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2015-04-23 16:20:52

Drivers can see how top Honda models compare to other, new manufacturer's vehicles BIRMINGHAM, Ala., April 23, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Serra Honda is now giving drivers the opportunity

2015-04-23 12:21:01

Donation a part of the National Hockey League's 'Biggest Assist Happens Off the Ice' Program TORRANCE, Calif., April 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Hoping to make a difference in the lives

2015-04-23 12:20:39

The off-road-capable SUV is the latest to be highlighted by Toyota of Runnemede RUNNEMEDE, N.J., April 23, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Off road drivers will be happy to hear that the

2015-04-23 08:21:54

BorgWarner's Variable Cam Timing and New Low-Friction Silent Chain Technology Improve Engine Efficiency AUBURN HILLS, Mich., April 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- BorgWarner's advanced engine

2015-04-23 08:20:51

- New information disclosed on innovative powertrain, body and manufacturing technologies further solidifies the NSX's position as a world-class supercar DETROIT, April 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/

2015-04-22 23:01:12

Three CEI Group Inc.

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Dealership Ranks No. 1 Out Of More Than 820 Stores Nationwide FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., April 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Texoma Hyundai in Sherman, Texas, ranked No.

2015-04-22 16:21:05

Union is defeated in representation election as employees cast their ballots to remain union free ANN ARBOR, Mich., April 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- In a union representation election

2015-04-22 12:21:27

Great West Chrysler reviews the 2015 Ram 1500 and the 2015 GMC Sierra EDMONTON, Alberta, April 22, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Because hauling and towing are often a part of everyday

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An experimental Japanese maglev train hit a top speed of 374 miles per hour in tests on Tuesday, setting a new world record. Now that’s fast!


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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Word of the Day
cassation
  • The abrogation of a law by a higher authority; annulment.
  • In music, during the eighteenth century, a song or an instrumental piece similar to the serenade, intended for performance in the open air.
The word 'cassation' comes from the French 'cassation', from Latin 'casso' ("destroy, annul").
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