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
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.