Daily Archives: 22, October 2012

Volkswagen AG präsentiert Automobil-Highlights in Brasilien

Volkswagen AG präsentiert Automobil-Highlights in Brasilien

– Weltpremiere: Gol Zweitürer als neues Einstiegsmodell in Brasilien – Konzernmarken zeigen faszinierendes Spektrum der automobilen Möglichkeiten Wolfsburg / São Paulo, 22-10-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Die Volkswagen AG hat am Vorabend der São Paulo International Motor Show vor mehr als 300 Journalisten … Read the full press release

The EESC President welcomes the EU’s progress on banking union

The EESC is pleased to learn that, even though belated, a European banking union will come to life. It is crucial that the Member State governments have the breadth of vision to create more Europe, handing over some powers and … Read the full press release


Goncalves jump 2

22-10-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — A very successful Morocco Rally for the Husqvarna Rallye Team By Speedbrain came to a close today with Joan Barreda taking second overall place. Paulo Goncalves and Matt Fish put in noteworthy performances too finishing in fifth … Read the full press release

TEB BNP Paribas WTA Championships Istanbul – 2012

22-10-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Baptisée « TEB-BNP Paribas WTA Championships », la compétition finale du circuit WTA opposera à Istanbul du 23 au 28 octobre 2012 les huit meilleures joueuses de tennis au monde et les quatre meilleures équipes de double. … Read the full press release

Gary Paffett DTM-Vizemeister 2012

• Gary Paffett (THOMAS SABO Mercedes AMG C-Coupé) ist nach Platz zwei beim DTM-Finale in Hockenheim Vizemeister des Jahres 2012 • Jamie Green (Mercedes AMG C-Coupé) belegt Tabellenplatz drei – sein bislang bestes DTM-Gesamtergebnis Hockenheim, 22-10-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Gary Paffett (THOMAS … Read the full press release

Statement by High Representative Catherine Ashton on the bomb attack in Beirut

Brussels,  22-10-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — The High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice President of the Commission issued the following statement today: “I strongly condemn today’s bomb attack in the centre of Beirut, which … Read the full press release

Joint statement by Janez Potočnik, European Commissioner for Environment, and Sofoclis Aletraris, EU President of the Environment Council, on the outcome of the 11th Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity

Hyderabad, 22-10-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Union welcomes the agreement today on the measures needed to implement the global strategy to prevent biodiversity loss agreed in Nagoya. The negotiations were at times difficult but the EU, which is the world’s … Read the full press release

UEFA says “no to discrimination”

Champions League and Europa League matches dedicated to FARE Action Weeks 22-10-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — The UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League’s matchday 3 will contribute to the fight against all forms of discrimination in football stadiums throughout the continent … Read the full press release

EU-Lebanon Association Council: cementing ties through a renewed partnership

Brussels, 22-10-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Union-Lebanon Association Council took place today in Brussels. This is the sixth meeting since the entry into force of the EU-Lebanon Association Agreement in 2006. The EU-Lebanon Association Council was chaired by the Lebanese Minister … Read the full press release

Volkswagen setzt sich für Biodiversität ein

Auftritt auf internationaler Naturschutzkonferenz Wolfsburg, 22-10-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Der Schutz von Arten und Biotopen ist eine dringende Aufgabe der Völkergemeinschaft. In der vergangenen Woche kamen im indischen Hyderabad die Mitglieder des vor 20 Jahren vereinbarten “Übereinkommens über die biologische Vielfalt” (CBD) … Read the full press release

New Commission proposal to minimise the climate impacts of biofuel production

Brussels, 22-10-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Today, the Commission published a proposal to limit global land conversion for biofuel production, and raise the climate benefits of biofuels used in the EU. The use of food-based biofuels to meet the 10% renewable energy target … Read the full press release

BMW Group Design secures a hat trick in the German Design Award 2013. BMW 6 Series Convertible, BMW 1 Series and Husqvarna Nuda 900 R earn one of Germany’s most prestigious design accolades

The new BMW 6 Series Convertible - Exterior (11/2010).

