Engineering News | Passenger Cars, Bakkies & Vans http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/passenger-vehicles Mon, 18 Jun 2018 15:25:07 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Head of VW's Audi arrested in Germany over diesel scandal http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/head-of-vws-audi-arrested-in-germany-over-diesel-scandal-2018-06-18 Reuters AUTOMOTIVE Mon, 18 Jun 2018 15:09:00 +0200 490046 1529327594 1529327340 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 London, other cities call for new petrol and diesel car ban to start earlier http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/london-other-cities-call-for-new-petrol-and-diesel-car-ban-to-start-earlier-2018-06-18 Reuters AUTOMOTIVE Mon, 18 Jun 2018 11:44:00 +0200 490000 1529315479 1529315040 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Porsche to start production of first full electric car in 2019 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/porsche-to-start-production-of-first-full-electric-car-in-2019-2018-06-15 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Fri, 15 Jun 2018 14:56:00 +0200 489895 1529071129 1529067360 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000733626_resized_porscheevtaycan1022.jpg The Porsche Taycan 511 287 Nissan announces Africa, Middle East and India expansion plans http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/nissan-announces-africa-middle-east-and-india-expansion-plans-2018-06-13 Nadine James AUTOMOTIVE Wed, 13 Jun 2018 16:37:00 +0200 489645 1528901659 1528900620 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Germany sees no quick solution to trade row with US, open to talks http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/germany-sees-no-quick-solution-to-trade-row-with-us-open-to-talks-2018-06-11 Reuters TRADE Mon, 11 Jun 2018 16:38:00 +0200 489398 1528729528 1528727880 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 One in every three cars exported from SA in 2017 a Merc http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/one-in-every-three-cars-exported-from-sa-in-2017-a-merc-2018-06-07 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Thu, 07 Jun 2018 08:57:00 +0200 488983 1528450526 1528354620 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000731491_resized_cclassassemblyline21022.jpg 511 287 Shelby SA opens orders for Shelby F-150, to overwhelming response http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/shelby-sa-opens-orders-for-shelby-f-150-to-overwhelming-response-2018-06-05 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Tue, 05 Jun 2018 15:44:00 +0200 488766 1528261700 1528206240 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000731063_resized_shelbysaf15011022.jpg The Shelby F-150 511 287 New-vehicle market shows improvement in all segments in May http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-vehicle-market-shows-improvement-in-all-segments-in-may-2018-06-01 Irma Venter NEW-VEHICLE SALES Fri, 01 Jun 2018 16:08:00 +0200 488531 1527862263 1527862080 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000730496_resized_automotiveimg3466megan.jpg 511 340 Electric vehicle sales to reach 1.6m this year, battery prices tumbling http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/electric-vehicle-sales-to-reach-16m-this-year-battery-prices-tumbling-2018-06-01 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Fri, 01 Jun 2018 10:22:00 +0200 488461 1527841514 1527841320 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000730350_resized_p12nissanleaf31022.jpg 511 287 East African vehicle market dominated by cheap cash purchases http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/east-african-vehicle-market-dominated-by-cheap-cash-purchases-2018-05-31 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Thu, 31 May 2018 11:54:00 +0200 488320 1527760574 1527760440 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000730025_resized_nairobi1022.jpg Nairobi, Kenya 511 287 KLT SA in push to increase chassis frame production to meet Ford requirements http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/klt-sa-in-push-to-increase-chassis-frame-production-to-meet-ford-requirements-2018-05-31 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Thu, 31 May 2018 00:00:00 +0200 488273 1527753832 1527717600 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000729959_resized_fordrangerraptor11022.jpg 511 287 African auto industries not viable without policy support http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/african-auto-industries-not-viable-without-policy-support-2018-05-30 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Wed, 30 May 2018 15:06:00 +0200 488188 1527685687 1527685560 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000729785_resized_lagosreuters21022.jpg Lagos, Nigeria 511 287 Electric vehicles could increase to 220m in 2030 – IEA