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UnionPay accepted in French tourist attractions and on public transport

UnionPay International has announced that it has partnered with La Banque Postale to enable 37,000 merchants and 7,600 ATMs of the bank to accept UnionPay cards within the next year. The partnership makes UnionPay card use in the local tourist attractions, public transportation and post offices much more convenient for tourists. And the local UnionPay-accepting […]


Oracle improves De Lijn bus and tram service in Belgium

Users of buses and trams in Belgium can look forward to a transport system supported by a faster, more reliable and flexible IT backbone following the selection of Oracle to implement its latest Exadata cloud technology to support the 500 million journeys on De Lijn’s network each year. In selecting Oracle Exadata technology to run […]


Tevva Motors eyes global expansion after investment boost

The UK’s vanguard electric truck manufacturer has welcomed a £10m investment by Bharat Forge Limited (BFL), a technology-driven Indian metal forming multinational, which will spearhead its global expansion ambitions and create further jobs and investment at its Chelmsford, Essex plant. The pioneering automotive firm, founded by Asher Bennett CEO, Tevva produces electric trucks in the […]


Germany settles investment for huge lithium cell factory

Contemporary Amperex Technology Ltd. (CATL) Founder, Dr. Robin Zeng, and Thuringia’s Minister for Economic Affairs, Wolfgang Tiefensee, have signed an investment agreement, for the set-up of a lithium cell factory in the former eastern German state, under the eyes of German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, and Chinese Premier, Xi Jinping. CATL’s €240m investment will result in […]


Hyundai invests in Autotalks to develop connectivity technology

Hyundai Motor has announced its strategic partnership with Autotalks, a leading technology company specialised in the manufacturing of Vehicle to Everything (V2X) communication chipsets. Hyundai Motor forms a strategic partnership with Autotalks through a direct investment to accelerate the development and deployment of the next-generation chipset for connected cars. Hyundai is expanding partnerships in the […]


Mercedes-Benz Cars invests in its future with Polish engine factory

Mercedes-Benz Cars has nearly completed construction work on its high-tech engine plant in Jawor, Poland – the basic structure of the new engine factory is in place. With this plant, the company is increasing capacities within the global production network of Mercedes-Benz Cars. The CO2-neutral factory will employ more than 1,000 people, 500 more than […]


France is a centre of excellence for Renault’s electric vehicles

Renault is accelerating the deployment of its ‘Drive The Future’ strategic plan with an investment of more than one billion euros for the development and production of electric vehicles in France. With the aim of strengthening the leadership of its French industrial base in the growing electric vehicle market, Groupe Renault plans to: Introduce a […]


Holistic security solutions used to address cybersecurity challenges

The move towards connected and autonomous vehicles is reflected in the increasingly complex electronic and digital architecture of vehicles. However, while the focus has been resting on the value derived from these technologies, the risks and threats associated with them tend to be overlooked. New analysis by Frost & Sullivan, ‘An Insight on Cybersecurity Complexities […]


Warning: ‘Traffic systems at risk of cyberattack’

Industry experts have responded to comments made about cybersecurity risks posed to the UK’s critical infrastructure. Speaking with the BBC Today programme and reported by the Daily Telegraph, General Sir Christopher Deverell, Commander of the UK’s Joint Forces Command, warned that systems were at risk of cyberattack, with road systems one of several potential points […]


Warning: ‘Traffic systems at risk of cyberattack’

Industry experts have responded to comments made about cybersecurity risks posed to the UK’s critical infrastructure. Speaking with the BBC Today programme, and reported by the Daily Telegraph, General Sir Christopher Deverell, Commander of the UK’s Joint Forces Command, warned that traffic control systems were at risk of cyberattack, with road systems one of several […]