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    Aug 28 2014
    In 2013, sales of automotive specialty-equipment products reached $33 billion—a 6.7% increase over the previous year, according to the 2014 SEMA Annual Market Report.
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    Aug 28 2014
    When the Trans Am Series introduced the TA2 class more than four years ago, the vision was to create a high-performance class that emphasizes driver talent in the three quintessential American icons: the Chevrolet Camaro, the Ford Mustang and the Dodge Challenger.
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    Aug 28 2014
    Legislation to establish an advisory committee to study a road-usage fee was approved by the California Assembly and Senate.
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    Aug 28 2014
    The Hyundai Genesis coupe mule shows signs of some significant repackaging, with a longer rear section highlighted by a protruding addition tacked-on to the mule's rear bumper.
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    Aug 28 2014
    UPS is offering to be the single point of contact for all vehicle-shipment needs for exhibitors before, during and after the 2014 SEMA Show.
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    Aug 21 2014
    Longtime industry veteran and SEMA member David Allison Nelms, 71, of Tunnel Hill, Georgia, passed away, Saturday, August 2, 2014. Nelms was a former employee of Honest Charley's, where he worked for 29 years, and P&E Distributors, where he worked for 21 years.
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    Aug 21 2014
    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has taken the first step toward requiring vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) communications in all new light-duty cars. The agency issued a research report and an advance proposed rule to mandate the installation of wireless equipment warning drivers of potential danger. The NHTSA has identified the year 2020 as its target to begin implementing the rule. 
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    Aug 21 2014
    At SEMA’s request, a provision was deleted in North Carolina legislation that would have imposed a fine on any person that equipped a car with headlamps that “change the original design.”
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    Aug 21 2014
    Morgan Lucas raced to his third Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals Top Fuel victory in spectacular fashion Sunday to close out the rain-drenched NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series event at Brainerd Int'l Raceway. The Funny Car final round between John Force and Ron Capps, along with the Pro Stock semifinals and final was postponed by NHRA officials due to darkness and inclement weather following a day filled with multiple rain delays.
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    Aug 21 2014
    The new SEMA Ignited event is generating a lot of buzz, with industry professionals and auto enthusiasts sharing their thoughts about the Friday-night attraction taking place immediately after the SEMA Show.