Southern California

Carlsbad Collision partners with industry experts to ensure success and growth

Carlsbad, Calif.—Rudy Romero, director of the Carlsbad Collision Center, says if you’ve put yourself in a position that allows you to pick your business partners, you’re already one step ahead.

So, when he was deciding where to buy tools and equipment, including two new paint booths, for his 25,000-square-foot facility, he relied on the people he’d done business with before.

Friday, October 31, 2014 - 23:11
Ontario, Calif.—Fewer repair shops do in-house engine and transmission rebuilding, George Martin, co-owner, of Kar King Auto, said, which makes its quality rebuilt engines and transmissions more cost-effective than ever. “The technician’s time, the equipment needed to rebuild the...
Friday, October 31, 2014 - 23:11
Industry, Calif.—Centric Parts, a manufacturer and supplier of aftermarket brake components and systems, announced it has transferred its brake pad assembly and kitting functions from its Carson, Calif., facility to a portion of the recently acquired 100,000 square feet of new warehouse and...
Friday, October 31, 2014 - 23:11
Qwik Parts builds recycling business with sales outreach San Bernardino, Calif.—Damion Burnette, vice president of Qwik Parts Auto Salvage, said he is always looking to fix things, whether it has to do with production or inventory or reducing wasted time in  operations. “I’m...
Friday, October 31, 2014 - 23:11
Sacramento, Calif.—Automotive Service Councils of California (ASCCA) held its Team Weekend, Sept. 26-28, at the Embassy Suites Hotel on Sacramento’s Capitol Mall. Although elections of new board of directors were at the top of the agenda, the talk surrounded the outcome of the 2014...
Friday, October 31, 2014 - 23:11
Regulators applaud SCADA advocacy of industry and its benefits Napa, Calif.—More than 100 members of the State of California Automotive Dismantlers Association (SCADA) gathered at the Silverado Resort and Spa in Napa for their annual convention and trade show, Sept. 11-13.   There...
Friday, October 31, 2014 - 23:11
Galpin Motors’ Third Annual VIP Night, Sept. 14, at Galpin Auto Sports, (GAS) in Van Nuys, honored the work of the “King of the Kustomizers,” George Barris, with a Lifetime Achievement Award, and former Galpin employee and off-road legend, Bob Ferris, with the Galpin Legend Award...
Friday, October 24, 2014 - 07:56
Racers Chasing a $75,000 Prize, the Biggest in All of Club Racing October 23, 2014 (IRVINE, Calif.) The Mazda Club Racer Shootout is the single largest prize in club racing.  Since 2007 Mazda has annually promoted one talented club racer to the professional ranks.  The $75,000 prize...
Friday, October 17, 2014 - 08:24
Long Beach, Calif. – October 10, 2014 – Formula DRIFT PRO 2 finished the season at Irwindale Speedway with final round of 2014. Jeff Jones in the CX Racing Nissan S14 takes the event victory, while Dan Savage in the Sikky Manufacturing Mazda RX-8 is crowned PRO 2 champion. PRO 2...
Friday, October 17, 2014 - 08:22
October 13, 2014 (MONTEREY, Calif.) — Mazda club racers added five more championships to the cumulative Mazda tally at the 51st annual SCCA National Championship Runoffs this past weekend.  Making this years’ competition even sweeter for the Mazda racers was the venue, Mazda...
Tuesday, October 7, 2014 - 11:49
Scion Leads Competition for Manufacturer’s Cup; Driver Fredric Aasbo in Second Place Long Beach, Calif. – October 7, 2014 – Formula DRIFT victory is close enough to taste. Scion Racing sits in first place going into the series’ final round, competing for its first-ever...
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