Engineering News | Components & Aftermarket https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/components Tue, 21 May 2019 08:45:18 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 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 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 New products launched at Nampo Harvest Day https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-products-launched-at-nampo-2019-05-10 Halima Frost Components & Aftermarket 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 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 Components & Aftermarket 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 Components & Aftermarket 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 Components & Aftermarket 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 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 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 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 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 Components & Aftermarket 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 The new Sprinter, now also in a 3.49 t version, promises to use 8.5% less fuel https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/the-new-sprinter-now-also-in-a-349-t-version-promises-to-use-85-less-fuel-2019-04-01 Irma Venter TRANSPORT Mon, 01 Apr 2019 10:09:00 +0200 515804 1554106523 1554106140 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000790565_resized_mbsasprinter201921022.jpg The new Sprinter 511 287 Capex, skills spend at supplier level a concern, notes new study https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/capex-skills-spend-at-supplier-level-a-concern-notes-new-study-2019-03-28 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Thu, 28 Mar 2019 15:08:00 +0200 515574 1553781345 1553778480 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000790005_resized_vwsaplant20196jpg1022.jpg 511 287 UD Trucks re-enters small truck market; launches improved Quester with AMT https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ud-trucks-re-enters-small-truck-market-launches-improved-quester-with-amt-2019-03-26 Irma Venter TRUCKS Tue, 26 Mar 2019 11:56:00 +0200 515222 1553612679 1553594160 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000789238_resized_udtruckskuzer03191022.jpg Rory Schulz introduces the new Kuzer at Sun City 511 287 Mercedes-Benz South Africa produces 500 000th W205 C-Class https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mercedes-benz-south-africa-produces-500-000th-w205-c-class-2019-03-20 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Wed, 20 Mar 2019 15:34:00 +0200 514839 1553668901 1553088840 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000788479_resized_mbsaeastlondonplant201931022.jpg 511 287 No escaping the move to electric, says Jaguar as it launches new I-Pace https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/no-escaping-the-move-to-electric-says-jaguar-as-it-launches-new-i-pace-2019-03-19 Irma Venter ELECTRIC CARS Tue, 19 Mar 2019 09:01:00 +0200 514632 1553668799 1552978860 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000788123_resized_jaguaripacesacaesiumblue1021022.jpg The Jaguar I-Pace 511 287 PE-based e-coating specialist seeks majority empowerment partner https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/pe-based-e-coating-specialist-seeks-majority-empowerment-partner-2019-03-15 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Fri, 15 Mar 2019 14:39:00 +0200 514446 1552658174 1552653540 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000787703_resized_electrocoat20191022.jpg 511 287 Adapt to digital or be left behind — warning to South African auto industry https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/adapt-to-digital-or-be-left-behind-warning-to-south-african-auto-industry-2019-03-14 African News Agency AUTOMOTIVE Thu, 14 Mar 2019 12:54:00 +0200 514272 1552565981 1552560840 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Turkey, Romania operations bolster Metair’s operating profit growth in FY18 https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/turkey-romania-operations-bolster-metairs-operating-profit-growth-in-fy18-2019-03-14 Marleny Arnoldi MANUFACTURING Thu, 14 Mar 2019 10:20:00 +0200 514240 1552575665 1552551600 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000787435_resized_metairceotheoloockdylan1022.jpg Metair MD Theo Loock 511 287 Goodyear introduces a concept tyre for autonomous, flying cars https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/goodyear-introduces-a-concept-tyre-for-autonomous-flying-cars-2019-03-12 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Tue, 12 Mar 2019 08:48:00 +0200 513967 1552373468 1552373280 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000786534_resized_goodyearaerotyreconcept21022.jpg The two-in-one Goodyear Aero concept tyre 511 287 Naacam aims to unlock localisation at show https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/naacam-aims-to-unlock-localisation-at-show-2019-03-01 Mc'Kyla Nortje Components & Aftermarket Fri, 01 Mar 2019 00:00:00 +0200 511660 1551105229 1551391200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000781418_resized_renaimoothilal7naacam0119dylan1022.jpg RENAI MOOTHILAL Transformation is an imperative for the development of the South African automotive industry. 511 287 BASF announces its participation in the Naacam Show https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/basf-announces-its-participation-in-the-naacam-show-2019-2019-02-14 Mc'Kyla Nortje Components & Aftermarket Fri, 01 Mar 2019 00:00:00 +0200 511679 1551105229 1551391200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000781460_resized_automotivebasffoamfillsimulationinterior0220191022.jpg SECOND TIME This year marks BASF’s second time exhibiting at the show 511 287 CSIR to showcase new technology at show https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/csir-to-showcase-its-capabilities-2019-02-18 Mc'Kyla Nortje Components & Aftermarket Fri, 01 Mar 2019 00:00:00 +0200 511803 1551105229 1551391200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Naacam Show to offer a platform for machine learning specialist https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/naacam-show-to-offer-a-platform-for-machine-learning-specialist-2019-02-14 Mc'Kyla Nortje Components & Aftermarket Fri, 01 Mar 2019 00:00:00 +0200 511670 1551105229 1551391200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000781533_resized_team1.jpg ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE AI is used to optimise processes in the automotive assembly process 511 340 New development allows steel pistons to be used in car engines https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-development-allows-steel-pistons-to-be-used-in-car-engines-2019-02-15 Mc'Kyla Nortje Components & Aftermarket Fri, 01 Mar 2019 00:00:00 +0200 511744 1551105229 1551391200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000781659_resized_automotivecomponentsaluminiumpistonsafsakzn1022bloomberg.jpg NEW TECHNOLOGY Allows the use of steel pistons in powerful passenger car diesel engines 511 287 Organisation to address transformation in the automotive industry https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/organisation-to-address-transformation-in-the-automotive-industry-2019-02-14 Mc'Kyla Nortje Components & Aftermarket Fri, 01 Mar 2019 00:00:00 +0200 511675 1551105229 1551391200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000781435_resized_busaceotanyacohen0220191022.jpg TANYA COHEN South Africa’s automotive manufacturing industry is a key industry in terms of employment numbers and investment 511 287 Tyre company wins four HR Awards https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/tyre-company-wins-four-hr-awards-2019-02-15 Mc'Kyla Nortje Components & Aftermarket Fri, 01 Mar 2019 00:00:00 +0200 511685 1551105229 1551391200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000781471_resized_bloombergtiresafetyweekrubbermanufacturing.jpg FOUR WINS Sumitomo Tyres and Falken Tyres scooped four HR awards in the South African Board for People Practices HR Audit Awards 511 340 Mahindra aims for top ten spot in SA market, tractors to launch this year https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mahindra-aims-for-top-ten-spot-in-sa-market-tractors-to-launch-this-year-2019-02-27 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Wed, 27 Feb 2019 14:42:00 +0200 512798 1552976830 1551271320 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000783946_resized_mahindrarajeshgupta20191022.jpg Rajesh Gupta 511 287 Naamsa appoints Mika Mabasa as new executive director https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/naamsa-appoints-mika-mabasa-as-new-executive-director-2019-02-26 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Tue, 26 Feb 2019 12:33:00 +0200 512651 1551177292 1551177180 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000783661_resized_nicovermeulen11014duane1022.jpg Nico Vermeulen 511 287