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Mitsubishi Motors UK Imagines a Sanctuary for Overworked Humans

Mitsubishi Motors in the UK teams up with Golley Slater Cardiff, Fresh Films and Stone Dogs to launch a tongue-in-cheek new TVC to promote its ASX model.The film is shot in a mockumentary-style and directed by an experienced mockumentary director Sami Abusamra.The 60 and 90-second ads takes place in what looks like an animal sanctuary but is quickly revealed to be an overworked human sanctuary filled with accountants, chefs and supermarket cashiers.The tongue-in-cheek spot focuses on the rehabil...
Tags: UK, Featured, Advertising, Automotive, Mitsubishi, British Airways, ASX, Tokyo Japan, TVC, Mitsubishi Motors, Mitsubishi ASX, Fresh Films, Stone Dogs, Mitsubishi Motors UK Imagines, Golley Slater Cardiff Fresh Films and Stone Dogs, Sami Abusamra


KTM 125 Duke attempts top speed run at Bajaj Auto's Chakan plant [Video]

After creating a stir in the 200-400cc segment in the Indian two-wheeler...
Tags: Autos, Duke, KTM, Chakan, Bajaj Auto


KTM 125 Duke attempts top speed run near Pune [Video]

After creating a stir in the 200-400cc segment in the Indian two-wheeler...
Tags: Autos, Duke, KTM, Pune


Royal Enfield Interceptor INT 650 being tested with aftermarket exhaust from Red Rooster Performance [Video]

While the S&S exhaust system is still not available in India, Royal...
Tags: Autos, Royal Enfield Interceptor INT


The Southwestern Sojourn - Day 31: Oatman, AZ and its Burros

After a leisurely breakfast and after Martha returned from the truck stop 7 miles away where she got herself a Truck Stop Shower....we headed out in two vehicles towards Oatman, AZ about 26 miles away.It was very windy and I was having to concentrate and react constantly to strong gusts of winds that threatened to blow Scarlett to one side or other of the road. Martha was driving the rental car, as this ride was a further test of my repairs yesterday.  I'm happy to report all is well on those.W...
Tags: US, Motorcycles, Arizona, Sunset, Martha, Clark Gable, Scarlett, Lake Havasu City, Oatman, Carole Lombard, Scarlett Rides, RV Trips, URRV, Oatman AZ, Golden Shores


Etergo Gets €10M Investment for Battery-Swapping Scooters

A Simple Solution to Range Anxiety Etergo is a Dutch scooter company. It just landed a huge investment to the tune of €10M (roughly $11.4M) to build a modular scooter that can swap out batteries on the fly. Range anxiety is the number one reason I would hesitate to buy an electric motorcycle or scooter. With charging stations still relatively scarce, the fear of running out of battery juice is real. However, Etergo has a simple solution: swap out the discharged battery for a fully charged one. ...
Tags: Motorcycles, Electric Scooter, Gogoro, Scooter, Motorcycle News, Etergo, RideApart Etergo, Taiwan Gogoro


Etergo Gets €10 Million Investment for Battery-Swapping Scooters

A Simple Solution to Range Anxiety Etergo is a Dutch scooter company. It just landed a huge investment to the tune of €10M (roughly $11.4M) to build a modular scooter that can swap out batteries on the fly. Range anxiety is the number one reason I would hesitate to buy an electric motorcycle or scooter. With charging stations still relatively scarce, the fear of running out of battery juice is real. However, Etergo has a simple solution: swap out the discharged battery for a fully charged one. ...
Tags: Motorcycles, Electric Scooter, Gogoro, Scooter, Motorcycle News, Etergo, RideApart Etergo, Taiwan Gogoro, Million Investment for Battery Swapping Scooters


A year’s worth of Porsche Taycans are already reserved, mostly by Tesla owners

Porsche’s first all-electric sports car might be the most hotly anticipated vehicle of 2019. Even Tesla owners are hooked. In a , Porsche North America president and CEO Klaus Zellmer said if everyone who has placed a deposit to pre-order the car actually buys it, the Taycan will be sold out in its first year of production. Who are these early reservation customers? According to Zellmer, more than half have not owned or do not own a Porsche. More specifically, Zellmer said these potential cu...
Tags: Transportation, Tech, Tesla, Automotive, Porsche, Electric Vehicles, Bmw, Audi, Cnet, Volkswagen Group, Oliver Blume, Wirtschaftswoche, Porsche North America, Klaus Zellmer, Zellmer, Taycan


Toyota Mulls Corolla As the Next Performance Model in GR Lineup

Ten years ago, Toyota fielded a solid lineup of passenger vehicles that were about as exciting as lukewarm tap water. However, the company has since embarked on a quest to change its trajectory and spice things up. Phase one included revision to the firm’s design language. Phase two involved tapping into the brand’s performance heritage […] The post Toyota Mulls Corolla As the Next Performance Model in GR Lineup appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Autos, Toyota, Toyota Corolla, News Blog, Trd, Toyota Racing Development, Tetsuya Tada, Gazoo Racing, Gr, GR Corolla


