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'World's Most 3D-Printed Hellcat' Unveiled at SEMA 2017

Airwolf 3D proves how easy it is to 3D-print large custom car parts by debuting 'The 3D-Printed Hellcat Project' at the SEMA Show in Las Vegas, NV. The project features the company's Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat loaded with 3D-printed modifications.

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, CA, OCTOBER 26, 2017. If there's one thing the majority of employees at Airwolf 3D find more irresistible than 3D printing, it's cars. Fortunately for the Airwolf 3D team, or the "Wolfpack" as they call themselves, company Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer Erick Wolf has built a collection of project cars for him and his team to customize with 3D-printed parts.

AkzoNobel and hot rod builder Dave Kindig introduce Modern Classikk, a new custom line of automotive paints

Black Hole Black™, Teal Later™ and Veruca Violet™ are just three of twenty-six new colors created for AkzoNobel by Kindig to be available in January 2018

Las Vegas, NV – AkzoNobel announced today the launch of Modern Classikk, a new custom color line of automotive paints designed in partnership with Dave Kindig, hot rod builder and host of the popular show “Bitchin’ Rides.”

Modern Classikk will be available starting in January 2018. Together with AkzoNobel, Kindig introduced the line of 26 new colors today at the Specialist Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show, the premier automotive specialty products trade event.

Speed Digital's New My Classic Garage Aims to Take Over Top Spot as Go-To Site for Collector Cars

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct. 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Are you on the hunt for the perfect collector car, but not having luck finding exactly what you want? Are you tired of dealing with scam artists from less than reputable websites? Do you scour the classifieds daily looking for a muscle car that will knock your socks off or a supercar that will make you the talk of the neighborhood only to come up with nothing?

The new My Classic Garage (myclassicgarage.com), from Speed Digital, is the ultimate online resource that will elevate a car-finding experience from miserable to enjoyable.

My Classic Garage was first launched in 2012 as a resource that car enthusiasts could rely on to research and find cars that were for sale. A lot has changed in five years, especially when it comes to technology and people's expectations; therefore, in order to remain the industry leader and stay ahead of the curve, an update was necessary.

AkzoNobel launches industry first digital tool for Vehicle Refinishes customers

Customers at automotive body repair shops can now save time and money thanks to an industry first digital solution introduced by AkzoNobel’s Vehicle Refinishes business.

Offering simpler workflows and easier access to information, Carbeat™ provides significant benefits by giving a real-time overview of the repair process. This information is then made available to managers, team leaders, technicians and third parties, which in turn creates improved transparency and communication.

The application is deployed on a large touch screen monitor designed to make using the system quick and intuitive, while providing a comprehensive overview of all the work in production. This enhances the quality and granularity of captured cycle time data, which enables deeper insight into ways to improve efficiency and eliminate waste.

E-Z UP brings next level of restomod with custom Jet Ranger helicopter landing at SEMA

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
NORCO, Calif., Oct. 30, 2017 – International E-Z UP, Inc. is taking innovation and customization to the next level with the restomod Bell Jet Ranger 206B helicopter landing in Las Vegas for the SEMA Show, set for Oct. 31 – Nov. 3.

The Jet Ranger is an all-custom project by E-Z UP® founder Mark Carter, who plans to use the helicopter for hosting activation events along with aerial video shoots of products and company-sponsored sporting events and athletes.

The newly-customized restomod helicopter is launching a partnership between E-Z UP and “DUB Magazine” at the SEMA Show. The helicopter will be on display at the activation booth, No. 62125. Carter and “DUB” founder Myles Kovacs will be at the booth during the show.

Carter said the helicopter reflects the innovation that drives E-Z UP, the original and still No. 1 provider of Instant Shelter® products.

E-Z UP to showcase innovation, customization with restomod 1961 Pro Touring Corvette at SEMA

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
NORCO, Calif., Oct. 30, 2017 – Innovation is showcased in every detail of the restomod 1961 Pro Touring Corvette that will be on display at the E-Z UP booth during the SEMA Show, set for Oct. 31 – Nov. 3 in Las Vegas.

E-Z UP founder Mark Carter was involved in every detail of restomodding the Corvette, a four-year-long project. The E-Z UP Corvette features original designs and top-quality materials, just like the ingenuity Carter brings to his company every day.

