Automotive and Motorsports News - Page 7

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



As San Jose and Bay Area Gas Prices Exceed $4.00 a Gallon, Many Californians Turn to Mobile Auto Repair Services

SANTA CLARA, Calif., June 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — While gas prices throughout San Jose, Silicon Valley and the Bay Area top the $4 a gallon mark – and the government warns daily of even higher prices to come this summer – many Bay Area consumers are finding lifestyle changes are necessary. ‘As gas prices skyrocket, so do our customer inquires for mobile dent removal, paintless dent repair, plastic bumper repair, and windshield repair,’ said Mark Carpenter, Owner of Dings Plus Paintless Dent Removal.

This Year’s Better Business Bureau Education Foundation Awards Welcomes a Newcomer into its Elite Ranks

HOUSTON, Texas, May 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Momentum Transport – the nation’s premier auto and freight transport provider – walked away from this year’s event with the 2008 Winner of Distinction, the award presented in recognition of Momentum Transport’s superior commitment to ethics, overall excellence, and quality in the workplace.

‘Freedom Run’ to Benefit 9/11 Responders – Motorcycle Rally and Festival at Liberty State Park

HACKENSACK, N.J., April 25 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Over 2,000 motorcycles are expected to roll past New York’s ‘Ground Zero’ on Saturday, May 10, as they participate in the ‘Freedom Run’ motorcycle rally and festival. Riding side-by-side, the motorcycles are anticipated to stretch for five miles and will pay tribute to the 9/11 first responders of the FealGood Foundation who are now gravely ill as a result of their service at the site of the World Trade Center collapse.

RentMyCar.com Announces a Solution to the Rising Price of Gas

NEW YORK, N.Y., March 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — RentMyCar.com has created a solution to counter the rising gas prices. This solution is based on the idea of person to person car rentals. With the ability to verify the trustworthiness of the person renting the car and to buy short-term car insurance online, RentMyCar.com has made person to person car rentals a viable solution in cutting down the cost of rising gas prices.

NASCAR Driver-Network Broadcaster Wally Dallenbach Jr. Joins KDHD.TV as Automotive Expert

VISTA, Calif. – Feb. 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — NASCAR racing legend Wally Dallenbach Jr, motor sports broadcaster for NBC, ABC, TNT and USA Network, joins KDHD-TV, LLC’s team of broadcasters providing live content to national and local news programs around the country. Dallenbach rounds out the roster of broadcast savvy experts covering the dynamic tech, gaming, travel and toy industries for the satellite tour/broadcast news content provider.

Bayside Expo Center’s Northeast Motorcycle Expo with Bruce Rossmeyer, Billy Lane, Dave Perewitz, the Garage Girls, and the Indian Larry Legacy

BOSTON, Mass. – Feb. 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Motorcycle enthusiasts of all ages won’t want to miss this year’s Northeast Motorcycle Expo in Boston, MA. This year, Kev-Marv Productions, LLC, Perewitz Inc, and Bikers for the Cure are joining forces to raise money for the Susan G. Komen for the Cure foundation. Starting in Hartford and continuing at our Boston show, two of the industries rising stars, Jody Perewitz and Sara Liberte, will be constructing a bobber style custom creation.

Northeast Motorcycle Expo 2008 Featuring Custom Bikes, Stunts, The Super Builders, and Stage Shows

NORTH ANDOVER, Mass. – Dec. 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Motorcycle enthusiasts of all ages won’t want to miss this year’s Northeast Motorcycle Expo series, the largest all model motorcycle show in New England. This year, Kev-Marv Productions, LLC, Perewitz Inc, and Bikers for the Cure will join forces to raise money for the Susan G. Komen breast cancer foundation. Starting in Hartford, two of the industries rising stars, Jody Perewitz and Sara Liberte, will be constructing a bobber style custom creation.

First-Ever Pool Party and Belly Flop Contest at NASCAR Event to be Hosted by 1-800-Radiator

BENICIA, Calif. and MIAMI, Fla. – Nov. 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — It’s a first for NASCAR – a pool party and belly flop contest. The event will be hosted by 1-800-Radiator at NASCAR’s Miami event this weekend. Race-goers can cool their engines by getting in the swim of things at the 1-800-Radiator pool party, either as a belly flop contestant, or score keeper. Score cards will be provided to attendees to judge the belly floppers on elements such as style, performance and size of splash.

RV Resources Work Together to Provide Housing Solutions to Southern California Fire Victims

LA MESA, Calif. – Nov. 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dealers Edge, LLC an Indiana-based management company, Tom Stinnett RV Freedom Center of Clarksville, IN and La Mesa RV Center, Inc. one of the nation’s largest RV dealers, headquartered in San Diego, CA have coordinated their resources in order to offer temporary and short term housing solutions to Southern California wildfire victims.

DCH Auto Group Supports N.J. CAR’s ‘Driven to Read’ Campaign Promoting Literacy

SOUTH AMBOY, N.J. – Sept. 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — DCH Auto Group is driving more than cars this fall. At the suggestion of N.J. CAR (New Jersey Coalition of Automotive Retailers), the DCH dealerships in New Jersey are supporting the 2nd Annual ‘Driven to Read’ campaign promoting literacy by serving as collection locations for donated children’s books between October 1 and November 30, 2007.

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’).