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Business News Archive - February 06, 2009

LONDON, February 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Syngenta, the European agri-business group, today released its full-year 2008 results reporting an increase in its proposed dividend by 25% to CHF6.00 and expressing 'cautious optimism' for 2009. In a video interview Mike Mack, Syngenta CEO, discusses the group's 2008 performance, increased spend in research and development, capex and cost control, market issues, dividend and outlook. Despite the 'headwinds' the company faces, Mr Mack said the fundamental drivers of agriculture remain intact. "Early signs for the Northern Hemisphere, frankly, remain strong, our confidence in price increases, the product success that we have with our two blockbuster compounds in Crop Protection - for which we're making continued investment, the milestones that we've set for ourselves in Seeds, our emerging Lawn and Garden business.

NORTHVILLE, Mich., Feb. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Amerigon Incorporated (Nasdaq: ARGN), a leader in developing products based on advanced thermoelectric (TE) technologies for a wide range of global markets and applications, today announced that President and CEO Daniel R.

HOUSTON, Feb. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- W&T Offshore, Inc.

MEDINA, Minn., Feb. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Victory Motorcycles is offering the motorcycle industry's only full-line, five-year limited warranty and it's available on all new Victory bikes sold through its national dealer network.

SATELLITE 2009 Conference and Exhibition is Coming to Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Washington D.C., March 24-27, 2009 ROCKVILLE, Md., Feb.

WASHINGTON, Feb. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of the Electric Drive Transportation Association (EDTA) has elected General Motors' Tony Posawatz, Vehicle Line Director for the Chevy Volt, as Co-Chairman of the Board. He replaces Edward B.

WARRENVILLE, Ill., Feb. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Fuel Tech, Inc.

HOUSTON, Feb. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Cardinal Gas Storage Partners LLC (Cardinal) announced today that Daniel Hannon has been named Chief Financial Officer and Kevin Holder has been named Vice President Marketing and Business Development.

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