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VR-12 appears on Performance TV for SEMA 2013 – Come and visit VR-12′s Booth # 16321 in 2014

VR-12 appears on Performance TV for SEMA 2013 – Come and visit VR-12′s Booth # 16321 in 2014

One of 2013′s most important events for VR-12 was the SEMA show. It was a total success for us and we got to meet a lot of new people, and spread information about our innovative product. In case you missed it, well, you’re in luck, because Performance TV covered the show and VR-12′s booth! Check it out in the video below:

VR-12′s booth at PRI covered by Performance TV

VR-12′s booth at PRI covered by Performance TV

2013 was a great year for VR-12. Among the many exciting things we managed to accomplish, were the numerous shows we attended to get our product out there and show everyone what VR-12 is about. The last show of the year was the PRI (Performance Racing Industry), which was particularly special for us, since our booth was shared with RoushYates Performance Products, VR-12′s newest partners. If you happened to miss this exciting event or just wish to see it one more time, we’ve got a video of the VR-12/RoushYates Performance Products booth from Performance TV:

Gen Y likes tech-savvy green cars, but cost a barrier: study

Gen Y likes tech-savvy green cars, but cost a barrier: study

Photo: Some rights reserved by Webbaliah By Deepa Seetharaman (Reuters) – Young U.S. consumers want vehicles outfitted with expensive technology that boosts gas mileage and keeps them safe and connected, according to a survey published on Thursday. But the high cost of car ownership remains a stumbling block. These consumers, ages 19 to 36 and known as Generation Y, are also three times more likely than their parents to abandon car ownership if costs escalate, consulting firm Deloitte LLP said in the study. The findings suggested that worries that the millennials, as members of Gen Y are also known, … Continuar leyendo

A video guide to simple DIY car repairs

A video guide to simple DIY car repairs

Naphtalia Loderick Many motorists are clueless about car maintenance and repairs. We teamed up with Haynes, the motor manual publisher, to produce a video guide to simple DIY car repairs. Many motorists, both young drivers and older drivers, don’t feel confident to tackle car repairs and maintenance themselves. But there are simple DIY car repairs that anyone can do. So we teamed up with Haynes, the motor manual publisher, to show you how. Save time and money – upwards of £188.50 – by replacing a wing mirror, indicator bulbs, wiper blades, and changing a tyre. From: confused.com

Toyota Camry will lead the field to the start of the Auto Club 400

Toyota Camry will lead the field to the start of the Auto Club 400

Photo: Some rights reserved by raniel diaz SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY, Calif. (Jan. 11, 2013) – As part of a new partnership between Auto Club Speedway and Toyota, officials announced today that the Toyota Camry will lead the field to the start of the Auto Club 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race and the Royal Purple 300 NNS race at Southern California’s premier motorsports facility, March 23 – 24, 2013. The announcement is part of a marketing agreement between the two which makes the 2013 vehicle “The Official Pace Car of Auto Club Speedway”. “Toyota is excited to extend its … Continuar leyendo

84th Geneva International Motor Show

84th Geneva International Motor Show

Photo: Some rights reserved by Cedric_Ramirez Opening Hours 6th to 16th March 2014   Opening times: Monday – Friday 10 am to 8 pm Saturday – Sunday 9 am to 7 pm   Entry Rates & Online Tickets Price of entry tickets Adults CHF 16.- Children from 6 to 16 and pensioners CHF 9.- Group rate (more than 20 people) CHF 11.- /each. 50 % discount on all entry tickets sold on site after 4 pm for an entry on the same day (this cannot be combined with any other offer).   Ticketing Online ticketing : click here » … Continuar leyendo

Young genius builds LEGO car that runs on air

Young genius builds LEGO car that runs on air

Photo: Snapshot/YouTube By Melissa Breyer Some people build tiny spaceships out of LEGOs, some build body parts. Some build jack-o’-lanterns, Frank Lloyd Wright models and even pancake-making robots out of the plastic toy bricks; but LEGO lord Raul Oaida may have outdone them. The 20-year-old Romanian mastermind employed some 500,000 LEGOs to build a full-sized car that can be driven on the road. Aside from some structural parts, the whole shebang was made from the plastic pieces. At the heart of the Super Awesome Micro Project are four radial engines with 256 pistons that run on compressed air. Photo: … Continuar leyendo

Design trends on the first new cars of 2014

Design trends on the first new cars of 2014

Photo: Some rights reserved by exfordy by John Beamer The first test in Jerez starts tomorrow and already we have seen renderings or photos of the cars from half the teams on the grid. The splashy launches of yesteryear have given way to online reveals and renderings, but these still give us insight into some of the major changes to car design that this year will bring. The noses Ever since the 2014 technical regulations were released last year there, there has been much speculation about the look of the noses. In recent years aerodynamicists have been trying to … Continuar leyendo

New Orleans will meet VR-12 in March!

New Orleans will meet VR-12 in March!

Photo: Some rights reserved by David Reber’s Hammer Photography VR-12 will be swinging by New Orleans in March for the IFLEX – AOCA to take place at the New Orleans Convention Center. We want to see you all there supporting VR-12 and, of course, enjoying the show and the lovely city of New Orleans March 10 – March 12, 2014 New Orleans Convention Center and Hilton New Orleans Riverside Hotel New Orleans, Louisiana Please click here for more information on exhibiting. iFLEX 2014 Floor Plan iFLEX 2014 Advanced Brochure Presented by the Automotive Oil Change Association (AOCA), the International … Continuar leyendo

A Tip Of The Racing Hat Goes To NASCAR For The New Qualifying Procedures

A Tip Of The Racing Hat Goes To NASCAR For The New Qualifying Procedures

Photo: Some rights reserved by raniel diaz BY DAVE GRAYSON In a sweeping move that addressed their Coors Light qualifying procedures, NASCAR has created a plan that will surely be praised by their fans and their race teams. The new procedure calls for a series of multi car elimination rounds. The announcement of these changes came via a January 22nd press release, from NASCAR headquarters in Daytona Beach-Florida, that said: “In a move aimed toward enhancing the fan experience watching at the track and at home, NASCAR has announced a new group qualifying format for its three national series … Continuar leyendo