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    PSA cancels rail shipments from Europe to Russia


    In a response to declining sales and production output in Russia, PSA Peugeot Citroen has cancelled its rail shipments of parts and knockdown kits from France and Europe to its factory in Kaluga, south of Moscow, the OEM has confirmed. A spokesperson from PSA told Automotive Logistics, "Production dropped to ...

  • Dublin Port

    Dublin port opens car terminal as economy recovers


    Dublin Port Company, which provides ro-ro services at the Irish port, has opened a new €3.4m ($4.3m) car terminal, which will have capacity for 2,500 units and includes an 80-metre flyover bridge across the East Wall Road running alongside the port. The terminal took 13 months to complete and was ...

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    Iran Khodro doubles production in Iraq as transport costs drop


    Iran's main carmaker, Iran Khodro Industrial Group (Ikco), has reported that it has doubled vehicle production at its plant in Iskandariya in Iraq to 100 units a day. The carmaker said that sales had increased in part because of a drop in transport fees, which had a knock-on effect on ...

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    NYK announces service in Myanmar with Silverbird Auto Logistics


    [Story updated on 28 October] Global logistics provider NYK has signed a contract with Silverbird Auto Logistics to provide inland transport services for finished vehicles in Myanmar. Services began last week.Silverbird Auto Logistics is part of the Phee Group, which operates shipping and liner operations as well as providing third ...

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    PSA to launch assembly operation in Belarus


    PSA Peugeot-Citroen is set to launch a small scale assembly operation of completely knocked down (CKD) kits in Belarus in November, according to representatives from the local division of the company. The capacity of the enterprise will be around 2,500 units per year, which will allow PSA to cease imports ...

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    Change on the horizon


    More than 200 delegates at this year’s ECG Conference in Amsterdam heard that sales and production in Europe are on the rise, but that both the economy and the industry suffer from considerable fragmentation.A market growing, but with wide variation, inconsistency and divergence; an economic region integrated, yet with conflicting ...

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    FCA’s Wall Street debut muted; Marchionne targets China expansion


    Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) made its Wall Street debut on Monday, with a muted response from investors. Analysts critical of FCA have led to investors being cautious about the listing. IHS Automotive, an industry research firm said it does not expect FCA to meet CEO Sergio Marchionne’s aggressive sales targets ...

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    Ukraine and Russia to mutually increase import duties on cars


    Russia and Ukraine are soon set to raise the import duties on passenger cars from each respective country by 10-15%, official statements from the authorities in Moscow and Kiev suggest. Formally, the reason behind the increase in import duties on passenger cars from Ukraine to Russia is due to the ...

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    Russia will not ban vehicle imports from EU and US


    OEMs and logistics providers may be able to breathe a small sigh of relief as Russia's Ministry of Industry and Trade has said it is not considering the possibility of a ban on the supply of passenger cars to Russia from the US and EU, according to Autostat, a Russian ...

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    India’s antitrust ruling could unleash spare parts market


    While spare parts have been widely available from a variety of suppliers in Europe and the US for many years, India and China has traditionally been a very closed market. However, all this could be about to change.Fines penalising carmakers in India for cornering the spare parts market may help ...

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    Baltimore port opens second berth for vehicle handling


    The US port of Baltimore has officially opened a new automotive berth at the Masonville/Fairfield terminal following an investment of $22m. At 358 metres it is 90 metres longer than the existing berth and nine metres wider, as well as being much stronger. It is also equipped to handle rail ...

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    MetroGistics, PMTG, and McNutt will partner as ‘asset medium’ provider


    US vehicle logistics services provider MetroGistics is joining up operations and customers with trucking provider Precision Motor Transport Group (PMTG) and less-than-truckload service provider, McNutt Automotive Logistics. Both MetroGistics and McNutt will eventually merge to become a single company. The agreement will produce a mixed transport asset heavy and light ...

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    GM’s Lieblein receives Hispanic achievement award for engineering


    Grace Lieblein, GM’s vice president of global purchasing and supply chain, has been recognised with the 2014 Engineer of the Year award at the 26th Annual HENAAC Conference.The award was given by gateway organisation Great Minds in STEM, a non-profit organisation that promotes opportunities for the academic and career development ...

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    Renault-Nissan to supply vehicles and engines to Daimler


    The Renault-Nissan Alliance has signed a number of agreements to supply Daimler with vehicles and engines as the partnership between the two companies – which was signed in 2010 – continues to develop.Under a new contract signed last month, Nissan is supplying Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation (MFTBC), a ...

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    Muñoz leaves Jaguar Land Rover for role outside automotive


    Eduardo Muñoz has left his position as global parts and supply chain director at Jaguar Land Rover to take up a new supply chain management role outside the automotive industry with chemical firm Sensient. He will be based in Granada in southern Spain.Jaguar Land Rover has yet to announce a ...

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    Cutting logistics costs key to GM profit targets


    General Motors has revealed details about how it plans to increase its margin to 10% in 2016, with cuts in material and logistics costs making up a large part of the company’s savings in regions including North America and South America.During an investor meetings last week in Michigan, the company’s ...

  • IAC new European HQ in Düsseldorf

    IAC opens headquarters in Düsseldorf


    International Automotive Components (IAC), a global vehicle interiors supplier, has just opened its new European headquarters in Düsseldorf, Germany. The new facility hosts the company’s European Operations, which includes commercial and sales, design/engineering, procurement, administrative activities, and offices for the supplier’s European senior leadership team. Logistics operations will also be ...

  • Hyundai

    South Africa may lack truck scale for CKD switch


    Truck assemblers in South Africa have been told that they have two years in which to increase local content or lose tariff breaks. However, industry players have questioned whether the policy will be able to encourage manufacturers to invest in more local stamping and production operations given the country’s relatively ...

  • Mahindra

    Mahindra to make supply chain more efficient


    Over the next five years Mahindra and Mahindra plans to reduce its supplier base by 10% each year, decreasing its total number of suppliers from 650 to 450. The announcement was made by Hemant Sikka, chief purchasing officer of automotive and farm equipment, last week.Mahindra has centralised the purchasing of ...

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    New UK trade association for driven vehicle delivery agents


    A new trade association for driven vehicle delivery agents has been set up in the UK. The Association of Driven Vehicle Delivery Agents (ADVDA) aims to bring quality, consistency and conformity to the UK vehicle delivery industry. In a year, British companies moves more than 1m fleet vehicles with individual ...