Engineering News | Passenger Cars, Bakkies & Vans http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/passenger-vehicles Sun, 24 Feb 2019 04:33:48 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Hyundai opens assembly plant in Ethiopia http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/hyundai-opens-assembly-plant-in-ethiopia-2019-02-22 Reuters AUTOMOTIVE Fri, 22 Feb 2019 08:48:00 +0200 512401 1550818183 1550818080 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Africa still slow to take up EVs, energy storage solutions http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/africa-still-slow-to-take-up-evs-energy-storage-solutions-2019-02-20 Marleny Arnoldi ENERGY Wed, 20 Feb 2019 21:53:00 +0200 512204 1550729658 1550692380 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 VWSA to reach record production this year, says Schäfer http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/vwsa-to-reach-record-production-this-year-says-schfer-2019-02-20 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Wed, 20 Feb 2019 15:06:00 +0200 512153 1550670645 1550667960 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000782496_resized_vwsaplant201911022.jpg The VWSA plant in Uitenhage 511 287 South African new-vehicle market to decline by 0.4% in 2019, says Toyota http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-african-new-vehicle-market-to-decline-by-04-in-2019-says-toyota-2019-02-20 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Wed, 20 Feb 2019 12:00:00 +0200 512131 1550656875 1550656800 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000782446_resized_toyota104111022duane.jpg 511 287 Load-shedding 'extremely dangerous' to local auto sector, warns Naamsa chairperson http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/load-shedding-extremely-dangerous-to-local-auto-sector-warns-naamsa-chairperson-2019-02-19 Irma Venter AUTOMOTIVE Tue, 19 Feb 2019 15:45:00 +0200 512043 1550644576 1550583900 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000782300_resized_tsamandrewkirby21022.jpg TSAM president and CEO Andrew Kirby 511 287 The world still doesn’t have enough places to plug in cars http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/the-world-still-doesnt-have-enough-places-to-plug-in-cars-2019-02-15 Bloomberg ELECTRIC VEHICLES Fri, 15 Feb 2019 09:29:00 +0200 511715 1550216471 1550215740 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 VW, Ford are said to discuss $4bn valuation for Argo AI http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/vw-ford-are-said-to-discuss-4bn-valuation-for-argo-ai-2019-02-15 Bloomberg AUTOMOTIVE Fri, 15 Feb 2019 09:09:00 +0200 511707 1550214855 1550214540 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 Continental optimises tyre test with driverless test vehicle http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/continental-optimises-tyre-test-with-self-driving-test-vehicle-2019-01-31 Cameron Mackay Rubber Manufacturing & Products Fri, 15 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0200 510248 1549952199 1550181600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000778357_resized_continentalcruisingchauffeur1220181022.jpg DRIVERLESS NAVIGATION The driverless vehicle pilots the testing route with a GPS-supported satellite navigation system 511 287 Isuzu consolidates truck and bakkie manufacturing plants http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/isuzu-consolidates-truck-and-bakkie-manufacturing-plant-2019-02-14 Tasneem Bulbulia AUTOMOTIVE Thu, 14 Feb 2019 17:13:00 +0200 511682 1550210527 1550157180 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Fiat Chrysler South Africa aims for recovery to 4 000 units in 2019 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/fiat-chrysler-south-africa-aims-for-recovery-to-4-000-units-in-2019-2019-02-12 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Tue, 12 Feb 2019 15:03:00 +0200 511351 1549976873 1549976580 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000780686_resized_jeepwrangler20191022.jpg The 2019 Jeep Wrangler 511 287 Ford’s Silverton plant starts production of refreshed Ranger http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/fords-silverton-plant-starts-production-of-refreshed-ranger-2019-02-11 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Mon, 11 Feb 2019 12:20:00 +0200 511155 1549897285 1549880400 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000780298_resized_fordsilvertonproduction201931022.jpg The refreshed Ford Ranger 511 287 Lance Schultz appointed as Gauteng AIDC CEO http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/lance-schultz-appointed-as-gauteng-aidc-ceo-2019-02-08 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Fri, 08 Feb 2019 14:52:00 +0200 511046 1549631176 1549630320 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000780069_resized_mrlanceschultz1022.jpg Lance Schultz 511 287 New tech balances ever-increasing demands http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-tech-balances-ever-increasing-demands-2019-02-08 Thabi Madiba Passenger Cars, Bakkies & Vans