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COVID-19: Dassault Aviation Places two Falcon Aircraft at Service of Operation Resilience

Sunday, April 5, 2020 - 8:51pm

Saint-Cloud, France, April 5, 2020 To deal with the health crisis linked to COVID-19, Dassault Aviation has made two Falcon business jets available to the French Defense Ministry as part of the Operation Resilience intended to supply logistics and medical support for civilian corona virus control activities.

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  • Saint-Cloud, France, April 5, 2020 To deal with the health crisis linked to COVID-19, Dassault Aviation has made two Falcon business jets available to the French Defense Ministry as part of the Operation Resilience intended to supply logistics and medical support for civilian corona virus control activities.
  • The first mission, involving the two aircraft, took place on Sunday, April 5.
  • The two Dassault aircraft, a Falcon 8X and a Falcon 900, are equipped for 15 and 13 passengers, respectively.
  • They are operated by Dassault Falcon Service (DFS), a subsidiary of Dassault Aviation specializing in maintenance and flight operations, based at Le Bourget airport.

Analysis on Impact of COVID-19-Low Speed Electric Vehicle (LSEV) Market Segmented by Product and Geographic Landscape, 2019-2023 | Technavio

Friday, April 3, 2020 - 11:30pm

The low speed electric vehicle (LSEV) market research report gives an overview of low speed electric vehicle (LSEV) industries by analyzing various key segments of this market based on the product and geographic landscape.

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  • The low speed electric vehicle (LSEV) market research report gives an overview of low speed electric vehicle (LSEV) industries by analyzing various key segments of this market based on the product and geographic landscape.
  • Low speed electric vehicle (LSEV) market research report presents critical information and factual data about low speed electric vehicle (LSEV) industry, with an overall statistical study of this market based on market drivers, market limitations, and its future prospects.
  • The low speed electric vehicle (LSEV) market research report gives an overview of low speed electric vehicle (LSEV) industry by analyzing various key segments of this low speed electric vehicle (LSEV) market based on the product and geographic landscape.
  • The regional distribution of the low speed electric vehicle (LSEV) market across the globe are considered for this low speed electric vehicle (LSEV) industry analysis, the result of which is utilized to estimate the performance of the low speed electric vehicle (LSEV) market over the period from 2019 to forecasted year.

Lithia Motors Announces Move to Virtual-Only Annual Shareholder Meeting for 2020

Friday, April 3, 2020 - 10:03pm

Lithia Motors, Inc. (NYSE: LAD) (the Company) today announced that due to the emerging public health impact of COVID-19, the Board of Directors has authorized participation via remote communication and moved to a virtual-only format for the Companys 2020 Annual Meeting of Shareholders (the "Annual Meeting").

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  • Lithia Motors, Inc. (NYSE: LAD) (the Company) today announced that due to the emerging public health impact of COVID-19, the Board of Directors has authorized participation via remote communication and moved to a virtual-only format for the Companys 2020 Annual Meeting of Shareholders (the "Annual Meeting").
  • As previously announced, the Annual Meeting will be held on Thursday, April 23, 2020 at 8:30 a.m., Pacific Daylight Time, however, in light of public health concerns, the 2020 Annual Meeting will occur online in a virtual format only, via live webcast at www.virtualshareholdermeeting.com/LAD2020 (the "2020 Annual Meeting Website").
  • To be admitted to the Annual Meeting at the 2020 Annual Meeting Website, shareholders must enter the control number found on their proxy card, voting instruction form or notice that was previously issued.
  • For additional information regarding how shareholders may access, vote and participate in the virtual Annual Meeting, please refer to the Company's supplemental proxy materials filed today with the Securities and Exchange Commission and the 2020 Annual Meeting Website.

Global Ship Lease, Inc. Files its Annual Report on Form 20-F

Friday, April 3, 2020 - 9:15pm

LONDON, April 03, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Global Ship Lease, Inc. (NYSE:GSL) (the "Company") has filed its Annual Report on Form 20-F for the year ended December 31, 2019 (the "Form 20-F") with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC").

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  • LONDON, April 03, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Global Ship Lease, Inc. (NYSE:GSL) (the "Company") has filed its Annual Report on Form 20-F for the year ended December 31, 2019 (the "Form 20-F") with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC").
  • In compliance with the New York Stock Exchange rules, a copy of the Form 20-F can be found under the Investor Relations section (Annual Reports) of the Company's website at http://www.globalshiplease.com.
  • Global Ship Leaseis a leading independent owner of containerships with a diversified fleet of mid-sized and smaller containerships.
  • Incorporated in theMarshall Islands,Global Ship Leasecommenced operations inDecember 2007with a business of owning and chartering out containerships under fixed-rate charters to top tier container liner companies.

