Rolls-Royce launches new V-Engine series

New B33:45 liquid fuel and B36:45 gas V-engine series with 12, 16 and 20 cylinder At 600 KW per cylinder the new engines offer a 20 per cent increase in power Perfect fit for hybrid systems with renewable energy sources … Read the full press release

Rolls-Royce announces first UK agreement to deliver MTU hybrid drive system

Hybrid system enables quieter, more fuel efficient and zero-emission train operations After a pilot programme in 2020, Porterbrook plans to offer customers HybridFLEX trains West Sussex, England, 21-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Rolls-Royce and Porterbrook, the UK’s largest owner of passenger rolling stock, … Read the full press release

Rolls-Royce and Irish Rail to jointly pioneer the use of MTU hybrid rail drives on the Irish railway network

Memorandum of Understanding for supply of at least nine MTU Hybrid PowerPacks from 2021 Plan to convert entire Class 22000 fleet pending successful trials Fuel savings of up to 33% West Sussex, England, 21-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Rolls-Royce and Iarnród Éireann Irish … Read the full press release

Rolls-Royce announces joint deliberations and preparatory measures for the retrofit of Coradia Lint diesel rail vehicles with MTU hybrid drives

Evaluation of service on routes in Saxony-Anhalt, Germany Conversion of the entire fleet of 54 vehicles under consideration West Sussex, England, 21-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Abellio Rail Mitteldeutschland, Alstom, Nahverkehrsservice Sachsen-Anhalt GmbH (NASA) and Rolls-Royce plan to jointly implement a new hybrid … Read the full press release

Rolls-Royce to retrofit the entire Alpha Trains railcar fleet to MTU hybrid drive systems

Letter of intent regarding the hybridisation of Talent, Coradia Lint and Desiro vehicles Intention is to retrofit the entire diesel fleet (in excess of 140 vehicles) operated by Alpha Trains West Sussex, England, 21-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Rolls-Royce and Alpha Trains … Read the full press release

SEAT marks its entry into the large SUV market with the launch of Tarraco

Tarraco is SEAT’s third SUV and represents the company’s entry into the large SUV market, completing the family line-up, joining the Arona and Ateca The large SUV offers greater flexibility for customers with both 5 and 7-seater options The Tarraco … Read the full press release

Gemalto provides State of Georgia with premium polycarbonate driver’s licenses to reduce document forgery and protect against identity fraud

AUSTIN, TX, USA, 21-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security, is providing Georgia’s Department of Driver Services (DDS) with a smoother capture and enrollment process along with a secure polycarbonate driver’s license for enhanced identity protection. … Read the full press release

New Gemalto Trust ID Network enables users to control whom they share their personal data with – and when

Ubiquitous ‘self-sovereign’ identities streamline customer on-boarding for different digital services Financial institutions offered unique opportunity to pioneer decentralized Digital ID schemes AMSTERDAM, 21-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Who are you, and can you prove it? The new Gemalto Trust ID Network enables users to … Read the full press release

Pearson helps former employees stay connected with experts, insights and events in the education industry

NEW YORK, NY, USA, 21-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Pearson, the digital learning company, today announced the launch of a global alumni network, helping former employees stay connected with the people and ideas shaping the education industry. While alumni groups are a … Read the full press release

Pearson offers GenZ a fun way to learn English with the launch of tablet based test

LONDON, 21-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Pearson, the digital education company, today announced the launch of English Benchmark Young Learners – a tablet based test that offers GenZ a fun way to interact and learn, on the devices they prefer to use. … Read the full press release

New Study Reconfirms Effectiveness and Safety of Fotona Dynamis Laser Treatment for Minimally-Invasive Urinary Incontinence

LJUBLJANA, Slovenia, 21-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The latest study published in the World Journal of Urology (Comparison between erbium‑doped yttrium aluminum garnet laser therapy and sling procedures in the treatment of stress and mixed urinary incontinence – https://doi.org/10.1007/s00345-018-2445-x) provides further … Read the full press release

New study reveals that hate speech is becoming the ‘new normal’ on social media

SOUTHAMPTON, 20-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — As social media has experienced considerable exponential growth-rate over the past decade, sadly the same has occurred with online hate speech. Clear evidence of this picture is the fact that different international organisations, including the … Read the full press release

Cambridge and Oxford researchers discovered new molecule that plays a key role in the immune response that is triggered by influenza infections

Researchers at the University of Cambridge and the University of Oxford have discovered a new molecule that plays a key role in the immune response that is triggered by influenza infections. The molecule, a so-called mini viral RNA, is capable … Read the full press release

Judgment confirms that Eni and its management were not involved in the alleged illegal activities in Algeria during the 2007-2011 period

San Donato Milanese (Milan), 20-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — In relation to Saipem’s activities in Algeria during the period 2007-2011, Eni welcomes today’s judgment of acquittal since there was no case by the Court of Milan. The judgment reiterates the 2015 … Read the full press release

Rheinmetall MAN Military Vehicles to modernize part of the British military’s fleet of logistic vehicles with a new loading system

Supply of 382 EPLS retrofit kits Düsseldorf, Germany, 20-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Rheinmetall, through its joint venture Rheinmetall MAN Military Vehicles (RMMV), is supporting the programme to modernize part of the British military’s fleet of logistic vehicles with a new loading … Read the full press release

