ADJUSTMENTS: NASCAR will make several competition adjustments for the 2008 Sprint Cup, Nationwide and Craftsman Truck Series seasons. Among them will be a change in qualifying procedure whereby all teams not locked into starting fields will qualify at the end of the respective qualifying sessions. As well, all fine money will be donated to the NASCAR Foundation.
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Sometime this year BMW is expected to release the 2009 7-Series, and it's likely to look like the illustrations provided here by spy photographer Brenda Priddy. Based off of various recent spy shots, Priddy's illustrator created what is likely the stately, aggressive new look for Munich's flagship sedan.
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Studies show that nearly 50% of all American workers feel overwhelmed by a growing number of job tasks, longer working hours and high stress levels in the workplace that can lead to job burnout, resulting in lower productivity. Discover how you can effectively manage stress and improve overall productivity in today’s demanding work environment by tuning into "Managing Workplace Stress," a SEMA webinar scheduled for Thursday, January 31, 10:00 a.m.
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Attention SEMA manufacturing members: Make plans now to attend the Volvo S40 sedan and C30 coupe Measuring Session, Wednesday, January 30, 8:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m., next door to SEMA headquarters in Diamond Bar, California.
Tokyo Auto Salon
by Richard Saberton, SEMA Asia Pacific Director
SEMA Asia Pacific (AP) looked around the Tokyo Auto Salon 2008 (TAS), held January 11-13 at the Makuhari Messe Exhibition Center, took pictures, spoke to personalities and professionals in the aftermarket industry and identified 10 trends of interest to SEMA members.
SEMA Chairman Jim Cozzie (left), Chairman-Elect Rick Rollins and President/CEO Chris Kersting (right) will discuss and field questions on industry challenges such as legislation and vehicle technology at the Feb. 7 State of the Association presentation.
Everyone needs help or expert advice from time to time, and SEMA’s Mentoring Program, powered by the SEMA Businesswomen's Network (SBN), is an excellent resource to get answers to all your questions. Whether you need to know more about SEMA, market information for a start-up company or advice on how to approach your boss about a new position, the SEMA Mentoring Program can help.