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2014-09-17 12:20:45

New SUV models arriving at Stettler Dodge & RV STETTLER, Alberta, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Returning to Stettler Dodge & RV for the 2015 model year, Jeep Wrangler continues to be viewed as the preeminent SUV option for off-road adventure. Serving Jeep drivers with 285 horsepower and 260 foot-pounds of torque, Wrangler's award-winning 3.6-liter Pentastar V-6 engine also returns to power through any terrain the aforementioned adventure may entail. Photo -...

2014-09-17 12:20:33

DUBLIN, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS), Lane Departure Warning System (LDWS) Market for Passenger Cars - By Geography - Trends and Forecasts 2014 - 2019" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 The Tire pressure Monitoring System market in terms of value is projected to grow $5.6 Billion and Lane Departure Warning system market to grow $8.4 Billion by 2019 at a...

2014-09-17 08:21:54

Sterling, Ill. drivers can now find 2015 Chevy models on the Pete Harkness lot STERLING, Ill., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Pete Harkness Auto Group takes pride in a tradition of providing Sterling, Ill. drivers with quality new and used vehicles of every make and model and that tradition continues with the addition of new 2015 Chevy models. Consumers will find exciting sedan options for a more family-friendly vehicle or a true workingman's truck with the 2015 Chevy...

2014-09-17 08:21:31

Cale America's Largest Distributor Continues Strong Growth in Great Lakes Region DOWNERS GROVE, Ill., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cale America Inc., a leader in unattended payment solutions, has announced that its distribution partner, Total Parking Solutions (TPS) now has more than 60 municipal, campus and private parking operators utilizing more than 500 pay stations manufactured by Cale to collect parking and transit fees. http://www.caleamerica.com/, http://totalparking.net/...

2014-09-17 08:21:16

Street Racing and Technology vehicles offer speed, agility and fun to Edmonton residents EDMONTON, Alberta, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Edmonton residents who want a vehicle that can easily top out the speedometer tend to gravitate toward Street Racing and Technology (SRT) vehicles such as the Dodge Viper SRT, the Dodge Challenger SRT and the Dodge Charger SRT. Each of these vehicles are available through the Edmonton-area dealership Great West Chrysler, as is the Jeep...

2014-09-17 08:21:14

Southway Ford now carries 2015 Ford Explorer in San Antonio, Texas SAN ANTONIO, Texas, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The new 2015 Ford Explorer has arrived and is now available at Mac Haik's Southway Ford. The latest edition of the iconic Ford SUV has many new offerings and some stylish new exterior options and interior features that have many consumers very excited. While the new 2015 Ford Explorer in San Antonio, Texas has some new features and options, it still offers...

2014-09-17 08:21:12

Off-road SUV performance lives on for 2015 at Calgary-area Jeep dealership AIRDRIE, Alberta, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Equipped with what has come to be a classic configuration for SUV performance, the V-6 power and Command-Trac® control of Jeep Wrangler returns to Airdrie Dodge for the 2015 model year. Whether faced with snow, sand, mud or rock, the 2015 Jeep Wrangler will continue to provide the engine power and torque distribution which local drivers count on to...

2014-09-17 08:20:56

Keeping furry friends contained helps everyone in the vehicle EDMONTON, Alberta, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- As many Edmonton families begin getting ready for the upcoming holiday seasons, one topic remains cloudy to some: how to travel safely with pets. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140917/146631 Because there are so many families with pets who will be traveling this holiday season, Edmonton dealership Alberta Honda addressed the issue on its blog. While...

2014-09-17 08:20:39

~ Orders received since September 1, 2013 surpass $3.72 billion LAKE OSWEGO, Ore., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (NYSE:GBX) announced today that it received new orders in its fourth quarter ended August 31, 2014 and through the date of this release for 15,000 railcar units valued at $1.37 billion. Orders announced today comprise a broad range of railcar types including tank cars, small cube covered hopper cars for sand and cement service, medium...

2014-09-16 16:20:55

Dealership ready for customers to take advantage of incentives NAPERVILLE, Ill., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- As Chevrolet of Naperville prepares for the coming tidal wave of 2015 Chevy models to the dealership's showroom, they are busily working to clear room by offering some of the most aggressive incentives to date. While Chevrolet of Naperville routinely has some of the most affordable Chevy vehicles for sale, September has kicked off Chevy Truck...


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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