compiled by Jerold B. Smith

April 2014 Northwest People & Places

IDAHO

     The Heap Herders Spring Bling car show and swap meet, the largest community event in Caldwell, is set for April 26, at Memorial Park. The event features music, vendors, street rod and classic cars and parts, as well as a breakfast and lunch. Entry fees are optional, with proceeds benefiting local charities. For details, call 208-459-8283.

 

MONTANA

Tuesday, April 1, 2014 - 00:11
Unique drive system. Though it’s still a bit of a mystery as to how the system fully functions, nanoFLOWCELL AG and Bosch Engineering GmbH have joined forces to develop the nanoFLOWCELL drivetrain system that will power the 2014 QUANT e-Sportlimousine that was first shown at the Geneva...
Saturday, March 1, 2014 - 01:11
    NW Calendar   Mar. 4-7 * The Work Truck Show 2014 & NTEA Convention, Indiana Convention Center, Indianapolis, Ind. Visit www.ntea.com.   March 6-9 * 42nd annual Boise Roadster Show, Expo Idaho, Boise. Visit www.firebirdonline.com.   March 7-8 * Annual AXD Trade Show...
Saturday, March 1, 2014 - 01:11
OREGON      The 58th annual Portland Roadster Show, one of the largest and most extensive on the West Coast, will be March 14-16, at the Portland Expo Center in north Portland. Featured guests at the Legends of Kustom are George Barris, whose specialized vehicles have appeared...
Saturday, March 1, 2014 - 01:11
Small but powerful. Nissan has created a revolutionary new engine that will be used in the Nissan ZEOD RC at LeMans in June. It will be the first entry at LeMans to complete a lap of the Circuit de la Sarthe under just electric power (one lap under electric power, then the new Nissan DIG-T R engine...
Saturday, February 1, 2014 - 01:11
Feb. 6-7 * Convention & Trade Show, Northwest Tire Dealers Association, Holiday Inn/Airport, Portland. For details, call 509-948-2433.   Feb. 6-9 * Portland International Auto Show, Oregon Convention Center, Portland. Visit www.portlandautoshow.com.   Feb. 8-9 * 40th annual Corvette...
Saturday, February 1, 2014 - 01:11
ALASKA      Anchorage Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram recently celebrated its 50th anniversary in business. The dealership is a major sponsor and supplier of the official vehicles for the “Last Great Race on Earth,” the Iditarod Trail Race, which is a 1049-mile-long dog sled...
Wednesday, January 1, 2014 - 01:11
    NW Calendar   Jan 16-18 * 34th annual International Trade Show & Training Event, Mobile Air Conditioning Society (MACS), Sheraton New Orleans, New Orleans, La. Visit www.macsw.com.   Jan. 23-26 * Semi-annual Retreat & Management Conference, ASA Northwest, Enzian Inn...
Wednesday, January 1, 2014 - 01:11
IDAHO      At the fall meeting of the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) in Newport Beach, Calif., 45 of the nation’s top auto, truck, collision, and parts technicians were honored at the 2013 Technicians Awards Program banquet that recognizes top...
Sunday, December 1, 2013 - 01:11
    NW Calendar   Dec. 12 * 2013 Global Drivetrain Virtual Summit (free), sponsored by the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE). Visit www.sae.org/events for details on participation in this popular annual event.   Jan 16-18 * 34th annual International Trade Show & Training...
Sunday, December 1, 2013 - 01:11
OREGON      Subaru of Bend, the West Coast’s oldest Subaru dealership, is celebrating its 40th year with the brand. Subaru of America officials recently made a presentation to the store in honor of its longtime stature with the automaker. Founded in 1973, Subaru of Bend...
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