SEMA

Steve McDonald, SEMA activist, dies at 56

Steve McDonald, SEMA Vice President of Government Affairs, passed away unexpectedly September 26 at the age of 56. Steve was SEMAs lead advocate on legislative and regulatory issues affecting the multi-billion dollar specialty automotive industry, encompassing everything from auto manufacturers to performance and restoration parts. McDonald presided over and was the...

Chrysler Nationals Event Manager showcases car at SEMA

CARLISLE, PA – Carlisle Events is known around the world as one of the top presenters of classic and collector car entertainment. Carlisle’s shows are quite similar to the SEMA show in Las Vegas. Just like at Carlisle, classics and collector cars are on display at SEMA, while vendors are on-site...

3M’s celebrity lineup for SEMA Show

Automotive Legends Richard Petty and Chip Foose join Car Stars Charley Hutton, Ringbrothers, KC Mathieu, Kyle Morley, Ryan “Ryno” Templeton, Mark Oja to Headline 3M Automotive Aftermarket Outdoor Showcase. WHEN: Oct. 31 – Nov. 3, 2017 WHERE: 3M D.E.M.O Trailer — Booth #61021 – Outside Front Lot – Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas,...

West Virginia collector plates bill dies

West Virginia legislation (H.B. 2514) to provide for special plates for use on collector vehicles and allow for the transfer of these plates between the collector vehicles owned by the collector died when the legislature adjourned for the year. The bill had been approved by the House Roads and Transportation Committee,...

Nevada classic vehicle registration bill to be withdrawn

After several conversations with SEMA Action Network (SAN) staff and members of the collector car hobby in Nevada, legislation (S.B. 152) to alter the registration requirements for “classic” vehicles will be withdrawn for the year by the bill’s sponsor. Under the bill, the holder of a classic vehicle license plate seeking...

Montana adopts single license plate law

Legislation (H.B. 213) to provide for the issuance of a single rear mounted license plate for certain motor vehicles was signed into law by Gov. Steve Bullock. Under the new law “if a person is not able to comply with the requirement that a front license plate be displayed because of...

Prestone 90 years strong

Lake Forest, Ill. – Before Prestone started in 1927 with the introduction of its breakthrough ethylene glycol formula, drivers had been using highly flammable alcohol. Now celebrating its 90th Anniversary, Prestone Products Corporation has grown to become the leader in under-the-hood chemicals and its iconic yellow jug continues to be the...