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2014-08-15 12:21:06

DALLAS, August 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The report "Airbag and Seat Belt Market for Passenger Cars - A Global Analysis: by Geography - Trends and Forecasts 2014 - 2019", classifies and defines Automotive Airbag and Seat Belt Market in terms of volume and value. The report highlights potential growth opportunities in the coming years as well as covers review of the - market drivers, restrains, growth indicators, challenges, legislation trends, market dynamics, competitive...

2014-08-15 04:20:14

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Neil Fletcher ('Fletch') never did anything by half. This gentle bon vivant who helped to revolutionise photographic retailing in Australia, purchased his first Corvette as a 50th birthday present for himself. By the time he succumbed to Alzheimer's disease, he had a stable of seven Corvettes which he lovingly and painstakingly restored. Those cars are now to be sold by Mossgreen, one of Australia's leading auction houses. The cars range...

2014-08-14 23:10:46

The Edwards Law Firm interprets the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s most recent accident data from FedEx, UPS and Con-Way freight carriers for motorists across the country. TULSA, Okla. (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 The Edwards Law Firm’s truck accident attorneys have compiled data from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s (FMCSA) Motor Carrier Safety Measurement System (SMS) to provide motorists with accurate crash information among three of the nation’s top...

2014-08-14 20:20:33

- Hyundai Motor Company fascinates New Yorkers with unique billboard campaign in Times Square, one of the most vibrant pedestrian intersections in the world NEW YORK, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hyundai Motor Company launches a new interactive billboard campaign entitled 'Hyundai Brilliant Interactive Art'. It utilizes a two-way interactive communication between consumers and corporate groups to target tourists and pedestrians around Times Square's billboards in Manhattan....

2014-08-14 12:21:12

DALLAS, August 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The report "Blind Spot Detection (BSD) System and Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) System Market for Passenger Cars; by Geography - Trends and Forecasts 2014 - 2019" by MarketsandMarkets, classifies and defines the automotive BSD and ACC System Market in terms of volume and value. The report highlights potential growth opportunities in the coming years as well as covers review of the - market drivers, restrains, growth indicators,...

2014-08-14 08:21:21

Johnson Controls Garners Three Segment Awards for Seat Quality; WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Automakers are responding to consumer demand for third-row seating, but in doing so are compromising quality and cargo space, according to the J.D. Power 2014 Seat Quality and Satisfaction Study(SM) released today. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130605/LA26502LOGO While overall the percentage of new vehicles that offer third-row seats remains stable, some segments...

2014-08-14 08:20:28

~ Nation's Top Drivers to Experience the Power of Video and its Impact on Safe Driving SAN DIEGO, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lytx, Inc. (formerly DriveCam Inc.), a global leader in delivering video-based driver safety and compliance solutions, announced today that it is a sponsor of the National Truck Driving Championships, which will take place on Aug. 14-16 at the David Lawrence Convention Center in Pittsburgh, PA. More than 400 top professional truck drivers from across the...

2014-08-13 12:21:07

DALLAS, August 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The report "Night Vision System (NVS) and Driver Monitoring System (DMS) Market for Passenger Cars - By Geography - Trends and Forecasts 2014-2019" by MarketsandMarkets, classifies and defines the automotive night vision system and driver monitoring system market in terms of volume and value. The report highlights potential growth opportunities in the coming years as well as covers review of the - market drivers, restrains, growth...

2014-08-13 12:20:35

Edmonton drivers popularize large vehicles EDMONTON, Alberta, Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Drivers in the Edmonton area have been noticed more and more driving larger vehicles. One Edmonton dealership, West End Nissan, attributes the recent popularity of pickups and SUVs to Nissan's improved inventory, which is also in the spotlight on the dealership's website. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140808/134890 West End Nissan staff love the Pathfinder and are...

2014-08-13 08:20:50

Newest Intro includes 4.0-Litre Engine Developed by Ed Pink Racing Engines for Singer Vehicle Design LOS ANGELES, Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- During a weekend globally recognized for representing the "best of the best" within the glamorous world of fine motoring, Singer Vehicle Design (SVD), the dedicated coach-building company that restores and modifies existing vintage Porsche automobiles, is set to make a very bold statement - by showcasing nearly $2m-worth of restored vehicles...


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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