Tag Archives: mobility

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

University of Nottingham part of government-backed initiative to trial self-driving taxis in London

NOTTINGHAM, 05-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The University of Nottingham is part of a major new government-backed initiative to trial self-driving taxis around parts of London. Led by Jaguar Land Rover, the ServCity pilot has won £11.15m from Innovate UK towards … Read the full press release

SEAT and Snam partner to support the implementation of natural gas and renewable gas infrastructure, research and development projects

The strategic agreement aims at supporting the implementation of CNG and bio-CNG infrastructure and research and development projects SEAT is the brand with the most comprehensive CNG vehicle lineup in Europe Snam is a European leader in gas infrastructure and … Read the full press release

Intesa Sanpaolo supports the German-Italian Innovation Conference

• The Bank is a key player in supporting the circular economy • Intesa Sanpaolo Innovation Center brings two start-ups focused on mobility to the German-Italian Innovation Conference BERLIN, 23-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — For the second year running, Intesa Sanpaolo is supporting the … Read the full press release

BASF and GAC R&D Center unveil co-developed electric concept cars at the 16th Guangzhou International Automobile Exhibition

GAC’s new concept cars, made with BASF materials and solutions, debut at the 16th Guangzhou International Automobile Exhibition (booth location: 2B05) First concept car co-developed by BASF and a Chinese OEM Solutions to help transform electric concept car from design to … Read the full press release

Siemens Mobility awarded a major contract to design and build 94 new generation Tube trains for London Underground

94 metro trains for London based on the Inspiro platform Delivery beginning in 2023 Digital services based on Siemens Mobility’s Railigent New trains will be more spacious, air-conditioned, have walk-through carriages and improve accessibility Additional capacity, maximized throughput and improved … Read the full press release

Iberdrola and IKEA partner to promote sustainable mobility in Spain

IKEA will offer free charging stations for electric cars and supply 100% renewable green energy at its stores and corporate buildings in 2019 The agreement forms part of the Iberdrola Sustainable Mobility Plan, which provides for the installation in Spain … Read the full press release

Hexagon AB to present its Smart X solutions for solving urban challenges at the Smart City Expo World Congress

STOCKHOLM, 07-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Hexagon AB, a global leader in digital solutions, will demonstrate its Smart X solutions for solving urban challenges related to safety, infrastructure and mobility at the Smart City Expo World Congress (SCEWC) in Barcelona from 13-15 November. … Read the full press release

SNCF group partners with Natixis Payments for the development of its Personal Mobility Assistant app

A new strategic move for SNCF in the development of a Personal Mobility Assistant for Spring 2019 PARIS, 06-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The SNCF group is joining forces with Natixis Payments for the development of its Personal Mobility Assistant app aimed … Read the full press release

Continental to acquire the anti-vibration systems business of Cooper Standard

Agreement reached on acquisition of anti-vibration systems business of Cooper Standard A new global player for anti-vibration, noise reduction and lightweight technology will be formed Board member Duensing: “Dieting for cars: Less weight reduces fuel consumption and extends range of … Read the full press release

Siemens signs new agreements with African partners on power supply, industrialization, mobility and vocational training in Togo, Egypt and Rwanda

Highly efficient gas-fired combined cycle plant project in Lomé, Togo Siemens collaborates with the Government of the Arab Republic of Egypt on industrialization, education and training Siemens, Volkswagen (VW) and the German Development Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ) collaborating on … Read the full press release

Volkswagen Group, Mobileye and Champion Motors announce plans to deploy Israel’s first commercial Mobility-as-a-Service (MaaS) with self-driving vehicles

Volkswagen Group, Mobileye and Champion Motors have announced plans to commercialize Mobility-as-a-Service (MaaS) with self-driving vehicles in Israel. Volkswagen Group will provide the electric vehicles (EVs) as well as its in-depth knowledge about mobility services. Mobileye, an Intel Company, will … Read the full press release

Amey Consulting appoints Peter Williamson as Head of Mobility

OXFORD, 24-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Amey Consulting announced today that Peter Williamson has joined the business as Head of Mobility. Peter, former Head of Delivery, ITS at Cubic Transportation Systems, brings with him over thirty years of experience in the … Read the full press release

Porsche to work with The Mobility House, an expert in the field of intelligent charging solutions and services

MUNICH, 15-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — If you visit a dealership looking for a Porsche plug-in hybrid, you will be referred to the technology company The Mobility House for all aspects of installing Porsche charging solutions. Like many other car manufacturers, Porsche collaborates with … 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

Bosch appoints Dr. Christof E. Ehrhart as head of Corporate Communications, External Relations and Brand Management

