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Tesla Energy Is Reportedly on the Hunt for Mean Social Media Posts About Musk

Tesla’s clean-energy division Tesla Energy has an entire team dedicated to scanning the internet for customer complaints and people badmouthing its CEO Elon Musk, according to a new Insider report. Read more...
Tags: Elon Musk, Science, Cars, Tesla, Nikola Tesla, Gizmodo, Tesla Model S, Tesla Model 3, Insider, Roadsters, Jay Boller, Motor Vehicles, Tesla Energy, Business Finance, Tesla Inc, Sports Sedans


2021 Jeep Wrangler Revealed, 80th Anniversary Special Edition Introduced

2021 is a special year for Jeep as the brand marks its 80th birthday with a...
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BMW G80 M3 Vs M340d: The Precision Tool Vs The All-Rounder

With both of these cars ending up together on one of our video shoots, we couldn't resist comparing them
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Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport GT Concept is Not a Regular Midsize SUV

Volkswagen has unveiled the latest enthusiast build for 2021, the Atlas Cross...
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2023 Kia Telluride Facelift LED DRLs Revealed via New Spy Shot

The 2022 model of the Kia Telluride has been revealed only recently and the...
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Eastward, Ho! Day 48: Yorktown

 Friday, July 23We went to see the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown.  Yorktown, VA having been the site of the last major land battle of the Revolutionary War.  It was the battle which resulted in the surrender of British Lieutenant General and Lord Cornwallis and his men; which caused the British government to start negotiations for an end to the war.  Its a very nicely laid out museum, worth the price of admission!  The crowds weren't too bad and the multimedia displays and showings were...
Tags: Virginia, Iraq, Motorcycles, Saddam Hussein, Yamaha, George Washington, Jamestown, Marina, Cornwallis, Colonial Parkway, Yagi, RV Trips, Yagi Rides, Yorktown Yorktown VA, York River Oyster Club, Williamsburg Nice


Porsche Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid And 911 GT3 Are More Alike Than You Think

We drove the most powerful and heaviest Panamera over to the launch of the considerably lighter 992 GT3, making for an intriguing comparison
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Ducati Multistrada V4 w/ Radar Assistance System Launched in India

Ducati has launched its flagship adventure tourer in India, the new Ducati...
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Kawasaki Shares New Price List, Most Models to Get Costlier From 1 Aug

India Kawasaki Motors has shared the revised price list of its products. The...
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Automakers have battery anxiety, so they’re taking control of the supply

Battery joint ventures have become the hot must-have deal for automakers that have set ambitious targets to deliver millions of electric vehicles in the next few years. It’s no longer just about securing a supply of cells. The string of partnerships and joint ventures show that automakers are taking a more active role in the development and even production of battery cells, . Automakers are taking a more active role in the development and even production of battery cells. And ...
Tags: TC, Transportation, Electric Vehicle, Tech, General Motors, Basf, Tesla, Automotive, Porsche, Ford, Silicon Valley, Toyota, Panasonic, Bmw, Volkswagen, Hyundai


Where Your Author Considers Purchasing Something Less Practical

It’s been a few weeks since I sold the Golf Sportwagen back to the dealership from whence it came, and it’s still there if any of you would like a very clean Golf with no present water issues. Since then, I find myself peering out the kitchen window at the empty driveway space where the […] The post Where Your Author Considers Purchasing Something Less Practical appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
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U.S. and Mexico Can’t Come Together On Light Vehicle Rules

When the United States abandoned the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) to embrace the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), it did so under the premise of crafting a better trade arrangement for itself. Established in 1994, NAFTA created a trilateral trade bloc that encouraged commerce between nations. But critics have accused it of encouraging the offshoring […] The post U.S. and Mexico Can’t Come Together On Light Vehicle Rules appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Mexico, Government, Canada, United States, Tariffs, Trade, Autos, Law And Order, Nafta, News Blog, North American Free Trade Agreement, USMCA, Mexico Canada Agreement USMCA, United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement, Katherine Tai, Tatiana Clouthier


Should Porsche build a next-generation hypercar?

