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2014-09-18 08:21:43

Ford Transit, Mercedes-Benz Sprinter and Ram ProMaster Projected to Have Improved MPG and Higher Residual Values SANTA MONICA, Calif., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ALG, the analytics division of TrueCar, Inc. (NASDAQ: TRUE), today released the ALG Industry Report for September 2014. The full-size commercial van segment, often ignored by consumers, is back in the spotlight as the refreshed 2015 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter, new 2015 Ford Transit and 2015 Ram ProMaster start to arrive on...

2014-09-17 12:20:33

DUBLIN, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS), Lane Departure Warning System (LDWS) Market for Passenger Cars - By Geography - Trends and Forecasts 2014 - 2019" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 The Tire pressure Monitoring System market in terms of value is projected to grow $5.6 Billion and Lane Departure Warning system market to grow $8.4 Billion by 2019 at a...

2014-09-16 23:03:22

Car-sharing Market in the US 2014-2018 market report analyzes key players like Enterprise CarShare, Getaround, Hertz 24/7 Corp., RelayRides and Zipcar, Austin Car Share, Buffalo Car Share, Car Share Vermont, City CarShare, eGo CarShare, Hourcar, Ithaca Car Share, Timecar and U Car Share. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 Corporate car-sharing is one major trend emerging in the market, where a fleet of vehicles is made available by a company for its employees to use. Such a trend is...

2014-09-16 20:20:25

LONDON, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Car Rental Business in US$ Million by the following Categories: Car Rental Business by Location (Airport & Non-Airport), and Car Rental Business by Sector (Leisure, Business, & Insurance Replacement). The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East/Africa, and Latin America. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the...

2014-09-16 12:26:58

NEW YORK, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SEW BRANDED, a New York based brand image and marketing consultancy, has been honored with the CLIO Award within the Music Film medium for its inventive "Together Against Bullying" PSA, which was a lead communication piece in a diverse multi-media collaboration, as announced by the CLIO Awards. This unique public service campaign featured worldwide musical phenomenon One Direction and created a social movement encouraging youth to "Live Nice,...

2014-09-16 12:20:46

The company has the most robust customer support infrastructure and offers the widest range of heavy-duty truck engines in the market MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Based on Frost & Sullivan's independent research surveying heavy-duty fleet, safety, maintenance, and service managers in the United States (US), Cummins Inc. emerged as the overall best heavy-duty truck engine supplier. While 49 percent of the respondents chose Cummins, its closest competitor captured...

2014-09-16 08:21:32

CAPE TOWN, South Africa and HANNOVER, Germany, September 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the fourth time running, MiX Telematics [http://www.mixtelematics.com ] is participating in the renowned IAA Commercial Vehicles Show [http://www.iaa.de/en ], being held in Hannover, Germany, from 25 September to 2 October 2014. The global provider of fleet and mobile asset management solutions will use the opportunity to launch and demo their latest telematics innovations. MiX Telematics is...

2014-09-16 08:21:09

The Virginia E-ZPass Reload Card, available at Pit Stop locations, makes it easier for E-ZPass customers to replenish their accounts AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- InComm, a leading provider of integrated technology solutions to retailers at point-of-sale (POS), today announced a partnership with the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) to launch the Virginia E-ZPass Reload Card, which can be used by customers to replenish their E-ZPass accounts....

2014-09-15 23:08:18

Cubic Transportation Systems, a leading integrator of information technology and payment systems and services for transportation, launched NextCity for Tolling—a next-generation back office solution optimized from the ground up for managing toll collection. AUSTIN, Texas (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 Cubic Transportation Systems, a leading integrator of information technology and payment systems and services for transportation, launched NextCity for Tolling—a next-generation back office...

2014-09-12 12:20:45

FRANKFURT, Germany, September 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - Poll shows over half of Germans aged 18-35 believe government should do more to support ridesharing - 62% say competition and innovation should be encouraged by the government - 60% welcome new transport options in their area A recent poll shows that the vast majority of 18- to 35-years-old Germans are in favour of ridesharing with 70% either considering doing it or having...


Latest Road transport Reference Libraries

Pellandine Steam Cat, National Motor Museum at Birdwood, South Australia
2014-02-01 07:49:27

Pellandini Cars Ltd was a South Australian kit car manufacturer founded in 1970 by Peter Pellandine. It was located at Cherry Gardens, South Australia. Other projects included the development of a steam powered car. He closed the company in 1978. In 1979, Pellandine moved to Thetford, Norfolk, England where he started Pelland Engineering, which also manufactured kit cars. Pellandine’s design was sold to Ryder Cars in 1980. The company was then sold to Graham Autos, but very few cars...

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2010-11-15 19:40:35

Traffic cones, which also have many other names, are cone shaped markers used primarily to redirect traffic in a safe manner. They are used to create separation or merge lanes during construction although more permanent markers are used if the diversion is to stay in place for a long period of time. Charles P. Rudebaker invented the traffic cone in 1914. His version was made of concrete although now the cones are usually made of a brightly-colored thermoplastic or rubber. The cones are...

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