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‘Drive Safer Sunday’ is November 30: Reminds Drivers of Special Danger on Year’s Busiest Travel Day

ATLANTA, Ga., Nov. 25, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The 10th annual observance of Drive Safer Sunday is on November 30, 2014, and Road Safe America reminds Americans taking holiday road trips ‘to focus on being rested and attentive to dangers inside and outside their cars.’ The observance is sponsored by Road Safe America, a non-profit dedicated to reducing collisions between tractor-trailers and passenger vehicles.

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UPDATED: Weitz and Luxenberg Files Class Action Lawsuit Against Chrysler

NEW YORK, N.Y., Nov. 17, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — *UPDATED* — Weitz and Luxenberg today announced the filing of a class action lawsuit in federal court against Chrysler Group LLC. The nationally respected personal injury and mass tort law firm said it seeks to hold the Big Three automobile maker accountable for economic losses suffered by owners and passengers of Chrysler cars and trucks that stalled, caught fire or sustained other potentially life-endangering malfunctions due to a faulty onboard computer.

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Deployed Military Members Receive Teddy Bears Sponsored By Southwest Florida NAPA Auto Care Centers

NAPLES, Fla., Nov. 6, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Southwest Florida NAPA Auto Care Centers is adding to their Veterans Day tribute this year by sponsoring 40 Teddy Bears to be given to deployed military through Teddy Bears for the Troops, Inc. They are also inviting the public to contribute toward sending more teddy bears to our deployed military by visiting any of their seven Naples, North Naples or Bonita Springs locations which are serving as collection sites, where any size donation is encouraged for this cause.

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Takata Exploding Airbags Prompts Weitz and Luxenberg to Begin Readying Class-Action Lawsuit

NEW YORK, N.Y., Oct. 28, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Reports of at least four deaths and nearly 150 injuries from exploding airbags that hurl jagged, razor-sharp pieces of shrapnel at drivers and passengers spurred leading national law firm Weitz & Luxenberg to today announce it is preparing for a class action suit against airbag manufacturer Takata Corp.

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Veterans Receive Free Oil Changes on Veterans’ Day at Southwest Florida NAPA Auto Care Centers

NAPLES, Fla., Oct. 14, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Southwest Florida NAPA Auto Care Centers plan to honor local veterans this Veterans’ Day, November 11, by providing free oil changes at their seven (7) Naples, North Naples and Bonita Springs, Fla., NAPA Auto Care Center locations.

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Greenwald Picked as Liaison Counsel for GM Recall Lawsuits

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y., Aug. 26, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The multidistrict-litigation court currently overseeing more than 100 class actions and numerous personal injury lawsuits against General Motors has appointed attorney Robin L. Greenwald of Weitz and Luxenberg to serve as liaison counsel.

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NOMOREHEX Launches New Informational Website

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 20, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — NOMOREHEX (nomorehex.org), the online resource for trivalent chromium technology, has been launched to alert manufacturers and electroplaters of the pending European mandate banning the use of hexavalent decorative chromium chemistry in virtually all products finished in or exported into the EU.

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It’s Not Your Daddy’s RV: Luxury RV Rentals Are Filled with Surprises

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., July 8, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In the 1950s, Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz gave into the romantic notion of cruising America’s highways and byways in ‘The Long, Long Trailer.’ If they had to do it all over again, they would likely have been a lot better off in a luxury RV rental, says Allstar Coaches.

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Chevy Camaro Recall Spurs Weitz and Luxenberg to Again Target GM with Class-Action Lawsuit

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y., June 30, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — General Motors is being sued by owners of late-model Chevrolet Camaro cars, customers who feel the Detroit automotive giant’s latest recall has deeply betrayed their trust, the law firm of Weitz and Luxenberg, P.C., today announced.

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Regent Education Implements Fully-Automated Student Verification Solution for Universal Technical Institute

FREDERICK, Md., March 27, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Regent Education has successfully launched their industry-leading verification solution, Regent Review at Universal Technical Institute (NYSE:UTI), the leading provider of post-secondary education for students seeking careers as professional automotive, diesel, collision repair, motorcycle and marine technicians.

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Kawasaki Engine and Power Products Division Names Seasoned Executive to Head OEM Sales Activities

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Nov. 19, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Engine and Power Products Division of Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A. today announced the promotion of Timothy J. Malinowski to the position of senior sales manager-OEM sales. The promotion is effective immediately.

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FirstClose Partners with Dent Wizard to Offer New Appearance Service Plan to Lenders

ST. LOUIS, Mo., Oct. 1, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dent Wizard International, the global leader in automotive cosmetic reconditioning, recently announced an arrangement with FirstClose, an online service for loan originators, which will allow users of FirstClose to offer consumers an automobile appearance service plan – called Ding Guard – as part of their loan. This exclusive product offered by FirstClose provides a unique, non-interest income product opportunity for banks and credit unions that use FirstClose.

