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2014-07-07 08:29:59

MUNICH, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New MicroTrack sled test facility measuring 220 meters in length / First M=LIGHT LED lamp series installed / Curb test for ultra-modern side tests The vehicle safety requirements stipulated by institutes such as the New Car Assessment Programme (NCAP) and the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) are becoming more and more stringent and the associated test procedures more complex. As a result, vehicle...

2014-06-24 12:21:46

Pre-Trip Vehicle Check Can Make the Difference BETHESDA, Md., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Road trip car trouble can be a real nightmare, but performing a pre-trip vehicle check helps drivers avoid a vacation breakdown disaster, says the Car Care Council. "When dreaming about summer vacation, the thought of a roadside breakdown can be terrifying," said Rich White, executive director, Car Care Council. "Performing a pre-trip driveway inspection gives motorists peace of mind by...

Autonomous Cars Get Green Light In California, But With Strict Rules
2014-05-22 10:35:33

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In the near future, you might not be able to get mad at the driver of the car that cuts you off – at least not in California where that car might not actually have anyone behind the wheel. While the days of a true driverless car are still far down the road, this week California's Department of Motor Vehicles approved regulation effective September 16 that would allow automobile manufacturers that have secured the proper permits to...

2014-05-02 16:20:56

OTTAWA, May 2, 2014 /CNW/ - 5514 KM (the car seat importer) and Transport Canada are informing the public of a safety concern related to 618 Fisher Price Safe Voyage Grow-with-Me child car seats, Model FP3000C, manufactured by Team-Tex on August 22, 2013. Issue: During a simulated crash test with a 6-year old test dummy and the restraint in a forward-facing position, the top tether strap tore out of the plastic back and the test dummy's head went forward beyond the allowable limit. Safety...

2014-04-15 12:22:04

LONDON, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Global market review of automotive seating - forecasts to 2028 This latest just-auto report edition offers a global review of the OE seating sector, its suppliers, top markets, technologies and market forecasts.This global market study offers: Automotive OE seating market size estimatesLatest technologies and trendsMarket share data tablesExclusive interviews with major companiesProfiles...

2014-04-14 16:20:28

LONDON, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Global market review of automotive lighting - forecasts to 2028 This latest just-auto report edition offers a global review of the OE lighting sector, its suppliers, top markets, technologies and market forecasts.This global market study offers: Automotive OE lighting market size estimatesLatest technologies and trendsMarket share data tablesExclusive interviews with major...

2014-03-28 08:20:19

LEYLAND, England, March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Street Repairs has today has teamed up with Halfords Autocentres to offer a FREE steering, tyre, and suspension check. After analysing data http://www.StreetRepairs.co.uk realised that 86% of reported problems that originated from their online fault reporting system related to potholes and pothole damage to vehicles. This new initiative is yet another way of assisting UK road users when their vehicles are damaged...

2014-03-20 08:20:47

78% of consumers say appropriate lifespan is 10+ years or until vehicle dies--and say improving economy won't change that; two thirds have over 100,000 miles on primary vehicle, although number who say they will drive 'until it dies' decreases 20 percentage points from 2010 CARSON, Calif., March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lengthy vehicle ownership is the new normal, even as the economy improves, according to AutoMD.com's 2014 Vehicle Mileage Survey*, with nearly 80% of consumers...

2014-03-03 08:21:16

On February 28, 2014, Opus Inspection, Inc. completed its acquisition of Envirotest Systems Holdings Corp., renamed to Envirotest Corp., a leading vehicle inspection services and technology company in North America. The purchase price is approximately USD 90 million. The combined company becomes the vehicle inspection market leader in the United States. EAST GRANBY, Conn., March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Envirotest Corp., headquartered in Windsor, Connecticut, USA, is a...

2014-01-30 20:20:12

GOAutoPlus.com shares automotive expertise for smarter used car test drives GREEN BAY, Wis., Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Shopping for a used car can be both challenging and intimidating. However, with a proper test drive and thorough inspection, drivers can be in control of their search for the best used cars in Wis. GOAutoPlus.com is a trusted automotive resource located in Green Bay, Wis. that guides drivers in the right direction to find a vehicle that caters to their...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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