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    Feb 02 2010
    Roger Penske gave up a successful racing career to open his first car dealership in 1965, but that didn’t keep him away from the track.

    SEMA News - February 2010

    By Drew Hardin

    Photo Courtesy Source Interlink Media Archives

     

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    Feb 02 2010
    The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has a stern warning for businesses secretly using bloggers and others in social media to endorse products and services: We’re coming after you.

    SEMA News - February 2010

    By Joe Dysart

    Protecting Your Business From the FTC Crackdown on Social Media

      SEMA NEWS-FEBRUARY 2010-INTERNET
     

    The FTC is cracking down on clandestine blogger endorsements.

  • Posted on:
    Jan 28 2010
    Dealing with customer attitudes in a selling situation can be the biggest challenge for new and experienced sales people alike. How you deal with customer objections will often determine whether you close the sale or lose it.
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    Jan 28 2010
    The inaugural NHRA Four-Wide Nationals set for March 25–28 at zMAX Dragway; Copart Inc. named the Official Online Vehicle Auction of NHRA; Robert Hight, Ashley Force Hood and John Force post strong runs during pre-season testing; and more news and announcements from the NHRA.
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    Jan 28 2010
    SEMA is supporting legislation that would amend the state’s current law governing historic motor vehicles to permit their use for pleasure driving one day per week. The legislation has been reintroduced in the New Jersey State Assembly.
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    Jan 28 2010
    Argentine driver Jose Maria Lopez named the first of two drivers for new U.S. Formula One team; NHRA professional racing teams prepare to compete four wide at the inaugural NHRA 4-Wide Nationals; Tony George resigns from Indianapolis Motor Speedway Board of Directors; and more racing news.
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    Jan 28 2010

    Friends and family of SEMA Hall of Fame member and industry pioneer Dick Wells will gather to celebrate his life Monday, February 1, at the Wally Parks NHRA Motorsports Museum. The memorial service is open to the public. 

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    Jan 28 2010
    News and updates from SEMA's councils and committees.
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    Jan 28 2010
    SEMA is opposing a bill to provide that the noise from a motor vehicle exhaust system that has been deemed “disturbing or unreasonably loud” constitutes the crime of disturbing the peace. The bill has been introduced for consideration in the West Virginia State Legislature.
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    Jan 28 2010
    EMA eNews highlights the websites of SEMA-member companies through the Hot Links to Cool Sites section each week. SEMA members: To be included in Hot Links to Cool Sites, e-mail your company name and website to enews@sema.org. Note: Make sure to include “Hot Links” in the subject line of the e-mail.