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    Polestar to make next electric SUV in US

    2021-06-21T11:45:00Z

    Polestar is building its next electric vehicle, the Polestar 3, at the Volvo plant in the US state of South Carolina in an effort to reduce delivery times and make procurement more efficient

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    NYK commissions 12 LNG-fuelled car carriers

    2021-06-21T10:43:00Z

    NYK is boosting the number of car carriers in its fleet fuelled with LNG with the commission of 12 vessels from the Shin Kurushima and Nihon shipyards in Japan

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    Clepa calls for EU strategy to tackle semiconductor shortage

    2021-06-21T09:55:00Z

    The shortage in the supply of semiconductors has delayed the production of 500,000 vehicles globally and will continue to affect the automotive industry into 2022, according to the The European Association of Automotive Suppliers (Clepa)

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    Audi using AI to assess supply chain sustainability

    2021-06-18T15:02:00Z

    Audi is using an AI tool from Prewave to monitor its supply chain for violations of its sustainability code of conduct. The tool uses automotive speech recognition in 50 languages to check for potential violations of Audi’s sustainability criteria and alerts the carmaker to them.

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    Lamborghini switches to rail for Urus body deliveries

    2021-06-17T10:45:00Z

    VW Group is now shipping Lamborghini Urus SUV chassis to the Italian carmaker’s Modena factory headquarters by rail in a move to more sustainable logistics that will reduce carbon emissions by 85%, according to transport provider Rail Cargo Group

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    VW puts carbon-neutral exports top of agenda for EV deliveries to the US

    2021-06-15T10:03:00Z

    Volkswagan has moved more than 8,000 units of its ID.4 electric SUV to the US from Germany since March this year and has set out to make the method of delivery as sustainable as the vehicle it is delivering, all part of its ‘goTOzero impact logistics’ strategy

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    Kuehne + Nagel appoints Andrea Debbane global head of sustainability

    2021-06-14T11:53:00Z

    Former sustainability lead at Airbus, Andrea Debbane (pictured), will join logistics provider Kuehne + Nagel as global head of sustainability next month. She says that sustainable logistics is a personal legacy, and will help drive forward the company’s plans for carbon neutral logistics by 2030

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    AvtoVaz opens largest regional Lada aftermarket PDC in Tver

    2021-06-14T10:59:00Z

    AvtoVaz has opened a 25,000 sq.m aftermarket parts distribution centre (PDC) for the Lada brand in Tver, which will help with same-day and next-day service parts deliveries to dealerships in the central federal region

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    Unipart Logistics to run JLR aftermarket parts facility in UK

    2021-06-14T09:13:00Z

    Unipart Logistics is building on the services it provides for Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) in the UK with the signing of a new five-year contrarct to run the carmaker’s global parts logistics centre in Appleby Magna in the UK Midlands

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    Vehicle electrification shakes up export and import flows

    2021-06-11T15:00:00Z

    There are regional differences in the sales and manufacture of electric vehicles that are affecting finished vehicle logistics flows, with some countries with relatively small automotive output becoming the bigger EV exporters. That has consequences for finished vehicle logistics, as a new report from Ultima Media’s business intelligence unit, Automotive, makes clear

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    Cross-sector partnership to promote sustainable materials sourcing in Chile

    2021-06-11T11:34:00Z

    Daimler, VW, BASF and Fairphone have set up the Responsible Lithium Partnership to to promote sustainable development and tackle the negative impacts of material sourcing, beginning with a multi-stakeholder initiative into the impact of lithium mining in Chile

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    Gefco partners with Autobid on last-mile services for used-car market

    2021-06-11T09:45:00Z

    Logistics provider Gefco is bringing its Moveecar last-mile logistics service to Germany’s used-car market in partnership with auction platform Autobid.de

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    Matt Ritter now leading vehicle planning and logistics at Subaru of America

    2021-06-10T08:48:00Z

    Matt Ritter (pictured) has replaced Troy Poston as vice-president of vehicle planning and logistics at Subaru of America. He will direct vehicle sales operations, including shipping, tracking and delivery to retailers, as well as all port operations, and inland and parts logistics.

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    Cottrell to build second trailer plant in Georgia

    2021-06-08T15:15:00Z

    Finished vehicle equipment maker, Cottrell, is building a second manufacturing facility worth $125m in the US state of Georgia. CEO Danny Zink told Automotive Logistics that the company expected the expansion to double its current manufacturing capacity, allowing Cottrell to make up to 400 units per month from both facilities when the new facility is complete in 2023.

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    EV battery supply chains on the move

    2021-06-08T11:30:00Z

    As electric vehicles become serious business for OEMs, they are reassessing their battery supply and manufacturing bases, putting their eggs in multiple baskets and taking more control of the process.

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    Canadian Pacific invests in rail connections to port of Saint John

    2021-06-08T11:02:00Z

    Canadian Pacific Railway is moving vehicles out of the Canadian east coast port of Saint John again for the first time in 25 years and investing C$90m in track infrastructure over three years to add capacity and services for automotive in Canada

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    Vehicle terminal opens at US port of Mobile

    2021-06-08T10:43:00Z

    The port of Mobile in the US state of Alabama has a new $60m finished vehicle ro-ro terminal including a 3,700 sq.m vehicle processing centre (VPC) and storage capacity for 7,000 vehicles.

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    GM focuses on increasing vehicle deliveries in North America

    2021-06-07T14:27:00Z

    GM is pulling out all the stops to get vehicles delivered to its dealers and customers in the US and Canada in the midst of a semiconductor shortage that is affecting the automotive industry globally. Its all down to teamwork according to Phil Kienle, GM vice-president, North America Manufacturing and Labor Relations

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    Hyundai Glovis sets up customised shipping standards for EVs

    2021-06-07T11:39:00Z

    Hyundai Glovis has established a new process and set of standards for the global shipment of electric vehicles aimed at providing a safer and more secure service for traditional carmakers and start-up EV companies alike

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    Renault forecasts shift in the make-up of outbound deliveries

    2021-06-07T10:23:00Z

    At a recent automotive webinar hosted by Haropa Port, Renault’s global vice-president of supply chain, Jean-François Salles, said that the vehicle mix in the outbound supply chain was going to change over the next few years, with more second-hand, light commercial and shared vehicles being distributed. That trend will require different logistics planning