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2010-10-25 09:30:00

LAS VEGAS, Oct. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Mobile Productivity, Inc., (MPi) (www.mpifix.com) a leading provider of profitability tools for auto dealer service departments, today announced that auto dealers using its World Class Inspection(TM) (WCI) Program have proven to be more profitable. A study of WCI dealers from Jan-Oct 2010 found that, on average, these dealers generated an additional $76.00 in customer pay parts and labor sales per repair order, proving the success of the program in service...

2010-10-22 09:47:00

PLYMOUTH, Mich., Oct. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- AVL announced today the approval of its mobile particulate matter (PM) sampling system by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), allowing heavy-duty diesel manufacturers to comply with the Clean Air Act using a lightweight instrument that is more cost-effective and less complex than its competition. Part of the company's Mobile On-board Vehicle Equipment (M.O.V.E) portfolio, the AVL "PM Portable Emission Measurement System (PEMS) 494" has been...

2010-10-06 09:51:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In support of the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) FutureGen 2.0 program, the FutureGen Alliance today released the site selection guidelines for communities that would like to be considered as the host for a carbon dioxide (CO2) storage site. Using safe, proven pipeline technology, the hub will receive and store CO2 emissions from a power plant in Meredosia, Ill. that will be repowered with advanced oxy-combustion technology. The hub also...

2010-10-05 10:00:00

LAS VEGAS, Oct. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Mobile Productivity, Inc., (MPi) a leading provider of profitability tools for auto dealer service departments, today announced that based on a thorough review and extensive dealer feedback, it has redesigned and re-launched its website, (www.mpifix.com). "Since we first launched www.mpifix.com, we've heard a lot of positive feedback about the many resources available to our customers and the industry as a whole," said David Boyle, President and COO of...

2010-08-10 07:58:00

LONDON, August 10, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Camco International Limited (Camco, AIM:CAO), a global developer of emission reductions and clean energy projects, has acquired a portfolio of emission reduction projects from Greenhouse Gas Services (GHGS). The operational projects acquired include reductions from agricultural waste-to-energy installations and landfill gas projects and it is anticipated that they will generate emission reductions in excess of 100,000 tonnes of CO2e per annum....

2010-06-15 09:53:00

LONGVIEW, Texas, June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Capacity of Texas, Inc. and Emisstar, LLC announced today the successful completion of PEMS testing for Capacity's New Technology Research and Development grant from the State of Texas for the development of a functional prototype Pluggable Hybrid Electric Terminal Tractor (PHETT®). The grant was completed by Capacity of Texas, in partnership with Alternative Motive Power Systems, LLC of Alexandria, Ohio. The project was funded...

2010-03-29 10:00:00

2009 Community Car Care Events Reveal 80 Percent Failure Rate BETHESDA, Md., March 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National Car Care Month (NCCM) in April is the perfect time for motorists to learn about the very real economic benefits of performing regular vehicle maintenance, according to the Car Care Council. "Each year, community car care events routinely identify that consumers are not taking proper care of their vehicles," said Rich White, executive director, Car Care Council....

2010-02-08 01:00:00

LONDON, Feb. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Emission & Power Solutions, Plc (Frankfurt Exchange Ticker Symbol: EPI.F), a clean tech company that licenses, acquires, develops, deploys, and transfers technologies dedicated to improving fuel economy while also reducing environmentally harmful exhaust emissions, announced today that it has licensed the patent pending Vapor Emissions System developed by Dr. Marcus Ashford at The University of Alabama ("UA"). The Company is beginning a research and...

2010-01-11 13:02:00

National Construction Group Files Emergency Petition with California's Air Resources Board Requesting Two-Year Extension to Avoid Needless Losses for Hard-Hit Construction Industry ARLINGTON, Va., Jan. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Citing new state data showing California's off-road diesel equipment operators will be well below new emissions targets for years to come, a national construction association called on state officials to immediately order at least a two-year delay for their new...

2009-12-08 16:11:00

California Air Resources Board Inventory Shows Need to Rethink New "Retrofit" Requirements as Industry, Economy Combine to Cut Current and Forecast Emissions ARLINGTON, Va., Dec. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Contractors and other operators of off-road diesel equipment will exceed ambitious new emissions targets set by California officials according to new state figures released today by the Associated General Contractors of America. New data from the California Air Resources Board...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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