Evan-Lee Courie
#WomensMonth: The women who build our cars

#WomensMonth: The women who build our cars[Evan-Lee Courie] The automotive industry has always been known to be a male-dominated industry, yet we often forget to think or talk about the millions of women involved...

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Ilse van den Berg
Ilse van den Berg
[Manufacturing & Parts] Mercedes-Benz South Africa shares a two-minute video highlighting the special moments and ties the company has had with Nelson Mandela.
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Ilse van den Berg
#AfricaMonth: How Africa's auto industry is faring on the digitisation front

#AfricaMonth: How Africa's auto industry is faring on the digitisation front
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[Ilse van den Berg] Digital transformation is affecting and reshaping the entire automotive business model - from design and production to distribution and retail. We find out more from Lee Naik, CEO of TransUnion...

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Pieter Niemand
Understanding the lifespan of vehicle parts: tyres

Understanding the lifespan of vehicle parts: tyres
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[Pieter Niemand] Fleet and vehicle owners need to realise that many accidents on our roads are caused by worn and old tyres...

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Hadlee Simons
F1: here's what 2021 engine formula could look like

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[Hadlee Simons] The current F1 engine formula is set to stay in place for a few more years, but the V6 turbo hybrid era is set for a significant change come 2021...

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Ilse van den Berg
What's in a chassis?

What's in a chassis?[Ilse van den Berg] When it comes to cars, it's easy to be fooled by looks and ads. Unfortunately, especially when you're a woman. Don't get me wrong, I know there are many knowledgeable women out there who can make men blush with their suspension- and engine-talk...

Posted 2 years ago | Like
Ilse van den Berg
#YouthMonth: The power of mentorship in skills development

#YouthMonth: The power of mentorship in skills development
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[Ilse van den Berg] In light of #YouthMonth, we had a chat with Engen's Paul Leask and Savtec's Hennie Richter about the Engen Engine Restoration Challenge 2017 and how it impacts the youth of South Africa...

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Ilse van den Berg
Ilse van den Berg
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Ilse van den Berg
Intel, Mobileye deal to make Israel autonomous tech hub

Intel, Mobileye deal to make Israel autonomous tech hub[Ilse van den Berg] NEWSWATCH: Intel is buying Israeli autonomous vehicle technology firm Mobileye for an estimated $15 billion...

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Mike Whitfield
Keeping the automotive show on the road amid declining new vehicle sales

Keeping the automotive show on the road amid declining new vehicle sales
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[Mike Whitfield] Those of us in the auto industry haven't been surprised by the drop in new vehicle sales. We knew that 2016 would follow the downward trend of 2015...

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Mike Whitfield
The auto industry's state of flux - autonomous, electric, connected

The auto industry's state of flux - autonomous, electric, connected
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[Mike Whitfield] "It appears that 'tomorrow' is coming sooner than many think." This is how influencer Carlos Ghosn describes the dramatic change...

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Lauren Hartzenberg
#InnovationMonth: Forging ahead with intelligent mobility

#InnovationMonth: Forging ahead with intelligent mobility[Lauren Hartzenberg] The digital revolution is upon us and it has left no industry untouched. Doing a fine job at keeping up with the rate of change is the automotive industry...

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Lauren Hartzenberg
#WomensMonth: Blazing a trail for women in production

#WomensMonth: Blazing a trail for women in production[Lauren Hartzenberg] Meet Faith Lelaka, unit head of VWSA's paint shop, and the first black woman to be appointed at this level in the production environment...

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Ané Theron
Nissan introduces world's first solid-oxide fuel cell vehicle

Nissan introduces world's first solid-oxide fuel cell vehicle[Ané Theron] Nissan Motor Co. has revealed a new EV prototype that may hold the key to sustainable, cost-effective and clean driving...

Posted 3 years ago | Like
Stuart Thomas
Could this weird-looking concept take on the Smart FourTwo?

Could this weird-looking concept take on the Smart FourTwo?[Stuart Thomas] Smart, the Mercedes Benz-owned city car brand, has always set the mark pretty high when it comes to technology and innovation in small vehicles. But if one, relatively unknown, Russian carmaker has its way...

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Boris Dzhingarov
Amidst present Saab struggles, history remains - Monetary Library

Boris Dzhingarov[Boris Dzhingarov] From the surface, it would look like Saab is in danger of becoming irrelevant in the auto industry. And while it's entirely possible that Saab has manufactured its last vehicle, the reality is that the lure of Saab remains...

Posted 3 years ago | Like
Lauren Hartzenberg
#BrandManagerMonth: Tracy Maclear from Goodyear South Africa

#BrandManagerMonth: Tracy Maclear from Goodyear South Africa[Lauren Hartzenberg] Tracy Maclear shares strategic insights into ensuring brand sustenance for the innovative tyre manufacturer...

Posted 3 years ago | Like
Lauren Hartzenberg
#DesignMonth: Oona Scheepers: SA's auto design export

#DesignMonth: Oona Scheepers: SA's auto design export[Lauren Hartzenberg] Originally from a farm in Prieska, Oona Scheepers harboured a keen interest for art and design from a young age. This interest, coupled with raw talent and an inescapable attention to detail, would eventually lead...

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Stuart Thomas
Ford teams up with drone maker for disaster relief concept

Ford teams up with drone maker for disaster relief concept[Stuart Thomas] This is pretty cool. At the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) Ford announced a partnership with drone maker DJI aimed at creating vehicle-to-drone technology...

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Michael Frans
Importance of IT for automotive industry

Importance of IT for automotive industry[Michael Frans] The automotive industry has become increasingly competitive in the past few years with manufacturers and brands jostling for a leadership position in both international and local markets.

Posted 4 years ago | Like