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USAC Racing to Partner with OpenFender, the World's First Sponsorship Marketplace for Motorsports

USAC Racing to Partner with OpenFender, the World's First Sponsorship Marketplace for Motorsports

USAC Racing and OpenFender partner to support racers through their USAC career from all around the world. - July 27, 2021 - OpenFender

OpenFender, the World's First Sponsorship Marketplace for Motorsports

OpenFender, the World's First Sponsorship Marketplace for Motorsports

Bryan Herta Autosport Driver Mason Filippi is proud to announce the launch of “OpenFender,” the world's first sponsorship marketplace for motorsports. OpenFender is the common thread between fans, sponsors and racers, Filippi has spent the last two years developing the platform,... - July 23, 2021 - OpenFender

CarZilo Makes Custom Offers to Buy Old Cars in California

CarZilo Makes Custom Offers to Buy Old Cars in California

Orange County-based cash for car dealership gives locals the best possible offer on used cars. - July 22, 2021 - CarZilo

Direct Auto Insurance Offers Hiring Bonus of Up to $2,500 During Virtual Hiring Event on July 20

Leading insurance brand hosts National Interview Day to fill over 187 insurance sales agent and insurance sales agent trainee positions in 13 states. - July 16, 2021 - Direct Auto Insurance

Azoth Produces First Metal 3D Printed Part on a Production Vehicle for General Motors

Azoth Produces First Metal 3D Printed Part on a Production Vehicle for General Motors

Azoth, a vertically integrated additive manufacturing company, is manufacturing the first metal 3D printed part using binder jetting on a General Motors production vehicle. A unique, 3D printed medallion produced by Azoth sits on the manual shifter knob of the new 2022 Cadillac Blackwing V-series... - July 12, 2021 - Azoth Inc

Kithara and PLC2 Design Cooperate for ADAS Development

Kithara Software GmbH in cooperation with PLC2 Design GmbH have successfully implemented the integration of the frame grabber card PGC-1000 into the real-time operating system Kithara RealTime Suite. This allows for image data loggers in a real-time context to be significantly accelerated. - July 09, 2021 - PLC2 Design GmbH

William Blair and BDA Advise STS on Its Sale to Adler Pelzer Group

BDA is pleased to announce that Mutares SE & Co. KGaA (“Mutares”), a listed private equity holding company, has successfully completed the sale of its 73.25% stake in STS Group AG (“STS”). STS develops, manufactures and supplies interior & exterior components made of... - July 05, 2021 - BDA Partners Ltd

Jm Correa and Step One Automotive Group to Partner with Operation Motorsport

FIA Formula 3 driver JM Correa and racing sponsor Step One Automotive Group entered into an agreement today to partner with Operation Motorsport, a veteran-led non-profit whose mission is to engage ill and injured service members and veterans through participation in motorsports activities. A US... - July 05, 2021 - Step One Automotive Group

Zinrelo Loyalty Helps German-Bliss Equipment Increase Repeat Purchase Revenue by 85%

German-Bliss Equipment uses Zinrelo's loyalty rewards platform to increase customer retention by 87% and repeat purchase revenue by 85%. - July 03, 2021 - Zinrelo

New on the Market: Grabber Card PGC-1000 by PLC2 Design GmbH

The PLC2 Grabber Card PGC-1000 is a high-performance PCIe card with up to 40 Gb Ethernet via a QSFP+ connector. It is ideally suited to enable high-end multi camera video data logging and replaying on mid range PCs, to avoid the need for costly very high-end multiprocessor computers. The board offers up to 24 GB of DDR4 memory which can be used for frame buffering. - July 02, 2021 - PLC2 Design GmbH

TrailerDecking.com Partners with Champion Cutting Tool Corp. to Provide Premium Solutions to Truck & Trailer Industries

TrailerDecking.com Partners with Champion Cutting Tool Corp. to Provide Premium Solutions to Truck & Trailer Industries

