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Page 4 of Automotive and Motorsports News issued by the Send2Press® Newswire service.



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.

Fatal Tesla Self-Driving Crash Draws Comment from Sarasota Accident Attorney David Goldman

SARASOTA, Fla., July 20, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Occurring on May 7 in Williston Florida, the first fatal crash, in the U.S. of a self-driving happened and tragically shattered an impressive safety record of the vehicles that use this innovative and experimental technology. While offering the promise of much safer roads with vehicles that are equipped with both automatic accident avoidance technology and fully self-driving modes the wide spread use of such technology while still under development and testing raises many questions.

RoweBots Announces VehicleOS, a Connected Vehicle RTOS

WATERLOO, Canada, June 6, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — RoweBots, a leading supplier of RTOS solutions for wearables and IoT devices, announces the immediate availability of VehicleOS, an RTOS specifically for connected vehicle applications. VehicleOS is focused on delivering the precise set of features that automobile, truck, trailer and other vehicle OEM developers need to make development faster, simpler and lower cost.

Show Employees You Care – Without Affecting Your Bottom Line

YARDLEY, Pa., May 17, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — After engagement, retention is the top talent management concern in today’s global economy, according to the Human Capital Institute. That’s why companies like Moby Lube – an on-site, mobile oil changing business – are growing and thriving in today’s economic climate.

Capital Auto Rentals to Launch with Chamber Event

RALEIGH, N.C., May 6, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Capital Auto Rental in Raleigh, a division of Capital Ford, is celebrating their grand opening by hosting an After Hours Business Event Tuesday, May 17 at 5:30 p.m. The event, in conjunction with the Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce, will be held at the new Capital Auto Rental office, 2801 E. Millbrook Rd.

Sokal Media Group Moves to New Raleigh Headquarters

RALEIGH, N.C., May 5, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — One of the largest automotive marketing agencies in the East is on the move again. Sokal Media Group has relocated its headquarters to 11550 Common Oaks Drive in Raleigh. The move consolidates more than 80 of their more than 100 employees in a newly designed, spacious, 20,000 square foot environment.

Gus Machado Ford Celebrates Moms at Dadeland Mall

MIAMI, Fla., May 4, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Gus Machado Ford of Kendall has brought their cars to the center court of The Dadeland Mall. To help celebrate Mother’s Day, the dealer is hosting Indulge, Fashion + Fun for Moms on Thursday, May 5 from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Attorney Bernard Walsh Comments on ‘Textalyzer’ – Proposed Anti-Texting While Driving Software for Law Enforcement

BRADENTON, Fla., May 3, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Despite public awareness campaigns and new laws targeting texting while driving in many states, deaths and injuries related to distracted driving have continued to rise, says Attorney Bernard Walsh. Lawmakers are struggling to come up with viable solutions that address the problems law enforcement officers are facing when attempting to enforce texting-while-driving laws.

Faulkner Maserati of Mechanicsburg is on the Move

SILVER SPRING TOWNSHIP, Pa., April 15, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Faulkner Maserati of Mechanicsburg is moving to a brand new, state-of-the art facility at 6714 Carlisle Pike. The new Maserati Showroom and Service and Parts Center will be in full operation on Friday, April 15th with a reception that evening from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. and an open house celebration all day Saturday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Sokal Media Group wins Tallahassee Dodge-Chrysler-Jeep agency search

CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 4, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Tallahassee Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram (DCJ) at 3987 W. Tennessee St. in Tallahassee, Florida. has awarded their advertising account to Sokal Media Group of North Carolina. Chuck Urban, who is a familiar face as spokesperson and dealer principal for the independently owned store, made the decision in February.

Capital Automotive Group welcomes Bobby Murray Chevrolet

RALEIGH, N.C., March 2, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Capital Automotive Group of North Carolina announced today the acquisition of Bobby Murray Chevrolet, 1820 Capital Blvd., Raleigh. The name will change to Capital Chevrolet. This brings to thirteen the number of auto brands represented by Capital.

