Engineering News | Passenger Cars, Bakkies & Vans https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/passenger-vehicles Thu, 29 Oct 2020 13:11:35 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Africa a dumping ground for polluting, unsafe used cars, reveals UN report https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/africa-a-dumping-ground-for-polluting-unsafe-used-cars-reveals-un-report-2020-10-27 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Tue, 27 Oct 2020 10:18:00 +0200 568372 1603786826 1603786680 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000906344_resized_lagosreuters31022.jpg 511 287 Nissan to launch small Magnite SUV in local market in 2021 https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/nissan-to-launch-small-magnite-suv-in-local-market-in-2021-2020-10-23 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Fri, 23 Oct 2020 14:18:00 +0200 568165 1603455753 1603455480 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000905910_resized_nissanmagnite20211022.jpg 511 287 Tax breaks, grey import probe needed to revive car market – Naamsa https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/tax-breaks-grey-import-probe-needed-to-grow-local-car-market-says-naamsa-2020-10-23 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Fri, 23 Oct 2020 00:00:00 +0200 567216 1603169313 1603404000 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 SA’s biggest vehicle export market records worst September in century https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sas-biggest-new-vehicle-export-market-records-worst-september-this-century-2020-10-23 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY – 1 Fri, 23 Oct 2020 00:00:00 +0200 567222 1603169313 1603404000 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Suzuki defies Covid-19 as it sets new sales record https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/suzuki-defies-effects-of-covid-19-as-it-sets-new-sales-record-2020-10-23 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY – 2 Fri, 23 Oct 2020 00:00:00 +0200 567220 1603169313 1603404000 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Finance agreement volumes and vehicle prices on the up, says TransUnion https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/finance-agreement-volumes-and-vehicle-prices-on-the-up-says-transunion-2020-10-22 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Thu, 22 Oct 2020 08:15:00 +0200 567819 1603374176 1603347300 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000905145_resized_transunionkirbenreddy202021022.jpg Kriben Reddy 511 287 Used-car market recovering faster than new-car sales, says Toyota https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/used-car-market-recovering-faster-than-new-car-sales-says-toyota-2020-10-21 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Wed, 21 Oct 2020 11:10:00 +0200 567817 1603288610 1603271400 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000905142_resized_toyotahiluxandfortuner20201022.jpg 511 287 GWM’s new P Series bakkie set for November local launch https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/gwms-new-p-series-bakkie-set-for-november-local-launch-2020-10-19 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Mon, 19 Oct 2020 15:07:00 +0200 567648 1603113114 1603112820 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000904768_resized_havalbakkie202011022.jpg 511 287 BMW SA signs new charge point deal with GridCars https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/bmw-sa-signs-new-charge-point-deal-with-gridcars-2020-10-16 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Fri, 16 Oct 2020 00:00:00 +0200 566593 1602570094 1602799200 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Isuzu delays D-Max bakkie launch to 2022 amid Covid uncertainty https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/covid-19-pushes-launch-of-new-d-max-to-2022-2020-10-16 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Fri, 16 Oct 2020 00:00:00 +0200 566592 1602570094 1602799200 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Green energy a macro-economic imperative, says VW’s Kamuhinda https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/green-energy-a-macro-economic-imperative-says-vws-kamuhinda-2020-10-12 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Mon, 12 Oct 2020 13:58:00 +0200 566975 1602515602 1602503880 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000903337_resized_vwlogo1022bloomberg.jpg 511 287 SA’s biggest new-vehicle export market records worst September this century https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sas-biggest-new-vehicle-export-market-records-worst-september-this-century-2020-10-09 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Fri, 