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2014-10-31 16:21:03

Continental Honda stocks new feature package for best-selling SUV crossover COUNTRYSIDE, Ill., Oct. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Welcomed by a number of informative resources on Continental Honda's dealership website, the 2015 CR-V crossover offers several valuable improvements when compared with the outgoing model. Though much attention will likely be paid to CR-V's all-new Earth Dreams powertrain, Continental Honda is also drawing attention to a preeminent feature package that...

2014-10-31 16:20:35

Northbrook area buyers take advantage of new Mercedes-Benz lineup NORTHBROOK, Ill., Oct. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Local Chicagoland dealership, Autohaus on Edens, has officially received delivery of a stock of brand new 2015 Mercedes-Benz S-Class models. The new S-Class model signifies the brand's flagship saloon vehicle with the four available trim levels; S550, S600, S63 AMG® 4MATIC®, and S65 AMG®. The 2015 S-Class is powered by a 4.7-liter biturbo V-8 with 449 horsepower...

2014-10-31 16:20:31

Provides model research on truck and compares against Nissan Frontier EDMONTON, Alberta, Oct. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Honda lineup mostly consists of different sedans, coupes, and crossovers; but there is one vehicle that stands apart from the others, and that is the Honda Ridgeline. The Ridgeline is a mid-size sport utility truck, which is not only different from the other vehicles in the Honda lineup but quite different from a lot of the other trucks on the market as...

2014-10-31 16:20:19

South Oak drivers take advantage of great Dodge pricing MATTESON, Ill., Oct. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The 2014 Dodge Dart features more technology than any other vehicle in its class. A customizable digital display can be configured to show the information found most important to consumers. The available 8.4-inch Uconnect center console display is a class-exclusive feature as well; when paired with a smart device the Uconnect systems allows for voice commands and hands-free...

2014-10-31 12:21:13

Briggs Subaru of Topeka pits 2015 Outback against long-standing family favorites TOPEKA, Kan., Oct. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Deemed Subaru's best-selling vehicle, the 2015 Outback remains a blurred combination of a crossover SUV and family wagon. Tapping into drivers' adventurous sides, the 2015 Subaru Outback in Topeka, KS is designed to be efficient on city and highway roads with the ability to take on rugged terrain and areas of low-traction. The standard symmetrical...

2014-10-31 12:21:12

2015 Sierra features new eight-speed transmission, wifi technology. SAN ANTONIO, Texas, Oct. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Customers looking for one of the best pickup trucks on the road today come to Cavender Buick GMC North to check out the 2015 GMC Sierra in San Antonio, TX. Many of the same features that made the 2015 Sierra one of the most popular trucks during the previous model-years make a return for the 2015 model-year and are enhanced by some upgrades to keep people...

2014-10-31 12:20:57

Dealership also compares new 2015 Evoque to top competitor SAN ANTONIO, Texas, Oct. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Things are beginning to hit a very frenetic pace at Land Rover of San Antonio. The 2015 models of the world's best luxury SUVs are starting to arrive at the showroom and are becoming ready for customers to drive home. As always, this new class of Land Rover/Range Rover vehicles are very capable as well as outfitted with some of the best cabin materials ever used in the...

2014-10-31 12:20:53

Palmen Motors of Kenosha now offering the capable family vehicle to area motorists KENOSHA, Wis., Oct. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- With a fairly small North American minivan market, automakers are stepping up their game in terms of offering something that's at once affordable and feature-rich in order to stand out for customers. The 2015 Dodge Grand Caravan, with its American Value Package as the base model boasting a $20,895 MSRP, distinguishes itself for many shoppers at...

2014-10-31 08:21:39

Briggs Dodge showcases safe and affordable family-haulers TOPEKA, Kan., Oct. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Three decades strong, the mothership of all minivans has officially touched down in its 2015 form. Expanding families faced with growth spurts and busy schedules will relish in the accommodating features Dodge has made available. With seating for seven that can be transformed into massive cargo space in seconds and tailgate seating that becomes a private grandstand for any...

2014-10-31 08:21:19

Chicago dealership receives 2015 Motor Trend SUV of the Year COUNTRYSIDE, Ill., Oct. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- A staple of the midsize Accord for several years, Honda's suite of Earth Dreams technologies has now been adopted by the best-selling CR-V for the 2015 model year. Through an emphasis that works to reduce internal engine friction, Earth Dreams allows the 2015 Honda CR-V to reach an EPA-estimated fuel economy rating of 34 highway mpg.* Photo -...


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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maffling
  • To stammer.
  • Present participle of maffle, to stammer.
  • A simpleton.
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