Engine News
Knocking Out a Honda 3.5L V6 Knocking Noise

A knocking or ticking noise on some Honda 3.5L V6 engines occurs when the rocker shaft bridge has excessive clearance from the factory.

AVI OnDemand Reaches User Milestone

AVI is dedicated to consistently updating its video training library with the newest in automotive technology, management techniques and ASE certification tasks.

AMSOIL’s 2015 Rapture Challenger to Be Unveiled at SEMA 2014

AMSOIL has signed on as title sponsor and official oil of an exciting project vehicle to be unveiled at SEMA 2014 in Las Vegas. Named Rapture Challenger, the finished vehicle will be a show-stopping display of power and performance on a truly American modern muscle-car.

Leading Remanufacturers to Meet in Vegas for BigR/ReMaTecUSA

Some of the largest players in the field of automotive remanufacturing have confirmed their presence for BigR/ReMaTecUSA 2014 in Las Vegas. The annual remanufacturing trade show, which is set to be the largest remanufacturing event in the US, will be held at the Rio All-Suite Hotel in Las Vegas from November 1 – 3, 2014.

Dennis Gage, Host of My Classic Car, To Make Appearance at DEI’s SEMA Booth

Dennis Gage, the easily recognized handlebar mustachioed host of My Classic Car, will make an appearance at DEI’s SEMA booth (#20917) on Thursday, November 6 from 3:30 until 4:30 p.m. My Classic Car is a weekly television program that captures America’s love affair with the automobile.

Enerpulse Technologies and Green Bridge Technologies Join Forces

Enerpulse Technologies has announced that it has signed an exclusive Alternative Fuel Vehicle Distributor Agreement with Green Bridge Technologies LLC. Under the terms of the agreement, the exclusivity covers the mobile alternative fuel market, which includes CNG, LPG, LNG and E85 for a period of five years in the North America and Caribbean markets.

Automotive Testing and Engine Expos are Back in October

Automotive Testing North America is back, bringing a showcase of cutting-edge automotive development technologies to the home of the U.S. motor Industry, Michigan. The event, now in its 12th year, runs concurrently with sister show Engine Expo North America, showcasing the very latest in engine design and technology

Michael Cardone Jr. Presented with MEMA’s 2014 Triangle Award

Michael Cardone Jr., owner and chief strategy officer, CARDONE Industries, was presented the prestigious Triangle Award, the highest honor awarded by the Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA) during the Motor & Equipment Remanufacturers Association (MERA) Golisano Conference, held in Rochester, NY on Sept. 24.

Honeywell Projects 49 Million Turbocharged Vehicle Sales Per Year By 2019

Honeywell Turbo Technologies released its Global Turbo Forecast that estimates the industry will generate $12 billion in revenue by equipping 49 million vehicles with turbochargers annually by 2019.

Michigan Racer Wins Engine Pro Race Engine for Second Time

A Michigan racer won a new race engine for the second time in as many years at the 10th Annual Funny Car Nationals presented by Discount Tire held recently in Martin, MI. Rick Morley of Allendale won this year’s prize as he did in 2012. It was the seventh year running the Engine Pro Engine Giveaway presented by Pro-Filer.

John Dow Appoints Drew Dawson to Executive VP of Operations

Joe Dease, President of JohnDow Industries recently announced the appointment of Drew Dawson to the newly created position of Executive Vice President-Operations. Dawson brings lengthy experience to JDI in the tire and automotive aftermarket industries. He began his professional career in 1986 as a salesman with The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company in Boston, Ma.

MAHLE Aftermarket Champion Technician Contest

MAHLE Aftermarket Inc. recently kicked off the fourth annual MAHLE Aftermarket Champion Technician Contest, designed to spotlight talented and forward thinking engine technicians and specialists who demonstrate success and creativity as it relates to advancing the field of engine development.