Archive for the ‘Automobiles’ Category

Automechanika Shanghai 2016

Automechanika Shanghai  2016
… Automechanika Shanghai fringe programme to feature advances in automotive technology with emphasis on Connected mobility Broad list of business and brand-building events to be held this year Automechanika Shanghai 2016 has an extensive list of top-notch industry events over the four-day show....
November 15th, 2016 | Automobiles, Automobiles, Car trade, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Markets | Read More

MASCOT® WORKWEAR joins the Dakar Rally in 2016

MASCOT® WORKWEAR joins the Dakar Rally in 2016
21. December 2015 – For the 38th time, the Dakar Rally is about to take off. Tim Coronel and the Maxxis Dakar Team is ready for action, when the Dakar Rally starts in Buenos Aires on 2nd January 2016. MASCOT® WORKWEAR supplies Tim Coronel’s team with workwear and safety footwear during the Dakar. Dakar...
December 21st, 2015 | Associations, Automobiles, Sports | Read More

Car Carrier Trade & Transport 2015

Car Carrier Trade & Transport 2015
The front cover of Clarkson’s Car Carrier Trade & Transport 2015 edition The 2015 edition of the Car Carrier Trade and Transport 2015 is now available to order from Clarksons Research, the leading provider of intelligence to the shipping industry. Highlights of the report include; 26.7 million...
December 2nd, 2015 | Automobiles, Reports, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Close Brothers rebrands its Commercial Vehicle Solutions division to Close Brothers Vehicle Hire

Close Brothers rebrands its Commercial Vehicle Solutions division to Close Brothers Vehicle Hire
Close Brothers is delighted to announce that it has rebranded its commercial vehicle Contract Hire and Rental division to ‘Close Brothers Vehicle Hire’. Under the new identity, Close Brothers Vehicle Hire will continue to service customers with the extensive range of existing services from the experienced...
November 17th, 2015 | Automobiles, Company Profiles, Logistics | Read More

Compass4D on the road to large-scale deployment…

Compass4D on the road to large-scale deployment…
Compass4D on the road to large-scale deployment of cooperative ITS services in European cities Brussels, 16 October 2015 – After 3 years, Compass4D project announced its continuation to the public at its final event at the 22nd ITS World Congress in Bordeaux, France. The Compass4D consortium and...
October 16th, 2015 | Associations, Automobiles, Communication, Construction, Consulting, Corporate Social Responsibility, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

VW crisis presents the opportunity to drive positive changes for the automotive industry…

VW crisis presents the opportunity to drive positive changes for the automotive industry…
Jon Gibson VW crisis presents the opportunity to drive positive changes for the automotive industry, states Crimson & Co The Volkswagen emissions data crisis presents a real chance to bring about positive changes to the automotive industry, with significant, long-term opportunities for automotive...
September 29th, 2015 | Associations, Automobiles, Car trade, Corporate Social Responsibility, Corruption, Emissions, Markets, Pollution | Read More

Significant growth for CV show 2015

Significant growth for CV show 2015
CV Show visitor numbers up 5% year-on-year Nearly 20,000 attendees from across the haulage and logistics industries Show dates of 26-28 April confirmed for 2016 Almost 20,000 visitors from across the road transport, fleet and logistics industries attended the 2015 Commercial Vehicle Show, according...
June 5th, 2015 | Associations, Automobiles, Containers, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Land Trasnport | Read More

Motoring into a more joined-up era: the challenge which will be posed at the European Short Sea Shipping Conference 2015

Motoring into a more joined-up era: the challenge which will be posed at the European Short Sea Shipping Conference 2015
Jose Anselmo Motoring into a more joined-up era: the challenge which will be posed at the European Short Sea Shipping Conference 2015 Healthy customer demand on key routes coinciding with volatile freight rates and pressures for greater efficiency is among the challenges facing short-sea operators, and...
April 10th, 2015 | Automobiles, Canals, Car trade, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Containers, Cruise Ferry, European Union, Events, Exhibitions, Inland Waterways, Liner Shipping and Trade, Logistics, Markets, Organisations, People and Places, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals, Rail, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Short Sea Shipping, Short-sea shipping, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Cold chain logistics a hot topic at Intermodal Asia 2015

