Aptiv PLC is a Jersey-domiciled auto parts company headquartered in Dublin, Ireland. The business was established as the Automotive Components Group in 1994 and changed its name to Delphi Automotive Systems in 1995. Delphi disclosed some irregular accounting practices in 2005. A number of executives, including CFO Alan Dawes, resigned. Delphi Chairman J. T. Battenberg retired. Delphi filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection to reorganize its struggling U. S. operations. As a result of this action, the Securities and Exchange Commission granted an application by the New York Stock Exchange to delist Delphi's common stock and bonds. Plants in Puerto Real, Cádiz, closed, with a loss of 1,600 direct jobs, more than 2,500 indirect jobs in February 2007, despite having agreed to continue its manufacturing operations until 2010 and receiving more than €25 million from various public administrations in order to guarantee its workers' jobs; the Regional Government of Andalusia announced it would begin legal action against the company for breach of local labor laws.
Delphi sued its investors for US$2.55 billion in securities to aid Delphi as it sought to come out of bankruptcy in May 2008. U. S. Bankruptcy Judge Robert Drain in New York allowed Delphi to seek payments through a contract against Appaloosa Management LP as well as denying an investors' request for a cap of $250 million for damages. In April 2009 CoolIT Systems announced the acquisition of the assets of Delphi Thermal Liquid Cooling including intellectual property and equipment. Delphi's core assets were purchased by a group of private investors to create a new Delphi Corporation in October 2009; some of its non-core steering operations sold to General Motors Company, the successor to the bankrupt Motors Liquidation Company that used to be the old General Motors Corporation. The stock was cancelled; the old Delphi Corporation was renamed DPH Holdings Corporation. The new Delphi incorporated in the United Kingdom. Delphi sold its Thermal Business unit to Mahle-Behr GmbH in July 2015. Together, the Mahle-Behr and Delphi Thermal merger represented the second largest supplier of automotive thermal management systems including interior HVAC components, under-hood powertrain cooling and compressors.
The company announced improvements to self driving technology under development in December 2015. In the same month Delphi bought HellermannTyton for 1.7 Billion. Delphi entered into a partnership agreement with Carbon in June 2016 to allow use of Carbon's Continuous Liquid Interface Production technology and printers; the company bought the self-driving startup NuTonomy for $450 Million in October 2017. The company spun off its powertrain division and aftermarket related businesses in December 2017 and changed its name to Aptiv PLC; as of December 2017, Aptiv has two diversified business segments: "Signal and Power Solutions" provides complete vehicle electrical systems, integrating wiring and cable assemblies, electrical centers and connection systems. "Advanced Safety and User Experience" provides advanced software and sensing systems, computing platforms, advanced safety systems and automated driving, user experience and infotainment, as well as other vehicular electronic controls. On 4 March 2005, Delphi said it had fired its CFO and would restate earnings between 1999, when Delphi spun off from General Motors Corp, 2004 for improper reporting of rebates, credits, or other payments from suppliers.
In June, 2006, Delphi said in a filing that it would restate its 2005 report, which would increase Delphi's reported 2004 net loss by $65 million. In 2013, Delphi became involved in an ongoing lawsuit against GM, because it manufactures ignition switches for the Chevrolet Cobalt, whose original design is alleged to be defective. In 2009, as a result of its bankruptcy agreement, "Delphi surrendered its pension obligations to the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corp." A group of about 20,000 salaried employees, principally in Ohio, New York and Indiana, have been involved in litigation since seeking restoration of their full pension rights. EnerDel -- started as a joint venture of Delphi. In August 2008, Ener1 bought exclusive ownership of EnerDel. Condumex – A Grupo Carso division Researchers at the University of Massachusetts Amherst identified Delphi corp. as the 21st-largest corporate producer of air pollution in the United States in 2002. According to the study, the manufacturer's most toxic emissions included asbestos, chromium compounds, lead compounds, sulfuric acid, while the most massive emissions were glycol ethers and hydrochloric acid.
