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    Interview

    Q&A: Sulaiman Pallak, GM Middle East and North Africa

    2020-01-13T09:12:00Z

    In the absence of a production hub, OEMs operating in the Middle East must import both vehicles and parts. GM’s head of purchasing and supply chain for Africa and the Middle East tells Automotive Logistics about the challenges and opportunities in the region…

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    GM and LG Chem lead the charge in US with Lordstown battery plant

    2019-12-10T15:24:00Z

    General Motors (GM) and LG Chem of South Korea are to construct an assembly plant to mass produce battery cells and support the production of GM’s battery-electric vehicles (Bevs)…

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    Middle East and North Africa: Leading the way in innovation

    2019-11-27T15:55:00Z

    Despite a sustained period of decline over the last few years affected by a fall in oil prices and geopolitical strife, the Middle East and Africa is fast becoming a region of automotive and supply chain opportunity…

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    6 questions in 60 seconds… with Bryan Burkhardt

    2019-11-27T12:20:00Z

    Bryan Burkhardt, executive director automotive logistics executive committee (ALEC), talks General Motors, building a network and why you should always embrace your failures…

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    Sweeney takes on new role at GM

    2019-11-13T12:40:00Z

    Brian Sweeney is moving to the newly created position of vice-president, dealer operations and innovation at General Motors from November 15. 

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    Article

    FCA–PSA fusion: first of the electric shock waves?

    2019-11-04T05:00:00Z

    The merger attempt by FCA and PSA will be complicated but makes economic and operational sense, including for supply chain management and logistics. Whether or not it goes ahead, more consolidation is likely as the automotive industry gears up for electrification

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    Puerto Bahía increases PDI services for vehicle import

    2019-10-31T17:35:00Z

    The Colombian port of Bahia is increasing its provision of PDI services for inbound finished vehicles

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    GM appoints global purchasing and supply chain executives

    2019-10-31T16:17:00Z

    General Motors has promoted Doug Parks (pictured) to the role of executive vice-president of global product development, purchasing and supply chain as part of a number of recent senior leadership appointments…

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    GM’s supply chain starts on road to recovery

    2019-10-29T13:57:00Z

    Companies and workers in General Motors’ supply chain are beginning to return to normal operations now a six-week strike at 55 of the carmaker’s plants in North America has ended after union members accepted a company offer…

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    Strikers vote on GM deal

    2019-10-23T12:54:00Z

    Members of the UAW union are this week voting on a tentative, four-year agreement which negotiators have reached with General Motors (GM)…

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    News

    GM strike brings widespread disruption to US supply chain

    2019-10-16T08:12:00Z

    Month-long strike action taken by GM workers is costing the carmaker dearly and is now impacting the inbound and outbound supply chains across North America

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    News

    GM Brazil explores alternatives to road to broaden regional sales

    2019-10-09T09:22:00Z

    In Brazil, General Motors is exploring various alternatives to road as a means of exporting finished vehicles from its plants there to other countries in South America. Under consideration are rail, river and coastal shipping, but all will require partnering with logistics companies. There are various aims behind making the ...

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    Cuxport on a roll with 2m BMW exports

    2019-09-04T08:55:00Z

    Copyright: Rhenus SE & Co. KG German port services provider Cuxport, a joint venture between Rhenus Group and HHLA Container Terminals, exported its two millionth BMW to the UK last week. The company is looking ahead to build on that and other intercontinental trade, and while Brexit ...

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    Garza to replace Hernandez as head of GM Mexico

    2019-08-20T10:56:00Z

    Francisco Garza will lead GM Mexico at the end of August when Ernesto Hernandez steps down from the role and retires from a 40-year career with the carmaker

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    Article

    Can Central Asia be transformed into an automotive hub?

    2019-08-14T11:32:00Z

    Two of the largest former soviet republics, Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan, have set their sights on growing an automotive sector as they industrialise and modernise their economies. These Cental Asian nations are now focusing on strengthening their supply bases to boost local production.

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    GM expands service parts distribution in Michigan

    2019-08-07T13:02:00Z

    The vehicle-maker has officially opened a $65m service parts centre in Michigan that will pack 120m parts per year for the AC Delco and GM Genuine Parts brands. The new facility, which covers 102,000 sq.m in the suburb of Burton in Flint, is triple the size of the facility it is replacing and employs 800 people, according to GM.

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    South Korean trade body fines Japanese auto parts providers

    2019-08-07T09:03:00Z

    Denso, Diamond Electric Mfg, Hitachi Automotive Systems and Mitsubishi Electric have been fined a total of $76m by South Korea’s fair trade commission..

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    Amports expands footprint in Jacksonville

    2019-07-16T08:51:00Z

    North American vehicle processor Amports has signed two long-term agreements with Jacksonville Port Authority (Jaxport) in Florida to expand its leasing space…

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    GM boosts Cruze imports through Itajaí over first year

    2019-07-09T17:10:00Z

    In one year of handling finished vehicles on behalf of GM, the Brazilian port of Itajaí reported throughput of almost 25,800 units by June 8, 2019. By the end of June, that figure had risen to more than 27,000 units. Trials began on 9 June 2018, ...

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    Interview

    Centre of the world: How the Middle East is growing in importance for automotive

    2019-06-21T08:59:00Z

    With vehicle sales on the rise and multiple free trade zones under development, the Middle East is attracting greater attention from the automotive industry than ever before