Category Archives: Transportation & Logistics

Transportation & Logistics Press Releases & News distributed via EuropaWire

Tangier-Casablanca high speed line inaugurates with high-speed trains supplied by Alstom

Saint-Ouen, France, 16-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Alstom participates today in the inauguration of the Tangier-Casablanca high speed line with its very high-speed trains supplied and delivered to the Office National des Chemins de Fer Marocain (ONCF). The line has been inaugurated by His … Read the full press release

The only preserved specimen of twelve Laurin & Klement BSC ever built now at the ŠKODA Museum exhibition in Mladá Boleslav

The 110-year-old two-seater now in original condition Only preserved specimen of twelve Laurin & Klement BSC ever built Major mechanical vehicle components including the engine are original parts from 1908 MLADÁ BOLESLAV, 14-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Laurin & Klement type … Read the full press release

Milestone: ŠKODA AUTO’s Mladá Boleslav plant built its seven millionth MQ 200 gearbox since the plant began manufacturing the transmissions

ŠKODA AUTO is currently investing 65 million euros in stepping up gearbox production ŠKODA AUTO’s manufacturing of transmissions plays a key role in Volkswagen Group’s production network Gearbox production is consistently centred on the principles of Industry 4.0 MLADÁ BOLESLAV, … Read the full press release

STRABAG PFS awarded technical facility management for the “Upper Area Control Centre” cluster in Karlsruhe by the German air-traffic control body DFS

As of 1 May 2019, it will take on technical facility management for the “Upper Area Control Centre” cluster in Karlsruhe. FRANKFURT AM MAIN, 12-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — STRABAG Property and Facility Services (STRABAG PFS) has won a tender issued by … Read the full press release

Californian transportation company Ecology cuts greenhouse gas emissions by up to 80% and reduces tailpipe emissions with Neste MY Renewable Diesel

ESPOO, 12-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Ecology, a transportation and logistics company in California, has switched its fleet of more than 600 trucks to run on Neste MY Renewable Diesel™ and is reporting cleaner fuel filters, fewer maintenance problems and reductions in … Read the full press release

Neste launches Neste MY Renewable Diesel to the Swedish transport market

ESPOO, 12-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Neste is launching Neste MY Renewable Diesel for the Swedish transport market. It is made from 100% renewable raw materials and emits up to 90% less greenhouse gas emissions compared to conventional fossil diesel. With 2.7 … Read the full press release

ZF receives first approval in Germany for the automated drone flying of spare parts on factory premises

Drone flies replacement parts from central warehouse to maintenance workshops at ZF’s Plant 2 in Friedrichshafen Industry 4.0 solution improves internal logistics on site Long-term goal is for drones to assist in package deliveries Friedrichshafen, Germany, 09-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — ZF … Read the full press release

ZF now offers the broadest range of hybrid and all-electric drive solutions for almost every vehicle segment

ZF supplies electric drives for all vehicle types, ranging from bicycles to 40-ton trucks The product portfolio ranges from hybrid solutions to all-electric drives. Integrated E-system solutions, including electronics and peripheral systems. Friedrichshafen, Germany, 09-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — ZF is constantly … Read the full press release

Stadler selected to design, build and deliver 64 FLIRT electrical trains by Transdev for the suburban railway lines in Hanover

Transdev contracted Stadler to design, build and deliver 64 electrical trains of the FLIRT type for use on the suburban railway lines in Hanover. BERLIN, 08-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The company Transdev GmbH won a Europe-wide public tender to operate the … Read the full press release

Wärtsilä to deliver a fully integrated scope to the largest ever LNG fuelled high-speed catamaran

HELSINKI, 08-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The largest ever high-speed catamaran, which will operate on LNG fuel, will feature a fully integrated scope of supply from the technology group Wärtsilä. The 125 metres long vessel is being built at the Armon Gijón … Read the full press release

Fincantieri: New cruise park hub in the Baoshan District, Shanghai has been established

The contract which defines the cruise park project in the Baoshan District has been signed TRIESTE, 08-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — At the presence of the Deputy Prime Minister of Italy and Minister of Economic development and Labor Luigi Di Maio and the Chairman of … Read the full press release

Fincantieri: 1.5 billion dollars contracts for the construction of two cruise ships for CSSC Carnival Cruise Shipping Limited signed

The contracts related to the construction of the cruise ships have been signed TRIESTE, 08-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — At the presence of the Under Secretary of State for the Italian Ministry of Economic Development Michele Geraci, the contracts that seal … Read the full press release

InMotion Ventures announces its investment in world’s most advanced electric motorcycle, Arc Vector

Arc has pioneered Vector, the most efficient, safest and most fulfilling electric motorcycle experience yet Vector will be revealed in Milan on 6 November Vector comes with ground breaking haptic ride-wear and connected HUD helmet LONDON, 07-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — … Read the full press release

Leonardo receives new order for 15 AW139 intermediate twin engine helicopters from Sino-US of China

