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BMW X7 to be launched in India on 31 January 2019 - Report

BMW unveiled the first-ever X7 just last month, and it has decided to quickly...
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Kia SP2i (Hyundai Creta rival) launching ahead of schedule

Kia Motors India confirms that its first manufacturing facility, situated at...
Tags: Autos, Kia, Hyundai CRETA, Kia Motors India


The Southwestern Sojourn - Days 29 & 30: Travel Day and Scarlett breaks at the London Bridge

Wednesday Dec 26After we dropped off Patrick at the airport in Las Vegas, Martha and I were quite fed up with Las Vegas and its crowds and traffic.Instead of waiting till Thursday, we packed up the URRV soon as we got back to it and headed south on US95 towards Lake Havasu.Soon, we were finally back within the confines of Arizona's border and had found a boondocking spot off of exit 4 on eastbound I-40.  There were at least five or six more RVs already camped out in the area but we got a good sp...
Tags: London, Colorado, Walmart, Motorcycles, Arizona, Las Vegas, BLM, Sunset, London Bridge, Patrick, Martha, Ural, Randy, Scarlett, Lake Havasu City, Thames River


Chasing Bunnies

Yesterday, instead of watching bikes racing, I decided to ride one instead.  I also decided to give the new GPS a tryout by loading up a route and following the purple line... After fueling up in town I made my way to a new mural in Palmy that I thought Dave might like. That's Sir Ed in the middle and there's more info on the mural and the portraits here: https://www.stuff.co.nz/ [Author: Andrew Thomson]
Tags: Videos, Dave, Motorcycles, Ed, Andrew Thomson, Palmy, Dirty fun


Our Favorite Transportation Posts from 2018

The field of transportation covers a lot of ground, and offers a lot of opportunity for designers. Technology, manufacturing, concepts, classic styling, craftsmanship and stunning visuals are just a few of the aspects up for debate and discussion. The impact of transportation on the environment adds a level of urgency as well, ensuring that the level of innovation in this industry will continue at breakneck pace through the future. Here are a few stories that caught our eye through the year, a c...
Tags: Design, California, Cars, Bikes, Volkswagen, Year In Review, Object Culture, New California, Orbis, NeoMam Studios, Camper Van, Robert Bollinger, Andrea Mocellin, Subaru Forester Aesthetics, Dodge Chevy Nissan, Orbis Electric Wheelsp Ring Drive


Subaru is bringing the new special-edition WRX STI S209 to the U.S.

A new version of the Subaru WRX STI will make its public debut at the 2019 Detroit Auto Show. Dubbed S209, it's the latest in a series of special editions, and the first to be sold in the United States. The post Subaru is bringing the new special-edition WRX STI S209 to the U.S. appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, United States, Subaru, Subaru WRX STI, 2019 Detroit Auto Show


Elon Musk argues comments on Twitter are protected speech in request to dismiss ‘pedo guy’ lawsuit

Elon Musk has filed a motion to dismiss a defamation lawsuit filed against him by the British cave rescuer who sued the billionaire entrepreneur for calling him a pedophile. Musk’s motion presents numerous reasons to dismiss the defamation lawsuit, all of which come back to a two main points: Twitter is “ infamous for invective and hyperbole,” and therefore should not be considered fact and these “imaginative attacks,” even if offensive, “ are by their nature opinion and protected by the First ...
Tags: TC, Transportation, Elon Musk, Tech, Thailand, Automotive, Drew Olanoff, Musk, Northern Thailand, U S District Court, Central District of California, Unsworth, CNN International, SpaceX Tesla, Boring Company, Olanoff


Goodbye Keys! Hello Hyundai’s Fingerprint Technology

Hyundai’s technology allows drivers to unlock and start their vehicle with their fingerprints. An on-board security system helps determine the driver’s actual prints to prevent theft. The technology is another example of how consumers want a vehicle to fit their lifestyle.   It sounds like something out of science fiction. Like those movies where the crew, in order to open the hatch to the spaceship’s next corridor, place their hands on a blue-lit screen. Hyundai is now using that Hollywood ma...
Tags: Hollywood, Autos, Detroit Lions, Hyundai, Car Tech, Santa Fe, Albert Biermann, Detroit Michigan, Hyundai Motor, Wayne State University, Hyundai Motor Company, Car News, Carl Anthony, Ally Jolie Baldwin Foundation, Detecting Imposters Hyundai, Head of Research Development Hyundai Motor Company


Officially Official: Land Rover Defender Returning to North America

On Thursday, Jaguar Land Rover announced that an all-new Defender SUV will be sold in the United States and Canada come 2020. “On behalf of Land Rover and our retailers, we are proud to announce the voices of American and Canadian customers have been heard: the all-new Defender will be for sale here starting in […] The post Officially Official: Land Rover Defender Returning to North America appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Canada, United States, Testing, Autos, Jaguar Land Rover, Announcements, Land Rover, North America, Land Rover Defender, Off-road, JLR, News Blog, Off-roading, premium SUVs


