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Fraport to Speed Passengers through Two Brazilian Airports

…As SITA provides self-service gates for bar-coded boarding passes  Fraport Brasil has installed SITA’s passenger processing technology at the two airports it manages in Brazil, Fortaleza Airport (FOR) and Porto Alegre Airport (POA). New self-service gates provide passengers with automated entry to the security checking area with a simple scan of their boarding pass. This will reduce queues and make the process four times as efficient. Andreea Pal, CEO of Fraport Brasil, said: “A significant part of our remit is to invest in infrastructure to ...

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Die Attach Materials in Electric Vehicles: How The Market Will Grow

The rise of electric vehicles is creating many new material opportunities. One such material class is the die attach material used in power electronics. Here, the trend towards higher power densities and thus higher operating temperatures is opening up the market to new non-solder solution despite the substantially higher costs of the alternatives.  The IDTechEx report, “Die Attach Materials for Power Electronics in Electric ...

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Nigeria Gets New Gas Transportation Network Code

The Federal Government has inaugurated a new Nigerian Gas Transportation Network Code (NGTNC) to enhance gas production and revenue generation in the country. The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Chief Timipre Sylva inaugurated the code at the opening of the Nigeria International Petroleum Summit (NIPS) in Abuja on Monday. He said that the code would help to guide gas transporters ...

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Mazda Recalls Certain 2016 Mazda CX-5 over safety Defect

MATILDA FRANCES Mazda North American Operations has filed a Part 573 defect notification with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) for a safety defect, which exists in certain 2016 Model Year Mazda CX-5 vehicles. In a statement released on Monday, the automaker said the affected vehicles, the LED-type daytime running lights may flicker or fail to illuminate while driving. ...

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Nissan Creates World’s First Lullaby for Electric Vehicles, Helps Rock Baby to Sleep

Nissan has created a world-first lullaby specifically designed for electric vehicles to help parents send their young children to sleep, in the absence of the sleep-inducing frequencies produced by internal combustion engines. Designed in collaboration with Sound Designer and Sleep Coach Tom Middleton, the ‘Dream Drive’ lullaby blends sounds of the Nissan LEAF with frequencies produced by a humming combustion ...

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Volvo Cars, Greely Automobile on Merger Talk

…Targets Automotive Industry Transformation Volvo Car AB and Geely Automobile Holdings Limited (Hong Kong 0175) are considering combining their businesses to create a strong global group, which would accelerate financial and technological synergies between the two companies. This would be a combination between two strong companies.  The considered combination would have the scale, knowledge and resources to be a leader ...

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