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SGS’ Cyberlab in Graz earns accreditation from the German Federal Office for Information Security

(PRESS RELEASE) GENEVA, 6-May-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — SGS announces that its Cyberlab in Graz, Austria is now accredited to carry out cybersecurity evaluations according to Common Criteria for the Technical Domain ‘Smart Cards and Similar Devices’ following certification from the … Read the full press release

SEAT S.A. Apprentice School 21-22 academic year: Registration now open for four advanced dual vocational training cycles

The registration period is open for new students, who can apply for one of the 74 places available for the 21-22 academic year until the end of the month All students who successfully complete one of the 4 advanced degree … Read the full press release

ŠKODA AUTO marks 30 years of affiliation with Volkswagen Group with special concert featuring the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra

Charitable gala evening to support the families of victims of the COVID-19 pandemic Special concert performed by the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra with principal conductor Semjon Bychkov ŠKODA AUTO has been an integral part of the Volkswagen Group since 1991 (PRESS … Read the full press release

4 ways to build a more flexible supply chain

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 29-Apr-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Supply chains worldwide have experienced some level of turbulence in the last 18 month. The pandemic continues to cause disruption, as well as other events such as the obstruction of the Suez Canal … Read the full press release

DHL Express introduces Fiat’s new E-Ducato vans to its European fleet as part of its Zero Emissions strategy

DHL Express plans to have more than 14,000 electric vans in operation in Europe by 2030 to reduce their carbon emissions. (PRESS RELEASE) BONN, 23-Apr-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — DHL Express announces its next step towards achieving the goal to electrify … Read the full press release

World premiere for the new Volkswagen Polo: partly automated driving with the IQ.DRIVE Travel Assist system

Sharper design: New Polo is equipped with LED headlights and LED tail light clusters as standard, and has been given a new look at both front and rear Digital and always on: Digital Cockpit (fitted as standard), online infotainment systems, … Read the full press release

Leading reinsurer Swiss Re and automotive technology company Veoneer partner over advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS)

Leading reinsurer and automotive technology company join forces on assessment of ADAS technology Veoneer to profit from Swiss Re’s data and knowledge to improve ADAS technology Veoneer’s expertise on ADAS hardware and software technologies to feed into and enhance Swiss … Read the full press release

Continental to exhibit at the world’s largest trade show for the printing and print media industry Drupa 2021

70 years trade show participation at Drupa Printing technology as a digital tradeshow experience: multimedia features, chatrooms, product highlights Environmentally friendly and sustainable product development thanks to fewer solvents Trendsetting: expert insight into the world of functional printing by Dr. … Read the full press release

The BMW Group’s #NEXTGen 2020 presentation named the iF Design Award 2021 winner in the Communication discipline

(PRESS RELEASE) MUNICH, 20-Apr-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — The BMW Group (ETR: BMW), one of the world’s leading premium manufacturers of automobiles and motorcycles, has announced its #NEXTGen 2020 streaming event has been named an iF Design Award 2021 winner in … Read the full press release

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars recognises its dealers around the world

Awards announced at a series of five virtual events, organised by region Categories reflect a range of business objectives and achievements (PRESS RELEASE) WESTHAMPNETT, UK, 16-Apr-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — British luxury automobile maker Rolls-Royce Motor Cars presents this year’s awards … Read the full press release

Continental to present the sixth generation of long-range radar and surround radar at Auto Shanghai 2021

The sixth generation has been created as a modular system: with less complexity allowing for potential expenditure and cost savings while simultaneously increasing performance. Improved object detection thanks to higher resolution, range, availability and responsivity. Surround Radar specially designed for … Read the full press release

Ericsson teams up with Deutsche Telekom and Cosmote to trial W-band as high-capacity backhaul spectrum for 5G and future 6G

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 6-Apr-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Networking and telecommunications company Ericsson announces its partnership with Deutsche Telekom and Cosmote to trial and test W-band as 5G backhaul spectrum. The cooperation aims to answer the challenge of needing additional spectrum … Read the full press release

Isuzu Motors completes acquisition of UD Trucks from Volvo Group

(PRESS RELEASE) GOTHENBURG, 1-Arp-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — The Volvo Group announces that it has completed the transaction with Isuzu Motors whereby the Japanese commercial vehicle company acquired UD Trucks from the Volvo Group for an enterprise value of JPY 243 … Read the full press release

MAHLE: chargeBIG’s electric charging infrastructure obtains VDE’s certification

Corporate start-up obtains type examination certificate from Germany’s Association for Electrical, Electronic, and Information Technologies (VDE) Customers of the electric charging infrastructure can now be billed in compliance with the German Measurement and Verification Act (MessEG) chargeBIG is also the … Read the full press release

ZEISS announced as a Williams Racing Official Supplier

(PRESS RELEASE) OBERKOCHEN, 23-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — ZEISS announces its partnership with Williams Racing that will see ZEISS support Williams Racing with its state-of-the-art Industrial Quality Solutions as an Official Supplier of the team ahead of the 2021 FIA Formula … Read the full press release

Lionspeed GP with Patrick Kolb and Lorenzo Rocco joins forces with CarCollection Motorsport in 2021

Lionspeed GP with Patrick Kolb and Lorenzo Rocco joins forces with CarCollection Motorsport in 2021

