Press Releases

Apr 24, 2014 16:07 BST Next Level Information Amid warnings of a growing disconnect between trade fundamentals and ocean carrier strategy, cargo owners, 3PLs, analysts and ports will gather at the 39th annual TOC Europe event to debate the new logistics landscape created by huge changes in shipping

1.9 million bargain tickets up for grabs in the “Seriously Seductive Seat Sale”

Apr 24, 2014 15:40 BST Virgin Trains Ah, the feeling you get when you grab a great bargain. Be it a nice pair of shoes, a new summer outfit or even a discounted gadget, nothing puts you in the mood for fun like the sales.

VW XL1 claims top accolade in Designs of the Year Awards

Apr 23, 2014 12:33 BST Volkswagen UK The Volkswagen XL1, the world’s most fuel-efficient hybrid car, has been named the winner of the Transport category in the annual Designs of the Year Awards. The car is one of 76 designs in seven categories which are on display at the Design Museum in London until 25 August.

Controlling and switching in a highly compact package

Apr 23, 2014 10:12 BST Phoenix Contact UK PLC logic, Phoenix Contact’s new programmable logic relay system, is particularly well suited for small automation tasks. It combines the strengths of established relay technology with logic functions in a single package.

Applications open for Volkswagen and BASF “Science Award for Electrochemistry”

Apr 23, 2014 09:17 BST Volkswagen UK Application phase for the third annual “Science Award for Electrochemistry” from Volkswagen and BASF has begun ► Outstanding researchers have until 4 July 2014 to apply ► The International Science Awards offer total prize money of €50,000, including €25,000 for the first prize ► The awards ceremony takes place on November 6, 2014 at Stanford University, California

The hot hot hot hatch: VW Golf R 400 concept roars into Beijing

Apr 22, 2014 14:53 BST Volkswagen UK Volkswagen is displaying the potential of its flagship Golf R hatchback at the Auto China show in Beijing, in the muscular form of the Golf R 400 concept. If the ‘400’ in the name doesn’t give the game away that this is a seriously powerful machine, then the body and bumper modifications and flared wheelarches should give more than a hint.

New CCTV system identifies vandal

Apr 22, 2014 14:42 BST London Midland Thanks to the installation of a new CCTV system at Acocks Green train station, British Transport Police and London Midland have identified an individual who was captured on camera vandalising the station’s booking office.

Apr 22, 2014 14:38 BST Bury Council It’s all change for services at Bury Interchange next week when the busy bus station’s new exit opens onto Angouleme Way.

World Book Night celebrations at Coseley station

Apr 22, 2014 13:57 BST London Midland Coseley station is teaming up with Dudley Council Libraries to celebrate World Book Night (WBN) which takes place tomorrow (23 April).

Volkswagen Group starts electro-mobility campaign in China

Apr 22, 2014 10:25 BST Volkswagen UK ► CEO Prof. Dr. Winterkorn: “We are launching the biggest initiative for e-mobility in China’s automotive history.” ► Over €18 billion to be spent on new vehicles, technologies and plants up to 2018 ► Over 500,000 employees at more than 3,600 dealerships in 2018 ► Vehicle deliveries in China targeted to top 3.5 million for first time in 2014