Tag Archives: mobility

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

Hexagon announces acquisition of AutonomouStuff

STOCKHOLM, 04-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Hexagon AB, a global leader in digital solutions, announces the acquisition of AutonomouStuff, one of the world’s leading suppliers of integrated autonomous vehicle solutions. Founded in 2010, US-based AutonomouStuff is pioneering turn-key platforms for autonomous vehicle … Read the full press release

Snam and BHGE to develop micro-liquefaction plants for sustainable mobility

Snam and BHGE enter into an agreement for the development of micro-liquefaction plants for sustainable mobility The collaboration will focus on the development of four small-scale liquefaction plants for natural gas and biomethane – among the first of their kind in … Read the full press release

European consortium AVENUE prepares the technical, economic and legislative integration of autonomous vehicles in European cities

GENEVA, 16-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Autonomous vehicles promise to be the next revolution in public transport. They should find their first users in suburban areas, which are less well served by traditional transportation networks. But for these new services to develop, … Read the full press release

Jürgen Gerdes to lead newly created board mandate for Corporate Incubations at Deutsche Post DHL Group

StreetScooter success story to be accelerated in new separate unit Incubator for mobility solutions, digital platforms and automation CEO Frank Appel leads Post – eCommerce – Parcel division Frank Appel: “Jürgen Gerdes will give decisive stimulus” BONN, 06-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ … Read the full press release

Daimler and BYD Automotive Industry Co. launch the new DENZA 500 battery electric vehicle

Daimler and its Chinese partner BYD continuously invest in DENZA product development for China’s New Energy Vehicle (NEV) market New DENZA electric vehicle brings a refreshed exterior design and extended range of around 500 kilometers Locally sourced and produced, DENZA … Read the full press release

Inmarsat Government’s L-band Tactical Satellite (L-TAC) service wins the “Top Government Mobility Satcom Innovation” category in the Mobile Satellite Users Association’s (MSUA) 2018 Mobility Innovation Awards

LONDON, 15-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Inmarsat Government, the leading provider of global mobile satellite communications and managed network services to the U.S. government, today announced that its L-band Tactical Satellite (L-TAC) service is the winner of the “Top Government Mobility Satcom Innovation” category … Read the full press release

Bosch: parking and lane assist systems, as well as emergency braking systems are becoming increasingly popular

Parking assistance and emergency braking systems are at the top of the popularity scale Parking assistance systems are already being fitted as part of the standard equipment in most cars. In Germany, more than one in every three new passenger … Read the full press release

Volkswagen Group to invest EUR 34 billion in e-mobility, autonomous driving and digital networking of all road users by 2022

200 “Future Heads” from all over the Group are picturing urban mobility in the year 2030+ Cooperation with Kuka: “CarLa” is first mobile charging robot for electric automobiles Partnerships with cities are important incubator for individual mobility solutions MOIA shuttle … Read the full press release

Sixt: car rental, RideHailing, leasing, fleet management and innovative mobility products to be bundled and distributed under unified management

Vinzenz Pflanz takes over direction of the newly created Group Sales division Oliver Popkowitz takes over direction of the SME & Digital Sales division Both divisions report directly to Chief Sales Officer Konstantin Sixt PULLACH, 01-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Sixt is … Read the full press release

WEF, Bain & Company report calls for the urgent integration of urban-energy-mobility patterns to accelerate the ability of cities to meet climate goals

A new approach to electric mobility is needed to stimulate economic growth and reduce carbon emissions, says new Forum report Electrified autonomous vehicles (AV) will revolutionize urban mobility by reducing travel costs by up to 40% and cut down CO2 … Read the full press release

MAHLE names Dr. Jörg Stratmann as new CEO and Chairman of the Management Board

The 48-year-old industrial engineer becomes the new CEO of the MAHLE Group as of February 1, 2018. Wolf-Henning Scheider leaves MAHLE on January 31, 2018. Succession arrangements and new appointments at the top-level management of the MAHLE Group implemented quickly … Read the full press release

Mercedes-Benz sold 2.3 million cars worldwide in 2017; China the largest individual market for Mercedes-Benz

In 2017, Mercedes-Benz sold approximately 2.3 million cars worldwide, increasing its unit sales by 9.9%. The car division delivered a total of more than 2.4 million Mercedes-Benz and smart to customers last year. 2017 was the seventh consecutive record year … Read the full press release

BNP Paribas Wealth Management 2018: Solid economic growth, timid inflation, less monetary support

Solid economic growth, timid inflation, less monetary support and the growing influence of new societal issues underpin the investment themes selected for 2018 by BNP Paribas Wealth Management’s strategists in the United States, Europe and Asia. These themes aim to guide … Read the full press release