Scale Car

Scale Car

 

an electrically propelled self-unloading gondola car used mainly in metallurgical plants to transfer ore or coke from storage bins to the blast-furnace skip pit. A scale car usually consists of two two-axle undercarriages supporting an open-top body. The body is divided by a transverse partition into two hoppers with sloping floors and mechanical dumpers.

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Newcastle's Lane7 is investing heavily in large scale car racing games and permanent indoor mini golf - two new firsts for the region - which come less than three years after opening in the city.
As well as the potential for of an estimated 4,000 jobs at the plant and up to a further 11,000 across JLR's supply chain, the new R&D site at Whitley will also smooth the way for a revival of large scale car making in the city - reinstating the city's dominance of the UK automotive industry.
There are only a few big scale car rental service companies but they have big fleets and branches in a number of cities.
The 1:64 scale car was designed with jewellers Jason of Beverly Hills, California.
"On a global scale car ownership and sales have increased, mainly driven by the growth in Russia, India, China and South East Asia.
Famously protective about his sculpture, Sir Gormley has previously criticised plans to illuminate it, and is said to have not been keen on a large scale car park directly underneath the sculpture.
If negotiations are successfully concluded it will be the first large scale car manufacturer to set up in Wales.
the DISTRONIC system - an intelligent cruise control and a world first in large scale car production.
The investment would see the first major scale car manufacturer setting up in Wales - and would be a huge boost to the economy's automotive sector.
1964: Increasing demand leads to full- scale car production at the plant and big sellers the Viva and Chevette were both made at the Cheshire factory during the 1960s and 1970s.