Engineering News | Automotive Home http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/automotive Tue, 23 Oct 2018 16:25:12 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 There is room for more ride-hailing services, says Taxify country manager http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/there-is-room-for-more-ride-hailing-services-says-taxify-country-manager-2018-10-23 Irma Venter TRANSPORT Tue, 23 Oct 2018 14:09:00 +0200 502556 1540298068 1540296540 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000761885_resized_3taxifyapp1022.jpg 511 287 Buying only SA-made vehicles could boost GDP by R37bn, says Wits study http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/buying-only-sa-made-vehicles-could-boost-gdp-by-r37bn-says-wits-study-2018-10-23 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Tue, 23 Oct 2018 09:08:00 +0200 502480 1540303790 1540278480 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000761686_resized_transnetdurbanportharbourtrafficcars203111022duane.jpg 511 287 Dutch solar road proves successful, moves on to heavy traffic road trial http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/dutch-solar-road-proves-successful-moves-on-to-heavy-traffic-road-trial-2018-10-19 Irma Venter ROADS Fri, 19 Oct 2018 09:42:00 +0200 502273 1539936222 1539934920 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000761315_resized_solarbikewaynetherlands201811022.jpg 511 287 Hytec Group companies reduce OEM’s energy costs http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/hytec-group-companies-reduce-oems-energy-costs-2018-10-19 Jessica Oosthuizen Automotive Fri, 19 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 500757 1539671136 1539900000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000758252_resized_sytronix10181022.jpg MONITORING PRESSURE The Sytronix variable speed pump drive monitors the hydraulic pressure and adjusts the motor running speed so only the required pressure at any given time is delivered 511 287 SA-linked startup wins UK competition to build hyperloop-type solution http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/transport-revolution-2018-10-19 Irma Venter TRANSPORT & LOGISTICS Fri, 19 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 501333 1539678398 1539900000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000760514_resized_game.jpg 511 287 South Africa poised to adopt plan to boost local car industry suppliers http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africa-poised-to-adopt-plan-to-boost-local-car-industry-suppliers-2018-10-18 Reuters AUTOMOTIVE Thu, 18 Oct 2018 14:04:00 +0200 502182 1539873863 1539864240 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 It’s a tough market out there and it’s not getting better, says CMH http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/its-a-tough-market-out-there-and-its-not-getting-better-says-cmh-2018-10-17 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Wed, 17 Oct 2018 15:25:00 +0200 502070 1539784640 1539782700 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000760888_resized_johannesburginternationalmotorshow1jims2013carsales10131022duane.jpg 511 287 Cape Town e-bus rollout in limbo until Whitehead investigation wraps up end-2018 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cape-town-e-bus-rollout-in-limbo-until-whitehead-investigation-wraps-up-end-2018-2018-10-26 Irma Venter PUBLIC TRANSPORT Wed, 17 Oct 2018 11:38:00 +0200 502031 1539786109 1539769080 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000760808_resized_mycitibydk9electric1022.jpg 511 287 Brink Towing Systems SA secures additional export volumes http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/brink-towing-systems-sa-secures-additional-export-volumes-2018-10-16 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Tue, 16 Oct 2018 15:05:00 +0200 501956 1539697871 1539695100 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000760668_resized_brinktowbars201821022.jpg The new Yaskawa robot at the Brink Towing Systems SA factory 511 287 Bloodhound project faces financial crunch, seeks R475m http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/bloodhound-project-faces-financial-crunch-seeks-r475m-2018-10-15 Irma Venter LAND-SPEED RECORD Mon, 15 Oct 2018 14:55:00 +0200 501820 1539608320 1539608100 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000760352_resized_bloodhoundfirstrun2017uk1022.jpg The Bloodhound vehicle in 2017 511 287 Commercial vehicle market defies economic downturn http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/commercial-vehicle-market-defies-economic-downturn-2018-10-12 Irma Venter TRUCKS Fri, 12 Oct 2018 11:47:00 +0200 501669 1539337948 1539337620 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000760089_resized_udtrucksgertswanepoel1022.jpg Gert Swanepoel 511 287 Lithium leaders tout bright EV future after tough trading debut http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/lithium-leaders-tout-bright-ev-future-after-tough-trading-debut-2018-10-12 Bloomberg LITHIUM Fri, 12 Oct 2018 08:29:00 +0200 501622 1539326038 1539325740 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 Opportunities abound for Italian entrepreneurs expanding into Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/opportunities-abound-for-italian-entrepreneurs-wanting-to-expand-into-africa-2018-10-12 