Engineering News | Automotive Home http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/automotive Tue, 27 Jun 2017 03:57:10 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Premium market in for another tough year; Audi’s first EV coming to SA http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/premium-market-in-for-another-tough-year-audis-first-ev-coming-to-sa-2017-06-26 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Mon, 26 Jun 2017 15:30:00 +0200 456604 1498485101 1498483800 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000659579_resized_auditrevorhill20171022.jpg Trevor Hill 511 287 Japanese airbag maker Takata files for bankruptcy, gets US sponsor http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/japanese-airbag-maker-takata-files-for-bankruptcy-gets-us-sponsor-2017-06-26 Reuters AUTOMOTIVE Mon, 26 Jun 2017 10:32:00 +0200 456550 1498473594 1498465920 1501020000 Reuters 0 0 Audi SA third carmaker to halt detailed sales reporting http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/audi-sa-third-carmaker-to-halt-detailed-sales-reporting-2017-06-23 Irma Venter NEW-VEHICLE SALES Fri, 23 Jun 2017 11:37:00 +0200 456442 1498212936 1498210620 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000659156_resized_audirs51jims201310131022duane.jpg 511 287 Ford recalls 15 600 cars in South Africa over fire risk http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ford-recalls-15-600-cars-in-south-africa-over-fire-risk-2017-06-23 Reuters AUTOMOTIVE Fri, 23 Jun 2017 11:27:00 +0200 456435 1498221464 1498210020 1500760800 Reuters 0 0 Bolting technology supplier establishes base in South Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/bolting-technology-supplier-establishes-base-in-south-africa-2017-06-23 Nadine James Automotive Fri, 23 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 454908 1498201109 1498168800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000659031_resized_gysnell1022.jpg GYS NELL ITH intends to supply precision bolting tools and products to the power generation, mining and industrial industries. 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/69345_2017-05-23_ith2_-_hd_web.mp413499662ITH South Africa GM Gys Nell discusses the background, aims and offering of the ITH group. Camerawork and Editing: Nicholas Boyd. ITH South Africa GM Gys Nell discusses the background, aims and offering of the ITH group. Camerawork and Editing: Nicholas Boyd. Commercial vehicles JV set to introduce Eicher trucks onto SA market http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/auto-industry-2017-06-23-2 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY – 2 Fri, 23 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 455182 1497877710 1498168800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Haval outlines SA operating model after GWM takeover http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/auto-industry-2017-06-23 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY – 1 Fri, 23 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 455179 1497877710 1498168800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Kaspersky Lab, AVL collaborating on secure-by-design auto components http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/kaspersky-lab-and-avl-team-up-to-develop-security-hardened-automotive-components-2017-06-23 Schalk Burger Cybersecurity Fri, 23 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 455145 1497877710 1498168800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000656021_resized_kasperskylabheadoftechnologiesprojectsandreynikishin05171022.jpg ANDREY NIKISHIN The partnership will build a bridge between embedded automotive development and best cybersecurity practices and technologies 511 287 R125m conveyor for Ford plant http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/auto-industry-2017-06-23-1 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Fri, 23 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 455180 1497951090 1498168800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Tough economic conditions reflected in May vehicle sales http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-vehicle-sales-2017-06-23 Irma Venter NEW-VEHICLE SALES Fri, 23 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 455174 1497877710 1498168800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 VWSA trust makes first investment to grow black supplier base http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/vwsa-trust-makes-first-investment-to-grow-black-supplier-base-2017-06-22 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Thu, 22 Jun 2017 15:19:00 +0200 456347 1498137699 1498137540 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000658885_resized_vwsamdandceothomasschaefer1022.jpg Thomas Schäfer 511 287 Daimler Buses initiates 3D printing of specialised, replacement parts http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/daimler-buses-initiates-3d-printing-of-specialised-replacement-parts-2017-06-21 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Wed, 21 Jun 2017 10:45:00 +0200 456142 1498034855 1498034700 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000658300_resized_bus3dprinting1022.jpg This bus part can now be 3D printed 511 287 Cape Town plant to build Cobra kit car for local, export markets http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cape-town-plant-to-build-cobra-kit-car-for-local-export-markets-2017-06-21 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Wed, 21 Jun 2017 10:43:00 +0200 456139 1498034700 1498034580 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000658284_resized_haydencobrda201711022.jpg The Hayden Cobra 511 287 Volvo Trucks, UD Trucks open R130m facility in Zambia http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/volvo-trucks-ud-trucks-opens-r130m-facility-in-zambia-2017-06-20 Irma Venter TRUCKS Tue, 20 Jun 2017 12:30:00 +0200 456008 1497955045 1497954600 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000657994_resized_udtruckszambia201711022.jpg 511 287 Bloodhound supersonic car to start live testing in October http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/bloodhound-supersonic-car-to-start-live-testing-in-october-2017-06-20 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Tue, 20 Jun 2017 10:48:00 +0200 455978 1497952273 1497948480 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000657917_resized_bloodhound201741022.jpg 511 287 Kia SA’s new CEO wants to fill perception gap, grow sales http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/kia-sas-new-ceo-wants-to-fill-perception-gap-grow-sales-2017-06-19 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Mon, 19 Jun 2017 10:15:00 +0200 455810 1497865861 1497860100 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000657485_resized_kiagaryscott20171022.jpg Gary Scott 511 287 Composites cluster charts way forward for basalt in composites http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/auto-industry-2017-06-16-1 