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Dispatch.d Offers Unique US Market Entry Services for European Impact Brands

Dispatch.d Offers Unique US Market Entry Services for European Impact Brands

(PRESS RELEASE) NEW JERSEY, United States, 30-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Numerous European “impact brands” – or brands that have the potential to make a tremendous impact on American and other global markets – are struggling to find business entry strategies … Read the full press release

BAE Systems to progress the design and development of Tempest, the UK’s Future Combat Air System

(PRESS RELEASE) FARNBOROUGH, 29-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — BAE Systems announces that it has been awarded by the Ministry of Defence (MOD) a contract worth approximately £250m to progress the design and development of Tempest, the UK’s Future Combat Air System … Read the full press release

Siemens Mobility and Continental Engineering Services to accelerate production of truck pantographs

Siemens Mobility and Continental cooperate in manufacturing pantographs for trucks Initiative of the Ministry of Transport recommends eHighway on 4,000 kilometers of autobahn (PRESS RELEASE) MUNICH, 29-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Siemens Mobility announces partnership with Continental Engineering Services (CES) to … Read the full press release

TotalEnergies acquires Bluecharge, the largest electric vehicle charging network in Singapore

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS/ SINGAPORE, 28-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — TotalEnergies announces the acquisition of ‘Blue Charge’ from Bolloré Group. Upon the approval of the relevant authorities, TotalEnergies will manage and operate Singapore’s largest electric vehicle (EV) charging network, with more than … Read the full press release

DNV appointed one of the auditors for the CrewSafe programme in South East Asia

(PRESS RELEASE) BÆRUM, 28-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — DNV, the world’s leading classification society and risk management expert, announces that it has been selected as an auditor in the multi-party backed CrewSafe programme. With this appointment, DNV embarks on an instrumental … Read the full press release

T-Systems extends collaboration with Google Cloud to help key industries in their journeys to cloud and digital transformations

T-Systems to become a strategic industry solutions integrator and innovation partner for Google Cloud in key industries Deutsche Telekom subsidiary is now also a managed services provider for Google Cloud (PRESS RELEASE) BONN, 27-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — T-Systems and Google … 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

Kuehne+Nagel’s subsidiary QuickSTAT opens new control tower in Singapore for time-critical clinical trial logistics

(PRESS RELEASE) SINGAPORE, 22-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Kuehne+Nagel, one of the world’s leading logistics companies, has announced that its subsidiary QuickSTAT has opened a new control tower and conditioning facility in Singapore. The investment is part of Kuehne+Nagel and QuickSTAT’s … Read the full press release

Siemens to deliver and install 45 eBus Sicharge UC charging stations for Zurich Public Transport Authority

Project helps Zurich’s public transport authority convert its bus fleet to electric drives Delivery of 45 charging stations for Hardau bus garage Charging cables routed through the hall ceiling allows for clear passageways (PRESS RELEASE) ERLANGEN, 16-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — … Read the full press release

BAE Systems to deliver next-generation 2-Color Advanced Warning System for the U.S. Army

Award is the third of four production lots (PRESS RELEASE) FARNBOROUGH, 15-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — BAE Systems (LON: BA), a British multinational arms, security, and aerospace company, has announced it has received a $62 million contract from the U.S. Army … Read the full press release

BAE Systems to deliver support and training to a new joint UK-Qatar Hawk squadron

(PRESS RELEASE) FARNBOROUGH, 15-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — BAE Systems (LON: BA), a British multinational arms, security, and aerospace company, has announced that it will deliver support and training to a new joint UK-Qatar Hawk squadron based at RAF Leeming, UK … Read the full press release

BAE Systems and Safran joint venture FADEC Alliance marks its 10,000th LEAP EEC delivery

The LEAP EEC is part of the full authority digital engine control (FADEC) used to monitor and control aircraft engine performance during flight. (PRESS RELEASE) FARNBOROUGH, 14-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — BAE Systems (LON: BA), a British multinational arms, security, and … Read the full press release

British premium brand MINI in 1H 2021: 157,799 vehicles sold worldwide, 30,000 units of the fully electric MINI Cooper SE

Since its market launch, more than 30,000 units of the fully electric MINI Cooper SE have already been sold worldwide. The plug-in hybrid model MINI Cooper SE Countryman ALL4 also underlines the growing enthusiasm for sustainable driving fun with steadily … Read the full press release

ŠKODA AUTO’s main plant in Mladá Boleslav starts the production of the 4th generation ŠKODA FABIA based on VW’s MQB-A0 platform

ŠKODA AUTO has invested 110 million euros in modifying its production lines Fourth-generation ŠKODA FABIA is based on Volkswagen Group’s MQB-A0 platform More than 4.5 million units delivered since the first-generation model was introduced in 1999 Small car from the … Read the full press release

LineMap Draw available in revised and extended version

The new version simplifies the user-friendly creation of line network plans (PRESS RELEASE) BUXTEHUDE, Germany, 12-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — LineMap Draw is a program for creating line network plans. The finished plans can be scaled and printed or saved. LineMap … Read the full press release

