Thursday, May 1, 2008 - 12:00am

Dynamic Control announced that Mike Toney has joined the Dynamat team as western sales manager for the company. Toney will work closely with manufacturer’s representatives and direct with dealers to help them grow the Dynamic Control product lines, which include the market-leading Dynamat brand. Toney will work to expand the company’s ever-growing dealer base and help existing dealers maximize their profits.

Thursday, May 1, 2008 - 12:00am

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Thursday, May 1, 2008 - 12:00am

ON HOLD: The Old School Racing Series has postponed its inaugural season until 2009. The series, which will feature legendary drivers racing stock cars on short tracks, was scheduled to debut this spring.

FAST LADY: Ashley Force defeated her father John in the final round of the Summit Racing Equipment Southern Nationals to become the first female Funny Car winner in NHRA history. Her victory came one week after Danica Patrick’s triumph in an IndyCar Series event.

Thursday, May 1, 2008 - 12:00am

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The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has proposed a dramatic increase in fuel economy standards to be phased-in between model years 2011 and 2015. The NHTSA would set average fuel economy standards at 35.7 miles per gallon for passenger cars (currently 27.5 mpg) and 28.6 mpg for light trucks (currently 22.5 mpg) by model year 2015.  When averaged together, the combined car/light-truck standard would be 31.6 mpg. The NHTSA estimates that it would add an average cost of $650 per new passenger car and $979 per new truck by 2015, while saving about $100 billion in gas c

Thursday, May 1, 2008 - 12:00am

SEMA-supported legislation to create classic motor-vehicle project titles was approved by the Kentucky State Legislature and signed into law by Governor Steve Beshear. The new law applies to vehicles at least 25 years old, not road-worthy and currently without a title or with a title from another state. Under the law, a classic motor-vehicle project title would prohibit the use of vehicles bearing these titles on the highway but, once restored, a regular title could be issued.

For details, contact Steve McDonald at stevem@sema.org.

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Brenda Priddy's spy photographer network recently caught the third Cadillac CTS variant, a wagon, during testing. Codenamed GMX 206, GM will start building this luxury wagon next spring, Priddy says. It will be built alongside the CTS sedan and coupe at the Lansing (Mich.) Grand River Assembly Plant. Expect GM to build around 10,000-12,000 units a year, a significant portion of that run earmarked for European sales.

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