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Neste Attempts to Drive TDI-powered Car Across America on Single Tank of Renewable Diesel

posted by on 12 June 2015 in Aftermarket & Industry News

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The automotive world has seen its fair share of cross country road trips, but never one quite like this.  Setting off from Jacksonville, Florida on June 21st in a CLP Superlite SLC with 1.9 TDI power and running on Neste’s NEXBTL renewable diesel fuel, a team of four individuals will aim to become the first to ever […] More…

USP Motorsports Announces Spulen Motor Mount Inserts for Volkswagen Golf and Golf GTI

posted by on 9 June 2015 in Aftermarket & Industry News

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The factory engine mounts on your MK7 GTI or Golf are constructed from soft rubber with several voids to allow movement. This design does not account for spirited driving and is unable to limit engine movement on cars with increased horsepower. In order to limit engine movement Spulen created a polyurethane insert that installs into […] More…

Forge Motorsport Releases Alloy Radiator for Golf GTI Mk7

posted by on 8 June 2015 in Aftermarket & Industry News

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Forge Motorsport’s range of precision tuning parts for hot VWs continues to grow at an ever-more impressive rate, and the latest design to emerge from the company’s Gloucestershire R&D division is this stunning ‘OEM+’ radiator for the sharply styled VW Golf Mk7 GTI. Forge’s engineering team looked long and hard at the factory design in […] More…

NICE Holdings Co. Becomes Majority Shareholder of BBS GmbH

posted by on 2 June 2015 in Aftermarket & Industry News

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Austrian industrial holding company Tyrol Equity has sold the majority stake in BBS GmbH to NICE Holdings, a Korean industrial group, in a move which should be approved by regulatory agencies within the next few months.  BBS GmbH achieved sales of 70 million Euros this past year, and will continue to build upon the momentum […] More…

Carbon Fiber Engine Cover by ECS Tuning® Makes a Stunning Impression for Your VW 2.0T

posted by on 1 June 2015 in Aftermarket & Industry News

The Volkswagen 2.0T power plant has received numerous awards for its exceptional blend of efficiency and power, adding to the great German tradition of engineering mastery.  ECS Tuning decided that this engine deserves an under-hood appearance that speaks to its technical accomplishments.  Made from hand-laid carbon fiber with pre-impregnated cloth and epoxy resin, and finished […] More…

Rains Racing and Unitronic in Pirelli World Challenge

posted by on 29 May 2015 in Aftermarket & Industry News

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Laval, QC — Unitronic is proud to announce its partnership with Rains Racing, an up-and-coming team competing in the Pirelli World Challenge Touring Car (TC) class, based out of Birmingham, Alabama. Rains Racing has chosen Unitronic to provide its engine calibrations and support for both their Volkswagen Jetta GLI and Volkswagen GTI.  “When helping form […] More…