SEMA eNews Vol. 12, No. 46, November 19, 2009

Global Media Choose the Top Specialty-Equipment Products

About 150 companies were recognized by an international panel of automotive experts participating in the 2009 SEMA Show Global Media Awards Program. Marking the sixth consecutive year, the unique program consists of a prestigious group of international journalists serving as judges.

In 2009, the program included 27 judges from 15 key automotive markets. Each judge carefully reviewed and evaluated the items in the New Products Showcase at the SEMA Show, before selecting those which they felt would resonate and appeal most to consumers in their home countries.

Here are pictures of the event and its winners.

Following, in alphabetical order by the country and publication that participated in the program, are the winning exhibitors and products of the 2009 SEMA Show Global Media Awards:

ARGENTINA

Media Outlet: Experiencia 4x4

  • American Expedition Vehicles: ProCal Module
  • Baja Designs/Soltek Light Systems: KwikJak
  • Eco Touch: Eco Touch Waterless Wash System
  • Extend-A Haul: Extend-A-Haul
  • Josn Electronic Co. Ltd.: TPMS with Spare Tire
  • LC Enterprises: ThermoStick
  • Motor City Products/US Speedo: Spotlight Adventure Kit
  • TeraFlex: TeraFlex SpeedBumps Bumpstops
  • Warn Industries: W650D Driving Light
  • Yukon Gear & Axle: Unit Bearing Eliminator Kit

Magazine: Pisteros Group

  • Au-tomotive Gold Inc.: Cadillac Accent Collection Trailer Hitch Cover
  • Enkei Wheels: PF01
  • Fenice Care System: Leather Renovation System
  • GoPro: HD Motorsports HERO
  • Interior Design Solutions: 3M DI-NOC Carbon Fiber
  • MITO Corporation: Perimeter View VN2225 Mulit-View Camera
  • Nitrous Express: Trinity Plate Nitrous System
  • Orange Electronic Co. Ltd.: GPS/TPMS Integration Unit
  • Shutt Auto: Venom GII Steering Wheel
  • Surf City Garage: Surf City Garage Toolbox
  • Tenzo Racing Sports/DeMODA Concepts: Tenzo 5-Spoke Wheel

AUSTRALIA

Media Outlet: Overlander 4WD

  • Alanine: Tuning Gloves
  • ARB 4X4 Accessories: ARB Fridge Freeze
  • Daystar Products: Daystar Scorpion Shock Absorbers
  • Extend-A Haul: Extend-A-Haul
  • Extreme Outback Products: ExtremeAire Triton
  • Infinity Products Inc.: Smart Trailer
  • Pittman Products "AirBedz": AirBedz
  • Rhino-Rack USA: Foxwing Awning
  • Rock-Slide Engineering: R-SE TailGate Table
  • Skyjacker Suspensions: 2007–2010 JK Dual Steering Stabilizer

BRAZIL

Media Outlet: Crazy Turkey Editora

  • AccuAir Suspension: e-Level Controller with Street Interface
  • Auto Meter Products: American Muscle Quad & Combo
  • Au-tomotive Gold Inc.: Cadillac Accent Collection Trailer Hitch Cover
  • Billet Specialties Inc.: Legacy II Road Wheel
  • COMP Performance Group: Inglese EZ-EFI 8-Stack Induction System
  • CON2R: CON2R Steering Wheels
  • Drew Technologies Inc.: DashDAQ-EFI
  • Escort/Beltronics Radar Detectors: RedLine
  • Forgiato Inc.: Parlaro
  • Gila Wheels Inc.: SPIDER
  • PLX Devices Inc.: Kiwi Wifi + iMFD
  • XS Power: 14V Battery

Media Outlet: Fullpower

  • ChaseCam: DashWare
  • Cosworth LLC: Cosworth Pi Omega Dash
  • Drew Technologies Inc.: DashDAQ-NAV
  • Garrett by Honeywell: Garrett GTX-R Turbochargers
  • Holley Performance Products: Holley Avenger EFI System
  • Holley Performance Products: Holley Dominator EFI System
  • HRE Performance Wheels: 560R
  • Pirelli Tire North America: PZero Trofeo
  • Shutt Auto: VY3R Steering Wheel
  • SPEC Clutches & Flywheels: SPEC Super Carbon Multidisc
  • Turbonetics: Duramax Turbo Pedestal