STUTTGART, 10-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Dr. Christof E. Ehrhart (52), since 2009 Head of Corporate Communications & Responsibility at Deutsche Post DHL Group, joins Robert Bosch Group as of January 1, 2019 to head Corporate Communications, External Relations and Brand … Read the full press release

Bentley and Royal College of Art present the future of British luxury

British institution explores how automotive luxury will look in 2050 Student projects imagine luxury soundscapes, stratospheric Grand Touring and sophisticated driverless elegance Collaboration included curriculum tutelage from Bentley Design team CREWE, 09-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Bentley has collaborated with design students from … Read the full press release

BMW Group and CRITICAL Software launch Critical TechWorks software company in Portugal

Merger secures access to talents at up-and-coming technology and software development location. MUNICH, 09-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — With signature of the final contracts and approval of the competition authorities, the BMW Group and the company CRITICAL Software have concluded the formation … Read the full press release

Volkswagen and Siemens to further improve road safety especially at crossroads

From classic vehicle safety to cooperative road safety Thanks to WLANp, Car2X vehicles will be able to communicate with traffic lights in future Precise environmental information at crossroads improves safety for all road users WOLFSBURG, 05-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Volkswagen and … Read the full press release

ENGIE an official partner and the exclusive provider of electric charging stations at the Paris Motor Show

Two sites to visit in Paris from 4 to 14 October: the green vehicle test centre at Place de la Concorde and the ENGIE stand at the Porte de Versailles Exhibition Centre. For the first time, ENGIE is an official … 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

SEAT President Luca de Meo on Europe’s economic future at the prestigious Scuola di Politiche

The President of SEAT argues that innovation and training are the two main instruments of change De Meo: “We need a stable institutional and regulatory framework and State agreements to encourage the competitiveness and internationalisation of businesses” “When the Administration … Read the full press release

Pascal Couasnon to succeed Alexandre Taisne as Director of the Mobility Experience Business Line at Michelin

Clermont-Ferrand, France, 12-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Pascal Couasnon becomes Director of the Mobility Experience Business Line, replacing Alexandre Taisne, while also maintaining the supervision of the Motorsport Business Line (Competition) which he is currently directing. His appointment will be effective from … Read the full press release

Daimler’s mobility portfolio in the segment of Daimler Financial Services boast 24.4 million customers as of July 30, 2018

24.4 million customers (+64% compared to the previous year) use Daimler’s mobility services, such as car2go, mytaxi/Intelligent Apps* and moovel. Premium mobility provider Blacklane offers travellers at airports concierge transportation service. Daimler subsidiary moovel North America, Google Pay, TriMet and … Read the full press release

Two partner projects @CITY and @CITY-AF aim to develop concepts, technologies and prototype applications to enable automated driving in complex urban areas

@CITY initiative researches and tests automated driving functions for urban traffic Development of intelligent technologies for greater safety, convenience and more efficient use of existing transport infrastructure Leading German companies, research organisations and the German government are investing around 45 … Read the full press release

TomTom reached 1.5 billion changes to its digital maps per month milestone

Digital representation of reality now more accurate and faster than ever AMSTERDAM, 22-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — TomTom (TOM2) today announced that, in a single month, it has made 1.5 billion changes to its digital maps which are delivered to TomTom customers … Read the full press release

Covestro will present innovative and sustainable plastics solutions at the Fakuma 2018, October 16–20 in Friedrichshafen

Covestro at the Fakuma 2018 trade show, October 16–20 in Friedrichshafen LEVERKUSEN, 20-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — At the Fakuma 2018 trade show for plastics processing from 16 to 20 October in Friedrichshafen, Covestro will be presenting a whole spectrum of innovative … Read the full press release

Mercedes-Benz Museum offers day nurseries and kindergartens experience the permanent exhibition of mobility since 1886 in an intuitive way appropriate to their age

STUTTGART, 15-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Starting now, the Mercedes-Benz Museum is offering visitor groups from day nurseries and kindergartens cases containing educational material which enable the permanent exhibition to be explored with all the senses. The concept is tailored to two … Read the full press release

Daimler subsidiary moovel Group now boasts five million users

moovel has added two million users over the past 12 months – an increase of 71 percent moovel offers a Mobility-as-a-Service platform since 2015 In the US, moovel is the market leader in mobile-ticketing solutions STUTTGART, 07-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — … Read the full press release

Continental and the German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI) announce partnership

Continental expands its AI network through a collaboration with the German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence Technology company benefits at all levels, for example, in knowledge management, material flow, and software and product development AI-based software and machine learning enable … Read the full press release