Automotive and Motorsports News - Page 7

Page 7 of Automotive and Motorsports News issued by the Send2Press® Newswire service.



RENNtech Becomes an Authorized DITEC Center

DELRAY BEACH, Fla. – Aug. 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — DITEC International, a paint preservation and protection company focused on providing cars, airplanes, motorcycles and boats with protection and preservation services, announced today that the company has entered into an agreement with RENNtech, one of the nation’s foremost authorities on high-end performance cars, which certifies RENNtech as an authorized DITEC Service Provider. This certification gives RENNtech an additional competitive edge in the aftermarket performance industry.

Smart Car Preview at NJ’s Ray Catena Motor Cars

EDISON, N.J. – Aug. 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The diminutive smart car (the company prefers the lowercase letters) that will be coming to the U.S. market early next year, made a sneak preview yesterday at The Ray Catena Mercedes Benz Center in Edison. Smart is touring America with their ‘Street Smart’ 2007 smart USA Road Show.

DCH Auto Group Chairman Receives ‘Entrepreneur Of The Year’ Award

SOUTH AMBOY, N.J. – Aug. 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Shau-wai Lam, Chairman of the DCH Auto Group, recently received a statewide Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year 2007 Award for Retail/Distribution Services at a gala event at the Marriott Glenpointe in Teaneck. The Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year awards program celebrates its 21st anniversary this year.

Axiom Cycles Enhances Customer Service and Sets Itself Apart from Internet Competition

SANTA ANA, Calif. – July 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Axiom Cycles, Inc. sells aftermarket Harley Davidson and custom motorcycle parts and accessories. They recently announced new service offerings to include: additional performance tuning, engine rebuilding, and enhanced customer service and technical support.

Automobile Safety Foundation Addresses Unsafe Mirror Crisis with the Introduction of ‘Maxi View Mirrors’

LA JOLLA, Calif. – May 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Nearly every minute of every day, there is an accident on the road as a direct result of a defective standard equipment side view mirrors, that harbor a blind spot that prohibits safe lane changes. 160,000 people per year, many of them young and inexperienced drivers, are injured as a direct result of blind spot related accidents.

San Jose’s Premiere Mobile Auto Repair Service Removes Minor Dents and Door Dings at Home or Business

SAN JOSE, Calif. – Mar. 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — At last! A 100% mobile auto repair service that specializes in the removal and repair of door dings, minor dents, plastic bumper scuffs and windshield rock chips at clients’ homes or places of business. Dings Plus responds to calls from vehicle owners at remote locations throughout the San Jose, Silicon Valley and South Bay area.

New Online Community Becomes the Place for Female Racing Fans to Explore, Enjoy and Impact the World of Auto Racing

(c) Send2Press.comGREENSBORO, N.C. – Feb. 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Responding to the recognized fact that approximately 40 percent of the estimated 75 million NASCAR fans are women, Fast-Track Fan LLC announces today the launch of HerRacing.com, directed by NASCAR Busch Series Driver, Kim Crosby.

Frederick County Man Makes a Go Without Gas – Proves Electric Cars are a Reality Now

KNOXVILLE, Md. – Feb. 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Consumer concern about rising gas prices late last summer has brought increased attention to alternate fuel vehicles such as hydrogen and electric cars. Mike Harvey of Knoxville (and Harvey Coachworks), one such concerned consumer, took it upon himself and has recently completed a 4-month effort to convert a gas-powered car to an all-electric zero-emissions vehicle.

North Texas Raceway Set to Pave the Way for the Well-Heeled Car Enthusiast

DALLAS, Tex. – Sept. 6 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Born out of a passion for European style road course motor racing, David and Linda Cook are setting a new standard for race track development in North Texas. Their many years of vision are quickly being translated into reality at Eagles Canyon Raceway, just minutes North West of Denton, Texas.

Effective May 25, 2006: Jamestown Industrial Trucks, Inc. Changes Name to JIT Toyota-Lift

JAMESTOWN, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Jamestown Industrial Trucks, Inc. will begin conducting business as JIT Toyota-Lift to better convey their dedication to all of Western New York; not just the Jamestown area. JIT Toyota-Lift is Western New York’s only authorized Toyota forklift dealer.

Checkered Motorsports Offers NASCAR Fans Opportunity to Race to the Finish Line, Own a Piece of the Action and Make History

ATLANTA, GA – May 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ever dream of being part of the NASCAR Nextel Cup Family? Well, this may be the chance that die-hard fans have been waiting for, and Checkered Motorsports is leading the way. Unlike other sports, NASCAR allows anyone to field a Nextel Cup Team. With over 75 million NASCAR fans, the chance that there are some people interested in doing so, is highly likely. And, now is the time. Every year, NASCAR reviews and revises rules and regulations; in two or three years they might not allow just anyone to get in.

