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Page 6 of Automotive and Motorsports News issued by the Send2Press® Newswire service.



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.

Brand On the Run – RV Rentals Taking Corporate America On Tour

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., April 16, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — It’s no secret that marketing directors are on a perpetual quest for the next best thing, now they’re discovering that the perfect vehicle to ‘drive their brand’ may be a custom wrapped motorhome rental. Branded RV rentals have emerged as a cutting edge marketing tool and are becoming popular among companies looking increase their exposure and enhance their corporate identity. Florida based RV rental firm Allstar Coaches has been using vehicle wrap technology for years on its fleet of luxury motorhomes as it continues to grow its Corporate Events and Promotions sector.

EPIC adds Stan Sanchez as Principal in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., March 27, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, announced today the addition of Stan Sanchez as principal in their San Francisco office. A veteran of more than 10 years in the insurance industry, Sanchez will focus on providing risk management and insurance solutions to successful individuals with a high asset base and significant property and liability exposures.

Multi-Media Company Reaches Growing Number of Fans Who Tailgate At Sporting Events

FINKSBURG, Md., March 5, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With over 50 million tailgaters in the U.S. each year, Tailgating Digest is a new company preparing to launch digital and print magazines to reach this growing market. As a multi-media company, Tailgating Digest also completed a partnership in January 2012 with one of the leading web sites reaching tailgaters. ‘A great magazine, website and company is built on valuable content. That is what we plan to deliver across all of our media channels,’ says Marc Heyman, founder and publisher.

Accessories Unlimited is Talk of the Town Two Years Running

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., March 1, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Accessories Unlimited, an automotive accessory and installation provider, proudly announced this week that it is the recipient of Celebration Media’s, Talk of the Town award for excellence in customer satisfaction.

Squarerigger Software Announces Record-Breaking 2011 Performance

SILVERDALE, Wash., Feb. 27, 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 were selected by transportation fleets and tire dealers across the world in 2011, making it the most successful year in the history of the company.

Fare Buzz Releases New Pre-Paid Car Rental Deals – New Rates Aim to Save Customers Time and Money

NEW YORK, N.Y., Feb. 14, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Fare Buzz, a travel company based in New York City, is now offering pre-paid car rental deals at net rates to save customers money on their daily, weekly or monthly car rentals.

Patricia Mitchell First to Receive Top Recognition from Toyota Material Handling

FREWSBURG, N.Y., Jan. 17, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — JIT Toyota-Lift is proud to announce that Patricia Mitchell is the first woman in the U.S. to achieve the Toyota Material Handling USA (TMHU) 3rd Gear status. Recognizing the valuable role that Customer Service Support Reps (CSSRs) play in customer satisfaction and the overall growth of a Toyota forklift dealership, TMHU created a program that provides them with ongoing training and education.

Combine 40 – From Athletic Fields to The Roadways

MIAMI, Fla., Jan. 16, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Have you ever attended a Sports Combine, or even know what a Combine is? Well if your answer is no, don’t worry you soon will, maybe even have your own Combine, Combine automobile that is. Combine Motor Works, Inc., a Miami based company, is now looking to partner with the right auto manufacturer to help bring the Combine 4.0 auto into reality.

GPS Tracking Device Provides Ultrafast Tracking Updates and Installation Time

VALENCIA, Calif., Jan. 11, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LiveView GPS announced this week the launch of its new GPS tracking device – the Live Trac EZ GPS Vehicle Tracker – that takes only seconds to install and provides 10-second vehicle-tracking position updates.

e2b teknologies CEO Bill Henslee Ranked Third in Grand National Cross Country (GNCC) Motorcycle Championships

CHARDON, Ohio, Dec. 22, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — e2b teknologies CEO Bill Henslee, an avid motorcycle and race enthusiast and CEO of ERP business software company e2b teknologies (www.e2btek.com), finished third in the nation for the Grand National Cross Country (GNCC) Series Bike category in the Super Senior A Class. Henslee finished ninth overall nationally.

