Category Archives: Transportation & Logistics

Transportation & Logistics Press Releases & News distributed via EuropaWire

DHL Express introduces Fiat’s new E-Ducato vans to its European fleet as part of its Zero Emissions strategy

DHL Express plans to have more than 14,000 electric vans in operation in Europe by 2030 to reduce their carbon emissions. (PRESS RELEASE) BONN, 23-Apr-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — DHL Express announces its next step towards achieving the goal to electrify … Read the full press release

World premiere for the new Volkswagen Polo: partly automated driving with the IQ.DRIVE Travel Assist system

Sharper design: New Polo is equipped with LED headlights and LED tail light clusters as standard, and has been given a new look at both front and rear Digital and always on: Digital Cockpit (fitted as standard), online infotainment systems, … Read the full press release

Sustainable Mobility for Italy: Webuild highlights role that infrastructure play in reviving economy and creating employment

(PRESS RELEASE) MILAN, 21-Apr-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Webuild, an industrial Group specialized in the construction of large works and large complex infrastructure for the sustainable mobility, clean hydro energy, clean water and green buildings sectors, announces the launch of a … Read the full press release

Leading reinsurer Swiss Re and automotive technology company Veoneer partner over advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS)

Leading reinsurer and automotive technology company join forces on assessment of ADAS technology Veoneer to profit from Swiss Re’s data and knowledge to improve ADAS technology Veoneer’s expertise on ADAS hardware and software technologies to feed into and enhance Swiss … Read the full press release

CMHI’s offshore rig SHEN LAN TAN SUO receives world’s first Smart notation compliance certificate from DNV

(PRESS RELEASE) BÆRUM, 15-Apr-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — DNV announces that it has awarded SHEN LAN TAN SUO, a semi-submersible drilling platform from China Merchant Heavy Industry (CMHI), its Smart notation compliance certificate, becoming the world’s first offshore unit to receive … Read the full press release

Continental to present the sixth generation of long-range radar and surround radar at Auto Shanghai 2021

The sixth generation has been created as a modular system: with less complexity allowing for potential expenditure and cost savings while simultaneously increasing performance. Improved object detection thanks to higher resolution, range, availability and responsivity. Surround Radar specially designed for … Read the full press release

Gasum trials deliveries of liquefied biogas for the Finnish Border Guard

(PRESS RELEASE) ESPOO, 7-Apr-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Gasum announces that it has started biogas deliveries for the Finnish Border Guard. One delivery was made from Risavika in Norway and another from the Turku biogas plant, in Finland. These test deliveries … Read the full press release

Revolutionized marine transport: ABB marks 30 years of Azipod® electric propulsion

(PRESS RELEASE) ZURICH, 6-Apr-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — ABB celebrates the 30th anniversary of the creation of Azipod® electric propulsion. From its creation three decades ago to its market leading position in global shipping today, Azipod® propulsion has revolutionized marine transport … Read the full press release

Ericsson teams up with Deutsche Telekom and Cosmote to trial W-band as high-capacity backhaul spectrum for 5G and future 6G

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 6-Apr-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Networking and telecommunications company Ericsson announces its partnership with Deutsche Telekom and Cosmote to trial and test W-band as 5G backhaul spectrum. The cooperation aims to answer the challenge of needing additional spectrum … Read the full press release

BAE Systems to continue its vital role in supporting the Royal Navy at Portsmouth Naval Base

(PRESS RELEASE) FARNBOROUGH, 2-Apr-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — BAE Systems announces that it has secured two contracts worth up to £1.3 billion for the extension of its key role in supporting the Royal Navy at Portsmouth Naval Base. The contracts, which … Read the full press release

Isuzu Motors completes acquisition of UD Trucks from Volvo Group

(PRESS RELEASE) GOTHENBURG, 1-Arp-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — The Volvo Group announces that it has completed the transaction with Isuzu Motors whereby the Japanese commercial vehicle company acquired UD Trucks from the Volvo Group for an enterprise value of JPY 243 … Read the full press release

TRANSMAR AND TRANSMETRICS SIGN DEAL FOR STATE-OF-THE-ART LOGISTICS COLLABORATION

Big Data and Artificial Intelligence help to significantly boost efficiency for Egyptian shipping company (PRESS RELEASE) CAIRO, Egypt / AMSTERDAM, The Netherlands, 31-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — The ‘AI platform for logistics’, as Transmetrics is often referred to, is successfully streamlining operations … Read the full press release

MAHLE: chargeBIG’s electric charging infrastructure obtains VDE’s certification

Corporate start-up obtains type examination certificate from Germany’s Association for Electrical, Electronic, and Information Technologies (VDE) Customers of the electric charging infrastructure can now be billed in compliance with the German Measurement and Verification Act (MessEG) chargeBIG is also the … Read the full press release

Granvia launches two prevention campaigns to promote road safety in Slovakia

(PRESS RELEASE) RUEIL-MALMAISON, 26-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — VINCI Highways’ subsidiary Granvia announces the launch of two prevention campaigns in Slovakia. The campaigns are in replacement of its traditional “Safety Days” which the concession company is unable to organise due to … Read the full press release

BT’s new generation cloud-optimised connectivity solutions to upgrade Alstom’s global network

New BT managed network to support global leader’s smart mobility solutions and optimise connectivity to cloud (PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 25-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — BT announces that it will continue connecting Alstom’s global operations after signing a five-year contract with the … Read the full press release

