The Virginia General Assembly passed SEMA-supported legislation (H.B. 5058/S.B. 5029) that would change how certain traffic infractions are enforced, including suspected exhaust noise violations.
The U.S. Treasury issued a new loan forgiveness application form (Form 3508S) for PPP loans of $50,000 or less in an effort to simplify the loan-review process for these smaller loan amounts.
The California Air Resources Board (CARB) recently issued an Enforcement Advisory to help the public understand how California law and regulations apply to the sale of emissions-related equipment that enhance highway and off-road vehicle performance.
Although COVID-19 has upended how SEMA and its members interact with their elected officials this year, MAHLE recently hosted U.S. Representative Haley Stevens (D-MI) at its North America headquarters in Farmington Hills, Michigan.
The U.S. Department of Commerce has delayed until December 29 the deadline for issuing its preliminary decision on whether passenger and light-truck tires from South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam are being sold in the United States at less than fair value.
The U.S. Copyright Office recommended extending an existing exemption that allows vehicle owners and authorized third service and repair parties to perform vehicle diagnosis, repair and modification without fear of prosecution under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act.
The 2020 campaign season is nearing a close, and it is important that the men and women who make up the specialty automotive aftermarket make their voices heard on election day.
Michigan—Military Vehicles: The Michigan House of Representatives passed SEMA-supported legislation to allow for the titling and registration of historic military-surplus vehicles. Such vehicles are not currently able to be titled or registered for use on highways in the state. The bill awaits consideration by the Senate Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.
The current issue focuses on industrial design and features two artists who specialize in graphic art and design, Max Grundy and Tristan Koepfli.
The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has issued a proposed rule to clarify whether a worker is deemed an independent contractor under the Fair Labor Standards Act’s (FLSA) definition of employee.