Announcement

LetzRoll Offroad Racing to be Featured at SEMA

Andrew McLaughlin, owner of LetzRoll Offroad Racing, and his newly-inked offroad buggy, will be on site at the ESAB Welding & Cutting Products booth at SEMA, at the Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas, NV. McLaughlin will make scheduled appearances at booth 21313 from November 6, 2013 through November 8, 2013.

SEMA show attendees will have the opportunity to meet McLaughlin and see his offroad buggy, which will remain on display for the length of the show. McLaughlin will be on hand to greet guests, sign autographs, share his racing experience and discuss why LetzRoll Offroad relies on ESAB equipment.

Omni United Expands Distribution of Limited Edition Radar “Ring of Hope” Pink Side Wall Tire

For a limited time the unique version of Omni United’s flagship brand Radar Tires popular RPX 900 tire is now available online through select distributors and at retailers across the country.

Omni United has expanded distribution of its limited-edition “Ring of Hope” pink side wall Radar RPX 900 tire. The tire, which supports Omni’s ‘Mobilizing Hope’ campaign, includes a pink side wall highlighting the emblematic pink color of the fight against breast cancer. This limited-edition tire is now available through tires-easy.com, at Sears Auto Centers, Omni’s new Radar Distribution Center and other select retailers throughout the country.

Special Discounted Rate on ODYSSEY® Battery Orders Placed at the SEMA Show

Available at Online Store Kiosk, SEMA Show, Booth No. 24863, Central Hall

READING, Pa. (Oct. 9, 2013) – EnerSys® has announced that it will be offering a 10 percent discount for any ODYSSEY® battery orders placed at the 2013 SEMA Show (Nov. 5 – Nov. 8, 2013). The discount includes freight and is valid only for orders placed via the online store kiosk at ODYSSEY® Battery booth no. 24863 in Central Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center.

“This is the first year we’ve incorporated the online store kiosk in the ODYSSEY® Battery booth at the SEMA Show,” said Dave McMullen, director of commercial marketing for specialty and UPS markets at EnerSys. “We’ve received a number of inquires at the show in the past, and the online store kiosk right in our booth makes it simple to place orders. The 10 percent discount on orders placed at the show is an added incentive for anyone interested in purchasing ODYSSEY® batteries or accessories.”

Radar Tires Continues to Support the Breast Cancer Research Foundation and Increases Donation per Tire in Groundbreaking 'Mobilizing Hope' Campaign

For the third consecutive year, Omni United continues its Mobilizing Hope campaign and corporate alliance program to support The Breast Cancer Research Foundation® (BCRF). For every one of Omni United’s Radar brand tires sold between April 2013 and the February 2014, the company has pledged to increase its donation per tire to $5, with a minimum donation of $200,000 and a maximum donation of $250,000.

As Omni United and Radar have enjoyed significant success and growth over the last few years, the company continues its objectives with this program to increase both awareness and funds to support the efforts of BCRF. Money raised in the campaign goes directly to the BCRF to help prevent, treat and ultimately eradicate this disease. Mobilizing Hope' launched in the United States in 2011 and has continued to grow with Radar products benefiting the BCRF now available from over 12,000 leading tire retailers serviced by the Omni-United distribution network.

Omni United Opens First Distribution Center in the United States

Omni United is expanding its North American footprint with the opening of its first Radar Tires distribution center in California. Located in Fairfield, the distribution center will be used to store the company’s flagship brand, Radar Tires, and has the capacity to store over 60,000 tires. The additional space is needed to accommodate the brand’s growing production and sales volumes, along with its ever-increasing product range.

“Radar Tires new distribution center provides a much higher level of service to our customers throughout the United States,” said Scott Rhodes, Omni Vice President of Sales, North America. “It allows us to better serve the needs of our growing retail customers and distributors, accelerating time to market.”

CTEK Sponsored Motorcyclist Valerie Thompson Becomes Newest Member of BUB Speed Trials “201 MPH Club” at Bonneville Salt Flats

Twinsburg, Ohio – Valerie Thompson, the CTEK Power Inc. sponsored owner/driver of Valerie Thompson Racing (VTR), joined the “201 MPH Club” after posting a record two-way average speed of 201.02 MPH in the 1000cc MPS/AG class at the recent motorcycle-only BUB Speed Trials. Valerie held this record for only a short period, as her record was surpassed later in the event. “They say you don’t own a record, they are only on loan. It would have been nice if they loaned it to me for a bit longer,” said a smiling Thompson.

Tanom Motors Ramping Up Invader Production At 55,000 Square Foot Manufacturing Facility In Culpepper, Virginia

Culpepper, Va. (Oct. 1, 2013) – Vehicle assembly of production model Invaders has begun at the Tanom Motors manufacturing facility in Culpepper, Virginia. This state-of-the-art 55,000 square foot facility is currently producing three models of the Invader high performance reverse trike - TR-3 roadster, TC-3 coupe and the Model “R”.

“It’s great to see Invaders finally rolling off the line,” said Sandy Hall, Tanom Motors President and CEO. “It’s been almost four years in development, but we wanted to get it right. We’re thrilled with the vehicle design which includes unparalleled performance; edgy styling with a roomy passenger compartment and adjustable seating; and a fully integrated mechanical reverse gear.”

Celebrity Host of Two Guys Garage Bryan Fuller to Make Personal Appearance

Howell, Mich. –September 6, 2013–Bryan Fuller, former celebrity host of Speed TV’s Two Guys Garage and owner of Fuller Hot Rods, will be on site at the Workshop Hero™ booth at the Specialty (SEMA) tradeshow on November 5, 2013, from 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.at the Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas.
Fuller is the former co-host of Two Guys Garage, the oldest automotive-based show on television. He is also a nationally renowned custom bike and car builder known for his metal work and owns and operates Fuller Hot Rods out of Atlanta, Georgia.

BEDSLIDE VP OF SALES JOEL AYRES PROMOTED TO PARTNER

MEDFORD, OR – 9.27.13 –BEDSLIDE/Takit, an Oregon-based truck accessory manufacturer specializing in cargo management systems, recently promoted Joel Ayres, their Vice President of Sales for the past two years, to full partnership. With nearly 40 years of experience in the after-market truck accessories business, Ayres brings to BEDSLIDE a comprehensive knowledge of the industry and an exemplary level of expertise in all aspects of the trade.

GARAGESOCIAL – INNOVATING THE AUTO INDUSTRY

September 24, 2013 (Boston, MA) – Garagesocial is a revolutionary social networking community for people to discover, list and share their vehicles online. By creating an interactive and user-friendly interface, the company aims at “Connecting the Automotive World” through new and innovative ways.

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