ARLINGTON, Texas, Feb. 20, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Concours d’Elegance of Texas announced that it will hold its annual three-day vintage car celebration event in the Arlington Entertainment District (previously hosted in the Houston area). The Concours d’Elegance of Texas is one of the largest vintage motoring and luxury lifestyle events in the state, […]
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NEWS: Attorney Bernard Walsh Speaks at National Trial Lawyers Summit on Trucking Accident Representation
MIAMI, Fla., Feb. 16, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bernard F. Walsh, Esq., from the Bradenton office of personal injury law firm Shapiro Goldman Babboni Fernandez & Walsh, spoke at the 2017 Trial Lawyers Summit about trucking accident representation for plaintiffs. Billed as “the number one conference of the year,” the Trial Lawyers Summit draws top […]
NEWS: Over 270 Local High Schools Pledge to Drive Safe for a Chance to Win $10,000 Courtesy of Dick Genthe Chevrolet
DETROIT, Mich., Feb. 10, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dick Genthe Chevrolet recently announced it was giving local Detroit high schools the chance to win $10,000 by asking parents and teens to sign the Drive Safe Detroit, Teen Driver Pledge and obtain the most pledges; over 270 schools came aboard.
NEWS: FENDER FRIEND LLC Offers Autonomous App to Licensors and Automotive OEMs
NEW YORK, N.Y., Jan. 30, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — New York-based FENDER FRIEND LLC is pleased to offer the autonomous app Fender Friend(TM) for licensing, effective Feb. 1, 2017. The Fender Friend seeks to provide older model vehicles with capabilities such as automatic braking and parking assistance, as just two examples of amenities currently standard […]
NEWS: Midwest Fuel Injection ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 14001:2015 Certification
BOLINGBROOK, Ill., Dec. 21, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Midwest Fuel Injection of Bolingbrook, Ill., a supplier and remanufacturer of diesel fuel injection components, announced today they have successfully completed both the ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 14001:2015 certification and upgrade audits, becoming among the first businesses in the country to successfully implement the rigorous standards of […]
NEWS: Dick Genthe Chevrolet Offers Local High School Chance to Win $10,000 Drive Safe Detroit, Teen Driver Pledge
DETROIT, Mich., Dec. 13, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dick Genthe Chevrolet is giving local Detroit high schools the chance to win $10,000 by asking parents and teens to sign the Drive Safe Detroit, Teen Driver Pledge and obtain the most pledges.
NEWS: Phat Inc. Magazine and Subaru of San Bernardino Support Santa with 4th Annual Red Carpet Toy Drive
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., Dec. 12, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Local celebrity Vincent Ayon aka Invinceable, the publisher of Phat Inc. Magazine, is once again donning his Santa hat. With the support of Subaru of San Bernardino, the former hip hop artist proudly presents his 4th Annual Red Carpet Toy Drive.
NEWS: Attorney M. David Shapiro Advises Consumers about Post-Crash Insurance Rate Hikes
SARASOTA, Fla., Dec. 8, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — M. David Shapiro, founding partner of the personal injury and civil trial law firm Shapiro Goldman Babboni & Walsh, has offered consumers insight into auto insurance rate-hikes that can occur after being involved in an accident.
NEWS: Some Things Are Better the Second Time Around
WAPPINGER FALLS, N.Y., Oct. 14, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Some things are worth celebrating twice, says Frank Nicodemus of Castle Cadillac Restorations in Wappinger Falls, New York. Like a hole in one at a PGA course. Or the time you scratched off that lottery ticket and – BINGO. One of those rare days when two […]
NEWS: East Coast Hot Rod Announces A First Place Overall Win In The 2016 AMSOIL America Adventure Road Rally
WILLIAMSON, N.Y., Oct. 12, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — East Coast Hot Rod, a family oriented producer of car shows and car enthusiasts gatherings, today announced a milestone first place overall win for the East Coast Hot Rod road rally race team while competing in the annual AMSOIL America Adventure Road Rally.
NEWS: Aidan RoosEvans Rookie of the Year POWRi Speedway
O’FALLON, Ill., Oct. 10, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 12-year-old Aidan RoosEvans was awarded “Rookie of the Year” at the 12th annual Meents Memorial Victory Race at POWRi Speedway Motors 600cc Outlaw Micro series on October 1, 2016, sponsor FRA Financial Group announced today. He is eighth in the country.
NEWS: EPIC Insurance Adds Gerrad Newton to CNCDA Auto Dealer Specialty Program in Sacramento, California
SAN FRANCISCO and SACRAMENTO, Calif., Oct. 10, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Gerrad Newton has joined the firm as a producer within their CNCDA Auto Dealer Specialty Program team.
NEWS: ProValue® Parts Granted Trademark
SANFORD, Fla., Sept. 28, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ProValue(R) Parts, a North American e-Commerce Replacement and Performance Aftermarket Auto Parts Store. today announced that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has granted the company registered trademark status and protection for its name ProValue Parts.
