Heico Sportiv Volvo V40 Diesel Racer Showcases Upcoming Tuner Parts

Heico Sportiv Volvo V40 Diesel Racer Showcases Upcoming Tuner Parts
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The H-S V40 sports a carbon finer body kit with a deeper front spoiler, competition style rear wing and prominent fender flares designed to accommodate the race rolling stock. In addition, it also features a performance exhaust system, lowered and stiffened suspension and upgraded brakes. Continue Reading...

Federal-Mogul Exhaust Sleeves Help Lower Emissions

Federal-Mogul Exhaust Sleeves Help Lower Emissions
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Federal-Mogul has come up with one strategy; Thermaflex exhaust insulation sleeves. Using an idea that’s been popular with racers for decades, F-M’s new sleeves are designed to trap heat within the car’s exhaust system, reducing it’s radiation to nearby vehicle components Continue Reading...

Wireless EV Charger Created by US Startup

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Wireless EV Charger Created by US Startup
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Now, a North Carolina startup named Evatran is hoping to introduce such a system and indeed, has generated enough interest that a number of different organizations, including the likes of Google, Hertz Rent-A-Car, Duke Energy and Clemson University, are planning to test it later this year. Continue Reading...

High Oil Prices Spur Recycled Interior Material Components

High Oil Prices Spur Recycled Interior Material Components
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The potential to reuse some of the country’s paper currency once it has been taken out of circulation is a great example of research we’re doing,” remarked Ford’s global director of Sustainability and Vehicle Environmental matters John Viera. Continue Reading...

2012 Honda Civic Si Race Car Can be Yours for $3500

2012 Honda Civic Si Race Car Can be Yours for $3500
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Besides the body-in-white program, Honda’s motorsports arm also offers a number of other race components to build a competition ready machine; these include engines, transmissions, exhaust systems, suspension and brake parts. Continue Reading...

New App Makes Dodge Neon Sound Like Dodge Challenger

New App Makes Dodge Neon Sound Like Dodge Challenger
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There’s also two different modes: Automatic, which measures the acceleration of your car and Manual, which allows you control and adjust the engine by hand. You can also control shift points and gear ratios to deliver the exact sensation you want. Continue Reading...

2013 Scion FR-S Aero Kit Released by FIVE:AD

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2013 Scion FR-S Aero Kit Released by FIVE:AD
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The Scion FR-S will be heading to U.S. dealerships soon but before consumers even get a chance to drive their cars, a multitude of tuner packages are already prepped for sale. For example, Japanese tuner TRD already released a full tuning package for the Toyota GT 86 and now American tuners are releasing their goods…. Continue Reading...

Chrysler Launches In-Car Wireless Charging

Chrysler Launches In-Car Wireless Charging
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Mounted below the center stack and in front of the console, it features an integrated charging grid that allows a smart phone or other portable device to be charged when placed on top of it Continue Reading...

Subaru Impreza WRX with Track System Could be Yours – Video

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Subaru Impreza WRX with Track System Could be Yours – Video
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Back when Ken Block still worked with Subaru, he built an outrageous WRX STi for the 2009 SEMA Show with a TRAX system. Clearly it inspired some enthusiasts to do the same, albeit three years later. The 2002 Subaru Impreza WRX you’re feasting your eyes on isn’t the same body style that Block used, but… Continue Reading...

Jeep Mopar Specialty Vehicle Images Released Ahead of 46th Easter Jeep Safari

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Jeep Mopar Specialty Vehicle Images Released Ahead of 46th Easter Jeep Safari
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Each year, the mad scientists of Jeep and Mopar collaborate to create interesting concepts for the 46th annual Annual Moab Easter Jeep Safari, held in Moab, Utah. This year the team stepped it up a notch, announcing six new Jeep concepts. Mopar has also announced an off-road division that will create authentic Jeep parts and accessories…. Continue Reading...

Eagle One Launches Environmentally Safe Car Care Products

Eagle One Launches Environmentally Safe Car Care Products
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Want to make your friends green with envy over your shiny ride, yet stay true to your eco-friendly values? You can have it both ways, with Eagle One’s new Enviroshine line of environmentally safe car care products. “Research shows that nearly 80 percent of auto enthusiasts want eco-friendly car-care products, but they won’t sacrifice performance… Continue Reading...

Ferrari F12 Berlinetta Gets Michelin Super Sport Pilot Tires Standard

Ferrari F12 Berlinetta Gets Michelin Super Sport Pilot Tires Standard
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Five times stronger than equivalent steel belts, yet considerable lighter, it enables the Super Sport Pilot to deliver superior stability at high speeds. Continue Reading...

Scion FR-S is Weighed and Measured by Excited Tuners

Scion FR-S is Weighed and Measured by Excited Tuners
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North American tuner companies were invited to Toyota Headquarters in Torrance, California to measure the new Scion FR-S and take a closer look at the car to begin the process of drafting future tuning parts. Many tuners were present at the event and the response to Scion’s new sports car has been overwhelmingly positive across the… Continue Reading...

Ford Focus Replacement Front Suspension Recall, 10,000 Units Affected

Ford Focus Replacement Front Suspension Recall, 10,000 Units Affected
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A recall issued today could potentially affect 10,000 Ford Focus models. Gabriel, a company that provides ReadyMount suspension assemblies says that its set up for 2000-2005 Ford Focus models did not include a necessary washer. This omission can cause the suspension assembly to fall apart, resulting in an injury while being installed. Additionally, if the part is already… Continue Reading...

HRE Wheels Video Show Us How It’s Made

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Those familiar with the automotive industry probably know HRE Wheels as a brand that lasted through the aftermarket world’s tumultuous business cycles. After the three-piece wheel boom that saw dozens of new “wheel manufacturers” come and go, the trend turned to single-piece, concave wheels while other companies shot for an old-school look. HRE isn’t among… Continue Reading...

Forget Tire Chains, Try Tire Socks – Video

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You can buy just about anything nowadays. Ralph Lauren sells dog sweaters embroidered with the Polo logo, chihuahuas dare not venture into the snow without their booties and now you can buy socks… for your car. Is this consumerism run amok? Maybe not, there’s a new safety product aiming to replace snow chains and it’s… Continue Reading...

Chrysler to Unveil Modified Vehicles for Mopar’s 75th Anniversary

Chrysler to Unveil Modified Vehicles for Mopar’s 75th Anniversary
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The official unveiling of these four vehicles (so far no details have been released) will take place tomorrow at 9.00 Eastern Standard Time at Mopar’s Accessory and Performance Parts Lab, located at 26001 Lawrence Avenue, Center Line, Michigan. Continue Reading...

2013 Dodge Dart to Get Over 150 Mopar Accessories

2013 Dodge Dart to Get Over 150 Mopar Accessories
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The Dodge Dart is being billed as Chrysler-Fiat‘s foray into the increased efficiency market that is growing quickly in the U.S. Now, Dodge customers who are already planning on buying one when they become available in 2013 have a little more to look forward to. Mopar is offering a list of accessories and a few… Continue Reading...

Chrysler 200 Super S by Mopar: Detroit Auto Show Preview

Chrysler 200 Super S by Mopar: Detroit Auto Show Preview
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A Stage Two performance kit, adds a coilover suspension, which drops the ride height and improves cornering thanks to a lower center of gravity, plus a cold-air intake kit for the 3.6-liter Pentastar V-6 and an after cat low restriction exhaust. Continue Reading...