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World of Books targets mileage, time and cost savings with software

World of Books, reportedly the UK’s largest used book retailer, is using Paragon’s routing software to support its rapidly expanding business while minimising the operational impact it has on the environment. As a result of adopting the solution at the end of last year, the company has already experienced dramatic efficiency improvements, saving more than […]


Abloy attempts to modernise access management in rail industry

Finnish locking solutions provider, Abloy, has opened several competence centres worldwide to support the Digital Transformation in professional access management and locking. The focus is to bring operational excellence to the rapidly evolving and critical rail industry. The company is expanding its international business operations. The main focus in 2019 will be in the global […]


New cyberinsurance policy developed for rail companies

Deutsche-Verkehrs-Assekuranz-Vermittlungs-GmbH, a Germany-based insurance broker for rail, has created an innovative insurance policy to address the growing threat of cybersecurity attacks on rail companies. Through DVA, policy holders will be eligible for discounts from insurance provider Hiscox, based on their rail cyber index score, co-created with Cylus, a leader in rail cybersecurity. The exclusive insurance […]


Welcoming the next-generation of customer experience

The digital consumer of the modern age expects to have everything; always and refuses to settle for anything less. Adrian Whitehouse, Alliances Director EMEA and APAC at Elastic Path, and Tjeerd Brenninkmeijer EVP of EMEA at Bloomreach, talk to us about elevating the customer experience to retain customer interest and interaction.  Customer experience is the […]


ALD Automotive and E.ON partner to develop energy mobility solutions

ALD Automotive, a leading vehicle leasing company in Europe, and E.ON, a leading European energy company, have signed a strategic partnership to jointly develop and market digital enhanced mobility, financing and energy services. The partnership will focus on mobility offerings for electric vehicles for corporate customers, municipalities and private customers in Europe. Through this partnership, […]


Mercedes-Benz Cars to build battery factory in Jawor, Poland

In the course of the electric initiative, Mercedes-Benz Cars will build a battery factory at the polish site in Jawor and thus extend the global battery production network of up to nine factories. “We will electrify the complete portfolio until 2022 and will be able to offer in each segment various electrified alternatives to our […]


Wirecard digitises intermodal transport with Qixxit

Wirecard, a global innovation leader for digital financial technology, is driving the digitisation of the travel industry and enabling digital payments for the Qixxit mobility platform. Qixxit is part of Deutsche Bahn Digital Ventures GmbH and is an intermodal mobility portal. Within seconds, Qixxit compares the three main methods of transportation for trips – train, […]


Half of drivers with keyless technology concerned about car hacking

Despite 110 car models being vulnerable to one of the most prevalent digital attacks – theft of the vehicle via hacking of the keyless entry and ignition system – only 50% of drivers with keyless access are concerned about their car being stolen, a new study shows. Research from the UK’s leading price comparison website, […]


Automotive automation: Nearly 1.2 million motoring jobs at risk

Human drivers on the road could soon become obsolete, according to research from the UK’s leading price comparison site, MoneySuperMarket. Driverless vehicles are growing in capability and popularity among firms that traditionally employ large numbers of drivers, including food delivery and bus companies. Automation of driving jobs could trigger large-scale redundancies by as early as […]


Steveco embraces Port 4.0 with private LTE solution from Nokia

Nokia and Ukkoverkot are providing a private LTE network to the Port of HaminaKotka, bringing the ability to embrace IoT and digitalise processes as well as providing mobile access to vital applications and information. Through the new connectivity, the harbour operator has seen improvements across multiple areas, from improved situational awareness of container handling to […]