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Electronics & Machinery Press Releases & News distributed via EuropaWire

Dassault Systèmes’ 3DEXPERIENCE platform to be deployed by Blutec to support its 300 million euro automotive industrial project

Innovation Site for Hybrid and E-Vehicles Will Be Reopened in Sicily VELIZY-VILLACOUBLAY, France, 16-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Dassault Systèmes (Euronext Paris: #13065, DSY.PA), the 3DEXPERIENCE Company, world leader in 3D design software, 3D Digital Mock Up and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutions, today … Read the full press release

BMW Group: Electrified sales up 63.7% in first ten months of 2017

YTD deliveries total 2,008,849, increase of 3.4% Electrified sales up 63.7% in first ten months: 78,096 delivered Record sales continue for BMW, MINI and BMW Motorrad MUNICH, 14-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — For the first time ever at this point in the … Read the full press release

Deutsche Telekom to develop a voice control system for its services

Deutsche Telekom presents its own in-house voice control system and smart speaker Highest quality in design, technology and data privacy Developed together with strong international partners BONN, 14-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Deutsche Telekom is developing a voice control system for … Read the full press release

Warwick Luxury & Innovation Hub: iPhone X represents Apple’s second attempt at the ‘new luxury’ market

COVENTRY, 06-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Qing Wang, Professor of Marketing & Innovation and Co-Director of the Warwick Luxury & Innovation Hub, believes Apple’s new £1,000 phone is its second attempt at moving into the ‘new luxury’ market and is likely to … Read the full press release

Self-powered wireless Easyfit LED controls from EnOcean included in the DLC Qualified Product List (QPL)

This recognition by DLC is further confirmation of the cutting edge, highly efficient capabilities of self-powered wireless Easyfit controls. Salt Lake City, UT, U.S.A., 03-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Self-powered, wireless Easyfit LED controls from EnOcean, world leader in energy harvesting wireless technology, … Read the full press release

Bernard Motzko to become COO of Zumtobel Group in 2018

Bernard Motzko is to become the lighting group’s Chief Operating Officer (COO) in February 2018. Current COO Alfred Felder will be Management Board member responsible for luminaire sales. Together with CEO Ulrich Schumacher and CFO Karin Sonnenmoser, the new team … Read the full press release

Iberdrola with certificate for effective criminal compliance management system

Within the framework of its commitment to best corporate governance practices This joins the recognition Iberdrola received in May when it was the first Spanish company, and one of the first in the world, to achieve certification of its anti-bribery … Read the full press release

Funds advised by Triton to acquire heat exchange products producer Rocore Group in US

Frankfurt (Germany)/Indianapolis (USA), 25-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Funds advised by Triton (“Triton”) have signed an agreement to acquire Rocore Group, a leading US producer and supplier of heat exchange products. The business produces a variety of heat exchange products focussing on the … Read the full press release

LeasePlan Poland to deliver 150 Nissan Leaf electric vehicles for the car-sharing programme of the city of Wroclaw in Poland

WROCLAW, 24-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — On October 17, LeasePlan Poland announced it will deliver 150 Nissan Leaf electric vehicles to the car-sharing programme of the city of Wroclaw, Poland, by the end of 2017. The cars will be available for public … Read the full press release

KPN and Huawei commit to a stringent new code of sustainability

AMSTERDAM, 11-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — KPN and Huawei have committed to a stringent new code of sustainability, which will ensure all new KPN network and consumer hardware designed to last longer, be produced using less virgin raw materials and built in … Read the full press release

Deutsche Post tests self-propelled electric robot that accompanies mail deliverers on their routes and carries their mail items

Deutsche Post is testing the “PostBOT,” a self-propelled electric robot, in the “Smart City” of Bad Hersfeld The robot is designed to follow mail carriers automatically and carry their mail items BONN/BAD HERSFELD, 06-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Deutsche Post has … Read the full press release

StreetScooter to build second manufacturing facility in Düren; expands capacity up to 10,000 e-vehicles per year

Post subsidiary builds second factory in Düren Expected total production up to 20,000 e-vehicles per year with 250 employees Latest models now with higher top speed and range Cars with fuel cell drives now in testing StreetScooter focusing on industry-specific … Read the full press release

Siemens to sell 17.34 % stake in Osram Licht AG; retains small number of shares

Not for publication or distribution in the United States of America, Australia, Canada, Japan or South Africa or in any other jurisdiction in which offers or sales would be prohibited by applicable law. MUNICH, 05-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Today (017-Oct-04), … Read the full press release

EnBW orders further 117 rapid-charging stations from ABB

Major order from energy supplier EnBW for a further 117 charging stations in 2017 ZURICH, 21-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — ABB has received another major order from energy supplier EnBW for the expansion of the charging column network on German motorways. By … Read the full press release

CNH Industrial is the Industry Leader in Machinery and Electrical Equipment in the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices World and Europe

