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Business News Archive - October 04, 2010

DUBAI, UAE, October 4, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- His Excellency Dr.

PARIS, October 4, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Valeo and Orange are proposing an innovative concept for sharing vehicles between several drivers, either between individuals or within a corporate fleet of vehicles. This solution, based on NFC (Near Field Communication) no-contact technology, makes it possible to exchange data at very short distance using an NFC cellphone, but also from a web and mobile community application. The vehicle sharing process is simple.

PARIS, October 4, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Modulowatt Ingenierie, in association with eight partners, including Valeo, is presenting its electronically guided mechanical coupling demonstrator ("AMARE") at the Paris Motor Show.

PARIS, October 4, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Valeo is fitting full-LED headlights the ZB10 RENAULT and SEAT IBE concept cars exclusively presented at the Paris Motor Show. With their low energy consumption, equivalent to 85% of traditional headlamps, LEDs are perfect for electric vehicles because they increase their range, and they reduce fuel consumption by around 0.2 litres per 100 km for internal combustion engine vehicles. In addition to low consumption, LEDs offer many other benefits, such as a long lifespan exceeding that of the vehicle, the compactness of the associated optical systems, and the freedom they offer designers in terms of customized vehicle styling, as illustrated by these two concept cars. The use of new-generation LEDs, coupled with a high-efficiency optical system, produces light that is close to natural daylight, thereby increasing safety. These new lighting systems are the fruit of a close partnership between Valeo and these automakers,

NUREMBERG, Germany, October 4, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Ziehm Imaging won an international tender for 110 mobile x-ray systems (C-arms) from the Federal Armed Forces in Germany.

HOUSTON, Oct. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- PATTERSON-UTI ENERGY, INC. (Nasdaq: PTEN) today announced that it will make a presentation on October 6, 2010 at the Johnson Rice Energy Conference in New Orleans. Representing the Company at the conference will be Douglas J.

NEUCHATEL, Switzerland, October 4, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Elsevier Properties SA today congratulated its Research and Development Director, Professor Dr. Alexander (Sandy) Lawson, for receiving the 2011 Herman Skolnik Award.

HOUSTON, Oct. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- PATTERSON-UTI ENERGY, INC. (Nasdaq: PTEN) today reported that for the month of September 2010, the Company had an average of 184 drilling rigs operating, including 175 rigs in the United States and 9 rigs in Canada.

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