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E.ON joins forces with municipal partners to drive e-mobility in Germany

ESSEN, 24-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — As part of the German government’s program to promote e-mobility, E.ON’s regional companies have submitted applications for a total of more than 700 charging points. The majority of the applications were submitted by Avacon, Bayernwerk, E.DIS … Read the full press release

E.ON integrates wind farm into its Virtual Power Plant; stabilizes the German electricity grid

ESSEN, 24-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The fluctuating feed-in of wind power into the electricity grid has so far been regarded as a problem for grid stability and supply security. E.ON is now turning the tables. E.ON will be one of the … Read the full press release

KTH Royal Institute of Technology developed bacteria-trapping material from wood as water purification filter

STOCKHOLM, 24-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — What can the forests of Scandinavia possibly offer to migrants in faraway refugee camps? Clean water may be one thing. A bacteria-trapping material developed from wood by researchers at KTH Royal Institute of Technology is now … Read the full press release

Oberthur Technologies to provide Andorran government the latest generation passports based on Lasink™ technology

PARIS, 24-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — OT (Oberthur Technologies), a leading global provider of embedded security software products, services and solutions, today announces that it has been selected by the Andorran government to provide latest generation passports based on Lasink™ technology. OT’s … Read the full press release

PwC Global Chief Information Officer Sigal Zarmi named in the Computerworld Premier 100 Technology Leadership Awards

LONDON, 24-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Sigal Zarmi, Global Chief Information Officer, PwC, has been named in the Computerworld Premier 100 Technology Leadership Awards. The Premier 100 Technology Leadership awards honour individuals who have had a positive impact on their organization through … Read the full press release

IVECO’s pioneering work in developing natural gas vehicles recognized with “NGV Global Industry Champion” award

As a part of the NGV GLOBAL 2017 conference, the natural gas vehicles association held an international gathering on March 22 to present a series of sector awards. IVECO received the “NGV Global Industry Champion” award recognizing the brand’s 20 … Read the full press release

CNH Industrial presents Case IH and New Holland Agriculture Autonomous Tractor Concepts at the 10th Biennale Internationale Design

Through videos and images, the Company presents the Case IH and New Holland Agriculture Autonomous Tractor Concepts as part of the ‘Si Automatique?’(If automatics?) exhibition at the 10th Biennale Internationale Design Saint-Étienne in France. LONDON, 24-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The concept … Read the full press release

Lantmännen Schulstad and Rema 1000 benefit from Scania’s hybrid truck to make deliveries during restricted period in Copenhagen

Lantmännen Schulstad recently started operating three Scania P 320 hybrid distribution trucks in Copenhagen WOLFSBURG, 24-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Nordic bakery giant Lantmännen Schulstad and Norway-based food retailer Rema 1000 are taking advantage of Scania’s hybrid truck to be able to … Read the full press release

LeasePlan Chief Financial and Risk Officer Guus Stoelinga to leave the company

CFRO Guus Stoelinga: “I have enjoyed my time at LeasePlan tremendously and I am very proud of what we have achieved as an organisation.” Flevoland, Netherlands, 24-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — LeasePlan today announces that its Chief Financial and Risk Officer Guus … Read the full press release

Volkswagen Group appoints Dr. Kurt Michels as Chief Compliance Officer

Dr. Frank Fabian becomes Speaker of the Management Board of Wolfsburg AG WOLFSBURG, 24-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Dr. Kurt Michels (46), previously Chief Compliance Officer Trucks & Vans & Buses of Daimler AG, has been appointed as Chief Compliance Officer of … Read the full press release

Eni confirms presence of oil in reservoirs in the shallow waters of Campeche Bay, offshore Mexico

Amoca-2 is the first well drilled by an international oil major in Mexico since the 2013 Energy Reform. Reserves are being assessed, but the well indicates a meaningful upside to the original estimates. The first well drilled by an international … Read the full press release

Eni obtains majority stakes in two new exploration blocks off the shore of the Ivory Coast

Eni will operate the two blocks by applying its proprietary technologies and by leveraging the important synergies with other activities in the region, reducing the time-to-market, as well as costs. San Donato Milanese (Milan), 23-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Eni today announced … Read the full press release

Inmarsat and Pivotel Satellite to provide Australia-wide smart device connectivity service even in the most remote locations

Users stay completely connected by adding a satellite service to their smartphone or tablet, even in the most remote locations LONDON, 23-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Inmarsat (LSE:ISAT.L) today launched a game-changing new service with Pivotel Satellite, Australia’s leading provider of mobile … Read the full press release

Inmarsat to migrate all ships managed by Hapag-Lloyd to services enabled for Fleet Xpress

LONDON, 23-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Inmarsat (LSE: ISAT.L) has signed a five-year contract with Hapag-Lloyd to migrate all ships directly managed by the shipping line to services enabled for Fleet Xpress. Hapag-Lloyd, the sixth largest container shipping operator in the world … Read the full press release

