Daily Archives: 24, October 2016

Nestlé CEO Bulcke on 9-month sales: real internal growth at the higher end of the industry in both emerging and developed markets

Total sales of CHF 65.5 billion, up 1.0% 3.3% organic growth, 2.5% real internal growth, 0.8% pricing For the full year 2016 we expect organic growth of around 3.5%, improvements in margins and underlying earnings per share in constant currencies, … Read the full press release

CMA CGM and ENGIE partner to promote liquefied natural gas (LNG) as the marine fuel for tomorrow’s container vessels

The agreement focuses on a study about liquefied natural gas (LNG) uses. It follows up CMA CGM research programs to design LNG powered container vessels. ENGIE is a pioneer in the development of LNG as a marine fuel. PARIS, 24-Oct-2016 … Read the full press release

ENGIE’s chairman Gérard Mestrallet inaugurated France’s first marine geothermal power station at the Marseille-Fos Port

A leader in energy transition, ENGIE creates sustainable solutions to meet people energy requirements, all while remaining environmentally friendly. MARSEILLE, 24-Oct-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Gérard Mestrallet, chairman of ENGIE’s board of directors, inaugurated the new marine geothermal power station Thassalia last … Read the full press release

Aviva’s Age Inflation Index: under-30s continue to face the greatest upward pressure on price rises in UK

ONS price inflation figures report a 1% annual rise in September 2016 Aviva’s analysis reveals that the greatest upward pressure on prices fall on the under-30s More important than ever for savers to shop around for the best deals LONDON, … Read the full press release

BAE Systems lands $600 million multi-service contract for Advanced Precision Kill Weapon System (APKWS) laser-guided rockets from U.S. Navy

LONDON, 24-Oct-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — New facility in New Hampshire is optimized for precision guidance solutions and designed to meet a significant increase in production. The U.S. Navy has awarded BAE Systems a contract worth as much as $600 million to … Read the full press release

Volkswagen brand CEO Dr. Herbert Diess to employees: e-mobility, digitalization and automated driving core competences of the company

Brand CEO Dr. Diess: Pact for the future will lay the foundation for boosting competitiveness General Works Council Chairman Osterloh: no changes to existing collective bargaining agreements HR Board Member Dr. Blessing: workforce is to be made fit for digitalization, new technologies, new … Read the full press release

Automobili Lamborghini and MIT to collaborate on the future of super sports cars for the third millennium

Sant’Agata Bolognese/Boston, 24-Oct-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Automobili Lamborghini has signed an agreement with the MIT-Italy Program at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. The agreement marks the start of a collaboration between these two outstanding entities for the creation of a project … Read the full press release

Destatis: Die Gesamtzahl der polizeilich erfassten Verkehrsunfälle stieg im August 2016 gegenüber dem Vorjahr um 4,9 % auf knapp 213 900

WIESBADEN, 24-Oct-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — 341 Menschen verloren in Deutschland im August 2016 im Straßenverkehr ihr Leben. Nach vorläufigen Ergebnissen des Statistischen Bundesamtes (Destatis) waren das 6 Personen oder 1,8 % mehr als im August 2015. Mit rund 38 800 Personen wurden auch … Read the full press release

Destatis 2015: 7,6 Millionen schwerbehinderte Menschen in Deutschland

WIESBADEN, 24-Oct-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Zum Jahresende 2015 lebten rund 7,6 Millionen schwerbehinderte Menschen in Deutschland. Wie das Statistische Bundesamt (Destatis) weiter mitteilt, waren das rund 67 000 oder 0,9 % mehr als am Jahresende 2013. 2015 waren somit 9,3 % der gesamten Bevölkerung in … Read the full press release

Destatis: roughly 7.6 million severely disabled people live in Germany as of 2015

WIESBADEN, 24-Oct-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — At the end of 2015, roughly 7.6 million severely disabled people were living in Germany. The Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) also reports that this was an increase of around 67,000 or 0.9% compared with the end … Read the full press release

Barclays: International confidence in UK’s entrepreneurs is high but a lack of innovation could dampen long-term trade prospects

Fourth fifths of world business leaders think Britain is ‘a good place to start a business’, despite Brexit Three quarters say ‘Made in Britain’ remains great selling point for British products Brits seen as ‘reliable’, ‘smart’ and ‘polite’ but could … Read the full press release