Filler for eNews
Filler for eNews
The Formula SAE competition is for SAE student members to conceive, design, fabricate and compete with small, formula-style racing cars. The restrictions on the car frame and engine are limited so that the knowledge, creativity and imagination of the students are challenged. The cars are built with a team effort over a period of about one year and are taken to annual competitions for judging and comparison with other vehicles from colleges and universities throughout the world.
SEMA members are encouraged to watch the mail for the SEMA Board of Directors election ballots that were mailed this week. One ballot was sent to each member company within the voting categories. This year’s election includes voting for the chairman-elect position. Questions about the SEMA Board of Directors or the election process can be sent to Christine Papavero at email@example.com or 909/396-0289, ext. 123.
Nissan North America is now accepting project-vehicle proposals for the 2007 SEMA Show in Las Vegas. The automaker is accepting proposals based on any current Nissan models, with its 2007 SEMA strategy focused primarily on the 2007 Sentra and the 2008 Altima Coupe.
Complete program information and proposal requirements are available by clicking here. All proposals are due by June 15.
While attending the YearOne Experience on May 20, Air Ride Technologies discovered that their '67 Camaro was stolen from the Hampton Inn in Buford, Georgia, between midnight and 6:30 a.m.
Says Air Ride, “We know that the chances of us recovering this car are slim to none, but we want to take our misfortune and make a positive out of it. We want to alert you all that this happened and that you need to take any precautions you can to make sure it doesn't happen to you.
Magazine publisher Primedia said on Monday it will sell its Enthusiast Media division, which includes popular automotive magazines like Motor Trend, Automobile, and Hot Rod, to Source Interlink for $1.2 billion. According to a Reuters report, the all-cash deal is expected to close in the third quarter and will zero out Primedia’s debt.
In a move that had been hinted at for weeks, DaimlerChrysler AG divested itself from the bulk of its investment in Chrysler, handing over an 80.1% share of the company to the New York-based private equity firm Cerberus Capital Management, according to a Bloomberg report.
SEMA members are located in each of the 436 Congressional districts (435 plus District of Columbia).
Nine California districts, as well as Rep. Joe Knollenberg's in Michigan, make it on the top ten list of Congressional districts in terms of number of SEMA members.
Heading the list is Congressional Automotive Performance and Motorsports Cacucus member Dana Rohrabacher's district with one hundred and twelve SEMA members.
Truck Accessories Group has signed on as the first Gold Sponsor of the SEMA Installation Banquet and Gala Fundraiser Supported by DUB magazine, Presented by Advanstar. Truck Accessories Group includes popular brands Leer, Century, Raider, Pace Edwards, and State Wide Aluminum.
At the recent 2007 Global Automotive Conference in Louisville, Kentucky, John Waraniak, SEMA vice president of Vehicle Technology and Phil Martens, president of ArvinMeritor's light vehicle systems, gave a compelling overview of the OEM and aftermarket industries. Their comments referenced and built on several of the keynote remarks made by Robert Lutz, vice chairman, global product development at General Motors.