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Mishimoto Automotive is always trying out new testing methods and conducting really different kinds of R&D. A few weeks back, we performed quite a cool test to evaluate heat transfer on one of our upcoming intercoolers.
Check out our Mishimoto EcoBoost Mustang Intercooler Thermochromic Paint Test (it's just awesome)!
Superwinch, a leader in building world-class winches for industrial and consumer applications, announced today that industry veteran Scott Salmon will join Superwinch as Vice President, Marketing & Service.
Scott brings over 25 years of experience in marketing, product development, product line management and customer service. Scott spent 16 of those years with Warn Industries where Scott was at the forefront of marketing and product development efforts for automotive aftermarket and industrial products. Scott has extensive experience in the consumer and industrial winch markets and is an off roader and motor sports enthusiast.
“I’m excited to bring Scott’s broad industry and product knowledge to Superwinch to help accelerate the global growth of our strong brand and market leading products,” said Superwinch CEO David Burns.
Kansas City, Mo. – WELD, manufacturers of WELD wheels, announced today at SEMA 2014 their strategy to apply WELD’s race-winning heritage and expertise to all segments of the high performance wheel market. WELD will speak directly to the different consumers in each market segment through its four brands: WELD Racing, WELD Street & Strip, REKON Off Road by WELD and CCW Forged Performance. This new structure will better connect with customers and clarify each brand’s target market, allowing for more powerful messaging for each type of buyer, and more targeted high performance forged wheels.
“As WELD has experienced unprecedented growth, we’ve increasingly seen the need to make our brand positioning very clear to the marketplace,” said Norman Young, president and CEO, WELD. “This new structure defines who are as a company, and gives us a platform to further expand and grow as a company. We are very excited to make this announcement today at one of the aftermarket’s premier events.”
Biocide Systems, Industry Leader in Direct to Consumer Chlorine Dioxide Odor Removal Products, Announces Intent to Go Public
LOS ANGELES, CA- Biocide Systems is proud to announce that it is has signed a Letter of Intent to be listed on the NASDAQ:OTC market. This will allow Biocide Systems to accelerate its growth with direct access to capital markets and expand its business.
The Letter of Intent was structured by Wrench Advisors in its role as a strategic advisor to Biocide Systems and SMM Manufacturing, LLC.
“We are excited to take this next step forward with our company, this Letter of Intent represents a natural progression of our phenomenal growth, and is a cornerstone of our long-term growth strategy,” said Biocide Systems CEO JC Baselli. “We have many opportunities to expand market share in current markets, and expand into new markets over the next year."
GM Dealer Equipment recommends must have tool, The Rail Saver Repair System, a one of a kind tool designed by an auto body tech for auto body techs for the repair of frame rails and side members from the inside out.
The Rail Saver demonstration can be seen at SEMA in Las Vegas this week in booth #11525, in the Collision Repair Area, by TG Products’ Tim Gerhards.
“The Rail Saver Repair System was tested and approved by General Motors for use on both full-frame and unitized vehicles. This product works on steel, high-strength steel, and aluminum body components. This tool will help pin-point the damage location to ensure accurate repairs from the inside of a frame rail working outward”.
- GM Collision Repair Technology Center Manager, General Motors.
Local Motors Announces 3D-printed Car Modification Competition | ModMen Challenge to award 3D-printed cars to 12 winning entries
Las Vegas, Nev. (November 05, 2014) – Local Motors today announces the ModMen Challenge, a bold competition that asks the hot rod and motor vehicle aftermarket community to “hack up” and modify a 3D-printed vehicle, just like they would any other car. The contest starts online, where participants submit design modification proposals designed for and built on the same 3D-printed car model. After an online voting round, 12 “ModMen” winners will be awarded a real 3D-printed vehicle on which to bring their winning designs to life. The ModMen Challenge culminates at SEMA 2015, where all 12 of the modified cars will be presented and judged, with one vehicle emerging victorious as the grand prize winner and title of ultimate “ModMan.”
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Olathe, Kansas November 5, 2013 HushMat® HushMat ‘s 2015 Data is available now for download from the SEMA Data Coop. HushMat, the fastest growing automotive sound deadening and thermal insulation materials Company, continues gain market share across the entire United States. Automotive, Marine and Car Audio accounts will benefit tremendously from this relationship.
HushMat®, rated #1 automotive sound deadening and thermal insulation material, is the easiest to install, highest performing available to automotive enthusiasts. HushMat® Ultra, is easily applied to sheet metal, plastic or fiberglass surface surrounding the interior of the vehicle reducing interior noise and heat making the vehicle ride more comfortable. HushMat® is the only aftermarket sound deadening and thermal insulation material made in the USA!
Las Vegas, NV (November 5, 2014)-Skyjacker and Matchbox®, the dynamic duo, proudly announce today their joint build project. In honor of the 40th anniversary of Skyjacker Suspensions; Matchbox and Skyjacker have teamed up to create the ultimate throwback vehicle. Announced during a joint press conference, the dynamic duo unveiled the new 1976 Ford Bronco 4x4 “Real Size Edition” along with the comparable Matchbox Ford Bronco 4x4 toy companion.
The 1976 Bronco spec sheet reads like a formidable “who’s who” from the aftermarket industry featuring parts provided by: Skyjacker Suspensions, Hanson, Warn, Bushwacker, Bestop, JW Speaker, Winn Trim, Weather Tech, BFG, BMF Wheels, McGard, JE Reel, Hedman Headers and SSBC Brakes.
TSW Alloy Wheels Introduces Seven New Models for 2015 in Fresh, Exciting Designs and Innovative Finishes
TSW Alloy Wheels, long an industry pioneer and innovator, has expanded its product roster of aftermarket wheels by 25% for 2015. The seven new introductions boost TSW’s alloy wheel offerings to 35 designs and, including finish options, 79 variations to choose from. TSW custom wheels are engineered in a wide range of specifications to fit over 30 different automobile makes, from Acura to Volvo as well as all domestic nameplates.
“We are exceedingly proud of the new ground we’ve broken in terms of designs, finishes and manufacturing technologies,” enthused Terence Scheckter, president of TSW Alloy Wheels. “From the classic to the cutting edge, our expanded product lineup has a wheel to satisfy every taste and to fit virtually any vehicle,” Scheckter added.
SCT and Bully Dog are Now Powered by Derive, a Software Company that Customizes a Vehicle’s Performance, Connecting Drivers to a Smarter, More Highly Optimized Vehicle.
SANFORD, FL – November 4, 2014 – SCT and Bully Dog, leaders in automotive calibration solutions for muscle cars, trucks, powersport applications and big rigs, introduced their new parent company, Derive Systems, today at SEMA. Derive Systems was created from the merger of SCT and Bully Dog earlier this year. Since the merger, Derive Systems has combined knowledge and resources from the two complimentary brands to build a software platform with best of the collective calibration technology. The SCT and Bully Dog brands will continue to be used in the market, with the added benefit that both brands are now able to leverage the power of Derive to offer customers unmatched tuning solutions with the greatest number of features across the widest range of vehicles in the market.