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2015-05-04 08:21:11

Building on the success of its popular Telematics Gateway Unit platform, ACTIA Corporation has upped the ante with the addition of Bluetooth 3.0 connectivity, EDGE/3G+, WIFI 802.11 b/g/n and accelerometer

2015-05-04 08:20:52

Redesigned midsize sedan to arrive at Harbin Automotive in late summer SCOTTSBORO, Ala., May 4, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- As one of Chevrolet's signature nameplates for more than

2015-05-01 16:23:22

~ Greenbrier commends both governments' new tank car design standards as a step in the right direction ~ LAKE OSWEGO, Ore., May 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Greenbrier Companies,

2015-05-01 16:23:06

U.S. Porsche dealers sell 5,217 vehicles in April ATLANTA, May 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Porsche Cars North America, Inc.

2015-05-01 16:22:57

Auto Retailer and its Dealerships will be working with local high schools and communities to raise awareness about teen safe driving SOUTH AMBOY, N.J., May 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --

2015-05-01 16:22:50

-- Best April ever and highest monthly sales on record with 4,901 units sold, an increase of 17.1% over April 2014. -- Subaru Canada celebrates 16 consecutive record-breaking months,

2015-05-01 12:22:00

-- Four models have their best-ever April sales FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., May 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Hyundai Motor America today reported its best April ever, selling 68,009

2015-05-01 12:21:56

MBUSA launches second quarter with 8.2% increase YTD MONTVALE, N.J., May 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Mercedes-Benz USA (MBUSA) today reported record April sales for the Mercedes-Benz brand

2015-05-01 12:21:29

Key question of safety impact must be examined WASHINGTON, May 1, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New regulations released today by the U.S.

2015-05-01 12:21:12

VALCOURT, QC, May 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - BRP's (TSX: DOO) 100,000(th) Can-Am Spyder rolled off the assembly line on April 20. (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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