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2014-06-24 16:20:41

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Gibbs Quadski, the world's first high-speed sports amphibian, gets a new front-end appearance and a Quadski XL model added to its lineup for 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140624/121100 Compared to the standard Quadski, the new Quadski XL offers seating for two; has 11.8 inches of additional wheelbase; is nearly a foot longer and offers increased storage capacity as well. The Quadski XL's longer wheelbase delivers...

2014-02-19 12:30:06

DUBLIN, Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/2tjgpz/high_speed_steel ) has announced the addition of the "Concise Analysis of the International High Speed Steel (HSS) Metal Cutting Tools Market" report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) "Concise Analysis of the International High Speed Steel (HSS) Metal Cutting Tools Market", analyzes the Global market for High Speed Steel (HSS) Metal...

2014-02-13 12:20:10

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gibbs Sports Amphibians is celebrating the successful appearance of its Quadski, an amphibious personal watercraft, in a Top Gear challenge race that airs in the U.S. on Monday, Feb. 17 on BBC America (at 8:30 p.m. EST). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120601/DE17417LOGO ) Top Gear is the most watched factual TV show in the world with an audience of over 340 million worldwide. The UK-based BBC show critically reviews...

2014-02-12 12:22:03

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gibbs Amphibians (Gibbs) has signed a licensing agreement with Singapore Technologies Kinetics Ltd (ST Kinetics) for the manufacture and sale of high-speed amphibious trucks in S.E. Asia. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140212/DE64035-a) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140212/DE64035LOGO-b) The 12-year agreement between Gibbs and ST Kinetics includes non-exclusive production and sales rights for the Gibbs...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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