Business News Archive - September 21, 2010

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif., Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- A United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket carrying a payload for the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) successfully lifted off from Space Launch Complex-3 East here at 9:03 p.m. PDT September 20.

BEIJING, Sept. 21 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Air China will launch a direct route from Chengdu to Tokyo on September 22, 2010.

HANNOVER, Germany, Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Dana Holding Corporation (NYSE: DAN) announced today that it has developed a revolutionary technology for manufacturing lightweight, one-piece aluminum driveshafts for the commercial truck market.

HANNOVER, Germany, Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Dana Holding Corporation (NYSE: DAN) recently debuted its all-new water-cooled charge air cooler on the 2011 Ford F-250 Super Duty pickup truck.

HANNOVER, Germany, Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Dana Holding Corporation (NYSE: DAN) today introduced its Spicer® G140 series of single-drive, medium-duty axles to the global marketplace at the IAA Commercial Vehicles Expo here.

LONDON, Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- On the basis of its recent research on the solar technology market, Frost & Sullivan presents SCHOTT Solar AG with the 2010 European Frost & Sullivan Award for Growth Leadership.

Word of the Day
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'