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Suzuki Ertiga to get new alloy wheels & additional features in Indonesia

The Suzuki Ertiga (Maruti Ertiga) is about to receive new alloy wheels and...
Tags: Indonesia, Autos, Suzuki Ertiga, Suzuki Ertiga Maruti Ertiga


Mahindra XUV300 garners 4,000 bookings ahead of launch - Report

As per Autocar India, the Mahindra XUV300, which goes on sale on 14 February,...
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7-seat Suzuki WagonR MPV (Datsun GO+ rival) - IAB Rendering

The third generation WagonR that is rumoured to have a 7-seat version was...
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Transportation Weekly: Amazon’s secret acquisition and all the AV feels

Welcome to Transportation Weekly; I’m your host Kirsten Korosec, senior transportation reporter at TechCrunch. I cover all the ways people and goods move from Point A to Point B — today and in the future — whether it’s by bike, bus, scooter, car, train, truck, robotaxi or rocket. Sure, let’s include hyperloop and eVTOLs, or air taxis, too. Yup, another transportation newsletter. But I promise this one will be different. Here’s how. Newsletters can be great mediums for curated news — a place...
Tags: Google, Amazon, TC, Transportation, Uber, Twitter, Europe, Elon Musk, Mexico, Boston, Virginia, San Francisco, Tech, Tesla, Mit, Palo Alto


NEXX Announces 2019 Helmet Lineup

A Good-Looking Line of Lids NEXX Helmets has a good lineup of helmets for 2019 that will appeal to riders of all sorts from touring riders to racers. The collection is mostly full-face lids with one modular design. In a press release, the company said all of its helmets are pursuing the “wow” factor, whatever that means. NEXX Helmets went on to talk about “magical-filled products.” All I know is that the company generally produces good helmets, so I thought it worth it to showcase the helmets a...
Tags: Motorcycles, Dot, ECE, Motorcycle News, Pinlock, NEXX, 2019 Helmets, Nexx Helmets, Ergo Padding System


Freaky Friday: NASCAR Team Wraps Cup Series Mustang With Driver’s Face

Corey LaJoie might not have the most impressive stock car record in motorsport, but he will have the most recognizable car at Daytona 500 later this month. Go Fas Racing, along with its sponsors, have decided that the best livery for the No. 32 Old Spice car is a giant stretched version of its driver’s head. […] The post Freaky Friday: NASCAR Team Wraps Cup Series Mustang With Driver’s Face appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Marketing, Racing, Autos, Nascar, Weird News, Motorsport, Daytona, Corey LaJoie, News Blog, Liveries, Stock Car Racing, Go Fas Racing


With No New Vehicle to Show in Chicago, Cadillac Tweaks the XT5

The Cadillac XT5, which happens to be a perfect all-weather urban vehicle, is a major breadwinner for the upscale brand. By far the best-selling vehicle in the Caddy stable, the XT5 midsize crossover out-volumes the bigger and pricier Escalade by a factor of two to one. Unfortunately, it’s no longer the freshest face at the […] The post With No New Vehicle to Show in Chicago, Cadillac Tweaks the XT5 appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: General Motors, Chicago, Gm, Autos, Crossovers, Cadillac, Chicago Auto Show, News Blog, Cadillac XT5, Limited Editions, Cadillac XT5 Sport package


Buyers Guide: Top 8 Best LED Headlights for Your Car

From time to time, TTAC will highlight automotive products we think may be of interest to our community. It helps you to make informed decisions when buying gear for your car. Plus, posts like this helps to keep the lights on around here. Learn more about how this works. There are few things in life more […] The post Buyers Guide: Top 8 Best LED Headlights for Your Car appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Commerce, Autos, News Blog, Buyer's Guide, TTAC


Serious, funny, and controversial: Every car commercial from Super Bowl 53

Advertising during the Super Bowl costs a small fortune; analysts peg the cost of a 30-second commercial at about $5 million. From funny to controversial, here are the car commercials that aired during Super Bowl LIII. The post Serious, funny, and controversial: Every car commercial from Super Bowl 53 appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Football, Cars, Trends, Audi, Movies & TV, Super Bowl LIII


