Engineering News | Automotive Home http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/automotive Thu, 25 May 2017 18:12:04 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 New-vehicle sales growth possible in 2017, 2018, says Naamsa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-vehicle-sales-growth-possible-in-2017-2018-says-naamsa-2017-05-25 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Thu, 25 May 2017 11:51:00 +0200 453406 1495705935 1495705860 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000651662_resized_jims2013carsales10131022duane.jpg 511 287 MEC Vadi frustrated with slow pace of BRT, aerotropolis developments http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mec-vadi-frustrated-with-slow-pace-of-brt-aerotropolis-developments-2017-05-25 Irma Venter INFRASTRUCTURE Thu, 25 May 2017 10:08:00 +0200 453359 1495699836 1495699680 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000651565_resized_ismailvadi305131022duane.jpg Dr Ismail Vadi 511 287 Ford’s R1m offer a slap in the face, says Reshall Jimmy’s family http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/fords-r1m-offer-a-slap-in-the-face-says-reshall-jimmys-family-2017-05-25 African News Agency AUTOMOTIVE Thu, 25 May 2017 08:51:00 +0200 453322 1495695401 1495695060 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 General Motors rebuffs allegations of acting in bad faith http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/general-motors-rebuffs-allegations-of-acting-in-bad-faith-2017-05-25 African News Agency AUTOMOTIVE Thu, 25 May 2017 08:42:00 +0200 453314 1495694582 1495694520 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 SACP denounces disinvesting General Motors acting in bad faith http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sacp-denounces-disinvesting-general-motors-acting-in-bad-faith-2017-05-24-1 African News Agency AUTOMOTIVE Wed, 24 May 2017 16:06:00 +0200 453274 1495634864 1495634760 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Numsa demands full disclosure of GM deal with Isuzu http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/numsa-demands-full-disclosure-of-gm-deal-with-isuzu-2017-05-24 African News Agency AUTOMOTIVE Wed, 24 May 2017 11:48:00 +0200 453234 1495628915 1495619280 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Thos Begbie’s global quality status boosted by on-the-spot Dekra http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/thos-begbies-global-quality-status-boosted-by-on-the-spot-dekra-2017-05-23 Martin Creamer QUALITY ASSURANCE Tue, 23 May 2017 14:10:00 +0200 453115 1495546914 1495541400 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000651072_resized_martincreameredwindreyerjohangerber110220517duane.jpg Thos Begbie’s Edwin Dreyer (centre) with Dekra’s Johan Gerber (right) and Martin Creamer left. 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/69037_2017-05-16_thos_begbie-edit2_-_lio-hd_web.mp450110961Engineering News Online’s Martin Creamer talks to Thos Begbie’s Edwin Dreyer and Dekra’s Johan Gerber. Photographs: Duane Daws. Video: Nicholas Boyd. Video Editing: Lionel da Silva. Engineering News Online’s Martin Creamer talks to Thos Begbie’s Edwin Dreyer and Dekra’s Johan Gerber. Photographs: Duane Daws. Video: Nicholas Boyd. Video Editing: Lionel da Silva. South Africans spoilt for choice when buying new vehicles http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africans-spoilt-for-choice-when-buying-new-vehicles-2017-05-23 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Tue, 23 May 2017 11:42:00 +0200 453099 1495536915 1495532520 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000651027_resized_fordmotorcompanyofsouthernafricarangersilverton2510221114duane.jpg 511 287 GM’s exit from SA likely to see the loss of 589 jobs http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/gms-exit-from-sa-likely-to-see-the-loss-of-589-jobs-2017-05-22 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Mon, 22 May 2017 11:14:00 +0200 452950 1495450531 1495444440 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000650679_resized_gmchevrolet2convertible1jims201310131022duane.jpg 511 287 GM’s departure from SA will hurt suppliers, says Naacam http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/gms-departure-from-sa-will-hurt-suppliers-says-naacam-2017-05-19 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Fri, 19 May 2017 10:44:00 +0200 452840 1495544237 1495183440 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000650406_resized_renaimoothilal110221216duane.jpg Renai Moothilal 511 287 Megabridge construction on N2 highway project to start later this year http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/megabridge-construction-on-n2-highway-project-to-start-later-this-year-2017-05-19 Irma Venter ROADS Fri, 19 May 2017 09:56:00 +0200 452830 1495185329 1495180560 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000650375_resized_sanraln2msikabaselectedoption1022.jpg The proposed Msikaba bridge 511 287 BAW, IDC invest R250m to expand Gauteng minibus taxi plant