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World’s first digital passenger information system, developed by Siemens Mobility, to debut on Vienna metro system

Innovative digital passenger information and guidance system Dynamic visual information on the X-car ensures easy and convenient use (PRESS RELEASE) MUNICH, 13-Jan-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Siemens Mobility, redefining mobility with intelligent infrastructure, sustainability, passenger experience and availability and a separately … Read the full press release

Inductive charging for EVs: Holcim and German startup Magment partner over magnetizable concrete technology for road surfaces

Strategic partnership with German startup Magment to enable roads that recharge electric vehicles Highway trials planned in the US Other applications include robot recharging in warehouses and factories (PRESS RELEASE) ZUG, 6-Jan-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Holcim (SWX: HOLN), one of … Read the full press release

Snam Group to build hydrogen-ready fuel cell system at the Torino Airport

Another Torino Green Airport project gets under way (PRESS RELEASE) SAN DONATO MILANESE / CASELLE TORINESE, 29-Dec-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Snam Group (BIT: SRG), one of the world’s leading energy infrastructure companies, has announced that its subsidiary Renovit,  specialized in … Read the full press release

The first flight in Malaysia to use Sustainable Aviation Fuel from Neste

(PRESS RELEASE) ESPOO, 17-Dec-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 that its sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) has been … Read the full press release

VINCI Autoroutes financed the Western Strasbourg bypass (A355) project with EUR 561 million as part of 54-year long concession

New road infrastructure that will ease congestion in Strasbourg and the surrounding area and facilitate the expansion of shared mobility solutions Unprecedented environmental measures taken during the construction and operating phase A 54-year concession for an investment of €561 million, … Read the full press release

Inmarsat’s market-leading GX Aviation and European Aviation Network (EAN) recognized at the World Travel Tech Awards 2021

Prestigious accolade from World Travel Tech Awards 2021 in recognition of Inmarsat’s market-leading GX Aviation and European Aviation Network inflight broadband solutions (PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 15-Dec-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Inmarsat (LSE: ISAT), the world leader in global, mobile satellite communications, … Read the full press release

Lufthansa Innovation Hub: Climate-tech startup SQUAKE will now operate as an independent company, two other investors join

SQUAKE decarbonizes logistics, travel and mobility companies Commerzbank’s main incubator, BackBone Ventures, and Lufthansa Group invest in the company Philipp von Lamezan joins the start-up’s management team as CEO (PRESS RELEASE) COLOGNE, 15-Dec-2021— /EuropaWire/ — Lufthansa Group (ETR: LHA), a … Read the full press release

The new Scania P 250 PHEV with the new hybrid powertrain undergoes testing in Skellefteå, northern Sweden

(PRESS RELEASE) SÖDERTÄLJE, Sweden, 13-Dec-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Scania, a leading Swedish supplier of sustainable transport solutions and services, engines for industrial and marine applications, and power generation, has announced that its new P 250 PHEV truck with the new … Read the full press release

Airbus delivers the world’s most technologically advanced helicopter, H160, to All Nippon Helicopter

(PRESS RELEASE) KOBE, Japan, 10-Dec-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Airbus (EPA: AIR), a European multinational aerospace company, has announced the first ever delivery of its next generation twin-engine H160 helicopter to the Japanese operator All Nippon Helicopter (ANH). Having 68 patents, … Read the full press release

Swissport expands its network across Latin America

(PRESS RELEASE) ZÜRICH, 1-Dec-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Swissport, a Swiss aviation services company offering airport ground and cargo handling services, has announced that it will add six additional airports in Chile to its global network. The expansion of the network … Read the full press release

Stadler to deliver 44 FLIRT battery-powered multiple units to DB Regio for the south-west German Palatinate network

(PRESS RELEASE) BERLIN, 26-Nov-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Stadler, a Swiss train maker with over 75 years of experience, has announced that DB Regio AG, Frankfurt am Main based subsidiary of Deutsche Bahn, has ordered some 44 FLIRT battery-powered multiple units … Read the full press release

Inmarsat sees first installation of its award-winning GX Aviation inflight broadband solution onboard an AirAsia Airbus A320 aircraft

Asia Digital Engineering (ADE) aims to expand its offering as a GX Aviation installation partner for commercial airlines in SouthEast Asia, following milestone with AirAsia Group (PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 26-Nov-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Inmarsat (LSE: ISAT), the world leader in … Read the full press release

CAF’s LRV units to provide the City of Calgary with frequent and fast transport service

