Engineering News | Automotive Home https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/automotive Wed, 22 May 2019 05:00:20 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Buoyed by mining recovery, Barloworld looks to Mongolia for growth https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/buoyed-by-mining-recovery-barloworld-looks-to-mongolia-for-growth-2019-05-20 Irma Venter EQUIPMENT & LOGISTICS Mon, 20 May 2019 15:19:00 +0200 520338 1558360303 1558358340 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000799967_resized_caterpillartrucksbarloworld1022.jpg 511 287 Nuclear is a solution to Eskom’s woes https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/nuclear-is-a-solution-to-eskom-woes-2019-05-17 Mamaili Mamaila New Technology Fri, 17 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 518383 1557817857 1558044000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 1 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000798184_resized_mamailimamailadavenicholls0419dylan1022.jpg 511 287 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/attachments/78344_2019-04-24_david_nicholis_-_2.mp473945919Retired Eskom Chief Nuclear Officer David Nicholls discusses the power utility, scan the barcode with your phones QR reader, or go to ‘Video Reports’ on www.engineeringnews.co.za/ Camerawork: Christo Greyling. Editing: Nicholas Boyd. Recorded: 24.04.2019 Retired Eskom Chief Nuclear Officer David Nicholls discusses the power utility, scan the barcode with your phones QR reader, or go to ‘Video Reports’ on www.engineeringnews.co.za/ Camerawork: Christo Greyling. Editing: Nicholas Boyd. Recorded: 24.04.2019 Toyota targets wider market with new Quantum, retains old model for taxi industry https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/toyota-targets-wider-market-with-new-quantum-retains-old-model-for-taxi-industry-2019-05-16 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Thu, 16 May 2019 15:02:00 +0200 519840 1558014878 1558011720 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000799486_resized_toyotaquantum201921022.jpg The new Quantum 511 287 Durban car terminal achieves a new milestone https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/durban-car-terminal-achieves-a-new-milestone-2019-05-15 Creamer Media Reporter PORTS & SHIPPING Wed, 15 May 2019 11:58:00 +0200 519663 1557916043 1557914280 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000799030_resized_transnetdurbancarterminal05191022.jpg 511 287 Meet the electric car that keeps on going . . . and going https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/meet-the-electric-car-that-keeps-on-going-and-going-2019-05-15 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Wed, 15 May 2019 11:46:00 +0200 519661 1557917220 1557913560 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000799015_resized_bmwi3shaunmaidment200000km20191022.jpg Shaun Maidment's i3 with more than 200 000 km on the clock 511 287 Mahindra South Africa unveils comprehensive farming equipment range https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mahindra-south-africa-unveils-comprehensive-farming-equipment-range-2019-05-10 Irma Venter AGRICULTURE Fri, 10 May 2019 10:05:00 +0200 519261 1557497328 1557475500 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000798147_resized_mahindratractorssa201911022.jpg Mahindra has entered the farming equipment business in South Africa 511 287 New products launched at Nampo Harvest Day https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-products-launched-at-nampo-2019-05-10 Halima Frost Automotive Fri, 10 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 517979 1556885087 1557439200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000795228_resized_nampobearingsintjonnesway05191022.jpg NUTS TO MISS IT Exhibitors use alluring offers and prizes to attract traffic to their stands 511 287 Local vehicle production expected to grow by 6.2% in 2019 https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/local-vehicle-production-expected-to-grow-by-62-in-2019-2019-05-09 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Thu, 09 May 2019 12:07:00 +0200 519143 1557414206 1557396420 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000797862_resized_vwsabodyshopwelderandgun201810222.jpg 511 287 Daimler to open IT hub at its East London plant https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/daimler-to-open-it-hub-at-its-east-london-plant-2019-05-07 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Tue, 07 May 2019 15:18:00 +0200 519032 1557241382 1557235080 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000797604_resized_mercedesbenzsouthafricambsa7jims20131013duane1022.jpg 511 287 Urbanisation prompts investment opportunities https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/increased-urbanisation-will-prompt-significant-investment-opportunities-2019-05-03 Jessica Oosthuizen Automotive Fri, 03 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 517410 1556526122 1556834400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000794051_resized_southafricanreservebankcurrencybanknotesrand10414duane1022.jpg AFRICAN POSSIBILITIES Agile Capital is actively looking to invest in new opportunities in Africa 511 287 Africa gains traction as trade destination https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/africa-gains-traction-as-trade-destination-2019-05-03 Jessica Oosthuizen Automotive Fri, 03 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 517403 1556526122 1556834400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000794035_resized_monsantopetitagriculturepowerlines11015duane1022.jpg MAKING PROGRESS Several industries and factors are driving growth in sub-Saharan Africa, including