http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/auto-industry-2017-05-19 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Fri, 19 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 451826 1494853174 1495144800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Gautrain aiming to augment bus fleet with smaller vehicles http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/gautrain-2017-05-19 Irma Venter PASSENGER RAIL – 2 Fri, 19 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 451827 1494853174 1495144800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Weak economy continued to exact toll on new-vehicle sales in April http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-vehicle-sales-2017-05-19 Irma Venter NEW-VEHICLE SALES Fri, 19 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 451825 1494853174 1495144800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 General Motors pulls out of SA, GMSA to become Isuzu Motors SA http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/general-motors-pulls-out-of-sa-gmsa-to-become-isuzu-motors-sa-2017-05-18 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Thu, 18 May 2017 11:53:00 +0200 452701 1495129496 1495101180 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000649921_resized_gmsaiannichollspresidentandmdgmssaoperations1022.jpg GMSA president and MD Ian Nicholls 511 287 South Africa’s Agoa eligibility likely to come under pressure before 2025, trade expert warns http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africas-agoa-eligibility-to-come-under-pressure-well-of-2025-trade-expert-warns-2017-05-17 Terence Creamer TRADE Wed, 17 May 2017 16:05:00 +0200 452636 1495031078 1495029900 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000649762_resized_peterdraper05171022.jpg Tutwa Consulting Group MD Peter Draper 511 287 Cartrack shows strong subscriber growth, battles weak rand, African market http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cartrack-shows-strong-subscriber-growth-battles-weak-rand-african-market-2017-05-17 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Wed, 17 May 2017 15:37:00 +0200 452628 1495029270 1495028220 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000649749_resized_zakcalisto641022.jpg Zak Calisto 511 287 France’s ID Logistics aims to double its SA business by 2020 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/frances-id-logistics-aims-to-double-its-sa-business-by-2020-2017-05-26 Irma Venter LOGISTICS Tue, 16 May 2017 14:00:00 +0200 452480 1494943311 1494936000 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Equipment, automotive divisions boost Barloworld’s performance in difficult interim period http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/equipment-automotive-divisions-boost-barloworlds-performance-in-difficult-interim-period-2017-05-15 Megan van Wyngaardt ECONOMY Mon, 15 May 2017 15:38:00 +0200 452331 1494918958 1494855480 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000649294_resized_1022.jpg 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/68950_2017-05-15_barloworld_-_lio-hd_web.mp417097279Barloworld CEO Dominic Sewela speaks on the company's results. Video: Nicholas Boyd. Editing: Lionel da Silva 15/05/2017 Barloworld CEO Dominic Sewela speaks on the company's results. Video: Nicholas Boyd. Editing: Lionel da Silva 15/05/2017 Fuso expands local assembly, looks to double market share http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/fuso-expands-local-assembly-looks-to-double-market-share-2017-05-15 Irma Venter TRUCKS Mon, 15 May 2017 12:19:00 +0200 452302 1494844119 1494843540 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000649046_resized_mbsaeastlonodntruckplantfusoproduction11022.jpg Fuso assembly at the East London plant 511 287 SA Auto Inc pursues duty-free access for new vehicles in African markets http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sa-auto-inc-pursues-duty-free-access-for-new-vehicles-in-african-markets-2017-05-12 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Fri, 12 May 2017 15:05:00 +0200 452222 1494600091 1494594300 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000648806_resized_naamsanormanlamprecht20171022.jpg Dr Norman Lamprecht 511 287 BMW’s Rosslyn plant to start producing X3 early next year http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/auto-industry-2017-05-12-1 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Fri, 12 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 451034 1494248648 1494540000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Chief selected for Imperial’s newest business venture http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/auto-industry-2017-05-12 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Fri, 12 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 451031 1494248648 1494540000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Daimler testing the effects of augmented lighting on health of truckers http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/trucks-2017-05-12 Irma Venter TRUCKS Fri, 12 