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JATO (jet-assisted takeoff)

A system of small rocket engines providing auxiliary thrust on takeoff. The rockets are jettisoned in a safe area after use. Also called RATO (rocket-assisted takeoff).
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CONTACT: Evaristo Garcia of JATO Dynamics, +1-248-409-0991, evaristo.
JATO is a high-quality global supplier to the automotive industry, and izmocars is delighted to be working alongside them.
We are excited to expand the distribution of Vincentric data into the automotive marketplace using the expertise of the JATO organization," says David Wurster, President of Vincentric.
Founded in 1984, JATO provides the world's most comprehensive, accurate, and up-to-date information on vehicle specifications, pricing, sales and registrations, news, and incentives.
Evaristo Garcia, General Manager of JATO US, also expresses enthusiasm over the partnership.
Through the collaboration of ESP Data Solutions and JATO Dynamics audiences such as automotive dealerships, insurance companies and other core automotive business's that are dealing with vehicle VIN's now have the ability to provide more information than ever regarding new and pre-owned vehicles.
It's a very versatile tool that can deliver vehicle comparisons and configurations in multiple markets and languages," said JATO Dynamics General Manager, Evaristo Garcia.
JATONews has become the best source of product-specific news for the auto industry professional," says Tom Munson, General Operations Manager for JATO Dynamics, Inc.
This is based on information from JATO Dynamics incentives research Website, http://www.
To meet this need, JATO Dynamics has recently launched its JATO Forecasting Tool.
Nasdaq:VITR), a leading ebusiness platform provider, today announced that Jato Communications Corporation, a leading provider of high-speed Internet-based products and services, has joined the Vitria Business Network (VBN).
This data is part of the JATO US Market Share Index (UMSI) study released today by JATO Dynamics, the world's leading supplier of automotive industry and marketplace information.