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Electronics & Machinery Press Releases & News distributed via EuropaWire

Kalmar to deliver fully autonomous equipment, software and services for a unique, fully digitalised container handling solution at Yara’s Porsgrunn facility in Norway

HELSINKI, 24-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Kalmar, part of Cargotec, and Yara have entered into an agreement in which Kalmar will deliver fully autonomous equipment, software and services for a unique, fully digitalised container handling solution at Yara’s Porsgrunn facility in … Read the full press release

Zumtobel Group opens new light centre in the IZD Tower on Wagramer Strasse, Vienna

New light centre expands sales location in the IZD Tower acdc, Thorn, Zumtobel and Zumtobel Group Services brands represented Design concept in cooperation with Snøhetta Light can be experienced as a material and pure matter Dornbirn, Austria, 21-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ … Read the full press release

“RESIST” research project strengthens the competitiveness of German manufacturers and suppliers in the automotive and aviation sectors

Shared press release by the German partners of the “RESIST” research project (Airbus Innovations, Fraunhofer IIS/EAS, Reutlingen University, Infineon Technologies AG, MunEDA, Nexperia Germany, Robert Bosch, Munich University of Technology, University of Bremen, Volkswagen) MUNICH, 16-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The partners … Read the full press release

Infineon Technologies now offers the EiceDRIVER™ 1EDC Compact 300 mil

MUNICH, 16-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Infineon Technologies AG (FSE: IFX / OTCQX: IFNNY) now offers the EiceDRIVER™ 1EDC Compact 300 mil family of single channel gate driver ICs. With an insulation test voltage of V ISO = 2500 V(rms) for 60 sec these … Read the full press release

Vattenfall partners with Volvo Cars with the aim to make electric vehicle (EV) charging easier at home

STOCKHOLM,  07-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Vattenfall aims to become a leading electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure operator in collaboration with partners. Vattenfall today announces a major new partnership with leading car manufacturer Volvo Cars with the aim to make EV … Read the full press release

STMicroelectronics releases new safety-design package for STM32 MCUs

  The industry’s first free-of-charge functional-safety design package cuts complexity and IEC 61508 safety-certification costs for STM32-based safety critical applications Safety documentation and certified X-CUBE-STL software Self-Test Library (STL) originated by ST provide everything needed to design and certify STM32-based … Read the full press release

Solvay Performance Polyamides enriched its Technyl® range to meet major challenges and disruptive trends in e-mobility

Shanghai, PR China, 27-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Solvay Performance Polyamides announces significant advances in its Technyl® portfolio of polyamides (PA) to provide fit-for-purpose and cost-efficient solutions to meet major challenges and disruptive trends such as connectivity and autonomy as hybrids, all-electric … Read the full press release

Electrolux and AIESEC to mobilize youth for global volunteering projects in support of the UN SDG 12 Responsible consumption and production

STOCKHOLM, 26-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Electrolux and AIESEC today announced a joint initiative to mobilize youth for global volunteering projects in communities around the world, in support of the UN Sustainable Development Goal number 12, Responsible consumption and production. Electrolux and … Read the full press release

Henkel to showcase ts thermal management and PCB assembly solutions for Lithium-Ion (Li-I) battery and powertrain applications at Battery Show Europe in Hanover, Germany

Developmental Silicone-Free Liquid TIM, Ultra-Soft Gap Pad® top Product Lineup Düsseldorf, Germany, 24-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — From bumper to bumper, Henkel’s advanced materials are enabling automotive electronics applications throughout the vehicle ecosystem. At the upcoming Battery Show Europe, taking place May 15 … Read the full press release

Football legend Rio Ferdinand the new ambassador for Panasonic Grooming’s upcoming #PlayWithStyle campaign

Berkshire, UK, 23-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Panasonic Grooming has unveiled football legend Rio Ferdinand as the new ambassador for its upcoming #PlayWithStyle campaign. With a recent study revealing that four out of five men (81%)[1] said looking great before an important event … Read the full press release

Henkel introduces the world’s first IoT electrical diffusor against mosquitoes in Europe

Expanding our portfolio of smart home applications Düsseldorf, Germany, 17-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Building on its launch in the South Korean market 2017, Henkel is now introducing the world’s first Internet of Things (IoT) electrical diffusor against mosquitoes to selected European … Read the full press release

Audi considering a possible commitment to World RX’s plans to race with electric cars from 2020

Audi S1 EKS RX quattro with new aerodynamics and new engine Audi provides technical support to Mattias Ekström’s rallycross team First racing event at Barcelona on April 14/15 Neuburg a.d. Donau, Germany, 05-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — From 2020 on, the … Read the full press release

STMicroelectronics’ X-CUBE-AVS software package enables Amazon’s Alexa Voice Service (AVS) to run on STM32 microcontrollers

GENEVA, 04-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The X-CUBE-AVS software package from STMicroelectronics enables Amazon’s Alexa Voice Service (AVS) to run on STM32* microcontrollers , allowing simple connected objects such as smart appliances, home-automation devices, and office products to support advanced conversational user interfaces with Cloud-based intelligence … Read the full press release

Europe’s largest electric bus fleet: 100 electric articulated VDL Citeas will be put in service at and around Schiphol Airport

Valkenswaard, the Netherlands, 04-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Today, 28 March 2018, Connexxion, Transport Region Amsterdam and Schiphol presented Europe’s largest electric bus fleet. On 1 April, 100 electric articulated VDL Citeas will be put in service at and around Schiphol Airport … Read the full press release

Daimler and BYD Automotive Industry Co. launch the new DENZA 500 battery electric vehicle

