Engine News
70 Percent Of Americans Have Not Driven A Diesel Vehicle

Honeywell Turbo Technologies, the leading global developer of automotive turbochargers, announced today a recently conducted survey revealing 70 percent of Americans have never driven a diesel-powered vehicle, and 73 percent of Millennials (those under the age of 35) have never ventured on American roadways in a diesel car or truck, yet 56 percent recognize that

SEMA Recognizes Person of the Year and Other Honors

SEMA, the trade association representing the $31.32 billion specialty automotive industry, honored some of its most respected and influential people at a gala dinner during the 2013 SEMA Show in Las Vegas. More than 3,000 industry luminaries and business owners gathered at the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA)’s annual SEMA Show Industry Awards Banquet for

32 Senators Urge Administration to Support Biodiesel Growth

Bipartisan Lawmakers Sign Letter on Biodiesel Renewable Fuel Standard RFS Volume WASHINGTON – A bipartisan group of 32 U.S. senators from across the country sent a letter in mid-November asking the Obama Administration to support reasonable growth in the biodiesel industry next year under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS). The senators, representing biodiesel production plants

Roush Yates To Release Championship Technology to Engine Builders

The same technology used to build winning engines for Roush Yates Engines will soon be available to independent engine builders around the world. Mooresville, NC – Roush Yates capped off their winning season in dirt racing with two National Series Championships in 2013. Josh Richards brought home the World of Outlaws (WoO) Late Model Series

Webasto Says Pre-heated Diesel Engines Reduce Emissions and Improve Performance of DPFs

Fenton, MI – An Independent Emissions Testing Lab recently tested the effects of a Webasto coolant heater on the emissions performance of a diesel engine. To simulate different temperature conditions during the seasonal changes and the effect caused by the Webasto heater, boundary conditions to the test engine were set at 40 degrees Fahrenheit and

The 2013 Performance Engine Builder of the Year Contest Reaches ‘Sweet Sixteen’

The staff of Engine Builder magazine has announced the Top 16 Semi-Finalists in the 2nd Annual Performance Engine Builder of the Year program, sponsored by Driven Racing Oil. The award is presented to the performance shop that best exhibits the qualities of creativity and innovation, training and education, merchandising and promotion, professional standards and conduct,

Ed Pink’s Garage “Open For Business”

Hall of Fame engine builder Ed “The Old Master” Pink is embarking on a new chapter in his storied career, collaborating with long-time friend and associate Bob Brandt to launch “Ed Pink’s Garage” in Newbury Park, CA. The facility will be devoted to doing special projects that range from building and installing unique engines in

The Hybrid Shop To Showcase Hybrid Battery Pack Conditioning at SEMA Show

The Hybrid Shop is building an international dealer network to provide environmentally friendly, cost-saving solution that virtually eliminates need for battery replacement in hybrid-electric vehicles. The Hybrid Shop (THS), a growing international network of dealers committed to providing expert care for hybrid-electric vehicles (HEVs), announced that it will exhibit its new method of battery pack

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Edelbrock’s 75th Anniversary Mustang Giveaway Winner to be Announced at SEMA

Edelbrock will announce the winner of its 75th Anniversary Mustang Giveaway in the Ford Racing booth on Wednesday November 6. The announcement is the culmination of a nine-month promotion celebrating Edelbrock’s 75 years in business. This once in a lifetime promotion allowed enthusiasts to enter for a chance to win a unique 2013 Ford Mustang

MAHLE Clevite Inc. Names Max Dull to Lead New Tool & Equipment Division

Before joining MAHLE, Dull was a business consultant assisting manufacturers and distributors in the automotive aftermarket. MAHLE Clevite Inc. has announced the appointment of Max Dull as general manager for its new division specializing in the tool and equipment segment. A well-respected aftermarket leader with more than 30 years of industry experience, Dull will report directly to MAHLE

Hastings Premium Filters Hosts Hastings University

Hastings University, which is presented by Hastings design engineers and other staff members, is designed to broaden awareness of today’s filtration theories and practices. Hastings Premium Filters recently welcomed distributors to its three-day filtration seminar, Hastings University at its headquarters in Kearney, Nebraska. Distributors from Texas, Illinois, Missouri, North Carolina, Iowa, North Dakota, Kansas, Ohio

Some Motor Oil Gets Failing ‘Grade’

API purchased and tested more than 1,800 motor oils dispensed from bulk tanks over the last five years and nearly 20 percent of the bulk oil samples tested failed to meet API standards. The American Petroleum Institute (API) has evaluated results from its annual motor oil testing program and determined that almost 1 in 5 samples of