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How a lack of diversity and inclusion is forcing talent out of the logistics sector

2023-09-20T13:36:00+01:00By Megan Kelly

Retaining and securing top talent across logistics is crucial for the continued recovery and success of the automotive industry, but not enough is being done to improve diversity and inclusion. 


UAW workers start strike against GM, Ford and Stellantis

2023-09-15T06:53:00+01:00By Megan Kelly

Union members begin their strike following failed negotiations with the OEMs for a new contract.

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Floods in Slovenia impact European supply chain

2023-09-12T10:39:00+01:00By Megan Kelly

The effects of the worst natural disaster ever to hit the country are spreading across the continent.

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Big three strikes ’could lead to automotive supplier redundancies’

2023-09-06T12:16:00+01:00By Megan Kelly

Potential strike action by UAW members who work at the ‘big three’ carmakers in the US - Ford, GM and Stellantis - could have far-reaching effects across the automotive supply chain. 

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Toyota suspends all Japan assembly plants following order system glitch

2023-08-29T12:44:00+01:00By Megan Kelly

The glitch has stopped the OEM from being able to order parts, forcing a nationwide shutdown. 

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Knowing where to be lean and where to be robust in GM’s supply chain

2023-08-04T15:40:00+01:00By Christopher Ludwig

GM has pursued multiple strategies to increase resilience, from strategic inventory buffers to increasing localisation in North America, according to purchasing chief Jeff Morrison.

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Talking from the top of GM’s supply chain: Jeff Morrison is investing in change

2023-08-04T15:40:00+01:00By Christopher Ludwig

General Motors’ vice-president for global purchasing and supply chain talks resilience, transforming battery and chip resilience, and why finished vehicle logistics is now one of his top global concerns. 


UK supply chain strengthened by EU exports, but rules of origin risks remain for EVs

2023-07-31T16:02:00+01:00By Megan Kelly

UK vehicle sales, production and export have risen in 2023, but the prospects of tariffs on EV trade with the EU because of origin rules could harm supply chain investment.

The Circularity Agreement targets increasing the recycling and circular supply of steel scrap as well as the production of low CO2-emissions products with substantial scrap content.

Steel goes green as Gestamp and ArcelorMittal reach circular supply chain deal for scrap

2023-07-25T11:06:00+01:00By Ilkhan Ozsevim

The collaboration will advance the circular supply of recycled steel to boost sustainability for both companies and the automotive industry

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LKQ acquires UK aftersales parts company Digraph

2023-07-17T15:33:00+01:00By Megan Kelly

LKQ Europe completes its most recent acquisition, taking on HGV, coach and bus parts specialist Digraph.

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Largest European logistics firms hold single-digit market shares

2023-07-11T11:31:00+01:00By Megan Kelly

Automotive Logistics’ exclusive new market intelligence reveals the negative impact fragmentation is having on the European market now and in the future. 


Taiwan-based parts manufacturer picks New Mexico for factory

2023-07-11T10:21:00+01:00By Megan Kelly

Hota Industrial Manufacturing, a supplier to Tesla, is the latest automotive firm to invest in the region. 

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Logistics capacity crunch set to continue in Europe

2023-06-23T15:20:00+01:00By Megan Kelly

Automotive Logistics’ exclusive new market intelligence reveals the considerable capacity challenges facing European logistics are set to continue.

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Kelly Bysouth leaves IAC group, becomes 3M’s chief procurement officer

2023-06-19T16:39:00+01:00By Megan Kelly

3M has appointed Kelly Bysouth as its senior VP and chief procurement officer. 

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Cognosos survey helps FVL firms benchmark their performance

2023-06-19T15:00:00+01:00By Automotive Logistics

We want your expert help to find solutions to the challenges that continue to be faced in the FVL sector.

European Automotive Logistics Market Report 2023-2033

European Automotive Logistics Market Report 2023-2033: Capacity Constraints, Costs and Collaboration Come to the Fore

2023-06-14T10:47:00+01:00By Daniel Harrison

This report forecasts the size of Europe’s automotive and vehicle logistics market, with insights on vehicle manufacturers, suppliers and logistics providers

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ACC opens gigafactory in France, first of a “colossal project”

2023-06-01T17:04:00+01:00By Megan Kelly

Automotive Cells Company has opend a 60,000 sq.m battery gigafactory in Billy-Berclau that will supply EV production in Europe, with a planned capacity of 40 GWh by 2030

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Battery supply chain could bottleneck in 2025, says analyst

2023-06-01T12:03:00+01:00By Megan Kelly

Growing demand for electric vehicles, supported by OEM investment and government incentives, is putting pressure on the lithium battery supply chain, while at the same time, the cost of materials increases 


Suppliers demand OEM accountability on EV plans to support supply chain investment

2023-05-22T17:31:00+01:00By Megan Kelly

Suppliers need “accountability” from OEMs across departments on EV strategy and purchasing, according to a major North America OEM-supplier relations index


Bosch buys TSI Semiconductors for US silicon carbide production

2023-04-28T11:42:00+01:00By Marcus Williams

Bosch is taking over semiconductor manufacturing at TSI Semiconductors and converting its Roseville plant to make more efficient silicon carbide chips for electric vehicle components

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