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    Russia begins serial production of Zetta EV supported by export trade

    2019-12-11T14:51:00Z

    The Russian government has started serial production of the state-owned Zetta electric vehicle (EV) at a plant in Togliatti, with the first models expected to hit the market in early 2020. Russian Industry and Trade Ministry Denis Manturov said the new EVs are expected to be ...

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    Kia invests in charging infrastructure to cope with growing EV imports

    2019-12-11T11:25:00Z

    Sales of electric vehicles (EVs) still need to gain momentum but that depends on a lot of issues, including cost, adequate charging infrastructure, and a clearer roadmap for consumers on exactly what technology will eventually win out. Nevertheless, demand is strong in the UK…

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    Scania updates supply chain system with JDA

    2019-12-11T10:48:00Z

    Truck and bus manufacturer Scania is revamping its transportation management processes with the purpose of being more agile and smarter as well as using fewer resources… 

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    Yanfeng inaugurates factory in Serbia

    2019-12-11T10:22:00Z

    China’s Yanfeng Automotive Interiors (YFAI) has officially opened a plant at Kragujevac. Logistics played a part in the company choosing the city in central Serbia…

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    A new dawn of maintenance for the EV aftermarket

    2019-12-11T10:05:00Z

    The EV revolution is great for the planet but problematic for many dealerships that must now reconcile the unique technical complexities of a variety of engines all at the same time

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    BMW joins climate coalition

    2019-12-11T09:52:00Z

    German OEM BMW claims it is the first carmaker to join the Getting to Zero Coalition, which has the goal of using zero-emission cargo vessels from 2030… 

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    GM and LG Chem lead the charge in US with Lordstown battery plant

    2019-12-10T15:24:00Z

    General Motors (GM) and LG Chem of South Korea are to construct an assembly plant to mass produce battery cells and support the production of GM’s battery-electric vehicles (Bevs)…

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    Autodoc expands European logistics base to meet demand

    2019-12-10T14:32:00Z

    German online auto part retailer Autodoc has added to its storage capacity in Berlin and Szczecin, with another expansion to come…

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    UECC goes green with new PCTCs

    2019-12-10T10:05:00Z

    United European Car Carriers (UECC) has secured around $70m of funds from Swedish government agency Svenska SkeppsHypotek towards the cost of three pure car and truck carriers (PCTCs) with battery hybrid LNG power…

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    Volvo to use new cargo ship from DFDS

    2019-12-04T11:59:00Z

    Danish shipping line DFDS is introducing the ro-ro vessel, Hollandia Seaways, to the Gothenburg-Ghent route, with Volvo set to be one of its customers…

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    Ecopro taps potential source of battery input material

    2019-12-04T11:44:00Z

    South Korea’s Ecopro BM, a cathode manufacturer for electric vehicle batteries, has signed a memorandum of understanding with mine development company Blackstone Minerals to advance Blackstone’s Ta Khoa nickel project in northern Vietnam…

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    Nissan gears up for future mobility

    2019-12-03T15:48:00Z

    Lineside workers at Nissan’s Tochigi plant in Japan are now learning a series of innovative production techniques as the company prepares for an electric,connected generation of cars…

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    Supplier network puts spotlight on Mini’s new plant in China

    2019-12-03T14:58:00Z

    BMW Group is to expand global production of the Mini with Chinese partner Great Wall Motor by setting up an assembly plant in Zhangjiagang in eastern China…

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    Mosolf urges more use of China-Europe rail link

    2019-12-03T12:45:00Z

    Car manufacturers and suppliers should cooperate more closely so a rail service between Chengdu (China) and Łódź (Poland) can achieve the economic scale required to make it viable, says Joerg Mosolf, CEO of German car-transporting company Mosolf…

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    Bergé Gefco secures BMW distribution contract in Spain

    2019-12-02T14:37:00Z

    Finished vehicle logistics provider Bergé Gefco will be responsible for the Spanish disribution of 75,000 new and 15,000 used vehicles for the BMW group on average each year…

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    MENA: Leading the way in innovation

    2019-11-27T15:55:00Z

    Despite a sustained period of decline over the last few years affected by a fall in oil prices and geopolitical strife, the Middle East and Africa is fast becoming a region of automotive and supply chain opportunity…

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    Seat production in Spain hit by fire at Faurecia plant

    2019-11-27T14:02:00Z

    A fire which broke out last week at Faurecia’s plant in Abrera, Spain has impacted production at the Seat assembly plant at Martorell and the wider supply chain. Faurecia was supplying dashboards to Seat on a just-in-time basis for all the models made at Martorell, which is located near Barcelona…

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    6 questions in 60 seconds… with Bryan Burkhardt

    2019-11-27T12:20:00Z

    Bryan Burkhardt, executive director automotive logistics executive committee (ALEC), talks General Motors, building a network and why you should always embrace your failures…

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    Record-breaking logistics subsidies boost Russian automotive exports

    2019-11-27T08:46:00Z

    According to figures from the Russian Federal Customs Service (RFCS), during the first nine months of 2019, Russia exported 73,400 finished vehicles worth $1 billion, an increase in volume of almost 28% compared to the same period in 2018. This year the Russian government has allocated ...

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    Silvano Fini moves to supplier development at Ducati

    2019-11-26T16:36:00Z

    Silvano Fini has moved to a new role as supplier development manager with the Italian motorcycle manufacturer Ducati, working alongside Federico Sabbioni, who is responsible for supply chain