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Renault-Nissan Alliance Sells Its 200,000Th Electric Vehicle
11/27/2014 12:45:56 PM
The Renault-Nissan Alliance has sold its 200,000th electric vehicle and has a leading 58% market share for zero-emission cars. Together, Renault and Nissan EVs have driven approximately 4 billion zero-emission kilometers – enough to circle the earth 100,000 times. Renault-Nissan’s EVs represent 200 million liters of fuel saved – enough to fill about 80 Olympic-sized swimming …
Neste Oil launches a new low-sulphur marine fuel in December
Neste Oil launches a new low-sulphur marine fuel in December
11/27/2014 12:29:55 PM
Neste Oil will bring to the market a low-sulphur marine fuel in accordance with the EU Sulphur Directive requirements entering into force in 2015, and will begin distributing it in mid-December. The new fuel will significantly reduce sulphur, nitrogen and particle emissions in marine transportation. The Sulphur Directive sets a maximum sulphur limit of 0.1 per cent for marine …
DHL extends Eurapid service network to nine more terminals across Europe
DHL extends Eurapid service network to nine more terminals across Europe
11/27/2014 11:21:55 AM
DHL Freight has expanded its Eurapid service across Europe with nine new terminals joining the network in November. The day-definite service for less-than-truckload (LTL) shipments up to 2.5 tons is now available at 50 terminals in 17 countries and covers 80 percent of all business addresses in Europe. "Since the launch of this premium service one year ago, we have doubled …
GMC Canyon Hauls for the Holidays
11/26/2014 10:49:39 AM
Among the elaborate floats, marching performers and six-story-tall balloons, the 2015 GMC Canyon will have a presence tomorrow in the 88th Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade®. The all-new, premium midsize truck will be one of 55 GMC vehicles towing floats along the 2.5 mile route, which winds along the west and south edges of Central Park and down Sixth Avenue. GMC has towed the …
Scania strengthens top position in Taiwan
Scania strengthens top position in Taiwan
11/25/2014 10:30:26 AM
Scania has sold an additional 200 luxuary coaches in Taiwan. Deliveries to the Boshen bus bodybuilder will start in January 2015. This deal further strengthens Scania’s top position in the Taiwanese coach market. “This year, 2014, marks a record since Scania entered the Taiwanese bus and coach market in 1982,” says Managing Director Per Lilljequist, Scania …
Tata Motors celebrates 60 years of truck manufacturing in Jamshedpur
11/20/2014 9:57:10 AM
60 years of manufacturing excellence and bringing global trucking to India with: World-class design and engineering capabilities to conceptualise and integrate Tata Motors’ current and future range of trucks Capabilities of developing and integrating Intelligent electronic vehicular control systems, pneumatic systems and hybrid technologies State-of-the-art …
Navistar Introduces Multi-Purpose Vehicle Designed For Global Disaster Relief Efforts
Navistar Introduces Multi-Purpose Vehicle Designed For Global Disaster Relief Efforts
11/19/2014 1:25:04 PM
At this week’s AIDF (Aid and International Development Forum) Disaster Relief Summit in Washington, D.C., Navistar, Inc. has partnered with Terranova GTS, LLC to showcase an International® DuraStar® Multi-Purpose Vehicle—a truck designed to aid in disaster relief efforts with a vehicle mounted water purification treatment system capable of purifying 5,000 gallons of drinking …
ITT CEO and President Denise Ramos Receives Distinguished Leadership Award from New York Hall of Science
11/19/2014 12:54:58 PM
ITT Corporation (NYSE: ITT) is pleased to announce that Chief Executive Officer and President Denise Ramos received the New York Hall of Science (NYSCI) Distinguished Leadership Award at NYSCI’s annual gala in New York City Tuesday. The award is presented annually to a leader in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) for transformation, ingenuity and …
Bombardier Automated People Mover Vehicles Enter Service in Singapore
11/19/2014 10:41:15 AM
The Singapore Land Transit Authority (LTA) today launched its first two new INNOVIA APM 100 automated people mover vehicles into passenger service on the Bukit Panjang Light Rapid Transit (LRT) system. LTA ordered 13 additional INNOVIA APM 100 vehicles from Bombardier in 2012 to substantially increase public transportation services in the Choa Chu Kang and Bukit Panjang …
Kalmar SmartStack goes live at Transnet Port Terminals’ Durban Container Terminal
11/18/2014 9:11:38 AM
Kalmar, part of Cargotec, has implemented the Kalmar SmartStack solution at Durban Container Terminal (DCT) in South Africa for real-time container inventory reporting and management. This is the first terminal to implement Kalmar SmartStack using the narrowband communication network involving re-engineering from the standard WiFi deployment. DCT is currently running 11 …
