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    VW Truck & Bus partners with Hino Motors


    Germany’s Volkswagen Truck & Bus and Hino Motors of Japan, the Toyota division that makes trucks, buses and light commercial vehicles, have signed an agreement to cooperate in a range of fields including procurement, technology, logistics and transport. Hino Motors' president and CEO, Yoshio Shimo (left) and Andreas Renschler, CEO ...

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    Volkswagen’s online supplier network goes live


    Volkswagen’s ONE online procurement platform has officially gone live, linking 300,000 users from both the company and its suppliers.Volkswagen Group Procurement's global supplier network currently includes about 40,000 partners.The company says many of the new features of the platform were developed in close cooperation with suppliers during several supplier interaction ...

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    Hirschmann Automotive adopts Axit digital procurement platform


    Hirschmann Automotive, a tier one supplier of wiring and cable technology, has adopted the AX4 platform from logistics IT provider Axit to manage procurement operations at its main production site in Rankwell, Austria.Axit specialises in cloud-based IT systems for the management of cross-company logistics processes.Up until now, Hirschmann has been ...

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    Avtovaz calls for strategic alliance in Russia to deal with parts costs


    Russia carmaker Avtovaz has suggested the creation of a common components platform that would be shared by domestic carmakers and parts suppliers in an effort to cut the burden of production and logistics costs.The carmaker recently sent a proposal to the government in which one of the possible options for ...

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    VW Truck & Bus and Navistar to share technology and procurement


    Volkswagen’s Truck & Bus division has formed an alliance with US commercial vehicle maker Navistar that will see the two companies share powertrain technology and parts supply, as well as the establishment of a joint procurement venture for global sourcing.VW Truck & Bus includes the brands MAN, Scania and VW ...