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IBM to integrate and manage Honda Europe’s finance and procurement

2021-11-09T10:58:00+00:00By Marcus Williams

Honda Motor Europe has recently signed a five-year agreement with IBM under which the consultancy plans to manage and run Honda’s finance and procurement operations across Europe.

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Localising the balance of power at GM

2021-11-09T05:15:00+00:00By Marcus Williams

GM is putting its money where its mouth is when it comes to stated goals for electric and autonomous vehicle production in North America. Closer integration with its battery suppliers is key to success, as is its strategic alliance with Honda, writes Marcus Williams 

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AL FVL Autumn 2021 digital edition – Moving forward together through disruption

2021-11-03T16:01:00+00:00By Automotive Logistics

The autumn digital edition of Automotive Logistics and Finished Vehicle Logistics magazine is out now, featuring a four-part, in-depth special on Renault Group, in which its top executive for supply chain and logistics, Jean-François Salles, explains the supply chain revolution underway at the carmaker

Marcel Fujike (Keuhne and Nagel), Kevin Butt (Toyota North America), Fred Gersdorff (GM), Alissa Yakali (Honda of America), Neemish Ladwa (Automotive Logistics)

Accelerate to net zero in the supply chain

2021-10-18T06:00:00+01:00By Automotive Logistics

Sustainability leaders from General Motors, Toyota, Honda and Kuehne and Nagel discuss how they are working together on common standards, actions and performance to better measure and reduce emissions in the global supply chain, including through The Suppliers Partnership for the Environment.

Chris Styles (Nissan), George Grahovac (Honda), Anu Goel (Volkswagen Group), Steve Brown (Toyota), Christopher Ludwig (Automotive Logistics)

Building a better North American supply chain with Nissan, Toyota, Honda and Volkswagen

2021-10-18T06:00:00+01:00By Automotive Logistics

Senior supply chain and logistics leaders debate the key challenges and opportunities defining their organisations’ pathway to success.

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Greater visibility is a wonderful and challenging thing

2021-10-12T10:40:00+01:00By Marcus Williams

At last week’s Automotive Logistics and Supply Chain Global Live conference, leading carmakers discussed how crisis management has realigned the logistics and supply chain function within their organisations, and put it front and centre

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Data quality and collaboration key to sustainable future

2021-10-11T14:18:00+01:00By Marcus Williams

Carmakers and their supplier partners are collaborating more closly through a number of initiatives designed to make the future of automotive production and logistics more sustainable

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American Honda forecasts Prologue EV deliveries for 2024

2021-09-28T09:49:00+01:00By Marcus Williams

American Honda will release its first fully electric SUV in North America in 2024 and aims to deliver 70,000 units of the Prologue to dealers in the first year

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GM and Honda to share parts in joint EV development

2021-09-07T11:30:00+01:00By Marcus Williams

As part of their ongoing agreement for the joint development of electric vehicles, GM and Honda are reported to have agreed to share 50% of parts by value on future EV products

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Driving home the reality of global market changes: Honda Swindon factory closure makes way for logistics site

2021-08-03T09:17:00+01:00By Jason Dunn

Honda has closed its Swindon, UK plant, as it ends European production. The carmaker is focusing electric vehicle investment and scale in Asia, and is a sign of how electrification could reshape manufacturing footprints.

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Automotive partnership offers guidance on carbon reporting

2021-07-19T13:55:00+01:00By Marcus Williams

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

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Kuehne + Nagel cuts CO2 by 70% by switching inbound to rail for Dongfeng Honda

2021-06-28T16:02:00+01:00By Marcus Williams

Kuehne + Nagel is helping Dongfeng Honda to save 16,000 tonnes of CO2 by switching inbound parts deliveries in China from road to rail 

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Vehicle electrification shakes up export and import flows

2021-06-11T15:00:00+01:00By Illya Verpraet

There are regional differences in the sales and manufacture of electric vehicles that are affecting finished vehicle logistics flows, with some countries with relatively small automotive output becoming the bigger EV exporters. That has consequences for finished vehicle logistics, as a new report from Ultima Media’s business intelligence unit, Automotive, makes clear

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OEM and lithium-ion battery cell supplier database

2021-06-03T18:33:00+01:00By Automotive from Ultima Media

Keep up with changing supplier relationships between electric vehicle manufacturers and battery cell suppliers in this database.

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Changes in senior logistics roles at American Honda

2021-05-18T08:46:00+01:00By Marcus Williams

Alan Kwan has taken up a new role at American Honda Motor as assistant vice-president and division head for sales and logistics planning.

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Carmakers ramp up plans for North American BEV manufacturing

2021-02-01T11:24:00+00:00By Illya Verpraet

As Europe develops an appetite for battery electric vehicles (BEVs), with Volkswagen’s ID.3 even becoming the second-best selling car overall in December, North America continues to lag behind. Although it is unlikely to catch up to Europe any time soon, things are beginning to move when it comes to local manufacturing, with some major OEMs and some credible start-ups announcing big investments for new models.

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Good things come in sustainable packages

2021-01-27T09:09:00+00:00By Marcus Williams

The Suppliers Partnership for the Environment (SP) is an association of vehicle makers and suppliers that works with US government bodies, including the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), on projects designed to advance environmental sustainability while providing economic value to the automotive supply chain. At the end of 2020, the SP published guidance on sustainable packaging aimed at reducing waste in the automotive sector and increasing the amount of packaging that could be recycled

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Honda to import Cruise Origin AV to Japan this year

2021-01-25T11:30:00+00:00By Marcus Williams

Honda will be importing test versions of the Cruise autonomous, electric vehicle from the US to Japan this year for use in its Mobility-as-a-Service (MaaS) business there. Meanwhile, Cruise and its owner GM have signed a deal with Microsoft to further commercialise autonomous vehicles through the computing giant’s Azure application.

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Semiconductor shortage will hit auto industry well into 2021

2021-01-19T11:23:00+00:00By Marcus Williams

An ongoing shortage in semiconductor supply is disrupting production of parts and vehicles around the world. The supply bottleneck, which is caused by a combination of factors, including the impact of Covid-19 on production in the first half of 2020 and on manufacturing investment, is affecting a number of major carmakers and their suppliers.

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Sustainable packaging a priority for the automotive sector

2020-12-13T18:20:00+00:00By Marcus Williams

Carmakers and tier suppliers affiliated under the Suppliers Partnership for the Environment (SP) have published guidance on sustainable packaging aimed at reducing waste in the automotive sector and increasing the amount of packaging that can be recycled. 

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