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2014 SEMA DEBUT: LINE-X® EXPANDS CUSTOM TRUCK DIVISION SHOWCASING ALL-NEW TRUCK GEAR BY LINE-X VEHICLES, PRODUCTS AND ACCESSORIES

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

SEMA PRESS CONFERENCE:
10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2014
South Hall, Upper Level, #34121

Contact:
Cristin Liveoak
PR Manager
LINE-X Protective Coatings
(256) 713-4265
cliveoak@linexmail.com

2014 SEMA DEBUT: LINE-X® EXPANDS CUSTOM TRUCK DIVISION SHOWCASING ALL-NEW TRUCK GEAR BY LINE-X VEHICLES, PRODUCTS AND ACCESSORIES

– LINE-X Launches Off-Road Series Fully Customizable Accessory Line –

CHARIOTZ Launches The World’s First Online Hub For Automotive Customization And Restoration - CHARIOTZ makes auto customization and restoration easy and fun through a new photo-based storytelling platform for businesses and car lovers.

CHARIOTZ announced the launch of its new site, CHARIOTZ.com. CHARIOTZ provides a new way for auto customization and restoration businesses, and car enthusiasts, to easily tell the stories behind their modified and restored cars using photos and highly informative tags. Consumers use the site to show off their custom and classic cars, get inspired by thousands of showcased cars, discover new ideas, and get modification and restoration information. Businesses use the site to showcase their products and projects, and find customers who are looking for help to turn their own ideas into reality.

OMNI UNITED ANNOUNCES TIMBERLAND TIRES TAKE-BACK PROGRAM Recycling program will incorporate worn Timberland Tires into outsoles for Timberland® shoes

LAS VEGAS, Nov. 4, 2014 – Omni United today announced that Liberty Tire Recycling, the premier provider of tire recycling services in North America, will lead a nationwide network of tire recyclers as part of the new Timberland Tires lifecycle. Timberland Tires are the first tires ever purposely designed to be recycled into footwear outsoles after their journey on the road is complete. The announcement was made at the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) automotive trade show here at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

Timberland Tires was born out of a collaboration between Singapore-based tire designer and manufacturer Omni United and global lifestyle brand Timberland to create a premium line of tires that feature a rubber formulation that is appropriate for the recycling of the tires at the end of their useful life into Timberland® shoes.

TIMBERLAND AND OMNI UNITED LAUNCH FIRST-OF-ITS-KIND CROSS-INDUSTRY PARTNERSHIP – UNVEILING TIMBERLAND TIRES

Timberland Tires will be the first line of tires purposely created to be recycled
into footwear outsoles at the end of their life on the road

STRATHAM, N.H. and TRAVERSE CITY, Mich., Nov. 3, 2014 – Global lifestyle brand Timberland today announced a collaboration with tire manufacturer and distributor Omni United, to create a co-branded line of tires under the Timberland and Radar Tires brands. Timberland Tires will be the first tires ever purposely designed to be recycled into footwear outsoles after their journey on the road is complete. The tires will be unveiled at the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) automotive trade show in Las Vegas tomorrow, setting new standards for sustainable innovation in the tire industry.

Meet the hosts of Velocity TV’s Car Fix, Jared Zimmerman and Lou Santiago and see their recently rebuilt ’71 Camaro that was created for the STA-BIL 360° Custom Car Sweepstakes at the STA-BIL Booth #21551

Come meet the super popular hosts behind Velocity TV’s Car Fix, Jared Zimmerman and Lou Santiago, as they greet fans, sign autographs and show off their recently rebuilt ’71 Camaro that was created for the STA-BIL 360° Custom Car Sweepstakes.

After months of blood, sweat and tears, the keys to the beautifully rebuilt Camaro will officially be handed over to the lucky winner whose entry was among the 1.2 million received during the contest. The STA-BIL 360° Custom Car Sweepstakes giveaway presentation will take place:

Wednesday, November 5 from 11-12 pm at STA-BIL booth #21551

Additionally, Jared Zimmerman and Lou Santiago will be available to greet fans and sign autographs:

Tuesday, November 4 from 10-11 am & 2-3 pm
Wednesday, November 5 from 10-11 am
STA-BIL booth #21551

To arrange interview or for more information, contact Bruce Kaufman at bkaufman@goldeagle.com or 847-989-3705.

