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2014-09-30 08:21:54

2015 GMC Acadia with available all-wheel drive now available to Wisconsin drivers KENOSHA, Wis., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- As auto shoppers grapple with the major decisions that are associated with obtaining a new vehicle - new or used, lease or finance, higher or lower trim levels - some decisions come naturally. For example, those buyers with large families or that do a lot of hauling know that something like a full-size SUV with spacious seating and advanced...

2014-09-30 08:21:51

2015 Ford Edge to arrive at Rod Baker Ford early next year PLAINFIELD, Ill., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- With a host of new and redesigned Ford models for the 2015 model year, the Ford Edge has been overshadowed by iconic models like the Ford F-150 and Ford Mustang. Although the Edge may not be as well-known, it is one of the most popular vehicles in its class, and with a complete overhaul for the 2015 model year, the SUV is becoming an even better choice for consumers....

2014-09-30 08:21:48

Ford Taurus brings affordable sophistication to Maine dealership WISCASSET, Maine, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- For more than two decades, the Ford Taurus has been a staple of the Ford lineup. Now available for the 2015 model year at Wiscasset Ford, Maine drivers have an opportunity to get behind the wheel of one of the all-time leaders in the full-size sedan segment. While no major redesign was slated for the 2015 model year, Ford did introduce a number of new features into...

2014-09-30 08:21:43

Improvements to Compensation For LTL Drivers Marks Latest Action in Enterprise-Wide, Multi-Phase Wage Realignment Strategy ANN ARBOR, Mich., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Con-way Inc. (NYSE:CNW) announced today enhancements to its compensation package for drivers at its less-than-truckload (LTL) carrier, Con-way Freight. These changes provide for increases in current pay rates while reducing the time it takes for drivers to reach top pay scale....

2014-09-30 08:21:41

ABU DHABI, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The first IATA World Financial Symposium (WFS), hosted by Etihad Airways, took place 14-18 September in Abu Dhabi. WFS focused on supporting sustained airline financial health and brought together 750 executives to discuss financial challenges and issues in today's aviation industry. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081118/NETU022LOGO Ralph Kaiser, president and CEO, UATP, chaired the opening presentation, "The Payment Riddle: Combining...

2014-09-30 08:21:37

Texas drivers come from all over to visit DECATUR, Texas, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- A Ford dealership near Fort Worth, Texas, is expanding its fan base by offering a wide variety of new and pre-owned Ford vehicles that appeal to drivers from all walks of life. Klement Ford is the No. 1 dealership for Super Duty trucks in the U.S., and No. 5 for Ford F-150 trucks, but the dealership is also emphasizing its wide variety of other vehicles available to drivers. Photo -...

2014-09-30 08:21:26

Sleek, compact hatchback now available at Robbins Nissan HUMBLE, Texas, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Since its debut just last year, the Versa Note has steadily accumulated a sizeable following among drivers desirous of a functional, well-designed and economical vehicle. Now, following its early success, Nissan's plucky hatchback his its sights set squarely on the competition. Now available for the new model year, the 2015 Nissan Versa Note near Houston TX continues its...

2014-09-30 08:21:24

New Aluminum Body Ford F-150 is generating excitement in Michigan GRAND LEDGE, Mich., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The 2015 Ford F-150 has been completely redesigned for the 2015 model year and has been receiving a lot of fanfare from residents near the local Michigan dealership, Grand Ledge Ford. Staff members of Grand Ledge Ford claim that this surge in excitement is mainly due to new innovative materials and exciting new EcoBoost engine offerings that make this truck...

2014-09-30 08:21:19

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- -- Ram 1500 with EcoDiesel powertrain, America's most fuel-efficient pickup truck, now 1/5th of total Ram 1500 production -- Overwhelming response attributed to best-in-class 28 MPG with 9,200 lbs. of towing capacity and strong consumer demand for exclusive light-duty diesel -- Ram 1500 EcoDiesel contributes to unprecedented conquest sales and increased average transaction price for Ram 1500...

2014-09-30 08:21:08

Sherman Dodge of Skokie, Ill., highlights an American made supercar in the 2015 Dodge Viper SRT. SKOKIE, Ill., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- As a company known for creating two of the greatest muscle cars, which are still performing at the top of their game, it's a wonder why the automaker doesn't make more cars like the Viper. With more horsepower and lower cost to consumers others may be wondering the same thing. The handcrafted car is made in Detroit, but looks more like...


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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Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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