The Fremantle Highway ro-ro vessel caught fire at the end of July, killing one person and injuring several others.
This livestream with Mercedes-Benz explores how supply chain stakeholders can use machine learning to develop a more resilient, sustainable logistics network.
The potential agreement would allow Aston Martin to use Lucid’s EV technology in exchange for shares and cash.
Rory Hepner points to the partnerships and human capital that will help the Mercedes-Benz USA meet its ambitions for service and electrification.
Halfway through this year’s conference on the sidelines of the evening reception, Christopher Ludwig sums up the highlights so far.
At this week’s FVL North America conference in California, carmakers and their logistics providers discussed how greater collaboration was needed across the sector to establish shared safety and charging standards in the distribution of EVs
The US Senate Committee on Finance is questioning car manufacturers and suppliers about the suspected use of forced labour by tier suppliers based in Xinjiang, China
Vehicle makers including Daimler Truck, Mercedes-Benz and Toyota are working with logistics providers to clean up the inbound parts logistics supporting ambitious EV production targets
Mercedes-Benz has celebrated the start of work on a lithium battery recycling plant in Germany that will recover 96% of materials, helping to produce 50,000 battery modules a year
The establishment of the Cofinity-X data exchange platform comes at a time when the auto industry is looking for more supply chain transparency to avoid disruption and improve sustainability
Mercedes-Benz Trucks is working on a Global Parts Center in Germany that will supply global dealers with service parts from 2026
Rivian is putting its production plans with Mercedes-Benz Vans on hold to focus on producing its R1T and R1S vehicles
Experts in finished vehicle logistics are meeting in California next May to share ideas on managing capacity constraints, labour shortages and the transition to EV logistics
Mercedes-Benz Trucks is aiming to convert all inbound truck deliveries to its Wörth assembly plant to electric vehicles by the end of 2026, including its own fleet and those of its freight forwarders
Cleaning up the finished vehicle is a priority for meeting climate targets and that includes cleaning up the supply chain and logistics supporting localised production of EVs, which is what the Inflation Reduction Act aims to do
As foreign carmakers continue to cut ties with Russia the country is finding it hard to secure parts for nationalised production and is now looking at EV investment as a strategy to rebuild
European carmakers are looking to cut costs from the distrubution of their vehicles at a time when capacity is curtailed and digital tools offer alternatives to the traditional way of selling vehicles
The centre outside Milton Keynes will act as a dedicated service hub and spare parts warehouse for Mercedes and fellow Daimler brand Fuso trucks.
The MO360 Data Platform will connect Mercedes’ plants worldwide to better predict supply chain demands and solve logistics bottlenecks quickly
Mercedes-Benz and VW Group have signed agreements to secure lithium supply from Canada for future battery and EV production in Europe