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Speed limits raised for HGV’s – which side of the road are you on?
Speed limits raised for HGV’s – which side of the road are you on?
9/16/2014 4:35:49 AM
The government has raised the speed limit for lorries travelling on a single carriageway road to 50 mph – a move that has divided opinion from prominent campaigners on both sides. Transport Minister Claire Perry hopes the new initiative will reduce congestion as well as dangerous overtaking. Heavy goods vehicles are currently stuck at a 40mph speed limit on single …
Gregory Porter Performs Surprise Gig At Rolls-Royce Manufacturing Plant
Gregory Porter Performs Surprise Gig At Rolls-Royce Manufacturing Plant
9/15/2014 1:04:10 PM
Singer-songwriter Gregory Porter performed a surprise gig at The Home of Rolls-Royce in Goodwood, West Sussex Unparalleled acoustics of Rolls-Royce Wraith provided the perfect backdrop for pop-up performance Grammy winning musician headlines iTunes festival on 17 September Grammy Award winning artist Gregory Porter performed a surprise gig to the delight of the …
BMW Group Design presents “Double Space for BMW – Precision & Poetry in Motion” by Edward Barber & Jay Osgerby as part of the London Design Festival
BMW Group Design presents “Double Space for BMW – Precision & Poetry in Motion” by Edward Barber & Jay Osgerby as part of the London Design Festival
9/15/2014 12:09:53 PM
In partnership with the BMW Design Team led by Karim Habib and under the overall direction of Adrian van Hooydonk, British designers Edward Barber & Jay Osgerby have created an impressive installation under the banner of “Precision and Poetry”. It will be on display in the famous Raphael Gallery of the Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A) during the London Design Festival …
Do Good Have Fun™ Affirms “Best Compact Car Phone Mount for Apple iPhone 6“
Do Good Have Fun™ Affirms “Best Compact Car Phone Mount for Apple iPhone 6“
9/15/2014 11:45:27 AM
The Do Good Have Fun™ compact car phone mount has continually received rave reviews by consumers who praise it for its ultra-small form factor and ability to handle a wide variety of smartphones; various heights, widths and depths. The company’s mobile phone car mount has also come to be one of Amazon’s longest selling universal compact car phone mounts as it has time and …
Bosch intends to acquire all shares in ZF Lenksysteme
9/15/2014 9:37:22 AM
ZF Lenksysteme: approximately 4.1 billion euros in sales, more than 13,000 associates in eight countries in 2013 Sales of electric steering systems growing Products for more efficient, automated, and connected vehicles Bosch is planning to increase its stake in ZF Lenksysteme GmbH (ZFLS) to 100 percent. On September 15, 2014, Robert Bosch GmbH and ZF Friedrichshafen …
San Antonio Locksmith Greatly Values Supporting the Local Community
9/15/2014 6:00:00 AM
Texas Premier Locksmith in San Antonio is a home grown full service locksmith company. They opened their first location in Austin in 2008 and have rapidly expanded to service nine Texas cities and metro areas. The key to their success is their deep commitment to Main Street, Texas and to the people in the communities they serve.  “We are very civic minded,” said owner Yair …
Guangwei Group and Adesso Signed a Strategic Partnership Agreement and Launched the World First Recyclable CFRP Fishing Rod during the 7th National Guangwei Fishing-King Cup Tournament Final
Guangwei Group and Adesso Signed a Strategic Partnership Agreement and Launched the World First Recyclable CFRP Fishing Rod during the 7th National Guangwei Fishing-King Cup Tournament Final
9/14/2014 7:38:16 PM
Weihai, Shangdong, China & Wuxi, Jiangsu, China – September 13, 2014 Guangwei Group (China) and Adesso Advanced Materials (China) today signed a formal strategic partnership agreement in Weihai, Shangdong Province, China and launched the world first recyclable fishing rod made with Adesso’s Recycloset® resin technology. The two parties aim at collaborations on …
BMW 2 Series Convertible
BMW 2 Series Convertible
9/12/2014 12:54:04 PM
Few new cars have been more anticipated than the BMW 2 Series Coupe when it arrived in early 2014. Hot on the heels of the widely acclaimed BMW 228i and M235i Coupe, BMW announces the new BMW 2 Series Convertible. Available in the US as the 228i and M235i, the 2 Series Convertible blends the style and dynamic driving character for which the 2 Series Coupe is already renowned …
Altran presents
Altran presents "eMOC", the modular, smart car of the future
9/11/2014 12:21:09 PM
Altran Spain, a company of the Altran group, has completed the development of eMOC (Electric Modular Car), a modular, smart car designed to meet the new expectations of users in terms of mobility, connectivity and sustainability. The eMOC  is a modular, urban electric vehicle (EV) concept car which can be adapted to meet users’ needs at any given time via external-module …
Ground-breaking ceremony for High Performance Technology Center at Continental’s Korbach tire plant
9/11/2014 12:13:15 PM
A ground-breaking ceremony was held today to signal the start of construction of the new High Performance Technology Center (HPTC) at Continental’s Korbach plant in Germany. The new production hall – effectively a “factory within a factory” – will take shape on a site measuring approximately 12,000 sqm. The building is expected to be completed by the end of May …
