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Transportation & Logistics Press Releases & News distributed via EuropaWire

E-VIA FLEX-E European project: Enel X and IP activate ultrafast charging facilities in Italy

(PRESS RELEASE) ROME, 15-Jan-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Enel X and IP announce that the first three HPC (High Power Charge) charging facilities of the E-VIA FLEX-E project in Italy are now operational. These ultrafast charging stations enable owners of electric … Read the full press release

Alfa Laval acquires beverage technology company Sandymount to make beer-delivery supply chain more sustainable

(PRESS RELEASE) LUND, 12-Jan-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — World leader in heat transfer, centrifugal separation and fluid handling, Alfa Laval announces the acquisition of Sandymount, a US-based beverage technology company with a unique and patented membrane technology to concentrate beer. The … Read the full press release

Rolls-Royce partners with UK Space Agency for pioneering project on future nuclear power technologies for space exploration

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 12-Jan-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Rolls-Royce and UK Space Agency announce that they have signed an innovative contract for a study into future nuclear power options for space exploration. This is the first cooperation between both organisations and … Read the full press release

Kuehne+Nagel launch first carbon neutral air freight lane with Air France KLM Cargo

Investing in the use of SAF for widespread adoption by the industry More sustainable transport routes and CO2 neutral services to follow as part of the Net Zero Carbon programme (PRESS RELEASE) SCHINDELLEGI, Switzerland, 12-Jan-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Global transport … Read the full press release

CUPRA Formentor a strong contender for the Car of the Year 2021 award

The Car of the Year 2021 is judged by a panel of 60 prestigious motoring journalists from across Europe, representing 23 countries The final winner will be announced on March 1st (PRESS RELEASE) MARTORELL, 8-Jan-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Sports car … Read the full press release

Kuehne+Nagel takes responsibility of global distribution of Covid-19 Vaccine Moderna

New arrangement leverages Kuehne+Nagel’s global solutions for pharma & healthcare logistics (PRESS RELEASE) CAMBRIDGE, MA, U.S.A. / SCHINDELLEGI, 7-Jan-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Global transport and logistics company Kuehne+Nagel announces international supply chain arrangement with Moderna, Inc. (NASDAQ:MRNA), a biotechnology company … Read the full press release

Electriq Global and GVG Oil Trade B.V. to partner in fuelling Passenger Canal Boats with Electriq Fuel

Electriq Global and GVG Oil Trade B.V. to partner in fuelling Passenger Canal Boats with Electriq Fuel

The parties will collaborate in enabling zero-emissions electrified canal boats to be powered with Electriq Global’s Hydrogen-Rich Fuel in compliance with the Amsterdam municipality zero-emission requirements (PRESS RELEASE) AMSTERDAM, 4-Jan-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Electriq Global, a provider of Hydrogen-Rich, Zero-Emissions … Read the full press release

Kuehne+Nagel successfully completed divestment of major part of its contract logistics business in the UK

UK transaction follows recent divestments in France, Argentina Continued commitment to scalable Contract Logistics solutions worldwide, especially in e-commerce and pharma (PRESS RELEASE) SCHINDELLEGI, 4-Jan-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Global transport and logistics company Kuehne+Nagel announces that it has completed divestment … Read the full press release

Haizol Deliver Fast Lead Times & Quality Parts at speed in the lead up to Chinese New Year

Haizol Deliver Fast Lead Times & Quality Parts at speed in the lead up to Chinese New Year

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 31-Dec-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Preparations in China for Chinese New Year happening on the 12th February 2021 have seen a surge in orders during this festive period. 2021 marks the year of the Ox in China, Oxen … Read the full press release

Thomas Ulbrich, Volkswagen: We need significantly more charging points in Germany and Europe if electric vehicles are to establish themselves quickly

Over 1,200 charging points already in operation at German sites Some 750 new charging points to be installed in 2021, including the first High Power Charging stations with up to 300 kW power Thomas Ulbrich: “We need significantly more charging … Read the full press release

ADAC: Die Preise an den Tankstellen in Deutschland ziehen zum Jahresende deutlich an

Kraftstoffe ab 2021 um zehn bis elf Cent teurer / ADAC: Preise vergleichen (PRESS RELEASE) MUNICH, 30-Dec-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Die Preise an den Tankstellen in Deutschland ziehen zum Jahresende deutlich an. Das ist das Ergebnis der aktuellen ADAC Auswertung. … Read the full press release

DHL Express to use Neste MY Sustainable Aviation Fuel at its San Francisco International Airport operations

(PRESS RELEASE) ESPOO, 21-Dec-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Neste announces that it has signed an agreement with DHL Express, the express service arm of Deutsche Post DHL Group, world’s leading mail and logistics company, for the supply of sustainable aviation fuel … Read the full press release

DHL Freight appoints Anabela Pires as CEO for regional cluster and Dr. Thomas Vogel as CEO for Germany, Austria and Switzerland cluster

(PRESS RELEASE) BONN, 21-Dec-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — DHL Freight announces the appointment of Anabela Pires as CEO for the regions Central Eastern, Southern Europe & Americas, Middle East, Africa (CESE & AMEA) and Dr. Thomas Vogel as the new CEO … Read the full press release

Electriq Global will launch its Zero Emissions, Hydrogen-Rich Fuel in the Netherlands by powering passenger canal boats with an Electriq PowerPack in compliance with the Amsterdam municipality requirement that all passenger vessels will be emission-free from 2025

