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Re: Schema for vehicles

From: Martin Hepp <martin.hepp@ebusiness-unibw.org>
Date: Tue, 22 May 2012 18:06:05 +0200
Cc: public-vocabs@w3.org
Message-Id: <DAC878E3-BB1B-4F46-B654-F44CF3C4F3F7@ebusiness-unibw.org>
To: Richard Le Poidevin <ric@betleywhitehorne.com>
Once we are done with the integration of GoodRelations into schema.org, you can easily combine schema.org with http://purl.org/vso/ns, which is a fully-fledged GoodRelations extension for cars and other vehicles, as used e.g. by Volkswagen.

On May 22, 2012, at 4:39 PM, Richard Le Poidevin wrote:

> Hello,
> Has there been any work in creating a schema for vehicles? I am thinking it would extend Thing > Product and contain details such as MPG, number of doors, body type etc. If no work has been done, can anyone point me in the direction of a similar schema elsewhere which could be converted into microdata. Microformats have Vehicles as part of Item (http://microformats.org/wiki/item-examples#Vehicles).
> Whilst looking over the various schemas I notice they are written with America English, is this how all schemas should be?
> Finally, how active is the Microdata community and it's implementation in Google, Bing etc? I'm very keen to use Microdata but for something announced by Google, Bing and Yahoo (http://googleblog.blogspot.com/2011/06/introducing-schemaorg-search-engines.html) the website doesn't seem very active, or does it all happen here?
> Many thanks
> Ric Le Poidevin

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