Category Archives: Germany

Press Releases & News from Germany distributed via EuropaWire

The Volkswagen Group to drive the future deployment of Intelligent Transport Systems

The Volkswagen Group presents a wide spectrum of urban mobility solutions at the World Congress for Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) in Copenhagen Shaping the urban mobility of the future as a joint task: Volkswagen Group as a strong partner for … Read the full press release

Volkswagen gears up for a potential Initial Public Offering (IPO) of TRATON GROUP

Potential IPO would further strengthen financial flexibility of TRATON GROUP and thus form the basis for accelerated growth TRATON GROUP to achieve capital market readiness by end of 2018 – change of TRATON AG’s legal form into a Societas Europaea … Read the full press release

Volkswagen Group, the Grameen Creative Lab and Autostadt co-host an event for economic and social players in the Wolfsburg region

A joint event by the Volkswagen Group, the Grameen Creative Lab and Autostadt for economic and social players in the Wolfsburg region Pioneering platform for sustainable and socially responsible entrepreneurship Key topic: using commercial principles in response to social challenges … Read the full press release

Volkswagen world premieres modular electric drive matrix (MEB): a technology platform developed specifically for electric vehicles

Brand announces attractive electric vehicles at affordable prices World premiere of the modular electric drive matrix (MEB) in Dresden: newly developed technology platform will be the key to the “electric car for all” Brand Board Member for E-Mobility Thomas Ulbrich: … Read the full press release

TRATON AG and Hino Motors announce new details on their strategic partnership

Companies to deepen their strategic partnership further to leverage synergies Cooperation in e-mobility to advance sustainable powertrains and speed up product development Signed framework agreement for future joint venture aiming at realizing synergies in global procurement Yoshio Shimo: “Hino and … Read the full press release

Continental expands its range of solutions for the Automated Driving of commercial vehicles

Intelligent control unit creates a model of the vehicle environment from sensor data Manufacturers receive the necessary components and subsystems from a single source Versatile input: camera, radar and lidar, plus cloud-based data Premiere at the IAA: Visitors can experience … Read the full press release

Continental involved in Hyperloop development

New mobility concepts: sustainable, fast and cost-effective transport of goods possible via Hyperloop Collaboration with talented young people at the Emden/Leer University of Applied Sciences and the University of Oldenburg Special belts made of carbon cord and polyurethane from Continental … Read the full press release

Deutsche Post DHL Group to rename its Post – eCommerce – Parcel (PeP) division to Post & Paket Deutschland; DHL Parcel Europe and DHL eCommerce will now be DHL eCommerce Solutions

All changes come into effect on January 1, 2019. Post – eCommerce – Parcel (PeP) to be separated into German and international divisions under dedicated Board of Management leadership Post – eCommerce – Parcel (PeP) will be renamed as Post … Read the full press release

Deutsche Post DHL Group calls on employees worldwide to participate in the Group’s tenth Global Volunteer Day

From September 17 to September 30, Deutsche Post DHL Group will call on employees worldwide to participate in the Group’s tenth Global Volunteer Day.   After the first Volunteer Day was held in the Asia Pacific region in 2008, Global … Read the full press release

Volkswagen Group appoints Holger B. Santel as head of Sales and Marketing Germany at the Volkswagen brand passenger cars

Thomas Zahn is getting ready for other assignments in the Group WOLFSBURG, 18-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Holger B. Santel, currently Executive Vice President of SAIC Volkswagen in China, is to head Sales and Marketing Germany at the Volkswagen brand passenger … Read the full press release

All Nippon Airways’ first Airbus A380 completes its maiden flight

TOULOUSE, 18-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The first A380 for All Nippon Airways (ANA) took to the skies today, completing a maiden flight from the Final Assembly Line (FAL) in Toulouse, France to the Airbus site in Hamburg, Germany. The aircraft is … Read the full press release

Deutsche Telekom rolls out fiber-optic Internet for 153,000 households in 153 municipalities across Germany

153 municipalities all over Germany benefiting from the fiber-optic rollout Bandwidths of up to 100 Mbit/s Book more speed from Deutsche Telekom BONN, 17-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Almost 153,000 households in 153 municipalities can now surf faster on the Internet. With … Read the full press release

Evonik on reports of counterfeit Methionine goods being found in China

ESSEN, 17-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Feed specialist company Evonik is reminding its customers to buy products only through official order channels, following reports of counterfeit goods being found in China. A customer who recently bought two bags of MetAMINO from … Read the full press release

Evonik can now market its innovative high-concentration Omega-3 lysine powder complex AvailOm® for use in the European Union

High concentration Omega-3 powder 3-5 times more bioavailable than standard Omega-3 softgels Directly compressible to easily combine with other ingredients Unmatched protection against oxidation: stable for at least 3 yrs. ESSEN, 17-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Evonik, a global partner to nutraceutical … Read the full press release

Mercedes-Benz Trucks starts practical trials for its all-electric heavy-duty eActros truck with 20 test customers in various industries

