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2014-03-31 04:20:04

UTRECHT, The Netherlands, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Thello joins the InterRail Portfolio as New Benefit Partner in France and Italy Good news for InterRail travellers this spring! From 1st April 2014, Thello becomes an InterRail benefit partner by offering a 25% discount off the standard adult fare to passengers holding an InterRail Global Pass or an InterRail One Country Pass for France or Italy....

2014-03-29 23:04:45

Ohio pedestrian accident attorney Scott Elliot Smith of the Law Offices of Scott Elliot Smith weighs in on a report revealing fewer pedestrian fatalities nationwide and in Ohio in 2013. Columbus, OH (PRWEB) March 29, 2014 Reversing a longtime trend, the number of pedestrian fatalities declined nationwide in 2013 for the first time since 2009, including a 37 percent decrease in Ohio pedestrian fatalities, according to the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA). Columbus personal...

2014-03-28 23:28:05

SXM Deals shares its list of 10 top activities to do in St. Maarten for island visitors looking for an unforgettable Caribbean vacation. Philipsburg, St. Maarten (PRWEB) March 28, 2014 Tourists around the world come to St. Maarten, a tropical paradise in the Caribbean for its beautiful beaches, numerous tours and friendly people. With so much activities on such a small island, newcomers may feel overwhelmed looking for things to do. Fear not and read SXM Deals list of top 10 fun things...

2014-03-28 23:25:51

Booyah Strollers, maker of baby and pet bicycle trailers that also doubles as a stroller, is please to announce their latest baby bike trailer & stroller. San Ramon, CA (PRWEB) March 28, 2014 Booyah Strollers have been manufacturing baby and pet bike trailers for 6 years now and based on customer feedback have come up with a design to satisfy even the pickiest parent. Their latest design has all the features of a high-end bicycle trailer but without the high-end cost. Riding in the...

2014-03-28 23:01:34

Land Rover Hinsdale is excited to announce that the Land Rover brand has the best statistics for vehicle inventory turn, with Land Rover Vehicles spending an average of just 22 days on the dealer lot before being sold. (PRWEB) March 28, 2014 Land Rover Hinsdale is excited to announce that the Land Rover brand has the best statistics for vehicle inventory turn, with Land Rover Vehicles spending an average of just 22 days on the dealer lot before being sold. Automotive News announced that...

2014-03-28 16:20:37

Brian Toliver Ford is fielding questions on the revolutionary Ford truck SULPHER SPRINGS, Texas, March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Since the 2015 Ford F-150 was unveiled, there has been plenty of coverage on the new truck. Most notable among the topics was the fact that the new F-150 will have a body that is made largely of high-strength aluminum. This represents a big change in the segment, and a significant improvement for a truck that is already a consistent best-seller in...

2014-03-28 16:20:36

Auburn dealership among select locations authorized for 2014 Chevy Silverado Reaper AUBURN, Maine, March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Ever since the truck's first appearance at the National Automobile Dealers Association meeting earlier this year, the 2014 Chevy Silverado Reaper has been touted as the next must-drive vehicle in the performance pickup category. Not only is the truck itself making headlines, but the announcement of Emerson Chevrolet Buick as an authorized sales...

2014-03-28 12:21:28

Wisconsin auto shoppers turn to Dodge Grand Caravan for safe family transport KENOSHA, Wis., March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Families in need of a reliable minivan have a number of options these days that go well beyond the basic necessities. With more attention being paid to comfort and convenience features, automakers are able to offer drivers an experience more on par with what they'd expect from a smaller sedan or crossover. One option in particular has been catching the attention...

2014-03-28 12:20:35

2014 Ridgeline Hailed for Innovative Design Features JERSEY CITY, N.J., March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- In a segment not traditionally known for coloring outside the lines, one pickup, the 2014 Honda Ridgeline, has done just that. With its cleverly designed rear cargo bed and smooth riding profile, the 2014 Honda Ridgeline has proven to reliably provide truck-like performance when it's needed, and a more refined performance when it isn't. The 2014 Honda Ridgeline is currently...

2014-03-28 12:20:18

Howdy Honda maintains diverse inventory of Certified Used Honda models AUSTIN, Texas, March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The search for used car value usually comes with a side of hesitation as consumers have concerns about accurate vehicle history reports and previous use. Those trepidations cause some car shoppers to stretch their budgets for new cars or roll the dice with a used car they don't necessarily feel comfortable with buying. Howdy Honda is reinforcing the excellence...


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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