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2014-04-01 12:23:56

-- Hyundai CUV segment up double digits FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hyundai Motor America announced March sales of 67,005, up 37 percent over February, down 1.9 percent from a year ago. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131002/LA90771LOGO-b "While we were hoping weather across the country would finally break, much of the nation continued to experience winter conditions, resulting in slower sales early in the month," said Bob Pradzinski, vice president...

2014-04-01 12:23:36

Well-equipped Starting Price under $40,000 includes Impressive Safety and Technology Features SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- During a gathering of top automotive and business media at the national drive event for the 2015 Genesis, Hyundai announced a compelling pricing package for the all-new premium sedan. Hitting showroom floors later this month, Genesis starts at $38,000 for the well-equipped 3.8L V6 and $51,500 for the 5.0L V8 model. The combination of bold design,...

2014-04-01 04:20:27

HOUSTON, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Wood Group has acquired Sunstone Projects Ltd. ("Sunstone") of Calgary, Alberta, Canada for C$14.5 million. Sunstone is a pipeline consulting company providing engineering, procurement and construction management (EPCM) services to clients in the Canadian oil & gas industry. Sunstone generated sales of approximately C$21 million in 2013 and employs approximately 70 people. Sunstone will be rebranded as Wood Group Mustang and operate within...

2014-03-31 23:38:37

Distracted driving is a major problem. But what is the solution? As part of Distracted Driving Awareness Month, Peggy Smedley outlines the actions that should be taken in Connected World and on The Peggy Smedley Show. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 March 31, 2014, In honor of the fourth annual national Distracted Driving month connected mobility expert Peggy Smedley proclaims the technology to completely eliminate accident and death due to distracted driving is literally at our...

2014-03-31 23:26:12

Telematics Update has just released The Connected Fleet Report 2014 to provide crucial analysis on the development of the fleet telematics market. London (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 The fleet telematics market is mature in terms of years but not penetration. It has been estimated by industry executives interviewed for Telematics Update’s Connected Fleet Report 2014 that only around 20% of the North American fleet market has some form of telematics solution. It is anticipated that a...

2014-03-31 16:20:35

Bill Jacobs Cadillac offers limited-time savings on service and maintenance JOLIET, Ill., March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Illinois winters take their toll on vehicles. With temperatures frequently below zero, car batteries and engines have to work much harder while salt and sand from the roads affect underpinnings and eat away at paint. To help Cadillac owners revitalize their vehicles for spring, Bill Jacobs Cadillac is offering a variety of service and maintenance specials....

2014-03-31 16:20:25

Isuzu Has Been the Top Seller of Low Cab Forward Trucks in the U.S. for the Past 28 Years WASHINGTON, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Diesel Technology Forum (DTF) is pleased to announce that Isuzu Manufacturing Services America, a global leader in medium and heavy duty commercial vehicle and diesel engine production, has joined the Forum. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120201/MM46474LOGO DTF is a non-profit organization that promotes the use of the newest...

2014-03-31 16:20:18

LINCOLN, Neb., March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- I-80 Self Storage, located at 1930 Fletcher Ave., recently added U-Haul truck and trailer rentals to the self-storage business, which is conveniently accessible from I-80, Highway 34, and Highway 77. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140331/LA94423 AddingU-Haul truck rentals is one of the most convenient features I-80 Self Storage offers. The entire storage process is streamlined by providing everything you need all at one location, including...

2014-03-31 13:35:45

Researchers discover a 'continuity field' that merges the appearance of similar objects seen within a matter of seconds Ever notice how Harry Potter's T-shirt abruptly changes from a crewneck to a henley shirt in "The Order of the Phoenix," or how in "Pretty Woman," Julia Roberts' croissant inexplicably morphs into a pancake? Don't worry if you missed those continuity bloopers. Vision scientists at the University of California, Berkeley, and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have...

2014-03-31 12:21:42

Silverado, Equinox hold their own versus Nissan competition NAPERVILLE, Ill., March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- With the successful launch of the new Chevrolet of Naperville internet research tool, Chevy Models Versus the Competition, one of the top priorities has been for the online arm of the operation to continue to build up the library of information on the page so that it can reach its full potential. Steps have been recently been taken to make sure this is happening. Two...


Latest Land Transport Reference Libraries

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...

Troller Pantanal
2014-02-20 12:56:37

Troller Veiculos Especiais S/A (Troller) is an off-road vehicle manufacturer from Brazil that was founded by Rogerio Farias in 1995. The first prototype vehicle was produced in 1996. In 1997, the company was bought by Mario Araripe and formed a partnership to produce vehicles. The first vehicle Troller manufactured was a gasoline powered T4 with mass production beginning 1999. In 2005, in Angola, Africa a manufacturing plant opened to also produce the T4. In January 2007, Ford do...

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