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SEMA Awards 80+ Scholarships, Employee Loan Forgiveness

The scholarship winners include 87 students, while 17 employees of SEMA-member companies received loan forgiveness.

Automotive Specialty-Equipment Market Grew 2% in 2022

SEMA estimates that sales growth will ramp back up toward the industry’s historical growth trend in 2024.  

SEMA Announces New Automotive Influencer Award

This new award will honor an influencer who uses his or her platform to positively impact car enthusiasts of all ages.

SEMA Names New Vice President of Marketing

RJ de Vera will lead the association’s continued pivot into a digital-first strategy to support SEMA members, industry.

Kansas Passes SEMA-Supported Car Restoration Legislation

Kansas law H.B. 2594 will exempt certain modifications on antique vehicles from VIN offense seizures and dispositions.

Consumers Continue Love For Aftermarket Amid New Car Shortages

Inventory shortages, rising prices contribute to high demand as consumers maintain and upgrade their current cars.

Report: EVs To Be Nearly Half of U.S. Sales By 2035

SEMA Research says sales of EVs will grow, though significant hurdles will still need to be overcome.

SEMA Sees Growth During Pandemic

Manufacturers report double-digit sales increases at independent specialty shops and through online direct-to-consumer.

SEMA Rebrands Product Data Program

The SEMA Data Co-op is dropping “Co-op” from its name to better reflect the growth in services and industry needs.

SEMA Announces 2021 Board Candidates

Voting will take place online between May 11 and May 25 and is open to current SEMA-member companies.

SEMA Accepting Scholarship Loan Forgiveness Applications

Loan forgiveness is available to employees of SEMA-member companies.

SEMA360: Emerging Technologies And What’s Next

A panel of automotive experts explored the idea of smart cities at SEMA 360’s “Emerging Technologies” session.