Monthly Archives: July 2017

Leading international energy experts in Eni’s new Advisory Board

The Advisory Board will analyze the main geopolitical, technological and economic trends, including issues related to the decarbonisation process for the Board and Eni’s CEO. C San Donato Milanese (Milan), 31-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Eni’s Board of Directors has established an Advisory … Read the full press release

BASF SE forms new company to work in the field of 3D printing

BASF 3D Printing Solutions GmbH to start operations in September 2017 Ludwigshafen, Germany, 31-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — BASF SE plans to establish a new Group company, BASF 3D Printing Solutions GmbH, as of September 1, 2017. This wholly-owned subsidiary of BASF … Read the full press release

Successful weekend for the BMW Motorrad Motorsport riders

It was an action-packed and successful weekend for the BMW Motorrad Motorsport riders. In Japan, they tackled the “Suzuka 8 Hours”, the final round of the FIM Endurance World Championship. The International German Championship met at Schleiz, where Markus Reiterberger … Read the full press release

Formula E: The MS Amlin Andretti team endured a tough Montreal ePrix (CAN)

The MS Amlin Andretti team endured a tough Montreal ePrix (CAN), the final round of the 2016/17 FIA Formula E Championship. The team’s solitary points finish came with Robin Frijns’ (NED) ninth-place on Saturday, with António Félix da Costa (POR) … Read the full press release

BMW teams finish in the top 10 at the 24 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps (BEL)

After the two victories in 2015 and 2016, the BMW teams were missing the racing luck required to be able to fight for the win this time at the 24 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps (BEL). Technical issues with both the ROWE … Read the full press release

Bentley Motors unveils full details of the new Bentley Flying Spur V8 S Black Edition

Darker, more purposeful styling celebrates the dynamic performance of the Flying Spur V8 S Black Edition defined by dark tints lights, black gloss brightware, unique wheel design and interior colour split 4.0-litre V8 S develops 528 PS (521 bhp) and … Read the full press release

Bentley Motorsport finished second in the largest GT3 race in the world, the 24 Hours of Spa

Bentley finishes in second place at the 24 Hours of Spa Bentley Team M-Sport and the drivers of car #8 extend lead in the Blancpain GT Series Endurance Cup titles Bentley Boy Vincent Abril now leads the Blancpain GT Series … Read the full press release

DHL bundles individual solutions under DHL Semiconductor Logistics

DHL combines competencies and capabilities under DHL Semiconductor Logistics to provide a full suite of end to end supply chain solutions Launch of the Global Capital Support Center for semiconductor equipment moves with dedicated teams in Europe, Asia Pacific and … Read the full press release

Lloyds Banking Group: we are proactively reimbursing customers in relation to mortgage arrears fees

LONDON, 31-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Lloyds Banking Group has announced it will carry out a customer contact and remediation programme in relation to mortgage arrears fees. The Group initiated a review in agreement with the FCA in relation to how … Read the full press release

Audi now leads in the manufacturers’ standings of the Intercontinental GT Challenge

Audi in front in the Intercontinental GT Challenge Success in Chinese GT racing Trophies for Audi customers in the DMV GTC NEUBURG, 31-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Audi has won the Spa 24 Hours for the fourth time. With this result, … Read the full press release

Audi Tradition at this year’s Schloss Dyck Classic Days, August 4th to 6th in Rhineland

Classic vehicle festival in the Rhineland region from August 4th to 6th Racing legends Frank Biela and Walter Röhrl driving historic racing cars Röhrl’s “Pikes Peak” Audi Sport quattro S1 on show INGOLSTADT, 31-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — At this year’s … Read the full press release

Formula E electric racing series: Audi driver Lucas di Grassi is the new champion

Brazilian wins title in the world’s first all-electric racing series Victory on Saturday and seventh place in Sunday’s finale in Montreal ABT Schaeffler Audi Sport vice-champions in the teams’ classification Neuburg/Montreal, 31-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Audi driver Lucas di Grassi … Read the full press release

Protection insurance: Aviva signs new five-year distribution agreement with Countrywide plc

LONDON, 31-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Five-year exclusive partnership agreement to provide market-leading protection insurance to the UK’s largest mortgage broker Aviva announces that it has secured an exclusive new five-year distribution agreement with Countrywide plc to provide its mortgage and rental customers … Read the full press release

Aviva study: growing number of UK motorists seek recorded proof of incidents on the road

17% of UK drivers use dash-cams, while a further 30% plan to use one in the near future 19 million UK motorists could be using dash-cams within the next year ‘Crash for cash’ is a concern for a third of … Read the full press release

Aviva research: Young UK holidaymakers value internet access above anything else

LONDON, 31-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Young holidaymakers value internet access above anything else – including price – when choosing a vacation resort, according to new research from travel insurer Aviva. Aviva’s Holiday Report, which surveyed over 2,000 British holidaymakers, found that … Read the full press release

French Energy Regulatory Commission: ENGIE awarded 10 photovoltaic projects in France

