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NADA Convention Features Session Focused on Accessories Market

A dedicated Aftermarket Zone and a rare presentation from the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) will provide attendees at the 2011 National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) Convention & Expo with a chance to discover how relevant and profitable the aftermarket can be for new-car and -truck dealerships.

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Media Contact:
Della Domingo, dellad@sema.org
SEMA 909/978-6723

SEMA Opposes EPA Expansion of E15 Waiver to MY 2001 and Newer Cars

Several weeks ago, SEMA requested that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) suspend its partial waiver to permit the sale of gasoline containing 15 percent ethanol (E15) for model year 2007 and newer vehicles.  

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Media Contact:
Della Domingo, dellad@sema.org
SEMA 909/978-6723

SEMA Seeks Nominations for Hall of Fame

SEMA, the Specialty Equipment Market Association, is now accepting nominations for its Hall of Fame. Created in 1969, the SEMA Hall of Fame is the most prestigious award presented to an individual by the association. It is designed to honor outstanding persons in the industry who have enhanced the stature of, or significantly contributed to, the industry and/or association's growth.
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Media Contact:
Della Domingo, dellad@sema.org
SEMA 909/978-6723

SEMA SEEKS NOMINATIONS FOR HALL OF FAME

Industry Veteran John Stewart Joins SEMA as Editorial Director

John Stewart has joined SEMA as editorial director. In this role, he will supervise the monthly SEMA News magazine, the Show publications and SEMA eNews. His responsibilities include managing the SEMA News staff and collaborating with SEMA executive staff to promote and effectively communicate the association's news with members, while also serving as a voice for SEMA member companies.

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Media Contact:
Della Domingo, dellad@sema.org
SEMA 909/978-6723

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INDUSTRY VETERAN JOHN STEWART JOINS SEMA AS EDITORIAL DIRECTOR

Scholarships Aid Students Preparing for Automotive Careers

Students preparing for careers in the automotive industry may be eligible to receive financial awards ranging from $1,000-$4,000 through the 2011 SEMA Memorial Scholarship Fund (SMSF). The scholarship application, which is due April 1, 2011 and requires college transcripts and letters of recommendation, is now available at www.sema.org/scholarships.

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Media Contact:
Della Domingo, dellad@sema.org
SEMA 909/396-0289, ext. 6723

 

Hottest Car, Truck and 4x4-SUV Announced at the 2010 SEMA Show

The inaugural SEMA Award was presented to the Chevrolet Camaro for the Hottest Car, the Ford F-Series for the Hottest Truck and the Jeep Wrangler for the Hottest 4x4-SUV, during the 2010 SEMA Show in Las Vegas.

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Contact:  Della Domingo
909/978-6723
dellad@sema.org

SEMA Announces New Product Showcase Award Winners

SEMA, the Specialty Equipment Market Association, announced the winners of the New Products Showcase Awards at the New Products Awards Breakfast held this week at the 2010 SEMA Show. The event serves as a kickoff just prior to the official opening of the show, and it recognizes the most cutting-edge automotive products either on the market or about to hit the market. This year, there were more than 2,000 new products submitted for consideration.

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Contact: Della Domingo
909/978-6723
dellad@sema.org

SEMA ANNOUNCES NEW PRODUCT SHOWCASE AWARD WINNERS

How Do You Make A Hot Car Even Hotter

See what products and accessories are available for today's hottest cars, trucks and SUVs by visiting www.sema.org/semaaward. The website includes a list of SEMA Show exhibitors that make products for the vehicle models most likely to be named the "hottest car," "hottest truck" and "hottest 4x4-SUV" at the 2010 SEMA Show.

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(October 20, 2010)

Contact: Della Domingo
909/978-6723
dellad@sema.org

HOW DO YOU MAKE A HOT CAR EVEN HOTTER?

AAPEX and SEMA Show Organizers Report Increased Buyer Registrations

Organizers of the Automotive Aftermarket Products Expo (AAPEX) and the SEMA Show report a 7 percent increase in attendee registrations compared to the same time last year. More than 84,500 registrations have been received to date, an increase of 5,800.

For more information contact:

Rich White, AAIA
301-654-6664, ext. 1030
rich.white@aftermarket.org

Margaret Beck, AASA
919-406-8828
media@mema.org 

Della Domingo, SEMA
909/978-6723
dellad@sema.org 

AAPEX and SEMA Show Organizers Report Increased Buyer Registrations
Discounted Early Registration Fee Available Through October 18

SEMA Challenges Auto Enthusiasts to Predict This Year's Hottest Vehicles at the 2010 SEMA Show

In just a few weeks, the SEMA Show will roll into Las Vegas and exhibitors will introduce their latest innovations including thousands of new products and customized vehicles. But this year, the trade-only event is offering auto enthusiasts an opportunity to test their auto savvy against SEMA Show exhibitors. Consumers are challenged to make their best predictions on which vehicle models will emerge as the industry's hottest vehicles by winning the inaugural SEMA Award.

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(October 7, 2010)

Contact: Della Domingo
909/978-6723
dellad@sema.org

SEMA CHALLENGES AUTO ENTHUSIASTS TO PREDICT THIS YEAR'S
HOTTEST VEHICLES AT THE 2010 SEMA SHOW

-- SEMA Gives Enthusiasts a Chance to Test Their Auto Savvy Against SEMA Show Exhibitors - the Industry's Best Trendsetters --

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