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2014-06-06 08:20:31

Efficient new four-cylinder engine gives redesigned Mustang a serious advantage KANSAS CITY, Mo., June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- While there are a handful of well-known vehicle rivalries in the market, there aren't many that stretch back decades like the fierce rivalry between the Mustang and Camaro does. That's especially true now that both of the automakers have announced the redesign of their iconic sports cars--both of which are slated to release by the end of next year....

2014-06-05 12:23:59

Discover and Learn About PA's Trails at ExplorePAtrails.com HARRISBURG, Pa., June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Secretary Ellen Ferretti is inviting all Pennsylvanians to discover, celebrate and learn about trails throughout the state on National Trails Day, June 7. "From Philadelphia to Erie and all points in-between, Pennsylvania has thousands of miles of trails available to connect citizens with the wonders of the outdoors,"...

2014-06-05 12:22:26

HEIDENHEIM, Germany, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In preparation of the Soccer World Cup 2014, Brazil has substantially expanded its public transport systems. With over 4,000 DIWA automatic transmissions in the main host cities, Voith was able to establish itself as a reliable partner of the different operators. When the Soccer World Cup 2014 kicks off on 12 June, thousands of visitors from home and abroad will flock into the stadiums. With its DIWA.5 automatic transmission in...

2014-06-05 12:22:18

- Well-equipped Outback 2.5i begins at $24,895 CHERRY HILL, N.J., June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Subaru of America, Inc. today announced pricing on the all-new 2015 Subaru Outback models. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140604/94255 The fifth generation of the World's First Sport Utility Wagon(®), featuring the roomiest interior, most capable chassis and highest fuel-efficiency in the model's 20-year history. Outback's bold new design delivers an even more compelling...

2014-06-05 12:21:07

Classic Chrysler, Formula One Grid, Powered by Ford and HRD Vincent Motorcycles to Share Radnor Hunt Show Field MALVERN, Pa., June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Car Selection Committee of the Radnor Hunt Concours d'Elegance announced that the featured marques of the 18(th) Annual event are Classic Chrysler, Formula One Grid and Powered by Ford. British maker HRD Vincent and Brough Superior are the featured motorcycle makes for the 2014 event and share the spotlight with...

2014-06-05 12:20:50

MARYSVILLE, Ohio, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Honda unveiled the newest associate profile in its 12-part What Makes a Honda is Who Makes a Honda video series. Sandip Suvedi is a mechanical engineer in the Auto Quality Department of the Marysville Auto Plant and an active member of the Columbus Idea Foundry. The seven-year veteran of Honda has been primarily focused on the durability, repeatability and quality of Acura products and is also part of the team working on the new...

2014-06-05 08:21:55

Winners from 50 Events to Compete at National Finals in Las Vegas and a Chance to Take the Road to Kapalua for the Hyundai Tournament of Champions FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fifty well-established charity golf tournaments around the country will add a Hyundai sponsorship this year. Through the Hyundai Invitational golf tournament series, these 50 events will receive a premium Hyundai experience, including hole-in-one opportunities for the all-new Genesis...

2014-06-05 08:20:33

VALCOURT, QC, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - BRP presents today the 2014 edition of the Formula 1 Grand Prix du Canada trophies. This year's edition was created by a multinational trio of BRP designers, Canadian Ghyslain Béland, Russian Alexei Mikhailov and American Matt Tandrup, digitally shaped by computer, machined from raw materials then handcrafted by artisans to ultimately form the trophy that represents this year's Formula 1 Grand Prix du Canada. "The Formula 1 Grand Prix...

2014-06-04 23:15:53

Grace Bikes USA has announced that all popular models of Grace Electric Bikes are now available in the United States. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 Michael Hecken and Karlheinz Nicolai have worked together to begin a transformation in the electric bike industry since 2009. Grace Electric Bikes are renowned in the industry for their style and design accompanied by their efficiency and superior performance. Grace Bikes USA is proud to announce that Grace Electric Bikes are now...

2014-06-04 23:15:22

Auto Mate Systems Limited has recently installed a site wide traffic control system at a large GlaxoSmithKline factory site in Maidenhead, UK, consisting of Site Wide Traffic Lights, Radar Speed Signs, VMS (variable message signs) and Gate Automation, linked via a long range radio network system, to a master touch screen control unit installed into the reception area. (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 Vehicle Log Jams Compromised Site Operation Auto Mate’s customer had a number of issues which were...


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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