Tag: Covid-19

Statement from SEMA about the 2020 SEMA Show

SEMA, the Specialty Equipment Market Association, announced today that due to Covid-19 and concerns that event facilities and services will be unavailable, the SEMA Show will not be taking place in 2020. While both event organizers and industry members have been working tirelessly to deliver an outstanding SEMA Show in November, mounting uncertainty has rendered […]

August 13, 2020 More
AUTO MANUFACTURER NEWS – People Bought More Trucks Than Passenger Cars In The U.S. Last Month

AUTO MANUFACTURER NEWS – People Bought More Trucks Than Passenger Cars In The U.S. Last Month

As passenger car sales plummet, trucks overtake them temporarily. Passenger cars have always outsold pickup trucks in the U.S. In some years, as many as 600,000 vehicles separated the two classes. But with the novel Coronavirus affecting all new car purchases in the U.S. in April, pickup trucks stole the sales crown. At least, temporarily. New data […]

May 7, 2020 More
RPM MAGAZINE HEADS FULL THROTTLE INTO THE FUTURE!

RPM MAGAZINE HEADS FULL THROTTLE INTO THE FUTURE!

There are 2 questions I would have never imagined the answers to 21 years ago when we started RPM MAG, yet both answers are exactly the same: The first question would be: Could you ever have imagined that RPM, starting from literally nothing but a vision, would have grown into the worlds top independent print […]

May 1, 2020 More
SWEET, SPICY and SMOKY BURNOUTS WITH BEST OF TEXAS BBQ SAUCE ON BOARD FOR THE #NEVERQUIT TEAM OF LEX JOON RACING

SWEET, SPICY and SMOKY BURNOUTS WITH BEST OF TEXAS BBQ SAUCE ON BOARD FOR THE #NEVERQUIT TEAM OF LEX JOON RACING

Brownsburg, IN. (April 17, 2020) – At Lex Joon Racing, our #neverquit motto has kept us pushing forward throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. Our thoughts and prayers have been with all those who have lost loved ones as well as those who have suffered through any degree of this virus including the economic impact. We must […]

April 19, 2020 More
Lubrication Specialties Inc., Manufacturer of Hot Shot’s Secret, Announces Production of Hand Sanitizer in Response to COVID-19 Pandemic

Lubrication Specialties Inc., Manufacturer of Hot Shot’s Secret, Announces Production of Hand Sanitizer in Response to COVID-19 Pandemic

Mt Gilead, OH, (April 9, 2020) – Lubrication Specialties Inc. (LSI), manufacturer of Hot Shot’s Secret performance oils and additives and other specialty lubrication products, announced today they are redeploying a portion of the company’s Mt Gilead, OH manufacturing facility and headquarters to make alcohol-based hand sanitizer to assist with preventative care during the COVID-19 […]

April 11, 2020 More
RPM Magazine Response to COVID-19

RPM Magazine Response to COVID-19

At RPM MAGAZINE we are committed to being part of prevention rather than spread of the Coronavirus. This crisis, in some way, will have an affect on everything from our work and family lives, to the food we eat and, of course, what we do as a hobby. It will impact our industry manufacturers and […]

April 9, 2020 More
Earth Day Network Launches 22 Days of Earth Day

Earth Day Network Launches 22 Days of Earth Day

Highlights daily challenges for individuals to take to fight climate change in the face of the coronavirus pandemic  To count down to the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, Earth Day Network is launching 22 days of Earth Day with daily challenges that individuals can take every day to fight climate change in the face of […]

April 8, 2020 More
It won’t be ‘business as usual for quite a while,’ Unifor says of auto industry

It won’t be ‘business as usual for quite a while,’ Unifor says of auto industry

Unifor President Jerry Dias said he anticipates assembly plants coming back online will do so initially as one-shift operations whenever it is determined that they can safely re-open. “Even if they open up, it’s not going to be business as usual for quite a while,” Dias said. “They’ll ease into it based off of parts […]

April 1, 2020 More
COVID-19 UPDATE 2

COVID-19 UPDATE 2

To our Valued Customers,   Jesel is happy to announce that we will be reopening on Monday 3/30.   Of course, the health and well being of our employees and their families are our first concern. After careful consideration and with an abundance of caution, per NJ State Guidelines we will be implementing shift work […]