Aptiv website SEC Litigation Release Slate article on bankruptcy DPH Holdings Corporation, the website for the old Delphi Corporation which now concerns its bankruptcy case. Business data for Aptiv plc
Schuyler County is a county located in the northeastern portion of the U. S. state of Missouri. As of the 2010 census, the population was 4,431, making it the fourth-least populous county in Missouri, its county seat is Lancaster. The county was organized February 14, 1845, named for General Philip Schuyler, delegate to the Continental Congress and U. S. Senator from New York. Schuyler County is part of MO Micropolitan Statistical Area. USS Schuyler, a World War II-era cargo ship, was named in part for Missouri. According to the U. S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 308 square miles, of which 307 square miles is land and 0.9 square miles is water. It is the second-smallest county in Missouri by area. Schuyler County borders Iowa to the north. Appanoose County, Iowa Davis County, Iowa Scotland County Adair County Putnam County U. S. Route 63 U. S. Route 136 Route 202 As of the census of 2010, there were 4,431 people, 1,725 households, 1,193 families residing in the county; the population density was 14 people per square mile.
There were 2,027 housing units at an average density of 7 per square mile. The racial makeup of the county was 98.44% White, 0.05% Black or African American, 0.31% Native American, 0.17% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.17% from other races, 0.84% from two or more races. 0.65% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. There were 1,725 households out of which 29.60% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.10% were married couples living together, 7.20% had a female householder with no husband present, 30.80% were non-families. 28.20% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.20% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.39 and the average family size was 2.90. In the county, the population was spread out with 24.60% under the age of 18, 6.70% from 18 to 24, 24.80% from 25 to 44, 24.10% from 45 to 64, 19.80% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females, there were 93.10 males.
For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.80 males. The median income for a household in the county was $27,385, the median income for a family was $34,564. Males had a median income of $25,625 versus $18,728 for females; the per capita income for the county was $15,850. About 13.20% of families and 17.00% of the population were below the poverty line, including 22.10% of those under age 18 and 17.60% of those age 65 or over. The population was estimated, according to the U. S. Census Bureau, to be 4,508 on July 1 of 2017. Schuyler County R-1 School District – Queen City Schuyler County Elementary School Schuyler County Middle School Schuyler County High School Schuyler County Library The Democratic Party predominantly controls politics at the local level in Schuyler County. Democrats hold all but four of the elected positions in the county. All of Schuyler County is included in Missouri’s 4th District in the Missouri House of Representatives and is represented by Craig Redmon. All of Schuyler County is a part of Missouri’s 18th District in the Missouri Senate and is represented by Brian Munzlinger.
All of Schuyler County is included in Missouri’s 6th Congressional District and is represented by Sam Graves in the U. S. House of Representatives. Downing Greentop Lancaster Queen City Glenwood Clifton Coatsville Julesburg Farrell Dobbs, American Trotskyist, trade unionist, presidential candidate for the Socialist Workers Party. William Preston Hall Exotic animal dealer and mule breeder, circus impresario. Howard R. Hughes, Sr. co-founder of the Hughes Tool Company and father of Howard Robard Hughes, Jr. the multimillionaire. Rupert Hughes and screenwriter, brother of Howard Hughes Sr. and uncle of Howard Hughes Jr. Darrin Vincent, bluegrass producer and Grammy-nominated performer Rhonda Vincent, Award-winning Bluegrass performer. National Register of Historic Places listings in Schuyler County, Missouri Digitized 1930 Plat Book of Schuyler County from University of Missouri Division of Special Collections and Rare Books
The Florey Building is a modernist student accommodation building by James Stirling in Oxford, United Kingdom. It is the last building of "The Red Trilogy", all of which are now listed; the building was commissioned for The Queen's College by the Provost of the college, Sir Howard Florey — Lord Florey of Adelaide — who shared the 1945 Nobel Prize in Medicine for synthesising the drug penicillin for use, saving hundreds of thousands of lives in the aftermath of WWII. The Florey Building was named after the Provost, following his death during the week that building work commenced on site, in 1968. Florey sat on the committee in charge of choosing an architect for the project and became a leading advocate of Stirling's selection, despite Stirling not being popular with the some of the college's Governing Body. Florey and his supporters argued that the college needed "the best building by the best architect to attract the best students and research funding", one that he said he did not want to be "boxy and dull but admired by architects."Construction took place between 1968 and 1971.
