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.
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 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
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.
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
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
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.
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 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
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
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 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 is strengthening the sustainable supply of battery materials for its EV production with the signing of a new agreement with Vulcan Energy Resources
Falken Tyre Europe has formally opened its new 40,000 square-metre distribution centre in Gengenbach, Germany, near the border with France.
Electric vehicle start-up Canoo has signed a deal for battery supply with Panasonic for its forthcoming Lifestyle Vehicle
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
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.
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 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
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