News Bites: Industry News in 100 Words or Less

Sep 8, 2010

SEMA to Host Webinar on Blogging on September 9

Rick Calvert, CEO and co-founder of BlogWorld & New Media Expo, will present a new SEMA webinar titled “Connect with Customers on Blogs: What You Need to Know” on Sept. 9. Calvert’s His presentation will cover topics such as how to reach out to bloggers and social influencers, how to start your own blog, getting a return investment on your blog and how to include user-generated content into your blog, among other topics. The webinar will be presented on Thursday, Sept. 9, at 10 a.m. (Pacific). SEMA webinars are free to SEMA members and $29 for non-members. Participants have the choice to be involved in the live presentation or download the webinar when it’s convenient.  For more information or to register for the webinar, click here 

Borla Performance Industries Merges with TWM Induction

Borla Performance Industries has announced the merger of TWM Induction into the Borla performance group of companies. TWM Induction, originally based in Goleta, California, has merged into Borla’s Johnson City, Tennessee, headquarters. TWM Induction specializes in products such as fuel injection kits, high-performance throttle bodies, fuel rails, air horns, air filtration systems and many other components. Borla Performance Industries designs and manufactures stainless steel performance exhaust. A joint operation named Borla Induction will soon launch, introducing a new line of late-model products, according to a press release from Borla.

Time’s Running Out to Enter to Win Hollywood Hot Rods/Raybestos’ Roadster Pickup A one-of-a-kind Roadster Pickup built by Hollywood Hot Rods for Raybestos Indy Parts is about to be given away. The 1932 roadster pickup will feature a reworked 5.0 “Coyote” Engine that’s not available to the public, according to the Hollywood Hot Rods website. Those wishing to enter to win the truck can go to the Raybestos website at All entries must be received no later than Sept. 20, 2010. For more information about this custom truck go to