Regional Coverage

DENVER (June 25, 2019) – A record-breaking 841,000 Coloradans will join the ranks of nearly 49 million Americans vacationing over Independence Day – the highest number ever recorded by AAA. Overall travel volume for the holiday will rise 4.1 percent over 2018, and Denver International Airport will...
Over $85,000 of this money will support Colorado charities; Since 1997 more than $900,000 has been donated to qualified nonprofit organizations throughout Colorado
DENVER (June 25, 2019) – Employees of Larry H. Miller Dealerships, along with 85 vendors and business partners raised a record amount at this year’s Larry H. Miller Dealerships Golf Classic. During the post-tournament dinner, the dealership group presented a $450,000 check to Larry H. Miller...
2018 class winners Travis Pastrana and David Donohue return to challenge the mountain as Yokohama will field 15 drivers in four classes.
SANTA ANA, CA. – (June 25, 2019) – For the second consecutive year, Yokohama Tire and Porsche Motorsport North America are teaming up for another run in the “Race to the Clouds.” Yokohama is the sponsor and exclusive tire supplier for the Porsche Pikes Peak Trophy by Yokohama at the famous...
Spokane, Wash.-The inaugural Automotive Training Expo East (ATE East) will be Oct. 25-26, at the DoubleTree Hotel/Spokane City Center. The new training venue is an extension of ATE that takes place each March in SeaTac, Wash., the West Coast’s largest automotive training event. ATE East will offer...
Ron Reiling
We fought a strong battle to save The Missouri State Safety Inspection Program. It survived, but it’s wounded. The last day of session for 2019 in Jefferson City was May 17, and we were successful in stopping HB451 as it died in the Senate Transportation Committee. Thank you to everyone that took...
July 4 * Old Fashioned 4th Show n’ Shine, downtown Blaine, Wash. Visit www.blainechamber.com. July 5-7 * Annual Pacific Northwest Historics races, sponsored by the Society of Vintage Racing Enthusiasts, Pacific Raceways, Kent, Wash. Visit www.sovrenracing.org. July 12-14 * 59th annual Portland Rose...
Northern California passenger car sales fell 3.9 percent, while light truck sales are down 5.1 percent.
Sacramento, Calif.—The California new vehicle market is off to a solid start for 2019. While the market experiences a mild decline, new vehicle registrations are trending to exceed 1.9 million sales in 2019. According to the California Auto Outlook First Quarter 2019, market share for non-luxury...
CAWA Chair of the Board, Dan Hanson, Jr. of Hanson Distributing Company, has appointed Jerit Daley of Raybestos Brakes to the Association’s Manufacturers Advisory Council. When Chair Hanson announced the appointment he commented: “Jerit is a young professional in our industry and I know he will add...
ST. LOUIS (June 11, 2019) Navistar International, a global manufacturer of commercial vehicles, has donated five diesel-powered (heavy duty) trucks to Ranken Technical College. Ranken students are using the equipment as part of their Diesel Technology degree program to gain practical experience in...
Car Presentation to Recipients Took Place Monday at the NABC Gateway Pars for Cars Golf Fundraiser  Presented by Enterprise at Boone Valley Golf Club in Augusta, MO
ST. LOUIS (June 3, 2019) – On Monday, June 3, three deserving St. Louis veterans experienced a life-changing event – the presentation of vehicles to provide them independence and the ability to work and take care of their families – thanks to the National Auto Body Council’s Recycled Rides™ program...

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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.