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The end-to-end in sight at Volvo Cars


Kerstin Enochsson, head of procurement and supply chain at Volvo Cars, explains the advantages of combining procurement and supply chain logistics for greater clarity in the flow of materials 


Tata Technologies to help improve supply chain agility at JLR

2023-03-20T18:01:00+00:00By Marcus Williams

Jaguar Land Rover stands to benefit from a cloud-based ERP system provided by Tata Technologies that promises to make its supply chain and logistics more transparent and agile


Freyr Battery to launch test production in Norway

2023-03-20T16:18:00+00:00By Marcus Williams

Freyr Battery will hold an event on March 28 to inaugurate test production at its Customer Qualification Plant in Mo i Rana, Norway ahead of full production in 2024 at the GigaArtic battery plant

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Calling in the chips

2023-03-14T15:28:00+00:00By Marcus Williams

Kamal Khouri, vice-president and general manager for the Automotive Business Line at GlobalFoundries, talks about the benefits of a transparent supply chain when it comes to semiconductor supply to GM


Parts exports from Portugal on the rise

2023-03-14T12:05:00+00:00By Marcus Williams

Parts makers in Portugal have increased exports for the ninth consecutive month. Despite ongoing supply chain pressures in Europe, the value of parts exported rose to €992m in January


Tanger Med boosts vehicle throughput and cuts emissions

2023-03-10T12:11:00+00:00By Marcus Williams

Tanger Med port in Morocco handled almost 478,600 finished vehicles in 2022, an 11% rise on the previous year. The majority of vehicles were exports from Renault Group and Stellantis.

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Driving toward the circular economy


Global research from DS Smith reveals the automotive packaging industry now plays a much larger role in overall supply chain and distribution strategies than in the past


A Russian market close to catastrophe

2023-02-28T13:11:00+00:00By Automotive Logistics

One year since Russia invaded Ukraine the consequent sanctions taken by global companies combined with the exodus of European businesses have shattered the manufacturing base


Valmet Automotive begins localised battery supply in Germany

2023-02-28T12:32:00+00:00By Marcus Williams

Valmet Automotive is now assembling battery modules at a plant in Kirchardt for delivery to a local sports car maker, with plans for greater volume production from summer 2023


Recharge takeover of Britishvolt will focus on energy storage first

2023-02-28T12:16:00+00:00By Marcus Williams

Recharge Industries has successfully taken over the battery manufacturing business formerly owned by Britishvolt in the UK but its first focus will be on energy storage rather than supply for EVs


Continental using Toledo distribution centre to speed deliveries in Spain

2023-02-21T13:29:00+00:00By Marcus Williams

Continental is using a new distribution centre near Toledo run by logistics provider Groupe CAT to make the delivery of tyres in the region more efficient

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Grupo Antolin automates logistics at Aragusa components plant

2023-02-21T10:31:00+00:00By Marcus Williams

Grupo Antolin is using AMRs and cobots supplied by Omron to move interior components around its Aragusa plant in Spain, making operations safer and more efficient

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Battery problem stops F-150 Lightning production at Ford

2023-02-19T16:29:00+00:00By Marcus Williams

Ford has had to halt assembly of the F-150 Lightning etruck because of a problem with the battery supplied by SK Battery America in Georgia 

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Does the UK restructuring regime put suppliers at a disadvantage?

2023-02-15T17:48:00+00:00By Lee Swinerd

The UK’s administration rules contain loopholes that are a risk to production and that perceived risk is a contributory factor to customers choosing to source parts away from UK-based suppliers


GM secures dedicated supply of semiconductors from GlobalFoundries

2023-02-13T15:34:00+00:00By Marcus Williams

GlobalFoundries is expanding its semiconductor facility in Malta, New York state, for a dedicated line of supply to GM’s chip makers


GM aims to secure lithium supply with record mining investment

2023-02-07T10:30:00+00:00By Marcus Williams

GM is investing in Lithium Americas to secure the supply of lithium carbonate from the Thacker Pass mine in Nevada, US as it works to secure meet its goals for battery and EV production in North America


An astute Recharge bid could rescue gigafactory in UK

2023-02-06T18:53:00+00:00By Marcus Williams

Recharge Industries has emerged as the preferred bidder for the business of the former EV battery start-up Britishvolt, which collapsed because of investment problems last month


Avtovaz looks for more capacity despite supply disruption

2023-02-06T16:23:00+00:00By Automotive Logistics

Russian OEM Avtovaz says it will make cars at the former Nissan plant in St Petersburg, despite ongoing supply problems that have have frustrated its existing production volume


Cofinity-X platform aims to improve supply chain transparency

2023-02-02T12:18:00+00:00By Marcus Williams

The establishment of the Cofinity-X data exchange platform comes at a time when the auto industry is looking for more supply chain transparency to avoid disruption and improve sustainability 


Bridgestone tightens its grip on Europe

2023-01-24T14:14:00+00:00By Marcus Williams

Bridgestone is supporting tyre distribution in the European region from a new facility in Poznan, Poland, which is being operated by ETA logistika

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