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Siemens Mobility to design and build the next generation of VIA Rail Canada’s trainsets

32 bi-directional trainsets offering more than 9,100 seats Passenger service expected to begin in 2022 Enhanced passenger experience MUNICH, 13-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Siemens Mobility has been awarded a €650 million contract in Canada to design and build the next … Read the full press release

BWW 2018 – Best Wine Critics of World have been selected – Jancis Robinson MW is the Winner!

The second prize went to Jeannie Cho Lee MW and the third to James Suckling HELSINKI, 12-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — BWW-The Best Wine of the World-competition is by far the toughest wine competition on this planet. Unlike any other industry … Read the full press release

Gemalto to bring additional convenience and security to the traveler’s experience via biometric boarding in Terminal 4 at Los Angeles International Airport

AMSTERDAM, 07-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO) announces a joint pilot with a leading airline to bring additional convenience and security to the traveler’s experience via biometric boarding in Terminal 4 at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). The test … Read the full press release

German-based leisure airline Sundair orders four CFM56-5B engines to power two new Airbus A320ceo aircraft

WEST CHESTER, Ohio, USA, 30-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — German-based leisure airline Sundair has purchased four CFM56-5B engines to power two new Airbus A320ceo aircraft in order valued at $45 million U.S. list price. Sundair began commercial operations in 2017 and currently … Read the full press release

Jaguar Land Rover’s venture capital fund made seed investment in WeTrip

InMotion Ventures, Jaguar Land Rover’s venture capital fund, today announces seed investment in WeTrip, the digital platform making group holiday planning and booking simpler. Jaguar Land Rover’s venture capital fund invests in group travel experience platform WeTrip InMotion Ventures backs … Read the full press release

Siemens Mobility awarded a major contract to design and build 94 new generation Tube trains for London Underground

94 metro trains for London based on the Inspiro platform Delivery beginning in 2023 Digital services based on Siemens Mobility’s Railigent New trains will be more spacious, air-conditioned, have walk-through carriages and improve accessibility Additional capacity, maximized throughput and improved … Read the full press release

Tangier-Casablanca high speed line inaugurates with high-speed trains supplied by Alstom

Saint-Ouen, France, 16-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Alstom participates today in the inauguration of the Tangier-Casablanca high speed line with its very high-speed trains supplied and delivered to the Office National des Chemins de Fer Marocain (ONCF). The line has been inaugurated by His … Read the full press release

Amerikaanse Customer Data Platform authoriteit David M. Raab leidt eerste CDP Workshop in Nederland

AMSTERDAM, 15-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Marketeers hebben vandaag de dag meer data tot hun beschikking dan ooit, maar worstelen om ze te combineren tot een bruikbare vorm. Customer Data Platform (CDP) technologie belooft dit probleem op te lossen in de … Read the full press release

Stadler selected to design, build and deliver 64 FLIRT electrical trains by Transdev for the suburban railway lines in Hanover

Transdev contracted Stadler to design, build and deliver 64 electrical trains of the FLIRT type for use on the suburban railway lines in Hanover. BERLIN, 08-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The company Transdev GmbH won a Europe-wide public tender to operate the … Read the full press release

Fincantieri: 1.5 billion dollars contracts for the construction of two cruise ships for CSSC Carnival Cruise Shipping Limited signed

The contracts related to the construction of the cruise ships have been signed TRIESTE, 08-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — At the presence of the Under Secretary of State for the Italian Ministry of Economic Development Michele Geraci, the contracts that seal … Read the full press release

easyJet extends ground handling operations partnership with DHL to include two more UK airports

DHL will be responsible for managing the ground handling for approximately 700 flights per week from Bristol and 500 from Manchester. One year on from taking over ground handling operations at London Gatwick, easyJet extends partnership with DHL to include … Read the full press release

Avior selects Ramboll for the Tromsø airport expansion

Continued traffic growth and a central location in Norway makes the planned expansion of Tromsø airport a high priority. COPENHAGEN, 26-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Located in the largest city of northern Norway, Tromsø airport constitutes a central connection point between the … Read the full press release

Heathrow’s annual Race the Plane charity challenge joined by 400 cyclists to raise money for The Duke of Edinburgh’s charity

His Royal Highness The Earl of Wessex visits Heathrow as airport celebrates DofE partnership, with cyclists taking part in the third annual Race the Plane challenge The challenge sees over 400 cyclists from the airport race a United flight from … Read the full press release

Heathrow: UK’s first electric-hybrid aircraft to touch down at the UK’s hub free of charge for a year

Speaking at the BusinessGreen Summit, CEO John Holland-Kaye will open the incentive to all airlines operating at Heathrow both now and in the future The grand innovation prize is the latest in a suite of measures designed to encourage airlines … Read the full press release

Artworks images of The World’s Largest 21st Century Surrealist Art Exhibition

Coimbra House Culture in Portugal; Open at November 17 of 2018 COIMBRA, Portugal, 18-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — International Surrealism Now is the largest international surrealist exhibition in the World, presenting 112 of the world’s leading surrealism artists from 48 countries. … Read the full press release

Europe Bicycle Parking Racks Market Driven by Consumer Focus on Sustainability and Carbon Consciousness

DUBLIN 2, Ireland, 17-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Investment in bicycle parking racks in Europe is surging at a brisk pace, with a new Fact.MR study valuing the Europe bicycle parking rack market at around US$ 850 million in 2018. According to … Read the full press release

Centrica report shows how new energy technology could meet more than half of the 20% carbon reduction target by 2030 for the healthcare and hospitality industries

The ‘Powering Sustainability’ report highlights the opportunities for distributed energy technologies. WINDSOR, 16-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Centrica plc has today released a new report which shows that new energy technology could meet more than half of the 20% carbon reduction target … Read the full press release

Bentley and Royal College of Art present the future of British luxury

British institution explores how automotive luxury will look in 2050 Student projects imagine luxury soundscapes, stratospheric Grand Touring and sophisticated driverless elegance Collaboration included curriculum tutelage from Bentley Design team CREWE, 09-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Bentley has collaborated with design students from … Read the full press release

UK operator HeliGroup took delivery of the first ever ACH135 Helionix for VIP charter operations

MONACO, 01-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — UK operator HeliGroup has taken delivery of the first ever ACH135 Helionix for VIP charter operations from Airbus Corporate Helicopters at the Monaco Yacht Club during the annual yacht show in the Principality. The handover … Read the full press release

Kapsch TrafficCom modernises Traveller Information System and mobile app in the Dallas-Fort Worth

New system allows agencies to optimize operations while providing travellers with personalized, real-time traffic and transit information. Vienna, Austria/McLean, VA, USA, 27-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Kapsch TrafficCom announces the successful upgrade of the existing Traveller Information System and mobile app to … Read the full press release

Plus Ultra Líneas Aereas rejects an article published on August 8th

MADRID, 26-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — From Plus Ultra Líneas Aereas, we want to reject the article (https://news.europawire.eu/plus-ultra-strongly-denies-the-fraud-allegations-bought-against-them-in-the-english-class-action-lawsuit-17300/eu-press-release/2018/08/08) published on August 8th on this web page. The article was completely false and published without any source verification. The quotes made in … Read the full press release

ENGIE an official partner and the exclusive provider of electric charging stations at the Paris Motor Show

Two sites to visit in Paris from 4 to 14 October: the green vehicle test centre at Place de la Concorde and the ENGIE stand at the Porte de Versailles Exhibition Centre. For the first time, ENGIE is an official … Read the full press release

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