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    Nissan sells global battery business to Chinese private equity firm

    2017-08-08T16:52:01Z

    Nissan Motor Company says it has sold its global electric battery business to Chinese private investment fund, GSR Capital, for an undisclosed sum. The sale includes Nissan’s battery subsidiary, Automotive Energy Supply Corporation (AESC), as well as battery manufacturing operations in Smyrna, Tennessee and in Sunderland, England. GSR, with offices ...

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    How finished vehicle logistics can shed its laggard reputation

    2017-08-01T10:17:36Z

    Vehicle logistics has long been accused of lagging other parts of the supply chain – notably inbound or in-plant logistics – in technology, precision and processes. OEMs and providers complain about the same problems, year in, year out, from poor visibility to a lack of common standards. That it is ...

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    Jaguar Land Rover’s first overseas engine plant opens in China

    2017-07-25T11:05:53Z

    Jaguar Land Rover (JLR), the Tata Motors subsidiary, has opened its first overseas engine plant in Changshu, China, as part of its joint venture with local car company, Chery. The plant will initially build the new Ingenium 2.0-litre, four-cylinder engine at a rate of 130,000 units a year. The production ...

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    GAC China to provide logistics services for luxury car imports

    2017-07-17T11:58:13Z

    Chinese car importer, Shandong Hi-Speed Qingdao West Coast Port, has chosen GAC China, the logistics and shipping services provider, to handle receiving, loading and freight services for luxury European vehicle imports to Qingdao and Hong Kong. GAC China said it would be handling 3,000-4,000 cars shipped from the ports of ...

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    Jaguar Land Rover confirms E-Pace production will not be in UK

    2017-07-14T17:16:45Z

    As part of the launch, a stunt driver completed a world-record barrel-roll jump over 15.3m Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) has said its new Jaguar E-Pace compact SUV, launched on Thursday, will be produced in Austria and China – making it the first of its cars not to be manufactured ...

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    Renault looks to tap into strong Chinese van market with Brilliance JV

    2017-07-11T17:32:58Z

    Renault and Brilliance China Automotive (CBA) have signed a cooperation agreement to form a joint venture for the manufacture and sale of light commercial vehicles (LCVs) in the Asian country. “As a top global automotive company, Groupe Renault is entering into a promising and high-potential Chinese LCV market which accounts ...

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    Daimler and BAIC to invest $735m in electric vehicle production in China

    2017-07-11T17:15:43Z

    Daimler and its Chinese partner, BAIC, have agreed to invest 5 billion yuan ($735m) in their local production joint venture, Beijing Benz Automotive Company (BBAC), as they prepare it for electric vehicle production from 2020. The investment will include construction of a battery factory in Beijing – the first the ...

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    Volvo to put electric motor in all its new models from 2019

    2017-07-05T16:20:01Z

    Geely-owned Volvo Cars has announced that all of the cars it launches from 2019 onwards will have an electric motor – a move it says marks the end of internal combustion engine-only cars. The company said it would introduce a portfolio of electrified cars across its model range, with options ...

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    First block train of Volvo S90s arrives in Belgium from China

    2017-07-03T09:47:46Z

    The first dedicated rail shipment of China-made Volvo S90s rolled into the Wielingendok at the Belgian port of Zeebrugge on Friday last week, just 20 days after they had left Daqing in Heilongjiang province. The train, which carried the cars in 225 containers, marked the official start of the ‘New ...

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    Volvo Cars China: A system built for growth

    2017-06-29T03:34:22Z

    [sta_anchor id="1"]Few carmakers have been moving as quickly as Volvo Cars to develop and expand their industrial footprint in China. In less than five years, the carmaker has launched two assembly plants and an engine factory, while ramping up production and more than doubling sales in the country. It has ...

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    Ceva adds China-Europe rail link between Shilong and Hamburg

    2017-06-28T14:30:14Z

    Ceva Logistics is building on its China-Europe rail service with the launch of a new route linking Shilong, in southern China's Guangdong province, to Hamburg in Germany. The logistics provider is working with the Chinese state railway company on the new regular block train route that runs between Shilong, Manzhouli ...

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    SF Motors to buy AM General’s assembly plant in Indiana for $110m

    2017-06-28T12:09:48Z

    SF Motors, an electric vehicle company funded by China’s Chongqing Sokon Industry Group, has agreed to buy contract manufacturer AM General’s commercial assembly plant in the US State of Indiana, for a reported $110m. SF Motors will use the South Bend based facility to produce electric vehicles and said it ...

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    Ford to import next Focus model into the US from China instead of Mexico

    2017-06-21T17:07:13Z

    Ford’s new leadership team has announced the company will import the new Focus model into the US from China, a shift from its previous plan to produce the car across the border in Mexico, and becoming the first OEM to import major volumes from China to North America. Joe Hinrichs, ...

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    Executive changes at Volvo Cars' new integrated logistics department

    2017-06-21T09:47:48Z

    Volvo Car Group has confirmed a number of key logistics appointments as part of a wider reorganisation and integration of its global logistics functions. Magnus Ödling (pictured left) has been appointed senior director for global core and car program, a role that will cover logistics engineering across the supply chain. ...

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    Zhu moves to new role at Schaeffler Greater China

    2017-06-19T11:07:28Z

    Rui (Richard) Zhu has moved from his role as senior director of supply chain at Chery Jaguar Land Rover (CJLR) to take up a new position (effective June 16 th ) at the China division of tier one engine and drivetrain parts supplier, Schaeffler, as vice president of logistics. Zhu ...

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    Europe conference: Automotive manufacturers could hitch a ride to China

    2017-06-13T14:14:12Z

    The automotive industry in Europe could benefit considerably from an imbalance of rail flows between the continent and China along the fast-growing China-Europe railway to ship goods to China in currently empty return capacity, according to one major Chinese logistics provider. Vegard Synnes (pictured), head of key accounts for CDC ...

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    Daimler agrees to buy share in BAIC's Chinese electric vehicle subsidiary

    2017-06-07T10:13:44Z

    Daimler has signed a framework agreement with its partner BAIC to work together on the development and manufacture of electric vehicles in China, as part of which the German carmaker will take a minority interest in BAIC's subsidiary, Beijing Electric Vehicle Company (BJEV). The agreement also involves investment in the ...

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    UPS joins forces with China’s SF Holding

    2017-05-31T15:04:18Z

    Global courier company UPS and China’s SF Holding have agreed to establish a joint venture for international delivery services, initially from China to the US. “This joint venture will support products that provide competitive benefits to our Chinese customers who trade or seek to trade internationally,” said Ross McCullough, president ...

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    Volvo kicks off China-Europe rail service for S90 exports

    2017-05-30T17:47:20Z

    An initial shipment of Chinese-built Volvo S90s arrived by train in Zeebrugge, Belgium this week, making Volvo Cars the first carmaker to export China-made vehicles to Europe using rail. The shipment, which will be followed by a regular service according to Volvo, is a significant development in turning the Geely-owned ...

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    Part shortage limits BMW production around the world

    2017-05-30T17:20:31Z

    BMW has been forced to limit or stop vehicle production at several of its facilities globally this week after tier one supplier Bosch was unable to provide a sufficient number of steering gears to the German carmaker. Various plants in Germany were affected, while the Tiexi plant in China and ...