Another Closing of Another Show
While the 2014 SEMA Show is now in the history books, highlights from the annual event live on as media coverage continues to highlight the vehicles, products and activities from the event. One consistent theme year after year is that the SEMA Show is a place for the industry to discover new automotive aftermarket trends.
As noted in the articles below, the 2014 SEMA Show featured trends in technology, styling and performance. Be sure to check out these articles for news on what the future has in store for the industry:
The New York Times
One of the nation’s leading newspapers, The New York Times, noted that the SEMA Show has traditionally been a place to track trends and technological innovation in the automotive aftermarket. The Times further commented on the use of advanced 3-D technology to print and produce a car during the run of the Show.
Leading consumer publication Consumer Reports used the occasion of the SEMA Show to review new products and trends, such as wraps, which are used to customize the look of a car, and such popular products as aftermarket backup cameras and dash cams. The SEMA Show has a long tradition of introducing aftermarket products and trends to the world stage, and this year’s Show was no exception.
Enthusiast automotive publication Motor Trend also found plenty of great new products at this year’s SEMA Show, such as a push-button emergency brake from E-Stopp, an Extang/TruXedo aluminum roll-up Tonneau cover as well as 3-D floor mats from Albermo. Motor Trend further asserted that the heart of the Show is the parts and accessories that can be found for sale.
On All Cylinders
Automotive blog, On All Cylinders also noted the number of automotive aftermarket trends that were on display during the 2014 SEMA Show. Of particular note were colored rims, the wide variety of LED accessories as well as utilizing the combination of classic cars with modern grilles and lights. They further recognized the sheer number of trends on display at this year’s Show.