Quantcast

Latest Transport Stories

2014-08-13 16:20:41

TORONTO, Aug. 13, 2014 /CNW/ - The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) is deploying a team of investigators to MacDonald-Cartier International Airport in Ottawa, Ontario, where an Air Canada Jazz aircraft was diverted due to reported smoke in the cabin. 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...

2014-08-13 12:21:33

Growth Strategy Part of Car Rental Company's Local $21 Million Economic Impact NASHVILLE, Tenn., Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Enterprise Holdings - which owns and operates the Enterprise Rent-A-Car, National Car Rental and Alamo Rent A Car brands - has hired more than 250 new employees in Nashville during the last year. The company also plans to add even more jobs, many of which will support the opening of as many as four new car rental locations in the next year....

2014-08-13 12:21:25

Full-scale Lynx Mockup to be On Display Tonight at Gordon McCall's Motorworks Revival MONTEREY, Calif., Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- XCOR Aerospace presents its XCOR® Lynx® spacecraft full scale model as part of tonight's Gordon McCall's Motorworks Revival 2014, at the Monterey Jet Center. Dubbed a "Space Corvette" by Popular Mechanics, Lynx is a two-seat, fully reusable spaceplane designed to rocket XCOR customers to the edge of space in five minutes. Piloted by NASA Space...

2014-08-13 12:21:22

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- -- Brand hosts Dodge Rock City at 13 Mile and Woodward Ave. in Royal Oak, Mich., this weekend with live bands; special appearances by Richard Rawlings from Dallas' Gas Monkey Garage and Discovery Channel's 'Fast N' Loud' TV show; local radio personalities and more -- Rawlings cruises Woodward Friday, Aug. 15 and Saturday, Aug. 16 in a Sublime 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat handing out free...

2014-08-13 12:21:15

With 707 horsepower, an NHRA-certified quarter mile elapsed time of 11.0 seconds on street tires and a top speed of 204 miles per hour, the world's only four-door muscle car is the quickest, fastest and most powerful sedan ever AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- -- Supercharged 6.2-liter HEMI® Hellcat engine produces 707 horsepower and 650 lb.-ft. of torque, making it the most powerful V-8 Chrysler Group LLC has ever produced -- Unrivaled four-door...

2014-08-13 12:21:07

DALLAS, August 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The report "Night Vision System (NVS) and Driver Monitoring System (DMS) Market for Passenger Cars - By Geography - Trends and Forecasts 2014-2019" by MarketsandMarkets, classifies and defines the automotive night vision system and driver monitoring system market in terms of volume and value. The report highlights potential growth opportunities in the coming years as well as covers review of the - market drivers, restrains, growth...

2014-08-13 12:21:04

-Third Lexus Design Award Competition Opens For Entries TORRANCE, Calif., Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ah, the sights, smells, sounds, tastes and feel of Milan in the spring! Designers who have innovative ideas can enter the 2015 Lexus Design Award for a chance to display their works at the 2015 Milan Design Week, be mentored by international creatives and receive up to ¥2.5 million to build a prototype of their own. The third Lexus Design Award competition is open for...

2014-08-13 12:20:43

730 United employees and their children earn scholarships for upcoming school year CHICAGO, Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines is helping reduce the costs of a college education for hundreds of deserving students this fall. The United Airlines Scholarship Fund (USF), a charity sponsored by the company, has awarded more than $1 million in scholarships to 730 employees and their children for the 2014-15 academic year. Funded through employee contributions and fundraising...

2014-08-13 12:20:35

Edmonton drivers popularize large vehicles EDMONTON, Alberta, Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Drivers in the Edmonton area have been noticed more and more driving larger vehicles. One Edmonton dealership, West End Nissan, attributes the recent popularity of pickups and SUVs to Nissan's improved inventory, which is also in the spotlight on the dealership's website. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140808/134890 West End Nissan staff love the Pathfinder and are...

2014-08-13 08:36:29

ATIBAIA, Brazil, Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Halla Visteon Climate Control Corp. (KS: 018880) celebrated the opening of its first manufacturing facility in South America. The new plant in Atibaia, in the state of Sao Paulo, Brazil, assembles heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) components for automakers in the region. A ceremony marking the start of production was attended by guests including local government officials, customers, suppliers, company leaders and plant...


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...

More Articles (61 articles) »
Word of the Day
Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
Related