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Electric Vehicle
2014-04-10 00:00:00

The electric vehicle (EV) uses one or more electric motors to move. There are three different types of EVs. One that is powered externally by a power station, one that uses stored energy received from an external power source and one that uses an on board power source (hybrid electric vehicle). Different types of EVs include, plug-in electric vehicles, hybrid electric vehicles, hydrogen...

Eagle automobile
2014-02-25 15:39:02

Eagle was a subsidiary of the Chrysler  Corporation formed after Chrysler purchased the American Motors Corporation (AMC) in 1987. Chrysler mostly re-branded the AMC vehicles instead of creating new models. The Eagle name was used from the AMC Eagle and sold along side Jeep at AMC dealers. The typical Chrysler logo was not used, instead an eagle head was featured on each Eagle vehicle....

Oakland automobile
2014-02-25 10:56:53

The Oakland Motor Car Company manufactured the Oakland brand vehicle between 1907 and 1909 in Pontiac, Michigan. The founder of Oakland was Edward M. Murphy who sold half of the company to GM in January 1909. During the summer of 1909, Murphy died and GM acquired the remain rights to the Oakland brand. Originally the Oakland vehicles used a vertical two-cylinder engine but was replaced with...

Elmore automobile
2014-02-25 09:53:53

Elmore Manufacturing Company was founded by Harmon Von Vechten Becker with his two sons. The company produced automobiles and bicycles from 1893 to 1912. It was located at 504 Amanda Street, Clyde, Ohio until 1912. GM purchased the company in 1909, but after GM’s founder William C. Durant lost control of GM in 1910, the Elmore brand was cut from production. The Elmore models originally...

Cartercar
2014-02-25 08:47:20

Cartercar is a vehicle manufacturer, founded by Byron J. Carter in 1905, Jackson, Michigan. The company moved to Detroit in 1906, then to Pontiac, Michigan from 1907 to 1915. Originally, Carter started his own company named the Motorcar Company in 1905 after leaving the Jackson Automobile Company. At the end of the year, he moved to Detroit due to financing. The company was renamed the...

Chalmers Automobile
2014-02-21 10:51:47

Chalmers-Detroit was an automobile company formed in 1908 when Hugh Chalmers bought out the Thomas-Detroit company. It was renamed to Chalmers in 1911. During the 1910s the company thrived but the post-WWI recession of the 1920s caused the company to merge with the Maxwell Automobile Company. In 1923, Chalmers ended all vehicle production. The brand is owned by Chrysler. Chalmers were...

Fabrica Nacional de Motores FNM
2014-02-21 10:00:20

Fabrica Nacional de Motores (FNM) was a vehicle and engine manufacturer in Duque de Caxias, near Rio de Janeiro from 1942 to 1988. FNM was formed in 1942 as part of the Estado Novo agenda of President Getulio Dornelles Vargas to kick start the Brazilian industrial sector. Originally, FNM manufactured American Curtiss-Wright aircraft engines, ammunition, bicycles, spindles and refrigerators....

Lotus Cars
2014-02-21 09:10:25

Lotus cars is a British manufacturer of sports cars as well as racing cars, founded in 1952 by engineers Colin Chapman and Colin Dare. The company also owns Lotus Engineering with facilities in the UK, US, Malaysia and China. The company began as Lotus Engineering Ltd., in 1952 with the first factory behind the Railway Hotel in Hornsey, North London. In 1954, Team Lotus split from Lotus...

Auto Romania
2014-02-05 09:58:41

Auto Romania (ARO) was an off-road vehicle manufacturer located in Campulung-Muscel, Romania. The ARO vehicles were produced from 1957 to 2003. Two thirds of the 380,000 plus vehicles manufactured were exported. ARO vehicles were also manufactured in Brazil, Italy and Portugal. In 2003, 68.7 percent of ARO was sold to John Perez, owner of Cross Lander, with the stipulation that the company...

Industrias Kaiser Argentina
2014-02-02 14:43:27

Industrias Kaiser Argentina S.A (IKA) was a car manufacturer in Cordoba Province, Argentina that was established in 1956. On January 19, 1955, the Argentina government signed an agreement with Kaiser Motors of the United States to manufacture vehicles in Argentina. Kaiser shipped 1,021 complete vehicles as well as automobile manufacturing equipment to them and a new plant was built....

Word of the Day
lambent
  • Licking.
  • Hence Running along or over a surface, as if in the act of licking; flowing over or along; lapping or bathing; softly bright; gleaming.
This word comes the Latin 'lambere,' to lick.
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