Engineering News | Automotive Home http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/automotive Fri, 15 Dec 2017 04:40:37 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 AI solutions come out tops in auto group’s innovation challenge http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/auto-industry-2017-12-15-1 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY – 2 Fri, 15 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 473101 1512994087 1513288800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Another positive month for vehicle sales in November http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-vehicle-sales-2017-12-15 Irma Venter NEW-VEHICLE SALES Fri, 15 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 473099 1512994087 1513288800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Alternative fuel and vehicle technologies viable, necessary for SA http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/alternative-fuel-and-vehicle-technologies-viable-necessary-for-south-africa-2017-12-15 Tasneem Bulbulia Top Renewable Energy Projects Fri, 15 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 472449 1512994085 1513288800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Mercedes-Benz launches entry-level commuter bus in SA http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/auto-industry-2017-12-15 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY – 1 Fri, 15 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 473092 1512994087 1513288800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 VWSA uses competition to select five black suppliers to enter supply chain http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/auto-industry-2017-12-15-2 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY – 3 Fri, 15 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 473103 1512994087 1513288800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Morocco announces auto industry deals worth $1.45bn http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/morocco-announces-auto-industry-deals-worth-145bn-2017-12-12 Reuters AUTOMOTIVE Tue, 12 Dec 2017 09:06:00 +0200 473690 1513063385 1513062360 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 SA new-vehicle sales forecast to grow in 2018 – Naamsa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sa-new-vehicle-sales-forecast-to-grow-in-2018-naamsa-2017-12-08 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Fri, 08 Dec 2017 15:32:00 +0200 473552 1512741669 1512739920 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000697468_resized_bmwplantrosslyntrainingacademyx3210221017duane.jpg 511 287 Volvo Financial Services makes Southern African debut http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/trucks-2017-12-08 Irma Venter TRUCKS Fri, 08 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 472483 1512454232 1512684000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Number of auto aftermarket franchises rising http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/auto-industry-2017-12-08-1 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY – 2 Fri, 08 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 472489 1512454232 1512684000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Metair and partners to produce lithium-ion batteries http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/auto-industry-2017-12-08 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY – 1 Fri, 08 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 472485 1512454232 1512684000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Electric vehicle growth puts pressure on nickel supply http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/electric-vehicle-growth-puts-pressure-on-nickel-supply-2017-12-08 Robyn Wilkinson Automotive Fri, 08 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 471892 1512454231 1512684000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000693847_resized_seanmulshawwoodmackenzie1120171022.jpg SEAN MULSHAW An increase in demand for passenger electric vehicles will be driven predominantly by the Asia-Pacific region – especially China – as well as Europe and North America 511 287 Toyota Gazoo Racing SA revs up for Dakar 2018 with three-car line-up http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/dakar-2018-2017-12-08 Irma Venter DAKAR 2018 Fri, 08 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 472486 1512454232 1512684000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Poor fuel consumption raises hackles of vehicle buyers http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/auto-industry-2017-12-08-2 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Fri, 08 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 472490 1512454232 1512684000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 DTI, EU negotiating new tariff deal for electric vehicles, small cars http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/dti-eu-negotiating-new-tariff-deal-for-electric-vehicles-small-cars-2017-12-06 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Wed, 06 Dec 2017 12:55:00 +0200 473280 1512730566 1512557700 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000696743_resized_bmwi31022duane.jpg 511 287 UK new car sales on course for first annual drop since 2011 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/uk-new-car-sales-on-course-for-first-annual-drop-since-2011-2017-12-05 Reuters AUTOMOTIVE Tue, 05 Dec 2017 16:07:00 +0200 473182 1512483249 1512482820 1515103200 Reuters 0 0 New, adaptive prototype zebra crossing responds to pedestrian behaviour http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-adaptive-prototype-zebra-crossing-responds-to-pedestrian-behaviour-2017-12-04 Irma Venter TRANSPORT Mon, 04 Dec 2017 15:23:00 +0200 473002 1512393876 1512393780 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000696230_resized_starlingcrossingumbrelliumdezeen2364col41704x11361022.jpg 511 287 November sees healthy jump in new-vehicle sales http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/november-sees-healthy-jump-in-new-vehicle-sales-2017-12-01 Irma Venter NEW-VEHICLE SALES Fri, 01 Dec 2017 15:55:00 +0200 472882 1512137339 1512136500 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000696013_resized_automotive420031022megan.jpg 511 287 Local company popularises electrical heat tracing http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/local-company-popularises-electrical-heat-tracing-2017-12-01 Nica Schreuder Automotive Fri, 01 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 471081 1511853904 1512079200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000692150_resized_vanhoolcontainerelthermeht1022.jpg EFFICIENT HEATING Eltherm’s EHT system makes controlled, efficient