The completion date was a year and a half than promised due delayed construction drawings to the contractors on site. The building was the third in Stirling's "Red Trilogy", follows the earlier two in employing the same traditional red industrial bricks and tiles and non-bespoke factory-made glazing systems, as well as sculptural and unusual forms in the overall design; the buildings in the Red Trilogy were designed in reaction to austere and rectlinear post-war architecture and were seen at the time as exciting and dynamic. Further they were hailed by the profession, Stirling became internationally celebrated; the main structure consists of 11 reinforced concrete frames of irregular A shape placed at 7m spacings linked by spine beams at each floor. Red ceramic tiles paving for the courtyard. Stirling's design was influenced by the Bauhaus movement and uses bold and sculptural forms which make clear each part of the building's function; the building is set back from the road and designed in a horse shoe shape, with the open side facing north.
All residential rooms feature floor-to-ceiling glazing. Only a few small windows are visible from the outside; this gives every room a view across the River Cherwell to the Greyhound Meadow beyond. There are 74 single rooms split over four levels, with a top level of double-height gallery rooms for graduates and one apartment for a Bachelor fellow. However, in recent years the building has been used to accommodate first year undergraduates, with a caretaker occupying the fellow's apartment. In addition to the bedrooms there is a dining hall with an associated kitchen. Heating to the rooms is provided by electric underfloor heating. Stirling recommended double glazing which would have lowered energy consumption due to the vast amount of glass; the idea was rejected by the college on the grounds of cost but the rooms have since been retrofitted with double glazing to improve energy efficiency. The building was designed to be approached from the open side of the horse shoe, via a riverside walk and public path connecting to the Magdalen Bridge.
This access route was never completed, however evidence of it can still be seen from the river. Access to the building is instead provided by what was intended to be the back entrance through a small car park, which links to St Clements. In the book Modern Movements in Architecture, Charles Jencks writes of Stirling’s university buildings and praises him as ‘the best architect of his generation’. However, there were numerous problems in the process of constructing the building and Stirling's relationship with the college's governing body was strained. Stirling’s office was sued by the Queen’s College because of problems encountered both during construction and after completion; as a result, Stirling’s office was unable to find work in England for at least a decade after the Florey building, instead finding promise of work in places like Germany and the Unites States. The buildings themselves were seen as reactionary by many. In both Oxford and Cambridge, where the architectural vernacular involves the use of stone and other traditional materials, people rejected them before they were occupied, with angry letters of complaint in the press.
But it is notable that in industrial Leicester the engineering faculty was seen as much less controversial. The buildings were among the first examples of architecture to attract popular criticism in the way that modernist painting and literature had earlier in the 20th century. Particular criticism has been made of the Florey building because of its unattractiveness on the approach from St Clements, intended as the back entrance to the building. Though disliked by some members of the public, the building has been enjoyed by its student occupants who have praised the sociability of its design. Stirling's work has more been recognised for its contribution to post-war British architecture and his buildings are admired by architects and architectural students; the Royal Institute of British Architects named their annual RIBA Stirling Prize in his honour in 1996, considered to be the most prestigious architecture award in the United Kingdom. Though owned, the Florey building is visited by architects from around the world.
In 1999 the building was first proposed for statutory protection from damaging alterations by listing as a building of special architectural and historic interest by the Pos
Big room house is a subgenre of electro house that gained popularity in the early 2010s after artists like KSHMR, Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike, Nicky Romero, Martin Garrix and R3HAB began infusing it into their musical style. The genre is 126 to 132 bpm, it is composed of'lengthy techno-influenced build-ups, a powerful and driving electro-style drop'. It is known to include a 4/4 hardtechno kick. A typical big room house track features thumping bass-heavy kick drums, with minimal musical elements and sometimes only a syncopated supersaw or percussion, it incorporates drops, minimalist percussion, regular beats, sub-bass layered kicks and electrical synths, simple melodies, synth-driven distorted breakdowns. In the early 2010s, big room house began developing and gained popularity at electronic dance music events and festivals such as Tomorrowland. Despite being considered a subgenre of electro house, big room house has been developing into a genre of its own throughout the years. Swedish House Mafia members - Steve Angello and Sebastian Ingrosso are regarded as influential producers of big room house.
