Automotive and Motorsports News - Page 7

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



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.

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.