compiled by Jerold B. Smith

October 2014 - Calendar of Events

October

Oct. 4 * Annual Lights-on Campaign (in conjunction with Fall Car Care Month), sponsored by ASA-NW, various locations in the Northwest region. Visit www.asanorthwest.com or call 253-473-6970.

Oct. 4-5 * 2014 Maryhill Hill Climb, sponsored by the Society of Vintage Racing Enthusiasts (SOVREN), Goldendale, Wash. Visit www.sovren.org for details.

Wednesday, October 1, 2014 - 00:11
IDAHO      Brian Coulson of Idaho Falls won his first A Street R class national championship at the 42nd Tire Rack SCCA Solo National Championships on Sept. 4, in Lincoln, Neb. Coulson won the two-day race event in his No. 148 Hoosier/StranoParts.com Chevrolet Corvette. The...
Wednesday, October 1, 2014 - 00:11
New era. The Volvo XC90, a vehicle that revolutionized the SUV market across the globe for 12 years, ceased production in August. The second-generation XC90 will begin production in January 2015 and Volvo said the all-new unit will include the most comprehensive and technologically sophisticated...
Monday, September 1, 2014 - 00:11
OREGON      Four Forward Lift distributors and installers in the nation have received Lift Inspector Certification from the Automotive Lift Institute (ALI), including Shop Equipment based in Tigard. They join nine lift specialists from the inaugural group certified last year....
Monday, September 1, 2014 - 00:11
Aluminum XE. On Sept. 8, in London, Jaguar will stage the world premier of its XE model that features an all-new modular architecture developed around a fifth-generation of bonded and riveted aluminum technology used on XJ, XK, and F-Type models. The compact sports sedan has a new aluminum alloy,...
Friday, August 1, 2014 - 00:11
AUGUST Aug. 5-8 * 2014 ADS International Convention & Tradeshow, Association of Diesel Specialists, Wynn4 Las Vegas. Visit www.diesel.org. Aug. 10 * 22nd annual All Ford & Mustang Show, Griot’s Garage, Tacoma, Wash. Call 360-459-3993 or visit www.piercecountymustangeclub.com. Aug. 13...
Friday, August 1, 2014 - 00:11
Superb run. Alan Mulally, 68, stepped down as president and CEO at Ford Motor Co. on July 1, with the affable Mark Fields, 53, taking over the reigns as the top player at the automaker. Mulally has been highly applauded for turning Ford around in difficult financial times, without a government...
Friday, August 1, 2014 - 00:11
ALASKA      Dustin Jenne from the University of Alaska/Anchorage won a bronze medal in the Diesel Equipment Technology/Post-Secondary contest at the 50th SkillsUSA Championships in late June in Kansas City, Mo. More than 15,000 high school and college students, teachers, and...
Tuesday, July 1, 2014 - 00:11
VW eco award. Volkswagen Group recently received the World Environmental Center’s (WEC) 30th Anniversary Gold Medal award for its comprehensive commitment to environmental preservation and eco-mobility. Christian Klinger, a member of the board of directors of Volkswagen Group of America and a...
Tuesday, July 1, 2014 - 00:11
IDAHO      Northwest Motorfest, sponsored by Les Schwab Tires, is set for July 12-13, at Expo Idaho in Boise. Drawing thousands of attendees from throughout the Northwest, the 12th annual event features a major car show and vendor midway, the Boise Muffler Holeshot Nationals...
Sunday, June 1, 2014 - 00:11
June 1 * 42nd annual Early Ford V-8 Car Show, Bellevue College, Bellevue, Wash. Visit www.efv8psrg.org. June 1 * All-Mopar Spring Roundup, sponsored by MOPARS Unlimited/Seattle, Mariner High School, Everett, Wash. Visit www.moparsunlimited.com. June 13-14 * Car d’Lane Classic Car...
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