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2014-09-15 12:20:34

DUBLIN, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Automotive Airbag and Seat Belt Market for Passenger Cars - A Global Analysis: by Geography - Trends and Forecasts 2014 - 2019" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 The automotive airbag market in terms of value is projected to grow $23.6 Billion and automotive seat belt market to grow $9.0 Billion by 2019 at a healthy CAGR of 9.7% and 8.4% respectively from...

2014-09-15 08:21:34

-- Acquisition Price Represents 16% Premium to TRW's Undisturbed Price and 15% Premium to Undisturbed All-Time High Price LIVONIA, Mich., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TRW Automotive Holdings Corp. (NYSE: TRW) today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement with ZF Friedrichshafen AG ("ZF") under which ZF will acquire all outstanding shares of TRW for US$105.60 per share in an all-cash transaction valued at approximately US$13.5 billion on an enterprise value basis....

2014-09-15 08:21:33

PANAMA CITY, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Copa Holdings, S.A. (NYSE: CPA), today released preliminary passenger traffic statistics for August 2014: Operating Data August August % Change YTD YTD % Change 2014 2013 (YOY) 2014 2013...

2014-09-15 08:21:15

Carrier to Offer Promotional Savings of Up To 50% DOHA, Qatar, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Qatar Airways is offering customers in the United States and around the world great savings to global destinations during its latest three-day "The World is Yours" global sale. A discount of up to 50 percent on Economy Class (all inclusive) will be offered for return travel on Qatar Airways in all classes for travel originating from the USA. Beginning at 05:00 PM Eastern Standard Time on...

2014-09-15 08:21:02

Airline also introduces price-drop guarantee and WestJet Rewards tiers to provide guests even more value CALGARY, Sept. 15, 2014 /CNW/ - WestJet today announced it will charge a $25 fee for a first checked bag on Econo fares for travel within Canada and between Canada and the U.S. The new fee will only apply to bookings made today onward, for travel on or after October 29, 2014. Guests flying to any of WestJet's international destinations including Mexico, the Caribbean, Central...

2014-09-15 08:20:59

New State Farm® Data Shows Odds Drivers Will Collide With A Deer Are Rising BLOOMINGTON, Ill., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. drivers are nearly 3 percent more likely to collide with a deer in the next 12 months than they were last year, according to new claims data from State Farm. The odds drivers will hit a deer in the coming year are 1 out of 169, but that likelihood more than doubles during October, November and December, when deer collisions are most prevalent. To view the...

2014-09-15 08:20:55

WJTV News Channel 12 Joins Effort to Promote Defensive Driving Skills, Dangers of Distractions TORRANCE, Calif., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In less time than a trip to the movies, a Mississippi teen could learn life-saving driving skills. Toyota is bringing its free TeenDrive365 teen driver experience to Pearl, Mississippi on Sept. 27 and 28 at Bass Pro Shops (100 Bass Pro Drive). It is the first time Toyota has brought the program to Mississippi. Lending a local hand, WJTV's...

2014-09-15 08:20:53

Local luxury auto dealerships shut down city blocks for Mercedes-Benz model launch party KANSAS CITY, Mo., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- When Mercedes-Benz brings out a new car it is always a must see among auto enthusiasts, but when they bring out two, it is a red letter event. Keeping with the idea of red letter events, Kansas City-area Mercedes-Benz dealerships, Mercedes-Benz of Kansas City and Aristocrat Motors, will be launching the new Mercedes-Benz C-Class and the new...

2014-09-15 08:20:45

Enters Mercedes-Benz Network in Brazil HOUSTON, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Group 1 Automotive, Inc. (NYSE: GPI), an international, Fortune 500 automotive retailer, today announced the disposition of Hassel BMW MINI and Mercedes-Benz of Massapequa located on Long Island in New York. The Company, in addition to the dealerships, also disposed of owned real estate associated with both dealerships. In total, the dealerships generated approximately $260 million in trailing-twelve-month...

2014-09-15 08:20:38

- VNG's facility is the first installation of its retail network to support the widespread use of natural gas vehicles throughout Southeastern Pennsylvania BALA CYNWYD, Pa., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VNG has opened the first public natural gas vehicle (NGV) fueling facility in the city of Philadelphia. The VNG facility, located within the popular BP-branded gasoline station at 2901 West Abbottsford Avenue, is adjacent to Roosevelt Boulevard. The station also offers a...


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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