Yemen army frees 8 hostages, including foreigners
The committee gave no mention to an earlier account by a security official saying that the raid took place near a major air base called al-Annad, where American anti-terrorism experts help Yemen battle the country's local al-Qaida branch through drone … Read more on NBC 29 News
Should You Buy an Electric Car?
The total cost of leasing, including maintenance, electricity, insurance, putting a 240-volt outlet in the garage and getting a [charging station], was less than what the Jetta was worth and would put us up about $ 1,000 to $ 3,000, versus keeping the … Read more on Wall Street Journal
Pocket watch clocks in at nearly M at auction
Henry Graves commissioned the famed Swiss watchmaker to produce the world's most complicated watch and surpass one made for James Packard, the American automobile manufacturer. The pre-sale estimate, set by the auction house, was 15 million … Read more on New York Post
Stage and Rail Trail plan nears resolution
Today, the same journey takes a couple hours in the cushioned comfort of an automobile. That vast difference between modern day travel … “There's a lot of history to the Stage and Rail Trail, with it being the Midland Railroad and the Leadville stage … Read more on Chaffee County Times
Brian Huck has been promoted from Vice President of Marketing & Sales to President and Chief Operating Officer of the Eastwood Company. In his new role, Huck will oversee the entire Eastwood Company business unit including channels, product development and the expansion into retail; including strategic planning, acquisitions and business development. He will be based out of Eastwood corporate headquarters in Pottstown, PA.
I am very pleased that Brian has agreed to take this new leadership position, said Curt Strohacker, Chairman and Founder. Brians 20 years of high-level business experience in the direct to consumer and retail channels is just what we need as we continue to grow our retail presence with all forms of online marketing. I am very excited about Brians new appointment, which will allow me to focus on many things I want to do for our company and with my family. Strohacker will remain as the Chairman of the board.
In his six years at Eastwood, Huck has been instrumental in driving significant growth both online and offline, and will now continue to lead Eastwoods growth in the future. When asked about the appointment, Huck commented, Its been an amazing ride at Eastwood over the last six years, and its been an absolute privilege to be a part of what Curt started more than 35 years ago. Eastwood has been at the heart of the automotive restoration and customization hobby since the beginning, and we have an extremely talented team here who will continue driving growth and impacting the industry for years to come. I look forward to being a part of our charge into the future, and know weve assembled a phenomenal team to do just that.”
Eastwood markets unique tools and supplies for repair, restoration, and modification of cars, trucks, and motorcycles. Founded in 1978, Eastwood strives to develop new products to serve the home automotive hobbyist, as well as individuals and organizations focused on the restoration and preservation of automobiles and motorcycles. Writers are always welcome to use any article in Eastwood’s Free Tech Library, with attribution. Contact Nick Capinski at ncapinski(at)eastwood(dot)com
Makes sense today to buy American cars — Michael Treble Lysenko
Frankly, the whole perspective on our American auto industry is appalling. After the "oil embargo" in the 1970s, our vehicles seemed anachronistic compared to the imports that had dealt with high gas prices for over two decades. So Americans rushed to … Read more on Madison.com
Speedvision founder has big plans for Torque TV
Werner, who began his cable career with ESPN and rose to that company's CEO, has announced he has backed the relaunch of digital performance automotive network Torque.TV, providing North American viewers with performance automotive content from … Read more on Motorsport.com
Tacoma's LeMay auto museum welcomes first boat, a 1955 Streamliner
LeMay – America's Car Museum, located immediately west of the Tacoma Dome, is known for its more than 300 vintage cars displayed throughout its four-story, 165,000-square foot building that overlooks Tacoma. The museum now boasts its first boat, a 1955 … Read more on The Oregonian – OregonLive.com
Bernie Sanders: Stand Up to Corporations Like Chevron
By a five to four vote, the Supreme Court made what I think will go down in history as one of the worst decisions ever made by a Supreme Court in American history. And the result of that decision was to give the Koch brothers, Chevron and the … Read more on BillMoyers.com
Bartow's Textile Heritage Tour highlights Atco Saturday
… Textile Heritage Tour Saturday. Organized by the Center for Public History at the University of West Georgia, the Heritage Trail is a tourism project that features a driving tour of sites related to the textile industry from Dalton to Columbus … Read more on Daily Tribune News