Tesla has signed a one-year contract with global logistics provider Hyundai Glovis to import vehicles made in China for sale in Europe.
The third and final in the current series of advanced dual-fuel, LNG battery hybrid car carriers built for European short-sea ro-ro shipping provider UECC has been launched at the Jiangnan Shipyard in China.
Top Eaton analyst Brandon Mason discusses how inventory and supply chain issues are impacting North American sales and production, as well as how the industry might be seeing the start of permanent changes
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
The global tier one supplier’s top supply chain and procurement executive talks about the importance of joining up data across the network and organisation, maintaining free cash flow in inventory considerations and why she wouldn’t take the job unless she was chief supply chain officer and not only procurement.
Sustainability leaders from General Motors, Toyota, Honda and Kuehne and Nagel discuss how they are working together on common standards, actions and performance to better measure and reduce emissions in the global supply chain, including through The Suppliers Partnership for the Environment.
Experts from North American tier supplier American Axle, premium freight supplier Quick and container shipping and logistics giant Maersk talk about how to reduce risk, including network redesigns, modal shifts, data management and advanced planning.
Automotive supplier Benteler, diversified aftermarket distributor First Brands Group together with Maersk outline strategies specific to mitigating risk for automotive tier suppliers.
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.
Learn how Magna Powertrain, CNW Courier Network, D-Troy and TLE are collaborating and adapting to overcome international logistics and supply chain challenges, with technology, partnership and localisation strategies.
China’s CATL has announced a strategic partnership with German chemicals firm BASF in battery materials solutions that will support recycling of batteries and CATL’s plans for the production of battery cells in Europe.
Most OEMs have met demand through existing vehicle inventory, but worsening chip shortages are now choking off new vehicle registrations, with impacts likely across the supply chain for years.
As Faraday Future future looks eastward to expand the production and rollout of its flagship FF 91 EV, the firm is making a series of appointments to its team of experts to oversee this process.
The increasing demand from the automotive industry for lithium battery materials could be the next big disruption unless OEMs adopt better risk and contingency analysis says Rekha Menon-Varma, co-founder and managing partner at Vertaeon
Lotus Group has reorganised its supply chain management, with Mike Dickinson leading purchasing and supply chain, and Marcelo Wilson Navarro on logistics.
DSV Panalpina has bought Agility’s Global Integrated Logistics, with significant gains for its Road, Solutions and Sea & Air divisions, and making it one of the top three logistics providers globally
Sean Bricknell (pictured) has moved from BLG Logistics to take up a new role as head of inbound logistics and packaging at Volvo Cars
In the face of material shortages across the board, carmakers and their suppliers are looking a range of radical alternatives as part of drive toward more sustainable closed-loop supply chains
Nissan Motor will reportedly build a lithium-ion battery plant in Japan to support EV production as part of a joint investment project with battery manufacturer Envision AESC.
SKI will split off its battery business as an independent company, following a trend of other manufacturers creating separate firms to hone in on battery production.