Sokal Media Group named Agency of Record for Pensacola’s Hill-Kelly Dodge

MORRISVILLE, N.C., March 2, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Hill-Kelly Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram in Pensacola, Florida announced today that effective January 1, 2016 Sokal Media Group is the dealership’s new agency of record. Founded in 1950, Hill-Kelly is one of the leading Dodge, Chrysler, Jeep and Ram dealers in Western Florida. The decision was made based on Sokal Media Group’s creative strategy and extensive experience in the retail automotive industry.

Sokal Media Group named Agency of Record for Manhattan Dealer Group

MORRISVILLE, N.C., March 2, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Manhattan Jeep Chrysler Dodge at 678 Eleventh Ave. and Alfa Romeo Fiat of Manhattan, 629 W 54th St. have awarded their advertising accounts to Sokal Media Group of North Carolina. Sokal is one of the fastest growing automotive advertising agencies in the country with offices and representatives all throughout the East Coast.

Auto Body Repair Business Redefined in Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 25, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The need for a decent auto repair in Los Angeles is at high demand considering the number of vehicle registrations within the last 5 years (29.7 million according to LA Almanac). Anyone who has prior experience in getting a car repaired knows the typical auto body shop atmosphere and how these shops operate. One would notice that the majority of the shops are pretty much the same, unless they run into Pristine Automotive Center Inc, an auto body repair shop of Silver Lake in Los Angeles.

Midwest Fuel Injection Announces Paul Thoms Promoted to President

BOLINGBROOK, Ill., Jan. 25, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As of January 1, 2016, Midwest Fuel Injection Service Corporation (MWFI), which operates under the Seidel Diesel Group, has a new president – Paul Thoms. In 1992, Thoms was hired as the shop manager for MWFI’s Orland Park facility. Three years later, he helped open the Palatine Branch and became branch manager. Over the next 15 years, he was instrumental in its successful start-up and growth.

Robin L. Greenwald of Weitz & Luxenberg Named to Leadership Role in Volkswagen Multidistrict Litigation

NEW YORK, N.Y., Jan. 22, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Robin L. Greenwald, a former senior attorney within the U.S. Department of Justice and now head of the Weitz and Luxenberg Environmental, Toxic Tort and Consumer Protection litigation unit, has been appointed to an important leadership role in the multidistrict federal court litigation currently advancing against Volkswagen, Weitz and Luxenberg today announced.

Montway Auto Transport Joins Forces with Move For Hunger to Help Feed Families in Need Nationwide

DES PLAINES, Ill., Jan. 14, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Montway Auto Transport has partnered with the national non-profit, Move For Hunger to help fight hunger and provide much-needed food to local food pantries across the United States. As a proud partner of the national hunger-relief organization, Montway supports Move For Hunger’s efforts to reduce food waste and fight hunger.

Dawes Devices Introduces The MKII Hybrid Boost Controller for All Turbo Applications

DETROIT, Mich., Jan. 5, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 3 Bar Racing Inc. today announced their new Dawes Device MKII Hybrid Boost Controller. This boost controller gives more area under the boost curve, resulting in higher average torque.

Crystal Auto Mall Names Sokal Media Group Agency of Record

MORRISVILLE, N.C., Dec. 4, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Crystal Auto Mall has selected Sokal Media Group as their agency of record. Founded in 1990, Crystal is one of the leading Toyota, Scion and Mazda dealers in New Jersey. The decision was made based on Sokal Media Group’s creative strategy and extensive experience in the automotive industry.

The Faulkner Organization has selected Sokal Media Group as their agency of record

MORRISVILLE, N.C., Nov. 30, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Faulkner Organization has selected Sokal Media Group as their agency of record. Founded in 1932 Faulkner is the leading automotive retailer in Central and Southeastern Pennsylvania and one of the largest privately held and family run dealer groups in the nation with more than 1,300 employees. The decision was made based on Sokal Media Group’s creative strategy and extensive experience in the automotive industry.

Drive Safer Sunday is November 29 – Reminds Drivers of Special Danger on Year’s Busiest Travel Day

ATHENS, Ga., Nov. 23, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The 11th annual observance of Drive Safer Sunday on November 29, 2015 reminds Americans taking holiday road trips to focus on being rested and attentive to dangers inside and outside their cars, says Road Safe America.

