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Bentley Bentayga Speed: Meet The World’s Fastest SUV

The Bentley Bentayga Speed has a powerful 6.0-liter engine. Luxury appointments include a unique Alcantara interior trim. The carbon ceramic braking system is nothing short of impressive.  The new Bentley Bentayga Speed is now the fastest production SUV in the world. Yes, I know, that’s kind of like setting a record for steam trains or something, but there you are. Just how fast, anyway? The top speed is 190 mph, and it can hit 62 mph in 3.9 seconds. Which is impressive in its own right, and e...
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Piaggio to setup 100 new dealerships across India

Piaggio India has revealed that it plans to set up 100 new Aprilia and Vespa...
Tags: India, Autos, Piaggio, Piaggio India


Maruti Suzuki new True Value network expanded to 200 outlets

Maruti Suzuki has announced that it has expanded its new True Value network to...
Tags: Autos, Maruti Suzuki


2019 McLaren 720S and 600LT Spider first drive

The convertible driving experience has always come at some expense to performance, and while other manufacturers have developed stylish, potent drop-top models, only McLaren has achieved harmony between coupe and convertible desires. The post 2019 McLaren 720S and 600LT Spider first drive appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Cars, Trends, Mclaren, 2019 McLaren 720S, 600LT Spider


Are You Affected By The BMW Comfort Class Settlement? Know The Facts

The BMW Comfort Class Settlement seeks to permit Class Representatives to obtain reimbursement for out-of-pocket costs incurred due to spontaneous or unintended locking of the Comfort Access System.  In a class action, one or more people, called Class Representatives (in this case, plaintiff Kieva Myers), sue on behalf of all people who have similar claims and have suffered similar damages. In August of 2015, Kieva Meyers purchased a pre-owned 2013 BMW X5 in San Francisco. Like many, she neede...
Tags: United States, Autos, Bmw, Starr, HARRIS, Woodland Hills, Meyers, APC, Calabasas California, San Francisco Like, Car News, Kieva Myers, Kieva Meyers, interior Meyers Contacted BMW, Stephen M Harris, Robert L Starr


Figuring Out The McLaren 720S Spider In The Desert

McLaren has put together yet another astounding drop-top supercar, and after driving it in Arizona, I'm wondering if it's even worth considering the coupe...
Tags: Arizona, Autos, Mclaren


Emojis hitch a ride on personalized license plates in Australia’s Queensland

Starting March 1, Queensland, Australia, will offer new plates with a variety of options for personalization, including custom colors, emoji, logos of local sports teams, and more. The post Emojis hitch a ride on personalized license plates in Australia’s Queensland appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Australia, Cars, Trends, Queensland, Emoji, Queensland Australia, License Plate, Emoji License Plate


6 Things You Need to Know Before Buying a Used Car 2019

Despite living in a time where we have more information available to us than literally ever before, buying a used car is still something that is really tricky to get right. And it can be disastrous should you fail to do that. But fear not, here’s what you need to know. What Kind of Car You Need First on the list of essentials is knowing what you want, because if you don’t know what you want you can never find it. With that said, it’s more about practicality than daydreams. Even if you could fin...
Tags: DMV, Used Cars, Autos, Useful News, Other News


Here’s everything you need to know about the Boring Company

Elon Musk is changing how we build tunnels by developing new technologies to do the job quicker and more efficiently. And it's not just a idea anymore: Musk and company are already working toward several exciting new projects. The post Here’s everything you need to know about the Boring Company appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Elon Musk, Cars, Trends, Musk, Emerging Tech, Digger, Tunneling, Boring Company, The Boring Company, Boring Company FAQ


Which Super Fast Euro Lux Family Hatch Brakes Better? — Porsche Panamera Vs. Ferrari GT4C Lusso

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Tags: Autos, Top Gear, Chris Harris, Matt Leblanc, Porsche Panamera, Panamera Sport Turismo, Panamera, Lusso, GTC4 Lusso


