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Bolt Ups: The First Dedicated Social Media Site for Every Motor Vehicle Enthusiast Debuts at SEMA 2015

Santee, Calif., October 20, 2015 – Gearheads, car lovers, vehicle geeks, and performance and aftermarket enthusiasts now have a social media destination they can call their own: is the social media platform for like-minded motor aficionados and the parts and accessories makers that bring their vehicles and vessels to life.

The site app allows powersports fans to connect with one another and professionals in the industry, promoting online social collaboration and enhancing aftermarket industry commerce.

“With millions of motorsports enthusiasts throughout the U.S., we recognized that there was no one comprehensive social sharing website for this industry,” says Mike Sieniarecki, President of Bolt Ups, LLC. “We’re building an expansive online community where people who live the aftermarket and performance lifestyle can interact with one another and share their own content. But we also want to help stimulate aftermarket sales.”

Winworks Software, Inc. demonstrates Winworks Mobile Version 1.7

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Winworks Software, Inc. will demonstrate Winworks Mobile Version 1.7

See it first at SEMA booth #32239

Placerville, California: Winworks Software, Inc. is excited to announce that they will be demonstrating Winworks Mobile Version 1.7 at the 2015 SEMA Show in Las Vegas, Nevada. Come to the Winworks Software, Inc. booth #32239 for a hands-on demonstration of the new features in the latest update of Winworks Mobile Version 1.7.

The new features in Winworks Mobile include the ability to take pictures, videos of the vehicle and upload them onto the work order as well as view PDF information that is on the vehicle record, all from a mobile device, such as iPhone, iPad, or Android. Winworks Software, Inc. expects these new features will add even more functionally and usability to the Winworks Mobile application.

Avery Dennison® Showcases New Colors from The Giovanna Edition of Supreme Wrapping Film™ During 2015 SEMA Show

Mentor, Ohio, October 22, 2015 – Avery Dennison Graphics Solutions announced today that three new colors from the Avery Dennison Supreme Wrapping Film™ portfolio will be on display in the Avery Dennison Booth (#12961) and throughout the SEMA Show.

Satin Pearl Nero, Satin Pearl Cielo Blu and Matte Metallic Grigio were created through a collaboration with international wheel designer Diko Sulahian of WTW Corporation, manufacturer of Giovanna Luxury Wheels. The Giovanna Edition of Supreme Wrapping Film™ by Avery Dennison includes the same performance and versatility wrap installers have come to expect with the full portfolio of Avery Dennison Supreme Wrapping Films.

Avery Dennison® Adds Shine and Glimmer to 2015 SEMA Show

Avery Dennison® Adds Shine and Glimmer to Supreme Wrapping™ Film Portfolio

Mentor, Ohio, October 22, 2015 – Avery Dennison Graphics Solutions announced today the launch of the all new Diamond Supreme Wrapping™ Film that will be on display in the Avery Dennison Booth (#12961) and throughout the SEMA Show. Brilliant shine and glimmer have been incorporated into six new car wrap colors that include Diamond White, Diamond Amber, Diamond Red, Diamond Purple, Diamond Blue and Diamond Silver.

"The Diamond Supreme Wrapping Films sparkle and capture attention in any light, indoors or out, for all types of graphics applications," said Roxanne McSpadden, marketing director, Avery Dennison Graphics Solutions. “In an array of rich colors that range from fire to ice, the Diamond films provide glamour and shimmer for items that require special attention such as car wraps, environmental graphics and even items like musical instruments.”

Avery Dennison® Hosts Richard Petty and Ryan Friedlinghaus, West Coast Customs, During 2015 SEMA Show


Mentor, Ohio, October 22, 2015 – Avery Dennison Graphics Solutions announced today a lineup of new products and celebrity guests that will be featured in Booth 12961 at the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada from November 3-6.

