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2011-11-09 10:00:00

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Wiper Systems markets. The global market for Wiper Systems is projected to reach US$7.75 billion by the year 2017, primarily driven by increase in automotive production, especially in developing markets such as China and India, technology developments and new product innovations. Growing awareness about the need for replacing wiper blades at regular intervals and the huge untapped demand for rear wiper blades also augur well for...

2011-03-30 07:00:00

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., March 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumers can save up to $20 this spring and get a clearer view of the road ahead when they upgrade their driving visibility with ANCO® wiper blades from Federal-Mogul Corporation (NASDAQ: FDML). (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110330/DE73596 ) From March 30 through May 31, the popular Federal-Mogul "Smart Choice" promotional campaign will include mail-in rebates on qualifying purchases of premium ANCO...

2010-08-05 08:00:00

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., Aug. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Federal-Mogul Corporation (Nasdaq: FDML) has introduced a convenient online catalog, available at www.GetANCO.mobi, that enables users of smart phones, iPads and other mobile electronic devices to quickly and easily identify the right ANCO® wiper blades for their vehicles. ANCO wipers, "The Clearest Choice in Wiper Blades(TM), are available through thousands of automotive parts stores and other retail locations across...

2008-10-04 03:00:12

Joseph Regenstein invented the window envelope. Richard Drew invented Scotch Tape. And a man named Robert Kearns invented the intermittent windshield wiper. It's an unheralded bit of technology, but one that makes our lives more pleasant. Before the intermittent windshield wiper, in a light rain we had to turn the wipers on and off, on and off. Although the device itself holds a certain technological geek interest, the story of its invention is not typically the stuff of movies. It's what...

Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.