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2014-09-14 12:20:06

QUÉBEC, 14 Sept. 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) is deploying a team of investigators to Port-Cartier, Québec, where the tug VACHON has collided with the bulk carrier ORIENT CRUSADER during berthing manoeuvers. The TSB will gather information and assess the occurrence. The TSB is an independent agency that investigates marine, pipeline, railway and aviation transportation occurrences. Its sole aim is the advancement of transportation safety. It...

2014-09-14 08:20:06

Davenport, Iowa drivers embrace the safety and performance of the 2015 Ford Fusion DAVENPORT, Iowa, Sept. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Davenport, Iowa drivers can now get behind the wheel of the all-around impressive 2015 Ford Fusion at Dahl Ford. This midsize sedan model combines comfort, convenience, entertainment and incomparable safety with exhilarating EcoBoost power options. Davenport-area families who value safety will find a vast array of advanced safety features...

2014-09-12 23:05:35

Pittsburgh-based InventHelp attempts to submit an invention, Get Moving Mobility Cart, to companies for review. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) September 12, 2014 If you or someone you know has difficulty walking because of obesity, help is on the way. Because of the creativity of an inventor from Wrightsville, Ga., there is now an improved walking aid available. She developed GET MOVING MOBILITY CART to afford more support than a conventional walker and provide a hands-free way to transport...

2014-09-12 23:00:20

Jim Ellis Audi supports Bert’s Big Adventure by donating 2015 Audi A3 Cabriolet for raffle. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) September 13, 2014 Jim Ellis Audi Atlanta is a proud partner of Bert’s Big Adventure, a non-profit organization that provides a five-day all-expenses-paid trip to Walt Disney World for children with terminal and life threatening illnesses. Jim Ellis Audi Atlanta donated a 2015 Audi A3 Cabriolet as a grand prize for the notable cause to raffle off. Bert’s Big Adventure...

2014-09-12 16:20:38

Brand immersion experience features brand stories, virtual driving and design challenge NEW YORK, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Porsche Cars North America announces the launch of The Porsche Brand Pop Up in New York City on Monday, September 15, 2014. "The Sound Of Porsche: Stories of the Brand" transforms space in Manhattan's fashionable Meatpacking District into a modernized record store - to transport consumers to the true essence of Porsche. At this interactive multisensory...

2014-09-12 16:20:32

Ceremony signals the start of construction for APT-1 ECO Tanker, the first of five tanker ships to be constructed locally at NASSCO, adding hundreds of new jobs. SAN DIEGO, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- General Dynamics NASSCO and City of San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer today signaled the start of construction of five American Petroleum Tankers at a steel cutting ceremony for the first tanker, the APT-1, at the NASSCO shipyard in San Diego....

2014-09-12 16:20:21

Police, Safety Groups to Offer Safety Seat Checkpoints Statewide HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- State Police and PennDOT are encouraging motorists to participate in free child passenger safety seat checkups throughout Pennsylvania as the agencies mark National Child Passenger Safety Week, Sept. 14 - 20. Additionally, Saturday, Sept. 20, has been designated as "National Seat Check Saturday." "I urge all parents and caregivers to not only get their seats checked, but...

2014-09-12 16:20:19

Week of events scheduled to educate and inspire Georgia drivers to consider electric transportation ATLANTA, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Power is joining other electric utilities, automotive companies, nonprofit organizations, elected officials and thousands of electric vehicle (EV) fans across the country to mark National Drive Electric Week September 15 - 21. The annual celebration, which started as a single day of events in 2011, has since grown to a weeklong series of...

2014-09-12 12:21:07

VAN BUREN TOWNSHIP, Mich., Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Halla Visteon Climate Control Corp. (KS: 018880) plans to start production this month at a new plant in central Mexico to support its growing business with global vehicle manufacturers in the region. The new manufacturing facility in the State of Queretaro will manufacture automotive heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) units for automakers. Initially, it will have the capacity to produce more than 260,000 units...

2014-09-12 12:21:00

The Two Companies See Tremendous Growth Opportunity in Connected Car Services and Smart Cities KIRKLAND, Wash., Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- INRIX®, Inc., a leading global provider of transportation information, analytics and driver services for the connected car and smart cities, announced Porsche Automobil Holding SE (Porsche SE), the holding company with a controlling interest in the Volkswagen Group, has invested around $55 million for approximately a 10 percent ownership...


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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