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12 overhyped car features that Indian buyers can safely ignore

In the last few years, the number of comfort and convenience-enhancing features...
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Grid7 Customs reveals performance exhaust for the Royal Enfield Interceptor 650

While the S&S exhaust system, which comes as part of the optional...
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Porsche Shows Off New Faster 718 Cayman GT4 Clubsport Ahead Of Daytona Race Debut

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Tags: Racing, Porsche, Autos, Motorsport, IMSA, Porsche Motorsports, GT4 Clubsport, GT4, 718 Cayman GT4 Clubsport, Michelin Pilot Challenge


Autos In America: A 2018 Year-end Sales Roundup

Most manufacturers were awash in red by the end of 2018, either from the ink on their ledgers or the rose-colored glasses they were wearing while trying to assure themselves that all was well. Ford, GM, Honda, Hyundai … all ceded ground over the last twelve months. Those seeking the brightest light in 2018 need […] The post Autos In America: A 2018 Year-end Sales Roundup appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Sales, America, 2018, Autos, Car Sales, Year End, News Blog, Ford GM Honda Hyundai, American Market


Porsche Cars North America Sales By Model: December 2018

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Tags: News, Sales, Porsche, Autos, Record, December, Porsche Cars North America, PCNA


Could Norway’s EV Adoption Signal Our Own Electric Future?

Perhaps — but Norway treats EV owners like royalty. Battery electric vehicles are not subject to most of that country’s automotive taxes, are subsidized via credits, and are frequently offered free parking and charging points as a way to further encourage drivers to get away from gasoline and diesel. Norway is also working aggressively toward banning […] The post Could Norway’s EV Adoption Signal Our Own Electric Future? appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Industry, Electric Vehicles, Autos, Automotive Industry, Norway, EVs, PHEVs, Electric Cars, News Blog, ZEVs, Automotive Trends, Plug-in Vehicles, Electric Adoption


Down in front!

Doug gets it, most don’t. Look around YouTube at car reviews, and you’ll a lot of people standing in front of cars. Below I’ve snapped captures of early frames in six car reviews. These represent the first time the car is shown whole, in profile. Who’s on review here? The car reviewer or the car? Get out of the way people!Take it from Doug DeMuro. His reviews always start with him standing behind the car. The car is in full view, in all its glory, at center stage. Doug comes second — ...
Tags: Advertising, Cars, Blogging, Signal, Doug, Product-design, Product-reviews


CES 2019: Tech trends to watch for at the consumer electronics show

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 A.I. and self-driving cars to 5G networks and 8K televisions. The post CES 2019: Tech trends to watch for at the consumer electronics show 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


THE AUTHORITATIVE PORSCHE SCOTTSDALE 2019 AUCTION PREVIEW

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Tags: Porsche, Auction, Autos, For Sale, Scottsdale, Barrett Jackson, Bonhams, RM Sotheby's, Gooding and Co, Russo and Steele


Daimler Files Trademark for Probable Mercedes-Maybach SUVs

Trademark applications filed by Daimler with the United States Patent and Trademark Office may indicate a soon-to-be expanded lineup for its premium line of Mercedes-Maybach vehicles. According to some detective work by AutoGuide, the automaker recently filed three applications with the USPTO for vehicles using the names GLS 600, GLS 680, and S 680. While it wasn’t […] The post Daimler Files Trademark for Probable Mercedes-Maybach SUVs appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Uspto, Autos, Mercedes-benz, Daimler, Mercedes Maybach, United States Patent and Trademark Office, Maybach, News Blog, Product Planning, Luxury Suvs, GLS 600, GLS 680, GLS-Class, Daimler Files Trademark


Winter Driving 101: The Complete Guide To Staying Safe & Ready

This winter driving guide includes:  How to respond during an emergency. Driving tips that will help keep you and your family safe. A comprehensive checklist for getting your vehicle “winterized.” Seven simple DIY maintenance items to watch during the winter. What to place in your emergency kit, including something we all overlook. How states are implementing new technology to help keep you safe when you travel. Winter Driving 101: The Complete Guide To Staying Safe & Ready Driving during t...
Tags: Virginia, Guides, Pennsylvania, North Dakota, Fema, DMV, Autos, Driving, Michigan, Nhtsa, Michigan State Police, North Dakota Department of Transportation, Vogel, Siegfried, American Automobile Association, PSI


Cruise and DoorDash to test food delivery using self-driving cars in San Francisco

Cruise is partnering with DoorDash to pilot food and grocery delivery in San Francisco using self-driving vehicles. The companies announced Thursday that the testing program will begin in early 2019 with an initial focus on the San Francisco market. “Delivery is a significant opportunity for Cruise as we prepare to commercialize our autonomous vehicle technology and transform transportation,” said Dan Ammann, who became CEO of Cruise late last year. “Partnering with DoorDash will provide u...
Tags: Transportation, San Francisco, Tech, Cruise, Automotive, Automation, Gm, Self-driving Cars, Cto, Doordash, Dan Ammann, Tony Xu, Kyle Vogt, Cruise Automation