Media Outlet: USAC — #1

  • AE Distributing: Countour HD 1080P
  • Au-tomotive Gold Inc.: Chevrolet Chrome Logo with Black Accent on a Chrome Stainless Steel Plate
  • Cool Cap Heat Blocking Car Covers: Cool Cap Heat Blocking Car Cover
  • Dash Designs Inc.: DashTex Custom Dashcover
  • GoPro: HD Motorsports HERO
  • Grote Industries: LightForm
  • HitchSafe Key Vault: Viper Steering Lock
  • Husky Liners: Husky Liners Custom Molded Mudguards
  • MITO Corporation: MUTH Signal Mirror On Demand - Custom Signal Mirrors
  • Pittman Products "AirBedz": AirBedz
  • PLX Devices Inc.: GoPod
  • Putco Inc.: Putco Chrome Element Visors - 2009–2010 Dodge Ram - Quad Cab
  • Rampage Products: Sport Rack
  • SoundOff Signal: GHOST Rock Light
  • SSV Works: WP-ORZ
  • T-Rex Grilles: LOGOZ - Custom Grille Emblems
  • Tricplate.com: Privacy Auto License Plate
  • Truck Covers USA: American X-Box
  • Witness Technology LLC: Hermes MVR

Media Outlet: USAC — #2

  • AMP Research: AMP Research BedStep
  • Avery Dennison: Paint Protection Film
  • CON2R: CON2R Steering Wheels
  • Forgiato Inc.: Parlaro
  • Papp Plastics & Distributing Limited: Hummer Full Width Storage Box
  • Pittman Products "AirBedz": AirBedz
  • Putco Inc.: Putco Chrome Element Visors - 2009–2010 Dodge Ram - Quad Cab
  • Rampage Products: Sport Rack
  • Steele Rubber Products: 70-2870-72
  • Tenzo Racing Sports/DeMODA Concepts: Tenzo Mesh Type Wheel
  • Tricplate.com: Privacy Auto License Plate
  • Wet Okole Hawaii: Heated Seat Covers

CANADA

Media Outlet: Blink Magazine

  • AEM: AEM Electronically Tuned Intake System
  • Alanine: Tuning Gloves
  • Banks Power: Banks iQ Dashboard PC with Six-Gun Tuner
  • Bilstein Shock Absorbers: Bilstein Porsche 997 GT3 B16 Damptrobic
  • Energysafe Technologies: PowerSafe Jumper Cables
  • Motor City Products/US Speedo: Spotlight Adventure Kit
  • Palmer Performance Engineering Inc.: DashCommand
  • Stratasys Dimension 3D Printers: uPrint 3D Printer
  • Tricplate.com: Privacy Auto License Plate
  • Tunerkey.com: The Master Key

Media Outlet: Canadian Hot Rods Magazine

  • Auto Meter Products: Cruiser Series
  • Baer Brake Systems: Baer TRACK-4 Brake Systems
  • COMP Performance Group: Inglese EZ-EFI 8-Stack Induction System
  • GoPro: HD Motorsports HERO
  • Holley Performance Products: Hooker Fully Polished 304 Stainless Steel Aerochamber Mufflers
  • LOKAR Performance Products: Lakester Door Handles, Window Cranks & Vent Window Cranks
  • Professional Products: Powerjection+Plus EFI System
  • SCAT Enterprises Inc.: SCAT ULTRA LITE 4340 FORGED CONNECTING RODS
  • SCAT Enterprises Inc.: SCAT F43 SERIES 4340 FORGED LIGHTWEIGHT CRANKSHAFTS
  • Shutt Auto: VY3R Steering Wheel

Media Outlet: Difflock Magazine

  • Ark Corporation: Ark Powerpack
  • Banks Power: Banks iQ Dashboard PC with Six-Gun Tuner
  • Calcana Industries Ltd.: Calcana Garage Heater
  • Cool Cap Heat Blocking Car Covers: Cool Cap Heat Blocking Car Cover
  • Omix-Ada/Rugged Ridge: All Terrain Truck Floor Liners
  • Paramount Extrusions Company: SLICK Offroad Wash
  • Race Ramps/Brute Ind.: RACE RAMPS 7" Trailer Ramps (RR-TR-7)
  • Royal Purple: Royal Purple Oil Filters
  • TM Import-Export Inc.: TIRE GLOVE
  • Vision Motor Sports Inc.: Patriot 12" Mil-Spec LED Smart Light Bar Twelve 10-Watt LED's

