Category: Transportation

Volvo releases hybrid engine in Philippines

Volvo recently released its three brand new models in the Philippines with environmentally friendly engines. The official launch was at the ‘Future of Electric Forum’ organized by Volvo Philippines on September 27, 2019 together with Partnership for Clean Air at the Bonifacio Global City in Taguig City. At the Forum, Volvo unveiled the T8 Plug-in…

CEO unhappy Chinese company to expand Swedish metro

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The Stockholm metro is due to expand with a new line, and the state-owned Chinese company China Railway Tunnel Group (CRTG) has won the bid to a procurement contract. CRTG has to fork out 28 USD for three tunnels for the preparatory work of the new metro line according to business newssite Dagens industri. While…

Santa Fe Relocation sold

Santa Fe Group, the last remnant of the EAC conglomerate founded by H.N. Andersen back in 1884, has sold its relocation business, including the moving company’s debt to Proventus Capital Partners, for 1 million Euro. The business was sold because Santa Fe was not able to get its financing in place. Santa Fe has for…

Travel firm bankrupt: Nordic subsidiaries survive

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The world’s oldest travel firm, Thomas Cook Group, has entered compulsory liquidation according to a press release. The liquidation follows failure to reach a sufficient financial agreement between the company’s stakeholders and possible money providers. Essentially all flights on Monday 23 September 2019 were cancelled due to the bankruptcy. For the Nordic customers it meant…

Volvo to promote safer roads in Philippines

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The Swedish carmaker Volvo launches project in Philippines called Safe Roads for road safety. According to Carmudi Philippines, the program is part of Volvo’s vision of having no casualties or injured in new Volvos by 2020. The program involves raising road-safety awareness through visible road and traffic signage in Manila. The carmaker especially wishes to reach…

Chinese tour firms unwilling to pay Norwegian driver salaries

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Chinese tourists are happy to visit Norway and enjoy what the country has to offer except when it means paying for Norwegian services. According to Norwegian Aftenposten, when numerous Chinese and South Korean tourists are pouring out of buses, the license plates are more often than not foreign. The buses are more likely to be…

Thai Airways cancels flights between Stockholm and Phuket

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If you’re planning on flying from Stockholm to Phuket or vice versa with Thai Airways during your Christmas or Winter vacation you’ll have to find an alternative route. The airline has announced, that flights Stockholm – Phuket and Phuket – Bangkok – Stockholm, or TG963 and TG962 respectively, are cancelled from Thursday 5 December 2019…