Though Seat sources the majority of its parts from domestic suppliers in Spain, the Spanish carmaker has just announced that it plans to buy more components from outside the country.
Logistics service providers (LSPs) catering to Opel’s Rüsselsheim plant in Germany may need to be ready to adapt to lower volumes, after the OEM was reported to be halving output there in the Allgemeine Zeitung newspaper. The plant builds the Insignia Grand Sport and Sports Tourer, as well as the ...
Mitsubishi has delivered its first shipment of Japanese-made vehicles to Mexico through the port of Mazatlán. It was the largest single delivery of vehicles by a carmaker to the port, consisting of 4,870 vehicles including Mirage hatchback, Mirage G4, Eclipse Cross, Outlander and L200 units. The vehicles were unloaded in ...
Transport and logistics provider Gefco has delivered two vehicle-carrying rail wagons to serve Groupe PSA’s new car assembly plant at Kenitra, in Morocco. A further 45 will be delivered by the end of this year.
Spanish carmaker Seat has joined the Alastria consortium to work on the development of blockchain-based products.
Renault has announced plans to start a home delivery service in Russia for vehicles sold via its online showroom.
Automotive Logistics is proud to announce the return of the Automotive Logistics Awards – Europe.
DSV has confirmed it has made an indicative and private proposal to acquire fellow international transport and logistics provider, Panalpina. The Danish logistics giant is bidding just over $4 billion for Panalpina.
John Stocker (pictured) has moved to DHL Supply Chain as director of strategic development. He was previously commercial director at Gefco’s UK division and had been with the company for more than six years. DHL Supply Chain provides contract logistics services for a range of sectors, including automotive.
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.
Lower production output, slower growth in export markets and several regulatory and operational issues are threatening to unbalance Poland’s finished vehicle market
What do you say to potential investors who are concerned about what Brexit may mean for trade, particularly with the flow of goods and material being so essential to the automotive industry?Brexit is an issue that is at the heart of business concerns: what will it mean in terms of ...
German sector association the VDA has warned that ongoing trade tensions between the US and Europe and, separately, the US and China should not be allowed to derail the mutually beneficial relationship its OEMs currently have with the North American country. The warning coincides with news that VW and Ford ...
Details remain scant on the condition of the Sincerity Ace car carrier following a fatal fire onboard the vessel that led to its abandonment in the Pacific Ocean north of Hawaii at the beginning of January.
Mexico’s new federal government has launched a radical strategy to combat the country's long-term problem of fuel theft. However, this has led to fuel shortages in central regions, which have closed gas stations, and is now threatening the transport and logistics supporting the automotive sector.
Despite economic uncertainty in Russia, analysts expect new vehicle sales to grow further - putting increasing pressure on the nation’s already depleted fleet of car carriers
Japanese carmaker Toyota has chosen RJ Corman Switching Company as the automotive loading provider at four of its locations in the US.
Japanese OEM Honda is to suspend production at its British plant for six days in April after the UK leaves the European Union on March 29.The decision follows an assessment of how best to prepare for any logistics and border problems following Brexit.“These contingency provisions have been put in place ...
For the past ten years, a rising number of Chinese OEMs have appeared on African roads. Bearing cheerful names such as Geely, Chery, Hafei, Chana and Foton, some managed to land on their feet and build a healthy presence. Others, though, have gone down face-first.