Business News Archive - June 08, 2011

SHANGHAI, June 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- At a press conference today at the Shanghai International Conference Center in China, executives from Royal Caribbean International told an audience of 300 travel agents and media partners that it will introduce Voyager of the Seas to the China market in 2012. Michael Bayley, executive vice president of International for Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd., and Dr.

WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif., June 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Although customer satisfaction with airlines has improved for a second consecutive year, dissatisfaction with cost and fees continues to persist, impeding the return of traditional network carriers to pre-recessionary satisfaction levels, according to the J.D.

BAODING, China and ZURICH, Switzerland, June 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Limited (NYSE: YGE) ("Yingli Green Energy" or the "Company"), a leading solar energy company and one of the world's largest vertically integrated photovoltaic ("PV") manufacturers, which markets its products under the brand "Yingli Solar", today announced the sponsorship of the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil(TM) on the occasion of the 2011 Intersolar show in Munich, Germany.

RENO, Nev., June 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ormat Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: ORA) today announced that it received the largest product order in the company's history.

SAN JOSE, Calif., June 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- SunPower Corp. (NASDAQ: SPWRA, SPWRB) today launched the SunPower(TM) E20 series of solar panels, the industry's first commercially-available solar panels to achieve total area efficiencies of 20 percent or more.

LONDON, June 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CME Clearing, a wholly-owned London-based subsidiary of CME Group, today announced that it has added two new over-the-counter diesel and two biodiesel contracts for clearing as the company expands its European product offerings.

MILWAUKEE, June 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Anyone who has felt the frustration of trying to tame a crazy-bad lawn and yard should listen up: there's still time to win a yard intervention this summer at www.yardsmartsintervention.com.

FRAMINGHAM, Mass., June 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Father's Day is less than two weeks away, and finding a gift for dad can be a daunting task! It's tough to find the perfect gift, for the perfect dad - within a budget.

CHICAGO, June 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As shareholders of United Airlines gather today for the annual United Airlines shareholders meeting, it is incumbent upon United CEO Jeff Smisek and his management team to thoroughly explain the facts regarding the progress of the United/Continental merger.

SAN DIEGO, June 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- SmartDrive Systems, Inc. today announced that it has filed counterclaims seeking declarations from the federal court in the Southern District of California in San Diego that three DriveCam patents are invalid and not infringed by SmartDrive.

Word of the Day
  • A woman chauffeur.
  • A woman who operates an automobile.
The word 'chaffeuse' comes from French, and is the feminine form of 'chauffeur'.