All Ford articles – Page 7

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    Article

    Global trade disputes could dim electric vehicle supply chain potential in key markets

    2019-10-28T19:43:00Z

    Trade uncertainties such as those between the US and China, or the UK and the EU, could put the brakes on growth in the electric vehicle and battery supply chain for some OEMs and countries, despite bullish forecasts for alternative powertrains 

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    Interview

    Stretching to the limit: How Sollers and Lorus move finished vehicles across Russia

    2019-10-11T11:03:00Z

    For the Russian carmaker Sollers the importance of effective logistics hardly can be overemphasised. With a distance of up to 8,000km (4,971 miles) between its main production assets in European Russia and the Far East, a widespread network of more than 100 tier one suppliers both in and outside Russia, plus worldwide export operations, costs and lead times within the supply chain clearly make a big difference to the company.

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    Speakers

    Ryan Rider
    Director Sales & Production Planning, Direct Markets
    Ford

    Ryan Rider is a senior executive with over 10 years’ experience in managing sales, production planning and vehicle distribution with BMW South Africa, Ford South Africa and for the last 2 years Ford Middle East and Africa. Ryan is also an executive committee member of ...

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    Article

    Stricter EU CO2 regulations will reshape vehicle platforms and car design

    2019-10-04T11:20:00Z

    As OEMs try to reduce CO2 and transition to electric vehicles in the face of the high fines, we expect a profound impact on vehicle design.

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    Article

    Challenges (and opportunities) for US automotive industry

    2019-09-17T14:25:00Z

    As overall US vehicle sales slow down and EV sales remain stagnant, there are concerns that some OEMs are chasing new-generation technologies at the expense of their existing business – potentially setting up a ‘make or break’ scenario in the near future.

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    Speakers

    Frederiek Toney
    President, Global Ford Customer Service Division
    Ford Motor Company

    2019-08-22T09:47:00Z

    Frederiek Toney is president, Global Ford Customer Service Division, as well as vice president and corporate officer, Ford Motor Company. He reports to Joe Hinrichs, President, Automotive. Toney joined Ford in 2000, and has gone on to hold numerous leadership positions in logistics, ...

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    News

    Ford to import EcoSport to Canada via Vancouver

    2019-08-21T11:18:00Z

    Ford will start importing EcoSports through the Canadian port of Vancouver next month for the first time. The carmaker has previously only used the port of Halifax on the east coast and used rail to distribute the vehicles to rest of the country. While Ford is making ...

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    Speakers

    Doug Smith
    Mobility Product Owner – Connected Vehicle Platform & Products
    Ford Motor Company

    2019-08-21T10:06:00Z

    Connected Vehicle Product Owner responsible for developing solutions utilizing connected vehicle data / telematics to improve business operations, order to delivery processes and reduce costs. Develop, implemented and deployed a global Connected Vehicle Business Operations Portal. Support vehicle engineers and vehicle feature owners’ requirements for ...

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    Article

    Oleg Gusikhin
    IoT and Analytics Innovation Technical Leader
    Ford Motor Company

    2019-08-14T14:44:00Z

    Dr. Oleg Gusikhin is Technical Leader in IoT and Analytics Innovations in the Ford Global Data, Insight and Analytics Organization (GDI A). Before joining GDI A in January 2018, he led the Advanced Connected Services and Mobility Applications department at Ford Research Advanced Engineering. He ...

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    News

    SCH seals Neptune ro-ro deal in Southampton

    2019-08-05T10:03:00Z

    Southampton-based terminal operator SCH has secured a contract to load and discharge all Neptune Lines ro-ro vessels calling at the English port…

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    News

    Ford to end passenger car production in Russia

    2019-07-23T09:31:00Z

    Ford will end passenger car production at all three of the assembly plants it runs in Russia with Sollers by the end of this year

  • Leland Chang, Manager North America Vehicle Logistics - Emerging Technology Development, Ford Motor Company
    Speakers

    Leland Chang
    Manager North America Vehicle Logistics - Emerging Technology Development
    Ford Motor Company

    2019-07-17T08:54:00Z

    Leland, who joined Ford in 2000 and has held numerous key positions in Material Planning Logistics (MP L). He spent four years in the company’s Asia Pacific group, and in North America has worked in inbound logistics, vehicle damage and quality and later vehicle import ...

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    News

    Amco awarded Webasto logistics contract

    2019-07-16T15:40:00Z

    German parts producer Webasto has appointed the Amco Group to manage and provide transport and logistics across Webasto’s British and European supplier base for its automotive roofing system…

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    News

    Ford sets up Import division for Europe

    2019-07-04T10:47:00Z

    Ford has launched the reorganisation of its business in Europe under three new groups, each with its own dedicated management: Commercial Vehicles (CVs), Passenger Vehicles (PVs) and Imports. The move is designed to improve customer-centred decision making and part of a previously announced reorganisation. Ford currently ...

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    News

    Peel Ports on a roll at Sheerness

    2019-06-19T09:36:00Z

    Peel Ports has spent £5.5m ($7m) replacing the Royal Bridge Pontoon to increase overall throughput capacity at Sheerness, part of the London Medway cluster of ports…

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    From the industry

    Canadian Pacific: Ready to roll

    2019-06-18T08:48:00Z

    In an oversold market with virtually no space left for development, Canadian Pacific (CP) is using its strategic land holdings to increase capacity, alleviate congestion and capture new business from vehicle-makers shipping to and from Vancouver, with the opening of its new Vancouver Automotive Compound (VAC)… 

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    News

    US Trade Representative rejects Volvo and GM requests for tariff exemptions

    2019-06-12T14:05:00Z

    The United States Trade Representative (USTR) has turned down separate applications from Volvo and GM to be excluded from a 25% import duty on their Chinese-made SUVs. The levy has been in place for almost a year and Volvo has shifted its US-bound XC60 production from China ...

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    News

    Changan Ford fined for anti-competitive practice in China

    2019-06-12T13:50:00Z

    China’s anti-trust regulator has ordered Changan Ford Automobile, the US carmaker’s 50:50 joint venture with Chongqing Changan Automobile, to pay a penalty of 162.8m yuan ($23.5m) for having restricted prices since 2013. Changan Ford laid down minimum levels for its dealers in the company’s home city, depriving ...

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    News

    Hard Brexit fear haunts UK's finished vehicle sector

    2019-06-12T10:38:00Z

    British vehicle transporter ECM has expressed concerns about implications for the automotive industry should the UK exit the European Union (EU) without an agreement on October 31

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    News

    Ford announces closure of UK engine plant

    2019-06-10T10:02:00Z

    Ford plans to shut its 1,700-employee engine factory in Bridgend, South Wales, and shift production to Mexico. Declining demand and excess capacity lie behind the decision. “We have seen global demand for the 1.5-litre, three-cylinder [Dragon petrol engine] decline, so we have additional global capacity and four ...