Business News Archive - April 19, 2011

UTRECHT, The Netherlands, April 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- - Seventeen Days of Travel for the Price of Fifteen Eurail Group G.I.E.

HONG KONG, April 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Comtec Solar Systems Group Limited (HKSE: 712, "Comtec" or "the Company", together with its subsidiaries the "Group"), a global leader in the manufacture of monocrystalline solar wafers, announced today that the Group has entered into an agreement with TPG Capital ("TPG"), under which TPG will invest HK$780 million through the subscription of newly issued convertible bonds with warrants. John Zhang, Chairman of Comtec, said, "We welcome the investment from TPG Capital and see significant upside from TPG's financial and operational value-add.

LONDON, April 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- - Energy & Utilities IQ has Recently Conducted a Survey Aimed to Assess the Thoughts and Concerns of Smart Utility Industry Professionals About the 2020 Target Regarding Smart Utilities set by European Governments Survey respondents were from a variety of Smart Utilities companies such as Utility Providers, Technology Providers, IT Providers and Consultants.

LONDON, April 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In the results of a survey published today 80.4% of the 235 participants answered 'I will drive less' when asked 'How will the cost of driving - petrol, tax, etc - affect you over the next year?'.

HOUSTON, April 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Argus Sour Crude Index ("ASCI") futures contract recorded its first trade on the CME on Friday 15 April, with a total of 100,000 bl being traded for the May 2011 calendar month.

ORLANDO, Fla., April 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- AirTran Airways, a subsidiary of AirTran Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: AAI), launched a sale today for travel to all of the airline's destinations.

SHANGHAI and BERLIN, April 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- "The German suppliers are making an impressive show of their drive for innovation at Auto Shanghai. As many as 28 automotive supply companies are presenting their innovations at the German Pavilion alone.

SAN DIEGO, April 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Underscoring the importance of April's National Distracted Driving Awareness campaign, SmartDrive Systems, a leader in fleet safety and operational efficiency, today released the 2010 SmartDrive Distracted Driving Index, a revealing look at commercial fleet distracted driving rates during the past year. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080331/LAM040) Among several significant findings, the 2010 SDDI report shows that the top 5% of drivers with the most driving distractions were distracted 67% of the time during which a risky driving maneuver was observed.

NEW YORK, April 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Insparisk, LLC today announced the launch of a new web interface that allows for the purchase of inspection services online. The first of its kind in the inspection industry, users can purchase items such as boiler or elevator inspections instantly.

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