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2014-03-25 23:26:32

Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc. supports agricultural education and agricultural literacy on National Ag Day by awarding twelve one-year leases on a 2014 Toyota Tundra to teachers and postsecondary education programs throughout the U.S. Torrance, CA (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc. has awarded twelve one-year leases on a 2014 Toyota Tundra to teachers and postsecondary education programs throughout the U.S. as a sponsor of the 2013 Outstanding Postsecondary/Adult...

2014-03-25 23:00:50

Nearly 4,000 people die nationwide each year in crashes involving large commercial trucks or buses. Many of those people are young, inexperienced drivers who don’t understand the dangers they and their passengers face every day on the road. College Station, Texas (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 Federal officials, law enforcement and teen driving safety advocates are joining forces to help young drivers share the roadways more safely with large trucks. The Teens in the Driver Seat program,...

2014-03-25 12:28:00

Premier specialty sporting goods retailer offers advice and gear recommendations to help prepare cyclists for the season ahead LOS ANGELES, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Spring has arrived and as temperatures start to get warmer and the days get longer, Americans will be spending more time outdoors enjoying the activities they love, including cycling. To celebrate the start of a new season, Sport Chalet is providing cyclists with the essential products and advice they need to help get their...

2014-03-25 12:26:46

LONDON, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report:Strategic Outlook of Select Sub-Saharan Commercial Vehicle MarketAfrica to Offer Level Playing Opportunity for Global Industry ParticipantsThe Sub-Saharan African commercial vehicles study gives a strategic overview of the commercial vehicles market in twelve Sub-Saharan African countries. Due to the limited availability of raw materials and vehicle components, the commercial vehicles...

2014-03-25 12:21:49

Dealership offering several deals, new models NAPERVILLE, Ill., March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Several exciting things are happening simultaneously at Chevrolet of Naperville. Chief among them is the arrival of the 2015 Chevy Tahoe as well as the 2015 Chevy Suburban to the Chevrolet of Naperville showroom. After a winter of expectations and information slowly trickling out, two of the most popular SUVs in the history of the sport utility vehicle segment of the automotive...

Alcohol's Role In Traffic Deaths Vastly Underreported: Study
2014-03-25 08:24:30

Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs It's no secret that drinking and driving can be a deadly mix. But the role of alcohol in U.S. traffic deaths may be substantially underreported on death certificates, according to a study in the March issue of the Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs. Between 1999 and 2009, more than 450,000 Americans were killed in a traffic crashes. But in cases where alcohol was involved, death certificates frequently failed to list alcohol as a cause of...

2014-03-25 08:21:26

DUBLIN, Mar. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/rr7bcd/china_heavy_truck ) has announced the addition of the "Concise Analysis of the International Heavy Truck Industry" report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) With the fading effect of a 4 trillion yuan stimulus package as well as the slowdown of Chinese economic growth rate, the demand in China heavy truck market has kept declining since...

2014-03-25 00:21:26

DUBLIN, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/5h5nh9/global_forward) has announced the addition of the "Global Forward Collision Warning Systems Market 2014-2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/5h5nh9/global_forward ] report to their offering. <start_newscom> (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The analysts forecast the Global Forward Collision Warning System market...

2014-03-24 12:20:26

New report highlights value retention performance of 2011 model year light duty trucks and SUV segments, including hybrid-powertrain performance MCLEAN, Va., March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Large pickup trucks have the highest retained value of all three-year-old light duty trucks and SUVs at 62.5% of the Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) for a typically equipped model, says the National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) Used Car Guide in the March edition of...

2014-03-24 08:20:52

BorgWarner Expected to Create more than 150 New Jobs AUBURN HILLS, Mich., March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BorgWarner's facility in Seneca, South Carolina, was formally named the North American supplier of two-speed, part-time four-wheel drive transfer cases for the Toyota Tundra pickup truck. To celebrate the business award and product launch, a special event was held on March 21, attended by the Senior Vice President of Toyota Motor Engineering and Manufacturing North America...


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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