SEMA is enhancing customer service and raising awareness of its member benefits by assigning each member company with a single point of contact to assist with all Show-related services and with association programs and services.
Twenty-four manufacturers turned up to measure the completely
redesigned ’13 Honda Accord Sedan and Coupe, Civic EX Sedan and all-new
Acura ILX 2.4L during last week's SEMA Measuring Session
at American Honda's headquarters in Torrance, California.
Twenty-one manufacturers showed up to measure the ’13 Cadillac ATS, XTS
and ’13 Chevrolet Spark during the Measuring Sessions at SEMA’s Diamond
Bar, California, headquarters, September 5–6. Measuring Sessions provide manufacturers with hands-on access
to new vehicles in order to gather surface data for
designing, developing and manufacturing specialty equipment.
The SEMA Tech Transfer
program has expanded with the addition of new CAD files for eight GM
vehicles. The data-sharing program features thousands of files from
participating OEMs—Chrysler, Ford, GM and Scion—and is open to SEMA
manufacturing members free of charge.
New CAD files for eight GM and five Ford vehicles, as well as 2D prints
of the starter for the Ford Big Block V8, have been added to SEMA Tech
Scheduled to arrive next year, the ’13 Ford Escape is projected to
debut with fuel economy up to 5 mpg better than the outgoing model,
thanks in part to 10% better aerodynamics.
Several manufacturers got their hands on Mazda's all-new ’13 CX-5 during last week's SEMA Measuring Session
at Mazda's headquarters in Irvine, California. With four CX-5 models
available, manufacturers were eager to obtain the specs needed to
prepare parts for a vehicle that is projected to be a hit with
CAD files for seven GM vehicles have been added to SEMA Tech Transfer,
further enhancing the data-sharing program that features thousands of files
from participating OEMs—Chrysler, Ford, GM and Scion.