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ASME 2011 Turbo Expo to feature turbine expertise of Concepts NREC

Concepts NREC, a world leader in turbomachinery-focused design and development, CAE/CAM software and manufacturing services, will have significant presence at the ASME 2011 Turbine Technical Conference and Exposition (ASME 2011 Turbo Expo) June 6-10 at the Vancouver Convention & Exhibition Centre in Vancouver, B.C.

Sirius XM Radio stock (Nasdaq: SIRI) hits $2.42 for second time in three weeks

When a special report on 5/13 by CNBC brought Sirius XM Radio stock (Nasdaq: SIRI) to the forefront of investors’ minds, the charts which told the story were looking for a possible retest of some swing lows. Today, it may be communicating the start of testing swing highs by completing the test and closing higher at $2.325 while hitting a $2.42 high, a level not seen since July, 2008.

BMW's new technology may end automotive collisions with bikes

The German manufacturer announced they are developing technology that can extrapolate when a vehicle is about to turn into oncoming traffic. The system is called Turn Left Assistant, and it can alert drivers of cars, trucks and motorcycles with a heads up display, even braking the car when necessary.

Tesla going far with its smog-free Roadster

The Tesla Roadster 2.5 has become iconic for "best of both worlds." The stylish six-figure sports car not only delivers the equivalent of an almost unbelievable 124 miles per gallon on an electric charge but also is expected to snag a perfect greenhouse gas and smog emissions rating from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

Chevrolet Camaro Convertible to lead the field at the 100th Indy 500

When the field takes the track this Sunday around noon for the 100th running of the famous Indianapolis 500 a 2011 Chevrolet Camaro SS Convertible will serve as the pace car – the 22nd time a Chevrolet has lead the field and the 7th time the fabled Chevy pony car has been selected as the Indy 500 pace car.

EPA releases new fuel economy new car window stickers for 2013 model year vehicles

Beginning with the 2013 model year, a new car window sticker--called a "monroney" in the trade--will be required by the Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of Transportation. The new sticker design will display the same fuel economy information but with a different emphasis and add new data based on new assumptions.

The new Chevrolet Impala will be made in the USA

While speaking at the Detroit Hamtramck plant this morning, GM North American President Mark Reuss announced that the next generation of the Chevrolet Impala will be made alongside the Chevy Volt and the next Chevy Malibu; with retooling investments coming as part of the automakers commitment to invest $2 billion into a variety of plants over the next year.

Ford seeks greater market share in post-tsunami Japan

One man’s ceiling is another man’s floor, as the saying goes, and it easily follows one countries tragedy may be another’s opportunity. That’s just what Ford is thinking as they seek to gain market share in Japan while their Asian competitors are rebuilding from the devastation of the earthquake and the subsequent oceanic invasion.

The 1974 Jensen Interceptor III Convertible featured at 2011 Mecum Indy

The 1974 Jensen Interceptor III offered British design and styling with the heart and soul of a classic American muscle car thanks to the Chrysler 440 4-barrel under the hood – and one of these rare Chrysler-powered luxury drop-tops made an appearance at the 2011 Mecum Spring Classic in Indianapolis.

Chevy recycles 106 tons of oil-soaked booms with Volt

Booms were used to save our Southern coastline from as much of the spilled British Petroleum oil in the Gulf of Mexico as possible. Once they had done their job, they were destined either for incineration or the landfill. Chevy collected 215,000 lbs. of oil-soaked booms and recycled them into air baffles for the new “1,000 miles between fill-ups” Volt – enough parts for a year of fabrication.

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