Engineering News | Automotive Industry https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/automotive-industry Thu, 18 Jul 2019 17:19:12 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 New tech balances ever-increasing demands https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-tech-balances-ever-increasing-demands-2019-02-08 Thabi Madiba Automotive Industry Fri, 08 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0200 509728 1549346909 1549576800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000777180_resized_automotiveindustryjendamarkodinsoftwaresolution250120191022.jpg NEW TECH Odin software improve efficiency when operated 511 287 SATMC calls for second-hand tyre resale regulation https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/satmc-calls-for-second-hand-tyre-resale-regulation-2019-02-08 Thabi Madiba Automotive Industry Fri, 08 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0200 509724 1549346909 1549576800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000777163_resized_secondhandtyres10221.jpg TYRE ECONOMY The ongoing importation of used casings does nothing more than unnecessarily introduce more waste tyres into the economy 511 287 Naamsa projects 1% increase in new-vehicle sales https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/naamsa-projects-10-increase-in-new-vehicle-sales-2019-02-08 Thabi Madiba Automotive Industry Fri, 08 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0200 509063 1549346908 1549576800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000776511_resized_bmwsarosslynplant70212duane1022.jpg READY FOR A PRICE TAG The new passenger car market and light commercial vehicle market reflected year-on-year volume declines of 0.2% and 7.0% 511 287 Fuel price increases led to decline in new-car sales, says Strobel https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/fuel-price-increases-led-to-decline-in-new-car-sales-strobel-2019-02-08 Thabi Madiba Automotive Industry Fri, 08 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0200 509810 1549346909 1549576800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000777469_resized_automotiveindustrynewvehiclevolvo201721022.jpg SALES DOWN New-vehicle sales have dropped owing to increased fuel prices 511 287 New paint process leads to greater flux stability https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-paint-process-leads-to-greater-flux-stability-2019-02-08 Thabi Madiba Automotive Industry Fri, 08 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0200 509300 1549346908 1549576800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000776489_resized_automotiveindustrysagisaautomotiveelectrodepositionpaint160120191022.jpg LITTLE BIT OF COLOUR The UF membrane has been supplied to automotive manufacturers for vehicle paint jobs 511 287 Software adds value to automotive manufacturer supply chain https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/software-adds-value-to-automotive-manufacturer-supply-chain-2019-02-08 Thabi Madiba Automotive Industry Fri, 08 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0200 509060 1549346906 1549576800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000776515_resized_automotiveindustryincentivelocalnaacambloomberg1022.jpg ON DUTY An employee holds a metal casing for an automotive steering system 511 287 Growth potential positive – Naamsa https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/growth-potential-positive-naamsa-2018-07-27 Halima Frost Automotive Industry Fri, 27 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0200 492320 1532414918 1532642400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Better integration between systems and machines on offer https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/better-integration-between-systems-and-machines-on-offer-2018-07-27 Halima Frost Automotive Industry Fri, 27 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0200 492646 1532414918 1532642400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000740192_resized_automotivesysprodeidre07181022.jpg DEIDRE FRYER Enterprise resource planning designed with the automotive industry in mind 511 287 Competitive prices key in eliminating counterfeit parts https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/competitive-prices-key-in-eliminating-counterfeit-parts-2018-07-27 Halima Frost Automotive Industry Fri, 27 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0200 492370 1532414918 1532642400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000739534_resized_automotivescaefflersparks07181022.jpg SPARKS FLY Confiscated bearings are taken to a smelter to be destroyed 511 287 New design introduced for global dealerships https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-design-introduced-for-global-dealerships-2018-07-27 Halima Frost Automotive Industry Fri, 27 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0200 492491 1532414917 1532642400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 D2M system grows its Plascon Acryline range