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US Secret Service seeks new armored limo for president

US Secret Service seeks new armored limo for president

By Kevin Davis on Tuesday, July 9th, 2013

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has issued a request for proposal (RFP) for a new armored limo that would possibly replace President Obama’s limo The Beast.

The RFP calls for a newly-designed armored limo built “in accordance with [classified] government-provided specifications.”

The manufacturer will develop a concept, design its armor, develop an engine and chassis capable of taking abuse, and eventually test its limo and armor with live fire exercises. A fixed-price contract will be awarded to the manufacturer that can meet all the government’s requirements.

The department intends to award the contract by September 29, 2013.

Source: Motortrend.com


Daytona Int’l Speedway Grandstand Renovations In The Works

Daytona Int’l Speedway Grandstand Renovations In The Works

By Mark McNabb on Friday, February 22nd, 2013

Danica Patrick isn’t the only thing making news at the Daytona International Speedway this season. NASCAR officials are proposing an expansion plan for the grand stands at the famous speedway.

DIS president Joie Chitwood showed off the conceptual renderings at the NASCAR Hall of Fame in Charlotte last month, along with two other proposed ideas for other tracks.

The master plan calls for the complete demolition of the current stands along the front stretch and constructing new stands that includes a large front entrance, escalators, themed restaurants, bars, and open concourse areas overlooking the track.

Sprint Cup Driver Brad Keselowski says in the video below that these types of renovations will put the Speedway on par or above other sporting venues. Chitwood says he wants the Speedway to become an even bigger destination for visitors to Central Florida.

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Source: WFTV.com

 


Spyker Looking For Additional Investors For Future Survival

The past few many weeks haven’t become feasible for Spyker. Immediately following conclusion it has connections by using Saab, in addition to evolving this is brand back again because of Remedial Car or truck . towards Spyker, the business enterprise declined concerning hard times. CEO Winner Muller established earlier in which people were necessary whenever observed, production could greatly strengthen.Unfortunately, individuals investors by no means materialized not to mention, because of that, auto appropriateness involved with Spyker has continued in it is going downhill. Spyker was basically not too long ago throughout considerable purchase talks with CPP World-wide Holdings and then Northern Block Cash, nevertheless together organizations go noiseless in past times couple of months not to mention Spyker’s forthcoming looks particularly dreary ever again.Delaware Telegraaf a short time ago announced of which Spyker Cars submitted an internet profit for $154 thousand in just the initial Couple of months of year and consequently, you should are convinced getting a large buyer and seller became a walk-in-the-park. However, that’s incorrect.For praoclaiming that, yet, Victor Muller’s record that clients are “virtually debts free” doesn’t result in usa having good deal of assurance, for the reason that it’s evident that firm’s undisclosed debt ranges can be dissuading people coming from choosing any personal marque.

Spyker Looking For Additional Investors For Future Survival