09 Oct 2020 15:14:00 +0200 566891 1602251832 1602249240 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000903203_resized_bmwsaexports21022.jpg 511 287 Motus sees new-vehicle market of 420 000-plus in 2021 https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/motus-sees-new-vehicle-market-of-420000-plus-in-2021-2020-10-09 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Fri, 09 Oct 2020 00:00:00 +0200 565955 1601904529 1602194400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 OneLogix’s profit dips for the first time in 11 years as ‘listless economy’, Covid-19 ... https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/onelogix-sees-profit-dip-for-the-first-time-in-11-years-2020-10-09 Irma Venter LOGISTICS Fri, 09 Oct 2020 00:00:00 +0200 565957 1601904529 1602194400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Auto industry’s EV roadmap aims to accelerate sales and production https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/electric-future-2020-10-09 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Fri, 09 Oct 2020 00:00:00 +0200 565952 1602057512 1602194400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000902206_resized_electric.jpg 511 287 Suzuki defies effects of Covid-19 as it sets new sales record https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/suzuki-defies-effects-of-covid-19-as-it-sets-new-sales-record-2020-10-08 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Thu, 08 Oct 2020 11:24:00 +0200 566665 1602150733 1602149040 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000902675_resized_suzukijimny20201022.jpg 511 287 Covid-19 to take 28% bite out of new-vehicle sales in Africa, says AAAM https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/covid-19-to-take-28-bite-out-of-new-vehicle-sales-in-africa-says-aaam-2020-10-08 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Thu, 08 Oct 2020 09:24:00 +0200 566633 1602169755 1602141840 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000902593_resized_lagosreuters21022.jpg 511 287 Naamsa, Messe Frankfurt to host auto conference in November https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/naamsa-messe-frankfurt-to-host-auto-conference-in-november-2020-10-06 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Tue, 06 Oct 2020 14:12:00 +0200 566497 1601997153 1601986320 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Toyota replaces popular Etios with new Starlet https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/toyota-replaces-popular-etios-with-new-starlet-2020-10-06 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Tue, 06 Oct 2020 10:57:00 +0200 566463 1601979475 1601974620 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000902254_resized_toyotastarlet202011022.jpg The Toyota Starlet 511 287 New-vehicle sales down 24%, rental companies, govt return to market https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-vehicle-sales-down-24-rental-companies-govt-return-to-market-2020-10-02 Irma Venter NEW-VEHICLE SALES Fri, 02 Oct 2020 11:27:00 +0200 566233 1601630956 1601630820 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000901730_resized_toyotahilux201661022.jpg 511 287 Tax breaks, grey import probe needed to grow local car market, says Naamsa  https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/tax-breaks-grey-import-probe-needed-to-grow-local-car-market-says-naamsa-2020-10-02 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Fri, 02 Oct 2020 09:49:00 +0200 566211 1601646915 1601624940 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000901653_resized_mikemabasa0819dylan1022.jpg Mike Mabasa 511 287 Electric Mini to debut on local shores in fourth quarter https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/electric-mini-to-debut-in-south-africa-in-q4-2020-10-02 Irma Venter ELECTRIC VEHICLES Fri, 02 Oct 2020 00:00:00 +0200 565385 1601363980 1601589600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Government support for automotive manufacturing sector must ‘embrace’ EVs, says uYilo https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/supporting-policy-must-embrace-evs-says-uyilo-2020-10-02 Irma Venter ELECTRIC VEHICLES Fri, 02 Oct 2020 00:00:00 +0200 565384 1601363980 1601589600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 EV demand will spark lithium mining reinvention https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ev-demand-will-spark-lithium-mining-reinvention-2020-09-30 Bloomberg LITHIUM Wed, 30 Sep 2020 08:58:00 +0200 565922 1601457406 1601449080 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 South Africa's Covid-hit carmakers ask govt to cut taxes on new cars https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africas-covid-hit-carmakers-ask-govt-to-cut-taxes-on-new-cars-2020-09-29 