Additional federal oversight of foreign imports may be on the horizon as a consequence of recent shipments of tainted food and defective products from China. A number of Bush Administration cabinet officials will study ways to improve safety measures both at the U.S. border and in cooperation with foreign governments and manufacturers. The panel of experts will review U.S. laws and regulations to identify weaknesses in the current domestic regulatory system and to recommend solutions. The panel is expected to submit its findings within a couple of months.
The spy shooters at Brenda Priddy & Co. managed to snag some advance shots of one of the most anticipated Porsche launches in recent history: the 911 GT2.
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Truck Trend magazine is seeking information and images from manufacturers of truck caps and tonneau covers to include in a buyer’s guide. The article will focus on truck caps and tonneau covers—as well as a handful of directly related accessories, such as a rack that makes it easy to remove and store a truck cap—for late-model pickups and SUVs.
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Save The World Air, Inc. today announced that Charles (Chuck) Blum, former head of the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA), has assumed the positions of President and Chief Executive Officer of the company, effective today.
Upfitter Integration, on behalf of General Motors Vehicle Engineering and GM Fleet & Commercial Operations, is extending an invitation to SEMA Manufacturer members to attend a product review for the 2008 Express/Savana vans and cut chassis, August 21 and 22, at the Wentzville Assembly Center in Wentzville, Missouri.
Discussions on product changes for the 2008 model year G van and G cutaway chassis, as well as the introduction of the 2009 model year G Cutaway Commercial Chassis (14,050 GVW; gas and diesel), will anchor the session agenda.
NASCAR event packages, tickets to "O" at the Bellagio, a new Cannondale Cyclocross road bike and a new 2008 Harley-Davidson Softail Fat Boy, donated by Harley-Davidson, Vance & Hines and COMP Performance, are among the great items up for bid at the SEMA Installation Banquet & Gala Fundraiser.
The SEMA Installation Banquet & Gala Fundraiser supported by DUB Magazine and Hot Wheels, presented by Advanstar and Alcoa, begins tomorrow! If you've made plans to attend, we look forward to seeing you there.
The sold-out event kicks off July 27 at the Hyatt Regency Irvine, in Irvine, California with the Council Cup-Cash for Kids charity golf tournament. Buses depart from the hotel to nearby Strawberry Farms Golf Club at 6:30 a.m. See below for the SEMA council teams that will tee up to raise money for Childhelp and Victory Junction Gang Camp.
The urban-lifestyle market is a form of vehicle customization that embodies the flamboyance, culture and lifestyles of young, urban (city-dwellers) drivers. Tune into this webinar and learn how to cash in on this profitable opportunity.
Thursday, July 26, 2007
10:00 a.m. (PDT)
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