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    Apr 23 2009

    Consumers remain hesitant to make new vehicle purchases. Recent economic instability has not only caused consumers to reconsider these substantial purchases, but has also led them to neglect maintenance.

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    Apr 23 2009

    eBay Motors has paved the way for charitable giving by signing on as presenting sponsor of the second annual SEMA Pinewood Drag Race, which will be held from 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. on August 1, 2009, in Pasadena, California.

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    Apr 23 2009

    A SEMA-supported bill (H.B. 6226) has been introduced in the Connecticut State Legislature to provide an exemption from property taxes for antique, rare and special interest vehicles. The bill is pending in the Joint Transportation Committee for consideration.

    Connecticut law defines an "Antique, rare or special interest motor vehicle" as a motor vehicle twenty years old or older which is being preserved because of historic interest and which is not altered or modified from the original manufacturer's specifications.

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    Apr 23 2009

    Dates and locations for several upcoming SEMA-sponsored shows and activities have been announced. Details are:

     

    The 2009 NCMA Knowledge Exchange Conference, May 2–5, 2009, Newport Beach, California

     

  • Posted on:
    Apr 23 2009

    The deadline to participate in the 2009 SEMA Show priority space selection is only two weeks away. Whether this is your company’s 40th or 1st SEMA Show, you won’t want to miss this opportunity to get the best booth location possible.

  • Posted on:
    Apr 23 2009

    Booth space is available in the upcoming 2009 Paace Automechanika Show taking place July 15-17. Held annually in Mexico City, the event draws more than 18,000 attendees in the automotive industry. More information is available at www.paaceautomechanika.com or by contacting lindas@sema.org.

  • Posted on:
    Apr 23 2009

    HE’S BACK: IndyCar Series driver Helio Castroneves was acquitted on five of the six charges facing him in his highly-publicized tax evasion case. The sixth charge (conspiracy) ended in a hung jury. Thus Castroneves was back in a Team Penske Indy car at the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach. He finished seventh. Dario Franchitti claimed the victory.

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    Apr 23 2009

    The Manufacturers Rep Council (MRC) is a SEMA council dedicated to providing a forum for manufacturers' representatives in order to increase their impact as an industry, explore issues of common interest and concern, increase their collective knowledge and elevate the overall image of the profession.

    Below are the current members of the MRC Select Committee, the member-elected group of volunteers that represents a unified voice on behalf of its members.

  • Posted on:
    Apr 23 2009

    JetBlue is offering a 5% discount on airfare to the 2009 SEMA Show.