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Latest Ford Recall News

Recalled air bags: Is your car on the list?
(WBIR-Knoxville) The list of millions of vehicles with recalled Takata air bags is finally complete. The company announced a national recall last month of certain air bags because they were made with a propellant that can degrade over time and send …
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How Hennessey Transforms the Ford F250 into a 650hp SUV
If you do not recall the Ford Excursion, it was a super-sized SUV built on the Super Duty platform from 1999-2005. It was basically a Ford F250 pickup with a roofline that extended to the rear of the bed, which allowed for three rows of seats, plenty …
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A former LA cop who killed shares lessons on deadly force
… headlines from Ferguson, Missouri, to Baltimore. Just this month, a Los Angeles police officer was found “unjustified” in shooting and killing a 25-year-old mentally ill man named Ezell Ford. Across the country, most officers are exonerated …

Do your back a favour

Kneeling chairs are a great way to take the pressure off the spinal column and will keep a back from getting sore. Consumers can find a kneeling chair that is bespoke for their needs. Some chairs are also adjustable and will provide a comfortable place for anyone. A common misconception about a kneeling stool is that it puts the strain on a person’s knees. This is untrue. The majority of the weight is still on the buttocks, but the weight that is placed on the knees or shins prevents a person from falling out of their kneel chair.

For people who sit many hours a day, a kneeling chair is the choice way to reduce any pain and discomfort in their lower back. Regular chairs do not promote the natural alignment of the spinal column. Conventional chairs often result in painful backs and poor posture because of the angle between the legs and the upper body. The angle of the legs in kneeling chairs removes this problem. The legs are not at 90 degrees to the body, and the spine is properly aligned. The body’s weight is not resting on the lower back; rather it is distributed further down towards the base of the hips. A small proportion of the body’s weight also rests on the shins. In this way, a kneeling chair helps to keep the spine straighter and reduces the pain that many people feel after sitting in their chairs at work all day.

The angle of the body in these products is between 60 and 70 degrees. This takes the strain off the lower back and coccyx. Anyone with lower back pain should consider the benefits that are provided with a kneel chair. The angle that is created with the chair makes these products ideal for a person who works at a computer all day long. The forward tilt of a kneel chair makes it more comfortable.

Choosing the proper kneeling stool ensures that there are no back strains at the end of a long day in the office. These chairs are unique and have a seating angle that is more open than conventional chairs. Sitting in kneeling chairs distributes the body’s weight further down on the hips and reduces the amount of strain that is found in the lower back. Some people think that the chairs work by putting the weight on the knees of the person sitting in the chair. This is only partially true. The lower rest is actually designed to provide stability, though there is some weight that is distributed on this cushion. However, the chair should be adjusted so that the shins, and not the knees, are on the lower cushion. A kneeling stool is an ideal choice for anyone who has back issues and has to sit at work or home for several hours during the course of a day.


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All You wanted to Know about Compressed Air Flow Meters

With the slumping economy today, major industries are focusing upon the prevention of industrial wastage to cut down expenses due to it. This is because lower costs can make industries more competitive in the market. Therefore, it has become a common practice among every small and large organization to employ successful alternatives for leakage and wastage management. Compressed Air Flow Meters are the most widely used instruments when it comes to industrial usage. In the section below, we have tried to focus on the various aspects of these meters.

Disasters can strike anytime – Disasters can crop up their heads unannounced; therefore, it is important for every industrial unit to have a comprehensive management strategy in order to cope up with it. For instance, inaccuracies in readings can lead to a great amount of wastage that can cause accidents. In various cases, instruments used for keeping a tab on leakages are affected by the changes in the viscosity and density of the liquid. Therefore, malfunctioning of the meters or any leakage can result in the loss of life and property, as it is a possible invitation for a disaster.

Make use of Quality Compressed Air Flow Meters – The function of these compressed flow meters deals with units that involve gases that are compacted together, such as air and nitrogen. Most of the meters are customized according to their sizes and the types of the pipe used. These meters promptly exhibit changes in readings in case of any leakages that mean any wastage can be prevented. Working on the thermal flow principle, these meters do not have their readings affected by temperature as well as pressure. Most of these air flow meters come with a digital display with output in the form of milliamps.

There is an increasing focus on the issue of global warming and industries are responsible for almost 40% of emissions. Therefore, it has become imperative for every industry, whether small or big, to invest in good air flow meters in order to prevent any wastage or leakages.

