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2014-09-29 20:20:28

Palmen Motors gives web visitors advance information about the 2015 Ram 1500 KENOSHA, Wis., Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- While pickup truck buyers tend to lean toward vehicles made by automakers they know and trust, brand loyalty is not always the final deciding factor for today's savvy shopper. Since picking up Motor Trend's Truck of the Year two years in a row in 2013 and 2014, the Ram 1500 has seen an interest level and following that can only come from that sort of...

2014-09-29 16:21:53

Stevens Point Honda prepares Wisconsin drivers for fall, winter travel in durable SUV STEVENS POINT, Wis., Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Drivers struggling to find a vehicle that offers both utility and style are turning to Stevens Point Honda for its 2015 Honda Pilot in Stevens Point, Wisconsin. The SUV has utility in its name, but it also offers the amenities drivers crave for day-to-day driving. With colder weather quickly approaching, Wisconsin drivers will need a vehicle...

2014-09-29 16:21:41

New Odyssey models available near Chicago at Continental Honda COUNTRYSIDE, Ill., Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- With convenient solutions that range from safety cameras to collapsable seating, new Honda Odyssey models prove that minivan design and engineering have come a long way since the vehicle was first introduced in the mid-1990s. Having recently arrived in Countryside, the 2015 Honda Odyssey is also out to demonstrate the standard of value to which Chicago-area families...

2014-09-29 16:21:26

New performance coupes available through local Ford dealer ALEXANDRIA, Ky., Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- After what turned out to be a journey many months in the making, automotive dealerships all across the country have taken delivery of the highly anticipated 2015 Ford Mustang. Completely redesigned for the model year, Ford's sixth-generation pony car has officially arrived on scene in Kentucky, drawing local drivers to Mike Castrucci of Alexandria with its innovative...

2014-09-29 16:21:11

Truro Toyota offers diverse inventory to suit various driving needs TRURO, Nova Scotia, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Selecting a vehicle can't be standardized to suit every driver and driving style. Individuals and organizations have distinct preferences when it comes to owning a vehicle, which is why Truro Toyota stocks its inventory with a variety of vehicles to accommodate those needs. Outfitted with everything from Toyota fleet vehicles in Truro, Nova Scotia to new...

2014-09-29 16:20:47

They're keeping up with their promise of easy model research every day EDMONTON, Alberta, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The word on the street is that the Drive Wheaton automobile group is creating a vast central information system designed to make it easier for Edmonton, Alberta residents to shop for cars online. And those rumors are absolutely true, as they just added three more pages today focusing on models sold by their dealership Don Wheaton Chevrolet Buick GMC...

2014-09-29 12:26:54

$1 million fall campaign for Greater Philadelphia Region focuses on entertainment, shopping and a mid-week promotion ATLANTIC CITY, N.J., Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Just for you Philly, the Atlantic City Alliance launches its annual fall television campaign to boost leisure tourism. Replacing the TV anthem "Let It Rock" (still seen in New York and Baltimore), there is a new twist for the "DO AC" campaign: real visitors filmed in AC telling their stories on why they love their "AC"....

2014-09-29 12:22:13

LONDON, September 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global NCAP is pleased to confirm that it is becoming a partner of the Bloomberg Philanthropies Global Road Safety Program. In 2010, Bloomberg Philanthropies committed $125 million in funding to 10 countries that represented half of road traffic-related deaths globally (Brazil, Cambodia, China, Egypt, India, Kenya, Mexico, Russia, Turkey and Vietnam). In a new commitment of $125 million over five years from 2015, the...

2014-09-29 12:21:48

New SUV is quick with just enough off-road ability SAN ANTONIO, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Just because a potential customer of Land Rover of San Antonio is looking for having the outstanding luxury of a Land Rover or Range Rover vehicle. They don't necessarily need a vehicle that is capable of crossing the world's most desolate locales. They simply want to be comfortable going from work to home with the option of getting a little dirty if the need or urge were to arise....

2014-09-29 12:21:41

New $125 Million Commitment Aims to Reduce Road Traffic Fatalities and Injuries in Low- and middle-income Cities and Countries LOS ANGELES, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Traffic fatalities are one of the world's leading causes of preventable death and, unless urgent action is taken, will become the seventh leading cause of death by 2030. To combat this trend, Bloomberg Philanthropies announced today a new phase of the foundation's Global Road Safety initiative, which aims to...


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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cacodemon
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