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The seventh annual SEMA Battle of the Builders contest featured more than 330 submissions from a talented pool of builders who were looking to win the prestigious competition in 2020. The Top 40 and the Top 12 finalists were selected by a panel of industry experts before the 12 finalists performed...
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China Tariffs: Tariffs were imposed on most imported goods from China starting in July 2018. The tariffs were divided into four separate lists, with auto parts generally placed on List 3. The tariffs were first intended as leverage during U.S.–China trade talks. While the two nations reached a Phase...
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Last November, the Performance Racing Industry (PRI) announced that its annual trade show in Indianapolis, Indiana, would not be taking place as scheduled in December. The announcement came after months of working closely with event staff and government officials to develop a plan for a safe and...
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2020 was anything but a typical year, defined by the COVID-19 health crisis that disrupted almost every facet of life in the United States. It should be no surprise that the results of the November election were equally unique. As the political world tries to make sense of the mixed messages that...
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SEMA News—February 2021 HERITAGE Testing Police Specials in 1958 By Drew Hardin Photography By Ray Brock, Petersen Publishing Company Archive When the California Highway Patrol (CHP) needed to replenish its fleet of patrol cars in late 1958, it asked car manufacturers to submit sample versions of...
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SEMA News—February 2021 The PRI Road Tour: Building Buzz for an Industry By Chris Kersting One silver lining in the COVID-19 pandemic comes by compelling all of us to innovate, adapt and find new paths to success. In some cases, we can imagine that these new ideas may evolve into practices and...
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Wheels and tires are more than essential vehicle components—they’re performance and style enhancers. Whether for street, track or trail, they’re among the easiest and most purposeful modifications an automotive enthusiast can undertake. With the right wheel-and-tire combo able to make all the...
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As SEMA News continues its periodic series on promising global export markets for U.S. manufacturers, this month the focus is on Indonesia.
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News and updates from companies in the automotive specialty-equipment market.
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Compiled by SEMA Editors Mac Tools and Kalitta Motorsports Extend 20-Year Partnership Kalitta Motorsports and Mac Tools have announced that one of the longest running sponsorship relationships will continue into its 20th NHRA season through a multiyear extension agreement. Doug Kalitta, one of the...