Martin Garrix's best selling single, "Animals", is regarded among the most influential big room house songs produced. The genre gained notability in the early 2010s, after DJs and producers started to play big room house pieces at festivals and clubs. In 2016, Beatport added the Big Room genre and mistakenly reclassified electro house as a subgenre of Big Room, putting notable producers such as Deadmau5 and Wolfgang Gartner under the category; this issue was fixed shortly afterwards. The structure of big room house songs is similar to that of American progressive house of the late 2000s. There are two build-ups complete with breaks, two drop sections, one or two breakdowns, one of which may or may not include the intro/outro phase. Unlike progressive house, big room is adapted to radio edited format and features either the first or the second build-up much longer than the other one. In case of remixes, one features the whole vocal/riff sample of the initial song, while the other build-up is a simple break, shorter and prepares the listener for the drop.
The basic characteristic of big room is its minimalism. One bassline aided by one or two highs and lows, creates the mood for the whole composition; this bassline is reverberated so that the echo is cut and spontaneously released only on 1/4 of the tab the last. Unlike in electro house proper, where the bass itself is subject to additional wave effects in order to beautify the melody, in big room house, only the way the sound is released plays a major role. Henceforth, the drum beats are made minimal, sometimes with only a kick or tom and a couple of hi-hat. Big room first appeared in early 2010 and was influenced by famous early electro house tracks, such as Benny Bennassi's "Satisfaction". Trance music, a build-up centric, reverb-heavy genre, was central in the genre's formation, with some EDM commentators dubbing big room "Trance 2.0." The increasing role of North American progressive and the introduction of electronic sounds in mainstream pop music at the same time influenced the scene significantly.
Swedish groups such as Swedish House Mafia and Dada Life were among the first to experiment with big room by mid-2010, when it found increasing popularity through international dance music festivals such as Tomorrowland, Ultra Music Festival, Electric Daisy Carnival. The implementation of "big room" elements in tracks by producers gained prominence on the level of popular music artists, who by 2012 started to include portions of big room house into their songs. Examples of such tracks include "This Is Love" by will.i.am featuring Eva Simons and "Work Bitch" by Britney Spears. By 2013, big room house gained international prominence, with its base across Sweden, France, the Netherlands, Italy, United States and the UK. Certain tracks such as "Animals" by Martin Garrix and "Tsunami" by DVBBS and Borgeous have topped the radio charts for over a couple of months, extending well beyond the EDM scene; the genre has been criticized by several musicians, who have described it as'stereotypical EDM sound lacking originality and creativity' and said that it is homogeneous and lacks originality and artistic merit.
Mixmag described the genre as composing of "titanic breakdowns and spotless, monotone production aesthetics". Wolfgang Gartner described the genre as a "joke", disregarded it, alongside conglomerates such as SFX Entertainment, as "digestible cheap dance music", he called the genre "the EDM Apocalypse", saying "real music should have some soul and authenticity to it, not just be a big kick drum and a trance like breakdown with a cheesy one-liner and a'big drop'". In mid-2013, Swedish duo Daleri posted a mix on SoundCloud entitled "Epic mashleg", consisting purely of drops from 15 "big room" songs on Beatport's charts at the time played in succession; the intent of the mashup was to serve as a commentary on the "big room" movement and the lack of differentiation between tracks. Every day, new tracks, all the same, it just keeps coming all the time." The duo defended their use of big room characteristics in their own music by emphasizing their complextro influences. In the midst of a social media feud between Deadmau5 and Afrojack regarding originality in dance music, Afrojack created a style parody of Deadmau5's music entitled "something_".
In response, Deadmau5 posted a song on SoundCloud, "DROP DA B
Charles E. Klingbeil was an American football and Canadian football defensive tackle in the National Football League and Canadian Football League, he was signed by the Saskatchewan Roughriders as an undrafted free agent in 1989. He played college football at Northern Michigan. Klingbeil was a member of the Roughriders team that won the 1989 Grey Cup, he was named the defensive MVP of the game. In the NFL, Klingbeil played five seasons for the Miami Dolphins, he scored the game-winning touchdown in coach Don Shula's 300th win, recovering a fourth-quarter Don Majkowski fumble in the end zone to propel the Dolphins to a 16–13 victory over the Green Bay Packers. Following his playing career, he worked as an assistant coach at various colleges, but had several run-ins with the law. In 2008, Klingbeil was charged with larceny. While a coach at Michigan Technological University in 2013, Klingbeil was charged with misdemeanor possession of prescription drugs, to which he pleaded guilty, he died on June 19, 2018 in Chicago while returning to Copper Country, where he lived.
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