Category Archives: Germany

Press Releases & News from Germany distributed via EuropaWire

Volkswagen sold 5.7 million vehicles between January and November 2018

Electric offensive: ID.1, ID. VIZZION1 and ID. R Pikes Peak provided important impetus on the threshold of a new epoch SUV offensive: With nine new models, Volkswagen has expanded its efficient SUV fleet more than ever before More 2018 news: the … Read the full press release

thyssenkrupp Elevator brings the most comfortable, efficient, and secure in-house mobility to United Tower in Bahrain

Bahrain’s 200-meter United Tower with a twisted shape sets new standards in design thyssenkrupp Elevator delivers 16 elevators and two escalators for most comfortable, efficient, and secure in-house mobility The “twistscraper” is thyssenkrupp’s biggest ever order in Bahrain and the … Read the full press release

thyssenkrupp AG to appoint Dr. Wolfgang Colberg to the Supervisory Board

ESSEN, 21-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Supervisory Board of thyssenkrupp AG is to appoint former Evonik CFO Dr. Wolfgang Colberg (59) to the Supervisory Board. Dr. Colberg, who has a degree in business administration and business information systems, has been an … Read the full press release

HSH Nordbank will provide international investment managers First State Investments (FSI) with € 75 million loan

HAMBURG/ KIEL, 20-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — HSH Nordbank will provide international investment managers First State Investments (FSI) as the mandated lead arranger (MLA) with € 75 million as part of an acquisition loan totalling € 364 million. FSI will use these … Read the full press release

Continental at CES 2019: Mobility at your service. Freedom to Live

Demonstrates real-world Intelligent Intersection in Walnut Creek, California Unveils broad portfolio for smart cities including City Fleet Management, Autonomous Shuttle (CUbE), Intelligent Street Lamp and Intelligent Wearables Displays how City Data as a Service enables Continental to provide interoperable, integrated … Read the full press release

Discovery of microRNA cluster that regulates synaptic strength may point to new therapeutic strategies for the treatment of social deficits in neurodevelopmental disorders

Researchers uncover how a microRNA cluster regulates synapse development and sociability HEIDELBERG, 17-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ —  The recent discovery of microRNAs as key regulators of biological processes has fueled an explosion of research activity into their function in health and disease. Researchers … Read the full press release

US-amerikanischer Customer-Data-Platform-Experte David M. Raab leitet ersten gemeinsamen CDP-Workshop mit b.telligent in München

MÜNCHEN, 17-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Marketer können heutzutage auf eine wahre Flut von Daten zugreifen, stehen jedoch mehr denn je vor der Schwierigkeit, diese in einem nutzbaren Format zusammenzufassen. Zukünftig wird es vor allem darauf ankommen, die Architektur von Marketing-Automation-Systemen weiterzuentwickeln, … Read the full press release

Airbus Helicopters receives order of seven H145 helicopters from the Bundeswehr

Donauwörth, Germany, 14-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Federal Office of Bundeswehr Equipment, Information Technology and In-Service Support (BAAINWBw) has ordered seven H145 helicopters to replace the German Armed Forces’ (Bundeswehr) obsolete Bell UH-1D search and rescue fleet. The aircraft will … Read the full press release

ANA’s first A380 enters a final phase of ground and flight tests in Hamburg

HAMBURG, 14-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The first A380 for All Nippon Airways (ANA) has rolled out of the Airbus paint shop in Hamburg, Germany, bearing the airline’s distinctive and unique Hawaiian green sea turtle livery. ANA has firm orders for … Read the full press release

Helaba to buy 100% of the shares in Dexia Kommunalbank Deutschland (DKD) for EUR 352 million

BRUSSELS, PARIS, FRANKFURT, 14-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Dexia and Helaba today announce that they have signed a sale and purchase agreement allowing Helaba to buy 100% of the shares in Dexia Kommunalbank Deutschland (DKD) for a total consideration of EUR 352 … Read the full press release

Bosch to highlight innovative solutions and services for the mobility of the future and for the smart home at CES 2019

Bosch booth: Central Hall #14020 / Twitter #BoschCES World first: Bosch debuts a driverless electric concept shuttle with integrated services CES 2019 Innovation Awards®: six honorees for Bosch solutions Mobility of the future: less stress, improved safety and efficiency Smart … Read the full press release

Deutsche Telekom’s T-Labs to join the global Hyperledger community created to advance cross-industry blockchain technologies

BONN, 13-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — T-Labs, Deutsche Telekom’s central research and innovation unit, joined the global Hyperledger community. Hyperledger is an open source collaborative effort created to advance cross-industry blockchain technologies. The membership period will be effective from January 1, 2019 to … Read the full press release

Aerospace and data analytics company Planet and BASF to deliver timely satellite imagery and data to European farmers

Analytics from daily satellite imagery will promote better land and agricultural practices BASF’s xarvioTM digital products and Planet will contribute significantly to more sustainable agriculture in Europe San Francisco, USA, and Ludwigshafen, Germany, 13-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Planet, an integrated aerospace … Read the full press release

AUDI AG Supervisory Board appointed Bram Schot as the Chairman of the Board of Management effective January 1, 2019

Appointed as of January 1, 2019 Audi Supervisory Board Chairman and Volkswagen CEO Dr. Herbert Diess: “We have laid important groundwork for Audi’s future orientation.” Peter Mosch, Deputy Chairman of the Supervisory Board and Chairman of the General Works Council: “Workforce expects … Read the full press release

Audi to turn the inside of the car into an amusement park at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas

