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The latest on automotive logistics flows and networks across road, rail, ocean and air transport modes.

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    Audi’s ambitious strategy for a cleaner future

    2023-03-24T13:25:00+00:00By Marcus Williams

    Audi’s head of supply chain Dieter Braun opened this year’s Automotive Logistics and Supply Chain Europe conference by outlining the carmaker’s goals for more sustainable logistics operations

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    No light at the end of the tunnel

    2023-03-21T08:53:00+00:00By Marcus Williams

    Extensive reparations to the German rail network aimed at increasing capacity and efficiency in the long term are causing more immediate disruption for vehicle and parts movements

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    PowerCo begins construction of Valencia gigafactory

    2023-03-20T11:44:00+00:00By Marcus Williams

    VW Group’s PowerCo battery company has started work on a gigafactory near Valencia in Spain, which will directly supply Seat and Cupra brands buil in Martorell and Pamplona

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    Volvo Cars tackles material and logistics costs to improve production

    2022-11-01T11:41:00+00:00By Marcus Williams

    In Q3 of this year Volvo Cars faced higher battery material, semiconductor and logistics costs but still managed to increase production and boost sales of its electric vehicle range

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    Priority Freight moves strategic operations to Frankfurt

    2022-06-28T10:58:00+01:00By Jason Dunn

    Priority Freight has moved one of its German offices to bigger locatioon in Kelsterbach, close to Cargo City North – the nucleus of shipment operations in Europe. The new site allows for access to transport links and airport facilities 

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    Carmakers call for transparency in chip supply

    2022-05-09T17:04:00+01:00By Jason Dunn

    The automotive industry in Europe is currently plagued by a shortage of semiconductors at a time when supply out of Asia is compromised. Speakers at ALSC Europe said localisation and transparency are needed

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US rail legislation aims to tackle freight delays

2022-08-04T16:05:00+01:00By Hazel Southwell

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