Mercedes plans more drone deliveries after 100 'perfect' flightsNov. 28
Mercedes plans more drone deliveries after using Vito vans and mini aircraft to ship goods ordered online to customers in Zurich. Mercedes is testing drone deliveries to bypass congested roads amid a boom in e-commerce.
FCA to close trucking hub near Toledo plantOct. 27
FCA filed notice with state regulators in Ohio this week that it intends to close a truck transportation hub in Toledo, cutting 92 jobs, beginning in January.
Fiat Chrysler sues shippers over alleged price fixingOct. 23
FCA has lodged a complaint with a federal regulator seeking "reparations" from a group of shipping companies from Asia, Europe and South America that admitted to fixing prices for shipping vehicles.
TOUGH TURFOct. 23
The National Automobile Dealers Association chairman says automakers are improperly muscling into service departments.
CSX CEO apologizes for rail delaysOct. 11
The CEO of CSX apologized for months of service disruptions that have affected automakers and other customers, but defended the railroad's operating strategy at a hearing called by federal regulators.
Auto logistics operators brace for Hurricane IrmaSept. 8
Auto distributors and ports in the Southeast are scrambling to prepare for Hurricane Irma, a devastating storm that is forecast to directly hit South Florida on Sunday and move into Georgia by Monday.
Canada grants permit to Ambassador Bridge owner to build new bridge in DetroitSept. 7
Canada's transportation agency has given conditional approval to Detroit International Bridge to build a long-sought new Detroit River bridge that would replace the aging Ambassador Bridge.
Gulf ports play growing role in auto tradeSept. 3
Automakers now realize they can save on logistics by using ocean shipping to reach customers in the lower Midwest with foreign-made vehicles, or to export vehicles built in the Southeast's assembly plants.
Mexico fines shipping companies over auto transport collusionJune 9
Seven shipping companies operating in Mexico have been fined for causing a rise in prices after colluding on routes in the auto transport services market.
VW appoints two executives to North American positionsMay 2
Volkswagen Group of America has appointed two men to top positions running the company's communications and parts and vehicle logistics.
Auto logistics firm MetroGistics acquires AmeriFleetJan. 9
MetroGistics, a vehicle transport logistics company, said Monday it acquired AmeriFleet to expand services to MetroGistics' clients, including automakers, dealership groups and fleet and rental markets.
BMW says 120 vehicles damaged in S.C. train derailmentDec. 5, 2016
About 120 BMW X models were damaged when train cars carrying the vehicles derailed on Sunday afternoon en route to the Port of Charleston, S.C., for export to overseas markets.