Chrysler takes 20 vehicles to this week's Specialty Equipment Market Assn. event in Las Vegas. The Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge, Ram, SRT, and Fiat cars and trucks are customized with existing Mopar parts and accessories and other concept products meant to elicit feedback from buyers at the show.
General Motors unveils this week at the annual Specialty Equipment Market Assn. show in Las Vegas a total of 39 vehicles from Chevrolet. The all-new Silverado pickup and Tahoe SUV are the focus, but a number of performance-oriented cars carrying the Camaro, Corvette, Sonic, Cruze, SS, Spark and Impala nameplates also make the trip to Sin City.
To crank out that much power from Hyundai’s Lambda engine, and transfer it to the car’s rear wheels, Bisimoto adds steel connecting rods, twin Bisimoto/Turbonetics turbochargers, forged pistons and more....More
Mahle’s Energy Management Control system uses GPS data to “read” a known route and coordinate electric and ICE power so most of the EREV’s battery charge has been depleted when it arrives at its destination....More
Nissan’s VQ V-6, lauded since it came to the U.S. in 1994, has been heavily revised for the all-new Maxima sedan arriving now in showrooms. The automaker calls the VQ all-new as well, but many of the key specs carry over....More
CEO Mark Fields tells reporters at Ford’s new Silicon Valley R&D facility that an autonomous vehicle or driverless car will fit within the company's century-old tradition of offering affordable transportation....More
Regulators are granting Volvo, Mitsubishi, Mazda, JLR and Subaru an added hybrid option and a later compliance date of Jan. 1, 2018, by which time each company will be expected to have an approved pure ZEV or hybrid transitional ZEV on the market....More