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2014-08-30 23:03:30

Attorneys review the implications of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s proposed rule requiring new cars to be equipped with vehicle-to-vehicle communication systems. Greenville, S.C. (PRWEB) August 30, 2014 Auto accident law firm, Standeffer & Harbin urges car manufacturers and public agencies to provide robust security systems in new vehicle-to-vehicle communication systems in order to prevent hackers from accessing vehicles’ vital systems and causing...

2014-08-29 23:03:24

Traffic congestion is relative. What constitutes “bad” depends on where you live. College Station, TX (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 For the first time, the state’s annual ranking of its most gridlocked roadways will give Texans in smaller cities a look at problem roadways in their own areas, regardless of how they compare to big-city bottlenecks. What originally began as the list of Texas’ 100 Most Congested Roadways now provides a variety of congestion measures on 1,783 roadway...

2014-08-29 20:20:24

NORTHBROOK, Ill., Aug. 29. 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Drivers who have been thinking about trading up and investing in a new luxury vehicle are excited about the new 2015 Mercedes GLA expected to arrive on Autohaus on Edens Mercedes-Benz lot fall of this year. This innovative, eye-catching vehicle boasts all of the style and elegance of other high-end models from Mercedes-Benz, but it goes a step above and beyond in its function and overall look. With a closer look at what you can...

2014-08-29 12:21:08

The 2014 AmericanMuscle Car Show brought in their largest number of cars and spectators to date while raising $35,000+ for Charity MALVERN, Pa., Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- AmericanMuscle, the leader in aftermarket Mustang performance parts, held their annual car show on August 16(th), 2014 in Mohnton, PA at Maple Grove Raceway. This was the first year the show was held at Maple Grove and allowed a far greater number of Mustangs and spectators to enjoy the show. Brett "Big...

2014-08-29 08:21:05

Mobileye collision avoidance system has been standard in many quality factory vehicles for some time and now Rear View Safety is bringing Mobileye technology to consumers in the U.S. and Canada; instead of developing products to protect you during collision, Mobileye technology is designed to help you avoid collisions all together. NEW YORK, Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rear View Safety has been making backing up safer for businesses, and personal vehicles alike since 2007. It is...

2014-08-29 08:20:24

Dodge Durango leaves Edmonton drivers breathless EDMONTON, Alberta, Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- For Edmonton drivers looking for a vehicle that can be used in many situations, an area dealership recommends looking into a midsize crossover SUV such as the Dodge Durango. While drivers may not think they need all of the space that comes with an SUV, staff at Great West Chrysler agree that it's better to have it and not need it rather than not have it and need it. Photo -...

2014-08-29 04:20:18

GARDEN GROVE, Calif., Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Teletrac Inc., a 25-year veteran GPS fleet tracking and telematics software provider, is honored to celebrate its customer's cover story in the August issue of Field Technologies magazine. The article, titled "Take Fleet Management Beyond Track and Trace" highlights the experience of A.N. Webber, a logistics company based in Illinois, in eliminating its Department Of Transportation (DOT) violations and lowering its overall fleet's...

2014-08-28 16:21:18

To avoid uncomfortably stuffing your entire family and their belongs into a sedan, State Van Rental offers a better solution LOS ANGELES, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vacation time is an exciting time--and a stressful time--for families across the country. This Labor Day, America's highways will fill with travelers looking to take advantage of the long weekend. Planning the ideal get-a-way can be challenging, and with so many factors to arrange and consider, dread can threaten to...

2014-08-28 16:20:32

Popular Ford models receive new features for 2015 model year PORTSMOUTH, N.H., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- With summer winding down, Portsmouth Ford is starting to heat up as the dealership continues to welcome new models to its showroom. While some of the major redesigns -- Ford F-150 and Ford Mustang -- continue to loom, the New Hampshire dealership is beginning to fill with 2015 models that are packed with new features to bring more value to Portsmouth Ford's offerings....

2014-08-28 12:22:21

CHICAGO, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Midway Dodge is excited to announce its release of the 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat. The new Dodge Hellcat stays true to the basic image of previous models of the Hellcat but with newer, more vamped up features designed to offer users an unparalleled driving and riding experience. The 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat will be available in four-door models as well as the traditional two-door. It will also feature 707 horsepower and is...


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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