The Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) reported that due to a ``large increase in demand for quality, affordable aftermarket wheels,'' Ultra Custom Wheels has moved to a new 255,000-sq.-ft. facility in Buena Park, Calif. Its new phone number is (714) 994-1111. Fax: (714) 994-0887.
The National Highway Traffic extended by six hours the operating time of its toll-free ``Auto Safety Hotline''-(800) 424-9393 or (202) 366-0123 in Washington, D.C. It's available from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Eastern time, Monday through Friday.
The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency estimates the state has at least 436 salvage yards that take in nearly 200,000 old cars, trucks and other vehicles annually.
Visible soil contamination was present at nearly all sites it visited, with about 250 junk yards needing technical assistance to correct poor waste management practices, something the agency concluded the majority need to change.
Chicago Pneumatic Tool Co. has enhanced its customer service with a new training and resource ``tech van'' that makes stops at service, body and tire shops, warehouse distributors and jobbers primarily in the Northeast U.S.