 2 Fri, 31 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 447093 1490623749 1490911200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0