Shannon de Ryhove Automotive Fri, 12 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 499762 1539006441 1539295200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Mercedes-Benz rolls out fuel-cell SUV to tackle tech hurdles http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mercedes-benz-rolls-out-fuel-cell-suv-to-tackle-tech-hurdles-2018-10-10 Bloomberg FUEL CELLS Wed, 10 Oct 2018 11:20:00 +0200 501377 1539165127 1539163200 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000759404_resized_mercfuelcellpluginvehicle1018bloomberg1022.jpg 511 287 Ford produces first trial Ranger Raptors in SA, invests another R160m http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ford-produces-first-trial-ranger-raptors-in-sa-invests-another-r160m-2018-10-10 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Wed, 10 Oct 2018 09:34:00 +0200 501349 1539156990 1539156840 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000759349_resized_fordrangerraptor201841022.jpg 511 287 Volkswagen is near hiring top banks for truck unit IPO http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/volkswagen-is-near-hiring-top-banks-for-truck-unit-ipo-2018-10-09 Bloomberg AUTOMOTIVE Tue, 09 Oct 2018 11:58:00 +0200 501258 1539079325 1539079080 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 Numsa members embark on strike at Toyota http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/numsa-members-embark-on-strike-at-toyota-2018-10-08 Marleny Arnoldi AUTOMOTIVE Mon, 08 Oct 2018 16:05:00 +0200 501161 1539007572 1539007500 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Cape Town adds direct routes, 29 new bus stops to MyCiti service http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cape-town-adds-direct-routes-29-new-bus-stops-to-myciti-service-2018-10-08 Irma Venter PUBLIC TRANSPORT Mon, 08 Oct 2018 15:15:00 +0200 501145 1539004624 1539004500 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000758883_resized_myciticapetown2016cct54071022.jpg 511 287 Application of code of conduct requires ‘extensive' review, says auto industry body http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/application-of-code-of-conduct-requires-extensive-review-says-auto-industry-body-2018-10-08 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Mon, 08 Oct 2018 11:06:00 +0200 501014 1539152971 1538989560 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000758824_resized_volvotrucksplantdurban81022.jpg 511 287 Automotive aftermarket distributor looking to expand http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/automotive-aftermarket-distributor-looking-to-expand-2018-10-05 Jessica Oosthuizen Automotive Fri, 05 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 499356 1538465644 1538690400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000755643_resized_automotivecomponents1018102222.jpg AUTOMOTIVE AFTERMARKET AfriPart is the country’s first automotive aftermarket distributor that is 100% owned and operated through an empowered employee trust 511 287 Importers tightening control over logistics processes http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/importers-tightening-control-over-logistics-processes-2018-10-05 Jessica Oosthuizen Automotive Fri, 05 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 499474 1538465645 1538690400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000755854_resized_technology10181022.jpg TECHNOLOGICAL VISIBILITY Technology is becoming critical in the importing process 511 287 Mercedes-Benz unveils self-driving, electric, interchangeable van vision http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mercedes-benz-unveils-self-driving-electric-interchangeable-van-vision-2018-10-04 Irma Venter VANS Thu, 04 Oct 2018 15:37:00 +0200 500807 1538720267 1538660220 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000758373_resized_mbvisionurbanetic201821022.jpg The people carrier version of the Vision Urbanetic 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/76266_2018-09-25_daimler_-_hd_web.mp423349192The Vision Urbanetic explained The Vision Urbanetic explained Current proposed automotive Code of Conduct ‘catastrophic’, warns dealer body http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/current-proposed-automotive-code-of-conduct-catastrophic-warns-dealer-body-2018-10-04 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Thu, 04 Oct 2018 15:34:00 +0200 500806 1538987911 1538660040 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000758362_resized_nadamarkdommisse0201022.jpg Mark Dommisse 511 287 Jaguar I-Pace EV drives from JHB to Durban on two charges http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/jaguar-i-pace-ev-drives-from-jhb-to-durban-on-two-charges-2018-10-03 Irma Venter ROADS Wed, 03 Oct 2018 11:54:00 +0200 500503 1538560597 1538560440 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000758002_resized_jaguaripace20183.jpg The I-Pace en route to Durban 511 340 Mazda to deploy electrification in all of its production vehicles by 2030 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mazda-to-deploy-electrification-in-all-of-its-production-vehicles-by-2030-2018-10-03 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Wed, 03 Oct 2018 10:38:00 +0200 500466 1538555995 1538555880 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000757942_resized_mazdahofuplantcx520171022.jpg 