Engineering News | Passenger Cars, Bakkies & Vans https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/passenger-vehicles Tue, 23 Jul 2019 02:42:56 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Automotive acoustics testing facility opened https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/automotive-acoustics-testing-facility-opened-2019-07-19 Halima Frost Passenger Cars, Bakkies & Vans Fri, 19 Jul 2019 00:00:00 +0200 524531 1563260123 1563487200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000809168_resized_noiseboschengacoustics071912022.jpg SING IT LOUD The indoor acoustics testing facility negates external factors that might affect the outcome of an acoustic certification 511 287 Renault and Nigeria's Coscharis Group form partnership https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/renault-and-nigerias-coscharis-group-form-partnership-2019-07-18 Reuters AUTOMOTIVE Thu, 18 Jul 2019 12:24:00 +0200 526004 1563445517 1563445440 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Govt to see a 19% drop in road-generated revenue by 2030, study predicts https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/govt-to-see-a-19-drop-in-road-generated-revenue-by-2030-study-predicts-2019-07-18 Irma Venter TRANSPORT Thu, 18 Jul 2019 12:13:00 +0200 525997 1563457373 1563444780 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000812386_resized_trafficcongestioningauteng1022.jpg 511 287 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 1563372372 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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