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2011-05-16 12:41:00

TROY, Mich., May 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Jeff Rodgers, a Lead Engineer for Interior Systems at Inteva Products, will join other industry leaders at the Ward's Auto Interiors Conference 2011 in a discussion to address innovative technology and industry insights in automotive interiors. Rodgers is a featured presenter at panel session three entitled "What Consumers Need" scheduled for Tuesday, May 17, from 8:00 - 9:15 am EDT, at The Henry Hotel in Dearborn, Michigan. (Logo:...

2011-03-03 12:00:00

LOS ANGELES, March 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Motor Press Guild March Dinner. This month's speaker series features a panel presentation by Jim Shaw of Bentley, Jason C. Hill of the eco-friendly Eleven LLC., Troy Sumitomo of Five Axis and Frank Stephenson of McLaren Automotive. Together, these industry veterans are responsible for many of the WHAT: exciting developments in today's automotive world....

2011-03-01 11:59:00

GENEVA, March 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- At a press conference hosted by Bridgestone Corporation and the New York International Auto Show at the Geneva International Motor Show, the top three finalists for the World Car of the Year, World Performance Car, World Green Car and World Car Design of the Year awards were announced today. The winners will be declared at the New York International Auto Show on Thursday, April 21, 2011. From an initial entry list of thirty-nine (39) new vehicles...

2011-02-09 11:00:00

CHICAGO, Feb. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Continental, one of the world's largest automotive suppliers, announced today a three-year sponsorship commitment with the Chicago Auto Show that will allow the company to showcase its advanced powertrain, safety, connectivity and infotainment technology with automakers, global media and more than 1.2 million consumers annually. In 2011, Continental will focus on technology and products developed in Deer Park, Ill., the global headquarters of the...

2011-02-01 11:01:00

DEARBORN, Mich., Feb. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ford engineers study the science of touch and movement (haptics) to design switches for new vehicles One single touch can convey quality and security for buyers All-new switches on the 2011 Ford Explorer will become the blueprint for the global Ford brand lineup The crisp click of a door lock or the precise feel of a window switch can make or break a customer's initial experience with a vehicle. That's why Ford engineers seek the perfect...

2011-01-11 14:20:00

DETROIT, Jan. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- First introduced at the 2002 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS), the Michelin Challenge Design program now celebrates its tenth year. The program has seen dramatic growth in its first decade and will celebrate this milestone by returning to the Auto Show with an exhibit displaying various forms of design innovation and examples of the partnerships necessary to make this kind of program a long-term success. (Photo:...

2010-12-07 08:00:00

WILMINGTON, Del., Dec. 7, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Silver and black are in tight competition for the title of "world's most popular car color," according to DuPont (NYSE: DD). As the global automotive coatings leader, DuPont issued its 58th Global Automotive Color Popularity Report today, which includes automotive color popularity information and regional trends from 11 leading automotive regions of the world. Each year, the DuPont report reflects data from established and emerging growth...

2010-11-19 11:05:00

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 19, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The Cadillac Aera concept vehicle won the 2010 Los Angeles Auto Show Design Challenge, tying with Smart and besting entries from seven other automakers including Mercedes-Benz, Honda, Nissan, Toyota and Maybach. GM Advanced Design has now won the honor more times than any other design team; this is its third victory since 2005. This is the seventh year for the contest, and this year designers were asked to envision the "1,000 lb. car" and...

2010-11-19 11:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 19, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, a tie was announced at the Los Angeles Auto Show's 2010 Design Challenge. After much deliberation, the judges selected the Cadillac Aera and smart 454 WWT as the two well-deserved winners. The designs were selected for their comfort, safety and driving performance - without sacrificing the styling consumers demand. This year's theme challenged automotive design studios to envision a four-passenger, 1,000 lb. Car. (Logo:...

2010-11-17 13:12:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- From concept cars to everyday vehicles, the North Hollywood Advanced Design Center has played a vital role in some of the most notable automotive designs in the last decade. Since opening its doors in January of 2000, the center has continued a tradition of innovation by marrying the essence of the past with the trends of the future. See video from General Motors at:...


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endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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