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    VW India exports Vento to Mexico


    Volkswagen India has made its first delivery to Mexico of Vento exports, produced at the carmaker’s Chakan plant near Pune. The carmaker said that Mexico would become the largest export market for its Indian production, with every second car produced at the Pune plant for export being sold there.As well ...

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    First finished vehicles shipment arrives in Rosario


    The Argentinian port of Rosario has taken delivery of its first ever consignment of finished vehicles. The initial consignment consisted of 2,200 GM vehicles including Chevrolet Captiva, Cruze and Spark models in what was essentially a pilot operation to see whether the terminal would be able to cope with this ...

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    Jack Cooper receives approval for Allied takeover


    Following a successful bid for the acquisition of Allied System Holdings reported last month, North American vehicle haulier Jack Cooper Transport has received government approval to proceed with its takeover of the bankrupt rival carrier. The company expects to integrate the assets of Allied in December, following the customary business ...

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    Russia removes duties for EV imports


    The Eurasian Economic Commission for Europe (ECE), the governing body of the Customs Union (Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan), has said it is ready to approve the complete removal of the 19% import duty levied on electric cars imported to the country so as to stimulate sales.According to ECE’s minister of ...

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    Renault-Nissan and Mitsubishi will export sedan from South Korea


    As part of a new wide-ranging agreement between the Renault Nissan Alliance and Mitsubishi Motors Corporation, which will involve shared products, technology and manufacturing capacity, the companies will export a D-segment sedan model from the Renault Samsung Motors (RMC) plant in Busan, South Korea for sale in the US and ...

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    Solid growth for Norfolk Southern in Q3


    As North America’s leading rail providers publish their latest performance results, with volume and revenue increases recorded across the board, Norfolk Southern has reported an increase in the shipment of both finished vehicles and parts in the third quarter.Automotive represents around 8% of the providers railway revenue, and it reports ...

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    Duty free storage at Novaya Gavan


    Carmakers using the Russian Commercial Sea Port of Ust-Luga can now benefit from long-term vehicle storage of up to three years without paying customs duties at the Novaya Gavan vehicle terminal operated by Russian Transport Lines (RTL). According to the company, the development follows the inclusion by the Central Excise ...

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    ​Panalpina increases LCL operations for automotive in Asia


    Swiss freight forwarder Panalpina announced last week the addition of 26 less-than-container load (LCL) services for its operations in South East Asia, which include services for the automotive industry. The company said the increased service will allow up to three sailings a week on primary ocean trade routes from Hong ...

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    Grimaldi retakes helm of Finnlines with plans for “a new era”


    Uwe Bakosch has resigned as CEO and president of Finnish ro-ro provider Finnlines and moved to head the company’s German division Finnlines Deutschland. Bakosch was in the role for four and half years. He has been replaced by Emanuele Grimaldi, chairman of the board, and co-managing director of Finnlines’ parent ...

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    Blockade stops Fiat shipments in Serbia


    Fiat rail shipments between its plant in Kragujevac in Serbia and the port of Bar were disrupted last week by a blockade staged by employees of the passenger transport company Autosaobracaj, who were protesting about overdue wages owed to them by the troubled firm.Autosaobracaj is reported by the Serbian press ...

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    Vehicle traffic falls at Mexican ports


    According to figures from the Mexican government the number of finished vehicles being moved by Mexican ports has fallen for eight consecutive months, with a drop of 1.9% noted for August. Between January and August this year, Mexican ports handled 790,843 units compared to 806,542 units in the first eight ...

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    Spain looks to rail as car sales recover


    Recently released figures for car production in Spain in the first half of this year indicate that the industry is growing at a rate of just under 5%, which is being viewed as extremely positive given that the overall market in Europe had fallen by around 7% in the same ...

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    ​Jaxport extends contract with Trailer Bridge


    The Jacksonville Port Authority (Jaxport) has signed a new ten-year lease with Trailer Bridge, which offers vehicle and cargo shipping to and from North America, Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic, to include two additional five-year options. Trailer Bridge has operated at Jaxport since the company was founded in 1991.“We ...

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    Brazil struggles to keep supply chain costs from taking off


    The Automotive Logistics South America conference in São Paulo heard familiar laments about infrastructure and the creative ways that Brazilians keep the supply chain moving. Port reforms and continuing automotive investment is putting more emphasis on improving logistics operationsClick here to read the full version of this report. When automotive ...

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    Glovis shifts strategic focus from automotive to bulk


    Hyundai’s integrated logistics subsidiary Glovis is reported to be shifting the strategic focus of its ocean transport business from finished vehicle shipments to the bulk sector, in an effort to increase business outside of the automotive industry.Under its 2020 business plan the company stated it will increase the number of ...

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    Carport files for bankruptcy


    " width="300">Carport, the specialist new vehicles terminal at the Spanish Mediterranean port of Sagunto, which is run by logistics provider Bergé Infrastructuras y Servicios Logísticos and administered by Valencia port authority, is reported to have filed for bankruptcy, with liabilities of €37m.The original concession for the terminal was awarded to ...

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    Chrysler starts Cherokee deliveries


    Chrysler has finally begun shipments of the Jeep Cherokee to US dealerships from its Toledo North plant in Ohio. The Cherokee is replacing the Jeep Liberty but dealers have been waiting for the new vehicle for more than two months as the company worked on recalibration work to the vehicle’s ...

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    CDN supplies vinDeliver to US carrier market


    Car Delivery Network (CDN), which provides electronic proof of delivery (ePoD) services through its cloud-based transport management system to the finished vehicle sector, has announced two recent adoptions of its technology.US car carrier, Hansen and Adkins Auto Transport, has chosen to connect CDN’s mobile ePoD app, called vinDeliver, to its ...

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    ​Services resumed after three-day strike at Baltimore


    The port of Baltimore has resumed operations after workers went on strike for three days last week. Members of the International Longshoremen’s Association (ILA) Local No.333, the port’s largest local ILA chapter, had joined three other unions representing port workers, protesting a contract that covered such issues as workplace safety. ...

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    Toyota cuts output in Australia


    Toyota’s division in Australia has said it will reduce production at its Altona plant near Melbourne because of a drop in export orders. Exports account for 70% of total production output from the plant, which makes the Camry, Camry Hybrid and Aurion sedans, mainly for the Middle East markets.This year ...