| Jul 13, 2011
| 12:05 PM
The first Jeep, made in 1941 by the Willys-Overland Company in response to the U.S. military's call for a new light reconnaissance vehicle, was a quarter-ton, four-wheel-drive machine. It was practical, plain and had a gearshift on the steering column and low body cutouts.
| Dec 11, 2013
| 1:35 PM
(Adds Fortum, National Vision, Saipem, CTT, MTS, Southern
Pacific, Warrnambool, Verbund, Bakkafrost, Popular, Marathon
Dec 11 (Reuters) - The following bids, mergers, acquisitions
and disposals were reported by 1600 GMT on Wednesday:
| Dec 8, 2013
| 6:57 AM
BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese authorities have banned shark fin and bird's nest soup from official receptions and told lower level officials they cannot stay in suites on business trips in the latest step in a crackdown on extravagance and waste.
| Dec 5, 2013
| 5:31 PM
Yu Chao Liang and his wife saved a few bucks recently by checking into a mid-price chain hotel in Santa Monica for a two-day business trip from Suzhou, China. But they were not impressed.
In the room, they found no slippers, teakettles or...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 12:50 PM
It has been five years since American Airlines could say, "We're No. 1."
But when its merger with US Airways closes in December, the Fort Worth, Texas-based airline can once again claim the top spot in the airline industry.
The new American will have...