SEB’s IT Young Professional Programme celebrates a decade of having over 100 skilled and engaged IT professionals joining the bank

STOCKHOLM, 20-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The IT Young Professional Programme, ITYPP, started 2008 to attract new competences to SEB. Today the program is still going strong and can proudly celebrate a decade of having over 100 skilled and engaged IT professionals … Read the full press release

Banco Santander to sell portfolio of residential properties to Cerberus affiliate for 1.535 billion euros

Portfolio comprises 35,700 residential properties, including parking and storage. MADRID, 20-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Banco Santander has reached an agreement with an affiliate of Cerberus Capital Management, L.P. (“Cerberus”) for the sale of a portfolio of residential properties for 1.535 billion … Read the full press release

EDF successfully raised U.S.$3.75 billion through 3 senior bonds to further strengthen its balance sheet and refinance upcoming maturities

$3.75 billion senior bond issue in 3 tranches with maturity ranging from 10 to 30 years Return of EDF to the USD 144A/RegS bond market LONDON, 20-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — On September 19, 2018, EDF (A- S&P / A3 Moody’s … Read the full press release

Major companies form new venture to digitalise the trade and commodities finance sector through blockchain

Fifteen of the world’s largest institutions, including banks, trading companies, an inspection company1 and an energy major have formed a new venture known as komgo SA, that will seek to digitalise the trade and commodities finance sector through a blockchain based open … Read the full press release

ING to invest £5 million in the UK fintech Funding Options

ING has invested £5 million in Funding Options, the UK fintech company that offers a marketplace for lending to SMEs. AMSTERDAM, 20-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The investment gives ING a minority interest in the platform. Funding Options is keen to use … Read the full press release

ING Ventures to invest EUR 7.5 million in multibank platform Cobase

ING Ventures has invested €7.5 million in international fintech Cobase, a multibank platform that helps international customers to manage multiple bank accounts. It offers payments, cash management and treasury services in one place. AMSTERDAM, 20-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — “Our goal is to … Read the full press release

ZEISS milestones: 1.5 million SMILE treatments and the production of its 1000th VisuMax femtosecond laser

JENA, 20-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Today, the Medical Technology business group of ZEISS announced two milestones in refractive technology after the recent completion of 1.5 million treatments with SMILE® and the production of its 1,000th VisuMax® femtosecond laser. “We are delighted that doctors worldwide … Read the full press release

University of Southampton’s Philosophy of Pregnancy, Birth and Early Motherhood project nominated for a national award

SOUTHAMPTON, 19-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — A major project led by the University of Southampton looking at the philosophy of pregnancy and early motherhood has been nominated for a national award. The Philosophy of Pregnancy, Birth and Early Motherhood project led by … Read the full press release

Borealis Daplen™ polypropylene compound grades with post-consumer recycled content used in specially-built hybrid Volvo SUV

Value chain cooperation helps increase the share of recycled plastics in vehicles VIENNA, 19-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Borealis and Borouge, leading providers of innovative, value-creating plastics solutions, announce another promising result of value chain cooperation involving the use of post-consumer recycled … Read the full press release

Stadler and Siemens and S-Bahn Berlin presented the first “half train” for Berlin’s new S-Bahn fleet at InnoTrans 2018

Manufacturer’s consortium presents train at the InnoTrans ⋅ S-Bahn train also open to the public on the weekend BERLIN, 19-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Today (mber 18, 2018) at InnoTrans, the leading international trade fair for transport technology, the manufacturer’s consortium of Stadler … Read the full press release

Stadler and Havelländische Eisenbahn (HVLE) showcase new generation of six-axle bi-mode EURODUAL locomotive at InnoTrans 2018

BERLIN, 19-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Stadler proudly presents today together with Havelländische Eisenbahn (HVLE) the new generation of six-axle bi-mode EURODUAL locomotives. HVLE ordered 10 locomotives in 2017 to be used in the transport of goods in Germany. Stadler’s EURODUAL locomotive … Read the full press release

CNH Industrial General Counsel Richard Konrath to receive “Best Corporate Counsel” honor from the Milwaukee Business Journal

Burr Ridge, Illinois, USA, 19-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — CNH Industrial’s (NYSE: CNHI /MI: CNHI) General Counsel Richard Konrath will be awarded a “Best Corporate Counsel” honor from the Milwaukee Business Journal. Mr. Konrath will be recognized during the C-Suite Stars Awards … Read the full press release

The launch of fixed broadband and fixed telephony services by Digi Communication N.V.’s subsidiary in Spain

BUCHAREST, Romania, 19-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — We would like to inform the market and our investors that today, 19 September 2018, the Company’s subsidiary, Digi Spain Telecom S.L.U. (“Digi Spain”) launched commercially its fixed broadband and fixed telephony services in … Read the full press release

The Volkswagen Group to drive the future deployment of Intelligent Transport Systems

The Volkswagen Group presents a wide spectrum of urban mobility solutions at the World Congress for Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) in Copenhagen Shaping the urban mobility of the future as a joint task: Volkswagen Group as a strong partner for … Read the full press release

Volkswagen gears up for a potential Initial Public Offering (IPO) of TRATON GROUP

Potential IPO would further strengthen financial flexibility of TRATON GROUP and thus form the basis for accelerated growth TRATON GROUP to achieve capital market readiness by end of 2018 – change of TRATON AG’s legal form into a Societas Europaea … Read the full press release