Latest Roof rack Stories

2011-08-19 00:02:05

New wireless alert system prevents outdoor enthusiasts from driving into their garages with bikes, kayaks and other gear on their roof racks. Denver, CO (PRWEB) August 18, 2011 HeadsUp Systems has introduced a new wireless alert system to prevent outdoor enthusiasts from driving into their garages with bikes, kayaks and other gear on their roof racks. Available starting today, the HeadsUp System sends a wireless signal to drivers as they approach their garages, reminding them if they have...

2011-08-17 12:41:00

BEAVERTON, Ore., Aug. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Yakima (www.yakima.com), the innovation leader in vehicle racks for boats, bikes, camping, winter sports gear, trailers and cargo solutions, won two key industry awards at the recent Outdoor Retailer Summer Market. Outside named Whispbar, the quietest, most aerodynamic and fuel-efficient line of roof racks, as one of top ten Gear of the Show. GearJunkie.com, a respected outdoor website, designated the Whispbar and the RocketBox Pro Series as...

2011-06-01 07:00:00

MALMO, Sweden, June 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Thule Group is pleased to announce the acquisition of Chariot Carriers Inc., one of the world's leading designers and developers of bicycle trailers and multi-functional child carriers. Thule Group has signed an agreement with Chariot Carriers Inc. which will consequently add a strong brand and new product line to Thule's existing portfolio of products for smart and safe transportation. The acquisition is a natural step in the Thule Group's...

2011-05-26 15:00:00

SEYMOUR, Conn., May 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Thule announces this year's winners of the 2011 Thule Road Trip Vehicle of the Year. Both the cars provide the perfect combination of fun, utility, safety and conveniences when heading out on a road trip. Both vehicles also score high in the criteria that is on everybody's mind - gas consumption. The Memorial Day holiday weekend is the unofficial start of summer vacation travel for many families and friends. This year, more people will be...

2010-12-14 12:15:00

BEAVERTON, Ore., Dec. 14, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Yakima (www.yakima.com), a leading designer and manufacturer of vehicle cargo management solutions, today announced its acquisition of Hubco Automotive Ltd., Australasia's leading brand of rooftop car racks, based in Christchurch, New Zealand. Formerly owned by phil&teds, Hubco designs and manufacturers Whispbar(TM) (www.whispbar.com) the world's quietest vehicle rack and Prorack (P-Bar, T-Bar and X-Bar). All Whispbar and Prorack products...

2009-05-21 16:31:00

SEYMOUR, Conn., May 21 /PRNewswire/ -- With summer right around the corner, Thule, a world leader in transportation accessories, is proud to announce the awards for their 2009 Thule Road Trip Vehicles of the Year. This distinction is reserved for automobiles above and below $30,000 that provide the perfect combination of fun, utility, gas mileage, safety and conveniences for a family or group of four planning a road trip. "The ranking system takes into effect what a family of four would be...

Word of the Day
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'