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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...

2014-03-21 16:23:48

WORCESTER, Mass., March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Access Fixtures continues to expand its line of stainless steel LED bollard lights with a new model featuring a classic reflector and 10 watt LED. The new LED stainless steel bollard light is equipped with a standard reflector to help distribute the light downwards. Beyond leading architectural fashion, the bollard light is constructed with a die cast aluminum interior and stainless steel exterior. The stainless steel housing prevents...

2014-03-21 16:22:01

Industry Veteran and Outbrain Board Director Assigned to Unlock Potential and Drive Next Phase of Growth for Leading Content Discovery Platform NEW YORK, March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Outbrain, the leading content discovery platform, today announced that Ziv Kop, founding member of Outbrain's Board of Directors and former Managing Partner at GlenRock Israel, has joined the company as Chief Operating Officer. Established in 2006, Outbrain was the first to market with its content...

2014-03-21 16:21:06

Aftermarket heated/cooled seats among new available products NAPERVILLE, Ill., March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Toyota of Naperville is always looking for new and innovative ways to serve their customers. Many times the leading Toyota dealer does this by working with internal structures to make the car-buying process easier through simplified research methods. Now, in a nicely dove-tailed move, Toyota of Naperville is vastly improving the car-owning experience. The Toyota of...

2014-03-21 16:20:40

Off-road capable SUV is currently available at Toyota of River Oaks in Calumet City CHICAGO, March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- When it comes to off-road capable vehicles, there are none on the automotive market quite like the Toyota 4Runner, which is able to provide impressive performance both on- and off-road, but which also comes at a price that's more affordable than many of the similarly-equipped vehicles in its class. To assist consumers in researching all that the Toyota...

2014-03-21 16:20:23

1800 CAR WRECK discusses recent action taken by the U.S. Justice Department in investigating leading vehicle manufacturer General Motors. DALLAS, March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- An investigation into the actions of leading automaker General Motors has been enacted by the Justice Department, regarding how they have handled vehicle safety problems over the last decade. Justice Dept. Is Said to Look at G.M. Actions on Safety Flaws "The investigation is the latest in a widening series...

2014-03-21 12:20:32

The powerful and efficient pickup is currently available at Osseo Automotive OSSEO, Wis., March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- When it comes to the trucks currently on the automotive market, there are none quite like the Ford F-150. The F-150 has established itself at the top of the truck segment, and for the last 30 years, not a single competing automaker has been able to come close to dethroning the pickup. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140321/MN88012) To show...

2014-03-21 08:20:21

Drive off the Wiscasset Ford lot in a 2014 model for nothing more than a signature WISCASSET, Maine, March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The traditional automotive lease process looks a lot like the car buying and financing process, but with lower down payments and less costly monthly payments. While most leases last two or three years and have a few restrictions, they allow consumers to drive a new car for a few years for substantially less than what it would cost to own the...

2014-03-20 23:30:02

Velodome Shelters responds to the growth in bicycle commuting on West Coast college and corporate campuses and within local municipalities large and small throughout the region. Clifton, New Jersey (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 Velodome Shelters, headquartered in Clifton, New Jersey, announces both the opening of its West Coast office and hiring of its new business development representative - Kim Erim. Kim will be based in San Diego, California and promote the Velodome business in California...


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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