The latest logistics developments at Mitsubishi.



Nissan signs EV and software feasibility studies with Honda and Mitsubishi


The Japanese carmakers are collaborating on two separate MoUs focused on EV sourcing and the use of renewable energy and carbon neutrality


Room to manoeuvre in Mississauga


By nearly doubling its size and investing in state-of-the-art systems, Mitsubishi aims to enhance efficiency, resilience, and customer satisfaction across its Canadian operations.

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Mitsubishi expands service parts warehouse in Canada


Mitsubishi Motor Sales of Canada has added 6,200 sq.m to its existing PDC in response to high demand from a growing number of dealers


Mitsubishi Europe implements Vinturas’ private blockchain technology solution to enhance its vehicle supply chain


In a bid to boost transparency, traceability and security across its value chain, the OEM has chosen Vinturas’ cloud-based interoperable network solution for its New Generation ASX and upcoming All-New COLT models.


Renault signs deal for EV battery supply with Verkor


Battery maker Verkor will be supplying lithium batteries for the Alpine pure electric C-Crossover GT from its gigafactory in France from 2025


Mitsubishi hits export milestone in Thailand


Mitsubishi Motors (Thailand) has exported its 5 millionth vehicle from Thailand and is the biggest vehicle exporter based in the country


Mitsubishi Fuso focuses on cleaner logistics to cut carbon from operations


Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus (MFTBC) is cutting carbon from its operations globally by making logistics and procurement greener, starting with carbon neutrality at its Tramagal plant in Portugal


Making the best of it at Mazatlán


Terminal Marítima Mazatlán (TMAZ) runs the finished vehicle terminal at the Mexican port of Mazatlán and over the last decade the company has invested $20m in infrastructure and technology to increase volumes. While Covid has hit throughput Nissan remains committed and TMAZ is gearing up for a return in trade 

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Vehicle electrification shakes up export and import flows


There are regional differences in the sales and manufacture of electric vehicles that are affecting finished vehicle logistics flows, with some countries with relatively small automotive output becoming the bigger EV exporters. That has consequences for finished vehicle logistics, as a new report from Ultima Media’s business intelligence unit, Automotive, makes clear


International Motors to take over Mitsubishi aftersales in UK


International Motors (IM) is in talks with Mitsubishi Motors in the UK to take over the carmaker’s aftersales business this autumn.

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Mitsubishi to sell models in Europe made by Renault from 2023


As part of an agreement to build on joint purchasing and vehicle standardisation announced by the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi (RNM) Alliance last year, Mitsubishi Motors will begin selling two models procured from Groupe Renault in selected European markets in 2023.

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Executive changes at Renault Nissan Mitsubishi Alliance


The Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi (RNM) Alliance has announced top executive changes within its purchasing and operations functions.


Common standards to alleviate uncertain demand and distribution changes


Standardising communications between OEMs and their suppliers offers novel possibilities to smooth out the volatile conditions that modern automotive logistics has to contend with according to Robert Cameron, chairman of Odette International, which is working with European OEMs, suppliers and logistics providers to create such standards – including for finished vehicle logistics.


The medium is the message


Over the last two years leading players in the European automotive industry have been collaborating on a standard for digital messaging that covers outbound logistics processes from the factory to the dealership. The project has involved almost 30 other organisations, including carmakers, logistics providers, software companies, shortsea car carrier lines and terminal operators 


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Collaboration between the automotive, logistics and the tech sectors is growing by the day, with the coronavirus crisis accelerating digitalisation across the supply chain. Our latest digital edition explores systems standards and tech innovations, including new communication protocols for vehicle logistics in Europe, and a range of new supply chain technology at Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi, Audi México, VW Zwickau, Seat Martorell and Renault F-1. 


RNM Alliance extends contract with Groupe Cat in France and Belgium


The Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi (RNM) Alliance has extended its contract with Groupe Cat for the distribution of vehicles in France and Belgium. The new three-year contract will see around 350,000 vehicles delivered per year, including across international borders…

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Bolloré to take over as head of Jaguar Land Rover


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…


DP World to take majority stake in Unico Logistics


 Container terminal giant DP World is buying a majority 60% stake in South Korean multimodal transport provider Unico Logistics in a move designed to expand its logistics service offering, including in the automotive sector…


Salles replaces Sutcliffe as supply chain head at RNM Alliance


Jean-François Salles (pictured) has taken over as global vice-president of supply chain at the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi (RNM) Alliance, replacing Mark Sutcliffe who moved to become senior vice-president of the Alliance LCV business unit, effective June 1…


Buchner to step down as Mercedes-Benz Trucks chief


Stefan Buchner (pictured) is to end his management board membership at Daimler Truck and role as the head of Mercedes-Benz Trucks on September 30…

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