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2014-09-30 16:21:25

~Matching Investment and Revenue Outlook with Pace of Market Adoption, while Second Generation HPDI Technology Draws Support~ VANCOUVER, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Westport Innovations Inc. (TSX:WPT / NASDAQ:WPRT), engineering the world's most advanced natural gas engines and vehicles, announced today an update to its Westport high pressure direct injection (Westport(TM) HPDI) second generation or "HPDI 2.0" development program and identified plans to further refine...

2014-09-30 08:21:19

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- -- Ram 1500 with EcoDiesel powertrain, America's most fuel-efficient pickup truck, now 1/5th of total Ram 1500 production -- Overwhelming response attributed to best-in-class 28 MPG with 9,200 lbs. of towing capacity and strong consumer demand for exclusive light-duty diesel -- Ram 1500 EcoDiesel contributes to unprecedented conquest sales and increased average transaction price for Ram 1500...

2014-09-29 08:21:23

- 43 percent of new production vehicles globally will have turbochargers in five years ROLLE, Switzerland, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Honeywell (NYSE: HON) Turbo Technologies, the leading global developer of automotive turbochargers, released its Global Turbo Forecast that estimates the industry will generate $12 billion in revenue by equipping 49 million vehicles with turbochargers annually by 2019. The continued growth of turbocharging technologies will be driven by requirements for...

2014-09-25 00:20:12

- First engine rolls off production line at new engine facility in Hefei, China HEFEI, China, Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Navistar International Corporation (NYSE: NAV) announced today that Anhui Jianghuai Navistar Diesel Engine Co., Ltd. (JND), the company's joint venture with Chinese truck maker Anhui Jianghuai Automobile Co. Ltd. (JAC), has begun engine production at its new facility in Hefei, China. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120127/MM32830LOGO-a The new...

2014-09-23 08:20:32

SINGAPORE, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- China Yuchai International Limited (NYSE: CYD) ("China Yuchai" or the "Company") announced that the Company's main operating subsidiary, Guangxi Yuchai Machinery Company Limited ("GYMCL"), has supplied the first units of its new YC4FA130-50 light-duty diesel engines compliant with National V emission standards, for transit buses in Shanghai. The YC4FA130-50 engines are 4-cylinder, four-stroke, light-duty diesel engines. This new diesel model...

2014-09-20 23:03:11

Technology MarketWatch Journal provides a review of dynaCERT's latest product launch which offers an immediate solution, in part, to the problems associated with toxic air quality from mass urbanization -- the World Health Organization (WHO) reports that one in eight of total global deaths were as a result of air pollution exposure in 2012 and the trend is worsening. A surge in the world's population living in cities is leading to hazardous levels in air quality in numerous big...

2014-09-19 16:22:03

State Incentive Programs Help Ensure Energy Resilience WASHINGTON, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With businesses losing more than $80 billion each year due to power outages the need for a well-planned and coordinated emergency power system is vital to keep businesses and emergency services operating during natural or man-made disasters, and state incentive programs are effective incentives for businesses and vital public services according to participants at an emergency back-up...

2014-09-17 08:23:35

VANCOUVER, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Smartcool Systems Inc. (TSX-V: SSC) is pleased to provide an update on the beta testing initiative announced on July 8, 2014 and updated on August 13, 2014 with a Florida-based food distribution firm. The goal of this testing is to determine the impact of the Smartcool technology on compressor optimization and the amount of fuel being reduced due to the Smartcool technology. As previously reported the Smartcool technology has shown on average...

2014-09-16 16:23:10

Supporting National Preparedness Month WASHINGTON, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In observance of National Preparedness Month, the Diesel Technology Forum is sponsoring a free webinar on September 18th designed to address options for assuring continuous electrical power during and after weather events and other disasters. The types of emergency back-up power systems, technology and fuel choices, operating conditions and installation incentives to provide critical electrical power...

2014-09-10 12:21:02

HYPER(TM) stands out for its automatic operation, which eliminates manual intervention MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Based on its recent analysis of the automotive waste heat recovery market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes EnerMotion, Inc. with the 2014 North American Frost & Sullivan Award for Technology Innovation Leadership. EnerMotion's Hybrid Power and Energy Recovery (HYPER(TM)) technology is an intelligent waste heat recovery technology that requires almost...


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  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'