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2011-08-09 10:45:00

PLYMOUTH, Mich., Aug. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- AVL announced today its newest member to the family of iGeneration Emission Products, the SESAM i60 FT. New measurement requirements incorporated into the Euro VI and EPA 40 CFR part 1065 emission testing regulations have driven the design of the AVL SESAM i60 FT. This successor to the well known SESAM-FTIR will be the first complete and fully automated FTIR based system to be able to address the latest stringent requirements from the EPA....

2011-08-01 06:00:00

ROSH HAAYIN, Israel, August 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Pointer Telocation Ltd. (Nasdaq Capital Market: PNTR, Tel-Aviv Stock Exchange: PNTR) - develops, produces and markets high-end technology and products for AVL (Automatic Vehicle Location) solutions providers for stolen retrieval, fleet management, car & driver safety, public safety, vehicle security and asset management, and a leading RSA (Road Side Assistance) provider, will release its financial results for Q2 2011 on...

2011-05-13 05:30:00

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., May 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- FEV, Inc., a leading developer of advanced powertrain and vehicle technologies, announced today that it has agreed to a four-year commitment as the sponsor of the SAE Foundation's Young Industry Leadership Award. Beginning next year, the award will be known as the Stefan Pischinger Young Industry Leadership Award. Prof. Stefan Pischinger is the president and CEO of the FEV Group (FEV), headquartered in Aachen, Germany. The award, presented...

2011-05-10 14:00:00

WARRENDALE, Pa., May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- FEV is sponsoring the SAE Foundation Young Industry Leadership Award. The award will be presented during the SAE Foundation Annual Banquet on Thursday, May 12, 2011, at The Fillmore Detroit. Established in 2006 and formerly known as the Young Manufacturing Leadership Award, the Young Industry Leadership Award promotes careers in the engineering community by recognizing young men and women, ages 35 and under, who have significant...

2011-05-09 15:00:00

WARRENDALE, Pa., May 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Arnold (Arne) and Stephanie (Steffi) Siegel have been named winners of the first-ever SAE Foundation Gordon Millar Award. The award, which is funded by AVL, is given in special recognition of an individual or organization that best demonstrates continuous philanthropic support of the SAE Foundation Mission to encourage and increase student participation and achievement in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. "The SAE...

2011-04-14 08:39:00

PLYMOUTH, Mich., April 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- AVL announced today its sponsorship of EcoCAR 2, a three-year collegiate engineering competition. Today, select university participants were announced by David Sandolow, Assistant Secretary for Policy and International Affairs at the U.S. Department of Energy, in the AVL Technology Leadership Center during SAE World Congress. AVL will support EcoCAR 2 with technology resources and engineer guidance, offering hands-on experience to automotive...

2011-04-11 11:42:00

DETROIT, April 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- GM Chairman and CEO Dan Akerson and Opel and Vauxhall CEO Karl Stracke will serve in prominent roles at the 2011 SAE World Congress as General Motors hosts the world's largest gathering of transportation engineers. With the theme of "Charging Forward Together," the annual Congress returns to Cobo Center Tuesday through Thursday. Akerson will deliver the keynote address at Thursday's closing banquet, while Stracke, its chair, opens this year's...

2011-04-06 11:24:00

PLYMOUTH, Mich., April 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- AVL has announced that it has been chosen by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for a critical, industry-changing initiative related to fuel economy and establishing electrification standards for hybrid and electric vehicles. The initiative is part of the EPA's significant investments in new and emerging testing technologies, and will result in the creation of an Integrated Battery Cycling System at the U.S. EPA National Vehicle and...

2011-03-31 00:00:29

CD-adapco announced today the formation of a new Internal Combustion Engine Team, to be led by Dr. Richard Johns, a globally recognized expert in bringing advanced automotive engine CFD to industry for over 35 years. Melville, NY (PRWEB) March 30, 2011 CD-adapco announced today the formation of a new Internal Combustion Engine Team, to be led by Dr. Richard Johns, a globally recognized expert in bringing advanced automotive engine CFD to industry for over 35 years. In his new role as Vice...


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attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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