Electriq Fuel Demonstrator Canal Boat

To comply with the Amsterdam municipality requirements, all passenger vessels sailing the Amsterdam canals are required to be emission-free as of 2025. Electriq and Boot10 pave the path to compliance (PRESS RELEASE) AMSTERDAM, 21-Dec-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Electriq Global, a … Read the full press release

BMT delivers Ireland’s largest and most environmentally friendly domestic passenger ferry

(PRESS RELEASE) TEDDINGTON, UK, 14-Dec-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — BMT‘s latest passenger ferry design, Saoirse Na Farraige has joined Aran Island Ferries’ fleet following its successful sea trials. The Saoirse Na Farraige is a 40 metres medium speed monohull ferry built … 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

BAE Systems christened and named fifth Astute class submarine Anson

(PRESS RELEASE) FARNBOROUGH, 11-Dec-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — British multinational defence, security, and aerospace company BAE Systems celebrates the christening of the fifth Astute class submarine at its Submarines site in Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria. In line with tradition, Anson was blessed by … Read the full press release

Bentley Motors the first luxury automotive brand to run its in-house logistics on 100% renewable fuels

Achieving carbon neutral operations a key pillar of Bentley’s recently launched Beyond100 commitment to becoming end-to-end carbon neutral by 2030 Manufacturing team developing industry-leading vision for supply chain design and sustainable manufacturing Reduce, avoid and compensate ethos informed strategy to … Read the full press release

Bengaluru Metro to automate new rail line with Siemens Mobility communications-based train control (CBTC) system at GoA 4

(PRESS RELEASE)MUNICH, 10-Dec-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Siemens Mobility and Siemens Limited India to implement a comprehensive set of automated train solutions for phase 2 of the Bengaluru metro expansion project. This partnership with Bengaluru Metro Rail Corporation Limited (BMRCL) is … Read the full press release

AGRANA offsets 8,150 metric tons of CO2 emissions by transporting 1.25 million tons of beets by rail

(PRESS RELEASE) VIENNA, 7-Dec-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — AGRANA to again transport raw materials in its current sugar beet campaign by rail, which proves to be the most environmentally friendly transport option to deliver beets to sugar production sites in Leopoldsdorf … Read the full press release

Voith CargoFlex automates day-to-day operations at SBB Cargo

(PRESS RELEASE) OLTEN/ SALZGITTER, 3-Dec-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — SBB Cargo, a subsidiary of Swiss Federal Railways (SBB) equipped its 25 locomotives and 100 wagons with 200 rail-car and 50 hybrid couplers from Voith, successfully deploying Voith CargoFlex in its day-to-day … Read the full press release

Kuehne+Nagel supports passenger to freighter aircraft (P2F) conversions with its KN InteriorChain service

KN InteriorChain solution adapted to P2F market requirements End-to-end solution for manufacturers, maintenance & repair organisations, airlines and leasing companies (PRESS RELEASE) SCHINDELLEGI, Switzerland, 2-Dec-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Kuehne+Nagel has developed an integrated end-to-end logistics solution to support the market … 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

CMA CGM, Hapag-Lloyd, MSC, Kuehne+Nagel to support yacht racing Team Malizia for Vendee Globe 2020

Raising awareness of climate neutrality in shipping and ocean health in a joint partnership with the yacht racing Team Malizia for Vendee Globe 2020 Major players in the logistics industry create CO2 transparency in ocean shipping (PRESS RELEASE) SCHINDELLEGI, 25-Nov-2020 … Read the full press release

Social distancing: Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) assists the railway manager ProRail with the analysis of crowds behavior and dynamics

(PRESS RELEASE) EINDHOVEN, 24-Nov-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Eindhoven University of Technology, a research university specialized in engineering science & technology, has announced it is collaborating with the authority that runs the Dutch rail infrastructure ProRail to anonymously measure crowd dynamics … Read the full press release

Audi and the Karlsruhe Institute for Technology with chemical recycling pilot project to bring mixed plastic fractions back into resource-conserving circular system

Pilot project launched: chemical recycling is to enable a closed loop for plastics from automotive engineering Repurposing: recycled plastics waste is processed into pyrolysis oil, which can subsequently be used for new components Marco Philippi, Senior Director Procurement Strategy: “We … Read the full press release

Cebr’s study for FairFuel UK: forcing people to use electric vehicles would make car ownership unaffordable for the poorest

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 23-Nov-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The Centre for Economics and Business Research (CEBR), one of the UK’s leading economics consultancies, has released its commentary on UK Gov’s green agenda which has started to emerge in a series of … Read the full press release

Schindler ahead of CTBUH 2020​: post-crisis city will be driven by smart technology, connectivity, and sustainability

(PRESS RELEASE) EBIKON, 17-Nov-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Schindler Group (SWX: SCHP), a Swiss multinational company active in the escalators, moving walkways, and elevators markets worldwide, has shared its views on the post-crisis city ahead of CTBUH (the Council on Tall … Read the full press release

Shipping industry’s first commercial use of biomethane at scale

(PRESS RELEASE) ROTTERDAM, 16-Nov-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Total (EPA: FP), a French multinational broad energy company, has announced the completion of the world’s largest Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) bunkering operation at the Port of Rotterdam. The CMA CGM Jacques Saadé, … Read the full press release

Italy’s most powerful car ever Battista goes digital with Deutsche Telekom’s IoT

Deutsche Telekom is digitalizing one of the world’s most exclusive super sports cars From 0 to 100 km/h in less than two seconds – faster than in Formula 1 “Battista” by Automobili Pininfarina is raising the digital bar (PRESS RELEASE) … Read the full press release