Cold chain logistics a hot topic at Intermodal Asia 2015
The world’s growing appetite for food and drink, as well as many other temperature sensitive products such as photographic film, chemicals and pharmaceutical drugs, has increased the need for more efficient and ecological methods of storage and shipping in the cold store chain sector. Intermodal...
February 24th, 2015 | Associations, Automobiles, Canals, Car trade, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Containers, Emissions, Events, Exhibitions, Food and Drink, Inland Waterways, Land Trasnport, Liner Shipping and Trade, Logistics, Markets, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Reefer Containers, Reefer ships, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Short-sea shipping, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (9 January 2015

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (9 January 2015
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: In FX markets, the EUR remained under pressure in European trade on Friday amid increased expectations that the ECB will likely adopt...
January 9th, 2015 | Automobiles, Banking, Finance, Markets, News, Reports, Shipfinance, Stock Markets | Read More

GAC delivers massive metal press for Volvo Cars

GAC delivers massive metal press for Volvo Cars
The 1,000+ tonne metal press travelled by water and road to reach its final destination at the Volvo Car Corporation’s works in Olofström, Sweden. Another complex job completed by GAC’s Project Logistics experts. Experts rise to the challenge of complex project logistics task  Sweden, 13...
November 13th, 2014 | Automobiles, Canals, Inland Waterways, Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Ports & Terminals, Taxation, Technical, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Market Engineering strengthens agency team…

Market Engineering strengthens agency team…
Paul Chadderton Market Engineering strengthens agency team with appointment of former Jaguar Land Rover PR Director Intensifies market focus and broadens industry reach Market Engineering, the leading external communications agency for automotive technology businesses, has recruited former Jaguar Land...
October 22nd, 2014 | Automobiles, Communication, Consumers Market, HR, Person Profiles, Press and Media | Read More

Logistics experts recognise unique demands of automotive supply chain

Logistics experts recognise unique demands of automotive supply chain
Brad Brennan Evolution Time Critical shortlisted for new category in prestigious supply chain excellence award Alongside MOD operations advisors PJHQ, Royal Logistics Corps and World Food Programme, the vital emergency logistics work of Evolution Time Critical has been recognised in an elite shortlist...
October 7th, 2014 | Associations, Automobiles, Awards, Car trade, Logistics | Read More

Vancouver conference set to showcase Interferry’s UN and EU input

Vancouver conference set to showcase Interferry’s UN and EU input
Len Roueche Two major examples of Interferry’s growing influence will be highlighted next week at the global trade association’s 39th annual conference in Vancouver.    CEO Len Roueche will report on his nomination to a new UN high level advisory group on sustainable transport, while executive...
September 29th, 2014 | Associations, Automobiles, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Cruise Ferry, Emissions, Environment, European Union, Holidays, HR, IMO, Markets, Politics and Government, Pollution, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Shipfinance | Read More

Greencarrier introduces environmental-friendly vehicles…

Greencarrier introduces environmental-friendly vehicles…
Greencarrier Freight Services Poland introduces more environmentally-friendly vehicles for Hennes & Mauritz Greencarrier Freight Services Poland is introducing dual fuel vehicles to help clothing company Hennes & Mauritz (H&M) reduce its carbon footprint. Greencarrier has been working...
September 24th, 2014 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Associations, Automobiles, Climate, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Pollution, Regulatory | Read More

Can cars be hacked?