Reuters AUTOMOTIVE Tue, 29 Sep 2020 14:41:00 +0200 565874 1601393209 1601383260 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000900896_resized_mikemabasa0819dylan1022.jpg Naamsa CE Mike Mabasa 511 287 South Africa is hatchback country, says AutoTrader https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africa-is-hatchback-country-says-autotrader-2020-09-29 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Tue, 29 Sep 2020 13:48:00 +0200 565860 1601380370 1601380080 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 BMW SA signs new charge point deal with GridCars https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/bmw-sa-signs-new-charge-point-deal-with-gridcars-2020-09-29 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Tue, 29 Sep 2020 10:10:00 +0200 565818 1601629349 1601367000 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000900797_resized_bmwgridcarschargingpoint220201022.jpg 511 287 Battery electric vehicles to make up 25% of Kia sales by 2029 https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/battery-electric-vehicles-to-make-up-25-of-kia-sales-by-2029-2020-09-28 Irma Venter ELECTRIC VEHICLES Mon, 28 Sep 2020 15:19:00 +0200 565774 1601299256 1601299140 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000900692_resized_kiahosungsongceo20201022.jpg Kia CEO Ho Sung Song 511 287 Green shoots evident in local economy, says NADA chairperson https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/green-shoots-evident-in-local-economy-says-nada-chairperson-2020-09-28 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Mon, 28 Sep 2020 11:19:00 +0200 565735 1601305805 1601284740 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000900625_resized_markdommissenationalchairpersonnada1022.jpg Mark Dommisse 511 287 Diesel vehicle push could boost platinum demand, says WPIC https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/diesel-vehicle-push-to-boost-platinum-demand-says-wpic-2020-09-25 Donna Slater PLATINUM Fri, 25 Sep 2020 15:57:00 +0200 565695 1601080299 1601042220 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Toyota provides R15m in Covid-19 aid to KZN https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/tsam-provides-r15m-in-covid-19-aid-for-ethekwini-kzn-governments-2020-09-25 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY – 2 Fri, 25 Sep 2020 00:00:00 +0200 564681 1600681218 1600984800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Work on Tshwane auto SEZ in full swing after lockdown https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/work-on-tshwane-auto-sez-in-full-swing-after-covid-19-lockdown-2020-09-25 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY – 1 Fri, 25 Sep 2020 00:00:00 +0200 564682 1600681218 1600984800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Suzuki moves to bigger head office, parts warehouse as sales soar https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/suzuki-moves-to-bigger-head-office-parts-warehouse-as-sales-soar-2020-09-25 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Fri, 25 Sep 2020 00:00:00 +0200 564679 1600681218 1600984800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Covid-19 pushes out launch of new D-Max to 2022  https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/covid-19-pushes-out-launch-of-new-d-max-to-2022-2020-09-23 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Wed, 23 Sep 2020 09:49:00 +0200 565483 1600881794 1600847340 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000899988_resized_isuzunewdmax20201022.jpg The new generation D-Max bakkie from Isuzu 511 287 Musk say Tesla plans new $25 000 EV in about three years https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/musk-say-tesla-plans-new-25-000-ev-in-about-three-years-2020-09-23 Bloomberg BATTERY DAY Wed, 23 Sep 2020 03:53:00 +0200 565449 1600843291 1600825980 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000899931_resized_elonmuskbloomberg1022.jpg Elon Musk 511 287 Cartrack launches mobile phone rapid response safety app https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cartrack-launches-mobile-phone-rapid-response-safety-app-2020-09-22 Irma Venter MOBILITY SOLUTIONS Tue, 22 Sep 2020 15:55:00 +0200 565423 1600783028 1600782900 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Call for improved enforcement as construction transport accidents run up R352m tab https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/call-for-improved-enforcement-as-construction-transport-accidents-run-up-r352m-tab-2020-09-22 Irma Venter CONSTRUCTION Tue, 22 Sep 2020 08:13:00 +0200 565343 1601022742 1600755180 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000900443_resized_bloomberghealthandsafety258904990161022.jpg 511 287