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SEMA Announces Five-Year Vision to Expand

SEMA announced a five-year vision to expand the SEMA Show into an “all-city” experience. Officially called SEMA Week, the expansion’s goal is to create the most passionate and exciting automotive event in the world. SEMA Week will kick off in 2023 with new concepts, activities and events introduced over the five-year roll-out period. SEMA said

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Kenda USA combined “smooth and rough” at a special dual product launch event on Oct. 29 at the Vegas Off Road Experience compound in Boulder City, Nev., located about 25 miles outside of Las Vegas.

Carvana eCommerce Platform Extends Market into Las Vegas

Carvana, an eCommerce platform for buying used cars, recently launched its Las Vegas market, providing residents with free, as-soon-as-next-day vehicle delivery and an easy, intuitive purchase process that can be done completely online in as little as 10 minutes.

TWI Hosting Tire One Program Dealer Event in Las Vegas

Tire’s Warehouse Inc. will host its second annual Tire One Dealer Event, Nov. 2- 3, at the Paris Las Vegas Hotel and Casino. “The 2016 Tire One Dealer Event is our way of showing dedication to our Tire One dealers through education, networking, and most importantly, fun“ said Ken Hsu, director of marketing for TWI.

Zafco Debuts Two New Tires at SEMA

Zafco International debuted two new tires at the 2015 SEMA Show/Global Tire Expo last week at the Las Vegas Convention Center. “The traffic this year was exciting,” says Giovanni Arrigone, COO of Zafco International. “With the current market situation and raging price wars, our brands, which are manufactured primarily in Indonesia, continue to provide an

Tire Dealer Hits Big In Vegas

Les Hunt, owner of Hunt’s Tire Pros and Car Care in Baton Rouge, La., won Federated Car Care’s “Need A Lift” sweepstakes. Hunt collected the grand prize, a new GMC Sierra 2500HD service vehicle, during a special presentation on Nov. 3 at the Automotive Aftermarket Products Expo in Las Vegas, Nev. “We want to congratulate

Conti Partners with CMC Tire for Retread Facility

CMC Tire Inc. and Continental Tire the Americas’ commercial vehicle tire group partnered to open a commercial tire retread facility in Las Vegas. “The partnership is critical for our aggressive growth plans and is perfectly aligned with ContiLifeCycle’s aggressive growth strategy,” said Mike Morast, co-owner of CMC Tire. “With all new equipment that includes the

Tenneco Rolls Out Second ‘Shockmobile’

Tenneco’s Monroe brand has christened its second “Shockmobile.” The two 28-foot-long, glow-in-the-dark vehicles left for Las Vegas on Oct. 24, and will visit more than a dozen cities on their way to the 2015 Aftermarket Products Expo. Tenneco decided to add a second Shockmobile due to the vehicle’s overwhelming popularity among automotive service professionals and

Toyo to Present Virtual-Reality Experience, Specialty Cars at SEMA

Toyo Tire USA Corp. will have three different display locations at the 2015 SEMA Show from Nov. 3-6 in Las Vegas. Outdoor Display At Toyo’s outdoor display visitors can experience a sneak peek of the Recoil 3 through a virtual-reality film. The video will feature Team Toyo’s BJ Baldwin, and his Monster Energy / Toyo

Sonic Tools to Attend SEMA for First Time

Netherlands-based Sonic Equipment’s U.S. subsidiary Sonic Tools will attend the SEMA Show for the first time this year and exhibit its line of tools and storage solutions. Sonic Tools will give SEMA attendees a personal introduction to the company’s product range at Booth #16607 in North Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center. The company

MAM Displaying Cloud, E-commerce Software at AAPEX

MAM Software Inc. will be at the AAPEX show in Las Vegas to demonstrate its cloud-enabled business tools and e-commerce software. The company will showcase the latest version of Autopart, the company’s Windows based point-of-sale, inventory and e-commerce system for parts distributors, retailers and jobbers; Autopart Online, the Software as a Service (SaaS) version of

Alliance Hosting Kansas Show During SEMA

Alliance Tire Group is sponsoring a performance of classic rock band Kansas on Nov. 4 at the Hard Rock Café in Las Vegas. ATG is giving away free tickets to tire distributors and dealers who attend SEMA. Tickets will be honored at the door on a first come, first served basis, with just 750 seats