Tag Archives: electrification

Study: how urban landscapes of tomorrow can achieve environmental sustainability, social inclusion and economic competitiveness

Enel is strongly committed to circular cities with several projects worldwide, mainly in the domains of electric mobility, storage, renewables, energy efficiency, smart grids, public lighting, building management (PRESS RELEASE) ROME, 25-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Enel (BIT: ENEL), an Italian … Read the full press release

E-mobility: Vattenfall partners with Aral and BP over fueling/charging solutions

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 15-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Swedish government-owned multinational power company Vattenfall has announced it will partner with Aral in Germany and with BP in the Netherlands. The partnership will make it easier to get into e-mobility and mixed … Read the full press release

Vattenfall strengthens position in public charging in Europe with deployment of further 8,000 charging stations in the Netherlands

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 4-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Swedish multinational power company, Vattenfall announces that it has won one of the bigger tenders for new charging networks in the Netherlands. The agreement includes the installation of up to 8,000 new charge … Read the full press release

Rolls-Royce Power Systems establishes new unit for innovative and net zero carbon drive and energy solutions

Emphasis on the decarbonisation of drive, propulsion and energy systems (PRESS RELEASE) FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, 24-Aug-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Rolls-Royce announces that its Power Systems business has set up a new organisational unit ‘Power Lab’ to focus on innovative and net zero … Read the full press release

Rolls-Royce strengthens partnership with Reaction Engines with new agreement to develop high-speed aircraft propulsion systems

(PRESS RELEASE) MANCHESTER, 21-Aug-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — British multinational engineering company, Rolls-Royce plc and British aerospace manufacturer, Reaction Engines Ltd announce new strategic partnership agreement to develop high-speed aircraft propulsion systems and explore applications for Reaction Engines’ thermal management technology … 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

Electrification: The new BMW iX3 to be released onto the market by the end of 2020

Homologation tests successfully concluded First pure electric model from BMW core brand will be produced on schedule in China for global market starting in late summer (PRESS RELEASE) MUNICH/ SHENYANG, China, 9-Jun-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — German multinational automotive company BMW … Read the full press release

Bentley Motors celebrates the 20,000th Bentayga built since 2016

20,000 examples of the benchmark luxury SUV now built Bentayga defined and has grown luxury SUV segment since launch Four years of extraordinary adventures Power, agility and record breaking performance First step on Bentley’s journey to electrification and the future … Read the full press release

ZF electric portal axle AxTrax AVE will propel the new Optare’s Metrodecker EVs for London

(PRESS RELEASE) FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, 25-May-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — German car parts maker ZF Friedrichshafen AG has announced its electric portal axle AxTrax AVE will be used to propel the new thirty-seven Metrodecker EVs from British bus manufacturer Optare ordered by London … Read the full press release

Decarbonisation: Leading energy stakeholders in Europe launch “Choose Renewable Hydrogen” campaign

(PRESS RELEASE) BRUSSELS, 25-May-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Leading European stakeholders active in the entire spectrum of the energy sector as EDP, Enel, Iberdrola, Vestas, among others, have announced they are launching new major initiative called “Choose Renewable Hydrogen” aimed at … Read the full press release

Jaguar Land Rover debuts its latest three-cylinder plug-in hybrid system on Range Rover Evoque and Land Rover Discovery Sport

Jaguar Land Rover debuts its latest three-cylinder plug-in hybrid system on Range Rover Evoque and Land Rover Discovery Sport

New three-cylinder plug-in hybrid system delivers quiet, zero-tailpipe emission journeys Optimises fuel economy (up to 201.8 mpg) and reduces vehicle taxes (UK) Electric-only range of up to 41 miles with fast, easy charging CO2 emissions as low as 32g/km* (WLTP) … Read the full press release

Vitesco Technologies to develop hybrid and electric powertrain technologies in its new R&D center in China

The new R&D center which will be built in Tianjin is scheduled for completion in 2021. The facility extends the research and development capacity for zero emission propulsion technologies in the Asia-Pacific region. (PRESS RELEASE) TIANJIN, China / REGENSBURG, Germany, … Read the full press release

E-mobility: Vattenfall decides on new policies to further electrify its own car fleet

E-mobility: Vattenfall decides on new policies to further electrify its own car fleet

Highest electrification rate in benefit cars Commercial passengers cars in scope now Lack of van models a barrier Infrastructure is improving (PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 9-Apr-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — European energy company Vattenfall announced its Executive Group Management has decided on … Read the full press release

SEAT’s first electric car called Mii to debut in Oslo, Europe’s EVs capital

SEAT's first electric car called Mii to debut in Oslo, Europe's EVs capital

The SEAT on Tour roadshow will visit Oslo, Liverpool, Frankfurt, Paris and Milan (PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 4-Jun-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — SEAT will debut its first ever electric car, Mii electric, in Oslo as part of its inaugural ‘SEAT on Tour’ … Read the full press release

