Engineering News | Automotive Home http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/automotive Thu, 19 Oct 2017 11:46:42 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 VW's Seat abandons ambitions to enter Iranian market http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/vws-seat-abandons-ambitions-to-enter-iranian-market-2017-10-18 Reuters AUTOMOTIVE Wed, 18 Oct 2017 14:45:00 +0200 468220 1508332295 1508330700 1510956000 Reuters 0 0 Van market retreats as economy takes toll on small businesses, households http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/van-market-retreats-as-economy-takes-toll-on-small-businesses-households-2017-10-17 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Tue, 17 Oct 2017 11:11:00 +0200 468017 1508233876 1508231460 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000685332_resized_mbsasprinter20161022.jpg The Sprinter 511 287 Imperial Logistics team investigated 86 truck hijackings in 2016 financial year http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/imperial-logistics-team-investigated-86-truck-hijackings-in-2016-financial-year-2017-10-16 Irma Venter TRANSPORT Mon, 16 Oct 2017 12:06:00 +0200 467872 1508148520 1508148360 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000685049_resized_truck110220515duane.jpg 511 287 BMW electrified vehicle sales jump by 64% year-to-date http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/bmw-electrified-vehicle-sales-jump-by-64-year-to-date-2017-10-16 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY
 Mon, 16 Oct 2017 12:05:00 +0200 467870 1508148407 1508148300 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000685046_resized_bmwi391022.jpg 511 287 US demands regional steel, aluminum in Nafta auto rules http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/us-demands-regional-steel-aluminum-in-nafta-auto-rules-2017-10-16 Reuters AUTOMOTIVE Mon, 16 Oct 2017 08:38:00 +0200 467813 1508136597 1508135880 1510783200 Reuters 0 0 Mahindra SA to start local assembly, move into tractor market http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mahindra-sa-to-start-local-assembly-move-into-tractor-market-2017-10-13 Irma Venter AUTOMOTIVE Fri, 13 Oct 2017 10:32:00 +0200 467717 1508138625 1507883520 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000684759_resized_mahindrapikupfrontright1022.jpg The new-generation Mahindra Pik Up 511 287 GM, suppliers to invest $500m in Argentina to produce new model http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/gm-suppliers-to-invest-500m-in-argentina-to-produce-new-model-2017-10-13 Reuters AUTOMOTIVE Fri, 13 Oct 2017 08:24:00 +0200 467677 1507877005 1507875840 1510524000 Reuters 0 0 Chamber helps Italian companies prosper in S Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/chamber-helps-italian-companies-prosper-in-s-africa-2017-10-13 Robyn Wilkinson Automotive Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 465970 1507616813 1507845600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Event drives partnerships at the highest levels http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/event-drives-partnerships-at-the-highest-levels-2017-10-13 Robyn Wilkinson Automotive Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 466081 1507616813 1507845600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000681055_resized_saitalyindabalaunch0920171022.jpg COMMITMENT TO COLLABORATION Nico de Kock, Phindile Baleni and Paolo Borzatta signed an agreement of collaboration between Gauteng and Italy at the launch of the South Africa-Italy Summit/Indaba 511 287 JV brings suspension products closer to market http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/italian-south-african-jv-brings-suspension-products-closer-to-market-2017-10-13 Robyn Wilkinson Automotive Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 465976 1507616813 1507845600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000680772_resized_mollebalestraandgoldenspringsjvagreementsigning0920171022.jpg AUTOMOTIVE ALLIES Mollebalestra and Golden Spring have finalised the JV agreement that will facilitate the manufacture of Italian suspension products in Vereeniging 511 287 Open immigration regime central to S Africa’s growth http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/open-immigration-regime-central-to-s-africas-growth-2017-10-13 Robyn Wilkinson Automotive Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 465973 1507616813 1507845600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000680759_resized_garyeisenbergeisenbergassociates0820171022.jpg GARY EISENBERG South Africa’s foreign policy should never lose sight of the historical benefits that have streamed into South Africa from Italy 511 287 SA weighs market opportunities as utility-scale battery storage prospects improve http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africa-gauging-energy-storage-growth-opportunities-yet-greater-understanding-required-2017-10-13 Mia Breytenbach ENERGY STORAGE Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 466624 1507624065 1507845600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000683616_resized_storage.jpg 511 287 World’s first electric truck in series production makes US debut http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/trucks-2017-10-13 Irma Venter TRUCKS Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 466642 1507616814 1507845600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Partnership creates complete truck stop service concept http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/partnership-creates-complete-truck-service-stop-concept-2017-10-13 Schalk Burger Freight Logistics Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 466657 1507616815 1507845600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000682237_resized_laserfasttrucktrailerwheelalignmentexxonmobilandmichelin60917duane1022.jpg TRUCK SERVICES The truck stop service station provides all major checks and services for heavy-duty vehicles during rest stops 511 287 BMW SA invests another R160m in Rosslyn plant http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/auto-industry-2017-10-13 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 466640 1507616814 1507845600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Macroeconomy putting brakes on new-vehicle market http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/auto-industry-2017-10-13-2 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 466644 1507616814 1507845600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Suzuki Auto South Africa had biggest-ever sales month in August http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/auto-industry-2017-10-13-1 Irma Venter Vehicle