Porsche 919 Hybrid concludes successful summer testing
Porsche 919 Hybrid concludes successful summer testing
9/11/2014 10:39:08 AM
The Porsche Team is pleased with the results of its third and final track test with the Porsche 919 Hybrid during the FIA World Endurance Championship’s (WEC) summer break. The innovative Le Mans Prototype (LMP1) ran for two-and-half days at the former Formula One circuit of Magny-Cours in France. LMP1 drivers Brendon Hartley (New Zealand) and Marc Lieb (Germany) were on duty, …
Braskem joins Amyris and Michelin to Accelerate the Industrialization and Commercialization of Renewable Isoprene
Braskem joins Amyris and Michelin to Accelerate the Industrialization and Commercialization of Renewable Isoprene
9/11/2014 10:30:17 AM
Amyris (Nasdaq: AMRS), Braskem (NYSE: BAK) and Michelin (EPA: ML) announced today that Braskem is joining a collaboration already launched in 2011 between Michelin and Amyris . This collaboration was initiated to develop and commercialize renewable isoprene, sourced from various biomass as an additional sustainable pathway to produce isoprene. Under the terms of the …
Paul Rudd Debuts As New Voice Of Hyundai
Paul Rudd Debuts As New Voice Of Hyundai
9/11/2014 10:22:22 AM
Hyundai Motor America announces that actor Paul Rudd will serve as the new voice for its national advertising, starting with a new campaign for the 2015 Hyundai Sonata . “We were looking for a voice that could be recognizable and relatable to a new generation of car buyers,” said Steve Shannon, vice president of Marketing, Hyundai Motor America. “Rudd can be serious, …
Buckle Up for Life: Toyota and Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center Increase Child Passenger Safety across the Country and Expand Program
9/10/2014 10:34:16 AM
What if there were a way to prevent a leading cause of childhood death, but three out of four of us were doing it wrong? The startling truth is that a car seat can dramatically reduce childhood death and injury from motor vehicle crashes, but 75 percent are installed incorrectly.[1] With Child Passenger Safety Week upon us, the good news is that community-based programs are …
A New Experiential Marketing Idea
A New Experiential Marketing Idea
9/10/2014 9:15:31 AM
If you’re looking for innovative experiential marketing ideas then perhaps you should follow the example of brands like Mercedes, BMW, Mini, Barclays, Air New Zealand, Disney and Deezer. These brands have taken their experiential marketing on tour using a state-of-the-art exhibition vehicle. What makes this vehicle so amazing is that the lorry in question is totally …
Event Marketing Solutions Announce New managing Director for the Middle East and Africa
9/10/2014 7:52:41 AM
The EMEA’s leading experiential roadshow truck provider Event Marketing Solutions (EMS) has announced the appointment of Lucy Miller as Managing Director for the Middle East and Africa. The company, famous for providing completely immersive and experiential marketing campaigns for B2B and B2C clients across the globe, will further cement themselves as an industry leader …
Carnegie Mellon’s Smart Headlights Spare the Eyes of Oncoming Drivers
Carnegie Mellon’s Smart Headlights Spare the Eyes of Oncoming Drivers
9/9/2014 2:20:55 PM
A smart headlight developed at Carnegie Mellon University’s Robotics Institute enables drivers to take full advantage of their high beams without fear of blinding oncoming drivers or suffering from the glare that can occur when driving in snow or rain at night. The programmable headlight senses and tracks virtually any number of oncoming drivers, blacking out only the …
Jeep selects TomTom’s world-class navigation for its new Renegade line
9/9/2014 11:20:16 AM
TomTom (TOM2) has today announced a deal with Jeep to integrate its industry leading turn-by-turn navigation and maps into the Uconnect™ 5" Radio Nav infotainment system of the new Jeep Renegade line. Jeep Renegade drivers will now benefit from TomTom’s superior turn-by-turn navigation featuring advanced lane guidance to navigate even the most complex junctions. They will also …
Verizon Expands Access to Intelligent Transportation Options With Verizon Auto Share
Verizon Expands Access to Intelligent Transportation Options With Verizon Auto Share
9/8/2014 4:00:37 PM
Verizon Enterprise Solutions today (Sept. 8) announced that Verizon Auto Share, a convenient and secure way for drivers to rent, experience and return cars and other vehicles, will be available before the end of 2014. Using a car-sharing application on their smartphones or tablets, drivers can use the solution’s Scan & Go feature to gain access to a vehicle of their choice …
Davron Indexing Conveyor Oven Speeds up Brake Pad Cure Cycle 25 Percent
Davron Indexing Conveyor Oven Speeds up Brake Pad Cure Cycle 25 Percent
9/8/2014 1:01:49 PM
Davron Technologies, Inc. designed and manufactured the DTI-762, an electrically heated indexing conveyor oven designed to cure automotive brake pads. Prior to purchasing the DTI-762, Davron’s customer was curing the product using inefficient batch processes in which heated parts lost heat while being staged for the next available oven. With the DTI-762 indexing conveyor oven, …