Chrysler LLC has unveiled its new line of V-6 engines that it reports will improve fuel efficiency across the Chrysler, Jeep and Dodge lineup by 8 percent on average compared with previous Chrysler V-6 engines. This more refined and fuel-efficient V-
With all the news centered around the automotive industry right now, telematics isn?t as talked about as it once was. But the electronic topic is still a possibility for the aftermarket to jump into and get some of the benefits dealerships are seeing
It takes energy to compress an air/fuel charge, spin the individual piston through its four strokes and overcome the friction inherent in all the moving parts. This is negative energy, or the amount of energy it takes to produce the mechanical work n
Monro Muffler Brake has purchased 26 St. Louis-based Autotire Car Care Centers from the Am-Pac subsidiary of American Tire Distributors (ATD). The price was not disclosed; the transaction is expected to be completed by the end of June.
Three new ultra-high performance cars factory fitted with Pirelli P Zero tires will soon be launched by their respective manufacturers: The Alfa Romeo 8C Spider, the Ferrari 599 HGTE and the Aston Martin V12 Vantage.
Goodyear is offering employee buyouts and reducing auto tire production at its plant in Union City, Tenn. Executives describe the decision as ?another important step? in the company?s efforts ?to align North American production capacity with weak ind
MINI USA will expand its 83-strong American dealer network by 20 percent during the next 18 months to a total of 100 outlets across the country. Most of the additional 17 MINI dealerships will be located in cities or areas that will be new markets fo
The Volvo Group has brought its carbon dioxide-neutral trucks to Washington, D.C. In conjunction with the Washington International Renewable Energy Conference (WIREC) arranged by the U.S. State Department, the Volvo Group has presented seven differen
Last year?s American tire manufacturing industry?s revenues amounted to $16.9 billion, with an estimated gross profit of 17.3 percent, according to a just-released report from Research and Markets, an international publishing firm based in Ireland.