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 451038 1494248648 1494540000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Online bidding platform aims to ‘disrupt’ truck transport industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/logistics-2017-05-12 Irma Venter LOGISTICS Fri, 12 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 451028 1494248648 1494540000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 NWU starts project to manufacture affordable artificial limbs http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/nwu-starts-project-to-manufacture-affordable-artificial-limbs-2017-05-10 Irma Venter MEDICAL SCIENCE Wed, 10 May 2017 14:47:00 +0200 451906 1494420605 1494420420 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000647852_resized_nwucpklopperstheunisnelandmastersdegreestudentjakovanrooyen1022.jpg CP Kloppers, Theunis Nel and master’s degree student Jako van Rooyen 511 287 UK needs post Brexit deals with Turkey, SA, not just EU – Ford http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/uk-needs-post-brexit-deals-with-turkey-sa-not-just-eu-ford-2017-05-10 Reuters AUTOMOTIVE Wed, 10 May 2017 11:05:00 +0200 451872 1494425922 1494407100 1497045600 Reuters 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000647743_resized_jimfarley2016bloomberg.jpg Ford Europe CEO Jim Farley 511 287 Gautrain looks to procure new, smaller buses http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/gautrain-looks-to-procure-new-smaller-buses-2017-05-09 Irma Venter GAUTRAIN Tue, 09 May 2017 11:05:00 +0200 451722 1494399509 1494320700 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000647424_resized_gautrainbus104111022duane.jpg 511 287 BAW invests R250m to upgrade Springs taxi plant http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/baw-invests-r250m-to-move-to-upgrade-springs-taxi-plant-2017-05-08 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Mon, 08 May 2017 15:12:00 +0200 451595 1494249732 1494249120 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000647208_resized_bawweiqhenaandshan1022.jpg Zhang Wei, Geoffrey Qhena and Lian Zhaoshan 511 287 VW looks to halt losses in Americas, Russia by 2020 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/vw-looks-to-halt-losses-in-americas-russia-by-2020-2017-05-08 Reuters AUTOMOTIVE Mon, 08 May 2017 08:22:00 +0200 451513 1494229232 1494224520 1496872800 Reuters 0 0 Atlantis Foundries casts for new business as it emerges from Daimler fold http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/fired-up-2017-05-05 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Fri, 05 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 450050 1493715579 1493935200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000645687_resized_fired.jpg 511 287 BAIC unveils passenger car offering for SA http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/auto-industry-2017-05-05-1 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Fri, 05 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 450052 1493196472 1493935200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Mercedes-AMG models to be added to SA plant’s production portfolio http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/auto-industry-2017-05-05 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Fri, 05 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 450051 1493196472 1493935200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 New-vehicle sales tumble as economy, politics bite http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-vehicle-sales-tumble-as-economy-politics-bite-2017-05-02 Irma Venter NEW-VEHICLE SALES Tue, 02 May 2017 15:41:00 +0200 450995 1493733023 1493732460 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000645844_resized_jims2013carsales10131022duane.jpg 511 287 Volvo Trucks invests in fitment of safety features at Durban plant http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/volvo-trucks-invests-in-fitment-of-safety-features-at-durban-plant-2017-04-28 Irma Venter TRUCKS Fri, 28 Apr 2017 10:19:00 +0200 450795 1493373090 1493367540 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000645290_resized_volvotrucksactivesafety1022.jpg 511 287 Bloodhound land-speed record attempt postponed to 2018 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/land-speed-record-2017-04-28 Irma Venter LAND-SPEED RECORD Fri, 28 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 449492 1492783631 1493330400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 CNH Industrial launches local youth training programme http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cnh-industrial-launches-local-youth-training-programme-2017-04-07 Mia Breytenbach SKILLS DEVELOPMENT Fri, 28 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 447610 1492783629 1493330400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000636766_resized_trainingcnhindustrialtechpro2032017jpg1022.jpg LOCAL SUPPORT TechPro2, a technical training programme for young people, aims to prepare highly qualified personnel to be placed in the automotive industry 511 287