Kuehne+Nagel acquires leading Norwegian perishables freight forwarder Salmosped

Salmosped specialises in salmon and seafood logistics Acquisition fosters the global presence in the salmon and seafood market (PRESS RELEASE) SCHINDELLEGI, 9-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Global transport and logistics company, Kuehne+Nagel announces that it has entered into a binding agreement … Read the full press release

Vattenfall and Swedish electric motorcycles manufacturer CAKE to develop the first fossil-free motorcycle

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 6-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Vattenfall announces its partnership with the Swedish manufacturer of electric motorcycles CAKE for the development of the first fossil-free electric motorcycle. The partners will share expertise and know-how in their respective fields of … Read the full press release

DNV updates rules for ship classification with new class notations to tackle decarbonization challenge in the maritime industry

(PRESS RELEASE) BÆRUM, 2-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — World’s leading classification society, DNV announces the latest updates to its rules for ship classification, with a raft of new class notations, including “Fuel Ready” and “Gas fuelled ammonia” notations. The new updates … Read the full press release

Major contract for Rheinmetall for the upgrade of the Bundeswehr’s Puma infantry fighting vehicle

Bundeswehr upgrading Puma infantry fighting vehicle to new design status (PRESS RELEASE) DÜSSELDORF, 29-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Rheinmetall AG (ETR: RHM), active in the automotive and defence industries, has announced it won a major order from the German Bundeswehr in … Read the full press release

Alfa Laval and Wallenius combine their expertise in a new joint venture to work on innovative wind propulsion solutions for sustainable shipping

(PRESS RELEASE) LUND, 29-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Alfa Laval, a world leader in heat transfer, centrifugal separation and fluid handling, and Wallenius, Stockholm based frontrunner in the global shipping industry, have announced they will form a 50/50 joint venture called … Read the full press release

Siemens Mobility and SPL Powerlines Germany consortium successfully completes eHighway system on B 462 federal highway

eHighway system on B 462 federal highway officially opened Innovation from Siemens Mobility: Third field trial with overhead truck power line in Germany  (PRESS RELEASE) MUNICH, 28-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Siemens Mobility, redefining #mobility with intelligent infrastructure, sustainability, passenger experience and … Read the full press release

New award established to recognize sustainability at the 24 Hours of Le Mans

The award was introduced as part of the ACO’s sustainability strategy according to its motto “EngageMans for the Planet”. (PRESS RELEASE) BONN, 28-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — DHL Global Forwarding, the air and ocean freight specialist of Deutsche Post DHL Group, … Read the full press release

Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG subsidiary HHLA Sky to rely on Telekom campus network to control and monitor its drone fleet via 5G

Telekom builds campus network for HHLA Sky For the first time a campus network for two sites more than 200 kilometers apart Up to 100 industrial drones can be monitored in parallel Development partnership for controlling drones via 5G (PRESS RELEASE) … Read the full press release

BAE Systems to provide data management system to multiple ships in the Royal Navy fleet as part of 5-year MOD contract

(PRESS RELEASE) FARNBOROUGH, 25-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — BAE Systems (LON: BA), a British multinational arms, security, and aerospace company, has announced it secured a five year contract with the Ministry of Defence (MOD) to provide a data management system to … Read the full press release

Kuehne+Nagel to reduce CO2 by 16,000 tonnes on East China – Wuhan routes for Japanese carmaker Honda

Inbound-to-manufacturing transportation shifting from road to rail CO2 reduced by approximately 16,000 tonnes on East China – Wuhan routes A further step towards Kuehne+Nagel’s 2030 Net Zero Carbon targets (PRESS RELEASE) SCHINDELLEGI, 24-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Kuehne+Nagel (SWX: KNIN), one of the … Read the full press release

Continental / infas study on the trends and developments in the transport industry

Transport companies fear falling behind in digitalization Critical attitude to automated driving persists The future of the transport sector: environmental protection gaining momentum Still the biggest challenges: cost pressure and driver shortages (PRESS RELEASE) SCHWALBACK, Germany, 23-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — … Read the full press release

Brazilian Red Cross received two buses transformed into mobile vaccination units from Mercedes-Benz do Brasil as a donation

(PRESS RELEASE) STUTTGART, 18-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Mercedes-Benz do Brasil, part of Daimler AG, has announced it transformed two buses into mobile vaccination units. The two vehicles, an OF 1519 urban bus and an 0 500 R touring coach, have … Read the full press release

DHL Express and Universal Music Group launch DHL FAST-TRACK music initiative connecting artists and fans

Zoe Wees kicks off the program with her first ever headline concert Iconic recording studios Abbey Road London and Capitol Studios Los Angeles to support a multitude of innovative activations (PRESS RELEASE) BONN/ LONDON, 14-Jun-2021— /EuropaWire/ — DHL Express announces … Read the full press release

BMW Group announces the appointment of Michael Alexander Schneider as CEO of idealworks

(PRESS RELEASE) MUNICH, 9-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — BMW Group’s Logistics Innovations spinoff, idealworks welcomes its new CEO Michael Alexander Schneider. Michael completes the management team of the rapidly growing technology start-up, consisting of Karin Korber (CFO), Markus Bauer (COO), and … Read the full press release