One of Tesla’s biggest investors upped its stake by more than $30M

Baillie Gifford  & Co., the second-biggest shareholder of Tesla stock and the , has increased its stake in the electric automaker and energy storage company. A regulator filing posted Friday shows Baillie increased its stake in Tesla from 7.64 percent at the end of the third quarter to 7.71 percent at the end of the fourth quarter. That doesn’t sound like much. But it translates into Baillie purchasing nearly 109,000 Tesla shares in the fourth quarter. That pencils out to a ballpark of $32 mi...
Tags: Elon Musk, UK, China, Tech, Tesla, Automotive, Cnbc, Tesla Model S, Baillie Gifford, NIO, Baillie Gifford Co, CEO Elon Musk Tesla, Baillie


AAA Research Lays Out How Temperature Affects EV Range

While we all know extreme temperatures influence the performance of electric vehicles, there isn’t a wealth of comprehensive studies on the matter. Hoping to impart some knowledge on the subject, the American Automobile Association released a report on Thursday that examines how climate impacts EVs. AAA offered an abridged version in 2014, when it claimed data from […] The post AAA Research Lays Out How Temperature Affects EV Range appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Electric Vehicles, Studies, Autos, EVs, AAA, Reports, Arc, American Automobile Association, News Blog, Car Batteries, Automotive Research Center, Battery Powered Vehicles, Cold Weather Driving, AAA Research Lays


Here’s a Car Guaranteed Not to Boost Fiat Chrysler’s Sales Numbers

No, it’s not a Fiat of any size or description — it’s the Alfa Romeo 4C. Specifically, a limited edition of an already scarce product, one that will only see 15 examples sent to the U.S. from the brand’s Modena, Italy factory. Through this product intro, Fiat Chrysler revealed the 4C will linger on for the […] The post Here’s a Car Guaranteed Not to Boost Fiat Chrysler’s Sales Numbers appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Sales, Fca, Autos, Fiat, Fiat Chrysler, Alfa Romeo, Modena Italy, Alfa Romeo 4C, News Blog, Limited Editions, Fiat Chrysler Autoobiles


Icon Women’s Overlord SB2 Wild Child Jacket

I’m not one to shy away from that which is bold, so when Icon introduced the Overlord SB2 Wild Child, a full textile sport-specific jacket featuring turquoise/purple/magenta ombre with a zebra/ tiger stripe overlay… I was all in. For reference, I’m wearing an XL in the photos and am a US women’s size 10/12 dress. I originally tested the jacket at 6000 ft elevation in the throes of winter. Look, Fit, & Feel Aesthetic Clearly living up to its name, the Wild Child makes an extremely bold stat...
Tags: Review, US, Motorcycles, Christopher, Motorcycle Jacket Reviews, Women's Motorcycle Jackets, Portland Oregon Alternative


Rare Rides: A Very Malaise Datsun 200SX From 1977

A fourth-generation Nissan 200SX surfaced previously in an edition of Buy/Drive/Burn, where its squared-off good looks went up against two other Japanese coupes from 1986. Today, we step back two generations and have a look at an 200SX from the Seventies. Maybe you can figure out if Datsun achieved what it was aiming for with […] The post Rare Rides: A Very Malaise Datsun 200SX From 1977 appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Japan, Editorials, Used Cars, Autos, Nissan, 1980s, 1970s, Imports, Economy Cars, News Blog, Coupes, Datsun, Malaise Era, Collector Cars, Rare Rides, Compacts


Bugatti celebrates its 110th anniversary with special-edition Chiron supercar

This Bugatti Chiron is a tribute not only to Bugatti's 110th anniversary, but to the automaker's home country. The French flag figures prominently in the design, from the rear spoiler to the seats. The post Bugatti celebrates its 110th anniversary with special-edition Chiron supercar appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, Supercars, Bugatti, Bugatti Chiron, Chiron


