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2011-04-25 10:33:56

Spark plugs, little changed in 150 years of use, may soon be going the way of the rotary telephone with the emergence of new laser technology that could replace the ceramic and metal plugs on vehicles in the near future, BBC News reports. A team at the Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics is reporting that they have designed lasers to replace spark plugs that could ignite the fuel/air mixture in combustion engines which would increase fuel efficiency of engines and reduce exhaust pollution...

2011-03-01 07:35:00

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., March 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ignition products company ENERPULSE, Inc. announced today that, Kyle Spear, winner of the "Great Harley Giveaway," was presented his new Harley Davidson motorcycle by representatives of ENERPULSE and Advance Auto Parts at the Advance Auto Parts store in Centreville, VA. The sweepstakes kicks off a unique motorcycle parts program by Advance intended to offer motorcycling enthusiasts a reliable and readily available supply of commonly used...

2011-03-01 07:00:00

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., March 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumers can save money while tuning up their lawn mowers, chainsaws, gas-powered trimmers and other outdoor equipment through Federal-Mogul Corporation's (Nasdaq: FDML) popular "Smart Choice(TM)" offer on premium Champion® spark plugs and tune-up kits. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110301/DE55113 ) From March 1 through April 30, 2011, consumers can qualify for a $1.50 mail-in rebate on the Champion brand's...

2011-02-28 07:00:00

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., Feb. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Federal-Mogul's (Nasdaq: FDML) comprehensive "Smart Choice(TM)" promotional campaign now includes a special offer that can save consumers up to $20 on a set of Champion® automotive replacement spark plugs. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110228/DE55092LOGO ) From March 1 through April 30, 2011, consumers who purchase premium Champion Iridium spark plugs can activate a $2.50-per-plug mail-in rebate by visiting...

2011-02-15 07:20:00

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., Feb. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ENERPULSE, Inc. today announced the addition of another member to the sustainable energy team employing the Pulstar® ultra high-power replacement for spark plugs. The Hybrid Haven, of Petaluma, CA, has joined the ranks of the dedicated to reduce our dependence on foreign oil and clean up automotive emissions. Ed Rueda, CEO of The Hybrid Haven, states, "The Hybrid Haven is excited to be a part of the growing sustainable...

2010-11-04 07:10:00

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., Nov. 4, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Ignition products company ENERPULSE, Inc. announced today that the ENERPULSE proprietary Pulstar® pulse plugs will be manufactured by the Autolite business of Honeywell Consumer Products Group (CPG), in their state-of-the-art facility. The Pulstar plugs, utilizing innovative energy management, deliver more than one (1) megawatt of ignition power to improve the combustion process in internal combustion spark ignited engines...

2010-07-01 12:48:00

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., July 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Have you ever found yourself at your local hardware retailer without access to a printed catalog of spark plugs for your lawnmower, tractor, chainsaw, leaf blower or snow blower? Thanks to Federal-Mogul Corporation's (Nasdaq: FDML) Champion® spark plugs brand, the right plug information is now available in a matter of seconds through most Web-enabled mobile phones. Federal-Mogul has launched an interactive spark plug...

2010-06-29 07:00:00

CARSON, Calif., June 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- With longer days, warmer temperatures, long holiday weekends and, for many, more leisure time, summer tends to bring out the fixer-upper and DIYer in all of us. So, the team of expert mechanics at AutoMD.com (www.automd.com) has released a ranking of the "easiest car repair jobs you can (and should) do yourself" - designed to send even the most timid DFM'er (Do-it-for-Me!) under the hood to save money and time. If the thought of...

2010-06-25 14:46:00

DALLAS, June 25 /PRNewswire/ -- This week marks the beginning of summer, and with weekend temperatures in the 90s and above throughout most of the country, Prestone - the nation's leading manufacturer of antifreeze/coolant - wants consumers to know the impact of extreme heat on their engine through a rare demonstration. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click: http://multivu.prnewswire.com/mnr/prestone/44697/ (Photo:...

2010-06-01 04:20:00

NEW YORK, June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- (MS) -- Summertime is on us, and driving is easy -- or can be, if your vehicles are ready. A few simple maintenance items can ensure that your highway cruising is trouble free, efficient and healthy. For instance, spark plugs are the lifeblood of an engine, and replacing worn spark plugs with a fresh set of spark plugs will perk up even a tired engine and help keep it running efficiently. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100601/NYTUFNS1 )...


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