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2015-06-02 04:20:24

Domestic Brands Profit Most from Truck, Utility Lineups; Interest Rate Hikes Could Disrupt Sales and Average Transaction Prices IRVINE, Calif., June 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The analysts

2015-06-01 23:06:05

$22K donation will benefit service members and military families nationwide Washington, D.C.

2015-06-01 16:20:58

Palmen Motors contrasts all-new 2015 Jeep Renegade with 2015 Honda CR-V KENOSHA, Wis., June 1, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- When it comes to choosing a new crossover SUV, there are

2015-06-01 16:20:47

Palmen Motors puts all-new 2015 Jeep Renegade head-to-head with 2015 Jeep Cherokee KENOSHA, Wis., June 1, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The purchase of a new car is both exciting and

2015-06-01 12:21:56

car2go to Donate $1 Per Mile Driven by Members Who Tweet #DriveTheFight AUSTIN, Texas, June 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of their five year-long partnership, car2go N.A.

2015-06-01 12:21:55

Willis Auto Campus delivers detailed information pages about new SUV model DES MOINES, Iowa, June 1, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- When luxury and versatility are necessary there is

2015-06-01 12:21:46

-- Legacy 2.5i starts at $21,745 CHERRY HILL, N.J., June 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Subaru of America, Inc.

2015-06-01 08:21:30

Palmen Kia of Kenosha compares 2015 Kia Sedona to 2015 Honda Odyssey KENOSHA, Wis., Jun.

2015-06-01 08:21:05

Toyota of Naperville profiles 2015 4Runner TRD Pro, Highlander Hybrid NAPERVILLE, Ill., Jun.

2015-06-01 08:20:52

Local Events Offer Consumers Free Vehicle Inspections, Car Care Tips for Summer Travel FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., June 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- This summer, Hyundai

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...

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,...

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
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.