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY – 1 Fri, 16 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 454289 1497253648 1497564000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Mercedes-Benz E-Class to support digital vehicle key solution http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mercedes-benz-e-class-to-support-digital-vehicle-key-technology-2017-06-16 David Oliveira TECHNOLOGY Fri, 16 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 454392 1497253649 1497564000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Naamsa believes sales growth still possible despite 2017 headwinds http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/auto-industry-2017-06-16 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY – 3 Fri, 16 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 454288 1497253648 1497564000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Nissan expects to unveil new Rosslyn production plan later this year http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/auto-industry-2017-06-16-3 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY – 2 Fri, 16 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 454291 1497253649 1497564000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Product and process innovation key to future success of components firms http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/auto-industry-2017-06-16-2 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY – 4 Fri, 16 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 454290 1497253649 1497564000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Williams Hunt group to take over Opel distributorship in South Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/williams-hunt-group-to-take-over-opel-distributorship-in-south-africa-2017-06-14 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Wed, 14 Jun 2017 16:09:00 +0200 455523 1497523200 1497449340 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http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000656327_resized_copper1022bloomberg.jpg 511 287 UD Trucks launches new heavy-duty truck range in SA http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ud-trucks-launches-new-heavy-duty-truck-range-in-sa-2017-06-09 Irma Venter TRUCKS Fri, 09 Jun 2017 10:50:00 +0200 454965 1497001949 1496998200 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000655642_resized_udtruckscronerwarehouse1022.jpg 511 287 Industry trends shift towards efficient, intelligent strategies http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/industry-trends-shift-towards-efficient-intelligent-strategies-2017-06-09 Tasneem Bulbulia Automotive Fri, 09 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 453226 1496672630 1496959200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000651336_resized_energyefficiencymanagementbloomberg313402166140520171022.jpg EFFICIENCY PRIORITISED With energy integral to every process, the objective should be to maximise the efficiency of delivering the necessary energy at the lowest cost per kilowatt per hour 511 287 SA car buyers had widest choice-to-market-size ratio globally in 2016 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/auto-industry-2017-06-09 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Fri, 09 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 453735 1496672632 1496959200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Vadi concerned about slow pace of BRT development in Gauteng http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/infrastructure-2017-06-09 Irma Venter INFRASTRUCTURE Fri, 09 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 453736 1496998943 1496959200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 No taxi protests planned 'for now' over rising price of Quantum http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/no-taxi-protests-planned-for-now-over-rising-price-of-quantum-2017-06-08 News24Wire PUBLIC TRANSPORT Thu, 08 Jun 2017 14:20:00 +0200 454844 1497010233 1496924400 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 BMW SA seeks greater govt commitment for EV expansion in SA http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/bmw-celebrates-being-sas-top-ev-seller-seeks-greater-govt-commitment-2017-06-08 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Thu, 08 Jun 2017 12:34:00 +0200 454827 1496924166 1496918040 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000655243_resized_bmwi201751022.jpg The BMW i3 and i8 511 287 Ford invests R125m in conveyor system for Silverton plant http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ford-invests-r125m-in-conveyor-system-for-silverton-plant-2017-06-06 Megan van Wyngaardt MANUFACTURING Tue, 06 Jun 2017 15:42:00 +0200 454605 1496758018 1496756520 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000654752_resized_fordemssystem1022.jpg 511 287 Component exports up 6.8% in 2016, engines show strong growth http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/component-exports-up-68-in-2016-engines-show-strong-growth-2017-06-06 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Tue, 06 Jun 2017 09:49:00 +0200 454522 1496735430 1496735340 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000654503_resized_volkswagenvwtrainingacademycenturion308111022duane.jpg 511 287 Indian truck brand Eicher poised to enter the SA market http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/indian-truck-brand-eicher-to-enter-south-africa-2017-06-02 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Fri, 02 Jun 2017 15:48:00 +0200 454317 1496411724 1496411280 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000654040_resized_eicherpro6025t1022.jpg 511 287 Cartrack expands subscriber base to more than 600 000 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/auto-industry-2017-06-02-2 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Fri, 02 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 453125 1496127790 1496354400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Courier service moves to electrify vehicle fleet http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/auto-industry-2017-06-02-3 Irma Venter Electric VEHICLES Fri, 02 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 453126 1496127790 1496354400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 GM’s withdrawal from SA to be negative for component suppliers http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/auto-industry-2017-06-02-1 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY – 2 Fri, 02 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 453124 1496127790 1496354400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Isuzu sees opportunity as it buys GM’s Port Elizabeth plant http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/auto-industry-2017-06-02 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY – 1 Fri, 02 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 453123 1496127790 1496354400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0