Siemens acquires Heliox, specialist in eBus and eTruck fast charging solutions

Siemens has completed the acquisition of DC fast charging solutions company Heliox, which serves eBus and eTruck fleets and passenger vehicles. The company says the acquisition complements its existing eMobility charging portfolio, adding products and solutions ranging from 40 kilowatts to megawatt charging solutions for depots and en-route charging. Heliox’s portfolio also extends Siemens’ market reach, […]

Microsoft joins Charter of Trust for greater cybersecurity collaboration

Microsoft has joined the Charter of Trust (CoT) cybersecurity initiative, with plans to contribute its cybersecurity expertise in developing and promoting awareness of robust security principles for a secure digital world. Siemens and eight partners from the industrial sector founded this initiative in 2018 to drive advances in cybersecurity across industries and at a global […]

Siemens invests $25m in wireless charging company

Siemens has invested US$25 million (£20.4 million) in acquiring a minority stake in American wireless technology company WiTricity. Siemens and WiTricity say they will work together to drive innovation in the emerging market for wireless EV charging, which they say is expected to reach $2 billion by 2028 in Europe and North America alone. The […]

Siemens and Nexii unveil easy to deploy sustainable electric vehicle charging prototype

Siemens Smart Infrastructure in the US has unveiled a new sustainable, EV charging concept structure designed for electrifying fleets and high demand charging applications at scale. They say the new VersiCharge XL concept (UL standard) was created to electrify new or existing car parks and building structures quickly and efficiently by using a modular, scalable […]

​Future engineers “on right track” after Siemens sustainability competition

Siemens says it has uncovered engineering, technology and business talent through a competition to design the smart and sustainable transport system of the future. SustainaCity Racer challenged 50 students from 15 universities across the UK to design an intelligent, sustainable and interconnected network for a fictional city region, using a variety of transport types for […]

Siemens sells Yunex to Italian company Atlantia

Siemens Mobility has agreed to sell its Yunex Traffic road traffic business, to Italian holding company Atlantia, which is active in the infrastructure sector, including motorways, airport infrastructure and transport services. Altantia will pay €950 million (£794 million), with the deal expected to be completed in September. Yunex Traffic is one of the world’s leading […]

Siemens chooses five bidders for Yunex division

A German newspaper is reporting that Siemens has chosen five bidders for its mobility division Yunex Traffic and given them until just before Christmas to make an offer. Reuters has picked up on the Handelsblatt report which suggests the five bidders are Cubic, belonging to Veritas Capital and Evergreen Coast Capital; Italian toll operator Autostrade; […]

Birmingham Clean Air Zone enters operation

Birmingham City Council’s new Clean Air Zone is now being enforced. Siemens Mobility Limited designed and installed the scheme, which has the company’s Sicore II automatic number plate recognition (ANPR) camera at its heart. The solution covers the area within Birmingham’s A4540 Middleway (but not the Middleway itself) and has been designed to encourage the […]

Siemens confirms autumn Yunex rebrand

Siemens ITS has confirmed that its rebrand to be called “Yunex Traffic, A Siemens Business” will be completed by 1 October. In an email, Siemens ITS UK Managing Director Wilke Reints explains that this stand-alone Siemens-owned company is “a significant step that will allow us to respond faster and more flexibly to you, our customers, […]

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