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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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Watch: Spotlight on a changing North American automotive supply chain

2020-09-28T17:00:00+01:00By Automotive Logistics

In a panel discussion held during Automotive Logistics and Supply Chain Live, leading experts and decision makers unpick the immense operational, market and trade changes happening across North America and how companies like Honda and Carter Logistics are adapting their processes and networks.

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Watch: Livestream Hour Season Finale | Part 2: Update from North America with Honda and Benteler

2020-07-29T19:56:00+01:00By Christopher Ludwig

Don’t miss the last Livestream Hour episode this season as our guests provide insight on how the coronavirus crisis is currently affecting the supply chain in North America, featuring Hector Martinez from Honda de Mexico and Maxim Serov from global tier 1 Benteler.

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Honda global operations hit by ransomware attack

2020-06-11T16:14:00+01:00By Marcus Williams

Honda has confirmed that its IT network was subject to a cyber-attack on Monday last week (June 8) that hit production, sales and development activities, including customer and financial service operations…

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Watch: Livestream Hour Episode 5 – Mexico Automotive Supply Chain in Focus

2020-05-13T16:00:00+01:00By Christopher Ludwig

In Episode 5 of the Livestream Hour, we discuss the key risks in the Mexican automotive supply chain, and strategies for successfully restarting manufacturing and supply chains, whilst preparing for USMCA implementation. With special guests from Volkswagen, Honda, the US-Mexico Chamber of Commerce and CNW. Hosted by editor-in-chief Christopher Ludwig.

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6 questions in 60 seconds…with George Grahovac

2020-04-09T10:41:00+01:00By Victoria Johns

George Grahovac, senior manager, Honda North America supply chain, talks welding, optimism and why Covid-19 provides an opportunity to be more efficient than ever…

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Ford extends European plant closures until May

2020-04-08T10:01:00+01:00By Victoria Johns

Ford has confirmed that the temporary closure of most of its European plants will be extended until May 4, following an announcement on March 17 that it would be for a number of weeks…

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Shutdown of Honda’s Philippines plant to cost parts makers millions

2020-03-04T10:18:00+00:00By Steve Garnsey

Honda’s announcement that it will close Santa Rosa car assembly plant in the Philippines this month will cost parts suppliers at least 240m Philippine pesos ($4.7m), according to Ferdi Raquelsantos, president of the country’s auto parts association PPMA.

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