Former NASCAR driver, Richard Petty, will crown the grand prize winner of the Wrap Like a King Challenge on Wednesday, November 4 and present the winner’s trophy. Fans can receive Petty’s autographed photo from 1-2 p.m. Ryan Friedlinghaus, founder and CEO of West Coast Customs and Wrap Like a King judge, will sign autographs from 2-3 p.m. SEMA attendees can enter to win the Wrap Like a King Fan Favorite Prize by using the hashtag #WrapLikeaKing with a photo on social media.

Vendor Network Is Coming to SEMA 2015 – Catch the Wave! (Booth 91008)

ROLLING MEADOWS, Il— Oct. 22, 2015—SEMA is right around the corner—and Vendor Network will be there.

Online ordering for automotive parts and accessories will put even greater demand on manufacturers to have rich data in the right places to meet fast-changing customer expectations. Vendor Network is focused on helping automotive companies manage and benefit from this shift.

“With more players, sales channels and marketing platforms than ever, it’s not just what you sell but how you sell it,” says CEO Ken LeBlanc. “Visibility is crucial and everything we do is geared toward strategically placing products online with the information and experience necessary to turn shoppers into buyers.”

Vendor Network partners with automotive parts sellers to broaden their marketplace exposure, pull in buyers and boost sales. The company specializes in data management, promotion and enriched content development with no upfront costs to its customers.


ATLANTA – E-commerce continues to accelerate in the automotive aftermarket industry. New research shows that 56% of online automotive parts and accessories shoppers are making their purchases online – an 8% increase over the previous year. The study also indicates that consumers are combining online and in-store channels for an omnichannel shopping experience. Omnichannel is when shoppers seamlessly shift between mobile, online and in-store resources to research, purchase, pick up and return their items.

The findings are from the annual UPS (NYSE:UPS) “What’s Driving the Automotive Parts Online Shopper” study.*

A new class of car to open up new opportunities in the custom car market

Melbourne-based electric vehicle technology company EVX will be releasing the world’s first solar sports car, the Immortus. In the process of doing this new technologies that make the full electrification or hybridization of custom cars easier has been developed and opened new opportunities for custom car builders.

The Immortus – a car that takes the technology of current solar racers (from the World Solar Challenge) that currently race across contents around the world at the edge of legal speed limits and brings it to a street legal sports car. Such a car is independent of energy supply infrastructure, and positioned in the market for buyers looking for a unique vehicle.

Because the Immortus itself is so unique, it has opened up numerous opportunities in the custom car industry.

EVX’s hybrid retrofit kit ideal for commercial fleets

Melbourne-based EVX Ventures has announced that the electric vehicle technology company will be testing and deploying their hybrid retrofit kit technology on the current Hyundai i30 and Toyota Corolla in co-operation with a Queensland-based company called Renew Fleet. A spin off company from diesel aftermarket specialist Roo Systems, Renew Fleet provides cost effective solutions for commercial fleets to reduce fuel and operating costs, while reducing the carbon footprint.

Derived from the research and development of EVX’s the Immortus solar sports car concept, the hybrid retrofit kit will be designed to be a simple, cost effective “bolt on” aftermarket product, enabling current petrol cars to be converted from being petrol powered to plug-in hybrid.

Innovative Exhaust Alignment Kit Helps Exhaust Modifications Fit

Innovative Exhaust Alignment Kit Helps Exhaust Modifications Fit
NORMA Group’s Torca SEC Kit will be shown at SEMA/AAPEX in Las Vegas

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. -- The NORMA Group’s Torca Brand has developed a simple-to-use kit that allows technicians and automotive enthusiasts to easily route exhaust pipes to accommodate engine, chassis and exterior body panel changes.

The Torca SEC Kit (Swivel Exhaust Clamp) will be on display at the annual SEMA/AAPEX shows in Las Vegas in early November. NORMA Group’s patented SEC technology currently is used by a number of automotive manufacturers to route tailpipes through bumpers and rear facia openings. The technology now will be available for aftermarket fabricators and do-it-yourself customers not equipped with tooling to form a swivel joint’s stepped ball and flare.

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