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Departments across the US government are collaborating on a range of projects designed to make critical US supply chains more resilient
October saw UK vehicle production increase by 32% driven by exports to the EU according to figures from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders
Car buyers in Russia are having to pay more for their vehicles because of costs passed on by carmakers faced with soaring logistics costs
The UK government is investing £50m to build a resilient battery supply chain in support of the country’s future aims for EV production
Tesla’s refusal in October to sign a collective agreement for repair centre mechanics has resulted in strike action taking place across the country
Professor John Manners-Bell explains that automotive supply chains are now developing more along political imperatives than economic ones
The Suppliers Partnership for the Environment has published updated guidelines on sustainable packaging designs for use in expendable packaging
How generative AI is being tested and put to use by automotive technology supplier ZF Friedrichshafen.
Red Sofa Interview: how BMW is digitalising supply chains for greater speed, standards and traceability
Michael Ströbel, head of BMW Group’s global digital production and logistics processes, discusses cloud integration, traceability requirements upstream and downstream, whilst looking to new uses cases for generative AI.
Toyota has put a further $8 billion into its battery manufacturing in North Carolina and extended the number of lines to 14
BMW has opened a 15,000 sq.m pilot plant for battery cell production near Munich which is going to play a major role in its battery localisation strategy
Daechang Seat has committed investment to localise the supply of seats to Hyundai’s forthcoming EV plant in the US state of Georgia
Russian carmakers Avtovaz, Moskvitch and Sollers are being targeted by US santions that could further disrupt the inbound supply of parts
Kuehne + Nagel has recently completed a year-long sustainability analysis project to find out what exactly carmakers and their suppliers are doing to reduce pollution from manufacturing and logistics operations
Spanish parts maker Gestamp is boosting its technological and environmental credentials by joining the Catena-X data-sharing platform.
Martin Oberman told delegates at ALSC Global that OEMs should push harder for changes to the rail sector.
Automotive Logistics has outlined the key areas of focus for the automotive logistics industry to take note of at our ALSC Global 2023 conference.
Retaining and securing top talent across logistics is crucial for the continued recovery and success of the automotive industry, but not enough is being done to improve diversity and inclusion.
Potential strike action by UAW members who work at the ‘big three’ carmakers in the US - Ford, GM and Stellantis - could have far-reaching effects across the automotive supply chain.