Business News Archive - April 18, 2010

CHICAGO, April 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Dow Microbial Control, a business group of the Dow Chemical Company (Dow), will have all hands on deck supporting the Dow Live Earth Run for Water this Sunday, April 18 at Montrose Harbor in downtown Chicago. With the support of Dow Microbial Control, Dow is mobilizing tens of thousands of people around the globe to participate and raise money to help solve the issue of clean, safe drinking water.

CHICAGO, April 18 /PRNewswire/ -- From water and energy efficiency to cleaning performance and quietness, today's dishwashers are light years beyond those made just a decade ago.

PRADOPOLIS, Brazil, April 18 /PRNewswire/ -- It makes no sense for countries to adopt ambitious policies to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, while continuing to apply high tariffs on clean technologies that can be instrumental to achieve reduction goals and allowing fossil fuels to be traded freely.

WUXI, China, April 18 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Suntech Power Holdings Co., Ltd. (NYSE: STP), the world's leading producer of crystalline silicon photovoltaic modules, recently supplied 240 advanced solar panels for a 48kW rooftop installation on Town Hall in Sydney, Australia.

During National Work Zone Awareness Week, AAA emphasizes the importance of safe and alert driving as risk of injury and death is heightened for motorists in work zone areas WASHINGTON, April 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today marks the start of National Work Zone Awareness Week and AAA urges motorists to use caution and drive safely when approaching and driving through work zones as most people injured or killed in work zone crashes - approximately four out of every five - are drivers or passengers.

DEARBORN, Mich., April 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ford Motor Company (NYSE: F) now has the highest customer satisfaction with vehicle quality among all major automakers, a new consumer research study shows.

Word of the Day
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.