Engineering News | Automotive Home http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/automotive Tue, 21 Feb 2017 20:10:18 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Restructured Imperial continues disposal spree http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/restructured-imperial-continues-disposal-spree-2017-02-21 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY & LOGISTICS Tue, 21 Feb 2017 16:01:00 +0200 443780 1487686187 1487685660 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000627956_resized_marklamberti309161022duane.jpg Mark Lamberti 511 287 Acquisitions help bolster logistics group in ‘difficult’ market http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/logistics-2017-02-17 Irma Venter LOGISTICS Fri, 17 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0200 442266 1487060620 1487282400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Pockets of resilience, but SA’s manufacturing outlook remains fragile http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/more-of-the-same-for-the-manufacturing-sector-despite-marginal-growth-expectations-2017-02-17 David Oliveira MANUFACTURING Fri, 17 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0200 442008 1487147413 1487282400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000626074_resized_struggle.jpg 511 287 Rental, government segments offer Jan vehicle sales boost http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-vehicle-sales-2017-02-17 Irma Venter NEW-VEHICLE SALES Fri, 17 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0200 442268 1487060619 1487282400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 SA body makes economic case for embracing global electric-vehicle trend http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/electric-vehicles-2017-02-17 Irma Venter ELECTRIC VEHICLES Fri, 17 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0200 442270 1487060620 1487282400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Smartphone app aspires to ‘Tinder’ of car market http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/auto-industry-2017-02-17 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Fri, 17 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0200 442272 1487060620 1487282400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Tyres manufactured with taxi industry in mind http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/tyres-manufactured-with-taxi-industry-in-mind-2017-02-17 Kimberley Smuts Automotive Fri, 17 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0200 441778 1487060617 1487282400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Jaguar, Shell launch in-car app to pay for fuel at service stations http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/jaguar-shell-launch-in-car-app-to-pay-for-fuel-at-service-stations-2017-02-16 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Thu, 16 Feb 2017 15:46:00 +0200 443343 1487252962 1487252760 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000626885_resized_jaguarshellappfuelpay21022.jpg 511 287 Amplats anticipates continued growth in fuel cells http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/amplats-anticipates-continued-growth-in-fuel-cells-2017-02-15 Megan van Wyngaardt PLATINUM Wed, 15 Feb 2017 16:31:00 +0200 443151 1487171449 1487169060 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Renault explores a new method to market, sell cars http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/renault-explores-a-new-method-to-market-sell-cars-2017-02-13 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Mon, 13 Feb 2017 16:16:00 +0200 442880 1486995461 1486995360 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000625613_resized_renaultliveshowroom1022.jpg 511 287 Renault has a new MD, Kwid sales surprise on the upside http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/renault-has-a-new-md-kwid-sales-surprise-on-the-upside-2017-02-13 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Mon, 13 Feb 2017 16:07:00 +0200 442878 1486994979 1486994820 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000625607_resized_renaultkadjarxpdriving0871022.jpg The Kadjar XP 511 287 New CEO sends Fiat, Chrysler SA back to the gym http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-ceo-sends-fiat-chrysler-sa-back-to-gym-2017-02-13 Irma Venter AUTOMOTIVE Mon, 13 Feb 2017 11:37:00 +0200 442842 1487226763 1486978620 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000625507_resized_robinvanrensburg41022.jpg Robin van Rensburg 511 287 WesBank announces new CEO for its Motor division http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/wesbank-announces-new-ceo-for-its-motor-division-2017-02-10 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Fri, 10 Feb 2017 15:16:00 +0200 442737 1486732739 1486732560 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000625247_resized_wesbankmarkfinlayson1022.jpg Mark Finlayson 511 287 Mini SA welcomes new leader http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mini-sa-welcomes-new-leader-2017-02-10 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Fri, 10 Feb 2017 15:15:00 +0200 442733 1486732599 1486732500 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000625242_resized_minithiloshmoodally02171022.jpg Thilosh Moodally 511 287 Hijackings, car theft show sharp increases, warns Cartrack http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/hijackings-car-theft-show-sharp-increases-warns-cartrack-2017-02-10 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Fri, 10 Feb 2017 11:13:00 +0200 442655 1486718121 1486717980 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000625083_resized_automotive220031022megan.jpg 511 287 Continental Tyre SA appoints new manufacturing GM http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/continental-tyre-sa-appoints-new-manufacturing-gm-2017-02-10 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Fri, 10 Feb 2017 11:11:00 +0200 442654 1486722412 1486717860 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000625081_resized_continentaltyrejjdowling20171022.jpg JJ Dowling 511 287 Hino SA trims it Dyna model from medium to light commercial vehicle http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/hino-sa-trims-it-dyna-model-from-medium-to-light-commercial-vehicle-2017-02-10 Irma Venter TRUCKS Fri, 10 Feb 2017 11:10:00 +0200 442653 1486717902 1486717800 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000625079_resized_toyotasahinodyna20171022.jpg The Dyna truck 511 287 Mazda Southern Africa appoints new MD http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mazda-southern-africa-appoints-new-md-2017-02-10 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Fri, 10 Feb 2017 11:08:00 +0200 442652 1486717800 1486717680 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000625073_resized_mazdasaceocraigroberts20171022.jpg Craig Roberts 511 287 Automotive industry to achieve international standards with new gas http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/automotive-industry-to-achieve-international-standards-with-new-gas-2017-02-10 Robyn Wilkinson Automotive Fri, 10 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0200 441134 1486390191 1486677600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Call made for intervention