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2014-09-12 08:21:15

DUBLIN, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Hybrid Electric Vehicle Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 A hybrid electric vehicle combines two energy sources: mechanical, i.e., internal combustion engine (ICE), and electrical. The size of the gasoline engine in hybrid electric vehicles is smaller than that in traditional vehicles. The combination of these two power sources...

2014-09-12 08:21:10

Starting December, the airline will connect the two capitals 6 times a week MEXICO CITY, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aeromexico, Mexico's global airline, announces that starting on December 10th will connect Mexico City to Managua, Nicaragua, six times a week. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130315/MX77534LOGO With this development, Managua will be positioned as Aeromexico's 5th Central American destination and the 14th place among Latin American routes served by the...

2014-09-12 08:21:08

Mercedes-Benz of Kansas City and Spin Pizza Training Ride set to be held September 20, 2014 KANSAS CITY, Mo., Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Mercedes-Benz of Kansas City and SPIN! Neapolitan Pizza are teaming up once again to hit the pedals, bike pedals, and take to the pavement for a special training bike ride event down the scenic Kansas City streets. The event will be held on Saturday, September 20(th), 2014 where special routes and notes will be mapped out for when...

2014-09-12 08:21:07

Supporting the Checker community, Checker Motor Cars is a one-stop source to meet the needs of collectors. HAVERHILL, Mass., Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The iconic Checker cab returns! Mr. Steve Contarino, an avid car enthusiast and collector, is pleased to announce Checker Motor Cars, a business dedicated to support the iconic Checker automobile. A new, innovative concept to make collecting and owning a piece of automobile history exciting and rewarding. Offering...

2014-09-12 08:20:48

LONDON, September 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sichuan Province Airport Group named as host of next year's Airport Cities UBM, the organisers of a series of global and regional events for the airport development and real estate communities today announced that its first event of 2015 will be hosted by Sichuan Province Airport Group in Chengdu, China on 13-15 May 2015. Through high-level debate and discussion around the topic of the creation and development of...

2014-09-12 08:20:42

INDIANAPOLIS, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Allison Transmission Holdings Inc. (NYSE: ALSN) today announced that Chairman, President and CEO Lawrence E. Dewey has been selected by The Carlyle Group (NASDAQ: CG) as the 2014 recipient of the Louis V. Gerstner Jr. Excellence Award. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120702/DE33547LOGO "I am equally honored and humbled to be selected as the recipient of this prestigious award," said Dewey. "Carlyle's portfolio includes a plethora of...

2014-09-12 08:20:38

DUBLIN, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Freight Management System (Freight Operation Management, Freight Information, Security & Monitoring, Cargo Screening, Logistics Management) Market - Forecast & Analysis to 2019" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 The efficient movement of freight is essential to any economy and also to the quality of life. Introducing an efficient,...

2014-09-12 08:20:35

New SUV models available now at Mike Castrucci of Alexandria ALEXANDRIA, Ky., Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Though consumer SUV models have historically been recognized for their brawny architecture and bold capability, today's crossover vehicles continue to prove that capability and finesse are not mutually exclusive qualities. Tri-state drivers are particularly privy to a brand-new blend of these SUV properties with the 2015 Ford Escape, available now at Mike Castrucci of...

2014-09-12 08:20:21

Savings on midsize sedans increase due to rising inventory levels SANTA MONICA, Calif., Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Toyota Camry SE, which is selling at an average of 15 percent off MSRP, tops September's list of best savings on new vehicles, according to TrueCar, the negotiation-free car buying and selling platform. Published monthly, the "TrueSavings" report analyzes recent transaction prices and identifies opportunities for consumer savings....

2014-09-12 04:20:34

LAS VEGAS, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Exeo Entertainment, Inc. (OTCBB: EXEO) has ordered 5000 units of their Psyko 5.1 PC Gaming headphones in time for the holiday season. CEO Scott Amaral stated "Exeo is in a position to have the Psyko® units in consumers hands for Christmas. All the reviews have been extremely favorable and we're the only one with a true 5.1 surround sound headphone." Amaral went on to state: "While the 5000 units doesn't seem like much, it represents...


Latest Transport Reference Libraries

DINA S.A.
2014-06-23 06:49:58

DINA S.A. is a Mexican automotive manufacturer of heavy trucks, specialty trucks, urban buses, armored military vehicles and intercity coaches. The company was founded in 1951 and is owned by the Gomez Flores family located in Ciudad Sahagun, Hidalgo, Mexico. Products manufactured by DINA are distributed to the UK, US, Russia, Iran, Egypt, Syria, Mexico, Nicaragua and other Central and South American countries. The company was founded under the name Diesel Nacional S.A. with an...

Vehículos Automotores Mexicanos (VAM)
2014-06-23 06:39:08

Vehículos Automotores Mexicanos (VAM) was founded in 1946 under the Willys Mexicana SA name and manufactured automobiles in Mexico until 1989. It originally produced vehicles licensed under Willys-Overland and American Motors Corporation (AMC). In 1963 the company became government controlled so VAM became its own company, transforming from Willys Mexicana through an agreement with AMC and the government. In late 1980 Renault assumed the majority of AMC ownership in VAM and the last...

Alpha Sports
2014-06-23 06:23:23

Alpha Sports (ASP) is a kit car manufacturer from Australia founded in 1962.The original cars produced were based on the Lotus Seven, but over time were redesigned into their own style. ASP cars have also competed in various racing events. In the 1960s Rory Thompson and Ray Lewis built cars based on the Lotus Seven called the “Bacchus Clubman.” Engines used were a BMC B-Series 1500. Later Models were called ASP with their workshop located at Alpha House, Alpha Street, Kensington,...

Holden
2014-06-18 08:33:12

Holden is the shortened name for GM Holden LTD located in Australia. It is an automaker that began in 1856 as a manufacturer of saddles and entered into automobile manufacturing in 1908. In 1931 the company became a subsidiary of GM and was named GM Holden LTD. In 1998 the name was changed to Holden LTD and adopted the name Holden in 2005. On December 11, 2013, Holden announced they will cease production at the end of 2017. Holden produces GM vehicles in Australia along with other brand...

Mastretta
2014-06-18 08:19:49

Mastretta is the shortened name for Mastrettadesign Tecnoidea SA de CV, a Mexican car manufacturer founded in 1987 by Daniel Mastretta. Initially, the company produced a limited amount of kit cars, buses and trucks until 2010 when the in-house MXT was developed. In 1990, Mastretta produced microbuses’ for the metropolitan area as well as buses for the urban area. In 1998 they produced their first kit car built on a Volkswagen frame -- the Unidiserio Mastretta MXA. The engine was a VW...

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vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
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This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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