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2014-06-26 16:21:09

New and used inventory gives car shoppers multitude of options PORTSMOUTH, N.H., June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Consumers are faced with a barrage of decisions when it comes time start the search for a new car. When looking at vehicles themselves, there are questions about fuel economy, seating, cargo capacity and performance to name a few. But perhaps the more pressing issue for car shoppers centers on their budgets and whether to pursue new or used cars. Photo -...

2014-06-26 12:27:39

LONDON, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Global Electronic Toll Collection (ETC) Systems Industryhttp://www.reportbuyer.com/transport_travel/roads/global_electronic_toll_collection_etc_systems_industry.html This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Electronic Toll Collection (ETC) Systems in US$ Million. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, China, South Korea, and Rest of...

2014-06-26 12:21:26

MBCA Welcomes New Airstream Owners to the Club and Current Members to Save $500 on a New Airstream Interstate® or Airstream Autobahn® JACKSON CENTER, Ohio, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Airstream and the Mercedes-Benz Club of America (MBCA) are pleased to announce an exclusive multi-year strategic partnership. Airstream and MBCA will lead the creation of a dedicated Airstream owners' community, supported through partnership in MBCA club events and a variety of...

2014-06-25 23:13:27

The Truck Accident Center is the largest source for information on truck safety, regulations and litigation news. Visit http://www.TruckAccidentLawsuit.net today. Washington DC (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 The public safety advocates at TruckAccidentLawsuit.net are announcing new information on the site for drivers affected by large truck traffic on our nation’s roadways. A new report shows Congress is debating whether to repeal a recent limitation on how often large truck drivers must rest at...

2014-06-25 23:07:30

The Telematics Update event Advanced Automotive Safety USA 2014 (July 8-9, Hotel Baronette Renaissance, Novi, MI) has seen a flurry of bookings. Companies such as Harman, QNX Software Systems, Liberty Mutual and Hyundai have all secured their spot for the event in just two weeks’ time amongst 150 other industry execs. (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 With ITS America, GM, Honda and Kapsch all confirmed to speak to offering expert insight into advanced road safety technology, there has been a surge...

2014-06-25 23:07:06

Get the right tool for the job! Not all GPS Trackers fit for every circumstance. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 Companies with large fleets that are in the market for a GPS tracking company need to be aware of a few items to ensure they are getting the right software for their specific needs. GPS trackers come in different shapes and sizes and one size does not fit all. Large fleets will have different needs than the mom and pop shop with two work vans and 3 employees. If a...

2014-06-24 23:16:19

Parking is painful, really hard to find, expensive and there are annoying council parking tickets as well. The ParkingCupid.com solution connects drivers with home owners who have an unused garage or car space. New York, NY (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 It all started after Parking Cupid founder Daniel Battaglia was frustrated with parking tickets and spending valuable time driving around in circles unable to find a space to park. Residential parking spaces reserved just for you solves these pain...

2014-06-24 08:20:47

Plans to Accelerate Customer Acquisition and Expand Into New Geographies and Services SAN FRANCISCO, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The world's largest peer-to-peer car rental marketplace, RelayRides, announced today that it has raised $25 million in Series B funding, bringing total funds raised to $44 million. Lead investor Canaan Partners joins existing investors August Capital, Google Ventures and Shasta Ventures, with Canaan Partners General Partner Deepak Kamra joining the Board...

2014-06-24 08:20:34

WASHINGTON, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has ordered Lakeville, Minn.-based On Eagles Wings Charters, Inc., USDOT No. 1100785, to immediately cease all passenger transportation operations after finding that the company was endangering the traveling public by failing to ensure the safety of its vehicles and drivers. "Safety is our highest priority and we will continue to insist that...

2014-06-24 04:20:05

PARIS, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Brazilian Federal Police has selected a consortium of Plasan Sasa and Atech, Embraer Defense & Security subsidiary, to supply a unique 4 vehicle solution to help in its fight against organized crime. The vehicular task force will be equipped with advanced Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) systems, giving the Federal Police proactive capability against increasingly sophisticated methods used by organized crime...


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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Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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