https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/d2m-system-grows-current-plascon-acryline-range-2018-07-27 Halima Frost Automotive Industry Fri, 27 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0200 492342 1532414917 1532642400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000739475_resized_automotivekansaiplasconrainbow07181022.jpg A RAINBOW OF COLOURS Kansai Plascon’s D2M range is available in thousands of different hues 511 287 Ford hits carbon emissions reduction target eight years early https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ford-hits-carbon-emissions-reduction-target-eight-years-early-2018-07-27 Halima Frost Automotive Industry Fri, 27 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0200 492493 1532414917 1532642400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000739885_resized_automotivefordemissions07181022.jpg EMISSION OMISSION Ford’s plug-in Hybrids score a 10 for lowered greenhouse gas emissions 511 287 Company completes reusable bins supply for new vehicle model https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/structural-foam-technology-moulding-in-the-automotive-industry-2018-07-27 Halima Frost Automotive Industry Fri, 27 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0200 492369 1532414918 1532642400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000739989_resized_automotivekaymacbin07181022.jpg HOLDING IT TOGETHER Collapsible bins were produced to hold automotive parts 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 Industry 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 Arc 1 https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/arc-1-2018-07-24 Creamer Media Reporter Automotive Industry Tue, 24 Jul 2018 11:04:00 +0200 493475 1532423160 1532423040 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000742170_resized_arc1welding40218duane1110222.jpg 511 287 Electric trucks sale targeted for 2019 https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/electric-trucks-sale-targeted-for-2019-2018-02-09 Jessica Oosthuizen Automotive Industry Fri, 09 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 476188 1517899882 1518127200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/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 Hyundai and Cisco collaboration to disrupt automotive industry https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/hyundai-and-cisco-collaboration-to-disrupt-automotive-industry-2018-02-09 Jessica Oosthuizen Automotive Industry Fri, 09 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 476197 1517899882 1518127200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000702815_resized_automotive1hyundai09021022.jpg INNOVATION COLLABORATION Hyundai and Cisco have been collaborating since 2016 511 287 Multistage line a first for South Africa, to reduce scrap rate in automotive industry https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/multistage-line-a-first-for-s-africa-to-reduce-scrap-rate-in-automotive-industry-2018-02-09 Jessica Oosthuizen Automotive Industry Fri, 09 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 476082 1517899881 1518127200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000702599_resized_alliedsteelrodejanuary2018warnerippon1022.jpg WARNE RIPPON The new multi-stage slitting and blanking line will be a first for South Africa 511 287 Next-generation automated driving vehicle introduced https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/next-generation-automated-driving-research-vehicle-introduced-2018-02-09 Jessica Oosthuizen Automotive Industry Fri, 09 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 476186 1517899881 1518127200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000702789_resized_toyotaautomotiveindustry09021022.jpg NEXT GENERATION Platform 3.0 is one of the most perceptive automated driving test cars on the road 511 287 VWSA passenger car market leader for seventh consecutive year https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/vwsa-passenger-car-market-leader-for-seventh-consecutive-year-2018-02-09 Jessica Oosthuizen Automotive Industry Fri, 09 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 476187 1517899881 1518127200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000703101_resized_automotivevw09021022.jpg MARKET LEADER The Volkswagen Polo sold 22 916 units last year 511 287 Fuel cell electric vehicles provide double the driving range https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/fuel-cell-electric-vehicles-provide-double-the-driving-range-compared-to-battery-electric-cars-2017-07-28 Victor Moolman Automotive Industry Fri, 28 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 458603 1500965347 1501192800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000664343_resized_autotomotiveindustryisondotoyotamirai2bloomberg201707141022.jpg NEW ADDITION The plant will develop membrane electrode assemblies for hydrogen powered cars 511 287 Vehicle industry benefits from process range https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/specialised-range-beneficial-for-industry-2017-07-28 Victor Moolman