LEGO’s Nyíregyháza plant announces expansion

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They are going to build new production halls, an automated warehouse, a conventional warehouse and other service areas in the coming period

Introducing the new giant in the global rail industry: Siemens Alstom

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Subject to regulatory clearance, the merger of equals is expected to be completed by the end of 2018.

EU driver rest-time rules take the spotlight

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Discussions were positive and focused on the ban on drivers taking their weekly rest in cabins,.

One of Budapest’s traffic intersections getting reshaped

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By these improvements, they promise a shorter travelling time for 40,000 passengers.

Alstom and Siemens vie for Israeli EMU order

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The winner of the tender will be required to build a new maintenance workshop at Ashkelon and maintain the new trains there.

IRU Brexit Task Force seeks clarity on transport

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Clarity for business is essential to strategic commercial planning.

Westbahn confirms service expansion plans

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The new service will connect with all Vienna metro lines thus offering Vienna residents enhanced access to Westbahn services.

Electric buses become a huge $500 billion market

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The causes of the growing boom in bus purchases are increasing city populations and the legal control of pollution and private car usage.

Wizz Air announces new route from Budapest to Berlin

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Commencing on 13 March, the newest WIZZ service will be operated daily.

Siemens builds eHighway in Germany

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The line will supply electricity for the electric drive of a hybrid truck.

Rercord delivery of hybridd vehicles to Norway

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The delivery includes Scania Citywide LE Suburban Hybrid, Scania Citywide LE Suburban and Scania Higer A30 buses.

Wizz Air announces new Debrecen route to Moscow

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The newest WIZZ route will commence on 18 December and will be operated with two weekly flights, on Mondays and Fridays.

No more empty industrial properties in the vicinity of Budapest

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Moreover, there’s a shortage of the so called “plug and play”, in other words, well-prepared development areas, where constructions could start right away.

Government expands electric vehicle subsidies

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The government is offering to cover 21% of the cost of purchasing a fully electric vehicle for corporate fleets up to HUF 1.5 million.

50 years of Lufthansa in Budapest

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It was precisely 50 years ago, on 26 August 1967, that the first Lufthansa flight from Frankfurt.

Motorways reaching Hungary border to double by 2022

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The government decided to build 900 kilometres of motorways and dual carriageways.

Slovenia to use electronic consignment note: e-CMR

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The future of mobility is digital and Slovenia’s accession to e-CMR is an important new milestone for innovation.

Magnus Aircraft to build factory in Pécs

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he firm announced on its website that it has submitted investment plans in an open tender for the designated area of Pécs-Pogány Airport.

Tesla’s ‘long-haul’ electric truck aims for 200 to 300 miles on a charge

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Chief Executive Elon Musk has promised to release a prototype of its Tesla Semi truck next month in a bid to expand the company's market beyond luxury cars.

Rába posts revenues of HUF 21.6 bln in first half

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Revenue in the vehicle division climbed 39.2%.

No more sleeping- and buffet cars on Hungarian State Railways international trains

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The decision had to be made for the sake of economic operation. 

German carmakers to update emission software in 5 million diesel cars

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The manufacturers offered to retrofit a majority of their in-use Euro 5 and Euro 6 diesel cars by software updates.

eTruck Motor envisions EUR 10bn of e-lorry production capacity in Hungary

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Hungary’s eTruck Motor wants to build almost 10 billion euros of production capacity for electric lorries around the country.

More cycle paths to be completed this year

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The plans include paths between Budapest and Lake Balaton, around the lake and along the EuroVelo 6 cycle route.

Hyperloop system ready to discuss ‘commercialisation’ as it achieves record speeds

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Hyperloop One has increased speeds from 69mph to 193mph during phase two tests, which were carried out on July 29.

Wizz Air introduces new innovative service: Fare Lock

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Customers will be able to secure the best fare for 48 hours.

IATA figures show cargo sector is ‘flying high’

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Freight demand grew by 10.4% in the first half of 2017.

Strabag has won the public procurement competition to renovate metro line 3

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It is expected that the renovation work on Budapest’s third metro line will begin in early November.

American Airlines to launch Philadelphia-Budapest daily flights next year

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Starting next summer, direct flights will connect Budapest with three US cities.

Connecting Flights Service At Milan Bergamo Extended & 25 More Routes Added

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Ryanair provides customers an expanded route choice of 50 connecting services in total, and the opportunity to book and transfer directly onto connecting Ryanair flights.

