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Business News Archive - February 07, 2010

HAIFA, Israel, Feb. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Oil Refineries (TASE: ORL.TA) ("ORL" or the "Company), announced today that it secured a $900 million financing framework in order to continue to implement the Company's strategic plan, as well as to service its other capital needs for four years.

HERNDON, Va., Feb. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Volkswagen of America, Inc. today aired its 30-second "Punch Dub" Super Bowl ad, featuring an update on the classic Punch Buggy game, as part of a new campaign to increase model awareness and familiarity by reminding consumers of all the Volkswagens on the road.

GRAPEVINE, Texas, Feb. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- GM announced today that its new lineup of heavy-duty diesel pickups will have B20 biodiesel capability.

Word of the Day
sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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