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  • Michael D'Angelo, VW, Adrian Jennings, Cognosos, Finn Roden, AutoMOBILE
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    Can North American vehicle logistics ports get past Industry 3.0?

    2021-06-30T17:20:00Z

    There are growing capacity demands on ports but many OEMs, processors and logistics carriers depend on manual processes. Volkswagen’s Michael D’Angelo doesn’t think it needs to be that way.

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    SMMT proposes 12-point plan to keep UK car industry competitive

    2021-06-29T16:21:00Z

    At its International Automotive Summit this week, the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) outlined launched a policy proposal on what was needed to secure the UK’s future competitiveness as the automotive industry moved toward its electric and autonomous future

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    Govin Ranganathan moves to logistics role at Canoo

    2021-06-29T09:52:00Z

    Govin Ranganathan has taken up a new role at as director of logistics, materials and transportation at electric vehicle maker Canoo. He has more than 20 years’ experience in designing, implementing and optimising production, logistics and supply chain operations, including for Nio, Fiat Chrysler and Tesla

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    Cross the plains and rugged mountains

    2021-06-29T06:12:00Z

    Canadian Pacific has been increasing its investment in compound and track infrastructure to support growing automotive business despite the disruption caused by the coronavirus and looks set to continue its reach across the US and Canada

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    Kuehne + Nagel cuts CO2 by 70% by switching inbound to rail for Dongfeng Honda

    2021-06-28T16:02:00Z

    Kuehne + Nagel is helping Dongfeng Honda to save 16,000 tonnes of CO2 by switching inbound parts deliveries in China from road to rail 

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    Data key to collaboration in an era of disruption

    2021-06-28T12:25:00Z

    Nissan is already out in front when it comes to the digital transformation of the outbound supply chain and improving communication with logistics partners to make the delivery of vehicle more efficient in the face of increasingly frequent disruption

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    Nissan working with Georgia Tech on improving vehicle deliveries and truck driver routes

    2021-06-25T14:47:00Z

    Nissan is working on a project to improve the delivery of its vehicles to dealerships by road both in terms of time and capacity by breaking down the stages involved in the process

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    Finished vehicle logistics needs a sustainable rethink in the EV era

    2021-06-23T14:00:00Z

    VW Group of America is trying to make its vehicle logistics more sustainable through operational procedure and supply chain design but there are load-capacity headwinds related to road haulage in the US

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    Carmakers in North America worst hit by semiconductor shortage

    2021-06-23T10:45:00Z

    Joe McCabe, president and CEO, AutoForecast Solutions, told delegates at this week’s FVL North America Live conference that the North American automotive industry has taken the biggest hit globally from the semiconductor shortage, with the crossover segment particularly disrupted

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    Polestar to make next electric SUV in US

    2021-06-21T11:45:00Z

    Polestar is building its next electric vehicle, the Polestar 3, at the Volvo plant in the US state of South Carolina in an effort to reduce delivery times and make procurement more efficient

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    Clepa calls for EU strategy to tackle semiconductor shortage

    2021-06-21T09:55:00Z

    The shortage in the supply of semiconductors has delayed the production of 500,000 vehicles globally and will continue to affect the automotive industry into 2022, according to the The European Association of Automotive Suppliers (Clepa)

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    Audi using AI to assess supply chain sustainability

    2021-06-18T15:02:00Z

    Audi is using an AI tool from Prewave to monitor its supply chain for violations of its sustainability code of conduct. The tool uses automotive speech recognition in 50 languages to check for potential violations of Audi’s sustainability criteria and alerts the carmaker to them.

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    Unipart Logistics to run JLR aftermarket parts facility in UK

    2021-06-14T09:13:00Z

    Unipart Logistics is building on the services it provides for Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) in the UK with the signing of a new five-year contrarct to run the carmaker’s global parts logistics centre in Appleby Magna in the UK Midlands

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    Vehicle electrification shakes up export and import flows

    2021-06-11T15:00:00Z

    There are regional differences in the sales and manufacture of electric vehicles that are affecting finished vehicle logistics flows, with some countries with relatively small automotive output becoming the bigger EV exporters. That has consequences for finished vehicle logistics, as a new report from Ultima Media’s business intelligence unit, Automotive, makes clear

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    Cross-sector partnership to promote sustainable materials sourcing in Chile

    2021-06-11T11:34:00Z

    Daimler, VW, BASF and Fairphone have set up the Responsible Lithium Partnership to to promote sustainable development and tackle the negative impacts of material sourcing, beginning with a multi-stakeholder initiative into the impact of lithium mining in Chile

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    Matt Ritter now leading vehicle planning and logistics at Subaru of America

    2021-06-10T08:48:00Z

    Matt Ritter (pictured) has replaced Troy Poston as vice-president of vehicle planning and logistics at Subaru of America. He will direct vehicle sales operations, including shipping, tracking and delivery to retailers, as well as all port operations, and inland and parts logistics.

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    EV battery supply chains on the move

    2021-06-08T11:30:00Z

    As electric vehicles become serious business for OEMs, they are reassessing their battery supply and manufacturing bases, putting their eggs in multiple baskets and taking more control of the process.

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    Canadian Pacific invests in rail connections to port of Saint John

    2021-06-08T11:02:00Z

    Canadian Pacific Railway is moving vehicles out of the Canadian east coast port of Saint John again for the first time in 25 years and investing C$90m in track infrastructure over three years to add capacity and services for automotive in Canada

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    GM focuses on increasing vehicle deliveries in North America

    2021-06-07T14:27:00Z

    GM is pulling out all the stops to get vehicles delivered to its dealers and customers in the US and Canada in the midst of a semiconductor shortage that is affecting the automotive industry globally. Its all down to teamwork according to Phil Kienle, GM vice-president, North America Manufacturing and Labor Relations

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    Renault forecasts shift in the make-up of outbound deliveries

    2021-06-07T10:23:00Z

    At a recent automotive webinar hosted by Haropa Port, Renault’s global vice-president of supply chain, Jean-François Salles, said that the vehicle mix in the outbound supply chain was going to change over the next few years, with more second-hand, light commercial and shared vehicles being distributed. That trend will require different logistics planning