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2015-03-23 08:21:11

Birmingham dealership welcomes latest editions of Colorado and Silverado 1500 BIRMINGHAM, Ala., March 23, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The job of any auto dealership is to keep a finger

2015-03-23 08:21:01

- Jaguar ramps up F-TYPE value advantage by increasing standard equipment and features by $3,550 for F-TYPE to $11,850 for F-TYPE R models MAHWAH, N.J., March 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Jaguar

2015-03-22 23:00:48

Study Shows Distracted Pedestrians a Factor in Thousands of Injuries and Death Chicago, IL (PRWEB) March 22, 2015 Distracted driving can cause crashes,

2015-03-20 16:20:34

NEW YORK, March 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The potential dangers of railroad crossings have made the news over the past few months.

2015-03-20 12:22:41

Online Campaign Features Workers 'Behind the Cones' HARRISBURG, Pa., March 20, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With National Work Zone Awareness Week occurring March 23-27, Acting

2015-03-20 12:22:33

AUSTIN, Texas, March 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- car2go N.A. LLC announced today that it has appointed Paul DeLong to the position of President and CEO of car2go North America.

2015-03-20 12:22:12

JERUSALEM, March 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Mobileye N.V.

2015-03-20 08:20:39

Harbin Automotive welcomes updated edition of America's best-selling heavy duty truck SCOTTSBORO, Ala., March 20, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- In a year when the release of the redesigned

2015-03-19 23:09:07

Parents create foundation honoring daughter’s memory and vowing to educate Ohio teens on risks of distracted driving. El Dorado Hills, CA.—March 17,

2015-03-19 16:20:31

SANTA MONICA, Calif., March 19, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumer Watchdog today warned the California Department of Motor Vehicles that it must not allow Google and others with a vested


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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deuteragonist
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