agricultural development and power 511 287 Partnership aims to enhance local fluid power sector https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/hyflo-southern-africa-incorporated-into-bmg-fluid-technology-division-2019-04-16 Cameron Mackay Automotive Fri, 03 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 517333 1556526122 1556834400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000793912_resized_launchandrecoverysystem0420191022.jpg OPPORTUNITIES THROUGH PARTNERSHIP With access to BMG’s central support functions, including engineering, technical expertise and manufacturing skills, Hyflo can further improve its service to its customer base 511 287 Fieldbus solution for pneumatic valves first step to smart assembly https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/fieldbus-solution-for-pneumatic-valves-first-step-to-smart-assembly-2019-04-12 Cameron Mackay Automotive Fri, 03 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 517142 1556526121 1556834400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000793563_resized_parkerhannifinselinanaidoo0420191022.jpg SELINA NAIDOO Asset monitoring and management of an automated system remotely, from anywhere in the world, will create opportunities and solutions that were once only envisaged 511 287 Brokk introduces new hydraulic breaker series https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/brokk-introduces-new-hydraulic-breaker-series-2019-04-16 Cameron Mackay Automotive Fri, 03 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 517328 1556526122 1556834400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000793896_resized_brokkbhbseries0420191022.jpg BROKK HYDRAULIC BREAKER SERIES The breakers match the company’s full range of remote-controlled demolition robots 511 287 April new-vehicle sales rise by 0.7%, exports by nearly 54% – Naamsa https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/april-new-vehicle-sales-rise-by-07-exports-by-nearly-54-naamsa-2019-05-02 Marleny Arnoldi AUTOMOTIVE Thu, 02 May 2019 16:20:00 +0200 518679 1556808731 1556806800 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000796773_resized_transnetdurbanportharbourtrafficcars203111022duane.jpg 511 287 Volvo tech to pull over drunk drivers, cap speed at 180 km/h https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/volvo-tech-to-pull-over-drunk-drivers-cap-speed-at-180-kmh-2019-04-25 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Thu, 25 Apr 2019 12:28:00 +0200 518047 1556204398 1556188080 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000795409_resized_volvoxc902019jpg1022.jpg 511 287 FAW SA aims to produce 1 200 trucks at its Coega plant this year https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/faw-sa-aims-to-produce-1-200-trucks-at-its-coega-plant-this-year-2019-04-24 Irma Venter TRUCKS Wed, 24 Apr 2019 14:18:00 +0200 517952 1556116345 1556108280 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000795163_resized_fawchengzhanggm1022.jpg Cheng Zhang 511 287 Bank report points to transport being next decarbonisation frontier https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/bank-report-points-to-transport-being-next-decarbonisation-frontier-2019-04-24 Terence Creamer TRANSPORT & CLIMATE Wed, 24 Apr 2019 12:45:00 +0200 517941 1556116285 1556102700 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000795146_resized_electricvehicle41022.jpg 511 287 BMW to buy cobalt direct from Australia, Morocco for EV batteries https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/bmw-to-buy-cobalt-direct-from-australia-morocco-for-ev-batteries-2019-04-24 Reuters COBALT Wed, 24 Apr 2019 08:55:00 +0200 517887 1556089103 1556088900 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 South African premium car market faces another tough year https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-african-premium-car-market-faces-another-tough-year-2019-04-23 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Tue, 23 Apr 2019 15:16:00 +0200 517854 1556030782 1556025360 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000795000_resized_bmwsatimabbott11022.jpg Tim Abbott 511 287 CMH’s full-year earnings decrease amid political, economic headwinds https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cmhs-full-year-earnings-decrease-amid-political-economic-headwinds-2019-04-23 Tasneem Bulbulia MOTOR VEHICLES Tue, 23 Apr 2019 14:25:00 +0200 517834 1556022428 1556022300 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Plan required for uptake of 4IR in power sector https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/plan-required-for-uptake-of-4ir-in-power-sector-2019-04-19 Mamaili Mamaila New Technology Fri, 19 Apr 2019 00:00:00 +0200 516529 1555572027 1555624800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 BMW SA expands Midrand campus in R260m project as IT prowess grows https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/bmw-sa-expands-midrand-campus-in-r260m-project-as-it-prowess-grows-2019-04-16 Irma Venter AUTOMOTIVE Tue, 16 Apr 2019 15:53:00 +0200 517401 1555508264 1555422780 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000794326_resized_bmwsaceotimabbott20191022.jpg Tim Abbott 511 287 Tribunal grants commission a postponement in panel beating case https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/tribunal-grants-commission-a-postponement-in-panel-beating-case-2019-04-15 Tasneem Bulbulia AUTOMOTIVE Mon, 15 Apr 2019 15:02:00 +0200 517264 1555333431 1555333320 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Former VW CEO Winterkorn charged in Germany over diesel rigging https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/former-vw-ceo-winterkorn-charged-in-germany-over-diesel-rigging-2019-04-15 