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South Korean trade body fines Japanese auto parts providers

2019-08-07T09:03:00+01:00By Barry Cross

Denso, Diamond Electric Mfg, Hitachi Automotive Systems and Mitsubishi Electric have been fined a total of $76m by South Korea’s fair trade commission..

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Mitsubishi and Nissan streamline logistics in Japan and US

2019-07-15T14:08:00+01:00By Marcus Williams

Japanese company Zero is taking over the domestic finished vehicle logistics for Mitsubishi Motors from August this year. Those services were provided by the carmaker’s subsidiary Mitsubishi Automotive Logistics Technology (MLT), which will in future focus on its maintenance and repairs operations…

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Rise of smart cars heralds supply chain disruption, says Alliance’s Mark Sutcliffe

2019-07-09T14:56:00+01:00By Victoria Johns

Despite the fact that global total industry volume (TIV) is likely to drop by 7% or 8% this year, longer term growth is forecast to be huge, said Mark Sutcliffe, senior vice president of industrial strategy and supply chain management (SCM) at the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi (RNM) Alliance…

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Centre of the world: How the Middle East is growing in importance for automotive

2019-06-21T08:59:00+01:00By Manik Mehta

With vehicle sales on the rise and multiple free trade zones under development, the Middle East is attracting greater attention from the automotive industry than ever before

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A special case: how Russia hopes to boost local production with investment contracts

2019-05-20T11:16:00+01:00By Vladislav Vorotnikov

Russia is attempting to boost tier supplier capacity via contracts with OEMs and logistics subsidies for parts makers, but it is unclear how successful this will be

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Mitsubishi starts shipments to Mexico via Mazatlán

2019-01-28T11:44:00+00:00By Barry Cross

Mitsubishi has delivered its first shipment of Japanese-made vehicles to Mexico through the port of Mazatlán. It was the largest single delivery of vehicles by a carmaker to the port, consisting of 4,870 vehicles including Mirage hatchback, Mirage G4, Eclipse Cross, Outlander and L200 units. The vehicles were unloaded in ...

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Mitsubishi aims to expand production in Vietnam

2018-11-20T16:27:44+00:00By Steve Garnsey

Japanese carmaker Mitsubishi Motors is looking to start building vehicles from the ground up in Vietnam, rather than just assembling knockdown kits there, its CEO, Osamu Masuko, has announced.

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Technology to prove key to evolution of supply chains

2018-11-13T14:20:42+00:00By Victoria Johns

The automotive industry is being reshaped by the rise of electric and autonomous vehicles but will only stay ahead of the curve in an age of greater supply chain complexity by adopting wider digitalisation as part of its routine operations, delegates at the JDA conference in Barcelona were told last ...

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Energising the synergising

2018-10-26T17:02:49+01:00By Ian Henry

Renault and Nissan began their wide-ranging alliance and set up cross-shareholdings in each other back in 1999, and since then Daimler, Avtovaz and most recently Mitsubishi have also become part of this evolving structure. Numerous shared vehicle platforms, manufacturing and logistics operations and back-office functions have been developed. Furthermore, impressive ...

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Russian carmakers appeal for a stop to state aid

2018-10-24T12:49:07+01:00By Vladislav Vorotnikov

Leading carmakers in Russia have appealed to the government’s Industry and Trade Ministry to stop providing state aid to companies investing in new vehicle assembly plants in the country.

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Mitsubishi starts Chinese engine production

2018-10-24T11:46:06+01:00By Steve Garnsey

The GAC Mitsubishi Motors (GMMC) joint venture between Guangzhou Automobile Group (GAC) and Mitsubishi Motors has started making engines in Changsha, Hunan province, southern China.

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Car prices jump in Russia as fiscal pressure mounts

2018-10-16T12:09:25+01:00By Vladislav Vorotnikov

The cost of most new cars in Russia rose sharply in September in response to a mix of factors including the recent devaluation of the Russian rouble, the introduction of higher duties on imported components and an upcoming increase in taxation.

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Pressing a point

2018-10-15T10:31:14+01:00By Mike Farish, ams_mikefarish

Slightly to the north of Wolverhampton in the UK’s industrial Midlands – and perhaps more crucially just a few miles off a key transport route, the M6 motorway – lies one of the latest additions to the worldwide roster of production facilities for stamped automotive metal parts. In mid-September, Spanish-owned ...

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Taking cover from the heat

2018-10-12T12:32:03+01:00By Malcolm Wheatley, Malcolm Ramsay

In late August 2017, Hurricane Harvey – the storm that devastated the Caribbean, flattening Puerto Rico – made landfall on the Texas coast. The second-costliest tropical cyclone on record and the third hurricane of the exceptionally active 2017 hurricane season, it inflicted a reported $125 billion in damage and, according ...

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Looking to technology to tackle looming disruption

2018-10-10T15:33:56+01:00By Marcus Williams

The automotive industry in the UK is in the shadow of looming disruption brought about not just by the uncertainties of Brexit but a host of other issues that will be made more problematic if the country leaves Europe without a deal on March 29 next year. Given that the ...

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CAR says clock is ticking but no need for alarm

2018-09-26T17:06:49+01:00By Victoria Johns

Nafta re-negotiations and the ongoing trade disputes between the US and China are creating considerable uncertainty in the automotive industry, but that does not change the need to keep the supply chain international; if anything, cross-border logistics services have become even more important.

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Fuso to build CKD plant in Thailand

2018-09-18T17:26:06+01:00By Steve Garnsey

Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation (MFTBC) has announced it will construct a complete knockdown (CKD) assembly plant in Thailand.

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Japanese carmakers count the cost of natural disasters

2018-09-11T11:24:12+01:00By Marcus Williams

The majority of OEMs in Japan appear to have missed the main brunt of a typhoon that hit Japan’s central region around Osaka last week and of an earthquake in Hokkaido, in the north of the country, that followed shortly after – though production at Toyota’s car assembly plants has ...

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Harring becomes Bridgestone’s logistics chief in EMEA

2018-09-04T11:16:34+01:00By Steve Garnsey

Ulf Harring (pictured) has joined global tyre maker Bridgestone as chief operating officer (COO) for Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA).

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