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SEMA eNews, Vol. 20, No. 26

Stay Up-to-Date on the RPM Act
Stay Up-to-Date on the RPM Act

Get the latest video, news clips and information on the motorsports bill here.

  //  Breaking News     
Council and Network Award Nominations Now Open

SEMA is calling for nominations for the annual council and network awards.

Export Fair: Last Chance to Reserve a Hotel in the SEMA Block

Join SEMA, July 25–26, for a busy two-day program designed to help members grow their overseas businesses.

Labor Department to Reconsider Overtime Pay Rule

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) intends to revisit a 2016 rule doubling the threshold at which employers must pay salaried workers time-and-a-half for overtime work.

Planning a SEMA Show Press Conference? Apply Here

Applications to be included on the official SEMA Show press conference schedule are now available.

Sell to Growing Chinese Middle Class Seeking U.S. Performance and Off-Road Products

Explore an important global market first-hand through a subsidized trip to Shanghai, China, September 6–10.

Timely HR Topics to Keep on Your Radar

In the HR industry, change is quite normal as benefits, employee relations, and employment laws and regulations modify often.

Manufacturers: Preview Ford's 2018 Expedition, F-150, Mustang

Measuring sessions featuring the '18 Ford F-150, '18 Mustang and '18 Expedition will be held at the SEMA Garage in Diamond Bar, California, July 24–25, 2017.

Products Featured in 2016 SEMA Show's Hot Rod Alley

Hot Rod Alley exhibitors entered almost 120 new products in the 2016 SEMA Show's New Products Showcase.

Four Simple Steps You Can Take to Help the RPM Act Become Law

The RPM Act confirms that it's always been legal to convert a street car into a race car for use solely at the track.

Job-Hunting? Top Automotive Jobs Here

The SEMA Career Center has a comprehensive listing of automotive-related job openings around the country. Here are some of the latest classifieds posted to the website.

Spy Shots—2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Diesel

This is a first look and confirmation of the '19 Chevy Silverado 1500 Diesel.

  //  LAW AND ORDER     
Delaware Bill to Extend New Car Emissions Test Exemption Approved by Committee; Moves to House Floor

Legislation to extend the emissions-inspection exemption for new cars from five to seven model years was approved by the House Transportation, Land Use and Infrastructure Committee.

Canadian Provinces Proclaim July 2017 as Automotive Heritage Month

Thanks to the efforts of the National Association of Automobile Clubs of Canada, the Manitoba Minister of Growth, Enterprise and Trade has issued a proclamation designating July 14, 2017, as Collector Car Appreciation Day in the province.

U.S. House Committee Passes Bill to Reopen Clear Creek to Off-Roaders

The House Natural Resources Committee passed legislation that requires the U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) to reopen the 75,000-acre Clear Creek National Recreation Area (NRA) in San Benito and Fresno counties for recreational use, including OHV access.

Submit Your Nominations for SEMA's Industry Awards

Nominations are now being accepted for SEMA's prestigious industry awards: Manufacturer of the Year, Person of the Year, Representative Agency of the Year, Warehouse Distributor of the Year and GEN-III Innovator of the Year.

Racing News: Johnny Greaves, Brad Lovell, Kyle Kleiman Victorious at Crandon

Round 6 action of TORC fired up the crowd at Crandon International Off-Road Raceway last weekend.

Movers & Shakers: Barrett-Jackson, Prestone Team Up for "Project Prestone" Restoration Build

News and updates from across the specialty-equipment industry.

Where to Find the Latest SEMA Show Exhibitor News

Buyers and media can stay up to date on the latest SEMA Show exhibitor news by regularly checking the Online Media Center.

SEMA Installation and Gala, July 28—Tickets Available Here

Join friends and colleagues for the SEMA Installation Gala, Friday, July 28, from 6:00 p.m.–10:30 p.m., at the Sheraton Fairplex Conference Center in Pomona, California.

Video—MPMC Chair-Elect Jason Bruce on "Protecting Our Right to Make What We Make"

Jason Bruce, chair-elect of the Motorsports Parts Manufacturers Council (MPMC), talks about some of the biggest obstacles facing speed equipment manufacturers.

Exhibitors Offering Products to SEMA Show Builders

Here is a list 2017 SEMA Show exhibitors that are offering products for SEMA Show vehicle builds.

Watch—NHRA's Ron Capps Interviewed at the 50th SEMA Show

Ron Capps shares stories from his experiences at the SEMA Show, as well as the winding down of the 2016 NHRA season.

The 2017 SEMA Show—Register Here!

Register here for the 2017 SEMA Show, taking place in Las Vegas, October 31–November 3.

Mark Your Calendars

Dates and locations for several upcoming SEMA-sponsored shows, measuring sessions and activities have been announced.