Tesla’s refusal in October to sign a collective agreement for repair centre mechanics has resulted in strike action taking place across the country
Stellantis commits to remanufacturing and recycling strategy with opening of €40m Sustainera Circular Economy Hub for parts and vehicle recycling
Vietnamese EV maker Vinfast is shipping vehicles to Europe through the Slovienan port of Koper to reach markets in southern Europe
Hyundai has signed a wide-ranging agreement with Amazon to sell its vehicles online and switch manufacturing and supply applications to the cloud
Toyota is working with industry partners including Jera and Redwood Materials to find new uses for end-of-life EV batteries as well as sustainable recycling
Suardíaz and Peel Ports have combined forces to support more sustainable parts movements from Spain to the Stellantis EV assembly plant in Ellesmere Port
JLR has has a digitally supported strategy for product lifecycle management in its assembly plants that relies on a core IT infrastructure.
JLR is suffering disruption to the distribution of parts to the retail network ahead of the opening of its global parts distribution centre in the UK
At this week’s ALSC Digital Strategies conference BMW Group’s Michael Ströbel, outlined a number of areas where the company was improving supply chain visibility
Healthy EV sales across the VW Group in the first nine months of the year are giving way to a “general reluctance” among consumers to buy them
Toyota has put a further $8 billion into its battery manufacturing in North Carolina and extended the number of lines to 14
Mercedes-Benz Trucks has delivered the first of six eActros 300 semitrailer tractors to Logistik Schmitt which it will use to deliver engines to the Wörth truck plant in Germany
BMW has opened a 15,000 sq.m pilot plant for battery cell production near Munich which is going to play a major role in its battery localisation strategy
Škoda Auto has opened a facility in India to pack complete knockdown kits of the Kushaq and Slavia for export and assembly in Vietnam
A surge in vehicle volumes through Turkey’s ro-ro ports has led to congestion and Chery Automobile has turned to DP World for support with container services
She takes over from Kerstin Enochsson, who left the role in June to join Swedish manufacturer SFK.
Automotive Logistics’ exclusive new market intelligence reveals the considerable capacity challenges facing European logistics are set to continue.
Nick Thompson, head of vehicle logistics – North America at Stellantis, talks about the different intiatives the carmaker is taking to tackle capacity constraints with greater efficiency, including dealer pick-ups from vehicle distribution centres
VW Group of America has started using the Centerville railhead ramp in Illinois for finished vehicle moves and is being supported by Acertus for onward road haulage in an initial three-year contract
Benjamin Pohl told delegates at this year’s FVL North America conference that Ford is looking hard at digital tools for real-time information to better identify where and when damage is occurring