RV Rentals Offer Best Value for Holiday Travelers says Allstar Coaches

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Dec. 7, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Airfares have been steadily on the rise and weary travelers are searching for alternative means of travel as holiday season approaches. Rob Tischler, CEO of Allstar Coaches said ‘When considering the cost of airfare, hotels, and meals out, it’s no wonder that people are turning to RV rentals. The savings are substantial, even when you incorporate fuel costs. A family of four can literally save thousands over traditional air-hotel itineraries.’

RV Lovers Buy and Sell Online at DieselRVSearch

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Oct. 14, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A newly-launched website, DieselRVSearch.com, not only provides RV lovers with the ability to buy and sell new and used RVs, it also offers RV resources to make life a little easier when on the road.

Prevent Your Car from Being Towed with Call Before Tow

LAKE FOREST, Calif., Oct. 4, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CBT Solutions Inc. announces a new, free tow notification service – Call Before Tow(TM) – that notifies vehicle owners when their vehicle is about to be towed on private property. Vehicle owners are notified by a text message and phone call warning them to move their vehicles before a tow. The warning is designed to prevent the tow and allow vehicle owners enough time to promptly move their vehicle(s).

Allstar Coaches Opening Full Service Florida RV Rental and Travel Center

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Florida based RV rental dealer Allstar Coaches, announced today the October 11 grand opening of their brand new full service RV rental and travel center in Fort Lauderdale. ‘We are very excited about opening our new facility which will now serve South Florida’s growing RV community perfectly,’ said CEO Rob Tischler.

In Memoriam: Passing of Thomas A. Moretti – Renowned Packard Car Restorer

CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Thomas A. Moretti (‘Tom’), age 71, a 26 year resident of Inverness, IL passed away due to complications from lung cancer surrounded by his daughters on June 14, 2011. Tom is survived by his loving daughters, Joette (Mark) Doran and Suzette (Jim) Roppel and his cherished grandchildren Jay and Sarah. His brother James Moretti, sisters Rita Kincess and Carol Gilio also survive him. Tom was a successful business man and renowned Packard car restorer and authority.

Higher Oil Prices Not Putting Brakes on RV Travel

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Despite the recent climb in oil prices, RV travel is expected to reach record levels this year, according to Florida RV rental dealer Allstar Coaches. ‘It’s common for us to see a spike in sales during the summer, however this year we’re seeing dramatic increases in bookings all the way through December and into 2012,’ said CEO Rob Tischler.

Get Free Gas: Car Owners Turn Parked Vehicles into Cash Cows

OCEANSIDE, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — It’s one of the most creative forms of car advertising – Hijack Advertising. And, Take1ifyoudare.com, the brains behind the concept, is offering free gas to people who let them use their cars to show it off.

Team TSI, LLC, National Installation Contractor, Continues Aggressive Market Penetration with the Hiring of Additional Installation Technicians

ORLANDO, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Team TSI, LLC, a national installation contractor, announces that due to a steady increase in revenue and the need for an ever expanding national footprint, they will be bringing on additional installation technicians to meet the growing demands of their customers and vendors. This move could be seen as aggressive, even reckless by some during an economy when most companies continue to downsize.

Energy Xtreme Receives ‘The Work Truck Show Green Award’ from NTEA

AUSTIN, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As fuel prices continue to increase and consume work truck fleet fuel budgets, Energy Xtreme’s Utility Series of Idle Reduction solutions pave the way to lowering fuel consumption and dependence on foreign oil. The company’s work truck line of products was recognized by National Truck Equipment Association.

Toresco Family of Auto Dealerships Mourns Passing of Founder Donald Toresco

SPRINGFIELD, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Donald M. Toresco, a pioneer of automotive retailing and founder of Autoland in Springfield, N.J., passed away Sunday, February 20, 2011; he was 71. Known as ‘Mr. T’ to friends and colleagues, Toresco operated numerous auto dealerships throughout the Mid-Atlantic and launched many automotive sales and management careers.

