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Logistics, Process

Worker Shortages Snarl Shipping Even as Shanghai Lockdown Eases

May 18, 2022

Via: Transport Topics

China appears to be gradually easing its lockdown of Shanghai, but that won’t bring immediate relief to global supply chain congestion, according to a major shipping company. Shortages of rail, port and trucking workers in China and the U.S. need […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Tesla Exports Thousands of Giga Shanghai EVs Again — Amid COVID Lockdowns Suspending Production

May 16, 2022

Via: Tech Times

Tesla exports thousands of Gigafactory Shanghai electric vehicles or EVs for the second time since it first shipped vehicles after its production suspension, which was brought upon by the COVID-19 lockdown in China. The American EV tech giant of billionaire […]


Logistics, Process

Shanghai Lockdown Leads to Logistics Disarray, With Quarantined Truckers, Piled-Up Containers

April 21, 2022

Via: The Wall Street Journal

Zhu Zhongtao, a Shanghai-based truck driver, was hauling a load of supplies urgently needed by a local manufacturer in a nearby city when he was unexpectedly sent to quarantine. Driving from Shanghai, the center of China’s current Covid-19 outbreak, Mr. […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

VW will revamp JV plants in Shanghai to make Audi sedans, report says

July 14, 2020

Via: Automotive News

BEIJING — Volkswagen Group and its Chinese joint venture partner, SAIC Motor, plan to invest 4.13 billion yuan ($590 million) to revamp their car plants in Shanghai to make new Audi A7L sedans, according to a government document seen by […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Tesla says single battery module caused car fire in Shanghai, has changed vehicle settings

June 28, 2019

Via: Reuters

The company said in a statement posted on its Weibo social media account that the joint investigation team had conducted an investigation and analysis of the battery, software, manufacturing data and vehicle history. The investigation found no system defect, and […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Tesla investigates video of parked Model S exploding in Shanghai

April 22, 2019

Via: Reuters

The video, time stamped Sunday evening and widely shared on China’s Twitter-like Weibo, shows the parked EV emit smoke and burst into flames seconds later. A video purportedly of the aftermath showed a line of three cars completely destroyed. Reuters […]