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Electric Vehicle
2014-04-10 00:00:00

The electric vehicle (EV) uses one or more electric motors to move. There are three different types of EVs. One that is powered externally by a power station, one that uses stored energy received from an external power source and one that uses an on board power source (hybrid electric vehicle). Different types of EVs include, plug-in electric vehicles, hybrid electric vehicles, hydrogen...

Autonomous Car
2014-04-10 00:00:00

An autonomous car is a vehicle that is able to move without a driver. Theses vehicles are classified as a self-driving car or a robotic car capable of transporting passengers without the aid of a human driver. Instead of human input, these vehicles use sensors like radar, lidar, GPS and computers to navigate. These systems sense the surroundings, determine obstacles within their path, use maps...

Eagle automobile
2014-02-25 15:39:02

Eagle was a subsidiary of the Chrysler  Corporation formed after Chrysler purchased the American Motors Corporation (AMC) in 1987. Chrysler mostly re-branded the AMC vehicles instead of creating new models. The Eagle name was used from the AMC Eagle and sold along side Jeep at AMC dealers. The typical Chrysler logo was not used, instead an eagle head was featured on each Eagle vehicle....

Lotus Cars
2014-02-21 09:10:25

Lotus cars is a British manufacturer of sports cars as well as racing cars, founded in 1952 by engineers Colin Chapman and Colin Dare. The company also owns Lotus Engineering with facilities in the UK, US, Malaysia and China. The company began as Lotus Engineering Ltd., in 1952 with the first factory behind the Railway Hotel in Hornsey, North London. In 1954, Team Lotus split from Lotus...

Engesa
2014-02-05 12:39:46

Engenheiros Especializados S/A (Engesa) was a manufacturer of military trucks, armored fighting vehicles and civilian sport-utility vehicles located in Brazil from 1963 to 1993. In 1963, Engesa began as a private company installing all-wheel-drive systems in existing commercial trucks, rebuilt, adapted and updated armored vehicles and tanks from World War II which the Brazilian Army owned....

Industrias Kaiser Argentina
2014-02-02 14:43:27

Industrias Kaiser Argentina S.A (IKA) was a car manufacturer in Cordoba Province, Argentina that was established in 1956. On January 19, 1955, the Argentina government signed an agreement with Kaiser Motors of the United States to manufacture vehicles in Argentina. Kaiser shipped 1,021 complete vehicles as well as automobile manufacturing equipment to them and a new plant was built....

Saker Sports Cars
2014-02-01 08:44:08

Saker Sports Cars is an automobile manufacturer based in New Zealand, founded in 1989. The company’s name comes from a bird of prey that is found in the Middle East and Central Asia. The first Saker, the SV1, was designed and built by Bruce Turnbull. Saker vehicles are built as touring race cars, but can be made legal for the road in the UK, Japan and New Zealand. The SV1 was built in a...

Pellandini Cars
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...

Lloyd German Automobiles
2014-01-31 13:04:08

The North German Automobile and Engine company was founded in 1908 as a German brand of vehicle owned by Norddeutsche Lloyd, a shipping company. It was located in Bremen and the vehicles produced were branded with the Lloyd name. The first cars produced were license-built Krieger electric vehicles with a few petrol-powered vehicles as well. In 1914 they merged with Hansa and became...

Kaditcha
2014-01-29 12:55:46

Kaditcha is an Australian automobile manufacturer founded by Barry Lock. The company produced open-wheeled and sports car racing cars for series including Formula 500 and Australian Formula 2. The 1980s proved to be the most successful years for their race cars. A Chevrolet-powered 5.0-L version driven by Chris Clearihan, won the 1982 Australian Sports Car Championship, with other Kaditcha...

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mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.