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2015-04-15 20:20:38

Company Expands on Industry's Best Fuel Efficiency Package by Introducing a Customized Efficiency Spec with 110,000 GCWR MONTREAL, April 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- International Truck announced

2015-04-15 08:41:02

For Smart Phones to Detect, Sense Vehicle Crash from Inside Vehicle CRYSTAL CITY, Va., April 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Apio

2015-04-15 08:22:16

TORRANCE, Calif., April 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- In a major commitment to advance what is already one of its most successful models, Acura is launching a more powerful, fuel efficient and luxuriously

2015-04-15 08:22:12

LOS ANGELES, April 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Lexani Motorcars, a boutique luxury conversion company making major waves in the custom luxury vehicle industry just released a mobile masterpiece,

2015-04-15 08:21:31

Barkau Automotive emphasizes all-new 2016 Chevy Malibu and family-friendly 2015 Dodge Caravan in model research STOCKTON, Ill., Apr.

2015-04-15 08:21:29

McCluskey Chevrolet excited about the unveiling and arrival of the 2016 Chevy Malibu, Spark CINCINNATI, Apr.

2015-04-14 23:05:02

SAE International offers a new, live 60-minute presentation that explores how certain materials and innovative designs can be used to help vehicles pass Insurance Institute for Highway Safety

2015-04-14 12:20:53

10-Year Auto Industry Veteran Named Manager, Midwest Product Public Relations FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., April 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Hyundai Motor America has named Jonathan Wong

2015-04-14 12:20:42

Telecommunications, Freeway Maintenance, Energy Industries Benefit from LEER Work Truck Caps and Covers ELKHART, Ind., April 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- NAFA 2015 Booth #1701 -- Truck

2015-04-14 08:21:47

Players from 50 Charity Tournaments Can Earn the Opportunity to Play in the Hyundai Invitational National Final in Las Vegas FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., April 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --


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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