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2014-08-28 08:21:58

Allan Nott Honda Toyota stocks large selection of popular SUV options LIMA, Ohio, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Without a doubt one of the most competitive automotive segments today's shoppers must sift through is that of the SUV. Over the past several years SUVs have adapted to not only fulfill the role of versatility, but they now feature very attractive fuel consumption ratings, safety features and comfort options. Allan Nott Honda Toyota, a Lima, Ohio dealership, has taken...

2014-08-28 08:21:56

Holiday Ford of Fond du Lac, Wis., offers Ford Transit Connect Van and Wagon FOND DU LAC, Wis., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- As a local business grows, so does the need for reliable transportation for its goods and employees. For many types of businesses, from plumbers to florists, this comes in the form of a cargo van. Many automakers offer this type of vehicle, and Ford is one that appears to get it right for many business owners in terms of functionality, efficiency, and...

2014-08-28 08:21:54

Those looking to offroad in Waupun, Wis. need to look no further than the 2014 Jeep Wrangler and 2015 Jeep Renegade WAUPUN, Wis., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- For those looking for vehicles to take them off the beaten path, they need to look no further than the 2014 Jeep Wrangler in Waupun, Wis. or the 2015 Jeep Renegade in Waupun, Wis. Both vehicles are now at Homan Auto Group. Vehicles made by Jeep are meant to be taken off road and neither the Wrangler nor the Renegade are...

2014-08-28 08:21:11

A history of the Corvette, and a matchup that sees the 2015 Chevy Tahoe vs 2015 Chevy Suburban RALEIGH, N.C., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Car shoppers in the Raleigh, North Carolina area are in luck, because Sir Walter Chevrolet is at it again! They've recently uploaded two brand new information pages on some of their most popular models, expanding upon the base of information they already had available. One of those pages features a wealth of info about not just the current...

2014-08-28 08:21:02

The most awarded vehicle of 2013 now comes equipped with a Webasto soft top for the first time. HENGERSBERG, Germany, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Webasto-Edscha, Webasto's convertible business unit, is for the first time the exclusive manufacturer of the soft top for the award-winning seventh generation Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Convertible. The convertible roof has a number of lightweight components, providing even more headroom and features an improved design. A...

2014-08-28 08:20:54

Luxury car shoppers find limited-time savings at Loeber Motors LINCOLNWOOD, Ill., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- With the influx of 2015 models rolling into the Loeber Motors showroom, limited-time offers like the Certified Pre-Owned Mercedes-Benz Sales Event sometimes get overlooked. As the dealership continues to prepare its customers for the completely new 2015 Mercedes-Benz GLA, Loeber Motors is in the midst of a Certified Pre-Owned Sales Event that runs through Sept. 2....

2014-08-28 08:20:42

Local dealership compares Honda's newest eight-passenger family models COUNTRYSIDE, Ill., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Endowed with a sense of automotive authority, drivers looking to get behind the wheel of a family-friendly Honda face a choice between two full-size vehicle options. Both Honda Odyssey and Honda Pilot accommodate up to eight passengers, and this is why Continental Honda has set the 2015 Honda Odyssey vs. 2015 Honda Pilot in a side-by-side comparison for...

2014-08-27 16:21:06

2015 Jeep Wrangler arrives at Palmen Motors of Kenosha, Wis. KENOSHA, Wis., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- For many motorists who crave the ultimate off-road adventure, as well of those who just love the unique and iconic look and feel of a Jeep, the Wrangler has for decades represented the gold standard for all things rugged and ready for anything. With a new model year coming around there aren't a lot of big changes announced for the Wrangler, but it's one that rarely needs...

2014-08-27 16:21:03

HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As part of the national enforcement initiative, "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over," PennDOT, state police and municipal police are focusing their efforts on reducing alcohol-and drug-related crashes through Labor Day. "Driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs is unsafe and it's against the law," PennDOT Secretary Barry J. Schoch said. "Although alcohol-related crashes have gradually decreased, drugged-driving crashes and...

2014-08-27 12:23:05

CHICAGO, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- DMV.com - a one-stop resource for all DMV and motor vehicle information, has released a top ten list of things parents and motorists should keep in mind to ensure child safety during the back to school season. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140826/139882 "Given the significant number of motorists and pedestrians heading back on the road, we thought it was the right time to remind drivers and parents of the extra precautions necessary...


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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