Engineering News | Automotive Home http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/automotive Sat, 18 Aug 2018 19:56:14 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Toyota aims to increase exports into Africa as market recovers http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/toyotas-aims-to-increase-exports-into-africa-as-market-recovers-2018-08-17 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Fri, 17 Aug 2018 09:11:00 +0200 496003 1534499783 1534489860 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000747844_resized_andrewkirby20161022.jpg Andrew Kirby 511 287 Fuel levy’s revenue-generating prowess to come under intense pressure http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/fast-forward-2018-08-17 Irma Venter TRANSPORT Fri, 17 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 494994 1534235724 1534456800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000746752_resized_fast.jpg 511 287 Metair to deliver its first lithium-ion batteries before the end of the year http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/metair-to-deliver-its-first-lithium-ion-batteries-before-the-end-of-the-year-2018-08-16 Irma Venter AUTOMOTIVE AND ENERGY Thu, 16 Aug 2018 10:54:00 +0200 495877 1534409842 1534409640 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000747520_resized_theoloockmetairmd1022.jpg Theo Loock 511 287 Ford produces milestone 500 000 Rangers in South Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ford-produces-milestone-500-000-rangers-in-south-africa-2018-08-14 Schalk Burger AUTOMOTIVE Tue, 14 Aug 2018 16:31:00 +0200 495669 1534257314 1534257060 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000747071_resized_rangerford20171022.jpg FORD RANGER 2017 511 287 Imperial to repurchase preference shares at R85 apiece http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/imperial-to-repurchase-preference-shares-at-r85-apiece-2018-08-13 Marleny Arnoldi CORPORATE ACTIVITY Mon, 13 Aug 2018 10:59:00 +0200 495423 1534153906 1534150740 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Local company develops precision bearing packer http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/precision-bearing-packer-launched-for-transport-mining-industry-2018-08-10 Schalk Burger INNOVATION Fri, 10 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 494345 1533535822 1533852000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000744171_resized_pumpritebearingpackeraction7181022.jpg PUMPRITE BEARING PACKER The bearing packer is designed for the transport, mining, engineering and heavy industries 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/75508_2018-08-01_bearing_-_hd_web.mp418114314Pumprite bearing packer is demonstrated. Pumprite bearing packer is demonstrated. Sumitomo Rubber’s truck and bus tyre plant starts production http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sumitomo-rubbers-truck-and-bus-tyre-plant-starts-production-2018-08-07 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Tue, 07 Aug 2018 15:03:00 +0200 495073 1533730932 1533646980 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000745818_resized_srsaladysmithfactory20181022.jpg The SRSA Ladysmith plant 511 287 Mathe Group ups tyre processing by 35%, grows steel exports http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mathe-group-ups-tyre-processing-by-35-grows-steel-exports-2018-08-07 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY & RECYCLING Tue, 07 Aug 2018 14:31:00 +0200 495064 1533645465 1533645060 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000745787_resized_mathegroupsteelforexport20181022.jpg 511 287 Road-rail vehicle innovator introduces RailBus http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/road-rail-vehicle-innovator-introduces-railbus-2018-08-03 Jessica Oosthuizen Automotive Fri, 03 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 493167 1533551325 1533247200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000741449_resized_railinfrastructurebloomberg08181022.jpg FACILITATING MOBILITY Thousands of rural dwellers are situated close to existing rail lines and the RailBus will allow for exploitation of underused rail routes 511 287 VW, Audi, Nissan provide best purchase, service experience, says Ipsos http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/vw-audi-nissan-provide-best-purchasing-servicing-experience-says-ipsos-2018-08-02 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Thu, 02 Aug 2018 15:46:00 +0200 494684 1533218509 1533217560 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000744922_resized_audirs51jims201310131022duane.jpg 511 287 New-vehicle sales increase in July, 2018 exports set to disappoint http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-vehicle-sales-increase-in-july-2018-exports-set-to-disappoint-2018-08-01 Irma Venter NEW-VEHICLE SALES Wed, 01 Aug 2018 15:44:00 +0200 494512 1533624511 1533131040 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000744493_resized_transnetdurbanportharbourtrafficcars203111022duane.jpg 511 287 Auto suppliers retool to chase electric vehicle bonanza http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/auto-suppliers-retool-to-chase-electric-vehicle-bonanza-2018-08-01 Reuters