TrailerDecking.com has partnered with Champion Cutting Tool Corp. to provide customers nationwide with the high-grade solutions needed to install and repair the hardwood flooring used in flatbed trailer, truck and van body applications. These solutions now include Champion’s countersink and... - June 23, 2021 - Nova USA

CarZilo Offers Instant Cash for Used Cars in Los Angeles, CA

CarZilo Offers Instant Cash for Used Cars in Los Angeles, CA

Clients can sell their vehicle for instant payment to the licensed and insured California-based dealer. - June 18, 2021 - CarZilo

Xcentric Mold Expands Capacity 40% to Increase Efficiency for Rapid Prototyping

Xcentric Mold and Engineering, a leader in rapid prototyping and injection mold services, is expanding one of their Michigan-based facilities to support their continued growth and servicing customers' needs. - June 16, 2021 - Xcentric Mold and Engineering

Torque Capital Portfolio Company, Cable Manufacturing & Assembly Has Acquired Glassmaster Controls

Cable Manufacturing & Assembly (“CMA”), a Torque Capital Group portfolio company, announced today that it has completed the purchase of Glassmaster Controls (“Glassmaster”), a designer and manufacturer of mechanical cables, controls, and actuation assemblies. Based in... - June 16, 2021 - Cable Manufacturing & Assembly

Superior Van & Mobility Celebrates Brand New Jonesboro, AR Location with Ribbon Cutting

Superior Van & Mobility Celebrates Brand New Jonesboro, AR Location with Ribbon Cutting

Superior Van & Mobility, a Kentucky based family-owned wheelchair-accessible vehicle dealer, hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony at their 2421 Sunny Meadow Dr., Jonesboro, AR 72401 location last Thursday, June 10. It was held in conjunction with The Jonesboro Regional Chamber of Commerce to help celebrate this momentous occasion. - June 14, 2021 - Superior Van and Mobility

FS Stapleton Alliance - Japan’s Exports Up as Trade Recovers

Japan’s exports help boost the economy as consumption weakens due to third wave of COVID-19 infections. - June 12, 2021 - FS Stapleton Alliance

Commonwealth Motors 30th Anniversary

Commonwealth Motors 30th Anniversary

Celebrating 30 years of Automotive Excellence in Lawrence, Massachusetts. - June 09, 2021 - Commonwealth Motors

Woodstock Storage and Car Wash, Woodstock, GA, Sold by Midcoast Properties, Inc.

Woodstock Storage and Car Wash, Woodstock, GA, Sold by Midcoast Properties, Inc.

Midcoast Properties, Inc. announces the recent sale of Woodstock Storage and Car Wash located in Woodstock, Georgia. Midcoast Properties represented the Seller, with Michael Morrison as lead broker. The facility was sold to an in-state buyer, who formed an LLC for the purpose of acquiring the... - May 27, 2021 - Midcoast Properties, Inc.

Paving the Way to Safety: June 6 is Secure Your Load Day

Recent data released by the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA) on crashes caused by unsecured loads and road debris shows that there were 739 deaths, 17,367 injuries and 89,915 property damage crashes in 2019. “Too often I hear that these incidents are freak... - May 27, 2021 - Secure Your Load

MidWest Industrial Equipment Joins BYD Dealer Network

BYD Material Handling has entered into a dealership agreement with Mid-West Industrial Equipment Inc. expanding its presence into the Southwest Ohio market. MidWest Industrial offers a full suite of services, including forklift sales, service, parts, equipment rental, and operator training. The... - May 26, 2021 - BYD

Volvo Trucks Singapore Launches New Generation of Heavy-Duty Trucks with Safety and Driver in Focus

Volvo Trucks’ new generation of heavy duty trucks – the Volvo FH, FH16, FM and FMX – are now available in Singapore. These four new trucks have a strong focus on the driver environment, safety and productivity. With this new range, Volvo Trucks Singapore aim to be their... - May 26, 2021 - Volvo Trucks Hub SEA & Japan

