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Automotive Press Releases & News distributed via EuropaWire

McPhy to help accelerate the development of zero-carbon hydrogen solutions by joining the European Clean Hydrogen Alliance

(PRESS RELEASE) GRENOBLE, France, 25-Nov-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — McPhy announces that is has joined the “European Clean Hydrogen Alliance” #ECH2A. The signing of the Alliance confirms its commitment to deploy zero-carbon hydrogen on a large scale, fully investing to achieve … Read the full press release

Audi and the Karlsruhe Institute for Technology with chemical recycling pilot project to bring mixed plastic fractions back into resource-conserving circular system

Pilot project launched: chemical recycling is to enable a closed loop for plastics from automotive engineering Repurposing: recycled plastics waste is processed into pyrolysis oil, which can subsequently be used for new components Marco Philippi, Senior Director Procurement Strategy: “We … Read the full press release

Cebr’s study for FairFuel UK: forcing people to use electric vehicles would make car ownership unaffordable for the poorest

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 23-Nov-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The Centre for Economics and Business Research (CEBR), one of the UK’s leading economics consultancies, has released its commentary on UK Gov’s green agenda which has started to emerge in a series of … Read the full press release

Germany’s Digital Champions Award 2020: University Medicine Essen; Freeletics; BIT Technology; Beumer Group

(PRESS RELEASE) BONN, 20-Nov-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Europe’s largest cross-industry digitization initiative Digital X has announced the winners of this year’s Digital Champions Award across Germany. The Four companies honored are as follows: University Medicine Essen for their “Colleague AI” … Read the full press release

The Bentley Collection introduces a range of exquisite festive gifts

The Bentley Collection presents a range of exquisite festive gifts to satisfy every wishlist Stylish and luxuriant Bentley branded accessories for men, women,  children and the home Also includes selection of gifts for golfers, motorsport aficionados and Bentley enthusiasts Exciting … Read the full press release

NORMA Group’s COBRA clamps will be used in the irrigation system of Chalk Hill Wines’ 400-hectare vineyard in South Australia

(PRESS RELEASE) DANDENONG SOUTH, Australia, 17-Nov-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — NORMA Group SE (ETR: NOEJ), a German manufacturer of machine joining components, has announced it will provide thousands of its COBRA clamps for the irrigation system of a 400-hectare vineyard in … Read the full press release

Italy’s most powerful car ever Battista goes digital with Deutsche Telekom’s IoT

Deutsche Telekom is digitalizing one of the world’s most exclusive super sports cars From 0 to 100 km/h in less than two seconds – faster than in Formula 1 “Battista” by Automobili Pininfarina is raising the digital bar (PRESS RELEASE) … Read the full press release

Alstom announced the completion of phase 1 of Lusail Light Rail Transit (LRT) Project near Doha, Qatar

(PRESS RELEASE) SAINT-OUEN, 12-Nov-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Alstom (EPA: ALO), a French multinational rolling stock manufacturer, has announced the successful completion of phase 1 of the Light Rail Transit (LRT) project of Lusail, a planned city currently under construction near … Read the full press release

Hydrogen for mobility: Alstom to help foster the development of hydrogen technologies in Spain

Hydrogen trains have proven their commercial viability. Germany, Italy, United Kingdom, Holland and Austria already have initiatives to incorporate hydrogen in mobility In Spain, there are 5,000 km of non-electrified tracks where diesel trains run (PRESS RELEASE) SAINT-OUEN, 12-Nov-2020 — … Read the full press release

Haizol Expand its Capabilities into Motorcycle Manufacturing & Custom Made Bike Parts

Haizol Expand its Capabilities into Motorcycle Manufacturing & Custom Made Bike Parts

Haizol introduces high quality OEM automotive parts at competitive prices. From prototypes to mass production, parts and whole product manufacturing (PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 11-Nov-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Haizol entered the market as a manufacturer of metal and plastic parts and … Read the full press release

Hydro Volt pilot recycling plant for used electric car batteries receives support from Enova

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 10-Nov-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Hydro announces that its joint venture with Northvolt for planned pilot plant for recycling used electric car batteries from the Norwegian car market will receive more than 4 million EUR (NOK 43.5 million) … Read the full press release

BAE Systems and the University of Birmingham to accelerate the development of advanced sensing technology

(PRESS RELEASE) FARNBOROUGH, 6-Nov-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — New collaboration between BAE Systems and the University of Birmingham will see the development of Advanced sensing technologies which have the potential to benefit aspects of everyday life. BAE Systems and the University … Read the full press release

VDO product brand becomes Continental in the passenger car aftermarket

Website, catalog, packaging, workshop concepts – brand identity is being completely redesigned In this way, Continental is underscoring its original equipment competence The brand change only affects car spare parts and service equipment VDO will remain the brand for tachographs … Read the full press release

Hydrogen-based fuel-cell systems: Volvo Group acquires 50 percent in Daimler Truck Fuel Cell GmbH & Co. KG for approximately EUR 600 million

The new partnership will focus on hydrogen-based fuel-cell systems for use in heavy-duty trucks (PRESS RELEASE) STUTTGART/ GOTHENBURG, 2-Nov-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The Volvo Group (STO: VOLV-B), a Swedish multinational manufacturing company, and Daimler Truck AG, one of the world’s … Read the full press release

New Holland Agriculture announces exclusive supply agreement with Maschio Gaspardo for the manufacture of selected Disc Harrow and Subsoiler

New Holland extends its offer of tillage implements through a new partnership with Maschio Gaspardo Disc Harrows and Subsoilers will be introduced under the agreement and sold under the New Holland brand name The new tillage products will be available … Read the full press release

