All Chery articles – Page 5

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    Reports from China: under pressure to perform in outbound


    Competition and demand in a country of huge scale and diversity makes for a prosperous, but uncertain vehicle logistics marketIn this story...Chinese challenges Global port standardsTrailer length tricksMoving to multimodalPrivate vs. state-ownedGeely's exportsVehicles logistics providers in China face some of the most challenging conditions in the world. As well as ...

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    Rui moves to Chery Jaguar Land Rover


    Rui Zhu has moved from his position as supply chain director of Asia Pacific at parts maker Lear Corporation, to take up a new role as senior director of supply chain at Chery Jaguar Land Rover Automotive, the 50:50 joint venture established last year between Chery Automobile and Jaguar Land ...

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    Brazil struggles to keep supply chain costs from taking off


    The Automotive Logistics South America conference in São Paulo heard familiar laments about infrastructure and the creative ways that Brazilians keep the supply chain moving. Port reforms and continuing automotive investment is putting more emphasis on improving logistics operationsClick here to read the full version of this report. When automotive ...

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    Growing pains at China’s top ro-ro ports


    Following fast growth in vehicle flows, China has licensed more ports for import to the country, while terminals have invested in storage and value-added services. However, an uncertain market and port space issues are making disruptive waves for some brands and shipping lines.Despite slower economic growth, China’s car market has ...

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    Opportunites for Russian CKDs


    Russian government policy has pushed carmakers in Russia and Central Asia toward expansion by kit assembly methods. Logistics is playing a critical role and providers are likely to see more opportunities. Russian kit production growth Government influences Subsidies in the Far East Central Asian opportunity Localisation and CKD Big ...

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    ​GCS adds two more automotive customers to its Novorossiysk operation


    Logistics provider Global Container Services (GCS) is providing supply chain services for China’s Brilliance Auto and Taiwanese carmaker Luxgen through the port of Novorossiysk in Russia.In two recently-signed contracts, GCS will be transporting complete knockdown (CKD) kits along a 470km route from the port to assembly plants in the southern ...


    Logistics and outsourced labour


    Thousands of outsourced logistics workers will stage a symbolic mini-strike against DHL and Jaguar Land Rover in a protest against pay and the use of contracted labour. Is it a sign of greater risks in the supply chain?The dispute that has simmered this summer in the UK between Unite, the ...

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    Levent Yuksel leaves Toyota for logistics role at Jaguar Land Rover


    Levent Yuksel, who has previously held senior roles in logistics and production control at Toyota in Turkey, Japan and Europe, is now group plant manager at Jaguar Land Rover. Yuksel has responsibility for integrating the inbound supply chain from a logistics perspective between JLR plants, as well as supporting the ...

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    Higher parts exports could change JLR’s logistics network


    Jaguar Land Rover could see changes to its parts export and import flows into and out of the UK and Europe in the coming years as it expands production in overseas locations, notably China. Growing exports of components could mean more balanced material flows in and out of the UK, ...

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    WWL moves Volvo CE from Kaluga


    Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics has made the first delivery of inland high and heavy cargo in Russia in the form of tracked excavators for Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE). The first unit left Volvo CE’s new factory in Kaluga on Thursday last week for Moscow and units will also be shipped ...

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    Brazil's search for savings and investment


    As Brazil grapples with an uncertain economy and government-supported vehicle sales, logistics providers and automotive manufacturers are facing cost and infrastructure pressures that must be overcomeBrazil’s automotive market has remained relatively buoyant despite the snag in its economy. However, as costs rise faster than growth in many parts of the ...

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    Brazil extends Inovar-Auto programme


    A delay in agreeing regulation for Brazil’s vehicle technology and supply chain incentive scheme (Inovar-Auto) has prompted the government to extend by a further two months the temporary clearance of those companies that have already joined the programme, which was supposed to have started by March 31. ...

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    Developing with China's export demand


    China’s increasing export volume, particularly to low-cost markets, has resulted in a challenging, fragmented logistics sector. Anthony Coia reports.China's export destination;Geely's expanding needs and Great Wall's ambition; Ro-ro shipping services;Terminals and 3PLs;Cars and containers. ​​The links jump to sections of the articleChina’s phenomenal rise to becoming the world’s largest vehicle ...

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    Ford seeks to stand out from the cloud


    Ford China is pursuing green manufacturing and logistics strategies in a bid to lead the automotive sector’s contribution towards lowering pollution levels over the country’s cities.But there is also another, gloomy symbol rising as quickly as the economy – a dark, acrid cloud hanging above the traffic-choked streets that the ...

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    Ateco targets China imports to Australia


    The Ateco Group, Australia and New Zealand's largest locally based independent car importer, has said it plans to build a new core business around Chinese imports as well as beginning business with North American brands for the first time. The company is also intending to develop existing links ...

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    Geely making most of Mercosur


    Local sources in Brazil are reporting that Chinese carmaker Geely is planning to export vehicles for sale in Brazil and Argentina from its joint venture facility with Uruguayan carmaker Nordex in neighbouring Uruguay. The move would enable Geely to avoid tariffs on imported vehicles.The rise in Brazil’s industrial production ...

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    JLR boosts global sales


    Jaguar Land Rover has revealed that its global sales were up 30% in 2012 compared to the previous year, reaching almost 358,000 vehicles. Sales gains across 177 markets were led by China, where there was an increase of 71% to almost 72,000 vehicles last year. China was followed by ...

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    Collaboration in China - also known as 'huddling for warmth'


    Ellen Hua finds China’s logistics providers keen to pull together as growth in the country slows, putting an emphasis on building partnerships between larger and smaller providers and carmakers.With China’s economic growth and its integration into the global supply chain, logistics service providers in the country’s automotive sector have had ...

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    A more Russian logistics network


    Russia’s new automotive boom is served by a decidedly different network than in 2008, with more local production, increasing use of domestic ports, and growing sales beyond St Petersburg and Moscow. Anthony Coia reports.With 2012 new vehicle sales likely to finish 7-10% higher than 2011 – at around 3m units ...

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    JLR signs up with Chery for China output


    Jaguar Land Rover has signed a joint venture agreement with Chinese carmaker Chery for production of Jaguar and Land Rover vehicles at a new $1.7 billion facility in Changshu near Shanghai, due for completion in 2014. It will be the first time that the company has manufactured vehicles from ...