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New Courses Available This Month From AVI

Automotive Video Innovations (AVI) has announced the availability of a variety of new courses available this month. From building better communication skills to tightening up your technical expertise, a number of new courses are now available from AVI to help fine-tune your abilities and bring more business into the shop. New courses available from AVI this

AVI To Provide Technicians with $1 Million in Free Training

AVI (Automotive Video Innovations) is giving back to the automotive community that has given so much opportunity to the Florida-based video company. To carry out that mission, AVI reports that it is pledging to give away 1 million dollars worth of training to students, technicians, shop owners or teachers with the desire to expand their

Holley Sponsors NCM Motorsports Park Control Tower

Holley Performance has announced a new partnership with the NCM (National Corvette Museum) Motorsports Park, and is sponsoring the Park’s Control Tower and Event Center in Bowling Green, KY. “It is only fitting that two great American motorsport brands like Corvette and Holley unite with our sponsorship of the NCM Motorsports Park,” said Trevor Wiggins, Holley

Kaase Introduces Boss Nine Engine Kits for Common Ford 429-460 Big Blocks

For engine builders, and enthusiasts with ambitions in hot rod engine assembly, Jon Kaase has introduced the Boss Nine in a new kit form. Among the kit’s more prominent components, Kaase includes his noted semi-hemi cylinder heads with accompanying pistons, pins and rings as well as pushrods, shaft-mounted rockers and induction system. Everything to complete

Lingenfelter Performance Package Series for 2014 Corvette Stingray

Lingenfelter Performance Engineering (LPE) has released its expertly tuned performance package series for the new, 2014 Corvette Stingray, with power starting at 550 horsepower and reaching as high as 750 horsepower with forced induction. The seventh-generation Corvette’s new 6.2-liter “LT1” engine features technologies that include direct injection, variable valve timing and cylinder deactivation. With calibration

Cash Back Program on Tweco Welders and Thermal Dynamics Plasma Cutters

Victor Technologies has launched a Cash Back Rebate program for customers in the United States and Canada. Between July 1 and December 31, 2014, purchasers of select Tweco and Victor Thermal Dynamics systems can receive between $50 and $450 cash back. Rebates range from $50 to $100 for Tweco welding systems, including the Fabricator 181i and 211i 3-in-1 “MIG-Stick-TIG” welders

Magnum Releases New Gaskets for Popular Class 3 to Class 8 Diesel Truck Engines

Magnum Gaskets (an MSI brand) has expanded its product offering beyond applications for traditional passenger cars and light-duty trucks, making inroads into the pickup truck diesel, heavy-duty diesel and high-performance vehicle segments. “MSI is one of the few companies in the world with the huge molding presses required to successfully manufacture the large format, complex

Federal-Mogul Motorparts Announces Leadership Changes

Federal-Mogul Motorparts, a division of Federal-Mogul Holdings Corporation, has announced a series of leadership appointments to better align the company’s regional operations and strengthen its business units while supporting global growth. The appointments are effective immediately. Martin Hendricks, President, Motorparts, Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) Keith Power, President, Asia Pacific Dr. Rainer Bostel, Senior Vice

Cummins Names Amy Adams VP and GM, Cummins Emission Solutions

Cummins Inc. has named Amy Adams vice president and general manager of Cummins Emission Solutions. “Amy is a tremendous leader with the capabilities to continue to grow CES and contribute to Cummins’ global success,” said Anant Talaulicar, vice president, and president – components group and managing director – Cummins India Area Business Organization. “In her role

Prolong Super Lubricants Announces Tony Pedregon Sponsorship

Two-time National Hot Rod Association funny car world champion Tony Pedregon has chosen Prolong Super Lubricants as his primary lubricant sponsor for the 2014 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series. Pedregon has had 43 career wins, with a career-best elapsed time at 4.041 seconds, and he holds the record of quickest quarter-mile run in funny car history at

Epicor Marks 30 Years of Automotive Aftermarket eCatalog

Epicor Software Corporation, a global leader in business software solutions for manufacturing, distribution, retail and services organizations, is celebrating the 30th anniversary of electronic cataloging for the automotive aftermarket. The company introduced the industry’s first electronic catalog (eCatalog) in August 1984. Today, Epicor eCatalog products and related data solutions are used by tens of thousands of parts professionals, more than

Jaguar’s New Ingenium Engine Family Unveiled

Ingenium, a new family of premium diesel and gasoline engines designed, engineered and manufactured by Jaguar Land Rover, will deliver exceptional levels of torque, horsepower and refinement while offering reduced emissions and improved fuel consumption. For both diesel and gasoline versions, the engine is based on a strong and compact aluminum block. Sharing the same