Superior Van & Mobility Celebrates Newer Ownership with Ribbon Cutting

Superior Van & Mobility Celebrates Newer Ownership with Ribbon Cutting

Superior Van & Mobility, the nation’s largest family-owned wheelchair-accessible vehicle dealer, opened under new management and ownership last January 2020 in Montgomery, AL. Unable to celebrate last year due to Covid restrictions, Superior Van & Mobility hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony on May 19, 2021 at their 2015 Eastern Blvd, Montgomery, Alabama location to commemorate this event. - May 20, 2021 - Superior Van and Mobility

Traxxas Radio Control and Excel RC Open Exclusive Store in Madison Heights, Michigan

Traxxas Radio Control and Excel RC Open Exclusive Store in Madison Heights, Michigan

Grand Opening Event to Showcase Radio Control Cars and Trucks, Contests and Prizes - May 19, 2021 - Excel RC

C. Nicklaus Starling Announced as New Southeast Dealer for Maverick Yachts Costa Rica

C. Nicklaus Starling Announced as New Southeast Dealer for Maverick Yachts Costa Rica

C. Nicklaus Starling and Maverick Yachts of Costa Rica are proud to announce their dealer partnership for the southeast U.S. market encompassing Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, & Texas. C. Nicklaus Starling will work with Maverick Yachts to promote their full model line of... - May 19, 2021 - C. Nicklaus Starling

Valpo Car Show & Swap Meet Returns with Big Name Sponsor

Valpo Car Show & Swap Meet Returns with Big Name Sponsor

Halliar Enterprises of Valparaiso is pleased to announce the return of the Valpo Car Show and Swap Meet at the Porter County Fairgrounds on Sunday, May 23. Come out and enjoy cars and trucks from the Region plus pick through hundreds of swap meet vendors for hidden treasures. This year the show is... - May 18, 2021 - Halliar Enterprises

Superior Van & Mobility Celebrates New State-of-the-Art Facility with Ribbon Cutting

Superior Van & Mobility Celebrates New State-of-the-Art Facility with Ribbon Cutting

Superior Van & Mobility, a Kentucky based family-owned wheelchair-accessible vehicle dealer, hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony at their newer 761 E. New Circle Rd., Lexington, KY 40505 location yesterday. It was held in conjunction with The Greater Lexington Chamber of Commerce, Inc. to help... - May 15, 2021 - Superior Van and Mobility

Pandemic Boosts Need for RV, Boat Storage; Toy Storage Nation Offers Executive Workshop

Pandemic Boosts Need for RV, Boat Storage; Toy Storage Nation Offers Executive Workshop

The executive workshop identifies opportunities and resources for investors and developers in an expanding industry. - May 14, 2021 - Toy Storage Nation

BYD Buses, Trucks Eligible for $165 Million in HVIP Money

BYD announced Tuesday that buyers of its line of American-made battery-electric transit buses, motor coaches, and heavy-duty trucks are eligible for $165 million in funds through the California Air Resources Board (CARB) Hybrid and Zero-Emission Truck and Bus Voucher Incentive Project (HVIP). HVIP... - May 14, 2021 - BYD

Mid-Atlantic Waste Systems Opens New Location in Manassas, VA

The new Manassas, Virginia location is Mid-Atlantic's eighth location and will serve the waste equipment and heavy equipment parts and service needs of businesses in Northern Virginia. - May 12, 2021 - Mid-Atlantic Waste Systems

Ignitarium Joins Arm's Functional Safety Partnership Program

Ignitarium is proud to announce that it is now a member of the Arm Functional Safety Partnership Program. Over the years, Ignitarium has built expertise on the Arm family of processors specifically on Automotive SoC. The team provides value-added services to partners and customers in the areas of... - May 08, 2021 - Ignitarium

United Pacific Introduces All-New Outer Rocker Panels for 1967-72 Chevy/GMC Truck

United Pacific Introduces All-New Outer Rocker Panels for 1967-72 Chevy/GMC Truck

