Nissan Brings Five One-of-a-Kinds to SEMA

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The Specialty Equipment Market Association Show, otherwise known as SEMA, is being held this week in Las Vegas. It’s the perfect location to showcase over-the-top cars, which is exactly what Nissan is doing with five special SEMA vehicles. The Nissan Project Clubsport 23 celebrates the much-loved 370Z. The idea was to create a car owners […]

BREAKING: Eight Aftermarket Companies Raided by US Marshals at SEMA

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For years, there’s been a buzz around the Specialty Equipment Manufacturer’s Association (SEMA) show in Las Vegas that offshore companies were reverse-engineering knockoff products and then displaying them with impunity at SEMA and at the nearby Automotive Aftermarket Products Expo (AAPEX). On Wednesday, eight companies had their booths shuttered and their inventory raided by Federal […]

Too Sexy for Canada: Are Spokesmodels Inappropriate at Auto Shows?

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I spent last week at two auto shows — Detroit’s North American International Auto Show and Boston’s New England International Auto Show — reporting on the latest models. What we didn’t report on were the MODELS, the attractive young men and women who flank new car introductions. In an age of hyper-political-correctness, a Canadian automotive […]