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Electronics & Machinery Press Releases & News distributed via EuropaWire

Arkema to increase its linear mercaptans production capacities to support the demand growth of polymers for transportation and electronics markets

COLOMBES, 18-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Arkema announced a project to increase its linear mercaptans production capacities to support the demand growth of polymers for transportation and electronics markets. This incremental investment would increase the Houston (Texas) plant’s manufacturing capacity by up … Read the full press release

Ricoh President & CEO Jake Yamashita keynote speaker at Climate Week NYC

Ricoh’s Jake Yamashita named a featured keynote speaker with leaders from Bloomberg, Microsoft, ZipCar and many more TOKYO, Japan, 13-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Ricoh Company, Ltd. today announced Jake Yamashita, its President and CEO, will make his US keynote debut at … Read the full press release

SiTime Corporation and Bosch to accelerate innovation in micro-electro-mechanical systems (MEMS) timing

A billion MEMS timing solutions from SiTime enable synchronization and connectivity of electronic devices Since 2009, Bosch has supplied MEMS wafers and implemented new process technologies that have helped enhance SiTime’s timing solutions SiTime and Bosch are strengthening their process … Read the full press release

Infineon Technologies launches first System Basis Chips supporting the ISO CAN FD protocol for communication at 5 Mbit/s

MUNICH, 05-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Infineon Technologies AG (FSE: IFX / OTCQX: IFNNY) is launching two new System Basis Chip (SBC) families: Lite and Mid-Range+. They are the first SBCs on the market supporting the ISO CAN FD protocol for … Read the full press release

DATA4 Brings Pioneering Payment Systems to Kiosk Summit 2018

Fully integrated and automatic self-service systems to increase sales and improve crowd management TREVISO, Italy, 27-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — DATA4, manufacturer of innovative self-service and automatic systems for the payment of goods and services in cash or electronically, will showcase … Read the full press release

Legion Finance Trade Limited (LFTL) Loan for Hydraulic Fittings for Construction Machinery and Automobiles Manufacturing in Malta Island

Malta Island, 26-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Legion Finance Trade Limited (LFTL) Investors Group signed today a loan agreement amounting up to €210 Million Euro with OSKAL IMPERIOLIZMA LTD, a Malta Island based Hydraulic Fittings for Construction Machinery a fully … Read the full press release

Volkswagen to launch all-electric car sharing offering in selected major cities under its “We Share” sub-brand

The Volkswagen brand enters car sharing with 2,000 all-electric vehicles in Berlin “We Share” service scheduled to begin in second quarter of 2019 Launch in further cities in Germany, Europe and North America from 2020 BERLIN, 24-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The … Read the full press release

Electrolux unveils cordless vacuum cleaner that reinvents the way we vacuum our homes

STOCKHOLM, 22-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Electrolux is launching a cordless vacuum cleaner that reinvents the way we vacuum our homes. Hitting stores in September, the groundbreaking Electrolux Pure F9 uses powerful battery technology and innovative design solutions to provide consumers with … Read the full press release

Ambev Brewery to use 1,600 electric trucks made by Volkswagen Caminhões e Ônibus to transport beverages by 2023

Partnership with Volkswagen Caminhões e Ônibus involves 1,600 clean energy-powered vehicles; this is the biggest announcement of this kind ever made in the world MUNICH, 21-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Ambev, owner of brands such as Skol, Brahma, Antarctica and Guaraná, announced … Read the full press release

Volkswagen’s first fully electrically-driven race car to appear at the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance

I.D. R Pikes Peak returns to the USA for the first time since record-breaking appearance at Pikes Peak Electric race car to be showcased at the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance Impressive mix of historic classics and innovative concept cars WOLFSBURG, … Read the full press release

High-performance LED floodlights by the Osram subsidiary Siteco use PLEXIGLAS® optics for efficient illumination of sports facilities

ESSEN, 21-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Athletes need well-lit conditions, not only in competitions or at night, but anytime they are skateboarding, climbing, skiing or swimming. In poorly lit conditions, even small bumps can become dangerous obstacles or cause a missed handgrip. … Read the full press release

Covestro will present innovative and sustainable plastics solutions at the Fakuma 2018, October 16–20 in Friedrichshafen

Covestro at the Fakuma 2018 trade show, October 16–20 in Friedrichshafen LEVERKUSEN, 20-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — At the Fakuma 2018 trade show for plastics processing from 16 to 20 October in Friedrichshafen, Covestro will be presenting a whole spectrum of innovative … Read the full press release

The Jaguar I-TYPE 2 Formula E race car achieved new electric car course record of 30.46 seconds at the Shelsley Walsh Hill Climb in Worcestershire

Redditch, United Kingdom, 16-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Jaguar I-TYPE 2 Formula E race car has set a new electric car course record of 30.46 seconds at the world-famous Shelsley Walsh Hill Climb in Worcestershire. The record attempt – a partnership … Read the full press release

CLAAS unveils the new CONVIO FLEX and CONVIO draper cutterbars

Harsewinkel, Germany, 16-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — CLAAS presents the new CONVIO FLEX and CONVIO draper cutterbars. While the CONVIO is ideal for use in conventionally threshed crops, such as cereals and rapeseed, the CONVIO FLEX with its flexible knife bar … Read the full press release

Association du Transport Urbain du Quebec orders 497 electric-hybrid buses using the BAE Systems Series-E electric drive propulsion system

