Category Archives: Germany

Press Releases & News from Germany distributed via EuropaWire

Enel X adds 20,000 charging points to the JuicePass network reaching more than 50,000 charging points across Europe

JuicePass users are now enabled to access a network of over 50,000 charging points across Europe, mainly made accessible under the Hubject platform (PRESS RELEASE) ROME, 7-Aug-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Enel X‘s electric vehicle (EV) charging network reaches more than … Read the full press release

Bosch to source renewable electricity from Vattenfall as part of a new 12-year PPA agreement

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 5-Aug-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Vattenfall, Swedish Gov owned multinational power company, has announced it has signed an agreement with Bosch, German multinational engineering and technology company, for the supply of solar power in northern Germany. The corporate … Read the full press release

Leadec to acquire electrical engineering firm based in strategically important electromobility location

(PRESS RELEASE)STUTTGART/ BRANDENBURG AN DER HAVEL, 4-Aug-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Stuttgart based leader in technical services for the automotive and manufacturing industries Leadec has announced it will acquire Precis Maschinen und Anlagen Service GmbH based in Brandenburg an der Havel … Read the full press release

The new BMW Junior Team, Dan Harper, Max Hesse and Neil Verhagen, presented with brand new BMW M cars

(PRESS RELEASE) MUNICH, 4-Aug-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — BMW AG high-performance cars subsidiary BMW M GmbH, formerly BMW Motorsport GmbH, has announced its CEO Markus Flasch will present the BMW Junior Team consisting of Dan Harper, Max Hesse and Neil Verhagen … Read the full press release

Interview: BMW i Andretti Motorsport Team Principal Roger Griffiths

(PRESS RELEASE) MUNICH, 4-Aug-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — BMW’s motorsport division BMW Motorsport has released an interview with Roger Griffiths, Team Principal of BMW i Andretti Motorsport, ahead of the grand finale of this season’s ABB FIA Formula E Championship which … Read the full press release

Siemens AG on Varian acquisition by Siemens Healthineers: a transformational step of this kind wouldn’t have been possible in Siemens AG’s old conglomerate structure

Transformational milestone in execution of Siemens’ Vision 2020+ strategy Siemens Healthineers intends to acquire 100 percent stake in U.S. healthcare company at a purchase price of around $16.4 billion Acquisition to create global leader in cancer research and therapeutics and … Read the full press release

Stefan Simon and Alexander von zur Muehlen now part of the extended Management Board of Deutsche Bank

(PRESS RELEASE) FRANKFURT, 3-Aug-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Deutsche Bank (ETR: DBK), one of the world’s leading financial service providers, has announced its Management Board now has two additional members as of August 1, 2020. The new board members are Stefan … Read the full press release

Henkel to acquire a 75 percent stake in the company that owns the fast-growing premium direct-to-consumer brands: Hello Body, Banana Beauty and Mermaid+Me

Further expanding digital D2C platforms in the beauty segment Leveraging 1:1 relationships to capture superior consumer insights Adding strong digital capabilities and unique brand building expertise (PRESS RELEASE) DÜSSELDORF, 31-Jul-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — German chemical and consumer goods company Henkel … Read the full press release

Telekom and Wacken organizers bring the biggest mixed reality metal show to the virtual stage

Deutsche Telekom and organizer provide initial insight into the mixed-reality event Kreator, Sabaton and In Extremo headlining Free live stream on MagentaMusik 360 and MagentaTV (PRESS RELEASE) BONN, 29-Jul-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — German telecommunications company, Deutsche Telekom and the Wacken … Read the full press release

Siemens helps Genoa’s urban mobility to become more energy-efficient and sustainable

Compact, space-saving design of the depot charging infrastructure Smart charging with power of up to 100 kilowatts (kW) per bus Rampini electric buses equipped with 200 kWh battery pack (PRESS RELEASE) MUNICH, 29-Jul-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Siemens announces that Genoa’s … Read the full press release

wpd signs Power Purchase Agreement with Polish ENGIE subsidiary

(PRESS RELEASE) BREMEN, 21-Jul-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — German developer and operator of onshore and offshore wind farms, wpd records further success in the marketing of wind power in Poland. wpd has signed A Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with ENGIE Zielona … Read the full press release

Covestro announces the extension of contract of Board Member and CFO Dr. Thomas Toepfer until 2026

(PRESS RELEASE) LEVERKUSEN, 20-Jul-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — German producer of specialty chemicals, Covestro AG announces the decision of its Supervisory Board to extend the contract of Board of Management member Dr. Thomas Toepfer earlier than scheduled by five years from … Read the full press release

Arkema acquires high-performance thermobonding adhesive powders specialist Fixatti

(PRESS RELEASE) COLOMBES, France, 20-Jul-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Specialty chemicals and advanced materials company, Arkema announces the proposed acquisition of Fixatti, a company specialized in high-performance thermobonding adhesive powders. The acquisition is part of Bostik’s targeted growth strategy in high … Read the full press release

LBBW and KfW IPEX-Bank to fund the expansion of Karaburun wind farm in Turkey

(PRESS RELEASE) FRANKFURT, 16-Jul-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — German banks Landesbank Baden-Württemberg (LBBW) and KfW IPEX-Bank, a wholly owned subsidiary of KfW, will provide funding for the expansion of the Karaburun wind farm located just near by Izmir in Turkey. The … Read the full press release

