All OEMs articles – Page 29

  • POLO AUTOMOTIVO JEEP, EM GOIANA (PE)
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    Brazil and Argentina extend automotive agreement

    2015-07-29T13:59:24Z

    Brazil and Argentina have recently extended their existing automotive trade agreement, known as the Common Automotive Policy, for a further 12 months from the beginning of July this year. All provisions in the existing 40th Additional Protocol remain in place. It was signed by the general secretary of the Latin ...

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    Rhenus secures five-year contract renewal with Daimler

    2015-07-29T09:28:49Z

    Daimler has awarded freight forwarding specialist Rhenus Logistics UK a five-year contract renewal to continue logistics services between the UK and Germany. Rhenus, which has worked with Daimler since 2010, is providing transport and logistics services at 67 collection points across the UK and Ireland for the delivery of automotive ...

  • SONY DSC
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    UK vehicle exports grow in June as production increases

    2015-07-28T14:32:58Z

    Exports of vehicles made in the UK grew 9% to more than 115,400 in June this year compared to the same month in 2014, according to the latest figures from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT). This comes on the back of overall productivity gains of 5.4% for ...

  • Chryslers on trailer
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    American hauliers: Adding up the miles

    2015-07-28T08:00:44Z

    Constraints on rail capacity and changing demand could see road hauliers covering greater distances, as well as facing greater challengesThe fact that the majority of volume vehicle movements in North America use rail – perhaps for 70-75% of miles covered, by some estimates – would suggest that most truck deliveries ...

  • Mercedes-Benz Consolidation Center Speyer, Deutschland//Mercedes
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    Mercedes-Benz to invest “several hundred million” in global logistics realignment

    2015-07-22T14:19:48Z

    [Updated July 30th] Mercedes-Benz Cars has announced a multi-million euro investment in the realignment of its global logistics organisation that will involve both inbound and outbound flows and incorporate the supply chain management unit within its central production organisation. “Our investment of several hundred million euros in our supply ...

  • VolvoTrucks
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    Volvo Group distribution centre up and running in Mississippi

    2015-07-22T14:08:04Z

    Volvo Group’s new 10,000 sq.m central distribution centre in Byhalia, Mississippi is now fully operational. The $70m facility, which was built in six months, is managing the distribution of aftermarket parts for the company’s Mack and Volvo truck brands, as well as Volvo Construction Equipment and Volvo Penta, which supplies ...

  • Cadillac_ATS_V-series
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    Cadillac to export exclusive ATS and CTS V-series to Japan

    2015-07-22T09:21:27Z

    GM’s Cadillac division is supplementing the supply of its US-made luxury sports sedans, the ATS and CTS, in Japan, and will export small volumes of the V-series versions of the cars there subject to demand. The high performance cars are made at its Lansing Grand River assembly plant in Michigan. ...

  • Stallion_autopic
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    More carmakers announce assembly operations in Nigeria

    2015-07-20T11:40:05Z

    Vehicle production in Nigeria is gaining momentum. In the last month both Volkswagen and Honda have started production in the country, and Tata Motors has announced plans to invest $8m in a joint venture plant with local company Iron Product Industries, for vehicle production.[sam_ad id=6 codes='true'] The latest announcements follow ...

  • car in yard
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    Keeping a yard ahead of the game

    2015-07-20T07:59:53Z

    Outsourcing responsibility for end-of-line yard operations can present challenges as well as benefits for both carmakers and their logistics partners In the relentless drive to squeeze cost out of automotive supply chains, specialisation is the watchword. Carmakers increasingly see their own core competence as manufacturing; for their part, logistics providers ...

  • All-new 2012 Civic Natural Gas
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    Honda part 6: Nurturing a rich harvest

    2015-07-16T08:02:41Z

    From inventory management and container tracking to carbon reduction and data mining, Honda’s holistic improvement is set to continue Honda’s logistics have changed dramatically over the past decade or more, including more production sites, global suppliers and consolidation points. The introduction and expansion of a lead logistics provider has helped ...

