- Consortium of Siemens Mobility and Stadler win €114.5 million contract for Lisbon Metro
- Siemens Mobility to install CBTC across three lines
- Stadler to supply a new fleet of modern trains
The consortium of Siemens Mobility and Stadler have won a €114.5 million contract to provide the Lisbon Metro with a state of the art signaling system and a new fleet of modern trains. Stadler will supply 14 three-car metro trains, while Siemens Mobility will install its Communications-Based Train Control (CBTC) system Trainguard MT on the Blue, Yellow and Green lines, and will upgrade the existing equipment. This will include installing its on-board CBTC technology across 70 trains of the existing fleet, as well as on the 14 new Stadler trains.
- Strong and profitable growth companywide
- Adjusted EBITA margin rose to 15.1 percent (Q2 2020: 12.1 percent), Adjusted EBITA Industrial Businesses soared 31 percent to €2.1 billion
- Revenue increased sharply to €14.7 billion (Q2 2020: €13.8 billion), with orders strong at €15.9 billion (Q2 2020: €14.7 billion)
- Net income more than tripled to €2.4 billion (Q2 2020: €697 million)
- Successful portfolio management: one-time gain of about €0.9 billion on sale of Flender GmbH
- Excellent free cash flow of €1.2 billion (Q2 2020: €134 million)
- Guidance for 2021 raised again – expected net income of €5.7 billion to €6.2 billion, excluding effects in connection with the acquisition of Varian Medical Systems Inc.
With an excellent second quarter, Siemens AG followed on seamlessly from its successful start to the fiscal year. Despite a persistently challenging macroeconomic environment, influenced among other things by the COVID-19 pandemic, and negative currency translation effects, development across all company business areas continued to be positive. In line with these results, Siemens is again raising its guidance for fiscal 2021 and now expects companywide revenue growth of 9 percent to 11 percent on a comparable basis (previous forecast: mid- to high-single-digit growth) and net income of between €5.7 billion and €6.2 billion (previous forecast: €5.0 billion to €5.5 billion).
- CBTC signaling system to be implemented across five-kilometer
extension of Salvador Metro in Salvador, Bahia, Brazil
automated signaling system will provide greater availability, enhanced
operations, and better passenger experience
Siemens Mobility has been awarded a contract by Companhia de
Transportes do Estado da Bahia to install a Communications-Based Train Control system (CBTC), GoA2, on
the extension of Line 1 in Salvador, Bahia, Brazil. The CBTC
signaling system will be fully implemented across the approximately
five-kilometer extension that will connect Pirajá to Águas Claras/Cajazeiras,
including two new stations. The full
integration of the extension to the existing Line 1 will provide
for greater availability, enhanced operations, and a better passenger
experience. This contract builds on the already
well-established relationship Siemens Mobility has with the Salvador Metro and
CCR Metrô Bahia.
- Dr. Dirk Didascalou to become new Chief Technology Officer of Siemens Digital Industries, effective September 1, 2021
- Dr. Didascalou joins Siemens AG from Amazon Web Services and has a strong track record in areas such as R&D, IoT, cloud and mobile computing
Effective September 1, 2021, Dr. Dirk
Didascalou will become Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of Siemens Digital
- #HeartBeatFinal: For the last FC
Bayern Munich game of the 2020/21 season, we’re asking fans to measure their
heart rate during the match
- #WeKickCorona: Every measured
heartbeat will support social services
- #FCBayernPulse: This data project
from Siemens and FC Bayern Munich calculates match intensity based on heart
rates and various match data
Bundesliga match between FC Bayern Munich and FC Augsburg on May 22, 2021 is all
about a good cause – and about the heartbeat of Bayern fans. They will be measuring
their heart rates during the game for #FCBayernPulse, a joint data project from
Siemens and FC Bayern Munich. Siemens will donate1 euro cent per measured
heartbeat to #WeKickCorona: The initiative was founded by Bayern professionals
Joshua Kimmich and Leon Goretzka to help social institutions that are in
financial difficulties due to the Corona pandemic.
- Consortium of Siemens and Škoda Transportation commissioned
- Cars combine efficiency with enhanced passenger experience
- Order volume around half a billion EUR
The national carrier Czech Railways (České dráhy – ČD) continues to modernize its fleet serving long-distance domestic and international lines. The consortium of Siemens Mobility and Škoda Transportation has won the tender for 20 Viaggio Comfort nine-car non-traction units including control cars, designed for a maximum operating speed of 230 km/h. The cars will be delivered from 2024 to 2026 and the order is valued at around half a billion EUR.
- Access Points and the first industrial Wi-Fi 6 Client Module available on the market
- Reliable and high-performance wireless connectivity with maximum data transmission rates
- Devices available with high protection class and industry-specific approvals
With a view to the increasing demands posed by digitalization, Siemens is expanding its offerings for network components for industrial WLAN solutions: The new Scalance WUM766-1 Client Module is the first industrial client module on the market that satisfies the latest Wireless LAN Standard IEEE 802.11ax (“Wi-Fi 6”), enabling reliable and high-performance wireless connectivity. By combining the Client Module with the new Scalance WAM766-1 Access Points, users can now implement demanding Industry 4.0 applications such as augmented reality or remote-controlled cranes. At gross data transmission rates of 1201 Mbit/s, the Access Points can link a large number of mobile devices in confined spaces, for example shuttle systems in intra-logistics.
Clarissa Haller, Head of Global Communications at Siemens AG, is leaving the company by mutual agreement.
- Italian start-up On launches new integrated e-mobility service
- 120 Sicharge AC22 charging stations to be installed to charge various e-vehicles in the city
- Siemens provides cloud-based platform for charging infrastructure management
Siemens Smart Infrastructure is delivering charging stations as well as a cloud-based software for charging infrastructure management to On in Italy. The solutions provide the basis for a new electric vehicle sharing service in the city of Rome developed by the Italian start-up. The first 23 charging stations have already been installed in the center of Rome; the rest will follow during the year.