Bombardier to Deliver New Train Fleet for Gatwick Express Services
11/18/2014 9:08:35 AM
Rail technology leader Bombardier Transportation has signed a contract to deliver 27 new four-car trains for Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR), for operation on the Gatwick Express. The contract for 108 cars has a total value of approximately £145 million GBP (182 million euro, $227 million US).  Under the contract, Bombardier will supply GTR with the latest version of the …
Mercedes-Benz 2020 Growth Strategy: Mercedes-Benz Boosts International Procurement
11/17/2014 3:26:48 PM
Footprint in China, NAFTA and South Africa deepened New C-Class localized on four continents for the first time Procurement and supplier quality functions integrated Dr. Klaus Zehender, Divisional Board Member Procurement and Supplier Quality Mercedes-Benz Cars: "We need the most innovative and capable suppliers worldwide. Our growth strategy offers them …
UPS Adds Three "Next Generation" Training Centers
11/17/2014 10:23:49 AM
UPS® (NYSE: UPS) today announced the addition of three new UPS Integrad™ driver training locations in Dallas, Phoenix, and Portland, Ore. There are currently UPS Integrad locations in Franklin Park, Ill., and Landover, Md. UPS Integrad training centers provide drivers with experiential training, modeled on the philosophy of "teach me, show me, let me." Drivers learn the UPS …
The feel of a Porsche with the fuel consumption of a compact car
The feel of a Porsche with the fuel consumption of a compact car
11/17/2014 9:22:40 AM
Performance and efficiency – The new Cayenne S E-Hybrid proofs that these two characteristics don´t exclude each other. During the course of an international road test event for the media at the end of October, the world’s first premium SUV plug-in hybrid was put through its paces for the first time. Over a total distance of more than 4,200 kilometres it consumed just 5.6 …
Deutsche Post DHL wins the EMC Blue Sky Supplier Sustainability Award 2014
Deutsche Post DHL wins the EMC Blue Sky Supplier Sustainability Award 2014
11/17/2014 8:36:07 AM
Deutsche Post DHL has been recognized as the winner of EMC’s third annual Blue Sky Supplier Sustainability Award 2014. With the award, the market leader in data storage systems recognizes a supplier which demonstrates efforts in sustainability reporting, and improving social and environmental responsibility. "We are very proud of this special recognition for our Corporate …
Deutsche Post DHL and Teach First Deutschland celebrate their five-year partnership working for better educational opportunity
Deutsche Post DHL and Teach First Deutschland celebrate their five-year partnership working for better educational opportunity
11/14/2014 10:17:37 AM
Deutsche Post DHL has been the largest supporter of Teach First Deutschland (TFD) since the organization was founded in 2009. In Berlin, the two parties celebrated the five-year anniversary of their partnership together with prominent guests from the worlds of politics, business and education. Since the launch of the partnership, a total of 200 "Fellows", outstanding …
TTIP: Big Opportunity for Small Business
11/13/2014 11:32:24 AM
According to a new report by the Atlantic Council conducted in both the United States and the European Union, small and medium businesses based in both America and Europe would benefit from passage of the Transatlantic Trade & Investment Partnership (TTIP.)  In survey research and interviews conducted with SMEs on both sides of the Atlantic, the study** cites three core …
Bosch helps make changing lanes safer
Bosch helps make changing lanes safer
11/10/2014 12:05:08 PM
Vehicle blind spots are a constant hazard when changing lanes and cause many serious accidents A leading European manufacturer is putting Bosch’s MMR rear mid-range radar sensor system for rear-end applications into series production MRR technology is based on fourth-generation Bosch radars Drivers are taught to assess surrounding traffic before changing lanes by …
TekLinks deploys Transmode for Alabama metro-network
11/10/2014 10:46:29 AM
Transmode, a global supplier of packet optical networking solutions, today announced that TekLinks has deployed a DWDM metro optical network in Birmingham, Al, USA, based on Transmode’s TM-Series platform. The new network will provide high-capacity links for TekLinks’ datacentres and provide scalable bandwidth to support its customers. TekLinks is an IT solutions provider …
Delphi to Present at Baird’s 2014 Industrial Conference Tuesday
11/10/2014 9:58:56 AM
Delphi Automotive PLC (NYSE: DLPH) will present at Baird’s 2014 Industrial Conference, November 11th in Chicago. Delphi’s Chief Technology Officer, Jeff Owens, and Chief Financial Officer, Mark Murphy, are scheduled to present at 2:00 p.m. CT. A simultaneous audio/video webcast of the presentation will be available on the Delphi Investor Relations website at …