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2014-06-25 23:07:30

The Telematics Update event Advanced Automotive Safety USA 2014 (July 8-9, Hotel Baronette Renaissance, Novi, MI) has seen a flurry of bookings. Companies such as Harman, QNX Software Systems, Liberty Mutual and Hyundai have all secured their spot for the event in just two weeks’ time amongst 150 other industry execs. (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 With ITS America, GM, Honda and Kapsch all confirmed to speak to offering expert insight into advanced road safety technology, there has been a surge...

2014-06-25 16:21:02

- A Honda demonstration vehicle is on display June 25-26 at Google I/O, Google's annual developer conference in San Francisco, CA TORRANCE, Calif., June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Building on a series of advancements aimed at improving the in-car technology experience for consumers, Honda will introduce select vehicles compatible with Android Auto(TM) in 2015. Honda is displaying a functional prototype at Google I/O 2014, the annual developer conference hosted by Google in San...

2014-06-25 16:20:57

The 2015 Chevy Tahoe and Suburban make their way to Crystal Lake, Ill. CRYSTAL LAKE, Ill., June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- A car dealership in the Crystal Lake Ill. area strives to gain attention and business from current or potential SUV owners who are seeking the newest technology on the road while still having the same qualities that every SUV owner feels are necessary. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140625/121630 The all new Martin Chevrolet is announcing the...

2014-06-25 16:20:47

Joe Bullard Automotive breaks down segment leaders MOBILE, Ala., June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The popularity of SUVs for vehicle shoppers has risen exponentially over the past several years. Today's SUV options provide plenty of space for passengers and cargo, harsh weather driving capability, stylish good looks and quiet and composed ride quality. However, building an SUV with all of these characteristics is no secret and nearly every major automaker produces its own...

2014-06-25 12:22:36

Palmen Dodge Chrysler Jeep of Racine shows how the 2015 Jeep Renegade compares to other popular Jeep models RACINE, Wis., June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Earlier this year, Jeep made waves in the competitive SUV and crossover markets by introducing the 2014 Jeep Cherokee, a new model with all the characteristics to make it distinctly Jeep, but with added features and a low price that impressed critics and shoppers alike. Now that Jeep's in the new vehicle game again this year...

2014-06-25 12:21:43

Ram 3500 helps Edmonton residents prepare for heavy-duty work EDMONTON, Alberta, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- When it comes to heavy-duty lifting, it's important to be prepared. Being prepared can include a variety of things, depending on what the task at hand consists of. One of the easiest ways to be prepared is to make sure you have the right equipment the first time around. In terms of heavy-duty lifting, one Edmonton area dealership puts the focus on having the right...

2014-06-25 12:21:38

Infiniti Embodies Excellence CLARENDON HILLS, Ill., June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Infiniti dealers seek to provide customers with a quality Infiniti vehicle, and more importantly, an elite quality experience. Infiniti of Clarendon Hills has been awarded the 2014 Infiniti Award of Excellence for achieving excellence in every client interaction and providing the Infiniti Total Ownership Experience. Infiniti of Clarendon Hills is the only Infiniti dealership in the state of...

2014-06-25 12:21:12

AURORA, ON, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Magna International Inc. announced today that its Magna Powertrain operating unit, the global leader in four-wheel/all-wheel-drive systems, is the supplier of the new all-wheel-drive (AWD) system available on the 2015 Hyundai Genesis. The 2015 Genesis marks the first Hyundai sedan to offer an AWD system known as HTRAC(®). (photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140625/121528) "The launch of the Genesis HTRAC system is a...

2014-06-25 12:20:46

Enterprise, National, Alamo Add 250K Cars to Offer Summer Travelers New Vehicles, Low Mileage, Wide Variety ST. LOUIS, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Many Americans will be on the move this Independence Day weekend, based on early rental reservation data from all three Enterprise Holdings' brands - Enterprise Rent-A-Car, National Car Rental and Alamo Rent A Car. The combined brands are seeing an 11 percent year-over-year spike in advance reservations at the airport, and Enterprise...

2014-06-25 12:20:39

Allan Nott Honda Toyota in Lima, Ohio compares two rugged SUV options LIMA, Ohio, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- As more SUVs are being built to cater to city life, there are only a few options for off-road oriented drivers. Two storied automakers who have built reputations of producing some of the most dependable, capable and rugged SUVs on the market, Jeep and Toyota, hold onto their innocence and refuse to follow the status quo with the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited and Toyota...


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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