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    Jul 01 2014
    Quality Components for Fun MachinesMotorcycles, ATVs, UTVs, snowmobiles and personal watercraft—small on size, big on entertainment value. And the New Products Showcase at the 2013 SEMA Show was brimming with powersports accessories designed to boost performance, add functionality and enhance appearance. The next few pages highlight the new and featured products displayed in the powersports category of the Showcase.
    SEMA News—July 2014

    POWERSPORTS & UTILITY VEHICLES NEW PRODUCTSPOWERSPORTS & UTILITY VEHICLES NEW PRODUCTS
    By Steve Campbell

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    Jul 01 2014
    Aeromotive Hosts Kansas Representative Kevin YoderLike many other leaders in the automotive specialty-equipment industry, Steve Matusek started small. He formed Aeromotive Inc. in 1994 in Lenexa, Kansas, with dreams of applying aerospace techniques and processes to high-performance automotive fuel systems. The company blossomed by relying on three generations of engineering and racing experience. It is now a leading designer and manufacturer of fuel-delivery systems for racing, street and marine applications.
    SEMA News—July 2014

    FROM THE HILL
    By Stuart Gosswein

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    Jul 01 2014
    The Innovations Center Opens for BusinessThe photo you see on the cover of this month’s SEMA News was taken in the newly completed SEMA Garage photo studio. It’s a shot of rock guitarist Billy Gibbons, who was kind enough to pose with his project car, which SO-CAL Speed Shop is preparing for the 2014 SEMA Show. Gibbons was on hand to view progress on the car, confer with SO-CAL designer/builders Pete Chapouris and Jimmy Shine, and to tour the SEMA Garage, which is now officially open for business.
    SEMA News—July 2014

    BUSINESS
    By Mike Imlay

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    Jun 30 2014
    The U.S. Senate passed Senate Resolution 493 (S. Res. 493) designating July 11, 2014 as "Collector Car Appreciation Day." The Resolution was requested by the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) and its Automotive Restoration Market Organization (ARMO) and Hot Rod Industry Alliance (HRIA) Councils. The date marks the fifth commemoration in what has become an annual event to celebrate and raise awareness of the vital role automotive restoration and collection plays in American society.

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
    June 30, 2014

    Contact: Della Domingo 
    909-978-6723 
    dellad@sema.org

    Editor's Note: Images are available for this release. Please contact Monika Earle at monikae@sema.org

     

  • Posted on:
    Jun 26 2014
    If you are a SEMA Show exhibitor and have questions regarding any and all things about this year's Show, the Exhibitor Manual can help! This resource was designed specifically for you to make your SEMA Show experience run as smooth as possible.
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    Jun 26 2014

    SEMA's International department has worked with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to gain approval for another a year-long waiver for members to measure and test fit products for the Toyota HiLux.

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    Jun 26 2014
    Clifford Leonard, founder/CEO of Fusion Brakes, based in Orange, California, found out at the 2013 SEMA Show just how much planning and preparation goes into exhibiting at the Show, especially when it's for the first time. Turns out all that hard work has paid off handsomely for the two-year-old start-up manufacturer of high-performance carbon ceramic brakes.
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    Jun 26 2014
    The shooters at KGP Photography have conclusive proof that Ford is doubling down on its aluminum trucks, going the F-150 route on its all-new ’17 Super Duty pickups.
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    Jun 26 2014
    Custom luxury cars from the 2013 SEMA Show floor.
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    Jun 26 2014
    Patrik Sandell from the Olsbergs MSE team scored the win in the Kobalt Tools Ford Fiesta ST last weekend at RFK Stadium in Washington, D.C. Through two days of tough heat racing, Sandell never finished lower than second to bypass the Last Chance Qualifier and advance directly to the Final, where he had a front-row starting position. The Kobalt Tools driver held the lead position for all 10 laps to the checkered flag. Sandell is now tied for third in the championship standings.