  • Honda factory floor
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    Honda part 5: Working better, together

    2015-07-16T08:01:12Z

    An emphasis on collaboration is helping the carmaker maximise efficiency, minimise cost and possibly avoid capacity and driver shortagesWhile part of the Honda North America logistics strategy has been to increase consolidation between all its plants, there has also been a move towards wider collaboration in the supply chain, whether ...

  • Honda warehouse
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    Honda part 4: At the centre of change

    2015-07-16T08:00:42Z

    Honda’s Regional Logistics Centre represents a move towards integration and commonality in the US, but it has also brought about ‘another way of life’ in the OEM’s homeland A good example of where Honda’s logistics have delivered a fully integrated, common supply chain solution for North America is the company’s ...

  • Iran's Nuclear Ambitions: Options for the West
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    Iran deal reignites foreign OEM interest in domestic production and exports

    2015-07-15T12:52:39Z

    This week’s agreement to lift sanctions against Iran has immediately renewed production and export plans among a number of carmakers with historic links in the country, including PSA Peugeot-Citroën and Renault-Nissan. The deal, which was signed in Vienna on Tuesday (July 14th), involves Iran, the US, UK, France, Germany, Russia ...

  • Mr. Christ/ Daimler AG, Stuttgart
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    Egon Christ gets new role at Daimler outside vehicle logistics

    2015-07-15T11:08:52Z

    Egon Christ, Daimler’s long-term head of vehicle logistics at Daimler (pictured), is moving to a new role at the beginning of October this year as head of purchasing and F&E services (forshung und entwicklung – research and development). Christ will be rotating roles with Dr Monica Schmickler, who will replace ...

  • HYUNDAI GLOVIS Truck in USA
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    Breaking supply chain taboos in South Korea

    2015-07-15T08:02:16Z

    Production growth out of the Korean peninsula is slowing, but its role in the global supply chain looks set to become more important as Hyundai-Kia and tier suppliers increase global productionSouth Korea’s supply chain is at the heart of the country’s success in automotive production. A dense network of competitive ...

  • 4. HYUNDAI GLOVIS PCC(name_GLOVIS CHALLENGE)
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    South Korea part 4: Full steam ahead

    2015-07-15T08:00:10Z

    A mix of carrier, 3PL, 4PL integrator and central logistics purchaser, Hyundai Glovis’s strength and expansion rely on third parties as well as Hyundai-Kia The rise of Hyundai Glovis has been the logistics parallel to Hyundai and Kia’s emergence as production and export superpowers. The company has solidified its position ...

  • inTime_12
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    Super Group moves into Europe with In Time Express Logistik acquisition

    2015-07-14T17:42:51Z

    South African supply chain management provider, Super Group, is acquiring 75% in German expeditor In Time Express Logistik for €153.5m ($168m). The deal is expected to be complete by the end of October this year. In Time has 20 branches across Europe, with its main base in Germany, and operations ...

  • Jpeg
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    China modes: No single way forward

    2015-07-14T08:00:48Z

    As the Chinese market faces slower growth, changing trade in ports, and the prospect of new trucking regulations, there is rising interest, as well as difficulty, in expanding rail and waterborne logistics China’s vehicle logistics industry is facing twin pressures. On one hand, the country’s production and sales of passenger ...

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    Ukraine emissions ruling will hit Asian imports

    2015-07-13T16:50:32Z

    From the beginning of 2016, Ukraine will stop importing passenger cars, knockdown kits and components that fall below the Euro 5 emissions standard. By 2018, the requirements will be raised to Euro 6. The move follows a recently introduced customs law by the Ukrainian government relating to the import and ...

  • Kattupalli_quay
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    Tamil Nadu set to become major Indian automotive hub

    2015-07-13T16:00:38Z

    L&T Ports, which operates at the Indian port of Kattupalli, has begun handling the export of finished vehicles for the first time. Consignments, which started in June, have begun with Fuso trucks and earth moving equipment built by Daimler in India, as well as cranes from Kobelco, which makes construction ...