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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

Eastman Performance Films Recognizes Advanced Film Solutions as the 2020 LLumar® SelectPro™ National Dealer of the Year

Eastman Performance Films Recognizes Advanced Film Solutions as the 2020 LLumar® SelectPro™ National Dealer of the Year

Advanced Film Solutions, Inc. Lutz, FL was recognized as Eastman Performance Films LLumar SelectPro 2020 National Dealer of the Year. Advanced Film Solutions provides high performance window film solutions for the greater Tampa Bay, Orlando & Sarasota regions. Founded in 2007 by Mike Feldman,... - July 15, 2021 - Advanced Film Solutions

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

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

SmartTOP Additional Convertible Top Control for Porsche 911 Targa (992) Now Available

The retrofit SmartTOP convertible top control from Mods4cars for the Porsche 911 Targa (992) is now available. It allows the opening and closing of the convertible top while driving slowly with just one press of a button. Likewise, the operation of the convertible top is possible using the vehicle key with One-Touch. - June 20, 2021 - Mods4cars

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

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

Mods4cars SmartTOP Additional Convertible Top Control for Ferrari F8 Spider Available Soon

Soon the SmartTOP convertible top control by Mods4cars will also be available for the Ferrari F8 Spider. The retrofit convertible top module allows for the operation of the convertible top via One-Touch. Furthermore, the top can be opened and closed from a distance using the vehicle key. - June 05, 2021 - Mods4cars

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

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

RemoteKEY Comfort Control by Mods4cars for Porsche Macan Available Soon

The RemoteKEY comfort module from the company Mods4cars will soon be available for the Porsche Macan. The retrofit module with its smart functions, provides for a greater ease of use. It enables, among other things, the trunk to be closed via the remote control and the interior button with One-Touch. - May 07, 2021 - Mods4cars

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

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

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

Odyne / Interstate Partnership

Odyne Systems and Interstate Companies Grow Deeper Partnership - April 16, 2021 - Odyne Systems, LLC

SmartTOP Additional Convertible Top Control for Porsche 911 Targa (992) Available Soon

The retrofitted SmartTOP convertible top control by the manufacturer Mods4cars for the Porsche 911 Targa (992) will be available soon. It allows the opening and closing of the convertible top while driving slowly with just One-Touch. Likewise, One-Touch operation of the convertible top is also made possible using the vehicle key. - April 16, 2021 - Mods4cars

Introducing the New MOTOR Top 20 Awards

MOTOR Information Systems, an industry-leading provider of automotive data solutions, is announcing its new MOTOR Top 20 Awards, which will recognize the most outstanding recent aftermarket developments. For nearly 30 years, MOTOR Magazine hosted its Top 20 Tools Awards, which recognized the top... - April 14, 2021 - MOTOR Information Systems

Empowering Intelligent Travel, Making Life Wonderful - 8-Year Growth of DDPAI

April 1 is DDPAI’s 8th anniversary. To celebrate DDPAI’s birthday, DDPAI holds several events online to express appreciation. Founded in Shenzhen in 2013, DDPAI starts its business with car dash cam. In the past eight years, DDPAI has been continuously innovating in dash cam and... - April 02, 2021 - DDPAI Technology Co., Ltd.

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

SmartTOP Convertible Top Control for Mercedes-Benz SLC Now with a New Function

The SmartTOP additional convertible top control for the Mercedes-Benz SLC allows One-Touch convertible top operation while driving, as well as the operation of the convertible top via the vehicle key. The manufacturer Mods4cars has now added a new function to the convertible module, whereby the last selected driving mode is automatically activated at startup. - March 14, 2021 - Mods4cars

Amy L. Burcham Recognized as a VIP Member for 2020 by Strathmore's Who's Who Worldwide Publication

Amy L. Burcham Recognized as a VIP Member for 2020 by Strathmore's Who's Who Worldwide Publication

