Engineering News | Automotive Home https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/automotive Wed, 17 Jul 2019 15:00:27 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Ford, now accounting for 1% of GDP, introduces third shift at Silverton plant https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ford-now-accounting-for-1-of-gdp-introduces-third-shift-at-silverton-plant-2019-07-17 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Wed, 17 Jul 2019 14:05:00 +0200 525862 1563366010 1563365100 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000812124_resized_fordsouthafricaockertberry0719dylan1022.jpg Ford Middle East and Africa operations VP Ockert Berry 511 287 Fuel cell developments poised to transform PGM, manufacturing sectors https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/fuel-cell-developments-poised-to-transform-pgm-manufacturing-sectors-2019-07-17 Martin Creamer PLATINUM GROUP METALS Wed, 17 Jul 2019 11:17:00 +0200 525842 1563357532 1563355020 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000812063_resized_fuelcellconference0719martincreamer1022.jpg Dr Ferdinand Panik 511 287 Numsa meeting with auto employers for second round of wage talks https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/numsa-meeting-with-auto-employers-for-second-round-of-wage-talks-2019-07-16 African News Agency AUTOMOTIVE Tue, 16 Jul 2019 15:11:00 +0200 525757 1563283161 1563282660 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Cartrack surpasses one-million subscriber mark https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cartrack-surpasses-one-million-subscriber-mark-2019-07-16 Nadine James AUTOMOTIVE Tue, 16 Jul 2019 11:17:00 +0200 525709 1563272301 1563268620 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Bidvest buys Eqstra Fleet Management for R3bn https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/bidvest-buys-eqstra-fleet-management-for-r3bn-2019-07-15 Marleny Arnoldi MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS Mon, 15 Jul 2019 11:01:00 +0200 525576 1563200216 1563181260 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Africa’s vehicle policies threatening its air quality, warns Nissan’s Dando https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/africas-vehicle-policies-threatening-its-air-quality-warns-nissans-dando-2019-07-10 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Wed, 10 Jul 2019 12:53:00 +0200 525172 1562772068 1562755980 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000810545_resized_nissanjimdando201911022.jpg Jim Dando 511 287 Bloodhound high-speed testing set for mid-October start https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/bloodhound-high-speed-testing-set-for-mid-october-start-2019-07-10 Nadine James LAND-SPEED RECORD Wed, 10 Jul 2019 01:05:00 +0200 525095 1562746130 1562713500 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000810431_resized_andygreen10161022duane.jpg Andy Green 511 287 Widebody tyres on trucks can save up to 5% on fuel costs https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/widebody-tyres-on-trucks-can-save-up-to-5-on-fuel-costs-2019-07-09 Irma Venter ROADS Tue, 09 Jul 2019 14:45:00 +0200 525065 1562676386 1562676300 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Exciting new stimulus for hydrogen power, fuel cells, platinum economy https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/exciting-new-stimulus-for-hydrogen-power-fuel-cells-platinum-economy-2019-07-09 Martin Creamer PLATINUM GROUP METALS Tue, 09 Jul 2019 12:07:00 +0200 525042 1562913249 1562666820 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000810302_resized_0000772286resizedandrewhinklyonlinepicnew.jpg AP Ventures managing partner Andrew Hinkly 511 287 Aurecon highlights potential of tech to transform the transport industry https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/aurecon-highlights-potential-of-tech-to-transform-the-transport-industry-2019-07-08 Marleny Arnoldi TRANSPORT Mon, 08 Jul 2019 15:18:00 +0200 524939 1562598158 1562591880 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000810095_resized_aurecongustavrohde072019dylan1022.jpg Aurecon COO Dr Gustav Rohde 511 287 ‘Structural disconnect’ to blame for South Africa’s de-industrialisation https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/structural-disconnect-to-blame-for-south-africas-de-industrialisation-2019-07-05 Simone Liedtke MANUFACTURING Fri, 05 Jul 2019 08:00:00 +0200 524665 1562308576 1562306400 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000809492_resized_martyndavies204151022duane.jpg Deloitte emerging markets and Africa MD Dr Martyn Davies 511 287 Versatility of Steel Putty increases https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/versatility-of-steel-putty-increases-2019-07-05 Theresa Bhowan Automotive Fri, 05 Jul 2019 00:00:00 +0200 523149 1561992047 1562277600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000806128_resized_steelpratleynationalsalesmanagermarkbell0720191022.jpg MARK BELL Pratley