Suwanee, Ga. – Omix-ADA recently announced that it will feature six historic Jeeps from its recently expanded vintage and historic Jeep Collection at the company’s Off Road Success Center during the 2015 SEMA Show, in Las Vegas on November 3-6.
CYPRESS, CA – Toyo Tire U.S.A. Corp. is expecting to host large crowds once again when they display at the annual SEMA Show, November 3 – 6 in Las Vegas, NV. The company brands three distinct areas within the show – a large booth inside the South Hall; a show-stopping display directly outside the South Hall and the Toyo Tires Treadpass, which serves as a walkway between the South and Central Halls. Together they feature more than 30 exceptional cars and trucks including several making their world debut. These vehicles demonstrate the broad range of products and sizes offered by Toyo Tires. Featured lines include Open Country® for light trucks, SUVs and outdoor adventure vehicles; Proxes® for the performance-minded; and the revolutionary new Celsius® variable-conditions tire.
Toyota has unveiled some of its plans for its 2015 Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show display, which will feature 14 custom vehicles, one of which will be the Toyota Ultimate Utility Vehicle (UUV) shown above.
Santa Clara, CA – Magellan recently unveiled its new off-road vehicle navigation solution, the eXplorist TRX7, for the 4×4 and Powersports vehicle consumer markets at the AIMExpo in Orlando, Florida. Designed specifically for the off-roading enthusiast, this navigation device offers improved driver safety, a superior user experience including detailed 3D maps and community generated trail data, all at an exceptional value right out of the box.
Cypress, Calif. (October 21, 2015) – Nitto Tire, a leading manufacturer of off-road and street performance tires, swept the podium at the Ultra4 National Championships on October 17, 2015 at the Wild West Motorsports Park in Reno, Nevada. Team Nitto drivers Loren Healey, Jason Scherer, and Eric Miller dominated the field of 60 cars in the 4400 Unlimited class race and Derek West and Wayland Campbell secured their second and third place finishes in the series.
Southfield, Michigan – The Fifth Anniversary Edition of the Champion brand’s popular “Search for a Champion” racing sponsorship contest will award a record $200,000 (USD) in cash and prizes to more grassroots racers than ever, including beginners of all ages in virtually every form of engine-driven competition. The annual contest is sponsored by Federal-Mogul Motorparts, a division of Federal-Mogul Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ: FDML) and exclusive global marketer of Champion spark plugs, filters, wipers and performance chemical additives.
The United Four Wheel Drive Associations (UFWDA) and the Off-Road Business Association (ORBA) have agreed to a formal arrangement that will allow the groups to coordinate policy as they strive to work together to protect access to lands, roads and trails for off-road enthusiasts. The groups have often collaborated in the past at the national level on projects of common interest. The new arrangement will enable the two national organizations to cooperate more closely to create a stronger approach to advocating for increased access to motorized recreation on public and private land.
After two days of challenging on- and off-road driving, TAWA members voted for the best-performing vehicles and FCA US brands secured eight of 24 awards, the most of any manufacturer at the event.
A SAN-supported bill, the “California Minerals, Off-Road Recreation, and Conservation Act” (HR 3668), has been introduced in the U.S. Congress to create five new National Off-Highway Vehicle (OHV) Recreation Areas in the California Desert (Spangler Hills, El Mirage, Rasor, Dumont Dunes, and Stoddard Valley) in addition to designating Johnson Valley as a National OHV Recreation Area and expanding it by nearly 20,000 acres.
Please contact your U.S. Representative Immediately to Request Support for HR 3668
Pomona, Calif. – BFGoodrich Tires, in collaboration with Four Wheel Parts, United Four Wheel Drive Associations, Blue Ribbon Coalition and Off Road Business Association, today announced the winners of the 2015 Outstanding Trails program. Nominated for uniqueness, terrain type and enthusiast following, the trails selected and the associated clubs for this year’s program are:
• Applegate-Lassen Wagon Trail, Nev., High Rock Trekkers
• Bald Mountain OHV Trails, Sierra National Forest, Calif., Clovis Independent 4 Wheelers
• Barrett Lake Trail, El Dorado National Forest, Calif., Hi-Landers 4WDC
• Black Bear Pass, Silverton, Colo., Creeper Jeepers Gang of Durango