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Panasonic Becomes Official Technical Supplier of the Pata Honda World SuperbikeTeam
Panasonic Becomes Official Technical Supplier of the Pata Honda World SuperbikeTeam
9/2/2014 4:11:31 PM
Panasonic Powertools Europe (PPEU; Head Office: Germany) have agreed to supply professional power tools and technical support to the Pata Honda World Superbike Team (Pata Honda; Head Office: Holland) for two years, beginning in 2014. Panasonic Powertools x World Superbike Pata Honda Team Collaboration Film Pata Honda was searching for the most suitable power tools for …
Progressive Insurance Encourages Drivers to Put the Brakes on Dangerous Driving Behavior with "Drive Safe Today Day"
9/2/2014 3:55:10 PM
Like many drivers, you may have been taught that the "10 and two o’clock" position is the safest way to hold a steering wheel, but it’s time to update your in-car mantra. According to a Progressive® Insurance survey of U.S. drivers, 77 percent of respondents did not know the safest placement for their hands is actually at "nine and three." To raise awareness about the …
Inilex Adds David Van Driel as National Business Director for Fleet Division
9/2/2014 11:52:29 AM
PHOENIX – Sept. 2, 2014 – Inilex , a leading provider of telemetry solutions for vehicles, announced today that it has expanded its Phoenix executive team by bringing on David Van Driel as the national business director of its fleet division. Van Driel is an industry veteran with proven sales and management experience in the automotive, transportation and asset management …
Papros Holds Rocky Mountain Summit for Furthering Best Management Practices for Supply Chain
Papros Holds Rocky Mountain Summit for Furthering Best Management Practices for Supply Chain
9/2/2014 7:00:00 AM
September 2 - In concurrence with celebrating more than thirty years as a Green leader Papros Inc, the company announced a Rock Mountain Summit for open discussion on Best Management Practices for data exchanges in the supply chain. Where: Ross-University Hills Library 4310 E Amherst Ave, Denver, CO 80222 (Large meeting/conference room) When: September 5, 10:30 AM to …
Rolls-Royce Wraith Selected By Labrinth For Latest Music Video
Rolls-Royce Wraith Selected By Labrinth For Latest Music Video
8/29/2014 2:22:36 PM
Labrinth, one of the UK’s leading singer-songwriters, has selected a Rolls-Royce Wraith to feature in the music video for his upcoming single Let it Be. The video tracks Labrinth’s creative process through a series of short vignettes that showcase his creativity, work ethic and attention-to-detail. “The video is about applying your own experience and personality into the …
Tata Motors enters Algeria with a range of passenger cars
8/29/2014 9:48:26 AM
Tata Motors today announced the launch of its passenger vehicle range in Algeria. The range includes the Tata Indica and Tata Vista from the hatchback range, and the Tata Indigo and Tata Manza from the sedans. The company has appointed SPA Elsecom for distribution and marketing of the Tata passenger vehicles in Algeria. The new range is now available in dealerships for sale. …
Bombardier to Highlight Urban Solutions at InnoTrans 2014 in Berlin
8/28/2014 4:04:30 PM
Rail technology leader Bombardier Transportation will present key products from its portfolio of urban mobility solutions at InnoTrans 2014, the largest trade fair for the railway industry, to be held in Berlin, Germany from September 23 to 26, 2014. Bombardier will also show a wide range of its latest rolling stock including locomotives to double-deck, high-speed trains. …
AkzoNobel improves Performance Coatings set-up to drive leading performance
8/28/2014 1:59:08 PM
The simplified new structure – due to become fully operational in January 2015 – will reduce the number of global management layers. As a result, Performance Coatings will be managed through seven Strategic Market Units under the leadership of Executive Committee Member Conrad Keijzer. The seven units will focus on specific customer segments and technologies. They will be: …
AMG Advanced Metallurgical Group N.V. Engineering Unit Honored with Supplier Excellence Award from General Motors
8/28/2014 12:58:32 PM
AMG Advanced Metallurgical Group N.V. ("AMG", EURONEXT AMSTERDAM: "AMG") announces that AMG Engineering’s ALD Thermal Treatment ("ALD") North America unit has been awarded the 2014 GM Supplier Quality Excellence Award.  The Supplier Quality Excellence Award, given to a small percentage of GM’s suppliers, recognizes those suppliers for their innovative technology, superior …
Nissan Heisman House returns to ESPN’s college football season
8/28/2014 10:09:58 AM
Popular campaign, now in its fourth year, supports Heisman Trophy Trust’s longstanding charitable work Former Heisman trophy recipients, including newcomer Johnny Manziel, are featured in a series of entertaining broadcast spots Online support includes a dedicated website where fans can cast votes for this year’s Heisman candidates A behind-the-scenes show, featuring …
More than 100,000 CLA worldwide now in customer hands
More than 100,000 CLA worldwide now in customer hands
