All asia articles – Page 4

  • DaimlerTrucks
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    Daimler Trucks begins Fuso assembly in Kenya

    2016-03-15T15:45:35Z

    Daimler Trucks Asia has begun assembly of its Fuso range of commercial vehicles at a plant in Mombasa, Kenya, with its local partners Simba Colt and Associated Vehicle Assemblers. The Fuso 2523C heavy-duty trucks are being built up from complete knockdown (CKD) kits imported from its Oragadam plant in Chennai, ...

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    ACL committed to Halifax; will double volume through the port

    2016-03-14T16:00:11Z

    Atlantic Container Line (ACL) will maintain its twice-weekly call at the Canadian port of Halifax using its new G4 ro-ro/container ships. The company said it would continue to serve the North American and European markets at the Fairview Cove Container Terminal operated by Ceres Halifax. "We looked long and hard ...

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    Russian carmakers set to create new assembly hub in Egypt

    2016-03-09T16:21:59Z

    A preliminary agreement has been reached with the Russian authorities for the creation of a new industrial park in Egypt, where several countries’ carmakers will be invited to assemble vehicles. According to deputy head of Russian Industry and Trade, Georgy Kalmanov, the park will initially accommodate Russian OEMs including Gaz, ...

  • Covs
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    GPC completes trio of acquisitions with Covs Parts in Australia

    2016-03-09T14:56:45Z

    Automotive service parts distributor Genuine Parts Company (GPC) has bought Covs Parts from its parent Automotive Holdings Group (AHG) for approximately $26m (around A$35m). Covs Parts, which distributes commercial equipment and aftermarket automotive parts in the western part of Australia, has been taken over by GPC’s Melbourne-based division, GPC Asia ...

  • Ghosn
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    Renault-Nissan plans greater convergence across four divisions

    2016-03-09T13:02:11Z

    The Renault-Nissan Alliance has revealed plans to further integrate resources at four of its core business divisions: Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering and Supply Chain Management, Purchasing, and Human Resources. Renault-Nissan Alliance CEO and chairman, Carlos Ghosn The measures should improve efficiency and revenue and follow a move back in 2014 ...

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    India about to pass standard length for car transporters

    2016-03-09T10:15:52Z

    [Updated March 11th] India’s Ministry of Transport is on the verge of passing a new ruling that would make the maximum standard length for car transporters on the country’s roads 18.75 metres. In a letter seen by Automotive Logistics this week, Abhay Damle, joint secretary of the Indian government's ...

  • JorgenOlesen_Mazda
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    Mazda’s Olesen to retire; duties to be reallocated to senior leaders

    2016-03-04T10:10:07Z

    Jorgen Olesen, Mazda Motor Europe’s vice president of customer service and logistic (pictured), will retire from the company at the end of March this year. Olesen was with the carmaker for 18 years. “We thank Jorgen for his years of service to Mazda,” said Jeff Guyton, president and CEO of ...

  • Daimler-Nutzfahrzeuge f¸r S¸dostasien //  Daimler commercial veh
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    Daimler opens regional hub for commercial vehicles in Singapore

    2016-03-02T13:33:53Z

    Daimler has opened a regional centre in Singapore for commercial vehicle sales and services to 18 countries across the South Asia region. The Daimler South East Asia (DSEA) facility will support the sales and aftermarket demands for both Mercedes-Benz trucks, buses and vans and Fuso trucks and buses. "In South ...

  • Suresh_Prabu
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    Indian Railways launches auto rail hub in Chennai as part of wider rail freight plans

    2016-03-02T11:22:51Z

    [Updated 3rd March] Indian Railways has inaugurated its first common user finished vehicle rail hub at Walajabad station, in Chennai in the south of India, close to a cluster of assembly plants. The hub is part of the Indian government’s plan to increase the movement of vehicles by rail ...

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    Brazil investigates ro-ro operators over alleged cartel

    2016-03-02T09:57:39Z

    The supervisory body of Brazil's competition authority, CADE, has begun assessing an investigation into the alleged existence of an international cartel operating in the transport of finished vehicles by sea. Those under investigation are CSAV, Eukor, Grimaldi Group, Höegh Autoliners, K Line, Mitsui OSK (MOL), NYK, Nissan Motor Car Carriers ...

