Washington, D.C. (January 24, 2017) – Today, the U.S. Senate joined the House of Representatives in reintroducing the Recognizing the Protection of Motorsports Act of 2017 (RPM Act). The bipartisan bill (S.203), introduced by Senator Richard Burr (R-NC), protects Americans’ right to modify street cars and motorcycles into dedicated race vehicles and industry’s right to sell the parts that enable racers to compete.
Diamond Bar, CA (January 20, 2017) – The SEMA Data Co-op (SDC) has been updated with Product Information Exchange Standard (PIES) version 6.7, making it possible for SDC members to have data that is compatible with the newest format in the industry.
DIAMOND BAR, CA (January 17, 2017) -- The Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) will showcase its third annual SEMA Battle of the Builders® competition in a one-hour TV special premiering February 6 at 10 p.m. (PT/ET) on the Velocity Network. This unique program makes it possible for consumers to connect with manufacturers and see the great new products and trends that debut at the leading automotive trade show in the world—the SEMA Show.
Washington, D.C. (January 9, 2017) – SEMA President & CEO Chris Kersting today praised U.S. Representative Patrick McHenry (R-NC) and his colleagues for reintroducing H.R. 350, the Recognizing the Protection of Motorsports Act of 2017 (RPM Act). The bipartisan bill, which was submitted for reintroduction on the first day of the new Congress, protects Americans’ right to modify street cars and motorcycles into dedicated race vehicles and industry’s right to sell the parts that enable racers to compete.
DIAMOND BAR, CA (December 6, 2016) – Applications are now being accepted at www.sema.org/speakers for industry leaders to host a seminar at the 2017 SEMA Show taking place Oct. 31-Nov. 3, 2017, in Las Vegas, Nevada. The association is especially interested in speakers with experience in marketing and sales, customer service, business management, automotive trends, social media, and vehicle customization.
LAS VEGAS (Nov. 1, 2016) – The top trending vehicle models in five categories were announced today at the 2016 SEMA Show in Las Vegas. Selected by manufacturing exhibitors of the world’s premier automotive trade show, the SEMA Award winners are the Ford Mustang as the Hottest Coupe, the Dodge Charger as the Hottest Sedan, the Ford Focus as the Hottest Hatch, the Jeep Wrangler as the hottest 4x4-SUV, and the Ford F-Series as the Hottest Truck.
LAS VEGAS, NV. (Nov. 1, 2016) -- The Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) announced the winners of the 2017 New Products Showcase Awards this morning at the 2016 SEMA Show. The awards are given to the most innovative and cutting-edge automotive aftermarket products that will be consumable in 2017.
LAS VEGAS, NV. (Nov. 1, 2016) – Now in its third year, the SEMA Battle of the Builders® competition today announced the Top 21 builders. Open only to vehicles displayed at the SEMA Show, the competition features the best builders in the country who come to SEMA to win the coveted title of the ultimate builder.
Diamond Bar, CA (October 31, 2016) -- Partnering with Shell, featuring Pennzoil, and SEMA, actor Sung Kang has completed his Project Underdog vehicle scheduled to debut at the 50th Anniversary of the SEMA Show in Las Vegas.
DIAMOND BAR, CA (October 29, 2016) - The Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) and its Automotive Restoration Market Organization (ARMO) and Hot Rod Industry Alliance (HRIA) Councils announced that the next "Collector Car Appreciation Day" will be celebrated on July 14, 2017. The date marks the eighth consecutive commemoration in what has become an annual event to raise awareness of the vital role automotive restoration and collection plays in American society.