MTM Power has developed the new series PCMDS250 DC/DC converter for universal applications in railway and vehicle technology.
On 18 June 2020 Stadler completed takeover of VIPCO GmbH in Mannheim and created its new engineering subsidiary in Germany mainly focusing on the development of software and hardware components for train control systems and the vehicle retrofitting.
Voith Group and PCS Holding are planning to acquire a combined 59 % of the shares in Traktionssysteme Austria GmbH. A corresponding purchase contract was signed on 29 April 2020.
On 18 March 2020, the locomotive 163.022 was handed over to ČD Cargo, which was the first of the operator’s 3 kV DC Class 163 to be equipped with the on-board ETCS.