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Dana to Sell Corporate Headquarters Facility and Grounds

Danahas reached an agreement to sell its corporate headquarters buildingand grounds to Health Care REIT, a Toledo-based real estate investmenttrust, for an undisclosed sum. The sale agreement, which is contingenton the support of state and local authorities, is expected to close byOct. 1. In conjunction with the agreement, Dana plans to relocate itscorporate headquarters staff

NASCAR Announces 2009 National Series Schedules

International SpeedwayCorp. has provided details of the changes to its 2009 race schedulesafter NASCAR released its Sprint Cup, Nationwide and Truck series’schedules. Notable changes and additions for ISC include: • Auto Club Speedway’s fall NASCAR Sprint Cup and Nationwide raceweekend will move from Labor Day weekend to Oct. 10-11, 2009. AtlantaMotor Speedway, which is owned

AAEQ Manufacturers and Recyclers Responds to Crackdown on Metal Recycling Industry in Las Vegas

Soaring copper prices have mademetal a prime target of local thieves. The issue has created aperplexing problem for recyclers like AAEQ Manufacturers and Recyclersin North Las Vegas, which says it is committed to weeding outlegitimate sellers from criminals who indiscriminately steal materials. In light of a police raid on August 13 at a large scale

Work Truck Show 2009 Exhibit Space Selling Fast; Registration Opens in October

Exhibit space at TheWork Truck Show 2009 is nearly sold out, and many long-time exhibitorshave reserved much larger booths than in the past, according to theNational Truck Equipment Association (NTEA), which produces the annualcommercial truck and equipment event. The Work Truck Show 2009 is North America’s largest work truckevent. The Work Truck Show brings together

Jack Roush, Valvoline Collaborate on New High Performance Motor Oil Line

Racingnotable Jack Roush has partnered with Valvoline to create Roush MotorOil, “the ultimate engine elixir for performance vehicles.” Roush Fenway Racing exclusively uses Valvoline oil in its stockcars for its quality and performance, and now it wants to work toimprove the oil used in high-performance street engines. The end resultis Roush Motor Oil, a line

Honeywell to Turbocharge First Ford EcoBoost Engine

Honeywell has been selectedby Ford to develop turbochargers for its first introduction of the FordEcoBoost engine on next year’s 2010 Lincoln MKS. The new turbocharged3.5L V6 engine will perform like a large V8, but will deliver thefuel economy of a V6, according to Ford. Ford’s EcoBoost engine range is creating a new dynamic in theequation

Indy Racing League Announces Multi-Year Media Partnerships with ABC and VERSUS

The Indy Racing League has announced multi-year media partnerships with ABC and VERSUS. The Indianapolis 500-Mile Race will remain on ABC, continuing oneof the longest partnerships in television sports, while the move toVERSUS, home to the National Hockey League, the NHL Stanley Cupplayoffs, college football, Davis Cup and Tour de France, will give theIndyCar Series

Online Registration Open for BIG R Show

Online registration for the Automotive Parts Remanufacturers Association’s (APRA) International BIG R Show on November 1-3, 2008 is now open at www.BIGRShow.com. The show will be held at the Riviera Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas prior to the AAPEX and SEMA Shows. As an added convenience, buyers can reserve hotel rooms online by clicking

Shop Solutions: August 2008

Top 10 Machine Shop Business Tips We recently held a series of 8 focus meetings in the Midwest.  Each meeting consisted of 8 to 10 machine shop owners and a moderator.  Three questions were asked during the meeting: 1) What’s working? 2) What’s not working? and 3) What do you need most to help you

Manufacturer Tech Tip: How Do You Clean Your Aluminum Intake Manifold?

Edelbrock intake manifolds are manufactured from a sand cast process utilizing 808 aluminum alloy and have an as-cast wheel-a-brated finish. As-cast is defined as a raw aluminum finish without any protective coating. As-cast aluminum is porous and can absorb under-hood chemicals such as dirt, grease and fuel, resulting in discoloration, rust, or staining. All Edelbrock