Engineering News | Truck & Bus http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/truck Thu, 22 Feb 2018 21:57:28 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 SUVs push global new-car sales up by 2.4%, EV sales up 78% http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/suvs-push-global-new-car-sales-up-by-24-ev-sales-up-78-2018-02-21 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Wed, 21 Feb 2018 15:05:00 +0200 478992 1519221231 1519218300 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000709119_resized_nissanxtrail20171022.jpg 511 287 Volvo Trucks grows 6% in 2017, aims for another 5% in 2018 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/volvo-trucks-grows-6-in-2017-aims-for-another-5-in-2018-2018-02-20 Irma Venter TRUCKS Tue, 20 Feb 2018 15:05:00 +0200 478845 1519132008 1519131900 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000708805_resized_volvotrucksplantdurban0220181022.jpg The Volvo Trucks plant in Durban 511 287 SA, UK political uncertainty dampens trading conditions, says Super Group http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sa-uk-political-uncertainty-dampens-trading-conditions-says-super-group-2018-02-19 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY & LOGISTICS Mon, 19 Feb 2018 15:21:00 +0200 478706 1519048592 1519046460 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Radial tyre portfolio available on the market http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/radial-tyre-portfolio-available-on-the-market-2018-02-16 Tasneem Bulbulia Truck & Bus Fri, 16 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 476749 1518500544 1518732000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000704105_resized_rubbercontinentalemradialtires0120181022.jpg MASTERCLASS The EM-Master tyre is ideally suited for articulated dump trucks, loaders and dozers 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 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 Electric trucks sale targeted for 2019 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/electric-trucks-sale-targeted-for-2019-2018-02-09 Jessica Oosthuizen Truck & Bus Fri, 09 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 476188 1517899882 1518127200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000702797_resized_volvotrucks1022.jpg SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT Volvo Trucks’ electric trucks will reduce the burden on the roads during daytime rush-hour traffic 511 287 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 High-performance diesel engine oil launched http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/manufacturer-launches-high-performance-diesel-engine-oil-2018-02-09 Marleny Arnoldi Truck & Bus Fri, 09 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 476238 1517899882 1518127200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000702924_resized_bluechiplubricantsoilslubricants0220181022.jpeg EXTENDING ENGINE LIFE With the current influx of diesel engines into the South African market requiring this type of technology, now is the ideal time to introduce the Q8 Formula Truck 7000 15W-40 511 287 Joburg aiming to complete assessment of feasibility of electric buses by end-2019 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/transport-2018-02-09 Irma Venter PUBLIC TRANSPORT Fri, 09 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 476736 1517899883 1518127200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 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 Truck replacement cycle expected to resume in 2018, after 2017 sales slump http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/trucks-2018-02-02 Irma Venter TRUCKS Fri, 02 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 476134 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 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 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 UD Trucks wraps up R30m plant investment, studies Eicher assembly http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ud-trucks-wraps-up-r30m-plant-investment-studies-eicher-assembly-2018-01-24 Irma Venter TRUCKS Wed, 24 Jan 2018 10:56:00 +0200 476174 1516787442 1516784160 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000702773_resized_udtrucksaubreyrambau1022.jpg Aubrey Rambau 511 287 Further car sales growth expected this year after 2% uptick in 2017 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/auto-industry-2018-01-19 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Fri, 19 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0200 473735 1516085028 1516312800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 What’s right and what’s wrong in a world where machines drive us http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ethical-conundrum-2017-12-22 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Fri, 19 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0200 473728 1516093026 1516312800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000700899_resized_ethical.jpg 511 287 New-truck market expected to grow by 1.5% in 2018, says UD Trucks http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-truck-market-expected-to-grow-by-15-in-2018-says-ud-trucks-2018-01-16 Irma Venter TRUCKS Tue, 16 Jan 2018 15:39:00 +0200 475378 1516111399 1516109940 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000701043_resized_udtruckscronerwarehouse1022.jpg 511 287 Autonomous driving in SA faces pedestrian, road sign challenges, finds Merc