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2014-10-01 23:04:40

The Latin American Traction Transformer market report defines and segments the concerned market with analysis and forecast of revenue.http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/latin-america-traction-transformer-9739924686.html (PRWEB) October 01, 2014 The Latin American Traction Transformer market was valued at $51.7 million in 2013, and is expected to reach $64.3 million by 2018, at a CAGR of 4.4% from 2013 to 2018. Browse through the TOC of the Latin American traction transformer market...

2014-10-01 16:20:43

U.S. Porsche dealers sell 3,607 vehicles ATLANTA, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Porsche Cars North America, Inc. (PCNA), importer and distributor in the United States of the Porsche 918 Spyder, 911, Boxster, and Cayman sports cars, Macan and Cayenne SUVs, and the Panamera four-door sports sedan line-up, today announced September 2014 sales of 3,607 vehicles. So far in 2014, PCNA has delivered 35,366 vehicles in the U.S., an increase of 12.1 percent over the same time period last year...

2014-10-01 12:22:30

Marks five years of consecutive year-over-year sales gains MONTVALE, N.J., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mercedes-Benz today reported the best September sales in its history with 27,315 units sold across its passenger car and light truck lineups, increasing 10.6% from the 24,697 vehicles sold in September 2013. Sprinter sales totaled 2,208 for the month, combining with 748 retails at smart (up 19.7%) to bring total September volumes at Mercedes-Benz USA (MBUSA) to 30,271, an increase...

2014-10-01 12:21:57

ST. LOUIS, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Enterprise Holdings, which operates the Enterprise Rent-A-Car, National Car Rental and Alamo Rent A Car brands, has announced its annual Auction Achievement Award winners. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130730/MM55552LOGO-a Nine U.S. automotive auction houses are being honored by Enterprise Holdings, which - through its regional subsidiaries - operates the largest fleet of vehicles in the world through a global network of neighborhood and...

2014-10-01 12:21:55

-- Best September ever with results up 15.0 percent. -- Nine consecutive months of skyrocketing sales for Subaru Canada with YTD results up 15.7 percent. -- Subaru's 2015 Outback bests last month's milestone, making September its highest month of sales ever with 936 vehicles sold, an increase of 70.8 percent over the same time last year. MISSISSAUGA, ON, Oct. 1, 2014 /CNW/ - Subaru Canada, Inc. (SCI) today announced...

2014-10-01 12:20:54

New Evoque and Range Rover to help promote November event SAN ANTONIO, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- In addition to the support of the fashion industry that comes naturally to the Land Rover brand, Land Rover of San Antonio is also taking the opportunity with its major sponsorship of Fashion Week San Antonio 2014 to show off some its top-flight inventory to the well-heeled attendees of the week-long event. Certainly, the collections of cutting edge fashions will be the main...

2014-10-01 08:22:41

MONTVALE, N.J., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mercedes-Benz just announced pricing on its most exclusive model, the S-Class Coupe. Launching in mid-October, the S-Class Coupe will start at a Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) of $119,500 for the S550 4MATIC Coupe and $160,900 for the S63 AMG 4MATIC Coupe. The rear-wheel drive V12-powered S65 AMG Coupe launches in December and is priced at $230,900. All prices exclude $925 destination & delivery fee....

2014-10-01 08:22:16

Incentive Spending as a Percentage of Average Transaction Price Was 9.0% in September 2014 SANTA MONICA, Calif., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TrueCar, Inc. (NASDAQ: TRUE), the negotiation-free car buying and selling platform, reported today that the estimated average transaction price (ATP) for light vehicles in the U.S. was $31,014 in September 2014, down $449 (-1.4 percent) from September 2013 and down $587 (-1.9 percent) from August 2014. In September 2014, the average incentive...

2014-09-30 23:09:12

The North American Traction Transformer market report defines and segments the market with analysis and forecast of revenue. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/north-america-traction-transformer-9028234198.html (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 This market was valued $137.1 million in 2013, and is expected to reach $212.4 million by 2018, at a CAGR of 9.1% from 2013 to 2018. Browse through the TOC of the North American traction transformer market report, to get an idea of the in-depth...

2014-09-30 16:21:31

Don Jacobs Toyota of Milwaukee, Wis., is offering area drivers the compact 2015 Toyota Yaris and tough Tundra MILWAUKEE, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The new Toyota Lineup is still coming out and two of the new vehicles to become available to consumers are the Toyota Yaris and Toyota Tundra. The Yaris is a compact car with a three and five door option. The sporty looking vehicle has a fuel economy of 37 hwy mpg making the already affordable vehicle even cheaper to own. Along...


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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barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
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