Ford has signed a contract with DHL for the provision of logistics services for customers of its joint venture Ford Fleet Management offering
Ford is looking to improve the sustainablity of its supply chain and drive in more efficiency in dealing with disruption in its membership of both Catena-X Automotive network and he Responsible Supply Chain Initiative
Ford has signed an agreement with Lake Resources for the supply of highly pure lithium from Argentina with which to build its EV batteries
Jennings moves from his role as vice-president of the Global Commodity Purchasing and Supplier Technical Assistance division
Ford is considering making a U-turn on its decision to pull manufacturing out of India and looking at EV production for exports following a successful application for support through India’s Champion OEM Incentive Scheme
Deliveries of the luxury Lincoln brand in China passed 91,000 in 2021 meaning Ford sold more in China than it did in the US for the first time
Sallaum Lines is taking on new business with BMW and Ford shipments from South Africa to Europe
Leaders from the North American automotive logistics market share insights, including on Ford’s service parts and customer service network, as well as lead logistics provider strategies from Ryder and Carter.
Ford to build battery and assembly plants in Kentucky and Tennessee for massive acceleration of EV output
Together with South Korean battery maker SK Innovation (SKI), Ford is investing $11.4 billion on new plants, which aim to significantly increase regional battery supply and production capacity.
Ford has announced that it will be working with Redwood Materials to localise the production and recycling of lithium-ion batteries for its electric vehicles (EVs). The companies aim to achieve the “best approach” for collecting and disassembling end-of-life batteries from Ford EVs to produce all-new batteries in a closed-loop supply chain.
Ford is ending vehicle production in India for domestic sales and exports because of ongoing losses and weaker demand for new vehicles, though engine production will continue for the Ranger in export markets
The increasing demand from the automotive industry for lithium battery materials could be the next big disruption unless OEMs adopt better risk and contingency analysis says Rekha Menon-Varma, co-founder and managing partner at Vertaeon
The shortage in the supply of semiconductors along with ongoing disruption caused by the Covid pandemic is hitting production at Ford and Volvo in the US and Europe this week
Ford has some very ambitious targets for pure battery electric vehicle production in the US through to 2030 and that includes a more vertically integrated battery supply chain.
The summer digital edition of Automotive Logistics and Finished Vehicle Logistics magazine is out now features interviews with Ford and VW, as well as an overview of activity at the North American vehicle handling ports
As part of the The Suppliers Partnership for the Environment, Ford, GM, Honda, Stellantis and Toyota have drawn up five KPIs for the industry to follow designed to cut carbon from the inbound supply chain
Tramosa is using autonomous robots provided by Stanley Robotics for the movement and parking of vehicles at its vehicle compound in Creutzwald, France.
Carmakers are fighting hard to meet strong demand for their vehicles in the US because of production shortfalls, meaning inventory is at its lowest point for ten years and average transaction prices are rising
Terminal Marítima Mazatlán (TMAZ) runs the finished vehicle terminal at the Mexican port of Mazatlán and over the last decade the company has invested $20m in infrastructure and technology to increase volumes. While Covid has hit throughput Nissan remains committed and TMAZ is gearing up for a return in trade