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2014-03-14 12:31:47

WORCESTER, Mass., March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Access Fixtures has published a new comprehensive guide documenting everything a customer should know when selecting bollard lights. Bollard lights are outdoor light fixtures that are ideal for illuminating walkways, streets, and driveways of commercial and public areas. While bollard light styles vary, optics, lamp type and wattage can be different as well. There are three primary optics types available: louvers, standard reflectors,...

2014-03-14 12:22:21

Briggs Chrysler encourages consumers to conduct research at home before visiting a dealership LAWRENCE, Kan., March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Work and family are two of life's driving forces. Having a pickup truck that can cater to both of these importances is ideal, but with different makes and models vying for consumer attention rather than addressing their questions and expectations, making a decision becomes overly complicated. Photo -...

2014-03-14 12:22:19

Land Rover Certified Used benefits give Mobile, Ala. car shoppers incentives to buy MOBILE, Ala., March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Deterred by the uncertainty of purchasing used cars and the price of new cars, many consumers struggle to find a vehicle that meets their budgets, performance demands, and space requirements. While Land Rover models aren't right for everyone, families on the go can appreciate the versatility of Land Rover trucks. With enough strength for regular...

2014-03-14 12:22:03

DUBLIN, Mar. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/fl8mdk/china_suv ) has announced the addition of the "China SUV Industry Report, 2014" report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) The SUV market is expected to maintain rapid growth over the next five years, and sales volume will reach 7.91 million in 2018. In 2013, Chinese automobile market achieved higher-than-expected growth, of which, output...

2014-03-14 12:21:44

Right of Way Places Signs in 10 New York City Neighborhoods NEW YORK, March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Planning direct action to slow down drivers, RoadTrafficSigns partnered with Right of Way through the donation of 100 "20 is Plenty" road signs. The signs encourage drivers to keep their speeds to a maximum of 20mph. On March 15-16, Right of Way will hang the signs throughout 10 communities in four boroughs to demonstrate the ease of creating Neighborhood Slow Zones....

2014-03-14 00:21:18

VANCOUVER, March 13, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, the Honourable Todd Stone British Columbia Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure, and Robin Silvester, President & Chief Executive Officer, Port Metro Vancouver, today announced concrete action to end the trucking dispute in Port Metro Vancouver. A 14-point action plan has been collectively agreed upon to return the port to normal operations. This plan will help ensure truck drivers are...

2014-03-13 23:02:22

For the first time ever in Ohio, a new state-approved program lets teens complete the required classroom portion of drivers education entirely online. (PRWEB) March 13, 2014 DriversEd.com has released its new all-online Ohio drivers education course, which, for the first time ever, allows teens in Ohio to start earning a drivers license entirely online. The course launched in mid-February, and is the first of only three courses to be approved by the state thus far. A demo can be seen at...

2014-03-13 16:21:52

ARLINGTON, Va., March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, American Trucking Associations officials said they welcomed the proposal by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to mandate the use of electronic logging devices in commercial trucks as a potential improvement for highway safety. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100129/ATALOGO "ATA supports FMCSA's efforts to mandate these devices in commercial vehicles as a way to improve safety and compliance in the...

2014-03-13 16:21:40

Vehicle preview gives customers a chance to see revamped model PHOENIX, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Settling in to the 12-way adjustable leather seat, surrounded by elegant matte real-wood trim and a refined dash that features an analog clock, you'd swear you were sitting in a luxury German vehicle. But instead of the usual circular blue and white logo in the middle of the steering wheel there's a pair of brushed silver outstretched wings with the word Genesis emblazoned on them....

2014-03-13 12:20:55

Updated rule would slash highest federal paperwork burden after taxes and prevent fatigued drivers WASHINGTON, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) today announced a proposal to require interstate commercial truck and bus companies to use Electronic Logging Devices (ELDs) in their vehicles to improve compliance with the safety rules that govern the number of hours a driver can work. The proposed...


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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