Eco-friendly electric-hybrids are paving the way for fully electric systems in Canada Farnborough, United Kingdom, 15-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — BAE Systems, a global provider of more than 9,000 electric-hybrid, battery-electric, and fuel-cell electric systems, today announced that the Association du … Read the full press release

Bosch to present innovations for tomorrow’s freight traffic at the 67th IAA Commercial Vehicles

Bosch innovations to look out for at the IAA 2018 Tomorrow’s freight traffic will be accident-free, stress-free, and emissions-free Connected services are making life easier for truck drivers and logistics specialists Driver assistance systems for commercial vehicles are making roads … Read the full press release

Europe’s largest battery and H/EV event moves to manufacturing hub for e-mobility

3rd annual event to take place in Stuttgart, Germany, home to Mercedes-Benz and Porsche 200+ exhibitors already signed up for the event in the region known as ‘birthplace of the car’ More than 8,000 international attendees anticipated in 2019 (7 … Read the full press release

Daimler and Baidu to expand partnership through the Apollo autonomous driving platform and to integrate Baidu’s vehicle connectivity services into Mercedes-Benz infotainment system MBUX

Daimler and Baidu signed a Memorandum of Understanding to expand partner-ship through the Apollo autonomous driving platform and to integrate Baidu’s vehicle connectivity services into Mercedes-Benz infotainment system MBUX. Dr. Dieter Zetsche: “Automated driving and connectivity are progressing at an … Read the full press release

TU/e: Student team InMotion clocked the fastest time ever with an electric car on the TT Circuit Assen

For the third time student team InMotion claimed an electric lap record on a famous circuit. After Zandvoort and Zolder the students this time clocked the fastest time ever with an electric car on the TT Circuit Assen, in 1:43.059.  … Read the full press release

RCH Europe Brings New Innovative Selling Solutions to FAFGA 2018

Smart POS systems for the hospitality industry TREVISO, Italy, 23-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Technology is revolutionising the way in which we live and do business. In the hospitality industry where speed and quality of service is critical, organisations must embrace … Read the full press release

Henkel invests in seamless solutions across the entire value chain of electric drive manufacturing

DÜSSELDORF, 20-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Building on years of experience and expertise in engine and powertrain applications, Henkel is actively investing in new technologies and products for efficient large-scale manufacturing of safe and reliable electric drive systems. Key solutions addressing the … Read the full press release

Amey recognised for its ‘exceptional safety performance’ by National Grid

OXFORD, 19-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Leading service provider Amey, is proud to announce that they have been recognised for their ‘exceptional safety performance’. Amey received the award in relation to a substation refurbishment project they are carrying out on behalf … Read the full press release

Spirit AeroSystems renews partnership with Safran to provide electrical harness manufacturing and installation services

FARNBOROUGH, England, 18-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — These contract extensions include more than 50 assemblies for the Boeing Next-Generation 737 and 737 MAX pylon wire harnesses, Boeing 787 guard wire assemblies and wire harnesses for the 767 Tanker. The harnesses will be … Read the full press release

Volkswagen Group China, FAW Group, China Intelligent and Connected Vehicles (Beijing) Research Institute Co. Ltd. partner over e-mobility, connectivity, mobility services and autonomous driving

Volkswagen Group signs letters of intent with the FAW Group and China Intelligent and Connected Vehicles Research Institute (ICV) during the state visit of Chinese Premier Li Keqiang in Berlin Political discussions held about the role that China plays as … Read the full press release

SEAT will be the Volkswagen Group’s lead brand in the JAC Volkswagen Automotive Co., Ltd. joint venture

SEAT to become a shareholder of the company created by Volkswagen Group China and JAC and will be the Group’s lead brand in the joint venture The Spanish carmaker will actively participate in the creation of an R&D centre in … Read the full press release

Volkswagen Group China, Anhui Jianghuai Automobile Group Corp. and SEAT to establish new R&D center on developing electric vehicles, connectivity and autonomous driving technologies

Volkswagen Group China, the car company JAC and SEAT will together set up a new R&D center for developing electric vehicles, connectivity and autonomous driving technologies by 2021; launch of a competitive BEV platform in planning SEAT to become a … Read the full press release

Volkswagen: Fully-electric I.D. R Pikes Peak defeated cars powered by conventional drivetrain technology at the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb

Exclusive video of the Volkswagen I.D. R Pikes Peak as it hunts down the record I.D. R Pikes Peak the sporty forerunner to the new fully-electric I.D. family WOLFSBURG, 10-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Volkswagen made motorsport history at the Pikes Peak … Read the full press release

ABB strengthens #2 global position in electrification with the completion of GE Industrial Solutions acquisition

Expands access to attractive North American market Operational EPS1 accretive in year one Expected annual cost synergies of approximately $200 million in year five confirmed ZURICH, 03-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — ABB announced it has completed its acquisition of GE Industrial Solutions (GEIS), … Read the full press release

Volkswagen Group strengthens partnership with QuantumScape to accelerate the commercialization of solid-state batteries

Objective of new joint venture with QuantumScape is the commercialization of innovative solid-state battery technology Volkswagen is the largest automotive shareholder in Stanford spin-off QuantumScape Corporation Volkswagen Group will take a seat on the board of QuantumScape WOLFSBURG, 22-Jun-2018 — … Read the full press release

AUDI AG and Hyundai to cross-license patents to bring fuel cell to volume production maturity

Patent cross-licensing for accelerated development to volume production Audi Board Member for Technical Development Peter Mertens: “Want to achieve attractive cost structures for the breakthrough of the most systematic form of electric driving” Audi full-size SUV with fuel cell technology … Read the full press release