NH Research’s 9300 Battery Test and Battery Emulation Solutions Now Expandable to 2.4 MW

NH Research Enabling Electrification with Higher Power Modular Battery Test and Battery Emulation (PRESS RELEASE) IRVINE, CA, U.S.A., 3-May-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — NH Research Inc. (NHR), a leading provider of power electronics test solutions for the aerospace, automotive, defense and energy … Read the full press release

Continental’s powertrain business now Vitesco Technologies; partial IPO planned for the 2H 2019

(PRESS RELEASE) REGENSBURG, 1-May-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Continental has just announced that its powertrain business has become an independent entity and will trade under the name of “Vitesco Technologies” as the introduction of the new name is scheduled to happen … Read the full press release

ABB showcases the factory of the future at Hannover Messe 2019

ABB CEO Ulrich Spiesshofer gives a glimpse into the factory of the future to Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel and the Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Löfven (PRESS RELEASE) HANOVER, 1-Apr-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — ABB CEO Ulrich Spiesshofer explained how robots and … Read the full press release

Jaguar Land Rover adds 3.0-litre straight six cylinder petrol engine to its Ingenium engine family; debuts on the Range Rover Sport

(PRESS RELEASE) COVENTRY, 13-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Jaguar Land Rover has just announced that it is expanding its Ingenium engine family with the addition of a new 3.0-litre straight six cylinder petrol engine available in 360PS and 400PS versions with a torque … 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

(PRESS RELEASE) 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 … Read the full press release

Siemens AG shareholders approve distribution of €3.80 dividend per share for FY 2018

(PRESS RELEASE) BERLIN / MUNICH, 1-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Siemens AG shareholders have, with large majorities, approved the distribution of €3.80 dividend per share for the fiscal 2018. The ratification took place during the company’s 53rd ordinary Annual Shareholders’ Meeting. The FY 2018 dividend is higher than … Read the full press release

Koenigsegg to accelerate growth in the hyper car market with EUR 150 million funding from NEVS (National Electric Vehicle Sweden)

(PRESS RELEASE) TROLLHÄTTAN, Sweden, 30-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — NEVS (National Electric Vehicle Sweden) has just announced it purchased 20 percent minority stake in Koenigsegg’s parent company for EUR 150 million. The high-performance sports cars maker Koenigsegg will use the new capital to accelerate … Read the full press release

ZF will unveil a steering wheel and pedal-free robo-taxi at CES 2019

Robo-taxi featuring ZF technology at CES 2019 provides a preview of autonomous ride-hailing Mobility-as-a-Service is one of the biggest drivers of the development of autonomous driving ZF offers automotive systems competence for innovative mobility providers (PRESS RELEASE) Friedrichshafen, Germany / … 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

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

IEDM2018: STMicroelectronics presents architecture and performance benchmarks of technology based on 28nm FD-SOI with embedded ePCM designed for its automotive microcontrollers

Innovative embedded Phase-Change Memory (ePCM) for automotive MCUs sampling now Initial performance benchmarks presented at IEDM 2018 Will support faster and more complex computing needs in automotive systems GENEVA, 11-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a global semiconductor leader serving customers across … Read the full press release

CHINA: ABB inaugurates its largest and one of its most advanced manufacturing sites, The Xiamen Hub

US$300 million investment in the hub which is ABB’s largest innovation and manufacturing site at 425,000m2 Employs 3,500 people, covering the full range of business activities Strong symbol of ABB’s ongoing commitment to China, where it has invested more than … Read the full press release

ABB awarded a $79m contract for the upgrade of the Bab Onshore Field in Abu Dhabi

ZURICH, 15-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — ABB has been awarded an integrated automation, electrification and telecommunication order in Q2 2018, valued at US$79 million, for the upgrade of the Bab Onshore Field in Abu Dhabi, by China Petroleum Engineering and Construction … Read the full press release

ENGIE to help develop a 100% low-emission public transportation system in Santiago de Chile

La Défense, France, 12-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — ENGIE was awarded a contract to provide Santiago de Chile’s public transportation system with an integrated offer comprising: leasing of 100 electric buses, installation and maintenance of the related electric charging infrastructure supplied … Read the full press release

BP and RocketSpace announce start-ups selected to test and explore advanced mobility technologies with industry leaders

LONDON, UK/ SAN FRANCISCO, CA, USA, 10-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — BP and RocketSpace, founders of the Mobility Tech Innovation Collaborative, are shaping the future movement of people, goods, and services in collaboration with global mobility and smart transportation industry leaders.  Today … Read the full press release

KfW signs EUR 200 million loan agreement with Rural Electrification Corporate Limited for developing the power supply in rural India

Credit line for EUR 200 million Increased energy generation capacity based on solar and wind power Additional power supply for over 270,000 Indian homes Improved environmental and social standards Frankfurt am Main, 16-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — On behalf of the German … Read the full press release