Pioneering concepts for in-car entertainment New entertainment format and mobile movie theater offer an experience for all the senses Audi e-tron: Mobility is sustainable, personal, and intelligent even today INGOLSTADT, 13-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Top-quality entertainment for all the senses: Audi … Read the full press release

Siemens Mobility to design and build the next generation of VIA Rail Canada’s trainsets

32 bi-directional trainsets offering more than 9,100 seats Passenger service expected to begin in 2022 Enhanced passenger experience MUNICH, 13-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Siemens Mobility has been awarded a €650 million contract in Canada to design and build the next … Read the full press release

Volkswagen’s Toolmaking unit adds highly advanced 3-D printing center to its facilities in Wolfsburg

Innovative binder jetting process sets new standards for speed, flexibility and automation New printer generation can print production parts in addition to prototypes in future Dr. Andreas Tostmann: “The 3-D printing center takes Volkswagen’s additive manufacturing activities to a new … Read the full press release

JAC Volkswagen Automotive Co., Ltd. held groundbreaking ceremony for the New Energy Passenger Vehicle Project R&D Centre located in Hefei, Anhui Province, China

The R&D centre will be located in Hefei and will focus on key areas such as electrification, connectivity and autonomous driving Thanks to the strong support of shareholders, among them SEAT, JAC Volkswagen will continue moving forward with its innovation-driven … Read the full press release

Deutsche Bank to enable its clients to make purchases using Apple Pay

All Deutsche Bank customers can use Apple Pay with “Deutsche Bank Card Virtual” or add their existing credit and debit cards Virtual card integrated in the Deutsche Bank Mobile app incurs no monthly fee and is available to all customers … Read the full press release

Daimler takes the next step towards securing its CASE (connectivity, autonomous, shared & services and electric) corporate strategy

Consistent implementation of the CASE corporate strategy. Dr. Dieter Zetsche, Chairman of the Board of Management of Daimler AG and Head of Mercedes-Benz Cars: “Our electric offensive continues to gain momentum. After investing billions of euros in the development of … Read the full press release

Mercedes-Benz: EQC’s accident safety was validated at the Mercedes-Benz technology centre for vehicle safety (TFS)

combined power consumption: 22.2 kWh/100 km; combined CO2 emissions: 0 g/km, provisional figures [1] STUTTGART, 12-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The new Mercedes-Benz EQC (combined power consumption: 22.2 kWh/100 km; combined CO2 emissions: 0 g/km, provisional figures)[1] is also a genuine Mercedes when it comes … Read the full press release

Aurubis AG will recommend a dividend of EUR 1.55 per share at the Annual General Meeting on February 28, 2019

Recommended dividend of € 1.55 per share is a 7 % increase compared to the previous year Aurubis achieves one of the best results in company history and fulfills its own forecast, which had been moved upward at the half-year … Read the full press release

Linde Intermediate Holding AG informed Linde Aktiengesellschaft of an increase of the cash compensation in the context of the envisaged cash merger squeeze-out

MUNICH, 11-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Today (10 December 2018), Linde Intermediate Holding AG (“Linde Intermediate”) informed the Executive Board of Linde Aktiengesellschaft (“Linde AG”) of an increase of the cash compensation to be paid in the context of the envisaged … Read the full press release

Siemens Mobility’s new tram Avenio M begins service on new Line 2 in Ulm, Germany

All twelve trams handed over to SWU Verkehr GmbH First series service for multi-articulated Avenio M First Avenio fleet with “Siemens Tram Assistant” collision warning system MUNICH, 10-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Avenio M from Siemens Mobility has begun service … Read the full press release

KfW Construction Award 2019 now open for applications

A total of up to EUR 35,000 in prize money “New construction” and “modernising existing buildings” categories Apply by 20 February 2019 FRANKFURT, 07-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The application phase for the KfW Construction Award 2019 is starting now. Until … Read the full press release

Germany’s Federal Railway Authority (EBA) officially approved the electric multiple unit (EMU) trains built by Siemens Mobility for the Rhine-Ruhr Express (RRX)

Service to begin when timetable changes on December 9, 2018 Federal Railway Authority approves operation of trains Approval granted punctually Increased capacity and passenger comfort MUNICH, 06-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The electric multiple unit (EMU) trains built by Siemens Mobility for … Read the full press release

Siemens: Nemo Link connects the Belgian and the British power grid with a combination of subsea and underground cables

Nemo Link is the first transmission link between the two countries It enables transmission of 1,000 MW electricity using Siemens HVDC Plus technology Siemens built converter stations housing the state of the art HVDC equipment in both Herdersbrug (Belgium) and … Read the full press release

Accenture to run and maintain several of Siemens digital managed services for data analytics and business intelligence

New contract will help Siemens accelerate its digital transformation and develop new data analytics and business intelligence solutions NEW YORK, NY, USA, 06-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Siemens AG has awarded Accenture (NYSE: ACN) a five-year technology and services contract to … Read the full press release

Sandoz certified “TOP Employer Asia Pacific 2019” for its exceptional employee offerings in the region

Sandoz has been certified by the Top Employers Institute for its exceptional employee offerings in Asia Pacific (APAC) The annual, international research undertaken by the Top Employers Institute recognizes leading employers around the world This exclusive certification underlines Sandoz´ commitment … Read the full press release

Merck completes the sale of its Consumer Health business to Procter & Gamble (P&G)

Closing of sale to Procter & Gamble at a cash purchase price of € 3.4 billion completed Successful completion allows Merck to further focus on innovation driven businesses in Healthcare, Life Science and Performance Materials Transaction successfully closed within an ambitious timeframe … Read the full press release