Month: April 2018

The Audi A6 allroad quattro is the winner in the “Crossover” category of Auto Bild Allrad’s “All-Wheel Drive Car of the Year” contest

Audi A6 allroad quattro Avant with off-road character dominates the “Crossover” category All-wheel drive, air suspension and hill descent control as standard Audi’s success in the “All-Wheel Drive Car of the Year” survey goes back decades Ingolstadt, Germany, 20-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Audi A6 allroad quattro (combined fuel consumption in l/100 km: 6.5 –

Roche: US FDA granted Breakthrough Therapy Designation to Hemlibra® for people with haemophilia A without factor VIII inhibitors

Designation based on phase III HAVEN 3 study demonstrating Hemlibra prophylaxis significantly reduced bleeds compared to no prophylaxis First medicine to show superior efficacy compared to prior factor VIII prophylaxis in an intra-patient comparison BASEL, 19-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) today announced that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

FrieslandCampina to propose to its members the introduction of a certified Top Dairy line with extra focus on animals, nature, and climate

Introducing a Top Dairy line with extra focus on animals, nature, and climate; well-balanced milk supply based on market-driven growth Amersfoort, the NETHERLANDS, 19-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Today (16 April 2018), FrieslandCampina has announced that it will accelerate and further expedite its purpose driven strategy nourishing by nature with an even stronger commitment to sustainability. FrieslandCampina proposes to

Safran Helicopter Engines signs by-the-hour support contracts for the H125 and H130 helicopters of Papillon and Rainier

Yankel Murciano – Airbus Helicopters Safran Helicopter Engines has signed Support-By-Hour (SBH®) contracts with Papillon Grand Canyon Helicopters and Rainier Heli International, covering engines powering the operators’ H125 and H130 fleets. Bordes, Pyrénées-Atlantiques, France, 19-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Each contract formalizes a seven year Maintenance, Repair, and Overhaul (MRO) agreement supporting a total of 16 Arriel

Stadler to design and build 26 single and double-decker multiple units for the Slovenian state rail operator Slovenske Železnice

Bussnang, Switzerland, 19-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Stadler is designing and building 26 single and double-decker multiple units for the Slovenian state rail operator Slovenske Železnice. The order comprises eleven FLIRT EMU trains, five FLIRT DMU trains and ten KISS EMU trains, plus an option for 26 additional vehicles. These very different types of train are being engineered

Diageo to transform its Scotch whisky visitor experiences in the biggest concerted programme ever seen in Scotland’s whisky tourism sector

Artist impression – Johnnie Walker – Art of Whisky Alchemy New Johnnie Walker global brand attraction & distillery upgrades to grow appeal of scotch LONDON, 18-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Diageo announces a £150 million investment over three years to transform its Scotch whisky visitor experiences in the biggest concerted programme ever seen in Scotland’s whisky

EUROCONTROL signs new contract with BT for the provision and management of a secure and highly resilient New Pan-European Network Service (NewPENS)

Attendees of the NewPENS launch event at EUROCONTROL’s headquarters. © EUROCONTROL / Gleamlight BRUSSELS, 18-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Following a common procurement action, EUROCONTROL and forty-one industry partners, primarily air navigation service providers (ANSPs), today launched a new contract with BT for the provision and management of a secure and highly resilient New Pan-European Network Service

VINCI subsidiary Eurovia to acquire 100% of the shares of Quebec civil engineering contractor TNT group

VINCI subsidiary Eurovia to acquire 100% of the shares of Quebec civil engineering contractor TNT group C$170 million (€112 million) revenue Eurovia boosts its operations in Quebec Rueil-Malmaison Cedex, 18-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Eurovia, the VINCI subsidiary specialising in transport infrastructure and urban development, has signed an agreement to acquire 100% of the shares of Quebec

WindEurope: Europe invested €51.2bn in wind energy in 2017

WindEurope: Europe invested €51.2bn in wind energy in 2017 BRUSSELS, 18-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Europe invested a total of €51.2bn in wind energy in 2017.  The development of new farms accounted for €22.3bn of this. This is according to WindEurope’s ‘Financing and Investment Trends’ report released today. The rest of the investment went on the refinancing of existing