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2014-09-30 04:20:17

TOKYO, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Japan would be the perfect place for global automakers to test out various micro-mobility solutions due to strong Government support and an ageing population, says Frost & Sullivan. "Micro-mobility solutions will be suitable for first and last mile connectivity to public transport in urban areas such as Tokyo and for short distance travel in rural areas where there are no sufficient public transport infrastructure," said Mr. Masaki Honda, Consulting...

2014-09-29 16:21:57

Honda lease deals are abundant BURIEN, Wash., Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Driving a new car is a big advantage for consumers. Not only is a new car more dependable and less likely to need major repair, but driving a new model vehicle also has a certain level of perceived status behind it. This can be beneficial for professionals that want to give a good impression to potential clients. There are many other personal and professional reasons that a new car will benefit...

2014-09-29 16:21:20

Chicago-area Nissan dealership highlights seasonal vehicle maintenance COUNTRYSIDE, Ill., Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Chicago-area drivers have historically understood seasonal transitions as a prompt to consider routine vehicle maintenance. From battery checks that precede winter snowfall to spring's suspension considerations, there is plenty that local drivers can do to prepare their vehicles for the seasonal challenges of life in northeastern Illinois. Photo -...

2014-09-29 16:21:04

Chicago-area dealership administers Mitsubishi VIP Purchase Program COUNTRYSIDE, Ill., Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Though many local employees maintain a thorough understanding of occupational benefits like health insurance and 401(k), fewer may be aware of additional discounts offered as a condition of their vocational tenure. Available to employees of select companies in northeastern Illinois, the Mitsubishi VIP Purchase Program extends significant discounts on a wide...

2014-09-29 16:20:58

IPAC Nissan Extra Mile Award Program gives back to San Antonio philanthropists SAN ANTONIO, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Ingram Park Nissan is recognizing San Antonio community members for their service and commitment to those in need throughout the city. The IPAC Nissan Extra Mile Award Program was designed to reward those who put forth the time and resources to help make San Antonio and the lives of its residents stronger. Photo -...

2014-09-29 12:34:13

The New G-SHOCK Luxury Timepiece MT-G and New Women's Division, S-Series Share the stage With Designers During New York Fashion Week DOVER, N.J., Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Casio America, Inc. proudly participated in a range of fashion presentations during New York Fashion Week, showcasing new initiatives and timepiece offerings. The new elite offerings from G-SHOCK offer the brand visibility into a premium, fashion-forward space....

2014-09-26 16:20:51

Beach Mazda compares 2015 Mazda 3 vs. 2015 Toyota Corolla and 2015 Honda Civic MYRTLE BEACH, S.C., Sept. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Searching for a new car has become much easier for drivers over the years thanks to the internet, but it can still be a very time consuming process. New car research is the one of the most important things new car shoppers can do to ensure they buy the new car that fits their driving needs the best. Beach Mazda, a Mazda dealership in Myrtle Beach,...

2014-09-26 12:21:03

Awards Spotlight Top Scorers on the National Tests, On-The-Job Excellence and Community Service CHERRY HILL, N.J., Sept. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Stephen Larson of Carter Subaru Ballard in Seattle, Washington is this year's Subaru U.S. National Technician Competition Champion. Larson won the national competition, which tests the knowledge, skill and on-the-job excellence of Subaru technicians in a variety of diagnostic and hands-on challenges. This is the fifth year that Subaru of...

2014-09-25 16:25:57

World's largest employee assistance program provider continues explosive growth by adding thousands of domestic and global customers CHICAGO, Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ComPsych(®) Corporation today announced it has added more than 1,500 new customers year to date. ComPsych currently covers 23,000 customers representing more than 63 million individuals in 120 countries and is the world's largest provider of employee assistance programs. New customers include such well-recognized...

2014-09-25 16:24:40

LONDON, Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The research report on virtual reality in gaming market provides detailed industry analysis and helps in understanding the driving forces behind the popularity of virtual reality games in the global market. Virtual reality provides a simulated environment created with the help of hardware and software, which the user experiences as a real environment. Virtual reality in gaming refers to the use of sound and graphics technology in games where the...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • 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.'