La Défense, France, 31-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — As part of the second solar bidding session organized by the French Energy Regulatory Commission (CRE4-2), ENGIE, through its subsidiaries ENGIE Green, La Compagnie du Vent, CNR and Solairedirect, has been awarded 10 photovoltaic … Read the full press release

ENGIE makes new investments in Latin America, India and Cambodia through its social impact investment fund Rassembleurs d’Energies

Avec 3 nouveaux investissements d’ENGIE Rassembleurs d’Energies en Amérique Latine, en Inde et au Cambodge, près de 2 millions de personnes disposeront d’un accès à une énergie propre et durable d’ici 2020. La Défense, France, 31-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Announcing the … Read the full press release

Blind photographer Pete Eckert placed the new Volkswagen Arteon on the stage in a very special way

Award-winning photographer’s first automobile project International campaign features 10 extraordinary Arteon motifs and a making-of clip WOLFSBURG, 31-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Volkswagen is today expanding the international marketing campaign for its new Arteon. The blind American photographer Pete Eckert has placed … Read the full press release

Volkswagen Group develops potential female managers in all Group brands and companies

CEO Matthias Müller: “Within the Volkswagen Group, we want and indeed need more competence, more experience and more prospects from and for women.” WOLFSBURG, 31-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The Volkswagen Group is committed to employing women in leadership functions and management … Read the full press release

Volkswagen Group opens new multi-brand joint venture in Algeria

Daily production capacity of up to 200 vehicles Assembly to start with the Volkswagen Golf, SEAT Ibiza, ŠKODA Octavia and the Caddy from Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles Training of employees at production plants of the various Group brands Volkswagen Polo and … Read the full press release

University of Cambridge: Dr Elena Giusti book examines the role Virgil’s poem Aeneid played in shaping the narrative of Emperor Augustus’ regime

A political leader who seeks to make his nation “great again” and a time when ‘post-truth’ rhetoric appears to support political ambitions. Not Trump’s America, but Rome 2,000 years ago. CAMBRIDGE, 28-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The elusive, glorious past has … Read the full press release

Borysiewicz Biomedical Sciences Fellowship Programme established at the University of Cambridge

Much of the world-changing research at the University of Cambridge is underpinned by postdocs – qualified researchers with fixed term contracts. CAMBRIDGE, 28-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — With more postdoctoral researchers than most other institutions, Cambridge sees postdocs as key to its … Read the full press release

Shell: new era for the Australian LNG export industry with the arrival of the Prelude FLNG facility

the HAGUE, 28-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Shell Australia today confirmed that its Prelude floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) facility has arrived in Australian waters. Prelude is the first deployment of Shell’s FLNG technology, that will see a 488 metre long floating … Read the full press release

Eleven members of the Management Board of Deutsche Bank AG voluntarily waived large part of their unpaid remuneration

Supervisory Board welcomes act of solidarity with the bank Frankfurt am Main, 28-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Eleven members of the Management Board of Deutsche Bank AG (XETRA: DBKGn.DE/NYSE: DB) who served during financial crisis and thereafter have voluntarily waived a large … Read the full press release

650 graduates experienced what awaits them at Deutsche Bank over three days in London

Frankfurt am Main, 28-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The new generation of bankers has arrived and they could not have wished for a better way to begin their careers: over three days in London, around 650 graduates got to experience what awaits … Read the full press release

Deutsche Bank Singapore won the Achievement Award – Innovative Project at the 4th Enabling Employers Awards in Singapore

Frankfurt am Main, 28-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Deutsche Bank Singapore’s efforts to increase participation in the workplace by people with disabilities was commended by Singapore’s SGEnable, a government agency dedicated to enabling people with disabilities. The bank won the Achievement Award … Read the full press release

Deutsche Bank’s leadership in working to end youth homelessness in New York recognized by Point Source Youth

Frankfurt am Main, 28-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — At the First National Symposium on Solutions to End Youth Homelessness on June 19, lead organizer Point Source Youth presented Deutsche Bank with an award in recognition of the bank’s leadership in working to end youth … Read the full press release

Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America signs multi-year naming rights sponsorship agreement for Minnesota United FC’s new soccer stadium in St. Paul, Minn.

Allianz Field becomes the 1st Allianz-sponsored stadium in North America and 8th globally New state-of-the-art home for Minnesota United FC to open in 2019 Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America signs on as official stadium sponsor Munich/Minneapolis, 28-Jul-2017 — … Read the full press release

Allianz, EDF Invest and DIF consortium to acquire 6.94 percent stake in Italy’s largest toll road network

A consortium made up of Allianz, EDF Invest and DIF has completed the acquisition of a 6.94 percent stake in Autostrade per I’Italia, the largest Italian toll road network which is majority owned by Atlantia, the listed global operator of … Read the full press release

BNP Paribas Cardif acquires Ageas ownership in Cargeas Assicurazioni in Italy

BNP Paribas Cardif announced today the signature of an agreement with the company Ageas to take full ownership of Cargeas Assicurazioni (CARGEAS), a major non-life bancassurance provider in Italy. PARIS, 28-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — BNP Paribas Cardif (50% – 1 share) and Ageas … Read the full press release