Global Update


An India-based company with plans for significant growth in the auto (passenger car) service sector is looking for aftermarket accessories for its retail site. SEMA members with a product portfolio matching the criteria below are encouraged to respond:

  • Off-the-shelf products that can be retailed from service outlets
  • Easy-to-fit, either in shop or by the customer given appropriate instructions, DIY
  • Identified as fast-moving retail products
  • Universal fit (applicable across multiple makes and models)
  • Relatively low cost (as suitable for a developing market)
  • Among the products sought: 
    • gauges
    • sound systems
    • LCD video systems
    • MP3/DVD/CD
    • security system
    • on-board technology
    • antennas
    • cellular telephones and accessories
    • aluminum alloy/steel/forged and cast wheel and tire accessories (lug nuts, wheel studs, hubcaps and spinners)
    • racing accessories
    • lighting (halogen lamps)
    • graphics
    • ground effects
    • interior enhancements
    • lenses
    • sun visors, shades
    • power windows and door accessories
    • headlight/taillight covers
    • light bars
    • dashboards and covers
    • floor mats
    • seat covers and sheepskins
    • steering wheels and steering wheel covers
    • sunroofs
    • window film
    • ground effects
    • racks and spoilers

The firm is also looking to import high-quality aftermarket components for the various foreign makes/models available in India. Interested companies should send brief information on their company and products to Vijay Gummadi,