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2014-04-21 16:21:02

TORRANCE, Calif., April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Industry experts at KBB.com named the 2014 Honda Accord Hybrid (http://automobiles.honda.com/accord-hybrid/) and the 2014 Honda Civic Natural Gas (http://automobiles.honda.com/civic-natural-gas/) to their annual list of the 10 Best Green Cars. The editors at Kelley Blue Book were impressed by the Accord Hybrid's superb driving experience and class-leading fuel economy ratings and by the Civic Natural Gas' use of a domestically sourced,...

2014-04-21 16:20:58

MIAMI, April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In honor of Earth Day and the importance of year-round environmental awareness, Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the world's largest cruise company, today announced it will meet its goal to reduce its rate of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from shipboard operations by 20 percent. This goal was established by the company as part of Carnival's ongoing efforts to reduce environmental impact from its operations. To meet this goal,...

2014-04-21 16:20:56

AHSAFA Applauds Columbia Helicopters On Its Tenth Diamond Award WASHINGTON, April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The American Helicopter Services & Aerial Firefighting Association (AHSAFA) congratulates Columbia Helicopters on receiving its 10th William (Bill) O'Brien Aviation Maintenance Technician Employer Diamond Award Of Excellence. Presentation of the award will be on June 26, by Ron Reeves, FAA Safety Team Program Manager for the NW Mountain Region, Portland Flight...

2014-04-21 16:20:52

Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan members eligible for double miles, discounted tickets on Emirates SEATTLE, April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines and Emirates are teaming up to help customers explore the world, with double miles* anywhere across the Emirates network, as well as special fares on U.S. routes to Dubai and onward. "With our 14 partner airlines and more than 700 destinations worldwide, Alaska Airlines' Mileage Plan is a truly global program," said Joe Sprague,...

2014-04-21 16:20:49

ARLINGTON, Va., April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, as part of National Distracted Driving Month, American Trucking Associations is urging motorists to put their cell phones away and focus on safe driving while behind the wheel of a moving vehicle. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100129/ATALOGO In 2012, more than 3,300 people were killed and another 421,000 were injured in distraction-related crashes. In order to reverse this trend, elite drivers are educating the motoring...

2014-04-21 16:20:42

Organization to surpass $86 million in total funding of pediatric cancer research since 1998 NEW YORK, April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hyundai Hope On Wheels(®) officially launched its 16(th) year in the fight against pediatric cancer with a special guest performance by internationally acclaimed singer Michelle Williams. The launch event took place in New York City in conjunction with the New York International Auto Show. Williams was presented with an award to serve as a Hyundai...

2014-04-21 16:20:29

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- -- Ranking rewards improvements in safety, quality and productivity -- WCM implementation saves Company more than $1 billion since June 2009 Chrysler Group LLC's Trenton Engine Complex (Mich.) has been awarded bronze status for its results in implementing World Class Manufacturing (WCM). Trenton becomes the fifth North American facility to achieve the first WCM award milestone. The plant received the bronze designation just over...

2014-04-21 12:23:10

Clean Diesel Power's Role in the Economic Growth & Sustainability to Be Highlighted At Summit Celebrating NAFTA's 20th Anniversary CHICAGO, April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- At the tri-national summit examining the 20(th) anniversary of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), government, transportation and energy officials will explore diesel power's role in expanding future trade while also improving air quality. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120201/MM46474LOGO The...

2014-04-21 12:21:55

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- -- The Chrysler Foundation to provide more than $20,000 in booster funds to help teams power up for FIRST Robotics Championship in St. Louis, Mo. -- The Chrysler Foundation's 2014 commitment to FIRST Robotics increases to $229,000 The Chrysler Foundation will award more than $20,000 in booster funding to 12 Michigan high school robotics teams that are heading to the 2014 FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of...

2014-04-21 12:21:49

Space Flight Proceeds to Benefit Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center MOJAVE, Calif. and PHOENIX, April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Actor John Corbett is better known for his roles in movies and popular TV shows such as Northern Exposure, Sex in The City and My Big Fat Greek Wedding, but last Saturday, he was shooting for the stars to help knock out Parkinson's disease by auctioning off a space flight with XCOR Aerospace to benefit Muhammad Ali's Parkinson's Research Center....


Latest Transport Reference Libraries

Mercury Park Lane 1959
2014-04-17 12:46:27

Mercury automobiles was a brand of vehicles as a subsidy of the Ford Motor Company. It was established by the Edsel Ford in 1938. The Mercury brand was a luxury vehicle placed between the high end Ford and the base Lincoln models. In 1945, Mercury became half of the Lincoln division until it was phased out in 2011. The last Mercury produced was a Grand Marquis which left the assembly line on January 4, 2011. From 1958 to 1960, Edsel brand models were part of the Lincoln-Mercury group. The...

1926 Lincoln
2014-04-14 09:24:01

The Lincoln Motor Company was founded in 1917 by Henry M. Leland and became a subsidiary of Ford in 1922. While the brand is mainly sold in North America and the Middle East, Ford plans to export to China by the end of 2014. Currently seven models are offered. The MKS and MKZ sedans; MKT, MKX and MKC CUVs; and the Navigator and Navigator L SUVs. Leland was a former manager of GM’s Cadillac division who formed the company with his son Wilfred. The company was named after Abraham Lincoln,...

1949 Plymouth
2014-04-14 09:04:15

Plymouth is a subsidy of the Chrysler Corporation formed in 1929 as a lower-end vehicle. During the depression of the 1930s, Plymouth’s sales kept the Chrysler Corporation intact and by 1931 it rose to third in the automobile industry. By the mid-1930s, Plymouth began to be exported to other countries around the world such as, Sweden, Denmark, UK and Australia. In 1939, 417,528 Plymouths were produced and 5,967 of them were convertible coupes with a rumble seat. It was advertised as...

1943 Willys Jeep
2014-04-13 09:44:48

Jeep is a division of Chrysler Group LLC as a brand of American automobiles that was acquired by the former Chrysler Corporation in 1987. The first Jeeps were produced as an off-road brand in 1941, the Willys MB used by the United State Army and its Allies during WWII. The first civilian model was produced in 1945. The origin of the word jeep has not been verified, but the best theory is the design was designated as a General Purpose vehicle (GP) and may have been coined into Jeep. Other...

General Motors Headquarters, Detroit, Michigan
2014-04-13 09:20:18

General Motors Company (GM) is an American automobile manufacturer located in Detroit Michigan. They also control multinational manufacturers around the globe. They design, produce, market and distribute vehicles and parts, as well as selling financial services. GM has ten brands of vehicles produced in 37 countries. They include, Chevrolet, Buick, GMC, Cadillac, Opel, Holden, Vauxhall, Wuling, Baojun, Jie, Fang and UZDaewoo. GM does business with 157 different countries and employees...

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