Category Archives: Spain

Press Releases & News from Spain distributed via EuropaWire

SEAT debuts the world’s first 100% electric touring race car at the Geneva Motor Show

The carmaker delivered 39,900 vehicles in February, 25.9% more than in 2017 In the first two months of 2018, SEAT sold 78,800 cars (+23.1%) Following its launch in Barcelona, the new CUPRA brand is introduced to the general public International … Read the full press release

Telefónica and China Unicom will have access to each other networks and deploy their IoT services

The partnership allows their enterprise customers to enjoy the best IoT solutions and accelerate their deployment globally. MADRID, 08-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Telefónica and China Unicom have signed an agreement in the field of Internet of Things (IoT). Under the partnership the two companies will have … Read the full press release

Telefónica Business Solutions to include Microsoft Azure services in its cloud services portfolio

Telefónica’s corporate customers will have access to the best combination of cloud and data connectivity services MADRID, 08-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Telefónica Business Solutions, a leading provider of a wide range of integrated communications solutions and digital services for the B2B … Read the full press release

Airbus Defence and Space to deliver Airbus A330 MRTT Multi Role Tanker Transport from Europe’s organisation for the management of cooperative armament programmes OCCAR

MADRID, 05-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Airbus Defence and Space has received a firm order for an Airbus A330 MRTT Multi Role Tanker Transport from Europe’s organisation for the management of cooperative armament programmes – OCCAR – on behalf of NATO Support … Read the full press release

Telenor Group at Mobile World Congress: Working Group Two ready for commercial launch

BARCELONA, 28-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Working Group Two, the ground-breaking cloud based core network, is ready for commercial launch. Swedish mobile virtual network operator Vimla is the first commercial customer of the platform, which enables faster and scalable service innovation … Read the full press release

Telenor Group to contribute to two Telecom Infra Project (TIP) project groups focused on wireless networking

Telenor Group has joined the Telecom Infra Project (TIP). The global mobile operator will contribute to two TIP project groups focused on wireless networking: OpenCellular and mmWave. FORNEBU, 28-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — News that Telenor Group became a member of TIP … Read the full press release

Bristol and Surrey universities, King’s College London debut the world’s first end-to-end 5G network at Mobile World Congress

The University of Bristol, University of Surrey and King’s College London will this week [26 February – 1 March] debut the world’s first end-to-end 5G network at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. BRISTOL, 28-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — One of the … Read the full press release

Mercedes-Benz is presents systems with artificial intelligence (AI) at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona

STUTTGART/BARCELONA, 28-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — At the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona (MWC; 26 February to 1 March) Mercedes-Benz is presenting innovations and initiatives from a variety of fields as part of its overarching digitisation strategy. The focus at the 280 square metre … Read the full press release

Daimler Financial Services demonstrates digital human concept using artificial and emotional intelligence at Mobile World Congress

Data-driven insights will create a completely new customer experience. The Digitial Human, ‘Sarah’, is combining artificial and emotional intelligence for a completely new mobility experience. Udo Neumann, Chief Information Officer (CIO) of Daimler Financial Services: “A digital human like ‘Sarah’ … Read the full press release

Nokia and China Mobile extend existing 5G collaboration

Companies to collaborate with focus on delivery of services for verticals leveraging key growth areas of smart cities, smart transportation and intelligent video analytics Extends existing 5G collaboration, with China Mobile’s 5G innovation lab to investigate 5G use cases, future … Read the full press release

Infineon Technologies AG to present key components for intelligent and secure interaction in a connected world at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona

MUNICH/ BARCELONA, 23-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Microelectronics connects the digital world of data with the real world of things. From sensors to security chips: Infineon Technologies AG will be presenting key components for intelligent and secure interaction in a connected … Read the full press release

Iberdrola agreed to convene the company’s 2018 Annual General Meeting (AGM) for 13th of April

Shareholders will vote on the execution of two new capital increases. This means they may choose between receiving their dividend in cash or as fully paid-up shares through the new ‘Iberdrola Flexible Remuneration’ Programme Bilbao, Spain, 22-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — During today’s … Read the full press release

Iberdrola receives the Stadium Cup award for its special contribution to promoting sports activities

The company has received the Stadium Cup, an annual award for the person or organisation that has made a special contribution to promoting sports activities  Iberdrola supports 15 national federations striving to promote and increase the participation of women in … Read the full press release

Iberdrola’s plans for 2018-2022: Ebitda will be between €11.5 billion and €12 billion at the end of the period

Bilbao, Spain, 22-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Ignacio Galán, the group’s Chairman, said: “Overall, the plan we are presenting today is fully consistent with our strategy over recent years, while seizing the opportunities provided by the new digital environment. In essence, it is … Read the full press release

New European Society of Cardiology Clinical Practice Guidelines on syncope will be presented at EHRA 2018 in Barcelona

18 to 20 March in Barcelona, Spain Sophia Antipolis, France, 19-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — New European Society of Cardiology Clinical Practice Guidelines on syncope will be presented and published online for the first time during EHRA 2018, which will be held … Read the full press release

