BangShift.com BangShift Project Power Laggin’ Update: Swapping A Magnum 360 Into Our Old Rig!

Welcome back to our coverage of Project Power Laggin’! Follow along as we take a tired 1979 Dodge W150 Power Wagon we found in Central Maine and transform it from a derelict roadside attraction to a dependable, powerful weekend workhorse that lives up to it’s given name! In this installment, we swap the ailing LA … Read more

MT Dealer Insight: Chorley Group

Following a strong year in 2021, Chorley Group has been racking up the acquisitions, with the latest coming in the form of Vantage Citroen in Blackpool. Back in March it also acquired two Citroen dealerships from the BCC Cars group for an undisclosed sum. Both moves form part of the group’s strategic growth plans across … Read more

BangShift.com TORRENCE, TASK III AND ENDERS RACE TO PROVISIONAL TOP SPOTS AT FLAV-R-PAC NHRA NORTHWEST NATIONALS

KENT, Wash. (July 29, 2022) – Four-time defending Top Fuel world champion Steve Torrence raced to the provisional No. 1 spot in the NHRA’s first race in Seattle since 2019, grabbing the top position on Friday at the 33rd annual Flav-R-Pac NHRA Northwest Nationals at Pacific Raceway. Bob Taska III (Funny Car) and Erica Enders … Read more

BangShift.com Points Battle Royale Part 2! Competition Heats Up In OPTIMA’s Search For The Ultimate Street Car Series

(Words by Jim McIlvaine)Four of seven events are now in the books in OPTIMA’s 2022 Search for the Ultimate Street Car, presented by Advance Auto Parts. The next two stops are the last qualifying events of the regular season before the series heads to the SEMA Show in Las Vegas for the OPTIMA Ultimate Street … Read more

BangShift.com Points Battle Royale! Competition Heats Up In OPTIMA’s Search For The Ultimate Street Car Series

(Words by Jim McIlvaine)Four of seven events are now in the books in OPTIMA’s 2022 Search for the Ultimate Street Car, presented by Advance Auto Parts. The next two stops are the last qualifying events of the regular season before the series heads to the SEMA Show in Las Vegas for the OPTIMA Ultimate Street … Read more

BLOG Getting used cars to fire on all cylinders

Used cars have featured frequently in various conversations over the last week, but from very different perspectives. ICDP research over the years has consistently demonstrated the importance of getting all aspects of the used car business right in order to get the maximum performance out of this key activity. Depending on market, there are anywhere … Read more

A NEW ERA FOR THE AFTERMARKET

The day has finally come. A momentous day for the entire automotive aftermarket. On the 1st of July the Motor Vehicle Information Scheme (MVIS) became law in Australia.This is a game-changing win for our industry and is the first law of its kind in the Southern Hemisphere. The new law enables a fair and level … Read more

BRAINSTORMING FOR SUCCESS – AAA Magazine

A young entrepreneur is helping automotive businesses to innovate their processes and save thousands Ty Osborne Ty Osborne established BrainStorm in 2013 and has grown the company to now have staff working across the eastern seaboard of Australia alongside a development team in India and contractors in South East Asia.The company currently services around 30 … Read more

A FAMILY AFFAIR – AAA Magazine

Founded in 1946, ALLIN Towbars has built a reputation for quality, performance, and customer service Punching well above its weight against much larger competitors in what is becoming an increasingly complex market, sisters Penni Donato and Kylie Walden have set this fiercely Australian company up for long-term success.Initially established more than 70 years ago by … Read more