All Finished vehicles articles – Page 12

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    Scope of GM-Uzbekistan fraud investigation widens

    2016-06-08T09:30:36Z

    Executives at a number of GM-Uzbekistan’s dealerships are understood to have been arrested recently in connection with an alleged fraud relating to the export of vehicles to Russia via Kazakhstan. The latest arrests follow those of GM-Uzbekistan’s CEO, Tokhirjon Jalilov and nine other GM-Uzbekistan executives last month . The most ...

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    Amports to start handling Kia volumes through Altamira port

    2016-06-08T02:06:33Z

    North American ports processor, Amports, will begin handling volumes of Kia vehicles for export through the Mexican port of Altamira on the Gulf coast this month. The vehicles are being made at Kia’s new plant in Pesqueria, Nuevo Leon, which recently began production of the Forte model. Amports’ vehicle terminal ...

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    Pasha launches vehicle processing at Sparrows Point in Baltimore

    2016-06-07T23:23:44Z

    Pasha Automotive Services, part of global logistics and transport provider The Pasha Group, has signed a lease at the port of Baltimore in the US with Tradepoint Atlantic to launch vehicle processing operations for Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA). The first vessel carrying FCA volumes is due to call next month. ...

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    Kenyan legislation boosts local vehicle assembly

    2016-06-06T16:09:52Z

    Government incentives have helped boost vehicle production in Kenya with more than 10,000 finished vehicles assembled there last year, according to the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics. Its Economic Survey 2016 reported a 6.8% rise in 2015 compared to the previous year in Kenya’s production of cars, trailers and semi-trailers. ...

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    Konrad Zwirner moves to BCA; Steininger takes over at Hödlmayr

    2016-05-31T15:12:05Z

    Konrad Zwirner (pictured) has left his job as senior vice-president of international sales and business development at European finished vehicle logistics provider, Hödlmayr International. From the beginning of June he takes up a new role at BCA, the vehicle remarketing services provider, as European strategic development director. Zwirner joined Hödlmayr ...

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    Brexit would hurt wider European automotive logistics sector

    2016-05-30T16:09:46Z

    If the United Kingdom were to leave the EU, forecasts suggests that UK vehicle sales and trade would be hit, and the effects would be felt across European plants, ports and logistics providers A vote for the UK to leave the European Union in the June 23 rd referendum ...

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    Wolfgang Göbel takes over ECG presidency as confidence among European providers rises

    2016-05-30T15:42:12Z

    The Association of European Vehicle Logistics (ECG) has elected Wolfgang Göbel (pictured left) as its new president, succeeding Costantino Baldissara, who held the post since 2009. Göbel, who had been vice-president under Baldissara and a board member since 2003, is a long-time veteran of Germany’s Horst Mosolf, one of the ...

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    Test post for FVL banner

    2016-05-24T09:12:18Z

    This is a test post with tags to see if DFP will show the correct banner.

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    Ford to start trials at Guaymas port

    2016-05-18T15:45:44Z

    Ford is to begin trials at the port of Guaymas (pictured) with a view to exporting vehicles through it from its Hermosillo plant, Guillermo Ruiz de Teresa, ports coordinator at Mexico's Transport and Communications Ministry, has revealed. The trials will be held to ascertain how badly its vehicles may be ...

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    Wolfgang Göbel appointed chief sales officer for Mosolf Group

    2016-05-18T15:09:01Z

    Wolfgang Göbel has been appointed to the position of chief sales officer at Mosolf Group. He will also join the board of management. The newly-created position is designed to ensure the long-term success of Mosolf and acknowledge the many years of service that Göbel has given the company. Göbel has ...

  • Martin Delamare_Paragon
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    Martin Delamare heads up group logistics at Paragon

    2016-05-11T12:28:18Z

    UK-based transport and logistics provider Paragon Automotive has appointed Martin Delamare (pictured) as group logistics director. The company said his appointment to the newly created role followed significant investment to expand capacity in both in its fleet and port operations for finished vehicle movements across the UK. Delamare is now ...

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    More short-sea initiatives emerge in India

    2016-05-11T10:24:40Z

    Automotive manufacturers in India are increasingly looking towards short-sea shipping to move finished vehicles around the country. Hyundai Motor has revealed it is exploring options to move cars north by sea to the east of the country, from its Chennai car plant to the city of Kolkata. It is also ...

  • GM_Uzbek
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    Top GM-Uzbekistan execs arrested over fraud allegations

    2016-05-10T15:10:02Z

    Tokhirjon Jalilov, the chief executive officer of GM-Uzbekistan, has been arrested along with nine other executives at the joint venture company, after an investigation by Uzbekistan’s General Prosecutor’s Office (GPO) alleging fraud in relation to the export of vehicles to Russia via Kazakhstan. National security services made the arrests on ...

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    Adampol supports classic car moves for the Tour Amical

    2016-05-09T14:41:54Z

    Polish car transporter, Adampol, has been involved in the transport of more than 250 classic cars for the Venice-Milan-Monte Carlo rally, otherwise known as the Tour Amical. The vehicles were moved from Antwerp’s two-day classic car event (ACCE), which ran between April 30th and May 1st . The ACCE is ...

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    Texan hailstorms put the dent in unprecedented

    2016-05-09T11:50:42Z

    The adverse weather conditions that hit the US state of Texas during April, including exceptional levels of hail, have caused widespread damage to vehicles at dealerships in the Dallas/Fort Worth and San Antonio areas. Spring storms have brought severe flooding and violent gales to Texas throughout March and April. While ...

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    Tesla: ramping up and stepping down

    2016-05-06T10:01:27Z

    Tesla has announced that it is stepping up its production plans substantially, with expectations to increase output by more than 50% in the second half of the year compared to its current rate, while also launching production of the first cells by the end of this year at its 'Gigafactory' ...

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    Chevrolet imports to Iran blocked by ministry

    2016-05-04T16:14:33Z

    An attempt by an unnamed Iranian importer to move 200 Chevrolet vehicles into the country has been blocked by Iran’s Ministry of Industry, Mine and Trade. The move ran counter to the US government’s Executive Order preventing business with Iran despite the lifting of sanctions in January this year. ...

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    Rhenus Logistics to take over Ferrostaal Automotive

    2016-05-04T15:53:16Z

    German logistics provider Rhenus Group is buying Ferrostaal Automotive for an undisclosed sum. Ferrostaal Automotive provides pre-assembly operations to carmakers including Audi, Ford, GM, VW and Seat and the buyout, which will be formalised at the beginning of July this year, will expand the logistics provider’s service offering in Germany, ...

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    FCA realigns output in North America as Jeep heads south

    2016-04-29T11:58:13Z

    Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) is making changes to its production pattern in North America as part of efforts to focus its plants on larger, more profitable vehicles. The changes, which include the shifting of some Jeep production from the US to Mexico, have some substantial implications for its supply base ...

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    India confirms new maximum length for finished vehicle transporters

    2016-04-27T11:32:35Z

    The Indian government has confirmed that a new national 18.75 metre maximum length limit will be applied to trucks carrying finished vehicles from April 1st next year. From that date, the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has finally decreed, no automotive manufacturers will be allowed to load finished vehicles ...