Tag Archives: mobility

bp and M&S Food extend partnership stepping on nearly two decades of great relationship

Renew strategic convenience agreement in Great Britain until at least 2030‎ Agreement combines bp’s expertise in forecourt retail with one of the nation’s best ‎loved food retailers. (PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 14-Jan-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — bp (LON: BP), a British multinational … Read the full press release

Petrol and diesel pumps at Shell’s existing fuel station in Fulham, London replaced with ultra-rapid 175kW charge points

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 13-Jan-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Royal Dutch Shell plc (AMS: RDSA), a Dutch-British multinational oil and gas company, has announced it has replaced all of its existing petrol and diesel pumps at its station in Fulham, London with … Read the full press release

Henkel Adhesive Technologies to invest in Smartz AG, a Swiss adult care IoT hardware and software medical startup

(PRESS RELEASE) DÜSSELDORF, 6-Jan-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Henkel (ETR: HEN3), a German chemical and consumer goods company, has announced that Henkel Adhesive Technologies, the company’s adhesives, sealants and functional coatings business, has made an investment in Smartz AG, a medical … Read the full press release

Societe Generale: ALD to acquire LeasePlan from TDR Capital led consortium for EUR 4.9 billion

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 6-Jan-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Société Générale (EPA: GLE), a European leader in financial services with over 150 years of history, has announced it signed two Memorandums of Understanding (MoU) for the acquisition of 100% of LeasePlan by … Read the full press release

Skateboarding exhibition at CASA SEAT in Barcelona starting from 13 January, 2022

The showcase “Fusta i Rodes: skate exhibition” will be inaugurated on 13 January featuring a collection of unique pieces and will be complemented with activities of different disciplines related to skateboard culture Chris Thomas of Assembly Ventures, the first international … Read the full press release

Continental to showcase solutions that transform and reinvent the definition of mobility at CES 2022 in Las Vegas

Continental will be showcasing innovative products and services from server-based vehicle architecture and automated driving capabilities to its sustainable tire concept For the first time at CES, Continental will present its award-winning Switchable Privacy Display aimed to help reduce driver … Read the full press release

BNP Paribas Personal Finance to become exclusive partner of the captive of Stellantis for the financing of all its 14 brands

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 17-Dec-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — BNP Paribas (EPA: BNP), European Union’s leading bank, has announced it entered into exclusive negotiations with Stellantis, a leading global automaker and provider of innovative mobility solutions formed out of the merger of … Read the full press release

CA Consumer Finance takes over FCA Bank and Leasys Rent to launch fully owned pan-European car financing, leasing and mobility company

Crédit Agricole Consumer Finance and Stellantis plan to create a European leader in operational car leasing Crédit Agricole Consumer Finance considers launching a new car financing, leasing and mobility company in Europe A press conference call with Stéphane Priami will … Read the full press release

New pan European leader in operational car leasing established by Stellantis and Crédit Agricole

Crédit Agricole and Stellantis intend to join forces to create a European leader in long-term leasing CA Consumer Finance plans also to launch a panEuropean, multi-brand operator in automotive financing, leasing and mobility (PRESS RELEASE) MONTROUGE, France, 17-Dec-2021 — /EuropaWire/ … Read the full press release

Lufthansa Innovation Hub: Climate-tech startup SQUAKE will now operate as an independent company, two other investors join

SQUAKE decarbonizes logistics, travel and mobility companies Commerzbank’s main incubator, BackBone Ventures, and Lufthansa Group invest in the company Philipp von Lamezan joins the start-up’s management team as CEO (PRESS RELEASE) COLOGNE, 15-Dec-2021— /EuropaWire/ — Lufthansa Group (ETR: LHA), a … Read the full press release

Hyundai’s world class portfolio of startups will rely on Infineon’s easy-to-integrate semiconductor solutions to ride the megatrends for growth

(PRESS RELEASE) MUNICH/ SEOUL/ SINGAPORE, 27-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Infineon Technologies AG (FSE: IFX / OTCQX: IFNNY), a German semiconductor manufacturer, has announced a new partnership with Hyundai Motor Group (Hyundai) aimed at helping starts up successfully deal with the … Read the full press release

Inmarsat’s Global Xpress (GX) mobile broadband services now available in India

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 20-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Inmarsat (LSE: ISAT), the world leader in global, mobile satellite communications, has announced that its world-leading Global Xpress (GX) mobile broadband services are now available in India since the company’s partner BSNL, a … Read the full press release

Alstom, CTCI consortium lands €720 million SEMPO contract for the delivery of integrated metro system for Taipei Circular Line Phase Two

Alstom to provide rolling stock, signalling, platform screen door solutions together with the project management and overall system integration Taipei Circular Line is the consortium’s second turnkey metro project successfully secured by Alstom in Taiwan recently The framework contract includes … Read the full press release

Over-the-Air Updates: Volkswagen ID. models to receive regular software updates via mobile data transfer

Volkswagen continues process of transformation into software-oriented mobility provider Free updates for ID.301, ID.402 and ID.4 GTX03 to be made available immediately First update will see customers benefit from optimised surroundings recognition, more intuitive operability of the infotainment system, and other new … Read the full press release

University of Warwick: Professor Lord Bhattacharyya building among the 54 winners of the 2021 RIBA National Awards for architecture

(PRESS RELEASE) COVENTRY, 9-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — University of Warwick, a public research university founded in 1965 as part of a government initiative to expand higher education, has announced that the Professor Lord Bhattacharyya building, home to NAIC (National Automotive … Read the full press release

Fully automated tram depot with a self-driving tram demonstrated by Siemens Mobility and ViP Verkehrsbetrieb Potsdam GmbH

