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2014-09-16 16:25:46

Twitter post: Welcome to @EWScrippsCo - Nick Nicholson named GM for @ABCActionNews CINCINNATI, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nick Nicholson, an experienced media executive with a track record of success in competitive markets, is the new vice president and general manager for WFTS in Tampa, Florida. He joins the ABC affiliate of The E.W. Scripps Co. (NYSE: SSP) on Sept. 22. Nicholson spent 27 years with the Belo Corp., which was acquired by Gannett in late 2013. Most recently, he...

2014-09-03 08:20:55

Automaker Incentive Spending Estimated at $2,772 Per Vehicle SANTA MONICA, Calif., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TrueCar, Inc., the negotiation-free car buying and selling platform, reported today that the estimated average transaction price (ATP) for light vehicles in the U.S. was $31,610 in August 2014, up $751 (2.4 percent) from August 2013 and down $125 (-0.4 percent) from July 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140903/142286 "While it has become fashionable to...

2014-08-07 23:06:12

New market research reports title "Global Commercial Seeds (Conventional, Biotechnology) Market Analysis Size And Segment Forecasts To 2020” has been added to GrandViewReseach.com Report Database. View full report with TOC - http://www.grandviewresearch.com/industry-analysis/commercial-seeds-market. San Francisco, California (PRWEB) August 07, 2014 The Global market for commercial seeds (http://www.grandviewresearch.com/industry-analysis/commercial-seeds-market) is expected to...

2014-08-01 08:21:18

July Industry ATP down nearly 4% YoY, incentive spending highest since August 2010 CHICAGO, Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cars.com, the leading online resource for buying and selling new and used cars and a comprehensive automotive digital marketing company, estimated today that July's Average Transaction Price (ATP) for new light-vehicle sales in the United States was $29,784, down 1.1 percent (-$324) from last month and 3.7 percent (-$1,128) from July 2013. "Generous summer...

2014-08-01 08:20:40

Estimated Incentive Spending at $2,731 Per Vehicle SANTA MONICA, Calif., Aug.1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TrueCar, Inc., the negotiation-free car buying and selling platform, announced today the estimated average transaction price (ATP) for light vehicles in the U.S. was $30,636 in July 2014, down $368 (-1.2 percent) from July 2013. Estimated incentive spending this month is the highest July since 2010. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110118/LA31413LOGO "Incentive spending in...

2014-07-31 23:16:47

This new transmission is GM-developed as a Hydra-Matic 8L90 eight-speed to match the size and height of the Hydra-Matic 6L80 six-speed automatic transmission. Portland, OR (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 The 2015 Chevrolet Silverado is coming to McLoughlin Chevrolet, and it is confirmed to have a new eight-speed automatic transmission as standard equipment on models that house the powerful 6.2-liter EcoTec3 V8 powertrain. This new transmission is GM-developed as a Hydra-Matic 8L90 eight-speed to...

2014-07-24 23:07:00

New market research reports title ”Global Commercial Seeds Market Analysis Size And Segment Forecasts To 2020 ” has been added to GrandViewReseach.com report database. View full report with TOC - http://www.grandviewresearch.com/industry-analysis/commercial-seeds-market. San Francisco, California (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 The Global market for commercial seeds is expected to reach USD 72.09 billion by 2020, according to a new study by Grand View Research, Inc. Growing population coupled...

2014-07-17 20:20:27

AAA Statement from CEO Bob Darbelnet ORLANDO, Fla., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "Today's Senate Commerce hearing again sheds light on the unacceptable failure of GM executive management to adequately oversee and respond to early warning signals of potential vehicle safety problems. AAA acknowledges GM's recent steps to transform its corporate culture by implementing new protocols and procedures intended to help prevent similar crises in the future. However, it is clear...

2014-07-16 12:21:35

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GM's CEO, Mary Barra, returns to Washington D.C. this week for another congressional hearing regarding GM's delayed recall of millions of vehicles for faulty ignition switches but declines an invitation to meet with GM victims who are also traveling to D.C. to be present for the hearing. In a letter to Ms. Barra, Mr. Hilliard, attorney for the victims, invites GM's CEO to meet his clients: "My clients want to meet with you in DC next week....

2014-07-01 20:20:28

CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Quaker Chemical Corporation (NYSE: KWR) announced that, earlier today, there was a reported explosion at the GM Marion Metal Center in Marion, Indiana. A number of workers were injured, including one fatality. We have received confirmation that this fatality was an employee of Quaker Chemical Corporation. "Right now our heartfelt sympathies, thoughts and prayers are with this employee's family and the other injured workers and their...


Latest GM Reference Libraries

Oakland 1917
2014-02-25 10:56:53

The Oakland Motor Car Company manufactured the Oakland brand vehicle between 1907 and 1909 in Pontiac, Michigan. The founder of Oakland was Edward M. Murphy who sold half of the company to GM in January 1909. During the summer of 1909, Murphy died and GM acquired the remain rights to the Oakland brand. Originally the Oakland vehicles used a vertical two-cylinder engine but was replaced with the four-cylinder and sales increased to around 5,000 units per year. In 1916, the V-8 engine was...

Genetically Modified Wheat
2013-10-02 07:20:35

Genetically Modified Wheat is wheat that has been genetically engineered by the direct manipulation of its genome utilizing biotechnology. It has also been termed GMO wheat, GMO standing for genetically modified organism. As of the year 2013, no GM wheat is grown commercially, but many field tests have been performed. Wheat is an important domesticated grass that is used around the world for food, and its evolution has been influenced by human intervention since the dawn of agriculture....

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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'