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Alstom to provide signalling, telecom and electrification for the new Kochi metro line
1/23/2015 1:03:17 PM
Alstom has been awarded two contracts [1] worth over €65 million [2] from Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) to supply signalling, telecom and electrification solutions for the new Kochi metro line. The projects will be implemented in early 2016 and commercial service is scheduled to begin in March 2016. 25 Alstom Metropolis trains will circulate on the new Kochi metro …
Vaisala Launches its RoadDSS® Road Condition App for the Apple iPad
1/23/2015 1:02:01 PM
Vaisala, a global leader in innovative weather solutions for road maintenance and Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) has released the RoadDSS Road Condition App for the Apple IPad. The latest addition to the Vaisala iRWIS total road weather solution, which is designed for winter maintenance professionals to quickly access critical road weather data on the go. The …
Deutsche Post DHL plans to create up to 10,000 new jobs by 2020
Deutsche Post DHL plans to create up to 10,000 new jobs by 2020
1/23/2015 11:03:15 AM
Deutsche Post DHL is set to create several thousands of jobs over the coming years. As a result of continued sustainable growth in the parcel business, the Group is anticipating an increased demand for labor equivalent to as many as 10,000 new positions by 2020 in parcel delivery. By 2025 the total number of new jobs could be as high as 20,000. For the purposes of operational …
TWI Adds New Customer to European Cross-Docking Business
TWI Adds New Customer to European Cross-Docking Business
1/21/2015 12:40:06 PM
TWI is pleased to announce the recent addition of a new customer to its growing European cross docking operations. TWI will receive, store, and deliver a wide range of food products for Nitz + Co. Speditions-Kontor GmbH from our modern warehouse facility in Herten, Germany.     For more information on TWI’s cross docking solutions in Europe, please visit …
Pradeep Saha Appointed President and CEO of Horsburgh & Scott
Pradeep Saha Appointed President and CEO of Horsburgh & Scott
1/20/2015 2:02:04 PM
Cleveland, OH:  Horsburgh & Scott, the world leader in large gear manufacturing, has announced that Pradeep Saha has been promoted to President and CEO. Saha previously served as the company’s Vice President of Sales and Marketing, where in 2014 he successfully increased sales by 20 percent, developed a new marketing strategy, implemented a disciplined CRM process, and …
Voith Ships 320 ton Runner to Belo Monte Hydropower Plant in Brazil
1/20/2015 12:35:41 PM
The largest runner ever produced by Voith Hydro in Latin America was shipped to the hydropower plant Belo Monte this week. A 12-axle trailer left Voith Hydro’s manufacturing shop in Manaus, Brazil, transporting a 320 ton runner, impressive for its size – 8.5 meters in diameter and 5 meters tall –, the runner is heading to the Belo Monte hydropower plant. After a short trip of …
Japan: Air Liquide completes the construction of the first public-use hydrogen filling stations in Nagoya and Toyota
1/19/2015 1:06:59 PM
Today, Air Liquide held a ceremony to celebrate the completion of two hydrogen filling stations in the cities of Nagoya and Toyota, located in the Aichi Prefecture of Japan. These two hydrogen filling stations are the first public-use hydrogen filling stations for Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles in the central Nagoya area and in Toyota City , respectively. They will make it …
“Getting Stoned” Has Taken On A New Meaning
1/16/2015 9:28:39 AM
Sometimes ideas can hit you like a ton of bricks and you say to yourself why has no one thought of this before. Some call these type of ideas no brainers.  It seems that everyone has been behind a dump truck that spills stones from its tailgate at some point and many have had their windshields cracked or shattered.  Well, they cracked the wrong windshield when they cracked …
Mazda Agrees with Itochu to Make Its New National Sales Company in South Africa a Joint Venture
1/16/2015 9:22:56 AM
Mazda Motor Corporation announced today that it has reached an agreement with Itochu Corporation (Itochu) to turn its new national sales company in South Africa into a joint venture. Mazda established the new national sales company, Mazda Southern Africa (Pty) Ltd (MSA), with the aim of increasing sales and strengthening the Mazda brand in South Africa. Operations began at …
Q-Track Launches Unique Forklift Safety Technology
Q-Track Launches Unique Forklift Safety Technology
1/14/2015 7:49:06 PM
(Huntsville, AL) January 14, 2015 — Q-Track Corporation (Q-Track) today launched an innovative forklift collision avoidance system, SafeSpot™. In the U.S., forklift accidents cost an estimated $3.7 billion per year and cause 20,000 serious injuries including 100 deaths. SafeSpot™ increases safety while ensuring OSHA compliance. SafeSpot™ addresses safety requirements for …
