Automotive and Motorsports News

Automotive News and Motorsports News – including automotive services and products, auto dealers, classic cars and restoration, highway safety, auto racing, motorsports, and related automobile news topics, issued by the Send2Press Newswire service.


Sokal Media Group Signs Magic City Ford Lincoln

RALEIGH, N.C., April 17, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sokal Media Group is proud to be the new agency of record for Magic City Ford Lincoln. Starting in May, 2018, Sokal Media Group will create new advertising campaigns for the group and assist in many other areas of dealership business.

Cliff Co adds Lansing Hollow Spindle Lathe Expanding Its Specialty Services

GLENDALE, Ariz., April 17, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Lansing is a machine with specialized abilities usually utilized by large oil companies, says Cliff Co, LLC. The big dual chucks and large diameter hollow spindle tailor it for holding and repairing otherwise daunting diameters of pipe and shafting. Lathes of these capacities have earned a reputation and sub category known as “Oil Country” lathes.

The Seidel Diesel Group Becomes a Master Distributor of Honeywell Garrett Turbochargers

BOLINGBROOK, Ill., April 13, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Seidel Diesel Group is excited to announce its new business relationship with Honeywell Garrett(R). Effective March 1, 2018, Seidel Diesel Group became one of Honeywell Garrett’s master distributors for the United States and Canada, representing genuine Garrett original equipment turbochargers.

Capital Mazda in Cary, N.C. Named 2018 Mazda Gold Cup Winner

RALEIGH, N.C., April 10, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Capital Mazda of Cary, N.C. is proud to announce winning the coveted Mazda Gold Cup award. Their commitment to improving customer service along with targeting new vehicle sales made them one out of the five Gold Cup winners in the state of North Carolina.

Deacon Jones Acquires Dan Wise Chevrolet of La Grange Dealership

LA GRANGE, N.C., March 9, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Deacon Jones began acquiring the Dan Wise Chevrolet of La Grange dealership beginning on March 1, 2018. Johnathan Johnson will be the new General Manager and the location of the new Deacon Jones Chevrolet of La Grange will be 6595 US Highway 70 West, La Grange, NC 28551.

Capital Chevrolet Goes to Bat for The Salvation Army

RALEIGH, N.C., March 7, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Capital Chevrolet is partnering with The Salvation Army in Raleigh. Capital Chevrolet has joined forces with the national Chevrolet Youth Baseball program to provide new equipment, invitations to FREE instructional clinics, and an opportunity for community members to earn donations for their league via a Test Drive fundraiser.

Capital Chrysler Jeep Dodge RAM Teams Up with Cause for Paws, Project Bark

RALEIGH, N.C., Feb. 23, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Capital Chrysler Jeep Dodge RAM will be hosting Cause for Paws for their Project Bark pet adoption event on Saturday, March 3, 2018 from 12-4. Come and join the team at Capital CJD for the opportunity to adopt a precious pet in need of a forever home.

Sokal Media Group Signs Maguire Automotive

RALEIGH, N.C., Feb. 6, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sokal Media Group is pleased to announce that they are the agency of record for the Maguire Family of Dealerships. Maguire is driven by values such as loyalty, trust, commitment, security, and support for their customer base. The Maguire Family of Dealerships guarantees you will leave their showroom as a satisfied customer.

Kelly Ford Receives DealerRater’s 2018 Consumer Satisfaction Award

EMMAUS, Pa., Jan. 31, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Kelly Ford has been awarded a 2018 DealerRater Consumer Satisfaction Award, an annual recognition given to auto dealerships that deliver outstanding customer service as rated by online consumer reviews. DealerRater, the world’s leading car dealer review website, created the Consumer Satisfaction Award program to let online car shoppers instantly spot dealers that provide high-quality customer service.

Kelly Chrysler Dodge Jeep RAM Receives DealerRater 2018 Consumer Satisfaction Award

EMMAUS, Pa., Jan. 30, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Kelly Chrysler Dodge Jeep RAM has been awarded a 2018 DealerRater Consumer Satisfaction Award, an annual recognition given to auto dealerships that deliver outstanding customer service as rated by online consumer reviews. DealerRater, the world’s leading car dealer review website, created the Consumer Satisfaction Award program to let online car shoppers instantly spot dealers that provide high-quality customer service.

