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2014-10-15 23:03:05

Telematics Update is pleased to announce that Connected Fleets Europe 2015, formerly known as Telematics for Fleet Management, is back in Amsterdam at the Novotel Amsterdam City on March 10-11th 2015. (PRWEB) October 15, 2014 This year the event will not only look into the current challenges, such as industry collaboration and fuelcard fraud, but also into how connected fleets are moving further up the supply chain and a sneak peak at some of the future technologies for fleets. With...

2014-10-15 04:20:17

Complimentary Analyst Briefing from Frost & Sullivan gives insights into the market potential of the largest and most influential vehicle customer segment LONDON, Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Latest research reveals that women are progressively dominating the car-buying process. With an increase in licences issued to women, there are now more women than men on the road in the United States, a trend that is also being forecasted for Europe. However, 50 percent of women globally are...

2014-10-14 23:03:24

Automotive Drivetrain Market provides a comprehensive review of market drivers, restraints, opportunities, challenges, and key issues in the automotive drivetrain market. (PRWEB) October 14, 2014 Automotive Drivetrain Market Projected to $314.4 Billion by 2019- New Report By MarketsandMarkets The report "Automotive Drivetrain Market by Drive Type (FWD, RWD, & AWD), Vehicle Type (Passenger Car, LCV, & HCV), & Region (Asia-Oceania, Europe, North America, & ROW) -...

2014-10-14 23:02:44

Telematics Update has announced that press registration is now opened for Europe’s largest event dedicated to telematics and the future of mobility, Telematics Munich 2014 Conference & Exhibition (November 10-11, Munich, Germany). (PRWEB) October 14, 2014 Journalists and members of the media are invited to attend the event that will take place at the Hotel Dolce Munich on November 10-11. With over 1000 attendees expected to attend this will be the biggest gathering of connect car...

2014-10-14 16:20:43

LONDON, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) has announced the appointment of Peter Beange as regional director of Commercial Operations, Europe, in a move aimed at further strengthening the company's U.K. and Europe organisation. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20121024/LA98563LOGO A photo accompanying this news release is available at: http://media.globenewswire.com/noc/mediagallery.html?pkgid=28353. In this new London-based position he...

2014-10-14 12:35:16

WALLDORF, Germany, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) today announced that it has joined the newly launched "All You Need is Code" initiative, sponsored by European Commission vice president Neelie Kroes, together with partners in the technology industry including Facebook, Microsoft and Rovio. This initiative will promote coding and design thinking at all levels of schooling, as well as in more informal settings, equipping Europeans with the 21st century's core...

2014-10-14 08:31:25

DUBLIN, Oct. 14 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Europe Biosimilars Market & Pipeline Insight" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 Biosimilars have emerged as one of the most promising segment of the European pharmaceutical industry in recent years. The biosimilars segment has been experiencing a steady growth driven by patent expiration of blockbuster drugs, amenable regulatory framework, economic...

2014-10-14 08:31:19

AMSTERDAM, October 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hi Europe 2014 is the leading platform to source salt reduction solutions Salt reduction has been one of the most prevalent topics in the food industry for many years, with a recent study by the Harvard School of Public Health regarding salt intake as one of the major health issues of today's population. The report, which refers to salt as "a deadly poison", states that 99.2% of the global population in industrial societies...

2014-10-14 08:20:50

CHICAGO and NEW YORK, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LOT Polish Airlines is once again offering its famous "Crazy Fares" to Europe starting at $338 one-way (roundtrip purchase is required) from Chicago and New York to Warsaw. It's a savings of nearly 30 percent off the normal non-refundable economy class fare. The fare sale runs from Oct. 14 through Oct. 19, 2014 for travel Nov. 2, 2014 through March 22, 2015 with blackout dates from Dec. 13, 2014 through Jan. 12, 2015. The sale...

2014-10-14 04:23:50

BRUSSELS, October 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dear Ministers, As stewards of Europe's future generations, you will be all too aware that as early as the age of 7, children reach a critical juncture, when they are learning the core life skills of reading, writing and basic maths. However, to flourish in tomorrow's digital economy and society, they should also be learning to code. And many, sadly, are not. While it is undeniable that Europe needs more computer...


Latest Europe Reference Libraries

Gotland Sheep
2014-10-07 10:25:01

The Gotland sheep, also known as the Gotland pelt, is a breed of domestic sheep that was developed on the Island of Gotland in Sweden during the 1920’s and 1930’s. It is thought the breed was developed by crossbreeding the native Gute sheep with the Karakuls and Romanov breeds. Although the native Gute sheep still resides on the island, it is considered a rare breed. The Gotland sheep, sometimes called the improved Gotland, can be found in many other areas including Australia, New...

Natterjack Toad, Epidalea calamita
2014-09-16 16:07:34

The natterjack toad, Epidalea Calamita, formerly Bufo calamita, is a toad endemic to sandy and heathland areas of Europe. The adults are about 60 to 70 millimeters long and are set apart from common toads by a yellow colored line that runs down the middle of the back. They have fairly short legs, and this provides them with a characteristic step, compared to the hopping movement of many other toad species. Natterjacks have a very loud and distinct mating call, amplified by the single vocal...

Asturian Valley cattle
2014-07-06 14:22:13

The Asturian Valley is a breed of cattle native to the valleys of Asturias, Spain and raised in the northern coastal region of the Bay of Biscay and the river valleys of the Cordillera Cantabrica mountain range. During the 1800s, the Asturian Valley were the most abundant cattle breed of northern Spain. However, in the early 1900s, foreign breeds began to overrun the area and by the mid 1900s, only 22,000 Asturian Valley cattle were left. Beginning in the 1980s, the Spanish government...

Jaca Navarra
2014-06-17 06:16:19

The Jaca Navarra is a breed of horse from Navarre, Spain. It is a small horse in danger of extinction. In 1997 there were 240 horses and the population  slowly increased to 350 in 1999. Since then the population has increased steadily to a total of 899 horses as of April 2011, all of which were in Navarre. The breed is listed as endangered by the Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO). In 1999 a breeders association (JACANA) was formed and the breed register for the Jaca Navarra was...

Hucul Pony
2014-04-17 10:10:15

The Hucul Pony also known as the Carpathian  is a small pony from the Carpathian Mountains, in Ukraine and Romania. The name comes from a small group of ethnic Hutsul people. The breed was around before the Hutsul people and was first mentioned in writing about 400 years ago. Originally named the “Mountain Tarpan” the pony was used by the Austro-Hungarian Army. The first stud farm was established in Romania in 1856 and several different breeds were carefully bred for purity. In 1922,...

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