Announcement

Northwood University Appoints Donna Wagner Chair of Automotive Aftermarket Management Program

MIDLAND, MI – Northwood University announces the appointment of Donna Wagner as chair of the Aftermarket Management Program. Wagner will be responsible for the aftermarket program on the Michigan Campus and will assume this position starting November 1.

Dr. Keith Pretty, president and CEO at Northwood University, states, “We are very pleased to have Donna as the chair of the Aftermarket Management Program. Her knowledge of Northwood and her experience in the Automotive Aftermarket Industry will be valuable assets to the program here at Northwood.”

Rick Guirlinger, Chair of the Automotive Aftermarket Advisory Board of Northwood University and retired Controller/Treasurer of General Parts International, Inc. states, "Ms. Wagner's appointment as chair of the Automotive Aftermarket Program demonstrates Northwood's ongoing commitment to the industry. She will be an effective and engaged leader of this program."

CNBC’S “THE CAR CHASERS” AT SEMA AUTO SHOW NOVEMBER 5-8

CNBC’S “THE CAR CHASERS” AT SEMA AUTO SHOW
NOVEMBER 5-8

** APPEARANCES BY CAST MEMBERS JEFF ALLEN, MEGGAN BAILEY AND ERIC ABLES **

WHAT: “The Car Chasers” are making an appearance at this year’s SEMA Auto Show with a 1965 Fastback Mustang in tow that visitors and viewers can enter to win. Attendees can stop by “The Car Chasers” booth to meet the crew, enter the contest, get an autograph/photo or interview the cast about season two.

Currently in the second season on CNBC, the weekly half-hour reality series follows the crew from “Flat 12” in Lubbock, Texas as they scour the country hunting for American muscle cars, classic hot rods and even the occasional Ferrari. “The Car Chasers” goal is simple: buy low, sell high, and maintain a steady flow of cars, customers and cash. “The Car Chasers” airs on Tuesday nights at 10:00pm and 10:30pm ET/PT on CNBC.

America’s #1 Selling Fuel Stabilizer Introduces STA-BIL 360° to Deliver Corrosion Protection Above and Below the Fuel Line

America’s #1 Selling Fuel Stabilizer Introduces STA-BIL 360° to Deliver Corrosion Protection Above and Below the Fuel Line

Revolutionary New STA-BIL Product Provides Highest Level of Corrosion Protection on the Market with New Vapor-Releasing Formula

November 5, 2013 (Chicago, Ill.) – Gold Eagle Co., makers of America’s #1 selling brand of fuel stabilizers and ethanol treatments, STA-BIL®, is today unveiling an innovative new product called STA-BIL® 360° Protection Ethanol Treatment and Fuel Stabilizer (“STA-BIL 360°”). Designed to combat the corrosive properties of today’s ethanol-blended fuels, STA-BIL 360° is the first ethanol treatment to deliver comprehensive corrosion protection above and below the fuel line through revolutionary, new chemistry.

Avery Dennison Car Wrapping Films Featured on More Than 35 Custom Vehicles at 2013 SEMA Show

Mentor, Ohio, November 5, 2013 –More than 25 highly customized vehicles at the SEMA Show 2013, November 5 – 8, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada, will feature digitally printed and color change car wraps using Avery Dennison films, the company announced today. Many exhibitors, including West Coast Customs (Booth 11293), DUB magazine (outside the South Hall) and Croftgate (Booth 12567), are adding unique finishing elements to a wide range of cars on display at the show.

“From a Ford Raptor and Scion FR-S to exotic cars like a Ferrari ZXX Enzo and Lamborghini Murcielago, Avery Dennison® MPI 1005 Supercast with digital overlaminates and Supreme Wrapping Films are enhancing many SEMA Show project cars,” said Meghan Lagoni, channel marketing manager, Avery Dennison Graphics Solutions. “Interest in car wraps from restylers and customizers has grown dramatically, especially with the wide range of colors and finishes available with the Supreme Wrapping Films.”

MICKEY THOMPSON PERFORMANCE TIRES & WHEELS CELEBRATES 50 YEARS AT THIS YEAR’S SEMA SHOW

STOW, OH – Nov. 5, 2013 – Founded by the legendary Mickey Thompson and friend Gene McMannis in 1963, Mickey Thompson Performance Tires & Wheels (Mickey Thompson) will celebrate 50 years of innovation and product excellence during the 2013 SEMA Show.

“This is an incredible milestone for our company,” stated Ken Warner, VP of Marketing, Mickey Thompson. “We want to celebrate this achievement and commemorate this anniversary by honoring both our history and the future of our company at the SEMA Show this year.”

The Booth
Mickey Thompson has expanded its booth space to 3,000 sq. ft. to accommodate four vehicles, the latest new products from both Mickey Thompson and Dick Cepek brands, as well as three special events. Make plans to visit booth 43035, South Hall, lower level.

