Automotive Industry

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine is a long-term risk for the automotive supply chain

Automotive Industry - 2022-03-09

Russia’s ongoing war against Ukraine is first and foremost a human tragedy and has fast developed into a humanitarian crisis...

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VW stops taking orders for some plug-in hybrid models

Automotive Industry - 2022-03-09

Volkswagen will stop taking orders for numerous plug-in hybrid models because of microchip shortages and supply chain troubles relating to Russia's invasion of Ukraine...

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VW brings forward Ukraine-related production stoppage

Automotive Industry - 2022-03-08

Volkswagen has brought forward a production stop by one week at its home factory in Wolfsburg in Germany, as rivals BMW and Mercedes-Benz also halt output due to a shortage of parts produced in Ukrain...

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VW picks Wolfsburg for $2.2B EV plant to keep up with Tesla

Automotive Industry - 2022-03-07

Volkswagen Group has chosen its headquarters, the central German city of Wolfsburg, as the location for its new factory to build the Trinity electric flagship sedan for the VW brand...

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German automakers hit by Ukraine disruption helped by key supplier Leoni's task force

Automotive Industry - 2022-03-07

Wiring supplier Leoni has set up a task force to deal with the disruption of cable deliveries caused by the Ukraine crisis...

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A deal with Putin leaves Renault trapped in Russia

Automotive Industry - 2022-03-07

Volkswagen, BMW and Toyota have idled Russian plants and suspended shipments to the country as part of a broader retreat by global corporate giants...

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How Russia’s invasion of Ukraine is impacting the auto industry

Automotive Industry - 2022-03-04

Russia's invasion of Ukraine is causing ripple effects in the automotive supply chain...

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VW, Porsche, Bentley exports to Russia halted on sanctions

Automotive Industry - 2022-03-04

Volkswagen Group has joined the exodus of companies from Russia, suspending exports to and local production in the country in response to its invasion of Ukraine...

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Audi to cut German production due to Ukraine crisis

Automotive Industry - 2022-03-04

A dearth of supply from the Ukraine of wire harnesses, a key component for vehicle manufacturing, will lead to production cuts at Volkswagen Group's Audi division...

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Tesla receives final environmental permit for Giga Berlin

Automotive Industry - 2022-03-04

According to a media report, the Potsdam State Office for the Environment (LfU) has given Tesla final approval for Giga Berlin in Grünheide...

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Porsche suspends Macan, Panamera output due to Ukraine conflict

Automotive Industry - 2022-03-03

Porsche will halt production at its factory in Leipzig, Germany, due to supply-chain problems stemming from the conflict in Ukraine...

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German automakers warn of more production fallout from Ukraine crisis

Automotive Industry - 2022-03-03

German automakers association VDA said that the fallout from Russia's invasion of Ukraine was disrupting transport routes as well as financial transactions and that it was bracing for shortages in...

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Europe's auto production crashes as flow of wire harnesses dries up

Automotive Industry - 2022-03-03

Automakers including Volkswagen, BMW and Porsche are struggling to obtain crucial wire harnesses as suppliers in western Ukraine have been shuttered by the Russian invasion of the country, forcing pro...

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Blog: Conflict in Ukraine disrupts auto supply in Europe and Russia

Automotive Industry - 2022-03-03

Toyota has become the latest carmaker to halt production in Russia following the disruption caused by the country’s military invasion of Ukraine...

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VW warns of more production cuts as Ukraine crisis hits suppliers

Automotive Industry - 2022-03-02

Volkswagen expects to temporarily idle more plants, including its main Wolfsburg factory, as fallout from shortages of key parts from suppliers in Ukraine is spreading...

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UK welcomes Jaguar Land Rover decision to pause Russia exports

Automotive Industry - 2022-03-02

The UK government has said Jaguar Land Rover’s decision to suspend exports to Russia will help to isolate the country’s economy, after Britain’s largest carmaker said it would pause ...

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BMW Halts Production in Russia and Stops Exports to the Country

Automotive Industry - 2022-03-02

Bayerische Motoren Werke AG, the German luxury car maker, said on 1 March that it had stopped exports of vehicles to Russia and would cease assembly of vehicles with a partner in Kaliningrad...

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Ukraine invasion causes widespread supply chain disruption

Automotive Industry - 2022-03-02

Russia’s military invasion of Ukraine has already had widespread repercussions across Europe’s automotive supply chain and supporting multimodal logistics network...

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Volvo, VW suspend shipments to Russia

Automotive Industry - 2022-03-01

Volvo Cars said it will suspend car shipments to the Russian market until further notice, as sanctions over Moscow's invasion of Ukraine continue to bite...

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VW fears huge loss of cars from cargo ship fire

Automotive Industry - 2022-02-28

Volkswagen Group says that many of the 4,000 cars from its multiple brands aboard the Felicity Ace are a total loss because of a fire on board that forced the crew to abandon the container ship in the...

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