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Farmington Hill, Mich.—MAHLE has developed a diagnostic tool to make the job of servicing today’s computer-controlled engines easier and more efficient. MAHLE’s TechPRO, designed by the company’s Services Solutions division, is a Cloud-, PC-, or tablet-enabled device that will help service...
Mountain View, Calif.—Big data is driving significant cost efficiencies in several aspects of the global trucking industry, from manufacturing of trucks and vehicle systems, to their operation and maintenance. Several leading OEMs and tier-1 suppliers have already started incorporating big data...
Southfield, Mich.—Customer loyalty to automotive brands reached a 10-year high during the first quarter of 2015, according to analysis from IHS Automotive, a global provider of information and insight to the automotive industry and part of IHS Inc. Brand loyalty during first quarter 2015 was 52.8...
With few exceptions, we loved the 2015.5 Volvo T6 AWD we recently tested. Long a fan of Volvo innovations and safety, this unit did not disappoint, though there were some features that we felt should have been standard, not optional. What we like at the top of the list on the XC60 are its...
More Than 330 Entries to Date for the General Tire "Vegas to Reno" Presented by FOX Casey Folks, director of Best In The Desert - the world's largest desert off-road racing organization, announced today he set a new record for entries for 2015's General Tire “Vegas to Reno” presented by Fox, the...
SAN BERNARDINO, CA – Kyle LeDuc and Toyo Tires® captured their eighth consecutive Pro 4 class win on Sunday morning during the Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series race at Glen Helen Raceway Park in San Bernardino, CA.  LeDuc’s Toyo® Open Country M/T®-R equipped #99 Monster Energy / Toyo Tires Ford F-...
VISTA, Calif. (July 24, 2015)—For the second year, TORC: The Off-Road Championship Presented by AMSOIL is bringing its brand of short-course off-road racing to the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally, celebrating its 75th year. The Legendary Buffalo Chip Powersports Complex is hosting the Battle at the Chip...
Long Beach, Calif. – July 25, 2015 – Formula DRIFT presented by GoPro returned to Evergreen Speedway for Round 5: Throwdown. Fredric Aasbo in the Rockstar Energy Drink / Hankook Scion tC takes the victory and lead in both the Pro Championship and World Championship standings. Round 5: Throwdown...
Long Beach, Calif. – August 23, 2015 – Formula DRIFT presented by GoPro returned to Texas Motor Speedway for Round 6: Showdown. Japanese rookie Masashi Yokoi in the D-MAX Nissan S15 earns his first Formula DRIFT victory. The championship will be determined at the Series finale on October 10. Round...
he Hot Rodders of Tomorrow West Coast ’01 GMC tractor trailer was stolen from its storage location in San Jacinto, California, sometime between Saturday, July 11, and Monday, July 13, in the morning. It has an Illinois license plate No. P834651. Please be on the lookout for anyone trying to return...

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Parts & People is published monthly by Automotive Counseling and Publishing Company, Inc., a Colorado corporation, P.O. Box 18731 Denver, CO 80203, 303-765-4664. President-Lance Buchner. Founded by Lance Buchner and Dave Lucia.