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2009-10-27 07:00:00

VAN BUREN TWP., Mich., Oct. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Ricardo, Inc., the US subsidiary of Ricardo plc, the leading independent provider of technology, product innovation and engineering solutions to the world's automotive, defense, transport and new energy industries, has announced today the completion of upgrade work to the heavy duty engine test facility at the company's Chicago Technical Center. The focus of this upgrade work has been on the Constant Volume Sampling (CVS) systems, enabling...

2009-10-16 13:26:00

RIDGEFIELD, Wash., Oct. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Pacific Power Products Company announced today it has joined the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's SmartWay Transport® Community. Effective immediately, Pacific Power Products will follow SmartWay(SM) program guidelines to help transport and logistics companies make better choices for their businesses and the environment by providing tools and information to reduce emissions and fuel consumption, save money and make a...

2009-10-08 11:23:00

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn., Oct. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Covenant Transport was among seven entities in the southeast and 37 in the nation to be recognized an Environmental Excellence Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency SmartWay Transport Partnership for its leadership in conserving energy and lowering greenhouse gas emissions from its transportation and freight activities. The awards were announced October 6, 2009 at the American Trucking Association's Annual Management...

2009-09-09 09:10:00

FENTON, Mich., Sept. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- For the fifth time in a row the readers of top German magazines have voted Webasto as the best brand for air conditioning and heating systems for commercial vehicles. With 67.3 percent of the votes, Webasto had a clear lead over its competitors in the area of air conditioning/heating. The Stuttgart-based publishers ETM Verlag carried out the survey on "The Best Brands" for the thirteenth time. About 8,100 readers and decision makers from the...

2009-08-25 10:23:00

ARLINGTON, Va., Aug. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) today released the results of a demonstration project involving four mobile idle reduction solutions. The research was sponsored by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to collect and quantify actual operational data for trucks using selected idle reduction technologies. Idle reduction technologies tested by the participating fleets included auxiliary power units, battery-powered...

2009-08-11 09:00:00

FORT MILL, S.C., Aug. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Continental Tire North America, Inc. ("Continental") has officially exceeded its goal of increased compliance with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's SmartWay(R) Transport Partnership in only its first year of participation. Continental first joined the SmartWay(R) Transport Partnership in June 2008 as a Shipper Partner, committing to reduce its environmental impacts from ground freight transportation. In joining the partnership, Continental...

2009-07-07 06:45:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., July 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Based on its recent analysis of the air emission control market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes Pavilion Technologies, a Rockwell Automation company, with the 2009 North American Frost & Sullivan Industry Innovation & Advancement of the Year Award. Pavilion Technologies leverages the skills of its development team, expert process designs, and cutting-edge patented technology to offer solutions that enhance the overall profitability of...

2009-06-12 12:19:49

The U.S. Energy Department said Friday it will spend $1 billion to fund a coal development project with the FutureGen Alliance. The federal department said its funding for the project would come from federal stimulus funds, while FutureGen will provide $600 million more in funds for the energy project in east-central Illinois, the St. Louis (Mo.) Post-Dispatch said. The FutureGen Alliance represents a group of energy businesses working together to create a more efficient and eco-friendly...

2009-06-02 14:36:00

CLEVELAND, June 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hickok Incorporated (OTC Bulletin Board: HICKA), a Cleveland based supplier of products and services for the automotive, emissions testing, locomotive, and aircraft industries, today reported a receipt of a contract in excess of $1,000,000 for Gas Cap Testers. The Company's testers are included with the testing equipment that will be used in the New Jersey decentralized emissions program. The Company previously supplied the Gas Cap Testers that are...

2009-06-01 11:07:00

Jerry Oliver to Hold Interim Position of Chairman COLUMBUS, Ohio, June 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- EWI has announced that Jerry Oliver has become the first Chairman of the newly established Nuclear Fabrication Consortium (NFC). Effective May 27, 2009, Mr. Oliver is responsible for leading NFC, organizing meetings and ensuring the needs of NFC membership are addressed via workshops, graduate level research, and a core studies program. He will also manage the day-to-day activities of the NFC,...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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