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Stay on Top of Vehicle Technology Challenges: SEMA and CAR Show You How

In a multi-phased series of specialty-equipment industry forecasting reports, SEMA and the Center for Automotive Research (CAR) will provide insight to help members increase the understanding and awareness of vehicle technology challenges and opportunities to support their business development and planning efforts.

Phase II of the reports to be presented in a SEMA webinar on August 13, will cover vehicle manufacturer plans for powertrain technologies, platforms and economic forecasts that impact the specialty-equipment and performance aftermarket. The webinar on September 17 will feature Phase III of the report, which outlines the major economic drivers of the U.S. automotive market and their potential impact on SEMA-member companies.

The webinars are moderated by John Waraniak, SEMA vice president of vehicle technology, and presented by CAR’s Brett Smith, assistant director, manufacturing, engineering, technology.

SEMA will present the research findings and release advanced copies of Phase II and Phase III of the multi-phased series of specialty-equipment forecasting reports at the annual State of the Association meeting in Pasadena, California, on August 1. Members who are unable to attend the meeting are encouraged to mark their calendars for the upcoming sessions. Phase II of the report will be covered on August 13 10:00 a.m.–11:00 a.m. (PST); and Phase III will be featured on September 17, 10:00 a.m.–11:00 a.m. (PST).  

SEMA's Webinar Program:
The SEMA webinar program brings the world-class business seminars featured during the SEMA Show right to your desktop. Different business-building sessions are constantly added to the program, offering members the latest insight and practices from today’s leading speakers.

All SEMA webinars are conducted live and are open to all employees of SEMA-member companies free of charge. To participate, all you need is a computer with Internet access and a telephone. All previous SEMA webinars are available for download. Learn more about SEMA webinars and view upcoming presentations.