Engineering News | Passenger Cars, Bakkies & Vans http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/passenger-vehicles Wed, 21 Nov 2018 19:59:43 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Datsun adds features to Go as competition heats up in entry-level market http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/datsun-adds-features-to-go-as-competition-heats-up-in-entry-level-market-2018-11-21 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Wed, 21 Nov 2018 11:33:00 +0200 505323 1542812014 1542792780 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000767607_resized_datsungo20185011022.jpg The refreshed Datsun Go 511 287 2018 new-vehicle sales, exports flat, but 2019 offers some hope, says Naamsa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/2018-new-vehicle-sales-exports-flat-but-2019-offers-some-hope-says-naamsa-2018-11-20 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Tue, 20 Nov 2018 15:14:00 +0200 505234 1542725661 1542719640 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000767453_resized_volkswagenassemblyuitenhage1022bloomberg.jpg 511 287 Ford starts production of Raptor engine in Port Elizabeth http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ford-starts-production-of-raptor-engine-in-port-elizabeth-2018-11-20 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Tue, 20 Nov 2018 10:44:00 +0200 505187 1542725715 1542703440 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000767320_resized_fordraptorengineproductionpe11022.jpg 511 287 Nissan boss' downfall sparks questions about links to property deals http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/nissan-boss-downfall-sparks-questions-about-links-to-property-deals-2018-11-20 Bloomberg AUTOMOTIVE Tue, 20 Nov 2018 09:51:00 +0200 505177 1542701617 1542700260 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 Startup launches water-based fuel http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/startup-launches-water-based-fuel-2018-11-20 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Tue, 20 Nov 2018 09:30:00 +0200 505171 1542703307 1542699000 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000767300_resized_guymichrowskyceoofelectriqglobalphotographerosnatkrasnansky1022.jpg Guy Michrowski 511 287 Automaker groups warn US tariffs will undermine new NAFTA deal http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/automaker-groups-warn-us-tariffs-will-undermine-new-nafta-deal-2018-11-16 Reuters TRADE Fri, 16 Nov 2018 13:13:00 +0200 505001 1542369936 1542366780 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 VR reinventing education, training in organisations – BSC http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/vr-reinventing-education-training-in-organisations-bsc-2018-11-14 Simone Liedtke SKILLS DEVELOPMENT Wed, 14 Nov 2018 16:27:00 +0200 504751 1542207512 1542205620 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 South Africa must consider charging strategies before investing in EVs http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africa-must-consider-charging-strategies-before-investing-in-evs-2018-11-14 Marleny Arnoldi ELECTRIC VEHICLES Wed, 14 Nov 2018 15:57:00 +0200 504742 1542205369 1542203820 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Motus about more than car sales, says acting CEO http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/motus-about-more-than-car-sales-says-acting-ceo-2018-11-14 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Wed, 14 Nov 2018 10:00:00 +0200 504667 1542207247 1542182400 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000766184_resized_motusockertjansevanrensburgmotusactingceoandcfo1022.jpg Ockert Janse van Rensburg 511 287 Electrifying the world no panacea for global warming, IEA says http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/electrifying-the-world-no-panacea-for-global-warming-iea-says-2018-11-13 Bloomberg ENERGY Tue, 13 Nov 2018 08:17:00 +0200 504531 1542121368 1542089820 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 Carmakers lure ride-hailer, delivery drivers in Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/carmakers-lure-ride-hailer-delivery-drivers-in-africa-2018-11-09 Reuters PUBLIC TRANSPORT/AUTOMOTIVE Fri, 09 Nov 2018 14:16:00 +0200 504340 1541765854 1541765760 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Toyota, VW developing seven black component suppliers, says DTI’s Davies http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/toyota-vw-developing-seven-black-component-suppliers-says-dtis-davies-2018-11-09 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Fri, 09 Nov 2018 11:35:00 +0200 504316 1541772524 1541756100 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000765545_resized_robdavies06171022duane.jpg Dr Rob Davies 511 287 Opel Adam, Honda Civic Sedan come out tops in SA vehicle quality survey http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/opel-adam-honda-civic-sedan-come-out-tops-in-sa-vehicle-quality-survey-2018-11-08 