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SEMA eNews, March 18, 2021

SEMA Show Organizers Announce Plans for New West Hall
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SEMA eNews

Vol. 24, No. 11
March 18, 2021


SEMA Show Organizers Announce Plans for New West Hall


The return to the in-person event is on track for November 2-5, 2021.


 ‌ // Breaking News            

SEMA Opposes Efforts by California Coastal Commission to Eliminate OHVs at Oceano Dunes
The Commission is scheduled to vote March 18 on a measure to phase out off-highway vehicle access within five years.
Stellantis Announces Jeep, Ram and Dodge Project Vehicle Program
Submissions are being accepted for SEMA-member companies to participate in the 2021 Jeep, Ram and Dodge Project Vehicle Program.
Last Chance to Register for '21 Aston Martin DBX Measuring Session
This event will allow SEMA members to test-fit prototypes, 3D scan, measure and have a close-up experience with the '21 Aston Martin DBX.
Recognize an Industry Pioneer for the SEMA Hall of Fame by March 19
The SEMA Hall of Fame is seeking recommendations on who to honor and induct into the established group for 2021.

 ‌ // Business Tools            

Younger Generation of Classic Car Enthusiasts, New Technology Pave Road for New Business Opportunities
Restoring older vehicles with modern-day parts and amenities is on the rise, according to new SEMA research.
SEMA News 35 Under 35: Recognize Your Company's Up-and-Coming Leaders
If you know a leader who is 35 or younger—whether they are in manufacturing and design, marketing, retail, events and media, or distribution—we would like to hear from you.
SEMA Market Research Webinar: Which Cars and Trucks Are Hot?
Find out what vehicles are currently on the road, where the trends are headed, and what to expect in the future during the live webinar, April 8, at 11:00 a.m. (PDT).
Everything Wheel Professionals Need to Know About Safety Applications and Testing
The March 31 event will feature wheel experts Steve Swanson and George Finch of The Carlstar Group, and Ryan Fuller of Standards Testing Labs.
Featured Products From Platinum SDC Members
Platinum status represents SDC manufacturers that have achieved the pinnacle of product data by putting in the extra effort to provide resellers with the most complete data sets available.
SEMA Virtual Education Events for Business Management and Sharpening Your Soft Skills
SEMA Virtual Education remains committed to empowering industry professionals by sharing innovative strategies, information and learnings through new and engaging webinars.
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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Spy Shots: '23 F-150 EV Caught With Production Looks
This is the upcoming Ford F-150 EV, providing a first look at the (production-intent) electric pickup.
New Products From Brembo, LSI Chemical, Patriot Exhaust Products and More
SEMA eNews highlights new products from industry companies each week. To have your product considered for upcoming issues, send product press releases to [email protected]

 ‌ // Law & Order                 

Update on 2021 SEMA Washington Rally
Based on recommendations from local health officials, SEMA is unable to host its traditional in-person Washington Rally event on May 12.
U.S. Small Business Administration Extends COVID-19 Disaster Loan Deferments Until 2022
The SBA also granted an additional 12-month deferment of principal and interest payments for existing disaster loans approved prior to 2020 that were in regular servicing status as of March 1, 2020.
SEMA Supports Bill to Extend PPP Application Period Beyond March 31 Expiration
SEMA has joined scores of other organizations representing millions of American small businesses in urging the U.S. Congress to extend the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP).
New U.S. Department of Labor "Independent Contractor" Rule to be Withdrawn
The Biden Administration intends to withdraw the independent contractor rule issued in the closing days of the Trump Administration.

 ‌ // Global Update             

German Court Rules in Favor of the Automotive Aftermarket
The German tuning association Verband der Automobil Tuner e. V. (VDAT) has won an important battle in its lengthy litigation against Porsche.

 ‌ // People, Places & Racing

Movers & Shakers: Holley to Become Public Company After Merger
News and updates from companies in the automotive specialty-equipment market.
Racing News: Hart, Todd, Anderson and M. Smith Pick Up Wins at Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals
News and updates from around the motorsports industry.
ARMO Member Spotlight: How BedWood Set a New Standard Across the Restoration Marketplace
Hear the story of what inspired Bedwood to launch a product that would ultimately set a new standard across the restoration marketplace.
ETTN Member Insight: Scott Lowe of High Xpectations on Assisting the Community and Utilizing Technology to Generate Savings
Lowe explains how his company pivoted during the pandemic and utilized technology to keep business moving.

 ‌ // Shows & Events           

In-Person PRI Trade Show Exhibit Space Now Available
Businesses in the racing industry can now secure their booth space for the 2021 Performance Racing Industry (PRI) Trade Show, in what promises to be a can't-miss event for the motorsports industry.
ARMO Hot Products Showcase Returns to Spring Carlisle, Call for Product Submissions
The ARMO Hot Products Showcase is a no-cost opportunity to display and promote council-member products to a worldwide audience.
Speakers Invited to Share New Skills and Ideas at 2021 PRI Trade Show
As planning continues for the 2021 Performance Racing Industry (PRI) Trade Show, organizers are accepting speaker proposals for the motorsports trade event taking place on December 9–11, 2021, in Indianapolis.
Tune in Today to FOX Sports for SEMA TV Special
The fifth annual "FOX Sports SEMA Special" TV show will premiere on FOX Sports 2 (FS2), Thursday, March 18, at 5:00 p.m. (PDT).
Reserve Your Space for the 2021 SEMA Show
Access SEMA's worldwide network and create more opportunities to sell, Tuesday-Friday, November 2-5, Las Vegas.
Mark Your Calendars
Dates and locations have been scheduled for several upcoming SEMA-sponsored shows, measuring sessions and activities.

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