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SEMA Urges President Obama to Oppose Vehicle Scrappage Programs

SEMA expresses continued commitment to work with President and Congress toward rebuilding U.S. auto industry, while continuing to oppose “cash for clunkers."

SEMA Responds to President Obama

SEMA applauds efforts to stimulate new car sales, but continues to oppose tying vouchers to vehicle scrappage programs, known as "cash for clunkers."

Federal Labor Board Okays Employee Emails to Discuss Workplace Issues

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) ruled that employees may use their company e-mail accounts to discuss workplace issues, including union organization.

U.S. Congress Passing Legislation to Protect Off-Highway Vehicle Access

The U.S. House of Representatives has passed the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), which directs how defense monies are to be spent in 2015.

EPA Proposes Stricter Limits on Ozone Pollution

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) wants to lower the ozone pollution standard limits to between 65 and 70 parts per billion rather than the current 75 parts per billion.

Low-Interest Loans Available to Support Production of Fuel-Efficient Vehicles and Equipment

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is making low-interest loans available to companies producing fuel-efficient vehicles and the equipment that achieves efficiency gains.

Feds Pursue Safety Standard for Recreational Off-Highway Vehicles

SEMA is opposing an effort by the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) to establish a recreational off-highway vehicle (ROV) safety standard rather than rely on an industry standard issued by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI).

SEMA Show: Schedule a Free Private Meeting With a Resale and MAP Policy Expert

SEMA is providing free one-on-one meetings at the 2014 SEMA Show with experts on intellectual property and antitrust law, including an expert on resale and minimum advertised price (MAP) policies who can provide guidance and answer your questions.

Triumph Castrol Rocket on Display at SEMA Show “Save the Salt” Booth

Visit the “Save the Salt” booth in the Central Hall (#24099) to see the Triumph Castrol Rocket.
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