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2014-07-16 23:13:41

LumeWay, a developer and manufacturer of fatigue monitors, has begun production shipments of the EA430. Holden, MA (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 LumeWay, a developer and manufacturer of fatigue monitors, has begun production shipments of the EA430. “Fatigue management is major safety issue with today’s transportation fleets,” says Jeffrey Summit, President at LumeWay. “This product will allow our customers to prevent accidents,” continues Summit. “Our team of engineers and safety...

2014-07-16 20:20:42

NORTHBROOK, Ill., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Autohaus on Edens, a Mercedes Benz automobile dealership in Northbrook, Illinois, offers a wide variety of Mercedes Benz model vehicles. Now, they are adding the C-Class Mercedes Benz among their ranks of offered models. The 2015 C-Class Mercedes Benz is said to be the perfect marriage between luxury and performance when it comes to the popular line of Mercedes Benz vehicles. The 2015 C-Class Mercedes Benz has redefined...

2014-07-16 20:20:27

ReportsnReports.com offers Traffic Management Market by Solutions, Displays & Systems (Full Pedestrian, Parking Space and Toll Management, Above Ground Pedestrian and Vehicle Detection) - Global Advancements, Projects, Worldwide Forecast & Analysis (2014 - 2019) a new research report to its store. DALLAS, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Traditional traffic management is converting into intelligent traffic management where digital infrastructure is overlaid to interconnect and 'plug in'...

2014-07-16 20:20:19

2015 Chevy Tahoe among the first new Chevy vehicles to come equipped with the fresh technology LAKE BLUFF, Ill., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Chevy continues to prove that their vehicles are a step ahead of the rest. It's a claim backed by the fact that the automaker is the first and only car company to bring built-in 4G LTE Wi-Fi to cars, trucks and crossovers. Many of the newest models set to arrive this year are expected to come equipped with Wi-Fi capabilities, including...

2014-07-16 12:21:21

New Partner TI Automotive Joins SRT Motorsports as Team Associate Sponsor for Remainder of 2014 AUBURN HILLS, Mich., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TI Automotive will serve as the primary sponsor for the SRT® (Street and Racing Technology) Motorsports No. 91 Dodge Viper SRT GTS-R in the IMSA TUDOR United SportsCar Championship's Brickyard Grand Prix at Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Friday, July 25.As part of the agreement, TI Automotive, a leading global supplier of automotive...

2014-07-16 12:21:09

NEW YORK, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Price is trumping safety record when it comes to choosing the next car, according to the latest YouGov Omnibus survey. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140715/127440 When asked which factors were important to them when choosing a new or pre-owned car, car owners and leasers put the safety record of a particular make of car behind price, fuel efficiency, and mileage as their most important consideration. Price is the key...

2014-07-16 08:21:52

READING, Pa., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Penske Logistics has joined CargoNet to enhance its existing freight management security practices for its shipper customers. CargoNet helps prevent cargo theft and improves recovery rates through secure and controlled information sharing among theft victims, their business partners and law enforcement officials. CargoNet uses a national database and information-sharing system managed by crime analysts and subject-matter experts. CargoNet is...

2014-07-16 08:21:41

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- -- Ram Truck is the only full-size pickup truck manufacturer to adopt the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) J2807 towing practices in all three pickup truck segments (1/2-ton, ¾- ton and 1-ton) -- Ram pickup maximum towing capacities unchanged or improved under SAE standardized J2807 -- Ram 1500 owns the top positions in pickup fuel economy and SAE affirmed towing capacity for V-6 engines...

2014-07-16 08:21:39

Metromile also announced a revamped mobile app, with new features to help drivers maintain their vehicles and get the most out of their driving experience SAN FRANCISCO, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Metromile today announced that it is expanding its connected driving platform to drivers in California, as well as a revamped mobile app experience. California customers who sign up for Metromile will receive access to the full set of services designed to save drivers time and money,...

2014-07-16 08:20:58

SAN ANTONIO, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Green Car Journal, long-recognized as the leading authoritative voice in the intersecting worlds of automobiles, energy and the environment, will join with the San Antonio Auto & Truck Show to honor 'green' trucks with its first-ever Green Truck of the Year(TM) award. The winner will be announced during the show's media morning on November 6. "Light trucks are an important part of the motor vehicle landscape in the U.S. and the focus...


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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