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2011-05-17 15:00:00

FRANKLIN, Tenn., May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, U.S. Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood toured the construction site where Nissan is building a state-of-the-art facility to manufacture advanced lithium-ion batteries. The plant, which will be the largest in the country capable of manufacturing lithium-ion batteries for automotive applications, will produce the battery packs powering the Nissan LEAF, the world's first affordable, mass-market, all-electric vehicle. (Photo:...

2011-05-03 11:00:00

CHESTER, England, May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The most popular car of 2010 for UK motorists was the Vauxhall Corsa according to analysis by moneysupermarket.com. Britain's number one comparison site analysed the top fifty car insurance quote searches carried out by motorists during 2010 by brand type, and found the Vauxhall Corsa came out on top.(1) Taking second and third place in the popularity stakes were the Ford Fiesta and the Volkswagen Golf, with the Renault Clio taking fourth...

2011-04-21 11:31:00

PARIS, April 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - Consolidated Sales up 15.6% (+14.3% like-for-like) - Original Equipment Sales up 19.2% (+17.4% like-for-like), Despite a 22% Decline in Original Equipment Sales in Japan - Another Quarter of Outperformance of Original Equipment Sales Versus the Market Following the meeting of its Board of Directors today, Valeo released its sales figures for the first quarter 2011: In million euros Q1 2010* Q1 2011*...

2011-04-21 09:21:00

NEW YORK, April 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, at the New York International Auto Show, the 100-percent electric, zero-emission Nissan LEAF was named 2011 World Car of the Year, edging out the BMW 5-Series and the Audi A8 for the top spot. Today's award is the latest in a string of accolades for the world's first affordable mass-market, all-electric vehicle for the global market, which was also named European Car of the Year. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110421/CL87458 )...

2011-03-30 00:00:29

Sharyn Bovat the relocation consultant to Carlos Tavares will appear in court in Franklin Tennessee at the Williamson County courthouse on Monday March 28th (case # gsc-3714). Bovat has been reaching out to the media in Tennessee since July 2010. Bovat has issued numerous press releases via PR Newswire to get attentions to what she alleges is unfair retaliation for her whistle blowing. Bovat recently saw a connection to her case and that of 3 executives accused of spying at Nissan's Parisian...

2011-03-08 18:00:00

NEW YORK, March 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Get content from Denmark at: http://www.thenewsmarket.com/Releases/StoryDetailPage.aspx?GUID=9d8aa6bd-8f49-43dc-95eb-58d084748be2 Better Place opened together with its partner Renault, Europe's first Better Place center. Visitors will now be able to experience sustainable mobility and will have the opportunity to place an order for a Renault Fluence Z.E. with the Renault staff and sign up with the Better Place team for a subscription of mobility...

2011-03-02 02:00:00

GENEVA, March 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- NAVTEQ, the leading global provider of maps, traffic and location data enabling navigation, location-based services and mobile advertising around the world is supplying Nissan with a specialized dataset which provides relevant location information, such as location of charging stations, to drivers of the new 100% electric Nissan LEAF. This POI information was collected by NAVTEQ particularly for drivers of electric vehicles. With first deliveries in...

2011-02-28 18:00:00

GENEVA, Feb. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Infiniti, the global luxury automotive brand from Japan, announced today a marketing agreement with Formula One World Champions, Red Bull Racing Renault, covering the 2011 and 2012 F1 seasons. Leveraging the co-operative power of the Renault-Nissan Alliance, a unique triumvirate has been created with Red Bull Racing, focused on high-profile marketing and technical activities around Formula One. (Photo:...

2011-02-28 11:00:00

FRANKLIN, Tenn., Feb. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Nissan Americas today announced senior leadership appointments in its Purchasing and Corporate Planning organizations. Catherine Perez, currently vice president, Purchasing, Renault-Nissan Purchasing Organization (RNPO), is appointed vice president, Corporate Planning & Program Management Office (PMO). Rebecca Vest, currently director, Powertrain Purchasing, RNPO, is named vice president, Purchasing, RNPO, replacing Perez. As part of these...

2011-02-11 05:59:00

CACIA, Portugal, February 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- - Plant Will Supply Batteries for Alliance's Electric Vehicles in Europe Nissan Motor Co., Ltd., has begun construction of a state-of-the-art, advanced lithium-ion battery plant in Cacia, Portugal to support the rollout of electric vehicles from the Renault-Nissan Alliance in Europe. The battery plant is being built on a 30,450-square meter plot of land belonging to the Renault CACIA gearbox assembly plant following an...


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IKA Estanciera
2014-02-02 14:43:27

Industrias Kaiser Argentina S.A (IKA) was a car manufacturer in Cordoba Province, Argentina that was established in 1956. On January 19, 1955, the Argentina government signed an agreement with Kaiser Motors of the United States to manufacture vehicles in Argentina. Kaiser shipped 1,021 complete vehicles as well as automobile manufacturing equipment to them and a new plant was built. IKA’s first Jeep was driven out of the plant on April 27, 1956. Various Willys Jeep models were the...

Pars Khodro
2014-01-08 09:44:42

Pars Khodro was the first producer of SUVs in Iran and began its operation in the mid-1960s. It is an Iranian automobile manufacturer that has been licensed under different companies to build vehicles as well as producing its own line. Originally, Pars Khodro built products for Rambler and General Motors, with its own vehicles -- the Aria and the Shahin, based on the 1966 Rambler -- produced from 1967-1974. During the same period it also built Jeep vehicles under a company called...

SAIPA
2014-01-08 08:56:37

SAIPA (Societe Anonyme Iranienne de Production Automobile) is the second largest Iranian auto manufacturing company. It was established in 1966 to assemble Citroens, the first car company to mass-produce vehicles outside the United States. Initially, SAIPA assembled vehicles for the Iranian market, but today, it concentrates on manufacturing Korean cars, developing its own engines and vehicles. The CEO of SAIPA is Nematollah Poustindouz and its subsidiaries are Saipa Diesel, Pars Khodro...

ZENN Motor Company
2014-01-06 10:48:03

The ZENN or "Zero Emissions No Noise" Motor Company is a Canadian company that initially produced small lead-acid electric vehicles. It is currently focused on gaining the rights to electric storage capacitor technology. Ian Clifford, Marek Warunkiewicz and Probyn Gayle are the co-founders of Feel Good Cars, later renamed ZENN Motor Company. The first prototype the company produced was a Dauphine Electric vehicle based on the Renault Dauphine. The all-electric prototype went on display at...

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abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.