Regional Coverage

Bethesda, Md.—The Auto Care Association warned lawmakers that the proposed Border Adjustment Tax (BAT) on imports would significantly increase auto repair and maintenance costs for the average car owner in the U.S. The BAT, which would impose a new 20 percent tax on imported goods and services,...
RICHARDSON, Texas (May 23, 2017) —Service King Collision Repair Centers®, a national leader in high-quality automotive collision repair service, today announced the organization has officially opened its sixth Colorado location. The announcement comes as Service King finalized a deal to partner...
Front row, left to right: City of Lenexa Mayor Michael Boehm, Kansas State Representative Linda Gallagher, Johnson County Commissioner, Michael Ashcraft, Aeromotive Founder and President Steve Matusek, State of Kansas Lieutenant Governor, Dr. Jeff Colyer, Kansas State Representative Tom Cox and Kansas State Senator, Dinah H. Sykes, Back Row: Hot Rodders of Tomorrow teams
Lenexa, KS – May 19, 2017 – Aeromotive, manufacturer of high performance fuel delivery systems and components for the automotive, marine and powersports aftermarket, celebrated the company’s 23rd anniversary last Saturday with an open house, car show, cruise-in and the Hot Rodders of Tomorrow (HROT...
     Bill Johnson, Jr. of Lexington, Kentucky, bought a remanufactured JASPER engine in the fall of 1974 for his 1965 Chevy Belair.  The 230ci ‘Turbo-Thrift’ inline six-cylinder continues to deliver mile after mile performance 43 years after its installation.      Johnson, and his wife, Jane, were...
The 2017 Land Rover Discovery HSE Luxury won the 2017 Best Overall Outdoor Activity Vehicle of the Year Competition.
Shelton, Wash.-The Ridge Motorsports Park, the Northwest’s premier motorsports complex, was the site for the Northwest Automotive Press Association’s (NWAPA) annual Outdoor Activity Vehicle of the Year Competition, also known as Mudfest. Staged May 3-4, the event involves two days of on- and off-...
(Arnold, MO / May 8, 2017) – Jefferson College receives a generous donation from InstaCredit Automart to help train students in its Automotive Technology Program. InstaCredit  Automart, the Midwest leader in Integrated Auto Sales and Finance for over 25 years, donated a 2008 Chrysler Sebring to...
From left: Dennis Spooner, Clayton Kannas, and Tom Wilkinson
GASTONIA, N.C. (May 2, 2017) – WIX® Filters, a global manufacturer of filtration products, was honored with the 2017 Brand Engagement Award by Arnold Motor Supply during the Merrill Company 90th anniversary celebration. “We are honored to receive this award from such a valued partner,” said Jeff...
Apr. 29-30 * SOVREN Spring Sprints Vintage Car Races, Pacific Raceways, Kent, Wash. Visit www.sovrenracing.org. May 13 * 35th annual Spring Classic Car Show, sponsored by Portland Transmission Warehouse, S.E. 11th and Clay Streets, Portland. Call 800-444-4556. May 13-14 * 2017 Olympus Rally,...
Owner Mike Peterson reviews data on the Hunter alignment system computer at Burien Frame & Wheel Alignment.
Burien, Wash.—It was 1955 when Burien Frame & Wheel Alignment opened for business, said current Owner Mike Peterson, who purchased the business from its founder in 1982. “Many of the alignment shops in the area were patterned after this one because it had been around for a long time.” Peterson...
Parts Manager Butch Geringer says everybody benefits from the online parts ordering program, from the manufacturer down to the vehicle owner.
St. Louis, Mo.—Current and prospective commercial account holders with Lou Fusz Buick GMC can take advantage of two programs, MARS and RAP, being offered by the dealership, both of which have been introduced within the last year. Parts Manager Butch Geringer said he is excited to get the word out....

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