The Vehicles

CRAFTSMAN® HOSTS CELEBRITY GUESTS CHRIS DUKE AND BRIGITTE PATTON OF MOTORZ TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 10:00 A.M. TO NOON, BOOTH 21425, CENTER HALL

San Diego, Calif. – Nov. 5, 2013 – Make plans now to visit the Craftsman SEMA Show booth 21425 when celebrity guests Chris Duke, Official Craftsman Tool Spokesperson, and Motorz Girl, Brigitte Patton, will join the Craftsman team for a special appearance. Duke and Patton will be on hand to help answer questions related to the use and benefits of Craftsman products as featured on Motorz, and will give away autographed posters and other Motorz memorabilia.

“Brigitte and I are thrilled to have the opportunity to make a special guest appearance at the Craftsman booth this year,” stated Chris Duke. “Having used Craftsman tools for the past several seasons on the show, we can attest to the fact that these are the best tools around for the DIY automotive enthusiast. We’ll share some of the Craftsman products featured on the show, talk about the newest products, offer some tips from around the shop and more.”

Brian Deegan, Tanner Foust and Rutledge Wood Make Appearances at the ODYSSEY® Battery by EnerSys® SEMA Show

Brian Deegan, Tanner Foust and Rutledge Wood Make Appearances at the ODYSSEY® Battery by EnerSys® SEMA Show Booth

SEMA Show, Booth No. 24863, Central Hall

READING, Pa. (Nov. 5, 2013) – ODYSSEY® Battery by EnerSys® will host celebrities Brian Deegan (freestyle motocross legend, founder of Metal Mulisha and motorsports icon), and Tanner Foust and Rutledge Wood (as seen on History Channel’s Top Gear) at ODYSSEY® Battery booth no. 24863 in Central Hall of the Las
Vegas Convention Center at the 2013 SEMA Show.

Deegan, a four-time LOORRS Champion, 2011 X Games Rallycross gold medalist, two-time Lucas Oil Off Road driver of the year and ranked top-three off-road driver worldwide, will appear at the booth on Tuesday, Nov. 5 from 9:45-10:45 a.m. He is also known as one of the stars of Ford Racing's Octane Academy, along with Foust.

OPTIMA® Batteries to Introduce New Integrated Marketing Campaign, Celebrate Sixth Anniversary of OPTIMA Invitational at 2013 SEMA Show

October 29, 2013 (MILWAUKEE) – OPTIMA® Batteries, the global leader in high-performance automotive and marine batteries and chargers, has several major announcements planned for the 2013 SEMA Show. OPTIMA Batteries is honored to be a veteran exhibitor at the 2013 SEMA Show, and is once again proving to be The Ultimate Power SourceTM, cranking up the voltage in its booth with a new integrated marketing campaign, an expanded OPTIMA Ultimate Street Car Invitational series announcement and exciting vehicle displays. OPTIMA will conclude the week by producing the sixth annual OPTIMA® Ultimate Street Car Invitational TV special.

Free OPTIMA Batteries for SEMA Feature Vehicles

HushMat’s Made in the USA and PROUD of it it!

Olathe, Kansas November 4, 2013 HushMat® – HushMat- 25 years Manufacturing in the USA- Proudly!

Hushmat continues our product production in the U.S.A., proudly! By producing locally in the USA, we control the superior quality of the product while helping provide jobs in the U.S. HushMat, the fastest growing automotive sound deadening and thermal insulations Materials Company, continued to lead the market with products that everyone can use with ease.

“HushMat and I are committed to continue the 25 year legacy of USA manufacturing.” stated Tim McCarthy, Founder of HushMat. “We are the only company in the sound deadening and thermal insulation materials category that manufactures their own product. We are proud of this heritage.” McCarthy added.

50 Below, an ARI Company, Offers Interactive Product Demos, Special Show Savings at Booth 30267

Make sure to stop by Booth 30267 in the Featured Exhibitors Area to meet our team and learn more about how we can help you Sell More Stuff!™. Our staff is ready to meet with you in our interactive booth and show you how we can help you grow your business online and in-store.

- Interactive Product Demonstrations
SEMA will be a great opportunity to meet with you 1:1 and for you to have the opportunity to experience our suite of dealer solutions firsthand, including our award-winning dealer website platform. You won’t want to miss this opportunity to learn how our award-winning dealer website solution and lead generation solution, SearchEngineSmart can help you Sell More Stuff!™ Setting up a 1:1 is easy. Simply call 888-529-4775 to schedule your appointment.

- Special Show Savings on Dealer Websites
Purchase any dealer website package at the show and save up to $500. Act now; this is a limited time offer. Show special available to new website subscriptions only.

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