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2014-07-23 08:21:14

Redesigned full-size SUV now available in the Houston area HUMBLE, Texas, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- If Chevrolet was trending toward subtlety, someone forgot to tell the designers of the new Suburban. Fully redesigned for the upcoming model year, the 2015 Chevy Suburban represents a proud tradition of power and innovation, delivering both qualities in abundance. And now, Houston-area drivers can experience these virtues firsthand, as the 2015 Chevy Suburban makes its debut...

2014-07-22 08:22:57

New Dodge Challenger is a throwback with new-age power DEFIANCE, Ohio, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Dodge brand has that nostalgic feel to it. While that has always been the case, it got ramped up even further with the unveiling of the 2015 Dodge Challenger recently. The '15 version of the Challenger was modeled after and closely resembles the 1971 version of the Challenger. And anyone that was around back in the 70s knows how big the Challenger was in those years. Photo...

2014-07-22 08:22:41

LOS ANGELES, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Traffic ticket information dot com provides easy-to-access online information about the most common types of traffic tickets, including speeding tickets, radar tickets and cell phone tickets, as well as information on California Vehicle Codes. Traffic rules and laws exist for safety and proper control of traffic. Drivers who spend any amount of time on the busy roads of California will most likely see infractions of traffic laws on a regular basis,...

2014-07-22 04:20:24

GOTHENBERG, Sweden, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - World's first auto brake when turning in front of an oncoming vehicle - World's first solution focusing on accidental road departure - Most advanced standard safety package on the market - With Photo Volvo Cars' all-new XC90 - which will be revealed in August - will offer the most comprehensive and technologically sophisticated standard safety package available in the automotive...

2014-07-21 23:02:32

Transparency Market Research published a new report "Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) Market: Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth and Forecast 2013 - 2019" to its report store. Browse the full report: http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/intelligent-transportation-system-market.html Albany, New York (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019, the...

2014-07-21 12:21:25

All-new Renegade to make debut at South Oak debut early in 2015 MATTESON, Ill., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- While there are months separating the Jeep Renegade and its arrival at dealerships, savvy car shoppers are already plotting how they want their Jeep Renegades to look. They also may be thinking about where they want to buy the all-new compact Jeep, as high demand is sure to make the new model hard to come by immediately following its release. South Oak in Matteson IL...

2014-07-21 09:45:12

RAND Corporation Although countries with high levels of economic development generally have more personal automobile travel than less-affluent nations, income is not the only factor that determines a nation's demand for cars, according to a new study. Examining factors that may influence personal automobile use in developing nations, researchers found that government policies such as taxes that keep fuel costs high and the development of road systems can have important influence on...

2014-07-21 08:31:19

LONDON, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Global Lane Departure Warning System Trends Industryhttps://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2052111/Global-Lane-Departure-Warning-System-Trends-Industry.html Lane Departure Warning Systems or LDWS, a type of crash-avoidance technology solution, are special electronic systems designed primarily to monitor and ensure a vehicle's position within its specified lane; and avert high speed, fatal...

2014-07-21 08:21:09

JERUSALEM, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mobileye N.V., the global leader in the design and development of camera-based Advanced Driving Assistance Systems, announced today that it launched the roadshow for its initial public offering. The offering is for 27,750,000 ordinary shares. Mobileye is offering 8,325,000 ordinary shares and the selling shareholders are offering 19,425,000 ordinary shares. The selling shareholders have also granted the underwriters an option to purchase up to...

2014-07-21 08:21:04

INDIANAPOLIS, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Allison Transmission Holdings Inc. (NYSE: ALSN) today announced new integrated stop-start technology in conjunction with Project ETHOS, an ultra-low carbon powertrain program created by Cummins Inc. to demonstrate the potential of alternative fuels for carbon dioxide (CO2) reductions in medium-duty commercial vehicles. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120702/DE33547LOGO "As a company, we certainly pride ourselves on being a leader for...


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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Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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