U.S. Representative John Joyce (R-PA) has introduced H.R. 1435, the “Preserving Choice in Vehicle Purchases Act,” a bill designed to protect Americans’ right to choose the technology that powers their motor vehicles. The bill was introduced in response to the California Air Resources Board’s plans to ban the sale of new internal combustion engine (ICE) vehicles
eBay has banned the sale of automotive tuning devices that defeat the factory emissions systems. The announcement was likely primarily due to policy and regulations implemented by the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Under the Clean Air Act, the EPA can charge eBay up to $4,819 for each non-compliant part sold through its site, according
Just days after winning the NHRA Top Fuel Race in Indianapolis, Ind., Antron Brown made his way to Washington, D.C., to urge Congress to pass the SEMA-supported Recognizing the Protection of Motorsports (RPM) Act. On Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2022, the three-time Top Fuel world champion, who began his racing career nearly 40 years ago, appeared
On Tuesday, July 19, “The King” Richard Petty joined SEMA (Specialty Equipment Market Association) CEO Mike Spagnola in the nation’s capital to advocate for Congress to pass the Recognizing the Protection of Motorsports Act (RPM Act). The bipartisan bill (H.R. 3281/S. 2736) protects Americans’ right to convert street vehicles into dedicated racecars and the motorsports-parts
The 2022 election season is kicking into high gear in May with 14 states holding primary elections this month. Idaho, Kentucky, North Carolina, Oregon and Pennsylvania primaries will take place on Tuesday, May 17, and it’s essential to know which candidates support racing when going to the polls or voting early. For information on voting
SEMA (Specialty Equipment Market Association) applauds Kansas lawmakers for passing H.B. 2594, “Exempting certain modifications on antique vehicles from vehicle identification number offense seizures and dispositions,” as a critical step forward in protecting the rights of restorers and owners of classic vehicles in the state. The catalyst for the legislation came from an automotive enthusiast
Legislation (S.B. 1429) to expand the authorization of year-of-manufacture license plates to include owners of 1980 or older model-year vehicles will be considered by the California Senate Transportation and Housing Committee on Tuesday, April 19, 2016.
SEMA President and CEO Chris Kersting has praised Congressional members for their introduction of a bipartisan bill that would protect thousands of American racecar enthusiasts from overreaching U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulations.
Legislation H.B. 2359 to exempt collectible vehicles of any age from emissions testing was introduced in the Washington State House of Representatives recently. The bill will be considered by the House Environment Committee. Here are the details: H.B. 2359 defines collectible vehicles as a vehicle of unique or rare design, of limited production, and an object