Business News Archive - May 29, 2009

Kbb.com New- and Used-Car Inventory Listings Program Provides Confidence to Consumers, Efficiencies to Dealers IRVINE, Calif., May 29 /PRNewswire/ -- On July 17, 2009, Kelley Blue Book will launch The Trusted Marketplace(SM), a new online car shopping experience on its top-rated Web site www.kbb.com.

The Carrier Introduces new Pet Policy; Modifies Unaccompanied Minor and Third and Overweight Bag Policies DALLAS, May 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Pets will now have the "Freedom to Fly" on Southwest Airlines.

PARIS and LEIPZIG, Germany, May 29 /PRNewswire/ -- - 800 Delegates From Around the World, Including 52 Transport Ministers and Industry Leaders Discussed the Future of Global Transport at the 2009 International Transport Forum in Leipzig, Germany. In the face of the global economic downturn, transport will play a key role in supporting economic growth and in the creation of new confidence in the world's economic future, the delegates of the 2009 International Transport Forum (ITF) agreed.

Event offers first live online appearance viewed by nearly 3,000 CALVERTON, Md., May 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Officer.com, the leading portal for law enforcement professionals, hosted thousands of viewers recently as it became the first to offer live online video streaming of the 21st annual Candlelight Vigil at the National Law Enforcement Officers' Memorial in Washington, DC.

BRUSSELS, Belgium, May 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- WABCO Holdings Inc. (http://www.wabco-auto.com) (NYSE: WBC), a global technology leader and tier-one supplier to the commercial vehicle industry, confirmed today that the company's Board of Directors appointed Jacques Esculier, Chief Executive Officer, to the additional role of Chairman of the Board on May 28, 2009, after WABCO's Annual Meeting of Shareholders held on the same date.

HEBRON, Ohio, May 29 /PRNewswire/ -- - ArmorSource LLC and Eye Tactical Inc Team up to Launch an Advanced Lightweight Protection System (ALPS) for the Current and Future Combat Helmets ArmorSource LLC of Hebron Ohio, one of four DOD approved vendors supplying the Advanced Combat Helmet (ACH) to the U.S.

NEW YORK, May 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - Natural Gas Production in India Expected to Rise by 60% in 2010; Oil Prices Expected to Remain Above $50 per Barrel Energtek Inc., a world leader in the development of Adsorbed Natural Gas (ANG) technology, today announced that additional Natural Gas (NG) production capacity, plus rebounding oil prices will increase the likelihood of significant revenues for the company's subsidiary in India. Energtek announced earlier this month, that the company's subsidiary Moregastech India Private Limited expects to report its first revenues during the final quarter of 2009. A report recently published by the Center for Monitoring Indian Economy (CMIE) predicts that NG production in India will increase by over 60 percent in the coming year.

Grand Opening of Allstate's New Eco-Friendly Data Center in Rochelle, Ill. NORTHBROOK, Ill., May 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Allstate Insurance Company, the nation's largest publicly held personal lines insurer, today opens one of America's most energy-efficient and environmentally conscious data centers in Rochelle, Ill.

MIDLAND, Texas, May 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Basic Energy Services, Inc.

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