Troy Ladd latest builder to be featured on ‘The Craftsmen’

Troy Ladd of Hollywood Hot Rods has accrued a string of accomplishments and awards.

Nashville, Tennessee — September 9, 2015 — Automotive workwear manufacturer Red Kap has selected L.A. Roadsters 2012 Builder of the Year Troy Ladd as the third custom car icon to be added to the growing stable of Red Kap Craftsmen. Ladd owns Hollywood Hot Rods in Burbank, California. He has been designing, building and restoring […]

LINE-X names Dennis Weese as President

Dennis Weese has been named President of LINE-X, following the retirement of former President Kevin Heronimus.

Huntsville, Alabama — September 9, 2015 — LINE-X has announced Dennis Weese as its new President. Weese will use his leadership skills, business acumen and franchising experience to lead LINE-X’s team in continuing with their company vision and direction. After serving as President of LINE-X for six years, Kevin Heronimus will retire to spend more […]

Move over aluminum: Carbon fibre steps up its game

The 2016 Corvette Z06 features a carbon fibre hood with a visible weave section.

By Jeff Sanford Toronto, Ontario — September 9, 2015 — On the materials side, the big news in the industry of late has been the move to the use of more aluminum in vehicles, especially in the case of the latest Ford-150. But some are already looking beyond aluminum to carbon fibre, an advanced, lightweight […]