Fiat 500: Still Influencing Design & History 60 Years On

A vintage Fiat 500 will be displayed at the Museum of Modern Art in 2019. The tiny, yet affordable car helped put Europe on wheels following World War II. MoMA’s exhibit includes the 500 as one of the world’s more significant design works. Last year, on its 60th birthday, the Fiat 500 joined the permanent collection of the MoMA, the Museum of Modern Art, in New York. MoMA acquired a 500 F series, arguably the most popular 500, manufactured between 1965 and 1972. Fiat’s “great little car” becam...
Tags: Europe, New York, Magazine, Italy, Fca, Autos, Fiat, Detroit Lions, Museum of Modern Art, Abarth, Moma, Reina, Napolitano, Detroit Michigan, FCA US LLC, Philip Johnson


TTAC Staff Thoughts on the Best and Worst Cars of 2018

A little over a month ago, we ran the results of our best/worst cars of 2018 poll. At the end of each post, I reflected a bit on the results, but I wanted to dig a bit deeper. While I had hoped to do this a bit sooner, other work got in the way. So […] The post TTAC Staff Thoughts on the Best and Worst Cars of 2018 appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Tesla, Ford, Autos, Honda, Mitsubishi, Acura, Best Cars, Worst Cars


A Scooter for Navigating Our Crowded Cities

Our cities are nearing their limits for the number of vehicles on the road, and navigating their overpopulated streets is as difficult as ever. The demand for a compact and maneuverable form of transport has never been greater. The team behind the Unicorn Scooter has identified this need, and seized the opportunity to create a unique mode of transport!On the first glance, you will probably notice the unusually shaped deck; this isn’t just a quirky design choice, it divides the deck so that Uni...
Tags: Design, Automotive, Unicorn, Product Design, Ignas Survila, Darius Petrulaitis, Unicorn Scooter


2019 Lexus ES 350 F Sport Review – Skipping Early Supper for Step Class

First impressions have a way of biting you in the ass. After seeing the trailer for the first time, I declared with absolute conviction that a movie about a slow-witted Southerner who blunders his way through a tumultuous period in American history would leave theatre seats as empty as store shelves before a Category 5 […] The post 2019 Lexus ES 350 F Sport Review – Skipping Early Supper for Step Class appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Reviews, Lexus, Autos, Toyota, Car Reviews, Lexus Es 350, 2019 Lexus ES 350 F Sport


Special-edition McLaren 720S honors 50th anniversary of legendary racing victory

The McLaren 720S Spa 68 commemorates the company's first Formula One victory, which paved the way for McLaren's success as a race team and builder of supercars. Just three of these bright orange beauties will be sold. The post Special-edition McLaren 720S honors 50th anniversary of legendary racing victory appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, Formula One, Supercars, Mclaren, Motorsports, McLaren 720S


Show winter who’s boss with this Nissan Juke that rolls along on tank-like tracks

Nissan has put a Juke on tank-like tracks to beat winter weather. Built for the 2017 Tokyo Auto Salon, the Juke Personalization Adventure concept loses its wheels and gains all-wheel drive to conquer anything Mother Nature can throw at it. The post Show winter who’s boss with this Nissan Juke that rolls along on tank-like tracks appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, Nissan, Nissan Juke, Tokyo Auto Salon


Tesla Board Gains Two Watchdogs As Musk Seeks a Way Out of His Cave Mess

Tesla’s nine-member board now numbers eleven, with many shareholders hoping that the addition of two independent directors — a key directive of Tesla’s SEC settlement — helps keep a lid on CEO Elon Musk’s stock-rocking shenanigans. Whether or not the two new members can actually do this remains to be seen. Musk continued antagonizing the […] The post Tesla Board Gains Two Watchdogs As Musk Seeks a Way Out of His Cave Mess appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Elon Musk, Tesla, Corporate Governance, Lawsuits, Autos, SEC, Law And Order, Musk, News Blog, Tesla Board Gains Two Watchdogs As Musk


Motorcycle Helmet FIM Safety Standard Will Eventually Make it Off the Racetrack

Add Another Helmet Safety Standard to Your List There are several helmet safety standards that motorcycle helmets are evaluated by. Their thoroughness and effectiveness vary. However, a new motorcycle standard that seeks to help better protect MotoGP racers will likely impact the consumer market eventually. That standard? Fédération Internationale de Motocyclisme (FIM). All Grand Prix participants will need to wear FIM homologated helmets in 2019. It’s more important than any other internationa...
Tags: Motorcycles, Motorcycle News, Motorcycle Helmets, Fédération Internationale de Motocyclisme, FIM, Snell Cycle World, Fabio Muner, Muner


