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  • Mikhail_Ryabov_AVTOVAZ
    News

    Avtovaz makes changes to senior supply chain management

    2019-09-03T09:05:00Z

    Mikhail Ryabov (pictured) has been appointed executive vice-president for vehicle production and supply chain management at Russian vehicle maker Avtovaz. Ryabov moves from his role as vice-president for vehicle production and takes over the new role from Ales Bratoz. Mikhail Ryabov is the new executive vice-president for ...

  • Alfonso Sancha
    News

    Alfonso Sancha takes lead purchasing role at Seat

    2019-08-27T13:02:00Z

    Alfonso Sancha (pictured) will take over as Seat’s executive vice-president for purchasing effective September 1, moving from his current position as head of purchasing of metal parts for parent company, the Volkswagen Group. His goals in the new role include developing Seat’s electric strategy within the ...

  • Druml
    Article

    Industry suffers blow with loss of Michael Druml, head of Magna Europe supply chain and purchasing

    2019-08-23T17:18:00Z

    Michael Druml, an influential supply chain management executive who played a major role in the logistics, supply chain and purchasing operations for divisions of Daimler and later Magna, died suddenly this week. He was 59 years old.

  • Soren-Andersen_StormGeo
    News

    Andersen takes over as CEO of StormGeo

    2019-08-20T11:45:00Z

    StormGeo has appointed Søren Andersen as its new CEO. He replaces Per-Olof Schroeder, who left the company in June.

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    News

    Robert Christensen to manage parts operations for Zotye in US

    2019-08-20T11:10:00Z

    Robert Christensen has been named vice-president of parts operations for Haah Automotive Holdings and Zotye USA

  • Jeff Schipper
    Article

    In an age of disruptive change for the automotive industry, digital manufacturing technology is coming to the rescue

    2019-08-20T10:57:00Z

    Demands from buyers for the latest vehicle technology and custom options are having a significant impact on automotive manufacturers and their partners. 

  • Ernesto_Hernandez_GM
    News

    Garza to replace Hernandez as head of GM Mexico

    2019-08-20T10:56:00Z

    Francisco Garza will lead GM Mexico at the end of August when Ernesto Hernandez steps down from the role and retires from a 40-year career with the carmaker

  • Dennis Manns
    News

    Manns launches logistics consultancy

    2019-08-12T10:50:00Z

    Industry advisor Dennis Manns is leading a new automotive and logistics consulting company, North Motors Group.

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    Article

    Why the UK’s aim to be a world leader in EVs is nothing but a dream

    2019-08-06T09:28:00Z

    We haven’t yet heard from members of the UK’s new, Boris Johnson government on its vision for EVs, but every time a member of Theresa May’s government spoke about the car industry, you were almost guaranteed to hear them say that the UK was going to be a world leader in electric vehicles (EVs). The idea is, in fact, laughable…

  • Olga Stepanova
    Article

    Q&A with Olga Stepanova, sales director of RZD Logistics

    2019-08-05T14:21:00Z

    As vehicle shipments increase on overland routes between Europe and China, Russian companies such as the state-owned RZD are aiming to capitalise on the new business. Automotive Logistics discusses the development of a new Silk Road with Olga Stepanova, sales director of RZD Logistics

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    News

    FCA stalwart Solomon joins AAM

    2019-08-05T14:15:00Z

    Fred Solomon has been appointed vice-president global procurement and supplier quality engineering (SQE) at American Axle & Manufacturing (AMM), ending a 32-year association with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) and predecessor companies… 

  • CassensTransport
    News

    Lisa Shashek takes over as head of Cassens Transport

    2019-07-30T13:48:00Z

    Lisa Shashek has replaced Richard Suhre as president and CEO of US vehicle carrier Cassens Transport, with Brian Suhre becoming executive vice-president and chief operating officer. Throughout her career, Shashek has been involved in several areas of corporate and terminal operations at Cassens. She served ...

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    News

    Gefco appoints Kumar to head business in India

    2019-07-25T11:07:00Z

    Prasanna Kumar has been appointed CEO and managing director of Gefco’s division in India, replacing Arnaud Cauchy. Kumar moves from his role at the logistics and transport provider as project director for Groupe PSA and joint venture customers in the country…

  • Peter Harrop
    Analysis

    Heading for the EV tipping point

    2019-07-23T10:37:00Z

    It would be nonsense to envisage a time when pure electric cars cost the same as traditional ones but life continues as normal. Around 2025, the up-front price of pure electric (PE) cars will drop below that of internal combustion engine (ICE) ones, and the fundamentals of ...

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    News

    Klaus van Marwyk to head finance at Schnellecke Logistics

    2019-07-17T09:48:00Z

    Klaus van Marwyk, CFO at Schnellecke Logistics Dr Klaus van Marwyk (pictured) has been appointed chief financial officer (CFO) at Schnellecke Logistics. As head of department, he will be responsible for managing purchasing and accounting at the company’s headquarters in Wolfsburg. Dr van Marwyk was ...

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    Article

    Nissan North America: On track to cut container pool shrinkage

    2019-06-25T15:20:00Z

    Container pool shrinkage is an issue that has a costly impact on OEMs and tier suppliers across the automotive industry. At various points in the extended supply chains which support today’s vehicle manufacturing operations, containers go missing, are misused or are even stolen to be resold and used elsewhere

  • Jason Walker_United
    News

    Jason Walker becomes COO at United Road

    2019-06-24T15:49:00Z

    Jason Walker (pictured) has been appointed chief operating officer (COO) of finished vehicle transporter United Road, replacing Mark Anderson who became the company’s president and CEO at the start of the year. Walker was most recently vice-president and general manager of transportation services and ...

  • Road&Rail_engine
    News

    New managers on board at Road & Rail

    2019-06-12T13:53:00Z

    Road & Rail Services, based in Kentucky, has appointed two new managers as the third-party logistics (3PL) provider works towards new commercial opportunities

  • Dieter_Braun_AUDI
    News

    Dieter Braun takes over as head of brand logistics at Audi

    2019-06-11T10:06:00Z

    Dieter Braun (pictured) has taken over as head of Audi brand logistics, replacing Steffen Potrafke, who retired from the German carmaker last month. Braun moves from his role as project manager for production of Audi’s product line A0/A, covering the small segment vehicles. Braun has previous ...

  • Criss_Edwards_Ceva02
    News

    Criss Edwards moves from XPO to automotive role at Ceva Logistics

    2019-06-04T10:53:00Z

    Criss Edwards (pictured) has joined Ceva Logistics in a newly created role as senior vice president automotive and industrial inbound logistics, based at the company’s new operations centre in Marseilles, France. He was most recently at XPO Logistics as senior vice president of operations with responsibility for ...