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Paycheck Protection Program Will Reopen on Jan. 15

The U.S. Department of Treasury and Small Business Administration (SBA) have announced that lenders with less than $1 billion in assets will be eligible to receive first and second draws in Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan applications starting Friday, Jan. 15.


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SEMA

SEMA Issues Call for Speakers for Upcoming Trade Shows

As part of the Specialty Equipment Market Association’s (SEMA) initiative to provide live and virtual education to the automotive industry, SEMA is issuing a call for speakers for the SEMA Show, the Performance Racing Industry (PRI) Trade Show and the association’s year-round virtual education program.


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Facepay Partners With Pit Crew CoOp

Facepay, a contactless pay technology, has partnered with Pit Crew CoOp to further encourage growth through established customer reward programs. Users of the 0% fee payment system can now add on a comprehensive rewards card program to encourage referrals and boost customer retention.


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COVID

Trump Signs COVID-19 Relief Act Into Law

President Donald Trump has signed the Consolidated Appropriations Act, which provides additional relief for small businesses that have been impacted by COVID-19, into law. The act includes an extension of the Paycheck Protection Program.


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Fig1

Safeguarding Chrysler Secure Gateway From Cyber Attacks

Protecting SWG Vehicle Control Systems From Hackers

Just when you think you have the automotive industry figured out, another curveball comes your way.  The automotive industry continues to change and evolve at an alarming rate. In order to be successful in this industry,  you have to roll with the changes. If you don’t update, you will evaporate.  


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Social Distancing For DTCs

We’re all familiar with the “new normal” of social distancing to prevent the spread of a virus. While this concept applies to people, I wondered if we could equate this to vehicles. Yes, my mind does work in strange ways at times, and this is a prime example. 


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Cardone

Cardone Adds 1,000+ New Parts

Cardone Industries Inc. reports it added more than 1,000 new parts to its extensive catalog during the fourth quarter of 2020. The new offering includes expanded vehicle coverage to the company’s existing product lines, such as electronic power steering, brake calipers and boosters, CV axles, prop shafts, electronic throttle bodies and ECMs. 


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