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PERA Announces its Conference Schedule

PERA has released its schedule for the 64th Annual Conference which includes an assortment of professional and technical seminars will be held along with a wide range of social and networking opportunities for engine remanufacturers and their spouses. Thursday, September 24 Golf Outing: Breakfast 7:45 am.  Tee off 8:30 am Tour (Historic Trolley Tour &

ROL Manufacturing Makes Progress with Restructuring Plan

ROL Manufacturing, which has been operating under creditor protectionin Canada under the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act (CCAA) andChapter 15 in the United States, is in negotiations and due diligencewith potential buyers for various parts of the business. ROL has received two court extensions to its CCAA stay of proceedingswith the latest set to expire Sept.

ZF and ISE Corp. Partner to Supply Electric Hybrid Drive Systems and Components to the North American Market

ZFFriedrichshafen (ZF) and ISE Corp., a manufacturer of hybrid propulsionsystems and components for heavy duty vehicles, have announced plans tocollaborate on the development and supply of a complete line ofparallel-electric hybrid drive systems and components for the NorthAmerican vehicle markets. ZF and ISE have signed an agreement that outlines plans for an intendedstrategic collaboration and

Original Engine Management to Fund AIA Import Parts Specialist Tests for Its Customers

OriginalEngine Management (OEM), a supplier of import engine managementcomponents and filters, has announced that it will fund thepurchase of Auto International Association’s (AIA) Import PartsSpecialist tests as a value-added service to its customers.   Jeff Olefson, president of OEM, said, “Now, more than ever, it isimportant that our distributors have all of their countermen certifiedas

Federal-Mogul to Help Consumers

Federal-Mogul Corporation (NASDAQ: FDML) will help consumers learn how to increase the reliability and extend the service life of their vehicles through its “Drive Smart Summer Service” campaign, running July 1 through August 31, 2009. Throughout the program period, consumers who purchase any of the following Federal-Mogul branded products – ANCO® wiper blades, Carter® fuel

R2C Performance To Reward Deery Series Winners

New IMCA sponsor R2C Performance Products has signed on to give contingency awards at each event in the Deery Brothers Summer Series, as well as at the conclusion of the 23rd annual tour for Late Models. Feature winners will receive $100 in cash if they raced with an R2C-manufactured 14-inch Round High Performance Competition Series

Jasper Unveils New Corporate Website

Jasper Engines & Transmissions has unveiled its new and improved corporate Web site, www.jasperengines.com. The site features a fresh new look and feel with cutting-edgetechnology. Newly-designed flash content and streaming video add depthand entertainment to provide the user with information in order to makean informative decision about Jasper products. Newly released corporatevideos are available for

Revised Steel Cylinder Head Gasket for Volvo D20, D24 Engines

The new gasket is made of steei and uses the existing part number. The new steel gasket can be identified by the number of holes – one, two or three – as shown with arrows in the illustrations. The holes indicate the thickness of the gasket Height of the piston above the surface of the

Cash for Clunkers: A Mixture of Promise and Pitfalls

By Matt Scruggs, Research Analyst, Frost & Sullivan’s Automotive Practice The Consumer Assistance to Recycle and Save Act, otherwise known as "Cash for Clunkers," is expected to be signed into law, after being voted in by the House and Senate earlier this month. While programs of this sort have been successful in Europe, boosting new

Melling Engine Parts Hires Fluid Systems Design Specialist Marc Goulet

MellingTool Co. has announced the addition of Marc Goulet as a designspecialist – fluid systems. Goulet brings extensive fluid pump designknowledge to the company, spanning a broad spectrum of market segmentsincluding automotive, heavy duty, industrial, high-performance andracing. Goulet worked for Nichols-Portland for 38 years prior tojoining Melling. "His ability to design efficient pumping products, devise creativesolutions

APRA Launches ‘In It to Win It’ Campaign

TheAutomotive Parts Remanufacturers Association (APRA) has launched acampaign to promote the 2009 International BIG R Show to potentialexhibitors and attendees. The 2009 International Big R Show will takeplace Oct. 31 – Nov. 2 in Las Vegas. The BIG R Show will be co-located at The Riviera Hotel & Casinowith ATRA’s Powertrain Expo. Both shows take

Valvoline Offers Drivers 300,000-Mile Engine Guarantee

Valvoline has unveiled what it calls an "unprecedented" offer to motorists. Drivers who register their vehicles at valvoline.com and use Valvoline motor oil regularly will be given a guarantee of 300,000 miles on their engine. “We’re putting our money where our mouth is,” said Sam Mitchell,president, Ashland Consumer Markets (Valvoline). “We want to keeppeople on