All China articles – Page 16

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    Production & logistics part 2: Questioning the future

    2017-10-25T09:44:00Z

    This article is one of a series of pieces celebrating Automotive Logistics’ 20th anniversary issue that together take an extended look at the way top executives feel automotive production and logistics have changed in the last two decades – and where they see them heading in the future.

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    Volvo planeja planta na China como parte do plano de desenvolvimento da Polestar

    2017-10-18T22:20:04Z

    O Volvo Car Group e sua empresa mae, Geely, formaram um empreendimento conjunto para investir 5 bilhões de renminbi (US$753 milhões) no desenvolvimento da marca de veículos elétricos Polestar, incluindo a construção de uma fábrica em Chengdu, China.No início deste ano, a Volvo disse que transformaria a marca de desempenho ...

  • Polestar
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    Volvo to build plant in China as part of Polestar development plan

    2017-10-18T15:58:02Z

    Volvo Car Group and its parent, Geely, have formed a joint venture to invest 5 billion renminbi ($753m) into developing the Polestar electric vehicle brand, including the construction of a manufacturing plant in Chengdu, China.Earlier this year, Volvo said it would turn the performance mark Polestar into a new, separately ...

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    Kuehne + Nagel expands Eurasia Express services with rail to Europe

    2017-10-18T15:28:49Z

    Kuehne + Nagel (KN) has expanded its Eurasia Express rail service to take shipments between China, South Korea and other Southeast Asian countries to Europe. It said its service from Changchun in northern China, which connects weekly to Hamburg in Germany, would be attractive to automotive customers, and that the ...

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    This changing world…

    2017-10-17T10:36:00Z

    Click here to access more Automotive Logistics 20th anniversary featuresOver the past two decades a number of major global events have had a significant impact on global automotive supply chains, from new technologies, external disruptors entering the industry, catastrophes (both manmade and natural), and political earthquakes.There is little doubt ...

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    Beijing Changjiu Logistics: Independence, investment and internationalisation

    2017-10-16T15:42:00Z

    Beijing Changjiu Logistics has grown to become one of the largest third-party providers serving the automotive sector in China, both for handling parts and especially for finished vehicles, of which last year it moved 3.08m. The company began its life in 1992 as Jilin Changjiu Logistics but registered as Beijing ...

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    DHL and Huawei team up on Narrowband-IoT project for inbound at Chinese plant

    2017-09-13T11:49:09Z

    DHL Supply Chain and Chinese networking and mobile technology company Huawei have launched a Narrowband IoT (NB-IoT) application at a car plant at Liuzhou in Guangxi.Narrowband-IoT involves the connection of devices and services using cellular telecommunications bands.While not naming the specific automotive manufacturer involved, DHL said the client produces cars ...

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    JLR and Mercedes plan for electric motor options in all model lines

    2017-09-11T14:15:06Z

    Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) and Daimler’s Mercedes-Benz have announced that in coming years each will offer electrified versions of each model in their respective ranges.The news follows that of rival carmaker, Volvo, which in July said every new car it launches from 2019 onwards would have an electric motor.It also ...

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    Kuehne + Nagel wins inbound contract for VW-FAW engine plant in China

    2017-08-30T15:54:32Z

    Logistics services provider Kuehne + Nagel (KN) has secured a two-year deal to manage inbound logistics for Volkswagen-FAW Engine’s plants in Dalian and Changchun, China.According to KN, the new contract will use a sophisticated IT solution to address VW-FAW’s requirements for improved efficiency of its operations.Deliveries are made to the ...

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    Renault-Nissan Alliance forms China electric car JV with Dongfeng

    2017-08-29T15:33:57Z

    The Renault-Nissan Alliance has formed a new joint venture (JV) with Dongfeng Motor Group in China to develop and manufacture electric vehicles in the country.Named eGT New Energy Automotive, the joint venture will be half owned by Dongfeng, with Renault and Nissan each taking a 25% stake.Renault has had a ...

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    Ford to build electric vehicles in China with Zotye Auto

    2017-08-22T16:21:35Z

    Ford Motor Company has signed a memorandum of understanding with China’s Anhui Zotye Automobile to explore a joint venture for the manufacture of a new brand of all-electric vehicles in the Asian country.“The potential to launch a new line of all-electric vehicles in the world’s largest auto market is an ...

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    Rodrigo de Paula revelling in new Lynk & Co logistics role

    2017-08-16T14:42:58Z

    Former director of outbound operations at Volvo Cars, Rodrigo de Paula (pictured), has said he is looking forward to implementing a number of interesting projects and new ideas in his new role as director of logistics operations at Lynk & Co.The Brazilian national joined the carmaker in June on the ...

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    Harld Peters appointed as president of UPS China

    2017-08-11T17:06:43Z

    Harld Peters (pictured) has taken over as president of UPS China, succeeding Richard Loi who will be retiring after 26 years with the company.Peters joined UPS in 1999 as a contract manager of supply chain solutions in the Netherlands and later assumed various management positions in the express and supply ...

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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 in Beijing, ...

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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 really ...

  • JLR China
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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 line ...

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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 Hamburg ...

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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 15.3mJaguar 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 in ...

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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 for ...

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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 German ...