Media Outlet: Performance Auto & Sound - #1

  • Haltech Engine Management Systems: Platinum Pro Plug-in Nissan Skyline R32/33
  • OS Giken: OS Super Lock LSD for Nissan R35 GTR
  • AEM: AEM Series2 Plug and Play Engine Management System
  • MasterShift: MasterShift Paddle Shifter for Tremec 3650 Mustang Transmissions
  • IForged Performance Alloys: Forgestar Wheels
  • SPEC Clutches & Flywheels SPEC Super Carbon Multidisc
  • SPC Performance/Light Racing: G37/370Z Suspension Tuning Kit
  • NRG Innovations: Quick Release Steering Wheel System
  • Whiteline Automotive: Whiteline Vehicle Handling Kit – Mitsubishi EVO X
  • JE Pistons: SRP Professional Piston Kit for Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X

Media Outlet: Performance Auto & Sound - #2

  • GoPro : HD Motorsports HERO
  • Shutt Auto: Venom GII Steering Wheel
  • ACT, Advanced Clutch Technology: Mitsubishi/DSM Race Twin Disc Clutch Kit
  • SPEC Clutches & Flywheels: SPEC Super Carbon Multidisc
  • STS Turbo: STS 2010 Camaro Remote Twin Turbo System
  • Whiteline Automotive: Whiteline Sway Bars Front & Rear - Nissan 370Z
  • IForged Performance Alloys: Forgestar Wheels
  • Sprint Booster USA: Sprint Booster
  • Haltech Engine Management Systems: Platinum Pro Plug-in Mitsubishi EVO 8MR & EVO 9
  • Nitrous Express: Nissan/Infiniti Dual Nozzle Nitrous System

Media Outlet: Toronto Star Wheels, Canadian Driver

  • CIPA - USA: CIPA EVO Spectra Lighting
  • Extreme Max Products: ATV RampXtender
  • MITO Corporation: Gentex Rear Camera Display Auto Dimming Mirror With 3.5" Screen, Compass and HomeLink
  • Omix-Ada/Rugged Ridge: Rear Storage Bin for 2007–2010 Wrangler
  • Omix-Ada/Rugged Ridge: All Terrain Truck Floor Liners
  • Premier Trailer Towing Products: Ball Swappers
  • Road Art Studios LLC: Auto Valet
  • Statz Corporation/DEBO Step: The DEBO Step Side Step
  • Strattec Security Corp.: BOLT Series Locks
  • TR Tools: Tite-Reach

FRANCE

Media Outlet: Passion

  • Ansani Designs: JK Hood
  • Daystar Products: Daystar Stinger Bump Stops
  • Extreme Max Products: ATV RampXtender
  • Firestone Industrial Products: Ride-Rite LS
  • King Shocks: KING OEM Replacement Remote Reservoir Performance Series Shock Kits
  • King Shocks: KING Wide Range External Compression Adjuster
  • Premier Auto Products: Rumble Mat
  • Race Ramps/Brute Ind.: RACE RAMPS 7" Trailer Ramps (RR-TR-7)
  • Rampage Products: Jeep Soft Top
  • TeraFlex: TeraFlex Forged S/T Swaybar System

Media Outlet: ProRider

  • AUTOGLYM: Perfect Palm
  • Bossco International Corp.: Hi-Beam First Ever Light Wrenches
  • Classic Instruments Inc.: All American Tradition Package
  • GoPro: HD Motorsports HERO
  • LLumar: Paint Protection Film
  • Palmer Performance Engineering Inc.: DashCommand
  • PLX Devices Inc.: TuneBug
  • PLX Devices Inc.: Kiwi MPG
  • Sprint Booster: USA SPRINT BOOSTER for the 2005 + Porsche 911 Manual Transmission
  • TVK Industries Inc.: SUREMATIC Pistolgrip

GERMANY

Media Outlet: Media Informationservice

  • Applied Coatings International LLC: FLX-Paint
  • Ark Corporation: Ark Powerpack
  • Astro Pneumatic Tool Company: 7125 - 7pc. Metric Split Box Ratcheting Wrench Set
  • Drew Technologies Inc.: DashDAQ-EFI
  • GoPro: HD Motorsports HERO
  • NSV Automotive: Chrome Parking Sensors
  • Race Ramps/Brute Ind.: Race Ramps Slip Plate Stand (RR-SPS)
  • Royal Purple: Royal Purple Oil Filters
  • Witness Technology LLC: Hermes MVR
  • Z-ALT MUSCLE CAR OIL: Z-ALT Muscle Car Oil

