Business News Archive - January 10, 2010

CLEVELAND, Jan. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Continental Airlines (NYSE: CAL) announced that it has suspended operations at its Cleveland hub at Hopkins International Airport through 6 p.m. today due to a widespread airport power outage.

DETROIT, Jan. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Next-generation Ford Focus spearheads new range of global C-cars based on a common platform underpinning up to 10 vehicles and 2 million units of annual production by 2012Stylish new range offers class-leading technologies, features and craftsmanship.

DETROIT, Jan. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Spaciousness and amenities of a midsize car with the fuel economy of a compact New Ecotec 1.4 turbo engine delivers up to 40 miles per gallon on the highway Segment-leading safety including 10 standard airbags The U.S.

DETROIT, Jan. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Combining a decidedly urban-industrial design aesthetic with functionality aimed at young professionals, the GMC Granite concept takes the brand's trademark capability in a new, more progressive direction.

Word of the Day
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'