MasterCard and Masabi Set Commuters Free From Cash
MasterCard and Masabi Set Commuters Free From Cash
1/14/2015 10:11:04 AM
To tweet this news, copy and paste to your Twitter handle with the hashtags #mticketing and #transit MasterCard (NYSE:MA) today announced a global partnership with Masabi , the leader in mobile ticketing for transit, that will set commuters and visitors free from scrambling for cash when buying tickets for the subway or bus. By combining …
UPS Expands Three European Contract Logistics Facilities
1/14/2015 9:50:50 AM
UPS® (NYSE:UPS) today announced three international facility expansions driven by growing demand from retail and high-tech customers. The moves add nearly 220,000 sq. ft. (about 20,000 sqm) to UPS’s global supply chain network. The newly expanded facilities are located in Krefeld, Germany; Butzbach (near Frankfurt am Main), Germany; and Venlo, Netherlands. UPS, which recently …
Rolls-Royce Propulsion Systems to Boost Efficiency on New Alaska Class Ferries
1/13/2015 4:32:58 PM
Rolls-Royce has been selected by the Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities, via its Alaska Marine Highway System, and Vigor Industrial, to provide a highly efficient propulsion system for its future Alaska Class ferries that will be built by Vigor Shipyards in Ketchikan, Alaska. The two Alaska Class ferries will feature a range of Rolls-Royce technology, …
Airbus launches A321neo with true transatlantic capability
Airbus launches A321neo with true transatlantic capability
1/13/2015 9:15:00 AM
Airbus has officially launched the A321neo with 97 tonnes Maximum Take Off Weight (MTOW) having secured the first commitment from Air Lease Corporation (ALC). The Los Angeles based lessor signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for 30 more A321neo, upsizing its commitments at the 2014 Farnborough Airshow from 60 to 90 and becoming the launch customer for Airbus’ increased …
Deutsche Post and Eurotours launch joint travel offer
Deutsche Post and Eurotours launch joint travel offer
1/12/2015 12:37:21 PM
Deutsche Post is going into the tourism business. Together with Eurotours, a renowned international tourism enterprise, Deutsche Post now offers its customers individual and attractive vacation packages. Eurotours will act as the tour operator in this cooperation. Under a single brand name - "Post Reisen" - customers will find a wide variety of holiday travel and city tour …
1/12/2015 11:39:29 AM
Rail technology leader Bombardier Transportation has won a GOOD DESIGNTM Award for its BOMBARDIER INNOVIA Monorail 300 system. This driverless transit system is designed on the principles of iconic aesthetics, mass transit capacity and fast-to-build infrastructure.  The INNOVIA Monorail 300 vehicle’s sleek, aerodynamically styled exterior design has attracted the …
Continental Mobility Study 2015: Electric Cars Facing Image Problems
Continental Mobility Study 2015: Electric Cars Facing Image Problems
1/9/2015 12:00:41 PM
Electric cars have a special "green" image among drivers in Germany, but so far they barely evoke any emotions. In the 2015 Continental Mobility Study, a clear majority see fully electric-driven vehicles as environmentally friendly (72%) and sensible (67%), but the perception of image factors that play a key role in the purchase decision, such as driving pleasure (26%), …
Ford Announces Winners of Innovate Mobility Challenge Series, a Worldwide Approach to Finding Mobility Solutions
1/9/2015 11:48:47 AM
Ford names winners of the latest in its Innovate Mobility Challenge series, an open-innovation approach to discovering mobility solutions around the world The series is a key aspect of Ford Smart Mobility – the company’s program of innovation in mobility, connectivity and autonomy – announced by Ford Motor Company President and CEO Mark Fields in his 2015 International …
Serco farewell to NPL after 19 years of innovation
1/9/2015 10:30:41 AM
Serco said goodbye to the National Physical Laboratory (NPL) at the end of December 2014 after 19 years of extraordinary innovation and science that has seen the establishment build a world-leading reputation and deliver billions of pounds of benefit for the UK economy.  During that period under Serco’s management and leadership, NPL has delivered an extraordinary variety and …
Scania’s President and CEO to lead ACEA Commercial Vehicle Board for 2015
1/8/2015 10:41:25 AM
The Commercial Vehicle Board elects a new Chairman for a yearly term, once renewable. Mr Lundstedt, President and CEO of Scania, follows Wolfgang Bernhard, Head of Daimler Trucks, who took over the chairmanship of ACEA’s Commercial Vehicle Board in 2013, and went on to serve a second term in 2014. Speaking after his election, Mr Lundstedt said: “I am honoured to drive …