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2014-07-23 12:21:45

2015 Kia Optima challenges family sedan segment JOLIET, Ill., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Consumers looking for a family sedan don't have to look far to find high-quality vehicles. The choices in the family sedan class can be overwhelming at times because of the extraordinary options and it can be difficult for potential buyers to find quality resources and get to the bottom line of which model is the best. At Bill Jacobs Kia, the sales team has put together comprehensive...

2014-07-23 12:21:43

2015 Mazda6 and 2015 Mazda CX-5 on the lot at Bill Jacobs Mazda JOLIET, Ill., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The 2015 Mazda lineup is growing and new models are slowly finding their way onto car dealership lots near Joliet, Ill. Consumers interested in being one of the first ones to drive off the lot in a brand new 2015 Mazda6 or a stylish 2015 Mazda CX-5 are encouraged to venture down to Bill Jacobs Mazda to schedule a test drive. Photo -...

2014-07-23 12:21:40

Auto insurance group offers discount to drivers in Virgina that install text blocking devices. ATLANTA, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Good2Go®, specialists in offering minimum coverage auto insurance, announced that their Cell Phone Safety Discount is now available in Virginia. Customers will receive 5% off bodily injury, property damage, and collision coverage per vehicle for installing a device that blocks distracting cell phone functions such as text messaging, email, and...

2014-07-23 12:21:16

Dodge and Porsche Each Receive Three Segment-Level Awards; Audi, Ford, Mercedes-Benz and Nissan Each Receive Two WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Although manufacturers are putting more and more technologies and functionality in their new and redesigned models, satisfaction with these features is not significantly higher among owners of those models than among owners of carryover models, according to the J.D. Power 2014 U.S. Automotive Performance, Execution...

2014-07-23 12:20:58

Cars.com Reports Increased Site Traffic, Improved Consumer Confidence in Automotive Industry CHICAGO, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the first time since before the Great Recession, new-vehicle sales hit an annualized rate of nearly 17 million at the mid-year mark. Despite extreme weather conditions, which weakened consumer demand at the start of the year, the first half of 2014 finished with a strong 4.5 percent year-over-year increase in total new-car sales. Additionally, the...

2014-07-23 12:20:57

DORVAL, QC, July 23, 2014 /CNW/ - The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) is deploying a team to investigate a float plane accident that occurred last night in Saint-Michel-des-Saints, Quebec. 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 is not the function of the Board to assign...

2014-07-23 12:20:51

ORLANDO, Fla., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) recently demonstrated its Joint Air-to-Ground Missile (JAGM) dual-mode guidance section during a second internally funded flight test at Eglin Air Force Base, Florida. During the test, the rail-mounted JAGM flew 6.2 kilometers and initially acquired the target using its precision strike, semi-active laser. The dual-mode guidance section then engaged its millimeter wave radar, and the moving target was destroyed....

2014-07-23 08:25:31

FARMINGTON, Conn., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Two men whose innovations changed the way the world built cities shared more than just a creative streak -- they also share a bloodline. Experts at the New England Historic Genealogical Society in Boston have confirmed that Willis Carrier's great-grandmother, Lydia Otis, was cousins with Elisha Otis, making Carrier and Otis fourth cousins. Now, the Carrier and Otis brands are parts of UTC Building & Industrial Systems, the world's...

2014-07-23 08:23:22

ST PETERSBURG, Russia, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gazpromneft-Aero, the operator of Gazprom Neft's aviation fuel business [http://www.gazprom-neft.aero/en/business ], has increased the monthly refueling volume of Star Alliance Group in Russia by 50% since July 2014, to more than 7,000 tons. This growth has been achieved due to entering into long-term agreements for into-plane refueling of regular flights with Lufthansa, Air China and SAS airlines at Sheremetyevo Airport in...

2014-07-23 08:23:13

JAL Becomes First Airline to Offer Wi-Fi to Passengers Onboard Domestic Aircraft in Japan ITASCA, Ill., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gogo (NASDAQ: GOGO), a leading global aero communications service provider announced today that its inflight Internet service is now live onboard Japan Airlines. The first aircraft to provide Wi-Fi service to JAL passengers took flight today. Gogo Wi-Fi service is now available on three 777-200 SKY NEXT aircraft....


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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