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2014-09-25 08:20:53

Toyota presents Meeting of the Minds 2014 summit in Detroit DETROIT, Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/-- American cities are dramatically changing and face many challenges. How can they address urban sustainability and the complexities of connected technology? Next week, Sept. 30 to Oct. 2, Toyota leaders will join 350 of the world's greatest thinkers at the Meeting of the Minds 2014 summit to explore this urban transformation and ways of harnessing the power of technology. Toyota is...

2014-09-25 08:20:48

19th Annual Event to Take 36 Families on One-of-a-Kind Vacation FORT WORTH, Texas, Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Something mAAgic Foundation(® )and American Airlines are joining to grant children with life-threatening medical conditions and their families a weeklong vacation in Orlando, Fla. Tomorrow, 36 courageous children will set out on an adventure with the Something mAAgic Foundation's 19(th) annual mAAgic(sm) flight....

2014-09-25 08:20:45

TOULOUSE, France, Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pratt & Whitney's PurePower engines have successfully powered the Airbus A320neo in its maiden flight. Airbus selected the PW1100G-JM engine to launch the A320neo aircraft family in 2011. Pratt & Whitney is a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) company. The maiden flight of the A320neo is in the air weeks ahead of schedule. The tremendous joint efforts of both Airbus and Pratt & Whitney have made this first flight...

2014-09-25 08:20:30

The fourth-generation C-Class is full-size luxury distilled into a smaller, more affordable package NORTH HAVEN, Conn., Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Mercedes-Benz C-Class has been completely redesigned for the 2015 model year, and the fourth generation model is currently available at Mercedes-Benz of North Haven, the premier Mercedes retailer in Connecticut. The dealership recently added the compact executive car to their extensive new car inventory and now invites...

2014-09-25 08:20:21

Area buyers excited for new minivan EDMONTON, Alberta, Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Edmonton's Great West Chrysler is gearing up for the arrival of one of the most popular minivans in the history of minivans: the Dodge Grand Caravan. The 2015 Dodge Grand Caravan is a powerful, affordable vehicle that offers a sleek, functional interior and a fluid exterior that will make drivers feel the need to take a second look. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140919/147356...

2014-09-25 04:20:27

GOTHENBURG, Sweden, September 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - more than 1 MSEK in extra costs per day The new sulphur directive for shipping traffic within the North European SECA area, which comes into force on 1 January 2015, is good for the environment but has a significant economic impact on Stena Line's business. The whole of the change programme that begun in 2013, and which is to produce an earnings improvement of 1 billion SEK, is to a major part an effect of the new...

2014-09-25 04:20:24

Loeber Motors puts luxury sedans side by side to lend a hand with consumer research LINCOLNWOOD, Ill., Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Savvy car shoppers will spend a good amount of time researching prospective models to ensure they are getting the most for their money. Often times, consumers searching for a car in the luxury segment face more daunting research, as each and every model comes with a full-slate of standard and available features and positive evaluations from most...

2014-09-25 04:20:15

HELSINKI, September 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Containerships has ordered two additional new, state-of-the-art, dual-fuel engine-technology container ships. The fast-growing Finnish end-to-end cargo operator announced earlier this year an order of two similar vessels. Containerships will be the first shortsea container operator in Europe to run ships on LNG. "Our new ships will not just meet, but exceed all environmental standards in the Sulphur Emission Control Area...

2014-09-25 00:20:12

- First engine rolls off production line at new engine facility in Hefei, China HEFEI, China, Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Navistar International Corporation (NYSE: NAV) announced today that Anhui Jianghuai Navistar Diesel Engine Co., Ltd. (JND), the company's joint venture with Chinese truck maker Anhui Jianghuai Automobile Co. Ltd. (JAC), has begun engine production at its new facility in Hefei, China. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120127/MM32830LOGO-a The new...

2014-09-24 23:13:19

Manufacturer Glaro Inc. says that condo carts and platform trucks can often help facilities operate more efficiently than bellman carts alone and that demand is being driven by a need for both performance and appearance. Using carts that are only utilitarian or believing that one cart can be used universally for all functions are outdated concepts for a growing number of facilities. Hauppauge, NY (PRWEB) September 24, 2014 For over 70 years, customer-focused Glaro Inc. continues to...


Latest Transport Reference Libraries

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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humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'