AUTOMOTIVE Wed, 01 Aug 2018 14:23:00 +0200 494487 1533127849 1533126180 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Petrol price to rise 1c/ℓ in August http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/petrol-price-to-rise-1c-in-august-as-rand-weakens-but-oil-prices-decrease-2018-07-30 Simone Liedtke OIL AND GAS Mon, 30 Jul 2018 15:54:00 +0200 494244 1533018200 1532958840 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000743854_resized_petrol1022bloomberg.jpg 511 287 Honda’s Eagle takes over the reins at Fiat Chrysler SA http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/hondas-eagle-takes-over-the-reins-at-fiat-chrysler-sa-2018-07-30 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Mon, 30 Jul 2018 14:12:00 +0200 494204 1533020147 1532952720 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000743757_resized_grahameagle1022.jpg Graham Eagle 511 287 Imperial CEO takes extended medical leave until Jan http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/imperial-ceo-takes-extended-medical-leave-until-jan-2018-07-30 Marleny Arnoldi AUTOMOTIVE & LOGISTICS Mon, 30 Jul 2018 11:06:00 +0200 494166 1532941737 1532941560 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 France, Mauritania order 60 6 x 6 Land Cruiser conversion kits from SA http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/france-mauritania-order-60-6-x-6-land-cruiser-conversion-kits-from-sa-2018-07-30 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Mon, 30 Jul 2018 10:55:00 +0200 494164 1532942985 1532940900 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000743658_resized_6x6africalandcruiser21022.jpg 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/75482_2018-07-30_land_cruiser_-_hd_web.mp466955866 x 6 Africa shows off the converted Land Cruiser that should soon hit the road abroad. 6 x 6 Africa shows off the converted Land Cruiser that should soon hit the road abroad. Embrace new auto tech, or pay more for old tech, warns Nissan http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/embrace-new-auto-tech-or-pay-more-for-old-tech-warns-nissan-2018-07-30 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Mon, 30 Jul 2018 10:47:00 +0200 494159 1532944440 1532940420 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000743652_resized_nissan204111022duane.jpg 511 287 Growth potential positive – Naamsa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/growth-potential-positive-naamsa-2018-07-27 Halima Frost Automotive Fri, 27 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0200 492320 1532414918 1532642400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Better integration between systems and machines on offer http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/better-integration-between-systems-and-machines-on-offer-2018-07-27 Halima Frost Automotive Fri, 27 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0200 492646 1532414918 1532642400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000740192_resized_automotivesysprodeidre07181022.jpg DEIDRE FRYER Enterprise resource planning designed with the automotive industry in mind 511 287 Competitive prices key in eliminating counterfeit parts http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/competitive-prices-key-in-eliminating-counterfeit-parts-2018-07-27 Halima Frost Automotive Fri, 27 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0200 492370 1532414918 1532642400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000739534_resized_automotivescaefflersparks07181022.jpg SPARKS FLY Confiscated bearings are taken to a smelter to be destroyed 511 287 New design introduced for global dealerships http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-design-introduced-for-global-dealerships-2018-07-27 Halima Frost Automotive Fri, 27 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0200 492491 1532414917 1532642400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 D2M system grows its Plascon Acryline range http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/d2m-system-grows-current-plascon-acryline-range-2018-07-27 Halima Frost Automotive Fri, 27 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0200 492342 1532414917 1532642400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000739475_resized_automotivekansaiplasconrainbow07181022.jpg A RAINBOW OF COLOURS Kansai Plascon’s D2M range is available in thousands of different hues 511 287 Ford hits carbon emissions reduction target eight years early http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ford-hits-carbon-emissions-reduction-target-eight-years-early-2018-07-27 Halima Frost Automotive Fri, 27 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0200 492493 1532414917 1532642400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000739885_resized_automotivefordemissions07181022.jpg EMISSION OMISSION Ford’s plug-in Hybrids score a 10 for lowered greenhouse gas emissions 511 287 Company completes reusable bins supply for new vehicle model http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/structural-foam-technology-moulding-in-the-automotive-industry-2018-07-27 Halima Frost Automotive Fri, 27 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0200 492369 1532414918 