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2014-08-07 16:21:03

Company Receives Two Awards at Travel + Leisure's 2014 SMITTY Awards NAPLES, Fla., Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hertz Corporation (NYSE: HTZ), the world's largest general use car rental brand, was recently awarded two Travel + Leisure's Social Media in Travel and Tourism (SMITTY) Awards. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130620/NY35609LOGO Recognized for excellence in social media and innovations, Hertz received the award for Best Use of Foursquare after the company...

2014-08-07 12:20:56

DALLAS, August 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The CNG and LPG vehicles market is analyzed in terms of volume (thousand units) and value ($million) by vehicle types, fuel types, and by region and respective major countries. CNG and LPG vehicles are amongst the most popular alternative energy fuelled vehicles with LPG being more popular and older than any alternative fuel. However, the trend is expected to change in the future and CNG is expected to be much more popular than LPG. As...

2014-08-07 08:29:27

Fuel efficient vehicles take over Grand Junction GRAND JUNCTION, Colo., Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- In recent months, two Colorado dealerships answered the calls to provide Grand Junction drivers with more fuel-efficient vehicles by amplifying their inventories and adding Web pages to their websites that are dedicated solely to fuel-efficiency research. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140806/134104 Western Slope Auto and Western Slope Toyota, both located in...

2014-08-07 08:28:43

ALBANY, New York, August 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MarketResearchReports.Biz new market report "Car Rental Market [http://www.marketresearchreports.biz/analysis/175966 ] - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019," global car rental market was valued at USD 36.89 billion in 2013, growing at a CAGR of 13.6% from 2014 to 2019 to account for USD 79.46 billion in 2019. A car rental Market company rents out vehicles/automobiles for a...

2014-08-06 23:06:13

DuPont Advanced Materials Positioned to Help Lower Emissions, Improve Fuel Economy Troy, Michigan (PRWEB) August 06, 2014 Ask anyone in the automotive design or engineering community what technologies they are working on to lower emissions and improve fuel economy and half the time you’ll hear “lightweighting,” according to the results of a July WardsAuto survey sponsored by DuPont. Also topping the list are engine efficiency programs, vehicle electrification and adoption of diesel...

2014-08-06 12:21:44

DALLAS, August 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The report "CNG & LPG Vehicle Market by Vehicle Type (Passenger Cars & Light Commercial Vehicles), Fuel Type (CNG & LPG), and Geography(Asia-Pacific, Europe, Americas & ROW) - Industry Trends & Forecasts to 2019", defines and segments the CNG & LPG Vehicle Market with the analysis and forecasting of its global volume and value. Browse 92 market data tables with 79 figures spread through 240 pages and...

2014-08-06 12:21:21

Mike Castrucci of Alexandria highlights new sedan inventory ALEXANDRIA, Ky., Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Professional football's preseason is now underway and teams all across the country have come together to prepare themselves for hours of on-field strategy and competition. Similarly, new models of the 2015 Ford Fusion are available now at Mike Castrucci of Alexandria and Ford engineers have designed the vehicle to comfortably prepare tri-state drivers for life's most...

2014-08-05 12:21:44

2015 models of Ford Taurus and Ford Mustang among latest to be compared KANSAS CITY, Mo., Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- When it comes to the automotive market, there is no arguing that Ford and Chevy are two of the biggest competitors. Both of the automakers feature lineups with similarly-equipped models that include everything from sports cars to heavy duty pickups, but while the models from Ford and Chevy are similar, vehicles in the Ford lineup offer a number of advantages....

2014-08-05 08:25:12

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Tennessee Valley Authority reported Tuesday net income of $147 million for the nine months ended June 30, 2014, on almost $8 billion in revenue, and a nearly 7 percent reduction in operating and maintenance expenses year-over-year resulting from cost-saving initiatives. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100304/TVALOGO "We have seen some positive signs both operationally and financially through the first nine months of the year,"...

2014-08-05 08:22:58

- 2014 marks Ford's eighth consecutive year as title sponsor of the 2014 Neighborhood Awards hosted by Steve Harvey, comedian and best-selling author DEARBORN, Mich., Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Beginning Friday, Ford will continue in its efforts to go further in the community as part of the brand's involvement in the 2014 Ford Neighborhood Awards, which takes place for the first time in Atlanta. This year marks Ford's eighth consecutive year of participation in the annual...


Latest Ford Motor Company Reference Libraries

Mercury Park Lane 1959
2014-04-17 12:46:27

Mercury automobiles was a brand of vehicles as a subsidy of the Ford Motor Company. It was established by the Edsel Ford in 1938. The Mercury brand was a luxury vehicle placed between the high end Ford and the base Lincoln models. In 1945, Mercury became half of the Lincoln division until it was phased out in 2011. The last Mercury produced was a Grand Marquis which left the assembly line on January 4, 2011. From 1958 to 1960, Edsel brand models were part of the Lincoln-Mercury group. The...

1926 Lincoln
2014-04-14 09:24:01

The Lincoln Motor Company was founded in 1917 by Henry M. Leland and became a subsidiary of Ford in 1922. While the brand is mainly sold in North America and the Middle East, Ford plans to export to China by the end of 2014. Currently seven models are offered. The MKS and MKZ sedans; MKT, MKX and MKC CUVs; and the Navigator and Navigator L SUVs. Leland was a former manager of GM’s Cadillac division who formed the company with his son Wilfred. The company was named after Abraham Lincoln,...

Ford Motor Company's Glass House
2014-04-13 07:51:53

The Ford Motor Company is an American automobile manufacturer with its  headquarters located in Dearborn, Michigan. It was founded by Henry Ford at 39 years old and incorporated on June 16, 1903. It is described by Forbes as "the most important industrial company in the history of the United States." Ford would go on to become one of the world's largest and most profitable companies and is one of the largest family-controlled companies in the world. Henry Ford made an attempt at an...

Troller Pantanal
2014-02-20 12:56:37

Troller Veiculos Especiais S/A (Troller) is an off-road vehicle manufacturer from Brazil that was founded by Rogerio Farias in 1995. The first prototype vehicle was produced in 1996. In 1997, the company was bought by Mario Araripe and formed a partnership to produce vehicles. The first vehicle Troller manufactured was a gasoline powered T4 with mass production beginning 1999. In 2005, in Angola, Africa a manufacturing plant opened to also produce the T4. In January 2007, Ford do...

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