Jim Graven Joins SEMA Data Co-Op

Jim Graven has been named as Director of Membership for the SEMA Data
Co-op. Graven, who has more than 15 years of experience in the specialty parts
aftermarket, will play a key role in growing the industry-owned and operated
data management solution - particularly as it transitions into a full system launch
in January.

SEMA Awards to Recognize Industry's Hottest Vehicle Platforms

Recognizing the top trend-setting vehicle models, the SEMA Awards
will be announced and presented to winning automakers during the 2012 SEMA Show
in Las Vegas, Nevada. Through the program, SEMA exhibitors that make products
for those trend-setting vehicles will identify the vehicle platforms that they
believe are best for accessorizing, and best for showcasing the industry's
coolest products.

Court's Ethanol Decision Jeopardizes Historic Vehicles, Specialty Parts

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
dismissed a lawsuit which challenged the Environmental Protection Agency's
(EPA) authority to grant a partial waiver for 15% ethanol (E15) content in
gasoline for 2001 and newer model year cars and light trucks.  The court
found that the groups bringing the lawsuit, which included trade associations
representing manufacturers of cars, boats and power equipment, along with the
petroleum and food industries, lacked standing to bring the lawsuit.

Thirty SEMA Member Companies Supply Products for the SEMA Mustang Build Powered by Women

The all-female vehicle customization project known as the SEMA Mustang Build
Powered by Women, featuring a 2013 Ford Mustang GT donated by Ford Motor
Company, is on target for the unveiling of winning design "High Gear" at this
year's SEMA Show on Tuesday, October 30, 2012. The customized vehicle, which
was built at Source Interlink Media's headquarters in El Segundo, CA, will be
auctioned on eBay immediately following the reveal with proceeds slated for the
SEMA Memorial Scholarship Foundation, an organization dedicated to fostering
the next generation of automotive aftermarket leaders and innovators.

SEMA Exhibitors Leverage Powersports Market Opportunities

SEMA Show exhibitors that
manufacture powersports products will be able to quickly, easily and affordably
connect with thousands of buyers who are specifically seeking products for
motorcycles, dirt bikes, UTVs, ATVs or side-by-sides. Through the Manufacturer
Kiosk Program, an exhibitor with a booth in another area of the SEMA Show is
eligible to host a kiosk that will be located in the Powersports & Utility
Vehicle section of the show.

OMIX/Rugged Ridge Announces Off-Road Business Center at 2012 SEMA Show

Dealers, jobbers, installers and other specialty-equipment industry
enthusiasts attending the 2012 SEMA Show will be able to learn all about the
dynamic Jeep and off-road lifestyle market through the new Off-Road Success
Center, presented by OMIX-Rugged Ridge. Located in within the Trucks/SUV
section in booth 30147 at the 2012 SEMA Show, the center provides those
interested in learning about the off-road market with a place to exchange
ideas, learn new concepts for success and network with other like-minded


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