Daily Archives: 21, April 2023

Volkswagen Group informa un impresionante crecimiento en la entrega de vehículos eléctricos en el primer trimestre de 2023

(NOTICIA EN BREVE) En el primer trimestre de 2023, el Grupo Volkswagen entregó 141.000 vehículos eléctricos (BEV), un aumento del 42 % en comparación con el mismo período de 2022. Europa fue el principal contribuyente a este crecimiento, con un … Read the full press release

Volkswagen Group Reports Impressive Q1 2023 Electric Vehicle Delivery Growth

(IN BRIEF) In the first quarter of 2023, Volkswagen Group delivered 141,000 electric vehicles (BEVs), an increase of 42% compared to the same period in 2022. Europe was the main contributor to this growth, with a 68% increase in deliveries. … Read the full press release

Rheinmetall Defence e Lockheed Martin esploreranno opportunità congiunte nello sviluppo di artiglieria a razzo per la Germania

(IN KÜRZE) Rheinmetall Defense e Lockheed Martin hanno firmato un Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) per collaborare allo sviluppo di un sistema di artiglieria a razzo per la Germania. L’obiettivo è quello di creare soluzioni su misura che utilizzino componenti esistenti … Read the full press release

Rheinmetall Defence and Lockheed Martin to Explore Joint Opportunities in Rocket Artillery Development for Germany

(IN BRIEF) Rheinmetall Defence and Lockheed Martin have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to collaborate on developing a rocket artillery system for Germany. The aim is to create tailored solutions that utilize existing and proven components produced in Germany. … Read the full press release

H2-Bilanz de E.ON indica desarrollos prometedores en la economía alemana del hidrógeno

(NOTICIA EN BREVE) E.ON, empresa energética alemana, ha publicado su segundo informe H2-Bilanz, que indica que el país avanza en el desarrollo de la economía del hidrógeno. El informe muestra que varios proyectos nuevos están en marcha para aumentar la … Read the full press release

E.ON’s H2-Bilanz Indicates Promising Developments in German Hydrogen Economy

(IN BRIEF) E.ON, a German energy company, has published its second H2-Bilanz report, which indicates that the country is making progress in developing the hydrogen economy. The report shows that several new projects are underway to increase domestic electrolysis capacity, … Read the full press release

ANDRITZ va étudier une usine de capture de carbone pour la production de vanadium en Finlande

(ACTUALITÉ EN BREF) Pori Energia Oy, une société énergétique finlandaise, a chargé le groupe technologique international ANDRITZ de mener une étude de faisabilité pour une usine de capture et de stockage du carbone. L’usine sera construite à la centrale de … Read the full press release

ANDRITZ to Investigate Carbon Capture Plant for Vanadium Production in Finland

(IN BRIEF) Pori Energia Oy, a Finnish energy company, has commissioned international technology group, ANDRITZ, to conduct a feasibility study for a carbon capture and storage plant. The plant will be built at the combined heat and power station in … Read the full press release

Trinity’s School of Physics showcases quantum games developed by MSc students

(IN BRIEF) Trinity’s School of Physics celebrated World Quantum Day by showcasing five quantum versions of games developed by Trinity’s Quantum Science and Technology MSc students. The event aimed to highlight the fundamental role that quantum science plays in nature … Read the full press release

TenneT signs contracts for Europe’s largest-ever tender award for energy transition infrastructure

(IN BRIEF) Transmission system operator TenneT, Hitachi Energy/Petrofac, and three consortium partnerships GE/Sembcorp (SMOP), GE/McDermott, and Siemens Energy/Dragados have signed contracts to seal Europe’s largest-ever tender award for energy transition infrastructure. The total volume of the contracts for the components … Read the full press release

DNV’s new Technology Centre in Groningen to focus on low-carbon technology research

(IN BRIEF) DNV, a global independent energy expert and assurance provider, has opened a new Technology Centre on Groningen’s Zernike campus. The new sustainable facility will provide the latest testing equipment to support DNV’s research into the decarbonisation of energy … Read the full press release

DNV-led Maritime Technologies Forum releases report on gaps in crew training and safety management for maritime decarbonisation

(IN BRIEF) The Maritime Technologies Forum (MTF) has released a report on gaps in safety management practices and crew training requirements for achieving safe maritime decarbonization. The report focuses on three existing Conventions/Codes: International Safety Management (ISM) Code, International Convention … Read the full press release

Evonik Coating Additives launches wetting agents to improve flow and leveling in coatings

(IN BRIEF) Evonik’s Coating Additives Business Line is launching two new wetting agents, TEGO® Wet 290 and TEGO® Wet 296, which can be used on various substrates such as wood, plastic, and metal surfaces. They are especially useful for waterborne … Read the full press release

Scottish Association for Marine Science (SAMS) announces partnership with Water Plus to tackle climate change

(IN BRIEF) The Scottish Association for Marine Science (SAMS) has gained its first corporate supporter, Water Plus, for their new initiative to research blue carbon capture. The partnership aims to accelerate research in the field of seaweed-based blue carbon capture … Read the full press release

Continental’s PremiumContact 7 Tire Wins Praise from Auto Express, Tyre Reviews and Auto Bild

(IN BRIEF) Continental has launched its new PremiumContact 7 tire in time for the summer season. The new flagship tire offers increased safety on both wet and dry roads, with new adaptive tread designs for different driving situations, and individual … Read the full press release

