Virtually synonymous with the earliest days of the automotive specialty-equipment industry, hot rodding never seems to grow old. In fact, the market segment has remained incredibly resilient, even in the face of the recently bumpy economy.
Digital tools, such as social-media sniffers, mobilized career websites and video interviewing, have all received major upgrades in the past year, making it even easier for businesses to snag prime candidates.
Todd Lindblade, regional sales manager for Extang, based in Michigan, explained one of the reasons why his company and 41 other SEMA members recently spent a week in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) meeting with buyers from throughout the region.
During the 2013 SEMA Show, the SEMA Award for Hottest Car went to the Ford Mustang. This well-deserved honor was the result of the Stang's dominant presence throughout the Show floor. Here now are some examples of seriously tricked out ponies. Take time to scroll through each entry and notice that in every writeup, there are direct links to manufacturers with 2013–2014 Mustang accessories.
SEMA’s Vice President of Vehicle Technology discusses the state of advanced vehicle technology and how the current changes in the industry will impact the performance aftermarket industry for decades to come.