Category Archives: Transportation & Logistics

Transportation & Logistics Press Releases & News distributed via EuropaWire

Telefónica Tech’s TrustOS managed blockchain platform and Atrebo’s TREE infrastructure management platform combined for the digitization of telecommunications infrastructure

The initiative is made possible by the integration of Atrebo’s TREE platform for infrastructure management with Telefónica Tech’s own TrustOS managed blockchain platform. The project plans to reach the entire infrastructure inventory managed by Atrebo by 2022 and will be … Read the full press release

Zero-emissions logistics: TotalEnergies to solarize eight sites of DHL in Dubai

TotalEnergies will solarize eight of DHL’s sites in Dubai to cover the equivalent of over 46,000m² of photovoltaic panels. As part of their strategic cooperation agreement, a solar energy project is launched Over 14,000 MWh of electricity will be produced … Read the full press release

Thetius / Inmarsat report: COVID-19 seens as universal disruptor and catalyst for digital transformation in the shipping industry

‘A Changed World’ details the fast tracking of IoT-based solutions in post-pandemic world (PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 13-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Inmarsat (LSE: ISAT), the world leader in global, mobile satellite communications, has released a new report that looks into how the … Read the full press release

Bundesvereinigung Logistik, GS1 Germany and T-Systems pilot project: digital delivery note soon to replace paper delivery note when companies ship products

Cooperation project between BVL, GS1 Germany and T-Systems for faster delivery processes. Proof of concept with Open Telekom Cloud and GS1 standards confirms benefits and practicability of standardized solution First implementations targeted for 2022 (PRESS RELEASE)BONN, 7-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Deutsche Telekom (ETR: DTE), … Read the full press release

Offshore wind: Fincantieri’s subsidiary Vard lands EUR 140 million contract from Norwegian company Norwind Offshore

(PRESS RELEASE) TRIESTE, 5-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Fincantieri S.p.A., one of the world’s largest shipbuilding groups, has announced that its subsidiary Vard, one of the major global designers and shipbuilders of specialized vessels, has secured contracts for the design and … Read the full press release

Alstom, CTCI consortium lands €720 million SEMPO contract for the delivery of integrated metro system for Taipei Circular Line Phase Two

Alstom to provide rolling stock, signalling, platform screen door solutions together with the project management and overall system integration Taipei Circular Line is the consortium’s second turnkey metro project successfully secured by Alstom in Taiwan recently The framework contract includes … Read the full press release

SOK Corporation’s Inex Partners Oy extends its 10-year partnership with Kuehne+Nagel

Joint efforts to reduce Inex emissions by 2025 Kuehne+Nagel’s Net Zero Carbon programme core element of the reduction strategy Long-term relationship with the aim of transitioning to low-carbon logistics (PRESS RELEASE) HAMBURG, 30-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Kuehne+Nagel (SWX: KNIN), one … Read the full press release

100km of range in less than three minutes: ABB’s new EV charger called Terra 360

Can deliver 100km of range in less than three minutes Only charger designed explicitly to charge up to four vehicles at once Ideal for refueling stations, urban charging stations, retail parking and fleet applications (PRESS RELEASE) ZURICH, 30-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ … Read the full press release

Seafarers to rely on improved Port State Control (PSC) checklist app for the latest information on Port State Control deficiencies

Revised pocket checklist app brings together all ships’ checklists into one place. (PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 28-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — LR, a technical and business services organisation and a maritime classification society, and UK P&I Club, a marine mutual liability insurer … Read the full press release

Continental’s strong position in the segment of tires for all-electric vehicles has been underscored by Porsche Taycan approval

Porsche Taycan available with Continental summer, winter and all-season tires Original equipment approvals for PremiumContact 6, WinterContact TS 860 S and ProContact RX tires Continental Supplies Tires for Six of the Ten Most Successful Manufacturers of Electric Vehicles (PRESS RELEASE) … Read the full press release

Neste holds its Capital Markets Day 2021 as a webcast on 23 September 2021: strategy execution, market outlook, updated strategic targets

(PRESS RELEASE) ESPOO, 23-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Neste (HEL: NESTE), the world’s leading provider of renewable diesel and sustainable aviation fuel and the 4th most sustainable company in the world, has announced its Capital Markets Day 2021 held as a … Read the full press release

Tikehau Capital to acquire a 42% stake in Caisse des Dépôts subsidiary Egis

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 23-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Caisse des Dépôts, a French public sector financial institution created in 1816, has announced that it has received a binding offer from Tikehau Capital, the alternative asset management group with €30.9 billion AUM, … Read the full press release

Skanska contracted to design and build Big Bend Rd I-75 Interchange in Florida

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 23-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Skanska (STO: SKA-B), a world leading project development and construction group, has announced it signed a contract with the Florida Department of Transportation for the design and building of a new interchange at … Read the full press release

European companies to develop innovative and competitive hydrogen onboard storage solutions for the railway market

(PRESS RELEASE) SAINT-OUEN, 21-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Alstom (EPA: ALO), the global leader in sustainable railway transportation and Plastic Omnium (EPA: POM), a French automotive supplier and major player in hydrogen mobility, have announced they signed a Memorandum of Understanding … Read the full press release

The weapons capabilities of the UK and Italian F-35 fleets to get upgraded

(PRESS RELEASE) FARNBOROUGH, 17-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — BAE Systems (LON: BA), a British multinational defence, security, and aerospace company, has announced that together with MBDA, a European multinational developer and manufacturer of missiles, they have secured additional funding to complete … Read the full press release

New joint venture by IVECO and Nikola in Ulm, Germany to start production of Nikola Tre electric heavy-duty trucks by end of 2021

