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Rolls-Royce tests composite fan systems for Advance and UltraFan™ at John C. Stennis Space Center
9/1/2014 11:04:42 AM
The Rolls-Royce composite carbon/titanium (CTi) fan system for the Advance and UltraFan™ engine designs has completed its most recent phase of testing at the company’s outdoor jet engine test facility at the John C. Stennis Space Center in Mississippi. The fan system undertook crosswind testing on a Trent 1000 ALPS (Advanced Low Pressure System technology) engine, ahead of …
Safer, faster travel for Spanish railway passengers
9/1/2014 10:37:57 AM
Administrador de Infraestructuras Ferroviarias (ADIF), Spain’s state-owned railway infrastructure manager, is expanding and modernizing its  Global System for Mobile Communications– Railway (GSM-R)  infrastructure. The railway infrastructure manager is collaborating with Bombardier and Nokia Networks for the Valladolid-León and Venta de Baños-Burgos high-speed train lines. In …
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: …
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, …
Carrier Transicold’s New Citifresh™ Unit Provides “Fresh Only” Refrigerated Transport Solution for India
8/27/2014 5:08:52 PM
Carrier Transicold India’s new Citifresh™ range of fresh-only truck refrigeration units is designed to meet India’s growing demand for transportation of fruits, vegetables, dairy and confectionary products using longer refrigerated trucks. Carrier Transicold, a division of Carrier Airconditioning & Refrigeration Limited, helps improve global transport and shipping …
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 …
UPS Announces Two New Dallas-Fort Worth Buildings
8/22/2014 9:28:39 AM
UPS (NYSE: UPS) announced the addition of two new package distribution facilities in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. Both buildings are being leased and modified to serve as distribution facilities. These new additions to UPS’s integrated network address growth in package volume. "UPS continues to see growth in and around the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex," said Craig Wiltz, …
TriMet Selects GlobeSherpa to Develop Next Generation Mobile Apps
TriMet Selects GlobeSherpa to Develop Next Generation Mobile Apps
8/21/2014 3:00:00 PM
GlobeSherpa , a leading provider of secure mobile ticketing and payment software, has been selected by TriMet to design, build, test, and deploy new mobile applications as part of an electronic fare payment system (eFare) for transit agencies serving the Greater Portland, OR region. The eFare project will revolutionize the way transit customers in the region pay their …
Contract Leasing Corp. (CLC) Prepares For Next Phase Of Growth With Latest Executive Hire
8/19/2014 3:19:17 PM
Piscataway, NJ, August 2014 – Michael Goor, CEO and President of Contract Leasing Corporation (CLC), a nationwide provider of semi-trailer leasing, sales and consulting services, announced the appointment of Stuart Tarmy as the company’s new Chief Operating Officer.   Mr. Tarmy brings extensive leadership experience to CLC, having held executive managerial …
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 …
UPS Establishes Freight Forwarding Services in Myanmar
8/19/2014 12:03:54 PM
UPS® (NYSE:UPS) today announced the expansion of inbound and outbound air and ocean freight services in Myanmar for the first time. Global customers trading to and from this emerging market will have access to UPS’s extensive supply chain technologies and services, which initially will include UPS Air Freight Direct, UPS Air Freight Consolidated, Full Container Load and …
Only The Boeing 787 Provides Passengers And Crews With Clean Breathing Air
Only The Boeing 787 Provides Passengers And Crews With Clean Breathing Air
8/19/2014 10:14:31 AM
The Global Cabin Air Quality Executive (GCAQE) represents more than 800,000 airline staff and consumers and congratulates the Boeing Aircraft Company for designing the Boeing 787 so it can provide clean breathing air to passengers and crews. For over 50 years, all commercial jet aircraft have used the flawed practice of supplying passengers and crews with unfiltered …
FleetMind and LTS Scale Company to showcase latest Fleet and Weight Management Technologies for “Pay-As-You-Throw” at WASTECON® 2014
FleetMind and LTS Scale Company to showcase latest Fleet and Weight Management Technologies for “Pay-As-You-Throw” at WASTECON® 2014
8/19/2014 6:00:00 AM
DALLAS, TEXAS – August 19, 2014 - FleetMind Solutions, Inc. and LTS Scale Company will join forces at WASTECON® 2014 in Dallas, TX, August 26-28, to showcase the latest in waste fleet and weight management technologies for municipal waste organizations. Organized by the Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA), WASTECON® is the nation’s premier event for municipal …
GPSTrackIt.com’s Fleet Manager Earns Rave Reviews
8/18/2014 12:30:03 PM
For fifteen years, Capterra.com, with the most extensive collection of software on the web, has been helping millions of businesses find the best business software using reviews, ratings, and directories along with their blog, infographics and informative e-books. “Capterra puts thousands of software vendors on one website. Feature sets and review ratings take the guess work …
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 …
Curing compound from BASF protects concrete against drying cracks during hot summer temperatures
8/18/2014 11:00:52 AM
Summertime construction can be treacherous: With regard to concrete floors, this is particularly true for the phase between pouring and subsequent surface smoothing, known as floating or power troweling. Even at environmental temperatures of 20 degrees Celsius, 50% relative humidity and wind velocities of 20 kilometers per hour, fresh concrete loses about 0.6 kilogram water …
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 …