Kelly Buick GMC Receives DealerRater’s 2018 Consumer Satisfaction Award

EMMAUS, Pa., Jan. 30, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Kelly Buick GMC has been awarded a 2018 DealerRater Consumer Satisfaction Award, an annual recognition given to auto dealerships that deliver outstanding customer service as rated by online consumer reviews. In Emmaus and Easton, Pa., Kelly Auto Group does not only showcase sought-after vehicle options, but unmatched service and parts as well.

Kelly Nissan of Route 33 Receives DealerRater’s 2018 Consumer Satisfaction Award as Highest Rated in Country

EASTON, Pa., Jan. 29, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Kelly Nissan of Route 33 has been awarded a 2018 DealerRater Consumer Satisfaction Award, an annual recognition given to auto dealerships that deliver outstanding customer service as rated by online consumer reviews. DealerRater, the world’s leading car dealer review website, created the Consumer Satisfaction Award program to let online car shoppers instantly spot dealers that provide high-quality customer service.

Kelly Auto Group Receives DealerRater’s 2018 Consumer Satisfaction Award

EMMAUS, Pa., Jan. 29, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Kelly Auto Group has been awarded a 2018 DealerRater Consumer Satisfaction Award, an annual recognition given to auto dealerships that deliver outstanding customer service as rated by online consumer reviews. DealerRater, the world’s leading car dealer review website, created the Consumer Satisfaction Award program to let online car shoppers instantly spot dealers that provide high-quality customer service.

California Launches John Lennon ‘Imagine’ License Plate Program to Help End Hunger in California, One Plate at a Time

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Jan. 25, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The California DMV (Department of Motor Vehicles) has commenced the pre-sale to put the iconic self-portrait image of John Lennon on California license plates which will help fund the state’s food banks. The special license plate features the famous John Lennon self-portrait image and the slogan, “IMAGINE no hunger.” Proceeds from sales will be administered by the California Department of Social Services (CDSS) and distributed to the California Association of Food Banks (CAFB) to be utilized throughout the state of California for food bank programs.

Auto Iron Brake Dust and High Blood Pressure: The ‘Moon Dust’ Link

KESWICK, Va., Jan. 23, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Did you know that every person has 50,000 miles of blood vessels that are exposed to deadly iron? This is the concept that will be addressed by William J. Rowe, M.D. at the upcoming Internal Medicine and Patient Care Conference, March 26-27, 2018 in Vienna, Austria.

Deacon Jones Chrysler operations resume after driver crashes into building

SMITHFIELD, N.C., Dec. 27, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Police in Smithfield are still working with the Johnson County District Attorney’s Office to determine what led a man to drive his truck through the side of the building at Deacon Jones Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram on Tuesday, December 26. The incident occurred at 1109 N Brightleaf Blvd. in Smithfield.

Sokal Media Group Signs Faith’s Ford

RALEIGH, N.C., Nov. 30, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sokal Media Group is proud to announce that they are the agency of record for Faith’s Ford. Located in Brattleboro, Vermont, Faith’s Ford stocks an outstanding inventory of new and pre-owned vehicles.

Hillsborough Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram Now Open For Business

HILLSBOROUGH, N.C., Nov. 16, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Capital Automotive Group recently partnered with Sport Durst Automotive Group to launch the opening of their new store, Hillsborough Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram. Enjoying continued success in the Hillsborough market, the partnership feels confident the momentum will continue as they deliver this new CDJR store to the area.

Sokal Media Group Signs Vehicles Direct

RALEIGH, N.C., Nov. 6, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sokal Media Group announced that they are now the agency of record for Vehicles Direct in North Charleston. Starting in November, 2017, Sokal Media Group will launch a new website for the dealership, create new advertising campaigns, and assist in many other areas of dealership business.

Mid America Mortgage Launches Digital Mortgage Platform, Partners with NASCAR, Richard Petty Motorsports

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Nov. 3, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Click n’ Close(TM), a division of Mid America Mortgage, Inc., has entered into official partnership agreements with the sanctioning body, NASCAR, and one of the most iconic race teams in the sport, Richard Petty Motorsports. The collaborations designate Click n’ Close as the “Official Mortgage Provider of NASCAR(R)” in addition to becoming a partner of Richard Petty Motorsports.

