SEMA recently highlighted the market swing from new to used vehicles with industry experts continuing to lower their forecasts as new-vehicle sales fall for 2009. For example, in February, J.D. Power predicted 2009 total new-vehicle sales to reach a mere 10.4 million units, down one million units from its forecast of just a month prior.
The 2009 New York International Auto Show presented several new and refreshed vehicles for consumers to eye their next possible vehicle purchase. Automakers also unveiled some concept and prototype vehicles to test consumers’ reactions and get a sense of whether their latest design efforts would bode well for future buyers. While attending the press days that led up to the show, the unveiling put forth by automakers revealed a continued shift towards small cars and crossovers.
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SEMA member companies can get hands-on and build pinewood dragsters with the kids from Childhelp.
Northwood University is launching what it calls the world’s first MBA program for executives in the aftermarket industry. The program will begin in May 2009 through Northwood University’s DeVos Graduate School of Management.
In preparation of the next SEMA Webinar, “Protecting Your Products With Contracts: Contract Law 101,” SEMA wants to know what topics you would like the presenting legal experts to cover.
Understanding the basic elements of a contract and avoiding potential pitfalls can be as simple as asking the right questions, such as:
60 seconds is all you need.