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Mazda6 Global Production Reaches Three Million Units
Mazda6 Global Production Reaches Three Million Units
12/19/2014 10:03:37 AM
Mazda Motor Corporation has announced that total global production of the Mazda6 (known as Mazda Atenza in Japan) reached three million units*1 at the end of November 2014. The milestone figure was reached in approximately 12 years and nine months after production of the first-generation Mazda6 began in February 2002 at Hofu Plant No. 2 in Yamaguchi, Japan. It is the second …
Wärtsilä wins contracts for sea water desalination systems for seven cruise ships
Wärtsilä wins contracts for sea water desalination systems for seven cruise ships
12/18/2014 10:19:55 AM
The Meyer Werft Germany, Meyer Turku, STX France, and Fincantieri shipyards have all placed orders with Wärtsilä for the supply of fresh water generators to a total of seven cruise ships. The orders were placed between September and November 2014. Delivery of the Wärtsilä systems is scheduled to commence in May 2015 and will be completed by autumn 2017. Wärtsilä’s delivery …
UPS Agrees to Terms with ORTIE to Acquire Polish Healthcare Logistics Company Poltraf
12/18/2014 9:40:24 AM
UPS® (NYSE: UPS) today announced it has agreed to terms with Poland-based investment fund ORTIE to acquire its pharmaceutical logistics company Poltraf Sp. z o.o. The acquisition will further strengthen UPS’s healthcare expertise and network in Europe, enabling compliant logistics services to customers for streamlining their product supply to the fast-growing healthcare …
Independent Insurance Adjuster - Sams & Associates Announces Denver, Colorado Adjuster, Ryan Harms
12/17/2014 4:47:00 PM
Independent Insurance Adjuster - Sams & Associates Announces Denver, Colorado Adjuster, Ryan Harms Sacramento, California, December 17, 2014 - Sams & Associates Inc., the leader in providing quality, consistency and timeliness in independent claims handling, announces the addition of Ryan Harms as their new property adjuster . He is located in Denver, …
Record in China: 10,000 km traveled by three cars fueled with hydrogen provided by Air Liquide
12/17/2014 12:48:50 PM
Air Liquide was the exclusive partner for hydrogen solutions in the “2014 Innovation March” that ended last month in China, consisting of a 10,000 km roadshow sponsored by SAIC Motor Corp. featuring new energy vehicles. Started off in Shanghai and ended in Kunming, the 52 days long roadshow crossed China from North to South, and East to West, passing through 64 cities in …
FleetMind issues industry newsletter with tips for improving fleet maintenance management
FleetMind issues industry newsletter with tips for improving fleet maintenance management
12/17/2014 10:48:47 AM
MONTREAL, CANADA – December 17, 2014 - FleetMind Solutions, Inc. today announced the latest issue of its FleetSMARTS newsletter for waste and recycling fleet executives. The December 2014 edition of the newsletter, entitled “Taking the guess-work out of fleet maintenance management”, addresses fleet maintenance issues and provides recommendations for pro-active fleet …
UPS Donates $10,000 to Woodland Elementary for Sustainable Food Gardens
12/17/2014 9:48:43 AM
UPS® (NYSE: UPS) will donate $10,000 to Woodland Elementary this month, enabling the Sandy Springs, Ga., school to build a sustainable food garden. In addition to providing the startup funds, UPS committed volunteer support on an ongoing basis to help ensure the longevity of the garden. The project will be named the UPS Gardens at Woodland Elementary. The volunteer hours will …
Panalpina flies UNICEF Ebola relief to Sierra Leone
Panalpina flies UNICEF Ebola relief to Sierra Leone
12/16/2014 11:42:16 AM
Transporting life-saving humanitarian aid, and overcoming the challenges that come with the task, is something Panalpina is all too familiar with. During last year’s festive period, in partnership with UNICEF, Panalpina donated a charter flight to help deliver 100 tons of essential supplies to the Central African Republic. In the early hours this morning, a similar …
Webtech Wireless Announces $2.1 Million Contract with City of Mississauga
12/15/2014 11:07:43 AM
Webtech Wireless Inc.  (TSX:WEW), a leading provider of vehicle fleet location-based services (LBS) and telematics technology, today announced a $2.1 million contract extension with the City of Mississauga to deploy the Webtech Wireless Fleet Center™ GPS/AVL fleet management solution. The City of Mississauga has signed a 5-year contract with two optional one year contract …
Cargotec’s MacGregor signs major equipment contract with Kleven Shipyard for six new anchor handlers
12/15/2014 9:41:08 AM
MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has received a major order from Kleven in Norway for six comprehensive deck handling equipment packages. They will be installed on six new-generation Anchor Handling Tug Supply (AHTS) vessels for Maersk Supply Service. MacGregor’s delivery of Triplex and Hatlapa products is planned to start in the last quarter of 2015 and run until the second …
Western Eagle Foundation and GPSTrackIt.com Honor Wounded Warriors and Families With Christmas Party
