Grants, Launches, Acquisitions, and Events - Research Report on GM, Ford, Genuine Parts Company, Tata Motors and Toyota

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Grants, Launches, Acquisitions, and Events - Research Report on GM, Ford, Genuine Parts Company, Tata Motors and Toyota

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NEW YORK, November 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

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Today, Analysts' Corner announced new research reports highlighting General Motors Company (NYSE: GM), Ford Motor Co. (NYSE: F), Genuine Parts Company (NYSE: GPC), Tata Motors Ltd. (NYSE: TTM), and Toyota Motor Corporation (NYSE: TM). Today's readers may access these reports free of charge - including full price targets, industry analysis and analyst ratings - via the links below.

General Motors Company Research Report

On November 12, 2013, General Motors Company (GM) announced that the GM foundation has granted $400,000 to the Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO) for its 2014 Southern Florida Tour. According to the Company, the Orchestra, led by Music Director Leonard Slatkin, will perform with Grammy Award-winning violinist Hilary Hahn, and Van Cliburn International Piano Competition Gold Medalist Olga Kern during a tour of Southern Florida from February 25, 2014 to March 4, 2014. Commenting on the grant, GM Foundation President, Vivian Pickard, stated, "The GM Foundation is committed to showcasing the best of Detroit to stakeholders across the country. The DSO is one of the city's finest jewels and this tour will build upon Detroit's national reputation of having the finest musicians and live entertainment." The Full Research Report on General Motors Company - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at:

Ford Motor Co. Research Report

On November 15, 2013, Ford Motor Co. (Ford) and The Coca-Cola Company launched a Ford Fusion Energi plug-in hybrid vehicle with Coca-Cola PlantBottle Technology interior fabric surfaces covering everything from seat cushions, seat backs, head restraints, door panel inserts, and headliners. The research vehicle marks the first time PlantBottle Technology is applied beyond packaging, and affirms a joint commitment by two global consumer icons to develop innovative new products produced from renewable materials. John Viera, Global Director of Sustainability and Vehicle Environmental Matters, Ford, stated, "By using PlantBottle Technology in a plug-in hybrid, Ford and Coca-Cola are showing the broad potential to leverage renewable materials that help replace petroleum and other fossil fuels, reducing the overall environmental impact of future vehicles." The Full Research Report on Ford Motor Co. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at:

Genuine Parts Company Research Report

On November 1, 2013, Genuine Parts Company (GPC) announced acquisitions in its Industrial and Electrical Groups. According to the Company, effective October 31, 2013, its Electrical Group, EIS, Inc. closed on the acquisition of the assets of Tekra Corporation, a leading independent coater, converter and distributor of specialty films and adhesives.The Company expects the acquired business to generate annual revenue of approximately $75 million. Additionally, the Company's Industrial Group, Motion Industries, acquired the stock of AST Bearings LLC, effective October 26, 2013, with expected annual revenues of approximately $35 million. AST is a value-added supplier of high precision bearings and related products, with two locations in Montville, New Jersey and Irvine, California. Tom Gallagher, Chairman and CEO of GPC, stated, "We are encouraged by the ample growth opportunities these new businesses provide us. We continue to target quality organizations to support the long-term growth strategies in each of our business segments. We welcome these talented teams to the GPC family and look forward to the contributions they will make to our Company in the years ahead." The Full Research Report on Genuine Parts Company- including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at:

Tata Motors Ltd. Research Report

On November 14, 2013, Tata FleetMan, India's leading Fleet Telematics Service from Tata Motors Ltd. (Tata Motors) announced the launch of four exciting new features. According to the Company, these features enhance economy, safety, and communication security of fleet operations besides making Tata FleetMan accessible on the mobile platform. The four new features are: Tata FleetMan Mobile Application; Idling Management; Monitoring of sudden acceleration and Harsh braking; and 256 bit encryption of all data communication. Mr. Ravi Pisharody, Tata Motors' Executive Director, Commercial Vehicles, stated, "The Tata FleetMan Telematics and Fleet management service has been further developed to address pressing concerns of the transport industry. The Tata FleetMan mobile application, FOTA capability, and the new features launched, demonstrate the great strides Tata Motors has made in the high technology world of Fleet Telematics. They also underscore our commitment to provide added value to our Commercial vehicle customers through enhancements in productivity, safety and economy of their operations." The Full Research Report on Tata Motors Ltd. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at:

Toyota Motor Corporation Research Report

On November 15, 2013, Toyota Motor Corporation (Toyota) announced that the Company along with the Federation of Japan Amateur Orchestras Corporation (JAO), will jointly hold the 30th Toyota Youth Orchestra Camp at the Ueno Gakuen in Taito Ward, Tokyo from March 27, 2014 to March 30, 2014. In addition, the Company said that a special public concert marking the camp's 30th anniversary will be held at Suntory Hall, in Tokyo's Minato Ward, on March 30, 2014. As per the Company, the Toyota Youth Orchestra Camp, sponsored by Toyota as part of its social contribution activities, has been conducted in conjunction with the JAO as a four-day study program since 1985 to cultivate and train young musicians from across Japan. The Full Research Report on Toyota Motor Corporation - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at:


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