MASSILLON, OHIO – Owners of the newly restyled 2016 Nissan Titan XD pickup can now choose from two of A.R.E. Accessories’ most popular fiberglass pickup bed covers – its Z Series truck cap and the LSII tonneau cover for the Titan XD crew cab short bed pickup, which is being introduced this spring. With the only such options on the market today, A.R.E. also plans to offer additional fiberglass caps and tonneau cover options for the Nissan Titan to be released shortly.
Stow, Ohio – Dick Cepek Tires & Wheels announced recently its continued sponsorship relationship with B.A.S.S. to include a role as supporting sponsor of the Bassmaster Elite Series, as well as Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Opens Series, B.A.S.S. Nation and Bassmaster College Series presented by Bass Pro Shops.
“Dick Cepek was a true outdoorsman,” said Ken Warner, Vice President of Marketing for Dick Cepek. “He was an adventurer, and he developed tire and wheel products that could conquer any terrain. Our continued relationship with B.A.S.S. reflects the spirit of our brand.”
Editor’s Note: The Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) sent out a press release today noting its opposition to this EPA proposal. Although it does not directly appear to relate to off-road vehicles it certainly could impact them – now or in the future. Read more on SEMA’s response.
Washington, DC – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has proposed a regulation to prohibit conversion of vehicles originally designed for on-road use into racecars. The regulation would also make the sale of certain products for use on such vehicles illegal. The proposed regulation was contained within a non-related proposed regulation entitled “Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Fuel Efficiency Standards for Medium- and Heavy-Duty Engines and Vehicles—Phase 2.”
The King of the Hammers is celebrating its 10th year in 2016, and the event is bigger than ever. The event has grown to become, as some put it, the “Burning Man of Off-Road” because of the uniqueness, and difficulty, of the competition, which has help spawn explosion of rock crawling across the country. Even if those attending the event never plan to race, there are more crawlers roaming around the event than one could imagine – most of which could have won the race five years ago.
Clackamas, OR — Warn Industries encourages customers to utilize the consumer rebate program that runs through March 31, 2016. With snow still falling across the US, we urge consumers to be safe and responsible with quality recovery gear. It is also a great time to upgrade an older winch in preparation for spring off-roading opportunities to the new WARN ZEON Platinum winch line with a wireless control and remote clutch engagement.
Corona, CA: For 20 years, T-Rex Grilles has grown from a small billet grille company to the world leader in aftermarket grille design and manufacturing. This unrelenting passion to building the best grille products available is the true measure of American craftsmanship and it shows in every product created. T-Rex is proud of such a significant achievement and vows to continue manufacturing highly appealing grille products.
Created in 1969, the SEMA Hall of Fame is the most prestigious award presented to an individual by the association. It is designed to honor outstanding persons in the industry who have enhanced the stature of, or significantly contributed to, the industry and/or association’s growth.
LAS VEGAS – Nissan made a big impression at the annual SHOT Show with a showing of the 2016 Nissan TITAN XD fresh off its world debut at the North American International Auto Show. This year, Nissan returns once again as a SHOT Show sponsor and with a pair of TITAN XD trucks showcasing a multitude of Genuine Nissan Accessories designed exclusively for the company’s all-new full-size pickup. Many of the accessories, such as a pop-up tent that fits inside the TITAN XD bed, are specifically directed toward outdoor adventure use.
London – Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) recently responded to a lawsuit from two U.S. dealers located in Illinois and Florida, refuting the claims and debunking the lawsuit. The named defendants are FCA US LLC (“FCA US”) and FCA Realty LLC. The dealer plaintiffs are two dealerships of the larger Ed Napleton Automotive Group.
The Coconino National Forest is considering changes to which roads, trails, and areas are open to motor vehicle use on the Forest and would like your input. In September 2011, the Coconino National Forest completed analysis of motorized use designations required by the Travel Management Rule and has since made available a Motor Vehicle Use Map to show designated routes and areas open to motor vehicle use. Since this decision, the Forest has received helpful feedback to modify road, trail and area designations to better support a fun, safe, and ecologically sustainable motorized roads system. To make these designation changes, the Forest is initiating the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) planning process to request your feedback on the proposed motor vehicle use designation changes.