Dealernews - February 16, 2008

Breaking News
This is the last year for the RCA Dome — it's going to be taken down and a new convention hall will be built in its place — but it's going o
Think for a moment how frustrating it is when you walk a big trade show like Dealer Expo and you're trying to find a new product or exhibitor. Wouldn't
Show Updates
This year marks the 40th anniversary of the Dealer Expo. It all started in the mid-1960s when Tom Heininger, who was then with aftermarket distribution company We
Product Intros
Progressive Suspension's street-rod-styled 430 series of shocks (Booths 702 and 3359) use a high-pressure-gas/mono-tube design with deflective disk damping.
Genuine Scooter Co. (Booth 5238) takes the fastest-selling scooter in its history and updates it for 2008. The Buddy Series Italia is now 150cc, with tubeless whi
Greg Blackwell, vice president of sales for LeMans Corp., parent company of Parts Unlimited and Drag Specialties, says dealers have a lot to see in Indy from the
Wiseco (Booths 1100 and 1301) is displaying its new line of Bottom End Crankshaft kits. The kits include all the necessary components to replace a crankshaft in b
Arlo Redwine
Bell (Booth 1401) enters the premium street helmet market with its Star model retailing for between $524.99 and $599.99. The company is selling directly to dealer
PIAGGIO IS ONE of the few major powersports vehicle manufacturers already offering product featuring alternative powerplants. The company's new hybrid-drive s
Icon (Booth 1541) is debuting its Airframe helmet at Dealer Expo. "This helmet is launching with the biggest helmet advertising campaign in the history of th
The Underseat Storage System designed by Tippman Design (Booth M210) makes it easier to store items in the Yamaha Rhino. The system can hold hunting equipment, em