Automotive Industry Fri, 28 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 458873 1500977859 1501192800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 1 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000664806_resized_motorsdrivesatebrakes0606duane1022.jpg HEAT TREATMENT The company does heat treatment for various automotive components 511 287 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/attachments/70078_2017-06-29_phheat_-_hd_web.mp419053872P.H. Heat Treatment managing member Cecil B. Zlotnick explains how heat treatment is done to automotive components. Camerawork: Victor Moolman. Editing: Lionel da Silva. P.H. Heat Treatment managing member Cecil B. Zlotnick explains how heat treatment is done to automotive components. Camerawork: Victor Moolman. Editing: Lionel da Silva. Freight of components can be tracked https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/freight-of-components-can-be-tracked-2017-07-28 Victor Moolman Automotive Industry Fri, 28 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 458578 1501058158 1501192800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 1 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000664198_resized_dsc0079.jpg 511 287 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/attachments/69939_2017-07-07_investec-victor-ad_changed_-_hd_web.mp429588348Investec Import Solutions head of corporate accounts Dr Greg Cline explains how the import industry is changing. Camerawork: Victor Moolman. Editing: Lionel da Silva. Investec Import Solutions head of corporate accounts Dr Greg Cline explains how the import industry is changing. Camerawork: Victor Moolman. Editing: Lionel da Silva. Automotive future positive through telematics https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/future-for-telematics-positive-2017-07-28 Victor Moolman Automotive Industry Fri, 28 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 458569 1501058532 1501192800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 1 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000664161_resized_cartrackvideo.jpg 511 287 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/attachments/69935_2017-07-10_cartrack-victor_-_hd_web.mp442945373Cartack South Africa CEO Andre Ittmann explains how the systems work and what the benefits are. Camerawork: Victor Moolman. Editing: Lionel da Silva. Cartack South Africa CEO Andre Ittmann explains how the systems work and what the benefits are. Camerawork: Victor Moolman. Editing: Lionel da Silva. Local company to supply wheel assemblies for new BMW X3 https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/local-company-to-supply-wheel-assemblies-for-the-new-bmw-x3-2017-07-28 Victor Moolman Automotive Industry Fri, 28 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 458668 1501160378 1501192800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 1 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000664326_resized_20170710wheelassemblers.jpg 511 287 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/attachments/69947_2017-07-10_wheelassemblers_-_hd_web.mp422557144Wheel Assemblers marketing and finance director Dr Johan-Paul Olivier explains how the company will be supplying wheel assemblies for the BMW X3 vehicle. Camerawork: Victor Moolman. Editing: Lionel da Silva. Wheel Assemblers marketing and finance director Dr Johan-Paul Olivier explains how the company will be supplying wheel assemblies for the BMW X3 vehicle. Camerawork: Victor Moolman. Editing: Lionel da Silva. Spread of counterfeit goods eased through social media https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/spread-of-counterfeit-goods-eased-through-social-media-2017-07-28 Victor Moolman Automotive Industry Fri, 28 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 458605 1501225906 1501192800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 1 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000664191_resized_dsc0080.jpg 511 287 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/attachments/69946_2017-07-07_spoorfisher_-_hd_web.mp426660290Spoor & Fisher partner Paul Ramara explains the dangers and impact of counterfeits. Camerawork: Victor Moolman. Editing: Lionel da Silva. Spoor & Fisher partner Paul Ramara explains the dangers and impact of counterfeits. Camerawork: Victor Moolman. Editing: Lionel da Silva. P.H Heat Treatment https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ph-heat-treatment-2017-07-28 Zandile Mavuso Automotive Industry Fri, 28 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 458840 1501250252 1501192800 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000667380_resized_pic1022.jpg 511 287 Spark plug range provides unsurpassed coverage https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/spark-plug-range-provides-unsurpassed-coverage-2017-02-10 Robyn Wilkinson Automotive Industry Fri, 10 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0200 440946 1486390190 1486677600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000620725_resized_championeontitansparkplugrangefederalmogulmotorparts012017jpg1022.jpg