Air Berlin files for insolvency but flights continue

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Germany's second-largest carrier, has filed for insolvency, after its main shareholder Etihad declared it would not be providing further financial support.

National network of intermodal container terminals planned

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The elements of the network will include the developments of the Zalaegerszeg, Békéscsaba and Záhony freight transfer sites, as well as a site at Paks.

Government hoping to lure Tesla

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The Hungarian government is preparing the ground for winning the new Tesla investment by making a HUF 15 billion capital increase in Autóipari Próbapálya Zala Kft.

CRRC tests suspended monorail called the ‘Sky Train’

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The Chinese rolling stock manufacturer said the prototype is the fastest of its kind in the country, travelling at speeds of up to 70km/h.

Liszt Ferenc Airport sees sky-high number of passengers

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Passenger numbers were higher than usual because the FINA World Aquatics Championships and the Formula 1 Hungarian Grand Prix.

Hungarian electric planes getting built in Pécs

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Magnus Aircraft is planning to produce the first electric planes in the world named eFusion.

Major changes in the wind

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To begin with, there is the rush to autonomous automobiles — whether consumers want them or not.

New alignment of the Lufthansa Group leads to significant profit improvement

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The Lufthansa Group increased its total revenues by 12.7 percent to EUR 17.0 billion in the first six months of 2017.

DB Cargo places 100-locomotive framework order with Siemens

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DB Cargo has signed a framework agreement with Siemens worth a quarter of a billion euros for up to 100 new Vectron locomotives.

How 3D printing is revolutionising railways around the world

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Printing 3D parts in-house has accelerated UP’s rate of change by removing the need to go back and forth with an external party.

Road transport is a key driver of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals

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IRU will collaborate with UNECE on advocacy and individual projects in order to help develop the most appropriate road safety policies.

Air Cargo Posts Strongest First Half-Year Growth Since 2010

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This was the strongest first half-year performance since air cargo’s rebound from the Global Financial Crisis in 2010.

Bosch sets up HUF 1.6 bln SSC at Hungary power tool plant

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The Bosch group employs 14,200 people in Hungary.

New era for MAN Lions’s City

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A plethora of technical innovations, both inside and out, have been combined with the new MAN bus design.

EU to spend €2.7 billion for 152 transport projects

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The European Commission is proposing to invest US$3 billion (€2.7 billion) in 152 key transport projects that support competitive, clean and connected mobility in Europe.

MÁV to reward employees referring new workers

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At some places the reward can reach HUF 40,000-60,000.

Baden-Württemberg to merge HzL and Sweg

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“The merger is intended to create a strong state transport company with operational and traffic synergies.

Russian Railways reconstructs 35km stretch of Serbian railway

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Completion of the work means that services between Belgrade in Serbia and Bar in Montenegro can resume.

Ryanair has submitted non-binding bid for Alitalia

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Irish budget carrier Ryanair has submitted a non-binding bid for struggling Italian airline Alitalia.

Luggair- The new service of Budapest

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They store each suitcase in transparent bags closed with unique security tapes. They receive all the packages, whether it is a cabin baggage or a checked baggage.

Waberer’s closes acquisition of Polish peer

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Hungarian road haulage company Waberer’s has closed the acquisition of its Polish peers Link and Link Services.

Continental cube for self-driving trials to Frankfurt

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Continental sees self-driving taxis as an obvious application for autonomous vehicles.

IRU calls for Brexit deal to avoid road transport chaos

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It is essential that the UK Government and the European Union reach a comprehensive deal that addresses the many questions affecting the road transport industry.

DB facing greater competition on regional rail routes

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DB said its subsidiary DB Regio was in “catch-up mode” after reporting losses last year, missing out on tenders in Thuringia, North-Rhine Westphalia and Lower Saxony.

VTG to acquire CIT Rail Holdings and Nacco

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The acquisition will increase VTG’s fleet of wagons from 80,000 to over 94,000.

General Electric to join government’s supplier support programme in Hungary

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"Small and medium-sized businesses could benefit from joining the supplier network of large companies through increased competitiveness."

Testing begins on Luxembourg tram line

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Passenger services are due to begin operating on the initial section between LuxExpo and Pont Rouge on December 10.

Daimler buses joining clevershuttle on-demand mobility

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EvoBus GmbH has become a strategic investor with a minority stake in the Berlin-based CleverShuttle mobility service.

EC refers Croatia to EU Court over INA law

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Croatia has been referred to the Court of Justice of the EU for failing to amend a law that grants the government special powers in oil and gas company INA.