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2014-05-28 08:20:51

GM market share dips through recall as Chrysler sees impressive 15% YoY increase in sales CHICAGO, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cars.com forecasts total May sales will hit 1,541,462 units, up 6.9 percent year-over-year and up 11 percent from April. A SAAR of 16.1 million new-car sales is expected for May, an increase of 4.1 percent from this time last year and an increase of 0.4 percent month-over-month. This would mark the highest May SAAR since 2007. "Retail sales were very...

2014-05-23 16:20:22

Estimated incentive spending at $2,677 per vehicle SANTA MONICA, Calif., May 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TrueCar, the negotiation-free car-buying platform, today released its May 2014 sales and incentives forecast, which shows the following: -- New light vehicle sales in the U.S. (including fleet) are expected to reach 1,521,000 units, up 5.5 percent from May 2013 and up 9.5 percent from April 2014. -- Seasonally Adjusted Annualized Rate ("SAAR") of 16.1 million new...

2014-05-02 20:20:26

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Thomas J. Henry Injury Attorneys met with Kenneth Feinberg in Washington, D.C. this morning to discuss a potential resolution for clients injured and families of those killed in accidents involving GM vehicles recalled for defective ignitions. Feinberg was hired by GM to advise the company on how to respond to victims, and families of victims, who were injured or killed in accidents involving recalled GM vehicles. Feinberg is best...

2014-05-02 16:20:33

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bob Hilliard, a Texas lawyer and one of the nation's key players in the pursuit of claims against GM, attended a requested 'settlement meeting' with GM's Compensation Guru, attorney Kenneth Feinberg today in Washington D.C. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140410/DA03259 During the full day meeting, Hilliard, who represents 53 families who have lost loved ones due to GM's defective ignition switch, as well as 273 injured...

2014-04-22 23:03:51

Employees from GM’s Bowling Green Assembly, WKU Center for Environmental Education & Sustainability staff, and students from Warren Central High School will wade into Trammel Creek today, April 22, 2014, as the automaker celebrates the 25th anniversary of its signature watershed education program, GM GREEN (Global Rivers Environmental Education Network). The program, which is run by the national non-profit Earth Force, engages multiple partners throughout a community to empower young...

2014-04-22 20:20:33

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- While GM publicly claims it is exploring a compensation plan for victims injured by vehicles recalled for defective ignitions, Thomas J. Henry Attorneys interpret this as a possible attempt by GM to shield them from current litigation. In a motion filed in Texas federal court (Case No. 2:14-CV-00089), GM revealed that it intends to ask a New York bankruptcy judge to reaffirm its shield from liability lawsuits linked to crashes or defects...

2014-04-17 20:20:37

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In response to a federal judge's decision to decline a "Park It Now" motion that would ground all recalled GM vehicles until repairs are made, a number of GM recall injury victims and their families are preparing to petition the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) in an attempt to get the defective cars off the road. Thomas J. Henry Injury Attorneys, the personal injury firm leading the nation in GM...

2014-04-12 23:01:23

GM and Earth Force celebrate the 25th anniversary of its signature watershed education program, GM GREEN (Global Rivers Environmental Education Network). 80 middle school students from Eisenhower Middle School will wade into a local creek on April 11, 2014, from 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. (PRWEB) April 12, 2014 Employees from GM’s Fairfax Assembly plant, Blue River Watershed Association (BRWA) staff, and students from Eisenhower Middle School will wade into a...

2014-04-09 12:35:51

One of the world's most contentious food issues -- genetically modified crops -- will be debated by some of the world's leading authorities on the subject at Queen's University Belfast One of the world's most contentious food issues - Genetically Modified (GM) crops – will be debated by some of the world's leading authorities on the subject at Queen's University Belfast today (Wednesday day 9 April). A panel of international food experts will argue the pros and cons or GM crops at a...

2014-02-25 14:10:03

In a three-year GM research trial, scientists boosted resistance of potatoes to late blight, their most important disease, without deploying fungicides. The findings, funded by the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council and The Gatsby Foundation, will be published in ‘Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B’ on 17 February. In 2012, the third year of the trial, the potatoes experienced ideal conditions for late blight. The scientists did not inoculate any...


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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glogg
  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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