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2014-04-04 23:26:23

Console Vault has released a new safe designed for the 2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 pickup. The innovative safe enables Chevy owners to safely store their personal belongings in the latest Chevrolet Silverado 1500 truck. Las Vegas, Nevada (PRWEB) April 04, 2014 Console Vault has released a new safe designed for the 2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 pickup. The innovative safe enables Chevy owners to safely store their personal belongings in the latest Chevrolet Silverado 1500 truck....

2014-04-04 23:25:32

IRIS Sales Automation and Boarding Platform Enables ISOs to Generate Fast and Secure Sign-Up for Merchants (PRWEB) April 04, 2014 Integrated Reporting Is Simple (IRIS) announced earlier today that it has incorporated Adobe’s EchoSign E-Signature technology into its sales automation and merchant transaction tracking ecosystem. EchoSign, used by other highly regarded payments leaders such as Google and NetSuite, allows users to send, sign and manage contracts - all within the cloud. The...

2014-04-04 12:20:48

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- -- Ram to donate $20 for each test drive to National FFA Organization (FFA) in support of local chapter leadership programs -- More than 100 dealers nationwide partner with local FFA chapters as part of Ram brand's ongoing support of American farming industry -- Visit www.RamTrucks.com/NextCrop to find a participating dealer The Ram Truck brand extends its support of America's farming industry with "The Next...

2014-04-04 08:20:56

Fuel efficient, powerful, compact engine will be displayed at SAE World Congress AUBURN HILLS, Mich., April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FEV North America, Inc. a leading developer of advanced powertrain and vehicle system technologies, will be showing a diesel outboard marine engine developed in cooperation with Neander Motors AG at the upcoming SAE World Congress (Booth 603), April 8 - 10, 2014 at Cobo Center in Detroit, Mich. As a new participant in the marine engine market, Neander...

2014-04-03 20:20:41

DUBLIN, April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/g23fmd/global_4wd_and) has announced the addition of the "Global 4WD And AWD Light Vehicle Market 2008 To 2028" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/g23fmd/global_4wd_and ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) This latest just-auto report edition offers a global review of the OE 4WD and AWD sector, its...

2014-04-03 12:21:19

More Than 40 States Join National Push to Fight Distraction WASHINGTON, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Distracted driving is a significant problem on America's roadways. According to the latest federal data, more than 3,328 were killed people and approximately 421,000 people were injured in crashes involving distracted drivers nationwide in 2012. These numbers are likely under-reported because of the difficulty in determining the role distraction plays in crashes....

2014-04-03 12:21:10

ARLINGTON, Va., April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, American Trucking Associations is pleased to welcome Lytx, Inc. (formerly DriveCam) as the newest sponsor of ATA's show trucks: Interstate One and the Share the Road. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100129/ATALOGO Both Interstate One and the Share the Road trucks are driven by an elite group of professional drivers with millions of miles of accident-free driving, and now as part of this sponsorship agreement...

2014-04-03 08:21:25

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For 2014, on the heels of an overwhelming response for the Ram 1500 Black Express package, the brand now offers a new, even more imposing visual appearance treatment for the Ram Heavy Duty (2500 and 3500 SRW). Making its debut at this week's Atlanta International Auto Show, the Ram Black Appearance Group is a combination of brute force and style, with powertrains offering best-in-class power in both gas and diesel, not to mention a...

2014-04-02 20:20:06

Illinois-based trucking company declared to be an imminent hazard to public safety WASHINGTON, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has ordered DND International, Inc., USDOT No. 1434005, to immediately shut down after declaring the Naperville, Illinois-based trucking company to be an imminent hazard to public safety. FMCSA investigators found the carrier had committed widespread, serious...

2014-04-02 12:20:57

MEDFORD, Ore., April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Driver Matt Coffman is raising the bar at Formula Drift. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140402/MN96250) Coffman joins the growing ranks of professional athletes who prepare for their sport with an holistic training regimen, signing on as a client of David Fresilli, owner of Holistic Health & Fitness.. Holistic Training is an "all-round" approach to wellness that encompasses athletic physical conditioning,...


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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