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Page 3 of Automotive and Motorsports News issued by the Send2Press® Newswire service.



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.

Capital Subaru Teams with Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, Spreading Warmth to Local Cancer Patients

GREENSBORO, N.C., June 30, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — “Love. It’s what makes a Subaru, a Subaru” has been the automobile company’s slogan for more than a decade. For the second year in a row, Capital Subaru of Greensboro, along with Subaru of America and The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS), are spreading love, hope and warmth to cancer patients and their families in communities across the country.

MAGLITE Declares July as ‘National Roadside Traffic Safety Awareness Month’

ONTARIO, Calif., June 29, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — MAGLITE wants motorists and pedestrians to be extra vigilant to save lives during the “vacation months” – July through October – which are the most dangerous months the year for traffic fatalities. So MAGLITE is launching a dedicated web page, and promoting a public education campaign, in observance of the newly minted National Roadside Traffic Safety Awareness Month.

Sokal Media Group Signs with Georgia Auto Group: Kia of LaGrange, Kia of Auburn, Parkway Mitsubishi, and Tallassee Automotive Group

RALEIGH, N.C., June 28, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — *CORRECTED* — Sokal Media Group signs with Georgia Auto Group. One of the most well established automotive groups in the southeast, these four can confidently boast in offering the most extensive Kia selection in the area, offering new cars and premium pre-owned with lifetime warranties.

Sokal Media Group Signs Honda Conyers

RALEIGH, N.C., June 7, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sokal Media Group signs Honda Conyers. Honda Conyers is a new and used car dealership that extends special care to all its customers. Offering modest prices, easy financing, and special offers, their friendly sales team will make you feel at home. Located in Conyers, Ga., the store affords easy access from Covington and Monroe.

EPIC Insurance Expands and Strengthens Six Year Relationship with California New Car Dealers Association

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and SACRAMENTO, Calif., June 5, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, and the California New Car Dealers Association (CNCDA) jointly announced today that CNCDA has expanded their relationship with EPIC, appointing the insurance broker / consultant as their exclusive licensed broker to provide health and welfare insurance consulting to CNCDA members across the state.

Sokal Media Group Signs McKinney Dodge RAM Chrysler Jeep & McKinney Mazda

RALEIGH, N.C., June 1, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sokal Media Group announces signing of McKinney Dodge RAM Chrysler Jeep & McKinney Mazda. McKinney has been an enterprising automotive influence over the past 18 years, serving the South Carolina Upstate area. Over the years the group has grown to offer 6 major brands including Dodge, Ram, Chrysler, Jeep, and Mazda.

Capital Subaru of Greensboro to donate $42,000 to Group That Comforts Widows

GREENSBORO, N.C., May 11, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Over the last nine years, Subaru of America, Inc. has donated more than $94 million to national and local charities across the United States through its annual Share the Love event. For the second year in a row, Capital Subaru of Greensboro, North Carolina selected NOW WHAT – A NETWORK FOR WIDOWS in Greensboro as its charity of choice.

Sokal Media Group Named Kia Digital Provider

RALEIGH, N.C., May 5, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sokal Media Group is proud to announce that they have been named a Preferred Digital Provider for Kia Motors America, headquartered in Irvine, Calif. Sokal Media Group appends this partnership to their ever-expanding list of professional collaborations including designation as a Premier Google Partner, Toyota Dealer Digital Solutions Provider, and a Bing Partner.

Sarasota Injury Law Firm Attended the Yellow Brick Road of Florida Car Show

SARASOTA, Fla., May 4, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Sarasota civil trial and personal injury law firm Shapiro Goldman Babboni Fernandez & Walsh was one of the sponsors of The Yellow Brick Road of Florida Car Show. All funds raised at the event by the Yellow Brick Road of Florida will be used to support several youth groups.

Sokal Media Group Rides with Michael Waltrip During Final Race

RALEIGH, N.C., Feb. 20, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — One of the Triangle’s largest advertising agencies, Sokal Media Group, announced today that they will support Michael Waltrip in his final race, the Daytona 500, on February 26, 2017. In a partnership with BK Racing, the Sokal Media Group logo will be prominently placed on the B Pillar located over the left shoulder of driver Michael Waltrip.

Premier Vintage Motoring and Luxury Lifestyle Event, Concours d’Elegance of Texas, Announces its Relocation to Arlington, Texas

ARLINGTON, Texas, Feb. 20, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Concours d’Elegance of Texas announced that it will hold its annual three-day vintage car celebration event in the Arlington Entertainment District (previously hosted in the Houston area). The Concours d’Elegance of Texas is one of the largest vintage motoring and luxury lifestyle events in the state, a world-class gathering of collector cars and vintage motorcycles in a wonderful park setting.

Attorney Bernard Walsh Speaks at National Trial Lawyers Summit on Trucking Accident Representation

MIAMI, Fla., Feb. 16, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bernard F. Walsh, Esq., from the Bradenton office of personal injury law firm Shapiro Goldman Babboni Fernandez & Walsh, spoke at the 2017 Trial Lawyers Summit about trucking accident representation for plaintiffs. Billed as “the number one conference of the year,” the Trial Lawyers Summit draws top civil trial plaintiff’s attorneys and criminal defense attorneys from around the nation.

Over 270 Local High Schools Pledge to Drive Safe for a Chance to Win $10,000 Courtesy of Dick Genthe Chevrolet

DETROIT, Mich., Feb. 10, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dick Genthe Chevrolet recently announced it was giving local Detroit high schools the chance to win $10,000 by asking parents and teens to sign the Drive Safe Detroit, Teen Driver Pledge and obtain the most pledges; over 270 schools came aboard.