sales Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 466641 1507616814 1507845600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 South African market could see ten EV models in 2020, says Audi’s Hill http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-african-market-could-see-ten-electric-vehicles-in-2020-says-audis-hill-2017-10-12 Irma Venter AUTOMOTIVE Thu, 12 Oct 2017 14:00:00 +0200 467590 1507883574 1507809600 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000684323_resized_trevorhillaudi1022.jpg Audi South Africa head Trevor Hill 511 287 20% growth not outpacing the market, says Cartrack CEO http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/20-growth-not-outpacing-the-market-says-cartrack-ceo-2017-10-11 Irma Venter VEHICLE TRACKING Wed, 11 Oct 2017 15:07:00 +0200 467449 1507729864 1507727220 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000684004_resized_zakcalisto1022.jpg Zak Calisto 511 287 Kobe Steel shares plunge as data fabrication concerns deepen http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/kobe-steel-shares-plunge-as-data-fabrication-concerns-deepen-2017-10-11 Reuters STEEL Wed, 11 Oct 2017 10:44:00 +0200 467374 1507713669 1507711440 1510351200 Reuters 0 0 Toyota halts production, reports ‘unprecedented flooding' at Durban plant http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/toyota-halts-production-reports-unprecedented-flooding-at-durban-plant-2017-10-10 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Tue, 10 Oct 2017 15:48:00 +0200 467275 1507645865 1507643280 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000683748_resized_toyotaplantdurban201631022.jpg The Toyota plant in Durban 511 287 Mercedes-Benz Vans, Matternet and Siroop start pilot project for drone deliveries http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mercedes-benz-vans-matternet-and-siroop-start-pilot-project-for-drone-deliveries-2017-10-10 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Tue, 10 Oct 2017 11:26:00 +0200 467229 1507629057 1507627560 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000683646_resized_daimlervansdrones11022.jpg 511 287 Brazil revives African ties, eyes expanding market http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/brazil-revives-african-ties-eyes-expanding-market-2017-10-10 Reuters AGRICULTURE & MANUFACTURING Tue, 10 Oct 2017 10:32:00 +0200 467209 1507627535 1507624320 1510264800 Reuters 0 0 Airbag, seat belt manufacturer pays R150m penalty on collusion charge http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/airbag-seat-belt-manufacturer-pays-r150m-penalty-on-collusion-charge-2017-10-09 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Mon, 09 Oct 2017 15:02:00 +0200 467133 1507554240 1507554120 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000683408_resized_newpolointerior0011022.jpg 511 287 Eicher trucks to be assembled in SA in 2018 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/eicher-trucks-to-be-assembled-in-sa-in-2018-2017-10-09 Irma Venter TRUCKS Mon, 09 Oct 2017 11:55:00 +0200 467101 1507624684 1507542900 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000683359_resized_automechanikajohannesburgeicher10917duane.jpg 511 340 New 500 series to grow Hino SA’s market share significantly, says Trautmann http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-500-series-to-grow-hino-sas-market-share-significantly-says-trautmann-2017-10-09 Irma Venter TRUCKS Mon, 09 Oct 2017 11:53:00 +0200 467100 1507542926 1507542780 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000683354_resized_hino500widecab11022.jpg The Hino 500 Wide Cab 511 287 Eqstra unveils cold trailer 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Wilkinson Automotive Fri, 06 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 465389 1506954326 1507240800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000679523_resized_germafricafspnvessels0820171022.jpg WELL-EQUIPPED Germ Africa provides high-quality filtration and dosing pump solutions that improve the automotive manufacturing process 511 287 Intra-industry dialogue crucial for components advancement http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/intra-industry-collaboration-crucial-for-automotive-component-industry-advancement-2017-10-06 Robyn Wilkinson Automotive Fri, 06 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 465494 1506954326 1507240800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000679527_resized_rmiautomotiveadvancement0820171022.jpg KEEPING PACE Advancing education and training in the automotive sector is crucial for keeping up with changes in technology and the local demand for skilled technicians 511 287 Local innovation key for growing automotive industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/local-innovation-key-for-growing-automotive-industry-2017-10-06 Robyn Wilkinson Automotive Fri, 06 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 465388 1506954326 1507240800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000679393_resized_paulodematossyspro0820171022.jpg PAULO DE MATOS South Africa is no laggard when it comes to the uptake of new technologies, especially in the automotive sector 511 287 Mobile workshop enhances interactions with automotive OEMs http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mobile-workshop-enhances-interactions-with-automotive-oems-2017-10-06 Robyn Wilkinson Automotive Fri, 06 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 465493 1506954326 1507240800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000679602_resized_3mmobileunit0820171022.jpg ON THE MOVE 3M’s mobile unit features a full test laboratory, training facilities and capabilities for providing all of the company’s abrasive solutions on site 511 287 Supply chain management key to industry success http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/modern-automotive-supply-chain-management-key-to-success-2017-10-06 Robyn Wilkinson Automotive Fri, 06 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 465386 1506954326 1507240800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000679387_resized_gregclineinvestecimportsolutions0820171022.jpg GREG CLINE Automotive aftermarket imports are growing owing to the depressed state of the economy shifting buying behaviour 511 287 Shell mulls adding EV charging points to forecourts in several countries http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/auto-industry-2017-10-06 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY – 1 Fri, 06 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 465882 1506954328 1507240800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 IFC backs BMW’s R6bn Rosslyn investment 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