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CURT Group's BetterWeigh Mobile Towing Scale with TowSense Technology won the Exterior Accessory Product category of the SEMA New Products Awards.

SEMA Names New Product Award Winners


The Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) announced its Best New Products Award winners at the 2019 SEMA Show. These awards are given to the most innovative and cutting-edge automotive aftermarket products that will be consumable in 2020.

SEMA’s annual New Product Awards competition recognizes outstanding achievements in the development of products being introduced to the automotive specialty-equipment market at the SEMA Show. Products are judged in 16 award categories, and each category has one winner and two runners-up.

Nearly 3,000 products were entered into the 16 different Showcase categories to be considered for a SEMA New Product Awards this year. Winners were selected based on a variety of factors that included superiority of innovation, technical achievement, quality and workmanship, consumer appeal and marketability and more.

The New Product Award Winners are:

Collision Repair & Refinish Product

  • Winner: Society of Collision Repair Specialists (SCRS), SCRS Guide to Complete Repair Planning – Blueprint Optimization Tool
  • Runner-up: GUNIWHEEL, GUNIWHEEL
  • Runner-up: Spray Booth Services, AirFlow = CashFlow Remote Spray Booth Monitoring System

Engineered New Product

  • Winner: Modern Driveline, 1994-2004 Mustang Hydraulic Clutch Master Cylinder Conversion Kit
  • Runner-up: AutoMeter, InVision 1973-1987 Chevy C-10 Direct Fit Digital Dash System
  • Runner-up: GSI Machine & Fabrication, 1988-1998 Complete Air Ride Chassis

Exterior Accessory Product

  • Winner: CURT Group: CURT, ARIES, LUVERNE, UWS; BetterWeigh Mobile Towing Scale with TowSense Technology
  • Runner-up: Dee Zee, Jeep Wrangler/Gladiator Roof Rack
  • Runner-up: RSI SmartCap, SmartCap EVO

Interior Accessory Product

  • Winner: AutoMeter, InVision Digital Dash
  • Runner-up: Speed Dawg Shift Knobs, Jeep JL Shift Knobs and Adapters Set
  • Runner-up: Coverking, Topliner by Coverking

Merchandising Display

  • Winner: Dee Zee, Hex Series Counter Display
  • Runner-up: Stoner Car Care, Invisible Glass Clean & Repel Washer Fluid Additive
  • Runner-up: Hypertech, Hypertech PowerSports

Mobile Electronics Product

  • Winner: VAIS Technology, SEER (Smart Entry Exit Recognition)
  • Runner-up: AAMP Global, Ford Third Brake Light Camera with Cargo and Side Blind Spot Views
  • Runner-up: Sony Car Audio, XAV-AX8000

Off-Road/4-Wheel Drive Product

  • Winner: ICON Vehicle Dynamics, 2020-UP Jeep Gladiator (JT) 2.5" Suspension System
  • Runner-up: Dana Incorporated, Ultimate Dana 60 Axles for the Jeep Gladiator JT
  • Runner-up: HaulGauge/Garage Smart, Garage Smart Lifter and Storage System

Packaging Design

  • Winner: Anest Iwata USA, Iwata Vault TH2
  • Runner-up: inurZONE, NEATO®
  • Runner-up: Drake Automotive Group, Heavy Duty E-Coated Track Bar

Performance-Racing Product

  • Winner: Turbosmart, Gen-V eWG60 Power-Gate 60 Electronic
  • Runner-up: Nitrous Express, Boost Cooler Ring
  • Runner-up: Lingenfelter Performance Engineering, DI High Flow Check Valve

Performance-Street Product

  • Winner: Aeromotive Inc., Aeromotive Variable Speed 5.0gpm Brushless Fuel Pump
  • Runner-up: Tire Stickers, Cerebrum Smart Tire Sensor
  • Runner-up: US Gear, Ford 9" Stealth Series Ring & Pinion

Powersports Product

  • Winner: SSV Works, Overhead Weatherproof Audio Solution for Polaris RZR 2 and 4 Seat Vehicles
  • Runner-up: Hypertech, Hypertech Harness/Seatbelt
  • Runner-up: TSI Products Inc., Stratos Climate 5" Multi-Fit Under Dash Heater Kit

Street Rod/Custom Car Product

  • Winner: Dakota Digital, RTX-32F-X 1932 Ford Retrotech Instruments
  • Runner-up: Speedway Motors, Deluxe LS Swap Fuel Filter/Regulator
  • Runner-up: Lokar Inc., LS Classic LS Distributor and Plug Wire Set

Tire and Related Product

  • Winner: Yokohama Tire, GEOLANDAR X-AT
  • Runner-up: Yokohama Tire, ADVAN APEX
  • Runner-up: Yokohama Tire, GEOLANDAR X-CV

Tools & Equipment Product

  • Winner: TRAC Tire Rotation Assistance Cart, TRAC Tire Rotation Assistance Cart
  • Runner-up: Badass Workbench, 2BAY Badass Workbench
  • Runner-up: MAKEiT Inc., MAKEiT 2x4 Large Format 3D Printer

Van/Pickup/Sport-Utility Product

  • Winner: RSI SmartCap SmartCap, EVO
  • Runner-up: Bestop Premium Accessories Group, Jeep Gladiator Bedside Storage Lockboxes
  • Runner-up: BuiltRight Industries, 2020 Jeep Gladiator Bedside Rack Storage System

Wheel and Related Product

  • Winner: Topline Products, VR16 - Raid
  • Runner-up: The Wheel Group/ Wheel-1, Cali Offroad Gemini Polished / Milled
  • Runner-up: The Wheel Group/ Wheel-1, Mayhem Wheels Voyager Dark Bronze
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