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Hero MotoCorp crosses 6 lakh sales in November 2018

The month of November did not see Hero MotoCorp cross the seven lakh sales...
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2019 Kawasaki Z250 launched in Thailand at the 2018 Thai Motor Expo

Kawasaki Motorcycles Thailand has introduced the 2019 Kawasaki Z250 at the 2018...
Tags: Thailand, Autos, Kawasaki, Kawasaki Motorcycles Thailand


India-made Mahindra KUV100 launched in Taiwan

M&M has launched the India-made KUV100 in Taiwan. The entry-level model...
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The Southwestern Sojourn - Day 6: Holloman BLM and White Sands National Monument

I decided to leave the Organ Mountains BLM Campground today and head over to the White Sands National Monument.  It was less than an hour's drive away so it didn't take long to find a spot and setup.Here was the sunset from the Organ Mountain campground: Staying at the Holloman Lake BLM camping area, located near Holloman AFB. After work, I geared up and rode Scarlett to the nearby White Sands National Monument entrance.  The first four miles are not inspiring, just low mounds of white sand ...
Tags: Motorcycles, Sunset, Scarlett, Organ Mountains, White Sands National Monument, Holloman, Scarlett Rides, RV Trips, Holloman BLM, Organ Mountains BLM Campground, Organ Mountain, Holloman Lake BLM, Sierra Blanca Peak


November 2018 U.S. Auto Sales: Honda in Descent Mode

If you listened closely to the voices of those attending the L.A. Auto Show, more than a few people gave Honda’s new Passport the backhanded compliment of it being a perfectly competent crossover that fails to break any new ground. Here’s the truth: most of the time, it’s only some journalists and a few fanatics […] The post November 2018 U.S. Auto Sales: Honda in Descent Mode appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Sales, Autos, Honda, News Blog, U.S. auto sales, November 2018 sales


Ford Running Out of Focus Sedans; What About Jobs?

Ford’s decision to abandon sedans and non-utility hatchbacks is quickly coming to a head. While the choice rubbed many of us the wrong way, we attempted to view the situation through the lens of business and urged everyone not to panic if they wanted to purchase a Fusion or Focus sedan before they were all […] The post Ford Running Out of Focus Sedans; What About Jobs? appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Layoffs, Jobs, Employment, Industry, Ford, Autos, Automotive Industry, Ford Motor Co, Ford Focus, News Blog, Restructuring, Auto Jobs


Electrifying Design from Audi’s e-Tron GT Concept Car

First impressions of the battery-powered vehicle from the 2018 Los Angeles Auto Show Audi design boss Marc Lichte prefers to clear his head on the deck of a boat in the Baltic Sea, but when he’s in the studio, he must imagine himself behind the wheel of an electric car. Unveiled at the LA Auto Show last week, one such car is the German luxury brand’s …
Tags: Auto, Design, Interviews, Cars, Driving, La Auto Show, Concept Cars, Audi, Baltic Sea, Concept, Car Design, Marc Lichte, Los Angeles Auto Show Audi, Audi E-tron Gt


Pokemon Go Player Threatens to Kill Mayor

An avid Japanese Pokemon Go player has been arrested for threatening to murder the mayor and his family and burn down the local city hall, in response to the mayor’s own demand for a limit on high speed Pokemon. Shortly after the release of Pokemon Go in 2016, a 4th year elementary school boy was […]
Tags: Games, Crime, Cars, Smartphones, Pokemon, Anime, Aichi


Another Tesla Driver Arrested for DUI While Using Autopilot

California Highway Patrol arrested a 45-year-old man early Friday morning under the suspicion of driving under the influence while his 2017 Tesla Model S was operating in Autopilot on Highway 101. While condemned previously for its misleading marketing, Tesla has been clearer of late that Autopilot is not self-driving. Likewise, anyone who owns one of […] The post Another Tesla Driver Arrested for DUI While Using Autopilot appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: California, Tesla, Autos, Drunk Driving, Dui, California Highway Patrol, Law And Order, Tesla Model S, Autopilot, Highway 101, News Blog, Safe Driving, Automotive Safety, Driving Under The Influence, Driving Aids