Bring Ventures investit dans Crossborderit (CBIT), DDP et une solution de commerce électronique

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, Suède, 25-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Bring Ventures, filiale de Norway Post, basée à Stockholm en Suède, investit dans Crossborderit (CBIT). Les autres investisseurs participants sont Per Victor, fondateur de Firstvet, Clover Hill Holdings LTD. et MEI Invest. … Read the full press release

Bring Ventures investiert in Crossborderit (CBIT), eine DDP (geliefert verzollt) und E-Commerce Lösung

Bring Ventures, der Projektträger der norwegischen Post, investiert in Crossborderit (CBIT). Weitere beteiligte Investoren sind u. a. Per Victor, Gründer von Firstvet, Clover Hill Holdings LTD. und MEI Invest. (PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, Schweden, 25-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Bring Ventures, der … Read the full press release

Bring Ventures invests in Crossborderit (CBIT), DDP and ecommerce solution

Brexit and De Minimis e-commerce Solution (PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 25-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Bring Ventures, Norway Post venture arm, invests in Crossborderit (CBIT). Other investors participating are such as Per Victor founder of Firstvet, Clover Hill Holdings LTD. and MEI … Read the full press release

Kuehne+Nagel the official logistics partner of SailGP

(PRESS RELEASE) SCHINDELLEGI, 22-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Kuehne+Nagel announces partnership with SailGP for the sponsorship of the global championship for the world’s fastest sail racing in class. Kuehne+Nagel, as the official logistics partner for the next three seasons, and SailGP … Read the full press release

DHL extends partnership with Formula 1® as its Official Logistics Partner

With 23 races, the new season includes largest race calendar in Formula 1® history Three “triple headers” poses new complexity for logistics Season opens March 28 in Bahrain DHL Fastest Lap Award and DHL Fastest Pit Stop Award to continue … Read the full press release

Deutsche Post DHL Group renews partnership with T Systems as core partner in its digitalization

Partner for digitalizing DPDHL Service provider for large parts of IT and communications Framework agreement in the high three-digit million range renewed through 2027 (PRESS RELEASE) BONN, 15-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — T-Systems announces early renewal of its framework agreement with … Read the full press release

CUPRA heads towards an electrified future with the production start of 204PS CUPRA Leon e-HYBRID

CUPRA Leon e-HYBRID now available in both 5-door and Sportstourer body styles with a power output of 204PS, in addition to the 245PS variant Plug-in hybrid variants to account for more than half of CUPRA Leon sales The introduction of … Read the full press release

Scania appoints Fiora Cheng Gårdemyr as Driving the Shift Manager

(PRESS RELEASE) SÖDERTÄLJE, Sweden, 12-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Scania announces the appointment of Fiora Cheng Gårdemyr as Driving the Shift Manager. This is a vital part of the company’s purpose to drive the shift to sustainable transport solutions. With electrification … Read the full press release

Centrica launches new Fleet Charging Management System that breaks down barriers in accessing public charging networks

(PRESS RELEASE) WINDSOR, 11-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — British multinational energy and services company Centrica announces the launch of its new Fleet Charging Management System that answers the question of what happens when drivers need to charge their commercial vehicles while … Read the full press release

Inmarsat’s outstanding support to airline and business aviation customers recognized at the Aviation Achievement Awards 2021

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 11-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Inmarsat, the world leader in global mobile satellite communications, has been named ‘Satellite Network Provider of the Year’ at the Aviation Achievement Awards 2021. Judging panel hails Inmarsat’s outstanding support to airline and … Read the full press release

Ideanomics Invests $13M in Italian EV Motorcycle Company, Energica

Ideanomics acquires a 20% stake in Energica Motor Company, a leading manufacturer of high performance electric motorcycles According to Schmidt Automotive Research, the Western European EV market has surpassed China and is the largest market in the world Europe’s electric … Read the full press release

Kuehne+Nagel partners with American Airlines to further expand its environmentally friendly air logistics services

Supporting customers in avoiding CO2 emissions Advancing sustainable fuel use within the aviation industry (PRESS RELEASE) SCHINDELLEGI, 9-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Global transport and logistics company Kuehne+Nagel announces its partnership with American Airlines to deploy more than 11 million litres … Read the full press release

Kuehne + Nagel International AG announces proposal for election of Tobias B. Staehelin to the Board of Directors

(PRESS RELEASE) SCHINDELLEGI, 3-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Global transport and logistics company Kuehne + Nagel International AG announces that Tobias B. Staehelin will be proposed for election to the Board of Directors at the Annual General Meeting on May 4, … Read the full press release

DigiSky and Asman Technology Announce Global Reseller Agreement

DigiSky SmartBay

Partnership broadens Asman Technology’s traditional capability to serve the aerial surveying market (PRESS RELEASE) TORINO, 1-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Asman Technology, a leading provider of avionic and communication technologies and services, and DigiSky Srl, a leader in aerial ground monitoring … Read the full press release

DHL facilitates the transport of the largest order of rolling stock in the history of Hungary

DHL will manage the end-to-end transport of the coaches, each weighing 48 tons and measuring 24.5 metres in length. DHL Industrial Projects supports Dunakeszi Járműjavító Kft, owned by TMH International AG and Magyar Vagon Zrt, with the transport of passenger … Read the full press release