Category Archives: Transportation & Logistics

Transportation & Logistics Press Releases & News distributed via EuropaWire

Kapsch TrafficCom to install network of 120 permanent traffic counting stations in Madrid

EcoTrafiX™ will be used to obtain precise data on the real mobility status in the city, thanks to the use of artificial vision cameras and Big Data techniques. The total project investment is 1.9 million Euros Vienna/Madrid, 16-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — … Read the full press release

Kapsch unveils the future of transport ticketing at the American Public Transportation Association’s (APTA) EXPO in Atlanta

VIENNA/ ATLANTA, GA, U.S.A., Country, 16-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — According to the motto “Forward to the future of transport ticketing,” Kapsch will present its recent solutions for Public Transport Operators (PTO) from October 9 to 11, 2017 at the American Public … Read the full press release

Kapsch TrafficCom to implement nationwide tolling system in Bulgaria for trucks over 3.5 tons

VIENNA, 16-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Kapsch TrafficCom, a listed company, has been awarded the contract to implement a nationwide tolling system in Bulgaria for trucks over 3.5 tons, including technical configuration and provision of technical support. The contract also extends to … Read the full press release

Rolls-Royce and Google cooperate over autonomous ships

Westhampnett, United Kingdom, 10-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Rolls-Royce has signed a deal with Google to develop further its intelligent awareness systems which are making existing vessels safer and are essential to making autonomous ships a reality. The agreement, believed to be … Read the full press release

Airbus Helicopters receives EASA certification for the Rig’N Fly for its H175 super medium helicopter

LONDON, 09-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Airbus Helicopters has received EASA certification for the Rig’N Fly (Rig Integrated GPS approaches with eNhanced Flyability and safetY) for its H175 super medium helicopter. Already certified for the H225, this avionics upgrade enhances the H175’s … Read the full press release

Airbus Helicopters and NHV: Together we have made the H175 a benchmark for offshore transport

Marignane, France, 09-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Airbus Helicopters and NHV celebrate three years since the introduction of the H175 to the North Sea and strengthen their partnership to keep setting standards for offshore transport operations with super medium helicopters. NHV was … Read the full press release

Destatis: Einnahmenrekord im öffentlichen Personennahverkehr im Jahr 2016

WIESBADEN, 09-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Die Beförderungseinnahmen aus dem öffentlichen Personennahverkehr (ÖPNV) mit Eisenbahnen, Straßenbahnen und Omnibussen haben im Jahr 2016 mit 17,50 Milliarden Euro einen neuen Höchststand erreicht. Wie das Statistische Bundesamt weiter mitteilt, waren dies nach vorläufigen Ergebnissen 2,3 % mehr … Read the full press release

Deutsche Post DHL Group (DPDHL), the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) and UNI Global Union extend protocol to continue regular dialogue on industrial relations topics until December 2019

BONN, 06-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Deutsche Post DHL Group (DPDHL), the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) and UNI Global Union have jointly asked the German National Contact Point (NCP) for the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Guidelines for … Read the full press release

Elemica’s Risk Solution will apply DHL Resilience360’s comprehensive Risk Management capability to detect and understand the impact of disruptive events

Global incidents data feeds correlate to customers’ supply chains, providing impact assessment and mitigation actions BONN, 06-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Elemica, the leading Business Network for the process industries, and DHL Resilience360, a leading cloud-based supply chain risk management platform, … Read the full press release

StreetScooter to build second manufacturing facility in Düren; expands capacity up to 10,000 e-vehicles per year

Post subsidiary builds second factory in Düren Expected total production up to 20,000 e-vehicles per year with 250 employees Latest models now with higher top speed and range Cars with fuel cell drives now in testing StreetScooter focusing on industry-specific … Read the full press release

Sabrina Soussan and Michael Peter to succeed Jochen Eickholt as head of Siemens’ Mobility Division

MUNICH, 05-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Sabrina Soussan (48) and Michael Peter (51) have been appointed to succeed Jochen Eickholt (55) as head of Siemens’ Mobility Division, effective October 1, 2017. Eickholt has been appointed integration manager for the announced merger … Read the full press release

Cargotec: MacGregor’s Head office will be based in Singapore as of 1 October 2017

HELSINKI, 02-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — MacGregor, part of Cargotec, establishes its Head office in Singapore. This ends a period of more than three years where MacGregor has operated with a virtual head office. In line with MacGregor’s strategy execution the company … Read the full press release

ComRes survey: Overwhelming support for greater investment in public transport to help tackle air quality and crippling congestion in Scotland

New survey reveals overwhelming support for greater investment in public transport Significant backing for walking and cycling, clean air zones and bus priority measures ComRes findings revealed as Scottish Government progresses Low Emission Zones plan Technology innovation means new buses … Read the full press release

Ramboll presents smart mobility solutions at the Nordic Edge conference and expo in Stavanger, Norway

Ramboll solutions to help increase mobility in cities are high on the agenda at the leading smart cities conference Nordic Edge being held this week. COPENHAGEN, 29-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Increasing urbanisation is putting a strain on cities like never … Read the full press release

