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2014-04-14 23:11:28

Newly signed channel partner agreement comes on the heels of continued sales momentum between both companies. Knoxville, TN (PRWEB) April 14, 2014 Perceptics, the leading manufacturer of DOT Number Reader and License Plate Recognition Systems announced today a new Channel Partner Agreement for North America with IRD (International Road Dynamics Inc.), a Saskatoon-based system integrator providing commercial vehicle enforcement and ITS solutions. However, the agreement does not mark the...

2014-04-14 20:20:20

DUBLIN, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/ldqp2n/global_advanced) has announced the addition of the "Global Advanced Driver Assistance Systems Market Report" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/ldqp2n/global_advanced ]report to their offering. <start_newscom> (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The analysts forecast the Global Advanced Driver Assistance Systems...

2014-04-14 20:20:13

BURLINGTON, ON, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Comtek Advanced Structures Ltd. ("Comtek"), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Avcorp Industries Inc., is pleased to announce its 20th anniversary of service to the regional airline industry. Originally founded as an aircraft design consulting firm with structural repairs capabilities in 1994, Comtek has since evolved into a leading supplier of Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) and aftermarket flooring systems and has become an established...

2014-04-14 16:21:09

Chief Operating Officer Donald Romano to assume role of President and CEO on May 1 MARKHAM, ON, April 14, 2014 /CNW/ - After 28 years with Hyundai Auto Canada Corp. and serving as its President and CEO since 2002, Steve Kelleher has elected to retire on April 30. Under Mr. Kelleher's guidance, the Hyundai brand has enjoyed a period of tremendous growth and is now one of the dominant players in the Canadian automotive industry. Over the past 10 years in particular, the company's...

2014-04-14 12:21:53

Charity Sales Reach $2.35 Million as Attendance Soared PALM BEACH, Fla., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Barrett-Jackson, The World's Greatest Collector Car Auctions(TM), announced today the strongest sales results in the history of its auctions in Palm Beach, Fla. Two leading car manufacturers - Ford and General Motors - partnered with Barrett-Jackson to bring unique vehicles to the auction. Consignments reached a new high, the caliber of vehicles in South Florida was...

2014-04-14 12:21:48

Ford goes above and beyond with safety features LOGANVILLE, Ga., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Summer is by far one of the most popular times to take a road trip. Whether it's just a day trip or a cross-country adventure, the 2014 Ford Expedition is one of the safest vehicles to drive. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140414/MN03934) The new model of the Expedition has updated safety features, a sturdier frame and incredible cabin space, and is available at...

2014-04-14 12:21:03

ISTANBUL, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Passenger Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Market showed a decrease of 24.5 % in first three months of 2014. Passenger Car Market Decreased 22%, Light Commercial Vehicle Market Decreased 32%. The Turkish passenger car and light commercial vehicle total market decreased 24.46% in January-March period of 2014 compared to the same period of...

2014-04-14 12:20:44

Chrysler Group LLC's SRT (Street and Racing Technology) and Jeep® brands to Auction a 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT to Benefit Students and Families in the South Bronx and Surrounding Communities NEW YORK, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On April 17, 2014, Chrysler Group LLC's SRT (Street and Racing Technology) and Jeep(®) brands will host the 15(th) Annual East Side House Settlement Gala Preview of the 2014 New York International Auto Show (NYIAS) at the Jacob K. Javits Center. At...

2014-04-14 08:40:43

CINCINNATI, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, at the National Private Truck Council's 2014 Education Management Conference, Rand McNally announced the release of a major new navigation and software update for its line of mobile fleet management devices, including the HD 100, TND(TM) 760 and TPC 7600. With the release, the devices will have access to a full map update and new navigation features, as well as supplementary Hours of Service rules to help track hours in various locations and...

2014-04-14 08:40:09

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month PHOENIX, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month and U-Haul is showing their support in an effort to reduce the number of distracted driving related crashes across the US. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Association (NHTSA), over 3,000 deaths in automobile accidents were caused by distracted driving in 2012. At any given moment, approximately 660,000 U.S. drivers are using their cell phones while...


Latest Land Transport Reference Libraries

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...

Troller Pantanal
2014-02-20 12:56:37

Troller Veiculos Especiais S/A (Troller) is an off-road vehicle manufacturer from Brazil that was founded by Rogerio Farias in 1995. The first prototype vehicle was produced in 1996. In 1997, the company was bought by Mario Araripe and formed a partnership to produce vehicles. The first vehicle Troller manufactured was a gasoline powered T4 with mass production beginning 1999. In 2005, in Angola, Africa a manufacturing plant opened to also produce the T4. In January 2007, Ford do...

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