1532642400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000739989_resized_automotivekaymacbin07181022.jpg HOLDING IT TOGETHER Collapsible bins were produced to hold automotive parts 511 287 No longer flavour of the month, SA rethinks its bus rapid transit systems http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/no-longer-flavour-of-the-month-sa-rethinks-its-bus-rapid-transit-systems-2018-07-27 Irma Venter PUBLIC TRANSPORT Fri, 27 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0200 492827 1532422430 1532642400 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000742158_resized_stop.jpg 511 287 Budgetary constraints hindering sustainable practices, says report http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/budgetary-constraints-hindering-sustainable-practices-says-report-2018-07-26 Irma Venter LOGISTICS Thu, 26 Jul 2018 14:48:00 +0200 493914 1532609596 1532609280 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000743107_resized_barloworldlogistics1022.jpg 511 287 New Actros promises R300 000 in savings, despite SA’s dirty fuel http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-actros-promises-r300-000-in-savings-despite-sas-dirty-fuel-2018-07-26 Irma Venter TRUCKS Thu, 26 Jul 2018 11:34:00 +0200 493849 1532598695 1532597640 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000742911_resized_dtbsaactros201821022.jpg The new Mercedes-Benz Actros 511 287 Ford vehicles face extreme conditions in new €70m weather factory http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ford-vehicles-face-extreme-conditions-in-new-70m-weather-factory-2018-07-25 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Wed, 25 Jul 2018 15:09:00 +0200 493737 1532524521 1532524140 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000742681_resized_fordweatherfactory20184.jpg Snow tests at Ford's new weather factory 511 341 Fiat Chrysler’s Marchionne dies at age 66 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/fiat-chryslers-marchionne-dies-at-age-66-2018-07-25 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Wed, 25 Jul 2018 15:06:00 +0200 493734 1532526955 1532523960 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000742675_resized_fiatsergiomarchionne1022.jpg Sergio Marchionne 511 287 BAIC SA opens vehicle assembly plant at Coega IDZ http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/baic-sa-opens-vehicle-assembly-plant-at-coega-idz-2018-07-24 Marleny Arnoldi AUTOMOTIVE Tue, 24 Jul 2018 16:29:00 +0200 493537 1532502346 1532442540 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000742451_resized_baicsa20718dylan1022.jpg 511 287 Ill health forces Fiat Chrysler’s Marchionne to step down http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ill-health-forces-fiat-chryslers-marchionne-to-step-down-2018-07-23 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Mon, 23 Jul 2018 09:34:00 +0200 493294 1532499744 1532331240 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000741682_resized_fiatsergiomarchionne1022.jpg Sergio Marchionne 511 287 VW to temporarily park cars due to new emissions testing bottlenecks http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/vw-to-temporarily-park-cars-due-to-new-emissions-testing-bottlenecks-2018-07-23 Reuters AUTOMOTIVE Mon, 23 Jul 2018 08:43:00 +0200 493285 1532328275 1532328180 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 FCA South Africa appoints new CFO, head of network development http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/fca-south-africa-appoints-new-cfo-head-of-network-development-2018-07-20 Creamer Media Reporter AUTOMOTIVE Fri, 20 Jul 2018 16:18:00 +0200 493269 1532096614 1532096280 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Trade war could knock 3% off global GDP – Bank of France study http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/trade-war-could-knock-3-off-global-gdp-bank-of-france-study-2018-07-20 Reuters ECONOMY Fri, 20 Jul 2018 08:53:00 +0200 493160 1532071599 1532069580 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Terrafugia flying car to hit market in 2019 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/terrafugia-flying-car-to-hit-market-in-2019-2018-07-20 Irma Venter FLYING CARS Fri, 20 Jul 2018 08:37:00 +0200 493153 1532068732 1532068620 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000741390_resized_terrafugiatransition1022.jpg 511 287 Bridgestone South Africa’s manufacturing plant showcases rubber innovation http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/bridgestone-south-africas-manufacturing-plant-showcases-rubber-innovation-2018-07-19 Marleny Arnoldi MANUFACTURING Thu, 19 Jul 2018 15:35:00 +0200 493119 1532007552 1532007300 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000741302_resized_bridgestonebritsfacility072018marleny1022.jpg Bridgestone manufacturing plant, in Brits 511 287 Sixth solar challenge sees champions return, raft of new entries from abroad http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sixth-solar-challenge-sees-champions-return-raft-of-new-entries-from-abroad-2018-07-19 Irma Venter RENEWABLE ENERGY Thu, 19 Jul 2018 15:03:00 +0200 493101 1532066516 1532005380 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000741272_resized_sasolsolarchallengepre201821022.jpg 511 287