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Grand Rapids – The Furniture City of the US

Grand Rapids – The Furniture City of the US
Grand Rapids - The Furniture City of the US

One of the most industrialized and prosperous cities in the US is Grand Rapids. It is located on the banks of the River Grand, 30 miles from Lake Michigan. Grand Rapids is 114th largest city in the United States.

The city is nicknamed as the Furniture City as the furniture industry was once very strong here. Major portion of the economy was contributed by this industry. Over the period of time, many other industries too came up and the city lost its glory with regards to manufacturing furniture.

Today there is a more dynamic and diverse mix of economic activities in the city as well as the surrounding communities. Health care, automotive and consumer goods manufacturing industries play a major role in the present economy.

The people of Grand Rapids strictly follow the maxim “living today without jeopardizing the ability of future generations to live equally, as well, or better.” This is quite visible in the various initiatives that the agencies have taken to have a sustainable development of the city. The city is blessed with abundant natural resources and they strive to protect and preserve these resources. Hence the various Green Initiatives taken up by the city authorities.

Grand Rapids is the only city in the US which has more LEED-certified buildings per capita than any other city. LEED stands for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design. It is the agency which specifies what constitutes a “Green Building.”

Grand Rapids is a leading center for arts and culture. It …

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High Tech Developments Worthy of Making Automotive Industry News
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High Tech Developments Worthy of Making Automotive Industry News

High Tech Developments Worthy of Making Automotive Industry News

Everyone knows the current state of the economy; it appears in news reels every day. However, it is very common that bad news distracts the public from the good. The motor sector was hit hard in the past few years, but there is plenty of automotive industry news to be very excited about.

Public awareness has been consistently growing about issues such as global warming and man-made greenhouse gases. With this constant global environmental education comes a common urge to help the situation. Choices are being made with the earth’s wellbeing in mind and as such much stock is being put on improved efficiency and reduced emissions when people buy cars.

As indicated by the multiple new models released (and soon to be released), electric vehicle (EV) models have been grabbing a lot of attention. Already doing well in the USA, Japan and parts of Europe, EV designs seem to be the way forward. It fulfils all the green aspirations consumers have for their automobiles. There are a few issues though, namely the large cost of the lithium ion batteries core to most designs, and also the absence of sound EV infrastructure.

The bridge between fossil fuels and pure electric has been around for quite a while: the hybrid car. Since many can’t afford the extra initial capital costs of an EV, a hybrid seems like a suitable compromise. It has similar benefits to electric cars, but at a fraction of the price, and with less performance loss. It is …

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Dubai Cheap Car Rental Guide
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Dubai Cheap Car Rental Guide

Dubai Cheap Car Rental Guide

Most of the tourists who visit Dubai and even some residents who live there feel that renting a car in Dubai is a better choice than using taxis or public transport; there are dozens of cheap car rental in Dubai and they provide  mostly to business travelers and short-term guests, while long-term rentals are accessible from most car rental companies.

Dubai is a city that is best experienced on wheels; the city is built for cars, as most major roads are kept in excellent condition. Apart from the experience of driving on clean wide roads here are several other benefits to cheap car rental and monthly car rental Dubai.

Travel budgeting for a cheap car rental and monthly car rental in Dubai.

Renting a car makes it relatively easy to visit nearby Emirates.

  • The risks of road accidents might increase dramatically while driving in a foreign country. If you ever encounter an accident while driving a rental car, the police will report the incident and the compensation of payments will be  made to the rental agency (provided you have all the correct legal documents and insurance policy) which will save you the burden of having to deal with it.
  • Most citizens here are satisfied with their cars and many luxury cars are available at rental agencies; if driving a Bentley or a Rolls-Royce is expensive for you, then there is no better place to find one than here in cheap car rental Dubai.

Driving License Requirements for cheap rental

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