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Transnet cyber-attack hits supplies of auto parts

2021-07-30T15:42:00+01:00By Marcus Williams

The automotive sector in South Africa has been affected by the recent cyber-attack that disabled container port operations at state-owned port and rail services provider Transnet


Toyota increases exports but Covid hampers output in Japan

2021-07-30T14:29:00+01:00By Marcus Williams

Toyota’s production and exports are recovering well in the first half of this year, compared to the impact of the disruption in 2020, but Covid is still hampering production in Japan because of supplier shutdowns in South-East Asia


AL FVL Summer 2021 Digital Edition – Gearing up the supply chain for sustainable growth

2021-07-23T16:23:00+01:00By Automotive Logistics

The summer digital edition of Automotive Logistics and Finished Vehicle Logistics magazine is out now features interviews with Ford and VW, as well as an overview of activity at the North American vehicle handling ports

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Back in Detroit for Automotive Logistics and Supply Chain Global

2021-07-20T15:06:00+01:00By Automotive Logistics

The Automotive Logistics and Supply Chain Global conference will be back in its old home of Detroit this fall, giving a new impetus to this year’s theme Accelerating Stronger Together. 


GlobalFoundries to double semiconductor capacity in US

2021-07-20T09:07:00+01:00By Marcus Williams

GlobalFoundries is doubling semiconductor production in the US with the expansion of its existing Fab 8 facility in Malta (NY) and the building of a new fab plant alongside it


Automotive partnership offers guidance on carbon reporting

2021-07-19T13:55:00+01:00By Marcus Williams

As part of the The Suppliers Partnership for the Environment, Ford, GM, Honda, Stellantis and Toyota have drawn up five KPIs for the industry to follow designed to cut carbon from the inbound supply chain

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Nissan announces battery hub and electric crossover for UK

2021-07-02T11:09:00+01:00By Marcus Williams

Nissan is boosting lithium-ion battery production in the UK with a second gigafactory that will initially provide 9 GWh capacity and provide 100,000 batteries a year for a new crossover EV

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Clepa calls for EU strategy to tackle semiconductor shortage

2021-06-21T09:55:00+01:00By Marcus Williams

The shortage in the supply of semiconductors has delayed the production of 500,000 vehicles globally and will continue to affect the automotive industry into 2022, according to the The European Association of Automotive Suppliers (Clepa)

Responsible Lithium Partnership

Cross-sector partnership to promote sustainable materials sourcing in Chile

2021-06-11T11:34:00+01:00By Marcus Williams

Daimler, VW, BASF and Fairphone have set up the Responsible Lithium Partnership to to promote sustainable development and tackle the negative impacts of material sourcing, beginning with a multi-stakeholder initiative into the impact of lithium mining in Chile

Gigafactory database

Lithium-ion battery gigafactory database

2021-06-03T17:33:00+01:00By Automotive from Ultima Media

Track electric vehicle lithium battery gigafactories by manufacturer, location, manufacturer, current and planned gigawatt (GWh) capacity.

Battery supply chain report 2021

Electric vehicle battery supply chain analysis 2021: How lithium-ion battery demand and production are reshaping the automotive industry

2021-06-03T17:30:00+01:00By Daniel Harrison, Christopher Ludwig

Download this report for forecasts of lithium-ion battery demand, analysis of battery cell factories and insight on EV battery manufacturing and sourcing. 


Priority Freight secures emergency parts shipment from China to Spain

2021-05-25T09:28:00+01:00By Marcus Williams

Priority Freight has transported two tons of automotive parts from suppliers in China to an unnamed OEM customer in Spain. The time-critical logistics provider had to ensure the delivery of the parts, which came from two different manufacturing sites in Tianjin, in 48 hours.


Marelli signs 4PL contract with DHL Supply Chain in North America

2021-05-25T08:16:00+01:00By Marcus Williams

Tier one parts supplier Marelli has signed a five-year contract with DHL Supply Chain for logistics services in North America.


Graham Hoare to head global operations at Britishvolt

2021-05-24T14:12:00+01:00By Marcus Williams

Ford’s former chairman of UK operations Dr Graham Hoare has taken on a new role as president of global operations at UK lithium-ion battery producer Britishvolt.

Toyota rescue

How the European automotive industry aims to build back semiconductor and chip supply

2021-05-04T10:24:00+01:00By Namrita Chow

OEMs, suppliers and EU officials are considering how best to develop Europe’s semiconductor supply bases to mitigate current and future shortages, but the broad gaps at many levels – including for older, larger chips – mean there will be no magic bullet

Semiconductor shortage_GlobalFoundries, SEMI, IHS Markit

Watch: How today’s chip shortage could help the automotive supply chain flourish in the long run

2021-04-23T15:25:00+01:00By Automotive Logistics

The semiconductor crisis has caused millions of units in lost production but is also pointing the way towards a more fruitful relationship between OEMs, tier-1 suppliers, foundries and chip producers globally, especially as more electronics are added to future vehicles.

Preparing for a 99% chance of disruption with Hella, CNW, Wakeo

Watch: Preparing for a 99.99% chance of supply chain disruption

2021-04-23T15:25:00+01:00By Automotive Logistics

Disruptions in the automotive supply chain are a near certainty but nonetheless near impossible to pinpoint. Supply chain experts from automotive supplier Hella, tracking provider Wakeo and emergency freight provider CNW discuss the best ways to minimise risk.

Intelligent insights Europes electric vehicle battery hub

Watch: Europe goes giga on the battery supply chain

2021-04-23T15:25:00+01:00By Automotive Logistics

Europe has lagged Asia in the race to produce lithium-ion batteries, but automotive and battery players are investing heavily to scale up production. A new forecast by Automotive from Ultima Media reveals the opportunities.

Sustainability as a KPI with ZF, Scania and IPL Macro

Watch: Why sustainability will be a major KPI in logistics

2021-04-23T15:25:00+01:00By Automotive Logistics

Manufacturers including Scania and ZF are already starting to factor emissions reduction and sustainability goals into logistics decisions and purchasing, leaading to changes in transport and returnable packaging operations.

Decarbonising airfreight – A case study

Watch: Decarbonising airfreight – A case study in sustainable air freight

2021-04-23T15:25:00+01:00By Automotive Logistics

Marcel Fujike of Kuehne+Nagel and Gabriël Koetsier of Neste Components discuss practical steps to reduce CO2 from logistics networks including the innovative use of sustainable aviation fuel.

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