http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/autonomous-driving-in-sa-faces-pedestrian-road-sign-challenge-finds-merc-2018-01-15 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Mon, 15 Jan 2018 14:18:00 +0200 475232 1516283172 1516018680 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000700685_resized_mercedesintelligentdrive201711022.jpg 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/72604_2018-01-08_selfdriving_-_hd_web.mp45786011Self-driving mode on the Mercedes-Benz Inteliigent Drive S-Class with Jochen Haab. (See second self-parking video as well)http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/72605_2018-01-08_selfdriving2_-_hd_web.mp416887877Self-parking mode on the Mercedes-Benz Inteliigent Drive S-Class with Jochen Haab (See second self-parking video as well) Self-driving mode on the Mercedes-Benz Inteliigent Drive S-Class with Jochen Haab. (See second self-parking video as well)Self-parking mode on the Mercedes-Benz Inteliigent Drive S-Class with Jochen Haab (See second self-parking video as well) Hilux, Polo Vivo top 2017 new-vehicle sales charts yet again http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/hilux-polo-vivo-top-2017-new-vehicle-sales-charts-yet-again-2018-01-10 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Wed, 10 Jan 2018 14:35:00 +0200 474843 1516171621 1515587700 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000699877_resized_hilux11800x18001022.jpg The Toyota Hilux 511 287 South African new-vehicle sales inch up 1.8% in 2017, exports, production down http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-african-new-vehicle-sales-inch-up-18-in-2017-exports-production-down-2018-01-09 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Tue, 09 Jan 2018 16:03:00 +0200 474733 1515506704 1515506580 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000699624_resized_jims2013carsales10131022duane.jpg 511 287 AI solutions come out tops in auto group’s innovation challenge http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/auto-industry-2017-12-15-1 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY – 2 Fri, 15 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 473101 1512994087 1513288800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Another positive month for vehicle sales in November http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-vehicle-sales-2017-12-15 Irma Venter NEW-VEHICLE SALES Fri, 15 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 473099 1512994087 1513288800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Alternative fuel and vehicle technologies viable, necessary for SA http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/alternative-fuel-and-vehicle-technologies-viable-necessary-for-south-africa-2017-12-15 Tasneem Bulbulia Top Renewable Energy Projects Fri, 15 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 472449 1512994085 1513288800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Mercedes-Benz launches entry-level commuter bus in SA http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/auto-industry-2017-12-15 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY – 1 Fri, 15 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 473092 1512994087 1513288800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 SA new-vehicle sales forecast to grow in 2018 – Naamsa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sa-new-vehicle-sales-forecast-to-grow-in-2018-naamsa-2017-12-08 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Fri, 08 Dec 2017 15:32:00 +0200 473552 1512741669 1512739920 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000697468_resized_bmwplantrosslyntrainingacademyx3210221017duane.jpg 511 287 Volvo Financial Services makes Southern African debut http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/trucks-2017-12-08 Irma Venter TRUCKS Fri, 08 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 472483 1512454232 1512684000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Number of auto aftermarket franchises rising http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/auto-industry-2017-12-08-1 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY – 2 Fri, 08 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 472489 1512454232 1512684000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Metair and partners to produce lithium-ion batteries http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/auto-industry-2017-12-08 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY – 1 Fri, 08 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 472485 1512454232 1512684000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Local company popularises electrical heat tracing http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/local-company-popularises-electrical-heat-tracing-2017-12-01 Nica Schreuder Truck & Bus Fri, 01 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 471081 1511853904 1512079200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000692150_resized_vanhoolcontainerelthermeht1022.jpg EFFICIENT HEATING Eltherm’s EHT system makes controlled, efficient and constant heating solutions for tanktainers and road tankers 511 287 Barloworld puts underperforming logistics unit on notice http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/equipment-and-automotive-2017-12-01 Irma Venter EQUIPMENT & AUTOMOTIVE Fri, 01 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 471865 1511853908 1512079200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0