Engineering News | Passenger Cars, Bakkies & Vans http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/passenger-vehicles Sun, 18 Feb 2018 01:38:23 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Isuzu launches standalone South African business, new mu-X utility vehicle http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/isuzu-launches-standalone-south-african-business-new-mu-x-utility-vehicle-2018-02-16 Megan van Wyngaardt AUTOMOTIVE Fri, 16 Feb 2018 14:52:00 +0200 478572 1518789514 1518785520 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000708212_resized_isuzudnaphotographersmuxandxriderpe020181022.jpg Isuzu mu-X 511 287 Industry upbeat despite fall in January vehicle sales http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-vehicle-sales-2018-02-16 Irma Venter NEW-VEHICLE SALES Fri, 16 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 477041 1518500545 1518732000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Country-specific hazards emerge during self-driving car’s world tour http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/auto-industry-2018-02-16 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY – 1 Fri, 16 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 476927 1518500545 1518732000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 East London plant’s performance-car production journey continues http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/auto-industry-2018-02-16-1 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Fri, 16 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 476929 1518500545 1518732000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 BMW close to ten-year supply deal for battery minerals – FAZ http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/bmw-close-to-ten-year-supply-deal-for-battery-minerals-faz-2018-02-12 Reuters AUTOMOTIVE Mon, 12 Feb 2018 11:09:00 +0200 477944 1518426766 1518426540 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Ford lifts veil on new Ranger Raptor, set for production at Pretoria plant http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ford-lifts-veil-on-new-ranger-raptor-set-for-production-at-pretoria-plant-2018-02-09 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Fri, 09 Feb 2018 10:14:00 +0200 477793 1518178318 1518164040 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000706472_resized_fordrangerraptor11022.jpg The Ranger Raptor 511 287 Auto masterplan to be tabled in Cabinet next month http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/auto-industry-2018-02-09-2 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY – 2 Fri, 09 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 476739 1517899883 1518127200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Positive Budget will see growth surpass current forecasts – Naamsa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/auto-industry-2018-02-09-1 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY – 3 Fri, 09 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 476737 1517899883 1518127200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 New Polo, Polo Vivo production starts at Uitenhage in wake of R6.1bn investment http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/auto-industry-2018-02-09 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY – 1 Fri, 09 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 476735 1517899883 1518127200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 VWSA passenger car market leader for seventh consecutive year http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/vwsa-passenger-car-market-leader-for-seventh-consecutive-year-2018-02-09 Jessica Oosthuizen Passenger Cars, Bakkies & Vans Fri, 09 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 476187 1517899881 1518127200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000703101_resized_automotivevw09021022.jpg MARKET LEADER The Volkswagen Polo sold 22 916 units last year 511 287 Lubricants company creates specialist division to drive localisation http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/lubricants-company-creates-specialist-division-to-drive-localisation-2018-02-09 Marleny Arnoldi Passenger Cars, Bakkies & Vans Fri, 09 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 476244 1517899882 1518127200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000702937_resized_fuchslubricantssouthafrica60118duane1022.jpg PLANT FOR PURPOSE Before food-grade lubrication can be manufactured, it needs certain certifications, including Kosher, Halaal and ISO 21469 certification 511 287 OneLogix achieves strong H1 performance despite tough economy http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/onelogix-achieves-strong-h1-performance-despite-tough-economy-2018-02-08 Anine Kilian LOGISTICS Thu, 08 Feb 2018 16:10:00 +0200 477740 1518103391 1518099000 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000706337_resized_ianlourens110220218duane.jpg OneLogix CEO Ian Lourens 511 287 New dawn for platinum mining – Robert Friedland http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-dawn-for-platinum-mining-robert-friedland-2018-02-07 Martin Creamer MINING INDABA Wed, 07 Feb 2018 16:18:00 +0200 477577 1518072779 1518013080 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000705970_resized_fuelcellprospects.jpg 511 287 TPT boosts PE port handling volumes, rail use http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/tpt-boosts-pe-port-handling-volumes-rail-use-2018-02-06 Schalk Burger PORTS Tue, 06 Feb 2018 16:19:00 +0200 477443 1517926932 1517926740 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 UK car sales fell 6% in January as diesel demand slumps http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/uk-car-sales-fell-6-in-january-as-diesel-demand-slumps-2018-02-05 Reuters AUTOMOTIVE Mon, 05 Feb 2018 16:37:00 +0200 477327 1517841481 1517841420 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 BMW SA opens R73m training centre at Rosslyn plant http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/bmw-sa-opens-r73m-training-centre-at-rosslyn-plant-2018-02-02 Irma Venter AUTOMOTIVE Fri, 02 Feb 2018 12:45:00 +0200 477148 1517568890 1517568300 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000705043_resized_mersetaceoraymondpatelhighereducationandtrainingministerprofhlengiwemkhizeandbmwsaceotimabbott1022.jpg Merseta CEO Raymond Patel, Higher Education and Training Minister Professor Hlengiwe Mkhize and BMW SA CEO Tim Abbott 511 287 R3.5bn empowerment venture fund to be launched in auto sector this year http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/r35bn-empowerment-venture-fund-to-be-launched-in-auto-sector-this-year-2018-02-02 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Fri, 02 Feb 2018 11:41:00 +0200 477137 1517574365 1517564460 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000705010_resized_bmwsouthafricaceotimabbott1022.jpg BMW Group South Africa CEO Tim Abbott 511 287 Britain proposes unlimited fines for car emissions cheaters http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/britain-proposes-unlimited-fines-for-car-emissions-cheaters-2018-02-02 Reuters AUTOMOTIVE Fri, 02 Feb 