Announcement

Knobbe Martens Attorneys to Offer Updates on Key Automotive IP Issues at SEMA 2013; Complimentary IP Legal Consultations for Members Available on November 5

Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP, one of the largest intellectual property firms in the United States, will be in attendance at the SEMA conference, Booth #32236, from Tuesday, November 5 to Friday, November 8. The attorneys will be available to discuss the latest protections against auto part counterfeiting, protecting your brand, when to file for a patent, trademark or copyright as well as other topics of importance to the automotive industry targeting the protection of your valuable IP assets.

On Tuesday, November 5, SEMA members will have an opportunity to meet one-on-one with Knobbe Martens’ Robb Roby and a panel of attorneys who will provide complimentary 15 minute private legal consultations from 9 a.m. to noon at LVCC N263C.

The attorneys are available to discuss legal issues of interest to members such as:

• legal limitations of counterfeit parts and unlawful knockoffs
• applying for a patent or registering trademarks and copyrights

Cosworth Announces Strategic Software Calibration Partnership with EcuTek

(NOVEMBER 6, 2013, TORRANCE, CA) -- Cosworth today announced the formation of a strategic alliance with EcuTek International Ltd to develop and distribute high-performance software calibration tuning solutions for the automotive aftermarket.

The partnership allows the two companies to leverage their technology engineering capabilities and develop market-leading products. Cosworth will become an EcuTek Master Tuner, offering customers newly launched products as well as providing access to EcuTek's full suite through Cosworth’s global network of more than 200 specialist distributors.

“Cosworth delivers performance advantage through superior engineering design and manufacturing,” said Mark Holcombe, Cosworth’s head of Aftermarket Services. “Our partnership with leading calibration software specialist EcuTek will result in a range of high-tech power packages, giving our customers formidable and consistent performance.”

Join Speedville Pit Crew and Immediately Earn Rewards, Enter Contest to Win a Prize Package for the ‘Big Race’ in Daytona

AKRON, OH — (November 6, 2013) Launched on Nov. 1, 2013, Speedville.com (http://speedville.com), the Internet's new address for performance, will give away a vacation package to Daytona as part of its “Big Race” Prize Package contest. To enter, visit Speedville.com and become a "Pit Crew" members by clicking "Join the Pit Crew" in the top left corner of the page. Pit Crew members will then be entered into a contest to win a prize package for the Daytona 500 in February 2014. Winners will be drawn in January.

Mattson's Custom Radiator and Rockstar Energy Team up

Stanton California based Mattson’s Custom Radiator and Las Vegas based Rockstar Energy have teamed up with Chevrolet to produce a 2014 Chevy Silverado for this years SEMA show.
With over 40 years of experience in the custom radiator business, Mattson’s has done it again by creating the first custom all aluminum radiator for the new 2014 Chevrolet Silverado. Quality construction is key to every Mattson’s radiator, with an increased cooling capacity than most conventional radiators on the market today.

Jack Sr. and Jack Jr. designed the new 2014 all aluminum radiator to be a complete bolt on assembly utilizing all of Chevrolet’s OEM brackets, fasteners, and hoses.
The all aluminum radiator will keep the Vortech Supercharged equipped, Rockstar Energy Silverado operating at a temperature that will help produce maximum horsepower and performance, and stay cool under any condition.

Look for the Rockstar Silverado at Booth # 21657

Mattson’s Custom Radiator

Mattson's Custom Radiator and Rockstar Energy Team up

Stanton California based Mattson’s Custom Radiator and Las Vegas based Rockstar Energy have teamed up with Chevrolet to produce a 2014 Chevy Silverado for this years SEMA show.
With over 40 years of experience in the custom radiator business, Mattson’s has done it again by creating the first custom all aluminum radiator for the new 2014 Chevrolet Silverado. Quality construction is key to every Mattson’s radiator, with an increased cooling capacity than most conventional radiators on the market today.

Jack Sr. and Jack Jr. designed the new 2014 all aluminum radiator to be a complete bolt on assembly utilizing all of Chevrolet’s OEM brackets, fasteners, and hoses.
The all aluminum radiator will keep the Vortech Supercharged equipped, Rockstar Energy Silverado operating at a temperature that will help produce maximum horsepower and performance, and stay cool under any condition.

Look for the Rockstar Silverado at Booth # 21657

Mattson’s Custom Radiator

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.”

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