FENDER FRIEND LLC Offers Autonomous App to Licensors and Automotive OEMs

NEW YORK, N.Y., Jan. 30, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — New York-based FENDER FRIEND LLC is pleased to offer the autonomous app Fender Friend(TM) for licensing, effective Feb. 1, 2017. The Fender Friend seeks to provide older model vehicles with capabilities such as automatic braking and parking assistance, as just two examples of amenities currently standard in newer automobiles.

Midwest Fuel Injection ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 14001:2015 Certification

BOLINGBROOK, Ill., Dec. 21, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Midwest Fuel Injection of Bolingbrook, Ill., a supplier and remanufacturer of diesel fuel injection components, announced today they have successfully completed both the ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 14001:2015 certification and upgrade audits, becoming among the first businesses in the country to successfully implement the rigorous standards of the latest versions.

Dick Genthe Chevrolet Offers Local High School Chance to Win $10,000 Drive Safe Detroit, Teen Driver Pledge

DETROIT, Mich., Dec. 13, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dick Genthe Chevrolet is giving local Detroit high schools the chance to win $10,000 by asking parents and teens to sign the Drive Safe Detroit, Teen Driver Pledge and obtain the most pledges.

Phat Inc. Magazine and Subaru of San Bernardino Support Santa with 4th Annual Red Carpet Toy Drive

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., Dec. 12, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Local celebrity Vincent Ayon aka Invinceable, the publisher of Phat Inc. Magazine, is once again donning his Santa hat. With the support of Subaru of San Bernardino, the former hip hop artist proudly presents his 4th Annual Red Carpet Toy Drive.

Attorney M. David Shapiro Advises Consumers about Post-Crash Insurance Rate Hikes

SARASOTA, Fla., Dec. 8, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — M. David Shapiro, founding partner of the personal injury and civil trial law firm Shapiro Goldman Babboni & Walsh, has offered consumers insight into auto insurance rate-hikes that can occur after being involved in an accident.

RETRACTED: Minority Snow Removal Company to Service Auto Giant Headquarters

*RETRACTED* / PONTIAC, Mich., Nov. 7, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TDE Group has had to “retract” this press release. An updated version is expected to be issued in the coming weeks.

Some Things Are Better the Second Time Around

WAPPINGER FALLS, N.Y., Oct. 14, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Some things are worth celebrating twice, says Frank Nicodemus of Castle Cadillac Restorations in Wappinger Falls, New York. Like a hole in one at a PGA course. Or the time you scratched off that lottery ticket and – BINGO. One of those rare days when two cars prepared by the same local restorer, win their “senior badge” at the Antique Automobile Club of America at the same time.

East Coast Hot Rod Announces a First Place Overall Win in The 2016 AMSOIL America Adventure Road Rally

WILLIAMSON, N.Y., Oct. 12, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — East Coast Hot Rod, a family oriented producer of car shows and car enthusiasts gatherings, today announced a milestone first place overall win for the East Coast Hot Rod road rally race team while competing in the annual AMSOIL America Adventure Road Rally.

Aidan RoosEvans Rookie of the Year POWRi Speedway

O’FALLON, Ill., Oct. 10, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 12-year-old Aidan RoosEvans was awarded “Rookie of the Year” at the 12th annual Meents Memorial Victory Race at POWRi Speedway Motors 600cc Outlaw Micro series on October 1, 2016, sponsor FRA Financial Group announced today. He is eighth in the country.

EPIC Insurance Adds Gerrad Newton to CNCDA Auto Dealer Specialty Program in Sacramento, California

SAN FRANCISCO and SACRAMENTO, Calif., Oct. 10, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Gerrad Newton has joined the firm as a producer within their CNCDA Auto Dealer Specialty Program team.

ProValue® Parts Granted Trademark

SANFORD, Fla., Sept. 28, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ProValue(R) Parts, a North American e-Commerce Replacement and Performance Aftermarket Auto Parts Store. today announced that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has granted the company registered trademark status and protection for its name ProValue Parts.

UltraCap Creates Revolutionary Lightweight Car Battery

LONDON, U.K., Sept. 26, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Scientists from London-based UltraCap Ltd. are in the final stages of developing a “green” solid state battery for electric vehicles that they claim will be 40 times lighter than current Lithium-Ion batteries. UltraCap founders, Professor Vladimir Krstic and Nico Van Dongen, say their new battery, the UltraCapacitor, will be able to charge within minutes and that, eventually, a pocket-sized version of the battery will bring us one step closer to emission-free transportation.

New Capability on Leading Finance and Insurance Printer Streamlines Forms Archiving for Dealerships using Reynolds & Reynolds docuPAD® System

DUNCAN, S.C., Sept. 19, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ACE Solutions – a leader in Automotive Dealership Management System equipment – in conjunction with manufacturer AMT Datasouth Corp, announces new capability of the powerful ACE 7450 flat-bed printer that allows for the printing of barcodes on the DMV form, enabling automatic document archiving to the electronic deal jacket.

Free Smoke Detectors from Dick Genthe Chevrolet in Southgate, Mich.

SOUTHGATE, Mich., Aug. 1, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dick Genthe Chevrolet and the Southgate Fire Department are teaming up to keep Southgate, Mich. families safe. During the “Cruise in for a Cause” event this August at Dick Genthe Chevrolet, a portion of all sales will go towards supplying families in need with free smoke detectors.