Amy L. Burcham of Silver Springs, Florida has been recognized as a VIP Member for 2020 by Strathmore’s Who’s Who Worldwide for her outstanding contributions and achievements in the field of business coaching. About Amy L. Burcham Amy Burcham is a business coach and mentor for... - February 24, 2021 - Strathmore Worldwide

Video-in-Motion Unlocker SmartTV for Volkswagen Now Reduced in Price

The company Mods4cars has permanently reduced the price of the SmartTV module for Volkswagen. With the module installed, the passenger is able to use and operate the TV and DVD system during the drive. - February 19, 2021 - Mods4cars

United Pacific Introduces Rear Fenders for 1967 & 1968-1972 Chevy/GMC Stepside Truck

United Pacific Introduces Rear Fenders for 1967 & 1968-1972 Chevy/GMC Stepside Truck

United Pacific’s Rear Fenders for 1967 Chevy/GMC Stepside Truck (Part # 110914 / 110915) and 1968-72 Chevy/GMC Stepside Truck (Part # 110912 / 110913) are now available. Exceptional steel reproduction with all the original contour and detail finished with black EDP protective coating to keep... - February 10, 2021 - United Pacific

Video-in-Motion Unlocker SmartTV Now Available for Mercedes-Benz GLC and GLE

The retrofit Video-in-motion unlocker SmartTV from the company Mods4cars is now available for the Mercedes-Benz models GLC and GLE. The SmartTV module can be activated and deactivated by a short key combination on the steering wheel. This enables the passenger to use and operate the TV and DVD system during a drive. - January 29, 2021 - Mods4cars

United Pacific Highlights Cobra Style Interior Rearview Mirror

United Pacific Highlights Cobra Style Interior Rearview Mirror

United Pacific’s Cobra Style Interior Rearview Mirror (Part # M1003) is now available for a wide range of classic car applications. Constructed of a highly polished stainless steel mirror head section (2.5" x 6"), with a universal mount chrome-plated zinc die cast mirror arm and... - January 07, 2021 - United Pacific

SmartTOP Convertible Top Control for the Renault Megane CC III Reduced in Price

The manufacturer Mods4cars has permanently lowered the price of their retrofitted SmartTOP convertible top control for the Renault Megane CC III. It enables the opening and closing of the convertible top while driving with One-Touch. In addition, the convertible top can be operated remotely using the original vehicle key. - January 06, 2021 - Mods4cars

Price Reduction: SmartTOP Additional Top Control for Infiniti G37/Q60 Cabriolet

The retrofit SmartTOP convertible top control by Mods4cars for the Infiniti G37 and Q60 Cabriolet has now been permanently reduced in price. It enables the operation of the convertible top while driving with One-Touch. In addition, the top can be opened and closed from a distance using the existing vehicle key. - December 12, 2020 - Mods4cars

Designer Jon Sibal (JONSIBAL Design Works) Talks "Cars and Comics" with the Hard Parking Podcast

Designer Jon Sibal (JONSIBAL Design Works) Talks "Cars and Comics" with the Hard Parking Podcast

A man who leads two professional lives, Jon Sibal of JONSIBAL Design Works talks on the Hard Parking Podcast about his life designing cars from basic photoshop to advanced 3D render and modeling and then walks listeners through the comic book design process after spending years as a professional Inker within the comic book industry working on titles stemming from X-Men, Iron Man, Super Man, Batman and all things in between. This is a "can't miss" interview and discussion about humility. - December 09, 2020 - Hard Parking Media LLC

SmartTOP Additional Convertible Top Control for Peugeot 307 CC Permanently Reduced in Price

The manufacturer Mods4cars has permanently reduced the price of their retrofitted SmartTOP convertible top control for the Peugeot 307 CC. It enables the operation of the convertible top while driving with One-Touch. In addition, the top can be opened and closed from a distance using the vehicle key. - November 28, 2020 - Mods4cars

The Future Collector Car Show Sets a Date for 6th Annual Event at High Street

The Future Collector Car Show announced today their 6th annual FCCS event at High Street in Phoenix, Arizona, on Sunday, April 11, 2021. FCCS brings together automotive enthusiasts of all ages and interests through vehicles of any make, model, year, and condition that represent the future of the collector car industry. - November 26, 2020 - Collector Car Network

