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2014-07-27 20:20:16

MINI owners from around the world rally from San Francisco to Boston: 14 states, 18 cities in 15 days WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J., July 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Motorers, start your engines! MINI TAKES THE STATES (MTTS) 2014 is now underway. The rally kicked off early on July 27(th) with fellow MINI owner and partner, Tony Hawk, performing a MINI inspired skateboarding stunt to send off MINI owners itching to hit the road. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140728/130495 "Pairing...

2014-07-27 16:20:15

RICHMOND, BC, July 27, 2014 /CNW/ - The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) is deploying an investigator to the Nanaimo International Airport, following yesterday's fatal crash of an amateur-built airplane. The TSB will gather information and assess the occurrence. The TSB is an independent agency that investigates marine, pipeline, railway and aviation transportation occurrences. Its sole aim is the advancement of transportation safety. It is not the function of the...

2014-07-26 23:00:40

The market in this region is growing because of advancement in cloud technologies and investment in innovative IT infrastructure. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/north-america-system-integration-and-design-4477365295.html (PRWEB) July 26, 2014 The rise in complication of communications applications and network infrastructure has made companies choose cost-effective and distributed Information Technology (IT) applications. Thus, this has led to a rise in the demand for System...

2014-07-26 08:20:19

INDIANAPOLIS, July 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SRT (Street and Racing Technology) Motorsports teammates Kuno Wittmer and Jonathan Bomarito co-drove to a major victory in the No. 93 Dodge Viper SRT GTS-R in the Brickyard Grand Prix at Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Friday. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140726/130473 Closing-driver Bomarito took the lead just under an hour from the race's end and crossed the finish line with a 10.789-second margin of victory. The win, which came...

2014-07-26 08:20:16

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., July 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At the Vans US Open of Surfing in Huntington Beach, Calif., the FIAT brand will debut a Fiat 500L-Vans design concept. Details from Vans original hi-top shoe are echoed throughout the vehicle, including vintage palm-patterned canvas, Vans logo stickers on the instrument panel and Vans Waffle Sole on the pedals and in storage bins. On the exterior, the roof displays the iconic Vans Checkerboard pattern, while the step pad, cladding and...

2014-07-25 23:08:53

The product liability lawyers at Flood Law Group continue to follow General Motors and investigate claims of loss and personal injury on behalf of those who may have been affected by the recent recalls. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 In light of the growing number of recalls being issued by GM, Flood Law Group, LLP, a nationally esteemed personal injury law firm, believes that keeping up-to-date on the latest information is extremely important. With this in mind, the firm has...

2014-07-25 23:05:28

Founded in 1984 in Pittsburgh, InventHelp is attempting to submit the Cord-E-Lock to companies for their consideration and possible feedback. PITTSBURGH, PA (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 Cords of vacuum cleaners, hairdryers, space heaters, etc., tend to become loose or unplugged because their cords move so much. "This inspired me to create an easy way to prevent this problem that is common in homes, shops, hospitals, classrooms, etc.," said an inventor from Riverside, Calif. The...

2014-07-25 20:20:37

ST. GEORGE, Utah, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SkyWest, Inc. ("SkyWest") (NASDAQ: SKYW) announced today that it expects its financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2014, to be lower than it previously anticipated. Due primarily to the reasons discussed below, SkyWest currently estimates that its financial results will range from between a net loss of $(14.0) million to $(12.0) million resulting in an estimated loss per diluted share of $(0.28) to $(0.23). SkyWest...

2014-07-25 20:20:31

2014 Tundra, Tacoma offer competitive choices for customers NAPERVILLE, Ill., July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Toyota has built a strong reputation for building some of the most reliable and fuel-efficient cars on the road today. Strong sales in any one segment of the automotive industry, is usually not enough to keep the upper brass happy. To that end Toyota has focused that same energy that has made models like the Toyota Corolla and Toyota Camry worldwide favorites on their...

2014-07-25 20:20:27

Car shoppers come from miles to visit Aristocrat Motors for new and pre-owned luxury vehicles MERRIAM, Kan., July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Drivers looking for pre-owned Mercedes-Benz vehicles near Manhattan, Kansas have a great resource in the local-area Merriam, Kansas dealership, Aristocrat Mercedes-Benz at Aristocrat Motors. Located less than two hours away from Manhattan, Kansas, Aristocrat Mercedes-Benz offers an extensive selection of quality pre-owned Mercedes-Benz...


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DINA S.A.
2014-06-23 06:49:58

DINA S.A. is a Mexican automotive manufacturer of heavy trucks, specialty trucks, urban buses, armored military vehicles and intercity coaches. The company was founded in 1951 and is owned by the Gomez Flores family located in Ciudad Sahagun, Hidalgo, Mexico. Products manufactured by DINA are distributed to the UK, US, Russia, Iran, Egypt, Syria, Mexico, Nicaragua and other Central and South American countries. The company was founded under the name Diesel Nacional S.A. with an...

Vehículos Automotores Mexicanos (VAM)
2014-06-23 06:39:08

Vehículos Automotores Mexicanos (VAM) was founded in 1946 under the Willys Mexicana SA name and manufactured automobiles in Mexico until 1989. It originally produced vehicles licensed under Willys-Overland and American Motors Corporation (AMC). In 1963 the company became government controlled so VAM became its own company, transforming from Willys Mexicana through an agreement with AMC and the government. In late 1980 Renault assumed the majority of AMC ownership in VAM and the last...

Alpha Sports
2014-06-23 06:23:23

Alpha Sports (ASP) is a kit car manufacturer from Australia founded in 1962.The original cars produced were based on the Lotus Seven, but over time were redesigned into their own style. ASP cars have also competed in various racing events. In the 1960s Rory Thompson and Ray Lewis built cars based on the Lotus Seven called the “Bacchus Clubman.” Engines used were a BMC B-Series 1500. Later Models were called ASP with their workshop located at Alpha House, Alpha Street, Kensington,...

Holden
2014-06-18 08:33:12

Holden is the shortened name for GM Holden LTD located in Australia. It is an automaker that began in 1856 as a manufacturer of saddles and entered into automobile manufacturing in 1908. In 1931 the company became a subsidiary of GM and was named GM Holden LTD. In 1998 the name was changed to Holden LTD and adopted the name Holden in 2005. On December 11, 2013, Holden announced they will cease production at the end of 2017. Holden produces GM vehicles in Australia along with other brand...

Mastretta
2014-06-18 08:19:49

Mastretta is the shortened name for Mastrettadesign Tecnoidea SA de CV, a Mexican car manufacturer founded in 1987 by Daniel Mastretta. Initially, the company produced a limited amount of kit cars, buses and trucks until 2010 when the in-house MXT was developed. In 1990, Mastretta produced microbuses’ for the metropolitan area as well as buses for the urban area. In 1998 they produced their first kit car built on a Volkswagen frame -- the Unidiserio Mastretta MXA. The engine was a VW...

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Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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