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Le Bourget, Jun 18, 2013
EADS and Siemens are entering a long-term research partnership to introduce new electric propulsion systems that could help airlines lower their fuel bills and drive environmental performance. Together with their partner, Austria-based Diamond Aircraft, the companies showcase a second generation serial hybrid electric airplane at Le Bourget.
Rio de Janeiro, Jun 12, 2013
Brazil is counting on Siemens to provide key infrastructure solutions for its major upcoming sporting events. The country will play host to the Confederations Cup in 2013 and to the World Cup in 2014. In the run-up to these mega events, Siemens has received orders of approximately 1 billion Euro for infrastructure projects.
Brazil, Jun 10, 2013
Siemens is supplying technology for Brasília's Mané Garrincha National Stadium, the most modern and sustainable sports arena to be built in Latin America. The company has been commissioned to provide equipment, products and high-tech security, safety and building automation systems for the stadium, which will host the Confederations Cup opener in 2013 and seven World Cup games in 2014. Featuring the most sophisticated technological solutions ever used in Brazil, the stadium will be one of the most advanced structures of its type in the world.
Munich, Jun 06, 2013
Berlin, Jun 05, 2013
The costs of restructuring Germany's energy system are too high. With the present energy transition concept, it will not be possible to achieve security of supply while also ensuring sustainability and affordability. The current approach also establishes false incentives for investment and innovation. According to Siemens' calculations, Germany could save more than €150 billion by 2030 and limit further increases in the price of electricity by revising the energy transition concept without any negative impacts on its climate targets.
Munich, May 17, 2013
Effective as of the public listing of Osram Licht AG, Siemens will appoint new members to the Supervisory Board of the lighting company. The future Supervisory Board will include Peter Bauer, CEO of Infineon Technologies AG until September 2012, and Joachim Faber, former member of the Board of Management of Allianz SE and Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Deutsche Börse AG since 2012. Siegfried Russwurm, member of the Managing Board of Siemens AG, will retain his position as Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Osram for an interim period.
Munich, May 02, 2013
Munich, May 02, 2013
Siemens' results for the second quarter of fiscal 2013 present a mixed picture. New orders, free cash flow and earnings per share showed substantial improvement. Revenue and Total Sectors profit declined, primarily due to a still difficult market environment. Total Sectors profit was also impacted again by burdens at the company's high-speed trains business and from offshore grid connection projects in the North Sea.
Munich, Apr 24, 2013
In its Sustainability Report for fiscal 2012 just published today, Siemens draws a positive conclusion: "We've succeeded in fully achieving our sustainability goals. We've increased our green revenue to €33 billion while setting an example of sustainability and winning some 1,000 suppliers to date for our energy efficiency program. For the first time in our history, we've also been named the world's most sustainable industrial company in the prestigious Dow Jones Sustainability Index 2012 – capturing, as Super Sector Leader, the top position across nine industry sectors," said Barbara Kux, member of the Managing Board and Chief Sustainability Officer of Siemens AG.
New York, Apr 19, 2013