Rep. Markwayne Mullin (R-OK) and Rep. Gene Green (D-TX) have introduced bipartisan legislation that would enable low volume car manufacturers to produce turn-key replica vehicles for customers nationwide. Replica vehicles resemble classic cars produced at least 25 years ago. Supported by the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA), the "Low Volume Motor Vehicle Manufacturers Act of 2015" (H.R. 2675) would allow companies to construct up to 500 such cars a year subject to federal regulatory oversight.
The SEMA Data Co-op (SDC) recently announced the addition of its 1,000th member, now featuring over 385 Supplier brands and over 620 data Receivers registered in the system.
The 2015 SEMA Show will include a new expansion area to accommodate additional exhibitors during the SEMA Show on Tuesday-Friday, November 3-6, 2015, in Las Vegas, Nevada. Located in the outside area south of the Las Vegas Convention Center (adjacent to the Renaissance Hotel), this new First-Time and Featured Exhibitors area will also include a transportation hub and serve as a primary thoroughfare into the SEMA Show.
Applications are now being accepted (at www.semaignited.com) for the 2015 SEMA Battle of the Builders to be held at the 2015 SEMA Show, November 3-6. The automotive build competition that debuted last year and garnered nationwide attention as the focus of a Velocity TV special was viewed by more than one million fans.
Registration to attend the 2015 SEMA Show is now available at www.semashow.com/register. The annual trade show for the automotive accessories market is set for Tuesday-Friday, November 3-6, 2015, in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Joel Ayres, Jim Bingham, and Dennis Gage will receive the industry's highest honor and be inducted into the SEMA Hall of Fame.
SEMA Ignited, the official SEMA Show afterparty that is open to consumers, is primed to return this year after the SEMA Show closes on Friday, November 6, 2015. Featuring a new location directly across the street from the Las Vegas Convention Center, and a no-hassle route for vehicles exiting the SEMA Show, the 2015 SEMA Ignited will be easy to get to and include vehicles, food, music, celebrities, demonstrations and the culmination of this year's SEMA Battle of the Builders competition.
The following slate of candidates are vying for a seat on the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Board of Directors.
Booth space reservations for the 2015 SEMA Show is now open at www.SEMAShow.com/buyabooth. The annual trade show taking place Nov. 3-6, in Las Vegas, Nevada, is the leading venue for the $33 billion automotive accessories industry.
The Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) is pleased to announce the first SEMA-produced television special that premieres on the Velocity channel on Sunday, March 8 at 8:00 p.m. (EDT). The unique one-hour program features the first-ever SEMA Battle of the Builders competition highlighting the Top Ten builders, their vehicles and their journey to the inaugural competition.