There have been eight rough patches in the marketplace since the automotive specialty-equipment industry began back in the ’30s.
About this product:
During these tough economic times, forecasting consumer spending helps to focus in on the road ahead. While not being a precise measure of future spending, the SEMA Performance Parts and Accessories Demand Index (PADI) provides marketing planners with a useful tool that estimates future specialty-equipment demand.
About this product:
The automotive world is in flux. While it is impossible to foresee every wave in the sea change that is upon us, it is imperative that we understand where we are today in order to chart the best course for tomorrow. SEMA’s research reports offer crucial insights into consumer purchase intentions, vehicle registration patterns and market niche trends.
Dan and Art Danchuk went into business together in the 1960s, but did not make their first Chevrolet part, a parking light lens for a 1957 Chevrolet, until 1976. Danchuk Manufacturing, Inc. was born.
SEMA Benchmarking Program: May Update
SEMA's Benchmarking Program is a tool designed to aid SEMA members in a comparative analysis of their business against the similar competitors. The following tables are a part of the most recent update and represent responses of participants to the question: What markets does your company serve?
It turns out that headlights, spark plugs and plant seed have something
in common: sales actually have the potential to go up during
Despite efforts from manufacturers to make diesel vehicles more
understood, uncertainties remain about their availability, even about
what vehicles are produced.
Not only do off-road enthusiasts prefer to take their hobby off the
beaten path, they also take a less-traveled course when making
SEMA regularly visits consumer car shows in order to keep abreast of
the latest trends in vehicle customization and attended Toyotafest to
pick the brains of consumers.
Members of SEMA staff take a tour of Detroit-based ROUSH Performance Products.