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Thu, 08 Nov 2018 15:51:00 +0200 504251 1541685300 1541685060 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000765354_resized_hondacivicsedan20121022.jpg 511 287 Nissan signs deal to build assembly plant in Ghana http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/nissan-signs-deal-to-build-assembly-plant-in-ghana-2018-11-06 Reuters AUTOMOTIVE Tue, 06 Nov 2018 15:17:00 +0200 503954 1541510297 1541510220 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Merc’s first electric car to make SA debut in 2019 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mercs-first-electric-car-to-make-sa-debut-in-2019-2018-11-05 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Mon, 05 Nov 2018 15:10:00 +0200 503769 1541426271 1541423400 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000764436_resized_mbeqc1022.jpg The Mercedes-Benz EQC 511 287 NCAP results give South African consumers insight into vehicle safety performance http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ncap-results-give-south-african-consumers-insight-into-vehicle-safety-performance-2018-11-02 Tasneem Bulbulia AUTOMOTIVE Fri, 02 Nov 2018 16:55:00 +0200 503675 1541404323 1541170500 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000764259_resized_nissannp3001022.jpg The Nissan NP300 during the NCAP crash test 511 287 Naamsa welcomes uptick in October new-vehicle sales http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/naamsa-welcomes-uptick-in-october-new-vehicle-sales-2018-11-01 Marleny Arnoldi AUTOMOTIVE Thu, 01 Nov 2018 16:35:00 +0200 503547 1541083169 1541082900 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Lessons on transforming manufacturing in India http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/lessons-on-transforming-manufacturing-in-india-2018-10-31 Kim Cloete MANUFACTURING Wed, 31 Oct 2018 17:02:00 +0200 503399 1541053097 1540998120 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Cartrack aims for a million-plus subscribers by 2020 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cartrack-aims-for-a-million-plus-subscribers-by-2020-2018-10-31 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Wed, 31 Oct 2018 15:28:00 +0200 503380 1540993866 1540992480 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000763611_resized_zakcalisto1022.jpg Zak Calisto 511 287 Former Audi CEO Stadler freed from jail in diesel emissions case http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/former-audi-ceo-stadler-freed-from-jail-in-diesel-emissions-case-2018-10-30 Bloomberg AUTOMOTIVE Tue, 30 Oct 2018 14:19:00 +0200 503235 1540902136 1540901940 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 Natural gas cheaper than soaring diesel, petrol, says NGV Gas http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/natural-gas-cheaper-than-soaring-diesel-petrol-says-ngv-gas-2018-10-30 Irma Venter NATURAL GAS Tue, 30 Oct 2018 10:11:00 +0200 503190 1541572042 1540887060 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000763198_resized_nvggasgautengfilling20181022.jpg 511 287 Jaguar’s first electric car to cost a cool R1.69-million in SA http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/jaguars-first-electric-car-to-cost-a-cool-r169-million-in-sa-2018-10-29 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Mon, 29 Oct 2018 15:31:00 +0200 503125 1540820022 1540819860 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000763036_resized_jlrsaipace201811022.jpg 511 287 Ramaphosa declares end to 'investment strike' and unveils R290bn in commitments http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/your-investments-are-safe-says-ramaphosa-as-commitments-worth-billions-are-unveiled-2018-10-26 Terence Creamer INVESTMENT CONFERENCE Fri, 26 Oct 2018 14:55:00 +0200 503000 1541065914 1540558500 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000762818_resized_cyrilramaphosa2261020181022.jpg President Cyril Ramaphosa 511 287 There is room for more ride-hailing services, says Taxify country manager http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/there-is-room-for-more-ride-hailing-services-says-taxify-country-manager-2018-10-23 Irma Venter TRANSPORT Tue, 23 Oct 2018 14:09:00 +0200 502556 1540298068 1540296540 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000761885_resized_3taxifyapp1022.jpg 511 287 Buying only SA-made vehicles could boost GDP by R37bn, says Wits study http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/buying-only-sa-made-vehicles-could-boost-gdp-by-r37bn-says-wits-study-2018-10-23 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Tue, 23 Oct 2018 09:08:00 +0200 502480 1540305424 1540278480 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000761686_resized_transnetdurbanportharbourtrafficcars203111022duane.jpg 511 287 Dutch solar road proves successful, moves on to heavy traffic road trial