Category Archives: Electronics & Machinery

Electronics & Machinery Press Releases & News distributed via EuropaWire

Volvo Buses and Nanyang Technological University (NTU) partner over autonomous electric 12-metre buses in Singapore

GOTHENBURG, 15-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Volvo Buses and Nanyang Technological University (NTU) in Singapore have signed a cooperation agreement on a research and development program for autonomous electric 12-metre buses. The program is part of the Land Transport Authority of Singapore’s … Read the full press release

Waste to energy: Fortum to deliver turbine and generator services for BIR Avfallsenergi AS and BKK Varme AS in Bergen as part of 8 year service agreement

ESPOO, 09-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Fortum will deliver turbine and generator services for BIR Avfallsenergi AS and BKK Varme AS in Bergen. The contract was signed on 19 December 2017. It is a 8 year service agreement and started from 1 … Read the full press release

STMicroelectronics presents its latest IoT and mobility solutions at CES® 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada

ST is enabling Smart Driving and applications for the Smart City, Smart Home, Smart Industry, and Smart Things of today and tomorrow Use cases focus on key consumer and industrial technologies including AR/VR/MR, Voice Control, Imaging, Artificial Intelligence, Wireless Charging, … Read the full press release

3DEXPERIENCE platform users to digitally experiment with TactoTek’s Injection Molded Structural Electronics (IMSE) parts

OULU, FINLAND/PARIS, FRANCE, 09-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — TactoTek®, the leader in Injection Molded Structural Electronics (IMSE) solutions announced that it is collaborating with Dassault Systèmes to enable users of the 3DEXPERIENCE platform to digitally experiment with TactoTek IMSE parts. This will … Read the full press release

RCH Group Expands European Operations

Opens regional headquarters in Austria to support growing customer base Treviso, ITALY, 08-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — RCH Group SpA, a provider of advanced point of sale systems for the retail, food and beverage, and the public administration sector, today announced the … Read the full press release

SGS adds two ENEC laboratories in China

SGS Fimko Ltd. acts as a Certification Body in the ENEC scheme. GENEVA, 04-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Its network of ENEC approved Testing Laboratories has expanded to include SGS-CSTC Shenzhen Branch and Vkan CVC (Guangzhou) in China in addition to SGS … Read the full press release

Board changes at Robert Bosch Industrietreuhand KG (RBIK) and Robert Bosch GmbH

Dr. Siegfried Dais steps down from Robert Bosch Industrietreuhand KG. Prof. Stefan Asenkerschbaumer to replace Dais. Alfred Löckle to retire from the supervisory board of Robert Bosch GmbH. Hartwig Geisel to become new deputy chairman of the supervisory board. Karin … Read the full press release

DHL Freight deploys two FUSO eCanters, electrifying its freight forwarding business

Daimler FUSO eCanter vehicles for local transport in Berlin metropolitan area All-electric trucks for B2B and B2C freight forwarding services BONN, 15-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — DHL Freight is electrifying its freight forwarding business with the deployment of two FUSO eCanters … Read the full press release

MAN Truck & Bus and the Austrian consortium Council für nachhaltige Logistik to jointly test and optimise fully electric trucks

The MAN “eTruck” conquers all in the truck star category | MAN impressed with its eMobility concept for developing and testing fully electric trucks MUNICH, 08-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The German trade newspaper, Transport, this year handed out the European Transport … Read the full press release

ABB launches all-new automatic transfer switch (ATS) with connectivity and monitoring functions for critical power applications

ZURICH, 07-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — ABB launches today TruONE, an all-new automatic transfer switch (ATS) with connectivity and monitoring functions for critical power applications. TruONE is the world’s first true ATS to package all the necessary sensors and controllers into a … Read the full press release

Two articulated electric buses using ABB’s 20-second flash-charging technology went into service in Geneva

First e-buses with ABB’s world-record flash-charging technology go into commercial service ZURICH, 07-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — ABB’s 20-second flash-charging technology was a hot topic today as two articulated electric buses, the first of their kind in the world, went into service … Read the full press release

REE: Spanish peninsula electrical energy demand for November 2017: 20,886 GWh; 1.1% higher YoY

MADRID, 04-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The demand for electrical energy on the Spanish peninsula in the month of November is estimated at 20,886 GWh, a value 1.1% higher than that registered in the same month last year. After factoring in the … Read the full press release

Rexel: Julien Bonnel appointed as a member of the Compensation Committee by the Board of Directors

PARIS, 04-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — During its meeting held on November 27, 2017, Rexel’s Board of Directors took note of the nomination of Julien Bonnel as Director representing the employees, effective as of November 17, 2017. In accordance with the guidelines … Read the full press release

Capgemini to develop a Robotic Process Automation (RPA) Center of Excellence (CoE) for UK Gov

PARIS/LONDON, 30-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Capgemini has announced a two-year agreement with the UK Cabinet Office to develop a Robotic Process Automation (RPA) Center of Excellence (CoE). The CoE, which is now up and running, will help to accelerate the take-up of … Read the full press release

Infineon Technologies expands its internationally proven Coil-on-Module (CoM) portfolio with a complete solution for contactless ID documents

MUNICH, 29-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The core of electronic ID cards (eID) and passports are powerful and robust security solutions. Security chips in “Coil-on-Module” (CoM) packages offer significant advantages here. Infineon Technologies AG (FSE: IFX / OTCQX: IFNNY) is now … Read the full press release

Leoni unveils fire-retardant cables that significantly reduce flame propagation and heat generation in buildings

Cables with reduced flame propagation now also for industrial applications – certified to the new EN 50575 Construction Products Regulation NUREMBERG, 29-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Leoni, the leading European provider of cables and cable systems to the automotive sector and … Read the full press release

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