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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.
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In December, the SEMA PADI improved by six points, or 9.0%, going to 77 and reversing the drop experienced in previous months from 75 in September. In December 2007, approximately 21-million American households indicated that they had plans to purchase performance parts and accessories within the next three months.
In November 2007, mainstream consumers were asked in a random telephone survey what form their vehicle would take after modification. According to SEMA research, 27% said they would opt for street performance products, followed by restyling (23%), off-road (17%) and restoration (12%).
This is a significant shift from the previous month’s survey, in which 43% of mainstream consumers indicated a preference to restyling products, with street performance a distant second (13%).
Listed below are the companies that comprise the select committee of the Motorsports Parts Manufacturers Council (MPMC). The council is dedicated to addressing industry-specific issues and to preserving and promoting the motorsports parts industry. All of the companies are exhibitors of the upcoming MPMC Media Trade Conference, January 22-24, in Los Angeles.