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2009-01-12 11:21:00

DETROIT, Jan. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- BYD Auto Company, one of China's top independent automobile manufacturers and a world leader in green technology, said it plans to enter the U.S. market in 2011 with a range of pure electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles. BYD's future lineup will include the F3DM, the world's first mass-produced plug-in hybrid sedan, and the battery-powered e6, a mid-size five-passenger crossover vehicle with a remarkable range of up to 250 miles on a single charge....

2009-01-09 09:00:00

DETROIT, Jan. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- BYD Auto Company, one of China's top independent automobile manufacturers and a world leader in green technology, will host a press conference at 10:50 a.m., Monday, January 12, at the North American International Auto Show at Detroit's Cobo Center. BYD Auto will introduce several important new models that represent the company's strategic vision of "green tech for tomorrow," including the e6 electric crossover vehicle and the F3DM sedan, the first production...

2008-10-15 09:00:36

MidAmerican Energy Holdings and Constellation Energy have filed an application with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission requesting approval of their proposed merger. The companies asked Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to act on the application by January 15, 2009. Previously, MidAmerican and Constellation Energy reached a definitive merger agreement in which MidAmerican will purchase all of the outstanding shares of Constellation Energy for a cash consideration of...

2008-09-30 09:00:50

By Keith Bradsher Warren Buffett, America's best-known investor, announced Monday that he had agreed to buy a 9.89 percent stake in a Chinese battery manufacturer that plans to sell electric cars in the United States by 2010. MidAmerican Energy Holdings will pay 1.8 billion Hong Kong dollars, or $230 million, for the stake in BYD. Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway in turn owns 87.4 percent of MidAmerican. Based in Shenzhen, a mainland Chinese city adjacent to Hong Kong, BYD is one of the...

2008-09-19 18:00:22

MidAmerican Energy Holdings Company and Constellation Energy (NYSE: CEG) today announced the companies have reached a definitive merger agreement in which MidAmerican will purchase all of the outstanding shares of Constellation Energy for cash consideration of approximately $4.7 billion, or $26.50 per share. As agreed under the terms of the tentative agreement announced on Sept. 18, Constellation Energy is issuing to MidAmerican $1 billion of preferred equity yielding 8 percent upon signing...

2008-09-18 09:00:42

MidAmerican Energy Holdings Company and Constellation Energy (NYSE: CEG) today announced the companies have reached a tentative agreement in which MidAmerican will purchase all of the outstanding shares of Constellation Energy for a cash consideration of approximately $4.7 billion, or $26.50 per share. The companies expect to enter into a definitive merger agreement by close of business, Sept. 19. Upon signing a definitive merger agreement, Constellation Energy will issue $1 billion of...

2008-08-20 09:01:22

MidAmerican Energy Holdings Company announced today it has extended its offer -- the "Exchange Offer"-- to exchange up to $650 million in aggregate principal amount of its registered 5.75% Senior Notes due April 1, 2018, for up to $650 million in aggregate principal amount of its currently outstanding unregistered 5.75% Senior Notes due April 1, 2018, -- the "Original Notes" -- to 5 p.m., New York City time, Aug. 22, 2008. The Exchange Offer originally was scheduled to expire at 5 p.m., New...

2008-08-05 18:00:35

MidAmerican Energy Holdings Company's U.S. electric companies stand out among their peers for industrial customer satisfaction. Learning from each other's best practices has resulted in the company's sister utilities - MidAmerican Energy, Pacific Power and Rocky Mountain Power - being ranked No. 1, No. 2 and No. 3, respectively, in the nation for industrial customer satisfaction, according to TQS Research. TQS Research is an Atlanta-based independent research firm that polls key...


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