Audi TechFocus newsletter: Audi emerges as leader in patent applications related to electric powertrains in Germany

(PRESS RELEASE) INGOLSTADT, 15-Jul-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — German luxury automobile manufacturer Audi, part of Volkswagen Group, has announced the premiere of its new technology online newsletter called “Audi TechFocus”. In its first issue the focus is on patents as Audi … Read the full press release

Frankfurt-based technology group Brockhaus Capital Management AG goes public on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange

Technology group with focus on high-margin and high-growth technology champions (PRESS RELEASE) FRANKFURT, 14-Jul-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Deutsche Börse Group has announced that Brockhaus Capital Management AG (ISIN: DE000A2GSU42), a technology group with focus on high-margin and high-growth technology champions, … Read the full press release

DNV GL’s My Care™ methodology used to assess infection risk management onboard Color Line’s vessels

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 14-Jul-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The international accredited registrar and classification society DNV GL has announced that Color Line, a cruiseferry line operating on routes to and from Norway, had its infection prevention program verified by DNV GL. … Read the full press release

Axel Springer overhauls its News Media National organization; simplifies structure with clear executive responsibilities that places journalism at its core

(PRESS RELEASE) BERLIN, 10-Jul-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Europe’s largest digital publishing house Axel Springer SE has announced a reorganization of its News Media National structure where editorial capacities and brand-specific publishing divisions will be bundled while Editors-in-Chief of BILD and … Read the full press release

DHL Global Forwarding recertified for IATA CEIV Pharma and gets IATA’s approval for its training program

DHL once again been recognized by IATA for offering the highest standards for life sciences and healthcare shipments on a global level Air freight market leader DHL best positioned for more complex transports with its quality assurance initiative IATA also … Read the full press release

Electromobility: BMW Group to purchase the cobalt it needs for battery cells directly from the Moroccan mining company Managem Group

Supply contract signed with Managem Group (contract period: 2020 – 2025) BMW AG Board of Management member for Purchasing Andreas Wendt: “We are systematically driving electrification of our vehicle fleet. Sustainability plays a central role in expanding electromobility.” (PRESS RELEASE) … Read the full press release

Infineon and Ingeteam: EV now only needs to stop for a minimum of 10 minutes for an 80 percent battery charge

(PRESS RELEASE) MUNICH/ BILBAO, 8-Jul-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — German semiconductor manufacturer Infineon Technologies AG (FSE: IFX / OTCQX: IFNNY) and Spanish power conversion firm Ingeteam have announced they will partner over superfast electric vehicle (EV) charging. According to the companies, … Read the full press release

Kuehne+Nagel helps German toy manufacturer Schleich neutralise its entire sea freight CO2 footprint

German toy manufacturer Schleich now handles its sea freight on a CO2 neutral basis with Kuehne+Nagel Current market environment does not prevent customers from addressing the CO2 emissions of their supply chains With Net Zero Carbon, Kuehne+Nagel offers a complete … Read the full press release

Continental appoints Frank Petznick as Advanced Driver Assistance Systems business unit head

The former head, Karl Haupt, will leave Continental after more than 36 years on July 31, 2020 Frank Petznick takes over the management of the business unit from August 1, 2020 Member of the Executive Board Frank Jourdan: “Frank Petznick … Read the full press release

VDA: the new IAA 2021 to be held in Munich from September 7 to 12, 2021

(PRESS RELEASE) BERLIN/ MUNICH, 1-Jul-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The new IAA will gather mobility and technology sectors together in Munich from September 7 to 12, 2021. “Individual mobility is a basic human need – and satisfying it in all its … Read the full press release

Study involving experts from the University of Exeter found majority of citizens in France and Germany support some European military cooperation independent of NATO

DEVON, 30-Jun-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Public research university The University of Exeter has announced that their experts have been part of a team that surveyed people in France and Germany during the autumn of 2019 about their nations’ defence relationships … Read the full press release

Deutsche Telekom adds individual digital solutions for the hotel and restaurant industry to its portfolio

Minimize contacts, control visitor flows – from restaurant to reception Fast WLAN and smart devices for digital communication with guests Hygienic alternative: Digital magazine formats for smartphone, tablet and TV sets (PRESS RELEASE) BONN, 29-Jun-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Now that … Read the full press release

DHL positioned highest for the ability to execute in 2020 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Third-Party Logistics, Worldwide

“Dialog and proximity to our customers help us react quickly to changing market conditions, especially in times of the Corona crisis,” said Oscar de Bok, CEO of DHL Supply Chain. (PRESS RELEASE) BONN, 29-Jun-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Global market leader … Read the full press release

DHL Express Germany and the Airport Munich GmbH to build a new freight building at Munich Airport

(PRESS RELEASE) BONN/ MUNICH, 23-Jun-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — DHL Express Germany has announced it is investing EUR 70 million to expand its European capacities with a new gateway at Munich International Airport. The logistics company has signed a contract with … Read the full press release

compamedia’s TOP 100 Seal for third time: Hansgrohe one of the top innovators among SMEs in Germany

The 27th round of the TOP 100 innovation competition underlines Hansgrohe SE’s outstanding innovative strength (PRESS RELEASE) SCHILTACH, 22-Jun-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Germany based leading taps, showerheads and shower systems manufacturer Hansgrohe Group has announced it has been distinguished as one … Read the full press release