Things to look for in a compressed air flow meter Any industrial unit looking to invest in these flow meters for their safety concerns may utilize compressed air flow meters that may include the following-

These air flow meters should have affordable prices as the price can vary in hundreds of dollars
A air flow meter should provide good support in order to take care of any issue
The instrument should deliver high levels of accuracy when it comes to measurement


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Audi recalls 6758 units of A4 sedan in India

Audi recalls 6758 units of A4 sedan in India
Ever since auto industry body SIAM started voluntary vehicle recall for safety related issues in India in July 2012, over seven lakh vehicles have been recalled by various manufacturers including Maruti Suzuki, Mahindra & Mahindra, Toyota, Ford, Honda …
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Audi Recalls 70000 Cars over Braking System Problem
FRANKFURT — Audi, (IW 1000/61) the top-of-the-range car maker belonging to auto giant Volkswagen, said on Friday it is recalling 70,000 cars worldwide owing to potential problems with braking systems. An Audi spokesman told AFP that the recall …
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Volkswagen, Audi, Porsche issue recalls
An Audi spokesman in the US says about 80,000 of the brand's vehicles are being recalled worldwide — about two-thirds in the US and China. A VW spokesman in Germany said only a few hundred of its cars are involved because the recall only includes one …
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Save Money and the Environment with Electricity, Gas and Water Meters

Household attitudes to energy conservation and the environment vary considerably. Whether it’s due to people purely not caring, not having enough time, being miss informed or through laziness that they don’t recycle or do not do not conserve energy resources for example.

Saving energy and conserving water in the home are very easy practices but with plentiful water and electricity on demand, we often forget these are not sustainable resources and do cost money.

The economic downturn has hit just about everyone. Of course is varying amounts but what each and every one of us are noticing is the rise in fuel bills especially during the last two harsh Winters experienced in the United Kingdom. Monthly bills can be seen, the rising costs month on month felt.

Whatever way a household conserves and saves energy and water is good and for whatever reason. If the honest reason is not due to environmental reasons then that isn’t all bad, resources are still being saved at the end of the day. For example, replacing an inefficient shower head with a high flow rate to a water efficient one could save a family of four in the region of £50 off their gas bills and around £75 off their water bills each year. That is a quite considerable saving of both resources and money. And why waste time waiting for a full kettle of water to boil when only a cup full is required. Only filling the kettle with the amount of water required saves electricity, water and time.

An easy way to monitor and save electricity, gas and water is by installing meters. Water, electricity and gas meters installations are on the rise with households and businesses wanting to monitor consumption which in turn, helps achieve lower bills. Electricity usage can be tracked to find out when and with what products use the most energy. These pieces of equipment or appliances could be used in a different way to lower energy consumption or may be even replaced with more energy efficient items.

Gas, water and electricity meters are quick and easy to install alongside an existing circuit or gas system various different models can be found to suit different household requirements and set ups.  A brief summary of the main types of household gas and electricity types can be found below:

Pulse Output – A pulse output is a relay contact (more often that not an electronic relay) inside the meter that closes momentarily when the meter advances it energy register. By connecting this up to either a BMS (building Management System) or an Energy management system the remote equipment can count the pulses and in turn display the same reading as the meter remotely.

Communications – Unlike pulses with a more intelligent system where a dedicated communication protocol is used, the meter is asked by the remote system for the readings out of its internal registers. This means that if the meter fails to respond then an alarm can be raised straight away. Not only that but any register/ value in the meter can be read remotely such as current, voltage, power factor, frequency, instantaneous power as well as the energy register displays.

Analogues Outputs and Alarms – Some Electricity Meters have analogue outputs which can be programmed to give a 4-20mA or similar in sympathy with the amount of instantaneous power being consumed. Other Electricity Meters have alarm outputs which can be programmed to signal various conditions.

Diaphragm Gas Flow Meters – These gas meters are the cheapest way of monitoring gas usage. We are able to supply these gas meters with or without a pulse output which would be used for connection into a building management or energy management system for remote data collection and reporting.

Turbine Gas Flow Meters – These gas flow meters are more expensive than the diaphragm variant. They also come with a battery powered electronic display and pulse output which would be used for connection into a building management or energy management system for remote data collection and reporting. These meters would generally be used for natural gas applications although some can be used on pipe work carrying different gases.

So the combination of thought and the installation of gas, water and electricity meters, a household can keep on top of bills, costings and their respect for their precious environment.

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Hyundai Recalls 2015 Accent To Protect Small Children

Hyundai Recalls 2015 Accent To Protect Small Children
May 3, 2015 — Hyundai has recalled about 2,580 model year 2015 Accent cars with problems that can occur in cold weather. Hyundai says the Accent can experience trouble with the occupant detection system used for the front passenger seat. Most people …

Hyundai recalls 60000 cars
The nation's largest carmaker Hyundai Motor and its smaller sister firm Kia Motors are recalling over nearly 60,000 vehicles, including the Grandeur Hybrid, the land ministry said Monday. Hyundai Motor is recalling 10,604 Grandeur Hybrid, produced …
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Hyundai to replace tires on all 2015 Genesis sedans
Hyundai Genesis drivers are about to get a fresh set of tires, free of charge. Owners of the current-generation Korean luxury sedan—redesigned for the 2015 model year—will be receiving a service bulletin notifying them that Hyundai will replace their …

Nissan, Hyundai, Porsche and Jaguar recall vehicles for fuel leaks, brake
Four separate recalls involving Nissan, Hyundai, Jaguar and Porsche involve a worldwide total of more than 500,000 vehicles. The problems are varied, and so is the wide range of vehicles involved in each recall. Nissan's global recall of more than 470 …
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To Get Your Ex Back, Trust the Power of Lateral Thinking

