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2010-09-28 17:54:11

The number of people suffering from chronic hunger reached a record one billion globally in 2009, with Asia accounting for approximately two-thirds of the world's hungry. In response, the Asia Society and the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) have released an action plan to address food insecurity in Asia, with an emphasis on rice, the region's staple. The Task Force's report, Never an Empty Bowl: Sustaining Food Security in Asia, outlines a strategy focused on three key areas:...

2010-09-28 16:09:00

ALPHARETTA, Ga., Sept. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Indian company Mahindra and Mahindra has improperly rejected a valid $35 million-plus factory order placed on Sept. 24 for U.S.-spec Mahindra pickup trucks, exclusive U.S. distributor Global Vehicles U.S.A., Inc. confirmed today. "Global Vehicles and its dealers remain willing, ready and able to begin the sale of Mahindra vehicles as soon as they can be delivered," said Global Vehicles CEO John Perez. "We placed this substantial order in good...

2010-07-08 16:40:00

ALPHARETTA, Ga., July 8 /PRNewswire/ -- It has been recently reported in the media Mahindra is claiming its pending litigation with Global Vehicles may delay the introduction of its vehicles to the United States market. This claim is both inaccurate and unfortunate. Indeed, in the litigation Global Vehicles seeks to compel Mahindra to honor its contractual obligations to obtain homologation of the vehicles and to begin shipping them pursuant to existing and long standing orders placed by...

2010-06-17 17:09:00

ALPHARETTA, Ga., June 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Vehicles USA, Inc. has served a Demand for Arbitration pursuant to its contract with Mahindra & Mahindra, Ltd. and simultaneously filed a civil lawsuit in an Atlanta federal court seeking injunctive relief. These actions have been taken as a result of Mahindra & Mahindra's failure to comply with its contractual obligations to make its vehicles available for sale in the United States on a timely basis and to otherwise protect the...

2010-05-06 17:00:00

NEW YORK, May 6 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mahindra Group, a $6.3 billion Indian multinational, announces today that it has hired StrawberryFrog to develop a global Cultural Movement brand strategy for the Indian multinational. The corporate strategy will be used as a unifying umbrella master brand positioning, encapsulating all Mahindra companies. The Mahindra group of companies employs over a million people across the globe and enjoys a leadership position in utility vehicles, information...

2010-02-03 10:02:00

India's largest utility vehicle manufacturer entering U.S. market ARLINGTON, Va., Feb. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Association of International Automobile Manufacturers, Inc. (AIAM) welcome's the 15th vehicle manufacturer to the trade association, Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd.--Automotive Sector. "Many Americans know Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd as a major industrial force in India, but few are aware of the company's heritage building light trucks and commercial vehicles," said Michael...

2010-01-21 09:02:00

MILWAUKEE, Jan. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Agricultural machinery manufacturers anticipate overall continued weakness in U.S. and Canadian tractor sales in 2010, according to the Association of Equipment Manufacturers' (AEM) annual "outlook" survey. For all sizes of two-wheel tractors, however, declines are expected to be less steep than 2009 losses. Double-digit decreases are expected for four-wheel-drive tractors, following relatively flat business in 2009. Combine sales are...

2009-05-14 09:41:00

DETROIT, May 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As a part of its commitment to drive innovation and forge new relationships in the automotive industry, SAE International's Automotive Resources Institute (SAE-ARi) today will host a trip to South Carolina that allows Detroit auto execs to tour the Clemson University International Center for Automotive Research (CU-ICAR), an advanced-technology automotive research campus, as well as visiting BMW Manufacturing Co., the exclusive manufacturing plant...

2008-12-10 10:38:00

Trade Press and Flash Report Subscribers Farm Equipment Monthly Sales Flash -- United States CHICAGO, Dec. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being issued by Association of Equipment Manufacturers: Month Ending Nov 30, 2008 November YTD - November Beginning...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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