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DPCA to close plant and cut workforce in China as market slows

2019-08-20T10:47:00+01:00By Steve Garnsey

French carmaker Groupe PSA and Chinese partner Dongfeng Motor are reported to be making cuts at their Dongfeng Peugeot Citroen Automobiles (DPCA) joint venture that include halving the workforce, closing a plant and selling another.

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PSA Retail closes gap in Opel sales market

2019-07-10T08:44:00+01:00By Steve Garnsey

The PSA Group’s distribution subsidiary, PSA Retail, is opening two new Opel dealerships in Cologne to fill a hole in the brand’s network.

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Using the past to better predict the future of vehicle logistics

2019-07-09T11:53:00+01:00By Christopher Ludwig

In finished vehicle logistics and distribution, disruptions and changes in the supply chain often lead to higher costs and bottlenecks, including stock pileups and imbalances in transport capacity. Last year’s implementation of WLTP in Europe was a case in point, as some OEMs faced delays in getting vehicles certified or ...

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2019-04-03T14:15:00+01:00

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Automotive Logistics Global Munich

2019-03-28T13:05:00+00:00

02 - 04 July 2019
Infinity Munich, 
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LSPs eye potential cut at Opel’s Rüsselsheim plant

2019-01-29T12:24:43+00:00By Marcus Williams

Logistics service providers (LSPs) catering to Opel’s Rüsselsheim plant in Germany may need to be ready to adapt to lower volumes, after the OEM was reported to be halving output there in the Allgemeine Zeitung newspaper. The plant builds the Insignia Grand Sport and Sports Tourer, as well as the ...

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Gefco supplies rail wagons to PSA in Morocco

2019-01-28T11:15:00+00:00By Steve Garnsey

Transport and logistics provider Gefco has delivered two vehicle-carrying rail wagons to serve Groupe PSA’s new car assembly plant at Kenitra, in Morocco. A further 45 will be delivered by the end of this year.

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Automotive Logistics Awards – Europe 2019 launched

2019-01-23T12:52:00+00:00

Automotive Logistics is proud to announce the return of the Automotive Logistics Awards – Europe.

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Hanging in the balance

2019-01-21T16:55:00+00:00By Vladislav Vorotnikov

Lower production output, slower growth in export markets and several regulatory and operational issues are threatening to unbalance Poland’s finished vehicle market

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Progress for all to CEE

2019-01-07T11:35:00+00:00By Vladislav Vorotnikov

In past decades, international investment has flowed into the automotive industry in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) primarily due to it being a low-cost production centre. However, these days the region has much more to attract such investment, including a well-trained workforce, a wide-ranging supplier base and improving logistics infrastructure, ...

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Stepping up the pace

2019-01-02T17:30:02+00:00By Marcus Williams

When Groupe PSA bought Opel/Vauxhall from GM in 2017 for €2.2 billion ($2.33 billion), Gefco was already providing logistics services for it. Then, when Opel/Vauxhall renewed its contract for fourth-party logistics (4PL) services with Gefco in October 2018 for a further four years, Gefco was tasked with finding further cost ...

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Gefco edges nearer flotation

2018-12-05T11:56:15+00:00By Marcus Williams

Gefco has reaffirmed it is looking to make a public offering on the Euronext Paris stock exchange in 2019. Russian Railways, which has a majority stake in the transport and logistics provider, said it was considering a partial reduction of its 75% stake to below 50%.

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PSA buys shares in China's UAP

2018-12-04T16:54:59+00:00By Steve Garnsey

Carmaker Groupe PSA has purchased a stake in Chinese spare parts supplier UAP, based in Shandong province, as part of the French group’s expansion in China strategy.

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PSA and Nissan boost vehicle production in Africa

2018-11-14T09:42:09+00:00By Steve Garnsey

Production of Opel’s Grandland X and the Peugeot 3008 from semi-knockdown (SKD) kits will begin at the PSA group’s new assembly plant in Walvis Bay, Namibia, before the end of this year. Meanwhile, Nissan has revealed it aims to be the first carmaker to assemble vehicles in Ghana.

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Opel tasks Gefco with further cost reduction

2018-10-24T09:17:37+01:00By Marcus Williams

Opel/Vauxhall has renewed its fourth-party logistics (4PL) contract with Gefco for a further four years, starting in January, tasking it with finding further cost reduction measures and intensifying its optimisation and network engineering activities.

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Testing times

2018-10-16T13:11:19+01:00By Marcus Williams

The start of September this year marked the point at which all new car registrations in the EU had to comply with the new CO2 emissions test – the Worldwide Harmonised Light Vehicle Test Procedure (WLTP). This laboratory test is designed to introduce more realistic and stricter criteria when assessing ...

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Gefco adapta o fornecimento de peças para a Audi

2018-10-11T10:43:59+01:00By Steve Garnsey

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Gefco tailors the supply of parts to Audi

2018-10-10T12:26:06+01:00By Marcus Williams

Gefco has outlined the details of a recent contract signed with Audi for the supply of parts from Austria to its car plants in Germany. Gefco’s division in Austria is loading various components from three suppliers across four locations in the country and delivering them into Audi’s plants in Neckarsulm ...

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PSA to concentrate on two platforms

2018-10-10T10:40:46+01:00By Steve Garnsey

PSA Group is to base all models on one of two car-construction platforms by 2025 to save costs and achieve efficiency gains – including by implication in the supply chain.

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PSA trials driverless tractor for inbound at Sochaux

2018-09-26T09:45:38+01:00By Steve Garnsey

Groupe PSA is trialling an autonomous tow tractor at its Sochaux car plant in eastern France. The aim, of what the company describes as a world first in the manufacturing sector, is to improve operational flexibility in getting parts to the assembly line.

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