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2012-12-12 08:20:53

CROTHERSVILLE, Ind., Dec. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Aisin Drivetrain, Inc. (ADI), a business unit of Aisin Seiki, the world's largest automotive transmission supplier, today announced that it has begun shipping new six speed automatic transmissions manufactured for light and medium-duty commercial Ram trucks. The new six-speed transmission is designed for Class 3, 4 and 5 diesel trucks, according to ADI President Scott Turpin. A celebration at ADI, one of several Aisin manufacturing plants...

2012-01-25 14:00:00

• Italy, Spain, US, Canada, Greece and UK were the main markets for MECASOLAR in 2011, a year in which the company manufactured more than 5,169 solar trackers, installed in 203 solar farms equivalent to 61 MW. • Of MECASOLAR sales in 2011, 85% were exports. • The multinational company has manufactured and supplied 343 MW in trackers that have been installed in 498 solar PV farms worldwide since its establishment. Since 2005, MECASOLAR has delivered 27,169 solar trackers....

2011-11-09 08:09:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Toyota, the most fuel-efficient full line auto manufacturer in the United States today reaffirmed its commitment to sustainability throughout its operations and beyond as it released its 2011 North America Environmental Report. The report details the substantial success that Toyota has had in meeting or exceeding the goals of its aggressive, five-year Environmental Action Plan (EAP). These include groundbreaking enhancements to its industry-leading...

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2010-04-14 12:30:00

NASA will launch the first human-like robot to space later this year to become a permanent resident of the International Space Station. Robonaut 2, or R2, was developed jointly by NASA and General Motors under a cooperative agreement to develop a robotic assistant that can work alongside humans, whether they are astronauts in space or workers at GM manufacturing plants on Earth. The 300-pound R2 consists of a head and a torso with two arms and two hands. R2 will launch on space shuttle...