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Chino Valley, AZ -
OR-Fab’s new heavy-duty gas tank and transfer case skid plate kits for 2012 – 2014 model Jeep JK Wrangers, replaces the thin factory units with heavy-duty 3/16-inch thick steel plates. OR-Fab’s skid plates are designed to provide maximum ground clearance and trail protection, yet can be easily removed to service the vehicle’s powertrain.

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Toyota today released the pricing on the all-new Tundra TRD Pro today. After having announced pricing on the TRD Pro Tacoma and 4Runner, now the complete line of 2015 TRD Pro models has retail pricing before they hit the dealerships.

Toyota-Logo-4-29-14Ann Arbor, Mich. – Toyota will move forward with the planning of its new facility on the York Township, Mich., campus of the Toyota Technical Center to accommodate approximately 250 direct procurement positions currently based in Kentucky following approval of state and local incentives announced today by the Michigan Economic Development Corporation and York Township.

“We greatly appreciate the support and encouragement of the Michigan Economic Development Corporation, Ann Arbor SPARK, York Township and elected officials across the state as we continue to expand our presence in Michigan,” said Osamu Nagata, President and CEO of Toyota Motor Engineering and Manufacturing North America, Inc.  “The Toyota Technical Center has been the driving force behind our engineering and R&D activities in North America for more than 35 years, so I am pleased and proud that we will continue to grow these operations.  We look forward to strengthening our ties with Michigan even further and making continued investments that will help drive the success of Toyota, our supplier partners and the state for many years to come.”

Off-Road-Expo-Logo-10-2-12POMONA, Calif. (August 25, 2014) – The 2014 Lucas Oil Off-Road Expo powered by General Tire brings all-things off-road to Fairplex, in Pomona Saturday, October 4 through Sunday, October 5. This year’s expo will feature the hottest off-road vehicles, products and accessories, as well as action-packed Red Bull Motocross trials demonstrations, off-road racing demos, Rubicon Trail off-road ride alongs, ATV and UTV test drives, an RC demo track, autograph signings, bikini contests and more! With more than 300 aftermarket performance vendors and more than 60,000 enthusiasts, Fairplex will burst with a 10-acre off-road party October 4 through October 5.

In addition to the line-up of customized trucks, Jeeps, UTVs, ATVs, side-by-sides, dirt bikes, sand rails and rock crawlers, the expo will come to life with exciting features and entertainment including:

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Kyrie Irving celebrates with Jeep’s Summer tour.

Auburn Hills, Mich. – The Jeep brand’s Summer Celebration with USA Basketball National Team point guard Kyrie Irving continues to excite lovers of the game as the USA Basketball National Team makes its journey towards 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup. This Thursday, August 21, at South Street Seaport – Pier 16, New York, NY, fans will be offered the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to play the Jeep “Open Air Challenge” against Kyrie Irving, as well as win tickets to the USA vs. Puerto Rico basketball exhibition game on Friday (August 22) at Madison Square Garden.

Mopar makes Jeep® Custom Hood Decals available for Jeep Wrangle
Auburn Hills, Mich.
– Mopar’s Jeep Performance Parts is giving deeper meaning to the term “road map.” With the introduction of new Jeep Custom Hood Decals, owners can personalize the hoods of their Jeep vehicles with pre-configured map decals of popular trails or create their own map graphics using an online customizable tool.

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Chino Valley, AZ
– OR-Fab’s new HDX Swing-A-Way Tire Carrier rear bumper offers Jeep JK Wrangler owners added convenience and improved styling from a bumper designed to withstand hard trail abuse. Manufactured from 3/16-inch thick steel plate, the bumper is easy to install using heavy-duty hardware and 1/2-inch thick steel plate frame mounts provided in the kit. OR-Fab also added welded D-ring mounts and included two D-rings.

SEMA-Logo-11-19-12DIAMOND BAR, CA – The world’s most unique and celebrated customized vehicles from the 2014 SEMA Show will gather and be accessible to the public on Friday, November 7, 4:00-10:00 pm, as the SEMA Cruise finds its way to a new event taking place immediately after the SEMA Show at the heart of the Las Vegas Strip. After four days behind closed doors in the Las Vegas Convention Center (LVCC), visible only to industry professionals, hundreds of cars and trucks from the SEMA Show will roll out of the building in the SEMA Cruise and, for the first time ever, assemble at “SEMA Ignited,” a celebration that will include food, music, celebrities, iconic builders and exhibitor displays.

“SEMA Ignited is an extension of the SEMA Show that will allow exhibiting companies to gain additional media and consumer exposure for the acclaimed vehicles and innovative gear they bring to Las Vegas,” said Chris Kersting, SEMA President and CEO.

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NORTH BRANCH, Minn.
— The venerable Jeep 4.0-liter inline-six engine has powered millions of Jeeps, including CJs, YJs, Wranglers, Cherokees, and Wagoneers. The 4.0 delivers adequate horsepower from the factory, but many offroad drivers want more horsepower and torque to conquer challenging terrain, which means these engines are often built and modified. The Jeep 4.0, or 242-ci, is affordable, abundant, exceptionally durable, and many consider it one of the best 4×4 off-road engines.

Toyota-Logo-4-29-14DETROIT — The Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA) announced today that Toyota Motor North America pledged $1 million toward the DIA’s commitment to raise $100 million as part of a “grand bargain” that will help the City of Detroit emerge from bankruptcy, support city pensioners and protect the museum’s art collection for the public.

“Toyota has demonstrated its commitment to Detroit and Michigan by doing its part to secure the DIA’s future while helping Detroit’s retirees,” said Eugene A. Gargaro Jr., DIA board chairman. “We are extremely grateful for Toyota’s generous support and know that it will motivate other donors and help pave the way for a bright future, both for the City of Detroit and the DIA.”