Business News Archive - July 01, 2010

AUSTIN, Texas, July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- One of the most cherished and revered national symbols of the post-9/11 era, the United States Honor Flag, is embarking on a multi-city tour of Texas beginning today in Austin.

KORTRIJK, Belgium, July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Elster announced today that its EnergyICT subsidiary has received a 2010 European Business Award for the Environment.

PARIS, July 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- - EUR 13.7m Second Round Funding Sofinnova Partners, acting as a leading investor, Gimv and Amundi Private Equity Funds announced today their investment in McPhy Energy, together with the historic investors in a second round of funding worth EUR 13.7m.

LONDON, July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- From under the thumb of the global economic downturn, budding opportunities within the European Wind Energy sector are beginning to emerge.

GREENVILLE, S.C., July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, luxury vehicle owners have a new tire choice with the MICHELIN Primacy(TM) MXM4® all-season tire now in market, offering increased safety by stopping up to 19 feet shorter than a leading competitor(1) and exceptional longevity with a 55,000-mile warranty for H/V speed rated sizes and a 45,000 mile warranty for W-rated sizes. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100701/CL29596 ) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100701/CL29596 ) "The right tire can make a difference in enhancing a luxury vehicle owner's driving experience," said Don Byrd, vice president, marketing, Michelin North America.

SAN MATEO, Calif., July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- To demonstrate positive consumer engagement with the Smart Grid, eMeter Chief Regulatory Officer Chris King will brief members of the Executive Office of the President, the Department of Energy, and the National Science and Technology Council on the results of the PowerCents DC Program - the first pilot in the electric utility industry to test an integrated Smart Grid combination of dynamic pricing, multi-faceted consumer energy information feedback, and smart appliance control - on Thursday, July 1, 2010.

SINGAPORE, July 1 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China Yuchai International Limited (NYSE: CYD) ("China Yuchai" or the "Company"), announced today that a presentation to shareholders will be made by its President, Mr. Boo Guan Saw, prior to the commencement of proceedings of the Annual General Meeting on July 2, 2010. The presentation will contain: a brief overview of the performance of the Company and its main operating subsidiary, Guangxi Yuchai Machinery Company Limited, for FY 2009 and the outlook for 2010, discuss the anticipated impact on growth from new partnerships, new products and capacity expansion, provide an update of China Yuchai's green technology development efforts as evidenced in its product range meeting National IV and V emission standards in the PRC, production of natural gas (CNG, LNG) and LPG engines and the ability to produce YC6K diesel engines compliant up to National VI (equivalent to Euro VI) emission standards.

JACKSON, Mich., July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- A little girl's first pair of eye glasses.

HARBIN, China, July 1 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Harbin Electric, Inc. ("Harbin Electric" or the "Company", Nasdaq: HRBN), a leading developer and manufacturer of a wide array of electric motors in the People's Republic of China, today announced that it will present at Global Hunter Securities 2010 China Conference on July 13, 2010. Events: Formal Presentation, Q&A, One-on-One Meetings Date and time: Tuesday, July 13, 2010 Location: The St.

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- TiaLinx, Inc., a developer of mm-wave integrated radio and antenna arrays, today announced the launch of the Eagle5-N, a small form factor standoff breathing detector sensor. "The lightweight, ultra-wideband (UWB), multi-Gigahertz RF imager is capable of detecting the breathing patterns of an individual in a queue and uplink the data remotely to a monitoring station.

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