Toresco Family’s Journey with Epilepsy a Long and Winding Road

SPRINGFIELD, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — November is National Epilepsy Awareness Month. This year’s theme, ‘Get Seizure Smart,’ encouraged Dominick and Kristina Toresco of Readington, New Jersey, to share their son’s experience with his neurological impairment. The Torescos are generous fund raisers for the Epilepsy Foundation, through their New Jersey auto dealerships.

AutomotiveExpos.com Launched on October 4, 2010, and is Now Available to the Public

TACOMA, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Donald Bayeur owns and operates the new website, AutomotiveExpos.com. It serves as an online auto expo site where people seeking automotive insights can go to find answers, and to learn about the many different classic cars of the past and present.

EVtones Sets Tone for Electric Vehicles – Creates New Music Licensing Revenue Stream

ORLANDO, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bran-Rae today announced the launch of EVtones, an MP3 download service providing unique MP3 music tones, tunes and sounds for electric and electric hybrid vehicles. Car sounds, jet engines, etc. will also be offered as downloads to an electric vehicles MP3 compatible tone generating system. These unique downloads will command a substantial premium and provide higher revenues to the music industry over current regular music MP3’s.

CarsAndExercising.com Launched on September 10, 2010, and is Now Available to the Public

WINTERVILLE, N.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CarsAndExercising is a recently created Web site intended to serve as the online resource for car lovers and exercise enthusiasts; thus, it is about ‘Cars and Exercising.’ Founded by Leroy Daniels, his Web site sets out to highlight the importance of exercise for children, teenagers, and adults. Daniels says that ‘exercise should be executed no matter your age. It promotes a youthful mind, body, and spirit.’

Marcon International Trading, Inc. – Pioneers in the Automotive Industry

SEATTLE, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Despite today’s woeful economic climate, one of the most dynamic global markets is emerging in a most unlikely place: the Russian Far East. A key player in that region, Marcon International Trading, Inc., is actively and successfully engaged in the export of automobile parts, lubricants, diagnostic equipment and tires.

Lamborghini Palm Beach Becomes an Exclusive DITEC Product and Service Provider

DELRAY BEACH, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — DITEC International Corp., a preservation and protection company focused on providing marine, automobile, building and airplane industries with protection, preservation and maintenance products, announced today that the company has entered into an agreement with Lamborghini Palm Beach, a subsidiary of the Warren Henry Auto Group in South Florida, a group of high-line luxury dealerships servicing its customers for over 34 years.

Momentum Wins BBB Award for Third Consecutive Year

HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Momentum Transport – Momentum Freight, the nation’s premier auto and freight transport provider, has once again garnered the Better Business Bureau’s coveted Winner of Distinction award. This marks the third straight year (2008, 2009, and 2010) that Momentum has received this honor. The Winner of Distinction award recognizes companies who demonstrate a consistent commitment to ethics, overall excellence, and quality in the workplace.

Two Years After Bloomberg Pushes for Better Black Car MPG Standards, the Official Mandate is Stalled but the Corporate Transportation Group is Moving Ahead with Hybrids

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — New York City’s transition to a fuel-efficient black car fleet has been delayed by the recession, but there is still strong demand by eco-conscious consumers for hybrids, and companies like the Corporate Transportation Group, Ltd (CTG) are expanding their hybrid fleets to meet that demand.

Allstar Coaches Cuts Rates for Florida RV Rentals

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Allstar Coaches, Florida’s leading RV rental dealer announced today that it is reducing rates for Florida RV rentals during the months of February, March and April 2010. In addition Allstar Coaches is offering all-inclusive Florida RV rental specials and reduced delivery fees for Super Bowl XLIV in Miami, Sebring and the upcoming Daytona 2010 Speedweek.

