Automotive and Motorsports News - Page 7

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



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.

Momentum Transport Makes the Grade with Better Business Bureau

HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Momentum Transport, the nation’s premier auto and freight transport provider, recently earned the Better Business Bureau’s highest ranking possible – receiving a grade of A+. After a recent change in the BBB grading system (replacing grades of ‘satisfactory’ or ‘unsatisfactory’ with grades ranging from A+ to F), Momentum received an upgrade from its prior rating of ‘satisfactory.’

Encinitas’ First Green Station – Encinitas Foreign and Domestic Auto Repair Receives New Environmental Status

ENCINITAS, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Encinitas Foreign and Domestic Auto Repair (EFADAR) has announced that they are now one of the first certified ‘Green Stations’ in the State of California. The Department of Toxic Substances Control, in conjunction with the Bureau of Automotive Repair, awarded the certification on April 15, 2009. Since 1988, Encinitas Foreign and Domestic Auto Repair has been dedicated to the service of its customers, its community, and its planet.

‘Summertime Blues Is Yesterday’s News’ Claims Leading RV Rental Outfit

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., May 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — America’s economy is finally showing some signs of life. Job losses are slowing; the stock market seems to have found solid ground and gas prices are half of what they were last year. ‘People are starting to feel more confident and have resumed living their lives,’ said Rob Tischler, President and CEO of Allstar Coaches. Over the last year many families have had to cut corners to save money.

E85 Ethanol Comes to Main Street – 1,457 Cities selling E85

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn., April 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — E85Prices.com is reporting that the United States now has 1,986 stations selling E85 ethanol fuel across 1,427 cities. In 2005 there were less than 500 stations across 400 cities selling E85. E85 ethanol is no longer a Midwest only fuel. E85 has spread to both coasts.

Momentum Transport Announces Release of Dealer Transport Management System

HOUSTON, Texas, April 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Momentum Transport, the Automobile Industry’s transportation leader, announces the release of the Dealer Transport Management System (DTMS). Momentum’s proprietary online vehicle transportation tracking system both automates and simplifies vehicle transportation – for auto dealers and car carriers alike.

Toyota Honors JIT Toyota-Lift with Silver Circle Award

BUFFALO, N.Y., March 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Toyota Material Handling, U.S.A., Inc. (TMHU) recently awarded JIT Toyota-Lift the Silver Circle Award for its performance in 2008. JIT Toyota-Lift is one of 10 elite recipients of this distinguished award and was selected from TMHU’s nationwide network of 68 dealers and 189 dealership locations.

Kawasaki Selects Stens, LLC for Canadian Distribution of Engines and Handheld Power Products

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Jan. 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Engines and Power Products Division of Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A., will initiate a new distribution arrangement for Canada, effective this week. Stens, LLC, headquartered in Jasper, Ind., will become the distributor of Kawasaki-branded replacement engines and handheld power products to a network of more than 500 independent dealers in Canada.

Donald Toresco Announces Autoland Finishes 2008 on Top Despite Hard Economic Conditions

SPRINGFIELD, N.J., Dec. 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Donald Teresco, President and CEO of DMT Enterprises, and his dedicated staff are consistently willing to go the extra mile for their customers. Their superior customer service has shown to pay off in 2008. Autoland continues to sell more vehicles than any other Toyota dealer in their zone, despite hard economic times.

EV Rental Cars, LLC Takes Delivery Of New Fleet

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Nov. 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EV Transportation, Inc. (OTC:EVTP / EVTP.OB), owner of EV Rental Cars, LLC, today announced it is taking delivery of new 2008 Toyota hybrids. ‘As part of our restructuring, we are defleeting our older cars and are bringing in new Toyota hybrids,’ said Bill Plamondon, Chairman and CEO of EV Transportation, Inc. ‘We will continue to bring in new cars over the next six to nine months.’

Power Sports Factory, Inc. Announces Launch of Andretti Motorbikes in the State of California

PENNSAUKEN, N.J., Oct. 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Power Sports Factory, Inc. (OTC: PSPF) announced today that it has officially entered the California marketplace. According to the Motorcycle Industry Council, California is the largest market in the United States. California accounted for 13.2-percent of all U.S. retail sales for the first nine months of 2008. Power Sports Factory will initially sell the Andretti X50, Andretti X50I and Andretti M50 motorbikes.

Kawasaki Announces Major Personnel Moves at Engines and Power Products Division

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Oct. 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Katsuyuki (Kent) Murakami, general manager of Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A.’s Engines and Power Products Division based here, announced that he will retire effective the end of this year. He will be replaced by Yoshiteru (Yoshi) Ueda, who headed the research and development program at Kawasaki Motors Manufacturing Corp., U.S.A.’s Maryville, Mo. production facility. Ueda has been with Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd. since 1972.

Power Sports Factory, Inc. Engages American Financial Strategies to Promote Its Line of High Quality, Fuel Efficient, Premium Motorbikes

PENNSAKEN, N.J., July 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Power Sports Factory, Inc. today announced that it has engaged American Financial Strategies, Inc. (AFS) to assist in its Investor Relations Program in cooperation with World Trade Financial. American Financial Strategies will also assist the company with introductions to the investor community. Power Sports Factory, Inc. is the leader in the manufacturing, distribution and marketing of premium, fuel efficient motorbikes.

Momentum Transport Launches Affiliate Program

HOUSTON, Texas, June 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Momentum Transport announces the implementation of the Momentum Transport Affiliate Program, an initiative designed to enable affiliates to earn commissions through client referrals. From auto dealers to moving and storage companies, Momentum’s goal is to establish relationships with business and individuals whose everyday operations deal with customers in need of vehicle transport.

RV Rentals Up Despite Rising Fuel Costs

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., June 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Despite the seemingly never ending reports of record breaking gas prices, demand for RV rentals has never been higher. With the kids out of school for summer and air travel costing two to three times more than a year ago, many families are scrambling for cost effective vacation alternatives. Renting a motor home from Allstar Coaches can be a great way to solve this travel dilemma and drive away those summertime blues.

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.