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    Fire on K-Line car carrier forces crew to abandon ship

    2019-06-19T12:58:00Z

    The K-Line car carrier Diamond Highway has been abandoned by crew in the South China Sea following a fire that broke out aboard the vessel on the June 15, according to the Philippine Coast Guard…

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    Containerisation: Why finished vehicle logistics needs to think inside the box

    2019-04-05T16:02:00Z

    While ro-ro is the traditional method of shipping finished vehicles, containerisation is becoming increasingly viable as the automotive industry decentralises and introduces more EVs. Growth in China and South East Asia offers particularly good opportunities

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    Nissan marks millionth export from Thailand

    2019-01-22T09:34:00Z

    Nissan has marked its millionth vehicle export from Thailand, 20 years after exports first began from the South-East Asian country. The millionth vehicle exported was a Terra premium SUV. Foreign sales by the OEM from Thailand began with a Frontier sent to Australia in 1999. Since then, Nissan’s Thai ...

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    Auto industry still assessing impact of hurricane

    2018-09-19T10:34:49Z

    It is still too early to determine the full impact on the North American automotive supply chain of last week's Hurricane Florence, which hit the east coast of the US over the weekend and brought destruction to large areas of North and South Carolina. The hurricane, which caused damage to ...

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    Mitsubishi begins large-scale exports from Indonesia

    2018-05-02T09:37:10Z

    Mitsubishi Motors has begun sending the Xpander small MPV abroad from its assembly plant in Bekasi, Indonesia. It is the first time the Japanese carmaker has exported vehicles on a large scale from the country. The OEM said the move had been made possible by strong support from the Indonesian ...

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    Toyota opens VLC in the Philippines

    2018-02-14T10:02:35Z

    Toyota has opened a vehicle logistics centre (VLC) in the Philippines to support the start of local production of the Vios model, which is planned for the middle of this year at Toyota Motor Philippinnes’ (TMP) plant in the special economic zone in Santa Rosa, Laguna. The company has invested ...

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    VW seeks to boost presence in emerging markets with exports from China

    2018-01-17T11:04:45Z

    Volkswagen Group China has revealed plans to begin shipping cars from the country to emerging markets, beginning with South-East Asia. A pilot shipment is being made to the Philippines this month. The announcement follows similar moves by other carmakers over the last year, as China shifts towards becoming a global ...

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    ATI invests in multi-level car park to deal with Philippine imports

    2017-03-20T17:29:13Z

    Asian Terminals (ATI), the Philippine port operator and developer, is investing 1.3 billion Philippine pesos ($25.8m) in a five-level vehicle storage facility at the port of Batangas to handle continued growth in imports of vehicles to the country. Batangas port accounts for the majority of the country’s annual car imports ...

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    Work starts on new NYK finished vehicle facility in the Philippines

    2016-09-20T15:45:35Z

    Work has begun on construction of NYK's new pre-delivery inspection and storage facility in the Philippines. The facility, which will be built on land owned by International Container Terminal Services (ICTSI) and used as a storage centre for finished vehicles, is located in Barangay Niugan, Cabuyao Laguna. In a statement, ...