a multi-phased series of specialty-equipment industry forecasting
reports, SEMA and the Center for Automotive Research (CAR) will provide
insight to help members increase the understanding and awareness of
vehicle technology challenges and opportunities to support their
business development and planning efforts.
The August issue of SEMA News covers the latest business technology insight, five data rules you must follow in today's market and in-depth features on the Class of 2009 SEMA Hallof Fame.
Law and Order is an update of some of the most recent federal and state legislative and regulatory issues that could potentially impact the automotive specialty-equipment industry.
In SEMA's July 16 webinar presentation, Brian Offenberger, CEO of
the Aftermarketer Club, shared the five fundamentals for success with
When it comes to Internet marketing, you’re only as good as the
tools you use. During the August 6 SEMA webinar, "Online Marketing
Tools You Need Now,” presenter Brian Offenberger goes under the hood to
show you the tools for success with online sales.
SEMA’s monthly forecasting tool to determine consumer demand for
industry products has been rebranded SEMA Consumer Demand Index for
Performance Products and Accessories. Formerly called PADI, short for
Performance and Accessories Demand Index, the new name seeks to clarify
the intent and purpose of the program.
Felipe Massa and Tony Kanaan suffer injuries; former Grand Am driver Henri Zogaib investigated for "Ponzi Scheme;" Honda plans to expand into grassroots motorsports; and more racing news.
SEMA has formed a health care advisory group to help formulate the
association’s position on the issues confronting the Congress as it
debates various reform proposals.
SEMA submitted comments to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
(EPA) opposing an application to allow the ethanol content of gasoline
to increase to 15% (from 10%).
The $1 billion vehicle scrappage program authorized under the “Consumer
Assistance to Recycle and Save Act” (CARS) began on July 24. The
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) issued a rule on
how the program will operate.