All OEMs articles – Page 23

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    Cindy Bridgeman moves to Syncreon


    Syncreon, the integrated logistics provider, has appointed Cindy Bridgeman to a newly created role as director of business development in North America. Bridgeman moves from Ceva Logistics, where she was global account director and handled business development for a number of large automotive companies in North America.Bridgeman has previously held ...

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    Daimler opens regional hub for commercial vehicles in Singapore


    Daimler has opened a regional centre in Singapore for commercial vehicle sales and services to 18 countries across the South Asia region. The Daimler South East Asia (DSEA) facility will support the sales and aftermarket demands for both Mercedes-Benz trucks, buses and vans and Fuso trucks and buses."In South East ...

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    OEMs at Geneva express concerns over cross-border disruption


    The heads of Daimler and GM’s Opel division used the Geneva motor show this week to warn of the dangers any tightening of European border controls in the wake of the refugee crisis would have on the logistics underpinning their respective lean manufacturing systems.According to a Reuters report published this ...

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    Indian Railways launches auto rail hub in Chennai as part of wider rail freight plans


    [Updated 3rd March] Indian Railways has inaugurated its first common user finished vehicle rail hub at Walajabad station, in Chennai in the south of India, close to a cluster of assembly plants. The hub is part of the Indian government’s plan to increase the movement of vehicles by rail in ...

  • Großauftrag von Girteka Logistics über 1.000 Mercedes-Benz Actros // Major order of 1,000 Mercedes-Benz Actros by Girteka Logistics

    Mercedes-Benz Trucks signs major order with Girteka Logistics


    Mercedes-Benz Trucks has reported its largest-ever fleet order in Eastern Europe. The deal will see it deliver 1,000 Actros trucks to the Lithuanian logistics provider, Girteka Logistics. The value of the deal is undisclosed.Girteka provides services for a range of sectors, including automotive, in Europe, Russia and the Commonwealth of ...

  • Takahiro Hachigo

    Honda to increase exports from Japan; Europe to be export base for Civic Hatchback


    Honda is planning to export more models made in Japan to North America and Europe, including the Fit/Jazz, CR-V and hybrid models. At the same time, Europe will become a base for supplying the Civic Hatchback to North America and other parts of the world. The company said the moves ...

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    Gefco hits 100% parts inventory accuracy with FCA in China


    Transport and logistics provider Gefco is managing the transport, warehousing and distribution of Fiat Chrysler Automobile's imported spare parts at its logistics distribution centre in Langfang, Heibei province, which opened in July last year.The 11,500 sq.m facility now stocks a full range of Mopar spare parts and is feeding 105 ...

  • Digitalisierung in der Volkswagen Logistik ? Werk Wolfsburg setzt auf ?intelligente Uhren"

    Volkswagen trials smartwatch and RFID for parts picking at Wolfsburg


    The Volkswagen Group has revealed that it is running a four-week trial at its plant in Wolfsburg, Germany to test the use of smartwatches and RFID armbands in order picking and material logistics processes. These two projects are on top of the current use of around 100 tablet computers in ...

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    Volvo extends relationship with Paragon to include remarketing


    Volvo Car UK has extended its relationship with Paragon in a new contract to manage the remarketing of all the manufacturer’s end-of-term vehicles. Ian Carlisle, CEO of ParagonParagon, which provides used vehicle support to vehicle manufacturers and fleet operators, among its other services, was already handling new car processing, along ...

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    Hyundai opts for Indian coastal service but ro-ro rates are prohibitive


    Hyundai has started using a new short-sea coastal service set up by Link Shipping and Management Systems for the transport of vehicles in India between the ports of Chennai on the south east coast, and Pipavav on the north west.However, high port fees are dissuading more shipping lines from entering ...

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    Daimler Trucks North America opens PDC in Dallas to speed deliveries


    Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) has opened a 25,500 sq. m parts distribution centre (PDC) in Dallas, Texas, that it said would improve parts availability in the region. The facility, which will be fully operational on March 1st this year, will distribute aftermarket parts for DTNA and subsidiary brands Freightliner, ...

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    Opel makes record investment in German spare parts facility


    GM’s Opel division is building a €60m ($66m) European spare parts distribution centre in Bochum, Germany, which it said would be ready for operation by 2017. It is the biggest single investment in spare parts logistics across Opel’s global business. The 95,000sq.m facility will stock more than 100,000 different part ...

  • Volkswagen Konzern setzt mit Golf Produktion in Mexiko weiteren Meilenstein in Nordamerika

    Mexico fines VW for import certificate violation


    Mexico’s Federal Attorney for Environmental Protection (Profepa) has slapped VW Group with a fine of 168m pesos ($8.9m) for importing vehicles to the country without the proper environmental certificates governing carbon emissions and noise.The fine applied to almost 45,500 vehicles, including those of the Audi, Bentley, Porsche, Seat and VW ...

  • Ford Unleashes New Wave of Vehicles at Geneva Motor Show

    Ford to build Ka/Figo model in Europe


    Following press speculation that Ford could be starting production of its Ka and EcoSport models at its plant in Romania, the carmaker has confirmed that it will begin assembly of a minicar model in Europe. However, it would not confirm where.The news of a possible transfer of Ka production to ...

  • Produktionsjubiläum: im Mercedes-Benz Werk in Kecskemét (Ungar

    Mercedes supports Hungary output with logistics expansion


    Daimler’s Mercedes-Benz plant in Kecskemét, Hungary has reached the production milestone of making its 500,000th vehicle – a cosmos black CLA. At the same time, the company has begun work on a €15m ($16.7m) investment to expand its logistics hall at the plant and introduce a new supply concept. The ...

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    DICV announces 4m export milestone; DTA opens regional centres in Africa


    Full year figures for 2015 from Daimler India Commercial Vehicles (DICV) reveal that the subsidiary passed the 4m mark for truck parts exported around the world. The company, which began production in 2012 at its Oragadam factory near Chennai, also increased domestic sales by 37% to 14,000 units and has ...

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    ATK opts for containers to cut vehicle delivery times from China to Russia


    Russian finished vehicle transport provider, ATK, reports that it has cut delivery times on imports from China by more than half, by shipping them by rail in containers.“In 2015, we transported four container trains stacked with 800 vehicles from Wuhan to Moscow,” ATK’s spokesperson, Sergey Kuvshinov said. “Containerisation gives us ...

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    Chinese companies forced to cut supplies to Russia


    Several Chinese carmakers, including FAW, Haima, Great Wall and JAC, have halted the delivery of cars to Russia this year faced with the fact that they did not receive vehicle type approval certificates for 2016, and may not receive them at all, leaving the future of any deliveries in question.“Unfortunately, ...

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    Bill Cook to lead FCA’s logistics in Asia Pacific


    Following the reorganisation of its NAFTA logistics management at Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, William Cook (pictured) is moving from his role as director of logistics and customs for FCA US, to become head of supply chain management and logistics for Asia Pacific and China, responsible for all the carmaker’s logistics operations ...

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    Mercedes forced to re-route cars from port of Koper to Bremerhaven


    [UPDATED 11 February] Mercedes-Benz has been forced to reroute Asia-bound European exports from the Slovenian port of Koper to Germany’s Bremerhaven port, because of widespread disruption on the Slovenian rail network, which is run by the state-owned company, Slovenske Zeleznice.The disruption includes closures to the one-track line between Divaca to ...