Daily Archives: 1, August 2017

Volkswagen announces appointments in Volkswagen Passenger Cars brand

  Jochen Sengpiehl to be new Head of Marketing of the Volkswagen Passenger Cars brand Xavier Chardon to head Digitalization Project House in China WOLFSBURG, 01-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Effective September 1, 2017, Jochen Sengpiehl (50) is to be the new … Read the full press release

Six innovative mobility teams begin new Volkswagen start-up incubator programme

200 days: from innovative idea to market readiness Teams for parking space navigation, charging columns, vehicle data, car sharing and environmentally friendly local logistics Support from the state capital of Dresden New programme will start in Spring 2018 DRESDEN, 01-Aug-2017 … Read the full press release

NERC appoints seven new members to its Innovation Advisory Board

SWINDON, 01-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — NERC has appointed seven new members to its Innovation Advisory Board to replace those who have completed their term. The Innovation Advisory Board advises NERC on its strategy for strengthening the delivery of economic growth and … Read the full press release

Leonardo: the Italian Ministry of Defence’s OPTSAT-3000 satellite to launch 2 August

The launch is scheduled for Wednesday 2 August from Kourou The whole satellite system is supplied by Leonardo through Telespazio; the prime contractor leading an international group of companies OPTSAT-3000 will guarantee high-resolution images of any part of the globe, … Read the full press release

Bulgaria’s competition authority approves Dietsmann’s acquisition of Energoremont Holding

AC BREDA, The Netherlands, 01-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Dietsmann has acquired 97.5% of the shares of Energoremont Holding in Bulgaria [BUL: 6EG]. The remaining 2.5% of the shares are held by minority shareholders through the Bulgarian Stock Exchange. Dietsmann made the … Read the full press release

University of Kent awarded a gold rating in the UK Government’s Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF)

KENT, 01-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The TEF Panel judged that Kent delivers consistently outstanding teaching, learning and outcomes for its students. It is of the highest quality found in the UK. A total of 295 higher education providers took part in the TEF. In the assessment, 59 providers were rated … Read the full press release

Arkema names Beatriz Mendez as VP of Goods & Services Procurement

COLOMBES, 01-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Arkema announces the appointment of Beatriz Mendez as Vice President of Goods & Services Procurement for the Group, effective 1st August 2017. Beatriz Mendez, a 45 year old Spanish national, is a graduate of both … Read the full press release

Dassault Systèmes and No Magic to join their expertise in the Model-based systems engineering field

Providing an Integrated Solution for Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE), ranging from systems of systems, embedded systems modeling and execution to code generation Adopting and Expanding Industry Standards for “Internet of Experiences” Aerospace & Defense, Transportation & Mobility, High-Tech, Life … Read the full press release

SEAT unveils nine shortlisted names for its third SUV

MARTORELL, 01-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The initiative #SEATseekingName generated nine proposals that have been selected to name the brand’s future third SUV, which will be going on sale in 2018. The nine place names from all over the Spanish geography, selected … Read the full press release

Motorola Solutions to acquire Plant Holdings, Inc. which holds the Airbus DS Communications business

Plant Holdings, Inc. holds the Airbus DS Communications business AMSTERDAM, 01-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Airbus SE (stock exchange symbol: AIR) has executed a definitive agreement under which Motorola Solutions (NYSE: MSI) will acquire Plant Holdings, Inc., which holds the Airbus … Read the full press release

Luo Gang named CEO of Airbus’ new innovation centre to be set up in China

Chinese research to support future Airbus products & services TOULOUSE, 01-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Luo Gang has been appointed CEO of Airbus’ new innovation centre to be set up in China. A location will be announced at a later date … Read the full press release

Industrial Laser Peening Research at ZAL Techcenter

LSP Technologies (LSPT) is offering laser peening research and application development at the ZAL Center of Applied Aeronautical Research in Hamburg, Germany. Machine time on LSPT’s state-of-the-art laser peening equipment at ZAL will be available to manufacturers seeking industry-leading metal … Read the full press release

Intesa Sanpaolo will launch EUR 750 million subordinated Tier 2 bond

TURIN, 01-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Intesa Sanpaolo will launch a subordinated Tier 2 bond issue for a maximum nominal amount of €750 million targeted at qualified investors and high-net-worth individuals on the domestic market. It is a 7-year, floating rate bond … Read the full press release