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  • Gaston Colla
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    Latin America: The good, the bad & the uncertainty

    2017-01-10T18:02:54Z

    Governments, carmakers, processors and carriers will all have their roles to play in establishing greater economic and logistical integration across Latin America, as Automotive Logistics finds out. In this story... Trade deal ups and downs Mexico sets gold standard Exports save Brazil Recovery in Argentina ...

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    Trump turns on Toyota over vehicle imports from Mexico

    2017-01-06T12:43:42Z

    Following recent attacks on Ford and GM for existing and planned imports of vehicles into the US from Mexico, US president-elect Donald Trump has now turned his attention to Toyota. In a tweet posted on Thursday (January 5 th ) Trump said: “Toyota Motor said will build a new plant ...

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    Ford cancels plans for plant in Mexico as GM defends its position

    2017-01-04T15:55:26Z

    Ford has confirmed it is cancelling plans to build a $1.6 billion assembly plant in San Luis Potosi, in north-central Mexico, citing slowing demand for the smaller vehicles intended for the plant for the move, rather than recent criticism from president-elect Donald Trump over production in Mexico for export to ...

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    Bradford opens packaging facility for automotive sector in Mexico

    2017-01-04T15:19:31Z

    The Mexican division of US packaging firm Bradford – Bradford de Mexico (BdM) – has opened a plant for the supply of automotive packaging in Querétaro, in the central region of the country. The company said the newly built facility, which has room for expansion, would make custom returnable packaging ...

  • Modestrip
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    What to watch in 2017

    2016-12-27T09:00:56Z

    The automotive supply chain could take several knocks in 2017 from rising protectionism and regulatory changes. Automotive Logistics consults its crystal ball to highlight some of the potential hotspots… North America Which way will Trump blow? There will be worries, especially in Mexico, about overhauls to Nafta or ...

  • Year in review
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    2016 in review: takeovers, disputes and political upheaval

    2016-12-21T11:18:25Z

    The year 2016 may well go down as one of the most significant in recent history – not just politically but also for the automotive supply chain. Surprise voting results in the US and Europe have created significant uncertainty regarding global trade that may go on for years and is ...

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    American Honda: Looking for smart, sustainable solutions

    2016-12-19T14:23:09Z

    All photos of Chuck Kendig by: Walter Savinovich American Honda’s head of sales planning and logistics, Chuck Kendig, reveals the philosophy behind his approach to managing the carmaker’s outbound flows and describes how the department operates to cope with changing model demand Since April 2015, when Chuck Kendig inherited ...

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    Mexico government deploys troops to address railway vandalism

    2016-12-14T10:57:04Z

    It has been revealed that the Mexican government has been deploying troops since the autumn at various troubled areas in response to rising vandalism and theft targeting both railway lines and automotive cargo. “The Mexican military is providing some short-term protection to the automotive industry in the state of Guanajuato,” ...

  • Lucid announcement
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    Lucid Motors picks Arizona as electric vehicle manufacturing base

    2016-12-05T15:58:40Z

    Electric vehicle start-up Lucid Motors has announced Casa Grande, about 80km south of Phoenix, Arizona, as the location for its manufacturing centre, after evaluating over 60 sites in 13 US states. The facility will start producing the company’s first model in 2018 and by 2022, $700m will have been invested. ...

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    Changing trade agreements in the spotlight after US election

    2016-11-16T15:09:27Z

    A week after Donald Trump’s surprise victory in the US presidential election, automotive manufacturers and experts are still piecing together what his new administration could mean for vehicle production, trade and investment across North America and beyond. Global trade deals with the US seem likely to fall back in priority ...

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    Concerns over global trade as Trump secures US election victory

    2016-11-09T14:17:06Z

    Donald Trump’s surprise victory over Hillary Clinton in the November 8th US election has created serious concerns over the future of the country’s major trade agreement with its neighbours, which has become such an important part of many carmakers’ and tier suppliers’ automotive supply chains. Markets and currencies including the ...

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    Graniewicz becomes MD of Penske Mexico

    2016-10-14T17:40:08Z

    Alejandro “Alex” Graniewicz (pictured) has been appointed as managing director of Penske Logistics’ Mexico operations. He replaces Michael Casidy, who takes on the role of distribution centre management product line leader for the company’s western region in the United States. Graniewicz was most recently the chief operating officer at logistics ...

  • AudiMexicoPlant
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    Smooth logistics underpins assembly at Audi’s Mexican plant

    2016-10-04T17:01:40Z

    Audi has officially opened its $1.1 billion Mexican plant in San José Chiapa, in the state of Puebla, which is making the Q5 SUV model. Projected annual capacity at the plant is 150,000 units. At the same time the carmaker has opened a supplier park next to the plant that ...

  • Landfill Gas Powers GM Plant Producing Fuel Efficient Cars
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    GM fails to confirm plans for engine production in Mexico

    2016-09-27T15:14:46Z

    GM has declined to confirm a report by The New York Times that it will be moving an engine production operation from Mexico to Ontario as part of the labour agreement it reached recently with Canadian private sector union, Unifor. GM will close one of two assembly lines ...

  • Volume Production of the all-new Ford Focus at Ford's Saarlouis
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    Ford confirms Focus production will move to Mexico

    2016-09-27T14:22:57Z

    Ford has confirmed it is to move production of the Ford Focus from the US to Mexico. Speaking at an investors’ day earlier this month, chief executive Mark Fields said the move away from the current Michigan plant would be completed over the next two to three years. The move ...

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    Global conference: Building cars is one thing, getting them to market is another

    2016-09-22T00:10:46Z

    The infrastructure and logistics services underpinning the volume growth in emerging automotive markets will need investment, if carmakers are to make the most of the opportunities these markets hold in the face of a short term sales 'plateau' in the more developed parts of the world. Delegates at this week's ...

  • Fiat India plant
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    Mexico now India’s largest automotive export market

    2016-09-20T16:39:41Z

    Mexico has become India’s largest market for automotive exports, according to data released by engineering body EEPC India. Between April and July this year, automotive exports from India – including finished vehicles, two- and three-wheelers, and parts and components – amounted to $2.78 billion. Of that, shipments to Mexico accounted ...

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    Colombia’s Santa Marta port to benefit from Kia’s Mexican plant

    2016-09-12T17:42:42Z

    The opening in May this year of Kia Motor’s plant at Pesqueria in the Mexican state of Nuevo León is helping to consolidate a key commercial route along the Atlantic Ocean, where the Colombian port of Santa Marta is a direct beneficiary. For the rest of this year, the port ...

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    Courier NetWork expands presence with offices in Mexico and Asia

    2016-09-06T16:54:05Z

    US-based expeditor Courier NetWork (CNW) has opened new offices in Mexico, China and Singapore. The company said its new branch in Guadalajara would support the automotive and electronics market in Mexico, adding that it was a well-established provider of services to the automotive industry there. “The vast majority of shipments ...

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    FVL Import Export summit: Making sure bigger is also better in ports

    2016-08-12T20:16:20Z

    The third Finished Vehicle Logistics Import Export summit revealed the need among vehicle-handling ports for more investment in space, berths and inland transport, at the same time that OEMs and logistics partners need to work together to improve the uneven flow of vehicles that 'vessel bunching' and larger ships are ...