Munich, 22-10-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — The winners of the German Design Award 2013 have been announced. The German Design Council’s panel of experts selected the most outstanding designs for this “prize of prizes” and conferred its award on BMW Group Design … Read the full press release

Telekom, Rotes Kreuz und Limmex starten Notrufuhr

Notrufuhr sendet per Knopfdruck Hilferuf Ab morgen in Deutschland verfügbar Innen “tickt” die M2M-Technologie der Telekom 22-10-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Die Deutsche Telekom, das Rote Kreuz sowie der Schweizer Uhrenhersteller Limmex starten in Deutschland gemeinsam einen mobilen Notrufdienst. Die Uhr mit … Read the full press release

Indirect Land Use Change (ILUC)

Brussels, 22-10-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — What are biofuels? Biofuels are liquid or gaseous transport fuels made from biomass. The most important biofuels today are bioethanol (made from sugar and cereal crops) used to replace petrol, and biodiesel (made mainly from vegetable oils) used to replace diesel. There are two distinctive categories of … Read the full press release

Tesco launches ‘Catch of the Day’ to help customers choose sustainably caught fish

22-10-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Soaring sales of sustainably caught fish to environmentally-minded shoppers has prompted Tesco to next week (Mon Sept 15) increase its range of alternative varieties by a third. Under the scheme called Catch of the Day, the supermarket … Read the full press release

Pour la seconde fois, la Banque de détail en France de BNP Paribas est élue service client de l’Année 2013

BNP Paribas a été Élu Service Client de l’Année 2013 dans la catégorie Banque. Cette récompense, déjà obtenue en 2011, confirme la volonté du Groupe de placer la satisfaction de ses clients au cœur de ses préoccupations. 22-10-2012 — /europawire.eu/ … Read the full press release

Meistertitel in der Formel 3 Euro Serie für Daniel Juncadella

Daniel Juncadella gewann beim Finale in Hockenheim den Meistertitel in der Formel 3 Euro Serie 2012 Berühmte und erfolgreiche Titelgewinner der Vergangenheit wie Lewis Hamilton und Paul Di Resta starten heute in der Formel 1 Juncadellas Vorgänger und Meister 2011, … Read the full press release

CAM-Studie: Audi mit bester CO2-Bilanz der Premiumhersteller in Deutschland

• Audi-Neuzulassungen mit 144,5 g/km vor den Wettbewerbern • Premiumhersteller reduzieren CO2-Emissionen von Neufahrzeugen in Deutschland seit  2009 um durchschnittlich rund zehn Prozent Ingolstadt, 22-10-2012 — /europawire.eu/ —  Laut einer Studie des Center of Automotive Management (CAM) ist Audi mit einem CO2-Ausstoß … Read the full press release

Vodacom Launches First Commercial 4G Service in South Africa

22-10-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Vodacom Group, a subsidiary of Vodafone, today launched the first commercial 4G LTE service in South Africa. The service will initially be accessible to customers via approximately 70 base stations in Johannesburg with other South African cities … Read the full press release


• 40 per cent of self-employed say they will never retire • 27 per cent of self-employed invest in their businesses over retirement funding • 19 per cent of self-employed view their businesses as their retirement funds 22-10-2012 — /europawire.eu/ … Read the full press release

Civil society from the Euro-Mediterranean region reconvenes for annual summit to discuss women’s rights, freedom of the media and corruption

22-10-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — The 2012 edition of the Euromed Summit of Economic and Social Councils and Similar Institutions will be held in Amman, Jordan, on 17-19 October 2012. Civil society representatives from 15 countries around the Mediterranean and from the … Read the full press release

Commission proposes to update radio equipment rules

Brussels, 22-10-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Commission has today proposed to update the Radio Equipment Directive. The proposal aims to make sure all market players comply with the rules regarding the avoidance of interference, so that consumers do not have problems … Read the full press release


Barreda dune action 19/10/2012

22-10-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Husqvarna Rallye Team by Speedbrain notched up another victory today in the fifth and penultimate stage of the Morocco Rally. This time it was Spaniard Joan Barreda on the Husqvarna TE449RR by Speedbrain taking the honours after … Read the full press release

Wenn die Kuh per SMS den Bauern ruft

M2M-Lösung für die Landwirtschaft – Überwachung von Kühen in Echtzeit Deutsche Telekom und MEDRIA schließen Partnerschaft im Bereich M2M Lösung im M2M Marketplace der Telekom erhältlich 22-10-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Auch Kühe können SMS verschicken – dank Machine-to-Machine-Kommunikation (M2M). Mit den … Read the full press release

SME WEEK: EU needs more women entrepreneurs to create growth and jobs

Brussels, 22-10-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Women’s entrepreneurial potential is underexploited and the EU needs more women entrepreneurs to create growth and new jobs. This was the main message of today’s European SME Week Summit in Brussels which focuses on encouraging women to … Read the full press release


Paris, 22-10-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Depuis 2007, Société Générale soutient les actions du Réseau « Tissons La Solidarité » qui fédère et anime des structures d’insertion par l’activité économique dans le domaine de la revalorisation de vêtements de seconde main. Cet … Read the full press release

EU Anti-Trafficking Day: working together to eradicate trafficking in human beings

Brussels, 22-10-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — On the occasion of the Sixth EU Anti-Trafficking Day on 18 October, the EU Commissioner for Home Affairs, Cecilia Malmström, will participate and deliver a speech in a conference aiming to shape future actions and ensure that … Read the full press release

