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Highlights from ALSC Europe day one

2024-04-02T15:37:00+01:00By

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

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Mercedes-Benz looks at logistics uses for Apollo humanoid robots

2024-03-18T15:06:00+00:00By

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

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Shorter supply chains for resilient production

2024-03-11T14:55:00+00:00By

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

2024-03-11T12:11:00+00:00By

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

2024-02-19T16:59:00+00:00By

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

2024-02-12T12:16:00+00:00By

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

2024-02-05T08:12:00+00:00By

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

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

2023-12-12T13:39:00+00:00By

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

2023-11-20T13:57:00+00:00By

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

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VW Group steers production in line with dropping demand for EVs

2023-11-06T11:29:00+00:00By

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

2023-11-02T15:22:00+00:00By

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

2023-11-01T15:03:00+00:00By

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

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Rinse and repeat to make your supply chain robust

2023-10-12T17:36:00+01:00By

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

2023-08-22T12:00:00+01:00By

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

2023-08-21T11:23:00+01:00By

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

2023-06-29T13:41:00+01:00By

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

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Mercedes Benz: People are our most critical asset in vehicle logistics

2023-05-15T22:19:00+01:00By

Rory Hepner points to the partnerships and human capital that will help the Mercedes-Benz USA meet its ambitions for service and electrification.

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The FVL party has started: capacity, ETA, standards and network changes

2023-05-15T22:19:00+01:00By

Halfway through this year’s conference on the sidelines of the evening reception, Christopher Ludwig sums up the highlights so far.

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Shared standards for an electric future

2023-05-11T15:27:00+01:00By

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

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US Senate investigates forced labour in auto supply chain

2023-04-11T07:54:00+01:00By

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

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