SANTA ANA, CA – For the second consecutive year, Yokohama Tire Corporation (YTC) is combining its Chelsea Football Club (FC) sponsorship with its “Spring Getaway” national rebate promotion. From now through May 31, consumers can once again choose between a 2016-2017 Chelsea FC jersey or a $60/$80 Yokohama Visa Prepaid card after purchasing a set of four select Yokohama tires (including the new ultra-high-performance ADVAN A052™).
Toward the end of the week at Easter Jeep Safari in Moab, Utah, some Jeepers take a break from the trail for a few hours to check out the newest gadgets and gear at the Spanish Trail Arena. Aftermarket vendors show off their latest and greatest, and we cruised the floor to check out the show and put together a collection of new products from this year’s EJS.
Agua Dulce, Calif.: Not only is P.C.I. Race Radios the official race radio of the 50th Anniversary NORRA Mexican 1000, but they are also big time participants. Scott Steinberger will be racing again this year; driving with Dave Sykes in the Fodge; an historic truck that is part Ford, and part Dodge. Sharlene Miscik will be Co-Driving with Luke Babb and George Peters on the 3 Donkey’s Racing Team entry, and Matt Banuelos and his friend Nick will be helping NORRA on their bikes as members of the sweep crew.
CYPRESS, CA – Toyo Tire U.S.A. Corp. is proud to announce the addition of F-load range tires to the brand’s popular Open Country line of light truck products. The new, higher carrying capacity tires were developed to meet the needs of late model truck owners and dealers. Available in the Open Country M/T; Open Country R/T; and Open Country A/T II tires, sizes include 35×12.50R20LT, 33X12.50R18LT and 37X12.50R22LT.
The all-new 2017 Jeep Compass isn’t exactly a hard-core off-roader. That said, the crossover Compass, at least in Trailhawk form, is a Trail Rated Jeep that can tackle some beginning to moderate trails – and that’s a lot more than pretty much any other crossover on the market can say.
Suwanee, GA – Rugged Ridge today announced the addition of a new Dual Battery Tray Kit for 2012-2016 Jeep Wrangler JK models equipped with the 3.6 liter engine.
SANTA ANA, CA – Baseball’s back and so is Yokohama Tire Corporation’s (YTC) longtime sponsorship of the Los Angeles Angels. This is the eighth consecutive season in which YTC is a sponsor of the American League West team.
GREAT FALLS, MT — The National Off-Highway Vehicle Conservation Council (NOHVCC) today announced the appointment of Duane Taylor as its executive director, effective June 1. Taylor replaces Russ Ehnes, who is retiring from that position after nearly two decades.
“I am excited about this new opportunity,” said Taylor. “I have worked extensively with NOHVCC over the past 12 years while representing the powersports industry, and I have a great deal of passion for its mission. I am prepared to build on its successes, and continue its key initiatives, while working to expand its reach, scope and effectiveness.”
GREENVILLE, S.C. – BFGoodrich Tires builds tires for any adventure, including those that take drivers off their daily roadways. Through its Outstanding Trails program that promotes sustainable and responsible off-road driving, BFGoodrich Tires will once again award grants of $4,000 each to four qualified and passionate off-road clubs in North America. These clubs will use their grants to continue local efforts that preserve and protect their hometown trails.
In its 12th year, BFGoodrich once again offers Outstanding Trails in association with 4 Wheel Parts as presenting sponsor of this year’s program. 4 Wheel Parts will promote the program and provide a critical outreach extension to four-wheel-drive clubs across North America.
The Jeep Switchback is an interesting blend of currently available parts, potential Mopar offerings, and maybe a few things we’ll see on the Wrangler JL down the road.