Engineering News | Truck & Bus http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/truck Fri, 24 Nov 2017 00:13:15 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Passenger car sales carried market in October http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-vehicle-sales-2017-11-24 Irma Venter NEW-VEHICLE SALES Fri, 24 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 471090 1511247634 1511474400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Shell collaboration helps power London buses with coffee waste http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/shell-collaboration-helps-power-london-buses-with-coffee-waste-2017-11-21 Nica Schreuder BIOFUEL Mon, 20 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 471626 1511180719 1511128800 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000693347_resized_0000693297resizedshellbiobeanimage.jpg GRINDING DOWN EMISSIONS B20 biofuel will significantly reduce carbon emissions 511 340 Artificial intelligence wins big at Mercedes-Benz SA Innovation Challenge http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/artificial-intelligence-wins-big-at-mercedes-benz-sa-innovation-challenge-2017-11-17 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Fri, 17 Nov 2017 14:12:00 +0200 471542 1510920822 1510920720 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000693098_resized_mercedesbenzsouthafricamguard4jims201310131022duane.jpg 511 287 New $200 000 Tesla Roadster speeds in front of electric big-rig truck http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-200-000-tesla-roadster-speeds-in-front-of-electric-big-rig-truck-2017-11-17 Reuters AUTOMOTIVE Fri, 17 Nov 2017 09:42:00 +0200 471489 1510905737 1510904520 1513461600 Reuters 0 0 Outlook for vehicle market hinges on political landscape – bank http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/auto-industry-2017-11-17 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Fri, 17 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 470112 1510643469 1510869600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Investigative unit lauded for role in recovering hijacked trucks http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/transport-2017-11-17 Irma Venter TRANSPORT Fri, 17 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 470113 1510643469 1510869600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Ford investing R3bn to expand Ranger production in Silverton http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/auto-industry-2017-11-17-1 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Fri, 17 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 470114 1510643469 1510869600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Nissan SA confident of delivering on long-awaited investment promise in 2018 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/happy-new-year-2017-11-17 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Fri, 17 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 470110 1510647947 1510869600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000691819_resized_happy.jpg 511 287 City of Johannesburg mulls electric bus pilot project 
 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/city-of-johannesburg-mulls-electric-bus-pilot-project--2017-11-16 Irma Venter TRANSPORT Thu, 16 Nov 2017 14:21:00 +0200 471395 1510835023 1510834860 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000692776_resized_reavayabrt1409091022duane.jpg 511 287 Mercedes-Benz to challenge commuter bus market with entry-level product http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mercedes-benz-to-challenge-commuter-bus-market-with-entry-level-product-2017-11-15 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Wed, 15 Nov 2017 11:49:00 +0200 471181 1510739624 1510739340 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000692364_resized_merccommuterbus201721022.jpg 511 287 Hydrogen could deliver one fifth of world carbon cuts by 2050 – industry group http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/hydrogen-could-deliver-one-fifth-of-world-carbon-cuts-by-2050-industry-group-2017-11-14 Reuters CLIMATE CHANGE Tue, 14 Nov 2017 09:43:00 +0200 470962 1510653118 1510645380 1513202400 Reuters 0 0 Innovative system uses truck engine to refrigerate cold trailers http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/transport-2017-11-10 Irma Venter TRANSPORT Fri, 10 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 469572 1510037533 1510264800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Clean-fuel delay to crimp SA’s access to latest vehicle technology http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/auto-industry-2017-11-10-1 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Fri, 10 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 469578 1510037534 1510264800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Gas company secures onshore petroleum production right http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/local-gas-company-secures-onshore-petroleum-production-right-2017-11-10 Mia Breytenbach GAS Fri, 10 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 469531 1510037534 1510264800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000688776_resized_gasgasfieldfreestatecompressionstationrenergen0520161022.jpg PRODUCTION EXPANSION While Tetra4 already produces compressed natural gas, new expansions will include the liquefaction of the gas – the first in South Africa 511 287 Volvo Financial Services launches in South Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/volvo-financial-services-launches-in-south-africa-2017-11-08 Irma Venter TRUCKS Wed, 08 Nov 2017 11:10:00 +0200 470279 1510132323 1510132200 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000690488_resized_volvotruckschristenssontorbjorn1022.jpg Torbjörn Christensson 511 287 Ford, BMW, Daimler and VW launch JV to enable long-distance electric vehicle travel http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ford-bmw-daimler-and-vw-launch-jv-to-enable-long-distance-electric-vehicle-travel-2017-11-03 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Fri, 03 Nov 2017 14:43:00 +0200 469947 1509713090 1509712980 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000689791_resized_bmwevmelrosearch201511022.jpg 511 287 Ford invests R3bn to expand Ranger production, build Raptor locally http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ford-invests-r3bn-to-expand-ranger-production-build-raptor-locally-2017-11-03 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Fri, 03 Nov 2017 12:31:00 +0200 469930 1509705251 1509705060 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000689741_resized_fordsilvertonplant201711022.jpg The Silverton plant 511 287 Eicher trucks to be assembled in Rosslyn http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/trucks-2017-11-03-2 Irma Venter TRUCKS Fri, 03 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 468757 1509430618 1509660000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Hino targets bigger share of heavy commercial vehicle market http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/trucks-2017-11-03-1 Irma Venter TRUCKS – 