Media Outlet: Street Magazine

  • Auto Meter Products: 5" Quad/Combo InterAct Pack
  • Auto Meter Products: MFDL (Multi Function Dash Logger)
  • COMP Performance Group: Inglese EZ-EFI 8-Stack Induction System
  • COMP Performance Group: COMP Cams Engine Break-In Oil
  • Eagle Specialty Products: Ford 4.6 Stroker Kit
  • Flex-a-lite Consolidated: Shrouded Heavy-Duty Remote Oil Coolers
  • Holley Performance Products: Holley Ultra Dominator
  • Holley Performance Products: Holley Ultra Double Pumper
  • Mr. Gasket/Prestolite Performance: Mallory ProMaster Distributors
  • PRW Industries Inc.: Ford FE High Volume Aluminum Water Pump

HONDURAS

Media Outlet: Sobre Ruedas

  • Avery Dennison: Paint Protection Film
  • goPoint Technology: goLINK OBD-II Module
  • GoPro: HD Motorsports HERO
  • MITO Corporation: Gentex Rear Camera Display Auto Dimming Mirror with 3.5" Screen, Compass and HomeLink
  • Palmer Performance Engineering Inc.: DashCommand
  • PLX Devices Inc.: Kiwi Wifi + iMFD
  • PLX Devices Inc.: TuneBug
  • Race Ramps/Brute Ind.: Race Ramps Slip Plate Stand (RR-SPS)
  • Royal Purple: Royal Purple Oil Filters
  • Zeitronix: Ethanol Content Analyzer Kit

HUNGARY

Media Outlet: Garazs Tv show, ams magazine

  • AMP Research: AMP Research BedStep
  • Au-tomotive Gold Inc.: Cadillac Accent Collection Trailer Hitch Cover
  • GH Wheels Inc.: Skull Crusher
  • GoPro: HD Motorsports HERO
  • MasterShift: MasterShift Paddle Shifter for Tremec 3650 Mustang Transmissions
  • MITO Corporation: GM Truck Tailgate Handle Camera
  • Palmer Performance Engineering Inc.: DashCommand
  • Pittman Products "AirBedz": AirBedz
  • SSV Works: WP-OU4
  • Tricplate.com: Privacy Auto License Plate

NETHERLANDS

Media Outlet: AutoMaxx Magazine

  • HRE Performance Wheels: 560R
  • Meguiar's Inc.: Ultimate Wash & Wax
  • Optima Batteries: OPTIMA Group 27F YellowTop Battery
  • Palmer Performance Engineering Inc.: DashCommand
  • PLX Devices Inc.: Kiwi Wifi
  • Rotora: Rotora RF601
  • SPA Technique Inc.: SPA EXTREME SYSTEM
  • Sprint Booster USA: SPRINT BOOSTER
  • Tenzo Racing Sports/DeMODA Concepts: Tenzo Mesh Type Wheel
  • XS Power: S375

NEW ZEALAND

Media Outlet: ARL

  • Baja Designs/Soltek Light Systems: Strykr Adventure Light
  • Baja Designs/Soltek Light Systems: Dome/Rock Light
  • Extreme Outback Products: IBS Dual Battery System
  • Extreme Outback Products: Extreme Outback Powersports Plug Kit
  • GoPro: HD Motorsports HERO
  • Granatelli Motorsports Inc.: Toyota Tundra/Lexus LX470 Supercharger System to suit 2UZ-FE 4.7L V8 engine
  • Haltech Engine Management Systems: Platinum Pro Plug-in Nissan Skyline R32/33
  • MITO Corporation: Gentex Rear Camera Display Auto Dimming Mirror with 2.4" Screen and compass
  • PLX Devices Inc.: Kiwi Wifi
  • SPA Technique Inc.: SPA EXTREME SYSTEM

