Free press releases distribution network?

Agency / Source: Voith GmbH

Check Ads Availability|e-mail Article


Are you the owner of this article?, Turn it PREMIUM with your LOGO instead - and make it 3rd party Ads-Free! within the next hour!



Voith Presents Variable Vehicle Head Concept Galea - With Galea, Voith has developed a variable vehicle head concept for rail vehicles that combines low weight with low energy consumption, supreme flexibility and maximum safety standards
Voith Presents Variable Vehicle Head Concept Galea

 

PRZOOM - /newswire/ - Heidenheim, Germany, 2012/09/17 - With Galea, Voith has developed a variable vehicle head concept for rail vehicles that combines low weight with low energy consumption, supreme flexibility and maximum safety standards. FSE: VO2A

   
 
Your Banner Ad Here instead - Showing along with ALL Articles covering Manufacturing/Robotics Announcements

Replace these Affiliate Programs at ANYTIME! Your banner here within the next hour. Learn How!


 

Against the background of rising market potentials and increasing competition in rail traffic, Voith meets all the requirements on modern, safe and competitive vehicle heads.

Rising market potential increases competition
While the developments in rail traffic are meanwhile less prominent after the strong increase in 2010 (2.2 percent), 2011 still saw 1.0 percent growth (source: InnoZ-Verkehrsmarkt Monitor 2012). For 2012, experts anticipate rising demand: "Personal income, the consistent opening of the rail markets and persistently high fuel prices continue to have a positive impact on growth in rail transport - it is expected that the demand will continue well beyond 2012," says Prof. Dr.- Ing. Markus Hecht, Professor and head of the rail vehicle division at the Faculty for Transport and Machine Systems at Berlin Technical University.

Rising market potential also increases the competition among the operators: in passenger traffic, 21.6 percent of all train kilometers are meanwhile covered by private railway companies, so far mainly in regional traffic. On long-distance routes, DB German Railways is still unrivalled. In order to gain a share in this market, private rail companies have to make passenger traffic more attractive. The safety and efficiency of the vehicles are as relevant as ecological aspects that move more and more into the foreground. Companies therefore develop new technologies for the sustainable reduction of CO2 emissions. These technologies include drive systems, but also multiple units and vehicle heads in lightweight construction. The latter increases energy efficiency and actively contributes to climate protection.

This is exactly where Voith aims with the Galea vehicle head concept: the vehicle heads have been developed for maximum speeds of 200 km/h, i. e. for regional and long-distance passenger traffic. Previous steel constructions were replaced by lightweight structures, consisting mainly of fiber composite materials. This minimizes wheelset loads, as well as wear on train and rails. Fiber compounds also allow the creation of complex shapes and freeform surfaces that are essential for modern designs. Aerodynamic external contours can therefore be produced more easily and cost-effectively. Due to its variable design, the vehicle geometry of the Galea series can be individually adapted. Modular construction also allows short assembly and exchange times. Private and regional transport operators can thus retain their brand identity and distinctly differ from other competitors in the industry.

Voith Turbo, the specialist for hydrodynamic drive, coupling and braking systems for road, rail and industrial applications, as well as for ship propulsion systems, is a Group Division of Voith GmbH.

Voith sets standards in the markets energy, oil & gas, paper, raw materials and transportation & automotive. Founded in 1867, Voith employs almost 40 000 people, generates €5.6 billion in sales, operates in about 50 countries around the world and is today one of the biggest family-owned companies in Europe.

 
 
Your Banner Ad Here instead - Showing along with ALL Articles covering Manufacturing/Robotics Announcements

Replace these Affiliate Programs at ANYTIME! Your banner here within the next hour. Learn How!


 

Agency / Source: Voith GmbH

 
 

Availability: All Regions (Including Int'l)

 

Traffic Booster: [/] Quick PRZOOM - Press & Newswire Visibility Checker

 

Distribution / Indexing: [+] / [Company listed above is a registered member of our network. Content made possible by PRZOOM / PRTODAY indexing services]

 
 
# # #
 
 
  Your Banner Ad showing on ALL
Manufacturing/Robotics articles,
CATCH Visitors via Your Competitors Announcements!


Voith Presents Variable Vehicle Head Concept Galea

Company website links NOT available to basic submissions
It is OK to republish and/or LINK any newswire for any legitimate media purpose as long as you name PRZOOM - Press & Newswire and LINK as the source.
 
  For more information, please visit:
Is this your article? Activate ALL web links by Upgrading to Press Release PREMIUM Plan Now!
Voith AG |
Contact: Susanne Speiser - Voith.com 
+49 7321 37 84 97 Susanne.Speiser[.]voith.com
 
PRZOOM / PRTODAY - Newswire Today disclaims any content contained in this article. If you need/wish to contact the company who published the current release, you will need to contact them - NOT us. Issuers of articles are solely responsible for the accuracy of their content. Our complete disclaimer appears here.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION: Issuance, publication or distribution of this press release in certain jurisdictions could be subject to restrictions. The recipient of this press release is responsible for using this press release and the information herein in accordance with the applicable rules and regulations in the particular jurisdiction. This press release does not constitute an offer or an offering to acquire or subscribe for any Voith GmbH securities in any jurisdiction including any other companies listed or named in this release.

Manufacturing/Robotics via RSSAdd NewswireToday - PRZOOM Headline News to FeedBurner
Find who RetweetFollow @NewswireTODAY



Are you the owner of this article?, Turn it PREMIUM with your LOGO instead - and make it 3rd party Ads-Free! within the next hour!




Read Latest Press Releases From Voith GmbH / Company Profile


Read Manufacturing/Robotics Most Recent Related Press Releases:

PPG Initiates Global Restructuring, Targeting $125 Million in Annual Savings
Local Manufacturing Offers Strong Growth Opportunities in the Thriving Nigeria and South Africa Cement Additives Markets Reports Frost & Sullivan
BASF Expands Automotive Refinish Coatings Manufacturing to Asia Pacific
Alstom’s South African JV Gibela Successfully Handed Over to PRASA The First X’Trapolis Mega
Neptune Lines Reduces Fuel Consumption and Emissions with Hempaguard
BASF Launches Ucrete MF40AS Industrial Flooring System on the European Market
Raritan Unveils Intelligent Cabinet Concept in Collaboration with Legrand Data Communications At Gartner Conference
Beretta Continues Global Celebration of its 490th Anniversary with Unveiling of One-of-a-Kind Shotgun in New York City
LANXESS Virkon S Proven to Kill Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza Strains
BASF to Offer Tailor-made Product Innovation At European Coatings Show

Boost Your Social Network
& Crowdfunding Campaigns


LIFETIME SOCIAL MEDIA WALL
 
NewswireToday Celebrates 10 Years in Business
Find business coaching, life coaching, executive coaching and corporate coaching, best selling coaching books, ...



PREMIUM Members


Visit  JobsWare.com

Visit  BizJobs.com

Visit  Triggr & Bloom







 
  ©2016 PRZOOM — Limelon Advertising, Co.
Home | About PRZOOM | Advertise/Pricing | Contact | Investors | Privacy/TOS | Sitemap | FRANCAIS
newswire, PR free press releases distribution service magazines engine news alert newsroom press room breaking news public relations articles company news alerts newswiredistribution ezine bizentrepreneur biznewstoday digital business report market search pr firms agencies reports distri-bution today investor relation successful internet entrepreneur newswire distribution prtoday.com freenewswiredistribution asianewstoday bizwiretoday USA pr UK today