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    Nov 20 2008

    Each year for the last several years, SEMA has conducted an industry consumer study based on the subscribers to automotive enthusiast magazines. The following is a summary of key factors found by comparing trends in the data for the 2005, 2006 and 2007 Automotive Lifestyle Surveys. SEMA has been conducting these surveys on an annual basis in partnership with major automotive enthusiast magazine publishers. 

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    Nov 20 2008

    Being the official vehicle of the 2008 SEMA Show meant the 2010 Chevrolet Camaro was the centerpiece of General Motors efforts. And as the premier stage for displaying its commitment to the specialty-equipment industry, Chevrolet shipped in six diverse examples of the new model to the SEMA Show. From showroom stock to dedicated race car with nostalgic livery, the display vehicles showcased the potential options found in this historic model.

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    Nov 20 2008


    Brenda Priddy's spy photogs caught up with the 2010 Pagani Zonda F supercar prototype running through a testing regime in North America. Up front, this next-generation Zonda F will get an all-new front clip. In back, the rear quarter-panels have been re-sculpted to allow for significantly increased airflow. The rear diffuser has also been redesigned and there is a new air scoop that sticks up from the middle of the engine cover.

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    Nov 20 2008

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    Nov 20 2008

    Last April, one of the speakers at the SEMA National Education Conference was Alan Beaulieu, a principal of The Institute for Trend Research. His presentation, “SEMA, Planning for Change,” gave attendees a glimpse into the future of the U.S. economy. It is uncanny how much of what he said was right on the money and has unfolded in the months since April.  

    Each month his firm issues an update called EcoTrends. The November issue has some interesting insights that may be useful to the specialty-equipment industry.

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    Nov 20 2008

    SEMA members going to the Performance Racing Industry (PRI) Trade Show are invited to attend the SEMA's Street Performance Council (SPC) Jobber/Retailer Focus Panel to learn the latest on the performance industry and where the market is headed. The Jobber/Retailer Focus Panel is set for Friday, December 12, 7:30 a.m.–9:00 a.m., in the Orange County (Orlando, Florida) Convention Center, meeting room S230 F on the third level.  

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    Nov 20 2008

    The Department of Labor (DOL) made several changes to regulations governing the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) which are intended to address gray areas in the law. The following are key items:

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    Nov 20 2008

    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. The newest classified listings posted under Positions Available include: