Category Archives: Germany

Press Releases & News from Germany distributed via EuropaWire

Safety-critical positioning for autonomous driving: with ESCAPE the first fully integrated device is on its way

BARCELONA, Spain, 19-Mar-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Autonomous driving is the hot topic of todays’ mobility and transportation world. Safety is the most fundamental requirement and, at the same time, the greatest concern about autonomous driving applications.  The major perceived concern … Read the full press release

Airbus takes its entire range of commercial aircraft, defence, space and helicopter products and services to 2019’s LIMA air show in Langkawi, Malaysia

LANGKAWI, Malaysia, 18-Mar-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Airbus to exhibit its entire range of commercial aircraft, defence, space and helicopter products and services at this year’s LIMA air show in Langkawi, Malaysia. Indeed, Airbus will be the largest international exhibitor at … Read the full press release

Dr. Sven Schneider of Linde AG will become the new CFO of Infineon Technologies AG

MUNICH, 14-Mar-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Dr. Sven Schneider, who is currently Board Spokesman, CFO and Labor Director at Linde AG, will be the next CFO of Infineon Technologies AG. His appointment has just been voted by Infineon’s Supervisory Board and … Read the full press release

BASF: engineering plastic Ultramid now in use as standard to manufacture the anode- and cathode-end plate in fuel cells

LUDWIGSHAFEN, 11-Mar-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — BASF, as the biggest chemical supplier to the automotive industry, is very active on and engaged with things like automotive drive system, energy consumption, emissions, new and improved powertrain concepts for cars, electric drive concepts, … Read the full press release

The Auchan Retail, Casino Group, METRO, DIA new alliance called Horizon International Services now officially active

PARIS, 6-Mar-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — The new alliance, Horizon International Services, formed by the major retailers Auchan Retail, Casino Group, METRO and DIA, originally announced in June 2018, has already received the applicable approvals from the competition authorities. The alliance … Read the full press release

Zalando’s 10,000 beauty products will be available to customers in Sweden, Denmark, France, Belgium and Italy

BERLIN, 5-Mar-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Customers from Sweden and Denmark can already shop beauty products on Zalando as the company has just launched its beauty category on their markets. The Europe’s leading online platform for fashion and lifestyle will also … Read the full press release

Laxaskogen wind farm completed on schedule: 25.2 megawatts installed

CUXHAVEN, 28-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Project developer PNE AG has just completed the Swedish wind energy project Laxaskogen. The wind farm in Sweden has been developed by PNE on behalf of the owner and sold in 2017 to the German … Read the full press release

New EUR 93 million logistics hub of DHL Express in Madrid will strengthen ecommerce between Europe and Latin America

MADRID / BONN, 27-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — DHL Express has just opened its new hub at Barajas Adolfo Suarez Airport in Madrid following an investment of 93 million euros. The company’s expansion will help strengthen the position of Madrid as … Read the full press release

Near-production Volkswagen T-Roc R to première at the International Geneva Motor Show, 7 -17 March 2019

WOLFSBURG, 25-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Volkswagen is to unveil the latest top model of its successful T-Roc at this year’s International Geneva Motor Show – T-Roc R. The 89th edition of the International Geneva Motor Show will be held at Palexpo from March … Read the full press release

Gfk: Smartphones, mobile phones and wearables still the powerhouse in the $1.2 trillion technical consumer goods (TCG) market

NUREMBERG, 22-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — New study released today by Gfk has seen 44 percent share of smartphones, mobile phones and wearables in the $1.2 trillion technical consumer goods (TCG) market. The report is released on the occasion of the Mobile World … Read the full press release

Safety meets Performance: New Xylon IP core called logiHSSL will be presented at Embedded World 2019

MUNICH, 22-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Infineon Technologies AG, Xilinx Inc. and Xylon, d.o.o. will present a new Xylon IP core called logiHSSL presented at Embedded World trade fair 2019. The companies have joined forced to provide more flexibility in how to … Read the full press release

Wind energy continues to grow as share in EU’s electricity mix

BRUSSELS, 21-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — WindEurope report reveals that in 2018, wind energy provided 14% of the EU’s electricity, an increase from 12% in 2017. Wind power capacity rose in Europe by 11.3 GW in 2018: 8.6 GW onshore and … Read the full press release

Destatis: United States remains the most important buyer of German goods in 2018; China still main trading partner

WIESBADEN, 18-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — The Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) has just released its preliminary results on Germany’s international trade for 2018. According to the data, China remains the biggest trading partner for Germany, already 3 years in a row.  Goods worth … Read the full press release

Deutsche Telekom completes 1st phase of the nearshore rollout

BONN, 18-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Deutsche Telekom completed the first of three tranches of the nearshore rollout. Providing 3,152 nearshore areas across 2,855 local networks and around 1,700,000 households now benefit from faster internet connections with Speeds of up to … Read the full press release

New BMW i8 Coupe Safety Car unveiled at the Mexico City E-Prix

MUNICH, 15-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — BMW unveiled new BMW i8 Coupe Safety Car at this season’s ABB FIA Formula E Championship at the “Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez” in Mexico City. The livery of the new safety car is designed by Michael Scully, Head of Design … Read the full press release

Hamburg Commercial Bank invests in second broadband and optic fibre project in Spain

HAMBURG/KIEL, 13-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Hamburg Commercial Bank participates in EUR 100 million financing for the Spanish company Adamo Telecom Iberia S.A.U. The allocated resource by the bank is EUR 30 million taking part in the deal as a lead arranger and structuring … Read the full press release

Roland Berger study sees pan-European growth in the demand for energy efficiency services; market expected to double in size by 2025

MUNICH, 13-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — New study by Roland Berger, released on 13 February, looks into the market for energy efficiency services across Europe. According to the research paper the key findings are 1) the market is expected to grow to EUR … Read the full press release

The new MINI John Cooper Works GP will be taking roads in 2020

MUNICH, 13-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Next year the new MINI John Cooper Works GP will be taking roads all over the world by storm, more powerful than ever before. The 4-cylinder turbo engine with more than 300 hp (220 kW) and motor racing technology by … Read the full press release

Siemens Mobility wins €70 million contract for the metro lines electrification of Circle Line Stage 6 and North East Line extension in Singapore

MUNICH, 11-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Singapore’s Land Transport Authority appoints Siemens Mobility for the electrification of the Circle Line Stage 6 and the North East Line extension (NELe) in Singapore. The €70 million contract includes delivery of the rail electrification system … Read the full press release

Futuristic urban streetwear featuring smart textiles made with BASF’s Freeflex and Haptex advanced materials at New York Fashion Week

NEW YORK, 11-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Fashion label Seven Crash to redefine itself as an innovative brand pushing the boundaries on futuristic workwear and fashion streetwear at New York Fashion Week by experimenting with different fashion styles and cultures through the use of … Read the full press release

German Design Awards: The third generation of the Volkswagen Touareg is a combination of majestic solidity with finely tuned sophistication 

WOLFSBURG/FRANKFURT, 8-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — German brand and design authority Rat für Formgebung presented the top gold award in the “Passenger Vehicles” category for the Volkswagen Touareg at the German Design Awards on a ceremony held in Frankfurt am Main. The prestigious prize was … Read the full press release

Successful Test-Markets Prompt Launch Of New VA Female Condom In Europe

PETOSKEY, MI, USA, 8-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — The makers of the VA worn-of-women female condom announce the European launch of the VA on February 9. The VA is available exclusively online at the VA wow website, vawow.com, and retail store EU … Read the full press release

US Chambers of Commerce Global IP index: UK has one of the most sophisticated intellectual property (IP) environments in the world

LONDON, 7-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — The latest US Chamber of Commerce Global Intellectual Property Index has just been published and UK, again, comes 2nd in the ranking. The US Chambers of Commerce Global IP index compares 50 jurisdictions globally and looks into factors … Read the full press release

Offshore wind energy in Europe as of 2019: 105 wind farms across 11 countries with a total capacity of 18.5 GW

BRUSSELS, 7-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — According to new data made public by WindEurope, the size and scale of offshore wind continues to rise in Europe. As of February 2019, Europe already has 105 offshore wind farms across 11 countries with a total capacity … Read the full press release

Data on manufacturing in Germany December 2018: 1.6% decline in new orders; Turnover up by 2.7%

WIESBADEN, 6-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — New provisional data from the Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) reveals a slight decline of -1.6% for the new orders in manufacturing in Germany during December 2018 when compared to the previous month having the price, seasonally and calendar adjusted. … Read the full press release

Deutsche Telekom adds new security component called ID-Alarm to its digital protection package „Digital Schutzpaket“

BONN, 6-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Deutsche Telekom has just announced the addition of new security component called ID-Alarm to its digital protection package „Digital Schutzpaket“. The Digital Schutzpaket already includes features like secure setting up of home networks, professional advise by Deutsche … Read the full press release

Audi Environmental Foundation presents the 8th Sustainable Resource Management (SRM) Award

INGOLSTADT, 6-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — The Audi Environmental Foundation recognised two master’s theses in the Sustainable Resource Management course of study. The 8th SRM Award went to Julia Möbius and Sebastian Heinz of Technical University of Munich. Each of the winners received 1,500 euros prize money. Julia … Read the full press release

The ad campaign for the launch of the new Mercedes-Benz B-Class aims at young families

STUTTGART, 5-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — The market launch of the new Mercedes-Benz B-Class is going to be supported by a TV spot broadcasted on both TV and online starting from 4 February, 2019. The ad spot is also available on the B-Class webhub. In … Read the full press release

ENTEGA Medianet to set up super-fast fiber optic Internet in Darmstadt’s Lincoln housing estate

DARMSTADT, 4-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — The ENTEGA Medianet to install super-fast fiber optic cables for the apartments in Darmstadt’s Lincoln housing estate. The technology will provide much higher bandwidths than a copper cable supply. With the fiber connections data transfers of … Read the full press release

LafargeHolcim accelerates growth in the Ready-Mix Concrete and Aggregates segments

ZUG, 4-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — The global leader in building materials and solutions LafargeHolcim adds one (1) precast and eight (8) ready-mix concrete plants as well as a sand quarry to its growing Ready-Mix Concrete and Aggregates segments. The new additions … Read the full press release