Ten eActros trucks will be tested in day-to-day operation for two years Hermes is the first of 20 test customers in various sectors Locally emission-free and quiet distribution Stefan Buchner, Head of Mercedes-Benz Trucks: “The practical trials with the eActros … Read the full press release

Deutsche Börse and 360T to serve FX markets with independent streaming swap market data

FRANKFURT, 14-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Deutsche Börse and 360T, Deutsche Börse Group’s FX unit, to serve FX markets with independent streaming swap market data Deutsche Börse Market Data + Services and Deutsche Börse foreign-exchange (FX) trading venue 360T are launching … Read the full press release

Torsten Jeworrek of Munich Re: Cyber risks are one of the biggest threats to the networked economy

Cyber risks are one of the biggest threats to the digital and networked economy The most important thing for companies is to ensure they have the best possible technical prevention Munich Re is developing insurance products and services that offer … Read the full press release

19,000 enterprises to benefit from Deutsche Telekom’s fiber-optic build-out in German business parks

Deutsche Telekom continues nationwide roll-out of fiber-optic lines in business parks 19,000 enterprises in 103 business parks in 61 municipalities to benefit Bandwidth up to 1 GBit/s – pre-marketing phase starts – build-out in 2019 BONN, 14-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — A … Read the full press release

Peter Goldschmidt succeeded Claudio Albrecht as the Chief Executive Officer of STADA Arzneimittel AG

Goldschmidt: “I look forward to working with the highly experienced team at STADA and continuing the Group’s long-term growth” Supervisory Board Chairman von Au: “Goldschmidt is the right man that STADA needs to ensure the Group successfully retains its strong … Read the full press release

Scientists demonstrated complete splitting of water with the help of an all-in-one catalytic system for the first time

MUNICH, 13-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Solar-powered water splitting is a promising means of generating clean and storable energy. A novel catalyst based on semiconductor nanoparticles has now been shown to facilitate all the reactions needed for “artificial photosynthesis”. In the light … Read the full press release

Technical University of Munich researchers tested synthetic fuel into engines and have developed an optimized combustion process

MUNICH, 12-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Emissions-free combustion engine cars – synthetic fuels like oxymethylene ether are bringing the idea into the realm of the conceivable. Researchers at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) have tested how this kind of fuel behaves … Read the full press release

Allianz: John Studzinski appointed Managing Director and Vice Chairman of PIMCO

Mr. Studzinski will take a leading role in PIMCO’s expanding global strategy. He will serve as a key advisor to the firm’s top clients globally alongside the client management teams and senior leadership. He brings to PIMCO more than 30 … Read the full press release

DEG – Deutsche Investitions- und Entwicklungsgesellschaft mbH to invest 14 million USD in Grupo Vitalmex

COLOGNE, 12-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — DEG is co-Investor in a financing tranche led by Australis providing growth capital for Grupo Vitalmex. The demand for medical procedures is rising in Mexico, due to high rates of chronic diseases including cardiovascular disease and … Read the full press release

KfW-ifo SME Barometer: German SMEs optimistic about the future despite recent truce in the trade conflict between US and EU

Business sentiment of small and medium-sized enterprises continues to improve Large enterprises are also more optimistic Robust upswing, but many risks remain Frankfurt am Main, 11-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — With the recent truce in the trade conflict between the US and … Read the full press release

Rolls-Royce launched its latest in a series of LNG fuelled marine engines at the SMM maritime exhibition in Hamburg

LONDON, 11-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Rolls-Royce has today launched its latest in a series of liquefied natural gas (LNG) fuelled marine engines at the SMM maritime exhibition in Hamburg. The Bergen B36:45 model is designed in accordance with the Rolls-Royce … Read the full press release

MTU showcases its new integrated bridge concept at the leading maritime trade show SMM in Hamburg

Complete vessel monitoring solution Integrated bridge system provides for safe and efficient vessel management All key functions shown in standard visuals LONDON, 11-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — MTU showcases its new integrated bridge concept at the SMM in Hamburg, the leading maritime … Read the full press release

Airbus to send new ACLS Life Support Rack to the International Space Station (ISS)

Airbus-built ACLS Life Support Rack is ready for launch from Tanegashima Alexander Gerst to install ESA´s new technology demonstrator on the ISS FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, 10-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Airbus is sending a new Life Support Rack to the International Space Station … 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

RWE guarantees substantial annual capacity at the LNG terminal in Brunsbüttel in Northern Germany

ESSEN, 10-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — RWE, one of Europe’s leading energy companies, and German LNG Terminal GmbH, the joint venture driving forward Germany’s first LNG terminal in Brunsbüttel in Northern Germany, have reached an agreement for a considerable part of the … Read the full press release

Charly Lamm on leaving BMW Team Schnitzer: his motives, his connection to BMW and what the future holds

SACHSENRING, 10-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — At the start of the week, BMW Team Schnitzer announced that 2019 will herald some personnel changes for the long-established team from Freilassing (GER). On 1st January, long-term team principal Charly Lamm (GER) will hand over management … Read the full press release