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ARLINGTON, Va., March 10, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new report released today by the Global New Car Assessment Programme, or Global NCAP, calls for minimum vehicle safety standards to
BorgWarner's GenV All-Wheel Drive Coupling with Efficient Mode Delivers Improved Traction, Stability and Handling while Minimizing Losses AUBURN HILLS, Mich., March 10, 2015 /PRNewswire/
Nand Kochhar of the Ford Motor Company was elected as new Chairman of the SAE International Motor Vehicle Council for the 2015-2016 term. WARRENDALE, Pa.
Supercars from top manufactures like Bentley, Mercedes, and Porsche offered by Rex Luxury Car Rental let driving enthusiasts experience true automotive bliss. LOS ANGELES, March 5,
Safety Scoring System's Flaws Again Exposed by Key Senator and GAO Report ARLINGTON, Va., March 5, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, American Trucking Associations called on the
AUBURN HILLS, Mich., March 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Work Truck magazine today announced that the Ram 4500/5500 Chassis Cab truck has been named its 2015 Medium-duty Truck of the Year. The
TORONTO, March 5, 2015 /CNW/ - 407 ETR is pleased to announce that it is a Proud Supporter of the TORONTO 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games, taking place from July 10 to 26, 2015, and August 7 to 15, 2015,
OAKVILLE, ON, March 5, 2015 /CNW/ - Siemens and Western University have announced a new academic partnership that will give students the opportunity to use the same technology in its Faculty of Engineering
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...
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 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 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 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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