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    • SEMA to launch monthly Industry Indicators Report

      DIAMOND BAR, Calif. The Specialty Equipment Market Association is launching a monthly "Industry Indicators Report," which will provide a snapshot of the U.S. economy with an emphasis on economic data that affects the automotive aftermarket...

    • Velocity to air SEMA Battle of Builders special

      DIAMOND BAR, Calif. Cable TV Channel Velocity will air a one-hour special on the 2017 SEMA Battle of the Builders competition that recognizes and celebrates the accomplishments of vehicle builders at the annual SEMA Show in Las Vegas.

    • Permatex soap-infused sponge absorbs oil, repels water

      LAS VEGAS — Permatex, a division of Illinois Tool Works Inc., has debuted Fast Orange Grime Magnet, a soap-infused sponge that absorbs oil and other petroleum products from vehicle surfaces, garage floors, shop tools and hands and arms.

    • Hankook revamping Laufenn brand strategies

      LAS VEGAS — Almost three years after Hankook Tire America Corp. launched its entry-level Laufenn brand, the tire maker is evaluating internal strategies to position the brand better and spur growth.

    • Reviewing the SEMA award winners

      Our experts take a look at some of the top award winners and their innovative products from the recent Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show.