DIYers Take Note – the 2019 Ford Ranger’s Oil Change Procedure Contains a Big Extra Step [UPDATED]

Ever swapped out the battery in a cloud-car Chrysler, or maybe an old Sebring or PT Cruiser? You’ll be reminded of that when the time comes to change your new-generation Ford Ranger’s oil, assuming you’re a proud member of the DIY crowd. Job One for those looking to freshen the Ranger’s internal lubricant, besides heading […] The post DIYers Take Note – the 2019 Ford Ranger’s Oil Change Procedure Contains a Big Extra Step [UPDATED] appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Diy, Maintenance, Features, Ford, Autos, Chrysler, Trucks, Ranger, Ford Ranger, News Blog, Oil Change, 2019 Ford Ranger, 2.3-liter Ecoboost


DIYers Take Note – the 2019 Ford Ranger’s Oil Change Procedure Contains a Big Extra Step

Ever swapped out the battery in a cloud-car Chrysler, or maybe an old Sebring or PT Cruiser? You’ll be reminded of that when the time comes to change your new-generation Ford Ranger’s oil, assuming you’re a proud member of the DIY crowd. Job One for those looking to freshen the Ranger’s internal lubricant, besides heading […] The post DIYers Take Note – the 2019 Ford Ranger’s Oil Change Procedure Contains a Big Extra Step appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Diy, Maintenance, Ford, Autos, Chrysler, Trucks, Ranger, Ford Ranger, News Blog, Oil Change, 2019 Ford Ranger, 2.3-liter Ecoboost


Web Bike World: Year in Review (2018)

The Times They Are A-Changin’ With another year under our belts, I thought it worth it to take a look back over the last 12 months at the changes in the wonderful world of motorcycles. 2018 was no joke. There were plenty of killer new bikes and gear offered and tons of newsworthy items worth knowing and pondering. It was a great year for motorcyclist and a year that posed some challenges and successes for bike manufacturers. Here’s a look back at some of the most interesting stories. 2018 Bike...
Tags: Motorcycles, Ducati, Honda, Year In Review, Harley Davidson, Dainese, Yamaha, Kawasaki, Sena, John Burns, Motorcycle News, Honda Gold Wing, RevZilla, Royal Enfield Himalayan, Royal Enfield, Ducati Ducati


General Motors Now Mexico’s Top Automaker, UAW/Unifor Decidedly Annoyed

As General Motors takes aim at its own foot in the United States, it’s managed to become Mexico’s top automaker by volume. The company saw a nearly 3 percent U.S. decline in the fourth quarter of 2018, during which it announced the shuttering of several U.S. and Canadian facilities as part of a widespread restructuring program […] The post General Motors Now Mexico’s Top Automaker, UAW/Unifor Decidedly Annoyed appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Mexico, General Motors, United States, Autos, General Motors Now Mexico


Chinese startup Byton is moving the touchscreen to where you least expect it

Chinese startup Byton will travel to CES 2019 to unveil a new version of its 2018 concept that's closer to series production. Though we haven't seen it yet, a dark teaser image shows a touchscreen right in the middle of the steering wheel. The post Chinese startup Byton is moving the touchscreen to where you least expect it appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, Byton, CES 2019


Dakar style: A Yamaha Super Ténéré restomod from Italy

This Sunday, the Dakar Rally kicks off again. If you suffer from rally fever but don’t have the stones to actually race through Peruvian deserts, let this Yamaha Super Ténéré be your medicine. First produced in 1989, the twin cylinder XTZ 750 Super Ténéré was the big brother of the XTZ 660 Ténéré. Both bikes were named after a notoriously difficult, sandstorm-prone section of the Sahara desert, which featured on the Paris-Dakar route in the 1980s. This 1992-model XTZ has been reworked by N...
Tags: Facebook, Motorcycles, Italy, Continental, Yamaha, North East, Dakar, Padua, Diego, Brembo, Dakar Rally, Sahara, Paris Dakar, Custom Motorcycles, Yamaha motorcycles, Riccardo


Don’t ICE Teslas, Bro

During my wayward youth in the Aughts/early this decade, a friend of mine decided it would be funny if he got me involved in a weird little bar game called “icing.” The idea of this game was to order your friend a Smirnoff Ice surreptitiously and/or hide it somewhere, and when he received the drink […] The post Don’t ICE Teslas, Bro appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Tesla, Rants, Editorials, Autos, Trucks, Bros, Off-Roaders, News Blog, Dont Be A Dick, Bro-dozers, Ice-ing, We're Living In A Society


2019 Tokyo Auto Salon features one of the coolest auctions we've seen

Filed under: Audi,Dodge,Ferrari,Honda,Mitsubishi,Nissan,Porsche,Toyota,Auctions,Autoblog Minute Check out all those Nissan Skylines.Continue reading 2019 Tokyo Auto Salon features one of the coolest auctions we've seen 2019 Tokyo Auto Salon features one of the coolest auctions we've seen originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 03 Jan 2019 10:30:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink |  Email this |  Comments
Tags: Autos, Tokyo Auto Salon, Nissan Skyline, Ferrari 308, Mercedes-Benz 300 SL


