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  • VW Group Components supply network supports ID.3 assembly

  • Full coverage from Automotive Logistics Global Munich 2019

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    JLR announces EV assembly in UK and calls for giga-scale battery production

    2019-07-09T16:50:00+01:00By Steve Garnsey

    Along with announcing a commitment to make electric vehicles (EVs) in the UK, Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) is urging the government and industry to work together to bring gigascale battery production to the country.

  • Mike Yang, Changjiu Logistics

    China offers opportunities and risk for European carmakers

    2019-07-09T16:28:00+01:00By Christopher Ludwig

    The Chinese market has become more complicated for many global OEMs over the past two years, with impacts for how logistics and exports are organised. But logistics experts are anticipating deeper manufacturing ties and trade growth between European and Chinese automotive manufacturers.

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    Running out of juice – will demand for battery materials outstrip supply?

    2019-07-09T10:47:00+01:00By Gavin du Venage

    As OEMs accelerate their EV programmes, there is growing concern that demand for battery materials will outstrip supply. Gavin du Venage considers the risks

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    Mosolf expands services in Germany

    2019-06-26T08:42:00+01:00By Steve Garnsey

    Car transporter Mosolf has moved into an office at Jade-Weser-Port, Wilhelmshaven, northern Germany, with a view to expanding its vehicle logistics operations as well as starting the production of electric utility vehicles…

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    Nio begins delivery of ES6 in China

    2019-06-19T13:06:00+01:00By Marcus Williams

    Chinese electric vehicle (EV) start-up, Nio, has started delivering its ES6 model to users in Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou. The vehicle, its second mass production model after the ES8, is a five-seater, long range SUV…

  • Mercedes-Benz e Actros

    Trial truck deployed in Mercedes-Benz supply chain

    2019-06-19T10:40:00+01:00By Steve Garnsey

    German logistics service provider Pfenning Logistics is using an electric Mercedes-Benz eActros to keep the truck maker’s Mannheim plant supplied with parts…

  • Electric vehicles such as this Nissan Leaf in Johannesburg are a rare sight on South African roads

    South Africa's dream of an EV supply base

    2019-06-03T16:35:00+01:00By Gavin du Venage

    Despite negligible EV sales at home, South Africa is looking to become an exporter of their components and is putting an incentives scheme into place. But can it succeed?

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    Why all eyes are on Israel for AI

    2019-05-17T15:59:00+01:00By Jonathan Ward

    In the race to perfect autonomous driving, Israel has proven to be a hotspot of technological innovation – driven, in part, by its military expertise and surveillance tools

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    Nio targets more dynamic logistics for NEVs

    2019-04-29T18:42:00+01:00By Marcus Williams

    The Chinese electric vehicle manufacturer sees opportunities to improve inventory management and parts handling in its supply chain

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