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    Mar 26 2009

    REVERSE FIELD: The FIA, governing body for Formula One, changed the points system for the series twice in a couple of days. After first announcing that the driver winning the most races will be the series champion, it changed course and said that the current system, which produced a one-point winner in Lewis Hamilton in 2008, will remain for 2009.

    TESTING CROWD: More than 10,000 showed up for an IndyCar Series test session Sunday at Barber Motorsports Park in Alabama.

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    Mar 26 2009

    SEMA-member companies have posted several new listings for job opportunities at www.sema.org/classifieds. Working for a SEMA-member company has many advantages. In addition to working for a company that supports and contributes to the success of the overall industry, being employed by a SEMA-member company enables employees to participate in webinars, access free market research, join SEMA committees and more.

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    Mar 26 2009

    Heads up, accessory installers, restylers and custom wheel and tire specialists! The registration deadline for the SEMA Installer Certification exams has been extended to Friday, April 3.

    Gain a quality advantage in your market. Certify your technicians, and reap the rewards. The SEMA program includes six exams. All tests will be offered on Thursday, May 7, at more than 700 test centers in the United States and Canada. Testing begins at 7:00 p.m. local time.

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    Mar 26 2009
    Get the Inside Scoop on SBN Members!
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    Mar 26 2009

    The SEMA financial benchmarking program has been launched and is providing data for the industry. The focus this week is on jobbers/retailers. Following are a few nuggets gleaned from the responses for the month of January 2009.

    Nearly 26% of responding jobbers/retailers say that they expect business to be up for the next three months compared to last year. We’ve heard from of number of industry executives that the first half of last year was pretty good. If that’s true and expectations come true, the first quarter of 2009 may be reasonably good.

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    Mar 26 2009


    Utah lawmakers (from left), Representative Ken Sumsion, Senator John Valentine, Representative Patrick Painter and Representative Neal Hendrickson give the thumbs up just minutes after the bill passed the legislature.

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    Mar 25 2009
    Streamlined process, modified payment plan make this the best time to participate in the annual event

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
    March 25, 2009

    Media Contact: Della Domingo
    909-396-0289, ext. 130
    dellad@sema.org

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    Mar 19 2009

    SEMA-member companies have posted several new listings for job opportunities at www.sema.org/classifieds. Working for a SEMA-member company has many advantages. In addition to working for a company that supports and contributes to the success of the overall industry, being employed by a SEMA-member company enables employees to participate in webinars, access free market research, join SEMA committees and more.

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    Mar 19 2009

    Hundreds of exhibitors have already signed up for the 2009 SEMA Show. Have you? Don't miss May 8th deadline for priority booth space selection.

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    Mar 19 2009

    Importing product into the United States just became more complicated and costly due to a new U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) regulation. The Importer Security Filing (ISF), which is commonly known as the “10+2” initiative (because it requires importers to supply 10 pieces of data and shipping companies another two items), marks the first time importers are required to communicate with the CBP regarding incoming shipments.