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    VW Truck & Bus partners with Hino Motors

    2018-04-16T23:09:36Z

    Germany’s Volkswagen Truck & Bus and Hino Motors of Japan, the Toyota division that makes trucks, buses and light commercial vehicles, have signed an agreement to cooperate in a range of fields including procurement, technology, logistics and transport. Hino Motors' president and CEO, Yoshio Shimo (left) and Andreas Renschler, ...

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    Amazon ‘spending large sums’ on European car sales unit – report

    2017-06-14T16:26:54Z

    Amazon is said to be ‘spending large sums’ on a European unit to sell cars, according to an Automobilwoche article citing unnamed sources. The UK is said to be the first location where the online shopping giant will begin selling cars directly to customers. David Jinks, head of consumer ...

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    E-commerce automation: Ocado bags a revolution

    2017-02-23T13:55:36Z

    Many in automotive logistics like to think they’re at the cutting edge of automation and information technology. But as grocery e-retailer Ocado demonstrates, those in the car sector could learn a lot from the way other products are being handled and distributed In this story... Hatfield sets the standard ...

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    European vehicle logistics could get left behind in the digital dust

    2016-10-24T20:16:59Z

    Experts at this year’s ECG Conference in Hamburg pointed to the risks and rewards for outbound logistics of the automotive industry’s shift towards digital technology and e-commerce[sta_anchor id="1"] Despite its recent run of economic recovery and relatively strong growth, the European finished vehicle logistics industry could become a victim of ...