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    Grimaldi adds six hybrids to its fleet

    2018-05-02T10:06:07Z

    Shipper Grimaldi Group is to add six hybrid ro-ro vessels to enlarge and modernise its fleet. The order, valued at more than $400m, has been awarded to Chinese shipbuilder Jinling.The vessels, delivery of which is expected to start in 2020, will be able to transport more than 7,800 linear metres ...

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    Opportunities grow as China opens its market

    2018-04-18T11:36:04Z

    China is committed to opening its market to global competition, as shown by the announcement last week that it will lower import tariffs and remove a two-decade old regulation restricting foreign carmakers to making cars there only as part of a joint venture with a Chinese company. And according to ...

  • Boao_Forum
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    China to slash car import tariffs and aid foreign JVs

    2018-04-13T14:49:47Z

    China’s president Xi Jinping has said the country will greatly reduce its current 25% duty on foreign-made cars as part of wider efforts to increase imports and reduce its trade surplus with other countries.“This year we will significantly lower import tariffs for vehicles and reduce import tariffs for some other ...

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    Mercedes-Benz: Taking an end-to-end approach

    2018-04-12T17:23:00Z

    It may have taken Mercedes-Benz around 120 years to reach 1m cars per year, breaching the mark around the turn of the 21stcentury. However, the recent surge in growth of the brand has seen it rise by around 1m units in sales and production in just five years, with passenger ...

  • FindNewRoadsTrip45
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    GM calls for dialogue as US-China trade war looms

    2018-04-09T12:37:13Z

    General Motors has called on the US and China to pursue long-term, lasting trade policies in the face of threats by each country to impose a total of $50 billion in import tariffs on each other’s goods. China has said it would impose a 25% tariff on 106 US products, ...

  • Ningbo_VDC_China
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    BMW Brilliance opens VDC at Ningbo

    2018-04-05T14:42:05Z

    BMW’s joint venture with Brilliance Automobile in China, BMW Brilliance Automobile (BBA), has opened a vehicle distribution centre (VDC) at the Meishin (Meixi) ro-ro terminal in Ningbo-Zhoushan port, the world’s busiest port in terms of cargo tonnage.The facility, which BBA refers to as a decentralised distribution area (DDA), is being ...

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    Volvo Cars: Outbound evolutions

    2018-04-05T12:02:00Z

    The vehicle yard at Torslanda, at Volvo Cars’ global headquarters in Gothenburg, Sweden, is just one part of the OEM’s growing global logistics operations, but it is a good place to glimpse some important changes and innovations. For example, the global shape of the Geely-owned carmaker’s expanding production footprint ...

  • G7_web_image_truck
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    G7 announces smart truck venture with GLP and NIO Capital

    2018-04-03T12:15:16Z

    A new joint venture between G7, GLP and NIO Capital has been announced that will seek to create the next generation of smart vehicles for the logistics and transport sectors.G7, one of China’s leading Internet of Things (IoT) technology developers, will have the controlling stake in the venture and work ...

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    Volvo Cars: Leaning towards greater stability

    2018-04-03T09:57:00Z

    Since Geely Holdings acquired it from Ford Motor Company in 2010, Volvo Cars has been reinventing itself, from product development through to its industrial base and supply chain. Today, with a refreshed model line-up and amidst several new launches, sales have grown to record levels, with further expansion still to ...

  • VW_Siem_LNG_car carrier
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    Work begins in China on LNG vessels for VW

    2018-03-28T12:30:42Z

    The Xiamen shipyard in China has begun work on the first of two pure car and truck carriers (PCTCs) for Volkswagen Group Logistics, which will be operated under charter by Siem Car Carriers and will run on liquefied natural gas (LNG).The vessels will be in service by 2019, moving vehicles ...

  • Fred Schulze
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    Schulze lands new job at SAIC VW

    2018-03-21T14:54:34Z

    Fred Schulze (pictured) will take up a new role as executive vice-president at SAIC VW – the joint venture between Shanghai Automotive Industry Corporation and Volkswagen Group – at the beginning of July this year.He moves from his role at Audi where he is responsible for the C-/ D-SUV and ...

  • XEV_LSEV
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    3D-printed car to go on sale in China

    2018-03-21T14:31:16Z

    Italy’s electric vehicle manufacturer, X Electrical Vehicle (XEV), has said it will work with 3D printing expert Polymaker to produce a 3D-printed EV for the Chinese market as early as the second quarter of next year.Called the LSEV, the carmaker said it would be the first mass-produced printed vehicle and ...

  • Hella_Shanghai_centre
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    Hella plans mini-load facility in China

    2018-03-02T10:27:39Z

    Automotive lighting system and electronic equipment producer Hella has announced it will be adding a warehouse to its base in Shanghai to bolster operations in China.The new unit will be an automated, six-aisle mini-load based facility with seven workstations and around 120,000 storage locations for inbound and outbound small parts, ...

  • Exterior - Charging
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    Chanje charges to an electrifying lead

    2018-02-06T11:19:04Z

    Commercial electric vehicle start-up Chanje has stolen a march on some of the more established players in the US, revealing the V8070 all-electric panel van, which can carry a payload of 6,000lbs (2.72 tonnes), several months before Tesla unveiled its much-anticipated electric truck.Chanje is led by Bryan Hansel, founder of ...

  • Range_Rover_Sport
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    UK vehicle exports to India fall sharply

    2018-02-06T10:07:34Z

    Figures from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) have shown a growing divide between the number of finished vehicles the UK imports from India and the number it exports to the country.According to the SMMT, finished vehicle imports from India into the UK grew by 8.3% in 2017 ...

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    China car transporters: Axle position looks set to move centre stage

    2018-02-05T11:37:38Z

    The era of the overloaded car transporter in China – the ‘aircraft carriers’, as some have referred to them – is entering its final stages this year. After more than a decade of growing lengths and dangerous loads, the country’s highways are set to see improvements in safety and standards, ...

  • VW_Shanghai_plant
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    VW seeks to boost presence in emerging markets with exports from China

    2018-01-17T11:04:45Z

    Volkswagen Group China has revealed plans to begin shipping cars from the country to emerging markets, beginning with South-East Asia. A pilot shipment is being made to the Philippines this month. The announcement follows similar moves by other carmakers over the last year, as China shifts towards becoming a global ...

  • Jingling_shipyard
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    Jinling delivers latest car carrier to Grimaldi

    2018-01-16T17:23:27Z

    Shipbuilder Jinling has handed over pure car and truck carrier Grande Halifax to Grimaldi, the last of three vessels the Italian shipping line ordered from the Chinese company and which has been built at its Nanjing yard.The carrier will be deployed on the Mediterranean-North America weekly service operated by Grimaldi ...

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    Schenker Jinbei Logistics opens major warehouse in Shenyang

    2018-01-02T17:11:21Z

    DB Schenker’s joint venture in China with Shenyang Jinbei Automotive (SJA) has opened a multi-user logistics facility in the northern city of Shenyang, one of the country’s main automotive manufacturing areas.According to Schenker Jinbei Logistics, the Shenyang Logistics Center is the second biggest logistics centre in China, covering 42,000 sq.m, ...

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    A stormy year of negotiations, electric plans and cyber-attacks

    2017-12-20T15:03:48Z

    As the year draws to close, major uncertainty regarding both Nafta and Brexit remains, as well a lack of clarity on what any changes could mean for the global automotive sector and the logistics industry that supports it.During the past 12 months, OEMs have made major strides towards an electric ...