Government Affairs News

Posted on: Thursday, November 17, 2016 - 3:55pm

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has established a new safety standard requiring all new hybrid and electric light-duty vehicles to emit a sound alerting pedestrians to their presence.

Posted on: Thursday, November 17, 2016 - 3:52pm

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) updated Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) No. 110 to clarify that special trailer (ST) tires may be installed on new trailers with a gross vehicle weight rating of 10,000 lbs. or less.

Posted on: Thursday, October 27, 2016 - 8:36pm

Don’t forget to make time in your SEMA Show schedule to take advantage of opportunities to support the Recognizing the Protection of Motorsports Act.

Posted on: Thursday, October 27, 2016 - 5:33pm

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has issued a guidance document intended to help protect motor vehicles from cyber attacks and unauthorized access.

Posted on: Thursday, October 27, 2016 - 5:18pm

Automotive media personality and racing fan Courtney Hansen will once again be the SEMA Action Network’s (SAN) guest at the 2016 SEMA Show.

Posted on: Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 8:48pm

Sponsored by ETTN, HRIA, MPMC, WTC and ARMO councils and networks.

Posted on: Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 4:12pm

It’s a new era for the kit-car industry! Last year, a law was enacted to permit car manufacturers to produce turn-key replica vehicles for customers nationwide.

Posted on: Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 3:37pm

A common misconception is that emissions-related products not sold in California are “49-state legal.”

Posted on: Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 3:25pm

SEMA and its Automotive Restoration Market Organization (ARMO) and Hot Rod Industry Alliance (HRIA) councils announced that the next Collector Car Appreciation Day (CCAD) will be celebrated July 14, 2017.

Posted on: Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 3:19pm

Your support for the RPM Act before the end of the year is critical.

Posted on: Thursday, October 13, 2016 - 9:18pm

SEMA has submitted a letter to the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) requesting Alibaba be included on the 2016 Notorious Markets List.

Posted on: Thursday, October 13, 2016 - 9:12pm

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has identified five chemicals that the agency will target with new regulations under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA).

Posted on: Thursday, October 13, 2016 - 5:25pm

The SEMA Action Network (SAN) will have displays encouraging support for the Recognizing the Protection of Motorsports (RPM) Act this year at both the SEMA Show and SEMA Ignited.

Posted on: Thursday, October 6, 2016 - 6:23pm

Legislation to require that forest roads be open to motorized use by the public unless otherwise designated by the Department of Natural Resources was signed into law by Governor Rick Snyder.

Posted on: Thursday, October 6, 2016 - 6:20pm

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has issued an Enforcement Guidance Bulletin for addressing autonomous vehicles and other non-traditional new products and software.

Posted on: Thursday, October 6, 2016 - 6:05pm

The U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill to delay by six months the implementation of a U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) rule which makes an estimated 5 million workers eligible for overtime pay.

Posted on: Thursday, October 6, 2016 - 5:57pm

A common misconception is that emissions-related products not sold in California are “49-state legal.”

Posted on: Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 10:05pm

Legislation to require that forest roads be open to motorized use by the public unless otherwise designated by the Department of Natural Resources was approved by the Michigan Legislature.

Posted on: Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 9:59pm

It’s a new era for the kit-car industry! Last year, a law was enacted to permit car manufacturers to produce turn-key replica vehicles for customers nationwide.

Posted on: Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 9:56pm

With the U.S. Congress set to adjourn at the end of the year, your support for the RPM Act is needed now more than ever.

Posted on: Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 9:49pm

The California Office of Environmental Health and Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) has finalized new rules governing the acceptable content of warning labels used on consumer products under Proposition 65 (“Prop. 65”).

Posted on: Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 5:48pm

The U.S. House Natural Resources Committee passed a bill that would finalize land-use designations covering more than 18 million acres of land in seven eastern and southern Utah counties.

Posted on: Thursday, September 22, 2016 - 10:36pm

The Federal Trade Commission updated its regulations to allow manufacturers to publish consumer product warranty information on websites.

Posted on: Thursday, September 22, 2016 - 6:22pm

With only weeks remaining in this congressional session, SEMA urges all members, racing enthusiasts, friends and family to contact Congress immediately and demand that lawmakers act now to protect motorsports for generations to come.

Posted on: Thursday, September 22, 2016 - 5:27pm

Sponsored by ETTN, HRIA, MPMC, WTC and ARMO councils.

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