Sunday, 13 May 2012

Driving the Chevrolet 2012 Equinox FWD LTZ

Published on May 7, 2012 by
The 2012 Chevrolet Equinox FWD LTZ has a striking design lines from every angle. From the sporty grill to the power rear lift-gates captivating rear-view. Even the chrome exhaust tips set off this fantastic vehicles good looks. On the power headed mirrors. Their are mounted luggage rack side rails that compliment the entire vehicles exterior chrome package. From the power outside The 18 inch chrome clad aluminum sport wheels set-off this Equinox. Good looking Halogen projector beam head lamps set-off with front fog lamps.

2012 Chevrolet Equinox FWD LTZ features: Perforated leather-appointed seating with heated front seats - Power-programmable lift-gate - Ultrasonic Rear Parking Assist - Memory settings for driver seat and exterior mirrors - Chrome door handles - outside power-adjustable mirrors - roof rack side rails with bright chrome inserts and bright fascia lowers.

182-hp ECOTEC 2.4L 4-cylinder 264-hp 3.0L V6 Engine(5) for added performance and towing capability.
Six-Speed Automatic Transmission helps deliver smooth acceleration.
Towing (Min/Max)(6)
StabiliTrak Electronic Stability Control System with Traction Control and Rollover Mitigation and Electronic Trailer Sway Control. Helps the vehicle respond to your steering commands.
Variable-Assist Power Steering Enhances your drive handling and parking.
Tire Pressure Monitor(7) Warns you when the tire pressure drops.
Traction Control.
Power-Programmable Liftgate.
Hill Start Assist Prevents roll-back on an incline until vehicle begins moving forward.
Four-Wheel Antilock Disc Brakes with Electronic Brake Force Distribution
Designed to help reduce wheel lockup and help maintain steering control during hard braking.
Six Air Bags(8) For enhanced occupant protection.
OnStar® with Directions & Connections®(3), including Automatic Crash Response(9) for the first six months
Built-in vehicle sensors can request emergency help, even if you can't.
LATCH System for Child Safety Seats - Easier for you to install child seats.
SiriusXM Satellite Radio(10) with three trial months. Tune into SiriusXM Satellite Radio for digital-quality sound from coast to coast.
Pioneer® 250-watt Premium Sound System Provides rich, clear sound through eight speakers.
Rear Vision Camera Helps you see more of what's behind you in the 7" diagonal color display.
Rear Parking Assist when traveling in reverse at low speeds, sensors in the bumper audio alert you when you are approaching certain stationary objects.
MultiFlex? Sliding Rear Seat
Slides nearly eight inches for great legroom with 60/40 split-folding seatbacks.
Color Touch Radio with Navigation
USB Port(11) Enables you to plug in your MP3 player or music-loaded flash drive and control it through the audio system.
Perforated Leather-Appointed Seats
Relax in sumptuous leather-appointed seating and stay warm year-round. Heated Driver and Front Passenger Seats. Projector beam headlamps. Premium interior lighting package including illuminated front door handles and foot-wells.

Special thanks  to Brandon Lane of Brando Lights!

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Saturday, 12 May 2012

Moms Rule the World: Happy Day!

"Mother - that was the bank where we deposited all our hurts and worries."  ~ T. DeWitt Talmage

Photo courtesy:  ©Laurel Delaney 2012, "Woman and Child Adventure." 

Riding The 2012 GMC Acadia Denali

 It was a week of automotive wonder riding and driving the 2012 GMC Acadia Denali. This vehicle does everything that you ask it to and more. There may not be a more comfortable ride on the planet.

The moment you seat yourself behind the wheel you instantly feel just how well designed the cabin of this Acadia Denali is. Rich Leather seating surfaces let you know right away that this is a class act. The driver and front passenger were heated and cooled. The fact that was ample room to seat seven passengers was a big plus. The leather wrapped steering wheel with its wood accents was telescopic and tilting. It was also nice to have all the necessary controls available to your fingertips.

What about the audio? Bose Premium rocks this 2012 Acadia Denali within an AM/FM CD Player with axillary input jack. Also this Acadia Denali is equipped with Universal Home Remote and rear seat audio controls and headphone jacks.

You have the option for XM Radio + Service Subscription.

The Acadia Denali sports a Touch-Screen Navigation with a Rear-View Camera Display and a DVD Entertainment System

Not only loaded on the interior but equally impressive on the exterior with design lines to kill for.

Highlights Denali
StabiliTrak Standard
CD/MP3 and navigation system Available
Rear-seat entertainment system Available
SiriusXM Satellite Radio Standard
OnStar®, 6 months of Directions & Connections® plan Standard
Remote Keyless Entry Standard
Rear cargo area storage system Standard
Steering wheel, leather-wrapped Standard
Head-Up Display Standard
Heated and cooled front seats Standard
Insulation, Acoustic Package, Denali specific Standard
Floor mats, premium, carpeted front, second and third row, Denali specific Standard
Dual SkyScape 2-panel power sunroof Standard
20" chrome-clad aluminum wheels Standard
Daytime Running Lamps Standard
High-Intensity Discharge headlamps Standard
Sill plate, illuminated, Denali specific

We also put OnStar to the test and a requested a maintenance printout of the 2012 Buick Enclave AWD that we were driving. 2012 Buick Enclave OnStar Vehicle Report

A Special Thanks To Brandon Lane of Brando Lights

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Friday, 11 May 2012

Think An Overseas Assignment Moves You Up in the Corporate World?

International assignments are good but what you really need is broad international experience -- the more the better!
As the process of bringing products to market involves an increasingly global web of commerce, managers gunning for the C-suite should be ready to complete multiple stints abroad. Such double- and triple-dipping workers are in high demand, because time spent overseas develops their ability to manage complex, interconnected operations—skills that just can't be developed back at headquarters or in one brief foreign assignment, recruiters and human-resources executives say.
Read the entire article here.

Wednesday, 9 May 2012

World Trade Month the World Over

President Obama declared the third full week in May as World Trade Week yet May in its entirety is declared World Trade Month.  Organizations, individuals, aspiring global entrepreneurs and other stakeholders gather together to meet, network, work global deals and learn more about international trade.

New York goes all out on this!  Visit World Trade Week New York City 14-25 May 2012 here.  Calendar of May events here.

All of this speaks to the importance of international trade in our global economy. 

Statement from U.S. Commerce Secretary John Bryson on World Trade Month 2012:
In addition to World Trade Month events and activities across the country, this month the Commerce Department will present the 50th Annual President’s “E” Award that will recognize dozens of U.S. companies for the significant contributions they have made in increasing American exports and creating jobs. Other activities will include the implementation of the U.S.-Colombia Trade Promotion Agreement, which goes into effect on May 15, and local World Trade Week (May 20-26) celebrations from New York to Los Angeles.  ~ More info: 
For additional help, revisit:

The Global Small Business Blog

Women Entrepreneurs GROW Global Import and Export Site

There is no better time than now to find your opportunities in the global marketplace! 

Tuesday, 8 May 2012

Changing the World One Idea At a Time

Photo courtesy:  ©Laurel Delaney 2012 "Time cover"
As the article below highlights, the global economy is being remade before our eyes. Here's what's on the horizon.
Right Now
Here's one:  Rent-A-Country