12/12/2014 5:54:51 PM
GPSTrackIt.com is sponsoring a Christmas party for Marine Wounded Warriors and their families on Saturday, December 20th from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm.  The party will be held at the Western Eagle Foundation facility at 40940 County Center Dr. in Temecula, California 92590.  The party will feature games, a reptile petting zoo, a bouncy house, a DJ, pictures of the kids with Santa, …
Kalmar gains order for zero-emission RTGs as Gdynia Container Terminal increases capacity in Poland
12/12/2014 1:37:36 PM
Kalmar, part of Cargotec, has gained a further order for five of its latest generation zero emission rubber-tyred gantry cranes (RTGs) from Gdynia Container Terminal (GCT) in Poland. The order follows the delivery of two similar machines earlier in 2014. The latest order was booked into Cargotec’s fourth quarter intake with delivery scheduled for December 2015. GCT opted to …
Renault-Nissan Alliance appoints new alliance executive vice president of converged purchasing organization
12/12/2014 12:03:39 PM
Yasuhiro Yamauchi has been appointed Alliance Executive Vice President, Purchasing and Chairman & Managing Director of Renault-Nissan Purchasing Organization (RNPO), effective  Jan. 1, 2015. Yamauchi replaces Christian Vandenhende who is appointed Executive Vice President, Quality and Total Customer Satisfaction, Renault. Yamauchi, currently Alliance Global Vice …
Canada Post tracking available on Google Now
12/11/2014 4:09:48 PM
As the company that delivers almost two out of three parcels ordered online, Canada Post has joined forces with Google to offer its Google Now platform users direct access to its tracking services. Google now is a virtual assistant – available on mobile devices, tablets, desktops and even wearables such as Google Glass – that provides practical, timely information in one …
Independent Insurance Adjuster - Sams & Associates Announces Kansas/Kansas City, Missouri Adjuster, Raymond Love
12/9/2014 5:44:14 PM
Independent Insurance Adjuster - Sams & Associates Announces Kansas/Kansas City, Missouri Adjuster, Raymond Love Sacramento, California, December 9, 2014 - Sams & Associates Inc., the leader in providing quality, consistency and timeliness in independent claims handling, announces the addition of Raymond Love as their new multi-line adjuster . He is located …
Toyota Seeks Independent, Industry-Wide Joint Testing Initiative for Takata Airbag Inflators
12/5/2014 10:11:15 AM
Toyota called for a coordinated industry-wide joint initiative to independently test Takata airbag inflators that have been the subject of recent recalls. The goal of this initiative is to address affected automakers’ issues related to the airbag inflator recalls and supplement testing being undertaken by Takata in order to address customer concerns about safety.   “The …
LA Metro Transportation Authority selects Rockwell Collins’ ARINC Advanced Information Management System for light rail expansions
12/5/2014 10:04:20 AM
Rockwell Collins has been awarded a contract by the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LA Metro) to develop the supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) system for the Foothill Gold Line Extension and the Exposition Line Phase 2 light rail systems. The new light rail SCADA system will be based on the company’s latest ARINC Advanced Information …
Car Board Provides a Superior and More Versatile Solution to Car Flags and Other Automobile Signage
Car Board Provides a Superior and More Versatile Solution to Car Flags and Other Automobile Signage
12/5/2014 9:49:57 AM
Car flags and decals have long been popular with sports fans and others with an enthusiastic message they’re eager to share with the world. However, flags either get blown around by the wind, becoming illegible, or stagnate and lay flat, also becoming invisible to onlookers. Not only that, but they can only be placed in a few spots on a vehicle.   Currently in development …
Metropolis Digital Media Ltd Selects BroadSign International, LLC for Taxi Rooftop Digital Signage
12/4/2014 9:51:23 AM
Digital out-of-home media owner, manufacturer and service supplier of vehicular-based digital advertising solutions, Metropolis Digital Media Ltd , will be using BroadSign International, LLC ’s cloud-based software platform to power screens atop the iconic London taxis. Designed to fit the proportions of the classic black cab roof, 500 screens will be deployed on licensed …
Major new ticketing and revenue collection contracts signal Thales’s comeback in France and continuing success in India
Major new ticketing and revenue collection contracts signal Thales’s comeback in France and continuing success in India
12/3/2014 5:57:08 PM
Thales revenue collection solutions have been selected for the urban transit systems in Bordeaux and Delhi. The Bordeaux contract is Thales’s first major award for an entirely contactless ticketing system in France. The Thales solution was selected by the Bordeaux Urban Community (Communauté urbaine de Bordeaux – Cub) after an international bidding process, and signals …