All Nissan articles – Page 13

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    Carmakers and suppliers collaborate on containers

    2018-05-23T12:05:04Z

    Honda, Toyota, GM, Nissan and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) have joined forces with 12 medium to large tier suppliers, two logistics providers and the Automotive Industry Action Group (AIAG) on a data system providing accurate visibility over returnable containers at every stage of their movement between supplier and OEM.The Automotive ...

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    Prologis buys DCT Industrial

    2018-05-02T11:04:13Z

    Prologis is buying rival US-based logistics real estate developer DCT Industrial for $8.4 billion.The acquisition gives Prologis more than 65 hectares of additional industrial project space and almost 80 hectares of land in pre-development, predominantly in Seattle, Atlanta, South Florida and Southern California.“For some time, we have considered DCT’s realigned ...

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    Car hauliers suspend services at Renault-Nissan’s Chennai plant

    2018-05-01T12:04:14Z

    Car carriers providing outbound distribution services for Renault-Nissan in India suspended their operations at the carmaker’s plant in Chennai last week in protest at what they say was the OEM’s decision to renege on agreed freight rates.According to the Car Carrier Association (CCA), the dispute dates back to meetings Renault-Nissan ...

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    Waking up to a new dawn

    2018-04-27T15:51:03Z

    Brazilian vehicle manufacturers are increasingly optimistic that the country can claw its way out of a deep recession. The country is experiencing a period of low inflation, low interest rates, light GDP growth and a tentative recovery in employment, reflected in improving purchasing power and consumer confidence. Moreover, consumers with ...

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    Trusting the market will stay afloat

    2018-04-26T09:42:00Z

    European vehicle-handling ports saw growth in vehicle vehicle volumes in 2017, however geo-political worries – not least Brexit – is causing concerns. Ports continue to invest but there are worries over future volumes and capacity levels. 

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    Russia to halt parts imports during Fifa World Cup

    2018-04-25T12:11:08Z

    Russia is likely to cease importing almost all automotive components and spare parts for two months from May 25 to July 25, as the federal government seeks to impose unprecedented security measures in the country for the duration of the Fifa World Cup 2018 football tournament.The government is planning to ...

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    Nissan and Mitsubishi to share spare parts resources in Japan

    2018-04-24T17:35:00Z

    Nissan Motor and Mitsubishi Motors have arranged to jointly use a spare parts warehouse near Tokyo, Japan, and share a regional delivery network as part of efforts to work together more closely to reduce logistics costs.From October this year, the carmakers will share Nissan's 355,000 sq.m Sagamihara Parts Center, about ...

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    Nissan axes jobs as UK diesel sales plunge

    2018-04-24T16:03:20Z

    Nissan is to reduce the workforce at its Sunderland factory in the north-east of England amid operational changes, with hundreds of jobs reportedly being axed as the company adjusts to declining demand for diesel models across Europe. The company’s announcement comes only a week after Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) announced ...

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    Gefco reports gains in automotive beyond core PSA contracts

    2018-04-17T11:54:41Z

    Gefco has reported annual revenue gains of 5.1% in its full-year results for 2017, earning €4.4 billion ($5.4 billion). Sales were supported by a 8.1% growth in global automotive accounts outside of its traditional activity for former parent company Groupe PSA (which now includes GM's Opel/Vauxhall divisions). The company noted ...

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    Navigating uncharted waters

    2018-04-17T02:01:46Z

    At 04.00 on June 26 last year, Jim Hagemann Snabe, chairman of AP Moller-Maersk, was woken by a phone call from his office. That’s when he learned that the global shipping giant had fallen victim to a cyber-attack. Over the next few hours, the true severity of the incident became ...

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    Caracatzanis replacing Maure as CEO of Avtovaz

    2018-04-16T13:02:02Z

    Nicolas Maure is moving out of his role as CEO at Russian carmaker Avtovaz to take up a new position at the beginning of June as Renault Group senior vice-president alongside his role as chairman of the Eurasia region at the carmaker. Yves Caracatzanis will become the new CEO of ...

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    Proficient Auto Transport appoints new president and CEO

    2018-04-11T12:01:03Z

    Randy Beggs (pictured) has moved from his role as COO at US-based finished vehicle haulier, Proficient Auto Transport, to become president and CEO. He will now handle the day-to-day running of the company.Beggs replaces Kirk Williams, who held the role since 2004 and has now become chairman of the board.Proficient ...

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    EU emissions rules leave Russia’s carmakers in a quandary

    2018-03-28T11:18:01Z

    Russian carmakers may be forced to cut exports to the European Union as a result of the latter’s latest carbon emissions regulations, it has emerged.In a statement released earlier this month, Avtovaz said the latest EU legislation required finished vehicles to have CO2 emissions of under 120g/km, while AvtoVaz’s flagship ...

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    Renault-Nissan appoints new manufacturing, production and SCM team

    2018-03-21T10:32:41Z

    The Renault-Nissan Alliance has announced five deputy and senior vice-president appointments to support its Manufacturing, Production Engineering and Supply Chain Management division from April 1st.The division handles global industrial strategy across the group’s brands, including sourcing, production process engineering, production control and supply chain management, and has been headed by ...

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    Mexico hits record highs in output and exports

    2018-02-20T16:11:26Z

    The Mexican automotive sector has enjoyed a spectacular start to 2018, reaching all-time highs in vehicle production and exports during January.According to the Mexican Association of the Automotive Industry (AMIA), a total of 303,755 vehicles were produced during the month, over 4% more than in January 2017. Vehicle exports, meanwhile, ...

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    Gestamp plans joint venture plant in Morocco

    2018-02-20T15:51:07Z

    Spanish automotive parts manufacturer Gestamp has signed a joint venture agreement with Moroccan components manufacturer Tuyauto to set up a factory in the north African country.The companies plan to build the plant in the Kenitra free trade zone, next to the car assembly factory PSA is building there. Other key ...

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    VW signs tax exemption deal with Russia

    2018-02-08T15:46:26Z

    Volkswagen has become the first carmaker to sign a tax exemption deal with the Russian government, according to a recent statement on its website.Under the agreement, the German carmaker is exempt from payment of VAT and excise rates on automotive components, whether imported or produced in Russia, where they are ...

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    AV Dawson makes key appointments

    2018-02-05T14:51:28Z

    Andy Watkins (pictured) has been appointed operations director at UK logistics and transport provider AV Dawson. Watkins has been at the company for 30 years, originally starting there as a stevedore.The company said in a statement that he would oversee operations as AV Dawson expanded into new markets.“Andy has made ...

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    Port users bemoan slow progress at Veracruz

    2018-01-29T12:10:52Z

    Carmakers and logistics providers have expressed frustration over the slow pace of expansion at the congested Mexican port of Veracruz.The port is working to install new infrastructure to support growing automotive volumes, which reached 1.03m units last year (up 13.5% on 2016).The project includes a completely new landside and berth ...

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    It's time to recognise high performance and best practice

    2018-01-18T11:09:37Z

    The deadline for entries is close of business on Monday, February 12th 2018.Entries are invited from all those involved in the automotive logistics sector, including vehicle-makers, tier suppliers, logistics service providers, infrastructure operators, vehicle processors, dealerships and logistics consultancies.The Automotive Logistics Awards – Europe 2018 will recognise and reward excellence ...