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2015-03-03 12:22:11

- All three U.S.-built models up for the month FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., March 3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Hyundai Motor America today reported its best February ever, selling 52,505 units

2015-03-03 12:22:05

MBUSA delivers 6% year-to-date sales growth at 52,365 MONTVALE, N.J., March 3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Mercedes-Benz today reported the highest February sales in its history with 23,616

2015-03-02 23:03:22

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports increased incidents of drivers on the road who are under the influence of prescription drugs or marijuana.

2015-03-02 16:22:20

2015 GMC Yukon, Sierra 1500 take on Ford Expedition, F-150 respectively CHICAGO, March 2, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Local Chicago, Illinois automotive dealership Bill Kay Buick GMC

2015-03-02 12:22:22

Toyota of Runnemede goes the extra mile to showcase the only minivan with all-wheel-drive. RUNNEMEDE, N.J., March 2, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- On the heels of several new awards,

2015-03-02 08:46:16

2015 Avalon, Land Cruiser show what is possible from Toyota NAPERVILLE, Ill., March 2, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Toyota vehicles have long been synonymous with very affordable, reliable

2015-03-02 08:22:06

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., March 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- -- 2015 Ram Power Wagon beats the competition in a series of in-depth on- and off-road tests -- 2015 Ram Power Wagon is

2015-03-02 08:21:58

Plus Enjoy 10% Off The London Pass and The Paris Pass WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., March 2, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Travelers can ride the high speed rails to see Big Ben and the Eiffel Tower

2015-03-02 08:21:47

Hesser Toyota switches its website to responsive platform JANESVILLE, Wis., March 2, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Only two months into the new year, one Janesville, Wisconsin Toyota

2015-03-02 08:21:37

Dealership shows new SUV capabilities versus rival NAPERVILLE, Ill., March 2, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Chevrolet of Naperville is very happy to be one of the first Chevy dealers


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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Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.