The (virtual) Aftermarket IP Forum is coming up November 19-20, 2020.
Law & Order
Virginia Governor Ralph Northam signed into law SEMA-supported legislation (H.B. 5058/S.B. 5029) that would change how certain traffic infractions are enforced, including suspected exhaust noise violations.
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has ruled that a PPP loan borrower may not deduct eligible expenses on its 2020 tax return if the borrower has a reasonable expectation that the PPP loan will be forgiven.
On October 23, 1970, the Blue Flame rocket car became the world’s fastest vehicle when driver Gary Gabelich recorded the FIA-certified World Land Speed Records of 622.407mph (1001.667kph) for the flying mile and 630.388mph (1014.5111kph) for the flying kilometer.
The 2020 campaign season is nearing a close, and it is important that the men and women who make up the specialty automotive aftermarket make their voices heard on election day.
The U.S. Copyright Office recommended extending an existing exemption that allows vehicle owners and authorized third service and repair parties to perform vehicle diagnosis, repair and modification without fear of prosecution under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act.
The U.S. Department of Commerce has delayed until December 29 the deadline for issuing its preliminary decision on whether passenger and light-truck tires from South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam are being sold in the United States at less than fair value.
The California Air Resources Board (CARB) recently issued an Enforcement Advisory to help the public understand how California law and regulations apply to the sale of emissions-related equipment that enhance highway and off-road vehicle performance.
The U.S. Treasury issued a new loan forgiveness application form (Form 3508S) for PPP loans of $50,000 or less in an effort to simplify the loan-review process for these smaller loan amounts.
Although COVID-19 has upended how SEMA and its members interact with their elected officials this year, MAHLE recently hosted U.S. Representative Haley Stevens (D-MI) at its North America headquarters in Farmington Hills, Michigan.