Attorney Brian Sutter Reminds Recalled Vehicle Owners of Florida’s Contributory Negligence in Personal Injury Cases

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla., Nov. 10, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With a three year string of record safety recalls from many of the world’s major automakers and millions of vehicles affected in the U.S. alone, Attorney Brian O. Sutter of All Injuries Law Firm is urging owners of recalled vehicles to bring them in to be repaired or face possible liability.

St. Pete Injury Attorney Michael Babboni Advises Volkswagen TDI Owners to Seek Legal Counsel

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Oct. 27, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In the wake of VW’s admission of its emissions cheating device scandal, Attorney Michael Babboni, of Shapiro Goldman Babboni and Walsh, urges owners of affected vehicles to consult with an attorney.

Bradenton Attorney Bernard Walsh Comments On The Volkswagen Emissions Cheating Scandal

BRADENTON, Fla., Oct. 13, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Attorney Bernard F. Walsh of the Bradenton personal injury law firm Shapiro Goldman Babboni and Walsh weighs in on the VW emissions cheating scandal.

EPIC’s Michael Nischan to Speak at the Sixth Annual Commercial Motor Vehicle Collision – How to Protect Your Company Seminar

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Sept. 23, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that its Vice President of Transportation and Logistics Risk Control Michael Nischan will present at the Sixth Annual Commercial Motor Vehicle Collision – How to Protect Your Company seminar.

Weitz and Luxenberg to Target Volkswagen Over ‘Defeat Device’ Emissions Recall

NEW YORK, N.Y., Sept. 21, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Owners of recalled Volkswagen diesel passenger cars sold with emissions controls designed to cheat during smog tests may be entitled to compensation from the automaker, the nationally known personal injury law firm Weitz and Luxenberg said today.

Attorney Bernard Walsh Remarks on Automakers Moving to Make Automatic Braking Standard on All New Cars

BRADENTON, Fla., Sept. 16, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bradenton accident attorney Bernard Walsh cautions major automakers to include commercial trucks with the decision to make automatic emergency braking systems standard on all new passenger vehicles.

Frank Nicodemus Honored For 50 Years of Vintage Car Restoration

LAKEVILLE, Conn., Sept. 14, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Lime Rock Park presented one very special trophy as part of its ‘Sunday in the Park’ concours d’elegance over the Labor Day weekend, this one to Frank Nicodemus of Wappinger’s Falls, N.Y. in honor of his fiftieth year in restoring vintage cars.

AMMCO-Hennessy Handed First Asbestos Defeat by Weitz and Luxenberg

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Aug. 14, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A Los Angeles County Superior Court jury this month handed Hennessy Industries, Inc. as successor to AMMCO Tools, Inc., its first-ever loss in an asbestos-exposure lawsuit despite the defendant company’s self-assurances that the grieving family of an Army veteran and automotive parts store owner who died of mesothelioma had no chance of winning, victorious plaintiffs’ law firm Weitz and Luxenberg, P.C., today announced.

Famed Air Force One Detailers Join P&S Sales to Prep Hundreds of Vintage Classics at Monterey Car Week

HAYWARD, Calif., Aug. 7, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sixteen members of the elite Air Force One Detailing Team led by Master automotive and aircraft detailer, Renny Doyle of Detailing Success and the Detail Mafia, has partnered with Bob Phillips, president of P and S Sales, an innovative professional detailing product manufacturer and distributor, to be the exclusive detailers and detailing product providers at the 24th Annual Gordon McCall Motorworks Revival Event.

Road Safe America Applauds Resolution on Commercial Truck Safety by the US Conference of Mayors

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., June 24, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Road Safe America applauds the passage of a resolution on commercial trucking by the U.S. Conference of Mayors at their 83rd Annual Meeting today.

EPIC Strengthens Auto Dealer Programs with the acquisition of Sorci Insurance Brokerage Inc.

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., May 12, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today it has acquired Sorci Insurance Brokerage, Inc., a specialist in providing comprehensive Workers’ Compensation Insurance services to New Car Auto Dealers in California.