All Finished vehicles articles – Page 15

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    Ford confirms plans for EcoSport assembly in Romania

    2016-03-23T10:18:51Z

    Following speculation last month that Ford could bring production of its EcoSport SUV to the Craiova plant in Romania , the carmaker has now confirmed that it is investing up to €200m ($223m) to do just that, along with its component tooling suppliers. It plans to begin assembly at the ...

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    Paragon using RFID system at Immingham facility

    2016-03-22T12:34:18Z

    UK finished vehicle logistics provider Paragon Automotive has rolled out an RFID system at the car handling facility it manages near the port of Immingham, which it expects to result in “significant cost savings and service-enhancing benefits”. As mentioned at the official launch of the facility in January this year, ...

  • SEA HELLINIS3
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    Glovis Europe goes short-sea for Hyundai and Kia exports to Spain

    2016-03-22T12:30:37Z

    Hyundai Glovis’s division in Europe has begun using a short-sea route from Slovenia to Spain for the export of vehicles made at Hyundai-Kia’s production plants in the Czech Republic and Slovakia. Previously the logistics provider moved the volumes, which add up to 50,000 vehicles a year, over land. Following a ...

  • UMAL_D3_1665
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    Europe conference: Risk management is a very necessary nuisance

    2016-03-18T21:00:18Z

    The automotive business is changing and in doing so it is facing new risks that threaten the supply chain. This potential threat is exacerbated by a lack of attention to those risks until things go wrong. However, risk is mitigated by better visibility and that depends on getting the right ...

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    ACL committed to Halifax; will double volume through the port

    2016-03-14T16:00:11Z

    Atlantic Container Line (ACL) will maintain its twice-weekly call at the Canadian port of Halifax using its new G4 ro-ro/container ships. The company said it would continue to serve the North American and European markets at the Fairview Cove Container Terminal operated by Ceres Halifax. "We looked long and hard ...

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    Russian carmakers set to create new assembly hub in Egypt

    2016-03-09T16:21:59Z

    A preliminary agreement has been reached with the Russian authorities for the creation of a new industrial park in Egypt, where several countries’ carmakers will be invited to assemble vehicles. According to deputy head of Russian Industry and Trade, Georgy Kalmanov, the park will initially accommodate Russian OEMs including Gaz, ...

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    Exports soar but production plummets in Brazil

    2016-03-09T14:51:28Z

    Brazilian finished vehicle exports have risen dramatically so far this year, according to the National Association of Automotive Vehicle Manufacturers (Anfavea). In February, 36,400 light vehicles, trucks and buses were exported – up 16.7% on the corresponding period in 2015 and up 53.1% on January. For the first two months ...

  • JorgenOlesen_Mazda
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    Mazda’s Olesen to retire; duties to be reallocated to senior leaders

    2016-03-04T10:10:07Z

    Jorgen Olesen, Mazda Motor Europe’s vice president of customer service and logistic (pictured), will retire from the company at the end of March this year. Olesen was with the carmaker for 18 years. “We thank Jorgen for his years of service to Mazda,” said Jeff Guyton, president and CEO of ...

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    Daimler opens regional hub for commercial vehicles in Singapore

    2016-03-02T13:33:53Z

    Daimler has opened a regional centre in Singapore for commercial vehicle sales and services to 18 countries across the South Asia region. The Daimler South East Asia (DSEA) facility will support the sales and aftermarket demands for both Mercedes-Benz trucks, buses and vans and Fuso trucks and buses. "In South ...

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    Indian Railways launches auto rail hub in Chennai as part of wider rail freight plans

    2016-03-02T11:22:51Z

    [Updated 3rd March] Indian Railways has inaugurated its first common user finished vehicle rail hub at Walajabad station, in Chennai in the south of India, close to a cluster of assembly plants. The hub is part of the Indian government’s plan to increase the movement of vehicles by rail ...