NEWS: UltraCap Creates Revolutionary Lightweight Car Battery
LONDON, U.K., Sept. 26, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Scientists from London-based UltraCap Ltd. are in the final stages of developing a “green” solid state battery for electric vehicles that they claim will be 40 times lighter than current Lithium-Ion batteries. UltraCap founders, Professor Vladimir Krstic and Nico Van Dongen, say their new battery, the UltraCapacitor, […]
NEWS: New Capability on Leading Finance and Insurance Printer Streamlines Forms Archiving for Dealerships using Reynolds & Reynolds docuPAD® System
DUNCAN, S.C., Sept. 19, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ACE Solutions – a leader in Automotive Dealership Management System equipment – in conjunction with manufacturer AMT Datasouth Corp, announces new capability of the powerful ACE 7450 flat-bed printer that allows for the printing of barcodes on the DMV form, enabling automatic document archiving to the electronic […]
Free Smoke Detectors from Dick Genthe Chevrolet in Southgate, Mich.
SOUTHGATE, Mich., Aug. 1, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dick Genthe Chevrolet and the Southgate Fire Department are teaming up to keep Southgate, Mich. families safe. During the “Cruise in for a Cause” event this August at Dick Genthe Chevrolet, a portion of all sales will go towards supplying families in need with free smoke detectors.
Fatal Tesla Self-Driving Crash Draws Comment from Sarasota Accident Attorney David Goldman
SARASOTA, Fla., July 20, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Occurring on May 7 in Williston Florida, the first fatal crash, in the U.S. of a self-driving happened and tragically shattered an impressive safety record of the vehicles that use this innovative and experimental technology. While offering the promise of much safer roads with vehicles that are […]
RoweBots Announces VehicleOS, a Connected Vehicle RTOS
WATERLOO, Canada, June 6, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — RoweBots, a leading supplier of RTOS solutions for wearables and IoT devices, announces the immediate availability of VehicleOS, an RTOS specifically for connected vehicle applications. VehicleOS is focused on delivering the precise set of features that automobile, truck, trailer and other vehicle OEM developers need to make […]
NEWS: Capital Auto Rentals to Launch with Chamber Event
RALEIGH, N.C., May 6, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Capital Auto Rental in Raleigh, a division of Capital Ford, is celebrating their grand opening by hosting an After Hours Business Event Tuesday, May 17 at 5:30 p.m. The event, in conjunction with the Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce, will be held at the new Capital Auto […]
NEWS: Sokal Media Group Moves to New Raleigh Headquarters
RALEIGH, N.C., May 5, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — One of the largest automotive marketing agencies in the East is on the move again. Sokal Media Group has relocated its headquarters to 11550 Common Oaks Drive in Raleigh. The move consolidates more than 80 of their more than 100 employees in a newly designed, spacious, 20,000 […]
NEWS: Faulkner Maserati of Mechanicsburg is on the Move
SILVER SPRING TOWNSHIP, Pa., April 15, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Faulkner Maserati of Mechanicsburg is moving to a brand new, state-of-the art facility at 6714 Carlisle Pike. The new Maserati Showroom and Service and Parts Center will be in full operation on Friday, April 15th with a reception that evening from 6 p.m. to 9 […]
NEWS: Sokal Media Group wins Tallahassee Dodge-Chrysler-Jeep agency search
CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 4, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Tallahassee Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram (DCJ) at 3987 W. Tennessee St. in Tallahassee, Florida. has awarded their advertising account to Sokal Media Group of North Carolina. Chuck Urban, who is a familiar face as spokesperson and dealer principal for the independently owned store, made the decision in […]
NEWS: Capital Automotive Group welcomes Bobby Murray Chevrolet
RALEIGH, N.C., March 2, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Capital Automotive Group of North Carolina announced today the acquisition of Bobby Murray Chevrolet, 1820 Capital Blvd., Raleigh. The name will change to Capital Chevrolet. This brings to thirteen the number of auto brands represented by Capital.
NEWS: Sokal Media Group named Agency of Record for Pensacola’s Hill-Kelly Dodge
MORRISVILLE, N.C., March 2, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Hill-Kelly Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram in Pensacola, Florida announced today that effective January 1, 2016 Sokal Media Group is the dealership’s new agency of record. Founded in 1950, Hill-Kelly is one of the leading Dodge, Chrysler, Jeep and Ram dealers in Western Florida. The decision was made […]
NEWS: Sokal Media Group named Agency of Record for Manhattan Dealer Group
MORRISVILLE, N.C., March 2, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Manhattan Jeep Chrysler Dodge at 678 Eleventh Ave. and Alfa Romeo Fiat of Manhattan, 629 W 54th St. have awarded their advertising accounts to Sokal Media Group of North Carolina. Sokal is one of the fastest growing automotive advertising agencies in the country with offices and representatives […]
NEWS: Auto Body Repair Business Redefined in Los Angeles
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 25, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The need for a decent auto repair in Los Angeles is at high demand considering the number of vehicle registrations within the last 5 years (29.7 million according to LA Almanac). Anyone who has prior experience in getting a car repaired knows the typical auto body […]
NEWS: Montway Auto Transport Joins Forces with Move For Hunger to Help Feed Families in Need Nationwide
DES PLAINES, Ill., Jan. 14, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Montway Auto Transport has partnered with the national non-profit, Move For Hunger to help fight hunger and provide much-needed food to local food pantries across the United States. As a proud partner of the national hunger-relief organization, Montway supports Move For Hunger’s efforts to reduce food […]
NEWS: Dawes Devices Introduces The MKII Hybrid Boost Controller for All Turbo Applications
DETROIT, Mich., Jan. 5, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 3 Bar Racing Inc. today announced their new Dawes Device MKII Hybrid Boost Controller. This boost controller gives more area under the boost curve, resulting in higher average torque.