Photo: Porsche Porsche’s now-iconic 918 Spyder hybrid hypercar first launched almost a decade ago, and production was sold out by 2014. Years have passed and the company has managed to make versions of its 911 faster around the track than this massively powerful all-wheel-drive carbon tub hybrid monster, which says a lot about the development of chassis, suspension, advanced driver assist suites, and tires. At a certain point things become too fast for even the most advanced driver to enjoy, so...
Tags: Opinion, Porsche, Autos, Nurburgring, Laguna Seca, Carreras, 918 Spyder, Hypercar, Lap Times, Porsche Cars, PORSCHE Porsche


Peer-to-peer car rental startup Getaround fined nearly $1M by DC’s Attorney General

Getaround was fined nearly $1 million by the Washington D.C. Office of the Attorney General for operating without a license and other violations, part of a settlement of what the peer-to-peer car rental startup calls “politically motivated allegations.” The AG’s office started investigating the company early last year, after it received reports of vehicle thefts of cars listed on the Getaround platform. The settlement, released Friday, requires the company to pay the city $950,000, in addition t...
Tags: TC, Transportation, Attorney General, Tech, Automotive, Dc, Getaround, Car Rental, Carsharing, District, AG, Turo, Karl Racine, Washington D C office, The AG


Hot Tip: Chevrolet Addresses Bolt EV Fires, Readies Recall

Chevrolet has issued a statement to owners of Bolt EVs that could be subject to surprise fires while charging, offering more tips on how to avoid burning down their homes while it preps another recall. General Motors and supplier LG Chem have identified “two rare manufacturing defects” that they believe are causing the fires and […] The post Hot Tip: Chevrolet Addresses Bolt EV Fires, Readies Recall appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Electric Vehicle, Safety, General Motors, Recalls, Electric Vehicles, Fires, Gm, Batteries, Autos, Lg, Bolt, Chevrolet, EVs, Volt, Chevrolet Bolt, Ev


Rivian raises another $2.5B, pushing its EV war chest up to $10.5B

Rivian announced Friday that it has closed a $2.5 billion private funding round led by Amazon’s Climate Pledge Fund, D1 Capital Partners, Ford Motor and funds and accounts advised by T. Rowe Price Associates Inc. Third Point, Fidelity Management and Research Company, Dragoneer Investment Group, and Coatue also participated in the round, according to Rivian. “As we near the start of vehicle production, it’s vital that we keep looking forward and pushing through to Rivian’s next phase of growth,” ...
Tags: Amazon, Tech, Automotive, Electric Vehicles, Capital Partners, Coatue, Rivian, RJ Scaringe, Dan Sundheim, Capital Partners Ford Motor, D1 Capital Partners New


Locked Up: Mercedes-Benz to Charge for Access to EQS’ Rear-Wheel Steering

If you want the more-advanced version of the rear-wheel steering system on the Mercedes-Benz EQS, and you live in Germany, prepare to pony up to unlock the software. It will cost you about $575 a year to get an over-the-air update that will unlock the 10-degree rear-wheel-steering system. Unless you sign up for a three-year […] The post Locked Up: Mercedes-Benz to Charge for Access to EQS’ Rear-Wheel Steering appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Germany, MB, Software, Industry, Autos, Subscriptions, Mercedes Benz, Mercedes, Brave New World, Benz, News Blog, Future Vehicles, Otas, Car subscriptions, Mercedes Benz EQS, Mb Eqs


Super Cruise While Towing on Way to GM Trucks

As part of an announcement that the 2022 GMC Sierra would receive GM’s Super Cruise “hands-free driving-assistance” system (GM’s phrasing, not ours), GM confirmed that the system will work while towing and trailering. The Sierra won’t be the only GM product getting Super Cruise. The system is already available on some Cadillacs, the Chevrolet Bolt […] The post Super Cruise While Towing on Way to GM Trucks appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Gm, Autos, Sierra, New Cars, Cadillac, Gmc, GMC Sierra, News Blog, Future Vehicles, Towing, Super Cruise, GM Trucks, Trailering, 2022 Gmc Sierra


Rare Rides: The 2003 Studebaker XUV Story, Part III

Today marks Part III and a conclusion to our series on the 2003 Studebaker XUV. We’ve covered the truck’s announcement and immediate lawsuit action from General Motors, who were not keen to let something so similar to the Hummer H2 enter production without a fight. We join the action post courtroom. Avanti conceded to making changes […] The post Rare Rides: The 2003 Studebaker XUV Story, Part III appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
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Audi only made 15 of these limited edition R8 V10s and you can win one here

Filed under: Audi,Commerce Continue reading Audi only made 15 of these limited edition R8 V10s and you can win one here Audi only made 15 of these limited edition R8 V10s and you can win one here originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 23 Jul 2021 10:35:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink |  Email this |  Comments
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Rockford Fosgate® Presents South Dakota’s All-Out Bagger Show

