Author Archives: EuropaWire PR Editors

The Jaguar I-TYPE 2 Formula E race car achieved new electric car course record of 30.46 seconds at the Shelsley Walsh Hill Climb in Worcestershire

Redditch, United Kingdom, 16-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Jaguar I-TYPE 2 Formula E race car has set a new electric car course record of 30.46 seconds at the world-famous Shelsley Walsh Hill Climb in Worcestershire. The record attempt – a partnership … Read the full press release

EASA grants the Supplemental Type Certificate to GKN Fokker Services for its ADS-B Out modification for Boeing Next-Generation 737 aircraft

Redditch, United Kingdom, 16-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — EASA has recently granted the Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) to GKN Fokker Services for its ADS-B Out modification for Boeing Next-Generation 737 aircraft. Multiple customers of GKN Fokker Services have already ordered the … Read the full press release

CLAAS unveils the new CONVIO FLEX and CONVIO draper cutterbars

Harsewinkel, Germany, 16-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — CLAAS presents the new CONVIO FLEX and CONVIO draper cutterbars. While the CONVIO is ideal for use in conventionally threshed crops, such as cereals and rapeseed, the CONVIO FLEX with its flexible knife bar … Read the full press release

International Green Week Berlin (IGW) 2019: the world’s leading consumer show for agriculture, the food industry and horticulture will be inviting trade experts to the Berlin Exhibition Grounds, 8 to 27 January 2019

Partner country Finland sends ‘Greetings from the wild’ – More than 1,700 exhibitors from some 65 countries are expected to attend BERLIN, 16-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Messe Berlin is setting the scene for the International Green Week Berlin (IGW) 2019. … Read the full press release

KfW loans EUR 300 million for new barrage across the Nile in Asyut

EUR 300 million provided to safeguard irrigation farming Project secures source of income for 5 million Egyptians Hydropower plant enables climate-friendly power generation Frankfurt am Main, 16-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Today (2018-08-13), Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi inaugurated a barrage across … Read the full press release

KfW signs EUR 200 million loan agreement with Rural Electrification Corporate Limited for developing the power supply in rural India

Credit line for EUR 200 million Increased energy generation capacity based on solar and wind power Additional power supply for over 270,000 Indian homes Improved environmental and social standards Frankfurt am Main, 16-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — On behalf of the German … Read the full press release

Rolls-Royce will work with ABP and Svitzer on digitization and Ship Intelligence solutions

LONDON, 16-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Rolls-Royce has signed an agreement with Associated British Ports (ABP), the UK’s leading port operator, and global towage operator Svitzer, to develop the next generation of technologies which will keep Britain trading. The agreement means that … Read the full press release

Rolls-Royce to launch lithium-ion based energy storage system for ships

LONDON, 16-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Rolls-Royce is launching a lithium-ion based energy storage system for ships. The gain for the ship owners is a clean, safe and cost-efficient complete system. Energy storage is a major green investment for a ship owner. … Read the full press release

Aegon to sell its businesses in Czech Republic and Slovakia to NN Group for EUR 155 million

The HAGUE, 16-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Aegon has agreed to sell its businesses in Czech Republic and Slovakia for EUR 155 million to NN Group. The transaction is consistent with Aegon’s strategic objective to optimize its portfolio and capital allocation … Read the full press release

RWE Supply & Trading opens its first Chinese trading office in Beijing

New trading office to reinforce trading and grow customer base German Chamber of Commerce in China: “Good sign for the long-lasting and profound collaboration between Germany and China” ESSEN, 16-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Opening up to new countries and new … Read the full press release

DHL Global Forwarding received the “Partner Level Performance 2017” award from John Deere for consistently excellent European inbound logistics services

The award went to DHL Global Forwarding for the fifth time in a row for consistently excellent European inbound logistics services. DHL Global Forwarding recognized for excellent European inbound logistics services Team in Mannheim, Germany, has successfully serviced the world’s … Read the full press release

Lufthansa starts the In-Service-Evaluation (ISE) for BASF’s new water scavenger additive for jet fuel – Kerojet® Aquarius

Ludwigshafen, Germany, 15-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — BASF and Lufthansa have successfully started the In-Service-Evaluation (ISE) for BASF’s new water scavenger additive for jet fuel – Kerojet® Aquarius. The ISE marks an important step in the commercialization for this innovative additive. In the … Read the full press release

BAE Systems will integrate Flexera’s leading asset and license management tools into its scalable, hybrid cloud environment for government

BAE Systems announced a new strategic partnership with Flexera to help government agencies moving to the cloud better manage their software licenses and more accurately plan and budget for their future information technology (IT) needs. Farnborough, United Kingdom, 15-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Under the … Read the full press release

Association du Transport Urbain du Quebec orders 497 electric-hybrid buses using the BAE Systems Series-E electric drive propulsion system

Eco-friendly electric-hybrids are paving the way for fully electric systems in Canada Farnborough, United Kingdom, 15-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — BAE Systems, a global provider of more than 9,000 electric-hybrid, battery-electric, and fuel-cell electric systems, today announced that the Association du … Read the full press release

Martina Maier to succeed Klaus Moosmayer as Chief Compliance Officer of Siemens

Maier to succeed Klaus Moosmayer, who is leaving the company as of November 30, 2018 MUNICH, 15-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Martina Maier (51) has been appointed the new head of the global Compliance Department at Siemens AG. Maier, who currently heads … Read the full press release