http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/electric-vehicles-could-increase-to-220m-in-2030-iea-2018-05-30 Marleny Arnoldi AUTOMOTIVE Wed, 30 May 2018 12:39:00 +0200 488164 1527764095 1527676740 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000729723_resized_nissanctownevcharging41022.jpg 511 287 Mahindra, AIH start local bakkie assembly in Durban http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mahindra-aih-start-local-bolero-mahindra-bakkie-assembly-in-durban-2018-05-25 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Fri, 25 May 2018 12:00:00 +0200 487619 1527242815 1527242400 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000728468_resized_mahindraplantdurban31022.jpg 511 287 US auto import probe borders on provocation – Germany's DIHK http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/us-auto-import-probe-borders-on-provocation-germanys-dihk-2018-05-24 Reuters AUTOMOTIVE Thu, 24 May 2018 10:51:00 +0200 487591 1527151947 1527151860 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Volvo Group Southern Africa to invest millions in youth empowerment http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/volvo-group-southern-africa-to-invest-millions-in-youth-empowerment-2018-05-21 African News Agency AUTOMOTIVE Mon, 21 May 2018 12:52:00 +0200 487185 1526908468 1526899920 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Barloworld H1 profits, revenue rise on higher Southern African, Russian equipment sales http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/barloworld-h1-profits-revenue-rise-on-higher-southern-african-russian-equipment-sales-2018-05-21 Marleny Arnoldi EQUIPMENT/AUTOMOTIVE Mon, 21 May 2018 11:38:00 +0200 487179 1526897042 1526895480 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000727405_resized_barloworlddominicsewela21022.jpg Barloworld CE Dominic Sewela 511 287 Ford hopes ‘licence plate’ innovation will free up commercial drone use http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ford-hopes-licence-plate-innovation-will-free-up-commercial-drone-use-2018-05-17 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Thu, 17 May 2018 10:43:00 +0200 486856 1526546676 1526546580 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000726760_resized_forddronesresearch1022.jpg 511 287 R3bn Rosslyn Hub to create 160 000 jobs http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/r3-billion-rosslyn-hub-to-create-160-000-jobs-2018-05-16 Nadine James CONSTRUCTION Wed, 16 May 2018 22:06:00 +0200 486809 1526537928 1526501160 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Bloodhound project revises dates for first runs in South Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/bloodhound-project-revises-dates-for-first-runs-in-south-africa-2018-05-16 Irma Venter LANDSPEED RECORD Wed, 16 May 2018 11:09:00 +0200 486727 1526461852 1526461740 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000726456_resized_bloodhound2017oct51022.jpg 511 287 SA to be ‘left behind’ if it does not move quickly on EVs, warns Whitfield http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sa-to-be-left-behind-if-it-does-not-move-quickly-on-evs-warns-whitfield-2018-05-15 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Tue, 15 May 2018 12:06:00 +0200 486583 1526387949 1526378760 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000726106_resized_nissanleaf2sept20171022.jpg The Nissan Leaf 2 511 287 Some inroads made after ten years of the Industrial Policy Action Plan - Davies http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ten-years-of-the-industrial-policy-action-plan-makes-some-inroads-2018-05-15 Kim Cloete MANUFACTURING Tue, 15 May 2018 08:28:00 +0200 486493 1526373031 1526365680 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000725887_resized_nissanrosslynmanufacturingplant2810091022duane.jpg 511 287 Government releases its tenth Industrial Policy Action Plan http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/government-releases-its-tenth-industrial-policy-action-plan-2018-05-15 Kim Cloete MANUFACTURING Tue, 15 May 2018 08:08:00 +0200 486487 1526367542 1526364480 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000725865_resized_robdavies110220517duane.jpg Trade and Industry Minister Dr Rob Davies 511 287 Ctrack launches fleet-tracking solution for small businesses http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ctrack-launches-fleet-tracking-solution-for-small-businesses-2018-05-11 Irma Venter LOGISTICS Fri, 11 May 2018 14:13:00 +0200 486331 1526040922 1526040780 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000725505_resized_ctrackdrivemanagement1022.jpg 511 287 Brink produces 350 000th tow bar, mulls importing steel http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/brink-produces-350-000th-tow-bar-mulls-importing-steel-2018-05-09 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Wed, 09 May 2018 16:17:00 +0200 486076 1525875588 1525875420 