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2014-07-08 08:38:48

$250,000 Contribution Will Assist Program in Accelerating Veterans' Transition to Civilian Life Through Employment Opportunities with Virginia Tech Companies HERNDON, Va., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC) today announced that Northrop Grumman Corporation will be the lead sponsor of the NVTC Veterans Employment Initiative, contributing $250,000 to help veterans with what they identify as their greatest challenge in transitioning...

2014-07-08 08:30:54

WARSAW, Ind., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Zimmer Holdings, Inc. (NYSE and SIX: ZMH) announced today its second quarter 2014 sales and earnings conference call will be broadcast live over the Internet on Thursday, July 24, 2014, at 8 a.m. Eastern Time. A news release detailing the quarterly results will be made available at 7 a.m. Eastern Time the morning of the conference call. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131216/MM33947LOGO The live audio webcast can be accessed via...

2014-07-08 08:21:17

Sedan Slouch(TM) fuses relaxation with cargo-hauling flexibility for highly competitive segment AURORA, ON, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Magna International Inc.'s Magna Seating operating unit, a leader in engineering and producing world-class recliners, tracks and complete seat systems for the automotive industry, has developed an innovative seating concept called Sedan Slouch(TM), the first-to-market rear-passenger sedan seats to offer both seatback recline and fold-flat...

2014-07-08 08:21:11

PLYMOUTH, Mich., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Johnson Controls, a global multi-industrial company, is proud to be the seating sponsor of the first-place award-winning EcoCAR 2. Johnson Controls Automotive Seating supplied the seats for Ohio State University's EcoCAR 2 vehicle. As the vehicle's seating sponsor, Johnson Controls conceptualized, designed and built eco-friendly seats that showcase its innovative and sustainable products. "EcoCAR 2: Plugging In to the Future," is a national...

2014-07-08 08:21:07

Governors Highway Safety Association and The Allstate Foundation partner to identify initiatives key to reversing unbelted teen fatalities WASHINGTON, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Buckling up has always been a simple action that dramatically increases a person's chances of surviving a crash, but more than half of teen drivers killed in 2012 failed to use a seat belt. What's more shocking is that this number has increased by six percent over the last three years. And worse, teen...

2014-07-08 08:20:56

RICHMOND, BC, July 8, 2014 /CNW/ - MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. ("MDA" or the "Company") (TSX:MDA), a global communications and information company, today announced that it has been contracted by the Commonwealth of Australia to continue MDA's Unmanned Aerial Vehicle surveillance service for the Australian Defence Force in Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan until the end of 2014. MDA has been supporting the Australian Forces by providing critically important real-time...

2014-07-08 08:20:49

2014 Nissan Pathfinder is reliable, stylish, and much more DAYTON, Ohio, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The 2014 Nissan Pathfinder is one of the most affordable and fuel-efficient SUVs in the Dayton area, and a local dealership is striving to promote this SUV to drivers with families, drivers who seek ruggedness and durability, and drivers who seek a vehicle with enough cargo space for all types of work and play. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140707/124757 Matt...

2014-07-08 08:20:40

- Comprehensive Research Report Surveys Seven Auto Makers to Determine Overall Connected Car Usability, Puts Nissan Atop Several Key Categories - SEATTLE, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Airbiquity Inc., the global leader in connected car services, today announced that one of its marquee customers, Nissan Motor Corporation, was recognized by research firm SBD for the usability of its NissanConnect(SM) Mobile Apps connected car system. Airbiquity's Choreo(TM) connected car service...

2014-07-08 08:20:26

Enterprise Telematics Enables Fleet Optimization ST. LOUIS, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Enterprise Fleet Management is partnering with Geotab to enhance its fleet management services for business customers. By partnering with Geotab, Enterprise is able to integrate GPS tracking technology into its Enterprise Telematics fleet monitoring solution. Photo: (http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140707/124868) Enterprise Telematics is a web-based application that helps businesses...

2014-07-08 04:20:26

Growing demand for plug-in Panamera S E-Hybrid STUTTGART, Germany and ATLANTA, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Porsche, the sports car manufacturer, handed over more new cars to customers in the first six months of 2014 compared to the period of January to June 2013. The number of vehicles delivered rose by almost eight percent to 87,800 units. The new Panamera Gran Turismo was especially in demand with around 13,500 units delivered - a rise of 28 percent. Almost one in ten customers...


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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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