SmartTOP Additional Convertible Top Control for Ford Focus CC Permanent Price Reduction

The retrofit SmartTOP convertible top control by the manufacturer Mods4cars for the Ford Focus CC has been permanently reduced in price. It enables the operation of the convertible top while driving. In addition, the top can be opened and closed via the vehicle remote control. - November 07, 2020 - Mods4cars

SmartTOP Additional Convertible Top Module for Renault Megane CC II Price Reduction

The manufacturer Mods4cars has permanently reduced the price of their retrofitted SmartTOP convertible top control for the Renault Megane CC II. It enables the opening and closing of the convertible top while driving with One-Touch function. - October 24, 2020 - Mods4cars

Oklahoma-based PDR Testing & Certification LLC Named U.S. Exclusive Provider of Vale Training’s Paintless Dent Repair (PDR) Certification Program Today

Oklahoma-based PDR Testing & Certification LLC Named U.S. Exclusive Provider of Vale Training’s Paintless Dent Repair (PDR) Certification Program Today

Anita Dill, president of woman-owned PDR Testing and Certification LLC of Harrah, Oklahoma, said she is excited that great progress has been made this week that will soon benefit vehicle owners and autobody shops. - October 15, 2020 - PDR Testing & Certifications, LLC

New CEO Appointed to Strengthen Operations and Forefront Market Expansion Into Commercial & Residential Construction Space

New CEO Appointed to Strengthen Operations and Forefront Market Expansion Into Commercial & Residential Construction Space

Gold Heat® General Manager Brian Bishop is appointed to CEO to lead the company's expansion plan to meet the commercial and residential construction's demand for radiant floor heat technology. - October 13, 2020 - Gold Heat

SmartTOP Additional Convertible Top Control for Opel Astra TwinTop Reduced in Price

The retrofit SmartTOP convertible top control system by the manufacturer Mods4cars for the Opel Astra TwinTop has now been permanently reduced in price. It enables the convertible top to be operated while driving with One-Touch. In addition, the top can be opened and closed from a distance using the existing vehicle key. - October 09, 2020 - Mods4cars

SmartTOP Additional Convertible Top Module for Mercedes-Benz SL (R129) Price Reduction

The manufacturer Mods4cars has permanently reduced the price of their retrofitted SmartTOP convertible top module for the Mercedes-Benz SL (R129) Roadster. It enables the operation of the convertible top while driving with just a press of a button. In addition, the convertible top can be opened and closed from a distance using the vehicles key. - October 01, 2020 - Mods4cars

EZTRUNK Goes from Concept to Reality

Jeep’s® brand promise: Freedom, Adventure, Authenticity, Passion; now with EZTRUNK, it’s secure. - September 30, 2020 - EZTRUNK

Online Auto Sales, a Rising Trend Post COVID-19: The Michael Oz, Online Auto Broker Since 2012, Launching Online Luxury Car Subscriptions & Yacht Charters in Palm Beach

Online Auto Sales, a Rising Trend Post COVID-19: The Michael Oz, Online Auto Broker Since 2012, Launching Online Luxury Car Subscriptions & Yacht Charters in Palm Beach

The pandemic has resulted in auto sales plummeting globally - a quarterly decline of 10.4 percent for sales in the U.S. was reported at the end Q1 2020. However, as there is a record-breaking increase in e-commerce across industries, online car buying options are emerging as increasingly appealing... - September 21, 2020 - Drive Oz

MOTOR Magazine to Expand Audience Reach

Starting January 2021, MOTOR Magazine will deliver its unique, expert automotive information exclusively at MOTOR.com. Completing the transformation from print to digital enables MOTOR to produce more content and greatly expand the audience it serves. For 117 years, MOTOR Magazine has provided... - September 13, 2020 - MOTOR Information Systems