European Commission fines Scania for breaking EU antitrust rules

BRUSSELS, 28-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Commission has found that Scania broke EU antitrust rules. It colluded for 14 years with five other truck manufacturers on truck pricing and on passing on the costs of new technologies to meet stricter … Read the full press release

A.P. Møller – Mærsk A/S to sell Maersk Tankers A/S to APMH Invest A/S

COPENHAGEN, 26-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — A.P. Møller – Mærsk A/S [A.P. Moller – Maersk] has today signed an agreement to sell Maersk Tankers A/S [Maersk Tankers] to APMH Invest A/S, a subsidiary of A.P. Moller Holding A/S [A.P. Moller Holding] for … Read the full press release

Chengdu Metro line to receive traction system from Alstom

Saint-Ouen, France, 25-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Alstom has been awarded a contract by Chengdu Metro Corp. Ltd. to supply the traction systems for 496 metro cars to circulate on Line 5, the city’s new metro line. The contract is worth approximately … Read the full press release

Julien Naudy takes lead of EKZ JV in Astana

Saint-Ouen, France, 25-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Alstom has appointed Julien Naudy as General Director for EKZ JV, based in Astana, Kazakhstan. Julien was previously Industrial Director at EKZ. Julien Naudy started with Alstom more than 11 years ago and has an … Read the full press release

MegaFon rated high by ACRA for its creditworthiness

MOSCOW, 22-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Public Joint Stock Company “MegaFon” (LSE: MFON), a leading Russian provider of integrated digital services (“MegaFon” or the “Company”), announces that it has been rated AA(RU) with a “Stable” outlook by Analytical Credit Rating Agency, a major Russian rating agency (“ACRA” or the “Agency”). … Read the full press release

EnBW orders further 117 rapid-charging stations from ABB

Major order from energy supplier EnBW for a further 117 charging stations in 2017 ZURICH, 21-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — ABB has received another major order from energy supplier EnBW for the expansion of the charging column network on German motorways. By … Read the full press release

Keolis’ Australian subsidiary to continue operating the Yarra Trams network in Melbourne Australia for the next seven years

PARIS, 15-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Keolis’ Australian subsidiary, Keolis Downer, has been awarded the contract to continue operating the Yarra Trams network in Melbourne, Australia, for the next seven years. Keolis Downer has operated Yarra Trams since 2009, and in … Read the full press release

Thales to develop future autonomous and unmanned technology across air and sea in UK

La Défense, France, 15-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Today (12.09.2017) Thales is announcing a major commitment to develop future autonomous and unmanned technology across air and sea by investing in two new UK-based trials and training centres. Key Points Two new … Read the full press release

Neste and Genève Aéroport to decarbonize aviation towards fossil neutral growth

ESPOO, 14-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Neste and Genève Aéroport are pioneering together to make flying more sustainable by starting to decarbonize aviation towards fossil neutral growth. Genève Aéroport is planning the introduction of renewable jet fuel for aircraft operations from Geneva International Airport; … Read the full press release

Saint-Gobain to supply the glazing for the new tramway between Strasbourg and Kehl

Courbevoie, France, 14-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Saint-Gobain is supplying the glazing for the new tramway that links Strasbourg (France) and Kehl (Germany), on the other side of the Rhine. Designed by Alstom, the first France-Germany cross-border tramway brings the two cities … Read the full press release

World debut of the new Audi RS 4 Avant at the IAA 2017

2.9 TFSI engine offers substantially more power and efficiency Debut for high-performance Avant in China World debut of RS 4 Avant at the IAA 2017 Neckarsulm, Germany, 13-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Audi Sport GmbH celebrates the world debut of the new … Read the full press release

Audi presents autonomous no steering wheel or pedals all-electric car

Audi vision for Level 5 operation Revolutionary styling All-electric with up to 800 kilometer range Frankfurt/Ingolstadt, 13-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — With the four-door design vision Audi Aicon, the brand with the four rings is presenting a autonomous Audi of the … Read the full press release

London’s Transport Commissioner Mike Brown comments on Leon Daniels departure from Transport for London

LONDON, 11-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — After nearly seven years as the Managing Director of Surface Transport, Leon Daniels has decided to leave Transport for London towards the end of the year. Mike Brown, London’s Transport Commissioner, said: `Leon had intended to … Read the full press release

Transport for London research: depersonalised WiFi connection data can be used to improve Tube journeys

LONDON, 11-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Pilot of collecting depersonalised WiFi data reveals how information could be used to reduce crowding and prioritise transport investment Data reveals 18 different routes taken by customers between King’s Cross St Pancras and Waterloo – and … Read the full press release

LeasePlan provides Uber with electric cars in Amsterdam

AMSTERDAM, 08-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — LeasePlan and Uber have announced a new sustainability initiative for Amsterdam. The technology company will launch a pilot with electric cars, provided by LeasePlan, in the Dutch capital. The first 30 Nissan Leafs will run via … Read the full press release

ABP’s Port of Immingham donates thousand pounds to the Immingham Seafarer’s Centre and the Grimsby and Cleethorpes Sea Cadets

LONDON, 08-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Employees from ABP’s Port of Immingham donated a thousand pounds to both the Immingham Seafarer’s Centre and the Grimsby and Cleethorpes Sea Cadets recently. The donations were granted to ABP teams who succeeded at their internal … Read the full press release