The Land Rover Defender Will Return To The US – At Over $55,000

The once-utilitarian Defender has made a return to the US for pre-production testing in 2019, followed by its 2020 arrival at an eye-opening price point
Tags: US, Autos


Tesla names Oracle’s Larry Ellison, Walgreens executive to board as part of SEC settlement

Tesla has added two independent directors to its board, Oracle founder, chairman and CTO Larry Ellison and Walgreens executive Kathleen Wilson-Thompson, as part of a settlement with U.S. securities regulators over CEO Elon Musk’s infamous tweets about taking the company private. The pair joined the board as of December 27, Tesla said in an announcement early Friday morning. Kathleen Wilson-Thompson is currently executive vice president and global chief human resources officer of Walgreens Boo...
Tags: Elon Musk, Tech, Tesla, Walgreens, Automotive, Larry Ellison, SEC, Ellison, Oracle, Cto, Tesla Model S, Musk, Lanai, Larry, Kathleen, Corporate Governance Committee


Tesla names Oracle’s Larry Ellison, Walgreen’s executive to board as part of SEC settlement

Tesla has added two independent directors to its board, Oracle founder and executive chairman Larry Ellison and Walgreens executive Kathleen Wilson-Thompson, as part of a settlement with U.S. securities regulators over CEO Elon Musk’s infamous tweets about taking the company private. The pair joined the board as of December 27, Tesla said in an announcement early Friday morning. Kathleen Wilson-Thompson is currently executive vice president and global chief human resources officer of Walgreen...
Tags: Startups, Elon Musk, Tesla, Walgreens, Automotive, Larry Ellison, SEC, Ellison, Oracle, Tesla Model S, Larry, Kathleen, Corporate Governance Committee, Kathleen Wilson Thompson, Larry Ellison Walgreen


The Morning Watch: The Motion Capture of ‘Mowgli’, Why Disney Killed ‘Roger Rabbit 2’ & More

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows. In this edition, find out why Disney has consistently killed plans for a sequel to Who Framed Roger Rabbit. Plus, Andy Serkis breaks down a motion capture performance from his Netflix movie Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle, and ...
Tags: Movies, Disney, Cars, Netflix, Andy-Serkis, Christian-Bale, Disney California Adventure Park, Disneyland, J J Abrams, Mowgli, Bagheera, Nerdist, Roger Rabbit, Video Of The Day, Who-Framed-Roger-Rabbit, Who Framed Roger Rabbit 2


Coachbuilt Coupe: The Dannenhauer & Stauss Coupe

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Tags: Porsche, Autos, Stuttgart, German cars, Porsche 356, Porsche Prototypes, Dannenhauer and Stauss, Dannenhauer


Bark’s Bites: All The Cars I Rented in 2018

As all loyal Bark fans know (Hi Mom), I travel extensively for the ol’ day job. Thanks to Uber and Lyft, I don’t always have to rent a car when I’m on the road, but most of the time it’s actually cheaper to rent a car for $35 a day than it is to use […] The post Bark’s Bites: All The Cars I Rented in 2018 appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Autos, Car Reviews, Bark's Bites, Bark M, Rental Car Review


Tata Motors to re-enter Europe with the Harrier, says Dutch report

Tata Motors will launch the Harrier in India in 2019, and the same year, it...
Tags: Europe, India, Autos, Tata Motors


2019 Maruti Wagon R's exterior leaked ahead of launch next month

New spy shots published by GaadiWaadi.com have leaked the 2019 Maruti Wagon...
Tags: Autos, Gaadiwaadi, Maruti Wagon R


Vellum Venom Vignette: The Steak, the Sizzle

Fred writes: What is it with all these fake vents on the front and rear grilles and valances of new cars? I admit, I recently bought one of the worst offenders, a 2019 Avalon (I bought it for the Audi-esque interior). But for crying out loud, why all the black plastic trying in vain to […] The post Vellum Venom Vignette: The Steak, the Sizzle appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Autos, Audi, Fred, TOYOTA AVALON, News Blog, Sedan, Cuv, Vellum Venom, Car Styling, 2019 Toyota Avalon, Fake Scoops, Fake Vents


6 Cars that could be blockbusters of 2019 - Tata Harrier to Hyundai Styx

In the current calendar year, we were witness to new car launches that set...
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India-bound MG SUV's portrait touchscreen leaked in Indonesian spy shots

The Baojun 530 will land in the Indian market as an MG SUV and the Indonesian...
Tags: India, Autos


10 'Famous' cars that won't be available in 2019 - VW Beetle to Hyundai Eon

2018 has not been a bad year for the Indian customer as most manufacturers have...
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2019 BMW 3 Series spotted in India yet again

The 2019 BMW 3 Series was spotted undergoing road testing in India in...
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