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000724843_resized_brinktowbars11022.jpg 511 287 BMW’s Rosslyn plant exports the first made-in-SA X3s http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/bmws-rosslyn-plant-exports-the-first-made-in-sa-x3s-2018-05-08 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Tue, 08 May 2018 16:15:00 +0200 485936 1525789008 1525788900 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000724567_resized_bmwx3exportsrail41022.jpg 511 287 Auto exports earned South Africa R165bn in 2017 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/auto-exports-earned-south-africa-r165-billion-in-2017-2018-05-04 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Fri, 04 May 2018 12:00:00 +0200 485484 1525428866 1525428000 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000723458_resized_naamsanormanlamprecht1022.jpg Dr Norman Lamprecht 511 287 Ford’s new CEO tackles brand revitalisation in wake of Kuga recall http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/fords-new-ceo-tackles-brand-revitalisation-in-wake-of-kuga-recall-2018-05-04 Irma Venter AUTOMOTIVE Fri, 04 May 2018 00:00:00 +0200 484462 1525758516 1525384800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000722324_resized_brand.jpg 511 287 Ford South Africa’s new CEO tackles brand revitalisation http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ford-south-africas-new-ceo-tackles-brand-revitalisation-2018-05-02 Creamer Media Reporter AUTOMOTIVE Wed, 02 May 2018 15:25:00 +0200 485327 1525267709 1525267500 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000723163_resized_irmaventerst0518dylan.jpg 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/74115_2018-05-02_secondtake_en_-_hd_web.mp443496303Ford South Africa’s new CEO tackles brand revitalisation Ford South Africa’s new CEO tackles brand revitalisation April new-vehicle sales improve by 3.6% http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/april-new-vehicle-sales-improve-by-36-2018-05-02 Irma Venter NEW-VEHICLE SALES Wed, 02 May 2018 15:11:00 +0200 485377 1525267905 1525266660 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000723222_resized_toyotahilux201651022.jpg 511 287 Nissan’s Rosslyn investment decision draws nearer; NP200, NP300 life extended http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/nissans-rosslyn-investment-decision-draws-nearer-np200-np300-life-extended-2018-04-25 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Wed, 25 Apr 2018 13:59:00 +0200 484951 1524660058 1524657540 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000722245_resized_mikewhitfield08161022duane.jpg Nissan Group of Africa MD Mike Whitfield 511 287 SA component suppliers 'making real progress', says benchmarking study http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sa-component-suppliers-making-real-progress-says-benchmarking-study-2018-04-24 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Tue, 24 Apr 2018 13:15:00 +0200 484682 1524571041 1524568500 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000721660_resized_metricautomotiveengineering402071022duane.jpg 511 287 Porsche’s Toby Venter to add Lamborghini to his stable http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/porsches-toby-venter-adds-lamborghini-to-his-stable-2018-04-23 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Mon, 23 Apr 2018 11:12:00 +0200 484646 1524477271 1524474720 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000721530_resized_lamborghiniurus1022.jpg The Lamborghini Urus 511 287 Call made for ‘broad coalition’ to reverse South Africa’s premature deindustrialisation http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/call-made-for-broad-coalition-to-reverse-south-africas-premature-deindustrialisation-2018-04-20 Terence Creamer MANUFACTURING Fri, 20 Apr 2018 16:30:00 +0200 484601 1524235404 1524234600 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000721457_resized_manufacturingapisasolburgsteelpipeplant90911duaneonline.jpeg 511 287 Porsche unveils two new GTS models http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/porsche-introduces-two-new-germans-to-the-ring-2018-04-20 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Fri, 20 Apr 2018 11:33:00 +0200 484563 1524460471 1524216780 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000721356_resized_porsche718caymangts41022.jpg The 718 Cayman GTS 511 287 DTI opposed to temporary scrapping of EV duties, but open to EU tariff re-set http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/dti-opposed-to-temporary-scrapping-of-ev-duties-but-open-to-eu-tariff-re-set-2018-04-20 Terence Creamer ELECTRIC VEHICLES Fri, 20 Apr 2018 10:00:00 +0200 484488 1524218071 1524211200 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000721212_resized_bmwevmelrosearch201511022.jpg 511 287 CMH achieves 17.2% y/y increase in FY18 headline earnings despite challenges 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