Crossbreed: A Cub x BMX hybrid with a motorcycle engine

Little bikes are getting big love right now, and nothing sparks admiration quite like the Honda Cub. But we’ve just found something even cooler: a hybrid of a Cub and a BMX. If your inner child isn’t bouncing off the walls right now, check your pulse. This cute little slice of whacky engineering is the work of Tom Dun. Operating as 56 Motorcycles out of Paris, Tom’s a half-French, half-Australian custom builder, and he specializes in Cubs and other small capacity Hondas. Given Tom’s love f...
Tags: France, Motorcycles, Paris, Michelin, Honda, Peugeot, Tom, Custom Motorcycles, Mikuni, MBK, Honda Cub, Honda Super Cub customs, Custom Moped, Tom Dun Operating, Cub Tom, Motorcycles Facebook


ABT Sportsline's Audi A6 TDI Is A 494lb ft Diesel Wagon

German firm ABT has tickled the 3.0-litre V6 diesel engine in the A6 Avant, giving decent power and torque increases
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Munich Court of Appeals Determines Alpinestars Infringed on Dainese’s European Patent

The Claim Was More Than Just Hot Air According to a Dainese press release, a Munich Court of Appeals came to the conclusion after a long judicial battle that Alpinestar’s Tech-Air Street airbag Vest designed for road use and Tech-Air Racing airbag Vest designed for track use both infringe on the European patent EP 2 412 257 B1 issued to Dainese.  The decision comes after a similar decision that Alpinestars appealed by a German Federal Patent Court. That verdict came in 2017. Now, Alpinestars wi...
Tags: Motorcycles, Dainese, Alpinestars, Tech Air, German Federal Supreme Court, Motorcycle News, Airbag Vest, Air-Tec, D-air, Munich Court of Appeals, Dainese s D Air


Ghosn to Pay Back Costs From Ritzy Versailles Wedding

While former Renault CEO (and ex-Nissan chairman) Carlos Ghosn is no longer living the high life, this wasn’t always the case. After performing an audit in the wake of Ghosn’s Nov. 19 arrest, Renault stumbled upon an improper use of a very exclusive venue, paid for with company sponsorship funds. The event was Ghosn’s 2016 […] The post Ghosn to Pay Back Costs From Ritzy Versailles Wedding appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Autos, Law And Order, Nissan, Renault, Ghosn, Carlos Ghosn, News Blog, Renault-Nissan Alliance


Trucks, Trucks, and More Trucks: FCA Boss Has a Midsize on His Mind

Between last month’s Detroit show and the ongoing Chicago vehicle extravaganza, pickups trucks currently occupy about 93.7 percent of the average American’s mind. While your author can easily visualize himself in a 2020 Subaru Legacy, that AWD sedan is certainly not the buzz generator in anyone’s social circle. Mike Manley knows trucks, as his company […] The post Trucks, Trucks, and More Trucks: FCA Boss Has a Midsize on His Mind appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Chicago, Ram, Fca, Autos, Trucks, Detroit, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, Mike Manley, News Blog, Future Vehicles, Product Planning, Midsize Trucks


The New Vauxhall Corsa Is Coming With Its Electric Powertrain And Fancy Lights

The Opel/Vauxhall 'Corsa F' has been teased, and it's going to be available with a full EV powertrain
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Tesla’s next over-the-air update will use classical music to keep your car safe

Tesla's next over-the-air software update will add two clever features called Sentry Mode and Dog Mode, respectively. Both were requested by Tesla owners via Twitter, and CEO Elon Musk obliged. The post Tesla’s next over-the-air update will use classical music to keep your car safe appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Twitter, Elon Musk, News, Cars, Trends, Tesla


Take Two: 2020 Range Rover Evoque Bows in Chicago With New Platform, Engines

No longer sharing bits sourced from former owner Ford, Land Rover’s smallest Range Rover-badged vehicle undergoes a comprehensive revamp for 2020. There’s a new, stiffer platform underneath and, while its overall footprint remains pretty much the same, a wheelbase stretch affords occupants a smidgen of extra room to stretch out. First appearing on our shores […] The post Take Two: 2020 Range Rover Evoque Bows in Chicago With New Platform, Engines appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Chicago, Autos, Ford Land Rover


