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    Gaz launches assembly in Vietnam as US sanctions are postponed

    2019-11-11T17:31:00Z

    Gaz is about to begin assembly of its Citiline minibus in Vietnam from exported CKD kits and has had another stay of execution from the threatened sanctions it and its trade partners face from US Trump administration

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    Ceva expands in Vietnam with eye on automotive growth

    2019-09-23T14:44:00Z

    Ceva Logistics has opened a new base in Ho Chi Minh City, southern Vietnam, doubling the size of its operation in the country. The facility is close to the two cargo terminals of the country’s busiest airport, Tan Son Nhat International, and a short drive from ...

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    VinFast ramps up production in Vietnam

    2019-09-11T13:19:00Z

    LUX SA2.0, VinFast Vietnamese carmaker VinFast is now in the third month of production at its $3.5 billion assembly plant in the northern port city of Hai Phong, with two models now being distributed to the domestic market: the Lux A2.0 saloon and an SUV called ...

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    Hyundai Glovis gets a foothold in Vietnam and targets South-East Asia

    2019-07-31T09:53:00Z

    Hyundai Glovis has set up a division in Vietnam and will begin by transporting inbound automotive parts to its parent company Hyundai Motor, which has a joint venture assembly plant in the country with Vietnamese company Thanh Cong…

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    Containerisation: Why finished vehicle logistics needs to think inside the box

    2019-04-05T16:02:00Z

    While ro-ro is the traditional method of shipping finished vehicles, containerisation is becoming increasingly viable as the automotive industry decentralises and introduces more EVs. Growth in China and South East Asia offers particularly good opportunities

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    Nissan marks millionth export from Thailand

    2019-01-22T09:34:00Z

    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. Foreign sales by the OEM from Thailand began with a Frontier sent to Australia in 1999. Since then, Nissan’s Thai ...

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    Mitsubishi aims to expand production in Vietnam

    2018-11-20T16:27:44Z

    Japanese carmaker Mitsubishi Motors is looking to start building vehicles from the ground up in Vietnam, rather than just assembling knockdown kits there, its CEO, Osamu Masuko, has announced. The company wants to establish a parts industry and supply chain within the country to support the new approach. According to ...

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    Mitsubishi begins large-scale exports from Indonesia

    2018-05-02T09:37:10Z

    Mitsubishi Motors has begun sending the Xpander small MPV abroad from its assembly plant in Bekasi, Indonesia. It is the first time the Japanese carmaker has exported vehicles on a large scale from the country. The OEM said the move had been made possible by strong support from the Indonesian ...

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    Renault steps up exports of vehicles and components from Russia

    2017-04-18T19:04:27Z

    Renault is looking to conduct its first exports of Russian-made vehicles to six Gulf countries this year, Andrey Pankov, director general of Renault Russia, has revealed. Speaking at a press conference in early April, Pankov said the company was continuously seeking to develop exports of both finished vehicles and components ...

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    Local assembly for new PSA SUVs in Vietnam

    2017-02-22T11:20:38Z

    French carmaker PSA Group has signed a contract with Vietnam’s Truong Hai Auto Corp (Thaco) for the local assembly and marketing of two new Peugeot SUV models from imported complete knockdown (CKD) kits starting in October this year. In total 27,000 cars will be produced in Thaco’s plant in Chulai ...

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    NYK sets up joint venture for inland services in Vietnam

    2016-12-14T11:24:19Z

    NYK has signed a joint venture in Vietnam to provide inland finished vehicle logistics services. The Japanese company will hold an 80% share in a joint venture with local provider Vietnam Ocean Shipping Agency (VOSA), a subsidiary of state-owned Vietnam National Shipping Lines. The joint venture will be called NYK ...

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    K Line joint venture to provide total logistics service in Vietnam

    2016-11-08T15:08:37Z

    Global maritime logistics provider Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha (K Line) and Vietnamese logistics company Gemadept Corp have formed a joint venture based in Ho Chi Minh offering 'total' automotive logistics services. The K Line-Gemadept Logistics Company (KGL), as the JV has been called, has secured a 20,000 sq.m vehicle processing facility ...

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    NYK extends its scope in East Africa and Asia

    2016-10-18T12:59:42Z

    NYK Group has signed an agreement with Bolloré Transport & Logistics Kenya and Toyota Tsusho to establish Bolloré NYK Auto Logistics, a new joint venture in Kenya to handle imported vehicles. By the end of this year, the new joint venture will offer a variety of services at the port ...

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    Vietnam retains controversial import policy

    2016-07-26T14:55:14Z

    Vietnam’s Ministry of Industry and Trade has decided to keep in place a controversial policy allowing only the authorised dealers of foreign carmakers to import vehicles. The policy, which first became mandatory in June 2011 and was due to expire this month, applies to all vehicles with fewer than nine ...