1 Fri, 03 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 468755 1509430618 1509660000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Chinese truck brand aims to grow SA sales as it expands offering http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/trucks-2017-11-03 Irma Venter TRUCKS – 2 Fri, 03 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 468754 1509430618 1509660000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Complete heavy-vehicle service station concept created through partnership http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/complete-heavy-vehicle-service-station-concept-created-through-partnership-2017-11-01 Creamer Media Reporter AUTOMOTIVE Thu, 02 Nov 2017 14:17:00 +0200 469611 1509949067 1509625020 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000689438_resized_rer1022.jpg 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/71725_2017-11-03_rer463.mp459157807Complete heavy-vehicle service station concept created through partnership Complete heavy-vehicle service station concept created through partnership October new-vehicle sales up 4.6%, Porsche follows in Merc, BMW footsteps http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/october-sales-up-46-porsche-follows-in-merc-bmw-footsteps-2017-11-01 Irma Venter NEW-VEHICLE SALES Wed, 01 Nov 2017 15:12:00 +0200 469694 1509545452 1509541920 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000689078_resized_porschemacan20151022.jpg 511 287 New car, bakkie owners unhappy about fuel consumption, reveals Ipsos survey http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-car-bakkie-owners-unhappy-about-fuel-consumption-reveals-ipsos-survey-2017-10-30 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Mon, 30 Oct 2017 15:22:00 +0200 469368 1509370300 1509369720 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000688401_resized_jims2013carsales10131022duane.jpg 511 287 Naamsa questions ‘illogical’ carbon tax as clean fuels legislation stalls http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/naamsa-questions-illogical-carbon-tax-as-clean-fuels-legislation-stalls-2017-10-30 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Mon, 30 Oct 2017 15:21:00 +0200 469367 1509371630 1509369660 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000688397_resized_jims2013tailpipe10131022duane.jpg 511 287 New-vehicle sales rose for fourth month in a row in September http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-vehicle-sales-2017-10-27 Irma Venter NEW-VEHICLE SALES Fri, 27 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 468124 1508762238 1509055200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Cartrack CEO dissatisfied with firm’s current double-digit growth rate http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/vehicle-tracking-2017-10-27 Irma Venter VEHICLE TRACKING Fri, 27 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 468127 1508762238 1509055200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 JSE launches green bond segment http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/jse-launches-green-bond-segment-2017-10-25 Creamer Media Reporter INVESTMENT Wed, 25 Oct 2017 11:08:00 +0200 468867 1508926284 1508922480 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000687274_resized_unknown.jpeg JSE CEO Nicky Newton-King, Cape Town mayor Patricia de Lille and JSE Capital Markets director Donna Nemer 511 287 Politics muddying new-vehicle market forecasts http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/politics-muddying-new-vehicle-market-forecasts-2017-10-24 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Tue, 24 Oct 2017 11:52:00 +0200 468694 1508854916 1508838720 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000686940_resized_simphiwenghona1022.jpg Standard Bank Vehicle and Asset Finance group head Simphiwe Nghona 511 287 Renergen secures onshore petroleum production right in South Africa; will locally produce LNG http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/renergen-secures-onshore-petroleum-production-right-in-south-africa-will-locally-produce-lng-2017-10-24 Mia Breytenbach GAS Tue, 24 Oct 2017 10:26:00 +0200 468669 1508833898 1508833560 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000686884_resized_renergenceostefanomarani0520161022.jpg Renergen CEO Stefano Marani 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 Tata Motors South Africa targets double-digit market share http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/trucks-2017-10-20 Irma Venter TRUCKS Fri, 20 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 467238 1508223555 1508450400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Local gas company trials diesel dual-fuel kits on long-haul trucks http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/local-gas-company-trials-ddf-kits-on-long-haul-trucks-2017-10-20 Mia Breytenbach GAS FUEL Fri, 20 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 467136 1508244275 1508450400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000683414_resized_gastetra4truckconversion0820171022.jpg SAVINGS PURSUIT Indicative results can play a role in the development of an alternative cost-saving methodology for fleet owners and in pursuing and encouraging fleet optimisation 511 287 Imperial Logistics team investigated 86 truck hijackings in 2016 financial year http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/imperial-logistics-team-investigated-86-truck-hijackings-in-2016-financial-year-2017-10-16 Irma Venter TRANSPORT Mon, 16 Oct 2017 12:06:00 +0200 467872 1508148520 1508148360 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000685049_resized_truck110220515duane.jpg 511 287 JV brings suspension products closer to market http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/italian-south-african-jv-brings-suspension-products-closer-to-market-2017-10-13 Robyn Wilkinson Truck & Bus Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 465976 1507616813 1507845600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000680772_resized_mollebalestraandgoldenspringsjvagreementsigning0920171022.jpg AUTOMOTIVE ALLIES Mollebalestra and Golden Spring have finalised the JV agreement that will facilitate the manufacture of Italian suspension products in Vereeniging 511 287 World’s first electric truck in series production makes US debut http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/trucks-2017-10-13 Irma Venter TRUCKS Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 466642 1507616814 1507845600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Partnership creates complete truck stop service concept http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/partnership-creates-complete-truck-service-stop-concept-2017-10-13 Schalk Burger Freight Logistics Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 466657 1507616815 1507845600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000682237_resized_laserfasttrucktrailerwheelalignmentexxonmobilandmichelin60917duane1022.jpg TRUCK SERVICES The truck stop service station provides all major checks and services for heavy-duty vehicles during rest stops 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