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2014-08-01 12:21:06

Two All-New Models Flaunt Massive Bad Attitude and Mile-Devouring Function MILWAUKEE, Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Harley-Davidson(®) (NYSE: HOG) has more rush in the tank. Spy photos, gossip and wild speculation are flooding the Internet as Harley-Davidson fans around the globe anticipate the return of the Road Glide(®) motorcycle. The wait is over and the Road Glide is back. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140731/132408 Weeks before the announcement of its complete 2015...

2014-08-01 00:20:54

More Than 65,000 Fans Experienced a Fun Day at the Beach and on the World Famous Atlantic City Boardwalk ATLANTIC CITY, N.J., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- When Blake Shelton took the stage at 6 p.m. today for his free concert on the free beach in Atlantic City he was greeted by a packed house of 65,000 adoring fans. And that's only within the concert venue! Thousands more anchored boats in the ocean nearby, attended rooftop viewing parties at the casinos and packed the Boardwalk and...

2014-07-31 23:19:51

The snowmobile wrap leaders, ArcticFX Graphics, were asked by power sport apparel giant MotorFist™ to create custom sled wraps to match their popular snowmobile helmets. ArcticFX announces they are ready to show off these new industry edition products for 2014. Washington, MI (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 When ArcticFX Graphics first started, just putting a wrap on a snowmobile was a bold and daring idea, but then, sledders are bold and daring by nature. The years passed and sled wraps became...

2014-07-31 23:16:47

This new transmission is GM-developed as a Hydra-Matic 8L90 eight-speed to match the size and height of the Hydra-Matic 6L80 six-speed automatic transmission. Portland, OR (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 The 2015 Chevrolet Silverado is coming to McLoughlin Chevrolet, and it is confirmed to have a new eight-speed automatic transmission as standard equipment on models that house the powerful 6.2-liter EcoTec3 V8 powertrain. This new transmission is GM-developed as a Hydra-Matic 8L90 eight-speed to...

2014-07-31 23:16:36

Jeep owners in the Portland area are able to equip their vehicles with Jeep’s new custom hood decals. Portland, OR (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 Jeep owners in the Portland area are able to equip themselves with even more Mopar Performance Parts for their Jeep. McLoughlin Jeep is letting customers know new custom hood decals are available for owners to personalize the hoods of their Jeep vehicles. This feature is a pre-configured map decal of popular trails or owners have the ability to create...

2014-07-31 12:21:55

SANTA CRUZ, Calif., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Electric vehicle (EV) technology developer NTS Works has created a small and powerful battery that can be rebuilt and upgraded for half the cost of a new replacement battery. The battery represents a large step toward making EVs of all sizes affordable and more environmentally sustainable. When the battery of an EV accounts for half the total vehicle cost, buyers worry about the battery wearing out and being too expensive to replace. With...

2014-07-31 08:22:40

Aristocrat Land Rover in Merriam, Kan. stocks impressive pre-owned inventory MERRIAM, Kan., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Not every driver on the road wishes to blend in with the crowd. For Kansas residents seeking a little bit more individualism, the short commute to Aristocrat Land Rover serves as a great resource to shop popular Land Rover SUVs and other hard-to-find vehicles. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140730/131007 Located at 9400 West 65th Street...

2014-07-31 00:20:24

New SUV model impresses local drivers at Continental Honda COUNTRYSIDE, Ill., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Fill-in-the-blank posts have become popular exercises on social media. Of course, few social media users can resist the opportunity to publicize opinions, so a prompt to fill in the blank remains a quick and easy way to find out where users like to travel, what they like to eat and what their favorite summer activities are. Fill-in-the-blanks are not strictly reserved...

2014-07-30 20:20:30

Spacious, redesigned cargo van currently available at Matt Ford in Buckner KANSAS CITY, Mo., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Business owners in the Kansas City area continue to flock to the Ford Transit, as the cargo van comes with a variety of options that help to set it apart from the competition. Those who have been considering adding the Transit to their team are sure to appreciate that the commercial van is all-new for the 2015 model year, and the redesign has helped to...

2014-07-30 16:22:00

Used Dodge Ram trucks are available for purchase at Palmen Motors of Kenosha, Wis. KENOSHA, Wis., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- In the not too distant past of the pickup truck world, there existed a truck called the Dodge Ram. With its reputation for dependability and impressive capability, drivers might have found themselves quite disappointed to find the nameplate no longer in existence - except of course for the fact that it was simply rebranded under the Ram Trucks...


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
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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