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NHSTA Proposed Policy Would Require Vehicle-To-Vehicle

NHSTA Proposed Policy Would Require Vehicle-To-Vehicle Technology In New Cars, Light Trucks

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has taken the first steps towards instituting a new policy requiring all future cars and light trucks to be outfitted with...

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2014-08-21 12:22:35

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Aug. 21, 2014 /CNW/ - Subaru Canada, Inc. (SCI) today announced the Subaru Outback's sixth consecutive win in the Car Guide's (Le Guide de l'auto) annual Best Buys announcement and presentation. The supremely versatile Outback took home top honours in the Crossovers category. The all-new 2015 Subaru Outback, the midsize SUV-alternative equipped for life's authentic adventures, offers standard Subaru symmetrical full-time All-Wheel Drive as well as new X-mode for...

2014-08-21 12:22:19

With more seats, storage, and fuel economy, the 2014 Toyota Sienna handily bests the 2014 Nissan Quest CHICAGO, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Minivans are some of the most practical and versatile vehicles on the road, so it is no surprise that they come stocked with features and offer top of the line performance, storage and fuel efficiency. However, at Toyota of River Oaks in Chicago, Ill. by simply pitting the 2014 Toyota Sienna vs the 2014 Nissan Quest, the quality of...

2014-08-21 12:22:14

2014 Honda Pilot beats the competition while the upgraded 2015 arrives DAYTON, Ohio, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- When looking for a full sized SUV, consumers find a market full of large capable vehicles that can fit the bill, but few do it better than Honda's Pilot. It's easy to see the advantages of owning the Pilot, whether you're comparing the 2014 Honda Pilot to a 2014 Ford Explorer, or by simply listing all the improvements and upgrades Honda has brought to the...

2014-08-21 12:22:03

The 2015 Chevy Malibu is coming to Eau Claire, Wis. and is bring sunny days EAU CLAIRE, Wis., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The 2015 Chevrolet Malibu enjoys some upgrades for the new model year, and for those looking to take it for a test drive, Osseo Auto will have access to plenty of them. One of the most consistent and popular sedans on the market, Chevy has given the Malibu a facelift and added some new features throughout the line-up, including an impressive 4G data...

2014-08-21 12:21:29

Records Consolidated Profit Attributable to Equity Holders of RMB329 million HONG KONG, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Guangshen Railway Company Limited ("Guangshen Railway" or the "Company") (HKEx Stock Code: 525; SSE Stock Code: 601333; American Depositary Shares ("ADS") Ticker Symbol: GSH) today announced the unaudited results of the Company and its subsidiaries (the "Group") for the six months ended June 30, 2014 (the "Period"). During the Period, in accordance with International...

2014-08-21 12:21:26

With plenty of space and a wide variety of features, the 2014 Toyota continues to outdo the competition CHICAGO, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- While the 2014 Toyota RAV4 may be many consumer's first choice in a vehicle, there are many competitors out there in the crossover SUV market, one of the better ones being the 2014 Jeep Cherokee. But in many ways, the RAV4 continues to outdo the Cherokee, cementing itself as an industry leader. This is why Toyota of River Oaks has...

2014-08-21 12:21:20

Osseo Auto's latest muscle car is all new for 2014 EAU CLAIRE, Wis., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Chevrolet Corvette has a long history of brutal speed and terrifying power all packaged in small gorgeous styling. So when Chevy redesigned this American icon of muscle car superiority, they had a lot to live up to. But the 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray in Eau Claire, Wis. does more than live up to the history of those that came before it; it handily bests them all....

2014-08-21 12:21:15

With its spacious interior and high fuel economy, the 2014 Honda Odyssey is a leader in the segment DAYTON, Ohio, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- When shopping for a minivan, the variety of choices may have dropped slightly since their best days in the late 90's, early 00's, the quality of minivans available to consumers has continued to grow. Research is crucial to ensure that the vehicle is what is best and what is safest for the customer and their family. Which is why Matt...

2014-08-21 12:21:05

- Voluntary product update will enable early-production vehicles to match the 2014 TOP SAFETY PICK rating TORRANCE, Calif., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2015 Honda Fit (http://automobiles.honda.com/fit/), the standout choice in the subcompact segment, has received a 2014 TOP SAFETY PICK rating from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). This includes a top rating of GOOD in four IIHS crash test modes and an ACCEPTABLE score in the Insurance Institute's stringent small overlap...

2014-08-21 08:22:35

When comparing the 2014 Hyundai Genesis to the 2014 BMW 5 series, the Hyundai offers more for less DENVER, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- When Hyundai wanted to break into the luxury vehicle segment, one of the vehicles it had in its sights was the 2014 BMW 5 series, and with the release of the 2014 Hyundai Genesis, Hyundai has closed the gap, and in many ways, has bettered the luxury sedan. The 2014 Hyundai Genesis, now available at Planet Hyundai in Denver, Colo. offers a...


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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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Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.