The partnership between the global commercial vehicles manufacturer and the US-based group specializing in zero-emission Class 8 heavy-duty trucks and related energy solutions is about to begin its manufacturing journey in Ulm, Germany. (PRESS RELEASE) ULM, Germany, 16-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ … Read the full press release

IVECO and Nikola to deliver up to 25 Nikola Tre battery-electric vehicles (BEV) to Hamburg Port Authority in 2022

On the occasion of the Nikola Iveco Europe joint-venture manufacturing facility opening in Ulm, Germany, the parties announced an accord to collaborate on the testing and subsequent implementation of heavy-duty electric vehicles and charging infrastructure at the Port of Hamburg … Read the full press release

Lima Expresa, VINCI Highways subsidiary in Peru, to upgrade toll plazas and bus stops as part of EUR 48 million investment plan

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 14-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — VINCI Highways, a leading concessions company and provider of road transport services and part of VINCI Concessions SA, has announced that its subsidiary operating the Lima ring road expressways in Peru, Lima Expresa … Read the full press release

Siemens Energy, Porsche and Highly Innovate Fuels tasked Kuehne+Nagel for the logistics of their climate-neutral fuel production in Chile

Project logistics support for a climate-neutral e-fuel development by Siemens Energy and Porsche Haru Oni pilot project in Chile to industrialise synthetic fuels and decarbonise the mobility sector Main components will be transported from China to the Chilean town of … Read the full press release

Rolls-Royce sells its 23.1 percents in AirTanker Holdings Limited to Equitix Investment Management Limited for £189m (~EUR 222m)

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 13-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Rolls-Royce (LSE:RR., ADR:RYCEY), the pre-eminent engineering company with focus on world-class power and propulsion systems, has announced the sale of its 23.1% shareholding in AirTanker Holdings Limited to Equitix Investment Management Limited for … Read the full press release

Net zero-carbon mining: Rolls-Royce’s Power Systems to introduce innovative mtu hybrid haul truck concept at MINExpo 2021

mtu hybrid haul truck concept reduces emissions by up to 30% Technologies for cutting CO2 emissions take centre stage Microgrids, sustainable fuels, fuel cells and hydrogen engines all part of net zero vision (PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 13-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — The … Read the full press release

BAE Systems to deliver advanced synthetic training for Typhoon pilots in new £220 million Ministry of Defence contracts

(PRESS RELEASE) FARNBOROUGH, 13-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — BAE Systems (LON: BA), a British multinational defence, security, and aerospace company, has announced that contracts worth more than £220 (EUR 258) million have been awarded to the company by the Ministry of … Read the full press release

Over-the-Air Updates: Volkswagen ID. models to receive regular software updates via mobile data transfer

Volkswagen continues process of transformation into software-oriented mobility provider Free updates for ID.301, ID.402 and ID.4 GTX03 to be made available immediately First update will see customers benefit from optimised surroundings recognition, more intuitive operability of the infotainment system, and other new … Read the full press release

Mercedes-Benz marks 70 years of producing various models of cars, vans, buses, trucks in Argentina

(PRESS RELEASE) BUENOS AIRES, 10-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Mercedes-Benz celebrates 70 years of production in its factory in Buenos Aires, Argentina, its first plant outside of Germany. Having been the first productive subsidiary, meant the initial step of the worldwide … Read the full press release

ABB’s Peter Voser joins Xynteo’s Europe Delivers partnership as its new Chairman

ABB Peter Voser joins Xynteo Europe Delivers partnership as its new Chairman

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 3-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Xynteo today announced that Peter Voser, Chairman of ABB Ltd., has agreed to serve as Chairman of Europe Delivers, a purpose-driven partnership that helps businesses and governments find new ways to grow while … Read the full press release

Performance Team, a Maersk company, to order 16 Volvo VNR Electric Class 8 trucks from Volvo Trucks North America

(PRESS RELEASE) GOTHENBURG, 1-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — The Volvo Group (STO: VOLV-B), a Swedish multinational manufacturing company, has announced its North American subsidiary Volvo Trucks North America will deliver 16 Volvo VNR Electric Class 8 trucks, the largest commercial order … Read the full press release

Volvo Group Venture Capital to invest in Foretellix, maker of a verification platform for autonomous vehicles

(PRESS RELEASE) GOTHENBURG, 1-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — The Volvo Group (STO: VOLV-B), a Swedish multinational manufacturing company, has announced its venture capital arm the Volvo Group Venture Capital AB has decided to invest in Foretellix Ltd, a leading company in … Read the full press release

Siemens Mobility’s advanced hybrid streetcars operated by Charlotte Area Transit system enter revenue service

Innovative battery technology allows for hybrid operation on or off-wire Sustainable technology preserves city’s historic district S700s were manufactured in Sacramento, CA (PRESS RELEASE) MUNICH, 31-Aug-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Siemens Mobility, redefining mobility with intelligent infrastructure, sustainability, passenger experience and … Read the full press release

e-CUPRA ABT XE electric SUV to race at the Arctic X Prix in Greenland

The ABT CUPRA XE team is ready to fight for victory in the Arctic X Prix and climb up the championship standings Mattias Ekström and Jutta Kleinschmidt will race with the e-CUPRA ABT XE1 for the remainder of the season … Read the full press release

Mercedes-Benz chooses Caravan Salon Düsseldorf for the first trade fair appearance of its new Citan, an ideal basic vehicle for micro camper van conversions

(PRESS RELEASE) STUTTGART/DÜSSELDORF, 27-Aug-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Daimler AG, one of the biggest producers of premium cars and the world’s biggest manufacturer of commercial vehicles, has announced the new Mercedes-Benz Citan, as a prototype, will celebrate its exhibition premiere at … Read the full press release