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2014-10-13 12:21:56

The pickup is the latest model to arrive at Chevy Exchange in Lake Bluff LAKE BLUFF, Ill., Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Earlier this year, Chevy released their heavy duty variations of the Silverado, but held back on unveiling the 2015 model of the light duty Silverado 1500, as slight tweaks were being made. The wait for the new 2015 Chevy Silverado 1500 recently came to a close in Northern Illinois as first shipments of the recently redesigned truck have been delivered to...

2014-10-13 12:20:44

WASHINGTON, Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dana Holding Corporation (NYSE: DAN) will demonstrate its longstanding support of the defense industry this week at the Association of the United States Army's Annual Meeting (AUSA) with enhanced tire-management technologies. Located in booth 7729, Dana will promote the latest upgrades to its industry-leading Spicer® central tire inflation system (CTIS). The performance of lower-flow CTIS applications for smaller government defense and...

2014-10-13 08:21:59

BRV-O Successfully Transitions into U.S. Government Limited User Testing Highlighting Reliability, Survivability, Transportability and Affordability WASHINGTON, Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AM General will proudly exhibit its proven Blast Resistant Vehicle - Off road (BRV-O) Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV) candidate, at the Association of the United States Army (AUSA) Defense Exhibition, Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Washington D.C., Oct. 13-15, Booth 7415/ Upper...

2014-10-13 08:21:47

WASHINGTON, Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AM General, a global leader in the design, engineering and manufacture of specialized vehicles for military and commercial customers, will display its innovative vehicle solutions at the Association of the United States Army (AUSA) Defense Exhibition, Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Washington D.C., Oct. 13-15, Booth 7415/ Upper Level/ Hall D. This year, AM General is pleased to highlight several offerings from its renowned Family of...

2014-10-13 08:21:14

The Rogue is one of many Nissan models that provides consumers with something special ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill., Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- For a number of years the Nissan Motor Corporation motto has been "Innovation that excites" and with a closer look at some of the Japanese automaker's latest offerings, it's clear to see that the motto is more than just a saying. There have been many uniquely-styled vehicles released by Nissan in the past, but out of all of them, there...

2014-10-13 00:20:30

SAN ANTONIO, Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The all-new Ford F-150 was named Truck of Texas at the 2014 Texas Auto Writers Association (TAWA) Truck Rodeo. "This year, the Texas Truck Rodeo had a record number of vehicles on hand for our members to evaluate," said Michael Marrs, president of TAWA. "We want to thank all of our partners in the automotive industry as well as sponsors for making this such a great event." Sixty auto writers drove 75 vehicles on and off road for...

2014-10-13 00:20:18

SAN ANTONIO, Texas, Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- -- Jeep® Grand Cherokee wins "SUV of Texas" for the fifth consecutive year -- Jeep Wrangler and Jeep Cherokee take consecutive year over year titles - Jeep Brand SUVs victorious in every category entered -- Ram wins Heavy Duty Truck of Texas for the second consecutive year -- Ram Power Wagon scores Off-road Truck of Texas award -- Chrysler Group's 3.0-liter V-6 EcoDiesel engine and Uconnect system...

2014-10-11 23:02:44

Randall C. Flager of Flager & Associates says drivers should avoid using Google Glass while behind the wheel, even if there are no laws prohibiting wearing such devices. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) October 11, 2014 Commenting on a study that finds texting using Google Glass technology can be dangerous, Philadelphia car accident attorney Randall C. Flager today said drivers should avoid all types of distractions and maintain safe driving habits. Flager weighed in on a Sept. 25 Reuters...

2014-10-10 23:07:04

Rev'd Provision Co., maker of superfood nutrition bars, continues its push to support the world's most incredible action sports athletes with the addition of Tyler McCaul to its team. Tyler McCaul is one of America's and the world's best freeride and slopestyle mountain bike riders and fits the mold of progressive, innovative athletes that REV'D® seeks to sponsor. Newport Beach, California (PRWEB) October 10, 2014 Rev’d Provision Co. announced today that...

2014-10-10 16:20:30

DUBLIN, October 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/5hxl3q/global_electronic) has announced the addition of the "Global Electronic Stability Control (ESC) Market 2014-2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/5hxl3q/global_electronic ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Passenger safety has become one of the most important priority for majority of...


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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