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GM, Tesla, BYD, Toyota & VW at risk of forced labour in Chinese aluminium supply chains

2024-02-27T12:14:00+00:00By Megan Kelly

A report by Human Rights Watch named carmakers including GM, Tesla, Toyota and VW as failing to minimise risk of forced labour in their automotive supply chains. 

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NMG to supply GM with graphite anode material for EV battery production

2024-02-19T12:02:00+00:00By Marcus Williams

GM will invest $150m in NMG to support the mining and production of grahite for the anode material used in its EV batteries produced in North America

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GM bolsters EV supply chain in North America with LG cathode deal

2024-02-12T11:35:00+00:00By Marcus Williams

GM has signed a ten-year supply contract with LG Chem for the supply of cathode material to support EV production in the US

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GM appoints ex-Tesla executive to new vice-president of batteries role

2024-02-08T16:44:00+00:00By Megan Kelly

GM has appointed Kurt Kelty, a battery expert and former Tesla and Sila executive, to its newly created role of vice-president of batteries

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Brunswick port boosts vehicle and machinery handling in 2023

2024-02-05T08:12:00+00:00By Marcus Williams

Georgia Ports Authority has reported increased vehicle and machinery throughput at the port of Brunswick in 2023

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GMC set to expand to China, Australia and New Zealand

2024-01-22T12:00:00+00:00By Megan Kelly

GMC said the expansion into China, Australia and New Zealand follows its “stellar” results for 2023

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GM wins big in 2023, Stellantis and Ford lose out

2024-01-19T17:32:00+00:00By Megan Kelly

GM had the strongest sales in North America last year compared to other OEMs, having sold nearly 2.6m units in 2023, up 14% over 2022 according to market analyst Cox Automotive.

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Stellantis picks president of Mexican division for North America COO

2024-01-16T13:08:00+00:00By Megan Kelly

Stellantis has appointed Carlos Zarlenga to replace Mark Stewart as chief operating officer for North America. Zarlenga was previously president and CEO of GM South America before joining Stellantis as president of its Mexican division. 

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UAW workers ratify deals with GM, Ford and Stellantis

2023-11-21T12:47:00+00:00By Megan Kelly

Members of the United Auto Workers union (UAW) have ratified the tentative deals with GM, Ford and Stellantis following weeks of strikes against the Detroit Big Three, but an expert warned the damage may already be done for some suppliers.

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SP publishes latest guidance on expendable packaging

2023-11-17T14:17:00+00:00By Marcus Williams

The Suppliers Partnership for the Environment has published updated guidelines on sustainable packaging designs for use in expendable packaging

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Brunswick port invests in ro-ro expansion

2023-11-01T15:03:00+00:00By Marcus Williams

Georgia Port Authority is investing $262m in infrastructure improvements and building in more capacity to make Brunswick port the biggest ro-ro handler in the US

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ALSC Global 2023 On Demand: Day two wrap-up from the Henry Ford Museum

2023-10-12T16:59:00+01:00By Automotive Logistics

Christopher Ludwig, Editor-in-Chief, Automotive Logistics gives us the rundown of day two at Automotive Logistics & Supply Chain Global 2023, from the Ryder Gala Dinner at the Henry Ford Museum in Dearborn, Michigan. 

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ALSC Global 2023 On Demand: That’s a wrap!

2023-10-12T16:46:00+01:00By Automotive Logistics

Christopher Ludwig, Editor-in-Chief, Automotive Logistics sits on the Red Sofa for a final time as we wrap up Automotive Logistics & Supply Chain Global 2023 in Dearborn, Michigan. 

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ALSC Global 2023 On Demand: Welcome drinks and what to expect

2023-10-12T16:02:00+01:00By Automotive Logistics

Christopher Ludwig, Editor-in-Chief, Automotive Logistics is at the welcoming night of Automotive Logistics & Supply Chain Global 2023 at the Welcome Drinks Reception, sponsored by Kuehne+Nagel, as delegates get excited about the coming days at the conference.

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Collaboration in the supply chain is key for successful EV transition

2023-10-03T12:35:00+01:00By Megan Kelly

The switch to EV production demands greater collaboration between the inbound, outbound and service parts logistics sectors

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Covid and semiconductor crises have ‘pushed logistics industry forward’

2023-09-27T19:03:00+01:00By Megan Kelly

The pandemic and the semiconductor shortage have encouraged more visibility and transparency between OEMs and automotive tier suppliers, helping the industry not only to recover but to advance further, according to experts.

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Automotive Logistics & Supply Chain Global: Recap

2023-09-26T12:21:00+01:00By Megan Kelly

Follow our recap blog below to get insights and analysis from Automotive Logistics & Supply Chain Global 2023 in Detroit. 

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UAW strikes latest news: Mary Barra says GM will offset $1.1 bn blow from UAW strikes

2023-09-19T09:24:00+01:00By Megan Kelly

Keep up to date with the latest news and comment on the UAW strikes against Ford, GM and Stellantis in the US.

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UAW workers start strike against GM, Ford and Stellantis

2023-09-15T06:53:00+01:00By Megan Kelly

Union members begin their strike following failed negotiations with the OEMs for a new contract.

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Big three strikes ’could lead to automotive supplier redundancies’

2023-09-06T12:16:00+01:00By Megan Kelly

Potential strike action by UAW members who work at the ‘big three’ carmakers in the US - Ford, GM and Stellantis - could have far-reaching effects across the automotive supply chain. 

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