Contracts for 15 EMS-configured AW139s, for delivery between 2019 and 2021. The new helicopters will bring total sales of Leonardo helicopters in China to over 185 The Heads of Agreement includes a purchase and delivery plan for 160 units in … Read the full press release

IVECO presented with “Sustainable Truck of the Year 2019” award for its Stralis NP 460 at Ecomondo 2018

The Stralis NP 460 reaffirms its European leadership by winning the award for “Sustainable Truck of the Year 2019” in the Tractor category. The prize was awarded at Ecomondo 2018, an international expo dedicated to all circular economy industry sectors. … Read the full press release

New Holland Agriculture wins three awards in the Technical Innovation Contest organized by FederUnacoma

New Holland Agriculture has won three awards in the Technical Innovation Contest at the 2018 edition of EIMA International, a bi-annual international agricultural machinery exhibition held in Bologna, Italy from November 7 to 11, 2018 LONDON, 07-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — New … Read the full press release

TomTom navigation for motorcyclists now available on the BMW Motorrad Connected app

MILAN, 07-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — TomTom (TOM2) today announced that BMW Motorrad owners can now experience the best of TomTom navigation for motorcyclists running on the BMW Motorrad Connected app. The smartphone app stays safely in the rider’s pocket, while visual … 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

Food Waste Recycling Machine Sales to Reach 10,890 units in 2018 on the Back of Growing Investments in Sustainable Solutions

DUBLIN 2, Ireland, 05-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Fact.MR’s recent study on food waste recycling machine market foresees a promising growth, driven by proactive initiatives for fostering environmental sustainability. An amalgamation of pivotal aspects, ranging from launch of legislation around food waste … Read the full press release

China’s Dominance of Pneumatic Rollers Production and Demand Continues, Finds Fact.MR Study

DUBLIN 2, Ireland, 05-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Fact.MR, a leading market research firm that focuses on niche market intelligence across various domains, has announced the launch of a new research study which offers incisive insights on global trends influencing the pneumatic … Read the full press release

Saab to deliver goods and services required to sustain air operations with Gripen for the Swedish Defence Material Administration (FMV)

STOCKHOLM, 05-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Saab has received an order from the Swedish Defence Material Administration (FMV) regarding technical support of Gripen C/D. The order value amounts to approximately SEK 136 million and delivery will take place during 2019. The … Read the full press release

Rheinmetall Automotive to supply large-scale orders for its electrically powered pump to international automaker

Demand for electric pumps surges Düsseldorf, Germany, 02-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — An internationally operating automobile group has awarded Rheinmetall Automotive large-scale orders for its CWA 400 electrically powered pump. The orders, placed with Pierburg Pump Technology GmbH, a subsidiary of the … Read the full press release

easyJet extends ground handling operations partnership with DHL to include two more UK airports

DHL will be responsible for managing the ground handling for approximately 700 flights per week from Bristol and 500 from Manchester. One year on from taking over ground handling operations at London Gatwick, easyJet extends partnership with DHL to include … Read the full press release

Volkswagen to celebrate the world premiere of its innovative pickup concept at the São Paulo International Motor Show

Innovative pickup concept to receive its world premiere at the São Paulo International Motor Show Near-production concept vehicle combines urban SUV style elements with the DNA of a cleverly conceived pickup WOLFSBURG, 31-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — At the São Paulo … Read the full press release

Bentley launches the world’s first super-fast, reliable and secure in-car WiFi system

Bentley creates luxury automotive office and entertainment space Groundbreaking system provides Bentley customers with the world’s first super-fast in-car WiFi connection Unparalleled high-speed connectivity is future-proof with multiple simultaneous services Bentley partners with global communications company, Viasat, to deliver new … Read the full press release

Vodafone announces the appointment of Leanne Wood as Chief Human Resources Officer

LONDON, 31-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Vodafone today announced the appointment of Leanne Wood as Chief Human Resources Officer, effective 1 April 2019. Leanne will join the Executive Committee from that date and report to Vodafone Group Chief Executive Nick Read. She … Read the full press release

Fact.MR Study Finds Contractor Preference Shifting from Skid Steers to Compact Track Loaders in Lucrative Markets

DUBLIN 2, Ireland, 30-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Fact.MR, a leading research firm that tracks markets across 150 countries, has recently announced the launch of its study that provides a scrutinized analysis on compact track loader market. This study is an … 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

KUKA Group: Swisslog strengthens its position as the leading integrator in the AutoStore field with two new contracts in Switzerland

AUGSBURG, 30-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Swisslog, a member of the KUKA Group, strengthens its position as the leading integrator in the AutoStore field. In addition to an order from Winterhalter + Fenner AG, a leading Swiss electrical goods wholesaler, the company … Read the full press release

Daimler awards a major contract to KUKA

AUSGBURG, 30-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Daimler AG is increasingly investing in leading-edge technology products from Augsburg. For the body-in-white production of the new C-class, Daimler has awarded a major contract to KUKA. The order value was booked in the third quarter … Read the full press release