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2012-07-24 16.00.50“Connected car” was the buzz phrase at CES and the Consumer Telematics Show as well.

There were so many announcements related to the field in Las Vegas that it’s a little dizzying trying to track it all.

Carmakers like Chrysler talked about enhancements to its UConnect system while Ford touted its newspaper reader via the Kaliki Audio Newsstand.

Pandora, Aha, iHeart Radio, among others announced its deals.

Hopefully you caught our blog post that ran on the CES blog during the show: Can Connected Cars Change the World?

You can also get the overview from the recent shows here from Extreme Tech and Tech Crunch.

Every year the best and brightest in the automotive aftermarket gather at the SEMA Show.

What’s been happening in the aftermarket has been one of the great engines for growth in the overall automotive business. Over the years, the OEs have been taking an increasingly greater role in what happens at this show.

Want to see the latest new cars modified? This is where you go for that and a lot more.

To get the full scope of the action in Vegas you really need to be there to walk all the halls yourself, but if you couldn’t make it the next best option is to probably visit these sites along with our social media channels to see Viper-specific projects.

– Follow more SEMA coverage on our Viper Facebook page and Twitter: @ViperSmartStart. If you want raw coverage, go to the source itself at: http://www.semadigital.com/index.htm. Otherwise, check out CNET or Insideline.com.

Quick bonus post: Related to SEMA Show coverage, we thought we’d share what may be the future of racing here in America.

We’re talking about the Global RallyCross. The finals took place in Vegas and Tanner Foust took first place again.

Check out the video of his big win here.

Check out more hot car pics from SEMA below:

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The 2013 Mustang Convertible in the Ford booth at SEMA — this baby is built by Stitchcraft and powered by Viper SmartStart.

LAS VEGAS – That’s right folks, it’s finally here, SEMA Show 2012 in Las Vegas.

You know how it goes, what happens in Vegas … stays in Vegas! And the owners of these Viper SmartStart-sponsored demo cars know exactly where their car is staying, safe and sound! Viper sponsored several sick show cars at SEMA this year, and here’s your chance to take an inside peek.

Several of the featured show cars were powered by Viper SmartStart — from the 2013 Mustang Convertible at the Ford booth (pictured left) to the Ford Raptor Anzio. Heck, we even got a Viper SmartStart system on a Scion FR-S in the Scion booth. No matter how fancy your ride is, with a Viper system on it, no one dares come close.

You can also check out a shot below of the 2013 Ford Mustang in a booth at SEMA — and yes, that baby is also powered by Viper.

The owners of these tasty show cars wouldn’t trust just anyone with the safety of their pricey rides — they had to have the industry-leading Viper SmartStart system — which also allows them to start, locate or control their car from virtually anywhere with a smartphone.

It was an honor to sponsor cars at SEMA Show 2012 — the premier automotive specialty products trade event in the world. The show (closed to the general public, of course) incorporates the industry’s brightest minds and hottest products together in beautiful Las Vegas.

[Follow more SEMA coverage on our Viper Facebook page and Twitter: @ViperSmartStart. Also check out more at SEMA Show’s Facebook page.]

Check out more pictures of Viper-powered show cars at SEMA below here:

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