donderdag 26 december 2019

SEMA eNews, Vol. 22, No. 52

2020 SEMA Board of Directors Nominations Due January 3
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SEMA eNews

Vol. 22, No. 52
December 26, 2019

 
 

2020 SEMA Board of Directors Nominations Due January 3

 

As a member of the association, your recommendation is needed for industry leaders to serve on the SEMA Board of Directors.

 
 

 ‌ // Breaking News            

 
RPM Act Introduced in U.S. House of Representatives

U.S. Representatives Patrick McHenry (R-NC) and Raul Ruiz (D-CA) introduced H.R. 5434, the Recognizing the Protection of Motorsports Act of 2019 (RPM Act of 2019).

 
Apply for a SEMA Scholarship, Loan Forgiveness Award

SEMA is now accepting applications for students preparing for careers in the automotive aftermarket industry.

 
YEN Live Chat: Gale Banks—Identifying and Adapting to New Technology

SEMA's Young Executives Network presents a live chat with American engineer, hot rodder, drag racer and entrepreneur Gale Banks.

 
2020 SEMA Middle East Conference Registration Deadline December 28

Explore the potential for your products in this customizing-crazy market, where consumers are eager to buy the latest U.S. products for classic car restoration, off-roading, racing, street performance and aesthetics.

 
 

 ‌ // Business Tools            

 
Online Reputation Management Solutions for Retailers

Retailers need an organized way to monitor and respond to trash talk and other comments about them that appear online—or face potential peril.

 
How to Obtain a 2020 Ford Project Vehicle

For 2020, project-vehicle requests need to be submitted in two parts and meet Ford's criteria.

 
7 Tactics for Creating Social-Media Buzz

Here are some of the more popular tactics marketers use to create buzz on social media, along with the tools you can use to analyze how each tactic is working for you.

 
Job-Hunting? Top Automotive Jobs Here

The SEMA Career Center has a comprehensive listing of automotive-related job openings around the country.

 
 

 ‌ // New Products & Technology

 
Spy Photo
 
Spy Shots—Porsche Panamera Sport Turismo

Porsche will update the Panamera Sport Turismo for its '20 model year, and here's a prototype of the new car hitting German roads.

 
New Products From Amp'd, Holley, Champion Brands and More

The SEMA Data Co-op (SDC) is "data central" for hundreds of specialty parts brands, representing millions of part numbers and tens of millions of vehicle applications.

 
 

 ‌ // Law & Order                 

 
NHTSA Considers Updating its Tire Safety Standards to Address New Technologies

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is requesting public comment on whether to update the Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards for tires to address new technologies.

 
USTR Grants Several Exclusions From China's List 3 Tariffs, Including Off-Road LED Lights and Cast Iron Brake Drums and Discs

The U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) granted exclusion requests for 44 products from the List 3 Chinese imports subject to 25% tariffs.

 
 

 ‌ // People, Places & Racing

 
ADAS Problem Solving for the Specialty-Equipment Industry

As OEMs roll out advanced driver-assistance systems (ADAS) on new vehicles, the latest technologies are proving to be a mixed bag for the aftermarket.

 
Racing News: NASCAR Hall of Fame Member Junior Johnson Passes Away

Racing news and results from across the motorsports industry.

 
Movers & Shakers: Aftermarket Performance Group Announces CEO Departure

News and updates from Aftermarket Performance Group.

 
 

 ‌ // Shows & Events           

 
Mark Your Calendars

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

 
 
 

// Hot Links

 
 
 

// Classifieds

 
Industry Jobs
 
 

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