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Eric Hopton for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The hacking of large numbers of vehicles by terrorists or criminals may sound like the stuff of Hollywood scriptwriters, but some experts are warning that the threat could be all too real....

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2014-09-20 23:00:42

The report classifies and defines the automotive occupant sensing system and whiplash protection system market in terms of volume and value. North America has the highest market share in the global occupant sensing market. (http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/occupant-sensing-whiplash-protection-system-market-2667808.html) (PRWEB) September 20, 2014 According to the report "Automotive Occupant Sensing System (OSS) and Whiplash Protection System (WPS) Market for Passenger...

2014-09-19 23:04:00

Equipment leasing and market place LeaseQ announced that the truck rental industry in the U.S is gaining traction and although this may appear to be a negative for the equipment leasing industry, this recent news will in fact, have a positive impact on the truck leasing industry. Boston, MA (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 Recent financial data reveled that private companies in the freight trucking industry increased their sales by 7% in the last quarter of 2014. New data like this from the...

2014-09-19 23:01:41

In-demand research report “Blind Spot Detection (BSD) System and Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) System Market for Passenger Cars; by Geography - Trends and Forecasts 2014 - 2019” elaborated by MarketsandMarkets (M&M) is now available at MarketPublishers.com. London, UK (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 Active safety systems such as the blind spot detection (BSD) system and adaptive cruise control (ACC) system in passenger vehicles are increasingly gaining importance amid car makers and...

2014-09-19 23:00:20

StatTrak is a perfect fit for ATS TraffiCloud™. State College, PA (PRWEB) September 20, 2014 All Traffic Solutions, the leader in radar speed displays and variable message signs designed to improve traffic safety outcomes, now offers their new StatTrak Data Collector. With just one StatTrak, users are able to collect and analyze vehicle and speed data on one or two lane roadways of up to four lanes. Featuring small size, no hassle field setup, non-intrusive sensing technology and long...

2014-09-19 20:20:44

Hyundai Hope On Wheels Awards $9 Million in Grant Funding to Researchers at Children's Hospitals during National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month; Thirty-six researchers name Hyundai Scholars WASHINGTON, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Hyundai Hope On Wheels®, a leader in the fight against childhood cancer, alongside Hyundai executives, dealers, and its supporters held a press conference on Capitol Hill. The event was the 5(th) annual Hyundai Hope On Wheels annual press...

2014-09-19 20:20:35

UNION GROVE, Wis., Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Jeep Cherokee is among the most popular models in the Jeep line, and it has been among the most chosen sport utility vehicles over time because of its rugged durability and sporty style. Recently, Jeep has taken steps to update this SUV in a number of ways, and car buyers can find the new 2015 Jeep Cherokee on the lot at Martin's Garage in Union Grove. Many car buyers who take a test drive of this vehicle...

2014-09-19 12:21:12

DUBLIN, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Blind Spot Detection (BSD) System and Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) System Market for Passenger Cars; by Geography - Trends and Forecasts 2014 - 2019" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 The Blind Spot Detection system market in terms of value is projected to grow $2.8 Billion and Adaptive Cruise Control system market to grow $6.1 Billion by 2019 at a...

2014-09-19 12:20:50

Mac Haik Ford DeSoto offers detailed information on 2015 Ford F-250 in Dallas, Texas DALLAS, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Business owners and drivers searching for a new heavy-duty pickup truck have many options to choose from, but only one delivers the power and capability they need to get the job done right. The new 2015 Ford F-250 in Dallas, Texas at Mac Haik Ford DeSoto is designed for the heavy towing and hauling these drivers are looking for in their next new truck....

2014-09-19 08:21:30

Recently updated Expedition one of two Ford SUV offerings recently compared by Matt Ford KANSAS CITY, Mo., Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- For as long at the Ford Expedition has been on the market, it has had a large, and not so fuel efficient V-8 beneath the hood, but that has all been changed for the 2015 model year. In an attempt to give the full-size SUV more of a fighting chance against its competitors, Ford has scrapped the fuel hungry engine for a smaller 3.5-liter V-6...

2014-09-19 08:21:16

2015 Ford F-150 due to arrive soon at Fallon Auto Mall FALLON, Nev., Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- In an area as dedicated to industriousness as Nevada, the need for a full-size truck to accommodate the workload is frequently an everyday necessity. And, for those searching the Reno and Carson City areas for a viable option, the search just became much easier. Fallon Auto Mall has recently added a wealth of options representing both Ford and Toyota, and is looking forward to...


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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