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Gas Saving Tornado Device Now Available Nationwide Through NAPA Stores

August 30, 2002

Tornado Air Management Systems recently announced Balkamp, Inc. as their newestautomotive aftermarket distributor. The company says the agreement makes Tornadoavailable through any of the 6,000 NAPA stores across the U.S. Tim Sherer, product sales manager for Balkamp, says even thoughthe Tornado device has been on the market for 10 years, the product isjust now coming into its own. According to the company, NAPA/Balkamp tested the Tornado in several markets in thesoutheast in late 2001. After successful introductions in thosemarkets, Balkamp has introduced the product to all NAPA Auto Partsstores nationwide. In addition, the company says Balkamp implemented a marketing campaign to help educate the37,000 employees in 6,000 NAPA stores about the product. "We liked the product so much that we gave one to all our districtsales managers to use in their company cars," Sherer says. According to the company, the Tornado air device requires zero maintenance and pays for itselfin a short time with increased power and miles per gallon. It alsoworks well with today's sophisticated computer-controlled vehicles togive drivers better options in energy efficiency, regardless of thesize of the vehicle or its engine. With documented average gas mileageincreases of 10 percent and, in some cases, as high as 24 percent,Tornado is also increasing vehicle horsepower by as much as 15percent, the company claims. Priced at an M.S.R.P. of $69, Tornado is environmentally friendlyand has a 30-day money back guarantee and a limited lifetime warranty.In addition to NAPA, Tornado is available through JC Whitney, CampingWorld, Sears Auto Book, Cabela's, RV/Truck Performance Shops and more.For more information, contact Jay Kim, President, Tornado AirManagement, 9728 Alburtis Avenue, Santa Fe Springs, CA 90670, phone562-205-3000, fax 562-205-3001, or visit
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