Engineering News | Passenger Cars, Bakkies & Vans http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/passenger-vehicles Fri, 20 Oct 2017 12:51:04 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 BAIC implementing catch-up strategy to meet 2018 Coega deadline http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/baic-implements-catch-up-strategy-to-accelerate-factory-construction-to-meet-2018-deadline-2017-10-20 Dylan Slater Automotive Fri, 20 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 467307 1508223555 1508450400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000683794_resized_baicsafactory2092017dylancopyfotor.jpg PORT ELIZABETH FACTORY In the foreground of the newly completed steel superstructure are BAIC vehicles that will be available in South Africa once production reaches full capacity 511 287 Daimler invest in solution to make EV charging as fast as filling a petrol tank http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/transport-2017-10-20-1 Irma Venter TRANSPORT Fri, 20 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 467240 1508223554 1508450400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Autoliv in R150m settlement deal with competition authorities http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/auto-industry-2017-10-20 Irma Venter Competition Policy Fri, 20 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 467239 1508223555 1508450400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 VW's Seat abandons ambitions to enter Iranian market http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/vws-seat-abandons-ambitions-to-enter-iranian-market-2017-10-18 Reuters AUTOMOTIVE Wed, 18 Oct 2017 14:45:00 +0200 468220 1508332295 1508330700 1510956000 Reuters 0 0 Van market retreats as economy takes toll on small businesses, households http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/van-market-retreats-as-economy-takes-toll-on-small-businesses-households-2017-10-17 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Tue, 17 Oct 2017 11:11:00 +0200 468017 1508233876 1508231460 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000685332_resized_mbsasprinter20161022.jpg The Sprinter 511 287 BMW electrified vehicle sales jump by 64% year-to-date http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/bmw-electrified-vehicle-sales-jump-by-64-year-to-date-2017-10-16 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY
 Mon, 16 Oct 2017 12:05:00 +0200 467870 1508148407 1508148300 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000685046_resized_bmwi391022.jpg 511 287 Mahindra SA to start local assembly, move into tractor market http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mahindra-sa-to-start-local-assembly-move-into-tractor-market-2017-10-13 Irma Venter AUTOMOTIVE Fri, 13 Oct 2017 10:32:00 +0200 467717 1508138625 1507883520 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000684759_resized_mahindrapikupfrontright1022.jpg The new-generation Mahindra Pik Up 511 287 GM, suppliers to invest $500m in Argentina to produce new model http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/gm-suppliers-to-invest-500m-in-argentina-to-produce-new-model-2017-10-13 Reuters AUTOMOTIVE Fri, 13 Oct 2017 08:24:00 +0200 467677 1507877005 1507875840 1510524000 Reuters 0 0 BMW SA invests another R160m in Rosslyn plant http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/auto-industry-2017-10-13 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 466640 1507616814 1507845600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Macroeconomy putting brakes on new-vehicle market http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/auto-industry-2017-10-13-2 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 466644 1507616814 1507845600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Suzuki Auto South Africa had biggest-ever sales month in August http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/auto-industry-2017-10-13-1 Irma Venter Vehicle sales Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 466641 1507616814 1507845600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 South African market could see ten EV models in 2020, says Audi’s Hill http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-african-market-could-see-ten-electric-vehicles-in-2020-says-audis-hill-2017-10-12 Irma Venter AUTOMOTIVE Thu, 12 Oct 2017 14:00:00 +0200 467590 1507883574 1507809600 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000684323_resized_trevorhillaudi1022.jpg Audi South Africa head Trevor Hill 511 287 20% growth not outpacing the market, says Cartrack CEO http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/20-growth-not-outpacing-the-market-says-cartrack-ceo-2017-10-11 Irma Venter VEHICLE TRACKING Wed, 11 Oct 2017 15:07:00 +0200 467449 1507729864 1507727220 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000684004_resized_zakcalisto1022.jpg Zak Calisto 511 287 Toyota halts production, reports ‘unprecedented flooding' at Durban plant http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/toyota-halts-production-reports-unprecedented-flooding-at-durban-plant-2017-10-10 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Tue, 10 Oct 2017 15:48:00 +0200 467275 1507645865 1507643280 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000683748_resized_toyotaplantdurban201631022.jpg The Toyota plant in Durban 511 287 Mercedes-Benz Vans, Matternet and Siroop start pilot project for drone deliveries http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mercedes-benz-vans-matternet-and-siroop-start-pilot-project-for-drone-deliveries-2017-10-10 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Tue, 10 Oct 2017 11:26:00 +0200 467229 1507629057 1507627560 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000683646_resized_daimlervansdrones11022.jpg 511 287 Brazil revives African ties, eyes expanding market http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/brazil-revives-african-ties-eyes-expanding-market-2017-10-10 Reuters AGRICULTURE & MANUFACTURING Tue, 10 Oct 2017 10:32:00 +0200 467209 1507627535 1507624320 1510264800 Reuters 0 0 Airbag, seat belt manufacturer pays R150m penalty on collusion charge http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/airbag-seat-belt-manufacturer-pays-r150m-penalty-on-collusion-charge-2017-10-09 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Mon, 09 Oct 2017 15:02:00 +0200 467133 1507554240 1507554120 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000683408_resized_newpolointerior0011022.jpg 511 287 Northam backs Fuel Cell and Hydrogen Energy Association’s awareness campaign http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/northam-backs-fuel-cell-and-hydrogen-energy-associations-awareness-campaign-2017-10-09 Natasha Odendaal PLATINUM Mon, 09 Oct 2017 08:59:00 +0200 467044 1507535732 1507532340 