to sustain Gauteng’s key industrial heartland http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/action-required-to-turn-around-industrial-decay-as-vaal-triangle-stands-to-become-rust-belt-2017-02-10 Dylan Slater Industrial Development Fri, 10 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0200 441242 1486453203 1486677600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000623895_resized_en1022.jpg 511 287 Company expects increased product demand in 2017 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-expects-increased-product-demand-in-2017-2017-02-10 Kimberley Smuts Automotive Fri, 10 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0200 441067 1486390190 1486677600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 First organic coolant in the lubrications market http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/first-organic-coolant-in-the-lubrication-market-2017-02-10 Kimberley Smuts Automotive Fri, 10 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0200 441142 1486390191 1486677600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Lubricants company retains top spot for tenth year http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/lubricants-company-retains-top-spot-for-tenth-year-2017-02-10 Kimberley Smuts Automotive Fri, 10 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0200 440938 1486390190 1486677600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Luxury vehicle brand sales defied economic gravity in 2016 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/auto-industry-2017-02-10-2 Irma Venter LUXURY VEHICLES – 1 Fri, 10 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0200 441410 1486390191 1486677600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Mercedes-Benz Vans outlines vision for automated driving and delivery http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/auto-industry-2017-02-10 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Fri, 10 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0200 441407 1486390191 1486677600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 New era for automotive industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-era-for-automotive-industry-2017-02-10 Robyn Wilkinson Automotive Fri, 10 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0200 441101 1486390191 1486677600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000621219_resized_driverlessvehicledeloitte012017jpg1022.jpeg TECHNOLOGY TAKE OVER Driverless vehicles will soon become a reality with extensive research and testing underway globally 511 287 Oil enthusiasts sponsor 2017 Great Race http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/oil-enthusiasts-sponsor-2017-great-race-2017-02-10 Kimberley Smuts Automotive Fri, 10 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0200 440894 1486390190 1486677600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Plastics training crucial for the automotive industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/plastics-training-crucial-for-the-automotive-industry-2017-02-10 Robyn Wilkinson Automotive Fri, 10 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0200 440874 1486390190 1486677600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Positive outlook for automotive industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/positive-outlook-for-automotive-industry-2017-02-10 Robyn Wilkinson Automotive Fri, 10 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0200 440809 1486390190 1486677600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000620412_resized_bearingsinterntaionalautomotivebearings0120171022.jpg EXTENSIVE PRODUCT RANGE Bearings International is poised to cater to increased new-car production levels with its wide range of bearings and power transmission products 511 287 Production capacity grows in SA automotive industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/production-capacity-grows-in-s-african-automotive-industry-2017-02-10 Robyn Wilkinson Automotive Fri, 10 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0200 440846 1486390190 1486677600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000620504_resized_willemstrydomandcliveoreillyseweurodrive012017jpg1022.jpg WILLEM STRYDOM AND CLIVE O’REILLY SEW Eurodrive SA’s products can help automotive manufacturers optimize their operations as they expand their product lines 511 287 Rising fuel costs expected to drive truck replacement cycle http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/trucks-2017-02-10 Irma Venter TRUCKS Fri, 10 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0200 441405 1486390191 1486677600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 S Africa to keep pace with automotive technology advances http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/s-africa-to-keep-pace-with-automotive-technology-advancements-2017-02-10 Robyn Wilkinson Automotive Fri, 10 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0200 440806 1486390190 1486677600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000620415_resized_ctrack0120171022.jpg BETTER FLEET MANAGEMENT Ctrack’s range of on-board devices and mobile software can help fleet managers to prevent road accidents in South Africa 511 287 Spark plug range provides unsurpassed coverage http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/spark-plug-range-provides-unsurpassed-coverage-2017-02-10 Robyn Wilkinson Automotive Fri, 10 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0200 440946 1486390190 1486677600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000620725_resized_championeontitansparkplugrangefederalmogulmotorparts012017jpg1022.jpg COMPREHENSIVE RANGE The new Champion EON-Titan spark plug range provides car parc coverage of 90% with only 18 product references 511 287 Two ‘gold’ Rolls-Royce Phantoms to be added to fleet at ultraluxury Macau hotel http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/auto-industry-2017-02-10-1 Irma Venter LUXURY VEHICLES – 2 Fri, 10 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0200 441408 1486390191 1486677600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Enormous global demand on way for copper, platinum, zinc – Friedland http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/enormous-global-demand-on-way-for-copper-platinum-zinc-friedland-2017-02-08 Martin Creamer MINING INDABA Wed, 08 Feb 2017 16:23:00 +0200 442440 1486965530 1486563780 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000624485_resized_robertfriedland210131022duane.jpg Ivanhoe chairperson Robert Friedland 511 287 Isondo excited about prospects for a viable fuel-cell manufacturing industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/isondo-excited-about-prospects-for-a-viable-fuel-cell-manufacturing-industry-2017-02-08 Kim Cloete FUEL CELLS Wed, 08 Feb 2017 16:06:00 +0200 442435 1486564051 1486562760 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Dangote, Sinotruk to build $100m truck assembly plant in Nigeria http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/dangote-sinotruck-to-build-100m-truck-assembly-plant-in-nigeria-2017-02-06 Irma Venter TRUCKS Mon, 06 Feb 2017 15:50:00 +0200 442076 1486715669 1486389000 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000623746_resized_lagosreuters1022.jpg Lagos, Nigeria 511 287