ODYSSEY® Battery to Present Check to the 2014 Red Bull Global Rallycross Extreme ODYSSEY® Performer Award Winner

READING, Pa. (Oct. 31, 2014) – ODYSSEY® battery by EnerSys®, an official battery of Red Bull Global Rallycross (Red Bull GRC), has announced that it will present a bonus check to the winner of the 2014 Extreme ODYSSEY® Performer Award following the final circuit event of the season in Las Vegas on Wednesday, Nov. 5.

The big reward is the final part of a contingency award program developed earlier this year, in which the top three finishing drivers at each race who meet eligibility requirements receive a cash bonus and points award. The driver with the most points at the end of the season receives an additional bonus. A representative from ODYSSEY® battery will present the bonus check to the winner during the post-race trophy presentation on Nov 5.

LeTech USA Introduces New Mercedes G-Class Portal Axle System at SEMA Show 2014

LAS VEGAS, NV – Nov. 2, 2014 – New SEMA Show exhibitor and New Product Showcase participant, LeTech USA (South Hall Booth #38169) introduces a new product for the Mercedes Benz G-Class SUV. The official supplier and installer of the LeTech Portal Axle Conversion Kit for the Mercedes Benz, the Las Vegas Motor Speedway based company also offers other high quality LeTech accessories for the G Wagon.

LeTech Portal Axles are designed and manufactured in Germany to the highest level of quality and standards. These axles have been used to test and develop the system that eventually led to the current axles being used in the Mercedes Benz G63 6x6. LeTech USA Manager, Bill Rader, said, “All LeTech products are meticulously designed and manufactured for extreme off-road use while maintaining all of the standard handling and performance characteristics these luxury machines are known for.”

Specifications of the renowned LeTech Portal Axle System include:

TREADSPEC™ PRECISION LASER DIAGNOSTICS DELIVERS AUTO DEALERS NEW LANES OF PROFITABILITY FOR REPLACEMENT TIRE SALES AND ALIGNMENTS

TREADSPEC™ PRECISION LASER DIAGNOSTICS DELIVERS AUTO DEALERS
NEW LANES OF PROFITABILITY FOR REPLACEMENT TIRE SALES AND ALIGNMENTS

New GrooveGlove™ Handheld Laser Measurement Software Solution Delivers Mobile Technology to Evaluate Consumers’ Vehicle Needs for Replacement Tires and Alignment

CHICAGO (November 4, 2014) – Today’s automotive dealers have an incredible opportunity for replacement tire sales and alignments in their service bay, but many are only capturing 6.5 percent of the current market, even though 20 percent of their customers need new tires and 30 percent need an alignment.

Until now. A new technology – TreadSpec™ Precision Laser Diagnostics and the hand-held GrooveGlove™ system – is putting these profitability building services in the fast lane for auto dealers and tire retailers.

SEE HOW TREADSPEC PRECISION LASER DIAGNOSTICS DELIVERS NEW LANES OF PROFITABILITY FOR REPLACEMENT TIRE SALES AND ALIGNMENTS

SEE HOW TREADSPEC PRECISION LASER DIAGNOSTICS DELIVERS
NEW LANES OF PROFITABILITY FOR REPLACEMENT TIRE SALES AND ALIGNMENTS

New Groove Glove Laser Measurement Software Solution Delivers Tire Retailers and Service Centers a Portable Technology Based Evaluation System

Learn more about Groove Glove and TreadSpec at the
Tire Profiles Inc. Booth #44291

CHICAGO (November 4, 2014) – Today’s automotive dealers have an incredible opportunity for replacement tire sales and alignments in their service bay, but many are only capturing 6.5 percent of the current market, even though 20 percent of their customers need new tires and 30 percent need an alignment.

Until now. A new technology – TreadSpec™ Precision Laser Diagnostics and the Groove Glove hand-held system – is putting these profitability building services in the fast lane for auto dealers and tire retailers. Visit TreadSpec at the SEMA Show to learn more.

THE FUTURE OF TIRE ALIGNMENT MEASUREMENT JUST GOT PORTABLE

THE FUTURE OF TIRE ALIGNMENT MEASUREMENT JUST GOT PORTABLE

New Groove Glove™ Handheld Laser Measurement Software Solution Delivers Mobile Technology to Evaluate Consumers’ Vehicle Needs for Replacement Tires and Alignment

CHICAGO (November 4, 2014) – Tire Profiles™ is proud to introduce the new Groove Glove™, a first of its kind laser powered tread depth and alignment measurement instrument that fits in the palm of your hand. Ideal for service centers and tire retailers, the Groove Glove allows technicians to quickly complete a vehicle scan anywhere in the service facility.

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