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Rod and Custom Niche Grows 20% From 2004 Through 2008

Despite reports of a down economy and economic woes, the hot-rod market is alive and well.

SUV and CUV Sales on the Rise

Crossover utility vehicles have outsold SUVs more than 3-to-1 since the beginning of the year, creating a unique opportunity for specialty-equipment manufacturers.

Chevrolet Camaro Market—Mini Report Introduction

The Camaro has been one of the most popular enthusiast vehicles since its introduction as a 1967 model. This mini-report prepared by the SEMA Research and Information Center provides a snapshot look at Camaro enthusiasts.

SEMA Manufacturers More Optimistic About Market

Specialty-equipment manufacturers are more optimistic about summer business than either retailers or distributors.

Reader Feedback: Compact Vehicle Article Revisited

Readers wanted to know more about the distribution of compact car registrations throughout the United States. SEMA Research has followed up with additional insight.

Electric Cars—The Next Big Thing for Specialty Equipment

Ready or not, electric cars are poised to take the automotive market by storm. The auto industry wants to have 1 million plug-ins on U.S. roads by 2015.

Top SUVs Sold and How Enthusiasts Modify Them

New SUV sales in 2008 were down 39% from 2007, but the sport-utility segment is still relevant to the specialty-equipmennt industry.

Modern Domestic Muscle: Highest in Consumer Interest

Consumer interest in the new Camaro, redesigned Mustang and Dodge Challenger indicate that buyers haven't given up on Detroit.

Pent-Up Demand? Americans' Savings Rate Highest Since 1959

Americans now have $620.2 billion put away in savings, the highest level since January 1959.
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