Steel Putty has extensive machining ability 511 287 DTIC gives insight into locally manufactured vehicle parts sector https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/dtic-gives-insight-into-locally-manufactured-vehicle-parts-sector-2019-07-04 Simone Liedtke AUTOMOTIVE COMPONENTS Thu, 04 Jul 2019 15:57:00 +0200 524659 1562249027 1562248620 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Audi unveils virtual reality buying experience at Centurion dealership https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/audi-unveils-virtual-reality-buying-experience-at-centurion-dealership-2019-07-04 Irma Venter AUTOMOTIVE Thu, 04 Jul 2019 15:36:00 +0200 524655 1562251202 1562247360 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000809458_resized_audicenturion07191022.jpg 511 287 Europe thinks like China in building its own battery industry https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/europe-thinks-like-china-in-building-its-own-battery-industry-2019-07-03 Bloomberg ENERGY Wed, 03 Jul 2019 11:10:00 +0200 524498 1562145370 1562145000 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 Dealer association calls on Reserve Bank to lower interest rates https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/dealer-association-calls-on-reserve-bank-to-lower-interest-rates-2019-07-02 Irma Venter NEW-VEHICLE SALES Tue, 02 Jul 2019 15:35:00 +0200 524431 1562075586 1562074500 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000808976_resized_markdommissenationalchairpersonnada1022.jpg Mark Dommisse 511 287 New online venture allows anyone to become a courier https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-online-venture-allows-anyone-to-become-a-courier-2019-07-02 Irma Venter TRANSPORT Tue, 02 Jul 2019 10:34:00 +0200 524379 1562056635 1562056440 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000808864_resized_thutha11022.jpg The Thutha website is mobile friendly, but the service is not available as an app 511 287 AIH spreads its wings to the international market https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/aih-spreads-its-wings-to-the-international-market-2019-07-02 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Tue, 02 Jul 2019 08:58:00 +0200 524345 1562079178 1562050680 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000808955_resized_aihcorriekotzedempseynaidoojohancloetepaolofernandes1022.jpg Corrie Kotzé, Dempsey Naidoo, Johan Cloete and Paulo Fernandes 511 287 Demand for new cars remains weak, says Naamsa https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/demand-for-new-cars-remains-weak-says-naamsa-2019-07-01 African News Agency AUTOMOTIVE Mon, 01 Jul 2019 23:53:00 +0200 524319 1562018144 1562017980 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Factory of the Year recognises world-class excellence in South African manufacturing https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/factory-of-the-year-recognises-world-class-excellence-in-south-african-manufacturing-2019-06-28 Schalk Burger Automotive Fri, 28 Jun 2019 10:59:00 +0200 524123 1561716228 1561712340 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000808289_resized_atkearneyfactoryoftheyearawards3dprintedtrophies6191022.jpg 3D-printed Factory of the Year trophies 511 287 First customer day at new location hosted https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-hosts-first-customer-day-at-new-location-2019-06-28 Mamaili Mamaila New Technology Fri, 28 Jun 2019 00:00:00 +0200 522297 1561444567 1561672800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000804519_resized_pipestubeshosesboschrexrothsouthafricahubbcustomerday2806191022.jpg TECH FORWARD Bosch Rexroth is now more focused on technological innovation, such as the Internet of Things 511 287 Bridgestone South Africa appoints new CEO https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/bridgestone-south-africa-appoints-new-ceo-2019-06-27 Marleny Arnoldi CORPORATE ACTIVITY Thu, 27 Jun 2019 14:09:00 +0200 523997 1561637498 1561637340 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000807969_resized_jacquesfouriebridgestonesaceo0620191022.jpg Bridgestone CEO Jacques Fourie 511 287 Datsun Go, NP200 cheapest vehicles to service and repair https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/datsun-go-np200-cheapest-vehicles-to-service-and-repair-2019-06-27 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Thu, 27 Jun 2019 11:50:00 +0200 523961 1561629280 1561629000 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000807863_resized_datsungo20185231022.jpg The Datsun Go 511 287 Large carmakers including VW, FCA could face 2021 EU emissions fines – study https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/large-carmakers-including-vw-fca-could-face-2021-eu-emissions-fines-study-2019-06-26 Reuters AUTOMOTIVE Wed, 26 Jun 2019 08:45:00 +0200 523774 1561532049 1561531500 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 BMW SA investigates software solution to counter problematic GridCars chargers