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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

Fred Schulze returns to Audi site in Neckarsulm as the new Plant Manager

(PRESS RELEASE) NECKARSULM, 1-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Audi announces that Fred Schulze will succeed Helmut Stettner as Plant Manager at the Audi site in Neckarsulm. Helmut Stettner will take on new duties in China, where he will be CEO of … Read the full press release

Electrification strategy: Audi and its Chinese partner FAW announce the appointment of Helmut Stettner as CEO of PPE company in China

(PRESS RELEASE) INGOLSTADT, 1-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Audi moves ahead with the establishment of a new cooperative enterprise with FAW, which will produce electric vehicles on the platform PPE (Premium Platform Electric) in Changchun from 2024 onwards, with the announcement … Read the full press release

Sven Gräble appointed new Head of Mercedes-Benz Trucks Operations at Daimler Truck AG

Sven Gräble will take over as Head of Mercedes-Benz Trucks Operations at Daimler Truck AG and will thus be responsible for the global production network of Mercedes-Benz Trucks. In this role, he succeeds Gerald Jank, who will retire on January … Read the full press release

Hydro and Northvolt joint venture Hydrovolt starts building Norway’s first recycling plant for electric vehicle batteries

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 29-Jan-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Norwegian aluminium and renewable energy company Hydro announces that Hydrovolt, its joint venture with Northvolt, has started constructing the battery recycling plant in Norway. The world’s most technologically advanced plant will have the … Read the full press release

Milestone: 80,000th Continental GT was handcrafted earlier this week at the Home of Bentley in Crewe, UK

80,000th Continental GT produced at the Home of Bentley in Crewe Three generations produced over the last 18 years Emissions reduction of 48 per cent with a power increase of 27 per cent 17 billion various configurations ensure individuality for … Read the full press release

Siemens Smart Infrastructure to the grid connection at selected gas stations of bp subsidiary in Germany Aral AG

Aral to install more than 100 ultra-fast chargers at 30 gas stations in Germany until end of first quarter 2021; further roll-out planned Siemens to provide intelligent grid connection for growing power demand Cloud connection creates transparency across all locations, … Read the full press release

Stellantis N.V. subsidiary FCA Italy and Engie EPS form e-Mobility joint venture

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS/ TURIN, 26-Jan-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Stellantis N.V. (STLA:EN) announces that its wholly owned subsidiary FCA Italy S.p.A. has signed an agreement with Engie EPS (EPS:EN) to create a Joint Venture in the e-Mobility sector. These agreements, including … Read the full press release

Klaus Rehkugler, Mercedes-Benz Vans on what to expect from the motorhome market in 2021

(PRESS RELEASE) STUTTGART, 22-Jan-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Mercedes-Benz Vans, Daimler‘s brand for commercial use and private lifestyle vans, gives a first glimpse into the motorhome year 2021. The company’s new Head of Sales and Marketing Klaus Rehkugler comments on how … Read the full press release

The all-electric BMW i4 ahead of its world premiere: the brand’s first car with sporty DNA for purely electric driving built entirely from scratch

(PRESS RELEASE) MUNICH, 22-Jan-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — BMW Group (ETR: BMW), a German multinational company which produces luxury vehicles and motorcycles, has released a video for 1st hand explanations from behind the steering wheel by the BMW i4 Project Leader … Read the full press release

Voith becomes the sole transmission service provider for CTRL bus fleet in Lorient, France

Voith won the tender for a four-year service contract for automatic transmissions of the municipal bus fleet in Lorient, France. Apart from repairing and replacing its own DIWA.5 automatic transmissions, Voith will also supply replacement gearboxes from other manufacturers. The … Read the full press release

Haizol, Where Buyers Meet Suppliers

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

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 20-Jan-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — With travelling both nationally and internationally still difficult for many in Europe, sourcing new suppliers for manufacturing custom parts can prove challenging. To be instantly connected with new suppliers without leaving home is … Read the full press release

Rheinmetall to supply hydrogen recirculation blowers to Daimler Truck Fuel Cell

(PRESS RELEASE) DÜSSELDORF, 12-Jan-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — The Rheinmetall Group announces that via its subsidiary Pierburg GmbH of Neuss, Germany, the Group will supply hydrogen recirculation blowers to Daimler Truck Fuel Cell GmbH & Co. KG, the company which bundles … Read the full press release

Vattenfall and Vattenfall Solar Team gear up for the World Solar Challenge 2021 in Australia

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 8-Jan-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Swedish multinational power company Vattenfall teams up with Vattenfall Solar Team again this year for the World Solar Challenge. In October, the team aims to win the Australian world championship again. This will … Read the full press release

CUPRA Formentor a strong contender for the Car of the Year 2021 award

The Car of the Year 2021 is judged by a panel of 60 prestigious motoring journalists from across Europe, representing 23 countries The final winner will be announced on March 1st (PRESS RELEASE) MARTORELL, 8-Jan-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Sports car … Read the full press release

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

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

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 31-Dec-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Preparations in China for Chinese New Year happening on the 12th February 2021 have seen a surge in orders during this festive period. 2021 marks the year of the Ox in China, Oxen … Read the full press release

Thomas Ulbrich, Volkswagen: We need significantly more charging points in Germany and Europe if electric vehicles are to establish themselves quickly

Over 1,200 charging points already in operation at German sites Some 750 new charging points to be installed in 2021, including the first High Power Charging stations with up to 300 kW power Thomas Ulbrich: “We need significantly more charging … Read the full press release

ADAC: Die Preise an den Tankstellen in Deutschland ziehen zum Jahresende deutlich an

Kraftstoffe ab 2021 um zehn bis elf Cent teurer / ADAC: Preise vergleichen (PRESS RELEASE) MUNICH, 30-Dec-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Die Preise an den Tankstellen in Deutschland ziehen zum Jahresende deutlich an. Das ist das Ergebnis der aktuellen ADAC Auswertung. … Read the full press release

Christmas and New Year greetings with fittingly festive music and stunningly orchestrated ambient lighting sequence will now be displayed in suitably equipped BMWs

BMW sends Christmas and New Year greetings to drivers in their car. (PRESS RELEASE) MUNICH, 23-Dec-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — BMW, a German multinational maker of luxury vehicles and motorcycles, has unveiled, starting from the beginning of the new 2021, a … Read the full press release

Laureti Announces Production Facility in Southern California As MiRA’s New Features Revealed

Laureti Announces Production Facility in Southern California

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 11-Dec-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Passenger-centric mobility pioneer, Laureti, has announced that the car volumes dedicated for North America will be made in the United States. Laureti chief Marcus Paleti said that the company is seriously considering the … Read the full press release

British Gas and Vauxhall to offer 30k miles of free electricity to Corsa-e customers

British Gas to offer free chargers with expert installation by their engineers to Vauxhall EV customers Vauxhall Corsa-e customers will also get 30k worth of free miles paid as a credit on their electricity account with a British Gas time … Read the full press release