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By Hot Ajax
I have 09 Tacoma. Their OEM pads are great for stopping power, but they leave a dark residue on the wheel cover. Any of you gentlemen have any suggs?
I typically get 4o,000 plus out of a set of OEM pads. Like I said, they stop good, and they're easy on the rotors.
Thanks in advance.
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By 袁春凤 (Tiffany)
Among the top three Japanese car companies, only Toyota did not intentionally rush towards the end of the year. This will leave more foreshadows for the upstream in 2019.
According to Daily Automobile, Toyota's retail sales in China in December 2018 were 123,300, up 14.7% from 107,500 in December 2017.
Toyota's retail sales in China totaled 1,474,500 units in 2018, compared with 1,290,000 units in 2017, an increase of 14.3% last year, which is the sixth consecutive year that Toyota's sales in China have increased year-on-year.
Compared with Nissan and Honda, the other two giants in Japanese auto companies, Toyota showed a double connotation last month: not only were it less than 176,191 Nissan cars in absolute terms of sales, but it was far from 191,907 Honda cars. In terms of year-on-year growth, Nissan fell 4.4%, Honda surged 33.8%, and Toyota's 14.7% was in the middle.
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By 袁春凤 (Tiffany)
Seeking Opportunities in Cooperation Suzuki and Toyota Deepen Business Alliance in India
According to LiveMint, Suzuki Motor Corp., parent company of Toyota Motor Co. and Maruti Suzuki India Ltd., is deepening business cooperation in all areas except equity alliances and competing in the changing car market.
Since Suzuki and Toyota first announced their cooperation in the fields of green energy, security, information technology and mutual supply of products and components, the negotiations between the two sides have lasted for two years.
Suzuki's Indian subsidiary, Maluti Suzuki, is the largest local automaker, while Toyota Kirloskar Motor Pvt. Ltd. ranks sixth in India. Further cooperation between Toyota and Suzuki may help Maluti consolidate its position as a leading automaker in India.
Toyota has noticed that Suzuki's production process is simpler and more efficient than the company's inherent "Toyota Way", especially in a cost-sensitive market like India, where the "Toyota Way" is more organized, but more complex and time-consuming because it is based on the "Kaizen concept".
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. & RALEIGH, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--As NASCAR Weekly Series sanctioned events begin to return at select tracks across North America, NASCAR and Advance Auto Parts (NYSE: AAP), a leading automotive aftermarket parts provider, today announced a multiyear official partnership, designating Advance as the series entitlement sponsor. As part of the agreement, Advance also becomes the “Official Auto Parts Retailer of NASCAR.”
"It's great to have Advance join us in welcoming the return of NASCAR-sanctioned grassroots racing," said Ben Kennedy, vice president, racing development, NASCAR. "Advance’s commitment to our Weekly Series will develop some of the brightest NASCAR talent across North America. Advance has a long history in racing, and we’re thrilled to see its expanded presence from the grassroots all the way through our national series.”
Advance Auto Parts, Inc. (NYSE: AAP) has acquired the DieHard brand from Transform Holdco LLC (“Transformco”), for $200 million utilizing cash on hand.
“We are excited to acquire global ownership of an iconic American brand. DieHard will help differentiate Advance, drive increased DIY customer traffic and build a unique value proposition for our Professional customers and Independent Carquest partners. DieHard has the highest brand awareness and regard of any automotive battery brand in North America and will enable Advance to build a leadership position within the critical battery category,” said Tom Greco, president and CEO, Advance Auto Parts. “DieHard stands for durability and reliability and we will strengthen and leverage the brand in other battery categories, such as marine and recreational vehicles. We also see opportunities to extend DieHard in other automotive categories. We remain committed to providing our customers with high-quality products and excellent service. The addition of DieHard to our industry leading assortment of national brands, OE parts and owned brands will enable us to differentiate Advance and drive significant long-term shareholder value.”
AmazonBasics High Mileage Motor Oil - Synthetic Blend
AmazonBasics high-mileage synthetic-blend motor oil offers an enhanced level of protection for engines over 75,000 miles. Its synthetic blend combines conventional oil with synthetic for cost efficiency with some of the benefits of a full synthetic. An important part of routine maintenance, the motor oil works well for anything from topping off levels to complete oil changes. Whether it’s a beloved older vehicle or one with an uncertain maintenance history, help protect its engine with AmazonBasics high-mileage, synthetic-blend motor oil.
When selecting parts for a car repair, it pays to know the differences between original and aftermarket parts. Whenever possible, get estimates for both.
Choosing between original and aftermarket car parts — and even used parts of either type — is all about squaring your priorities with your budget.
You’ll have different options depending on the part and the shop. And the best choice will depend on whether you’re trying to keep repairs cheap, restore your car’s appearance after a wreck or soup up your ride.
Original equipment manufacturer (OEM) parts match those that came with your car, and are of the same quality as its original parts. They’re also the most expensive.
The factory-recommended replacement intervals for filters can vary quite a bit depending on the year, make and model of the vehicle, as well as how it is driven. As a rule, older vehicles (those more than 15 to 20 years old) typically have more frequent service intervals than newer vehicles. Why? Because late-model vehicles require less maintenance, thanks to improvements in motor oils, transmission fluids, engine design and filter media.
Many long-life air and oil filters use synthetic fiber media or a blend of cellulose and synthetic fibers to extend filter life.
Changing the oil and filter every 3,000 miles was standard practice decades ago. But it’s no longer necessary because most multi-viscosity oils today are a synthetic blend or a full synthetic that resist viscosity breakdown and oxidation for a much longer period of time. Late-model fuel-injected engines also run much cleaner than their carbureted ancestors, which reduces oil contamination in the crankcase.