8/28/2014 10:03:06 AM
Altogether 800,000 compact cars sold. The compact four-door coupe is particularly popular in Germany and the US. Ola Källenius: “100,000 CLA and altogether 800,000 new compact models show very clearly that our model initiative in the compact car segment is definitely hitting the mark.” (CLA: Fuel consumption, combined cycle: 7.1 - 3.9 l/ 100 km; CO2 emissions, …
Do Good Have Fun™ Apple iPhone 6 Mobile Phone Car Mount Gets 1,000 Unit Order from Uber-like American Car Service
Do Good Have Fun™ Apple iPhone 6 Mobile Phone Car Mount Gets 1,000 Unit Order from Uber-like American Car Service
8/26/2014 8:30:11 AM
Do Good Have Fun™, retails one of the most popular and longest selling compact car mounts sold exclusively on Amazon. The tiny mobile phone car mount is used on both dashboards and windshields of automobiles and even triples in functionality as a desk/table smartphone stand. In July of 2014 the company began seeing car service fleet orders placed as two car service …
Australian Tourism Industry Gets Major Lift from Internet Marketing Guru Through Lessons on How to Use Social Media for Business Success
8/25/2014 7:58:05 PM
QUEENSLAND, Australia August 2014 – The Australian tourism industry is not “equipped” to accommodate the 80 per cent of travellers planning their trips online, according to a travel tracking study commissioned by Google last year.* The digital benchmark survey of tourism operators in Australia found that while 84 per cent of businesses have websites, only one third are …
Do Good Have Fun™ Releases Series of New Car Mount Videos to Help Prevent Traffic Tickets, Keep Insurance Rates Low and Promote Safer Hands-free Driving
Do Good Have Fun™ Releases Series of New Car Mount Videos to Help Prevent Traffic Tickets, Keep Insurance Rates Low and Promote Safer Hands-free Driving
8/19/2014 12:57:32 PM
The Do Good Have Fun™ Universal Cell Phone Car Mount currently leads Amazon as one of the longest selling compact mobile phone car mounts sold on the international on-line retailer. The tiny universal car mount fits innumerable smartphones and fits into small carrying cases, purses and even the palm of most hands. Do Good Have Fun™ has consistently reached out to drivers …
Navistar Now Offering Allison Fuel-Efficiency Package On Medium-Duty And Vocational Trucks
8/18/2014 11:20:32 AM
Navistar, Inc. today announced it is offering the Allison Transmission FuelSense® fuel-efficiency package on its medium-duty and vocational International® truck models. FuelSense, available in Allison’s 1000, 2000, 3000 and 4000 series transmissions, automatically adapts shift schedules and torque, maximizing transmission efficiency based on load, grade and duty cycle, without …
Corvette Valet Mode: A Baby Monitor For Your Baby
8/18/2014 11:03:22 AM
Owners of 2015 Chevrolet Corvettes will feel better about handing over the keys to their car, thanks to the new Valet Mode with Performance Data Recorder. The industry-exclusive system allows drivers to lock the interior storage, disable the infotainment system and record video, audio and vehicle data when the Valet Mode is active. “Think of it as a baby monitor for your …
Is there really a “compensation culture” in the UK?
Is there really a “compensation culture” in the UK?
8/18/2014 9:21:57 AM
The Personal Injury market has changed in many ways over recent years. Several reforms in legislation have meant many changes for both law firms and clients, and have also had an impact in the way in which the market is perceived. In particular, whether there really is a compensation culture in the UK. A report released by the Legal Services Board has looked at these reforms …
MINI turns 55: a small car with a great history.
MINI turns 55: a small car with a great history.
8/18/2014 9:14:43 AM
When the first classic Mini, made in Birmingham, went on the market on August 18th 1959, none of the people involved at the time are likely to have imagined that the concept of a revolutionary small car would turn into one of the automotive industry’s most impressive success stories stretching over a period of five and half decades. 55 years ago, two models were presented to …
Be-On-Road App is Acquired by Sygic in Landmark Deal
8/15/2014 10:24:44 AM
Sygic has acquired Be-On-Road App in a landmark acquisition that makes Sygic one of the largest players in the Navigation category world-wide. With over 55 million downloads, Sygic’s portfolio of apps are now ranked in the global top 10 of App Annie Intelligence’s Top Apps market report .   With this strategic acquisition, Sygic now participates in all tiers of the …
Freeclaim Solicitors Support Campaign for Lower Speed Limits on Rural Roads
Freeclaim Solicitors Support Campaign for Lower Speed Limits on Rural Roads
8/14/2014 9:00:00 AM
The road safety charity Brake is urging drivers to slow down when travelling on rural roads. This is in a bid to reduce hazards and accidents for walkers, cyclists and horse riders who also tend to use rural lanes and roads more in the summer months.  Recent statistics released by the charity show that over 30% of drivers admit to driving too fast for the condition of the …