Engine News
Major Engine Parts Companies Sponsor Classic Hot Rod Exhibit

Several major automotive parts manufacturers were on hand for the opening reception of a classic hot rod exhibit recently held at The Gilmore Car Museum in Michigan. One of the vehicles featured in the American Legends: Hot Rods and Customs exhibit is the three-window 1932 Ford that was pictured on the Beach Boys’ 1963 album, Little Deuce Coupe.

Design Engineering Inc. Partners With Ohio Technical College

  [box type=”shadow” align=”aligncenter” width=”600″ ]Design Engineering Inc. (DEI) will provide instructor training and product resources to help support education and training for careers in the automotive and powersports aftermarket.[/box]As a worldwide leader in the development of performance thermal tuning and acoustic control products, Design Engineering is sharing its expertise and product resources with students at Ohio Technical

APRA Gets Social

Bill Gager, president of the Automotive Parts Remanufacturers Association (APRA), announced that the association is increasing its presence on social media platforms.   “We have come to realize that these are great tools we can use to connect more consistently with our members,” Gager said. “With a billionusers on Facebook and YouTube each month and

Reserve Your Seat For The 24th AETC

The latest advancements and developments in engine performance technology will be showcased Dec. 9-12 during the 24th Advanced Engineering Technology Conference (AETC) at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis. Attendees are eligible for more than $30,000 in product giveaways from AETC sponsors. Other benefits of attending include:   • See the latest in cutting-edge engine

Royal Purple Announces New Car and Truck Classes for 2013 ‘Show It Off at SEMA’ Contest

Royal Purple has added separate car and truck classes for its third annual Show It Off at SEMA contest. Beginning Aug. 1 for truck owners and Aug. 15 for car owners, enthusiasts can enter to win the opportunity to have a vehicle featured at the 2013 SEMA Show in Las Vegas, courtesy of Royal Purple.

Vintage Toolbox Auction Helps Tornado Victims

Lista International, Motorhead Extraordinaire and Garage Journal recently held a two-week fundraiser to support Oklahoma tornado relief efforts. Using the Garage Journal forum (garagejournal.com), the auction gave forum members a unique opportunity to bid on a vintage Lista SC750 Mobile Cabinet, originally used in the Lista factory. 100% of the proceeds going to the American

Melling Celebrates Grand Opening of New North American R&D Tech Center

Melling says it has doubled its capabilities with the new R&D center and can now test oil pumps and water pumps for performance and durability as well as work on prototypes. Melling has announced that phase one of its 10,000-square-foot North American Research and Development Tech Center facility in Jackson, Mich., has been completed. With the

SEMA Opens Phase Two of SoCal Innovation Facility to Serve $31 Billion Auto Accessory Market

The SEMA Garage is a one-of-a-kind, 15,000-square-foot facility featuring high-tech labs, tools and equipment. The Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA), the organization representing the $31 billion specialty automotive industry, opened phase two of its automotive innovation facility in Southern California, in conjunction with Collector Car Appreciation Day on June 12. Located at SEMA headquarters near

Obama Administration Delays Employer Mandate Until 2015

From AAIA Capital Report In announcing the delay in the implementation of the regulation, Mark Mazur, assistant secretary for tax policy at the U.S. Department of the Treasury, and Valerie Jarrett, senior adviser to President Barack Obama, both posted blogs that emphasized the ongoing “dialogue with businesses” and stated that, “We have heard concerns about the complexity

Carl Edwards Drives Historic 1901 Sweepstakes Race Car in Advance of Henry Ford’s 150th Birthday Celebration

One of the vehicles featured in the American Legends: Hot Rods and Customs exhibit is the three-window 1932 Ford that was pictured on the Beach Boys’ 1963 album, Little Deuce Coupe. When NASCAR superstar Carl Edwards hopped aboard Sweepstakes, the 1901 racecar built by Henry Ford, he wasn’t exactly sure what to expect from the ride. But much

Dart Offers Hot Summer Cash Rebate Program

Customers who buy a qualifying Dart short block or top-end kit may be eligible to receive a cash rebate of up to $450. Dart Machinery recently launched its Summer Savings Cash Rebate campaign that will run until September 30. Offer valid for the following products: • $250 Cash Rebate on Dart Short blocks: p/n 0311xxxx

SCCA National Championship Runoffs Return to Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in 2016

Of the next three venues announced, Mid-Ohio has the most recent Runoffs records and the second most appearances in history. With 12 previous engagements, only Road Atlanta, with 24, has seen the Runoffs more. Sports Car Club of America has announced the host sites of the next three SCCA National Championship Runoffs, including a 2016