(PRESS RELEASE) BAD HOMBURG, Germany, 23-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — The reigning NLS and 24 Hour Nürburgring SP9 Pro-Am Champions, Lorenzo Rocco di Torrepadula and Patrick Kolb will compete this year, thanks to the support of their Partners, under the colours … Read the full press release

CUPRA heads towards an electrified future with the production start of 204PS CUPRA Leon e-HYBRID

CUPRA Leon e-HYBRID now available in both 5-door and Sportstourer body styles with a power output of 204PS, in addition to the 245PS variant Plug-in hybrid variants to account for more than half of CUPRA Leon sales The introduction of … Read the full press release

Scania appoints Fiora Cheng Gårdemyr as Driving the Shift Manager

(PRESS RELEASE) SÖDERTÄLJE, Sweden, 12-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Scania announces the appointment of Fiora Cheng Gårdemyr as Driving the Shift Manager. This is a vital part of the company’s purpose to drive the shift to sustainable transport solutions. With electrification … Read the full press release

Centrica launches new Fleet Charging Management System that breaks down barriers in accessing public charging networks

(PRESS RELEASE) WINDSOR, 11-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — British multinational energy and services company Centrica announces the launch of its new Fleet Charging Management System that answers the question of what happens when drivers need to charge their commercial vehicles while … Read the full press release

Ideanomics Invests $13M in Italian EV Motorcycle Company, Energica

Ideanomics acquires a 20% stake in Energica Motor Company, a leading manufacturer of high performance electric motorcycles According to Schmidt Automotive Research, the Western European EV market has surpassed China and is the largest market in the world Europe’s electric … Read the full press release

Bentley Motors names Nico Kuhlmann as the Regional Director of Asia Pacific

(PRESS RELEASE) SINGAPORE, 1-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — British manufacturer and marketer of luxury cars and SUVs, Bentley Motors announces that it has appointed Nico Kuhlmann as the Regional Director of Asia Pacific, with effect from 1 March 2021. Kuhlmann succeeds … Read the full press release

Enel X announces partnership with Sterling and Wilson to accelerate deployment of EV charging infrastructure in India

The purpose of the JV is to market and distribute products for electric vehicle private and public charging businesses across India (PRESS RELEASE) ROME, Italy/ MUMBAI, India, 26-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Enel X announces that it has entered into a … Read the full press release

Autonomous driving: Continental acquires minority stake in AI chip start-up Recogni

Need for high-performance processors is growing, with increasing requirements for networked, automated and autonomous driving Production rollout of new chip architecture for faster object recognition expected as soon as 2026  New processor design could complement the opportunities offered by the … Read the full press release

Mercedes-Benz trucks’ latest tests confirm eActros and eEconic operational capabilities in winter conditions

(PRESS RELEASE) STUTTGART, 22-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Mercedes-Benz Trucks announces that it has put the eActros and the eEconic through an in-depth series of different tests on the Swabian Jura in the freezing cold of February this year. Near-series prototypes … Read the full press release

Adapt Fast or Disappear – Choosing the Right Supplier

Haizol Deliver Fast Lead Times & Quality Parts at speed in the lead up to Chinese New Year

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 22-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — We are moving more and more into an on-demand world, where the companies who embrace digitalization and agility thrive. We have witnessed that the companies surviving in this new era of manufacturing are … Read the full press release

Infineon to present its comprehensive IoT portfolio at the virtual Embedded Solutions Conference 2021

(PRESS RELEASE) MUNICH, 18-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — From 1-5 March 2021, Infineon Technologies AG (FSE: IFX / OTCQX: IFNNY) will be showcasing its comprehensive IoT portfolio for the first time at the virtual Embedded Solutions Conference 2021 (ESC21). The acquisition … Read the full press release

Scania 540 S tractor awarded the highest overall scoring in 1000 Point and European Truck Challenge comparison tests

(PRESS RELEASE) SÖDERTÄLJE, Sweden, 17-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Scania announces that its 540 S tractor has won two comparison tests organised in Germany by European trade magazines. The 1000 Punkte Test (1000 Point Test) and European Truck Challenge (ETC) results … Read the full press release

Panos Kakoullis appointed Chief Financial Officer and Executive Director of Rolls-Royce Holdings plc

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 15-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Rolls-Royce announces the appointment of Panos Kakoullis as Chief Financial Officer and Executive Director of Rolls-Royce Holdings plc. Panos will be succeeding Stephen Daintith who is leaving Rolls-Royce, as previously announced with our … Read the full press release

What COVID-19 has taught us about manufacturing & the importance of a digital online marketplace

Haizol Deliver Fast Lead Times & Quality Parts at speed in the lead up to Chinese New Year

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 9-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — COVID-19 taught us numerous things when it comes to manufacturing. Throughout 2020, we saw countless industries and companies alike struggling to source materials, complete production, and get their product to the end user. … Read the full press release

SEAT strengthens its commitment to promoting LGBT+ diversity and inclusion in the workplace

(PRESS RELEASE) MARTORELL, 5-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Spanish automobile manufacturer SEAT announces that it has joined the Board of Directors of REDI (Business Network for LGBT+ Diversity and Inclusion), the first business and expert network on diversity and inclusion in … Read the full press release