Porsche keeping an eye on performance as it pushes the 911 into hybrid territory

We still haven't seen a hybrid 911 from Porsche yet, and we most likely won't in the immediate future, but the man responsible for developing the model confirmed it's inching toward production. The post Porsche keeping an eye on performance as it pushes the 911 into hybrid territory appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, Porsche, Hybrid Car


Why Two Compact Hybrids? Demographics Play a Role, Toyota Claims

For two decades, the name “Prius” was all a committed Toyota buyer needed to know when searching for a compact hybrid vehicle. Soon, there’ll be two options, not counting the plug-in Prius Prime. The automaker’s decision to offer a hybrid version of the still strong-selling Corolla was not made to usher its famed hybrid model […] The post Why Two Compact Hybrids? Demographics Play a Role, Toyota Claims appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Green, Production, Autos, Toyota, Hybrid, Toyota Corolla, News Blog, Product Planning


Trade War Watch: Trump Says China Will Remove Car Tariffs, China Claims Nothing

Last night President Donald Trump tweeted that China had agreed to reduce tariffs. While The People’s Republic already lowered tariffs over the summer, it chose to cut the United States out of that deal as trade relations worsened. In fact, America found itself subject to an increased, 40-percent fine on imported autos while the rest […] The post Trade War Watch: Trump Says China Will Remove Car Tariffs, China Claims Nothing appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: China, America, Industry, United States, Xi Jinping, Tariffs, Autos, Stocks, Automotive Industry, Donald Trump, Industry News, Share Prices, News Blog, Trade War, Trade War Watch


Bark’s Bites: Crossovers Are the Gateway Drug For Self-Driving Cars

Automotive Twitter really is the worst Twitter, for many reasons. First of all, it’s not very “automotive.” With the exception of our dear friend, Bozi Tatarevic, who is a must-follow for his encyclopedic knowledge and Holmesian sleuthing skills, nearly every other autowriter on Twitter views the platform as an opportunity to share the wonkiest political […] The post Bark’s Bites: Crossovers Are the Gateway Drug For Self-Driving Cars appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Industry, Autos, Crossovers, Self-driving Cars, Autonomous Cars, Bark's Bites, Barks Bites, Bozi Tatarevic


Mooneyes Highlight: Heiwa’s award-winning BMW R75/6

Yesterday it felt like the entire custom world was in Yokohama, Japan, for the famous Mooneyes show. Officially called the ‘Hot Rod Custom Show,’ it’s a one-day, nine-hour spectacle that draws the best customizers from all corners of the Land of the Rising Sun—and many from other continents, too. Most of the top builders reveal a new bike at Mooneyes, including Kengo Kimura of the acclaimed Hiroshima workshop Heiwa. This year, he unveiled this sparkling BMW R75/6, stripped to the bare bones a...
Tags: Facebook, US, Malaysia, Motorcycles, Bmw, Hiroshima, Kawasaki, Yokohama Japan, Ikon, Koni, Heiwa, Kimura, Custom Motorcycles, BMW motorcycles, Kengo Kimura, Heiwa Motorcycle


Here's The New 992 Porsche 911 Rendered As A GTS And More

Just a few days on from the reveal of the new 911, there are multiple rendered derivatives to enjoy!
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Canine Car Seats & Rolling Refrigerators: Auto Trends Around the World

Some of the most significant trends in the automotive industry are also the most interesting.  Ridesharing and Artificial Intelligence rank high but consumers still want comfort and convenience.  In the United States, many worry about their pets when traveling; in Germany, electrification is key.  Beyond backup cameras, consumers around the world are asking automakers to expand their offerings and add on-the-go convenience. From enhanced entertainment options to extra comfort for our four-legg...
Tags: Google, Uber, Japan, Germany, Los Angeles, San Francisco, General Motors, United States, Magazine, Autos, Toyota, Las Vegas, North America, Car Tech, Volvo, Chrysler Pacifica


Mazda Won't Build A Rotary Sports Car, Nor A 3 MPS

The company's global boss has ruled out a rival of the MPS brand and quashed hopes of a rotary-powered sports car
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Mazda Won't Build A Rotary Sportscar, Nor A 3 MPS

The company's global boss has ruled out a rival of the MPS brand and quashed hopes of a rotary-powered sports car
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2018 L.A. Auto Show Editors' Picks

