Trucking and Road Transportation

UK Digital Freight Forwarder Beacon Closes $15 million Series A fundraise, With investment From Jeff Bezos

Highlights: - $15 million raised in Series A fundraise - Investors include Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos and leading US venture capital firm 8VC  - Beacon customers benefit from optimised shipping routes and processes that reduce costs, while increasing booking speed and transport efficienc...

2020-06-01 14:00 1781

Autoliv Provides Market and Business Update, Accelerates Mitigating Measures and Enters Loan Facility With Swedish Export Credit Corporation

STOCKHOLM, May 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Autoliv, Inc. (NYSE: ALV) (SSE: ALIVsdb), the worldwide leader in vehicle safety systems, today provides updates on market and company measures to manage the auto industry downturn caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. * April virtually at a standstill in Eur...

2020-05-29 14:57 5757

VisIC Partners With ZF for Next Generation EV Inverters

- Joint R&D effort to develop an EV inverter based on gallium nitride (GaN) semiconductor technology - VisIC's D3GaN technology, with lowest losses per Rdson combined with ZF's highly efficient EV driveline systems extend the range of electric cars and reduce its system cost NES ZIONA, Israel a...

2020-05-14 16:00 2033

Kickstart Automated Supply Chain With Locus QuickStart for SMEs and Startups

SAN FRANCISCO, April 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Startups and SMEs are in a precarious situation now more than ever. Companies are struggling to manage volatile demand, fleet and resource efficiency, and rising costs due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Locus, a global B2B SaaS company that automates human...

2020-04-28 16:25 1595

Veoneer to Focus on Core Electronics Business

STOCKHOLM, April 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The automotive technology company, Veoneer, Inc.(NYSE: VNE) and (SSE: VNE SDB), has, following a strategic review, decided to exit the brake control business and has signed a non-binding agreement with a well-established automotive supplier to divest Veon...

2020-04-24 06:17 7402

COVID-19 Pandemic Impact: Freight Activity Falls After Historic Rise with Disruption Ahead - Double Digit Impact Expected in Q2

ABI Research whitepaper identifies the short-and long-term impacts the global pandemic will have on Freight Transportation and Logistics OYSTER BAY, New York, April 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- It is no surprise that the COVID-19 outbreak has led to panic buying of items such as toilet paper and san...

2020-04-21 20:30 1736

Axis and UITP surveys show public transport is getting smarter and safer

HONG KONG, April 15, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Axis Communications have partnered with UITP (The International Association of Public Transport) to carry out surveys on usage of video surveillance in public transport. It is found that with increased digitalization, public transport is getting smarter a...

2020-04-15 14:00 962

Planning for the Unexpected: SSI Schaefer and Partners Grow Cold-chain Capacity in South-East Asia's F&B Industry, adding 145 Million kg in Capacity in Two Years

SINGAPORE, April 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- SSI Schaefer, the global leader of warehouse and logistics solutions in cooperation with ORCA, a pioneering cold-chain solutions provider, announced the opening ofthe Philippines first world-class chain storage system. The Taguig facility significantly in...

2020-04-10 11:54 2349

Quantron AG Becomes Importer of CATL in Europe

AUGSBURG, Germany, April 7, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The trend towards electric vehicles is steadily growing. The Augsburg-based company and CATL (Contemporary Amperex Technology Co. Limited) concluded a comprehensive trade and service agreement: Quantron is from now on an authorized distributor and ...

2020-04-07 19:13 1236

Invitation to Autoliv's Q1 2020 Earnings Call

STOCKHOLM, April 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Autoliv Inc., plans to publish its Financial Report for the first quarter 2020 onFriday, April 24, at 12:00 CEST ( 11:00 am BST, 06:00 am EDT). The report will be available at http://www.autoliv.com/ In addition, a teleconference will take place the same d...

2020-04-03 18:33 11972

Veoneer and Volvo Cars to Split Joint Venture to Pursue Separate ADAS and Autonomous Driving Strategies

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, April 2 , 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The automotive technology company Veoneer, Inc.(NYSE: VNE and SSE: VNE SDB), have following a strategic review, entered into a non-binding agreement with Volvo Cars to split their 50/50 joint venture Zenuity.   The parties have agreed in principl...

2020-04-02 14:53 1292

GEODIS Establishes an Air Bridge From China to Transport Millions of Masks

LEVALLOIS-PERRET, France, March 31, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- GEODIS has been commissioned by the French Government to organize the emergency supply of millions of masks fromChina to France. In order to respond to requests from the national authorities, GEODIS is planning 16 flights over the coming w...

2020-03-31 20:13 976

Nippon Express Receives GDP Certification for Temperature-controlled Facility in Narita Area

TOKYO, March 26, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Nippon Express Co., Ltd., has received Good Distribution Practice (GDP) certification indicating compliance with industry-accepted standards for the proper distribution of pharmaceutical products for its in-transit air cargo storage services at the Narita Te...

2020-03-26 15:00 1603

Notice to the Annual General Meeting of Concordia Maritime AB (publ)

GOTHENBURG, Sweden, March 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --  The shareholders of Concordia Maritime AB (publ), 556068-5819, are hereby invited to attend the Annual General Meeting to be held on Wednesday,29 April 2020, at 1 p.m., at Elite Park Avenue, inGothenburg. Entrance to the venue opens at 12:15 p.m...

2020-03-20 18:20 1921

Autoliv Takes Measures to Mitigate the Potential Effects of the Corona Virus (COVID-19) Pandemic and Draws $500M From Credit

STOCKHOLM, March 19, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Autoliv, Inc. (NYSE: ALV) (SSE: ALIVsdb),the worldwide leader in vehicle safety systems, today announced that the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak will likely lead to a negative effect on the Company's operations due to how the outbreak is affecting the au...

2020-03-19 15:51 8182

Autoliv Releases Joint Working Group Recommendations to Improve Road Safety in India

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Feb. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Autoliv Inc. (NYSE: ALV) (SSE: ALIVsdb), the worldwide leader in vehicle safety systems, releases a series of recommendations to improve road safety inIndia. The recommendations have been developed in cooperation with the Indian government, local a...

2020-03-17 08:37 4857

Arcure Joins the CITF in Hong Kong and Boosts Its International Development

PARIS, March 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Arcure, a French SME specialising in artificial intelligence applied to image processing in industry, is further developing its commercial presence inAsia through its integration into the Hong Kong based CITF (Construction Innovation & Technology Fund), there...

2020-03-16 19:11 7592

Silk Road expansion: Gebruder Weiss grows its distribution network in Russia

SHANGHAI and MOSCOW, March 13, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The international transport and logistics company Gebrüder Weiss now offers its customers land transports to all regions ofRussia, securing the delivery of general cargo across the world's largest country with its new and exclusive partner JDE (...

2020-03-13 13:27 2350

Volvo Trucks Launches New Generation of Heavy-duty Trucks With the Driver in Focus

GOTHENBURG, Sweden, Feb. 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Volvo Trucks is introducing four new trucks, with a strong focus on the driver environment, safety and productivity. "We are really proud of this big forward-looking investment. Our aim is to be our customers' best business partner by making them ...

2020-02-27 17:00 1625

Oxbotica and Cisco to Solve Autonomous Vehicle Data Challenge with Pioneering OpenRoaming Platform

- Autonomous vehicles generate 1.2TB of data per day – the equivalent of 500 HD movies or 200,000 songs - OpenRoaming is key to unlocking seamless and secure sharing of high-volume data by autonomous fleets - The partnership marks an important operational milestone for Oxbotica as the company p...

2020-02-27 17:00 5589
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