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Spending on Auto Parts and Autos Speeds Ahead of other Retail Sales

U.S. consumers spent more than $1.2 trillion on automobiles and automobile parts in 2020. According to the Special Equipment Market Association Market Research’s new Retail Trends Report, this spending makes for the largest retail segment in the country. Retail spending … Continue reading

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Indoor Mask Requirement Projected for 2021 SEMA Show

2021 SEMA Show attendees can expect an indoor face mask requirement during the event on November 2-5, 2021, in Las Vegas, Nev. The projected health and safety requirement is based on current COVID-19 indicators and trends in Clark County, Nev., … Continue reading

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Alternative Power Vehicles Estimated to Account for 45% of U.S. Light Vehicle Sales by 2035

Sales of alternative powered vehicles, while currently representing just 5% of all U.S. light-vehicle sales today, are expected to reach 45% by 2035, according to new SEMA Market Research. Click here to read more.

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AAPEX and SEMA Announce Health and Safety Measures

AAPEX and the SEMA Show, the two events that make up the automotive aftermarket industry’s trade gathering during the first week in November, have released information regarding health and safety measures for their respective events in Las Vegas, Nev. • … Continue reading

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SEMA 2020 is Cancelled

The Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show will not be taking place this year. The association made an announcement this afternoon and stated COVID-19 and concerns about unavailable event facilities and services were the cause. “While both event organizers and … Continue reading

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Attendees Have Plenty to Pique Their Interest at SEMA

If you’re a car lover, and yes, if you are in the auto glass industry, SEMA is the place to be this week in Las Vegas. The show opened today and there is plenty of things for auto glass companies … Continue reading

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Aftermarket ADAS: A Huge Growth Projected in Recent Study

“The aftermarket segment for ADAS systems in the United States currently is approximately a $976-million opportunity, growing to $1.51 billion at a 9-10-percent compound annual growth rate (CAGR) in 2021,” a recent study produced by Ducker Research for the Specialty … Continue reading

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New Products Abound at SEMA 2017

The 2017 Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show wrapped up its four-day run at the Las Vegas Convention Center on November 3, and while the show is primarily focused on automotive restyling, a few companies from the auto glass industry … Continue reading

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ADAS Retrofitting Opportunities, Auto Glass Tools Spotlighted at SEMA

For four days, SEMA brings together the latest and most exciting innovations within the automotive industry. Although not heavily focused on glass, the 2017 SEMA Show did touch on some topics of important to the glass industry. “[ADAS] is driven … Continue reading

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AGRR™ magazine/glassBYTEs.com™ Newscast Goes to SEMA

This month’s newscast takes at look at some of the wares on display in Las Vegas during SEMA. While the show is more for detailers, some automotive glass companies sell into this market. Contributing editor Jamie Browning also caught up … Continue reading

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