TOTAL joins ChargeUp Europe as part of its strong commitment to electro-mobility

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 26-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — TOTAL, a French multinational integrated fuels, natural gas and electricity company, has announced it joins ChargeUp Europe, the voice of the electric vehicle charging industry in Europe, thus becoming the alliance’s 9th member. … Read the full press release

Volvo Group Capital Markets Day will be held virtually on November 5, 2020

(PRESS RELEASE) GOTHENBURG, 23-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The Volvo Group (STO: VOLV-B), a Swedish multinational manufacturing company active on 190 markets worldwide, invites institutional investors and financial analysts to its virtual Capital Markets Day on November 5, 2020. Streamed live … Read the full press release

LAURETI DEVELOPS THE WORLD’S FIRST MOBILITY OPERATING SYSTEM

(PRESS RELEASE)LONDON, 19-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Laureti, a pioneering mobility technology company, reveals MiRA.OS– a first-of-its kind mobility operating system designed to deliver a dedicated passenger-centric experience. The central rationale of the operating system supports passenger wellness, productivity and connectivity—in … Read the full press release

AutoSock sono conformi alla regolamentazione Svizzera riguardante le catene da neve

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 15-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Da oggi, le AutoSock sono riconosciute conformi alla regolamentazione Svizzera riguardante le catene da neve. Il Centro Svizzero per i Test Dinamici (Swiss Dinamic Test Center AG; DTC) ha emesso un certificato di … Read the full press release

Toyota Hilux the toughest at the Andalucía Rally; TOYOTA GAZOO Racing team won the rally in warm-up for the Dakar Rally

Nasser Al Attiyah wins inaugural Andalucía Rally by 3min 14sec Four stages saw crews traverse varied terrain in southern Spain Toyota Hilux proved its toughness despite challenging conditions (PRESS RELEASE) COLOGNE, 12-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — TOYOTA GAZOO Racing, TOYOTA’s commitment … Read the full press release

SEAT to invest EUR 7 million for the development of new automotive battery lab in Martorell

The new Test Center Energy requires an investment of more than 7 million euros Vehicles, cell modules and battery groups can be tested in the facility’s 1,500 m2 area and 1.3 megawatts of testing capacity The future centre will position … Read the full press release

Volvo Group to release its 3Q2020 report on 20 October 2020

(PRESS RELEASE) GOTHENBURG, 6-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Volvo Group (STO: VOLV-B), a Swedish multinational manufacturing company, has announced it will release the Group’s third quarter 2020 report on 20 October 2020 at 7.20 a.m. CEST while the conference call for … Read the full press release

The new Mercedes-AMG GT Black Series: the most powerful Mercedes-AMG with a V8 series engine built for high-speed use on race tracks, despite being approved for roads

(PRESS RELEASE) AFFALTERBACH, 5-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Mercedes-AMG GmbH, Mercedes-Benz AG’s high-performance subsidiary, has unveiled its most powerful AMG V8 series engine of all time – the new Mercedes-AMG GT Black Series. It represents the most expressive design, the most … Read the full press release

E-mobility: Vattenfall partners with Aral and BP over fueling/charging solutions

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 15-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Swedish government-owned multinational power company Vattenfall has announced it will partner with Aral in Germany and with BP in the Netherlands. The partnership will make it easier to get into e-mobility and mixed … Read the full press release

Vattenfall strengthens position in public charging in Europe with deployment of further 8,000 charging stations in the Netherlands

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 4-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Swedish multinational power company, Vattenfall announces that it has won one of the bigger tenders for new charging networks in the Netherlands. The agreement includes the installation of up to 8,000 new charge … Read the full press release

New LeasePlan white paper on why it’s time to transition to e-LCV (Light Commercial Vehicles) fleet

(PRESS RELEASE) AMSTERDAM, 3-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — International automobile leasing and fleet management company LeasePlan unveils key findings on its new reaserch, “Why it’s time to transition to an e-LCV fleet.” According to LeasePlan white paper, Zero-emission deliveries are set … Read the full press release

MINI John Cooper Works on a quest through time back to the golden years of the Monte Carlo Rally

(PRESS RELEASE) MUNICH, 1-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — In the search for the MINI John Cooper Works sporting DNA takes us to the scene of the greatest triumph for the classic Mini and on a journey through time back to the … Read the full press release

Rolls-Royce Power Systems establishes new unit for innovative and net zero carbon drive and energy solutions

Emphasis on the decarbonisation of drive, propulsion and energy systems (PRESS RELEASE) FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, 24-Aug-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Rolls-Royce announces that its Power Systems business has set up a new organisational unit ‘Power Lab’ to focus on innovative and net zero … Read the full press release

ŠKODA AUTO reached impressive production milestone of 13 million current-generation gearboxes

ŠKODA AUTO makes three different types of transmission for Volkswagen Group at its Mladá Boleslav and Vrchlabí sites Production at ŠKODA AUTO is continuously optimised, automated and digitalised in line with Industry 4.0 principles (PRESS RELEASE) MLADÁ BOLESLAV, 20-Aug-2020 — … Read the full press release

thyssenkrupp CEO Martina Merz on first 9 months 2019/2020: business came through the crisis slightly better than initially feared in Q3 overall

Weeks of stoppages and slump in auto sector impact in particular materials and components businesses Structural challenges continue to weigh on steel business Sales of continuing operations after 9 months down 15 percent year-on-year Adjusted EBIT in Q3 significantly negative … Read the full press release