April 1, 2020 More
Elon Musk says Tesla’s New York factory is making ventilators ‘as soon as humanly possible’

Elon Musk says Tesla’s New York factory is making ventilators ‘as soon as humanly possible’

“We will do anything in our power to help the citizens of New York,” Musk tweets.He says Tesla is distributing Resmed, Philips and Medtronic ventilators for now. Days after offering 1,255 free ventilators to help deal with the coronavirus outbreak, Tesla boss Elon Musk said the company’s New York factory will restart to make more. In the meantime, it’s helping medical device […]

March 31, 2020 More
Toyota ready to build masks, face shields in North America

Toyota ready to build masks, face shields in North America

It’s been heartening to see the Detroit Big Three’s response to the coronavirus. Quickly, we’ve seen major automakers get scrappy to produce much-needed personal protective gear for health care workers. You can add Toyota to the Arsenal of Innovation, because it’s ready to step into the fight against COVID-19 as well. On Friday, the Japanese automaker said it’s ready to start […]

March 31, 2020 More
Ford delays restart of North American production due to coronavirus safety concerns

Ford delays restart of North American production due to coronavirus safety concerns

Ford Motor Co said on Tuesday it was postponing its plan to restart production at its North America plants due to safety concerns for its workers amid the coronavirus pandemic. To generate cash, the No. 2 U.S. automaker had said last week it was poised to restart production at some plants in North America as […]

March 31, 2020 More
Jesel COVID-19 Update

Jesel COVID-19 Update

To our Valued Customers, As you may have heard, New Jersey has issued a “Stay at Home Order” for the entire state effective March 21 at 9:00pm. Jesel will be complying with this order and will be temporarily shutting down until such time as we receive further guidance from the state. It is important to […]

March 29, 2020 More
NGK Spark Plugs COVID-19 Announcement

NGK Spark Plugs COVID-19 Announcement

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March 28, 2020 More
NMRA/NMCA (ProMedia Events & Publishing) Office Goes Remote due to COVID-19

NMRA/NMCA (ProMedia Events & Publishing) Office Goes Remote due to COVID-19

Due to California state regulations during the COVID-19/Coronavirus Pandemic the office of ProMedia Publishing & Events, parent company of the Holley NMRA Ford Nationals and NMCA Muscle Cars Nationals has gone to a work-from-home status for the foreseeable future to keep our office staff safe. Despite the office closure, the NMRA/NMCA staff remains operational, but will […]

March 25, 2020 More
Update about Coronavirus

Update about Coronavirus

Dear Customers, CP-Carrillo is taking the COVID-19 pandemic very seriously and we have been monitoring and managing this crisis internally and externally. Our goal is to keep our employees and families protected the best we can as that will enable us to provide our customers with uninterrupted services. During this time, we have put many […]

March 20, 2020 More
NMRA/NMCA All-Star Nationals Postponed Due to Coronavirus Pandemic

NMRA/NMCA All-Star Nationals Postponed Due to Coronavirus Pandemic

ProMedia Events and Publishing, parent company of the Holley NMRA Ford Nationals and NMCA Muscle Car Nationals, in association with Atlanta Dragway’s parent company NHRA, have decided to postpone the NMRA/NMCA All-Star Nationals in response to growing restrictions on group gatherings and travel due to the Coronavirus pandemic. Effective today the NHRA has suspended all […]

March 16, 2020 More
NHRA Announcement

NHRA Announcement

At this time, we are suspending all NHRA drag racing for thirty days in response to the coronavirus pandemic. This suspension includes events at all NHRA-owned tracks and any NHRA-sanctioned events such as the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series and the Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series.  We intend at this time to resume the […]

March 16, 2020 More
Automotive Hall of Fame – A Note to our Visitors

Automotive Hall of Fame – A Note to our Visitors

  In support of the directive of Governor Gretchen Whitmer to isolate and contain the spread of novel Coronavirus Covid-19, the Automotive Hall of Fame will close to the public March 16th through April 5th. All our public and educational programming is cancelled through the end of April. We are busy rescheduling all activities for […]

March 16, 2020 More
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