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2014-10-21 16:30:56

A Kickstarter project to fund a production run of premium-quality Pit Viper Sunglasses SALT LAKE CITY, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pit Viper has launched a crowd-funding project to enable the future or their radical, military grade sunglasses. Pit Vipers were originally upcycled from military surplus sunglasses manufactured in the late 90s. The surplus has been exhausted, but the founders of Pit Viper have worked tirelessly to put their unique product back into production. The...

2014-10-21 16:29:46

DUBLIN, October 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/r3qssc/global_mobile) has announced the addition of the "Global Mobile Crane Market 2014-2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/r3qssc/global_mobile ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) A mobile crane is "a cable-controlled crane mounted on crawlers or rubber-tired carriers" or "a...

2014-10-21 16:25:56

GLEN ALLEN, Va., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The market for sensors and "smart" materials used in clothing will grow from roughly $212 million this year to more than $1.8 billion by 2021, according to a new report from industry analyst firm NanoMarkets. Details of the new report, "Smart Clothing Markets: Opportunities for Sensors and Smart Materials," including a downloadable excerpt, are available at:...

2014-10-21 16:23:55

VANCOUVER, Canada and LIER, Belgium, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Ballard Power Systems (NASDAQ: BLDP)(TSX: BLD) and partner Van Hool N.V., have announced that a dedicated joint European Service and Parts Centre for fuel cell buses (to be called ESPACE) will be operational in November 2014. The key objective of ESPACE is to support Van Hool fuel cell buses in Europe that are powered by Ballard fuel cell modules. "We always strive to offer the best, not only in our products, but also...

2014-10-21 16:21:41

STUTTGART, Germany, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- -- Termination of share-price hedging and sale of 4% stake in Tesla -- Ongoing cooperation on current projects -- Daimler to continue sourcing powertrain for Mercedes-Benz B-Class Electric Drive from Tesla -- Dr. Dieter Zetsche, Chairman of the Board of Management of Daimler AG and Head of Mercedes-Benz Cars: "Our partnership with Tesla is very successful and will be continued." Daimler AG (stock...

2014-10-21 16:21:32

Diesels Have Won Two "Green Car of the Year®" Awards & Had 10 Finalists Since 2005 WASHINGTON, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Clean diesel cars were included among the five finalist positions for 2015 "Green Car of the Year®" award with the Audi A3 TDI clean diesel car and the Volkswagen Golf, which offers a new 2.0 liter TDI clean diesel, gasoline and electric engines, being named as finalists today. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120201/MM46474LOGO The other...

2014-10-21 16:20:52

DUBLIN, October 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/q5shff/aircraft) has announced the addition of the "Aircraft Interiors Market Analysis: Part 1: Major Airlines Seats Forward Fit and Selected Retrofit Markets." [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/q5shff/aircraft ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) This 100-page analysis is a comprehensive, detailed...

2014-10-21 16:20:38

2014 Score is Highest of All Small, Midsize, and Large-Ship Cruise Lines LOS ANGELES, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Crystal Cruises will embark on its 25(th) anniversary of ultra-lux cruising by celebrating a record 21 years as Conde Nast Traveler magazine Readers' Choice No.1 "Midsize Cruise Ship Line." Crystal's winning score of 90.142 was the highest of all Small, Midsize, and Large-ship cruise lines. All Readers' Choice winners and scores are listed at www.cntraveler.com/rca and...

2014-10-21 16:20:36

SAINT-GEORGES, QC, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Manac Inc. (TSX: MA) ("Manac"), a North American leader in the design and manufacturing of specialty trailers, and Peerless Limited ("Peerless"), its wholly-owned subsidiary located in Penticton, British Columbia, are pleased to announce appointments that aim at strengthening their growth strategy, product development and operations across North America. Andy McEachern joined Peerless as Senior Vice-President of Peerless following the...

2014-10-21 12:27:18

The AXS Sled incorporates the extreme nature of snowboarding with the accessibility of sledding AUSTRALIA, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- AXS Sled was invented to bring extreme board sports into more suburban settings. The AXS Sled takes the ease of bodyboarding and combines it with the control and action of snowboarding. The sled will be launching a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter starting November 10. The funding goal for the campaign will be $195,000. This money will go...


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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