Top Selling Car in Japan isn’t a Car, it’s a Hybrid

BOSTON, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Already well known for their trend setting abilities in technology, fashion, and design, Japanese consumers are now making headlines of the green persuasion, putting the Toyota Prius at the top of their lists. In 2009 the Toyota Prius was the top-selling car, period, in Japan – the first time ever a gas-electric hybrid has clinched the spot. For Randy Sassone of Toyota of Watertown, the news of the Prius’ success in Toyota’s homeland of Japan comes as no surprise.

The World’s First iPhone Compatible Motorcycle Headset

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — iMC Motorcom announces the release of the world’s first iPhone compatible motorcycle headset: the HS-500. The HS-500 allows motorcycle riders to utilize the phone and music functions of their Apple iPhone and other 3.5mm (standard stereo headset jack) equipped cell phones, including the Palm Pre and Blackberry Storm.

Tireman Auto Service Centers Fights Recession with Free Tire Repairs and Free 36 Month Road Hazard Warranty

TOLEDO, Ohio (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Tireman Auto Service Centers, located in Ohio and Michigan, has implemented two new recession fighters for tire customers. One new offering, ‘Free Tire Repairs,’ has the attached slogan ‘No matter where you bought your tires.’ Regardless of where a customer purchased their tires, Tireman will repair a customer’s tire(s), ‘free of charge.’ The only stipulation is that it must be repairable according to industry standards.

RV Rental Company Hits the Road with ABC’s ‘The Bachelor’

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Allstar Coaches will be accommodating a group date on the fourth episode of The Bachelor: On the Wings of Love. The episode will cover a special group date where the entire cast takes the adventure on the road with the newest Bachelor, Jake Pavelka. Left heartbroken on the last season of The Bachelorette, Jake is now ready to give love one more try.

Improving Economy Allows Lexus of Watertown to Shine

BOSTON, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In the midst of the changing economy, Lexus recognizes the need to present customer incentives that cannot be bypassed. In a time where customers are searching for rock bottom prices and better fuel economy, Lexus has responded by offering affordable luxury Lexus vehicles that save on gas and reduce carbon footprints. ‘At Lexus of Watertown we are aware that we must evolve with the changing economy,’ General Manager Vincent Liuzzi said.

Hat Trick Autograph Signing in Maumee, Ohio at Tireman Auto Service Centers – Dino Mascotto, Greg Jablonski, and Jim McCabe

TOLEDO, Ohio (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Hockey legends Dino Mascotto, Greg Jablonski, and Jim McCabe will be on hand signing autographs at the Tireman Auto Service Center located in Maumee, Ohio. The event will take place on Saturday, November 14th from 1 p.m. – 3 p.m. Copies of the book published by The Toledo Blade, ‘Hockey Night In Toledo’ are available for sale and can be personalized on the spot by one or all of the hockey greats. Purchasers of the book will receive a $5 coupon discount towards their next oil change at Tireman.

The Pacesetter Soccer Club Benefits From Tireman Auto Service Centers and Uniroyal Tire’s Commitment to Youth Soccer

TOLEDO, Ohio (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Pacesetter Soccer Club has received more than $1056 in both funds and equipment from Tireman Auto Service Centers and Uniroyal Tire as part of an ongoing commitment. The program is currently in its tenth year of supporting youth soccer across the nation through the Uniroyal Soccer Program.

Momentum Transport Moves 239 Cars for Private Collector – Vintage Cars Offered through Leake Auction

HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — G&G Vintage and Classic Cars commissions Momentum Transport to move 239 classic vehicles to the Leake Auto Auction for an unnamed private collector. The auction – presented in joint partnership by Leake Auto Auction of Tulsa and Coys of London – showcased an incredible collection of classic cars.

1998 Camry is Now a Prize Possession

NORTH BRUNSWICK, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Attending this year’s Italian American Social Club of North Brunswick summer festival proved more than just a fun day in the park for one Kendall Park resident. At the conclusion of the five-day festival, Cathy Reed was selected from more than 2,000 entries as the winner of a classic Toyota Camry. The prize, an immaculate 1998 Toyota Camry LE with a well-maintained 126,000 miles was donated for the event by DCH Brunswick Toyota/Scion.