Continental’s Global Test Sites Ready for E-Mobility with Increased Charging Capacities

(IN BRIEF) Tire manufacturer Continental is expanding the electric vehicle charging infrastructure at its three test sites in Arvidsjaur, Jeversen, and Uvalde. The expansion is part of Continental’s strategy to align its in-house development and testing capacities towards electric transportation … Read the full press release

SUEZ and Nice Metropolitan unveil France’s largest wastewater treatment plant, Haliotis 2

(IN BRIEF) The Mayor of Nice and SUEZ present Haliotis 2, France’s largest wastewater recovery and treatment complex, which will eliminate microplastics and generate renewable energy while recycling 5 million cubic meters of water per year. The plant will exceed … Read the full press release

Empa team develops translucent glass brick with aerogel insulation for load-bearing walls

(IN BRIEF) Researchers from Empa have developed a translucent glass brick with good insulation properties thanks to aerogel, which can even be used for load-bearing elements. The glass brick has a measured thermal conductivity of 53 mW/(m∙K) and a compressive … Read the full press release

kfzteile24, German eCommerce platform for automotive spare parts, acquired by investment consortium

(IN BRIEF) EQT Mid Market fund has agreed to sell kfzteile24 to an investment consortium comprising of the Company’s management, Project A Ventures, Koehler Group, and a group of technology investors. Kfzteile24, headquartered in Berlin, is a leading eCommerce platform … Read the full press release

German Operator Rebus Regionalbus Rostock Partners with Solaris for Hydrogen-Powered Public Transport

(IN BRIEF) Rebus Regionalbus Rostock, a German public transport operator, has signed a deal with Solaris for the supply of 52 Solaris Urbino hydrogen buses, including five 18-meter articulated vehicles, by the end of 2024. The deal, Solaris’ largest contract … Read the full press release

ZF contributes expertise to Navigation Data Standard Association for development of digital map solutions

(IN BRIEF) Automotive supplier ZF has joined the Navigation Data Standard Association to establish a global standard for digital maps in standard and high definition formats. The NDS provides a specification for the standardised preparation and use of map information, … Read the full press release

Infineon launches industry-first LPDDR Flash memory for software-defined vehicles

(IN BRIEF) Infineon Technologies has launched SEMPER X1 LPDDR Flash memory, the first of its kind in the industry, to enable the next generation of automotive E/E architectures. The device delivers eight times the performance of current NOR Flash memories … Read the full press release

Frédéric Beaujean wurde zum Niederlassungsleiter Dänemark für die neue Kopenhagener Niederlassung von Crédit Agricole CIB ernannt

(IN KÜRZE) Crédit Agricole CIB, ein globales Finanzdienstleistungsunternehmen, hat die Eröffnung einer neuen Niederlassung in Kopenhagen, Dänemark, als Teil seines strategischen Plans zur Stärkung seiner Position in Europa und zur Expansion in neue Märkte bekannt gegeben. Mit einer bestehenden Präsenz … Read the full press release

Frédéric Beaujean appointed Denmark Branch Manager for Crédit Agricole CIB’s new Copenhagen branch

(IN BRIEF) Crédit Agricole CIB, a global financial services company, has announced the opening of a new branch in Copenhagen, Denmark, as part of its strategic plan to strengthen its position in Europe and expand into new markets. With an … Read the full press release

DHL Supply Chain, Speweld, Lassila & Tikanoja among Neste’s Contractor Safety Award winners

(IN BRIEF) Neste, a leading renewable fuel producer, has awarded several contractors with the Contractor Safety Award for their commitment and performance in maintaining excellent safety standards. The award recognizes the importance of safety in the workplace and aims to … Read the full press release

Europcar Mobility Group’s Holger Peters to join Škoda Auto’s Management Board

(IN BRIEF) Holger Peters, the current Supervisory Board Chairman of Europcar Mobility Group and Chief Representative of Volkswagen Bank, will join Škoda Auto’s Management Board as a member responsible for Finance and IT from June 1, 2023. Peters will succeed … Read the full press release

Henkel’s Loctite Pulse Smart Steam Trap detects malfunctions and predicts energy losses in industrial plants

(IN BRIEF) Henkel’s Adhesive Technologies business unit has launched Loctite Pulse Smart Steam Trap, an innovative solution for the smart monitoring of industrial plant assets. Using easy-to-install nano sensors, Loctite Pulse continuously gathers information about the status of the equipment, … Read the full press release

Skanska’s sustainable and WELL-certified office building in Karlskrona sold to Vacse

(IN BRIEF) Skanska has sold an office building under construction in Karlskrona, Sweden to Vacse for about SEK 250M. The 5,000 square meter office building will mainly house the National Board of Housing, Building, and Planning’s new headquarters, and will … Read the full press release

Stora Enso’s new guidance reveals weaker 2023 earnings due to worsening market outlook

(IN BRIEF) Stora Enso, in its financial statement release for 2022, had indicated that its full-year 2023 operational EBIT would be lower than the previous year. However, the company’s new guidance reveals that the 2023 operational EBIT is expected to … Read the full press release

Atos’ Eviden expands cloud services with new centers in India and Poland

(IN BRIEF) Atos business Eviden has announced the opening of three cloud centers in India and Poland to support customers worldwide in their cloud journey. Each center is dedicated to a specific workstream – Migration, CloudOps, or Engineering. The Cloud … Read the full press release