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2011-06-23 11:50:00

JERSEY CITY, N.J., June 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Saab announced today its participation in Rand McNally/USA Today's "Best of the Road" rally across the U.S. Five two-person teams are off in a mix of Saab automobiles, spending the next three weeks experiencing the best small towns in the United States as the final phase of Rand McNally/USA Today's attempt to find "Best of the Road" (www.bestoftheroad.com) and the best small towns in the United States. Driving a unique route from metro...

2011-05-25 14:04:00

NEW YORK, May 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AJC today applauded President Obama's action implementing significant fuel efficiency measures for all federal fleets. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100816/AJCLOGO) "President Obama has taken an important step toward reaching his goal to reduce oil imports by one-third by 2025 and pave the way for one million advanced fuel-efficient vehicles to be on the road by 2015," said Richard Foltin, AJC director of National and...

2011-05-25 08:30:00

CHICAGO, May 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Zacks Equity Research discusses the Auto Industry, including General Motors Company (NYSE: GM), Ford Motor Co. (NYSE: F), Toyota Motors Corp. (NYSE: TM), Honda Motor Co. (NYSE: HMC) and Nissan Motor Co. (OTC: NSANY). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101027/ZIRLOGO) A synopsis of today's Industry Outlook is presented below. The full article can be read at...

2011-05-04 15:33:00

ALEXANDRIA, Va., May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ - As the trade association for the global methanol industry, the Methanol Institute supports the introduction of the Open Fuel Standard Act of 2011 (H.R. 1687) in the U.S. House of Representatives. This bipartisan bill was introduced by Representatives John Shimkus (R-Ill.), Eliot Engel (D-NY), Roscoe Bartlett (R-MD), and Steve Israel (D-NY). The OFS represents the single largest step the United States can take on the path to...

2011-05-03 06:00:00

RICHFIELD, Ohio, May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- OEConnection LLC, the leading online parts and service exchange for the automotive industry, announced today that it has signed an agreement to provide its core parts supply chain network solution to SAAB Cars North America. In a move designed to enhance parts supply chain performance and meet growing demands for faster parts fulfillment, OEConnection will provide D2DLink - the industry's most comprehensive web-based parts marketing and...

2011-04-28 10:11:00

More Fuel Efficient Cars Will Save Illinois $6.7 Billion Annually and Create Over 72,000 New Jobs CHICAGO, April 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As gasoline prices in the U.S. reach record highs, The Environmental Law & Policy Center has released a new analysis showing that promoting high-performing fuel efficient cars is the best way to keep fuel costs from draining the state's economy. With gas prices at $5 per gallon, Illinois consumers would save $6.7 billion at the pump each...

2011-04-26 08:34:00

NEW HUDSON, Mich., April 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Icom North America is bringing the fuel economy and environmental benefits of its liquid-injection propane system to diesel-powered vehicles in the United States this year. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101216/DE18795LOGO) Icom's new JTG-Dynamic System, shown for the first time at a recent National Propane Gas Association convention in Atlanta, enables vehicles to run on either diesel fuel or a 50/50 mixture of...

2011-04-20 11:29:00

SAINT PAUL, Minn., April 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A national ranking of Clean Cities programs, established by the U.S. Department of Energy to help reduce America's dependence on traditional petroleum fuels, showed the Saint Paul-based Twin Cities Clean Cities Coalition as the nation's top program, with 135,175,133 cumulative gallons of gasoline displaced from 2005-2009. The ranking was included as part of a Department of Energy news release issued this week on new steps being...

2011-04-01 00:06:12

Flex Fuel receives 99% efficiency rating Red Lake Falls, Minn. (Vocus/PRWEB) March 31, 2011 The two cleanest outdoor wood-fired hydronic heaters are WoodMaster furnaces, according to U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) tests. Topping the list is the WoodMaster Flex Fuel 30 kW indoor/outdoor furnace, with an extremely clean 0.04 lb/million BTU heat output annual average emission level. Below is the Phase 2 list of cleaner burning hydronic heaters that qualify for EPA's Outdoor...

2011-03-25 04:27:00

TROLLHATTAN, Sweden, March 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Saab Automobile is continuing to expand its international distribution network with the appointment of a new importer and distributor for the highly important Russian market, Armand Import. Effective immediately, Armand Import will take over all marketing, sales and distribution responsibilities from GM CIS. Official sales are expected to start mid-2011. Moscow-based Armand Import is a Russian company, part of the Armand Group, with many...


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  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
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