Registration for the 2018 SEMA Show is now open at www.SEMAShow.com/register. The Show will take place Tuesday, October 30, through Friday, November 2, at the Las Vegas Convention Center.
Within the off-roading segment, side-by-sides (aka UTVs) have emerged as popular second vehicles for Jeep and truck enthusiasts. Beyond this crossover market, a growing number of newbie buyers are also opting for UTVs as their first forays into outdoor and powersports recreation, thanks to the economical price of admission. Nowadays, a reasonably capable stock UTV can be had for as little as $11,000, and manufacturers have become fiercely competitive in the race to offer consumers a bevy of tough, agile, trail-ready side-by-sides.
It’s been quite a year for Line-X. Not only did the company open a new 60,000-sq.-ft. corporate headquarters in Huntsville, Alabama, but it was also named midsize manufacturer of the year by the Business Council of Alabama and placed top in its category in Entrepreneur magazine’s annual Franchise 500 rankings. With those kinds of accolades, it’s no surprise that the company’s congressional representatives are eager to see what all the fuss is about. After hosting U.S. Senator Luther Strange (R-AL) last August, it was U.S. Representative Mo Brooks’ (R-AL) turn for a visit.
Although still in its infancy, the U.S. aftermarket for advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) and connected vehicle technologies (CVT) can be expected to grow into a $1.5 billion industry within the next five years, according to SEMA research. With so much at stake in these rapidly emerging technologies, SEMA has made identifying ADAS/CVT opportunities for association members a key priority.
Governor Jerry Brown signed into law as part of the state’s budget a provision adding six staff to the California Air Resources Board’s (CARB) aftermarket parts division.
The ’19 Veloster Turbo features a comprehensive exterior and interior redesign, powertrain enhancements and a bevy of new and improved infotainment and connectivity features.
Prince Edward Island’s Transportation, Infrastructure and Energy Minister Paula Biggar announced that July is once again being declared Automotive Heritage Month in the Province.
SEMA Vice President of Vehicle Technology John Waraniak discusses which suppliers, sales and services providers of advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) are seeing profits and why.
Today, McLaren will take the veils off the 600LT.
The SEMA Garage has expanded the number of scan files available through its 3D Scan Repository.