JetBlue Provides Update Related the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act

Friday, April 3, 2020 - 9:21pm

JetBlue (NASDAQ: JBLU) today issued the following message to its 23,000 crewmembers:

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  • JetBlue (NASDAQ: JBLU) today issued the following message to its 23,000 crewmembers:
    As the coronavirus crisis deepens, so too does its impact on our business.
  • Weve shared with you in the past weeks the unprecedented decline in demand for travel, and the situation continues to deteriorate.
  • Last year on a typical day in April, we took in about $22 million from bookings and ancillary fees.
  • Additionally, we are still issuing $11 million per day of travel bank credits for canceled bookings.

SG Blocks Announces Closing of Public Offering of Common Stock

Friday, April 3, 2020 - 9:05pm

SG Blocks, Inc. (NASDAQ: SGBX ), a leading designer, fabricator and innovator of container-based structures, today announced the closing of its previously announced underwritten public offering of 440,000 shares of common stock at an offering price of $4.25 per Common Share for aggregate gross proceeds of $1,870,000, prior to deducting underwriting discounts, commissions and other offering expenses.

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  • SG Blocks, Inc. (NASDAQ: SGBX ), a leading designer, fabricator and innovator of container-based structures, today announced the closing of its previously announced underwritten public offering of 440,000 shares of common stock at an offering price of $4.25 per Common Share for aggregate gross proceeds of $1,870,000, prior to deducting underwriting discounts, commissions and other offering expenses.
  • SG Blocks intends to use the net proceeds from the offering for working capital.
  • 333-228882) relating to the shares of common stock issued in the offering was filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and is effective.
  • This press release contains forward-looking statements regarding the public offering and the intended use of proceeds from the offering.

Body in White Industry Analysis, 2018-2027: Lucrative Opportunities Emerge in Electric Vehicles

Friday, April 3, 2020 - 8:30pm

DUBLIN, April 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Body in White - Global Market Outlook (2018-2027)" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

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  • DUBLIN, April 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Body in White - Global Market Outlook (2018-2027)" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • The Global Body in White market accounted for $74.18 billion in 2018 and is expected to reach $103.76 billion by 2027 growing at a CAGR of 3.8% during the forecast period.
  • Increasing vehicle production in terms of passenger vehicles, electric vehicles, and heavy commercial vehicles is driving the growth of the market.
  • Based on vehicle type, Electric vehicle passenger car sales have witnessed high growth over the last few years.

Knight - Swift Transportation Holdings (KNX) Provides an Update to COVID-19 Driver Safety Policies

Friday, April 3, 2020 - 7:27pm

Knight Transportation, Swift Transportation, Barr-Nunn and Abilene Motor Express (KNX) announced updates to safety guidelines for curbing the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19), maintaining driver safety, and delivering critical supplies to store shelves.

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  • Knight Transportation, Swift Transportation, Barr-Nunn and Abilene Motor Express (KNX) announced updates to safety guidelines for curbing the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19), maintaining driver safety, and delivering critical supplies to store shelves.
  • The company is operating as an Essential Business outlined under Homeland Security Act of 2020 and assisting with functions critical to public health and safety.
  • The health and safety of our employees, as well as that of the communities we serve, remains our number one priority.
  • We thank our hard-working driving associates who have answered the call, at a critical time, in this country.

ICPC Calls on Governments and Industry to Facilitate and Expedite Submarine Cable Installation and Repair During the COVID-19 Pandemic in Order to Protect Internet Connectivity and Critical Communications

Friday, April 3, 2020 - 7:01pm

Governments have therefore been long treating submarine cables as critical infrastructure.

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  • Governments have therefore been long treating submarine cables as critical infrastructure.
  • Continuing installation and repair during the pandemic are vital.
  • Most of the world depends on foreign-flagged cable and survey ships with expert multi-national crews to install and maintain submarine cables.
  • Governments and industry should therefore adopt and implement the following measureswhich reflect national and International Maritime Organization (IMO) best practicesto facilitate submarine cable installation and repair while safeguarding public health.

Insights on the Indian Connected Trucks Telematics Market to 2022 - Challenges and Trends - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Friday, April 3, 2020 - 5:26pm

The "Indian Connected Trucks Telematics Market, Forecast to 2022" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

Key Points: 
  • The "Indian Connected Trucks Telematics Market, Forecast to 2022" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • The Indian connected trucks telematics market enjoys a diverse culture, with varying degrees of development in various regions of the country.
  • This research will study and analyse, in detail, the ongoing transformation in the Indian telematics market.
  • The publisher believes that the telematics market in India will be active and thriving in a couple of years.