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2015-05-11 08:20:55

Great West Chrysler emphasizes trim levels of the 2015 Ram 1500 EDMONTON, Alberta, May 11, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- One of the most enticing aspects of the

2015-05-08 20:20:28

Texas truck accident attorneys examine a recent report that highlights a significant factor in hundreds of big rig accident deaths in the U.S.

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2015-05-07 09:54:05

An autonomous big rig build by German automotive giant, Daimler, has been approved for use in the state of Nevada, making it the first vehicle of its kind to become road-legal in the US.

2015-05-07 08:40:10

VICTORIA, May 7, 2015 /CNW/ - T-Bird Pharma Inc.

2015-05-07 08:23:07

INDIANAPOLIS, May 7, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of ongoing activities to celebrate the company's centennial in 2015, Allison Transmission Holdings Inc.

2015-05-07 08:20:42

Launch Coincides with UN Global Road Safety Week SUNNYVALE, Calif., May 7, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) announced today the addition of a Driver Safety Scorecard to Trimble®

2015-05-06 16:22:19

JERUSALEM, May 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Mobileye N.V.

2015-05-06 00:20:16

LAS VEGAS, May 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Almost 80 years after its official opening, the famous Hoover Dam was the setting for the World Premiere of the Freightliner Inspiration Truck.

2015-05-06 00:20:13

First Licensed Autonomous Commercial Truck to Drive on U.S.

2015-05-05 16:21:20

Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval Installs State License Plate and Takes First Ride in an Autonomous Commercial Truck on a U.S.


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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