United Pacific’s Outer Rocker Panels for 1967-72 Chevy/GMC Truck (Part # 110919 / 110920) are now available. Superb reproduction of the original outer rocker panels with all contour and detail for the 1967-72 Chevy & GMC Truck are now available to order. Made with high quality steel with... - May 07, 2021 - United Pacific

Largest International Re-Use Art Collection Seeks Curating Relationship

Largest International Re-Use Art Collection Seeks Curating Relationship

In 2008, Ken Marquis, a picture framer from Wilkes-Barre Pennsylvania, had an epiphany while milling around an automobile show. “I started rushing up and down vendor aisles buying old hub caps. I bought 41 rusted old hub caps that day. My friend thought I was crazy. I said ‘I have an... - May 05, 2021 - KenMarq, LLC

Direct Auto Celebrates 30-Year Anniversary with Daily Gift Card Giveaways and Grand Prize

Direct Auto Celebrates 30-Year Anniversary with Daily Gift Card Giveaways and Grand Prize

In celebration of the insurance provider’s 30-year anniversary, Direct Auto Insurance is giving 460 lucky people an opportunity to keep driving with multiple gift card prizes that can be used for car care during its “30th Anniversary Daily Giveaway” sweepstakes. Every day from... - May 04, 2021 - Direct Auto Insurance

Lowcostcarsinsurance.us Presents the Main Reasons Why Drivers Should Use Online Car Insurance Quotes

Lowcostcarsinsurance.us Presents the Main Reasons Why Drivers Should Use Online Car Insurance Quotes

Lowcostcarsinsurance.us is a top auto insurance brokerage website, providing car insurance quotes online from trustworthy agencies all over the United States. This website presents the top reasons why drivers should opt for using online car insurance quotes. - April 29, 2021 - Lowcostcarsinsurance.us

TIME Names BYD Among Its “Most Influential Companies”

TIME announced Tuesday BYD (“Build Your Dreams”) earned a spot on its inaugural “100 Most Influential Companies” list, recognizing the company’s extraordinary impact as the world’s leading electric vehicle manufacturer. Under the headline “Scaling Electric... - April 29, 2021 - BYD

Truck Accessories Group Announces SnugTop, Ford Licensed Accessories Agreement

Truck Accessories Group (TAG) is pleased to announce an agreement with Ford Licensed Accessories to offer Ford truck consumers, SnugTop recreational and commercial truck caps, at Ford dealerships. Specifically, consumers purchasing the 2021+ Ford Ranger will be able to add the SnugTop CH... - April 28, 2021 - LEER

AutoFacets Announces New Addition to Senior Leadership Team with Appointment of Finn Jentoft

Digital Auto Retail veteran Finn Jentoft to drive the next stage of sales growth at AutoFacets. - April 23, 2021 - AutoFacets

TrailerDecking.com Expands Laminated Truck Flooring Inventory to Accommodate Truck Body & Dry Van Applications

TrailerDecking.com Expands Laminated Truck Flooring Inventory to Accommodate Truck Body & Dry Van Applications

TrailerDecking.com, a leading supplier of tropical hardwood decking and flooring for automotive applications, has expanded its inventory of Apitong Laminated Truck Flooring products and accessories to accommodate the growing maintenance, repair and installation needs of the dry van and truck body... - April 20, 2021 - Nova USA

California Teens Virtually Pave the Way for Safer Roads; 2021’s Safety City Teen Safe Driving Campaign Goes Virtual, Thanks to the Allstate Foundation

The Allstate Foundation awarded $75,000 to Safety Center's Teen-to-Teen Safe Driving Campaign, a California high school program that encourages youth, parents, guardians, and communities to drive safely – from a teen’s perspective. With the increase in technology over the past decade,... - April 14, 2021 - Safety Center

Employee Excellence Drives Xcentric Forward

As the world takes steps to recover and define a new normal post-pandemic, Xcentric Mold & Engineering, a Michigan-based rapid manufacturing company, stands stronger and more aligned because of employees’ unwavering dedication and commitment to deliver an Amazing Customer... - April 13, 2021 - Xcentric Mold and Engineering

