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2014-09-08 23:08:32

San Mateo-based Local Motion is helping organizations like Google, Verizon, 1-800Courier and the City of Sacramento gain up to 30 percent more mobility out of their fleets by pooling vehicles together; recently partnered with Nissan to showcase its user-friendly, keyless technology and promote adoption of zero-emission electric vehicles San Mateo, CA (PRWEB) September 08, 2014 Local Motion (http://www.getlocalmotion.com) today announced some key milestones since receiving a $6 million...

2014-09-08 23:08:10

E-ZPass innovator honored at 2014 World Congress on Intelligent Transport Systems DETROIT, ITS World Congress (PRWEB) September 08, 2014 The Intelligent Transportation Society of America (ITS America) today announced that Larry Yermack, a strategic advisor to Cubic Transportation Systems, a leading integrator of information technology and payment systems and services for intelligent travel solutions, will be inducted into its Hall of Fame for his lifetime achievements in the...

2014-09-08 23:03:23

HNTB Corporation and Truck Smart Parking Services Inc. sign agreement following successful initial implementation along Interstate 94 in southwest Michigan. DETROIT (PRWEB) September 08, 2014 The seemingly never-ending problem of finding safe places to park that faces commercial truck drivers and perplexes departments of transportation and frustrates motorists may soon be history with the advent of smart transportation systems that improve safety, efficiency and sustainability. That...

2014-09-08 16:20:52

EnerDel's Lithium-ion ESS Vigor+ pack is 'Buy American' compliant and now fully approved as Allison support equipment INDIANAPOLIS, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EnerDel and Allison Transmission (NYSE: ALSN) have entered into a strategic relationship naming the battery manufacturer's PP320-689-LP Vigor+ pack as approved Allison support equipment. EnerDel is a leading supplier of advanced lithium-ion batteries and ESS for heavy-duty transportation and hybrid power applications....

2014-09-08 12:20:41

SOUTH BEND, Ind., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mobility Ventures LLC, designer and manufacturer of the acclaimed MV-1, the only American vehicle designed and purpose-built from the ground up in support of people who use wheelchairs, today announced that it has reached a milestone of more than 100 dealerships in its nationwide dealer network. These U.S. dealers join two international distributors in selling and servicing this one-of-a-kind vehicle. "This milestone is very important...

2014-09-08 08:35:55

Leading Private Fleet Selects Omnitracs to Boost Fleet-wide Efficiency SAN DIEGO, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Omnitracs, LLC, a leading provider of fleet management solutions to transportation and logistics companies, announced today that Central States Manufacturing, Inc., a manufacturer and distributor of metal building products, will deploy Omnitracs' Mobile Computing Platform 50 (MCP50) and key applications across its 85-vehicle fleet. Central States Manufacturing selected the...

2014-09-08 08:22:16

- INRIX XDTM Monitoring Upgrade to INRIXTraffic.US and INRIX Traffic.EU Can Provide Coverage for Every Major Road, Ramp & Interchange DETROIT, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ITS World Congress - INRIX, Inc., a leading international provider of real-time traffic information, transportation analytics and connected driver services, introduced several new tools that helps transportation agencies monitor traffic conditions for six times more roads in real-time and to receive earlier notification...

cars should communicate with each other
2014-09-06 04:50:00

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Researchers at the University of Michigan and several automotive industry partners are looking to have a wireless vehicle-to-vehicle communication system operational within seven years, the Ann Arbor-based school announced on Friday. According to Reuters reporter Ben Klayman, the university’s new Mobility Transformation Center (MTC) will be helping to develop and implement technology that will enable cars and trucks to communicate...

2014-09-05 08:20:13

LONDON, September 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- When it became compulsory for front seat occupants in a car to wear a seatbelt back in 1983 the number of motorists killed or seriously injured fell by 50%. New technology within cars is always coming out but the brand new automatic braking system could have the same dramatic decrease in accidents that the seat belt did. That is if it's made compulsory on new cars. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140725/698073 )...

2014-09-04 16:24:48

ReportsnReports.com adds Fleet Management System Market in the Americas 2014-2018 research report to its store. DALLAS, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Fleet management systems are used as an interface for the enhanced management of commercial vehicles. These systems track vehicles in real-time and monitor them, provide route guidance, ensure safety, and improves the operational efficiency of the fleet. A fleet management system also helps in timely delivery of goods, and includes...


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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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