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2010-03-05 10:38:00

CHICAGO, March 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Amidst concerns over the Toyota recall, interest in several of the brand's popular models declined sharply in February on Cars.com. According to the most recent Cars.com Consumer Search Index, which tracks the fluctuation of consumer contact with dealers originating from the site, 6 of the top 10 decreases were for Toyota models including Rav4, Corolla, Camry, Highlander, Prius and FJ Cruiser. GM rounded out the top ten decreases, with four models...

2010-02-18 14:00:00

ATLANTA, Feb. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- GeoVax Labs, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: GOVX) (the "Company"), an Atlanta-based, biopharmaceutical company developing vaccines for diseases caused by HIV-1 (Human Immunodeficiency Virus), today announced that it presented the results of a preclinical study on a prototype HIV/AIDS vaccine at the Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI) in San Francisco. The oral presentation, "Preclinical Studies on DNA/MVA Vaccines:...

2010-02-17 14:30:00

A signaling protein that is key in orchestrating the body's overall immune response has an important localized role in fighting bacterial infection and inflammation in the intestinal tract, according to a study by UC San Diego School of Medicine investigators, published in the journal Cell Host and Microbe. Martin Kagnoff, MD, UCSD Professor Emeritus of Medicine and Pediatrics, who led the study, says his team's findings suggest that diminished levels of granulocyte-macrophage...

2010-02-09 10:00:00

SAGINAW, Mich., Feb. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Nexteer Automotive, the only tier one automotive supplier committed exclusively to wheel-to-wheel advanced steering and driveline systems, will manufacture and supply a high performance, fuel-efficient, rack-assisted electric power steering on the 2011 Ford Mustang, marking the first muscle car to feature this environmentally friendly EPS technology. The vehicle launches in spring 2010. "This steering technology will turn a lot of heads," said Ted...

2010-01-28 09:15:00

SAGINAW, Mich., Jan. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Nexteer Automotive, the only tier one automotive supplier committed exclusively to wheel-to-wheel advanced steering and driveline systems, will supply its electric power steering (EPS) technology to the all-electric car from CODA Automotive due out in California in late 2010. Capable of traveling 90 to 120 miles on a fully charged battery, the CODA car will include column-mounted electric power steering by Nexteer. "Nexteer's EPS system is the...

2010-01-27 08:10:00

KENSINGTON, Md., Jan. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- You do everything correctly; you treat people fairly; you provide a public benefit to your community. Can you actually be punished for being honest? In the case of Jack Fitzgerald of Fitzgerald Auto Malls, you certainly can. Early last year, GM and Chrysler cut thousands of dealer franchises. Fitzgerald, along with other dealers, founded The Committee to Restore Dealer Rights (CRDR) to challenge the White House's Auto Task Force's...

2009-12-02 11:07:00

Report Exposes Threats to Consumer Confidence, Safety from Damage During Transport of GM, Chrysler Vehicles Delivered by Cut-Rate Carhaul Companies WASHINGTON, Dec. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Representatives from the Teamsters Union, consumer advocates from Consumers for Auto Reliability and Safety (CARS) and Consumer Action, and members of Congress announced the findings of the report "Damaged When Delivered?" during a press teleconference today. The report is an inside look at the...

2009-11-13 09:18:00

SAGINAW, Mich., Nov. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Innovative plastic coupling eliminates noise and improves interior vehicle sound quality First usage of an engineering thermoplastic in a high-performance EPS flexible coupling Environmentally friendly EPS improves fuel economy and reduces emissions Nexteer Automotive, the only tier one automotive supplier committed exclusively to wheel-to-wheel advanced steering and driveline systems, has invented a plastic flexible coupling that solves NVH...

2009-11-04 15:25:22

More than 200 experts on GM and non-GM coexistence will converge on Melbourne next week as part of the GMCC-09 conference. Conference chair, Professor German Spangenberg, says GMCC-09 will provide an opportunity to showcase world-leading science on the development and implementation of coexistence frameworks. "Coexistence between GM and non-GM crops will be considered across the entire agricultural supply chains," said Professor Spangenberg. "The conference will be a truly international...

2009-11-02 15:10:00

WOBURN, Mass., Nov. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- BioVex Inc, a company developing new generation biologics for the treatment and prevention of cancer and infectious disease, announced today that the data from its completed Phase 2 clinical study of OncoVEX (GM-CSF) for the treatment of advanced melanoma has been published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology (JCO). The previously announced top line results report a high objective durable response rate and a high complete response rate, combined with a...


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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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