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A truck or lorry (either term is correct and both have historical significance however truck is used more frequently) is a motor vehicle designed to transport freight by road. Commercial trucks come in many varied formats and sizes to suit the cargo they carry. Gross Vehicle Mass (GVM) is a term used to measure their size and generally varied from 4.0tonne to over 50tonne. Trucks can be very large and powerful, and may be configured to mount specialized equipment, such as in the case of fire trucks and concrete mixers and suction excavators. Modern trucks are powered by either of combustion gasoline or diesel engines, with the latter dominant in commercial applications and industrialisation have led to the commercial distribution of consumption.

They come in with many different axle configurations, 4x2, 6x2, 6x4, 8x4 are most common.

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A common property-carrying commercial vehicle in the United States is the tractor-trailer, also known as an "18-wheeler" or "semi".

The trucking industry (also referred to as the transportation or logistics industry) involves the transport and distribution of commercial and industrial goods using commercial motor vehicles. In this case, CMVs are most often trucks; usually semi trucks, box trucks, or dump trucks. A truck driver is a person who earns a living as the driver of a CMV.

The trucking industry provides an essential service to the American economy by transporting large quantities of raw materials, works in process, and finished goods over land—typically from manufacturing plants to retail distribution centers. Trucks are also important to the construction industry, as dump trucks and portable concrete mixers are necessary to move the large amounts of rocks, dirt, concrete, and other building materials used in construction. Trucks in America are responsible for the majority of freight movement over land, and are vital tools in the manufacturing, transportation, and warehousing industries.


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Honda Motor Company, Ltd. (Japanese: 本田技研工業株式会社 Honda Giken Kōgyō Kabushiki-gaisha?, Honda Technology Research Institute Company, Limited) About this sound listen  (TYO: 7267) is a Japanese multinational corporation primarily known as a manufacturer of automobiles and motorcycles.

Honda is the world's largest manufacturer of motorcycles as well as the world's largest manufacturer of internal combustion engines measured by volume, producing more than 14 million internal combustion engines each year. Honda surpassed Nissan in 2001 to become the second-largest Japanese automobile manufacturer. As of August 2008, Honda surpassed Chrysler as the fourth largest automobile manufacturer in the United States. Honda is the sixth largest automobile manufacturer in the world.




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The expansion of the Indonesian capital Jakarta, where good water supplies are laid on with the aid of Dutch engineers, with many blocks of flats and busy traffic, digging a water reservoir, dredging of canals with a crane, restored lift bridge, former city hall and warehouses.

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