Monthly Archives: December 2013

Pep Boys and VR-12 wish you all a Happy New Year

Pep Boys and VR-12 wish you all a Happy New Year

We’ve been very excited to let everyone know about VR-12 now being in the Pep Boys product catalog. Even in the holidays we can all help spread the word about VR-12 and how it can help you save money on cooling system maintenance costs and also save the environment by eliminating the flushing process from your cooling system’s maintenance. Let’s celebrate New Year’s Eve thinking about how to make this a greener planet next year. We’ve made great progress this year, but we’re not letting that stopping us from giving it our best and trying to make each year … Continue reading

Performance Car Show

Performance Car Show

Photo: Some rights reserved by Rowan-Harrison About The Show Featuring a stunning array of exotic supercars, rare and historic models, and displays from top-end manufacturers such as Aston Martin, Porsche,Ferrari, McLaren and Lamborghini, Performance Car Show in association with Autocar and PistonHeads.com is the leading UK exhibition dedicated to enthusiasts of sports and performance cars. At the show you’ll be able to meet other like-minded enthusiasts and get advice from the experts. Plus, we’ve got everything you need for your dream machine – from tyres and exhausts to in-car accessories. The show takes place alongside the world’s biggest motorsport … Continue reading

What’s This “Eco” Button In My New Car?

What’s This “Eco” Button In My New Car?

Photo: Some rights reserved by cdolivei Carmakers Add Fuel-Saving Feature, For Marketing as Much as MPG’s By: Jonathon Ramsey | AOL Autos Autoblog See More Articles from this Author If you’ve shopped for a new car in the past year or two, you may have noticed a new feature that’s creeping into all sorts of models: The “eco button.” Manufacturers are installing the little, illuminated squares of plastic in everything from hybrids to sporty coupes, high-horsepower sedans to V8-powered SUVs. Ostensibly this new feature allows you to transform your vehicle into a green machine, selecting a driving mode that … Continue reading

Milka Duno visits VR-12′s Headquarters!

Milka Duno visits VR-12′s Headquarters!

Recently, Milka Duno, ARCA race driver, payed us a visit at VR-12′s HQ. She met with Jamy Castillo, a member of the logistics department. They can both be seen together in the picture below: ARCA driver Milka Duno (right) and VR-12 team member from the logistics department Jamy Castillo (left).  From all of us at VR-12: “It was a pleasure having Milka Duno ARCA race car driver visit the VR-12 company. She was greeted by one of her longtime fans and VR-12 team member in the logistic deportment Jamy Castillo. The beautiful and talented Milka Duno is a true … Continue reading

VR-12′s SEMA segment on Motorhead Garage

VR-12′s SEMA segment on Motorhead Garage

Here we present to you the segment that aired December 26th at 5:00pm on the Velocity Channel. It will air again on Sunday December 29th at 1:00pm on the Velocity Channel. Enjoy it and be sure to tune in the Velocity Channel to watch VR-12′s last of many presentations this year on TV! Next year will surely be an amazing year. In the meantime, watch the video below:

Electric cars will be required to produce sound to warn pedestrians

Electric cars will be required to produce sound to warn pedestrians

Photo: Some rights reserved by lorda January 08, 2013|By David Undercoffler Electric vehicles and hybrids are quiet — a little too quiet for the U.S. Department of Transportation. The agency on Monday announced proposals for minimum sound requirements on hybrid and electric vehicles. Without an internal combustion engine running, many vehicles can operate under full or partial electric power with little to no sound to warn pedestrians or cyclists, particularly the visually impaired. “This proposal will help keep everyone using our nation’s streets and roadways safe, whether they are motorists, bicyclists or pedestrians,” U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood said … Continue reading

10 Winter Car Care Tips

10 Winter Car Care Tips

Photo: Some rights reserved by www.sapr.in It’s easy to take your car for granted, it gets you where you want to go each and everytime you use it and you think nothing of it. But without a little care and attention in winter you could end up stranded on the hard shoulder. If anything at least ask yourself when you last did these checks, if ever! 1. Take a look at your car’s oil and oil filters. Ensure that you adhere to you car manufacturer’s oil recommendations, a clean and efficient engine oil is key to beating the frosts … Continue reading

VR-12 Becomes Official Coolant Protection System of Roush Yates Performance Products

VR-12 Becomes Official Coolant Protection System of Roush Yates Performance Products

Mooresville, NC (November 25, 2013) Roush Yates Performance Products is proud to announce a partnership with coolant additive manufacturer VR-12. Under this new arrangement VR-12 will become the official coolant protection system of Roush Yates Performance Products. This relationship will provide customers with excellent service and easy accessibility to inventory. VR-12, the ultimate cooling system protection, is a concentrate of organic chemical components, mixed through a synergetic process, whose cutting edge design and conservationist concept, have created a product that protects your racecar’s cooling system, and saves you money, while you preserve the planet. Its exclusive and innovative composition … Continue reading

Formula One star Lewis Hamilton gives fans a unique Christmas gift

Formula One star Lewis Hamilton gives fans a unique Christmas gift

Photo: Some rights reserved by nic_r By: Mike Larson Lewis Hamiton was looking for a way to thank all of his fans for their support in the 2013 Formula One season and to wish them a Merry Christmas (or Happy Holidays or whatever). What he decided on pretty much blows any kind of holiday card you might have been thinking about out of the water. Through his Twitter account (and the hashtag #TeamLH) Hamilton and his crew solicited photos of his fans. Then he commissioned artist Lizzie Mary Cullen to draw a picture featuring Hamilton surrounded by his legions … Continue reading

2014 Silicon Valley International Auto Show

2014 Silicon Valley International Auto Show

Photo: Some rights reserved by RyC – Behind The Lens General Info Thursday, January 9 through Sunday, January 12, 2014 Location San Jose McEnery Convention Center 150 West San Carlos Street San Jose, CA 95113 408.277.5277 Hours Thursday 10 am – 10 pm Friday 10 am – 10 pm Saturday 10 am – 10 pm Sunday* 10 am – 6 pm Admission Pricing Adults (13 & over) $11 Senior Citizens (62 & over) $8 Students (25 & under w/ID) Onsite Only $8 Military (With any DOD ID) $8 Children (7–12)* $8 Children (6 & under) FREE *Family Day is Sunday, Jan. … Continue reading