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2014-09-25 00:20:12

- First engine rolls off production line at new engine facility in Hefei, China HEFEI, China, Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Navistar International Corporation (NYSE: NAV) announced today that Anhui Jianghuai Navistar Diesel Engine Co., Ltd. (JND), the company's joint venture with Chinese truck maker Anhui Jianghuai Automobile Co. Ltd. (JAC), has begun engine production at its new facility in Hefei, China. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120127/MM32830LOGO-a The new...

2014-09-24 16:21:16

New Corolla, Tundra bring consistency to Toyota's new lineup NAPERVILLE, Ill., Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The class of 2015 Toyota models arriving to Toyota of Naperville is easily one of the strongest in recent years. Toyota engineers and designers continue to find ways to keep the lineup fresh and interesting without making the mistake of over-thinking a problem that doesn't really exist. Two of the most popular 2015 models that are ready for customers in the Toyota...

2014-09-24 12:21:36

OTTAWA, 24 Sept. 2014 /CNW/ - THE OCCURRENCE At 0832 EDT on 18 September 2013, VIA Rail passenger train No. 51 departed Ottawa Station and proceeded westward en route to Toronto. At 0847, OC Transpo double decker Bus No. 8017 (the bus) departed OC Transpo Fallowfield Station on the OC Transpo Bus Transitway (Transitway). At 0848, while proceeding at about 47 mph, the train entered the Transitway crossing located at Mile 3.30 of VIA Rail's Smiths Falls Subdivision (the crossing) and was...

2014-09-24 12:21:30

CAPE TOWN, South Africa and HANNOVER, Germany, September 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MiX Telematics upgrades MiX Vision, giving fleet managers additional clarity on incidents MiX Telematics, a leading global provider of fleet and mobile asset management solutions, has today announced upgrades to its in-cab video recording solution, MiX Vision. "MiX Vision has been enhanced to incorporate audio, infrared and 3G. Also, videos of incidents can now be viewed alongside a...

2014-09-24 12:21:07

BEIJING, Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- uuzuche.com, the private car sharing platform, announced that it has received $10 million in Series A funding. The financing is led by Lightspeed China Partners, with participating from China Renaissance K2 Ventures and Angel Investor Wang Gang. It is said to be the biggest venture investment so far in a peer-to-peer (P2P) car rental business in China. uuzuche.com was one of the earliest P2P car-sharing platforms in China, providing a...

2014-09-24 12:21:03

Alberta area learns more about newest GM models EDMONTON, Alberta, Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- When thinking of buying a new car, the first thing done is research. Buyers want to be informed on the vehicles out there so all the bases can be covered and all the industry information flushed out. Don Wheaton Chevy Buick GMC Cadillac has done the research on a few of the most desirable vehicles and it is all accessible through the website. Photo -...

2014-09-23 23:06:38

Real-time ridesharing company offers instant toll rebate for three-person carpools San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) September 23, 2014 Carma, a smartphone app that connects people traveling the same direction for work, launched a new program this morning that reimburses drivers for bridge tolls as an incentive for Bay Area commuters to carpool. Drivers will receive rebates on toll fees through the Carma app when they carpool with at least two passengers using the app across the San...

2014-09-23 23:06:32

US Fleet Tracking discusses how a GPS tracker can become an "asset" rather than an "expense". Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (PRWEB) September 23, 2014 Every business, especially small businesses are not only looking for ways to cut costs, they are looking to make sure not to accrue any additional costs. For this reason, the thought of adding another monthly expense may seem crazy, but what if that addition ended up saving money. Besides savings in fuel, US Fleet Tracking...

2014-09-23 16:20:34

Two more model pages for the research tab EDMONTON, Alberta, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Drive Wheaton is not done yet. Once again, they've made more model research pages for their research tab, and once again they've made a wealth of knowledge available to local car shoppers in the Edmonton, Alberta area. This time around they turned to their General Motors dealership, Don Wheaton Chevrolet Buick GMC Cadillac, and told consumers a little bit about two of the season's...

2014-09-23 12:35:23

DUBLIN, September 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dublin - Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/8hfbks/global_commercial) has announced the addition of the "Global Commercial Vehicle Telematics Market 2014-2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/8hfbks/global_commercial ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Telematics is the term used to refer to the wireless connectivity between a...


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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  • To think; to imagine; to fancy.
  • To be of opinion; have the notion; think; imagine; suppose.
The word 'ween' comes from Middle English wene, from Old English wēn, wēna ("hope, weening, expectation"), from Proto-Germanic *wēniz, *wēnōn (“hope, expectation”), from Proto-Indo-European *wen- (“to strive, love, want, reach, win”).
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