and constant heating solutions for tanktainers and road tankers 511 287 Green cleaning products can pack a punch http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/green-cleaning-products-can-pack-a-punch-2017-12-01 Simone Liedtke Automotive Fri, 01 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 471487 1512131507 1512079200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000693023_resized_judysunaskyceo112017blendwell1022.jpg JUDY SUNASKY Companies are constantly developing products, but consumers are still hesitant to use green cleaning products 511 287 Barloworld puts underperforming logistics unit on notice http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/equipment-and-automotive-2017-12-01 Irma Venter EQUIPMENT & AUTOMOTIVE Fri, 01 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 471865 1511853908 1512079200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 New range of filters introduced, new materials enhance filtration http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-range-of-filters-introduced-new-materials-enhance-filtration-2017-12-01 Victor Moolman Automotive Fri, 01 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 471450 1511853905 1512079200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Chinese auto group dips toe in SA’s diesel-taxi waters http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/transport-2017-11-22 Irma Venter TRANSPORT Fri, 01 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 471860 1511853907 1512079200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 New entry-level vehicle safety report released http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/auto-industry-2017-12-01-1 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Fri, 01 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 471864 1511853908 1512079200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Auto firms back deployment of high power EV charging network in Europe http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/auto-industry-2017-12-01 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Fri, 01 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 471863 1511853907 1512079200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Volkswagen names fives winners in empowerment supplier project http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/volkswagen-names-fives-winners-in-empowerment-supplier-project-2017-11-30 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Thu, 30 Nov 2017 11:17:00 +0200 472659 1512033600 1512033420 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000695491_resized_vwsathentingaprojectwinners1022.jpg 511 287 Fur flies as cheetah races electric Formula E car http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/fur-flies-as-cheetah-races-electric-formula-e-car-2017-11-29 Reuters ENVIRONMENT Wed, 29 Nov 2017 08:15:00 +0200 472473 1511936220 1511936100 1514498400 Reuters 0 0 Volvo Cars owner buys US flying car aspirant, targets 2019 launch http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/volvo-cars-owner-buys-us-flying-car-aspirant-targets-2019-launch-2017-11-28 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Tue, 28 Nov 2017 14:39:00 +0200 472421 1511872961 1511872740 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000695004_resized_terrafugiatfx1022.jpg The Terrafugia VTOL 511 287 WesBank, Haval sign finance agreement http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/wesbank-haval-sign-finance-agreement-2017-11-28 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Tue, 28 Nov 2017 11:36:00 +0200 472392 1511862779 1511861760 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000694930_resized_havalh2inside1022.jpg 511 287 BAIC’s investment into South African vehicle assembly project bolstering bilateral investment http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/baics-investment-into-south-african-vehicle-assembly-project-bolstering-bilateral-investment-2017-11-28 Anine Kilian AUTOMOTIVE Tue, 28 Nov 2017 11:05:00 +0200 472387 1511878217 1511859900 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000694921_resized_baicd20hatch31022.jpg BAIC D20 hatchback 511 287 Volkswagen's talks with cobalt producers end without deal http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/volkswagens-talks-with-cobalt-producers-end-without-deal-2017-11-28 Reuters COBALT Tue, 28 Nov 2017 08:29:00 +0200 472362 1511850769 1511850540 1514412000 Reuters 0 0 Metair launches SA lithium-ion battery production programme http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/metair-launches-sa-lithium-ion-battery-production-programme-2017-11-27 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Mon, 27 Nov 2017 12:40:00 +0200 472301 1511949463 1511779200 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000694733_resized_nissanleaf21022.jpg 511 287 Sasol the most successful service station brand in SA, says Lightstone Explore http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sasol-the-most-successful-service-station-brand-in-sa-says-lightstone-explore-2017-11-27 Irma Venter RETAIL AND AUTO Mon, 27 Nov 2017 11:26:00 +0200 472291 1511776369 1511774760 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000694714_resized_sasol110220913duane.jpg 511 287 Passenger car sales carried market in October http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-vehicle-sales-2017-11-24 Irma Venter NEW-VEHICLE SALES Fri, 24 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 471090 1511247634 1511474400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Epic 3 190 km Uber trip a sub-Saharan Africa record http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/transport-2017-11-24 Irma Venter TRANSPORT Fri, 24 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 471083 1511247634 1511474400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Britain to hike levy on most polluting diesel cars http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/britain-to-hike-levy-on-most-polluting-diesel-cars-2017-11-22 Reuters AUTOMOTIVE Wed, 22 Nov 2017 16:35:00 +0200 471977 1511362602 1511361300 1513893600 Reuters 0 0 Global NCAP, AA South Africa launch #SaferCarsforAfrica initiative http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/global-ncap-aa-south-africa-launch-safercarsforafrica-initiative-2017-11-22 Anine Kilian AUTOMOTIVE Wed, 22 Nov 2017 12:26:00 +0200 471903 1511347655 1511346360 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Aston Martin's turnaround plan moves up a gear with Vantage model http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/aston-martins-turnaround-plan-moves-up-a-gear-with-vantage-model-2017-11-21 Reuters AUTOMOTIVE Tue, 21 Nov 2017 14:54:00 +0200 471797 1511268934 1511268840 1513807200 Reuters 0 0