The August 2010 issue of SEMA News
is available to view online.
This month's issue provides an in-depth look at the accomplishments of
2010 SEMA Hall of Fame inductees Richard "Dick" McMullen, Chuck
Schwartz and Van Woodell. Learn more about their careers and how their
contributions and service have left an indelible mark on the automotive
also goes inside the restoration market to see how
modern technology, enthusiasts' tastes and the popularity of resto-mods
have helped reshape the market. While a significant portion of the
market continues to desire traditional recreations of the original
vehicle, others want a combination of modern conveniences and
factory-spec. These changes in the market have created new
opportunities for product lines that incorporate the traditional style
with modern accessories.
The restoration market is not the only area where traditional
approaches are being altered. Automaker Local Motors methods to auto
manufacturing is based on open source and open design, and its
customers help design and develop the cars that the company creates.
With the feedback and direction from a community of artists,
enthusiasts and designers, Local Motors uses the traditional
tier-supplier network and the specialty-equipment aftermarket to
construct its vehicles.
Get started with the August 2010 issue of SEMA News