This article is the third in a 3-part series that takes a closer look at the goings-on at Toyota - from the inside - as well as investigate further some of the claims that Toyota has made relative to its environmental achievements in light of the safety issues that ensued.
- Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
- Looking Under the Hood at Toyota - What Went Wrong?
Manage Your Farm Inventory with Agrivi Software
Every farmer, whether on a small family farm or with large farm production, has an inventory of all his farm materials; crop seeds, fertilizers, pesticides, fuel, harvested crops and other farm items. Whatever the size of his production, he uses those materials on fields and thus has the necessity to keep records of their inventory level. In farm management, inventory plays a key role. It’s important for farmers to know at any moment the exact amount of items. Farmers can achieve that with Agrivi farm...
Mexico’s first commercial waste to energy facility to supply alternative fuel under agreement
Mexico’s first Waste to Energy plant is up and running in Hermosillo, Sonora. The facility began to take shape two years ago, when total waste management specialist Promotora Ambiental SAB de CV (PASA) set out to enter the WtE market. With more than 6,500 employees, a fleet of over 2,000 vehicles and 43 waste management facilities in Mexico, this environmental company handles 25,000 tonnes of waste every day. But acknowledging the growing pressures being placed on the country’s resource infrastructure...
Manganese-Promoted Oxidative Cyclization of Unsaturated Oximes Using Molecular Oxygen in Air under ...
A highly efficient manganese-promoted oxidative cyclization of unsaturated oximes to afford the corresponding 4,5-dihydroisoxazoline alcohols was developed. A very low loading (generally 0.1–0.2 mol-%) of Mn(acac)3 (acac = acetylacetonate) promoted the oxidative cyclization through the direct incorporation of molecular oxygen present in air (open flask) at room temperature. Continue reading full article
International Fleet World: Knorr-Bremse Launches CV Telematics Solution Under Microlise Deal
Commercial vehicle braking systems specialist Knorr-Bremse is to enter the CV telematics arena under a partnership with Microlise. The newly announced agreement between the two firms will lead to the launch of a range of fleet solutions under the TruckServices ProFleet Connect banner. These will initially be aimed at truck fleets but will later target lighter commercial vehicles too, and will enable operators to enhance service levels, make operational cost savings, minimise carbon emissions and reduce vehicle...
Lessons learned from potato growers down-under
Andy Alexander, specialist potato consultant and agronomist, has provided advice across the UK and Australia for over 35 years, and has travelled to the southern continent over 17 times. He explains how adapting to change in a volatile climate has been key to success for growers in Australia, and what lessons UK growers can take from this. “My role is to provide business advice, measuring the abilities of organisations to survive in tough environments. “The key challenge in Australia is the weather...