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2014-06-30 08:22:31

British automaker produces most lavish SUV yet MOBILE, Ala., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- With the styling of a top luxury sedan and an off-road ability second to none in the industry, the 2014 Land Rover Range Rover remains one of the most unique vehicle offerings on the road. The legendary Land Rover roots can be traced back to much earlier days of maneuvering over Mother Nature's most formidable terrain. Years of refinement later, the British automaker now produces SUVs...

2014-06-30 08:22:12

Irvine-Based Automaker Joins with Orange County's Largest Non-Profit Arts Organization to Showcase All-New K900 Flagship Luxury Sedan IRVINE, Calif., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Patrons visiting the Segerstrom Center for the Arts will experience a new side of luxury as Kia Motors America (KMA) proudly introduces the all-new K900 rear drive luxury sedan(1) in collaboration with the Center, which presents a wide variety of the most significant national and international...

2014-06-30 08:22:01

Dodge crossover provides affordability and utility for families MATTESON, Ill., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The 2014 Dodge Journey crossover SUV and the 2014 Dodge Dart are now available at South Oak Dodge in Tinley Park. Utility, comfort, and affordability are all highlighted in the two vehicles, making them the perfect vehicle for families. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140627/122738 The Journey is a versatile crossover with available third-row seating and...

2014-06-30 08:21:55

Hertz-Jaguar partnership delivers the new Jaguar F-TYPE Coupe exclusively to driving enthusiasts in France, Spain, Italy, Belgium and the Netherlands as Hero car of the Hertz Dream Collection LONDON, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hertz Corporation (NYSE:HTZ), the world's leading general use car rental brand has launched the universally acclaimed Jaguar F-TYPE Coupe as its Hero car of the Hertz Dream Collection in Europe. The F-TYPE Coupe is the most dynamically capable,...

2014-06-30 08:21:49

Large Crossover SUV joins the Fit as first-released '15 models JERSEY CITY, N.J., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- A great vacation requires a great vehicle, and the particular criteria for such consideration is relatively concrete. A spacious interior cabin is a must, to allow comfort and contentment for all passengers. Also necessary is a comfortable and composed ride, a critical element of any extended journey. Finally, a vehicle must feature convenient features that are both...

2014-06-30 08:21:46

Honda of Bartlesville welcomes innovative truck to its lineup BARTLESVILLE, Okla., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The search for a pickup that offers its driver both the capability of a full-size and the versatility of a mid-size is a challenge faced by many Oklahoma drivers. While the need for sturdy performance certainly is pressing at times, the desire for a daily runabout still beckons as well. And now, one Tulsa-area dealership is offering a pickup that ably manages to be...

2014-06-30 08:21:32

Allan Nott Honda Toyota showcases full-size capabilities online LIMA, Ohio, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Family drivers faced with the challenge of finding the perfect vehicle option have many things to consider. One Ohio-area dealership, Allan Nott Honda Toyota, thinks they might just have the perfect solution with the 2014 Honda Pilot. Honda vehicles have always been known for their reliability, quality and exceptional safety ratings. However, due to the advancements other...

2014-06-30 08:21:08

S&L Motors serves Green Bay drivers with information on buying vs. leasing a Jeep GREEN BAY, Wis., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- For years S&L Motors has been serving the Green Bay area with vehicles from the top brands in the industry. Just in time for summer, the dealership is stocking its inventory with new Jeep models so travelers may venture on and off road in the warmer months. The Green Bay Jeep dealership is also offering information on the differences between...

2014-06-27 23:09:08

A significant decline in the Auto Demand Index, a measure of consumers' purchase intent in the next six months, indicates that new vehicle sales will likely slow down over the coming months. The drop in purchase intent can be attributed to such factors as consumers' financial strains and persistently high gas prices. Ramsey, NJ (PRWEB) June 27, 2014 The share of the American car buying public that is planning to buy or lease cars in the near future has dropped by as much as 10%,...

2014-06-27 23:04:32

Rosco, Inc.’s MOR-Vision Mirror/Monitor System enhances driver visibility both in and around the vehicle with multiple camera views. Gaining the attention of Thomas Built Buses, Rosco, Inc., customizes MOR-Vision to increase the safety and security of their C2 school bus platform. Queens, NY (PRWEB) June 27, 2014 MOR-Vision is a patent pending, ultra-bright 7” color LCD monitor positioned on the rear side of tinted safety glass in a school buses’ large interior mirror....


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
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.