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Chola MS General Insurance looks for a new core insurance solution
On 06-08-2007.
Chennai: The Chennai-based private non-life insurer Cholamandalam MS General Insurance Company Limited, part of the $2-billion Murugappa group, has decided to go in for one new core insurance solution.
The company has short listed three vendors and one 15-member multi disciplinary team is evaluating the proposals in depth including their pricing and would shortly decide on the preferred vendor. ...
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Fender-benders costly for luxury car owners
On 04-08-2007.
Infiniti G35 has the highest repair bill among 11 vehicles tested in low-speed crashes.
WASHINGTON — Buying an expensive car can bring an owner style, prestige and repair bills in the thousands of dollars to fix damage caused by minor fender-benders.
Repairing damage to luxury vehicles involved in low-speed crashes of 3 to 6 miles per hour, which typically happen in commuter traffic or in parking ...
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Auto briefs
On 01-08-2007.
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Coming soon to one Toyota dealer near you: one slightly less expensive Prius.
Toyota Motor Corp. will introduce one new "standard" version of its popular gas-electric hybrid for the 2008 model year with one base price of $20,950, not including destination charges. ...
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Council stands strong
On 30-07-2007.
Despite one plea to council at the July 23rd meeting, Edith and Bill Taylor were not given an extension to clean up their yard.
“Gord [sedgewick, Bylaw Officer] came and delivered an order that states we are to remove three junk vehicles, one older junk vehicle currently on one trailer,” Edith explained to the Freelancer. “The trailer was licensed…it was for one blue car and one blue dodge minivan. The only ...
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Deterring reckless drivers
On 28-07-2007.
(From left) Kitsap County Sheriffs Deputy Rob Corn, Deputy Darren Andersson, Deputy Dave Green, Sgt. Mike Merrill, Deputy Joe Brown and Deputy Lee Wheeler stand with the Aggressive Driver Apprehension Team vehicles at Silverdale Waterfront Park earlier this week.
Reckless drivers are often shocked to discover that the sporty, sleek Dodge Charger traveling behind them is actually one Kitsap County Sheriffs deputy. ...
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Stocks to Watch: Aetna; Comcast, Exxon
On 26-07-2007.
SAN FRANCISCO -- Among the companies whose shares are expected to see active trading in Thursday's session are Aetna Inc., Comcast Corp., and Exxon Mobil Corp.
3M Co. (MMM) is expected to report second-quarter earnings of $1.18 one share, according to one survey of analysts by Thomson Financial. ...
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GM, Ford begin talks with auto workers union
On 23-07-2007.
DETROIT (Reuters) - General Motors Corp (GM.N) and Ford Motor Co (F.N) began talks with the United Auto Workers on Monday, hoping to win sweeping concessions that would slash labor costs for the struggling U.S. auto industry.
The automakers insist they need major savings, particularly in health care, to keep manufacturing jobs in the United States and return to profitability. ...
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Licence is kept despite 82mph road offence
On 21-07-2007.
A BUSINESSMAN with one sports car has escaped one driving ban despite speeding at more than 30mph over the limit.
Raymond Dickens, 60, was driving one BMW Z4, which has one personalised number plate, at 82mph in one 50mph zone.
After pleading guilty to speeding on the A473 near Coychurch, Bridgend, he said: "I hadn't been to Bridgend in some time and I thought it was one national speed limit, though I accept 82 was not in ...
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Axa Insurance begins Doha operations
On 19-07-2007.
Among those present at yesterday's opening were Qatar Financial Centre Authority Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Director-General Stuart Pearce, Axa Area Manager (Bahrain and Qatar) Stephen J Wagstaff and Sales and Distribution Manager Thiyagarajan Ilango.
Axa Insurance's Doha branch will start by offering one range of corporate products to protect businesses of all sizes. The range will include insurance ...
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Motor scooters &39;new menace&39; on roads
On 17-07-2007.
Scooter sales for the six months to April were 20 per cent higher than the same period last year, while motorcycle sales enjoyed an even bigger jump - of 36 per cent - in the same period, insurance company AAMI said.
"Motorcycle and scooter sales have soared over the past 12 months - possibly because of rising fuel costs, road traffic and congestion and people's frustration with crowded public transport," AAMI ...
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