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2010-05-10 11:43:00

WASHINGTON, May 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pep Boys - Manny, Moe & Jack - have agreed to pay $5 million in civil penalties and take corrective measures to settle claims that it violated the Clean Air Act by importing and selling motorcycles, recreational vehicles and generators manufactured in China that do not comply with environmental requirements, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Justice Department announced today. Baja Inc., which supplied the...

2009-11-24 13:39:00

ENSENADA, BAJA CALIFORNIA, Mexico, Nov. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Battling one of the toughest courses to date, Team General Tire captured multiple podium finishes in Trophy Truck, Class 6, Class 7sx, Class 9 and Class 3, at the 2009 Tecate SCORE Baja 1000, which hailed the return of Ivan "Ironman" Stewart to Baja racing. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091124/CL16853 ) Rick D. Johnson brought home a 3rd Place overall and class finish in the Trophy Truck class with a time of...

2009-11-23 14:00:00

DETROIT, Nov. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Rod Hall Racing once again demonstrated the inherent off-road capability of the HUMMER H3 as the team secured both the stock full and stock mini class wins at the 2009 SCORE International Baja 1000. The #860 H3 Alpha, piloted by Chad Hall, captured the stock full class victory, while team owner Rod Hall partnered with Emily Miller and Mike Winkel to earn the stock mini class win with the #761 H3. With the combined wins, Rod Hall holds the record of 21...

2009-11-02 23:01:00

LAS VEGAS, Nov. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The 2010 Ford F-150 SVT Raptor with an available all-new 6.2-liter V-8 engine produces 411 horsepower and 434 ft.-lb. of torque, making it the most powerful half-ton truck on the market today Building on the success of Ford Racing's vehicle programs and Raptor's success in the 2008 Baja 1000, Ford Racing will offer the FR Raptor XT The FR Raptor XT offers the capability of the Baja race truck, with the comfort of the production Raptor The...

2009-11-02 12:35:00

LAS VEGAS, Nov. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- With a renewed focus on recreation and off-road racing performance, HUMMER comes to Las Vegas and the 2009 SEMA Show with a group of four special trucks and SUVs demonstrating the purpose-built nature of HUMMER vehicles. HUMMER introduces two concepts, the H3 Moab, outfitted with a host of off-road performance accessories inspired by its namesake, and the H3T Sportsman - a proposal for the ultimate outdoorsman's truck. In addition, Rod Hall Racing's...

2008-12-01 14:26:00

ENSENADA, Mexico, Dec. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- General Tire Team Assault members Scott Steinberger and Mike Childress were in the middle of their run of the season, the #7 PCI Racing Trophy Truck holding strong in fifth position and closing in on the 3rd place podium well into the 422nd mile of the 635-mile Baja 1000. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081201/CLM098 ) But then a surprise breakdown from a broken trailing arm sent the rig for a quick fix in the Baja Pits....

2008-03-24 09:00:46

AquaCell Technologies, Inc. doing business as GreenCore Technology (PINKSHEETS: AQUA) announced today that it has commenced sales of its solar powered air conditioner in the Baja region of Mexico through an exclusive distributorship agreement with Common Sense Energy ("CSE"). CSE is a pioneer and leader in the solar installation industry having installed photo-voltaic systems throughout the United States and Mexico. "We are excited to be able to sell what I believe is one of the most...

2005-07-19 07:47:34

By Michael Roddy BAJA, Hungary (Reuters) - It's almost 6 p.m. and people are getting hungry as Mayor Peter Szell steps onto a stage in the vast central square of this gracious southern Hungarian town on the Danube. Szell welcomes the thousands of people crowded into the square, says a few words in memory of Jozsef Sobri, a recently deceased local resident famed for his fish soup, and finally comes to the key phrase: "Light your fires!" With that, the central square of Baja goes up in...