Double Trouble: Hot Chop’s twin-engined Harley drag bike

Squeezing two Harley engines into one chassis is a special form of lunacy, most commonly found in the drag racing scene in the USA. In the glory days of the mid-70s, Bonnie Truett linked a pair of Sportster motors and nitro-injected them. A decade later, Elmer Trett built an even faster twin-engined bike: the ‘Freight Train,’ which ran the quarter mile in under seven seconds. Despite the wealth of tuning talent in Japan, no double-engined Harley has been built there—until now. Kentaro Na...
Tags: Facebook, Japan, Usa, Minnesota, Motorcycles, Ducati, Kyoto, Harley, Harley-davidson, Takahashi, Sakai, Nakano, Imola, Harley-Davidson Sportster, Racing Motorcycles, Ironhead Sportster


Cake Hopes to Sell 70,000 of its Electric Motorcycle Annually

An Off-Road Electric Motorcycle and a Commuter? Electric motorcycles provide zero emissions, instant torque, and plenty of opportunities from a design standpoint. Cake’s electric motorcycle is one of the more interesting out there. The bike targets off-road riders, but the CEO of Cake also sees it as the future of commuting. Stefan Ytterborn, Cake’s CEO sat down with Cycle World to discuss his company and where he’d like it to go. During this conversation, he said he’d like to see his company s...
Tags: Cake, Taiwan, Motorcycles, Electric Motorcycle, Motorcycle News, Electric Power, Stefan Ytterborn, Cake Kalk, Road Electric Motorcycle, Stefan Ytterborn Cake, Ytterborn, Future Cake, Europe The Cake


Ace of Base: 2019 Chevrolet Tahoe LS Custom

  After consuming far too much turkey over the last couple of days, your humble author is suddenly a proponent of removing a few things from one’s plate. Sure, that third hot roast turkey smothered in hot gravy sounded like a good idea while ladling it onto my plate, but proved to be a fatal […] The post Ace of Base: 2019 Chevrolet Tahoe LS Custom appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Autos, Chevy, Tahoe, Chevrolet, Custom, Chevrolet Tahoe, News Blog, V8, Ace of Base, 5.3, Midnight Custom


Elon Musk lays out ambitious plan for Tesla Supercharger network in Europe

Tesla CEO Elon Musk is making some audacious promises again for the company’s network of electric fast chargers, known as Superchargers. This time, he’s aiming for 100% Tesla Supercharger coverage in Europe by next year. In response to a question on Twitter, Musk said Tesla’s Supercharger coverage will extend to 100% of Europe in 2019. “From Ireland to Kiev, from Norway to Turkey,” Musk wrote. A look at Tesla’s Supercharger map shows a high concentration of the fast chargers in Western Europe...
Tags: Transportation, Twitter, Europe, Elon Musk, Texas, Mexico, Africa, Tech, Tesla, Turkey, Austin, Automotive, Ireland, Norway, Albania, Moldova


2018 Volkswagen Golf S Review – Make Commuting Fun Again

Commuting sucks. It’s especially bad at speeds below “parking lot.” Foot off brake, crawl, foot on brake, repeat. It’s even worse when you’re piloting a stick – shift to first, release clutch pedal, roll, brake, clutch in, shift to neutral. And repeat. Not all commuting is that slow, of course. There’s also the block-to-block drag […] The post 2018 Volkswagen Golf S Review – Make Commuting Fun Again appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Golf, Autos, Volkswagen, Car Reviews, New Cars, Volkswagen Golf, Savethemanuals, Volkswagen Golf S, Volkswagen Golf S Review


Chevrolet’s planned mini pickup truck will compete with Ford’s, but not in the U.S.

Chevrolet is reportedly planning a new compact pickup truck that could go head-to-head with a rumored Ford Focus-based pickup. But the new Chevy likely won't make it to the United States. The post Chevrolet’s planned mini pickup truck will compete with Ford’s, but not in the U.S. appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, General Motors, United States, Ford, Chevy, Chevrolet, Pickup Trucks, Ford Focus


Envoy to the Horde: GMC Trademarks a Name From Its Past

Someone at General Motors has been studying the company history books again. Fresh news earlier this year taught us the company is bringing back the storied Blazer nameplate, appending it to a FWD-based crossover in a move that disappointed some fans but will surely delight GM beancounters as they’ll probably sell every one they can […] The post Envoy to the Horde: GMC Trademarks a Name From Its Past appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: General Motors, SUV, Heritage, 2020, Gm, Autos, Terrain, Yukon, Gmc, Crossover, Naming, News Blog, Future Vehicles, Product Planning, 2019, Envoy


Details Emerge of Latest Ghosn Allegation

Ousted Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn didn’t have the kind of Christmas he’d have liked, cooling his heels in a Tokyo jail after new allegations led to his third arrest on Friday. This served to lengthen the already six-week-long internment of the industry titan. Now, details have emerged of the alleged crime that’s keeping Ghosn behind […] The post Details Emerge of Latest Ghosn Allegation appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Autos, Tokyo, Law And Order, Nissan, Ghosn, Carlos Ghosn, News Blog


