Finished vehicle logistics – Page 13

  • Hoegh Mod_Solar
    News

    Höegh Autoliners signs MoU for Aurora-class car carrier fleet

    2021-06-22T12:32:00Z

    Höegh Autoliners is planning to introduce a fleet of 12 Aurora-class car carriers as part of its plan to make the delivery of finished vehicles more sustainable from 2024

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    News

    Polestar to make next electric SUV in US

    2021-06-21T11:45:00Z

    Polestar is building its next electric vehicle, the Polestar 3, at the Volvo plant in the US state of South Carolina in an effort to reduce delivery times and make procurement more efficient

  • NYK_LNG_Sakura_Leader
    News

    NYK commissions 12 LNG-fuelled car carriers

    2021-06-21T10:43:00Z

    NYK is boosting the number of car carriers in its fleet fuelled with LNG with the commission of 12 vessels from the Shin Kurushima and Nihon shipyards in Japan

  • Nissan_X_Trail_Mazatlan
    Article

    Making the best of it at Mazatlán

    2021-06-18T11:29:00Z

    Terminal Marítima Mazatlán (TMAZ) runs the finished vehicle terminal at the Mexican port of Mazatlán and over the last decade the company has invested $20m in infrastructure and technology to increase volumes. While Covid has hit throughput Nissan remains committed and TMAZ is gearing up for a return in trade 

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    News

    VW puts carbon-neutral exports top of agenda for EV deliveries to the US

    2021-06-15T10:03:00Z

    Volkswagan has moved more than 8,000 units of its ID.4 electric SUV to the US from Germany since March this year and has set out to make the method of delivery as sustainable as the vehicle it is delivering, all part of its ‘goTOzero impact logistics’ strategy

  • VW ID.3 train
    News

    Vehicle electrification shakes up export and import flows

    2021-06-11T15:00:00Z

    There are regional differences in the sales and manufacture of electric vehicles that are affecting finished vehicle logistics flows, with some countries with relatively small automotive output becoming the bigger EV exporters. That has consequences for finished vehicle logistics, as a new report from Ultima Media’s business intelligence unit, Automotive, makes clear

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    News

    Gefco partners with Autobid on last-mile services for used-car market

    2021-06-11T09:45:00Z

    Logistics provider Gefco is bringing its Moveecar last-mile logistics service to Germany’s used-car market in partnership with auction platform Autobid.de

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    Article

    Opinion: How you can avoid car shipping scams in 2021

    2021-06-10T15:16:00Z

    Car shipping scams are on the rise, with fraudsters seeking to con customers out of their hard-earned cash. Information is key and careful research of your car shipping options can help you to avoid falling victim to a scam says CFR Rinkens’ Joseph Giranda

  • Matt_Ritter_Subaru_America
    News

    Matt Ritter now leading vehicle planning and logistics at Subaru of America

    2021-06-10T08:48:00Z

    Matt Ritter (pictured) has replaced Troy Poston as vice-president of vehicle planning and logistics at Subaru of America. He will direct vehicle sales operations, including shipping, tracking and delivery to retailers, as well as all port operations, and inland and parts logistics.

  • Cottrell_Hanger_Mount
    News

    Cottrell to build second trailer plant in Georgia

    2021-06-08T15:15:00Z

    Finished vehicle equipment maker, Cottrell, is building a second manufacturing facility worth $125m in the US state of Georgia. CEO Danny Zink told Automotive Logistics that the company expected the expansion to double its current manufacturing capacity, allowing Cottrell to make up to 400 units per month from both facilities when the new facility is complete in 2023.

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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