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2014-07-31 08:22:40

Aristocrat Land Rover in Merriam, Kan. stocks impressive pre-owned inventory MERRIAM, Kan., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Not every driver on the road wishes to blend in with the crowd. For Kansas residents seeking a little bit more individualism, the short commute to Aristocrat Land Rover serves as a great resource to shop popular Land Rover SUVs and other hard-to-find vehicles. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140730/131007 Located at 9400 West 65th Street...

2014-07-31 00:20:24

New SUV model impresses local drivers at Continental Honda COUNTRYSIDE, Ill., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Fill-in-the-blank posts have become popular exercises on social media. Of course, few social media users can resist the opportunity to publicize opinions, so a prompt to fill in the blank remains a quick and easy way to find out where users like to travel, what they like to eat and what their favorite summer activities are. Fill-in-the-blanks are not strictly reserved...

2014-07-30 20:20:30

Spacious, redesigned cargo van currently available at Matt Ford in Buckner KANSAS CITY, Mo., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Business owners in the Kansas City area continue to flock to the Ford Transit, as the cargo van comes with a variety of options that help to set it apart from the competition. Those who have been considering adding the Transit to their team are sure to appreciate that the commercial van is all-new for the 2015 model year, and the redesign has helped to...

2014-07-30 16:22:00

Used Dodge Ram trucks are available for purchase at Palmen Motors of Kenosha, Wis. KENOSHA, Wis., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- In the not too distant past of the pickup truck world, there existed a truck called the Dodge Ram. With its reputation for dependability and impressive capability, drivers might have found themselves quite disappointed to find the nameplate no longer in existence - except of course for the fact that it was simply rebranded under the Ram Trucks...

2014-07-30 16:21:13

WINNIPEG, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - "When did your RV become a truck?" In recent years TruckDown, a service designed for the commercial trucking industry, recorded an increasing number of RV owners using TruckDown.com to locate repair services and generate truck routes. Turns out the "truck worthy" size of many modern RV's limits which repair vendors can accommodate these units and it can also mean that large RV's are like commercial trucks when it comes to routing around low...

2014-07-30 12:21:12

-- Subaru is the only manufacturer with IIHS TOP SAFETY PICKs for all models for five consecutive years (2010-2014). -- Subaru has more 2014 IIHS TOP SAFETY PICKs than any other brand. -- The 2014 Subaru BRZ earns an acceptable rating in the Institute's challenging front small overlap test. MISSISSAUGA, ON, July 30, 2014 /CNW/ - Subaru Canada, Inc. (SCI) is thrilled to announce that its rear-wheel-drive sports coupe,...

2014-07-30 08:30:18

LONDON, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Global Bicycle Industry 2014-2019: Trend, Forecast, and Opportunity Analysishttps://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2132257/Global-Bicycle-Industry-2014-2019-Trend-Forecast-and-Opportunity-Analysis.html Background: The global bicycle industry is expected to reach an estimated $65 billion by 2019. The major driver of bicycle industry is emergence of cycling as a preferred recreational and...

2014-07-30 08:22:37

Dealership features many family-friendly vehicles NAPERVILLE, Ill., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- With the older portion of Millennials starting families, Toyota is helping them with a line of incredibly safe and reliable family transport vehicles. To have a successful vehicle made to get kids from daycare to various activities, the vehicle must be spacious, capable and fuel-efficient. Toyota of Naperville has a full roster of Toyota options, but to fit the above mentioned...

2014-07-30 08:21:46

Mac Haik Georgetown prepares SUV shoppers for 2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee release AUSTIN, Texas, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The legendary capabilities of the Jeep Grand Cherokee are about to get a whole lot better with the release of the new 2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee in Austin, Texas. Mac Haik Georgetown is gearing up for the arrival of the new model by providing consumers with detailed information about the new 2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee. Photo -...

2014-07-30 08:21:41

Mac Haik Ford DeSoto cuts prices on new Ford Transit Connect DESOTO, Texas, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- After undergoing a redesign for this year's new 2014 Ford Transit Connect model, it is now one of the most accessible passenger and cargo vans in its segment. Consumers looking for a new van near Dallas can now get the best vehicle offered in its class for a much lower price. With its unique ability to be completely customized to meet the needs of every buyer, the new...


Latest Land Transport Reference Libraries

Bricklin SV-1
2014-06-18 08:10:07

The Bricklin SV-1 was created by Malcolm Bricklin, designed by Herb Grasse and assembled in Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada. It was manufactured from 1974 to 1976, with only 2,854 total vehicles built. Herb Grasse, who was the designer of the original Batmobile, built three Bricklin-styled models for banks and other investors. The factory was not able to produce vehicles fast enough to turn a profit and the company owed the New Brunswick government $23 million. It cost an estimated...

1919 GMC Truck Ad
2014-04-13 09:02:48

GMC is a division of American automaker General Motors (GM) that focuses on trucks and utility vehicles. William C. Durant, the founder of GM purchased the Rapid Motor Vehicle Company in 1909. The same year, Durant purchased the Reliance Motor Car Company. Rapid and Reliance merged in 1911 and GMC was formed in 1912. The first GMC truck went on exhibit in 1912 at the New York International Auto Show. Although 22,000 trucks were produced in 1912, only 372 were contributed by GMC. GM then...

Hummer-H3
2014-04-13 08:37:22

Hummer was a brand of trucks and SUVs produced by AM General, first sold as a civilian version of the M998 Humvee in 1992. In 1998, Hummer was purchased by General Motors (GM) and they marketed three versions, the original Hummer H1, based on the Humvee, the H2 and H3 models were smaller and were produced for the civilian market. By 2008, Hummer was placed under review by GM management. Rather than being liquidated as part of the GM bankruptcy in 2009, it was retained by GM. An...

Dodge-1927 Sedan
2014-04-11 13:58:22

Dodge is an automobile manufacturer founded in 1900 by Horace Elgin Dodge and brother John Francis. Originally named the Dodge Brothers Company, a supplier of parts and assemblies to Detroit automakers. They began producing complete automobiles in 1915. After the death of the Dodge brothers in 1920, sales dropped and Dodge’s rank fell from third to seventh by 1927. The company was sold by the Dodge brother’s widows in 1925 to Dillon, Read & Co. for at least $146 million. In 1928,...

Maglev
2014-04-11 09:17:26

Maglev is a vehicle propulsion system that uses magnetic levitation to move a vehicle with magnets instead of wheels. The vehicle hovers a short distance above the guide way by magnets and also uses the magnets for motion. The operation of this system is quite and maintains less friction for improved acceleration and deceleration. Weather does not affect the performance of the vehicle. Currently, some trains make use of the Maglev system, but vacuum tube trains could allow a Maglev system...

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