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2010-03-23 15:22:00

DES MOINES, Iowa, March 23 /PRNewswire/ -- A Polk County, Iowa, jury has issued a $32.8 million verdict against Findlay, Ohio-based Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. (NYSE: CTB) in a lawsuit over a fatal 2007 vehicle rollover caused by tire tread separation. Jurors in Judge Carla T.

2010-02-04 07:30:00

** EMBARGOED UNTIL 12:01AM ET ON THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 2010** The Nissan Frontier has the strongest roof and the Chevrolet Colorado the weakest among 5 small pickup trucks, all 2010 models, that recently were tested for rollover protection by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. The Frontier, also sold as the Suzuki Equator, is the only pickup in the group to earn the highest rating of good.

2009-11-18 07:30:00

Good Rating for Rollover Protection is a New Requirement to Win ** EMBARGOED UNTIL 12:01AM ET ON WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2009** Nineteen cars and 8 SUVs earn the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety's TOP SAFETY PICK award for 2010.

2009-08-20 07:30:00

**EMBARGOED UNTIL 12:01AM ET ON THURSDAY, AUGUST 20, 2009** The Smart Fortwo has the strongest roof and the Chevrolet Aveo has the weakest among 2009 micro and minicars recently tested by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.

2009-08-18 06:00:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Aug. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Mint.com (www.mint.com), the nation's leading online personal finance service, today launched a significant product upgrade. New features make financial planning easier than ever before for Mint.com's million-plus users.

2009-02-11 13:04:55

U.S. scientists say they are creating a Java-enabled car accident reporting system that would call for help automatically after a crash occurs. Often in a rollover accident, the driver and passengers are unable to call for help, the researchers said.

2009-02-10 09:02:44

Writing in the International Journal of Intelligent Defense Support Systems, US researchers describe SAVE, which could solve that problem and reduce deaths on the roads.

2009-01-27 07:00:00

Consumer Attorneys of San Diego Honor Activist PHILADELPHIA, Jan.

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