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    Oct 30 2008

     

    As previously reported, SEMA has negotiated reduced hotel rates and added incentives for attendees of this year's SEMA Show. Even with the Show less than a week away, it is not too late to take advantage of these great deals.

    • Palms Place: rate reduced from $245 to $199

    • Platinum: rate reduced from $199 to $189

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    Oct 30 2008

    A new report by traffic information company INRIX highlights how fuel prices influence consumer driving patterns, congestion and public transit use and how to predict such changes for the future.

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    Oct 30 2008

    Marcel Horn's 2007 Audi TT - SEMA eNews, Vol. 11, No. 44 - Oct 30, 2008
    Marcel Horn's 2007 Audi TT won last year's GT Awards for Best European Import and Best of Show. Horn, president of SEMA-member company HPA Motorsports, has seen his car included in the latest installment of the Gran Turismo franchise,
    Gran Turismo 5 Prologue.

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    Oct 30 2008

     
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    Oct 30 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:

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    Oct 30 2008

    The next SEMA webinar, "Fast Track Product Development with 3-D Technology," presented by SEMA Vehicle Product Data Analyst Oscar Muñoz, highlights new, affordable, 3-D-based technologies available to replace the tedious process of reverse engineering.

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    Oct 30 2008

    The number of automakers tapping into the customization and specialization craze at this year’s SEMA Show being held November 4–7, 2008, at the Las Vegas Convention Center, has reached a record high. There will be 15 manufacturers representing 32 nameplates exhibiting sophisticated displays, making major announcements and debuting new vehicles for the first time during the week.

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    Oct 30 2008

    In October, the SEMA Performance Parts and Accessories Demand Index (PADI) fell 12 points, or 26%, falling from 48 in September to 36 this month. This latest index value translates to around 10% of adult U.S. drivers (or approximately 10-plus million households) indicating that they have plans to purchase specialty-equipment products sometime within the next three months.

    SEMA Performance Parts and Accessories Demand Index (PADI) - SEMA eNews, Vol. 11, No. 44 - Oct 30, 2008

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    Oct 30 2008

    NEED A CAR OR BOOTH MATERIALS HAULED TO THE 2008 SEMA SHOW? - SEMA eNews, Vol. 11, No. 44 - Oct 30, 2008

    SEMA has launched a new classifieds section on its www.SEMAShow.com website to assist SEMA Show exhibitors in hauling booth materials, vehicles, parts and other equipment to the 2008 SEMA Show. If your company needs items hauled to the Show, let us know about it!