Daily Archives: 14, April 2014

ŠKODA AUTO Vocational School apprentices build their dream car: sporty convertible ŠKODA CitiJet

– ‘ŠKODA Apprentice Car’: Two-seater sports convertible based on ŠKODA Citigo – Project undertaken by 16 apprentices from ŠKODA Vocational School in close partnership with ŠKODA design department – Premiere at the 33rd GTI Fan Meet at Wörthersee at the … Read the full press release

ŠKODA AUTO sold 247,200 vehicles in Q1 2014, 12.1% up over the same period last year

Record quarter: ŠKODA delivers 247,200 vehicles to customers in the first three months (January to March 2013: 220,400; up 12.1%) Record March: 96,100 deliveries, up 14.6% Growth with new models; ŠKODA grows by 17% in Europe in the first quarter Western-European … Read the full press release

Volkswagen Group delivered 2.40 million vehicles in Q1 2014, 5.8 percent up YoY

929,500 vehicles delivered in March / +7.6 percent* Group Board Member for Sales Christian Klingler: “All in all, first-quarter deliveries very satisfactory. Prospect of return to modest growth on markets in Western Europe.” Wolfsburg, Germany, The Volkswagen Group delivered 2.40 (January-March 2013: 2.27; … Read the full press release

Repsol incorporó a su plantilla a más de un millar de trabajadores en 2013

Fuerte compromiso de la compañía con la creación de empleo de calidad Repsol incorporó a su plantilla a 1.062 personas durante el pasado año, de los que un 49% fueron mujeres. En los últimos tres años, Repsol ha contratado una … Read the full press release

Allianz’s Security-Trust-Solidarity study focused on how people prepare for retirement and which factors influence the individual sense of security

Generational contract is intact though it is an additional burden for younger people Future perspective: people in Malaysia confident, Japanese most pessimistic Most young people state they do not have enough money to make precautions Munich, 14-4-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Money matters: … Read the full press release

New Mercedes-Benz C-Class received the European Centre for Allergy Research Foundation Seal of Quality

Stuttgart, Germany, 14-4-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Mercedes-Benz has been awarded the Seal of Quality of the European Centre for Allergy Research Foundation (ECARF) for its passenger cars. This makes Mercedes-Benz the only vehicle manufacturer to bear this seal. The ECARF Seal … Read the full press release

Mercedes-Benz Travego sets new standards in safety technology; the first bus in the world to use new Active Brake Assist 3

Active Brake Assist 3: emergency braking for stationary obstacles ABA 3 can actively prevent accidents Standard equipment in conjunction with adaptive cruise control Travego: a tradition of the best possible safety Stuttgart, Germany, 14-4-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — It automatically initiates … Read the full press release

Glencore Xstrata plc sells Las Bambas copper mine project to MMG Limited, GUOXIN International Investment Corporation Limited and CITIC Metal Co., Limited consortium for US$5.85 billion

Baar, Switzerland, 14-4-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Glencore Xstrata plc (“Glencore”) has signed an agreement for the sale of its entire interest in the Las Bambas copper mine project (“Las Bambas”) to a consortium owned 62.5% by MMG Limited, 22.5% by GUOXIN International Investment … Read the full press release

ADAC Punktereform tritt in Kraft: Jetzt wird neu gezählt

München, Deutschland, 14-4-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Am 1. Mai tritt die neue Punktereform in Kraft, nach der nur noch solche Verstöße, die die Verkehrssicherheit gefährden, eingetragen werden. Bei Vergehen, die nicht direkt eine Gefahr für die Verkehrssicherheit darstellen (zum Beispiel „Einfahren in eine … Read the full press release

ANDRITZ to supply neXline spunlace to DDN Beijing Dongfang Dayuan Nonwoven-Fabric in China

Graz, Austria, 14-4-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from DDN Beijing Dongfang Dayuan Nonwoven-Fabric, China, to supply a new spunlace line for the production of wipes from viscose/PES (30-80 g/m²). Start-up is scheduled for the second quarter of … Read the full press release