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EPA, Auto Industry and States Agree to Reduce Copper in Brake Pads

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency reached an accord with states and industry associations representing the automakers and major suppliers to reduce the amount of copper used in motor vehicle brake pads.

North American International Auto Show—The Motor City Muscles Up

Wrapping up this week, the 2015 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) provided a look at the latest vehicle creations auto manufacturers are developing or introducing during the year.

Barrett-Jackson Records $8.74 Million in Charity Vehicle Sales

A total of 10 cars crossed the Barrett-Jackson auction, held January 10–18, in Scottsdale, to raise $8.74 million to benefit local and national charities, including $85,000 raised by the auction of the SEMA Cares ’15 Jeep Wrangler.

California Rulemaking to Alter Requirements for Chemical Warnings

The California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) is proposing to impose new requirements on product manufacturers and various other business entities under Proposition 65—the California law requiring warnings in the presence of certain chemicals.

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SEMA Cares/Omix-ADA Custom Jeep Raises $85,000 for Charity

The Omix-ADA Jeep Wrangler JK Sport featured at the 2014 SEMA Show raised $85,000 to benefit SEMA Cares charities through the Barrett-Jackson auction in Scottsdale, Arizona.

MPMC Media Trade Conference Starts Next Week

More than 250 media representatives are scheduled to sit down in private, uninterrupted meetings with executives from leading manufacturing companies during next week’s 2015 MPMC Media Trade Conference, January 20–22, Santa Ana, California.

U.S. House Passes Bill to Reduce Regulatory Burdens

The U.S. House of Representatives passed a SEMA-supported bill to reduce the cost of burdensome regulations on business owners and job creators.

Hundreds of Reporters Ready to Meet, Interview Manufacturers

Hundreds of journalists, reporters and media representatives are set to meet one-on-one with manufacturers during the 2015 MPMC Media Trade Conference, taking place January 20–22, 2015, in Santa Ana, California.

Custom 2015 Wrangler Auction to Benefit SEMA Cares Charity

Featuring more than $30,000 in aftermarket parts and accessories, the SEMA Cares ’15 Jeep Wrangler that debuted at the 2014 SEMA Show will be auctioned at Barrett-Jackson, Wednesday, January 14.
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