Engineering News | Automotive Components https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/automotive-components Thu, 09 Dec 2021 12:05:23 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Auto import substitution a growing reality https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/automotive-import-substitution-a-growing-reality-2021-11-18 Cameron Mackay Automotive Components Fri, 03 Dec 2021 00:00:00 +0200 600784 1638351476 1638482400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Support programme aims to improve local content production capacity https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/support-programme-aims-to-improve-local-content-production-capacity-2021-11-18 Cameron Mackay Automotive Components Fri, 03 Dec 2021 00:00:00 +0200 600849 1638351690 1638482400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Investment company supports localisation drive https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/investment-company-supports-localisation-drive-2021-11-17 Cameron Mackay Automotive Components Fri, 03 Dec 2021 00:00:00 +0200 600749 1638512216 1638482400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000975547_resized_agilecapitalasavelalumkwana1022.jpg ASAVELA LUMKWANA We want to invest long-term and be in partnerships where we can pool resources for the growth of local businesses, and subsequently the industry 511 287 Industry body helps to develop electric vehicle capabilities https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/industry-body-helps-to-develop-electric-vehicle-capabilities-2021-11-17 Cameron Mackay Automotive Components Fri, 03 Dec 2021 00:00:00 +0200 600719 1638512305 1638482400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000975550_resized_aidcecceothaboshenxane1022.jpg THABO SHENXANE Our research continues to monitor export opportunities in Africa with a view to providing the Eastern Cape with scientific and evidence-based interventions 511 287 Lubricant focus smoothing way into automotive https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/lubricant-focus-smoothing-way-into-automotive-2021-11-19 Cameron Mackay Automotive Components Fri, 03 Dec 2021 00:00:00 +0200 600943 1638512434 1638482400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000975556_resized_fuchsgeneric1022.jpg SUPPLY STRENGTH FUCHS LUBRICANTS have a range of more than 10 000 products and related service lines, covering the main categories of lubricants, including automotive lubricants 511 287 New forming line increases global supply capabilities https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-forming-line-increases-global-supply-capabilities-2020-12-04 Halima Frost Automotive Components Fri, 04 Dec 2020 00:00:00 +0200 570529 1605779930 1607032800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000911038_resized_autocomponentsbenteler12201022.jpg PIPELINE A new forming line for processing of airbag tubes is being invested in by 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https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000839850_resized_automotivefibertexinterior12191022.jpg INNER BEAUTY Fibertex nonwovens are used in automotive components and for vehicle interiors 511 287 Local component supplier celebrates half-century https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/local-component-supplier-celebrates-half-century-2019-12-06 Halima Frost Automotive Components Fri, 06 Dec 2019 00:00:00 +0200 538659 1575356477 1575583200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000839840_resized_automotiveautobaxwarehouse12191022.jpg ABOVE THE BELT Autobax supplies quality-branded automotive parts from belts and chains to bearing kits and allied products 511 287 Manufacturers join forces for sector development https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/manufacturers-join-forces-for-sector-development-2019-12-06 Halima Frost Automotive Components Fri, 06 Dec 2019 00:00:00 +0200 538664 1575356477 1575583200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000839863_resized_automotivetoyotalocalbloomberg1022.jpg 'COMPONENT' SOCIAL INVESTMENT Both Toyota and Isuzu have undertaken the responsibility of developing an beleaguered local manufacturer 511 287 Positive outlook promotes investment in sector https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/positive-outlook-promotes-investment-in-sector-2019-12-06 Halima Frost Automotive Components Fri, 06 Dec 2019 00:00:00 +0200 538670 1575356477 1575583200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000839876_resized_automotivealliedsteelrodearunchadhaandleeanngeyser12191022.jpg STEELY INVESTMENT Allied Steelrode CEO Arun Chadha and automotive sales GM Lee-Ann Geyser hope to meet customer expectations through investing in new equipment 511 287 Silicone gasket maker well received https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/silicone-gasket-maker-well-received-2019-12-06 Halima Frost Automotive Components Fri, 06 Dec 2019 00:00:00 +0200 538657 1575356477 1575583200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000839836_resized_automotivepratleygasket12191022.jpg STICK IT Pratley's silicone gasket maker has been well received by the automotive sector 511 287 SYTAGS https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sytags-2019-12-06 Creamer Media Reporter Automotive Components Fri, 06 Dec 2019 00:00:00 +0200 539695 1575365018 1575583200 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000842181_resized_20191017150002102.jpg 