Rockford Fosgate® is giving us an All-Out Bagger Show – and it’s right down the road from the Sturgis Bike Rally. Beyond the Sprawling prairies, fertile farmland, and glacial lakes of South Dakota, is Harley-Davidson ‘s® Outlaw Square .  The square, rich in local history, is home to a slew of events that take place throughout the summer – and now Rockford Fosgate® , a company in the business of high-performance audio systems, is presenting the All-Out Bagger Show on August 8, f...
Tags: South Dakota, Motorcycles, Harley Davidson, Harley, Yahoo Finance, Rockford, Black Hills, Motorcycle News, Rockford Fosgate, Sturgis Motorcycle Rally, All-Out Bagger Show, Black Hills Harley-Davidson®, Harley-Davidson's® Outlaw Square, Rockford Fosgate®, Sturgis Bike Rally Department, The Rally at Exit 55™


In Review: 2021 Jaguar F-Pace

There was an outcry from fans when Jaguar announced it would make an SUV, but the F-Pace is its most popular product. It gets some updates for 2021 - find out more in my review at Driving.ca. [Author: Jil McIntosh]
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Spied: 992-generation Porsche 911 Turbo Hybrid flogging at the Nürburgring again

Photo credit: SpiedBilde The Porsche 911, like every other Porsche product, will need some sort of electrification to survive the emissions changes coming to Europe in 2030. As a brand, the company is working on more EV versions of vehicles to build upon the sales success of the Taycan. But the iconic 911 is a different beast with a fan base that expects something very specific from its 911 experience. For those buyers, the move to electrification has to be deliberate. This is now the second ti...
Tags: Europe, News, Porsche, Turbo, Autos, Hybrid, Spy Shots, Porsche 911, Electric Porsche, 992, E-hybrdid


Nissan Launches Brain Function Development Program to Enhance Driver Performance

Nissan has launched a pioneering program focused on brain function and anatomy research to improve their driver’s performance in the Formula E Series. Drivers Sebastien Buemi and Oliver Rowland hope to supercharge their training and development as they are monitored for improved speed, reaction, and consistency on the track. For those of you up to speed, the Formula E series races electric cars that look like F1 or Indycars crossed with something out of Star Wars. Quiet but quick, they race o...
Tags: Magazine, Autos, Nissan, Oli, SEB, Sebastien Buemi, Oliver Rowland, Zanardi, Alex Zanardi, Tony Borroz, Lucian Gheorghe, Nissan North America Original, Spa Belgium Coming out of Eau Rouge, Nissan Brain to Performance, Tommaso Volpe Nissan, Nissan Brain


Lucid Motors’ SPAC merger approved after executives issue plea to shareholders to vote

Shareholders approved Friday EV startup Lucid Motors’ merger with special purpose acquisition company Churchill Capital IV, after the companies extended the deadline by one day because not enough retail investors showed up to cast their vote. The issue is an unusual but could become more common as more companies eschew the traditional IPO path to public markets and instead merge with SPACs.  The hiccup occurred on Thursday, when shareholders voted to approve all but one of the proposals as par...
Tags: Transportation, Amc, Tech, Automotive, Electric Vehicles, Reddit, Private Equity, Morgan Stanley, Robinhood, Churchill, Gamestop, Lucid, SPAC, Michael Klein, Klein, Lucid Motors


How I Missed the Biggest Automotive News Story of the Past Decade

Dieselgate. It was one of the biggest corporate scandals in recent history, resulting in billions of dollars in fines, CEOs stepping down in shame, a few scattered criminal charges, and the death of Volkswagen’s beloved TDI diesel engine line in North America. You could even argue that the current accelerated push for EVs is just […] The post How I Missed the Biggest Automotive News Story of the Past Decade appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: MB, Editorials, Autos, Volkswagen, North America, Mercedes-benz, Mercedes, Emissions, Dieselgate, Emissions Scandal, News Blog, VW emissions scandal, Mercedes-benz Emissions Scandal


Updated Hero Glamour with LED Headlamp Teased, to Launch Soon

Hero MotoCorp has shared a teaser image on its social media channels. The...
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Audi RS Q E-Tron hybrid Dakar Rally prototype looks ready to tame the dunes

Filed under: Green,Motorsports,Audi,Hybrid,Performance Continue reading Audi RS Q E-Tron hybrid Dakar Rally prototype looks ready to tame the dunes Audi RS Q E-Tron hybrid Dakar Rally prototype looks ready to tame the dunes originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 23 Jul 2021 09:15:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink |  Email this |  Comments
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Fortnite Adds Ferrari 296 GTB For Players To Find

Newest Ferrari becomes Fortnite’s first licensed car, which can be used to complete challenges
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Ford Figo Now Available with Automatic Transmission Option

To give the customers more options to choose from, Ford India has introduced...
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