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2014-02-03 16:20:12

More low cost, high volume vehicles offering technology DETROIT, Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Numerous vehicles, across a wide variety of platforms, that offer available laminated and / or advanced solar control glass in applications beyond the windshield, were on display at the 2014 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS), according to the Enhanced Protective Glass Automotive Association (EPGAA). Those window positions include driver and passenger side windows, rear windows...

2014-01-17 12:20:23

KBB.com's Jack Nerad Shares Cars and Concepts from Honda, Hyundai and Toyota DETROIT, Jan. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 2015 HONDA FIT -- More powerful, refined and fuel-efficient Fit set to launch this spring -- All-new U.S. model showcases dynamic styling and upgraded interior packed with class-leading features and technology -- Earth Dreams(TM) Technology engine and transmissions deliver heightened fun-to-drive performance and class-leading fuel efficiency To...

2014-01-12 12:20:05

DETROIT, Jan. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As one of the top automotive events in the world, it's no surprise that the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) continues to attract the attention of public figures from around the world. Since the former "Detroit Auto Show" became the NAIAS in 1989, it's been visited by United Nations delegates, scores of U.S. Congressional representatives, a Japanese emperor, a Russian Ambassador, several White House Cabinet members, and one United States...

2014-01-08 16:20:31

DETROIT, Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the seventh year, The North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) 2014, in partnership with MGM Grand Detroit, hosts The Gallery. The event, which is presented by Opportunity Detroit, will showcase 27 luxury and performance vehicles on Saturday, January 11, 2014 from 6:30 p.m.to 11:00 p.m. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090903/DE70318LOGO ) The Gallery, which has generated over $10 million in vehicle sales, kicks off two weeks...

2013-11-05 23:01:16

Globally, on time performance for airlines and airports improved during October. Portland, Oregon (PRWEB) November 05, 2013 FlightStats, Inc., the leader in global flight and airport information services, has released the October 2013 Airline and Airport On-time Performance Report. The report covers airlines and airports in the following regions: Major International, North America, Europe and Asia. Get the October 2013 FlightStats On-time Airline and Airport Performance Report. The...

2013-10-24 23:03:03

Join the Michigan Lupus Foundation for a fun-filled night for a great cause. (PRWEB) October 24, 2013 Event details: Saturday, November 9th 2:00 pm - 8:00 pm MotorCity Casino Hotel - Detroit, MI Cost: $50 Join the Michigan Lupus Foundation at their office in Southfield between 1:30 pm and 1:50 pm for registration check-in and a reception with wine and appetizers. They will board the bus at 1:50 pm (wine & appetizers allowed on the bus) and depart promptly at 2:00 pm. MotorCity Casino...

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  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
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