Latest 1-800-Radiator Stories

2009-08-17 12:53:00

BENICIA, Calif., Aug. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- 1-800-Radiator announced today full unconditional warranty support for the Cash For Clunkers program. 1-800-Radiator will guarantee a free replacement radiator or air conditioning part for any new car bought under the Cash For Clunkers program. The offer will qualify once the new car warranty period expires, so that the new owner will have ongoing warranty coverage for the life of his car. The 1-800-Radiator warranty will extend to radiators, AC...

2009-06-30 15:06:00

Plus Kicks off Its Annual 4th of July Sale BENICIA, Calif., June 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumers may be cutting corners in this economy but apparently not when it comes to repairing their cars. Today, 1-800 RADIATOR announced its biggest week ever with sales topping $5 million, an indicator that car owners are fixing their cars rather than buying new ones. During this economic downturn it is even more important for people to take care of their cars, and make necessary repairs or replacements...

2009-06-16 09:00:00

BENICIA, Calif., June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- The latest automotive news cites the proverbial doom and gloom: gas prices are up, driving is down, dealerships are closing and new car sales are slumping. However, not all automotive news is bad news today. At 1-800 Radiator, business is booming. The company has already recorded a number of million-dollar days as the summer driving season gets underway. "We're ramping up our inventory, beating our monthly projections and facing our biggest year...

2009-05-01 12:47:00

BENICIA, Calif., May 1 /PRNewswire/ -- 1-800-Radiator responded to Chrysler's anticipated bankruptcy filing with an announcement today that it will be ramping up its stock levels of replacement cooling parts for Chrysler automobiles. 1-800-Radiator estimates over one million cooling system replacement parts will be needed in the next 12 months for Chrysler models currently on the road. The company projects that Chrysler's Town and Country Van will lead the list, with approximately 116,000...

2009-04-29 13:11:00

BENICIA, Calif., April 29 /PRNewswire/ -- 1-800-Radiator today announced it will achieve 100 percent coverage of the replacement market for cooling and heating parts for General Motors, Chrysler and Ford automobiles by the summer vacation driving season. Today's news headlines focus on the problems of the three automotive giants and the likely closures of many parts suppliers of U.S. automakers. 1-800-Radiator CEO Mike Rippey says a huge and important segment of the auto industry will...

2009-04-16 15:41:00

BENICIA, Calif., April 16 /PRNewswire/ -- 1-800-Radiator today announced it has concluded arrangements with original equipment and aftermarket suppliers to carry the full line of cooling and air conditioning parts to supply markets in the wake of closures of GM and Chrysler dealerships nationwide. The New York Times reported today that Saturn has gone from 420 stores to 375 stores since the beginning of this year, and there is no longer any Saturn dealer support in Kansas City, Mo, Corpus...

2009-03-25 13:38:00

BENICIA, Calif., March 25 /PRNewswire/ -- 1-800-Radiator, an auto parts distribution franchise with more than 225 locations throughout the United States and Canada, announced that Joe Rippey, 30, has been promoted to president of the company, with immediate effect. Rippey, who has been with the company for eight years, was previously Chief Operating Officer. In his new role, Rippey will be responsible for running the day-to-day operations of the company. "Joe has played a leading role in...

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