EBRD invests EUR 100 million in a new seven-year €550 million bond issue by the Bulgarian Energy Holding (BEH)

EBRD invests €100 million in new bond issue of Bulgarian Energy Holding (BEH) BEH to refinance its 2013 issue and continue supporting liberalisation of electricity sector Largest corporate bond with longest tenor will deepen capital market LONDON, 15-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ … Read the full press release

Mercedes-Benz Museum offers day nurseries and kindergartens experience the permanent exhibition of mobility since 1886 in an intuitive way appropriate to their age

STUTTGART, 15-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Starting now, the Mercedes-Benz Museum is offering visitor groups from day nurseries and kindergartens cases containing educational material which enable the permanent exhibition to be explored with all the senses. The concept is tailored to two … Read the full press release

UK company Tuffnells receives ten brand-new Mercedes-Benz Atego models; the company’s fleet now includes a total of 32 Mercedes-Benz Atego models

STUTTGART, 15-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The UK company Tuffnells delivers parcels and shipments to its business customers in what it dubs its “big green parcel machines”. Ten brand-new Mercedes-Benz Atego models are now sporting the company’s smart new design as they … Read the full press release

Eni receives new offshore exploration license in the prolific East Nile Delta Basin of the Mediterranean Sea

Eni granted new exploration license named “Nour” located in the prolific East Nile Delta Basin of the Mediterranean Sea in Egypt San Donato Milanese (Milan), 15-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Eni announces that a new Concession Agreement, aimed at governing an offshore … Read the full press release

Eni announces new and extended Concession Agreements in Egypt

A new Nile Delta Concession Agreement allowing a ten-year extension of the Abu Madi West Development Lease, where the Nooros field is located, and a five-year extension of the Ras Qattara Concession Agreement approved. San Donato Milanese (Milan), 15-Aug-2018 — … Read the full press release

UK researchers identified materials that could be used to make high-powered and fast-charging batteries

SWINDON, 14-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — UK researchers have identified a group of materials that could be used to make batteries that are both high-powered and fast-charging. The research could be the first step to developing a safe, super-fast charging battery. Most … Read the full press release

Iain Mackay will be GSK’s next Chief Financial Officer (CFO); he also joins GSK Board

Brentford, United Kingdom, 14-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — GlaxoSmithKline plc (LSE/NYSE: GSK) today announced that Iain Mackay has been appointed GSK’s next Chief Financial Officer (CFO). He has also been appointed as an Executive Director to the GSK Board. Mr Mackay will … Read the full press release

Statek Stanzereitechnik GmbH acquisition by NORMA Group closed following antitrust authorities approval

Value chain expanded in the area of metal processing Sales contribution of EUR 2.5 million expected in 2018 MAINTAL, 14-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — NORMA Group has successfully closed the acquisition of the supplier Statek Stanzereitechnik GmbH (“Statek”) following approval by the … Read the full press release

Volkswagen Motorsport Director Sven Smeets: Dieter Depping played a decisive role in the development of the I.D. R Pikes Peak

Unsung hero behind the Pikes Peak record – Depping tested the I.D. R Pikes Peak Depping is behind many successful Volkswagen race and rally cars Romain Dumas: “Dieter was my second throttle foot” WOLFSBURG, 14-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — He is the … Read the full press release

Eni and Snam to create 20 new CNG refuelling stations for vehicles in Italy

Eni’s aim is to further strengthen its sustainable mobility offering with this initiative. ROME/ MILAN, 14-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Eni and Snam, through its subsidiary Snam4Mobility, have signed a second contract implementing the framework agreement signed in May 2017, aimed … Read the full press release

Ericsson and TIM deployed vRAN platform in a live advanced LTE network in Turin, Italy

Ericsson and TIM have successfully deployed a virtual Radio Access Network (vRAN) platform in a live advanced LTE network in Turin, securing the Italian communications service provider for 5G early adoption. STOCKHOLM, 14-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The deployment of vRAN in … Read the full press release

ZEISS presented its cloud-based digital microscopy platform at the Microscopy & Microanalysis conference in Baltimore, USA

Experience the cloud-based platform at M&M in Baltimore, booth 624 JENA/Germany, BALTIMORE/USA, 14-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — ZEISS presents the initial release of its cloud-based digital microscopy platform, known under the name APEER at the Microscopy & Microanalysis conference (M&M) in Baltimore, … Read the full press release

Technical University of Munich scientists described a new class of designed macrocyclic peptides that are highly potent inhibitors of amyloid formation

MUNICH, 14-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Effective therapeutics to counteract the formation of amyloid plaques in Alzheimer’s disease and type 2 diabetes are not yet available. Scientists at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) have now come a little bit closer to … Read the full press release

AXA Investment Managers – Real Assets exchanged the first pre-letting at Twentytwo in London with Hiscox

PARIS, 14-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — AXA Investment Managers – Real Assets (“AXA IM – Real Assets”), a global leader in real asset investments and the leading(1) real estate portfolio and asset manager in Europe, announces that it has exchanged the first pre-letting … Read the full press release

The world’s largest wind energy gathering the Global Wind Summit will take place under the slogan “Breaking new ground”

Everywhere we look – geographically, politically, technologically and financially – wind energy is breaking new ground. BRUSSELS, 14-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Wind energy continues to expand all over the world. It’s at the heart of government thinking on the energy transition. … Read the full press release