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2014-06-26 12:21:26

MBCA Welcomes New Airstream Owners to the Club and Current Members to Save $500 on a New Airstream Interstate® or Airstream Autobahn® JACKSON CENTER, Ohio, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Airstream and the Mercedes-Benz Club of America (MBCA) are pleased to announce an exclusive multi-year strategic partnership. Airstream and MBCA will lead the creation of a dedicated Airstream owners' community, supported through partnership in MBCA club events and a variety of...

2014-06-26 12:21:05

LONDON, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Global Road Transport Refrigeration Equipment Industryhttp://www.reportbuyer.com/consumer_goods_retail/appliances/global_road_transport_refrigeration_equipment_industry.html This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Road Transport Refrigeration Equipment in US$ Million by the following Product Segments: Van Refrigeration System and Bodies, Truck Refrigeration System and Bodies, and...

2014-06-26 12:20:55

LONDON, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Global Microcars Industryhttp://www.reportbuyer.com/automotive/cars/global_microcars_industry.html This report analyzes the Global market for Microcars in Units. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2010 through 2018. Also, a six-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. The report profiles 37 companies including many key and niche players such as Daimler AG,...

2014-06-26 12:20:46

Sienna, Tundra ready to handle almost any chore NAPERVILLE, Ill., June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Toyota roster that stocks the showroom and sales lot of Toyota of Naperville is filled with some of the most reliable and fuel-efficient sedans and coupes that have ever been made available to consumers. However, there will always be a segment of the population that requires a bit more flexibility and capability with their vehicles. Toyota of Naperville has customers covered on...

2014-06-25 23:13:27

The Truck Accident Center is the largest source for information on truck safety, regulations and litigation news. Visit http://www.TruckAccidentLawsuit.net today. Washington DC (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 The public safety advocates at TruckAccidentLawsuit.net are announcing new information on the site for drivers affected by large truck traffic on our nation’s roadways. A new report shows Congress is debating whether to repeal a recent limitation on how often large truck drivers must rest at...

2014-06-25 23:07:30

The Telematics Update event Advanced Automotive Safety USA 2014 (July 8-9, Hotel Baronette Renaissance, Novi, MI) has seen a flurry of bookings. Companies such as Harman, QNX Software Systems, Liberty Mutual and Hyundai have all secured their spot for the event in just two weeks’ time amongst 150 other industry execs. (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 With ITS America, GM, Honda and Kapsch all confirmed to speak to offering expert insight into advanced road safety technology, there has been a surge...

2014-06-25 16:21:02

- A Honda demonstration vehicle is on display June 25-26 at Google I/O, Google's annual developer conference in San Francisco, CA TORRANCE, Calif., June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Building on a series of advancements aimed at improving the in-car technology experience for consumers, Honda will introduce select vehicles compatible with Android Auto(TM) in 2015. Honda is displaying a functional prototype at Google I/O 2014, the annual developer conference hosted by Google in San...

2014-06-25 16:20:57

The 2015 Chevy Tahoe and Suburban make their way to Crystal Lake, Ill. CRYSTAL LAKE, Ill., June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- A car dealership in the Crystal Lake Ill. area strives to gain attention and business from current or potential SUV owners who are seeking the newest technology on the road while still having the same qualities that every SUV owner feels are necessary. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140625/121630 The all new Martin Chevrolet is announcing the...

2014-06-25 16:20:47

Joe Bullard Automotive breaks down segment leaders MOBILE, Ala., June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The popularity of SUVs for vehicle shoppers has risen exponentially over the past several years. Today's SUV options provide plenty of space for passengers and cargo, harsh weather driving capability, stylish good looks and quiet and composed ride quality. However, building an SUV with all of these characteristics is no secret and nearly every major automaker produces its own...

2014-06-25 12:22:36

Palmen Dodge Chrysler Jeep of Racine shows how the 2015 Jeep Renegade compares to other popular Jeep models RACINE, Wis., June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Earlier this year, Jeep made waves in the competitive SUV and crossover markets by introducing the 2014 Jeep Cherokee, a new model with all the characteristics to make it distinctly Jeep, but with added features and a low price that impressed critics and shoppers alike. Now that Jeep's in the new vehicle game again this year...


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
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.