Automotive and Motorsports News - Page 5

Page 5 of Automotive and Motorsports News issued by the Send2Press® Newswire service.



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.

Charity Car Show to Benefit local Boy Scouts and Shoppers Can Receive a Gift with $150 Purchase

VIERA, Fla., April 27, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — To benefit local Boy Scouts of America troops, The Avenue Viera will host a car show and cruise on Saturday, May 2, 2015, from 1 p.m. until 5 p.m. Customers are invited to stop by to see fabulous vehicles and enter to win raffle prizes.

American Cancer Society ‘Relay For Life’ Motorcycle Ride and Block Party On May 2, 2015

ROCKVILLE, Conn., April 17, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On Saturday, May 2 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., the non-profit New England Motorcycle Museum will host an American Cancer Society ‘Relay for Life’ Motorcycle Ride and Block Party at the 1814 Hockanum Mill complex being renovated at 200 West Main Street in the Rockville section of Vernon. Admission to the block party is free.

Road Safe America’s President Addresses America’s Mayors Regarding Commercial Truck Safety

WASHINGTON, D.C., Jan. 23, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Road Safe America President and Co-Founder Steve Owings on Thursday urged leaders of the nation’s cities to energize their efforts to have the U.S. Department of Transportation expedite a rule requiring the country’s heaviest commercial tractor-trailers to set their speed governors (limiters) at 65 MPH or slower. This equipment is standard on all such commercial trucks manufactured since 1992 and is actually already in use by a majority of America’s commercial fleets.

Potential Car Accident Prompts New Product Launch

OVERLAND PARK, Kan., Dec. 3, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Arlene Mathews, registered nurse and owner of Care Dynamics, Inc., not only learned from a near car accident, but took it to the next level and launched a new product – the ‘Automotive Tissue Valet.’ The Automotive Tissue Valet holds a standard-to-large sized box of tissues and can be placed within easy reach of the driver or passengers.

‘Drive Safer Sunday’ is November 30: Reminds Drivers of Special Danger on Year’s Busiest Travel Day

ATLANTA, Ga., Nov. 25, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The 10th annual observance of Drive Safer Sunday is on November 30, 2014, and Road Safe America reminds Americans taking holiday road trips ‘to focus on being rested and attentive to dangers inside and outside their cars.’ The observance is sponsored by Road Safe America, a non-profit dedicated to reducing collisions between tractor-trailers and passenger vehicles.

Weitz and Luxenberg Files Class Action Lawsuit Against Chrysler

NEW YORK, N.Y., Nov. 17, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Weitz and Luxenberg announces the filing of a class action lawsuit in federal court against Chrysler Group LLC. The nationally respected personal injury and mass tort law firm said it seeks to hold the Big Three automobile maker accountable for economic losses suffered by owners and passengers of Chrysler cars and trucks that stalled, caught fire or sustained other potentially life-endangering malfunctions due to a faulty onboard computer.

CORRECTION: Weitz & Luxenberg Files Class Action Lawsuit Against Chrysler

NEW YORK, N.Y., Nov. 13, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Weitz and Luxenberg today announced the filing of a class action lawsuit in federal court against Chrysler. The nationally respected personal injury and mass tort law firm said it seeks to hold the Big Three automobile maker accountable for economic losses suffered by owners and passengers of Chrysler cars and trucks that stalled, caught fire or sustained other potentially life-endangering malfunctions due to a faulty onboard computer. (*CORRECTED*)

Deployed Military Members Receive Teddy Bears Sponsored By Southwest Florida NAPA Auto Care Centers

NAPLES, Fla., Nov. 6, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Southwest Florida NAPA Auto Care Centers is adding to their Veterans Day tribute this year by sponsoring 40 Teddy Bears to be given to deployed military through Teddy Bears for the Troops, Inc. They are also inviting the public to contribute toward sending more teddy bears to our deployed military by visiting any of their seven Naples, North Naples or Bonita Springs locations which are serving as collection sites, where any size donation is encouraged for this cause.

Takata Exploding Airbags Prompts Weitz and Luxenberg to Begin Readying Class-Action Lawsuit

NEW YORK, N.Y., Oct. 28, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Reports of at least four deaths and nearly 150 injuries from exploding airbags that hurl jagged, razor-sharp pieces of shrapnel at drivers and passengers spurred leading national law firm Weitz & Luxenberg to today announce it is preparing for a class action suit against airbag manufacturer Takata Corp.

Veterans Receive Free Oil Changes on Veterans’ Day at Southwest Florida NAPA Auto Care Centers

NAPLES, Fla., Oct. 14, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Southwest Florida NAPA Auto Care Centers plan to honor local veterans this Veterans’ Day, November 11, by providing free oil changes at their seven (7) Naples, North Naples and Bonita Springs, Fla., NAPA Auto Care Center locations.

Chrysler Vehicle Danger from Faulty Onboard TIPM Computer

NEW YORK, N.Y., Sept. 16, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A faulty integrated power module causing potentially life-endangering electrical system malfunctions in certain late-model Chrysler cars, minivans and trucks has prompted Weitz and Luxenberg to launch an investigation.

