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Logistics industry complains that cargo flows may be down

Slovakia stays strong in straightened times

2019-10-24T09:28:00+01:00By Vladislav Vorotnikov

The news announced earlier this year that Volkswagen (VW) was going to scrap 3,000 of the 15,000 jobs at its Slovakian plant came virtually out of the blue and sparked off speculation that the country’s authorities might have been so absorbed with labour reform during the ongoing election campaign that they have unintentionally made the domestic automotive sector less attractive for foreign investors.

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Cuxport on a roll with 2m BMW exports

2019-09-04T08:55:00+01:00By Victoria Johns

German port services provider Cuxport, a joint venture between Rhenus Group and HHLA Container Terminals, exported its two millionth BMW to the UK last week. The company is looking ahead to build on that and other intercontinental trade, and while Brexit uncertainty is a challenge, Rhenus’ management believes that Cuxhaven ...

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ABP to expand Grimsby auto terminal

2019-08-12T13:25:00+01:00By Steve Garnsey

Associated British Ports (ABP) has awarded a construction contract for the next phase of development at its Grimsby Automotive Terminal on England’s east coast.

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Glovis launches freight company in US

2019-06-26T09:30:00+01:00By Steve Garnsey

Glovis America, part of South Korea’s Hyundai Motor Group, has established a truck-based freight transport business in the US…

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OEMs look forward to continued trade between UK and South Korea

2019-06-12T13:16:00+01:00By Marcus Williams

The UK and South Korea are on the brink of formalising a free trade agreement (FTA) following the conclusion of discussions and the signing this week of a joint statement by the two countries

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Hyundai abandons trial moving vehicles by rail

2018-12-12T11:09:12+00:00By Barry Cross

Hyundai Motor India (HMIL) has decided not to pursue a recent pilot scheme to despatch finished vehicles to Chennai port by rail.

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Russia continues to increase finished vehicle imports

2018-11-28T13:09:20+00:00By Vladislav Vorotnikov

Russia imported 212,400 finished vehicles from January to November of 2018, which is an increase of 15.8% compared to the same period of last year, Russian Federal Customs Service (FCS) estimated. The overall value of finished vehicles imports during that period reached $5.2 billion, FCS added.

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Chugging or changing?

2018-11-19T11:50:18+00:00By Andrew Williams

Demand for rail transport is growing faster than service providers can keep up with, according to Siegfried Jung, head of planning and steering vehicle dispatch and transport at BMW Group.

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Rewriting the rules

2018-11-05T12:11:23+00:00By Vladislav Vorotnikov

Russia’s Industry and Trade Ministry wants OEMs to make huge investments in new production capacity in Russia over the coming decade, in order to continue qualifying for state aid. A bill laying down the basis of a new national localisation strategy was published in August that is designed to replace ...

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GPA expands ro-ro and rail capacity at Brunswick

2018-10-30T10:57:57+00:00By Marcus Williams

Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) has announced it will be adding 24 hectares (60 acres) to support vehicle handling at the port of Brunswick over the next 12 months, creating 8,250 car parking spaces. It also said it would be doubling dockside rail capacity for building loads for inland distribution.

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Mexico hopes for a smoother road ahead

2018-09-26T14:48:18+01:00By Tony Danby

After much uncertainty around trade talks between Mexico and the US and the former’s presidential election, Mexico’s economic and political conditions now seem clearer, leaving OEMs and LSPs in the country more optimistic about the future.

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Manta reports huge increase in vehicle traffic

2018-08-28T11:09:31+01:00By Barry Cross

The port of Manta, in northern Ecuador, has reported a doubling in the volume of finished vehicles it handled over the first seven months of this year to 42,056 units, compared to 20,691 units in the same period last year.

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Standoff between the US and Turkey raises questions for OEMs

2018-08-22T14:36:37+01:00By Ian Henry

The collapse in the value of the Turkish lira and the political stand-off between Turkey and the US have some potentially serious consequences for the continued growth of the automotive sector in the country.

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Victor Arabe leaves VW for Nationwide

2018-08-22T11:14:23+01:00By Marcus Williams

Victor Arabe (pictured), previously port manager for Volkswagen's business at the port of San Diego, in the US, has moved to Nationwide Auto Services (NAS) as director of business development. NAS provides paint and hail damage repair services but is widening the scope of its operations by working directly with ...

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Russia's car exports fail to meet forecasts

2018-07-30T09:34:44+01:00By Vladislav Vorotnikov

Russian vehicle exports are behind government expectations, despite being up 3% on last year’s figures. The country exported 34,200 finished vehicles between January and May this year, according to the country’s Federal Custom Service, but due to the logistics subsidies and other state support measures that have been made, the ...

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EEU hits vehicle makers with revised rates

2018-07-23T16:19:51+01:00By Vladislav Vorotnikov

Carmakers with assembly plants in Russia, Kazakhstan and Belarus are now unable to export finished vehicles duty free within the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU), because the localisation rate has increased.

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A rising tide – with political undercurrents

2018-07-17T12:17:00+01:00By Marcus Williams

Mexican production and exports continued to grow through 2017, both to the US and globally. At the same time, US sales remained strong and were fed by an increase in imports from established and emerging markets. It is only in Canada that both sales and assembly are showing a decline. ...

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Russia's fresh focus on exports

2018-07-05T14:23:40+01:00By Vladislav Vorotnikov

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Trump’s tariffs attract worldwide disapproval

2018-07-04T10:08:39+01:00By Steve Garnsey

Carmakers, parts manufacturers, trade bodies and the European Union have all sharply criticised the Trump administration’s proposed import tariffs on vehicles and auto parts.

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