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MHI Receives Order for Very Large LPG Carrier from Astomos Energy
MHI Receives Order for Very Large LPG Carrier from Astomos Energy
9/29/2014 12:06:51 PM
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) has received an order from Astomos Energy Corporation for a very large liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) carrier. The LPG carrier on order is identical to vessels ordered to MHI by Astomos Energy late last year and again this past spring. The carrier will provide the world’s highest level of energy-saving performance, flexibility to …
TomTom and Bosch SoftTec team up to deliver advanced driver assistance systems
9/29/2014 11:27:25 AM
TomTom (TOM2) has today announced a partnership with Bosch to integrate its navigation technology and maps into Bosch’s Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS). This partnership will enable Bosch to develop more advanced applications including intelligent cruise control, upcoming curve alerts, and jam tail warnings, which are all critical components for car manufacturers …
EMLab P&K Enhances iPhone and Android Apps, Adding Environmental Lab Locations, Accreditations, and Chain of Custody
EMLab P&K Enhances iPhone and Android Apps, Adding Environmental Lab Locations, Accreditations, and Chain of Custody
9/29/2014 7:00:00 AM
EMLab P&K, a TestAmerica company and the leading commercial indoor air quality (IAQ) laboratory in North America, upgraded its iPhone and Android apps by adding the company’s laboratory locations along with directions and accreditation certificates for each of its environmental labs. Clients can also view their specific project chain of custody (COC) in addition to …
"Green Bus Award 2014" for the best-selling Citaro urban bus
9/26/2014 11:21:34 AM
The Mercedes-Benz Citaro Euro VI received the "Green Bus Award 2014" at the IAA - the world’s leading exhibition for commercial vehicles. The prize has been awarded annually since 2011 to a touring coach and an urban bus in alternation by the specialist publications "Omnibusrevue" and "Busfahrer". This year the trophy has been awarded for the third time in four years to a …
Future USS Zumwalt (DDG 1000) achieves successful light-off of first main turbine generator set
9/26/2014 10:47:31 AM
Rolls-Royce is proud to announce that the future USS Zumwalt, the first ship of the DDG 1000 multi-mission destroyer class, performed a successful Generator Light-Off of its first Main Turbine Generator Set (MTG) this week. It is now power self-sufficient enabling follow-on systems testing and trials. Neil Pickard, Rolls-Royce, Program Executive said: "On behalf of the …
CDP Ranks UPS in Top Ten Percent of Companies Measured for Sustainability Efforts
9/26/2014 10:41:58 AM
UPS® (NYSE: UPS) announced it secured a top ranking on the CDP’s Climate Disclosure Leadership Index (CDLI) of Standard & Poor’s (S&P) 500 companies for the fourth consecutive year. With a score of 100 out of 100, UPS ranked among the top ten percent of companies measured and one of only 14 to receive a score of 100. The annual index showcases companies listed on the …
Bombardier Celebrates Successful 18-Year Strategic Rail Control Partnership with RZD
9/23/2014 2:55:04 PM
Rail technology leader Bombardier Transportation and Russian Railways (RZD) are celebrating their successful 18-year partnership for rail control activities in Russia. The latest technology developed by the Bombardier Transportation (Signal) Ltd. joint venture (JV) with RZD will be on show at InnoTrans 2014 this week in Berlin. Visitors to the RZD stand can see the new, …
Navistar Expands International Prostar Transmission Offerings With Lightweight Option
9/23/2014 11:58:05 AM
Navistar, Inc. today announced it will offer the Tremec 10-speed manual transmission in its International® ProStar® model with the company’s 13-liter engine. Tremec offers a wide range of high torque-to-weight ratios designed for weight sensitive over-the-road and city applications. The pairing will also maximize payload for applications such as bulk haul. “Tremec …
ITT showcases innovative products and solutions for rail industry during 2014 InnoTrans International Trade Fair for Transport Technology
9/23/2014 10:33:11 AM
ITT Corporation (NYSE: ITT) is an industry leader in providing highly engineered products and services to customers in growing end markets including transportation. This week, the company is showcasing its capabilities at InnoTrans, an international showcase focusing on railway technology that draws more than 125,000 visitors from 140 countries. ITT designs and manufactures …
Toshiba Delivers World’s First Propulsion System Integrating PMSM and SiC Diode to Tokyo Metro
Toshiba Delivers World’s First Propulsion System Integrating PMSM and SiC Diode to Tokyo Metro
9/23/2014 9:57:15 AM
Toshiba Corporation (Tokyo: 6502) today announced that it has delivered the world’s first train propulsion systems incorporating totally enclosed Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motors (PMSM) and silicon carbide (SiC) Variable Voltage Variable Frequency (VVVF) traction inverters. The propulsion systems were delivered to Japan’s Tokyo Metro Co., Ltd. for Ginza Line 1000 third …
