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    May 26 2010
    The Society of Collision Repair Specialists (SCRS) is offering an incentive for registering early for its Repairer Driven Education series at the 2010 SEMA Show: a chance at a free suite at the Las Vegas Hilton.
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    May 26 2010
    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has proposed a streamlined process for manufacturers for approving fuel conversion systems. The conversion systems allow light- and heavy-duty vehicles to run on alternative fuels (natural gas, propane, alcohol, electricity, etc.) while complying with Clean Air Act emissions standards.
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    May 26 2010
    At the 2009 SEMA Show, 10,603 buyers filled the aisles looking for the latest mobile electronics products and innovations. To satisfy their appetites, 102 exhibitors in the mobile electronics section turned attendees on to the newest gadgets driving the custom audio, video and portable infotainment accessories industry. Buyers were clearly interested in grabbing information on the latest technologies and accessories, scanning the barcodes of mobile electronics products registered in the New Products Showcase more than 4,500 times during the Show. [Read more]
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    May 25 2010

    Pinewood Drag Races, Presented by eBay Motors, Part of SEMA Leadership Days

     

  • Posted on:
    May 20 2010
    China doesn’t have old money. Indeed, some of the wealthiest people in China are entrepreneurs under 40 years old. They buy expensive cars, and want to personalize those cars. They are a prime market for products that enhance performance, comfort or appearance.
  • Posted on:
    May 20 2010
    Granville Dennison and Bob Hill appointed to sales positions at the Truck Accessories Group; Gavin Monn appointed to president and CEO of BOGE America Inc.; Titan Motorsports joins the exclusive Mickey Thompson 3 Second Club; Philips Automotive Lighting North America names Dennis Samfilippo as its general manager; and more news from around the industry.
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    May 20 2010
    SEMA Show management and Freeman—the company that handles the event design, décor and movement of exhibit materials in and out of the Las Vegas Convention Center—are offering free material handling for qualified exhibitors of the 2010 SEMA Show.
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    May 20 2010

    With regards to emissions compliance requirements, about the only thing constant is change. New methods for controlling and processing exhaust emissions continue to emerge from the car companies. Such technologies are unavoidably confronted by SEMA members seeking to design parts and systems that are functionally compatible, particularly with respect to how vehicle emissions may (or may not) be affected. In fact, the challenges to create emissions-compatible specialty parts often increase for each new vehicle model year.

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  • Posted on:
    May 20 2010
    SEMA-supported legislation to provide an exemption to automotive hobbyists from the restrictions on salvage yards was signed into law by Vermont  Governor Jim Douglas. The new law increases the regulation of salvage yards and automobile graveyards in the state, but includes a provision stipulating that hobbyists are not to be confused with the owners of automobile graveyards.
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    May 20 2010
    SEMA-member companies have posted several new listings for job opportunities (view all here).