Land Rover Announces All-New 2020 Defender

The redesigned classic utility vehicle will also make its way to North America While not as good as getting one for the holidays, Land Rover has officially announced the long expected news that the all-new next generation Defender will debut in 2019 as a 2020 model year. Better yet, they’ve confirmed that the car will be sold in North America. The iconic vehicle maintained its …
Tags: Design, Cars, Land Rover, North America, SUVs, Land Rover Defender, Defender


New Land Rover Defender gets unwrapped in 2019; U.S. sales start in 2020

The Land Rover Defender makes its highly anticipated return to production in 2020. Land Rover’s most iconic vehicle will also be sold in the United States for the first time in two decades. The post New Land Rover Defender gets unwrapped in 2019; U.S. sales start in 2020 appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, United States, Land Rover, SUVs, Land Rover Defender, Off-road


Wheels: A 72-Year-Old Italian Star Barely Showing Its Age

With the exception of collectible vehicles, Vespa scooters hold their value better than anything else on the road.
Tags: News, Motorcycles, Automobiles, Vespa, Motor Bikes and Motorscooters, Piaggio SpA


2019 Ram 1500 Longhorn Review: Smooth & Powerful

94 Excellent 2019 Ram 1500 Longhorn Overall Impression Roomy and plush interior.5.7-liter Hemi is a powerhouse.Optional air suspension is smooth as butter. Pros Towing Capacity Comfortable Cabin Engine Performance Cons Options Can Push The Price Up Driver Assist Systems Limited To Higher Trims The 2019 Ram 1500 Longhorn is a workhorse with added luxury and tremendous cargo-hauling capability. Add in the 5.7-liter V8 and you can haul about anything: a horse trailer, l...
Tags: Apple, Colorado, US, Usb, Autos, Epa, Denver, Hemi, Floyd Hill, Longhorn, Ram Trucks, Denis Flierl, Harmon Kardon, Test Drives, GVWR


Bugatti’s 3D Printed Brake Caliper and Its Implications

The Future of Automotive and Motorcycle Manufacturing? I grew up around tool and die makers, machinists, and other people working in the trades. When I think of building or manufacturing things, I think of taking a piece of raw material, reducing it down, bending, and crafting it into the desired item. Additive manufacturing, which is exactly what 3D printing is, isn’t my first thought when it comes to manufacturing. Instead of removing material to make a piece you add material slowly to create...
Tags: Vw, 3d Printing, Motorcycles, Ducati, Bugatti, Brake Calipers, Motorcycle News, BigRep, NOWLAB


Mercedes C-Class 1.5-litre petrol variant launched at INR 43.46 lakh

After introducing the Mercedes C-Class facelift with two diesel engine options...
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Subaru’s Tokyo-bound concepts look mean, but they’re more show than go

Subaru will travel to the 2019 Tokyo Auto Salon to introduce a pair of concepts based on the Forester and the Impreza, respectively. Both models receive an array of STI-developed add-ons including a body kit and bigger alloy wheels. The post Subaru’s Tokyo-bound concepts look mean, but they’re more show than go appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, Tokyo, Subaru, Tokyo Auto Salon


Made-in-India Aprilia family scooter to be called ‘Comfort’ - Report

A report from September 2018 revealed that Aprilia is working on two scooters...
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QOTD: Which Trend Do You Want to Wish Away?

Like 26-year-olds playing oddly mature high schoolers in films and on TV, some trends evolve into industry standards — the go-to blueprint for success. If the big guys are doing it, then by God, the creators say, so will we. This is the way to go. The auto industry functions much like Hollywood in this […] The post QOTD: Which Trend Do You Want to Wish Away? appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Hollywood, Autos, Qotd, News Blog, Question of the Day, Automotive Trends


Royal Enfield Classic 500 'Scrambler' launch in March 2019 - Report

Recently, Siddhartha Lal, CEO, Eicher Motors stated that the Royal Enfield...
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Best of CH 2018: Cars + Tech

Electric innovation, computational photography, smarter homes and much more from the year Innovation is oftentimes at the center of a topic we deem worthy of exploring and writing about. Whether it’s brand new or an inventive update, we pay close attention to advances in cars and tech—whether it affects our daily lives or is an abstract, but fascinating concept. We understand that not all our readers …
Tags: Apple, Auto, Wearables, Design, Technology, Cars, Watches, Automotive, Driving, Lincoln, Audi, Leica, Test Drives, Monterey Car Week, Mercedes Benz EQC, Smartians


Tech trends to watch from CES 2019

With more than 4,400 exhibiting companies and more than 2.7 million square feet of exhibition hall, CES is overwhelming. Here's what to expect from the upcoming show, from AI and self-driving cars to 5G networks and foldable phones and 8K televisions. The post Tech trends to watch from CES 2019 appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Mobile, Wearables, News, Cars, Trends, Ces, Features, Computing, Home Theater, Ai, Autonomous Cars, Smart Home, 5g, Health & Fitness, Emerging Tech, 8k Tvs


4 upcoming KTM bikes for India - 790 Duke, 390 Adventure, RC390..

After being the flag-bearer of introducing value-for-money performance...
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