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    Brazil investigates ro-ro operators over alleged cartel

    2016-03-02T09:57:39Z

    The supervisory body of Brazil's competition authority, CADE, has begun assessing an investigation into the alleged existence of an international cartel operating in the transport of finished vehicles by sea. Those under investigation are CSAV, Eukor, Grimaldi Group, Höegh Autoliners, K Line, Mitsui OSK (MOL), NYK, Nissan Motor Car Carriers ...

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    Ceva expands operations in Western Australia

    2016-03-02T09:44:48Z

    Ceva Logistics has officially opened two new facilities in Western Australia, at Hazelmere and nearby High Wycombe, both of which are near the Perth Airport freight hub. At Hazelmere, Ceva has built a 60,000 sq.m multi-user complex that has 4,600 racking locations, continuous loading docks and advanced materials handling equipment. ...

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    Subaru starts Forester CKD production in Malaysia

    2016-03-01T16:42:54Z

    Fuji Heavy Industries (FHI), the company that manufactures Subaru cars, has announced that it has, along with TC Subaru (TCS), a subsidiary of Tan Chong, started production of the Subaru Forester vehicle at the Malaysian assembly plant of Tan Chong Motor Assemblies (TCMA). The vehicles are being assembled from complete ...

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    Ocean carriers fined $520,000 by Federal Maritime Commission

    2016-02-24T13:09:30Z

    [Updated 29th February] Last week the US Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) announced it had collected $520,000 in civil penalty payments from five ocean carriers, including Volkswagen Konzernlogistiks (Group Logistics), which provides ro-ro services for new and used vehicles, and other rolling stock. The other companies involved were Orient Star ...

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    Subaru expanding Lafayette plant, with logistics support from WWL

    2016-02-24T12:04:44Z

    Subaru of America’s latest $140m investment to expand its facility in Lafayette, Indiana, which is underway and due for completion next year, will increase annual capacity by 100,000 units to 450,000. To support the increase in outbound volumes, Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL) has just announced it will double its workforce ...

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    Grimaldi launches mixed cargo service between Houston and West Africa

    2016-02-23T13:19:15Z

    Italian shipping line, Grimaldi, has launched the first direct container/ro-ro service between the US port of Houston and West Africa, taking in a total of 15 ports. The company will deploy a fleet of six multipurpose vessels on the route and there will be a call every 11 days at ...

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    Blockade in Ukraine adds to transport problems between Europe and Russia

    2016-02-23T12:59:09Z

    The disruption to road freight shipments of cars and components between Russia and Europe has been exacerbated, with a recent blockade of trucks organised in Ukraine. According to Russia’s Tass news agency, Ukrainian radicals in the Transcarpathian region announced an open-ended action to block the transit of Russian trucks ...

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    Volvo extends relationship with Paragon to include remarketing

    2016-02-23T10:29:47Z

    Volvo Car UK has extended its relationship with Paragon in a new contract to manage the remarketing of all the manufacturer’s end-of-term vehicles. Ian Carlisle, CEO of Paragon Paragon, which provides used vehicle support to vehicle manufacturers and fleet operators, among its other services, was already handling new car ...

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    Hyundai opts for Indian coastal service but ro-ro rates are prohibitive

    2016-02-23T09:57:44Z

    Hyundai has started using a new short-sea coastal service set up by Link Shipping and Management Systems for the transport of vehicles in India between the ports of Chennai on the south east coast, and Pipavav on the north west. However, high port fees are dissuading more shipping lines from ...

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    Adampol starts operations at Naberezhnye Chelny for Ford Sollers

    2016-02-22T09:48:12Z

    Polish logistics and transport provider, Adampol, has started volume operations at a 6-hectare distribution compound adjacent to the Ford Sollers' plant in Naberezhnye Chelny, Russia. The services are being carried out through its Russian division Vectura. The compound, which represents an investment of more than €3m ($3.3m) by Adampol, is ...