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2014-09-25 12:22:54

MIAMI, Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EarlyShares, the online platform for private investing, today announced the launch of a $3 million convertible debt investment offering for Brammo, an electric vehicle technology company seeking to scale the business and execute on international expansion plans. More information about the investment opportunity is available by clicking here. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140925/148418 "We decided to host our capital raise on the...

2014-09-25 12:22:30

Kansas dealer pits 2015 Subaru Forester against 2015 Chevrolet Equinox TOPEKA, Kan., Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The 2015 Subaru Forester's redesign carries over from last year, and continues to outshine the attempts of popular competitors. Returning yet again as an IIHS Top Safety Pick+ vehicle, the 2015 Forester is a well-rounded SUV that comfortably suites a wide selection of drivers. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140924/148310 Versatile and able to...

2014-09-25 12:22:17

Local Plover Driver Tops All Competitors at the 77th National Truck Driving Championships, Becomes the First Grand Champion from Wisconsin STEVENS POINT, Wis., Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Con-way Freight, a less-than-truckload (LTL) carrier and subsidiary of Con-way Inc. (NYSE: CNW), today recognized professional driver Jeff Langenhahn, for winning the Grand Champion title at the 77(th) Annual American Trucking Associations (ATA) National Truck Driving Championships....

2014-09-25 12:21:56

WARREN, Mich., Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- -- Redesign of 353 work stations mean five more trucks an hour or an average of 100 more trucks a day roll off the assembly line -- Additional capacity at the 76-year-old plant needed to meet growing demand -- Implementation of World Class Manufacturing improves safety, productivity and quality -- UAW-represented employees drive changes from the shop floor, submitting nearly 7,000 suggestions...

2014-09-25 12:21:44

-- 2015 Impreza continues its fun-to-drive lineage, while boasting remarkable versatility, safety, comfort and fuel economy with a standard PZEV engine. -- Subaru's advanced active safety system, EyeSight, is available for the first time on Impreza models. -- Technology improvements include a standard MediaHub with Bluetooth, iPod and USB connectivity, audio integration, a 6.2-inch colour touch...

2014-09-25 12:21:16

-- Ski-Doo becomes the official snowmobile for Burton's Team of Pro Snowboarders -- Ski-Doo and Burton to co-develop products -- Ski-Doo sponsors the Burton Mountain Festival VALCOURT, QC, Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - BRP's Ski-Doo brand is partnering with Burton Snowboards, the world's leading snowboarding company, with Ski-Doo becoming the official snowmobile for Burton Snowboards' team of pro riders. The two companies also agreed...

2014-09-25 12:21:10

New versions of new Malibu, Traverse ready for public consumption NAPERVILLE, Ill., Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The lineup of 2015 Chevy vehicles available at Chevrolet of Naperville is one of the most expansive in the automotive industry. The dealership routinely carries a strong roster of Chevy cars, trucks and SUVs that can meet almost every conceivable need a potential customer may have. The class of 2015 Chevy models that are arriving at the Naperville, IL dealership...

2014-09-25 12:20:59

Brooklyn To Be First To Launch Point-To-Point Carsharing Service In New York City Area On October 25th AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CLICK TO TWEET: car2go Arrives in Brooklyn Oct. 25, First Point-To-Point Carsharing Service in NYC. Free Membership + Drive Time at Brooklyn.car2go.com car2go North America LLC, the fastest-growing global carsharing company, announced today that it will be launching its pioneering carsharing service in Brooklyn on October 25(th),...

2014-09-25 08:21:03

- Revised front styling with new headlights, grille and bumper CHERRY HILL, N.J., Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Subaru of America, Inc., which has posted record-breaking sales every year for the past six years, has introduced a comprehensively upgraded Impreza(®) line of compact 4-door and 5-door models for 2015. The Impreza joins the Legacy(®), Outback(®) and Forester(®) lines in offering the brand's innovative, award-winning EyeSight(®) Driver Assist Technology,...

2014-09-25 08:20:21

Area buyers excited for new minivan EDMONTON, Alberta, Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Edmonton's Great West Chrysler is gearing up for the arrival of one of the most popular minivans in the history of minivans: the Dodge Grand Caravan. The 2015 Dodge Grand Caravan is a powerful, affordable vehicle that offers a sleek, functional interior and a fluid exterior that will make drivers feel the need to take a second look. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140919/147356...


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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