Fri, 08 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0200 509728 1549346909 1549576800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000777180_resized_automotiveindustryjendamarkodinsoftwaresolution250120191022.jpg NEW TECH Odin software improve efficiency when operated 511 287 Naamsa projects 1% increase in new-vehicle sales http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/naamsa-projects-10-increase-in-new-vehicle-sales-2019-02-08 Thabi Madiba Passenger Cars, Bakkies & Vans Fri, 08 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0200 509063 1549346908 1549576800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000776511_resized_bmwsarosslynplant70212duane1022.jpg READY FOR A PRICE TAG The new passenger car market and light commercial vehicle market reflected year-on-year volume declines of 0.2% and 7.0% 511 287 Fuel price increases led to decline in new-car sales, says Strobel http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/fuel-price-increases-led-to-decline-in-new-car-sales-strobel-2019-02-08 Thabi Madiba Passenger Cars, Bakkies & Vans Fri, 08 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0200 509810 1549346909 1549576800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000777469_resized_automotiveindustrynewvehiclevolvo201721022.jpg SALES DOWN New-vehicle sales have dropped owing to increased fuel prices 511 287 New paint process leads to greater flux stability http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-paint-process-leads-to-greater-flux-stability-2019-02-08 Thabi Madiba Passenger Cars, Bakkies & Vans Fri, 08 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0200 509300 1549346908 1549576800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000776489_resized_automotiveindustrysagisaautomotiveelectrodepositionpaint160120191022.jpg LITTLE BIT OF COLOUR The UF membrane has been supplied to automotive manufacturers for vehicle paint jobs 511 287 OneLogix to broaden logistics footprint in R280m Umlaas project http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/onelogix-to-broaden-logistics-footprint-in-r280m-umlaas-project-2019-02-07 Irma Venter LOGISTICS Thu, 07 Feb 2019 14:58:00 +0200 510905 1549963647 1549544280 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000779742_resized_onelogixumlaaslogisticshub6automotive1022megan.jpg The Umlaas hub 511 287 Ford digs up litany of unexplored claims ahead of inquest into burnt Kuga http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ford-digs-up-litany-of-unexplored-claims-ahead-of-inquest-into-burnt-kuga-2019-02-06 News24Wire AUTOMOTIVE Wed, 06 Feb 2019 15:36:00 +0200 510766 1549460279 1549460160 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 Ford engages the mining sector on the road to more EVs http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ford-engages-the-mining-sector-on-the-road-to-more-evs-2019-02-05 Kim Cloete ELECTRIC VEHICLES Tue, 05 Feb 2019 10:08:00 +0200 510574 1549355071 1549354080 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 New investor for Cape Town Cobra maker; electric car on the table http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-investor-for-cape-town-cobra-maker-electric-car-on-the-table-2019-02-04 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Mon, 04 Feb 2019 15:09:00 +0200 510497 1549287027 1549285740 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000778841_resized_cobrabluefrontview1022.jpg The Hayden Cobra 511 287 2019 kicks off with 7.4% decline in new-vehicle sales http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/2019-kicks-off-with-74-decline-in-new-vehicle-sales-2019-02-01 Irma Venter NEW-VEHICLE SALES Fri, 01 Feb 2019 15:51:00 +0200 510381 1549031392 1549029060 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000778623_resized_wesbank31022.jpg 511 287 New-look APDP could change face of the local auto industry, says Naacam http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/driving-force-2019-02-01 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Fri, 01 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0200 509350 1549000662 1548972000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000777571_resized_new.jpg 511 287 Ghosn blames arrest on 'plot and treason' by Nissan executives http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ghosn-blames-arrest-on-plot-and-treason-by-nissan-executives-2019-01-30 Bloomberg AUTOMOTIVE Wed, 30 Jan 2019 12:12:00 +0200 510065 1548843277 1548843120 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 Automotive sector to prioritise local, specialised component manufacturing http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/automotive-sector-to-prioritise-local-specialised-component-manufacturing-2019-01-29 Marleny Arnoldi AUTOMOTIVE Tue, 29 Jan 2019 15:45:00 +0200 509944 1548827570 1548769500 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000777690_resized_andrewkirby0119dylan1022.jpg Toyota South Africa president and CEO Andrew Kirby 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/77219_2019-01-29_busa_toyota_hd_web.mp4117148507Toyota