(PRESS RELEASE) BERLIN, 23-Aug-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Siemens Mobility, redefining mobility with intelligent infrastructure, sustainability, passenger experience and availability, has announced, together with its partner ViP Verkehrsbetrieb Potsdam GmbH a successful demonstration of a test of the mFUND’s AStriD (“Autonomous … Read the full press release

New MaaS platform to transform Spanish Renfe from a rail operator to an enabler of seamless door-to-door mobility

A countrywide platform that allows users to plan, book and pay for trips in a single application Integrates different modes of transport to provide seamless door-to-door traveling Renfe expecting up to €156 million additional revenue with the intermodal platform (PRESS … Read the full press release

BMW transfers know-how from the automotive sector to concepts for micromobility vehicles with the introduction of innovative cargo bike and e-scooter

Innovative design concepts for city-centre travel Electrified bicycle Concept DYNAMIC CARGO promises high variability, everyday usability and sheer cycling pleasure e-scooter Concept CLEVER COMMUTE with remarkably compact de-sign thanks to folding mechanism (PRESS RELEASE) MUNICH, 26-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — BMW … Read the full press release

Automotive Hall of Fame’s first-ever Mobility Innovator Award goes to TomTom Co-founder and CEO Harold Goddijn

(PRESS RELEASE) DEARBORN, MI, USA, 23-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — TomTom (TOM2), a Dutch multinational developer and creator of location technology and consumer electronics, has announced that its Co-founder and CEO Harold Goddijn has received the Automotive Hall of Fame’s first-ever … Read the full press release

ŠKODA AUTO Sustainability Report 2019/2020: recycling of all disposable waste; CO2-neutral production at Vrchlabí; unbureaucratic help in combating COVID-19

Clearly defined sustainability targets are an integral part of ŠKODA AUTO’s corporate strategy Environment: Material or thermal recycling of all disposable waste generated in the production process; CO2-neutral production at the Vrchlabí site. Social responsibility: Comprehensive measures to support relief … Read the full press release

ŠKODA AUTO names Roland Villinger as head of Corporate and Product Strategy

Roland Villinger will have responsibility for the newly created area of ‘Corporate and Product Strategy’ at ŠKODA AUTO as of 1 June 2021 ‘Corporate Development and Digitalisation’ and ‘Product Strategy and Modular Toolkit Management’ departments to be merged Previous Head … Read the full press release

Telefónica and its partners bring intelligence and facilitate assisted driving in Spain’s Cereixal tunnel

In partnership with Nokia, Ineco, Stellantis, the CTAG (Automotive Technology Centre of Galicia) and SICE within the framework of the 5G Galicia Pilot promoted by the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Digital Transformation through Red.es and the Ministry of Transport, Mobility and … Read the full press release

Mercedes-Benz collaborates with Tencent Security Keen Lab to strengthen vehicle security

(PRESS RELEASE) SHENZHEN, Guangdong, CHina/ STUTTGART, 12-May-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Mercedes-Benz announces cooperation with Tencent Security Keen Lab to continuously improve its car IT security. Mercedes-Benz plays a leading role in the digitalization of mobility. To strengthen and ensure trustful … Read the full press release

Leading reinsurer Swiss Re and automotive technology company Veoneer partner over advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS)

Leading reinsurer and automotive technology company join forces on assessment of ADAS technology Veoneer to profit from Swiss Re’s data and knowledge to improve ADAS technology Veoneer’s expertise on ADAS hardware and software technologies to feed into and enhance Swiss … Read the full press release

Dr. Xiao Song appointed new Chairman, President and CEO of Siemens China

Dr. Xiao Song appointed Chairman, President and CEO Siemens Ltd., China, and President and CEO Siemens Greater China, effective May 1, 2021 Lothar Herrmann to end his tenure at Siemens China on April 30, 2021, and return to Germany (PRESS RELEASE) MUNICH, … Read the full press release

BT switches on 5G in 35 new places, to some of the UK’s most popular tourist landmarks, historical sites, and coastal locations

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 8-Apr-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — BT announces that it is expanding its outdoor 5G coverage across the UK as restrictions gradually start to ease. In the past year, much of our socialising, working, learning and entertaining has been … Read the full press release

BT’s new generation cloud-optimised connectivity solutions to upgrade Alstom’s global network

New BT managed network to support global leader’s smart mobility solutions and optimise connectivity to cloud (PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 25-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — BT announces that it will continue connecting Alstom’s global operations after signing a five-year contract with the … Read the full press release

Ideanomics Invests $13M in Italian EV Motorcycle Company, Energica

Ideanomics acquires a 20% stake in Energica Motor Company, a leading manufacturer of high performance electric motorcycles According to Schmidt Automotive Research, the Western European EV market has surpassed China and is the largest market in the world Europe’s electric … Read the full press release

Laureti Announces Production Facility in Southern California As MiRA’s New Features Revealed

Laureti Announces Production Facility in Southern California

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 11-Dec-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Passenger-centric mobility pioneer, Laureti, has announced that the car volumes dedicated for North America will be made in the United States. Laureti chief Marcus Paleti said that the company is seriously considering the … Read the full press release

Continental’s High-Performance Computer, Cooperation Portal and Natural 3D Lightfield Centerstack recognized by the European Association of Automotive Suppliers at the 2020 CLEPA Awards

Body High-Performance Computer (HPC) and Continental Cooperation Portal were awarded as “Winner” in the CLEPA “Cooperation” category The HPC based architecture replaces conventional, distributed control unit architectures in vehicles Continental Cooperation Portal simplifies software integration from various parties and increases … Read the full press release