Papyrus Group announces investment in new logistical hub in Cologne, Germany

Mölndal, Sweden, 23-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Papyrus Group (Papyrus), a Triton Fund II and Altor Fund II company, has announced its plan to invest in a new logistical hub in Cologne, Germany. This investment will optimise Papyrus’ logistical infrastructure and improve … Read the full press release

Henkel announces the appointment of Rahmyn Kress as Chief Digital Officer

Düsseldorf, Germany, 23-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Henkel has named Rahmyn Kress as Chief Digital Officer to accelerate Henkel’s digital activities. He will report directly to Henkel CEO Hans Van Bylen. Rahmyn Kress will join Henkel in the second quarter to steer … Read the full press release

TomTom BRIDGE ELD Kit: A new solution to improve the trucker data logging experience

TomTom BRIDGE ELD Kit will provide professional truck drivers with necessary tools for electronic logging Louisville, Kentucky, U.S.A., 23-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — TomTom (TOM2), a leader in navigation and mapping products, and  M2M DataSmart, wireless data service provider, today announce a … Read the full press release

Frankfurt and Düsseldorf implement intelligent traffic control system from GEVAS software and TomTom

AMSTERDAM, 23-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — TomTom (TOM2) today announces that its industry-leading live traffic data has been chosen to power the traffic management centres of two more of Germany’s leading cities: Frankfurt and Düsseldorf. Frankfurt and Düsseldorf have implemented an intelligent … Read the full press release

EY announces the appointment of Dennis Layton as Global Deputy Leader of People Advisory Services

LONDON, 23-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — EY announces the appointment of Dennis Layton as EY Global Deputy Leader of People Advisory Services (PAS), effective 1 April 2017. Based in London, Layton will be responsible for driving the success of the EY PAS … Read the full press release

UK Workers Are Illegally Denied Access to Justice

OXFORD, 23-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — UK workers are being illegally denied access to justice, according to Oxford academics in a forthcoming article in the journal, Modern Law Review. Their conclusions support an ongoing legal challenge to the employment tribunal fees regime, … Read the full press release

New Studies Show Death Not Feared by Religious and Atheists

OXFORD, 23-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Religion has long been thought to be a solution to the problem of death. Notions of an afterlife are nearly universal, though there is great diversity in the details. Given this close association between religion and … Read the full press release

Coverage of World Economic Forum Now Open for Media Accreditation

The World Economic Forum on the Middle East and North Africa will take place at the Dead Sea, Jordan, on 19-21 May 2017 with the full support and participation of Their Majesties King Abdullah II and Queen Rania Al Abdullah … Read the full press release

Researchers Study Best Approach to Teaching Quadratic Equations

OXFORD, 22-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — In the next few months, video cameras will appear in secondary schools that have chosen to take part in a national study to observe maths lessons focused on quadratic equations. Researchers from the University of Oxford, … Read the full press release

Researchers Start New Clinical Trial for the Treatment of Genetic Blindness

OXFORD, 22-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Researchers have started a new gene therapy clinical trial to treat X-linked retinitis pigmentosa (XLRP), the most common cause of blindness in young people. Retinitis pigmentosa is currently untreatable and leads to a slow and irreversible … Read the full press release

Oxford Robotics Spin-out Wins Leading Innovation Award

OXFORD, 22-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Spin-out prize reinforces Oxford’s growing position as an innovation powerhouse. Oxford University spin-out Oxbotica has been crowned the winner in the smaller company category at this year’s Boldness in Business Awards. Run in collaboration with the … Read the full press release

MOU To Promote Sustainable Finance in Kenya and Mongolia Signed

The Hague, 22-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Kenya Banking Association (KBA) and the Mongolian Bankers Association (MBA), members of the IFC-supported Sustainable Banking Network (SBN), signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to advance environmental and social risk management and sustainable financing practices … Read the full press release

DNV GL Awards Voltamp Oman With Two KEMA Type Test Certificates for the Manufacture of GCC’s Largest Transformer

ARNHEM, the Netherlands, 22-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — DNV GL, the world’s largest resource of independent energy experts and certification body, has awarded Voltamp Oman with two KEMA type test certificates for a 125 MVA large power transformer (LPT), the largest transformer … Read the full press release

VAAM Elects Founder and CEO of Organo Balance as New First Vice President

VAAM aims to turn microbiology research into products which benefit society BERLIN, 22-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The founder and CEO of Organobalance GmbH, Prof. Dr. Christine Lang, is the new first vice president of the Association for General and Applied Microbiology … Read the full press release

Volvo Group Signs New Two-Year Agreement With Leading Lyon Business School

The Volvo Group is extending its relations with emlyon business school, which becomes a preferred partner for the development of innovative training and learning methods. GOTHENBURG, 22-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — As part of its global partnership program with further education – … Read the full press release

GKN’s Scalable AWD Disconnect System Featured in the All-New Jeep® Compass

WORCESTERSHIRE , 22-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — GKN Driveline continues to win new orders for its complete all-wheel drive (AWD) Disconnect system developed for small to medium-sized vehicles. GKN’s scalable system is featured in the all-new 2017 Jeep® Compass, a global compact … Read the full press release