  • Bilanzpressekonferenz zum Geschäftsjahr 2014/2015
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    Thyssenkrupp expands production in Hungary with €100m investment

    2016-03-01T17:28:01Z

    Tier one materials and component supplier, Thyssenkrupp, is building a €100m ($109m) plant in Jászfényszaru, Hungary, 70km east of the capital Budapest. Construction will begin in the spring of this year and the plant is expected to go into production in 2018, making electronic power-assisted steering systems and cylinder head ...

  • Subaru Forester
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    Subaru starts Forester CKD production in Malaysia

    2016-03-01T16:42:54Z

    Fuji Heavy Industries (FHI), the company that manufactures Subaru cars, has announced that it has, along with TC Subaru (TCS), a subsidiary of Tan Chong, started production of the Subaru Forester vehicle at the Malaysian assembly plant of Tan Chong Motor Assemblies (TCMA). The vehicles are being assembled from complete ...

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    Ceva launches weekly LCL service between China and Hungary

    2016-02-29T16:46:56Z

    In February Ceva Logistics launched a new weekly less-than-container load (LCL) service between China and Hungary, with the majority of cargo volume accounted for by the automotive industry. The weekly service, which runs between the port of Shanghai and Budapest, currently goes via the Adriatic port of Koper in Slovenia. ...

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    Panalpina nominates Peter Ulber as chairman, replacing Dr Rudolf Hug

    2016-02-29T16:26:23Z

    Panalpina’s board of directors has nominated Peter Ulber (pictured) as the company’s new chairman, succeeding Dr Rudolf Hug. Ulber is currently CEO of the company. Panalpina will vote on his next appointment at its upcoming annual general meeting (AGM) to be held on May 10, 2016. Stefan Karlen, currently regional ...

  • Takahiro Hachigo
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    Honda to increase exports from Japan; Europe to be export base for Civic Hatchback

    2016-02-29T16:01:20Z

    Honda is planning to export more models made in Japan to North America and Europe, including the Fit/Jazz, CR-V and hybrid models. At the same time, Europe will become a base for supplying the Civic Hatchback to North America and other parts of the world. The company said the moves ...

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    Subaru расширяет завод в Лафайетт, логистическую поддержку оказывает WWL

    2016-02-25T08:04:16Z

    Subaru Северная и Южная Америка инвестировал недавно почти $140 млн в расширение завода в Лафайетте, штат Индиана, которое должно завершиться в будущем году и повысит годовую мощность предприятия на 100 000 до 450 000 единиц. В поддержку роста исходящих объемов Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL) объявил об увеличении штата своих сотрудников ...

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    Gefco hits 100% parts inventory accuracy with FCA in China

    2016-02-24T16:33:03Z

    Transport and logistics provider Gefco is managing the transport, warehousing and distribution of Fiat Chrysler Automobile's imported spare parts at its logistics distribution centre in Langfang, Heibei province, which opened in July last year. The 11,500 sq.m facility now stocks a full range of Mopar spare parts and is feeding ...

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    DB Schenker appoints Thewes as global CEO; Blicher joins as Asia Pacific head

    2016-02-24T14:30:50Z

    Jochen Thewes has been promoted to global CEO at German transport and logistics giant, DB Schenker. He moves from his role as CEO of the company’s Asia Pacific division. Ditlev Blicher (pictured) has moved into the role heading Asia Pacific from UTi Worldwide, where he was most recently president of ...

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    Aston Martin gives boost to UK supply chain

    2016-02-24T14:15:13Z

    Aston Martin has announced that it will build a new model in Wales, creating thousands of jobs across the supply chain. The OEM will build the crossover DBX (first shown as a concept in early 2015) in a facility in St Athan in Glamorgan. It will be Aston Martin’s second ...

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    Subaru expanding Lafayette plant, with logistics support from WWL

    2016-02-24T12:04:44Z

    Subaru of America’s latest $140m investment to expand its facility in Lafayette, Indiana, which is underway and due for completion next year, will increase annual capacity by 100,000 units to 450,000. To support the increase in outbound volumes, Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL) has just announced it will double its workforce ...