Daily Archives: 16, October 2013

Audi aims big for DTM finale in Hockenheim (October 18 to 20)

Ingolstadt, Germany, 16-10-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Ingolstadt, October 14, 2013 – Even though Mike Rockenfeller has had the DTM title in his pocket ever since the race at Zandvoort the motivation of the Audi squad remains unbroken. In the finale at Hockenheim … Read the full press release

AUDI AG announced it sold 150,300 units in September 2013, up 10% YoY

Ingolstadt, Germany, 16-10-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — New sales record for Audi in September: Around 150,300 customers chose a model with the four rings last month, a year-on-year increase of 10 percent. The company continued to benefit from growing sales in the United … Read the full press release

Schneider Electric won Product Design Award for its portable solar LED lamp Mobiya at Strategies’ Design Award 2013

Paris, France, 16-10-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — At the occasion of the Strategies’ Design Awards event, Schneider Electric has received the award “Product Design” in the category Light Products for its portable solar LED lamp Mobiya TS 120. This lamp has been developed … Read the full press release

Roche to invest CHF 800 million to increase production capabilities for its biologic medicines

Investment to help meet rising demand for licensed biologics and expected pipeline growth Basel, Switzerland, 16-10-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) today announced plans to invest 800 million Swiss francs within its global manufacturing network to increase production … Read the full press release

Borealis, Borouge and NOVA Chemicals to present cutting-edge plastics solutions at K 2013 in Düsseldorf, Germany

Vienna, Austria, 16-10-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — At K 2013, Borealis, Borouge and NOVA Chemicals invite you to “Open Your Mind” and explore exciting possibilities for innovation and sustainability driven by their new approaches and cutting-edge plastics solutions (Stand 6A43 Hall 6). … Read the full press release

OSCE launched non-discrimination media campaign in Skopje, former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

Skopje, Macedonia (FYROM), 16-10-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Raising awareness on equality and anti-discrimination and safeguarding social diversity is the aim of an OSCE-supported media campaign launched in Skopje today. The wide range campaign was initiated by the Labor and Social Policy Ministry … Read the full press release

EC approved €465 million Polish state aid for series of gas pipelines construction

Brussels, Belgium, 16-10-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Commission has found a 1 950 million PLN (approx. €465 million) support measure for the construction of a series of gas pipelines and modernisation works in different parts of Poland to be in line … Read the full press release

The European Commission found Greek state aid to four gas infrastructure projects in line with EU state aid rules

Brussels, Belgium, 16-10-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Commission has found that aid to four projects aimed at improving and expanding the Greek gas network complies with EU state aid rules. These projects aim at increasing the gas transmission capacity and security … Read the full press release

EU General Court validates EC’s decision in Case T-275/11 Télévision française 1 (TF1) v Commission

The General Court confirms the validity of the Commission Decision according to which the long-term funding mechanism of France Télévisions constitutes State aid compatible with the internal market  Luxembourg, 16-10-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Within the context of the reform of public broadcasting, France … Read the full press release

Eurogroup: Ireland and Spain programmes on track to end in December, 2013

The Eurogroup reviewed the reforms and fiscal adjustments in some member states receiving financial assistance. The road ahead for banking union completion was discussed. Eurogroup reviews progress in Ireland, Spain, Portugal and Greece Brussels, Belgium, 16-10-2013 — /EuropaWire/ —  Ireland and … Read the full press release

15th Bertelsmann Stiftung’s NEUE STIMMEN vocal competition winners announced

Announcing the winners of the 15th edition of the Bertelsmann Stiftung’s NEUE STIMMEN (New Voices) vocal competition Gütersloh, Germany, 16-10-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — The 27 year old Australian soprano Nicole Car, the 25 year old American soprano Nadine Sierra, and the 24 … Read the full press release