11 Unused E34 BMW 5-Series Have Been Unearthed In Bulgaria

A whole bunch of E34s were found in this southern Bulgarian warehouse, and they're apparently all unused and unregistered
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Ford Starts Off the New Year by Pissing Us Off

Are there fits of childlike, fists-clenched glee occurring in the Glass House right now? Quite possibly, and not just because someone brought a scooter into the building. Don’t say we didn’t predict it. Ford, following in the footsteps of rival General Motors, says it plans to switch to quarterly sales reporting in 2019. While this […] The post Ford Starts Off the New Year by Pissing Us Off appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Sales, General Motors, Ford, Autos, Glass House, Ford Motor Company, Don, News Blog, Sales Reporting


Like Father, Like Son: GM’s Mark Reuss Named Company President

Mark Reuss, General Motors’ global product boss and fan of the Chevrolet Camaro and Corvette (especially the ZR1), was named GM president on Thursday morning, replacing Dan Ammann in that vacated role. Amman left the president’s chair in November to head up GM’s Cruise self-driving car unit, leading GM to discuss scrapping the role of […] The post Like Father, Like Son: GM’s Mark Reuss Named Company President appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: General Motors, People, Gm, Autos, Chevrolet, Corvette, Amman, Mark Reuss, Chevrolet Camaro, Dan Ammann, News Blog, Father Like Son, Mark Reuss General Motors, Corporate Shakeup


The BMW M850i Night Sky Has Actual Meteorite In It

BMW Individual's one-off M850i 'Night Sky' has various interior components made from meteoritic material
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GM may be the next automaker to lose its electric car tax credit

Tesla's federal tax credit for electric cars is phasing out, and General Motors may be next. The Detroit automaker hit the 200,000-unit ceiling for the tax credit in late 2018, according to a new report. The post GM may be the next automaker to lose its electric car tax credit appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, General Motors, Tesla, Gm, Detroit, Electric Cars


QOTD: Ready to Throw a Shade of Green on Fiat Chrysler?

Yesterday brought two snippets of news concerning your tax dollars and lovers of virtuous cars. The first being an across-the-board price drop at Tesla aimed at countering the company’s reduced EV tax credit; the second, General Motors’ confirmation that time’s running out for the $7,500 bounty on its own vehicles. Nissan’s next in line to […] The post QOTD: Ready to Throw a Shade of Green on Fiat Chrysler? appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: General Motors, Tesla, Green, Autos, Nissan, Fiat Chrysler, Qotd, Electrification, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, News Blog, Question of the Day


Indian FTR 1200 S Gets Akrapovič Exhaust as Standard Equipment

Good Response Spurs an Equipment Change Indian Motorcycle recently reached out to us to let us know that the Akrapovič exhaust, specifically the low-mount one, that was an accessory will be standard equipment on the most premium version of the FTR 1200. Now, if you buy a 2019 FTR 1200 S with Race Replica paint, you’ll get a bike that comes with the Akrapovič exhaust. This change is only for the top-level model. Other versions of the FTR 1200 will have the standard exhaust. As you can imagine, t...
Tags: Motorcycles, Akrapovic, Motorcycle News, Indian motorcycles, Standard Equipment, Akrapovič exhaust, Indian FTR 1200 S


These fast cars photos are actually made with toy cars and practical effects

You may remember Hungarian photographer Lampert Benedek and his fun LEGO photo series. While heavy snow is covering my hometown, I noticed Lampert’s image of a car caught in a snow blizzard. But seeing a BTS image made me realize: it’s not really a car, and it’s not even real snow! Lampert makes some awesome […] The post These fast cars photos are actually made with toy cars and practical effects appeared first on DIY Photography.
Tags: Photography, Toys, Inspiration, Cars, Lego, Practical Effects, Toy Photography, Lampert, Lampert Benedek, Figs Fan Photos


These photos of fast cars are made with toys and practical effects

You may remember Hungarian photographer Lampert Benedek and his fun LEGO photo series. While heavy snow is covering my hometown, I noticed Lampert’s image of a car caught in a snow blizzard. But seeing a BTS image made me realize: it’s not really a car, and it’s not even real snow! Lampert makes some awesome […] The post These photos of fast cars are made with toys and practical effects appeared first on DIY Photography.
Tags: Photography, Toys, Inspiration, Cars, Lego, Practical Effects, Toy Photography, Lampert, Lampert Benedek, Figs Fan Photos


The 2020 Mercedes-Benz CLA will turn on its dome light for you

Mercedes-Benz will introduce the new, second-generation CLA during CES 2019. The design-led member of Mercedes' compact car family will stand out with a fastback-like roof line reminiscent of the CLS and frameless doors. The post The 2020 Mercedes-Benz CLA will turn on its dome light for you appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, Luxury cars, Mercedes, Mercedes Benz, Mercedes Benz CLA, CLA, CES 2019



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