Month: February 2018

Driving autonomously and electrically: World premiere of Volkswagen concept car I.D. VIZZION at the Geneva International Motor Show

Volkswagen concept car I.D. VIZZION I.D. VIZZION: the AUTO-mobile of the future – driving autonomously and electrically I.D. VIZZION: innovative technology makes the car clean, safe and comfortable I.D. VIZZION: futuristic interior and control concepts The potential of I.D. Family models: from a compact Golf-class electric vehicle to a fully automated premium class MPV Volkswagen

Genetic research finds living descendants of indigenous “Taíno” in present-day Caribbean populations

First encounter. Columbus landing in the New World Credit: Image courtesy of the Library of Congress CAMBRIDGE, 21-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — A thousand-year-old tooth has provided genetic evidence that the so-called “Taíno”, the first indigenous Americans to feel the full impact of European colonisation after Columbus arrived in the New World, still have Researchers were able

Excess levels of calcium in brain cells may lead to the formation of toxic clusters that are the hallmark of Parkinson’s disease

Tyrosine hydroxylase positive neuron stained with a synaptic markerCredit: Janin Lautenschlӓger Researchers have found that excess levels of calcium in brain cells may lead to the formation of toxic clusters that are the hallmark of Parkinson’s disease. CAMBRIDGE, 20-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The international team, led by the University of Cambridge, found that calcium can mediate

Förderberatern: Sparkasse Mainz höchste Beratungsqualität und bester Service bestätigt

Thorsten Mühl, Heinz-W. Kranz, Bernd Herrmann, Patricia Wurdel, Michael Weil und Michael Birlin (v.l.n.r.) MAINZ, 20-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Die Sparkasse Mainz gehört zu den sieben aktivsten Förderberatern im Land. Für die erfolgreiche Vermittlung von Förderkrediten hat ihr Zentralinstitut, die Landesbank Baden-Württemberg (LBBW) in Abstimmung mit den Bundesförderinstituten und dem Landesförderinstitut die Sparkasse Mainz als Premium-Partner

UK monitoring and evaluation firm ABDI partners with SGS

GENEVA, 20-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — SGS is delighted to announce that it has formed a strategic alliance with ABDI, the UK monitoring and evaluation firm. Through this alliance, SGS will scale up ABDI’s human capital investment courses, designed to train government and NGO employees in monitoring and evaluation. This alliance will bolster our new consulting and

Silver level certification in the World Class Manufacturing (WCM) program for CNH Industrial’s Sorocaba plant in Brazil

LONDON, 20-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — CNH Industrial’s (NYSE: CNHI /MI: CNHI) Sorocaba plant in the state of São Paulo, Brazil has achieved Silver level certification in the World Class Manufacturing (WCM) program. Inaugurated in 2010, the plant stands out by producing the largest, most up-to-date combine harvesters in the market, while generating excellent results in productivity,

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) exclusive supplier for the wind turbines for what will be the world’s biggest offshore wind farm

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) exclusive supplier for the wind turbines for what will be the world’s biggest offshore wind farm We have selected Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) as exclusive supplier for the wind turbines for Hornsea Project Two, which will be the world’s biggest offshore wind farm when operational in 2022. Fredericia, Denmark,