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2014-01-16 00:20:09

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- -- Ford's Kansas City Assembly Plant this week welcomes nearly 1,000 employees as preparation to build the all-new 2015 Ford Transit gets under way; 175 additional employees to start by March 2014 -- Overall this year, Ford is creating more than 5,000 new jobs, including 3,300 salaried positions - its largest hiring initiative since 2000; new jobs build on more than 14,000 Ford jobs in North America in...

2013-11-22 16:22:03

BALTIMORE, Nov. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A recent contract awarded to STV, a leading transportation engineering firm, will usher in new, environmentally friendly solutions for intra-city commuters in Maryland. As part of a task order contract with the Maryland Transit Administration (MTA), which operates commuter bus, light rail and commuter rail throughout Maryland, STV was selected to provide a wide range of bus procurement services for the purchase of 50 brand new...

2013-10-02 12:22:11

DURHAM, N.C., Oct. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Organic Transit, manufacturer of the ELFpedal/electric vehicle, is moving to a larger facility in Durham and opening a West Coast manufacturing center in San Jose. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131002/CL90849 ) Organic Transit has outgrown the old retail furniture store where it began in 2011 in downtown Durham. The new location, located just a few blocks away near Durham's Central Park District, is 7,500 square feet, much...

2013-09-12 16:27:36

-- Siemens has provided Calgary with its entire LRT fleet of vehicles since 1981 -- Benefits of S200 vehicles include full accessibility, increased energy efficiency, new passenger comfort and safety features and design adapted to the Calgary climate OAKVILLE, ON, Sept. 12, 2013 /CNW/ - Siemens Canada has officially been awarded the order by the City of Calgary to provide Calgary Transit with 60 new Siemens S200 High Floor...

2013-06-03 23:17:52

Recent winners of the BEAT100 ℠Ultimate Musician´ Award, the most prominent award provided to musicians on the music video social network, South African band Asleep in Transit provides the BEAT100 community with their melodic andauthentic sound in original release ℠Brothers, Sisters´. (PRWEB) June 03, 2013 Recent winners of the BEAT100 ℠Ultimate Musician´ Award, the most prominent award provided to musicians on the music video social network, South African...

2013-05-02 00:20:16

KANSAS CITY, Mo., May 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Ford's Kansas City Assembly Plant will add more than 2,000 jobs to support high demand for Ford F-150 plus the planned production of the all-new Transit family of commercial vehicles starting next summer; more than 1,000 will be new hires Ford F-Series sales up 24 percent in April and 19 percent year to date; full-size truck segment growing three times faster than industry average and is fastest-growing segment this year Ford has reached 75...

2012-12-14 00:20:14

DEARBORN, Mich., Dec. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- All-new Transit joins the nation's best-selling lineup of commercial vehicles, giving Ford customers best-in-class fuel economy, the segment's lowest cost of ownership, increased capability and Built Ford Tough durability Ford Transit offers the broadest lineup of configurations for full-size van customers, available in more variations than the competition combined - three body lengths, two wheelbases, three roof heights and in van, wagon,...

2012-09-27 02:20:19

CHICAGO, Sept. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Nokia today announced that its Location & Commerce business is supplying its global Transit and Pedestrian Content (TaP) for Garmin's new Urban Guidance function. Adding this premium feature to NAVIGON & Garmin branded navigation apps will give consumers a choice of generating directions not only for driving and walking but also for public transport. Urban Guidance will initially be available via In App Purchase for the following smartphones:...

2012-04-13 10:20:23

EMERYVILLE, Calif., April 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- AC Transit, and a coalition of regional transit partners serving 7 million people in the San Francisco Bay Area, this week inaugurated the newest hydrogen production and dispensing station to fuel the latest generation of zero-emission fuel cell buses operating throughout the region. Congresswoman Barbara Lee and Chair of the California Air Resources Board Mary Nichols were joined by over 300 guests and a dozen other federal, state, and local...

2012-03-27 10:20:24

DETROIT, March 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Ford's expanding lineup of fuel-efficient engines and alternative-fuel technologies - including EcoBoost®, hybrid, plug-in hybrid, battery-electric, B20 biodiesel and CNG/LPG - leads the industry in reducing emissions and operating costs for rental, government and commercial fleet customers In addition to Ford's award-winning, fuel-efficient 3.5-liter EcoBoost V6 engine, the U.S.-built Ford Transit cargo and passenger vans also will feature a new...