511 287 Automotive aftermarket distributor looking to expand https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/automotive-aftermarket-distributor-looking-to-expand-2018-10-05 Jessica Oosthuizen Automotive Components Fri, 05 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 499356 1538465644 1538690400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000755643_resized_automotivecomponents1018102222.jpg AUTOMOTIVE AFTERMARKET AfriPart is the country’s first automotive aftermarket distributor that is 100% owned and operated through an empowered employee trust 511 287 Importers tightening control over logistics processes https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/importers-tightening-control-over-logistics-processes-2018-10-05 Jessica Oosthuizen Automotive Components Fri, 05 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 499474 1538465645 1538690400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000755854_resized_technology10181022.jpg TECHNOLOGICAL VISIBILITY Technology is becoming critical in the importing process 511 287 Reusable Packaging is the Game Changer in the Automotive Industry https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/reusable-packaging-is-the-game-changer-in-the-automotive-industry-2018-07-27 Creamer Media Reporter Automotive Components Fri, 27 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0200 493481 1532423997 1532642400 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000742211_resized_tailightsbeenpackedintothebin1022.jpg 511 287 Industry buoyant owing to exports growth on automation adoption https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/automotive-components-industry-buoyant-owing-to-exports-growth-on-adoption-of-automation-2018-03-07 Paige Müller Automotive Components Fri, 23 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0200 480358 1521446636 1521756000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000712673_resized_firstcutandrewpoole02181022.jpg ANDREW POOLE Automotive component manufacturers which have aligned themselves with the export market have been doing reasonably well 511 287 Nitrogen inflation adoption grows despite market misinformation https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/nitrogen-inflation-boosting-growth-despite-market-misinformation-2018-03-07 Paige Müller Automotive Components Fri, 23 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0200 480352 1521446636 1521756000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000712345_resized_automotivecomponentsnitralife03181022.jpg NITROGEN GENERATORS AND INFLATORS WIDELY AVAILABLE Nitrogen generators and tyre inflators are widely available at petrol stations all over the country 511 287 S African battery market estimated to grow by 6% https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/s-african-battery-market-estimated-to-grow-by-6-2018-03-23 Jessica Oosthuizen Automotive Components Fri, 23 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0200 480227 1521446636 1521756000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Automation trend in automotive industry to boost exports share https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-african-automotive-industry-automation-trend-to-boost-exports-share-2018-03-07 Paige Müller Automotive Components Fri, 23 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0200 480454 1521446636 1521756000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000712515_resized_automotivesewcar03181022.jpg SAFER AUTOMOTIVE PRODUCTION LINES Automotive manufactures are investing in safer capital equipment, owing to holding companies’ interest in reducing labour-related injuries 511 287 Industry trying to reduce reliance on imports https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/industry-trying-to-reduce-reliance-on-imports-2017-10-06 Robyn Wilkinson Automotive Components Fri, 06 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 465389 1506954326 1507240800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000679523_resized_germafricafspnvessels0820171022.jpg WELL-EQUIPPED Germ Africa provides high-quality filtration and dosing pump solutions that improve the automotive manufacturing process 511 287 Intra-industry dialogue crucial for components advancement https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/intra-industry-collaboration-crucial-for-automotive-component-industry-advancement-2017-10-06 Robyn Wilkinson Automotive Components Fri, 06 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 465494 1506954326 1507240800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000679527_resized_rmiautomotiveadvancement0820171022.jpg KEEPING PACE Advancing education and training in the automotive sector is crucial for keeping up with changes in technology and the local demand for skilled technicians 511 287 Local innovation key for growing automotive industry https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/local-innovation-key-for-growing-automotive-industry-2017-10-06 Robyn Wilkinson Automotive Components Fri, 06 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 465388 1506954326 1507240800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000679393_resized_paulodematossyspro0820171022.jpg PAULO DE MATOS South Africa is no laggard when it comes to the uptake of new technologies, especially in the automotive sector 511 287 Mobile workshop enhances interactions with automotive OEMs