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2010-06-01 15:28:00

LOS ANGELES, June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- One minute Annabelle Ward and her young daughter were crossing a street while walking their two dogs. The next, they had shattered legs and pelvises and one of their dogs was dead. A speeding car had struck them all with a horrifying impact, leaving them to put the pieces of their lives back together. In the nearly two years since the accident, Ward has lost her mobility, job, car and home. Although Ward's daughter is almost completely recovered, Ward...

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2010-04-13 15:24:45

Japan's Honda Motor Company announced a new electric scooter on Tuesday that targets domestic business customers like pizza delivery services. A lithium-ion battery and a 50cc petrol engine, which makes no noise and can travel 19 miles on a single charge at up to 18 miles per hour, power the EV-neo. Honda said that the battery could be rapid-charged up to 80 percent of capacity in 20 minutes, while regular power socket charge would take about four hours. The Japanese automaker says the...

2010-03-31 04:56:00

LONDON, March 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Electric scooters and motorcycles offer smart, eco-friendly and accessible mobility options for urban transportation. Thanks to a rapidly developing re-charging infrastructure and innovative design, they have the potential to meet consumer demand and pave the way for innovative micro mobility solutions in Europe's developing mega cities. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081117/FSLOGO) New analysis from Frost & Sullivan...

2010-03-24 11:55:00

CHICAGO, Mar. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- GLOBAL MOTOR SERVICES, announces the Scout RIDE, the newest vehicle technology engineered for law enforcement and security applications. On three wheels and 100% battery powered, the RIDE allows an officer the ability to focus on the task at hand without having to worry about balance or vehicle stability. With a unique front and independent rear suspension system in place, body fatigue is dramatically reduced. The RIDE's innovative design and...

2010-02-19 10:01:00

JAMESTOWN, N.D., Feb. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- J.A. Carlascio is one of the many veterans who fought for our freedom during World War II. Originally assigned to Italy, he was wounded and became a prisoner of war for two years. He also comes from a family of veterans: his oldest brother was wounded in Italy and his youngest lost his life in the Pacific. But that is not all that makes him noteworthy; he helped establish a veterans' memorial in his hometown. One of only 17 sites in the nation,...

2010-02-15 11:01:00

RIDGECREST, Calif., Feb. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Inyokern resident June Adams once traveled the world with her husband, Jerry; now she struggles with a chronic lung disease. Her condition has limited her mobility to the extent that she is frequently confined to the mobile home she shares with her husband. Then the Dream Foundation heard about Adams. The foundation is the first national wish-granting organization for adults suffering life-threatening illnesses. Jackie Waddill, Programs &...

2010-02-10 05:45:00

CHICAGO, Feb. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Legendary coach Mike Ditka assists Global Motor Services, Inc., in promoting their new line-up of electric and armored vehicles at the National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) convention this weekend in Orlando, FL. Coach Ditka will make an appearance in booth 421 and will be signing autographs in support of his Gridiron Greats charity. As the exclusive distributor for Advanced Power Technologies' (APT) wide range of vehicles, including electric...

2010-01-29 06:40:00

ORLANDO, Fla., Jan. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Scootarama is a company in Orlando, Florida that specializes in mobility scooter rentals for use in Disney World, Universal Studios and Sea World. Scootarama has donated over $1000 to various charities following the Haiti earthquake disaster. For a limited time the scooter company has decided to extend a three-day scooter rental free of charge to any persons on official business pertaining to Haitian relief here in Orlando. Website:...

2010-01-21 14:26:00

A National Honor for America's Leading Provider of Power Mobility Equipment NEW BRAUNFELS, Texas, Jan. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- FORTUNE magazine today named The SCOOTER Store one of the top 100 places to work in America, citing the company as the 38th Best Place to Work For in 2010. This is an extraordinary honor for the nation's leading supplier of power mobility equipment. In honoring The SCOOTER Store, FORTUNE cited the company's employee-friendly celebrations, including...

2010-01-21 04:08:00

LONDON, Jan. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Electric scooters and motorcycles offer a smart, eco friendly and accessible mobility solution for urban transportation. Their potential to meet consumer demand with innovative design, well supported by a sound charging infrastructure, paves the way for new micro mobility solutions in developing mega-cities. Changing mobility patterns, the decongestion of cities, the move towards eco friendly transportation, the development of mega-cities as well as...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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