Engineering News | Automotive Industry https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/automotive-industry Tue, 26 May 2020 02:41:03 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Ramaphosa presents sustainability award to casting producer https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ramaphosa-presents-sustainability-award-to-casting-producer-2020-01-09 Cameron Mackay Automotive Industry Fri, 24 Jan 2020 00:00:00 +0200 541279 1579527840 1579816800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000845955_resized_atlanticfoundriescyrilramaposhaawardic122019102.jpg CREATING LOCAL VALUE The award is in recognition of automotive component manufacturers in SA who create value in South Africa and contribute to exports and GDP 511 287 Component manufacturer ‘gears up’ for new automotive business https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/component-manufacturer-gears-up-for-new-automotive-business-2020-01-14 Cameron Mackay Automotive Industry Fri, 24 Jan 2020 00:00:00 +0200 541608 1579590827 1579816800 1863036000 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000846395_resized_alliedsteelrodeasarunandlg0120201022.jpg STEELY PARTNERSHIPS Allied Steelrode's steel processing equipment allows the company to supply a wide range of products and sizes to the automotive component manufacturing sector 511 287 Local supplier grows through development programme https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/local-supplier-grows-through-development-programme-2020-01-09 Cameron Mackay Automotive Industry Fri, 24 Jan 2020 00:00:00 +0200 541352 1579601524 1579816800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000845962_resized_carsportrashiddubai0120201022.jpg DEVELOPING LOCAL SUPPLIERS The BSDP aims to drive transformation and skills sharing in the automotive sector by facilitating access to markets for component manufacturers like Naicker Toolmakers 511 287 AutoX https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/autox-2020-01-24 Creamer Media Reporter Automotive Industry Fri, 24 Jan 2020 00:00:00 +0200 542271 1579601697 1579816800 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000847729_resized_3894autoxengineeringnewsimages031022.jpg 511 287 EV pilot programme can help Rwanda go green https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/-2020-01-14 Cameron Mackay Automotive Industry Fri, 24 Jan 2020 00:00:00 +0200 541580 1580912745 1579816800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000846325_resized_thomasschafer610151022creamermedia.jpg THOMAS SCHÄFER Africa will develop in many ways with cooperation. We need to learn to work together across the continent, find shared value, and ways of collaborating 511 287 Reef Fuel Injection Services https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/reef-fuel-injection-services-2019-07-26 Creamer Media Reporter Automotive Industry Tue, 19 Nov 2019 13:30:00 +0200 526426 1576131456 1574163000 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000813584_resized_rfipic011022.jpg 511 287 Driving EVs in Africa https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/driving-evs-in-africa-2019-07-26 Tracy Hancock Automotive Industry Fri, 26 Jul 2019 00:00:00 +0200 525203 1563802132 1564092000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 EVs demand remains low in local industry https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/evs-comprise-less-than-1-of-locally-registered-vehicles-2019-07-26 Tracy Hancock Automotive Industry Fri, 26 Jul 2019 00:00:00 +0200 525204 1563802132 1564092000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000810637_resized_dtievnissanleaf1022.jpg RESOLUTION NEEDED South Africa can benefit from strengthened efforts to foster the partnerships and political will required to support existing intentions to grow the electric vehicle industry 511 287 Local company to build autonomous EV assembly line https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/local-company-to-build-autonomous-ev-assembly-line-2019-07-26 Tracy Hancock Automotive Industry Fri, 26 Jul 2019 00:00:00 +0200 525196 1563802132 1564092000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000810650_resized_jenamark11022.jpg LEARNING CURVE There is a focus on reintroducing manual processes on assembly lines where automated process are no longer sensible 511 287 Modular solutions a growing trend in sector https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/modular-solutions-a-growing-trend-in-local-automotive-sector-2019-07-26 Tracy Hancock Automotive Industry Fri, 26 Jul 2019 00:00:00 +0200 525288 1563802133 1564092000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000810826_resized_seweurodriveautomatedguidedvehiclessystems0720191022.jpg KEEPING PACE Technologically, the South African automotive industry is starting to conform to global best practice 511 287 Adhesive in demand https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-adhesive-embraced-by-industry-2019-07-26 Tracy Hancock Automotive Industry Fri, 26 Jul 2019 00:00:00 +0200 525171 1563802132 1564092000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000810641_resized_pratelygasketmakerautomotiveind1022.jpg SENSOR SAFE Pratley’s Gasket Maker is a room-temperature-vulcanising silicone that does not contain acetic acid, which attacks the brass and copper components in vehicle sensors 511 287 New-vehicle sales decline indicative of economic health https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-vehicle-sales-decline-indicative-of-economic-health-2019-07-26 Tracy Hancock Automotive Industry Fri, 26 Jul 2019 00:00:00 +0200 525263 1563802133 1564092000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000810757_resized_automotivenissanfactoryrosslynnp200worker0419dylan1022.jpg LOOKING POSITIVE South Africa’s vehicle manufacturing output is set to rebound in the second quarter this year partly owing to improved post-election stability following the elections 511 287 Jaguar Land Rover on a South African charge https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/jaguar-land-rover-on-a-south-african-charge-2019-07-26 Creamer Media Reporter Automotive Industry Fri, 26 Jul 2019 00:00:00 +0200 526425 1563864412 1564092000 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000813578_resized_newlookdealership1022.jpg 511 287 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.