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UK To Test Driverless Cars On Public Roads

UK To Test Driverless Cars On Public Roads

Eric Hopton for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The UK’s Business Secretary Vince Cable, who openly admits he doesn’t even own a Sat Nav, has announced that plans to allow driverless cars on Britain’s public roads, reports Georgia...

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2014-08-01 04:23:01

BEIJING, Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- JD.com, Inc. ("JD.com" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: JD), China's largest online direct sales company, today announced that it plans to release its unaudited second quarter 2014 financial results on Friday, August 15, 2014, before the market opens. JD.com's management will hold a conference call at 8:00 am Eastern Time on August 15, 2014 (8:00 pm Beijing/Hong Kong Time on August 15, 2014) to discuss the second quarter 2014 financial results....

2014-08-01 04:22:59

BEIJING, Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Qihoo 360 Technology Co. Ltd. ("Qihoo 360" or the "Company") (NYSE: QIHU), today announced the pricing of its private placement of US$450 million principal amount of convertible senior notes due 2020 (the "2020 notes") and US$450 million principal amount of convertible senior notes due 2021 (the "2021 notes" and together with the 2020 notes, the "notes"). The notes were offered to qualified institutional buyers pursuant to Rule 144A under the...

2014-08-01 04:22:57

BEIJING, Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pactera Technology International Ltd., a global consulting and IT service provider headquartered in China, announced that the company's offshore software development services rank No.1 among all China-based offshore IT service providers based on revenue, according to 2013 world market offshore software development vendor rankings released recently by International Data Corporation (IDC), a globally recognized market research, analysis and advisory...

2014-08-01 04:22:40

HUDDERSFIELD, England, August 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Steve Cooper, from Outlane, Huddersfield is launching this week Zhoodz(R) - a first of its kind high visibility, functional fashion brand, designed to keep people safe whilst spending their evenings outdoors. Zhoodz(R) introduces to the UK market, a fashion element to road safety, with full colour reflective designs printed on the front and back of hoodies and t-shirts - so people will be seen in car headlights....

2014-08-01 04:22:33

- Earnings from continuing operations before special items rise nearly 65 percent compared with first quarter FEDERAL WAY, Wash., Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Weyerhaeuser Company (NYSE: WY) today reported second quarter net earnings to common shareholders of $280 million, or 47 cents per diluted share, on net sales from continuing operations of $2.0 billion. This compares with net earnings of $196 million, or 35 cents per diluted share, on net sales from continuing operations of $1.9 billion...

2014-08-01 04:22:02

-- Conference Call and Webcast Scheduled for Today at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time -- SAN DIEGO, Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARNA) today provided a corporate update and reported financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2014. "We have continued to see encouraging advancements in the US commercialization of BELVIQ, including a 43% quarter-over-quarter increase in estimated total prescriptions and estimated total per week prescriptions surpassing...

2014-08-01 04:21:33

RnRMarketResearch.com adds "Global and China Display Driver IC Industry Report, 2013" to its store. DALLAS, Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- In 2013, the display driver IC market will see the highest growth rate of 14.4% in the past five years and value USD7,111 million. The growth rate is expected to be 8.0% in 2014. The substantial growth is mainly boosted by mobile phones, whether smart phones or ordinary phones, whose screen resolution is soaring, which makes the high-end driver IC...

2014-08-01 04:21:19

PARIS, August 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Euro Disney S.C.A. today announced the nomination of Tom Wolber to the position of President of Euro Disney S.A.S., the management company of both Euro Disney S.C.A., the holding company, and Euro Disney Associes S.C.A., the operator of Disneyland(R) Paris, in replacement of Philippe Gas named General Manager of Shanghai Disney Resort. "One of our greatest assets is the global strength of our teams," said Tom Staggs, chairman of...

2014-08-01 04:21:00

ZHONGSHAN, China, Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- China Ming Yang Wind Power (NYSE: MY) ("Ming Yang" or the "Company"), today announced that its MY1.5-89 wind turbine has obtained the GL 2010 Type Certification issued by DNV-GL Group. The MY1.5-89 wind turbine is optimized for low wind speed areas, and is part of the successful Ming Yang 1.5MW wind turbine platform. DNV-GL Group, formed in September 2013 with the merger of two global leading certification bodies DNV (Det Norske Veritas)...

2014-08-01 04:20:58

HOUSTON, Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Geokinetics Inc., one of the largest independent international land and shallow water seismic companies, announced today that it has signed a binding agreement with CGG for the purchase of CGG's North American Land seismic contract acquisition business. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140731/132453 Through this agreement, CGG will contribute its North America Land Contract activities (excluding its land multi-client and monitoring...


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DINA S.A.
2014-06-23 06:49:58

DINA S.A. is a Mexican automotive manufacturer of heavy trucks, specialty trucks, urban buses, armored military vehicles and intercity coaches. The company was founded in 1951 and is owned by the Gomez Flores family located in Ciudad Sahagun, Hidalgo, Mexico. Products manufactured by DINA are distributed to the UK, US, Russia, Iran, Egypt, Syria, Mexico, Nicaragua and other Central and South American countries. The company was founded under the name Diesel Nacional S.A. with an...

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2014-06-23 06:39:08

Vehículos Automotores Mexicanos (VAM) was founded in 1946 under the Willys Mexicana SA name and manufactured automobiles in Mexico until 1989. It originally produced vehicles licensed under Willys-Overland and American Motors Corporation (AMC). In 1963 the company became government controlled so VAM became its own company, transforming from Willys Mexicana through an agreement with AMC and the government. In late 1980 Renault assumed the majority of AMC ownership in VAM and the last...

Alpha Sports
2014-06-23 06:23:23

Alpha Sports (ASP) is a kit car manufacturer from Australia founded in 1962.The original cars produced were based on the Lotus Seven, but over time were redesigned into their own style. ASP cars have also competed in various racing events. In the 1960s Rory Thompson and Ray Lewis built cars based on the Lotus Seven called the “Bacchus Clubman.” Engines used were a BMC B-Series 1500. Later Models were called ASP with their workshop located at Alpha House, Alpha Street, Kensington,...

Cheetah Racing Cars
2014-06-23 06:16:01

Cheetah Racing Cars is a manufacturer of race cars in Australia. The design, engineering and production of Cheetah Race Cars are done by Brian Shead at a factory behind his home in Mordialloc, a suburb of Melbourne, Australia. The first car produced by Shead was for his own use in 1960 to race in the Formula Junior. He built another Cheetah in 1962 and a third in 1963. In 1970 he produced a MK4H Hill-climb car V-8 Oldsmobile, adding a redesign to previous cars. In 1973, Shead started to...

Holden
2014-06-18 08:33:12

Holden is the shortened name for GM Holden LTD located in Australia. It is an automaker that began in 1856 as a manufacturer of saddles and entered into automobile manufacturing in 1908. In 1931 the company became a subsidiary of GM and was named GM Holden LTD. In 1998 the name was changed to Holden LTD and adopted the name Holden in 2005. On December 11, 2013, Holden announced they will cease production at the end of 2017. Holden produces GM vehicles in Australia along with other brand...

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