NEWS: Crystal Auto Mall Names Sokal Media Group Agency of Record
MORRISVILLE, N.C., Dec. 4, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Crystal Auto Mall has selected Sokal Media Group as their agency of record. Founded in 1990, Crystal is one of the leading Toyota, Scion and Mazda dealers in New Jersey. The decision was made based on Sokal Media Group’s creative strategy and extensive experience in the automotive […]
NEWS: The Faulkner Organization has selected Sokal Media Group as their agency of record
MORRISVILLE, N.C., Nov. 30, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Faulkner Organization has selected Sokal Media Group as their agency of record. Founded in 1932 Faulkner is the leading automotive retailer in Central and Southeastern Pennsylvania and one of the largest privately held and family run dealer groups in the nation with more than 1,300 employees. […]
NEWS: Drive Safer Sunday is November 29 – Reminds Drivers of Special Danger on Year’s Busiest Travel Day
ATHENS, Ga., Nov. 23, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The 11th annual observance of Drive Safer Sunday on November 29, 2015 reminds Americans taking holiday road trips to focus on being rested and attentive to dangers inside and outside their cars, says Road Safe America.
NEWS: Attorney Brian Sutter Reminds Recalled Vehicle Owners of Florida’s Contributory Negligence in Personal Injury Cases
PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla., Nov. 10, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With a three year string of record safety recalls from many of the world’s major automakers and millions of vehicles affected in the U.S. alone, Attorney Brian O. Sutter of All Injuries Law Firm is urging owners of recalled vehicles to bring them in to be […]
NEWS: St. Pete Injury Attorney Michael Babboni Advises Volkswagen TDI Owners to Seek Legal Counsel
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Oct. 27, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In the wake of VW’s admission of its emissions cheating device scandal, Attorney Michael Babboni, of Shapiro Goldman Babboni and Walsh, urges owners of affected vehicles to consult with an attorney.
NEWS: Bradenton Attorney Bernard Walsh Comments On The Volkswagen Emissions Cheating Scandal
BRADENTON, Fla., Oct. 13, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Attorney Bernard F. Walsh of the Bradenton personal injury law firm Shapiro Goldman Babboni and Walsh weighs in on the VW emissions cheating scandal.
NEWS: Road Safe America Applauds Resolution on Commercial Truck Safety by the US Conference of Mayors
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., June 24, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Road Safe America applauds the passage of a resolution on commercial trucking by the U.S. Conference of Mayors at their 83rd Annual Meeting today.
NEWS: EPIC Strengthens Auto Dealer Programs with the acquisition of Sorci Insurance Brokerage Inc.
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., May 12, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today it has acquired Sorci Insurance Brokerage, Inc., a specialist in providing comprehensive Workers’ Compensation Insurance services to New Car Auto Dealers in California.
NEWS: Charity Car Show to Benefit The Boy Scouts and Shoppers Can Receive a Gift with $150 Purchase
VIERA, Fla., April 27, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — To benefit local Boy Scouts of America troops, The Avenue Viera will host a car show and cruise on Saturday, May 2, 2015, from 1 p.m. until 5 p.m. Customers are invited to stop by to see fabulous vehicles and enter to win raffle prizes.
NEWS: ‘Drive Safer Sunday’ is November 30: Reminds Drivers of Special Danger on Year’s Busiest Travel Day
ATLANTA, Ga., Nov. 25, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The 10th annual observance of Drive Safer Sunday is on November 30, 2014, and Road Safe America reminds Americans taking holiday road trips ‘to focus on being rested and attentive to dangers inside and outside their cars.’ The observance is sponsored by Road Safe America, a non-profit […]
NEWS: UPDATED: Weitz and Luxenberg Files Class Action Lawsuit Against Chrysler
NEW YORK, N.Y., Nov. 17, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — *UPDATED* — Weitz and Luxenberg today announced the filing of a class action lawsuit in federal court against Chrysler Group LLC. The nationally respected personal injury and mass tort law firm said it seeks to hold the Big Three automobile maker accountable for economic losses suffered […]
NEWS: Takata Exploding Airbags Prompts Weitz and Luxenberg to Begin Readying Class-Action Lawsuit
NEW YORK, N.Y., Oct. 28, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Reports of at least four deaths and nearly 150 injuries from exploding airbags that hurl jagged, razor-sharp pieces of shrapnel at drivers and passengers spurred leading national law firm Weitz & Luxenberg to today announce it is preparing for a class action suit against airbag manufacturer […]