Mineral Circles and Dayco Team Up to Support the Burgeoning Aftermarket Service Demand in the MEA Region

Unparalleled regional market intelligence meets the industry’s innovation partner. Dayco, a global leader and a major industry player leading the distribution and manufacturing of power transmission components, engine products, and drive systems for the automotive, industrial, and... - September 04, 2020 - Mineral Circles Bearings

SmartTOP Additional Convertible Top Module Price Reduction for Bentley Continental GTC

The manufacturer Mods4cars has permanently reduced the price of their retrofitted SmartTOP convertible top control for the Bentley Continental GTC. The convertible top module now costs 269 Euro plus tax. It enables the convertible top to be operated with One-Touch while driving. In addition, the convertible top can be opened and closed from a distance using the existing vehicle remote control. - August 29, 2020 - Mods4cars

Alignment Simple Solutions Expands GSA Product Pricing to NGO and All Fleet Operators

Alignment Simple Solutions Expands GSA Product Pricing to NGO and All Fleet Operators

Alignment Simple Solutions, the leader in portable wheel alignment solutions, is expanding their government products and pricing to all fleet owners, local and state government entities. - August 20, 2020 - Alignment Simple Solutions

SmartTOP Convertible Top Module for BMW Z4 Roadster Enables One-Touch Operation

The retrofit SmartTOP convertible top control system by the manufacturer Mods4cars for the new BMW Z4 Roadster (G29) enables the convertible top to be opened and closed while driving with just a short tap of a button. In addition, the convertible top can be operated from a distance using the original vehicle key. - August 15, 2020 - Mods4cars

Core Components Fabrication Laboratory Set to Launch E-Commerce Website ccfablab.com

RAD Motorsports LLC d/b/a Synaptic 3 Performance in Northwood, NH, announces the launch of its newly released product line Core Components, selling exclusively online via the ccfablab.com website and through select Core Components dealers. - July 29, 2020 - Core Components

Mineral Circles Bearings Shares Positive Market Foresight for Aftermarket Industry Post-COVID-19

COVID-19 has undeniably upended the global economy as it continues to batter businesses at scale. Five months into the pandemic, certain industries have accentuated their loss as the pandemic swiftly result in an unprecedented steepest downfall due to a massive decline in demand and stringent global restrictions. - July 20, 2020 - Mineral Circles Bearings

Truck Accessories Group, LLC Announces Collaboration with Tractor Supply Co.

Truck Accessories Group, LLC Announces Collaboration with Tractor Supply Co.

Soon truck owners visiting Tractor Supply Co. stores will have the opportunity to purchase Truck Accessories Group brands directly from store shelves. This includes LEER®, Pace Edwards by LEER and BEDSLIDE® products. “We are excited to announce that starting today, select LEER and... - July 18, 2020 - LEER

SmartTOP Additional Convertible Top Control for Porsche Carrera Cabriolet Now Available

The retrofit SmartTOP convertible top control by Mods4cars for the new Porsche 911 Carrera Cabriolet (992) is now available. It enables the opening and closing of the convertible top while driving at slow speeds with just one tap of a button. In addition, the operation of the convertible top using the vehicles key is made possible via One-Touch. - July 12, 2020 - Mods4cars

SmartTOP Additional Convertible Top Control for Mercedes-AMG GT Roadster Now Available

The SmartTOP additional convertible top control system by Mods4cars is now available for the Mercedes-AMG GT Roadster. The retrofitted convertible module enables the opening and closing of the convertible top while driving by One-Touch. In addition, the top can be operated from a distance using the original vehicle key. - June 18, 2020 - Mods4cars

SmartTOP Additional Convertible Top Control Available Now for the New BMW 8 Series

The retrofitted SmartTOP convertible module by Mods4cars is now also available for the new BMW 8 Series Convertible (G14). Amongst other things, it enables the operation of the convertible top while driving via One-Touch. In addition, the convertible top can be opened and closed from a distance by the existing vehicle key fob via One-Touch. - June 12, 2020 - Mods4cars

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