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.
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The local industry recognizes there’s still work to be done to improve quality and upgrade technology – huge tasks, in fact. But government officials and company insiders say it’s time to prepare for a bigger play around the world....More
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Should the government publicize vehicle-performance data reported by manufacturers and used to identify potential safety defects? Are thousands of scattered eyes necessarily better than a single trained eye?...More