Month: September 2018

AWAKE collaboration at CERN reports the first ever successful acceleration of electrons using a wave generated by protons zipping through a plasma

AWAKE’s electron beam line (Credit: CERN) GENEVA, 03-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — In a paper published today in the journal Nature, the AWAKE collaboration at CERN reports the first ever successful acceleration of electrons using a wave generated by protons zipping through a plasma. The acceleration obtained over a given distance is already several times higher than

Beetle Sunshine Tour to Wolfsburg 2018 starts on 8 September

Each year the Beetle Sunshine Tour grows larger and more colorful. Beetlemania: Autostadt in Wolfsburg provides the backdrop for the Beetle Sunshine Tour on 8 September New Beetle première 1998: Festival visitors celebrate the 20th birthday of lifestyle icon New Beetle Special Beetle convoy: Participants of the Beetle Sunshine Tour will drive through

Volkswagen Group to acquire minority stake in Chemnitz based company that develops algorithms for automated and autonomous driving

Volkswagen Group to acquire minority stake in Chemnitz based company that develops algorithms for automated and autonomous driving Volkswagen Group acquires a minority interest in the technology company FDTech GmbH of Chemnitz in Saxony FDTech develops software and future-oriented systems for automated and autonomous driving WOLFSBURG, CHEMNITZ, 03-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Volkswagen

Transport operator Citram Aquitaine runs ED95-driven Scania’s Interlink LD Euro 6 on bioethanol produced from grape marc

With grape marc, the residue produced in the wine-making process, being used to make biofuel, transport operator Citram Aquitaine is running the ED95-driven Scania’s Interlink LD Euro 6 bus between Bordeaux and Blaye. Södertälje, Sweden, 03-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The vineyards of Bordeaux are doubtless best known for the fine wines they produce.

The new school year at the SEAT Apprentice School to kick off with a completely new course content

Students enrolled in the current programme will be taking Advanced Degree studies The Advanced Degree education cycle is being offered this year for the first time, including content in Industry 4.0 and technological evolution linked to digitalisation Owing to the prestige of the Apprentice School, the number of registration applications received was six

Audi becomes the world’s first premium manufacturer to produce automobiles completely free of wastewater

Audi is the world’s first premium manufacturer to produce automobiles completely free of wastewater. Use of purified wastewater with multistage reprocessing 100,000 cubic meters of water saved in production each year Peter Kössler, Audi Board of Management Member for Production: “We are pursuing the vision of producing cars at all our sites completely

Allianz Partners to establish three new innovation centers focusing on travel, health and assistance

Allianz Partners to establish three new innovation centers focusing on travel, health and assistance PARIS, 03-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Leveraging its knowledge and expertise in assistance, automotive, health and travel protection, Allianz Partners further embraces technological disruption and redefines insurance by establishing three new innovation centers focusing on travel, health and assistance, following the

Daimler’s mobility portfolio in the segment of Daimler Financial Services boast 24.4 million customers as of July 30, 2018

24.4 million customers (+64% compared to the previous year) use Daimler’s mobility services, such as car2go, mytaxi/Intelligent Apps* and moovel. Premium mobility provider Blacklane offers travellers at airports concierge transportation service. Daimler subsidiary moovel North America, Google Pay, TriMet and INIT powered the world’s first account-based regional virtual transit fare card within Google