Engineering News | Passenger Cars, Bakkies & Vans https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/passenger-vehicles Fri, 21 Jun 2019 00:01:14 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 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 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 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 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 Nissan set to create more than 1 000 jobs https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/nissan-set-to-create-more-than-1-000-jobs-2019-06-06 Simone Liedtke JOB CREATION Thu, 06 Jun 2019 16:40:00 +0200 522101 1559832525 1559832000 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000803811_resized_automotivepresidentcyrilramaphosanissannavara062019nissan1022.jpg President Cyril Ramaphosa pictured in a Nissan Navara 511 287 The world’s most powerful Ferrari and the South African investment company https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/the-worlds-most-powerful-ferrari-and-the-south-african-investment-company-2019-06-05 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Wed, 05 Jun 2019 15:22:00 +0200 521921 1559747102 1559740920 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000803352_resized_ferrarisf90stradalesupplied738x4101022.jpg The SF90 Stradale 511 287 Exports, new-vehicle sales both down in May https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/exports-new-vehicle-sales-both-down-in-may-2019-06-03 Irma Venter NEW-VEHICLE SALES Mon, 03 Jun 2019 15:22:00 +0200 521648 1559572790 1559568120 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000802797_resized_burchmorescarauctions110908duane1022.jpg 511 287 Electric drive to take 56% of selected light commercial markets by 2040 https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/electric-drive-to-take-56-of-big-light-commercial-markets-by-2040-2019-05-30 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Thu, 30 May 2019 15:02:00 +0200 521354 1559224881 1559221320 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000802157_resized_mercelectricsprinter20181022.jpg 511 287 Africa crash test results revealed for Avanza, Amaze and Ignis https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/crash-test-results-for-avanza-amaze-and-ignis-revealed-2019-05-29 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Wed, 29 May 2019 15:24:00 +0200 521195 1559139686 1559136240 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000801834_resized_toyotaavanza1022.jpg 511 287 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/attachments/78494_2019-05-29_cars_-_2.mp424174433The results of the third round of the #SaferCarsForAfrica crash tests have been revealed. Video editing: Nicholas Boyd. The results of the third round of the #SaferCarsForAfrica crash tests have been revealed. Video editing: Nicholas Boyd. Adjudicator says any security defence of US auto tariffs at WTO 'very difficult' https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/adjudicator-says-any-security-defence-of-us-auto-tariffs-at-wto-very-difficult-2019-05-28 Reuters AUTOMOTIVE Tue, 28 May 2019 08:48:00 +0200 520976 1559027464 1559026080 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 BloombergNEF expects 57% of car sales in 2040 to be electric https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/bloombergnef-expects-57-of-car-sales-in-2040-to-be-electric-2019-05-27 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Mon, 27 May 2019 14:28:00 +0200 520934 1558965208 1558960080 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000801344_resized_jaguaripacesacharging1011022.jpg 511 287 Jiangling unveils truck, bakkie; Changan cars to launch in 2020 https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/jiangling-unveils-truck-bakkie-changan-cars-to-launch-in-2020-2019-05-27 Irma Venter TRUCKS Mon, 27 May 2019 10:22:00 +0200 520898 1559220001 1558945320 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000801246_resized_jmccarryingplus2019c1022.jpg The Carrying Plus 511 287 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 Ghosn rearrested on new charges, vows 'I will not be broken' https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ghosn-rearrested-on-new-charges-vows-i-will-not-be-broken-2019-04-04 Bloomberg AUTOMOTIVE Thu, 04 Apr 2019 08:58:00 +0200 516192 1554361398 1554361080 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 Vehicle sales decline for third month in a row in 2019 https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/vehicle-sales-decline-for-third-month-in-a-row-in-2019-2019-04-02 Irma Venter NEW-VEHICLE SALES Tue, 02 Apr 2019 15:42:00 +0200 516031 1554212654 1554212520 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000791051_resized_ghanamsibiexecutiveheadofmotordivisionwesbank2lowres1022.jpg Ghana Msibi 511 287 Ford adopts dual-port strategy, moves exports through Durban, PE https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ford-adopts-dual-port-strategy-moves-exports-through-durban-pe-2019-04-02 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Tue, 02 Apr 2019 15:40:00 +0200 516030 1554271918 1554212400 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000791048_resized_fordstartvehicleexportspe201921022.jpg Ford has started vehicle exports through Port Elizabeth 511 287