Filed under: The 2018 Los Angeles Auto Show had everything an enthusiast could want, from exciting electric newcomers to iconic sportscars and a brand-new sport utility pickup truck.Continue reading 2018 L.A. Auto Show Editors' Picks 2018 L.A. Auto Show Editors' Picks originally appeared on Autoblog on Mon, 03 Dec 2018 10:40:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink |  Email this |  Comments
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So Long, Synergy? Toyota Wants to Break from Its Hybrid Naming Tradition

Despite long, grinding years of adulthood, the word “synergy” still reminds this author of the character on the excruciatingly 1980s cartoon Jem and the Holograms, which his older sister would commandeer the TV set for on various mornings. To Toyota, the word is the centerpiece of Hybrid Synergy Drive — the name applied to its hybrid […] The post So Long, Synergy? Toyota Wants to Break from Its Hybrid Naming Tradition appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Marketing, Green, Autos, Toyota, Hybrids, Hybrid, Jem, Naming, News Blog, Product Planning, Hybrid Synergy Drive


Tata Harrier's interior, features & specifications officially revealed

Ahead of its official introduction, Tata Motors has revealed the interior,...
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Your Semi-regular Reminder That a Hyundai Pickup Is on the Way

Reservation holders of a base-model Tesla Model 3 aren’t the only consumers who’ve grown tired of waiting. Aficionados of the Hyundai brand have been champing at the bit for a Korean pickup ever since the delightful Santa Cruz concept debuted at the 2015 Detroit Auto Show, only to see their dreams of ownership placed in […] The post Your Semi-regular Reminder That a Hyundai Pickup Is on the Way appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Autos, Hyundai, Detroit Auto Show, Santa Cruz


5 Things We Learned About The New 992 Porsche 911

911 chief engineer August Achleitner revealed all about the new '992' version of the car in LA - here are the key details
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Report hints that the Tata Harrier JTP might get JLR’s 240 PS Ingenium engine

JLR?s Ingenium engines are very expensive for the segment Tata Motors wants to...
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QOTD: Your L.A. Winner?

The Los Angeles Auto Show — a title your author will always use in reference to the annual soiree, despite the show’s repeated attempts to rebrand it as “AutoMobility LA” — is over for another year. Shrimp consumed, after parties attended, the works of it. As befits California, there were no shortage of stunners. On […] The post QOTD: Your L.A. Winner? appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: 911, California, La, 2018, Autos, Los Angeles Auto Show, Qotd, Gladiator, News Blog, Aviator, Mazda 3, Question of the Day, L.A. Auto Show


Why commercials in Android Auto could turn your dashboard into a dumpster fire

Google announced some tweaks to the Android Auto experience, focused on making messaging and media easier, but I worry about the future of the platform. For better or worse, there’s a real chance our dashboards could turn into dumpster fires. The post Why commercials in Android Auto could turn your dashboard into a dumpster fire appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Google, Opinion, Advertising, Cars, Trends, Android Auto, Apple Carplay, Telenav, Android Army


Android auto is getting better (and it could soon get a lot worse

Google just announced a few tweaks to the Android Auto experience focused on making messaging and media easier, but I worry about the future of the platform. For better or worse, there’s a real chance our dashboards could turn into dumpster fires. The post Android auto is getting better (and it could soon get a lot worse appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Google, Opinion, Advertising, Cars, Trends, Android Auto, Apple Carplay, Telenav, Android Army


2018 Maruti Ertiga available with dealer-fitted CNG kit

The 2018 Maruti Ertiga was launched on 21 November and is on sale in a price...
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Rolls-Royce Cullinan launched in India, Priced at INR 6.95 crore

The Rolls-Royce Cullinan has been launched in India at an eye-watering price of...
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Junkyard Find: 1977 Chevrolet Caprice Classic Coupe

GM shrank its B-Body full-sized models for the 1977 model year, including the massive-selling Chevrolet Caprice/Impala. This proved a wise move in light of certain geopolitical events a couple of years later, and the 1977-1979 full-sized Chevrolet coupes got a cool “fastback” wraparound rear glass treatment. Here is such a car, spotted in a Denver […] The post Junkyard Find: 1977 Chevrolet Caprice Classic Coupe appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Colorado, Gm, Autos, Chevy, Chevrolet, Denver, Glass House, 1970s, Chevrolet Impala, Impala, Caprice, Down On The Junkyard, Junkyard, Junkyard Find, Malaise, Malaise Era



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