Daimler and its Chinese partner BYD continuously invest in DENZA product development for China’s New Energy Vehicle (NEV) market New DENZA electric vehicle brings a refreshed exterior design and extended range of around 500 kilometers Locally sourced and produced, DENZA … Read the full press release

U.S. launch of Electrolux’s award-winning Pure i9 robotic vacuum cleaner

Electrolux today announced the U.S. launch of its award-winning Pure i9 robotic vacuum cleaner, with a revolutionary design and game-changing technology that takes the quality of autonomous cleaning to a new level. STOCKHOLM, 27-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Pure i9 will be … Read the full press release

ETH Zurich researchers developed new robotic method for digital timber construction

ZURICH, 26-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Researchers from ETH Zurich are using a new method for digital timber construction in a real project for the first time. The load-bearing timber modules, which are prefabricated by robots, will be assembled on the top … Read the full press release

Würth Elektronik eiSos and Infineon Technologies AG to offer 200-watt development system for wireless power transfer that can also be used to transfer data

MUNICH/ WALDENBURG, 20-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Under the name 760308EMP-WPT-200W, Würth Elektronik eiSos and Infineon Technologies AG (FSE: IFX / OTCQX: IFNNY) are offering a 200-watt development system for wireless power transfer. What makes the development kit special is that the … Read the full press release

Triton Fund IV company Glamox AS to acquire all equity interest of O. Küttel AG from Regent Beleuchtungskörper AG

OSLO/ KRIENS, 19-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Glamox AS (“Glamox”), a Triton Fund IV company, has entered into an agreement to acquire all equity interest of O. Küttel AG (“Küttel”), a leading Swiss provider of lighting for the professional building market from … Read the full press release

TomTom electric vehicle (EV) service now available in North America

Detroit, MI, 16-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — TomTom (TOM2) today announced that its electric vehicle (EV) service, designed to help drivers make informed decisions about when and where to charge their vehicles, is now available in North America. The TomTom EV Service is a … Read the full press release

SEAT debuts the world’s first 100% electric touring race car at the Geneva Motor Show

The carmaker delivered 39,900 vehicles in February, 25.9% more than in 2017 In the first two months of 2018, SEAT sold 78,800 cars (+23.1%) Following its launch in Barcelona, the new CUPRA brand is introduced to the general public International … Read the full press release

Bentley unveils the world’s first luxury hybrid model: The Bentayga Hybrid

World’s first luxury hybrid Serene driving experience utilises future-focussed technology Bentley’s first step towards electrification Advanced electric motor combines with new V6 petrol engine Battery recharged in 2.5 hrs CREWE, 08-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Bentley is today announcing full details of … Read the full press release

Philippe Starck to design a unique and intelligent recharging unit concept for Bentayga Hybrid customers

Renowned creative thinker designs Power Dock for Bentayga Hybrid Sustainable materials and elegant design creates functional piece of art Starck’s environmental ethos influences progressive collaboration Bentayga Hybrid is Bentley’s first step towards an electric future CREWE, 08-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Bentley … Read the full press release

Geneva Motor Show: Volkswagen I.D. VIZZION concept car: autonomous driving, control via augmented reality, artificial intelligence

Groundbreaking: the I.D. VIZZION concept car is a saloon for the era of electric and autonomous mobility Revolutionary: the fully-autonomous I.D. VIZZION can be controlled effortlessly via augmented reality, gestures and voice commands The I.D. VIZZION is coming: the car … Read the full press release

Volkswagen Group to invest EUR 34 billion in e-mobility, autonomous driving and digital networking of all road users by 2022

200 “Future Heads” from all over the Group are picturing urban mobility in the year 2030+ Cooperation with Kuka: “CarLa” is first mobile charging robot for electric automobiles Partnerships with cities are important incubator for individual mobility solutions MOIA shuttle … Read the full press release

Driving autonomously and electrically: World premiere of Volkswagen concept car I.D. VIZZION at the Geneva International Motor Show

I.D. VIZZION: the AUTO-mobile of the future – driving autonomously and electrically I.D. VIZZION: innovative technology makes the car clean, safe and comfortable I.D. VIZZION: futuristic interior and control concepts The potential of I.D. Family models: from a compact Golf-class … Read the full press release

Nokia to review the strategic options for its Digital Health business

ESPOO, 19-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Nokia today announces that it has initiated a review of strategic options for its Digital Health business, which is part of Nokia Technologies. Digital Health’s business portfolio includes consumer and enterprise products, and it manufactures and … Read the full press release

Covestro to present new concepts based on polycarbonate at VDI Congress “Plastics in Automotive Engineering” on March 14 and 15 in Mannheim

Covestro at the VDI Congress “Plastics in Automotive Engineering” in Mannheim Functional material solutions based on polycarbonate LEVERKUSEN, 12-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Driven by new technologies, mobility is changing worldwide. Trends such as autonomous driving, connectivity and electrification require completely new … Read the full press release

Siemens: “Discover the value of the Digital Enterprise for the bakery industry” at the Anuga FoodTec in Cologne

Trade fair slogan “Discover the value of the Digital Enterprise for the bakery industry” “Digital twin” boosts innovation speed and productivity MindSphere apps capture and analyze production and process KPIs NUREMBERG, 07-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Siemens will be exhibiting at this … Read the full press release

Siemens welcomes Jim Hagemann Snabe as new Supervisory Board Chairman

Shareholders ratify acts of Managing and Supervisory Boards by large majorities Dividend proposal of €3.70 per share accepted MUNICH, 06-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Jim Hagemann Snabe is the new Supervisory Board Chairman of Siemens AG. At today’s constituent meeting of … Read the full press release