Zeigler Auto Group's New Hot Air Balloon Takes Flight Just in Time for Easter

Zeigler’s new, branded hot air balloon successfully completed its first flight on Sunday, April 4, 2021. The Easter Sunday flight took off at Jamestown Elementary in Hudsonville, Michigan at 6:45p.m. and concluded an hour later in a sod field just north of Hudsonville. The pilot, Derrick Jones, a world-renowned hot air balloonist, is also the general sales manager at Zeigler Maserati-Alfa Romeo-Fiat of Grandville. - April 07, 2021 - Zeigler Auto Group

Zeigler to Acquire Four Acres of Property with Plans to Renovate and Expand BMW of Orland Park

Zeigler Auto Group today announced that it has plans to purchase four acres of property from a private investor group with intentions to renovate BMW of Orland Park. The 174,240-square-foot renovation will include a proposed expansion of 325 parking spaces and an interior remodel representing BMW’s newest showroom specifications. - April 05, 2021 - Zeigler Auto Group

Navistar Selects FleetCross by MOTOR in Enterprise Agreement for Parts Cross-Referencing

Navistar recently signed an agreement with MOTOR Information Systems to license its FleetCross program. - April 02, 2021 - MOTOR Information Systems

Ecotourism Will Detonate the Development in Isla Aguada, Campeche

Ecotourism Will Detonate the Development in Isla Aguada, Campeche

Campeche Will Have Its Own Riviera Maya. - March 30, 2021 - Global Property Service Group

Superior Van & Mobility Will Expand to Offer Michigan Wheelchair-Users Access to Affordable Accessible Vehicles

Superior Van & Mobility Will Expand to Offer Michigan Wheelchair-Users Access to Affordable Accessible Vehicles

Superior Van & Mobility will be expanding to Ann Arbor, MI in late 2021 and will be the largest family-owned and operated wheelchair-accessible vehicle provider in the U.S. - March 24, 2021 - Superior Van and Mobility

Refused Car Finance Survey Shows 60% of People Think You Can’t Get Approved for Bad Credit Car Finance

Refused Car Finance Survey Shows 60% of People Think You Can’t Get Approved for Bad Credit Car Finance

A recent customer survey from Refused Car Finance showed that 60% of people think that you can’t get approved for car finance with bad credit. The bad credit car finance specialist disagrees. - March 22, 2021 - UK Car Finance

Cal Coast Credit Union Teams Up with Wawanesa Insurance on New Discount for Members

California Coast Credit Union and Wawanesa Insurance partner to offer Cal Coast members discount on auto insurance. - March 16, 2021 - California Coast Credit Union

Wolf Hill Group Places Stephen McKnight as Head of Product Cybersecurity at Stellantis; McKnight Brings More Than 21 Years of Experience Across Several Industries

Wolf Hill Group Places Stephen McKnight as Head of Product Cybersecurity at Stellantis; McKnight Brings More Than 21 Years of Experience Across Several Industries

Wolf Hill Group, a nationwide executive search firm for cybersecurity talent, has announced the placement of Stephen McKnight as Head of Product Cybersecurity at Stellantis, the fourth largest automaker in the world. - March 16, 2021 - Wolf Hill Group

Free Lifetime Powertrain Warranty on Pre-Owned Vehicles is the Impetus for Increased Sales in 2020 at Sound Auto Wholesalers in Branford, Connecticut

Free Lifetime Powertrain Warranty on Pre-Owned Vehicles is the Impetus for Increased Sales in 2020 at Sound Auto Wholesalers in Branford, Connecticut

Free Lifetime Powertrain Warranty - No Deductible. Unlimited Mileage. Backed by Walmart. - March 16, 2021 - Sound Auto Wholesalers

App-Garden Launches Vehicle Maintenance

App-Garden Launches Vehicle Maintenance

App-Garden launches a new Vehicle Maintenance module built to streamline the process for vehicle maintenance and work orders. - March 15, 2021 - App-Garden

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