vrijdag 21 augustus 2020

SEMA eNews, Vol. 23, No. 34

2020 SEMA Memorial Scholarship and Loan Forgiveness Award Winners Announced
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SEMA eNews

Vol. 23, No. 34
August 20, 2020

 
 

2020 SEMA Memorial Scholarship and Loan Forgiveness Award Winners Announced

 

The SEMA Memorial Scholarship Fund awarded $307,000 to 106 individuals this year, including scholarships for current students and loan-forgiveness awards to employees of SEMA-member companies.

 
 

 ‌ // Breaking News            

 
SEMA Industry Indicators: U.S. Economy Continues to Recover, as Americans and Businesses Adapt to Coronavirus

Retail sales are currently above levels seen in January before the virus hit, strengthened by government financial stimulus and unemployment.

 
New '21 Ram 1500 TRX 4x4 Revealed

The all-new '21 Ram 1500 TRX expands the Ram light-duty lineup and sets new benchmarks for power and performance among half-ton pickup trucks with the 6.2L supercharged HEMI V-8 engine.

 
2020 SEMA Market Report: Pickup Products Top $14 Billion in Sales

While 2020 has been a rough year for vehicle sales, pickups seem to be weathering the storm better than other platforms.

 
 

 ‌ // Business Tools            

 
Industry Leaders Share Lessons Learned Since Pandemic Hit

The "Industry Talks: Back to Business Webinar Series" helps business move forward.

 
Coronavirus: Company-by-Company Response and Status

The following are examples of how several automotive specialty-equipment companies are responding to this unprecedented event.

 
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

 
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New Products From BMR, Mishimoto, DEI and More

SEMA eNews highlights products from member companies each week.

 
Spy Shots—'21 Ford Ranger Tremor Breaks Cover In Dearborn

Here's a prototype of the Ford Ranger testing what is believed to be the Tremor package for the midsize pickup.

 
New Products From BMR, Mishimoto, DEI and More

SEMA eNews highlights products from member companies each week.

 
 

 ‌ // Law & Order                 

 
White House Issues Executive Actions on Payroll Taxes and Unemployment Insurance

President Trump issued executive actions to withhold the collection of payroll taxes through the end of 2020, provide $300 per week in federal supplemental unemployment benefits, permit the deferral of student loan repayment until 2021 for federal loans and direct federal agencies to consider funding rental assistance to prevent evictions.

 
States Enact SEMA-Supported COVID-19 Liability Protections

Nevada and Tennessee are the latest states to enact versions of SEMA-supported liability protection legislation.

 
 

 ‌ // People, Places & Racing

 
Resurrected '57 Chevy Pickup Barn Find Goes to Battle

Ron Hinshaw wasn't even looking when he happened upon this '57 Chevrolet 3200 "barn find."

 
Racing News: Oklahoma Among States Allowing 100% Fan Capacity

Racing news and results from across the motorsports industry.

 
Movers & Shakers: Lubrication Specialties Inc. Promotes Todd Cawley to President, LSI Chemical

News and updates from Lubrication Specialties, Edelbrock, Harbor Freight and More.

 
HRIA Member Spotlight: Boneyard Builds

Boneyard Builds has been named as this week's SEMA Hot Rod Industry Alliance (HRIA) council spotlight member.

 
SEMA Video Archives: This Week's Entertainment

The SEMA Video Archives is about re-living special moments in our industry's history.

 
ETTN Member Insight: Laurel Dasher of PDM Automotive Shares Technologies to Keep Customers Engaged and Connected During a Pandemic

Laurel Dasher of PDM Automotive shares how her company is pivoting during the pandemic and utilizing technology to keep business moving forward.

 
SEMA "She Is" Member Spotlight: Lee Riser of Truck Hero

As senior director of marketing, accessory brands at Truck Hero, Lee Riser is a leader in aftermarket marketing and sales strategy, sales and marketing processes and online and social marketing.

 
First-Ever Launch Pad Winner Jonathan Mill Shares Lessons Learned and His Secret to Success

It's been seven years since Jonathan Mill won the first-ever SEMA Launch Pad, and a lot has changed since then.

 
Get to Know Rose Kawasaki During SBN Live Chat on September 2

As an active SEMA member volunteer and vice president of Exports International, Rose Kawasaki is a name in which many in the industry are familiar.

 
 

 ‌ // Shows & Events           

 
Mark Your Calendars

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

 
 
 

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