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    GM to import Isuzu trucks for distribution in US under Chevy brand

    2015-06-23T16:48:44Z

    General Motors has signed a new agreement with Isuzu Motors that will see the carmakers import Isuzu N-Series trucks from Japan to the US for distribution under the Chevrolet brand. More specifically, Isuzu will produce diesel versions of the low cab, medium-size truck for GM at its Japanese facility in ...

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    Renault-Nissan awards maritime logistics providers at ALE Supplier Convention

    2015-06-23T13:21:52Z

    Finished vehicle logistics providers Grimaldi and Neptune Lines were among the recipients of supplier awards recently awarded by Renault-Nissan at its Alliance Logistics Europe Supplier Convention held at Technocentre Renault in Guyancourt, near Paris. Italian maritime and logistics provider Grimaldi Group took the award for its outstanding performance level according ...

  • Geely Vehicles at Port
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    CAAM reports Chinese vehicle exports down on last year

    2015-06-23T10:18:19Z

    The China Association of Automobile Manufacturers (CAAM) has reported that while exports of vehicles made in the country were up 15% in May, compared with April, at 70,800 units, there has been a drop of 7.3% year-on-year. Of that figure, the number of passenger cars exported from the country hit ...

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    Renault using shortsea from Vigo to export Spanish volumes

    2015-06-23T06:00:58Z

    Renault is to make use of the Spanish north-western port of Vigo to dispatch finished vehicles built at its plants in Valladolid and Palencia to Nantes, on a ‘motorways of the sea’ route to western France. The carmaker intends to export around 30,000 units a year to France. However, this ...

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    Höegh takes delivery of first New Horizon class car carrier

    2015-06-17T09:55:24Z

    Höegh Autoliners has taken delivery of the first of six new post-panamax vessels, all of which will be delivered over the next 18 months. The first vessel has been named Höegh Target and will be able to carry 8,500 car equivalent units (CEUs) on a deck space of 71,400 ...

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    Kia to hit 15m export milestone in June

    2015-06-17T08:08:53Z

    This month South Korean carmaker Kia Motors expects to hit the milestone of exporting 15m vehicles from the country. It started exporting in 1975 when the first ten Brisa pick up trucks were sent to Qatar. Exports to overseas markets now account for 70% of domestic production, which in 2014 ...

  • The All-New Ford Mustang
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    Ford begins Mustang exports from US to Europe

    2015-06-16T16:00:59Z

    Following the start of global Mustang exports from the US this year, which began in January to China , Ford has now started exports of the model to Europe. As with the initial China exports, volume numbers have begun modestly, with 575 units shipped from the Flat Rock assembly plant ...

  • Gefco_Algeria
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    Gefco reports positive results for Algeria business

    2015-06-15T11:31:27Z

    Gefco has reported that its subsidiary in Algeria, which was established last year, made a turnover of €5m ($5.8m) in 2014. Algeria is Africa’s second largest automotive market. Gefco Algeria has established two vehicle distribution centres in the country, at Mostaganem and Boufarik. The 5-hectare Boufarik facility, which is near ...

  • Baldissara_Portugal
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    European car sector benefits from Q1 sugar rush but outlook is more modest

    2015-06-10T14:37:07Z

    Vehicle sales growth across Europe in the first quarter is up more than 7% according to industry analyst LMC Automotive, with all major markets outside of Russia having made progress at the beginning of 2015. And it is likely to stay that way this year. The reduction in oil prices, ...

  • KIA Lazaro Cardenas
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    Kia starts roll out of import volumes in Mexico

    2015-06-09T12:41:25Z

    In Mexico, the first Kia Motors' Sportage SUV models, which are due to be made available for sale as of July 1, have begun to arrive at the port of Veracruz. Small volume consignments have been shipped from Kia’s Zilina plant in Slovakia. They were delivered by Hoëgh Autoliners' Beijing ...

  • Jan_bures
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    FVL conference: VW’s revival plan depends on reliable logistics

    2015-06-05T21:43:20Z

    The Volkswagen Group’s aggressive plans for plant capacity expansion and new model launches in North America, on which it is pinning its hopes to reverse declining sales in the US, will test the carmaker’s logistics network and logistics providers, according to Jan Bures (pictured left), executive vice-president of aftersales and ...

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    FVL conference: The battle for quality

    2015-06-05T02:12:38Z

    OEMs and logistics providers are naturally concerned about getting vehicles into the hands of customers without a single scratch. That is part of what has driven an increase in focus, data and communication across the supply chain, including the establishment and tracking of more KPIs and analysis into the cause ...

  • Honda_Malaysia
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    East Malaysian logistics hub is first step in Honda expansion plans

    2015-06-03T00:51:57Z

    Honda’s division in Malaysia has opened a logistics hub in Kota Kinabalu in the east of the country which it said will cut vehicle delivery times to dealers there by a third. It is the first step in the carmaker’s expansion plans into the east of Malaysia, which were first ...

  • POV-Subaru -5094
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    Subaru extends lease for operations at port of Vancouver to 2030

    2015-06-02T23:41:37Z

    Subaru of America has extended its lease at the US port of Vancouver until 2030 with two additional five-year options that could extend its tenancy there for a further ten years. The carmaker’s lease was due to have expired on August 31, 2020. The carmaker leases around 16 hectares from ...

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    EC launches infringement proceedings against Germany over wage legislation

    2015-06-02T23:22:21Z

    The European Commission (EC) has launched an infringement procedure against Germany in response to its extension of minimum wage legislation to international transport operators entering German territory. “[T]he application of German measures to transit and certain international transport operations can in the Commission's view not be justified, as it ...

  • Volvo_S60_Inscription
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    Volvo starts vehicle exports from China to US

    2015-05-27T14:11:04Z

    Volvo has started volume exports of the S60 Inscription sedan from its Chengdu plant in China to the US. The Inscription is a US-tailored version of the Volvo S60L sedan and this year the carmaker expects to ship 2,000 units of the model to the US. A spokesperson for Volvo ...

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    Barcelona stays at the top as Spain's main automotive port

    2015-05-27T13:02:25Z

    Latest figures provided by the Spanish Association of Car and Truck Manufacturers (ANFAC) for vehicle movements through the country's national ports shows that 86% of all finished vehicles built locally are exported. Of the 2.4m vehicles produced last year – which was the best for the past five years, with ...

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    CDN releases latest cloud-based yard management tool

    2015-05-27T12:26:06Z

    Car Delivery Network, which provides cloud-based applications for outbound finished vehicle movements, has announced the release of a new yard management application – vinYARD. According to the company it is the first cloud-based application for the paperless gate release of vehicles and has been released to the market following a ...

  • Hyundai to launch export of cars to Egypt from Russia
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    Hyundai picks Egypt for Russian-made vehicle exports

    2015-05-20T11:51:00Z

    Korean carmaker Hyundai is planning to launch exports of it Solaris model to Egypt from its St. Petersburg plant in Russia. The move it designed to increase its share in the Egyptian market while also compensating for losses in Russia, which saw a drop in overall car sales in April ...

  • Kattupalli_-_main
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    India increases number of vehicle importing ports

    2015-05-19T13:17:11Z

    The Indian government has increased the number of ports through which finished vehicle volumes can be imported from 12 to 14, with the addition of Kattupalli port and APM Terminals Pipavav. The move follows a notification from the Ministry of Commerce and Industry amending the country’s import policy and ...