Agreed, being deserted by a lover can be traumatic. Your ego has been bruised badly, leaving you unsure, lonely and dejected. But you can actually get your ex back, if you stray away from the normal course of action and trust your ability for lateral and strategic thinking. Here are some strategic moves to get your ex back:

o Contrary to popular belief, you do not have to be physically around your ex, to get your ex back. In stead, vanish from the scene and remain untraceable for couple of weeks. Try not to leave any forwarding address or phone number with anyone your ex knows. This action can trigger curiosity in your ex like nothing else. He or she would forever wonder what has happened to you, how you are coping, whether you have found someone new, etc. This could be your stepping stone to get your ex back.

o The second step involving lateral thinking to get your ex back is to get yourself back. You have perhaps lost some parts of your mind and personality in the trauma that followed the break up. Pick up the relevant pieces of life once more and start living life with full zest and fervor. Go and meet old friends, hang out at places which offer fun and some lighter moments. In case you accidentally bump into your ex, try not to look depressed or morose. In stead, appear calm, confident and content.

o Once sufficient time has lapsed and you are ready to pick up calls from your ex, arrange for a meeting, if you are sure that your ex has still free. In case he or she has already hooked onto someone else, forego your desire to get your ex back. Take the hint and move on yourself.

o When you do get a chance to catch up with your ex, never start the topic of the breakup. And never blame, accuse, or do any mud slinging or else, you can never get your ex back. Even if there is someone new, do not show any interest or get angry over the developments. The more aloof you are, the better your chances get to get your ex back.

o Even if you see that your ex is interested to get back, refrain from pleading or crying over his or her shoulders. The desire for getting back has to come from within. If there is intrinsic love and respect, you can get your ex back faster than you ever imagined. You do not have to sacrifice your ego and self-esteem any further simply to get your ex back.

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Latest Aston Martin Recall News

Ford Recalls Recent Fiesta, Fusion, Lincoln MKZ For Door-Latch Issue
The recall affects the 2012-2014 Ford Fiesta, 2013-2014 Ford Fusion, and 2013-2014 Lincoln MKZ. In all, the effort covers 336,873 vehicles in the U.S., with the remainder in Canada and Mexico. All of the vehicles with the potential issue are assembled …
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Aston Martin Turns to China to Soup Up Supercars
In a deal expected to be announced Monday, Aston Martin Lagonda Ltd. will tie up with Chinese online entertainment company Letv as part of the British luxury car maker's broader push to incorporate high-end Chinese technology into its vehicles. … The …
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Toyota and Nissan recall 6.5 million cars over airbags
Japanese car giants Toyota and Nissan are recalling a total of 6.5 million cars globally to replace potentially faulty airbag inflators made by Takata. Toyota said it was recalling just under five million cars, including the Corolla, Vitz and other …
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Indian Lng Imports Set To Reach 20 Billion Cubic Meters By 2020

Indian LNG imports are anticipated to grow at a CAGR of over 3% during 2010 – 2020, says a new research report from RNCOS.According to our research report Global LNG Market Analysis, the global market for LNG has been growing at a fast pace for the past few years. Despite the economic slowdown of 2009, the market did not seem to have been much affected as the countries globally understood the importance of using LNG. Major developments have taken place in LNG trade, production, and consumption along with market activities. Factors, such as huge investments, burgeoning demand, and environmental concerns have contributed to the fast growth of the industry.

As per our research, India is one of the major LNG importing countries in the Asia-Pacific region. Majority of LNG supply to India usually comes from the Middle East. The requirement of clean fuel, decreasing oil dependency, and diversification of energy mix has led to the transformation of coal-powered thermal plants in into natural gas in India. Consequently, we anticipate that India LNG imports will reach around 20 Billion Cubic Meters by 2020, growing at a CAGR of over 3% since 2010.

Further, our report reveals that, in terms of consumption level, countries in the Asia-Pacific region are driving the overall LNG industry. The burgeoning demand for LNG in countries such as, Japan, South Korea, China, and India is expected to result in the construction of more LNG receiving terminals during the next decade. Though Middle Eastern countries have been supplying large amount of LNG to the world, countries, such as Australia, Malaysia, and Indonesia have also significantly strengthened their role as LNG producers.

Our report Global LNG Market Analysis, is a complete analysis and overview of the global LNG market as well as key countries. The report covers all the regions of the world, such as Americas, Africa, Europe, and the Asia-Pacific. Moreover, statistics and current developments for all the regions have been provided. These developments are related to trade activities, production/consumption, terminals, and plants among others. The report also covers the description of terminals and plants that are scheduled to come in future and their respective details. Most importantly, the report evaluates future outlook of the industry and provides valuable information regarding the LNG market based on different market indicators.

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Latest Chrysler Recall News

Two choices for addressing Caravan's starting woes
We have asked if they would perform a diagnostic check (no), if there was a recall for this situation, to put in a new ignition (advised they would not replace if they were not sure that was the problem) and if they have heard of this before (no). What …
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US government investigators blast NHTSA in new safety report
It decided not to investigate four years later, without documenting why, and stopped monitoring the issue in 2008 when the staffer in charge left the agency. GM announced a recall in 2014. NHTSA acknowledged shortcomings in its GM investigation in its …
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