West Des Moines Local Business
Local business in West Des Moines, IA
3 hrs ago | via WHO-TV
So much attention has been paid to Hillary Clinton, the Democratic former U.S. Secretary of State, looking at another attempt to become the nation's first female president in 2016. But Carly Fiorina, a Republican former CEO of Hewlett-Packard, may be looking at plans of her own. Comment?
Sunday | via Drudge Retort
Iowa told the Tesla Motors company to cut short three days of test drives earlier this month in West Des Moines. The Iowa Department of Transportation said the test drives were illegal because Tesla isn't licensed as an auto dealer in Iowa and state law prohibits carmakers from selling directly to the public. Comment?
Friday Sep 26 | via Autoblog
The Iowa Department of Transportation was recently tipped off that Tesla Motors was offering test drives in the state. This led to the state DoT shutting down those test drives in West Des Moines earlier this month, according to USA Today . Comment?
Friday Sep 26 | via Jalopnik
Tesla was in the middle of a three-day Model S test drive program in West Des Moines, Iowa when it was forced to cancel the final day of the event. The local dealers association ratted out the automaker to the state's Department of Transportation because only licensed "dealers" are allowed to offer test drives. Comment?
Friday Sep 26 | via Automotive News
Tesla Motors Inc. cut short a test-drive event in Iowa earlier this month after state regulators said the electric-vehicle maker was improperly acting as a dealer. According to the Des Moines Register , Tesla began offering test drives in its Model S on Sept. Comment?
Thursday Sep 25 | via Seattle Post-Intelligencer
The Iowa Department of Transportation told Tesla Motors to stop offering test drives in the state, saying the electric car company is not a licensed auto dealer in Iowa and state law bars carmakers from selling directly to the public. A Tesla spokeswoman said the company does not think the statutes apply because the company was offering only three-day test drives, not actually selling cars, The Des Moines Register reported . Comment?
Thursday Sep 25 | via Popular Mechanics
These new gadgets and products-plus hard-earned wisdom and tips-will make your home smarter, more functional, and more fun to... Ladar Levison talks about his new project Dark Mail, online privacy, and how encrypting our email helps disassemble today's unconstitutional... Electric vehicles don't have to be stratospherically priced products from Silicon Valley, or boring range-limited economy-focused cars, either... Tesla Motors has been fighting it out state-by-state for the right to sell electric cars directly to the consumer, as many states have used old laws that mandate the franchised dealership system as the only way to legally sell an automobile as means to keep Tesla out. Comment?
Thursday Sep 25 | via TIME.com
A logo of Tesla Motors on an electric car model is seen outside a showroom in New York on June 28, 2010. If you want to check out one of Tesla's newfangled electric rides before buying one, you can add Iowa to the list of states to steer clear of. Comment?
Wednesday Sep 24 | via USA Today
Tesla test drives hit roadblock in Iowa Several other states have also banned or restricted Tesla from selling to the public. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1pdMmDE The Tesla Model S luxury sedan was Consumer Reports' top pick for best overall vehicle for 2014. Comment?
Monday Sep 22 | via WKBT
An Iowa couple chose an unusual venue for their wedding, tying the knot in front of the JC Penney store at a West Des Moines mall where they met for the first time a year earlier. Bob Jackson and Rita Dennis found one another through an online dating site, The Des Moines Register reported . Comment?
Monday Sep 22 | via Agri Marketing
THE CONTEXT NETWORK NAMES OSBORN BARR ITS COMMUNICATIONS PARTNER Sep. 22, 2014 Source: Osborn Barr news release The Context Network, West Des Moines, IA, a premier global agribusiness consulting firm helping clients achieve exceptional results to advance agriculture, has named Osborn Barr as its branding and communications partner. As agency of record, Osborn Barr will help create and implement brand strategies for Context to reach its unique audiences. Comment?
Monday Sep 22 | via KSFY
An Iowa couple chose an unusual venue for their wedding, tying the knot in front of the JC Penney store at a West Des Moines mall where they met for the first time a year earlier. Bob Jackson and Rita Dennis found one another through an online dating site, the couple said. Comment?
Thursday Sep 18 | via KCCI-TV Des Moines
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Wednesday Sep 17 | via The Des Moines Register
One of Indianola's own is hitting the big screen! Indianola High School 2001 graduate and one of my former students, Caitlin Nicol-Thomas stars in a new movie to hit the theaters Sept. Comment?
Monday Sep 15 | via PRWeb
Jon will be responsible for executing the company's marketing objectives, working closely with the sales team to further expand the company's initiatives and ensure a consistent brand. He will be responsible for developing, implementing and managing all marketing campaigns, as well as managing social media outlets, assisting with website development, trade show coordination and other communication efforts. Comment?
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