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  • American City Business Journals16 days ago

    Help wanted: Local tech firms seek workers

    Good news: There are a few major companies in Orlando that are hiring more than 100 workers, mostly in the tech and engineering field. Siemens AG: The Munich, Germany-based engineering company will hire 66 workers in Orlando. Siemens has open positions for civil and plant engineers, mechanical engineers, aerodynamic design engineers, and many more.

  • Siemens says it can power unlimited-range electric trucks using a 150-year-old technology
    Quartz2 months ago

    Siemens says it can power unlimited-range electric trucks using a 150-year-old technology

    The world’s cargo fleet is moving from fossil fuels to electrons. But powering them won’t be simple. With today’s technology, driving a semi-truck 500 miles (804 kilometers) would require a 23-ton lithium-ion battery, half the weight of the truck itself. Fuel cells would need a massive, $2 million hydrogen fuel tank to go the distance.…

  • American City Business Journals3 months ago

    FIRST LOOK: Brightline passenger trains on assembly line

    The trains that will zip passengers between Miami, Fort Lauderdale, West Palm Beach and Orlando are almost ready to roll off the assembly line. Brightline President Michael Reininger had his first look at the passenger trains on June 7 during a tour of Siemens’ manufacturing plant in Sacramento. Brightline ordered five train-sets, each of them with two locomotives and four passenger coaches.