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Allianz and StreetScooter enable business customers to start e-mobility with ease

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The insurance is designed to include the modern safety components found in StreetScooter vehicles, as well as their cost-effective repair. The offer supports StreetScooter's Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) approach, which provides a low total cost of e-mobility so small and medium-sized enterprises can switch to this environmentally friendly drive technology. An expansion into other markets with further insurance and service solutions is planned. "Together with StreetScooter, we are enabling customers to enter the world of sustainable mobility,"... Read More »

DHL Express strengthens unmatched intercontinental network with order of 14 new Boeing 777 Freighters

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“The acquisition of the 14 Boeing airplanes reflects a gradual replacement of our older intercontinental fleet. As the most fuel-efficient, most reliable freighter type with the best long-haul range, these aircraft will contribute to our emissions reduction targets and allow us to serve even more markets with non-stop flights. DHL was an early adopter of this type of aircraft for the logistics industry and took delivery of the 3rd B777F produced by Boeing in 2009. With extensive experience operating this freighter type, it has proven to be supe... Read More »

Extending Google’s Grab and Go program to businesses so they can save time and money

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In addition to the hours employees devote to troubleshooting devices instead of completing projects, there’s the time your IT team spends on repair and replacement when they could be focusing on more strategic initiatives. In fact, IHS estimates that IT downtime costs a large enterprise $60 million a year. But what if you could decrease that lost time from hours and days to just a few minutes? We answered this question at Google by creating our Grab and Go program, allowing employees to use self-service stations to quickly borrow and return ... Read More »

Renault becomes the official automobile partner of Paris Saint-Germain

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Together, Paris Saint-Germain and Renault will develop large-scale, global advertising and promotional campaigns, combining the passion of the supporters of the Parisian club with the striking force of Renault as one of the leading French brands worldwide. The alliance between the two brands will also have a digital focus – an area where both showcase strong creativity. The club is looking forward to surprising its 60 million social media followers with even more engaging online content as a result of the partnership. Marc Armstrong, Director... Read More »

Philips signs two long-term strategic partnership agreements in Germany

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The Kliniken der Stadt Köln(Clinics of Cologne) and Philips signed a 15-year partnership contract, under the terms of which Philips will be responsible for the delivery, upgrade, replacement and maintenance services of advanced medical imaging solutions to support precision diagnosis and therapy. Philips will also help to improve the hospital’s radiology workflows to further enhance the quality and efficiency of its care, as well as patient and staff satisfaction. Philips recently also signed an 8-year strategic innovation partnership agreement... Read More »

Automobili Lamborghini continues growth with new half-year sales record

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“Lamborghini continues to be in consistently good shape. Delivering another new all-time high, for the fourth consecutive half year, confirms the sustainability of our brand, product and commercial strategy. The success is all the more remarkable as we master the unprecedented double challenge of creating new models in our super sports car range, while simultaneously ramping up the production of our highly acclaimed Super SUV Urus. This quantum leap in the longstanding history of Lamborghini is only possible due to the passion, dedication and c... Read More »

BMW Group and Great Wall Motor sign joint venture agreement for MINI electric vehicles in China

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During an event for autonomous and connected driving attended by China’s Premier Li Keqiang and Germany’s Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin, the BMW Group and Great Wall Motor committed to found a new joint venture, “Spotlight Automotive Limited”, for the development and production of electric vehicles in China. As well as MINI electric vehicles, the joint venture will also produce electric vehicles for Great Wall Motor. The establishment of the new company is subject to approval from the relevant Chinese authorities and the completion of busi... Read More »

New wage management systems improve work environment

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We want textile factories producing for H&M group to have a positive and motivating workplace environment. This not only benefits factory employees, but also to the same extent management and buyers such as H&M group. It’s a win-win – and a foundation for fair wages. Our work is about making it possible for textile factories to be good employers. Julia Bakutis, Sustainability Manager at the H&M group production office in Turkey One prerequisite for a positive and motivating work environment are well-functioning wage management ... Read More »

DHL Freight celebrates groundbreaking ceremony for freight hub in Hanover – Langenhagen

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A modern freight center is being built on the 63,000 m² site, which not only will handle freight for DHL Freight’s Europe-wide network, but also will test innovative technologies and solutions for the terminal of the future. Commissioning of the site on Münchner Strasse is planned for mid-2019. The ceremonial start of construction was attended by Ulf-Birger Franz, Head of the Department of Economic Affairs, Transport and Education, Hanover Region, Mirko Heuer, Mayor of the City of Langenhagen, Thomas Vogel, COO DHL Freight, Bernhard Wirth, CEO ... Read More »

Equinor expands in energy trading and services through acquisition of Danske Commodities

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DC was founded in 2004 and is based in Aarhus, Denmark, with 284 employees. In 2017 it traded 318 terawatt hours of electricity across 37 countries, equal to more than two times Norway’s annual electricity consumption, and 389 terawatt hours of gas across 18 countries, around one third of total Norwegian gas production. It completes more than 4000 trades and processes around 173 terabytes of data every day, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. The transaction supports Equinor’s move from being an upstream oil and gas company to becoming a broad ... Read More »

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