https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/bmw-sa-investigates-software-solution-to-counter-problematic-chargers-2019-06-25 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Tue, 25 Jun 2019 09:07:00 +0200 523617 1561456255 1561446420 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000807113_resized_bmwevmelrosearch201511022.jpg 511 287 French car maker PSA opens $630m Morocco plant https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/french-car-maker-psa-opens-630-mln-morocco-plant-2019-06-21 Reuters AUTOMOTIVE Fri, 21 Jun 2019 15:35:00 +0200 523443 1561125653 1561124100 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 As South African demand stagnates, auto exports set new records https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/exports-to-the-rescue-2019-06-21 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Fri, 21 Jun 2019 00:00:00 +0200 522361 1560842744 1561068000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000805638_resized_exports.jpg 511 287 Naamsa Automotive Conference to boast two themes this year https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/naamsa-automotive-conference-to-boast-two-themes-this-year-2019-06-20 Simone Liedtke AUTOMOTIVE Thu, 20 Jun 2019 11:38:00 +0200 523221 1561023518 1561023480 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Motus’ South African vehicle sales decrease https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/motus-south-african-vehicle-sales-decrease-2019-06-19 Tasneem Bulbulia AUTOMOTIVE Wed, 19 Jun 2019 16:29:00 +0200 523162 1560954662 1560954540 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Naamsa seeks quick end to wage negotiations in auto sector https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/naamsa-seeks-quick-end-to-wage-negotiations-in-auto-sector-2019-06-14 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Fri, 14 Jun 2019 14:22:00 +0200 522869 1560516378 1560514920 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000805523_resized_toyotaquantumdurbanplant1022.jpg 511 287 Volvo Cars and Uber unveil production vehicle ready for self-driving https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/volvo-cars-and-uber-unveil-production-vehicle-ready-for-self-driving-2019-06-12 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Wed, 12 Jun 2019 15:53:00 +0200 522599 1560347728 1560347580 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000804853_resized_volvocarsanduberselfdrivingcar220191022.jpg 511 287 Continental Tyre to halt underground mining, agricultural tyre production in South Africa https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/continental-tyre-to-halt-underground-mining-agricultural-tyre-production-in-south-africa-2019-06-11 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Tue, 11 Jun 2019 14:05:00 +0200 522430 1560860936 1560254700 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000804553_resized_catr1700undergroundminingloaderatworkcaterpillar03191022.jpg 511 287 Toyota, Subaru to collaborate once again on battery electric vehicles https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/toyota-subaru-to-collaborate-once-again-on-battery-electric-vehicles-2019-06-10 Marleny Arnoldi AUTOMOTIVE Mon, 10 Jun 2019 16:49:00 +0200 522352 1560178250 1560178140 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 South Africa should go all out with platinum and manganese to be in best of two decarbonising worlds https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africa-should-go-all-out-with-platinum-and-manganese-to-be-in-best-of-two-decarbonising-worlds-2019-06-10 Martin Creamer EDITORIAL INSIGHT Mon, 10 Jun 2019 16:24:00 +0200 522344 1560234658 1560176640 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000804358_resized_page171022.jpg A fuel cell electric vehicle requires platinum 511 287 Mathe to commission new retread recycling plant at Hammarsdale https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mathe-to-commission-new-retread-recycling-plant-at-hammarsdale-2019-06-10 Irma Venter TYRES Mon, 10 Jun 2019 14:25:00 +0200 522310 1560173110 1560169500 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000804249_resized_mathegroupdrmehranzarrebini1022.jpg Dr Mehran Zarrebini 511 287 Nissan’s Mike Whitfield to head up Egyptian operation https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/nissans-mike-whitfield-to-head-up-egyptian-operation-2019-06-10 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Mon, 10 Jun 2019 10:06:00 +0200 522238 1560160098 1560153960 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000804083_resized_0000690106mikewhitfield210171022duane.jpg Mike Whitfield 511 287 Suzuki South Africa on the hunt for new sales record https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/suzuki-south-africa-on-the-hunt-for-new-sales-record-2019-06-07 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Fri, 07 Jun 2019 14:48:00 +0200 522185 1559911782 1559911680 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000803982_resized_suzukipic31022.jpg 511 287