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SEAT marks its entry into the large SUV market with the launch of Tarraco

Tarraco is SEAT’s third SUV and represents the company’s entry into the large SUV market, completing the family line-up, joining the Arona and Ateca The large SUV offers greater flexibility for customers with both 5 and 7-seater options The Tarraco … Read the full press release

Gwendal Poullennec named International Director, MICHELIN Guides

Boulogne-Billancourt, France, 18-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — With effect from 17 September 2018, Mr Gwendal POULLENNEC is appointed as the International Director of the MICHELIN Guides, replacing the previous incumbent Michael ELLIS. Gwendal POULLENNEC joined the Michelin group in 2003 after … Read the full press release

All Nippon Airways’ first Airbus A380 completes its maiden flight

TOULOUSE, 18-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The first A380 for All Nippon Airways (ANA) took to the skies today, completing a maiden flight from the Final Assembly Line (FAL) in Toulouse, France to the Airbus site in Hamburg, Germany. The aircraft is … Read the full press release

CMIG Aviation Capital will adopt Rolls-Royce LessorCare across its existing and future fleet of Trent-powered aircraft

LONDON, 11-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Rolls-Royce has announced CMIG Aviation Capital as a new customer for LessorCare, the pioneering new service tailored specifically to the needs of lessors. CMIG Aviation Capital will adopt the service across their existing and future fleet … Read the full press release

Volkswagen to launch its new seven-seater SUV Teramont in the Middle East

After a successful launch in North-American markets, the large SUV is now also available in the Middle East Teramont1 is the first Volkswagen seven-seater for the region Volkswagen’s SUV range is growing worldwide WOLFSBURG, 06-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Volkswagen will launch its … Read the full press release

STMicroelectronics and TomTom unveil package of development tools in the STM32 Open Development Environment that connect directly to TomTom Maps APIs or location, tracking, and mapping data services

Hardware and software package includes development boards and positioning technology from ST along with dedicated software to connect to TomTom online services Hardware and software will be available on ST.com by October 2018 San Francisco, CA, USA, 06-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ … Read the full press release

TomTom’s real-time Traffic data to be integrated into rideOS’ routing platform for self-driving vehicles

San Francisco, CA, USA, 06-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — TomTom (TOM2) today announced that its real-time and historical Traffic data, Speed Profiles, and map elements will be integrated into rideOS’ innovative routing platform for self-driving vehicles to improve predictive analytics. rideOS has developed … Read the full press release

80% Satisfaction Rate in Europe for Customer Data Platform Early Adopters

AMSTERDAM, 06-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — European companies that have deployed Customer Data Platforms are highly satisfied with their systems, according to a study released today by the CDP Institute Europe (CDPIE). The survey found that the CDP was delivering “significant … Read the full press release

Allianz Partners to establish three new innovation centers focusing on travel, health and assistance

PARIS, 03-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Leveraging its knowledge and expertise in assistance, automotive, health and travel protection, Allianz Partners further embraces technological disruption and redefines insurance by establishing three new innovation centers focusing on travel, health and assistance, following the success … Read the full press release

Continental delivers and supplies products and solutions that meet particularly high standards of EU fire protection standard EN 45545 at different levels of safety

Fire protection: Continental fulfills stringent provisions of EU fire protection standard EN 45545 at different levels of safety Sensors with haptic feedback conceivable for various applications Robust, durable products make rail travel safer and more comfortable than ever HANOVER/BERLIN, 27-Aug-2018 — … Read the full press release

The flag carrier of the Kingdom of Bahrain Gulf Air took delivery of its first A320neo

TOULOUSE, 22-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Gulf Air, the flag carrier of the Kingdom of Bahrain, took delivery of its first A320neo today. The aircraft, powered by CFM LEAP-1A engines, made its maiden journey from Toulouse to Bahrain, landing at the … Read the full press release

Association du Transport Urbain du Quebec orders 497 electric-hybrid buses using the BAE Systems Series-E electric drive propulsion system

Eco-friendly electric-hybrids are paving the way for fully electric systems in Canada Farnborough, United Kingdom, 15-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — BAE Systems, a global provider of more than 9,000 electric-hybrid, battery-electric, and fuel-cell electric systems, today announced that the Association du … Read the full press release

Inmarsat published the fourth annual global Inflight Connectivity Survey

World’s largest survey of airline passengers also finds: 90% of travellers flying with children would use Wi-Fi to keep them entertained More than half of passengers would swap an inflight G&T for access to Wi-Fi Half of nervous flyers would … Read the full press release

Inmarsat Inflight Connectivity Survey: Inflight Wi-Fi is is a key driver in forming customer loyalty and satisfaction among airline passengers

Two thirds of passengers would be more likely to rebook with an airline if high-quality inflight Wi-Fi is offered LONDON, 13-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Inflight Wi-Fi is is a key driver in forming customer loyalty and satisfaction among today’s airline passengers, … Read the full press release

Bosch to present innovations for tomorrow’s freight traffic at the 67th IAA Commercial Vehicles

Bosch innovations to look out for at the IAA 2018 Tomorrow’s freight traffic will be accident-free, stress-free, and emissions-free Connected services are making life easier for truck drivers and logistics specialists Driver assistance systems for commercial vehicles are making roads … Read the full press release

