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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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, ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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    China leads the car-sharing market, despite the challenges

    2017-12-20T12:22:44Z

    The Chinese government is using car-sharing – short-term car rental, usually charged by the hour – to stimulate the new energy vehicle (NEV) market and increase individual mobility efficiency. In June 2017, the central government released draft guidance for the car-sharing industry, outlining some supporting policies. The guidance specified certain ...

  • Ford and Alibaba Explore Strategic Collaboration to Reimagine Vehicle Ownership Experiences, Expand Mobility Services 02 (1)
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    Ford to look at new retail opportunities in first phase of Alibaba deal

    2017-12-13T12:15:57Z

    Ford Motor Company has signed a letter of intent with Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba to explore strategic collaborations in connectivity, cloud computing, artificial intelligence, mobility services and digital marketing. Under the three-year agreement, the two companies will explore new ways to define how consumers purchase and own vehicles, as well ...

  • KN logistics Shanghai
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    Kuehne + Nagel opens eighth logistics control centre in China

    2017-12-12T16:53:45Z

    Logistics services provider Kuehne + Nagel (KN) has opened its eighth regional integrated logistics control centre (LCC) in Shanghai to serve the automotive, consumer, high-tech, industrial and healthcare industries. The new hub will provide a wide range of managed services for the fulfilment of customers’ orders across international supply chains. ...

  • Daimler stärkt Aufstellung seines Lkw-Geschäfts in China
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    Sven Ennerst takes on Chinese truck production and imports for Daimler

    2017-12-06T10:52:52Z

    Sven Ennerst (pictured) is taking on responsibility for Daimler Trucks’ operations in China, including local production at the Beijing Foton Daimler Automotive (BFDA) joint venture and the import business at Daimler Trucks and Buses China (DTBC). He will carry out the newly created role alongside his current responsibilities as head ...

  • Volvo Daqing train
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    The building blocks of demand

    2017-12-04T14:57:26Z

    China and Europe are far apart, not just in terms of distance, but also culturally, economically and politically. Yet they occupy the same Eurasian land mass and trade between the two regions has been growing strongly. That includes automotive freight, with parts and vehicles moving in greater numbers in both ...

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    Geely joint venture opens biggest car plant in Belarus

    2017-12-04T11:03:17Z

    BelGee, a joint venture between the government of Belarus and Chinese carmaker Geely, has just opened the biggest vehicle assembly plant in Belarus. Total production capacity at the plant in Borisov will eventually be around 120,000 vehicles a year. Output will be gradually ramped up, it was revealed at the ...