Paper Transport Unveils First Full-Production Kenworth T680 with Natural Gas Engine
Paper Transport Unveils First Full-Production Kenworth T680 with Natural Gas Engine
9/22/2014 6:42:39 PM
Paper Transport recently unveiled the latest in its continuing move toward a more green fleet - the first full-production Kenworth T680 equipped with a natural gas engine. "We continue our move toward a more environmentally conscious fleet operation by replacing our diesel-fueled trucks with Kenworth’s most aerodynamic model powered by compressed natural gas (CNG)," said …
MacGregor secures RoRo cargo access equipment order from South Korea
9/22/2014 6:05:01 PM
MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has won an order from Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering (DSME) in South Korea for the design and delivery of MacGregor RoRo cargo access equipment. It is destined for a 180m logistics and support vessel (LSV) under construction at the yard for the Royal Norwegian Navy’s Norwegian Defence Logistics Organisation (NDLO). The vessel is …
Panalpina’s new online tool gives LCL customers more visibility
9/22/2014 5:36:24 PM
Panalpina’s global LCL network continues to expand, giving customers more ways to transport their goods more efficiently. But with so many routes and options to consider, selecting the best routing can be difficult. Panalpina is addressing the issue by introducing its LCL Sailing Schedule, an online tool that gives users access to the company’s latest LCL sailing information …
Bombardier to Supply 16 Additional Light Rail Vehicles to Manchester Metrolink in the UK
Bombardier to Supply 16 Additional Light Rail Vehicles to Manchester Metrolink in the UK
9/22/2014 8:46:54 AM
Bombardier Transportation, together with consortium partner Vossloh Kiepe, has signed an option to supply 16 additional * BOMBARDIER *FLEXITY Swift light rail vehicles (LRVs) to Transport for Greater Manchester’s (TfGM’s) Metrolink system. This option forms part of the contract signed with Greater Manchester Passenger Transport Executive (GMPTE now referred to as TfGM) in …
Southeast Diesel Collaborative Leadership Award Winners Announced
9/19/2014 10:35:35 AM
This week at the Southeast Diesel Collaborative (SEDC) 9th Annual Partners Meeting in Atlanta, GA, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 4 Regional Administrator Heather McTeer Toney and Office of the EPA Administrator Acting Senior Advisor on Environmental Justice Mustafa Ali, on behalf of the SEDC, presented the SEDC Leadership Awards to the 2013 winners. The …
BMW Opens its Newest Vehicle Distribution Center at the Port of Baltimore
BMW Opens its Newest Vehicle Distribution Center at the Port of Baltimore
9/19/2014 9:03:33 AM
Today, BMW Group celebrated the official opening of its newest Vehicle Distribution Center at the Port of Baltimore. The facility will serve 96 dealers within the Central and Eastern regions of BMW’s dealer network. Ludwig Willisch, President and CEO, BMW of North America, and Craig Westbrook, Vice President – Aftersales, BMW of North America, were in attendance and spoke at …
SCAP to join Sapa at InnoTrans 2014
SCAP to join Sapa at InnoTrans 2014
9/19/2014 8:51:09 AM
InnoTrans 2014 will be held from September 23-26. It will be the first time that the SCAP joint venture shows its products at InnoTrans, an exhibition which takes place every second year. SCAP is owned 50/50 by Sapa and Chinalco. SCAP will display some of its new products, including an innovative side-wall panel used for freight cars loading coal. It is the first time, …
Autonomous driving through Silicon Valley: Mercedes-Benz receives licence from the US federal state of California
Autonomous driving through Silicon Valley: Mercedes-Benz receives licence from the US federal state of California
9/18/2014 12:54:06 PM
On 16 September 2014 the US federal state of California introduced a legal requirement for an official licence for testing vehicles in autonomous driving mode on public roads. On "Senate Bill No. 1298" taking effect, Mercedes-Benz received a corresponding licence permitting it to test vehicles in autonomous driving mode in daily traffic on California’s roads. For …
Mitsubishi Electric’s S-EIV Saves on Power for Tokyo Metro
Mitsubishi Electric’s S-EIV Saves on Power for Tokyo Metro
9/18/2014 10:50:28 AM
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation (TOKYO: 6503) announced today that its Station Energy Saving Inverter (S-EIV®), which has been in operation at Tokyo Metro’s Myoden Station since June 2014, has contributed a daily power savings of approximately 600kWh, or enough to power about 60 households. The electricity produced by regenerative brakes supplies power to other trains …
GM to Add Third Shift, 750 Jobs at Wentzville Assembly
9/18/2014 9:46:32 AM
General Motors will add a third shift at its Wentzville Assembly plant, creating an estimated 750 new jobs, to build the all-new Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon midsize pickups and Chevrolet Express and GMC Savana full-size vans. Dealers have ordered nearly 30,000 Colorados, which is very high for early orders. With the midsize trucks, Chevrolet and GMC offer the broadest …