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Second phase of work on Jaguar Land Rover’s logistics centre underway

2021-07-27T10:18:00+01:00By Marcus Williams

Jaguar Land Rover is installing automated technology from Dematic at its new logistics operations centre in the UK, which promises to bring greater efficiencies to its just-in-time inbound logistics 

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Unipart Logistics to run JLR aftermarket parts facility in UK

2021-06-14T09:13:00+01:00By Marcus Williams

Unipart Logistics is building on the services it provides for Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) in the UK with the signing of a new five-year contrarct to run the carmaker’s global parts logistics centre in Appleby Magna in the UK Midlands

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How the European automotive industry aims to build back semiconductor and chip supply

2021-05-04T10:24:00+01:00By Namrita Chow

OEMs, suppliers and EU officials are considering how best to develop Europe’s semiconductor supply bases to mitigate current and future shortages, but the broad gaps at many levels – including for older, larger chips – mean there will be no magic bullet

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Think Tank: Future-proofing aftermarket and service parts logistics

2021-04-23T15:25:00+01:00By Automotive Logistics

As automotive service parts demand and requirements evolve, logistics experts from Jaguar Land Rover, Bosch, Kuehne+Nagel and the European parts association, CLEPA, look to the capacity, technology and network changes necessary to maintain service levels.

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Think Tank: How Covid has accelerated digitalisation for finished vehicle logistics

2021-04-23T15:25:00+01:00By Automotive Logistics

More OEMs and logistics providers in Europe are adapting and investing in digital tools and services than ever before, according to technology experts at INFORM, Proact and Fracht

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Jaguar Land Rover reimagines its electric future

2021-02-16T11:26:00+00:00By Marcus Williams

Jaguar will be a purely electric vehicle (EV) maker by 2025, with its partner Land Rover also adding six pure electric variants over the next five years as it aims to power 60% of its products with “zero-tailpipe powertrains” by 2030. The first pure-electric Land Rover will go on sale in 2024 and diesel models will be phased out in 2026.

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JLR looks for supply chain transparency with Circulor investment

2020-12-18T13:43:00+00:00By Marcus Williams

The venture capital and mobility division of Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) – InMotion Ventures – has invested an undisclosed sum in blockchain technology provider Circulor. 

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WHS Plastics invests in distribution to support UK automotive sector

2020-11-16T16:05:00+00:00By Marcus Williams

WHS Plastics, which provides plastic injection moulding products to the automotive sector, has opened a £3.5m ($4.5m) national distribution centre in Sutton Coldfield, in the UK Midlands.

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Bolloré to take over as head of Jaguar Land Rover

2020-07-29T13:29:00+01:00By Marcus Williams

Thierry Bolloré will take over as CEO of Jaguar Land Rover on September 10 this year, replacing Ralf Speth, who is retiring from the role after ten years and moving to become non-executive vice-chairman…

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Calling stop on automotive supply chains: how long can companies survive the Covid-19 crisis?

2020-03-20T13:48:00+00:00By Christopher Ludwig

With the coronavirus pandemic causing a level of automotive plant shutdowns not seen since the second world war, suppliers and logistics providers will face failures without direct support from government, and close collaboration with OEMs and industry.

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Unipart leads the charge with JLR battery contract

2020-03-03T15:34:00+00:00By Steve Garnsey

More than 100 Unipart employees will provide production logistics at Jaguar Land Rover’s (JLR) battery assembly centre, currently being built in Hams Hall, central England…

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Trade barriers threaten automotive sector after Brexit

2020-02-18T11:35:00+00:00By Marcus Williams

The UK government has confirmed that almost all imports from Europe will be the subject of trade barriers when the UK leaves the EU at the end of this year. All imported goods will need customs declarations and mandatory safety and security certificates..

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Explaining EU vehicle emissions targets: can OEMs avoid heavy fines?

2020-01-16T06:00:00+00:00By Daniel Harrison, Christopher Ludwig

The new average fleet targets that came into force in Europe on January 1st 2020 are having big impacts on the supply chain, pushing OEMs to produce and sell more hybrids and EVs. But the rules are complex and varied by brands, volume and sales. Here we provide a summary of the key rules and terminology.

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VW reveals concept for autonomous EV charging robot

2020-01-07T14:55:00+00:00By Marcus Williams

Volkswagen Group Components (VW Components) is developing an autonomous mobile charging robot for electric vehicles (EV)…

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Damage control: How technology can assist vehicle inspection

2019-12-19T10:36:00+00:00By Victoria Johns

With approximately 80m new cars being produced globally each year, the automotive industry has a big job to do when it comes to checking the condition of finished vehicles, something that has long relied on human labour…

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Blowing the footprint at Castle Bromwich

2019-12-10T14:47:00+00:00By Marcus Williams

 

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JLR moves into larger VPC in North America

2019-11-04T15:11:00+00:00By Steve Garnsey

British OEM JLR has relocated to a larger, renovated vehicle processing centre (VPC) in Brunswick, Georgia, to cater for increasing demand for its vehicles…

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Global trade disputes could dim electric vehicle supply chain potential in key markets

2019-10-28T19:43:00+00:00By Daniel Harrison, Christopher Ludwig

Trade uncertainties such as those between the US and China, or the UK and the EU, could put the brakes on growth in the electric vehicle and battery supply chain for some OEMs and countries, despite bullish forecasts for alternative powertrains 

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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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CEE: At the heart of Europe’s electric future

2019-10-16T13:54:00+01:00By Joanne Perry

OEMs and tier suppliers are investing in Central and Eastern Europe with a particular focus on electric, connected and autonomous mobility. Delegates at the Automotive Logistics CEE Summit in Budapest heard about the latest challenges and opportunities.

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