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2014-09-25 00:20:12

- First engine rolls off production line at new engine facility in Hefei, China HEFEI, China, Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Navistar International Corporation (NYSE: NAV) announced today that Anhui Jianghuai Navistar Diesel Engine Co., Ltd. (JND), the company's joint venture with Chinese truck maker Anhui Jianghuai Automobile Co. Ltd. (JAC), has begun engine production at its new facility in Hefei, China. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120127/MM32830LOGO-a The new...

2014-09-24 23:13:19

Manufacturer Glaro Inc. says that condo carts and platform trucks can often help facilities operate more efficiently than bellman carts alone and that demand is being driven by a need for both performance and appearance. Using carts that are only utilitarian or believing that one cart can be used universally for all functions are outdated concepts for a growing number of facilities. Hauppauge, NY (PRWEB) September 24, 2014 For over 70 years, customer-focused Glaro Inc. continues to...

2014-09-24 23:11:30

The listing just posted at MAFCA.com claims that one of the rarest Model A Fords on the market is the 1929 Business Coupe due to the oval quarter windows were only manufactured that year. Columbus, Ohio (PRWEB) September 24, 2014 According to the listing posted here, this fully restored Model A boasts a list of features such as: Rebuilt Motor (Less than 400 miles) Body off Restoration Runs like a dream LeBaron Bonney interior in impeccable condition Correct paint for 1929...

2014-09-24 23:10:06

In the new article from Complete Auto Loans, the seven safest cars for 2015 are shared. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) September 24, 2014 “The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) runs tough crash tests to provide a look at what could happen in front and side crashes as well as rollovers and incidents when object hit the roof of a vehicle.” The vehicles that won highest ratings for 2015 are shared by the bad credit auto lender, Complete Auto Loans, in their newly released article....

2014-09-24 23:08:06

Transparency Market Research has published a new report titled "Construction Equipment Market - Global and China Forecast, Market Share, Size, Growth and Industry Analysis 2011 - 2017" to its report database. Albany, New York (PRWEB) September 24, 2014 The global construction equipment market is expected to reach USD 192.3 billion by 2017 from USD 143.6billion in 2012, growing at a CAGR of 6.0% from 2012 to 2017. Selecting the most suitable type and size of construction...

2014-09-24 20:20:24

LONDON, Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Low-speed electric vehicle (LSEV) embraces two-wheeled electric vehicle (electric bicycle, electric motorcycle, etc.), three-wheeled electric vehicle and four-wheeled electric vehicle (all-terrain vehicle, low-speed electric vehicle, etc.). In 2013, China produced 25.29 million two-wheeled electric vehicles, 4.72 million three-wheeled electric vehicles, 302,000 low-speed electric vehicles and 1.162 million all-terrain vehicles (ATV), up...

2014-09-24 20:20:18

Also covers 2015 Toyota Sienna and Highlander EDMONTON, Alberta, Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- This month Drive Wheaton kicked off a new campaign to add all kinds of information to their website, in order to make it easier for car shoppers in the Edmonton, Alberta area to research vehicles. And so far, its been a success. With a research portal for each of their dealerships, the Toyota model research page has already doubled in size with three new pages. Photo -...

2014-09-24 16:20:43

ASHBURN, Va., Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The liquidation of assets owned by bankrupt electrical contractor Truland Systems is accelerating with the offering of 92 vehicles - more than twice the number offered in the first auction. "Our first offering of Truland vehicles went smoothly. For the second round, we have more than twice as many to sell, because more inventory has been prepared for auction and vehicles have been returned by many of the company's employees and...

2014-09-24 12:23:45

KINGSEY FALLS, QC, Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Today, on National Tree Day, partners of the 2014 BRP - Cascades Golf Tournament are proud to announce that the event earned a Level-2 rating according to the responsible event management standard of the Bureau de normalisation du Québec. A tree-planting project recently completed a series of green measures taken to achieve this objective: 58 deciduous trees were planted in Magog, which hosted the tournament, to offset greenhouse gas...

2014-09-24 12:22:00

McCluskey Chevrolet has added the 2015 Chevy Suburban and 2015 Chevy Silverado 1500 to its inventory CINCINNATI, Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- When drivers are shopping for SUVs and pickup trucks they are looking for something that meets many different requirements. They want something that is spacious, easy to handle and will provide safety for everyone and everything in the cabin. Chevrolet has designed its vehicles with these requirements in mind. The 2015 Chevy Suburban...


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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cacodemon
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