All Germany articles – Page 8

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    German domestic car market expands, but exports and output fall

    2020-01-14T10:25:00Z

    Registrations for new passenger cars in Germany last year grew by 5% year-on-year to 3.607m vehicles…

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    Automar takes control of AutoTerminal Gioia Tauro

    2020-01-14T09:50:00Z

    Vehicle transporter Automar of Italy has acquired complete ownership of AutoTerminal Gioia Tauro in the country’s south through purchasing the 50% held by the terminal’s founder, BLG Logistics of Germany…

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    Daimler Buses to start 3D printing of spare parts

    2020-01-08T10:35:00Z

    German OEM Daimler Buses enters the new year looking to develop a new business model: directly producing spare parts in-house for customers via 3D printing… 

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    Exoskeletons to support lineside employees at Audi

    2019-12-18T10:31:00Z

    German carmaker Audi is trialling two types of exoskeletons to see if they can lessen the load for production workers…

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    Audi to start recycling cobalt and nickel with Umicore

    2019-12-17T16:00:00Z

    Audi is to begin taking cobalt and nickel from end-of-life batteries of its e-tron electric vehicle (EV) so partner Umicore can use the recovered materials in new battery cells…

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    BMW signs five-year lithium deal with Ganfeng

    2019-12-17T11:45:00Z

    As part of its electromobility expansion, BMW has signed a 540m euro ($598m) supply contract with Ganfeng Lithium of Jiangxi province, China. The deal will guarantee 100% of the OEM’s lithium hydroxide needs for fifth-generation battery cells in its high-voltage batteries, according to the carmaker…

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    Autodoc expands European logistics base to meet demand

    2019-12-10T14:32:00Z

    German online auto part retailer Autodoc has added to its storage capacity in Berlin and Szczecin, with another expansion to come…

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    German carmakers fined for anti-trust activity on steel purchases

    2019-11-26T14:09:00Z

    BMW, Daimler and Volkswagen have agreed to pay penalties totalling around €100m ($111m) for anti-competitive practices related to downstream long-steel product purchasing

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    Saloodo digital road freight platform comes to South Africa

    2019-11-13T12:26:00Z

    DHL’s Saloodo subsidiary, which provides a digital freight booking platform, has introduced its service into South Africa and announced plans for further expansion into sub-Saharan Africa next year…

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    VW lineside logistics reduces Golf production time by an hour

    2019-10-29T09:49:00Z

    Process improvements at VW’s Wolfsburg plant have reduced the time it takes to assemble a Golf by one hour

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    Porsche partners with Sap to innovate digital processes

    2019-10-28T15:33:00Z

    Porsche has signed a new strategic partnership with software provider Sap aimed at joint innovation in the digital transformation of its production, logistics and ordering processes…

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    BMW takes BVL prize for logistics innovation in Germany

    2019-10-28T12:14:00Z

    BMW won this year’s German Logistics Award, which is given by BVL, the German logistics association, at an event at last week’s German Logistics Congress in Berlin…

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    Bosch’s roadmap to a zero-carbon operation

    2019-10-16T15:22:00Z

    Christine Mezger-Behan, Bosch Much of the focus on sustainability in the automotive industry has been on the gases produced by vehicles themselves, but as Daniel Harrison, analyst at Ultima Media, noted at last week’s Automotive Logistics Central and Eastern European Summit, 18% of emissions are attributable to ...

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    Große-Loheide becomes procurement chief at VW

    2019-10-02T08:52:00Z

    Dirk Große-Loheide (pictured) joined the board of management of Volkswagen Passenger Cars on October 1, responsible for procurement. He was previously head of group operations procurement, a post he has held since April. A trained banker, Große-Loheide started working for VW in 1990 in the field of ...

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    Austria’s cargo-partner on track in China

    2019-10-01T14:14:00Z

    Source: Esther Horvath Austrian logistics provider cargo-partner says it is making western and central China more accessible to automotive clients by using a new block train linking Chongqing to the port of Qinzhou in southern China. Connections between the country’s hinterland, home to many international manufacturing hubs ...

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    Harmonising the supply chain

    2019-09-17T16:01:00Z

    As supply chains grow more complex, automotive companies need a reliable way to keep track of parts movements and alert them to any delays. Andrew Williams investigates a ‘visibility platform’ from German start-up Synfioo

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    BMW charges up battery output in Thailand with Dräxlmaier

    2019-09-17T14:13:00Z

    German electronics company Dräxlmaier has launched a high-voltage battery production plant at Chonburi, Thailand, in partnership with BMW. The batteries are transported to the carmaker’s assembly lines at the Amata City industrial estate, in the manufacturing hub of Rayong, where they are fitted into the entire range ...

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    Mercedes-Benz sources carbon-neutral battery cells

    2019-09-17T09:37:00Z

    Markus Schäfer, member of the board of management Daimler AG, responsible for corporate research & Mercedes-Benz Cars development (left) with Dr. Yu Wang, founder and CEO Farasis Energy (Ganzhou) Co., Ltd Mercedes-Benz has signed up to having all battery cells manufactured via electricity produced from renewable sources. ...

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    Schaeffler to boost autonomous driving in China

    2019-09-16T14:27:00Z

    Matthias Zink (third from left), CEO Automotive OEM at Schaeffler AG and Hu Zhongxiong, mayor of Changsha (second from right) with German chancellor Dr. Angela Merkel and Chinese premier Li Keqiang. (Image: German Federal Government/Steffen Kugler) Automotive parts and technology supplier Schaeffler has signed an investment agreement ...

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    VW hosts hackathon to develop digital supply chain

    2019-09-11T10:33:00Z

    German vehicle maker Volkswagen (VW) held a hackathon to develop computer-based systems to make it easier to monitor compliance with human rights and environmental protection along complex supply chains. Goods and services involved can pass through up to nine stages in various countries in Latin America, Asia ...