Greenwald Picked as Liaison Counsel for GM Recall Lawsuits

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y., Aug. 26, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The multidistrict-litigation court currently overseeing more than 100 class actions and numerous personal injury lawsuits against General Motors has appointed attorney Robin L. Greenwald of Weitz and Luxenberg to serve as liaison counsel.

It’s Not Your Daddy’s RV: Luxury RV Rentals Are Filled with Surprises

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., July 8, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In the 1950s, Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz gave into the romantic notion of cruising America’s highways and byways in ‘The Long, Long Trailer.’ If they had to do it all over again, they would likely have been a lot better off in a luxury RV rental, says Allstar Coaches.

Chevy Camaro Recall Spurs Weitz and Luxenberg to Again Target GM with Class-Action Lawsuit

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y., June 30, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — General Motors is being sued by owners of late-model Chevrolet Camaro cars, customers who feel the Detroit automotive giant’s latest recall has deeply betrayed their trust, the law firm of Weitz and Luxenberg, P.C., today announced.

A New Phase Of Cadillac Restoration History

WAPPINGERS FALLS, N.Y., June 3, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Is that a ’59 Cadillac Tail Fin in Your Pocket? America’s premier one-stop Cadillac restoration and parts firm has been renamed Castle Cadillac, located at 1090 Route 376, Wappingers Falls, New York, to mark the start of a campaign to renovate and refurbish the facility where Cadillac owners have been coming for years for reliable service for their vehicle.

Luxury RV Rental Market Heats Up

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., June 2, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — There are signs all around. RV travelers are becoming more discerning and businesses are taking notice. Allstar Coaches, the leading provider of luxury RV rentals in the United States, is just one example of who is catering to this crowd.

Weitz and Luxenberg Convinces Jury to Award $11 Mil Mesothelioma Verdict Against Ford Motor Co.

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y., May 30, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A Manhattan jury on Tuesday returned a verdict against Ford Motor Co. and awarded $11 million to a New York mesothelioma victim represented by the law firm of Weitz and Luxenberg.

Ding Guard, a division of First Lenders Data, Inc., and First Community Credit Union announce dent removal service plan for auto loan applicants

AUSTIN, Texas, April 1, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ding Guard, an Austin, Texas-based automobile service contract provider, and First Community Credit Union announced today that members will now have access to a value-add service through Ding Guard, a leading product in automotive cosmetic reconditioning. The partnership provides a non-interest income product offering as part of the loan package for prospective members. Clients can protect their purchase from the first day of car ownership with Ding Guard’s restorative service plan.

Regent Education Implements Fully-Automated Student Verification Solution for Universal Technical Institute

FREDERICK, Md., March 27, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Regent Education has successfully launched their industry-leading verification solution, Regent Review at Universal Technical Institute (NYSE:UTI), the leading provider of post-secondary education for students seeking careers as professional automotive, diesel, collision repair, motorcycle and marine technicians.

RevOmax Lubricants Announces a Technology Breakthrough in Custom-Blended Lubrication Extenders at The PRI Show 2013

PALM BEACH, Fla., Dec. 3, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — AmberTech Global has teamed up with Excellent Performance, Inc.’s oil division, RevOmax Lubricants to produce and distribute motor oil and fuel lubricants to the performance and racing industry worldwide.

Kawasaki Engine and Power Products Division Names Seasoned Executive to Head OEM Sales Activities

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Nov. 19, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Engine and Power Products Division of Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A. today announced the promotion of Timothy J. Malinowski to the position of senior sales manager-OEM sales. The promotion is effective immediately.

Cogensia and Infutor Collaborate to Build New Automotive Conquestor Target Model

CHICAGO, Ill., Oct. 17, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cogensia announced this week a strategic collaboration with Infutor Data Solutions, Inc. to provide the auto industry with improved business intelligence in order to gain more market share. So, now with two powerful sets of data, information can be provided as early as 12 months before a buying decision is made.

FirstClose Partners with Dent Wizard to Offer New Appearance Service Plan to Lenders

ST. LOUIS, Mo., Oct. 1, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dent Wizard International, the global leader in automotive cosmetic reconditioning, recently announced an arrangement with FirstClose, an online service for loan originators, which will allow users of FirstClose to offer consumers an automobile appearance service plan – called Ding Guard – as part of their loan. This exclusive product offered by FirstClose provides a unique, non-interest income product opportunity for banks and credit unions that use FirstClose.

Tireman Announces New Auto Center in Oregon Ohio to Open August 5 – Ribbon Cutting Ceremony to Be Held August 8 at 11 a.m.

TOLEDO, Ohio, Aug. 2, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Tireman Auto Service Centers, located in Ohio and Michigan, will open its newest auto center August 5. The new full-service auto center is located at 3608 Navarre Avenue in Oregon, Ohio, across from Walmart and Buffalo Wild Wings. The new location will be another ‘green’ auto center for Tireman.