Bloomberg AUTOMOTIVE Mon, 15 Apr 2019 14:18:00 +0200 517256 1555331472 1555330680 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 Auto giants battle used car dealers for Africa's huge market https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/auto-giants-battle-used-car-dealers-for-africas-huge-market-2019-04-12 Reuters AUTOMOTIVE Fri, 12 Apr 2019 10:50:00 +0200 517136 1555063211 1555059000 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Assembly-line extension ensures efficient automotive production https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/assembly-line-extension-ensures-efficient-automotive-production-2019-03-28 Cameron Mackay Automotive Assembly in Africa Fri, 12 Apr 2019 00:00:00 +0200 515470 1554473948 1555020000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000789789_resized_trolleyconveyorsystemassemblyline0320191022.jpg NEW HEIGHTS A height table needs to be built into the system, providing flexibility in changing the height of the stations as the requirement changes 511 287 Morocco biggest contender for SA auto assembly hegemony https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/morocco-biggest-contender-to-sa-auto-assembly-hegemony-2019-03-27 Cameron Mackay Automotive Assembly in Africa Fri, 12 Apr 2019 00:00:00 +0200 515444 1554473948 1555020000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000789742_resized_martyndaviesdeloitte032019dylan1022.jpg MARTYN DAVIES MARTYN DAVIES South Africa’s passenger vehicles sales declined roughly by 25% in the past decade 511 287 Africa cooperation pacts key to new-vehicle manufacturing https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/africa-cooperation-pacts-key-to-new-vehicle-manufacturing-2019-03-27 Cameron Mackay Automotive Assembly in Africa Fri, 12 Apr 2019 00:00:00 +0200 515439 1554473947 1555020000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000789719_resized_automotive032019creamermedia1022.jpg NEW-VEHICLE AMBITIONS Despite the presence of small assembly operations, the sub-Saharan African market is dominated by second-hand vehicle imports, with few new vehicles being sold 511 287 Supportive policy held up as key to unlocking Africa’s auto ambitions https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/policy-potential-2019-04-12 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Fri, 12 Apr 2019 00:00:00 +0200 515849 1554712475 1555020000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000792145_resized_critical.jpg 511 287 Ctrack launches truck video monitoring system https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ctrack-launches-truck-video-monitoring-system-2019-04-11 Irma Venter LOGISTICS Thu, 11 Apr 2019 14:57:00 +0200 517020 1554987530 1554987420 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000793233_resized_ctrackiriscamera20191022.jpg 511 287 Honda Motor Southern Africa appoints Hiroyuki Tazawa president https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/honda-motor-southern-africa-appoints-hiroyuki-tazawa-president-2019-04-10 Marleny Arnoldi CORPORATE ACTIVITY Wed, 10 Apr 2019 16:22:00 +0200 516884 1554906390 1554906120 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Nissan invests R3bn in Rosslyn plant to build Navara pickup https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/nissan-invests-r3bn-in-rosslyn-plant-to-build-navara-pickup-2019-04-10 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Wed, 10 Apr 2019 14:28:00 +0200 516849 1555050152 1554899280 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000792842_resized_mikewhitfield0419dylan1022.jpg Nissan Group of Africa MD Mike Whitfield 511 287 Platinum demand investment reaps reward – Amplats https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/platinum-demand-investment-reaps-reward-amplats-2019-04-09 Martin Creamer PLATINUM GROUP METALS Tue, 09 Apr 2019 12:06:00 +0200 516662 1554817268 1554804360 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000792458_resized_chrisgriffith0419dylan1022.jpg Amplats CEO Chris Griffith 511 287 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/attachments/78041_2019-04-09_pgm_chris_griffith1.mp4114336194Amplats CEO Chris Griffith discusses the platinum demand market over the short to medium term. Video and editing: Nicholas Boyd. Amplats CEO Chris Griffith discusses the platinum demand market over the short to medium term. Video and editing: Nicholas Boyd. VWSA invests more than R70m in black supplier development https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/vwsa-invests-more-than-r70m-in-black-supplier-development-2019-04-08 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Mon, 08 Apr 2019 15:07:00 +0200 516582 1554730700 1554728820 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000792276_resized_vw0108171022.jpg 511 287 Wrench trial run with tyre and wheel supplier https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/wrench-trial-run-with-tyre-and-wheel-supplier-2019-03-18 Mc'Kyla Nortje Automotive Fri, 05 Apr 2019 00:00:00 +0200 514518 1554188456 1554415200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000787898_resized_milwaukeeimpactwrenchesareusedattyremart0320191022.jpg TURNAROUND TIME The use of the Milwaukee impact wrenches resulted in a dramatic increase in turnaround time 511 287 Local telematics market has room to grow, says new Cartrack South Africa CEO https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/local-telematics-market-has-room-to-grow-says-new-cartrack-south-africa-ceo-2019-04-04 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Thu, 04 Apr 2019 14:48:00 +0200 516294 1554446427 1554382080 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000791664_resized_cartracksa2019harrylouw1022.jpg Harry Louw 511 287