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2014-08-19 12:21:09

Howdy Honda to add redesigned Odyssey to new vehicle inventory AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Finding a vehicle that accommodates growing families while also offering fun and stylish amenities can be a difficult task, but the team at Howdy Honda plans to change that. Soon to arrive at dealerships across the state is the 2015 Honda Odyssey in Austin, Texas. Maintaining its versatility in the 2015 model year, the Odyssey will also offer several exciting...

2014-08-19 12:20:41

Versatile cargo van now available at Loganville Ford LOGANVILLE, Ga., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- For many Georgia drivers, the reality of moving cumbersome cargo often means sacrificing fuel efficiency or stylishness in the name of easy transit. However, one model recently introduced to area drivers is proving that this is an unnecessary hurdle. The 2014 Ford Transit Connect is now available at Loganville Ford, proving to drivers in the neighboring Atlanta and Athens areas...

2014-08-19 08:21:34

New York Street Parking Map is available free online and as an iPhone app for $6.99 NEW YORK, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new online and mobile app map shows drivers of non-commercial vehicles exactly where and when to park their cars on every street in Manhattan, all of the time, all year long. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140818/137034 Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140818/137033 New York Street Parking Map makes knowing where to park a simple...

2014-08-19 08:20:54

New Dodge Journey models coming to Calgary area AIRDRIE, Alberta, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Identifying a valuable vehicle for daily travel is one of the most significant decisions a family can make. As Canada's top-selling crossover, Dodge Journey leaves no question as to which vehicle the country has chosen to trust in support of daily family activities. Available in the upcoming weeks, the 2015 Dodge Journey is arriving at Airdrie Dodge to continue its role as Canada's...

vehicle-to-vehicle communication
2014-08-19 04:32:35

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has taken the first steps towards instituting a new policy requiring all future cars and light trucks to be outfitted with vehicle-to-vehicle communication (V2V) technology capable of helping them to warn each other of potential collisions in time to prevent accidents. According to Joan Lowy of the Associated Press (AP), the NHTSA issued new research on Monday which...

2014-08-18 12:20:58

CHICAGO, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cars.com, the premier online resource for buying and selling new and used cars and trucks, has announced that the 2015 GMC 3500 HD Duramax is the winner of the site's one-ton heavy-duty pickup truck challenge. The challenge put the top three one-ton pickup trucks against each other in a series of tests to determine the overall best. The three trucks tested in the challenge were the 2015 Ford F-350 Power Stroke, 2015 GMC 3500 HD Duramax, and the...

2014-08-16 12:20:17

RnRMarketResearch.com adds "Night Vision System (NVS) and Driver Monitoring System (DMS) Market For Passenger Cars - by Geography - Trends and Forecasts 2014 - 2019" research report in its store. DALLAS, Aug. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Night Vision System (NVS) and Driver Monitoring System (DMS) Market is expected to drive in coming years as the increasing demand for premium cars in the European and Asia Pacific regions, mainly China, India and Japan. The major factor driving...

2014-08-15 16:20:55

New minivan models available now at Cale Yarborough Honda FLORENCE, S.C., Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Though thoughtful is not a term often used to describe an automobile, families have consistently identified a thoughtful quality with respect to Honda's popular minivan option. With 2015 Odyssey models available now at Cale Yarborough Honda, the vehicle returns to renew its commitment to serving South Carolina families with some of the segment's most thoughtful minivan...

2014-08-15 12:21:06

DALLAS, August 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The report "Airbag and Seat Belt Market for Passenger Cars - A Global Analysis: by Geography - Trends and Forecasts 2014 - 2019", classifies and defines Automotive Airbag and Seat Belt Market in terms of volume and value. The report highlights potential growth opportunities in the coming years as well as covers review of the - market drivers, restrains, growth indicators, challenges, legislation trends, market dynamics, competitive...

2014-08-15 04:20:14

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Neil Fletcher ('Fletch') never did anything by half. This gentle bon vivant who helped to revolutionise photographic retailing in Australia, purchased his first Corvette as a 50th birthday present for himself. By the time he succumbed to Alzheimer's disease, he had a stable of seven Corvettes which he lovingly and painstakingly restored. Those cars are now to be sold by Mossgreen, one of Australia's leading auction houses. The cars range...


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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  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
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