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2014 SEMA Board Nominees—Bios and Backgrounds Available Online

The 2014 SEMA Board of Directors' nominee page is now live, complete with detailed biographies and a candidate questionnaire. Voting will take place online between May 14–June 10, 2014, and is open to current SEMA-member companies.

Manufacturers: Preview the 2015 Cadillac CTS Sedan

SEMA will host a Measuring Session for the Cadillac CTS Sedan, Tuesday–Friday, May 6–16. The session will take place at the SEMA Garage – Industry Innovations Center, located next to the SEMA headquarters in Diamond Bar, California. Manufacturers: Register online.

WANTED: Future Legends of the Aftermarket Industry

SEMA News is searching for the best young talent in the automotive aftermarket industry…and we need your input.

Betty Senter Passes Away

Betty Senter (Calderon) passed away April 18, 2014. Shortly after graduating from high school she married Louis Senter; they would have celebrated their 70th anniversary in November.

Record Number of Exhibitors Prepare to Select Booth Locations

More than 2,000 companies will participate in the 2014 SEMA Show Priority Booth Space Drawing, a process that takes about three weeks for exhibiting companies to select and confirm the location of their booth at the annual trade show taking place November 4–7, in Las Vegas.

Last Chance to Win a Foose-Designed Truck

There’s only one week left to purchase raffle tickets for your chance to own a one-of-a-kind, custom off-road truck designed by the legendary Chip Foose. Raffle tickets are only $50, but they can only be purchased through Wednesday, April 30. 

Guitarist Billy Gibbons' Latest Hot Rod Visits SEMA Garage

The SEMA Garage – Industry Innovations Center welcomed its first customers last week in the newly completed photography cove. Pete Chapouris and Jimmy Shine of world-famous So-Cal Speed Shop brought a celebrated project car they are building for legendary car collector and rock guitarist Billy Gibbons.

SEMA Opens New Media Cove

The SEMA Garage – Industry Innovations Center has a new exciting feature now available to SEMA members—a fully equipped media cove for video and photo shoots of products and full vehicles.

U.S. Congress Moves to Renew Expired Tax Credits

Since the U.S. House of Representatives will likely not tackle comprehensive tax reform in 2014, lawmakers have begun drafting legislation to extend a variety of yearly tax breaks that expired at the end of 2013.

New Jeep and Mopar Concepts Revealed for 48th Annual Moab Easter Jeep Safari

The Jeep and Mopar brands have teamed to develop a variety of vehicles that are debuting this week at the annual Easter Jeep Safari in Moab, Utah. Now in its 48th year, thousands of off-road enthusiasts are attending the Easter Jeep Safari looking to enjoy a week of serious off-roading on some of the country’s most renowned trails.
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