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If you weren’t aware that National Tire Safety Week then you’re not alone. Fortunately Toyo Tires is in the business of knowing all things tire safety, and so they’ve produced a new video series highlighting important safety reminders and tire tips to check out before hitting the road this holiday weekend.

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SANTA ANA, CA. – (May 25, 2016)
– As the official shirt partner of Chelsea FC, Yokohama Tire Corporation (YTC) wants to give away a trip to the ultimate Chelsea FC fan. Through its latest contest, the Yokohama True Blue Fan Challenge, YTC will award one super fan and a guest a trip to see a match between the 2015 English Premier League champion and Liverpool FC at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena on July 27. Included in the grand prize are: $1,000 in spending money, tickets, hotel and airfare. Also included is a 2016-2017 Chelsea FC jersey signed by the first team squad.

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Chino Valley, AZ
– OR-Fab’s HD Crossmember for Jeep JK Wranglers are built to withstand the hard punishment that can occur on extreme trail rides. Made from 3/16-inch steel plate, and designed with a full box welded construction, OR-Fab’s HD Crossmember is a direct bolt-on replacement for the factory unit, and is 50 percent stronger.

AMA-logo-230PICKERINGTON, Ohio – The proposed 2017 Renewable Fuel Standard volume requirements announced today by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency would increase the mandated amount of ethanol in the nation’s fuel supply chain, despite a low demand for higher ethanol blends and an inadequate distribution and sales network, the American Motorcyclist Association reports.

The EPA’s proposed Renewable Volume Obligations call for 18.8 billion gallons of biofuel for 2017, up from 18.11 billion gallons this year. The obligations for 2015 were 16.93 gallons.

The AMA opposes any increase in the Renewable Volume Obligations under the Renewable Fuel Standard.

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Suwanee, Ga.
– Rugged Ridge today announced its new Steel Winch Plate to fit the following JK Wrangler vehicle packages equipped with the MOPAR 10th Anniversary Rubicon front bumper: Rubicon X, Rubicon 10th Anniversary and Rubicon Hard Rock. The new winch plate is also compatible with 2007-2016 JK Wranglers upgraded with MOPAR 10th Anniversary Rubicon front bumper.

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After news stories surfaced yesterday that Nissan could be purchasing Mitsubishi, today we learn that Nissan in fact has formed a “strategic alliance” as Nissan has purchased a controlling interest with a 34 percent stake in Mitsubishi Motors Corporation for 237 billion yen.

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Dixon, CA – Rapto Worx offers Jeep JK owners a heavy-duty set of great-looking grab handles that provide a sturdy anchor to aid while entering and exiting the vehicle. Manufactured from 6061 billet aluminum, and precision CNC machined for a precise fit, Rapto Worx’s Jeep JK Grab Handles compliment the vehicle’s interior with a rugged appearance, and give your passengers something strong to grab onto when rock crawling over difficult terrain.

Dana-Axle-Logo-5-11-16Dana Holding Corporation (NYSE: DAN) announced recently that it will open a new high-tech axle manufacturing facility in Toledo, Ohio.

The site of the new Dana facility was previously home to Willys-Overland Motors, which developed the original Jeep, and is located less than three miles from FCA US LLC’s Toledo Assembly Complex. The Toledo-Lucas County Port Authority redeveloped the property in conjunction with NAI Harmon Group. The all-new facility, adjacent to Interstate 75, is optimally located to support automakers throughout the geographic region.

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BDS Suspension is now offering redesigned dual steering stabilizer kits for the 2007-2016 Jeep Wrangler JK. These new stabilizer kits are designed to improve your Jeep’s overall drivability by reducing the front end shimmy caused by oversized tires, keeping you in control on and off-road.

General-Tire-NORRA-Mexican-1000-5-6-16Fort Mill, S.C. – The 2016 NORRA Mexican 1000 race has ended at the tip of the Baja peninsula in Cabo and the Caballo del Diablo team, headed by Boyd Jaynes, captured a first-place finish in the Pioneer 4×4 class and earned the coveted Steve McQueen memorial trophy!

Driver, Boyd Jaynes, and copilot, Brian Godfrey, took on the “Evil Mariachi” theme this year and dressed the part, too, complete with mariachi hats.