Daimler subsidiary moovel Group now boasts five million users

moovel has added two million users over the past 12 months – an increase of 71 percent moovel offers a Mobility-as-a-Service platform since 2015 In the US, moovel is the market leader in mobile-ticketing solutions STUTTGART, 07-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — … Read the full press release

7.7 kilometre-long bypass road around the city of Ungheni, Moldova opens to improve connection to EU border

Seven kilometres of new road to improve connection to EU border and divert heavy traffic from city of Ungheni LONDON, 06-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Ambassador Peter Michalko, Head of the European Union Delegation in Moldova and Moldova’s Prime Minister, Pavel Filip, have launched a bypass … Read the full press release

Continental to present concepts for the future viability of the automotive aftermarket at automechanika 2018

Know-how in exchange for points: Customers benefit from new digital service concepts Everything from one source: Product range expanded to include filters, wipers, batteries, turbochargers and brake discs More efficiency: The product range on offer supports processes in the workshop … Read the full press release

Continental expands international network for artificial intelligence (AI) in Silicon Valley

Continental signs membership agreement with AI research group at the University of California, Berkeley Partnership designed to speed up neural networks for the car of the future and safety of AI systems Continental’s global AI research network continues expansion BERKELEY, … Read the full press release

Mercedes-AMG CEO Tobias Moers: Customers can now choose between twelve models from the C-Class family

 Fuel consumption combined: 10.4-9.9 l/100 km; combined CO2 emissions: 236-227 g/km* AFFALTERBACH, 26-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Powerful V8 engines, thrilling driving dynamics and distinct design have made the Mercedes-AMG C 63 model range a bestseller. The Saloon, Estate, Coupé and Cabriolet … Read the full press release

Alstom’s Urbalis 400 communications-based train control solution is the train control and signalling system behind the Amsterdam Metro North-South Line

Saint-Ouen, France, 24-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Alstom’s Urbalis 400 communications-based train control (CBTC) solution is the train control and signalling system behind the Amsterdam Metro North-South Line, a new line adding ten kilometres to the existing network, which opened on Saturday … Read the full press release

RCH Europe Brings New Innovative Selling Solutions to FAFGA 2018

Smart POS systems for the hospitality industry TREVISO, Italy, 23-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Technology is revolutionising the way in which we live and do business. In the hospitality industry where speed and quality of service is critical, organisations must embrace … Read the full press release

Spirit AeroSystems renews partnership with Safran to provide electrical harness manufacturing and installation services

FARNBOROUGH, England, 18-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — These contract extensions include more than 50 assemblies for the Boeing Next-Generation 737 and 737 MAX pylon wire harnesses, Boeing 787 guard wire assemblies and wire harnesses for the 767 Tanker. The harnesses will be … Read the full press release

All Nippon Airways installs Safran’s Cassiopée AGS system fleet-wide to improve flight safety

FARNBOROUGH, England, 17-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — With Cassiopée AGS (Analysis Ground Station), now installed fleet-wide, All Nippon Airways is the first airline in the world to have connected its Safran flight data management systems to a cloud, rather than servers, … Read the full press release

Vistara Airlines and CFM International sign Letter of Intent for the purchase of additional 26 LEAP-1A engines

FARNBOROUGH, England, 17-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Delhi-based Vistara Airlines and CFM International today signed a Letter of Intent for the purchase of 26 LEAP-1A engines to power 13 additional Airbus A320neo aircraft announced July 11 that are part of the airlines … Read the full press release

Stadler to showcase seven vehicle concepts featuring new solutions at InnoTrans 2018

BUSSNANG, 17-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Stadler was already one of the largest exhibitors of rail vehicles at InnoTrans 2016. The train manufacturer with production sites in Switzerland, Germany, Spain, Poland, Hungary, Belarus and the USA has even bigger plans for this … Read the full press release

Shenzhen Airlines to equip its entire Airbus A320 fleet with Cobham’s cockpit connectivity solution and Inmarsat’s SB-S satellite IP platform

LYNGBY, Denmark, 16-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Shenzhen Airlines has selected Cobham’s cockpit connectivity solution and Inmarsat’s next-generation SB-S satellite IP platform to equip its entire Airbus A320 fleet enabling unprecedented visibility into operations through dedicated IP connectivity between the aircraft and … Read the full press release

Volvo to provide Gothenburg with 30 all-electric buses

GOTHENBURG, 06-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Gothenburg in Sweden now takes the lead in the transition to electrically propelled urban bus traffic in Sweden. The order for 30 all-electric Volvo buses from GS Buss, subsidiary of Göteborgs Spårvägar, and Public Transport Authority … Read the full press release

Sixt earned World Travel Awards in 14 categories for excellent mobility solutions around the globe

First place for Sixt Car Rental, Sixt Luxury Cars and Sixt Limousine Service in numerous countries worldwide PULLACH/ATHENS, 05-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Excellent mobility solutions around the globe: Sixt, one of the leading international mobility service providers, has received World Travel … Read the full press release

Alstom launches its new-generation tram Citadis X05 with innovative SRS charging system in Nice

NICE, 04-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Alstom commissioned its new-generation tram Citadis X05, complete with its innovative SRS charging system, for the first time on Saturday 30 June on the Cadam-Magnan section of new tramway line 2 for the Métropole Nice Côte … Read the full press release