The Mazda MX-5 Miata’s orange birthday treat sells out online in mere hours

Mazda introduced the MX-5 Miata at the 1989 Chicago Auto Show. Three decades later, it unveiled a commemorative model named 30th Anniversary Edition at the same event. The post The Mazda MX-5 Miata’s orange birthday treat sells out online in mere hours appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, Mazda, Mazda Miata, Miata, 2019 Chicago auto show, Chicago Auto Show Three


This 1986 944 Turbo Just Sold For $74,000: Is It A Sign Of Things To Come?

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Tags: Turbo, Auction, Autos, 944, Porsche 944, Bring A Trailer, 944 Turbo


Piston Slap: Parked in the Polar Vortex?

V writes: Here are two questions from a regular, and grateful, Piston Slap reader: How long is best to idle a gasoline engine after starting & before driving off: [A] a few minutes? [B] one minute? [C] until the revs settle down? [D] no need, just drive right off? Assume ambient temperature well above freezing; […] The post Piston Slap: Parked in the Polar Vortex? appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Polar Vortex, Oil, Autos, Warm Up, News Blog, Piston Slap, Manual Transmission, Block Heater, Cold Weather Start Up, Engine Block Heater, Engine Warm Up In The Polar Vortex, Park In First Gear, Park In Gear, Parking Brake, Warm Up Procedure


Yamaha Gets Weird With MOTOROiD Concept Bike, Wins Award

It Looks Like a Robot and Acts Like One, Too Yamaha won an iF Design Award 2019 for its concept motorcycle called the MOTOROiD. The iF Design Awards are awarded to excellent designs selected by top designers in the industry. The MOTOROiD’s blend of unique technology, innovative ideas, and superb execution is what qualified it for the honor. The MOTOROiD has won similar awards in the past. According to Yamaha, the bike has won an International Design Excellence Award and Red Dot Award: Design Co...
Tags: Motorcycles, Yamaha, Motorcycle News, Motoroid, iF Design Award, Yamaha MOTOROiD concept


QUICK AND THE DEAD. Exesor Motorcycles’ ‘Santoku’ ’76 SUZUKI GT250 Racer

Written by Martin Hodgson Let’s face it. The days of new road legal two-stroke motorcycles are fast being resigned to the scrap heap of history. Thankfully, the scrap heap is exactly where Christian Schwarzenlander gets the donors for his projects, he simply refuses to start a build with a bike that runs. The owner of Austria’s Exesor Motorcycles had stumbled across an old, dead smoker at a giveaway price and with a love for 1970’s racing it was the perfect chance to combine the two. The end ...
Tags: Austria, Motorcycles, Christian, Classic, Yamaha, CNC, Ural, Suzuki, Racer, Martin Hodgson, Exesor Motorcycles, GT 250, Christian Schwarzenlander, Exesor, Exesor Motorcycles Instagram Facebook, Herman Pillichshammer


Viaduct Elegy: Chapter 2: The New Colossus

Viaduct Elegy is a four-part series from Automoblog feature columnist Tony Borroz, who broke the law in preparation for writing it. He is a Seattle native and author of The 2018 Indy 500 Notebook and  Bricks & Bones: The Endearing Legacy and Nitty-Gritty Phenomenon of The Indy 500, available in paperback or Kindle format. Tony grew up in a sportscar-oriented family, but sadly, they were British cars.  Finally, finally, finally they are tearing down the Alaskan Way Viaduct, a colossal, monumenta...
Tags: Los Angeles, San Francisco, Chicago, Magazine, Portland, Autos, Seattle, Boeing, Denver, South, Northwest, Rockies, Yukon, Don, Tony, Sodo


Three new Jawa dealerships open doors in Punjab

Classic Legends has inaugurated three new Jawa dealerships in Punjab. The new...
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