(PRESS RELEASE) BEASAIN, Spain, 18-Nov-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — CAF, Construcciones y Auxiliar de Ferrocarriles (BME: CAF), a Spanish publicly listed company which manufactures railway vehicles and equipment and buses through its Solaris Bus & Coach subsidiary, announces that it has been … Read the full press release

Heathrow extends partnership with Capgemini to deliver enhanced traveller and employee experiences

New scope builds on existing 12-year relationship to support the recovery of air travel in the near future (PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 17-Nov-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Capgemini (EPA: CAP), a French multinational leader in consulting, technology services and digital transformation, has … Read the full press release

StatusMatch.com ed Emirates collaborano per aiutare i frequenti viaggiatori italiani a tornare in volo

StatusMatch.com lancia ufficialmente il suo nuovo programma di fedeltà che conferirà ai viaggiatori italiani premium i vantaggi dello status Gold con Emirates (PRESS RELEASE) ROMA, 17-Nov-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — StatusMatch.com ha iniziato una collaborazione con Emirates per lanciare una nuova … Read the full press release

StatusMatch.com and Emirates partner up to help Italian frequent flyers get back in the air

StatusMatch.com officially launches its new loyalty status matching program to give premium Italian travellers Gold status benefits with Emirates. (PRESS RELEASE) ROME, 17-Nov-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — StatusMatch.com has partnered with Emirates to launch a new initiative that offers Italian travellers … Read the full press release

The first Electronic Flight Assistant Mission+ described as like moving from an old mobile phone and paper diary to the latest generation smartphone

(PRESS RELEASE) DUBAI, 16-Nov-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Airbus (EPA: AIR), a European multinational aerospace company pioneering sustainable aerospace for a safe and united world, has announced that its Flight Operations subsidiary NAVBLUE has unveiled the first Electronic Flight Assistant (EFA) … Read the full press release

BMW Motorrad, Elephant Moto: riding on motorcycles from the R18 family across Costa Rica, Portugal and the USA

(PRESS RELEASE) MUNICH, 15-Nov-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — BMW Motorrad, BMW’s motorcycle brand, and Elephant Moto, a motorcycle tour and rental company in Colombia and Costa Rica as well as an official Partner of BMW Motorrad, have announced “The Great Getaway” … Read the full press release

Inmarsat commissioned white paper: Australia’s Aviation Market: The Impact of Covid-19 and a Slow Recovery

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 10-Nov-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Inmarsat (LSE: ISAT), the world leader in global, mobile satellite communications, has announced the release of an independent white paper commissioned by the company titled “Australia’s Aviation Market: The Impact of Covid-19 and … Read the full press release

European Travel Agents’ and Tour Operators’ Association announces its position on the upcoming European Commission review of the Package Travel Directive

(PRESS RELEASE) BRUSSELS, 10-Nov-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — ECTAA, the European Travel Agents’ and Tour Operators’ Association has released its position on the upcoming  review of the Package Travel Directive by the European Commission. The Covid 19 pandemic, the worst crisis … Read the full press release

Bosch, Escrypt, Kapsch, Nokia, Telekom and Ertico collaborate over vehicle-to-vehicle communication for automated driving as part of CONCORDA project

(PRESS RELEASE) STUTTGART, 21-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Bosch, a German multinational engineering and technology company, has announced it is part of an innovation project that investigates methods for fast, secure data communication for vehicle-to-vehicle communication for automated driving as part … 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

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

Neste MY Sustainable Aviation Fuel™ now available to all TripActions Group customers as part of new global partnership

(PRESS RELEASE) ESPOO, 29-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 a groundbreaking global partnership with TripActions and Reed … 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

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

Groundbreaking Immersive Experience from Samsung and Artist Michael Murphy Reveals a New Perspective for Visual Entertainment Through the Stunningly Slim Neo QLED TV

Samsung and Murphy’s Installation at London’s Saatchi Gallery illuminates the power of Neo QLED technology with a panoramic Gorgon City performance featuring Cercle’s scenic cinematography (PRESS RELEASE) SAATCHI GALLERY, LONDON, 9-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd today hosted … 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

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

Fully automated tram depot with a self-driving tram demonstrated by Siemens Mobility and ViP Verkehrsbetrieb Potsdam GmbH

(PRESS RELEASE) BERLIN, 23-Aug-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Siemens Mobility, redefining mobility with intelligent infrastructure, sustainability, passenger experience and availability, has announced, together with its partner ViP Verkehrsbetrieb Potsdam GmbH a successful demonstration of a test of the mFUND’s AStriD (“Autonomous … Read the full press release