Industry veteran Dick Hill passed away on February 25. Dick’s industry milestones include 2 terms on the SEMA Board of Directors, 3 terms on the MPMC select committee, PWA Person of the Year, Street Performance Council President’s Award, and he was inducted into the MPMC Hall of Fame in 2017.
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Rob Fisher: E3 Spark Plugs, VP of Motorsports & Marketing
By SEMA Washington, D.C., Staff
Last June, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that states may require internet retailers to collect sales taxes even when they have no physical presence in the state. The Court overturned the 1992 “Quill vs.
The Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) launched an automotive events app and website in 2018. Geared towards consumers, MOTORin’ provides users with an easy and seamless experience to find automotive events local to them, or anywhere in the US.
Select Committee nominations “officially” closed, but the link to submit a nomination is actually open all year round. A task force will be vetting and qualifying nominations over the next couple of weeks so if you have a thought to “raise your hand” to volunteer, don’t hesitate.
For one, Camaro, Challenger, and Mustang Accessorizers tend to buy the same part types for their vehicles. While the most common purchases are upgraded wheels/tires or exterior customizations, these are performance vehicles and there’s definitely a contingent who make under-the-hood changes to boost power or reliability even further.
California Assembly Bill (A.B.) 1824 was signed into law by then-Governor Jerry Brown in June of 2018 as part of the state’s budget process. The legislation amended how California law enforcement officials may issue a citation for exhaust noise violations.
When: January 22-24,2019
Where: Embassy Suites by Hilton in Santa Ana, CA
SEMA has recently launched a new program entitled SEMA Senior Class, A Mentoring Program. Through this free program, all SEMA members are welcome to search and connect with an industry mentor. SEMA mentors are current or former business owners, presidents, CEO’s and advisors all specializing in the automotive aftermarket industry.