Finished vehicle logistics – Page 15

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    News

    Canadian Pacific invests in rail connections to port of Saint John

    2021-06-08T11:02:00Z

    Canadian Pacific Railway is moving vehicles out of the Canadian east coast port of Saint John again for the first time in 25 years and investing C$90m in track infrastructure over three years to add capacity and services for automotive in Canada

  • AutoMOBILE car Terminal Mobile Alabama
    News

    Vehicle terminal opens at US port of Mobile

    2021-06-08T10:43:00Z

    The port of Mobile in the US state of Alabama has a new $60m finished vehicle ro-ro terminal including a 3,700 sq.m vehicle processing centre (VPC) and storage capacity for 7,000 vehicles.

  • SilveradoHDReveal04
    News

    GM focuses on increasing vehicle deliveries in North America

    2021-06-07T14:27:00Z

    GM is pulling out all the stops to get vehicles delivered to its dealers and customers in the US and Canada in the midst of a semiconductor shortage that is affecting the automotive industry globally. Its all down to teamwork according to Phil Kienle, GM vice-president, North America Manufacturing and Labor Relations

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    News

    Hyundai Glovis sets up customised shipping standards for EVs

    2021-06-07T11:39:00Z

    Hyundai Glovis has established a new process and set of standards for the global shipment of electric vehicles aimed at providing a safer and more secure service for traditional carmakers and start-up EV companies alike

  • Renault Trafic van Sandouville
    News

    Renault forecasts shift in the make-up of outbound deliveries

    2021-06-07T10:23:00Z

    At a recent automotive webinar hosted by Haropa Port, Renault’s global vice-president of supply chain, Jean-François Salles, said that the vehicle mix in the outbound supply chain was going to change over the next few years, with more second-hand, light commercial and shared vehicles being distributed. That trend will require different logistics planning

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    News

    Haropa completes merger of Le Havre, Rouen and Paris ports

    2021-06-07T09:38:00Z

    This month the French ports of Le Havre, Rouen and Paris officially merged under the banner of Haropa Port and the joint venture is planning to extend vehicle storage capacity at Le Havre from the current 56,000 vehicles to 80,000 by 2027 by reorganising the current storage, and taking 43 additional hectares around the existing terminal.

  • Mitsui OSK Lines (MOL) ship in port
    News

    MOL uses AI to more efficiently allocate car carriers

    2021-06-04T16:22:00Z

    Mitsui OSK Lines (MOL) is using a new artificial intelligence (AI) tool to plan the allocation of car carrier vessels across its global network.

  • Battery supply chain report 2021
    Article

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

    2021-06-03T17:30:00Z

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

  • Minis and Land Rovers at Southampton port
    News

    ABP turns to Inform for digital vehicle management at Southampton

    2021-06-02T09:34:00Z

    Logistics software specialist Inform is providing an integrated and scalable cloud management system for Associated British Ports’ (ABP) vehicle terminal operations.

  • ViLOG_Kia_bonded_lot_8.PRINT
    From the industry

    Opinion: Kia Israel slashes costs by digitising its finished vehicle logistics

    2021-06-01T11:45:00Z

    Even though automotive factories are among the most advanced and automated on the planet, when a vehicle leaves the factory floor the logistics process is typically analogue, and therefore inefficient and expensive. That has all changed for Kia Israel now that the company has embraced virtual logistics

  • Kodiak Robotics Truck Texas autonomous
    News

    Why autonomous driving will come to logistics before it comes to cars

    2021-05-28T09:56:00Z

    While most autonomous driving headlines are about inner-city robotaxis, more and more companies in the field are focusing their attention on road freight instead. Kodiak Robotics is one start-up that’s confident it can make it work.

  • Volvo_outbound_train
    News

    Better cooperation is needed to decarbonise the supply chain

    2021-05-18T10:23:00Z

    The automotive industry is investing to decarbonise the vehicles it makes as well as individual links in the supply chain used to deliver the parts and finished vehicles. However, without better logistics planning there will still be a lot of waste and the industry needs to join up its thinking, said Martin Corner, head of supply chain at Volvo Cars, on a recent panel discussion about shipping in the automotive industry.

  • Cazoo_truck_fleet
    News

    Cazoo delivers its 25,000 vehicle and looks to Europe

    2021-05-18T09:13:00Z

    Cazoo has announced the delivery of its 25,000 car since starting business in December 2019. The online used car retailer now has 180 enclosed delivery trucks and 17 collection centres across the UK supporting its business, and is the biggest such retailer in the country.

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    News

    Changes in senior logistics roles at American Honda

    2021-05-18T08:46:00Z

    Alan Kwan has taken up a new role at American Honda Motor as assistant vice-president and division head for sales and logistics planning.

  • BLG Logistics kelheim Autoterminal KIA
    News

    BLG expands Kelheim capacity for Kia

    2021-05-18T08:42:00Z

    BLG Logistics has commissioned the building of a third multistorey car park at its inland auto terminal in Kelheim, Germany for Kia Motors Deutschland.

  • MitsubishiDealerNetwork
    News

    International Motors to take over Mitsubishi aftersales in UK

    2021-05-18T08:20:00Z

    International Motors (IM) is in talks with Mitsubishi Motors in the UK to take over the carmaker’s aftersales business this autumn.

  • Toyota Motor Manufacturing Kentucky assembly
    News

    Strong sales and chip shortage squeeze US vehicle inventory

    2021-05-17T16:38:00Z

    US vehicle inventory is down 37%, to 2.24m units compared to the same period to the end of April in 2020, according to analyst firm Cox Automotive.

  • tompippingskold_Finnlines
    News

    Tom Pippingsköld widens remit at Finnlines

    2021-05-11T14:30:00Z

    Tom Pippingsköld (pictured) has taken up the newly created position of vice-president and deputy CEO at Finnlines, which provides short-sea ro-ro services in Europe. Pippingsköld retains his role as chief financial officer (CFO) at the company, a role he has held since 2013. 

  • NSC Oslo-opt
    News

    Nio targets Norway for first vehicle exports

    2021-05-10T09:22:00Z

    Chinese electric vehicle start-up Nio will start exporting vehicles to Norway in September this year, beginning with the ES8 SUV. The carmaker will also introduce the ET7 luxury sedan in 2022.

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    News

    Returning vehicle sales test Russian ro-ro capacity

    2021-05-04T08:29:00Z

    Returning vehicle sales in Russia are prompting ocean transport providers to return laid up vessels into operation as capacity on international routes becomes tighter. Higher tariffs on containerised vehicle shipments from China is also leading to a switch in mode to ocean, adding to the demand for more services. That is expected to create an imbalance in supply and demand in the ro-ro transport sector in the short and medium-term.