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2014-08-27 16:21:06

2015 Jeep Wrangler arrives at Palmen Motors of Kenosha, Wis. KENOSHA, Wis., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- For many motorists who crave the ultimate off-road adventure, as well of those who just love the unique and iconic look and feel of a Jeep, the Wrangler has for decades represented the gold standard for all things rugged and ready for anything. With a new model year coming around there aren't a lot of big changes announced for the Wrangler, but it's one that rarely needs...

2014-08-27 16:21:03

HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As part of the national enforcement initiative, "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over," PennDOT, state police and municipal police are focusing their efforts on reducing alcohol-and drug-related crashes through Labor Day. "Driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs is unsafe and it's against the law," PennDOT Secretary Barry J. Schoch said. "Although alcohol-related crashes have gradually decreased, drugged-driving crashes and...

2014-08-27 12:23:05

CHICAGO, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- DMV.com - a one-stop resource for all DMV and motor vehicle information, has released a top ten list of things parents and motorists should keep in mind to ensure child safety during the back to school season. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140826/139882 "Given the significant number of motorists and pedestrians heading back on the road, we thought it was the right time to remind drivers and parents of the extra precautions necessary...

2014-08-27 12:23:03

Palmen Dodge Chrysler Jeep of Racine, Wis., makes the case for why you might - or might not - need four-wheel drive this winter RACINE, Wis., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Many Midwestern drivers appear to suffer under the myth that the only way to get through one of the harsh winters the area is known for is to invest in a four- or all-wheel drive system. Extra cash is shelled out at a clip for a system that costs more to buy upfront, fuel, and repair, all for something that...

2014-08-27 12:23:02

Newest offroading icon arrives in Matteson MATTESON, Ill., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Living in the city is an adventure, but traveling outside the city limits and off the beaten path in a new Jeep Wrangler opens the door to a new kind of expedition. For offroading enthusiasts or those looking to begin exploring the ins and outs of Illinois trails, the 2015 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited is among the best-equipped vehicles available. With rugged looks and the ability to flourish...

2014-08-27 12:22:51

Joe Bullard Automotive stacks MDX against toughest competitor yet MOBILE, Ala., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The life of a luxury SUV is not an easy one. Luxury SUVs are not only expected to go above and beyond the call of normal SUV duty, but they must also impress with more thrilling performance, style and lavished features. One luxury SUV option that has been quietly doing everything better than its competition for years now, the full-size Acura MDX, continues to impress...

2014-08-27 12:22:35

DALLAS, August 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ReportsnReports.com adds "Global Carsharing Market 2014-2018" research report to its store. A car sharing service is a membership-based, self-service system with a network of stations and vehicles; it provides an alternative to traditional car ownership. It is a mode of transport where vehicles are owned by a separate firm or organization or individuals who share these vehicles for a short period of time. Over the past three decades, car...

2014-08-27 12:22:31

South Oak Dodge's selection of Jeep Patriot models helps meet consumer demand MATTESON, Ill., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The recipe for success in the small crossover segment has led to a number of cookie cutter models that share many characteristics. While there are a variety of strong options, the Jeep Patriot is able to distinguish itself from the competition with unique character and strong performance on and off the road. South Oak Dodge in Matteson, Illinois brings...

2014-08-27 12:21:28

Northern Illinois dealership will be open from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. on the day of the event FOX LAKE, Ill., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Potential car buyers residing in Northern Illinois are sure to appreciate that Fox Lake Toyota, a Toyota and Scion dealership located in Fox Lake, Illinois, will be holding their Labor Day Sales Event throughout the holiday weekend, and will be offering extremely low prices and financing rates for all customers who stop into the dealership...

2014-08-27 12:21:26

Chevrolet of Naperville shows off new Suburban, Tahoe and Traverse NAPERVILLE, Ill., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Chevrolet of Naperville has one of the most complete inventories of Chevy vehicles for sale in the Naperville area. This includes everything up to and including a full range of 2015 Chevy SUVs like the Chevy Suburban, Chevy Tahoe and Chevy Traverse. Each one of these outstanding SUVs brings something different to the SUV world, and, by extension, their owners. An...


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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