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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...

2014-07-21 08:20:40

~ Largest independent railcar repair network of 38 locations now open for business LAKE OSWEGO, Ore. and PITTSBURG, Kan., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (NYSE:GBX) and Watco Companies LLC announced today that they have completed formation of their 50/50 railcar repair joint venture creating the largest independent railcar repair shop network in North America. The new joint venture, called GBW Railcar Services, LLC (GBW), owns and operates the combined...

2014-07-19 08:20:16

Power and versatility among the many appealing capabilities of the redesigned SUV STOCKTON, Ill., July 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Power and versatility highlight the 2015 Chevy Tahoe at Barkau Automotive near Stockton, Ill. This full-size SUV combines surprising performance and exceptional utility to fit a wide variety of lifestyles. Adding to the already-high level of convenience are interior features such as stow away seating and the Chevy MyLink interface, which provides...

2014-07-18 12:20:55

- Hyundai Motor America is launching the Hyundai Go Genuine Collision Conquest program to encourage repair facilities to buy more Hyundai Genuine Parts. FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hyundai Motor America today launched its Hyundai Go Genuine Collision Conquest program. The Hyundai Go Genuine Collision Conquest program provides reimbursement to Hyundai dealers, allowing them to competitively price their Hyundai Genuine Parts against alternative,...

2014-07-18 08:20:55

2015 Chevy Tahoe is class leader in comfort, performance and utility STERLING, Ill., July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The versatile 2015 Chevy Tahoe has hit the lot at Pete Harkness Auto Group in Sterling, Ill. For consumers looking for a full-size SUV the new model Chevy Tahoe combines the comfort, convenience and versatility of an SUV with the utility and off-road capability of a pickup truck. The 2015 Chevy Tahoe near Davenport, Iowa is the class leader in the full-size SUV...

2014-07-18 08:20:53

Leading Motorcycle Travel Company Offers Emissions-Free Alpine Tours SANTA CRUZ, Calif., July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Zero Motorcycles, the global leader in the electric motorcycle industry, today announced that the global leader in guided motorcycle tours, Edelweiss Bike Travel in Austria, now offers zero-emission Alpine tours on Zero's high-performance electric motorcycles. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140716/127859 Edelweiss Bike Travel has purchased a fleet of six Zero...

2014-07-17 20:20:32

Pegasus Legal Funding offers assistance to victims of trucking accidents NEW YORK, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tracy Morgan isn't taking the accident he endured last month lightly. The comedian and several other passengers were severely injured and fellow comedian James McNair was killed, when an allegedly drowsy Walmart truck driver crashed into Morgan's limousine on the New Jersey Turnpike. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140123/NY51061LOGO Morgan and three other...

2014-07-17 12:22:14

BRV-O team focuses on upcoming Limited User Testing and Proposal Submission SOUTH BEND, Ind., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AM General today announced that its entrant into the U.S. Government's Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV) competition, the Blast Resistant Vehicle - Offroad (BRV-O) has completed months of rugged off-road testing during the competition's Engineering, Manufacturing and Development (EMD) phase. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140717/128083 AM General has...

2014-07-17 12:20:57

Automaker Puts Redesigned Model in the Hands of Creative Parents for First-ever Online Reveal of a Toyota Vehicle TORRANCE, Calif., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A toddler rockets into space. A family's imagination runs wild. A father begins a curious conversation. With a little creativity, some CGI effects and a bit of ironic humor, the redesigned 2015 Toyota Sienna is the star of the show. For the first time, Toyota is revealing a new vehicle completely online, introducing the 2015 Sienna...


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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