Started in 1983, E-Z UP is the original and still No. 1 provider of Instant Shelter® products.

“The attention to detail and precision put into the Corvette reflects the E-Z UP brand,” Carter said. “We stand for quality and originality.”

The E-Z UP Corvette custom features include:
• Fabrication, paint, and interior by Hot Rods & Custom Stuff
• Mandrel-bent complete Corvette chassis from Art Morrison

NASCAR RACING EXPERIENCE, RICHARD PETTY DRIVING EXPERIENCE AND MARIO ANDRETTI RACING EXPERIENCE TO HOLD JOINT ANNOUNCEMENT AT 2017 SEMA SHOW IN LAS VEGAS

NASCAR RACING EXPERIENCE, RICHARD PETTY DRIVING EXPERIENCE AND MARIO ANDRETTI RACING EXPERIENCE TO HOLD JOINT ANNOUNCEMENT AT 2017 SEMA SHOW IN LAS VEGAS
Racing Legends Richard Petty and Mario Andretti Take the Stage to Discuss the
Future of Fan Driving Experiences

Wednesday, November 1, 10 a.m. PT
Main SEMA Stage
Central Hall Grand Lobby/Grand Concourse

CHARLOTTE, NC (October xx, 2017) – NASCAR’s leading fan driving experience partners – NASCAR Racing Experience, Richard Petty Driving Experience along with Mario Andretti Racing Experience – will hold a joint announcement to discuss long-term opportunities to deliver the ultimate in motorsports driving programs for fans around the country.
WHO: Bob Lutz, CEO, Driving 101, which operates NASCAR Racing Experience, with Richard Petty, Richard Petty Driving Experience, and Mario Andretti, Mario Andretti Racing Experience
WHAT: Joint announcement from racing’s leading fan experience programs

AUTOJUDGE AWARDS PRESENTED AT 2017 SEMA SHOW

Las Vegas, Nevada, October 30, 2017—The AutoJudge Awards for Automobiles, SUVs, and Pickup Trucks celebrate their twelfth anniversary at this year’s SEMA show. Sponsored by the Texas Automotive Media Association (TAMA) the award began as an alternative to the multitude of automotive awards distributed at various car shows and other events.
The Awards Presentation takes place Monday, October 30, at 1:30 pm in the Media Center, Room S220.
"AutoJudge was conceived twelve years ago and is the first national award of the incoming auto show season," said Texas Automotive Media Association President Marlon Hanson. "It is announced at the largest automotive and aftermarket event in the country, SEMA. Selecting the very best gets more difficult every year."

2017 AUTOJUDGE WINNERS:
Alternative Powertrain: Nissan Leaf
Compact Vehicle: Mazda Miata MX-5
Family Car: Toyota Camry
Full Size Sedan: Chrysler 300
Luxury Car: Genesis G90
Van/Wagon: Chrysler Pacifica

SEMA LAUNCH PAD FINALIST TOM BURDEN AND HIS GRYPMAT APPEAR ON SHARK TANK NOV 12th

Milwaukee, WI October 27th 2017 – Tom Burden is one of this year’s SEMA Launch Pad finalists, and the latest news can only add to the momentum of his growing startup company, Grypmat. Our team is excited to announce that Tom Burden will be featured on “Shark Tank” November 12th, 9pm-10pm ET/PT on ABC. This news comes just days before Tom takes the stage for this year’s SEMA Launch Pad competition on October 30th. After being selected as one of the ten finalists, Tom will compete for Overall Winner of this year’s contest. The winner will receive a $10,000 award to be used for business promotion and a free booth at the 2018 SEMA show.

OKI Data Americas Demonstrates Durable Vehicle Wrap Solutions with Leading Color Density at SEMA 2017

Presentations of vehicle wrap customization and personalization to highlight capabilities of award-winning ColorPainter M-64s wide-format printer that beats competition in color vibrancy and outdoor durability

IRVING, Texas, Oct. 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- OKI Data Americas, a world-class printing technology leader, will share its latest technology in cutting-edge vehicle wrap solutions at SEMA 2017, taking place Oct. 31-Nov. 3, 2017 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. As the trend and demand for personalization and customization in vehicle wraps soars, OKI will spotlight the capabilities of its award-winning ColorPainter M-64s wide-format printer, which provides unparalleled outdoor longevity and color saturation of vehicle wraps, at its booth #51819.

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