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2014-07-24 12:21:30

Large selection of truck models available at Auburn-area Chevy dealership AUBURN, Maine, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Available at Emerson Chevrolet Buick, the 2014 Chevy Silverado is dedicated to delivering hard-working results for local Maine drivers. The power and fuel economy of Silverado's engine suite alone is an undeniable testament to the automaker's efforts in this regard. Also pertinent is the pickup's distinction as 2014 North American Truck of the Year. Having...

2014-07-24 00:20:21

2015 Ford Mustang in Cincinnati, Ohio adds new EcoBoost engine CINCINNATI, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Ford Mustang has been an iconic American muscle car for generations and has been providing drivers with the thrilling performance they look for in a new sports car. The long tradition of the Mustang continues with the new 2015 model. It offers superior driving dynamics, power and the choice of either a hardtop or convertible to suit the needs of consumers looking for...

2014-07-23 23:13:38

SmartAction chosen as a AAA/CAA Preferred Supplier as a result of proven success for AAA/CAA member clubs. El Segundo, CA (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 SmartAction, the premier provider of artificial intelligence voice self-service, announced today they have been named a preferred supplier for both AAA and The Canadian Automobile Association (CAA). Together, AAA and CAA provide automotive membership services to more than 54 million members across North America. SmartAction will provide AAA and...

2014-07-23 23:09:02

AvidXchange is announced as the platinum sponsor of the THEevent at Sage Summit 2014. Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 AvidXchange, leading provider of AP and Payment Automation, is proud to announce their Platinum Sponsorship at THEevent at Sage Summit 2014 taking place Monday, July 28th,at miX Lounge on the top floor of THEhotel at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas. THEevent is hosted by several Independent Software Vendors (ISVs) that integrate with Sage ERP to enhance the end-user...

2014-07-23 20:20:29

2014 Ram 1500 available at Stettler-based auto dealership STETTLER, Alberta, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- With three unique engine options and the backing of a trustworthy powertrain warranty, the 2014 Ram 1500 has never proven to be a better value. The selection of trucks available at Stettler Dodge & RV is a clear confirmation of the pickup's capability. With configurations that support drivers in every type of industry, the vehicle recognized as Motor Trend's Truck of...

2014-07-23 16:20:49

LAKE OSWEGO, Ore., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (NYSE:GBX) today responded to the U.S. Department of Transportation's (DOT) proposed rulemaking on the safe movement of flammable liquids by rail, including crude oil and ethanol. While Greenbrier is examining the details of the proposed rulemaking and will provide full comments at a later date, Jack Isselmann, Vice President External Affairs and Communications today made the following statement:...

2014-07-23 16:20:47

911, Boxster and Cayenne take highest honors in their individual segments ATLANTA, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the tenth year in a row, U.S. customers have rated Porsche highest among all nameplates in the industry in the J.D. Power 'APEAL' (Automotive Performance, Execution and Layout) Study. In addition to the brand taking overall honors, the Porsche 911 and Cayenne models rank highest in their respective vehicle segments (Midsize Premium Sporty Car, Midsize Premium SUV),...

2014-07-23 12:21:40

Auto insurance group offers discount to drivers in Virgina that install text blocking devices. ATLANTA, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Good2Go®, specialists in offering minimum coverage auto insurance, announced that their Cell Phone Safety Discount is now available in Virginia. Customers will receive 5% off bodily injury, property damage, and collision coverage per vehicle for installing a device that blocks distracting cell phone functions such as text messaging, email, and...

2014-07-23 08:23:04

Cavender Buick GMC North proud to feature GMC crossover SAN ANTONIO, Texas, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- There are almost no other automakers out there that are not knee-deep in the production of one or several versions of a crossover SUV. Cavender Buick GMC North has several version available bearing, obviously, a Buick or GMC badge. When it comes to choosing the perfect crossover SUV for a customer's family, the options can get pretty muddy. Cavender Buick GMC North is...

2014-07-23 08:22:48

Large crossover SUV boasts versatility and functionality TOMS RIVER, N.J., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- With the New Jersey vacation season in full swing, the search for an SUV that offers welcoming interior features and top performance at an unimposing price is more difficult than ever. Underpowered crossovers are seemingly everywhere, while many full-size SUVs are exorbitantly expensive. However, one SUV occupies this barren middle ground, offering drivers exceptional...


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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toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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