Laidlaw’s Harley-Davidson in Baldwin Park, California Announces Free Demo Test Rides

BALDWIN PARK, Calif., June 5, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Laidlaw’s Harley Demos are a popular and exciting way for riders to experience first-hand, the power and performance of a Harley-Davidson(R) motorcycle. On June 14 and 15 2013 the Corporate Harley-Davidson factory demo truck rolls into town and sets up shop at Laidlaw’s Harley-Davidson allowing riders to experience the exhilaration for themselves by twisting the throttle on one of the new 2013 models.

New Book Shares Adventure Travel Memoirs of Aloha Wanderwell Baker

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., May 9, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Starting at the age of 16, Aloha Wanderwell Baker became the first woman to travel around the globe in an automobile. ‘Aloha Wanderwell: Call to Adventure’ (ISBN: 978-1484118801) is a new book published by the Nile Baker Estate and Boyd Production Group that journals those adventures.

Teenage entrepreneur-led Bulldog Lighting leading the push for California legislators to pass proposed ‘Made in the USA labeling’ bill

SAN CARLOS, Calif., April 26, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A current law states that California businesses cannot claim their products are ‘Made in the USA’ unless 100 percent of the components are manufactured in the country. The federal standard is 75 percent, which places an unfair disadvantage on California firms because there are some products that have components which are not available in the United States. Bulldog Lighting – a San Carlos, Calif.-based firm that was founded by teenage entrepreneur Dylan Sievers – is spearheading and promoting the passage of legislation that would make the 75 percent federal standard applicable in California.

Allstar Coaches: Luxury RV Rentals Serve Multiple Markets

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Nov. 1, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Luxury RV rentals are not just for special occasions. Staff at Allstar Coaches will tell you that it gets creative and practical client requests as well.

‘Green Across America’ Goes Clean Across America and Back!

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Oct. 9, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Media Center Entertainment announced today that two dozen of the U.S. Department of Energy supported Clean Cities Coalitions have pledged to hold public alternative fuels events and press conferences to support the ‘GreenAcrossAmerica.com 2012 CNG Road Trip.’

Steering Wheel Guy Announces Pre-Orders for PersonaGrip Steering Wheel Grip Kits that Can Help Bring Jobs Back

COSTA MESA, Calif., Sept. 28, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — PersonaGrip’s Steering Wheel Guy, Ed Dellis, inventor of the custom-moldable handgrips used in auto racing and manufacturing, announces crowd-funding for his steering wheel grips.

EPIC Expands Into Vintage Auto and Racing Industry

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Sept. 24, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, announced today the formation of a new division, EPIC Motorsports. Operated by EPIC’s own collectors and racers, this division provides customers with both the highest level of insurance expertise and extensive knowledge of collector cars, racing, and associated industry vendors.

RV Rental Outfit Standing By to Provide Gulf Coast Storm Relief

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Aug. 29, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Allstar Coaches, the national RV rental dealer based in Florida, has announced today that it stands ready to assist in the wake of Hurricane Isaac. Allstar provided more than 30 RV rentals to government agencies, the Red Cross and various utility and insurance companies following Hurricane Katrina. ‘As a Florida based company we profoundly understand what is needed after a storm and we’ll do what we can to help,’ says Rob Tischler CEO of Allstar.

Cabbies Go High-tech!

SAN JOSE, Calif., Aug. 9, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today, cabdriver Yohannes Taye announced the formation of For Cabdrivers(TM) (ForCabdrivers.com) a website dedicated to getting cabdrivers connected from coast-to-coast. According to Taye, the site will act as a central location and gathering place for all information and ideas out there in “cab land” – a website for cabdrivers by cabdrivers.

Allstar Coaches Redefines Luxury RV Travel

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., July 17, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Traveling in a luxury RV rental just got even better. Allstar Coaches is paving the way and setting new standards in the luxury motorhome rental market. RV rentals continue to grow in popularity. The Recreational Vehicle Industry Association (RVIA) attributes this growth to flexibility and convenience, comfort, family appeal, affordability, lure of the outdoors, versatility and availability of rental RVs.

Epic Airfares Help Drive RV Rental Business to Record Levels

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., May 31, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — According to Allstar Coaches, the RV rental industry is poised to have its best year ever; thanks in part to the highest airfares seen in more than three decades. The airline industry’s seemingly relentless commitment to create innovative new ways to bilk consumers is finally driving them away.

Adventure, Intrigue and Murder Surround the Life and Death of Aloha Wanderwell

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., May 31, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Richard Diamond, founder of AlohaWanderwell.com, announced this week that June 4, 2012 marks the sixteenth anniversary of Aloha Wanderwell’s death, the first woman to travel around the world in an automobile – a Model T Ford that she affectionately named ‘Little Lizzie.’ Aloha was 16 when she began this journey in 1922.

Squarerigger Software Announces Record 2012 First Quarter

SILVERDALE, Wash., May 10, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Squarerigger Software’s SQ.7(TM) Fleet Maintenance System, Revolution(R) Tire Tracking and Tire Management System, The Inspector(TM) and its Tire Dealer Advantage(TM) software packages continue increasing the pace of acceptance in the industry.