Cabbage bouquets are Britain’s hottest new flower trend

22-10-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Shoppers are going blooming mad for cabbages – to give as bouquets! As well as picking up a cabbage in the veg aisle shoppers are now able to buy a brassica bouquet from the flower area. Brassica … Read the full press release

BNP Paribas Wealth Management dépasse le seuil de 1 milliard d’euros d’investissements responsables

22-10-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — BNP Paribas Wealth Management a décidé depuis quelques années de développer une offre socialement responsable (ISR) pour le compte de ses clients. Une équipe d’experts s’occupe de ce développement en lien avec les différents sites de Wealth Management. … Read the full press release

EU and Malawi to work together to help the poorest and improve agricultural production

Brussels, 22-10-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Today, EU Commissioner for Development, Andris Piebalgs, and the President of Malawi, Joyce Banda, signed two agreements which will help Malawi to reach the Millennium Development Goals. The EU will contribute to a new government programme designed … Read the full press release

Setra erweitert Internetauftritt

Daimlermarke präsentiert neue ComfortClass 500 in allen Details Ab sofort zwölf weitere Länderversionen online Webseite der Ulmer Busmarke mit neuem Logo Stuttgart/Neu-Ulm,  22-10-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Noch mehr Service und Interaktion. Zeitgleich zur Weltpremiere der neuen ComfortClass 500 hat die Marke … Read the full press release

State aid: Commission investigates Italian measures reducing taxes and social contributions in areas affected by natural disasters

Brussels, 22-10-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Commission has opened an in-depth investigation to examine whether Italian measures to reduce taxes and contributions due by companies in areas affected by natural disasters, mainly earthquakes and floods, are in line with EU … Read the full press release

Porsche gründet “Porsche Automotive Campus”

Stuttgart, 22-10-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Der Sportwagenhersteller Porsche und die Hochschule für Wirtschaft und Umwelt haben gemeinsam den “Porsche Automotive Campus” gegründet. Ziel der Bildungskooperation ist es, besonders qualifizierte Studierende in den Bachelor- und Masterstudiengängen “Automobilwirtschaft” (B.A.) und “Automotive Management” (M.A.) zu … Read the full press release

Commission v. Austria: Court of Justice says Austrian data protection authority is not independent

Brussels, 22-10-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Today, the Court of Justice of the European Union ruled that the Austrian Data Protection Authority, the Datenschutzkommisson (DSK), does not fulfil the requirements of independence as outlined in the European Data Protection Directive. In particular, the Court said that … Read the full press release

Emissione obbligazionaria di 150 milioni di Euro con scadenza 2019

22-10-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — A valere sull’importo complessivo di € 1 miliardo, deliberato dal Consiglio di Amministrazione del 6 aprile 2012, EXOR S.p.A. ha perfezionato in data odierna l’emissione di un Prestito Obbligazionario non convertibile per un ammontare di € 150 … Read the full press release

DHL shows high value cargo credentials with rare tiger delivery

DHL's dedicated tiger team has done an excellent job of ensuring the success of this project

22-10-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — DHL, the world’s leading logistics company, has delivered two Sumatran tigers, one from the USA and one from Australia, to take part in an international breeding program. With fewer than 300 Sumatran tigers now in the wild, … Read the full press release

Vodafone to unveil new M2M innovations at Metering, Billing / CRM Europe 2012

First demonstration of solar panel remote monitoring and energy data management for business Vodafone Global M2M Platform to show simple management of multiple connected devices 22-10-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Vodafone today announced that it will unveil a number of new advanced … Read the full press release

Securing our Cyber-world

Neelie Kroes Vice-President of the European Commission responsible for the Digital Agenda Securing our Cyber-world Top Level Conference on Cyber Security of Industrial Control Systems and Smart Grids/Amsterdam, 16 October 2012 Amsterdam, 22-10-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Every day, people everywhere rely on … Read the full press release

Thought Leader of the Week: Paul Appleby

Thought Leader of the Week: Paul Appleby

Amid headwinds, high yield bonds still offer value 22-10-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Despite the very good run high yield bonds have enjoyed over the past few years, valuations and technicals remain supportive, according to Paul Appleby, head of Prudential Fixed Income’s Leveraged … Read the full press release

The European Union – Republic Of Korea Free Trade Agreement: One Year After Its Entry Into Force

Karel De Gucht European Commissioner for Trade The European Union – Republic Of Korea Free Trade Agreement: One Year After Its Entry Into Force European Parliament Workshop/ Brussels 16 October 2012 Brussels, 22-10-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Professor Moreira, Minister Bark, ladies and … Read the full press release