Friday 19th Jul 2019 - Logistics Manager Magazine

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Daimler Trucks invests €500m in automated driving

Daimler Trucks has created a global organisation for automated driving to bring together its worldwide expertise and activities with the aim of putting highly automated trucks on the road within a decade.

Vehicle production plummets in April

Production of commercial vehicles fell by 71 per cent in April, while car manufacturing was down 45 per cent as a result of Brexit shutdowns in the motor industry, figures from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders have revealed.

Ford explores robot delivery

Ford is working with Agility Robotics to explore the use of robots to make the final delivery from a self driving vehicle.

Automotive logistics market to top $472bn by 2025

The automotive logistics market will increase from $284.1 billion in 2018 to $472.9 billion by 2025 as a result of growing vehicle production, which increases the demand for raw materials and components, according to a new study.

Transport prices drop 8.4 pc

Capacity index growth of 31.4 per cent in the first quarter of 2019 has caused an 8.4 per cent drop in transport prices on the spot market compared to 2018 fourth quarter results, according to the Transport Market Monitor from Transporeon and TIM CONSULT.

Automotive supplier invests £2m in AGVs

Automotive supplier Brose has invested nearly £2 million over the last two years into the introduction of AGVs to speed up the movement of finished goods and eliminate human error.