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    A cleaner corridor for container movements through LA


    Given the ongoing congestion crisis in container throughput at the US west coast container ports, one could be forgiven for thinking investment in more sustainable logistics was low on the agenda. Not so at the Port of Los Angeles, where the port authority is working hand in hand with vehicle and equipment makers, logistics providers and fuel companies to clean up container logistics once and for all.

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    Outbound sector faces capacity crisis as production rebounds, says Nissan


    There are positive, albeit early signs, that vehicle production is recovering in North America. This year saw a loss in light vehicle production of 2.5m vehicles because of widespread shutdowns caused by semiconductor and parts shortages. While 2022 will be constrained, carmakers are reporting that plants will be running without shutdown over the coming months, even if they are under capacity for the time being.

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    Localising the balance of power at GM


    GM is putting its money where its mouth is when it comes to stated goals for electric and autonomous vehicle production in North America. Closer integration with its battery suppliers is key to success, as is its strategic alliance with Honda, writes Marcus Williams 

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    Panasonic to provide batteries for Canoo’s new electric Lifestyle Vehicle


    Electric vehicle start-up Canoo has signed a deal for battery supply with Panasonic for its forthcoming Lifestyle Vehicle

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    Jörg Burzer joins Daimler management board amid company restructure


    Jörg Burzer is joining the management board of Daimler from December 1, 2021 as part of a realignment of management board responsiblities between Daimler and Mercedes-Benz

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    AL FVL Autumn 2021 digital edition – Moving forward together through disruption


    The autumn digital edition of Automotive Logistics and Finished Vehicle Logistics magazine is out now, featuring a four-part, in-depth special on Renault Group, in which its top executive for supply chain and logistics, Jean-François Salles, explains the supply chain revolution underway at the carmaker

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    Mexican OEMs to benefit from strategic VDC in Guanajuato


    A new vehicle distribution centre being developed in the Mexican state of Guanajuato promises to speed up multimodal delveries of finished vehicles in North America while also more efficiently turning around available rail wagons

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    Renault forecasts bigger production losses for 2021


    In its latest results Renault estimates that its vehicle production shortfall thanks to parts shortages for 2021 will reach around 500,000 units, above the 200,000 it previously forecasted for the year. However, the company is making efforts to meet its projected operating margin.

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    BMW aims at zero-emission transport logistics at Munich plant


    To coincide with the start of production of the fully electric BMW i4 at its Munich assembly plant in Germany, the carmaker has also launched a project to completely cut local emissions from the transport logistics used to feed parts into the plant.

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    Auto industry looks for clearer picture of complex chip shortage


    Greater integration of the semiconductor supply chain is needed to prevent the sort of disruption seen since the Covid pandemic, as delegates heard at the recent ALSC Global Live debate

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    Raising up finished vehicle logistics quality – ALSC Ideas Lab wrap-up


    Dennis Manns recaps a workshop on damage prevention and quality, and reveals why staying connected across the supply chain is critical, especially at a time when inventories are so low that there is literally no car to lose.

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    Stellantis and LG to form EV battery joint venture in US


    Stellantis and LG Energy Solution have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to establish a joint venture plant to produce battery cells and modules for the North American automotive market. The move is part of the carmaker’s aim to make 40% of the cars it sells in the US electric by 2030, in line with the aims of the US government.

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    Outbound sector grapples with reality of reaching carbon neutrality


    At last week’s conference held by the Association of European Vehicle Logistics (ECG) in Brussels, delegates discussed what the EU’s carbon neutral targets for 2050 meant for the sector

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    GM extends shutdown to deal with batteries and Bolt recalls


    GM has extended the temporary closure of its Orion plant in Michigan while it deals with battery supply issues for Chevy Bolt EV and works on recall repairs

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    Smarter parts mean risk and opportunity for supply chain


    Delegates at this year’s ALSC Global Live conference in Detroit talked about how increasingly complex vehicle parts had implications for supply chain and logistics planning

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    Further cutbacks to Toyota’s global output but recovery is in sight


    Toyota is having to make further reductions to planned global production in November because of the shortage in the supply of semiconductors and other Covid restrictions

  • Chris Styles (Nissan), Christopher Ludwig (Automotive Logistics)

    Rethinking the semiconductor supply chain


    Executives from Nissan North America, electronics supplier Johnson Electric and semiconductor association SEMI Americas discuss the longer-term strategies required to make the automotive semiconductor supply chain more stable and secure.

  • Andrea Budzynski (GM), Kannan Ramachandran (aThingz), Nithin Sethi (Visteon Corporation)

    Recoding the supply chain


    Hear executives from General Motors, aThingz and Visteon Corporation discuss how AI, predictive analytics, real-time tracking and other tools are accelerating digital transformation of automotive supply chains.

  • Courtney Harvath (Ryder), Richard Deboer (Carter Logistics), Douglas Cantriel (Ford)

    Optimise to thrive: how Ford, Carter Logistics and Ryder are redefining freight networks


    Leaders from the North American automotive logistics market share insights, including on Ford’s service parts and customer service network, as well as lead logistics provider strategies from Ryder and Carter.

  • Colin Dhillon (APMA), Eva Ames (DSV), Edwin Huang (SEA Electric), Neemish Ladwa (Automotive Logistics)

    Charge the new era of automotive supply chains


    Executives from Automotive Parts Manufacturers’ Association (APMA) of Canada, SEA Electric and DSV discuss how electrification and digitalisation are changing supply chain requirements, including new partnerships, innovations and technologies to future proof growth and ensure efficiency.