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Teenage entrepreneur-led Bulldog Lighting leading the push for California legislators to pass proposed ‘Made in the USA labeling’ bill

SAN CARLOS, Calif., April 26, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A current law states that California businesses cannot claim their products are ‘Made in the USA’ unless 100 percent of the components are manufactured in the country. The federal standard is 75 percent, which places an unfair disadvantage on California firms because there are some products that have components which are not available in the United States. Bulldog Lighting – a San Carlos, Calif.-based firm that was founded by teenage entrepreneur Dylan Sievers – is spearheading and promoting the passage of legislation that would make the 75 percent federal standard applicable in California.

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EPIC Expands Into Vintage Auto and Racing Industry

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, announced today the formation of a new division, EPIC Motorsports. Operated by EPIC’s own collectors and racers, this division provides customers with both the highest level of insurance expertise and extensive knowledge of collector cars, racing, and associated industry vendors.

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Epic Airfares Help Drive RV Rental Business to Record Levels

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — According to Allstar Coaches, the RV rental industry is poised to have its best year ever; thanks in part to the highest airfares seen in more than three decades. The airline industry’s seemingly relentless commitment to create innovative new ways to bilk consumers is finally driving them away.

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Adventure, Intrigue and Murder Surround the Life and Death of Aloha Wanderwell

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Richard Diamond, founder of AlohaWanderwell.com, announced this week that June 4, 2012 marks the sixteenth anniversary of Aloha Wanderwell’s death, the first woman to travel around the world in an automobile – a Model T Ford that she affectionately named ‘Little Lizzie.’ Aloha was 16 when she began this journey in 1922.

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Brand On the Run – RV Rentals Taking Corporate America On Tour

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., April 16, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — It’s no secret that marketing directors are on a perpetual quest for the next best thing, now they’re discovering that the perfect vehicle to ‘drive their brand’ may be a custom wrapped motorhome rental. Branded RV rentals have emerged as a cutting edge marketing tool and are becoming popular among companies looking increase their exposure and enhance their corporate identity. Florida based RV rental firm Allstar Coaches has been using vehicle wrap technology for years on its fleet of luxury motorhomes as it continues to grow its Corporate Events and Promotions sector.

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Squarerigger Software Announces Record-Breaking 2011 Performance

SILVERDALE, Wash., Feb. 27, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Squarerigger Software’s SQ.7(TM) Fleet Maintenance System, Revolution(R) Tire Tracking and Tire Management System, The Inspector(TM) and its Tire Dealer Advantage(TM) software packages were selected by transportation fleets and tire dealers across the world in 2011, making it the most successful year in the history of the company.

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Aloha Wanderwell: First Woman to Travel around the World in an Automobile

IRVINE, Calif., Dec. 15, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — What’s blonde, blue-eyed, six-feet tall and looks like a leading actress? She’s Aloha Wanderwell – the first woman to travel around the globe in a car; she was 16. And, AlohaWanderwell.com is dedicated to preserving her nitrate films, books and more.

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RV Rentals Offer Best Value for Holiday Travelers says Allstar Coaches

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Dec. 7, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Airfares have been steadily on the rise and weary travelers are searching for alternative means of travel as holiday season approaches. Rob Tischler, CEO of Allstar Coaches said ‘When considering the cost of airfare, hotels, and meals out, it’s no wonder that people are turning to RV rentals. The savings are substantial, even when you incorporate fuel costs. A family of four can literally save thousands over traditional air-hotel itineraries.’

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Allstar Coaches Opening Full Service Florida RV Rental and Travel Center

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Florida based RV rental dealer Allstar Coaches, announced today the October 11 grand opening of their brand new full service RV rental and travel center in Fort Lauderdale. ‘We are very excited about opening our new facility which will now serve South Florida’s growing RV community perfectly,’ said CEO Rob Tischler.

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New Hampshire Audi Dealer Inspired by Audi’s Plans to Unseat BMW as Luxury Leader

NASHUA, N.H. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The entire staff at New Hampshire Audi dealer Audi of Nashua has been energized by Audi’s recent statement that it wants to unseat German rival BMW as the leading luxury car maker in the world by 2015. Following its best-ever May, which was also its third-best sales month ever in the United States, Audi is spending more than $14 million on its Frankfurt Motor Show display to keep the momentum going.

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Newest MINI Features Fewer Seats, More Thrills

PEABODY, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Massachusetts MINI dealer MINI of Peabody will soon have the sportiest MINI yet, the MINI Cooper Coupe, or “Couper,” as it has already been lovingly dubbed on the internet. Available in three guises, the Cooper Coupe won’t arrive at MINI dealerships until October, but the much-anticipated vehicle recently made an early New England appearance at the June 18th MINIsOnTop meet.

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