The latest logistics developments at Mercedes-Benz cars and vans.


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ACC halts construction of two European gigafactories


The pausing of construction to two of three planned gigafactories in Europe also puts a halt to the localisation of the EV supply chain in the continent

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Mercedes-Benz Trucks continues to electrify inbound deliveries


Große-Vehne Speditions is deploying two battery-electric eActros 300 semitrailer tractor units from Mercedes-Benz Trucks for transporting car engines to the truckmaker’s Sindelfingen plant


Baltimore port on the rebound after bridge collapse


Baltimore port is working to get back on track as the US’ busiest vehicle-handling port and continuing with its revitalisation of infrastructure

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Brunswick port increases vehicle traffic and invests for further growth


The US port of Brunswick processed 740,000 passenger cars and light trucks last year, up 13.5%, with Mercedes-Benz its biggest customer

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Highlights from ALSC Europe day one


 Delegates at ALSC Europe 2024 heard how to better scale and leverage relationships across the automotive supply chain to be more competitive


Mercedes-Benz looks at logistics uses for Apollo humanoid robots


Mercedes-Benz is working with robotics developer Apptronik on the use of humanoid robots for repetitive logistics tasks in its manufacturing plants


Shorter supply chains for resilient production


Mercedes-Benz and Stellantis are streamlining EV production with localised supply chain to boost efficiency, lower costs, and achieve sustainability goals

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Navigating the digital turn in automotive supply chain


Europe’s leading automakers and suppliers are adopting advanced digital tech to strengthen supply chains, aiming for greater efficiency and security in the automotive industry.

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Mercedes-Benz Group cuts ties with Kamaz in Russia


Mercedes-Benz Group has finally sold its 15% stake in Russian truck manufacturer Kamaz to an unnamed buyer following the cessation of cooperation in February 2022

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ACC raises €4.4 billion for three gigafactories in Europe


ACC, with its shareholders Stellantis, Mercedes-Benz and TotalEnergies, has raised an additional €4.4 billion to boost the development of its three European battery gigafactories

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Brunswick port boosts vehicle and machinery handling in 2023


Georgia Ports Authority has reported increased vehicle and machinery throughput at the port of Brunswick in 2023


Mercedes-Benz Trucks electrifies fleet for inbound deliveries to Wörth plant


Mercedes-Benz Trucks has delivered 12 battery-electric trucks to its logistics providers, the first of 20 eActros 300s for use in inbound logistics

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Toyota pushes forward with Battery 3R circular economy strategy


Toyota is working with industry partners including Jera and Redwood Materials to find new uses for end-of-life EV batteries as well as sustainable recycling


VW Group steers production in line with dropping demand for EVs


Healthy EV sales across the VW Group in the first nine months of the year are giving way to a “general reluctance” among consumers to buy them

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Mercedes-Benz Trucks using eActros for engine deliveries in Germany


Mercedes-Benz Trucks has delivered the first of six eActros 300 semitrailer tractors to Logistik Schmitt which it will use to deliver engines to the Wörth truck plant in Germany

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Brunswick port invests in ro-ro expansion


Georgia Port Authority is investing $262m in infrastructure improvements and building in more capacity to make Brunswick port the biggest ro-ro handler in the US


Rinse and repeat to make your supply chain robust


Mercedes-Benz USA has been able to maintain its aftermarket service levels in the face of disruption thanks to supply chain software from Blue Yonder

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EVs “in good condition” after Fremantle Highway ro-ro fire


The Fremantle Highway ro-ro vessel caught fire at the end of July, killing one person and injuring several others. 

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Watch: Balancing sustainability, resilience and profitability in the automotive supply chain


Watch on-demand our October 12th livestream with Mercedes-Benz and Blue Yonder, where we explored how supply chain stakeholders can use machine learning to develop a more resilient, sustainable logistics network.

Aston Martin is set to create an ulta-luxury high-performance range of EVs by 2030

Aston Martin partners with EV specialist Lucid for battery systems


The potential agreement would allow Aston Martin to use Lucid’s EV technology in exchange for shares and cash. 

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