2018 08:22:00 +0200 477088 1517552869 1517552520 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Assembly plant included in VW’s roll-out of mobility solutions to Rwanda http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/auto-industry-2018-02-02 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Fri, 02 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 476138 1517295047 1517522400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Two podium spots for Toyota Gazoo Racing SA in 2018 Dakar http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/dakar-2018-2018-02-02 Irma Venter DAKAR 2018 Fri, 02 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 476135 1517295047 1517522400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 January new-vehicle sales decline by 8.9% http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/january-new-vehicle-sales-decline-by-89-2018-02-01 Irma Venter NEW-VEHICLE SALES Thu, 01 Feb 2018 16:03:00 +0200 477039 1517494025 1517493780 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000704789_resized_vw0108171022.jpg 511 287 Mercedes-Benz SA adds two more AMG models to its production line http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mercedes-benz-sa-adds-two-more-amg-models-to-its-production-line-2018-01-31 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Wed, 31 Jan 2018 15:07:00 +0200 476882 1517404294 1517404020 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000704425_resized_mbsafirstmercedesamgc63producedatthemercedesbenzsouthafricambsaeastlondonplant20181022.jpg The Mercedes-AMG C63 S, Job One 511 287 Haval Motors stages revival, mulls local assembly, African expansion http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/haval-motors-stages-revival-mulls-local-assembly-african-expansion-2018-01-30 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Tue, 30 Jan 2018 11:33:00 +0200 476697 1517478478 1517304780 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000703989_resized_havalh220171022.jpg The Haval H2 511 287 New auto support scheme to be presented to Cabinet in March http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-auto-support-scheme-to-be-presented-to-cabinet-in-march-2018-01-29 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Mon, 29 Jan 2018 14:07:00 +0200 476588 1517232551 1517227620 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000703711_resized_vwsaassemblyfrontendmanipulator20181022.jpg The Volkswagen plant in Uitenhage 511 287 Prudent fiscal decisions could boost 2018 economic growth, says Naamsa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/wise-fiscal-decisions-could-boost-2018-economic-growth-says-naamsa-2018-01-29 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Mon, 29 Jan 2018 10:46:00 +0200 476564 1517236130 1517215560 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000703682_resized_naamsanicovermeulen20171022.jpg Nico Vermeulen 511 287 Opel to export cars to Tunisia, Morocco – CEO in FAZ http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/opel-to-export-cars-to-tunisia-morocco-ceo-in-faz-2018-01-29 Reuters AUTOMOTIVE Mon, 29 Jan 2018 09:10:00 +0200 476531 1517209930 1517209800 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 TSAM confirms precautionary recall of 730 000 vehicles http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/tsam-confirms-precautionary-recall-of-730-000-vehicles-2018-01-26 Megan van Wyngaardt AUTOMOTIVE Fri, 26 Jan 2018 15:05:00 +0200 476487 1516972614 1516971900 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000703519_resized_toyotaday1226hr1022.jpg 511 287 Toyota Hilux holds on to top bakkie sales spot http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/auto-industry-2018-01-26-1 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY – 2 Fri, 26 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0200 475424 1516688537 1516917600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 New-vehicle sales moved forward in 2017 after three years in reverse http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/auto-industry-2018-01-26 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY – 1 Fri, 26 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0200 475421 1516688537 1516917600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Interactive zebra crossing makes South London debut http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/transport-2018-01-26 Irma Venter TRANSPORT Fri, 26 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0200 475425 1516970412 1516917600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Polo investment decision would have been tough sell in 2017, says VWSA http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/polo-investment-decision-would-have-been-tough-sell-in-2017-says-vwsa-2018-01-25 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Thu, 25 Jan 2018 15:33:00 +0200 476379 1516968953 1516887180 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000703254_resized_newpolovivo01181022.jpg The new Polo Vivo 511 287 Subaru in S Africa to stay, says Japanese brand http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/subaru-in-safrica-to-stay-says-japanese-brand-2018-01-24 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Wed, 24 Jan 2018 14:41:00 +0200 476208 1516798063 1516797660 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000702846_resized_subarubadge1022.jpg 511 287 Jaguar Land Rover to cut output due to Brexit, diesel uncertainty to hit sales http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/jaguar-land-rover-to-cut-output-due-to-brexit-diesel-uncertainty-to-hit-sales-2018-01-23 Reuters AUTOMOTIVE Tue, 23 Jan 2018 08:19:00 +0200 475907 1516688389 1516688340 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Toyota Gazoo Racing SA takes second and third at Dakar 2018 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/toyota-gazoo-racing-sa-takes-second-and-third-at-dakar-2018-2018-01-22 Irma Venter DAKAR 2018 Mon, 22 Jan 2018 11:29:00 +0200 475836 1516613617 1516613340 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000702084_resized_dakar2018ginieldevilliers21022.jpg Giniel de Villiers 511 287 What’s right and what’s wrong in a world where machines drive us http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/whats-right-and-whats-wrong-in-a-world-where-machines-drive-us-2018-01-19 Irma Venter AUTOMOTIVE Fri, 19 Jan 2018 08:00:00 +0200 475635 1516281950 1516341600 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000701613_resized_ethical.jpg 511 287 Sasol service stations attract largest number of visitors, survey reveals http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/retail-and-auto-2018-01-19 Irma Venter RETAIL & AUTO Fri, 19 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0200 473745 1516085027 1516312800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Wesbank to provide financing for Haval Motors customers http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/auto-industry-2018-01-19-1 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Fri, 19 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0200 473738 1516085027 1516312800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0