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At SEMA, Chevrolet Hopes Big Things Come From Small Segment

GM brand will emphasize small cars at SEMA

For Chevrolet, thinking big means thinking small. Executives with the General Motors brand have developed a smaller-sized strategy heading into next week's SEMA Show in Las Vegas.

In Detail: SEMA 2011

SEMA has always been about tricked out cars, big rims and body kits. But, like the rest of the industry, SEMA is amping up in-car and under-the-hood tech too. In our episode, we covered some really neat entrants at the show, but there was more, much more--and we aren't talking about booth babes.

Translogic Takes In SEMA

Translogic heads to the Las Vegas Convention Center for the Specialty Equipment Marketing Association's (SEMA) annual trade show in episode 8.1. SEMA began in Los Angeles in 1963, and back then it was just a small group of hot-rodders, drag racers and performance pioneers. Accordingly, when the SEMA acronym was first coined, the S stood for speed. According to the official SEMA web site, the early founde

Video: Local Motors ups Rally Fighter fleet to 5 vehicles, all going to SEMA

Local Motors Rally Fighter in action – Click above to watch video after the jump

Video: Hennessey Venom GT clears its pipes ahead of SEMA debut

Hennessey Venom GT clears its throat – Click above to watch the video after the break

Ford F-150 gets in on the SEMA fun

Ford has a history of showing off some wild concepts at SEMA, and this year the company has partnered with six different aftermarket companies to unveil a slew of F-Series concepts worked up just for SEMA 2010. The trucks range from slammed machines from the likes of Godfather Customs and The Cus

Video: Chevrolet teases SEMA show cars

Chevrolet teases vehicles ahead of the 2010 SEMA show – Click above to watch video after the jump

Ford unhinges rest of its Explorer-filled, SEMA-bound toybox

Galpin Auto Sports Explorer – Click above for high-res image gallery of Ford customs to debut at SEMA

AutoTrader Classics unveils Fireball Tim's 1951 Chevy 3100 "Redster" ahead of SEMA

The Redster by Fireball Tim Lawrence – Click above for high-res image gallery

Drop Top Customs to unveil convertible Cadillac CTS at SEMA

DTC Convertible Cadillac CTS – Click above for image gallery

Clunkbucket shows how aftermarketers are sizing up the new Honda CR-Z

Aftermarket experts inspect the Honda CR-Z at SEMA preview event

Is the Utah legislature moving to ban all aftermarket exhausts?

According the SEMA Action Network, a bill has been introduced in Utah that will "ban the use of aftermarket exhaust systems." The organization is urging people to contact Utah Senators immediately to protest the substitute bill (S.B. 106), introduced by Senator Patricia Jones, for the following reasons:

LA 2009: Toyota and Billabong craft one funky Venza

Billabong Toyota Venza - Click above for high-res image gallery

SEMA 2009: Toyota auctioning Aemulus Prius for charity

Aerius – Click above for high-res image gallery

SEMA 2009 Worst of Show: This car stinks...

Worst of Show - Click above image for hi-res gallery

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