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    DICV exports 25,000th truck from Oragadam plant

    2019-08-20T11:20:00Z

    Daimler India Commercial Vehicles (DICV) has exported its 25,000th truck from the Oragadam plant near Chennai and increased exports to more than 7,000 in 2018, an increase of 8% on the previous year 

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    VW takes electric Silk Road train to put ID.R at Heaven’s Gate

    2019-08-20T10:39:00Z

    German OEM Volkswagen (VW) has opted to use the new Silk Road rail route to China to transport its prototype electric ID.R car – and all the ancillary equipment – for a motoring challenge in Tianmen.

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    Contingency costs for Brexit exceed £330m while automotive investment plummets

    2019-07-31T12:05:00Z

    The UK automotive industry has already spent at least £330m ($401m) on contingency plans to cover the country’s departure from the EU, according to the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT). At the same time, investment has stalled as automotive manufacturers brace themselves for Brexit and big investors fear a no-deal scenario, said the SMMT’s CEO, Mike Hawes, at a press conference in London…

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    UK automotive on shaky ground amid ‘seismic’ trade shifts

    2019-07-24T11:46:00Z

    Immingham port The UK’s automotive industry is in danger of being crushed by shifting trade relations across different regions of the world, as vehicle import tariffs change between it and the EU, the US and Japan. Uncertainty over the reworking of two of these key ...

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    Automotive Logistics launches Middle East and North Africa conference in Dubai

    2019-06-28T11:24:00Z

    Automotive Logistics is responding to the fast pace of growth in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) with the launch of a completely new conference to be held in Dubai between November 19-20 . Vehicle sales in the MENA region are on a sharp increase, ...

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    Honda turns to barge for container moves in Belgium

    2019-06-26T13:00:00Z

    Honda Motor Europe Logistics (HMEL) has started using barges to transport containerised motorbikes, power products and replacement parts between the Belgian ports of Antwerp and Ghent. The goods are being imported to Antwerp from global markets, including Japan, USA, Thailand, Malaysia, Mexico and Turkey, and they are being distributed from ...

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    Auto industry welcomes suspension of Mexico tariffs

    2019-06-10T14:28:00Z

    President Donald Trump has suspended a threatened 5% tariff on US imports of Mexican goods, including vehicles and automotive parts, which was to be imposed on Monday (June 10). Trump initially said at the beginning of June that the US would start with a 5% tariff and escalate the levies ...

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    Automotive to play key role in Gefco’s China strategy

    2019-06-03T15:44:00Z

    French logistics provider Gefco has set up a dedicated subsidiary in Chongqing specialising in importing and exporting vehicles by rail between Europe, Russia and China, and developing the group’s other logistics activities in central China. It made the annoucement to coincide with the tenth anniversary of its wholly owned subsidiary ...

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    CMA CGM and MSC join TradeLens blockchain platform

    2019-06-03T15:12:00Z

    CMA CGM and Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) have announced they are joining the TradeLens digital business platform, a service based on blockchain technology to provide secure shipping data and make global trade more efficient

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    Toyota merges production and service parts logistics in North America

    2019-01-28T12:09:00Z

    Toyota is comprehensively realigning its production and service parts organisation in North America with an integrated supply chain division as part of its overall One Toyota initiative, designed to improve customer service and cost efficiency. The carmaker is merging its Logistics Control function with Service Parts and Accessories in ...