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2014-04-14 16:20:28

LONDON, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Global market review of automotive lighting - forecasts to 2028 This latest just-auto report edition offers a global review of the OE lighting sector, its suppliers, top markets, technologies and market forecasts.This global market study offers: Automotive OE lighting market size estimatesLatest technologies and trendsMarket share data tablesExclusive interviews with major...

2014-04-14 16:20:25

Nicole V. of Pennsylvania Wins the Grand Prize SIOUX FALLS, S.D., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Carsforsale.com, one of the fastest-growing and most popular automotive classifieds websites on the Internet, has named the Ford F-150 winner of the 2014 'Battle of the Best' Bracket Showdown. The Bracket Showdown featured 64 vehicles in a single-elimination bracket, broke down into four regions based on vehicle type. After a very close run off, the Ford F-150 collected 51% of the...

2014-04-14 16:20:18

LONDON, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: India Shipping Report Q1 2014 Includes 3 FREE quarterly updates BMI Industry ViewThe primary issue in Indian shipping continues to be the state of the nation's ports. Investment in the12 major state-run facilities has not kept up with the demand engendered by the rapid economic growthexperienced in India over the past decade. This is leading to repeated issues of congestion in the ports,...

2014-04-14 12:30:44

Special Six-Day Voyage to Depart from Newly Refurbished Erato Street Cruise Terminal This Afternoon MIAMI, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New Orleans' largest year-round cruise ship, the 3,646-passenger Carnival Dream, will depart on its inaugural six-day cruise from New Orleans this afternoon, further solidifying Carnival's distinction of the port's largest cruise operator with two ships carrying more than 400,000 passengers annually - the most of any cruise line. The special...

2014-04-14 12:22:06

Toyota Corolla and Ford Fiesta among those meant to excite drivers GRAND JUNCTION, Colo., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- As gas prices rise, small vehicles with great mileage are becoming more and more popular. Two Grand Junction-area dealerships responded to that trend by offering more compact vehicles this month, including the 2014 Toyota Corolla and the 2014 Ford Fiesta. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140414/MN04041) Both the Corolla and the Fiesta are great...

2014-04-14 12:21:53

Charity Sales Reach $2.35 Million as Attendance Soared PALM BEACH, Fla., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Barrett-Jackson, The World's Greatest Collector Car Auctions(TM), announced today the strongest sales results in the history of its auctions in Palm Beach, Fla. Two leading car manufacturers - Ford and General Motors - partnered with Barrett-Jackson to bring unique vehicles to the auction. Consignments reached a new high, the caliber of vehicles in South Florida was...

2014-04-14 12:21:48

Ford goes above and beyond with safety features LOGANVILLE, Ga., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Summer is by far one of the most popular times to take a road trip. Whether it's just a day trip or a cross-country adventure, the 2014 Ford Expedition is one of the safest vehicles to drive. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140414/MN03934) The new model of the Expedition has updated safety features, a sturdier frame and incredible cabin space, and is available at...

2014-04-14 12:21:39

LONDON, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Global market review of connected vehicle technologies - forecasts to 2028 This latest just-auto report edition offers a global review of the OE connected vehicle sector, its suppliers, top markets, technologies and market forecasts.This global market study offers: Automotive OE connected vehicle market size estimatesLatest technologies and trendsMarket share data tablesExclusive...

2014-04-14 12:21:31

Completely Redesigned Midsize Multi-purpose Vehicle Raises the Bar in the Segment with Innovative Technology, Style and Added Safety Features NEW YORK, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Set against the backdrop of one of the world's premier urban playgrounds, Kia Motors America (KMA) today took the wraps off the all-new 2015 Sedona midsize multi-purpose vehicle in New York City. As the final chapter in Kia's design-led transformation story - which began in 2009 and has seen a...

2014-04-14 12:21:26

Southwest ProfitSharing Contributions Total Nearly $2.5 billion Over Four Decades DALLAS, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) today announced it will contribute approximately $228 million--the largest total dollar amount ever allocated--directly to Employees through its ProfitSharing Plan this year. The payment is an 88 percent increase over last year's contribution of $121 million. Southwest was the first in the industry to offer a ProfitSharing Plan, and this...


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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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