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LAS VEGAS, May 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Almost 80 years after its official opening, the famous Hoover Dam was the setting for the World Premiere of the Freightliner Inspiration Truck.
First Licensed Autonomous Commercial Truck to Drive on U.S.
Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval Installs State License Plate and Takes First Ride in an Autonomous Commercial Truck on a U.S.
FORT WORTH, Texas, May 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The North American traction transformer market report defines and segments the concerned market with analysis and forecast
FRANKSVILLE, Wis., May 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Founded in 2005, The School for Advanced Segmental Paving (SASP) in Franksville, Wisconsin is the world's first and only full time vocational training
AUBURN HILLS, Mich., May 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- -- Jeep brand to become first-ever global automotive partner for WSL - WorldSurfLeague.com -- Jeep brand vehicles recognized
- Tianneng Power is also the leader in both the electric vehicle battery and the electric bicycle lithium battery industries BEIJING, May 4, 2015 /PR Newswire/ -- Tianneng Power International
New Oakland and San Jose Mayors Challenge Their Cities to Get Out and Ride OAKLAND, Calif., May 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- What better way to participate in National Bike Month in May than by
FREDERICKSBURG, Va., May 4, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Traffic Safety Services Association (ATSSA) has been awarded a prestigious 2015 Communicator Award, Award of Distinction
Silverado 1500, 2500HD and 3500HD now available at Houston-area dealership HUMBLE, Texas, May 4, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- As the summer months--and the inevitable long work hours
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...
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 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 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 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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