Thousands of buyers in the automotive industry are already registered to attend the 2009 SEMA Show.
SEMA Continues to Promote Options to Short-Sighted Scrappage Program
Key lawmakers in the U.S. House of Representatives announced a “Cash for Guzzlers” agreement that would pay consumers to scrap cars and trucks that get less than 18 miles per gallon in exchange for a cash voucher to buy a new car. The consumer would receive either $3,500 or $4,500 depending on the fuel economy improvement of the new vehicle. Legislation is expected to be introduced in the near future.
Exhibit sales increased by more than 20% in one week as SEMA Show
exhibitors contract for booth space before the pending space selection.
Bill Perry, Rolan “Jeep” Worthan and Henry “Smokey” Yunick will be inducted into the SEMA Hall of Fame.
Classic Corvettes. Vintage pickups. Tricked-out Hondas.
Elections for a seat on the ARMO Select Committee will take place the week of May 18, 2009.
Detroit has long been regarded as the car production capital of the world. The historic metropolis is nicknamed “Motor City” for a reason. It's the place where Chrysler, Ford Motor Company and General Motors established an industrial epicenter and where they are still headquartered to this day. Recently, however, the news coming out of Detroit has been more a continual flow of doom and gloom.
|SEMA Vice President of Operations Bill Miller helps the kids of Childhelp build derby cars to be sponsored and raced at the SEMA Pinewood Drag Race.|
SEMA Member News - May/June 2009
Growing Out of the Recession
By Joel Rosenthal
About this product:
Officials across the country are constantly working on legislative and regulatory proposals that have a direct impact on our industry and your customers. The SEMA Government Affairs Office advocates in support of pro-industry initiatives, and when needed, opposes unfair or restrictive legislation. Here are just a few of the issues facing each of the market segments within our industry.