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SEMA eNews, March 4, 2021

SEMA Challenges EPA's Motorsports Regulations in Court
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SEMA eNews

Vol. 24, No. 9
March 4, 2021


SEMA Challenges EPA's Motorsports Regulations in Court


SEMA filed an amicus brief in a lawsuit between the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Gear Box Z. Inc. (GBZ) arguing against EPA's contention that the Clean Air Act (CAA) does not allow a motor vehicle to be converted into a racing vehicle used solely for competition.


 ‌ // Breaking News            

SEMA Garage to Host '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.
2021 Ford Project Vehicle Proposals Due March 8
All project vehicle requests must meet the Ford Aftermarket Project Vehicle Program Criteria.
SEMA News 35 Under 35: Nominate Your Company's Young Talent
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.
Make a Difference: Volunteer as a SEMA Scholarship Judge
Becoming a SEMA scholarship judge is a unique opportunity to give back to the industry and connect to the next-generation of up-and-coming automotive talent.

 ‌ // Business Tools            

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.
Five Events in March That Will Educate, Inspire and Lead to Career Growth
Mark your calendars for the following upcoming webinars and stay tuned to SEMA eNews as additional sessions are announced throughout the year.
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: '21 F-150 Raptor Caught With 35s, Features Optional Graphics Package
Here's the '21 Ford F-150 Raptor riding on the 35s with new rims with a first look at the optional graphics package.
New Products From ARP, Snap-on 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                 

SEMA- and PRI-Led Coalition Requests Congress Support Racetracks Impacted by COVID-19 Attendance Restrictions
SEMA and the Performance Racing Industry (PRI) have formed a coalition in partnership with 17 organizations that represent recreation, sports and amusement live venues that have experienced significant revenue declines during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Tell Congress to Provide Tax Credits for Businesses Participating in Trade Shows
SEMA-supported legislation was recently introduced in Congress that would provide tax credits to cover 50% of the expenses associated with exhibiting or attending a trade show.
U.S. House of Representatives Passes Bill to Expand Wilderness and Protect Lands in Arizona, California, Colorado and Washington
The "Protecting America's Wilderness and Public Lands Act," H.R. 803, will now advance to the U.S. Senate, although it is likely to be blocked given strong Republican opposition to the bill.

 ‌ // Global Update             

United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement: How to Qualify for the Lowest Tariff Rates
Products manufactured and sold within North America are eli­gible for preferential tariff treatment if they meet minimum content requirements as dictated by the new U.S.–Mexico–Canada Agreement.

 ‌ // People, Places & Racing

Facebook Live: How Trends in Streaming Can Influence SEMA Members to Make Better Business Decisions
Matthew Boice will share a firsthand perspective about the changing landscape of media and trends in subscription-based media streaming services.
Movers & Shakers: Turn 14 Distribution Adds Moroso Performance to Line Card; Steve Whipple Joins JEGS Private-Label Department
News and updates from companies in the automotive specialty-equipment market.
Racing News: Hot Shot's Secret-Sponsored Firepunk Diesel S10 Becomes First-Ever Diesel to Achieve 3-Second Pass
News and updates from around the motorsports industry.
Chuck Blum Reflects on SEMA Hall of Fame Award
Blum worked in sales and marketing at Keystone Wheels before serving as SEMA president for 22 years.
WTC Volunteer Spotlight: How Tyson Boyer of Dill Air Controls Helps Wheel and Tire Aftermarket Companies Succeed
Boyer is the director of sales, key accounts at Dill Air Controls and the current chair of the WTC.

 ‌ // Shows & Events           

SBN Members Invited to Virtual Wine Tasting and Networking Event
Reserved specifically for women in the industry, the event provides participants with an opportunity to connect with long-time friends and new colleagues in the industry.
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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