Finnish composer Kaija Saariaho recognized with the BBVA Foundation’s Frontiers of Knowledge Award

MADRID, 16-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Finnish composer Kaija Saariaho has been recognized with the BBVA Foundation’s Frontiers of Knowledge Award for “a contribution to contemporary music that is extraordinary in its individuality, breadth and scope,” as she has managed to seamlessly interweave the … Read the full press release

BBVA: Garanti Bank is the only Turkey company included in the Bloomberg Gender Equality Index

MADRID, 16-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Garanti Bank is recognized internationally with its practices in gender equality and once again included in the Bloomberg Gender Equality Index. Through its numerous practices and initiatives for ensuring gender equality within its human resources as well … Read the full press release

BBVA’s Executive Director José Manuel González-Páramo to chair the recently created Spain-Peru Council Foundation

MADRID, 16-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — José Manuel González-Páramo, BBVA’s Executive Director Responsible for Global Economics, Regulation & Public Affairs, will chair the recently created Spain-Peru Council Foundation, a non-profit body set up with the aim of fostering relations between the two … Read the full press release

Indra to install next-generation electricity microgrid at the Monash University campus in Australia

The company is designing and installing a next-generation electricity microgrid at the Monash University campus, Australia’s largest, to guarantee its sustainability and energy efficiency The microgrid is based on InGrid Active Grid Management (AGM), the IoT platform developed by Indra … Read the full press release

Ferrovial subsidiary in Australia Broadspectrum appoints Nick Miller as CEO

MADRID, 12-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Broadspectrum, the Australian subsidiary of Ferrovial Services, has appointed Nick Miller to the position of Chief Executive Officer; he will fully assume these functions in May. Since 2010, Miller has been Managing Director of Fulton Hogan, a construction and services … Read the full press release

Banco Santander welcomes its new Head of Santander Asset Management Mariano Belinky

MADRID, 09-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Banco Santander today appointed Mariano Belinky as Head of Santander Asset Management (‘SAM’). Belinky joins SAM from Santander InnoVentures, the Bank’s $200 million fintech investment fund, which he has led successfully for the past three years. … Read the full press release

Santander Private Banking named ‘Best Private Banking Overall’ in Mexico, Portugal, Chile and best bank for the ‘Ultra High Net Worth’ segment in Spain

Santander Private Banking was named ‘Best Private Banking Overall’ for the first time in Mexico, for the seventh year in a row in Portugal and for the sixth consecutive year in Chile. The award recognizes the advantages of Santander’s specialized … Read the full press release

SEAT gets a boost to its development of car connectivity through partnership with Orange

Both companies aim to turn the car into the user’s second digital home The agreement will work towards creating new entertainment services that enhance the experience of vehicle occupants A loyalty programme will be introduced to encourage the frequent use … Read the full press release

Telefónica and Huawei complete joint 5G-V2X PoC test in their 5G Joint Innovation Lab at Madrid

MADRID, 08-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Telefónica and Huawei have achieved a new milestone with the world’s first Proof-of-Concept (PoC) testbed for 5G based vehicle communication networks (known as 5G-V2X) in their 5G Joint Innovation Lab at Madrid. This is another solid step to promote … Read the full press release

Whirlpools World Spain eröffnet in Teulada größten Whirlpool-Showroom in ganz Spanien

Wellness-Paradies auf 3000 Quadratmetern Deißlingen-Lauffen, Deutschland, 07-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Immer mehr Menschen schätzen Whirlpools wegen ihrer Vorteile für das körperliche und geistige Wohlbefinden. Die heilende Kraft des Wassers in Verbindung mit Wärme und Massage lindert Schmerzen und Verspannungen, kann … Read the full press release

Whirlpools World Spain opens biggest whirlpool bath showroom in the whole country

3000 Square Metres for Your Wellbeing Deißlingen-Lauffen, Germany, 07-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — More and more people appreciate the positive effects a whirlpool bath has on your body and mind. The healing power of water combined with comforting warmth and effective … Read the full press release

CLH signs collaboration agreement with Royal Spanish Automobile Federation

The agreement covers the organisation of training, consulting and research activities, or any other action that may be of interest to both parties MADRID, 31-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — CLH’s Corporate Technical Director, Javier Alonso, and the President of the Royal … Read the full press release

CLH Pipeline System Limited announces long-term throughput agreement with Phillips 66 Limited

MADRID, 31-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — CLH Pipeline System Limited (CLH-PS) and Phillips 66 Limited (Phillips 66) have entered into a long-term throughput contract to December 2033. Under the contract, which takes effect from 1 February 2018, Phillips 66 will continue to … Read the full press release

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy reports seven orders for Safe Harbor equipment during Calendar Year 2017 in U.S.

Seven PTC qualifying orders signed in CY 2017 totaling 318 MW, with capacity ranging between 29 MW and 76 MW Projects qualified include new installation and repowering Zamudio, Spain, 29-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has been awarded seven … Read the full press release