All Chery articles – Page 6

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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 ...

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    Brazil's new auto plan will help imports, too


    The Brazilian government has launched a new automotive plan to stimulate growth and production in the country, which should open up the way for lower taxes on both locally produced and imported vehicles. Since the plan was announced earlier this month, foreign carmakers, including China's JAC ...

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    Secrets of a success story at JLR


    Logistics providers have played a key role in the global growth of Jaguar Land Rover, and the OEM wants to extend co-operation even further.Contracts of trust;The supply chain and its history;A complete LLP strategy;Reducing premium freight spending by 80%;Global systems for order to delivery;A collaborative outbound strategy;Network planning;The recruitment challenge.The ...

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    Executives on the move


    Mike Dickinson has taken up a new role as director of Order Management and Logistics at Qoros Auto, the 50:50 joint venture between Chinese carmaker Chery Auto and Israel Corporation.Dickinson moves from his role as supply chain director at GM International Operations (GMIO) and will now be ...

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    Low-price drive only a temporary goal


    Прочтите эту статью на русском языкеChinese carmakers are looking beyond their traditional focus on price and competition in the entry-level vehicle markets around the world and pushing up standards in terms of product and service levels, with assistance from government to guide improved networks abroad in ...

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    Logistics in China is lagging behind infrastructure


    Прочтите эту статью на русском языке Logistics processes in China are lagging behind the impressive development of the country's infrastructure, with the integration between networks and modes needing drastic improvement. At last week's Automotive Logistics China conference in Beijing, carmakers, logistics providers and ministry representatives discussed the ...

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    Global round up


    DAF invests €30m in Eindhoven PDCPACCAR subsidiary DAF Trucks is investing €30m ($39m) in a new 26,000-square-metre parts distribution centre (PDC) in Eindhoven, the Netherlands. The facility, which is due for completion in the first half of 2013, will replace the truckmaker's existing PDC in Eindhoven and provide additional capacity ...

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    Chinese carmakers accelerate into Brazil


    Tony Danby reports on how Chinese and other OEMs are investing in local production and distribution in Brazil.Chinese players become established;Chinese pick-up business;Incumbents reamin strong;LSPs eye new business;Looking for opportunities;Tuning logistics operations.Although the Brazilian market has seen a slowdown in vehicle sales over recent months, the country is still ...

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    Going for growth at Chery


    Exporting to RussiaManaging export logistics in-house Long-term partnerships with shipping linesFocus on efficiency rather than price aloneInvesting in improved logisticsTime of transitionAs China’s leading automotive exporter shifts its focus toward higher-range models, Ellen Hua talks to Chery International vice-president Feng Ping about what the company expects from its logistics partners ...

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    Bremerhaven takes lead in Euro vehicle handling


    The German port of Bremerhaven has taken the top European spot for vehicle handling in 2011-and likely the world-with a record-breaking volume of 2,050,000 units handled last year. The result represents a 30% increase in vehicle handling compared to the previous year and means Bremerhaven has come from ...

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    Global round up


    Fesco adds Tacoma to US-Russia serviceRussian transport and logistics provider Fesco Transport is responding to growing demand for breakbulk, ro-ro and project cargo deliveries in the Far East of Russia with a new fortnightly service from the port of Tacoma on the US West Coast. Fesco Russian Pacific Line is ...

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    Brazil hits imports with tax hike


    The Brazilian government’s decision last month to impose a 30% tax increase on vehicle imports to the country and on vehicles built from imported parts is expected to have a negative impact on overall sales and particularly on foreign imports–which have grown strongly this year–as Brazil attempts to strengthen local ...

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    Rise in imports threatens in Brazil


    The strength of the Brazilian real is affecting the car industry in the country with a jump in imports against lower exports threatening to absorb demand for vehicles from local producers. The appreciation of the real, which has risen by 40% against the US dollar since 2008, has contributed to ...

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    BLG sets up JV in China


    BLG Logistics has signed a letter of understanding for a new joint venture with the Chinese supply chain provider Cinko SCM. The companies will jointly operate a PDI centre at the port of Tianjin’s ro-ro terminal, called BLG Cinko Autotec, and will export vehicles produced in China. Import vehicles for ...

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    Turning the corner


    Key trendsLogistics challengesIn a big countryBuilding on core strengthsConfidence is returning to the automotive industry in Australia after a period of slump but challenges such as infrastructure investment and supply chain flexibility need to be met, writes Andrew Williams.In the wake of the global financial crisis, the Australian automotive industry ...

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    PSA makes first exports from China JV


    PSA Peugeot-Citroën’s joint venture with Dongfeng Motor has shipped its first exports from China with the movement of Peugeot 408 models to Egypt. The move follows and agreement signed in September 2010 between the two companies establishing rights for PSA to use China produced vehicles for export to overseas markets. ...

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    Global round up


    Myla Motors will start production in Russia with lean logistics strategyThe Russian market will see the introduction of an entirely new car brand at the end of this year from a new plant opening in Tartarstan. Myla Motors, founded in 2005 by John Mylonas (pictured), a former General Motors executive, ...

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    Toll to take stake in Tianjin Anda Logistics


    Toll Group, one of Asia’s leading integrated logistics providers, is acquiring 40% of Chinese automotive 3PL Tianjin Anda Logistics. Tianjin provides finished vehicle transport, storage and processing services for companies including FAW, Toyota, BMW, Peugeot-Citroën and Chery and in 2010, generated revenue of over RMB 400m ($62m). The acquisition remains ...