Day: May 18, 2022

Daimler Truck: Great Results, We Remain Bullish (OTCMKTS:DTRUY)

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Well this is awkward, I bet when Daimler hatched the idea to spin off its truck division from the rest of Mercedes Benz, they thought that they were taking a weight off Merc which was going to race off into the exponential-stock-increasing-distance, whilst Daimler Truck (OTC:DTRUY) plodded along in the slow lane of the autobahn. Well, if Aesop taught us anything, it was that “slow and steady wins the race” and that clearly seems to be on display here. Not that the two entities are in any sort of competition, Mercedes Benz still owns 35% of Daimler Truck.

Q1 results

Let’s start by diving into the numbers. When we analysed Mercedes Benz a couple of weeks ago, we noted that, though they had increased revenue, unit sales were down overall. Daimler Truck bucks this trend posting an increase in unit sales: 109,286 in Q1

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Ken Block Will Race Porsche 911 “Hoonipigasus”Up Pikes Peak

Things in the Ken Block and Hoonigan world have been changing quite a bit as of late. The big news happened last year, when Block left his partnership with Ford after 11 years. But as you might imagine, he didn’t remain a free agent for very long, returning to Subaru for a few races such as the Olympus Rally and the East Africa Safari Classic Rally. Shortly after all of that, he made the official announcement that he was joining team Audi, and today, he’s got his eyes on Pikes Peak and has unveiled what Hoonigan Racing Division is calling their next “Hoonicorn”: a 1,400 hp, Porsche SVRSR, dubbed the “Hoonipigasus.”

The all-wheel-drive Porsche was built by BBi Autosport for this year’s Pikes Peak International Hill Climb and features all-new livery created by renowned artist Trouble Andrew, a.k.a. Guccighost, paying homage to the 1971 Porsche 917/20

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Gunmen snatch Ghana Highway Authority vehicle at Jisonyali

A pickup vehicle belonging to the Ghana Highway Authority has been snatched at gunpoint around Jisonayili in the Northern Regional Capital of Tamale.

Information JoyNews gathers indicate that the two occupants of the vehicle were driving when suddenly they saw a rider in front of them fall off his motor bike.

The informant added that the two stopped to enable the person rise up only for someone to hit the window of the vehicle breaking the glass.

The source added that the person pointed a gun at them and ordered them to step out of the vehicle. The vehicle was then taken from them and immediately the number plates removed before they drove off including the one who had earlier fallen before them.

The Northern Regional Police command said it has received a complaint and investigations have commenced.

Regional Crime Officer Superintendent Bernard Baba Ananga said all the highway patrol

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45 new businesses in Central New York include car sales, clothing and daycare

Last week, 45 new businesses filed to operate in Central New York. Thirty-five were filed in Onondaga County and 10 were filed in Cayuga and Madison counties.

The businesses include several car dealers, daycare providers and clothing retailers.

Four businesses filed to cease operating in Onondaga County, and one filed in Cayuga County.

Here’s a list of the businesses that filed certificates at county clerk’s offices in Onondaga, Cayuga and Madison counties from May 2 through May 6. Some businesses may have filed from out of county.

Business Certificates


  • Nici Alex Photography, 8760 Drumlin Heights Drive, Nicole Alexandra Morelli (Photography and graphic design)


  • Once A Blur, 204 Fieldcrest Drive, Emily Savich (Videography)
  • Party 2 Dawn, 118 Richards Road, Dawn Frontuto (Event and party planning)


  • My 3 Pups Bakery & Gifts, 8891 Michigan Ave., Christine M. Dygert (Bakery and gifts)
  • Uptown Auto, 8313 Brewerton Road, James Lennon (Car
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