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2014-09-10 12:20:44

First mainline carrier to obtain FAA approval FORT WORTH, Texas, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American Airlines was the first airline with a paperless cockpit, and now American's cabins are also paperless. The airline is the first mainline carrier to provide flight attendants with electronic manuals, accessible through a handheld tablet. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130208/DA56847LOGO "The accessibility and functionality that the tablet provides our flight attendants...

2014-09-10 12:20:34

RICHMOND HILL, ON, Sept. 10 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) today released its report (A13O0125) into the 4 July 2013 accident involving a privately-registered Cessna 182 equipped with amphibious floats. While conducting a visual approach to Runway 27 at Griffith Island, Ontario, the overweight aircraft aerodynamically stalled and collided with the water approximately 1000 feet south-east of the runway threshold. The three occupants of the aircraft...

2014-09-10 08:33:42

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- International Paper Company (NYSE: IP) announced the election of Ray G. Young to its board of directors effective October 1, 2014. Mr. Young, age 52, has been the senior vice president and chief financial officer of Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM) since 2010. Prior to joining ADM, Young served as vice president of international operations in China at General Motors Company (GM), as well as executive vice president and chief financial...

2014-09-10 08:22:48

Stettler dealership to carry new-model Jeep crossover STETTLER, Alberta, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- When the all-new Jeep Cherokee debuted in 2014, the vehicle was received with an equal amount of praise and trepidation. Though the SUV's drivetrain was undoubtedly indicative of genuine Jeep performance, Cherokee's headlamp and LED configuration would prove to be one of the most polarizing design choices in the automaker's history. Initial unfamiliarity with Cherokee's new...

2014-09-10 08:22:29

- Acquisition of Mercedes-Benz of Bellevue, Barrier Audi, Barrier Porsche and Barrier Volvo enhances AutoNation premium luxury offerings in Seattle-Bellevue FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE: AN), America's largest automotive retailer, announced today that it has signed agreements to acquire Audi, Mercedes-Benz, Porsche and Volvo stores in the Seattle-Bellevue market from Barrier Motors. The annual revenue for these stores is...

2014-09-10 08:22:25

2015 Cadillac XTS leads Cadillac lineup in Joliet, Ill. JOLIET, Ill., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Getting behind the wheel of a 2015 Cadillac XTS implies a certain premium level of class and exclusivity that employs exotic and elaborate handmade interior style as well as turbocharged performance, plush comforts and innovative technology. Bill Jacobs Cadillac prides themselves on delivering unrivaled luxury to Joliet, Ill. drivers who want only the best luxury models...

2014-09-10 08:22:22

Sanders Ford in Jacksonville will be hosting an American Red Cross Blood Drive this month JACKSONVILLE, N.C., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- While some dealerships struggle to stay present in the local community and engage with community members, Sanders Ford continues to have a positive impact on the Jacksonville area. Last month the dealership sponsored Jacksonville's National Night Out to promote crime prevention networks. This month Sanders Ford is hosting a blood drive...

2014-09-10 08:22:18

LIVONIA, Mich., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TRW Automotive Holdings Corp. (NYSE: TRW) today announced it has signed a definitive agreement to divest its engine valve business for $385 million in cash to Federal-Mogul Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ: FDML). The planned divestiture, with annual sales of approximately $610 million, is expected to close in the first quarter of 2015 subject to customary conditions, including regulatory, regional Supervisory Board and local works council...

2014-09-10 08:22:13

The epitome of luxury and comfort CORONA, Calif., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lexani Motorcars, the internationally recognized leader in customized luxury coaches, is proud to announce the debut of the Concept One, a stunning interior conversion for the latest generation 2015 Cadillac Escalade ESV. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140909/144570 Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140909/144569 In the grand tradition of the marque, Cadillac has created the most...

2014-09-10 08:21:59

Get behind the wheel of a 2015 Ford Taurus at Dahl Ford DAVENPORT, Iowa, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Consumers in the Davenport, Iowa area who are looking for a new full-size sedan that is one of the most powerful of the segment will certainly appreciate what the 2015 Ford Taurus has to offer. Get behind the wheel of the 2015 Ford Taurus at Dahl Ford and experience exceptional interior features that enhance comfort and entertainment as well as performance. Photo -...


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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