Sokal Media Group Signs Koeppel Auto Group

RALEIGH, N.C. and NEW YORK, N.Y., Sept. 27, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sokal Media Group is proud to be the new agency of record for Koeppel Auto Group, of the NYC Metro area. Koeppel includes Ford, Mazda, Nissan, and Subaru dealerships and have been serving Manhattan, Queens, Brooklyn, the Bronx, and the Greater New York area since 1937.

Sokal Media Group Signs Victory Chevrolet

MOORESVILLE, N.C., Sept. 25, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sokal Media Group is the new advertising agency of record for Victory Chevrolet, a family owned Chevrolet dealership with new and used inventory. With a convenient location in Charlotte, N.C., this dealership desires to exceed customer expectations and deliver the best service possible, along with making the car shopping experience fun again.

30+ Vehicles on Display at the 2017 Southeast Willys Jeep Get Together in Asheville, NC for 76th Jeep Anniversary

ASHEVILLE, N.C., Sept. 21, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Old Willys Jeeps from 1941-1964 will be on display at the 2017 Southeast Willys Jeep Get Together including military, CJs, wagons, truck, and forward control. More than 30 Willys Jeeps will be on display representing originals, restorations and modified in varying conditions from “rust buckets to trailer queens.” (*UPDATED*)

Sokal Media Group Signs Toyota of Dartmouth

RALEIGH, N.C., Sept. 18, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sokal Media Group has signed as agency for record for Toyota of Dartmouth. Toyota of Dartmouth is a full-service automobile dealership that boasts of 25+ years of excellent service and sales. Located in North Dartmouth, Mass., they offer buying and leasing options, all available through their online inventory or browsing through their pristine showroom.

Capital Automotive Group, Carolinas Collision Centers, and Carolina Hurricanes to Host Hurricane Harvey Relief Drive

RALEIGH, N.C., Sept. 1, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Capital Automotive Group teamed up with the Carolina Hurricanes along with Carolinas Collision Centers to host a Hurricane Harvey Relief drive at the PNC Arena beginning today. In addition, Capital Automotive will receive donations to aid in the relief effort.

Capital Chevrolet Teaming Up with Salvation Army Youth Soccer

RALEIGH, N.C., Aug. 28, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Capital Chevrolet is partnering with the Salvation Army Youth Soccer in Raleigh, N.C. Capital Chevrolet has joined forces with the national Chevrolet Youth Soccer program to provide new equipment, invitations to FREE instructional clinics, and an opportunity for community members to earn donations for their league via a Test Drive fundraiser.

Have Your Picture Taken with the Heisman Trophy at Deacon Jones Nissan

RALEIGH, N.C., Aug. 24, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Visit Deacon Jones Nissan at 3305 McLain St, Goldsboro, NC 27530 on Saturday, Aug. 26, 2017 from 12-3 p.m. to have your picture taken with the Heisman Trophy! Don’t miss out on the excitement. There will be a professional photographer, food and raffle prizes.

NEXT Future Transportation Inc. Achieves Major Milestone – Exhibits Fully Autonomous Modular Vehicle Prototype

SAN JOSE, Calif., July 27, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — NEXT Future Transportation Inc. (“NEXT”), a startup that is commercializing an autonomous mass-transportation and goods-movement solution, today announced that it has reached an important milestone in its vehicle prototype development. NEXT has made important progress over the past 18 months in developing its patented innovation that is based on swarms of modular self-driving vehicles, which can join and detach with other modules in full motion, allowing passengers to stand and walk from one module to another.

Moller International Inc. Offers to Sell its Original M400 Skycar

DIXON, Calif., July 17, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Moller International is offering to sell its original M400 Skycar(R) via public auction as a centerpiece of any car or aircraft collection in a public or private museum. It is the world’s first true VTOL (vertical takeoff and landing) “Flying Car” to be demonstrated. It is very prevalent on Google and YouTube under M400 Skycar.

Christmas in July Contest Promises a new Nissan in a Winner’s Driveway

CLEVELAND, Ohio, July 7, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas at two Ohio Nissan dealerships. Airport Nissan in Cleveland and Nissan of Streetsboro are inviting people to come and take a chance at winning a three-year lease on a new 2017 Nissan Sentra. Their “Christmas-In-July Lease Giveaway” is running through Monday, July 17 when the grand prize winner will be drawn from entries accumulated at both dealerships.