COMPREHENSIVE RANGE The new Champion EON-Titan spark plug range provides car parc coverage of 90% with only 18 product references 511 287 S Africa to keep pace with automotive technology advances https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/s-africa-to-keep-pace-with-automotive-technology-advancements-2017-02-10 Robyn Wilkinson Automotive Industry Fri, 10 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0200 440806 1486390190 1486677600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000620415_resized_ctrack0120171022.jpg BETTER FLEET MANAGEMENT Ctrack’s range of on-board devices and mobile software can help fleet managers to prevent road accidents in South Africa 511 287 Positive outlook for automotive industry https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/positive-outlook-for-automotive-industry-2017-02-10 Robyn Wilkinson Automotive Industry Fri, 10 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0200 440809 1486390190 1486677600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000620412_resized_bearingsinterntaionalautomotivebearings0120171022.jpg EXTENSIVE PRODUCT RANGE Bearings International is poised to cater to increased new-car production levels with its wide range of bearings and power transmission products 511 287 Production capacity grows in SA automotive industry https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/production-capacity-grows-in-s-african-automotive-industry-2017-02-10 Robyn Wilkinson Automotive Industry Fri, 10 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0200 440846 1486390190 1486677600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000620504_resized_willemstrydomandcliveoreillyseweurodrive012017jpg1022.jpg WILLEM STRYDOM AND CLIVE O’REILLY SEW Eurodrive SA’s products can help automotive manufacturers optimize their operations as they expand their product lines 511 287 Plastics training crucial for the automotive industry https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/plastics-training-crucial-for-the-automotive-industry-2017-02-10 Robyn Wilkinson Automotive Industry Fri, 10 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0200 440874 1486390190 1486677600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 New era for automotive industry https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-era-for-automotive-industry-2017-02-10 Robyn Wilkinson Automotive Industry Fri, 10 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0200 441101 1486390191 1486677600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000621219_resized_driverlessvehicledeloitte012017jpg1022.jpeg TECHNOLOGY TAKE OVER Driverless vehicles will soon become a reality with extensive research and testing underway globally 511 287 Automotive industry to achieve international standards with new gas https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/automotive-industry-to-achieve-international-standards-with-new-gas-2017-02-10 Robyn Wilkinson Automotive Industry Fri, 10 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0200 441134 1486390191 1486677600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Parallel system enables line upgrades without disrupting production https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/parallel-system-enables-line-upgrades-without-disrupting-production-2016-07-22 Nadine James Automotive Industry Fri, 22 Jul 2016 00:00:00 +0200 419351 1468914936 1469138400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000566500_resized_fordmotorcompanyofsouthernafricasilverton201114duane1022.jpg PARALLEL LINES The parallel upgrade system comprises a completely new line system that runs parallel with the existing system 511 287 Carbon dioxide to be used in foam, plastic vehicle components https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/carbon-dioxide-to-be-used-in-foam-plastic-vehicle-components-2016-07-22 Nadine James Automotive Industry Fri, 22 Jul 2016 00:00:00 +0200 418991 1468914935 1469138400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000566360_resized_capturedcarbondioxidefordmotorcompany1022.jpg USEFUL WASTE The anticipated use for the captured waste product carbon dioxide includes seating and underhood applications. 511 287 Manufacturers to profit from ‘connected life’ concept https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/vehicle-manufacturers-could-profit-from-connected-life-concept-2016-07-22 Nadine James Automotive Industry Fri, 22 Jul 2016 00:00:00 +0200 419383 1468914936 1469138400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000566610_resized_bmwconnecteddriveparismotorshow2011bloomberg1022.jpeg INTERACTIVE DRIVING The BMW Group showcased the BMW ConnectedDrive features at 2011 Paris Motor Show 511 287 Crash test dummy range now includes child models https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/crash-test-dummy-range-now-includes-child-models-2016-07-22 Nadine James Automotive Industry Fri, 22 Jul 2016 00:00:00 +0200 419283 1468914936 1469138400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0