http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/dutch-solar-road-proves-successful-moves-on-to-heavy-traffic-road-trial-2018-10-19 Irma Venter ROADS Fri, 19 Oct 2018 09:42:00 +0200 502273 1539936222 1539934920 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000761315_resized_solarbikewaynetherlands201811022.jpg 511 287 It’s a tough market out there and it’s not getting better, says CMH http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/its-a-tough-market-out-there-and-its-not-getting-better-says-cmh-2018-10-17 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Wed, 17 Oct 2018 15:25:00 +0200 502070 1539784640 1539782700 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000760888_resized_johannesburginternationalmotorshow1jims2013carsales10131022duane.jpg 511 287 Brink Towing Systems SA secures additional export volumes http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/brink-towing-systems-sa-secures-additional-export-volumes-2018-10-16 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Tue, 16 Oct 2018 15:05:00 +0200 501956 1539697871 1539695100 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000760668_resized_brinktowbars201821022.jpg The new Yaskawa robot at the Brink Towing Systems SA factory 511 287 Bloodhound project faces financial crunch, seeks R475m http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/bloodhound-project-faces-financial-crunch-seeks-r475m-2018-10-15 Irma Venter LAND-SPEED RECORD Mon, 15 Oct 2018 14:55:00 +0200 501820 1539608320 1539608100 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000760352_resized_bloodhoundfirstrun2017uk1022.jpg The Bloodhound vehicle in 2017 511 287 Lithium leaders tout bright EV future after tough trading debut http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/lithium-leaders-tout-bright-ev-future-after-tough-trading-debut-2018-10-12 Bloomberg LITHIUM Fri, 12 Oct 2018 08:29:00 +0200 501622 1539326038 1539325740 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 Mercedes-Benz rolls out fuel-cell SUV to tackle tech hurdles http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mercedes-benz-rolls-out-fuel-cell-suv-to-tackle-tech-hurdles-2018-10-10 Bloomberg FUEL CELLS Wed, 10 Oct 2018 11:20:00 +0200 501377 1539165127 1539163200 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000759404_resized_mercfuelcellpluginvehicle1018bloomberg1022.jpg 511 287 Ford produces first trial Ranger Raptors in SA, invests another R160m http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ford-produces-first-trial-ranger-raptors-in-sa-invests-another-r160m-2018-10-10 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Wed, 10 Oct 2018 09:34:00 +0200 501349 1539156990 1539156840 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000759349_resized_fordrangerraptor201841022.jpg 511 287 Numsa members embark on strike at Toyota http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/numsa-members-embark-on-strike-at-toyota-2018-10-08 Marleny Arnoldi AUTOMOTIVE Mon, 08 Oct 2018 16:05:00 +0200 501161 1539007572 1539007500 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Application of code of conduct requires ‘extensive' review, says auto industry body http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/application-of-code-of-conduct-requires-extensive-review-says-auto-industry-body-2018-10-08 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Mon, 08 Oct 2018 11:06:00 +0200 501014 1539152971 1538989560 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000758824_resized_volvotrucksplantdurban81022.jpg 511 287 Mercedes-Benz unveils self-driving, electric, interchangeable van vision http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mercedes-benz-unveils-self-driving-electric-interchangeable-van-vision-2018-10-04 Irma Venter VANS Thu, 04 Oct 2018 15:37:00 +0200 500807 1538720267 1538660220 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000758373_resized_mbvisionurbanetic201821022.jpg The people carrier version of the Vision Urbanetic 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/76266_2018-09-25_daimler_-_hd_web.mp423349192The Vision Urbanetic explained The Vision Urbanetic explained Current proposed automotive Code of Conduct ‘catastrophic’, warns dealer body http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/current-proposed-automotive-code-of-conduct-catastrophic-warns-dealer-body-2018-10-04 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Thu, 04 Oct 2018 15:34:00 +0200 500806 1538987911 1538660040 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000758362_resized_nadamarkdommisse0201022.jpg Mark Dommisse 511 287 Jaguar I-Pace EV drives from JHB to Durban on two charges http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/jaguar-i-pace-ev-drives-from-jhb-to-durban-on-two-charges-2018-10-03 Irma Venter ROADS Wed, 03 Oct 2018 11:54:00 +0200 500503 1538560597 1538560440 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000758002_resized_jaguaripace20183.jpg The I-Pace en route to Durban 511 340