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000683291_resized_pauldunne110220816duane.jpg Northam CEO Paul Dunne 511 287 IFC backs BMW’s R6bn Rosslyn investment http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/auto-industry-2017-10-06-1 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY – 3 Fri, 06 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 465888 1506954328 1507240800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Finalists for 2018 Car of the Year competition unveiled http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/auto-industry-2017-10-06-2 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY – 2 Fri, 06 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 465889 1506954328 1507240800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Shell mulls adding EV charging points to forecourts in several countries http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/auto-industry-2017-10-06 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY – 1 Fri, 06 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 465882 1506954328 1507240800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 UK car sales set for first annual decline since 2011 after September slump http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/uk-car-sales-set-for-first-annual-decline-since-2011-after-september-slump-2017-10-05 Reuters AUTOMOTIVE Thu, 05 Oct 2017 11:28:00 +0200 466833 1507195748 1507195680 1509832800 Reuters 0 0 Bloodhound land-speed record attempt plagued by funding issues http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/bloodhound-land-speed-record-attempt-plagued-by-funding-issues-2017-10-04 Irma Venter LAND-SPEED RECORD Wed, 04 Oct 2017 11:27:00 +0200 466705 1507130795 1507109220 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000682331_resized_bloodhoundsupersoniccar1022.jpg 511 287 Nissan to recall 1.2m cars in Japan over unauthorised checks http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/nissan-to-recall-12m-cars-in-japan-over-unauthorised-checks-2017-10-03 Reuters AUTOMOTIVE Tue, 03 Oct 2017 10:24:00 +0200 466568 1507019191 1507019040 1509660000 Reuters 0 0 New-vehicle sales up 6.3% y/y in September http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-vehicle-sales-up-63-yy-in-september-2017-10-02 Reuters AUTOMOTIVE Mon, 02 Oct 2017 15:17:00 +0200 466492 1506952250 1506950220 1509573600 Reuters 0 0 BMW SA to invest another R160m in Rosslyn plant http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/bmw-sa-to-invest-another-r160m-in-rosslyn-plant-2017-10-02 Anine Kilian AUTOMOTIVE Mon, 02 Oct 2017 15:06:00 +0200 466490 1506955108 1506949560 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000681863_resized_timabbott110221017duane.jpg BMW SA CEO Tim Abbott 511 287 Production version of Honda concept EV set for Europe launch in 2019 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/auto-industry-2017-09-29-1 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Fri, 29 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 465194 1506412362 1506636000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Trade deals, emissions laws set to challenge SA auto industry, warns Toyota Europe’s Van Zyl http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/trade-deals-emission-laws-set-to-challenge-sa-auto-industry-warns-toyota-europes-van-zyl-2017-09-29 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Fri, 29 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 465186 1506664744 1506636000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000680467_resized_knock.jpg 511 287 New JV aiming to incorporate solar cells in glass roofs of Audi cars http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/auto-industry-2017-09-29 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Fri, 29 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 465190 1506689559 1506636000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Audi electric cars to be built around the world http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/audi-electric-cars-to-be-built-around-the-world-2017-09-28 Reuters AUTOMOTIVE Thu, 28 Sep 2017 08:20:00 +0200 466072 1506579751 1506579600 1509141600 Reuters 0 0 Suez Canal chief says Mercedes-Benz to establish new facility in economic zone http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/suez-canal-chief-says-mercedes-benz-to-establish-new-facility-in-economic-zone-2017-09-27 Reuters AUTOMOTIVE Wed, 27 Sep 2017 08:03:00 +0200 465927 1506492385 1506492180 1509055200 Reuters 0 0 Poor macro economics acting as ‘handbrake’ and ‘roadblock’, says Audi’s Hill http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/poor-macro-economics-acting-as-handbrake-and-roadblock-says-audis-hill-2017-09-26 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Tue, 26 Sep 2017 14:28:00 +0200 465868 1506429925 1506428880 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000680567_resized_auditrevorhill20171022.jpg Trevor Hill 511 287 VW moves to secure cobalt supplies in shift to electric cars http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/vw-moves-to-secure-cobalt-supplies-in-shift-to-electric-cars-2017-09-26 Reuters COBALT Tue, 26 Sep 2017 08:28:00 +0200 465777 1506408590 1506407280 1508968800 Reuters 0 0 BHP, world's largest miner, says 2017 is 'tipping point' for electric cars http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/bhp-worlds-largest-miner-says-2017-is-tipping-point-for-electric-cars-2017-09-26 Reuters AUTOMOTIVE Tue, 26 Sep 2017 08:12:00 +0200 465768 1506413479 1506406320 1508968800 Reuters 0 0 CMH expects higher H1 earnings a share http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cmh-expects-higher-h1-earnings-a-share-2017-09-22 Creamer Media Reporter AUTOMOTIVE Fri, 22 Sep 2017 09:42:00 +0200 465669 1506069865 1506066120 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Industries should prepare for increased use of HFO gases http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/industries-should-prepare-for-increased-use-of-hfo-gases-2017-09-22 Nadine James Passenger Cars, Bakkies & Vans Fri, 22 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 464182 1505744422 1506031200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000677043_resized_agassouthafricajohannesburgfacility09171022.jpg MULTiFACETED OPERATION A-Gas offers a range of products to assist across a broad range of sectors, including shipping, refrigeration, air conditioning, automotive and mining 511 287 Korean group may introduce new heavy-duty truck to SA market http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/hyundai-sa-mulls-heavy-truck-introduction-awaits-2019-small-suv-2017-09-22 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY – 4 Fri, 22 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 464528 1505744423 1506031200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0