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2014-07-29 23:13:43

Illinois personal injury attorneys encourage participation in the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s campaign against heatstroke deaths in children left unattended in vehicles. CHARLESTON, Ill. (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 As auto accident lawyers and advocates for child safety, The Tapella & Eberspacher Law Firm has joined the National Highway Traffic Administration’s (NHTSA) most recent initiative to prevent child heatstroke death, which asks, ‘Where’s Baby? Look...

2014-07-29 12:21:32

2015 Toyota RAV4, 2015 Toyota Corolla to arrive at Truro Toyota TRURO, Nova Scotia, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- As the 2015 model year sets in, dealerships across the globe are rearranging their inventories to accommodate new models. Truro Toyota is making space for the 2015 Toyota RAV4 in Truro, Nova Scotia and 2015 Toyota Corolla, two carryovers offering the performances drivers have come to depend on for their daily drive. Photo -...

2014-07-28 12:21:31

Refined features complement brawny performance on latest edition of powerful truck HUMBLE, Texas, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Unlike with most other vehicle segments, customers shopping for a heavy-duty pickup generally take a more even-handed approach to choosing between competing vehicles. Performance, after all, is the most telling characteristic for any heavy-duty work truck; all other frills rank as a distant second. However, one heavy-duty truck has managed to stock...

2014-07-28 08:22:39

New Membership Service Empowers Drivers to Resolve Parking Tickets Before Problems Develop LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Now available in Washington, D.C. and New York City. Those pesky parking tickets. As city and county governments search for ways to create more revenue, drivers across the nation are experiencing more and more parking violations. The real problem starts when tickets are forgotten or ignored. AmericanParkingTickets.com is helping drivers battle...

2014-07-28 08:21:54

Advanced Rugged Tablet Solutions Enable Auto Manufacturers to Test and Build Safer Cars More Efficiently IRVINE, Calif., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Advancements in vehicle technology are rapidly accelerating - changing the way cars are built, tested and maintained. Many of these advancements are in response to higher safety standards, consumer expectations, and the drive to improve overall performance and create more fuel-efficient automobiles. Photo -...

2014-07-28 08:21:05

- Most comprehensive inspection and reconditioning process LISLE, Ill., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Navistar, Inc. today announced the launch of its Diamond Renewed((TM)) program, which puts International(®) used trucks through the industry's most comprehensive inspection and mechanical reconditioning process. Vehicles also come standard with the industry's leading warranty, up to two years, 200,000 miles, and Navistar's OnCommand((TM)) Connection uptime monitoring system....

2014-07-25 16:20:36

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- -- Dodge to auction first production 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat, the fastest and most powerful muscle car ever, during Barrett-Jackson Las Vegas with all proceeds benefitting Opportunity Village -- Iconic one-of-one Challenger SRT Hellcat features Viper-exclusive Stryker Red paint, special Hellcat badging, specific VIN0001 documentation build package and additional one-of-a-kind memorabilia...

2014-07-25 12:21:32

ChinaMarketResearchReports.com adds Research Report on "China Heavy Truck Industry Report, 2014-2017" to its store. DALLAS, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- In the heavy truck industry, the demand mainly comes from infrastructure construction and transportation, and sales volume is to a large extent influenced by macro economy and industrial policies. After the downturn in 2011-2012, China heavy truck industry resumed growth in 2013 thanks to logistics demand and national IV...

2014-07-25 12:20:38

Military Skills Test Waiver Program Now Includes all 50 States and D.C. WASHINGTON, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) announced today that its waiver program that helps experienced veterans and active duty personnel transition into civilian jobs as commercial truck and bus drivers has been expanded to all 50 states and the District of Columbia. "Our nation's veterans deserve...

2014-07-24 20:20:26

SAN DIEGO, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mark Knutson of the national plaintiff's law firm Finkelstein & Krinsk, the first to file a class action lawsuit against Navistar, Inc., on behalf of Washington/California trucker client Par 4, affirms the intent to recover all losses suffered by trucking companies resulting from their purchasing or leasing Navistar truck models 2008-2013 equipped with Navistar's MaxxForce Advanced EGR diesel engines. The MaxxForce engines contain a...


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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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Word of the Day
negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.