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Britishvolt signs agreement with Lotus to develop EV battery cells

2022-01-28T10:41:00+00:00By Jason Dunn

Britishvolt has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Lotus to advance lithium-ion battery cells and support the British EV car manufacturers brand targets and vehicle performance objectives.


VW and Bosch to upscale EV battery output in Europe

2022-01-25T07:57:00+00:00By Jason Dunn

The German carmaker is working with the world’s biggest tier one supplier to boost EV battery production in Europe to help meet demand over the next decade


Canada joins Mexico in trade spat with US over auto content

2022-01-18T09:12:00+00:00By Marcus Williams

Canada says that the US interpretiation of the section in the USMCA trade deal covering rules of origin for automotive parts does not tally with what it signed in 2020


UECC celebrates launch of third LNG battery hybrid car carrier

2022-01-10T10:38:00+00:00By Marcus Williams

The third and final in the current series of advanced dual-fuel, LNG battery hybrid car carriers built for European short-sea ro-ro shipping provider UECC has been launched at the Jiangnan Shipyard in China.


Bridgestone to provide aftersales services to Fisker

2022-01-05T10:18:00+00:00By Marcus Williams

The luxury electric carmaker will benefit from Bridgestone’s extensive service networks in France and Germany in providing customers with aftersales services for tyre replacements and other services


BMW using autonomous parking system from Seoul Robotics

2022-01-05T10:11:00+00:00By Marcus Williams

The German carmaker is using the lidar-based technology supplied by Seoul Robotics to move finished vehicles from the factory floor to the point of pick-up for onward distribution

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AL FVL Winter 2021 digital edition – Vision80: a new line of sight for Lotus Cars

2021-12-17T11:39:00+00:00By Automotive Logistics

The winter edition of Automotive and Finished Vehicle Logistics magazine is out now, featuring an in-depth focus on the fast-paced transformation at Lotus Cars. Michael Dickinson, executive director of supply at the high-end sportscar maker, explains how integrating supply chain functions and scaling operations will put Lotus on the map.


US tornado damage hits production and logistics

2021-12-13T22:59:00+00:00By Marcus Williams

Devastating tornadoes that tore across six Midwestern and southern US states over the weekend have affected automotive production and logistics across the region


MP Materials to supply GM with rare earth materials and parts

2021-12-13T11:57:00+00:00By Marcus Williams

MP Materials has signed a long-term agreement with GM for the supply of localised rare-earth materials, alloys and finished magnets used in the electric motors


BMW signs chip supply deals with Inova and Global Foundries

2021-12-13T10:45:00+00:00By Marcus Williams

The OEM is building resilience into its supply chain thorough closer vertical integration for the supply of semiconductors to support its ambient lighting in the BMW iX


Mercedes and Stellantis sign deals with solid-state start-up

2021-12-03T15:24:00+00:00By Jason Dunn

The two OEMs are looking for greater range per charge and more safety, both of which solid-state batteries provide compared to today’s lithium-ion batteries


Auditel extends services into carbon management with BSI partnership

2021-11-29T23:25:00+00:00By Marcus Williams

Auditel has expanded to help organisations achieve net zero in their operations, balancing the emissions produced through their businesses with those taken out of the atmosphere


Stellantis signs deal with Vulcan Energy for lithium supply

2021-11-29T17:30:00+00:00By Marcus Williams

Stellantis is strengthening the sustainable supply of battery materials for its EV production with the signing of a new agreement with Vulcan Energy Resources


Falken opens tyre distribution facility with Fiege

2021-11-16T10:49:00+00:00By Jason Dunn

Falken Tyre Europe has formally opened its new 40,000 square-metre distribution centre in Gengenbach, Germany, near the border with France.


Panasonic to provide batteries for Canoo’s new electric Lifestyle Vehicle

2021-11-05T13:31:00+00:00By Jason Dunn

Electric vehicle start-up Canoo has signed a deal for battery supply with Panasonic for its forthcoming Lifestyle Vehicle

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AL FVL Autumn 2021 digital edition – Moving forward together through disruption

2021-11-03T16:01:00+00:00By Automotive Logistics

The autumn digital edition of Automotive Logistics and Finished Vehicle Logistics magazine is out now, featuring a four-part, in-depth special on Renault Group, in which its top executive for supply chain and logistics, Jean-François Salles, explains the supply chain revolution underway at the carmaker


Renault forecasts bigger production losses for 2021

2021-10-26T12:39:00+01:00By Jason Dunn

In its latest results Renault estimates that its vehicle production shortfall thanks to parts shortages for 2021 will reach around 500,000 units, above the 200,000 it previously forecasted for the year. However, the company is making efforts to meet its projected operating margin.

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Auto industry looks for clearer picture of complex chip shortage

2021-10-26T07:47:00+01:00By Jason Dunn

Greater integration of the semiconductor supply chain is needed to prevent the sort of disruption seen since the Covid pandemic, as delegates heard at the recent ALSC Global Live debate


GM extends shutdown to deal with batteries and Bolt recalls

2021-10-19T11:41:00+01:00By Marcus Williams

GM has extended the temporary closure of its Orion plant in Michigan while it deals with battery supply issues for Chevy Bolt EV and works on recall repairs

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Smarter parts mean risk and opportunity for supply chain

2021-10-19T11:34:00+01:00By Marcus Williams

Delegates at this year’s ALSC Global Live conference in Detroit talked about how increasingly complex vehicle parts had implications for supply chain and logistics planning

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