Opti-Sciences Casts a New Light on Automotive Parts Inspection

NASHUA, NH – Nov. 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Opti-Sciences, Inc. today announced that a fluorescent measurement method commonly used in the bio-sciences is also effective in detecting manufacturing defects in automotive parts.

Robby Gordon Throws Helmet, Katrina Victims Catch Break

CHARLOTTE, NC – September 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Making the best of a bad situation, NASCAR driver Robby Gordon auctioned off the helmet he threw at fellow driver Michael Waltrip on eBay for $51,100. The helmet was bought by Internet casino GoldenPalace.com, with all proceeds going to Harrah’s Employee Relief Fund.

New York State Auto Dealers Tout New COOL-SPACE as Coolest Thing Since the Air Conditioner

POUGHKEEPSIE, NY – July 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The New York State Automobile Dealers Association has endorsed Norki Energy Systems’ new COOL-SPACE(TM) Portable Evaporative Cooler. The NYSADA applauded the newest product of the Poughkeepsie, New York Company in its recent industry newsletter. The article touted COOL-SPACE as an economical solution to work spaces that are challenging to keep cool, ‘yielding happier employees during the hot summer months.’

Florida Native’s Invention Prevents Wildfires

LAKE WORTH, Fla. – June 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ashtray for the ‘outside’ of vehicles is the smokers’ solution to flicking butts. As we’re entering a severe dry/fire season and last summer’s four hurricanes put more kindling on the ground the X-tray (www.x-tray.com) from inventor Mark Sloan is ‘an idea whose time has come.’

Indy-Tech Publishing Announces The Women’s Guide to NASCAR’s 2005 Season

INDIANAPOLIS, IN — (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Indy-Tech Publishing, the publishing division of Sams Technical Publishing, LLC, has announced the February release of The Women’s Guide to NASCAR’s 2005 Season (ISBN 0-7906-1312-3). Sheree Woodington and Arianne Hegeman translate their love of racing into a season-long memory keeper, which will provide female readers with the knowledge they desire to better understand the sport.

Transparent Bra Fights The Paint Chip Epidemic

SANTA ROSA, Calif. /Send2Press Newswire/ — Transparent Bra LLC announced today that with its unique Paint Protection Film conversion and installation services, Transparent Bra has carved a niche for itself by preventing paint damage on cars, trucks, and RV’s. Transparent Bra, with its nearly invisible semi-permanent bra installation, makes sure that the paint on a new car isn’t virtually sandblasted from everyday driving.

Relief in the Hood – WINFUEL’s NASCAR Hood with 100+ A-List Celebrity Signatures of Film, Television, Music and Professional Sports On Auction

CEDAR KNOLLS, NJ /Send2Press Newswire/ — The Tsunami that hit southeast Asia last December claimed thousands upon thousands of lives and devastated countless communities in 6 countries. Today, the region continues its struggle to rebuild communities while its residents attempt to rebuild their lives. In an effort to help raise money for Tsunami victims, NASCAR(R) sponsor WINFUEL(tm) and associate sponsor TRIMSPA(R) conceived a unique way to offer a helpful hand to the hopeful hearts of the people in Southeast Asia. The companies took their NASCAR hood backstage and on the red carpet of 5 of Hollywood’s premiere award shows to gather the autographs of celebrities from movies, television, music, and professional sports.

Attend the Auto Shows, See Cars, Watch People

LONG BEACH, Wash. /Send2Press Newswire/ — America’s newest retro car, the 2006 Chevy HHR, gets its own club and web site: HHR Club (www.hhrclub.org). Most who travel to the big auto shows in Los Angeles and Detroit in January each year go to see the new cars. HHR Club’s founder, Mike Challis goes to watch the people looking at the new cars.

‘Emergency Light Blanket’ Selected as One of the Top Five Inventions of 2004

OMAHA, NE and QUINCY, IL /Send2Press Newswire/ — ‘The Emergency Light Blanket’ (ELB) invented by Pepper Aasgaard, ASAR Electronics, Inc. (www.LightBlanket.com), was selected as one of the Top Five Inventions of 2004 by Paul Niemann, Quincy, IL (syndicated columnist, contributing author for ‘Inventor’s Digest’ and author of ‘Invention Mysteries’).