With a score of 89/100 the Company is confirmed as the Industry Leader in the Dow Jones Sustainability World and Europe Indices for the seventh consecutive year. CNH Industrial has also been named as Industry Group Leader in Capital Goods … Read the full press release

LeasePlan provides Uber with electric cars in Amsterdam

AMSTERDAM, 08-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — LeasePlan and Uber have announced a new sustainability initiative for Amsterdam. The technology company will launch a pilot with electric cars, provided by LeasePlan, in the Dutch capital. The first 30 Nissan Leafs will run via … Read the full press release

E-bike: Continental brings two pioneering 48V drive units to the electric bike

New 48V electric bike technology including a revolutionary new drive unit with both motor and stepless automatic gear system The new system comprises two new 48V drive units: 48V Revolution and 48V Prime 48V Revolution is the world’s first 48V-powered … Read the full press release

Infineon Technologies expands its CoolMOS™ P7 superjunction power MOSFET family with a SOT-223 package

MUNICH, 23-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Infineon Technologies AG (FSE: IFX / OTCQX: IFNNY) is expanding its recently launched CoolMOS™ P7 superjunction power MOSFET family with a SOT-223 package. The device has been developed as a one-to-one drop-in replacement for DPAK. … Read the full press release

VDL Bus & Coach supplies 2 Citeas LLE-99 Electric to Arriva Netherlands

VALKENSWAARD, 15-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — At the beginning of July, VDL Bus & Coach supplied 2 Citeas LLE-99 Electric to Arriva Netherlands. This delivery is for the city services in Gorinchem, a historical fortress in the west of the Netherlands. The … Read the full press release

California-based Galaxy Theatres to upgrade its DFX auditoriums with Barco laser projectors

Sacramento, Ca. USA, 11-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Cinema technology leader Barco is the projector provider of choice for growing southern California-based Galaxy Theatres, providing its Flagship and Smart Laser projectors to outfit all of the exhibitor’s premium large format (PLF) screens … Read the full press release

Transport for London (TfL): £4.5 million allocated to London boroughs for electric vehicle charging infrastructure

LONDON, 07-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Transport for London (TfL), London Councils and the Greater London Authority (GLA) today announced that almost £4.5 million has been allocated to London boroughs to install electric vehicle charging infrastructure on London’s streets. A total of … Read the full press release

MAHLE unveils highly efficient 48-volt vehicle concept for urban mobility

STUTTGART, 04-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — MAHLE has developed a highly efficient 48-volt vehicle concept for urban mobility, which can be transferred to a wide range of platforms owing to its modular approach. “MEET” (MAHLE Efficient Electric Transport) will celebrate its world … Read the full press release

Industrial Laser Peening Research at ZAL Techcenter

LSP Technologies (LSPT) is offering laser peening research and application development at the ZAL Center of Applied Aeronautical Research in Hamburg, Germany. Machine time on LSPT’s state-of-the-art laser peening equipment at ZAL will be available to manufacturers seeking industry-leading metal … Read the full press release

Formula E: The MS Amlin Andretti team endured a tough Montreal ePrix (CAN)

The MS Amlin Andretti team endured a tough Montreal ePrix (CAN), the final round of the 2016/17 FIA Formula E Championship. The team’s solitary points finish came with Robin Frijns’ (NED) ninth-place on Saturday, with António Félix da Costa (POR) … Read the full press release

ABB rapidly staffs up its robotics division

ZURICH, 18-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — In March, the artificially intelligent AlphaGo computer system beat Korean grandmaster Lee Sedol in four games of Go, with just one loss. This was a historic match. It was the first time that the world … Read the full press release

U.S. FDA 510(k) clearance for the Philips BlueControl wearable light therapy device to treat mild psoriasis

AMSTERDAM, 17-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA), a global leader in health technology, today announced it has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market the Philips BlueControl wearable light therapy … Read the full press release

Police Body Cameras by X-Surveillance

Police Body Camera and Push-To-Talk in one by X-Surveillance The Hague, Netherlands, 07-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Body Cameras will be an indispensable device to encourage and enforce better practices by police forces in addition to increasing accountability for all who … Read the full press release

BMW i8 Roadster: virtually silent and with zero local emissions

The BMW i8 Roadster is coming: time for a first look. The ultimate progressive sports car is now ready to spread its wings MUNICH, 04-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — BMW i is looking forward to welcoming the third member of the BMW … Read the full press release

DHL Global Forwarding takes over the international and domestic cargo transport needs of Gorenje Group

European manufacturer builds on existing relationship with DHL Global Forwarding DHL manages 2,200 TEU of import and export ocean freight annually BONN, 30-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — DHL Global Forwarding has taken over responsibility for the international and domestic cargo transport needs … Read the full press release

KUKA: KR AGILUS robot used in applications to deflash die-cast aluminium components at Grind Master

Grind Master, a global leader in metal finishing and deburring machines, has become an integrator for KUKA starting January 2016. The small robots of the KR AGILUS series in its portfolio deflash die-cast aluminium components with high consistency and quality. … Read the full press release