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SEMA Seeks Nominations for Hall of Fame

SEMA is now accepting nominations for its Hall of Fame. Created in 1969, the SEMA Hall of Fame is the most prestigious award presented to an individual by the association.

SEMA News' 35 Under 35—Honor Today's Innovators

For the third consecutive year, SEMA News is looking to highlight top-tier talent in the automotive aftermarket industry who are under the age of 35.

2015 Audi A3 Measuring Session Just Announced

The 2015 Audi A3 Measuring Session will be held March 10, 2014, from 9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m., at the Audi of America Inc. Ontario Learning Center in Ontario, California.

New Trailer for "Snake and Mongoo$e" Premieres on YouTube

Entertainment Universe has released a new trailer as the upcoming pay-per-view and DVD release of the racing drama, “Snake & Mongoo$e,” draws near. The film will be available for digital download and on On Demand by select cable providers March 4.

Federal Agencies Directed to Issue Tougher Fuel-Efficiency Standards for Trucks

President Obama ordered the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to strengthen the fuel-economy standards for medium- and heavy-duty trucks.

SEMA Town Hall Meetings: Next Stop, Chattanooga

SEMA invites industry professionals to its Town Hall Meeting in Chattanooga, Tennessee, where members and prospective members will gather at Coker Tire Co. Inc., Friday, April 4, from 6:00 p.m.–9:00 p.m., for an evening of networking with local industry leaders and SEMA staff.

Chicago Auto Show Highlights

The Chicago Auto Show provided an occasion for manufacturers to announce new special packages and show off one-of-a-kind project vehicles. Here are a few that caught our eye following last week’s press days.

Florida Man Charged in Federal Counterfeit Case for Trafficking Bogus Automotive Devices

A Florida man has been charged with one count of trafficking in counterfeit goods—an offence that carries a maximum penalty of 10 years in federal prison.

Health Law Mandate Delayed Another Year for Mid-Sized Businesses

The Obama Administration has again delayed the requirement for businesses with 50–99 employees to offer health care coverage. Mid-sized firms will now have until January 1, 2016, to comply with the law’s obligation to offer coverage or pay a penalty.

Own a 700+ hp LS Engine and Benefit the SEMA Scholarship Fund

The 2014 SEMA Scholarship Engine build—headed by Richard Maskin, a highly credentialed engine builder and NHRA Pro Stock Championship winning crew chief—will feature a Dart LS Next cast-iron block (a new variation of the standard LS).
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