511 287 Germany pushes VW, BMW for trade-ins to defuse diesel crisis http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/germany-pushes-vw-bmw-for-trade-ins-to-defuse-diesel-crisis-2018-10-02 Bloomberg AUTOMOTIVE Tue, 02 Oct 2018 15:06:00 +0200 500375 1538485707 1538485560 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 New-vehicle market declines by 1.9%, record exports for September http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-vehicle-market-declines-by-19-record-exports-for-september-2018-10-01 Irma Venter NEW-VEHICLE SALES Mon, 01 Oct 2018 15:17:00 +0200 500227 1539152706 1538399820 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000757510_resized_vwpolo201811022.jpg 511 287 Dutch team Nuon outruns Japan’s Tokai to take gold in Sasol Solar Challenge http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/dutch-team-nuon-outruns-japans-tokai-to-take-gold-in-sasol-solar-challenge-2018-10-01 Irma Venter SOLAR ENERGY Mon, 01 Oct 2018 12:28:00 +0200 500198 1538389966 1538389680 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000757410_resized_sasolsolarnuonwinning20181022.jpg Dutch team Nuon on the weekend took gold in the 2018 Sasol Solar Challenge 511 287 US regulator sues Musk for fraud, seeks to remove him from Tesla http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/us-regulator-sues-musk-for-fraud-seeks-to-remove-him-from-tesla-2018-09-28 Reuters LEGAL MATTERS Fri, 28 Sep 2018 08:34:00 +0200 499971 1538122661 1538116440 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000756929_resized_elonmuskreuters.jpg Tesla CEO Elon Musk 511 287 Record-high margins for aluminium sales http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/record-high-margins-for-aluminium-sales-2018-09-28 Erin Steenhoff-Snethlage Automotive Fri, 28 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0200 498643 1537859687 1538085600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000754101_resized_aluminiumblockreuters1022jpg.jpeg TARIFF SEE-SAW US tariffs have had a positive and negative effect on aluminium profit margins 511 287 Mercedes-Benz aims for 2021 series production of electric Actros http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mercedes-benz-aims-for-2021-series-production-of-electric-actros-2018-09-27 Irma Venter TRUCKS Thu, 27 Sep 2018 10:12:00 +0200 499844 1538049374 1538035920 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000756615_resized_mbiaaetruck20181022.jpg The eActros 511 287 No side-mirrors for new Actros truck, digital cab unveiled http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/no-side-mirrors-for-new-actros-truck-digital-cab-unveiled-2018-09-27 Irma Venter TRUCKS Thu, 27 Sep 2018 08:48:00 +0200 499821 1538053254 1538030880 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000756568_resized_mbnewactros2018161022.jpg Stefan Buchner with the new Actros 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/76143_2018-09-26_actros2_-_hd_web.mp45178456The new Actros boasts technology that will perform an emergency stop if the driver fails to spot a pedestrian.http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/76144_2018-09-26_actros_-_hd_web.mp45689951The new Actros also has technology that will perform an emergency stop if it comes across a sudden obstacle. The new Actros boasts technology that will perform an emergency stop if the driver fails to spot a pedestrian.The new Actros also has technology that will perform an emergency stop if it comes across a sudden obstacle. Abland to develop combined-use Menlyn Maine Towers http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/abland-to-develop-combined-use-menlyn-maine-towers-2018-09-19 Schalk Burger CONSTRUCTION Wed, 19 Sep 2018 10:49:00 +0200 499137 1537520625 1537346940 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 World’s first hydrogen fuel cell train enters commercial service http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/worlds-first-hydrogen-fuel-cell-train-enters-commercial-service-2018-09-17 Simone Liedtke RAIL Mon, 17 Sep 2018 16:13:00 +0200 498981 1537193848 1537193580 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000754755_resized_railcoradiailint2018alstomhydrogentrain1022.jpg 511 287 Jaguar Land Rover to cut output at UK car plant after warnings on Brexit, diesel http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/jaguar-land-rover-to-cut-output-at-uk-car-plant-after-warnings-on-brexit-diesel-2018-09-17 Reuters AUTOMOTIVE Mon, 17 Sep 2018 16:00:00 +0200 498974 1537192891 1537192800 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 SA delegation arrives in Japan for investment mission http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sa-delegation-arrives-in-japan-for-investment-mission-2018-09-17 African News Agency Automotive Mon, 17 Sep 2018 14:30:00 +0200 498953 1537187560 1537187400 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000754702_resized_yunushoosen1022.jpg Acting Head of Invest South Africa Yunus Hoosen 511 287 Top trends that are likely to change the way we work and live http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/top-trends-that-are-likely-to-change-the-way-we-work-and-live-2018-09-14 Kim Cloete MARKET TRENDS Fri, 14 Sep 2018 13:03:00 +0200 498801 1536926710 1536922980 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0