Daily Archives: 29, December 2016

TÜV Rheinland on New Year’s Eve fireworks: Only tested fireworks are allowed in the EU

COLOGNE, 29-Dec-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — On no other day in the year are the fire service and emergency services in demand as much as they are on New Year’s Eve. Careless use of fireworks is frequently the cause of fires and … Read the full press release

Visionary electric concept vehicle Rinspeed Oasis to feature a number of technologies from ZF at the 2017 CES

“Intelligent Rolling Chassis” (IRC) from ZF offers highly flexible platform for urban electric vehicles IRC installed for the first time in the “Oasis” HMI functions can help expand steering wheel and occupant safety system operation during automated driving FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, 29-Dec-2016 … Read the full press release

Deutsche Telekom: 5G differentiators have become more tangible over the course of 2016

Deutsche Telekom further shapes and influences 5G development in 2016 Network Slicing can enable ultra low latency or very high speed connections over the same infrastructure Commercialization of NB-IoT is expected to be the biggest trend in 2017 BONN, 29-Dec-2016 … Read the full press release

Over 50 quality, innovation, design, connectivity and sustainability awards for BMW in 2016

MUNICH, 29-Dec-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — As 2016 comes to a close, BMW is able to look back on a highly successful year with well over 50 national and international awards and distinctions. As in the past, vehicles of the brand were … Read the full press release

Volkswagen Group expands its know-how in artificial intelligence, big data, virtual reality, smart production and connectivity

Volkswagen Group expands IT know-how in future-oriented areas HR Board Member Blessing: “We are adding top people to team for digitalization.” CIO Hofmann: “Nowhere is IT more exciting than at Volkswagen!” WOLFSBURG, 29-Dec-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — The Volkswagen Group is reinforcing … Read the full press release

5.2m vehicles and 75m m³ of production material for Europe and exports handled and dispatched by Volkswagen Group Logistics in 2016

2016: More than 5 million vehicles and about 75 million m³ of production material shipped for Europe and exports Future fields of action defined WOLFSBURG, 29-Dec-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — In 2016, Volkswagen Group Logistics played a key role in achieving the … Read the full press release

Gamesa will build 20-MW wind farm for Villar Mir Energía, the Villar Mir Group’s energy division

The company will supply 10 of its G114-2.0 MW turbines at the Valiente wind farm located in the province of Huesca. Zamudio, Spain, 29-Dec-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Gamesa is exhibiting its strategic commitment to the Spanish market, having secured its first … Read the full press release

SMEs in Germany optimistic about 2017 – KfW-ifo SME Barometer

Confidence rises among SMEs and large enterprises Domestic demand remains sound as companies hope for a recovery of export markets Upswing will enter fourth year under difficult conditions FRANKFURT AM MAIN, 29-Dec-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Small and medium-sized enterprises in … Read the full press release

Nemetschek to acquire 100% of the shares of dRofus AS of Oslo, Norway

dRofus is a leading software provider for BIM-based program, equipment and data management for the building industry High-level strategic fit to address the needs of building owners more strongly Considerable growth opportunities as a result of owner’s increasing focus on … Read the full press release

Piraeus Bank sold stake in its subsidiary Piraeus Bank Cyprus Ltd. to Holding M. Sehnaoui SAL

ATHENS, 29-Dec-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Piraeus Bank (“Piraeus Bank” or the “Group”), after having received all required approvals from the regulatory authorities and the Hellenic Financial Stability Fund, announces the completion of the sale of a stake held in its subsidiary … Read the full press release