The checkered flag for SEMA's inaugural Pinewood Drag Race Sponsored by Fellers and DUB Publishing drops tomorrow! More than 80 children from Victory Junction Gang Camp and Childhelp, the two charities SEMA is supporting through the fundraising activities of the Installation Banquet & Gala Fundraiser, have built race cars sponsored by generous patrons.
Emcee Dave McClelland hosts proceedings at the 2007 SEMA Installation Banquet & Gala Fundraiser.
Exhibitor registration for the 2008 SEMA Show is now open! Registration is available online at www.SEMAshow.com. Exhibitors that require additional badges over the allocated amount will be charged $15 per badge. Show contacts who did not receive an exhibitor registration password via e-mail, contact customer service at SEMA-Reg@convexx.com or call 702/450-7662, ext. 120.
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The Nissan Navara, Mitsubishi L200, Toyota Hilux, Fiat Strada and Ford Ranger are among the top-selling pickups in key European markets. More information, including the numbers of pickups sold per country and the top-selling models in eight European countries are available at www.sema.org/international.
Reserve space at the upcoming Automechanika Frankfurt show taking place September 16–21 in Frankfurt, Germany. A few booths are still available in the accessories hall 4.1.
For more information, contact Shannon Hebert at Shannon.Hebert@USA.MesseFrankfurt.com.
SEMA members interested in displaying a project vehicle at the show should contact Linda Spencer at 202/783-4032.
In the United States, aftermarket wheels and tires are the most common form of car and light-truck customization. Research indicates that this is due to the ease of purchase and fitment, as well as the immediate effect on the vehicle's appearance. The market for wheels is big in other areas of the world, too: Europe, Mexico, South America, Australia and Japan. Many of the wheels sold in these countries are wholly or partly sourced from China. But what is the market for international wheel brands in the Middle Kingdom itself?