Thursday, July 12, 2007 - 7:00am

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Thursday, July 12, 2007 - 7:00am

With the 2008 Mercedes-Benz C-class sedan to appear in U.S. showrooms later this summer, the online market for C-class parts and accessories is nearly $2 million per month strong, despite a recent leveling off in sales.

Since January, C-class parts and accessory sales via online auction have averaged $1,795,00 a month, peaking in March at $1,908,000 total sales (numbers rounded to nearest hundred) according to data from Terapeak, a developer of market-focused research software that monitors online sales and auctions.

Thursday, July 12, 2007 - 7:00am

Filler for eNews

Thursday, July 12, 2007 - 7:00am

Filler for eNews

Thursday, July 12, 2007 - 7:00am

John Waraniak, SEMA vice president of vehicle technology, will join Brett Smith, assistant director of manufacturing, engineering and technology for the Center for Automotive Research; Nancy Philippart, executive director of GM Accessories Business Channel of General Motors Corp.; Michael Chetcuti, CEO of Quality Metalcraft Inc.

Thursday, July 12, 2007 - 7:00am

The following photos and information are courtesy of the spy shooters at Brenda Priddy & Company 

 

Thursday, July 12, 2007 - 7:00am

NEWS NUGGETS

Thursday, July 12, 2007 - 7:00am

FAILED: Mario Andretti said, “I almost cried,” when he learned that the meeting he had arranged between Indy Racing League head Tony George and Champ Car’s  Kevin Kalkhoven was cancelled at the last minute. Andretti says both Champ Car and IRL leaders “are in denial” of the challenges facing their respective series.

Thursday, July 12, 2007 - 7:00am

The latest news from SEMA councils and committees:

Hot Rod Industry Alliance (HRIA)

Thursday, July 12, 2007 - 7:00am

CTS Corp. named Mathew Long as interim chief financial officer. Long replaces Vinod Khilnani, who was elected president and chief executive officer for the company. Long has been with CTS Corp. since ’96.

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