SA president and CEO Andrew Kirby addresses the Business Economic Indaba. Video and editing: Nicholas Boyd. Toyota SA president and CEO Andrew Kirby addresses the Business Economic Indaba. Video and editing: Nicholas Boyd. Volkswagen signs agreement with Ethiopia to develop auto industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/volkswagen-signs-agreement-with-ethiopia-to-develop-auto-industry-2019-01-29 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Tue, 29 Jan 2019 10:28:00 +0200 509885 1548750584 1548750480 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000777529_resized_volkswagensignsmemorandumofunderstandingwiththeethiopiangovernmenttodevelopautomotiveindustry011022.jpg Thomas Schaefer signs the memorandum of understanding with Abebe Abebayehu. With them are German federal republic president Frank-Walter Steinmeier and Ethiopian minister for finance and economic cooperation Ahmed Shide 511 287 WesBank expects 1.5% dip in new-car sales, heavy truck market to drop by 4.4% http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/wesbank-expects-15-dip-in-new-car-sales-heavy-truck-market-to-drop-by-44-2019-01-28 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Mon, 28 Jan 2019 12:10:00 +0200 509808 1548684750 1548670200 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000777366_resized_wesbank11022.jpg 511 287 Nissan is said to face SEC probe in US over executive pay http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/nissan-is-said-to-face-sec-probe-in-us-over-executive-pay-2019-01-28 Bloomberg AUTOMOTIVE Mon, 28 Jan 2019 09:18:00 +0200 509766 1548660110 1548659880 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 VW to manufacture mobile electric car recharging stations http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/vw-to-create-battery-production-unit-in-push-for-e-cars-mass-production-2019-01-25 Reuters AUTOMOTIVE Fri, 25 Jan 2019 11:42:00 +0200 509694 1548419847 1548409320 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Renault-Nissan alliance gets a reboot as combatants step back http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/renault-nissan-alliance-gets-a-reboot-as-combatants-step-back-2019-01-25 Bloomberg AUTOMOTIVE Fri, 25 Jan 2019 08:41:00 +0200 509648 1548427393 1548398460 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 Ghosn could walk away with millions from Renault after quitting http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ghosn-could-walk-away-with-millions-from-renault-after-quitting-2019-01-24 Bloomberg AUTOMOTIVE Thu, 24 Jan 2019 14:28:00 +0200 509579 1548337888 1548332880 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 Electric car growth rate to cool in 2019, says report http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/electric-car-growth-rate-to-cool-in-2019-says-report-2019-01-23 Irma Venter ELECTRIC VEHICLES Wed, 23 Jan 2019 12:19:00 +0200 509410 1548238843 1548238740 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000776457_resized_bmwevmelrosearch201511022.jpg 511 287 Ghosn denied bail yet again with trial still months away http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ghosn-denied-bail-yet-again-with-trial-still-months-away-2019-01-22 Bloomberg AUTOMOTIVE Tue, 22 Jan 2019 08:55:00 +0200 509200 1548141177 1548140100 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 Mahindra breaks through 5 000-unit barrier in 2018 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mahindra-breaks-through-5-000-unit-barrier-in-2018-2019-01-21 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Mon, 21 Jan 2019 11:25:00 +0200 509120 1548065604 1548062700 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000775797_resized_mahindrakuv10020191022.jpg The KUV100 511 287 South African-built Hilux wins Dakar 2019 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-african-built-hilux-wins-dakar-2019-2019-01-18 Irma Venter DAKAR RALLY Fri, 18 Jan 2019 15:16:00 +0200 509024 1547819632 1547817360 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000775566_resized_nasseralattiyahglynhallmathieubaumeldakar2018jpg1022.jpg Mathieu Baumel, Glyn Hall and Nasser Al Attiyah 511 287 Ghosn ouster from Renault nears as France abandons car titan http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ghosn-ouster-from-renault-nears-as-france-abandons-car-titan-2019-01-17 Bloomberg AUTOMOTIVE Thu, 17 Jan 2019 12:29:00 +0200 508850 1547721139 1547720940 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 Renault board is said ready to oust Ghosn as chairperson, CEO http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/renault-board-is-said-ready-to-oust-ghosn-as-chairperson-ceo-2019-01-16 Bloomberg AUTOMOTIVE Wed, 16 Jan 2019 09:13:00 +0200 508677 1547623083 1547622780 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 Ford, IBM among quartet in Congo cobalt blockchain project http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ford-ibm-among-quartet-in-congo-cobalt-blockchain-project-2019-01-16 Reuters COBALT Wed, 16 Jan 2019 08:11:00 +0200 508647 1547619170 1547619060 99999999999 Reuters 0 0