NORWAY

Media Outlet: Bonnier Media AS

  • AccuAir Suspension: e-Level Controller With TouchPad Interface
  • Better Tools & Fasteners: Grip-Tite Super Wrenches Metric 6 Pc Set
  • Coplus Inc.: Thermo Racing Radiator Cap
  • Drew Technologies Inc.: DashDAQ-OBD
  • Forgiato Inc.: Parlaro
  • GH Wheels Inc.: Skull Crusher
  • Grote Industries: LightForm
  • Phoenix Systems LLC: Hose Candy by OOMPH! Labs
  • Quint Measuring Systems: Quint Open End Ratchet Wrench
  • Strattec Security Corp.: BOLT Series Locks
  • TFP Inc.: 2nd-Generation Fender Trim Molding Plug No-Drill(PND) 07-C SIERRA

SOUTH AFRICA

Media Outlet: Setsebi Productions

  • All Sales Mfg. Inc./AMI Interior: Bowtie Mirror
  • Classic Instruments Inc.: All American Tradition Package
  • Flaming River Industries Inc.: 3 Bolt Steering Wheel Adapter
  • March Performance Inc.: Ultra Track Pack
  • Meguiar's Inc.: Meguiar’s Clear Coat Safe Rubbing Compound
  • Meguiar's Inc.: Meguiar’s Clear Coat Safe Polishing Compound
  • MITO Corporation: Gentex Rear Camera Display Auto Dimming Mirror with 2.4" Screen and compass
  • Pittman Products "AirBedz": AirBedz
  • RideTech (Air Ride Technologies Inc.): RideTech Precision Coachworks Billet Gas Cap
  • Shutt Auto: TRKBA Automatic Pedal Set


SOUTH KOREA


Media Outlet: Car & Tech

  • Clean & Green Technology Co. Ltd.: Green Smart Charger
  • Drew Technologies Inc.: DashDAQ-Truck
  • goPoint Technology: goLINK OBD-II Module
  • HitchSafe: Key Vault Viper Steering Lock
  • Holley Performance Products: Holley Dominator EFI System
  • MITO Corporation: MUTH Signal Mirror On Demand - Custom Signal Mirrors
  • Palmer Performance Engineering Inc.: DashCommand
  • PLX Devices Inc.: Kiwi MPG
  • Witness Technology LLC: Hermes MVR
  • Zeitronix: Zt-2 Wideband Air/Fuel and Multi Sensor Datalogging System with Configurable Multi-Gauge

SWITZERLAND

Media Outlet: Carpassion.com

  • Forgiato Inc.: Parlaro
  • goPoint Technology: goLINK OBD-II Module
  • GoPro: HD Motorsports HERO
  • GWG Wheels Inc.: KIBO
  • Palmer Performance Engineering Inc.: DashCommand
  • Royal Purple Royal: Purple Oil Filters
  • Tenzo Racing Sports/DeMODA Concepts: Tenzo Mesh Type Wheel
  • Topline Products: Verde Custom Wheels - V31
  • Witness Technology LLC: Hermes MVR

UNITED KINGDOM

Media Outlet: Max Power Magazine -- #1

  • ChaseCam: DashWare
  • Drew Technologies Inc.: DashDAQ-EFI
  • Forgiato Inc.: Parlaro
  • Grote Industries: LightForm
  • HRE Performance Wheels: 560R
  • Intro-Tech Automotive Inc.: Pitstop Furniture
  • K&N Engineering Inc.: 2008–2009 Mitsubishi Lancer EVO L4-2.0L Intake System
  • Pirelli Tire North America: PZero Trofeo
  • Tenzo Racing Sports/DeMODA Concepts: Tenzo Fin Type Wheel
  • Three-In-One: Nissan 370Z/350Z Carbon Fiber Rear Diffuser with LED Light

Media Outlet: Max Power Magazine — #2

  • Banks Power: Banks iQ Dashboard PC with Six-Gun Tuner
  • BuildaDatabase: Online Wheels Pro
  • Intromark Inc.: MEGATESTER
  • K&N Engineering Inc.: 2008–2009 Mitsubishi Lancer EVO L4-2.0L Intake System
  • Optima Batteries: OPTIMA Group 27F YellowTop Battery
  • Race Ramps/Brute Ind.: RACE RAMPS 7" Trailer Ramps (RR-TR-7)
  • SamcoSport: Samco Sport ProFuel
  • Tenzo Racing Sports/DeMODA Concepts: Tenzo Mesh Type Wheel
  • Three-In-One: Nissan 370Z 350Z Carbon Fiber Rear Diffuser with LED light
  • Whiteline Automotive: Whiteline Sway Bars Front & Rear - Nissan GTR R35

 

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