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47 Press releases
Munich, Dec 27, 2016
Beginning in 2017, Siemens employees at as many as 100 of the company's locations in Germany can "fill up" their electric vehicles free of charge. This will apply not only to all-electric vehicles but also to plug-in hybrid electric vehicles. For this service, Siemens will use its existing network of charging stations, which it is expanding with normal and high-speed charging stations.
Munich, Dec 20, 2016
By demonstrating new ways to finance social infrastructure projects in the form of social project bonds, Siemens has contributed to financial close for a state-of-the art health campus in the Turkish city of Elazig, in Eastern Anatolia. The project forms part of Turkey's Health Transformation Program covering 35 health campuses in 22 provinces. Financing is based on the first long-term project bond in the Turkish PPP market.
Munich, Dec 09, 2016
Today's groundbreaking ceremony marks the start of the construction of the first module of Siemens Campus Erlangen. A completely new urban district is now set to arise in the southern part of Erlangen, Germany, Siemens' largest location worldwide. Scheduled for completion in 2030, the campus will include a hotel, restaurants and service operations as well as office buildings. In keeping with the location's future role as an international research and development center, guests at the ceremony were given a first impression of the future campus in a virtual 3D tour.
Munich, Dec 07, 2016
Siemens wants to further strengthen its position as a digital company and achieve double-digit growth in software, digital services and cloud platforms every year through 2020. In fiscal 2016, Siemens generated revenue of more than €1 billion with digital services and around €3.3 billion with software solutions, an increase year-over-year of around 12 percent, which is considerably above annual market growth of some eight percent.
On Friday, November 25, 2016, the Extra 330LE aerobatic aircraft powered by a drive system from Siemens set a new world record for time to climb. At the Dinslaken Schwarze Heide airfield in Germany, the electric-powered plane reached an altitude of 3,000 meters in just four minutes and 22 seconds – a climb velocity of 11.5 meters per second.
Munich, Dec 06, 2016
Siemens is teaming up for the third time with the Stiftung Jugend forscht to host Germany's best-known youth competition. The company previously hosted the nationwide event in 1976 and 1997. This year's competition, the fifty-second, will be held in Erlangen, Germany, on May 25-28, 2017. The final winners will be selected by a jury from among the 200 winners of statewide contests and presented with their awards on May 28 by the German Minister of Education and Research.
Munich, Dec 01, 2016
The joint venture between Valeo and Siemens starts operation immediately. The name of the new company is Valeo Siemens eAutomotive GmbH and will be managed by Louis Pourdieu (CEO) and Peter Geilen (CFO).
One year after the launch of its decarbonization program, Siemens is already making significant advances in reducing its carbon footprint. The company was able to cut its CO2 emissions from 2.2 million tons in fiscal 2014 to 1.7 million tons in fiscal 2016. A major portion of the carbon dioxide savings – 200,000 tons – were achieved at locations in Germany.
Munich, Nov 30, 2016
Siemens AG has appointed Cedrik Neike and Michael Sen to its Managing Board. The company is also reorganizing responsibilities within the board. These steps will rejuvenate the Siemens Managing Board and lay the basis for accelerating the implementation of Vision 2020.
Munich, Nov 22, 2016
Werner von Siemens, born on December 13, 1816, would have turned 200 years old this year. On November 29, Siemens is marking the anniversary of its company founder's birth by holding a gala event in the Mosaikhalle (Mosaic Hall) at its headquarters in Berlin. In addition to German Chancellor Angela Merkel, more than 100 prominent guests representing government, business, science, culture and the media are expected. Joe Kaeser, President and CEO of Siemens AG, will open the ceremony. Nathalie von Siemens, a great-great-granddaughter of Werner von Siemens, Managing Director and spokesperson of the Board of Siemens Stiftung and a member of the Supervisory Board of Siemens AG, as well as Gerhard Cromme, Chairman of the company's Supervisory Board, will also give speeches in honor of the company founder.