Power Steering: One Woman’s Success Story chads Sat, 01/01/2022 - 16:28
Chandra Proffitt never had it easy. She lost her mother at the age of 10 and was bounced around in foster care before running away at the age of 16. She became a drug addict and lived on the streets of Grand Junction, Colorado.
SEMA Data Product News chads Sat, 01/01/2022 - 12:26
The products featured below are from SEMA Data member companies that have attained Gold- or Platinum-level data, which means that their product data is robust and complete—likely to drive customer purchase decisions. SEMA Data members meeting data scorecard requirements are invited to submit product releases for consideration to enews@semadatacoop.org.
Adapting to Constant Change in the COVID Era chads Wed, 12/01/2021 - 13:09
Automotive specialty-equipment businesses across all industry segments continued to learn to adapt in 2021 because of limitations put in place earlier in the year due to the lingering COVID-19 pandemic. As those restrictions began to lift over the summer, virtual gatherings slowly gave way to in-person events, culminating with the return of the SEMA Installation Gala and Exhibitor Summit, held July 28–30, and the 2021 SEMA Show, held November 2–5 in Las Vegas. However, some of the biggest challenges the industry still faces are supply-chain disruptions coupled with peak demand and increasing government overreach, which the SEMA-led Recognizing the Protection of Motorsports Act (RPM Act) aims to address.
SEMA Data Product News chads Wed, 12/01/2021 - 12:53
The products featured below are from SEMA Data member companies that have attained Gold- or Platinum-level data, which means that their product data is robust and complete—likely to drive customer purchase decisions. SEMA Data members meeting data scorecard requirements are invited to submit product releases for consideration to enews@semadatacoop.org.
The Rise of the Overlanders chads Wed, 12/01/2021 - 12:00
They say it started in South Africa and Australia, spread rapidly through South America, and now has gripped North America. We’re talking, of course, about the overlanding phenomenon, an outdoor addiction that many aftermarket companies have become keenly aware of—so much so that the SEMA Show added an Overland Experience feature dedicated to the trend in 2019. But who exactly are these overlanders? What do they seek, and how is the industry discovering opportunities in helping them find it?
SEMA Data Product News chads Mon, 11/01/2021 - 13:16
The products featured below are from SEMA Data member companies that have attained Gold- or Platinum-level data, which means that their product data is robust and complete—likely to drive customer purchase decisions. SEMA Data members meeting data scorecard requirements are invited to submit product releases for consideration to enews@semadatacoop.org.
Directory of Data Innovators chads Fri, 10/01/2021 - 14:16
SEMA Data has become “data central” for hundreds of specialty parts brands, representing millions of part numbers, and tens of millions of vehicle applications. This directory is designed to guide data users to brands that have successfully undertaken the challenge to manage their product data, and to continue to expand as a reference as more brands are added to the SEMA Data repository.
Navigating Uncharted Territory chads Fri, 10/01/2021 - 11:18
The advent of advanced driver-assistance systems (ADAS) in OE vehicle platforms presents the aftermarket with one of its greatest near-term opportunities and some of its most daunting challenges. Modifying a vehicle in virtually any way can affect the ability of ADAS to function properly, and the same holds true for collision repair and refinishing.
SEMA Data Product News chads Fri, 10/01/2021 - 11:18
The products featured below are from SEMA Data member companies that have attained Gold- or Platinum-level data, which means that their product data is robust and complete—likely to drive customer purchase decisions. SEMA Data members meeting data scorecard requirements are invited to submit product releases for consideration to enews@semadatacoop.org.
Join Performance Racing Industry chads Thu, 09/09/2021 - 13:46
Performance Racing Industry (PRI) recently announced a new membership program that allows all members of the racing community—from businesses to enthusiasts—to unite and show their passion for and support of motorsports. SEMA News spoke with PRI President Dr. Jamie Meyer about the motivation behind the launch of this new program.
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