https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mobile-workshop-enhances-interactions-with-automotive-oems-2017-10-06 Robyn Wilkinson Automotive Components Fri, 06 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 465493 1506954326 1507240800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000679602_resized_3mmobileunit0820171022.jpg ON THE MOVE 3M’s mobile unit features a full test laboratory, training facilities and capabilities for providing all of the company’s abrasive solutions on site 511 287 Supply chain management key to industry success https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/modern-automotive-supply-chain-management-key-to-success-2017-10-06 Robyn Wilkinson Automotive Components Fri, 06 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 465386 1506954326 1507240800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000679387_resized_gregclineinvestecimportsolutions0820171022.jpg GREG CLINE Automotive aftermarket imports are growing owing to the depressed state of the economy shifting buying behaviour 511 287 Auto components manufacturer launches portable drill winch https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/auto-component-manufacturer-launches-portable-drill-winch-2017-03-24 Marleny Arnoldi Automotive Components Fri, 24 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 445749 1489746560 1490306400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000632244_resized_drillwinchtorreautomotivecomponents2017jpg1022.jpg WARN DRILL WINCH The portable WARN Drill Winch makes rigging fast and easy 511 287 Company offers joints for plastic content in auto manufacturing https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/german-company-offers-joints-for-plastic-in-auto-manufacturing-2017-03-24 Marleny Arnoldi Automotive Components Fri, 24 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 445867 1489746560 1490306400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000632539_resized_haagzeisslerautomotivecomponents20171022.jpg 9001 SERIES ROTARY JOINT The automotive industry wants to increase the present plastic content in electric vehicles by around 25% 511 287 Peugeot vehicles to be assembled in Kenya https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/peugeot-vehicles-to-be-assembled-in-kenya-2017-03-24 Marleny Arnoldi Automotive Components Fri, 24 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 445873 1489746560 1490306400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000632551_resized_2017psakenyapeugeot3008automotivecomponents20171022.jpg PEUGEOT 3008 Kenya will start assembly of the new Peugeot 2008 sports utility vehicle in June 511 287 Global car manufacturer tests 3D printing for production 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vehicles 511 287 S African company wins Japanese award for the first time https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/s-african-company-wins-japanese-award-for-the-first-time-2017-03-24 Marleny Arnoldi Automotive Components Fri, 24 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 445726 1489746560 1490306400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 NCPC-SA to emphasise efficiency at Naacam show https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ncpc-sa-to-emphasise-efficiency-at-naacam-show-2017-03-24 Marleny Arnoldi Automotive Components Fri, 24 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 445948 1490336284 1490306400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000632725_resized_jmsaautomotiveenergysaving20171022.jpg JOHNSON MATTHEY FACTORY Johnson Matthey South Africa joined a flagship energy-management project of the National Cleaner Production Centre of South Africa 511 287 Authorities help to curb counterfeit car part imports https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/authorities-help-to-curb-counterfeit-car-part-imports-2017-03-24 Marleny Arnoldi Automotive Components Fri, 24 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 445655 1490362559 1490306400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000631997_resized_paulramaraautomotivecomponentscounterfeit20171022.jpg PAUL RAMARA Counterfeit components coould be tracked through market investigation by checking car part agents that import goods from Asia, the Middle East 511 287 Components packages in marketing stage https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/label-holder-for-automotive-components-packages-in-marketing-stage-2016-09-14 Aarifah Nosarka Automotive Components Fri, 30 Sep 2016 00:00:00 +0200 427735 1474962078 1475186400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000587932_resized_conceptainerresized1022.jpeg POUCHLESS HOLDER The product is designed for attaching control documentation to bins, crates and racking in diverse industries. 511 287 New components can grow automotive sector https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-components-can-grow-automotive-sector-2016-09-15 Aarifah Nosarka Automotive Components Fri, 30 Sep 2016 00:00:00 +0200 427842 1474962078 1475186400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Components supply remains stable despite unstable industry https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/component-supply-remains-stable-despite-unstable-industry-2016-09-13 Aarifah Nosarka Automotive Components Fri, 30 Sep 2016 00:00:00 +0200 427640 1474962078 1475186400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000587754_resized_adamorlinresize1022.jpeg ADAM ORLIN Belt tightening is a trend likely to continue 511 287