Can cars be hacked?
Friday 19 September 2014 - As driving becomes more computerised, what are the potential associated cyber vulnerabilities and how might they be exploited by hackers? (source: Lloyd’s of London) The buzz surrounding driverless cars has continued to grow throughout 2014 with the UK government’s...
September 19th, 2014 | Automobiles, Car trade, Insurance and Reinsurance, What Others Say | Read More

Special focus conference sessions added to Intermodal Europe 2014 programme

Special focus conference sessions added to Intermodal Europe 2014 programme
More than 30 conference sessions have already been confirmed for Intermodal Europe 2014, from 11-13 November at the Rotterdam Ahoy. “We are well ahead of schedule with a conference programme divided into topic groups providing more focus for delegates to help maximise their time at the event” explains...
August 21st, 2014 | Associations, Automobiles, Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Containers, Exhibitions, Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Automotive production downtime averted following catastrophic supply chain failure

Automotive production downtime averted following catastrophic supply chain failure
Brad Brennan Chinese factory explosion provides stern test for contingency planning China’s worst industrial incident in the last 12 months recently highlighted the potential for renewed supply chain disruption in the increasingly global automotive industry footprint, warns emergency logistics specialist...
August 15th, 2014 | Automobiles, Health and Safety, HR, News, Safety and Security | Read More

RORO Exhibition and Conference

RORO Exhibition and Conference
24th – 26th June – ExCel Arena, London “Hosted once every two years, RORO 2014 will bring the entire roll-on/roll-off industry together for three days of buying, meetings and essential networking opportunities. It will be an essential event for any logistics professional involved in...
April 30th, 2014 | Automobiles, Car trade, Logistics, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Short-sea shipping | Read More

Racking up new business

Racking up new business
Fitting three cars into a container used to involve a long process of wooden supports and manpower. Today it is possible to fit up to six vehicles into one standard container using the innovative fitted metal racking service available from Consolidated Car Shipping. Unsworth Global Logistics (UGL) and...
April 25th, 2014 | Automobiles, Car trade, Logistics | Read More

First Dacia imports arrive at Fos

First Dacia imports arrive at Fos
First Dacia imports arrive at Fos Port news from Marseilles Fos – 14 April 2014 - First Dacia imports arrive at Fos         The first 402 Dacia cars from Morocco have arrived at Fos aboard the Neptune Lines car carrier City of Oslo under a deal that will see 20,000 vehicles per year imported...
April 14th, 2014 | Automobiles, Car trade, Logistics, News | Read More

Exclusive look at RORO 2014 conference topics

Exclusive look at RORO 2014 conference topics
Roll-on/roll-off shipping event, RORO 2014, in London, will include conference sessions that address alternative fuels, the global outlook for the RORO market and the outlook for the North Sea and Baltic region. The RORO conference takes place within the exhibition hall and will feature high level and...
March 28th, 2014 | Associations, Automobiles, Car trade, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries | Read More

Portsmouth demo tomorrow to tackle Condor Ferries’ ‘social dumping’

Portsmouth demo tomorrow to tackle Condor Ferries’ ‘social dumping’
The ITF HQ’s in London 17 February 2014 - Trade unionists and ITF inspectors will protest at Portsmouth, England, tomorrow (Tuesday) afternoon against the employment practices of ferry operator Condor Ferries. Representatives of ITF-affiliated unions, including the RMT and Unite the Union, will...
February 17th, 2014 | Automobiles, ITF, Labour Disputes, Liner Shipping and Trade, Short-sea shipping, Strikes | Read More

New container and cruise records as oil slump hits Marseilles Fos

New container and cruise records as oil slump hits Marseilles Fos
 Total 2013 throughput at Marseilles Fos confirmed containers, steel industry bulks, LNG and cruise traffic as the major growth drivers at the leading French port.  In contrast, a mounting decline in crude oil and petroleum volumes pegged overall cargo to 80 million tonnes for the year, down 7% on...
January 23rd, 2014 | Automobiles, Car trade, Company Profiles, Container shipping, Cruise Industry, Dry Bulkcarriers, Liner Shipping and Trade, LNG, Logistics, Mediterranean Shipping, News, Oil Industry, Ports & Terminals, Statistics, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Informal drivers win back right to work

Informal drivers win back right to work
Rickshaw in motion Photo: Deepak Gupta 9 January 2014 - Informal auto rickshaw drivers in Chennai, India, won back the right to work following protests at Tambaram Railway station last month. The drivers had been lawfully using a specially allocated area at the railway station for thirty years. The...
January 9th, 2014 | Automobiles, ITF, Labour Disputes | Read More