Tesla Model S driver crashes and dies in fire, responders couldn’t open doors

After reportedly crossing three lanes of traffic at high speed, a 2016 Tesla Model S crashed into palm trees and burst into flame on Sunday. The driver was pronounced dead at the scene in Davie, Florida. The post Tesla Model S driver crashes and dies in fire, responders couldn’t open doors appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, Davie Florida, Tesla fatality, Tesla Model S door handles


Report: VW to Invest $1.7 Billion Into Ford’s Autonomous Arm

It appears that a presumed rough patch in Ford and Volkswagen’s relationship is over, now that The Wall Street Journal is reporting on VW preparing a nearly $2-billion investment into the Blue Oval’s autonomous development unit, Argo AI. Earlier this month, claims arose that negotiations had reached an uncomfortable crossroad, with Volkswagen balking at Ford’s proposed […] The post Report: VW to Invest $1.7 Billion Into Ford’s Autonomous Arm appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Deals, Vw, Ford, Autos, Automotive Industry, Autonomous Vehicles, Volkswagen, Wall Street Journal, Ford Motor Co, VW Group, Avs, Volkswagen AG, Blue Oval, News Blog, Argo AI, Automotive Alliances


Porsche’s best-selling Macan SUV is going all-electric

Porsche plans to turn its its best-selling U.S. vehicle, the Macan SUV, into an electric vehicle following the introduction of its first EVs, the Taycan and its crossover cousin, the Cross Tourismo. Production of the next-generation all-electric Porsche Macan will begin early in the next decade, the company announced Tuesday. It will be produced in Leipzig, Germany, the same factory where the current gas-powered Macan is manufactured. The Taycan, the company’s first all-electric vehicle, will la...
Tags: Transportation, Tech, Automotive, Porsche, Blume, Macan, Oliver Blume, Leipzig Germany, Audi AG, Taycan Cross Turismo, Cross Tourismo Production, Premium Platform Electric, Porsche AG Board


BMW continues to bet on the (Azure) cloud

Earlier this week, at MWC Barcelona, BMW announced its newest in-car AI initiative: BMW Natural Interaction. The idea here is to use cameras, microphones and other sensors in the car to allow you to have more natural interactions with the car, either through voice or gestures. The marquee feature here is the ability to point at something outside the car and get more information about it or, if it’s a restaurant, have the BMW Intelligent Personal Assistant (IPA) make a reservation for you. These ...
Tags: Microsoft, Azure, Cars, Tech, Artificial Intelligence, Automotive, Bmw, Ai, 5g, Daimler, BMW Group, V2X, Grote, Azure Cognitive Service, Mwc 2019, Christoph Grote


Lighting The Audi A7 Sportback

The second-generation model boasts innovation from the LED headlights all the way back Audi‘s A7 Sportback set the new gold standard for a four-door coupe’s lines and proportions when it debuted as a concept car back in 2009. The following year it went into production and now, ten years later, a totally refreshed iteration is on the streets. The 2019 A7 makes extensive use of …
Tags: Auto, Design, Cars, Audi, Lighting, Car Design, Audi A7, Auto Design


Bill Ford: Ford’s Mustang-inspired EV to ‘Go Like Hell’

Ford’s upcoming EV is a contentious model, despite how little we know about it. Intended to help bring the automaker into the brave new world of electromobility, it also leans upon the brand’s heritage by being a “Mustang-inspired” performance crossover. Whether you’re totally behind the idea or want to stand directly in its path in a Tiananmen-style […] The post Bill Ford: Ford’s Mustang-inspired EV to ‘Go Like Hell’ appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Ford, Electric Vehicles, Autos, Bill Ford, EVs, Ford Motor Co, News Blog, Mach 1, Mach E, EV Crossover, Go Like Hell


UAW Slaps GM With Lawsuit Over Plant Closures

Canada’s autoworker union Unifor brought out the guy from Dune to protest a General Motors plant closure, but UAW went a few steps further. The American auto union hit GM with a lawsuit Tuesday, claiming the company’s decision to shutter three plants violates its 2015 collective bargaining agreement. However, GM may have an out. In […] The post UAW Slaps GM With Lawsuit Over Plant Closures appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Lawsuit, General Motors, Canada, Gm, Autos, Unifor, UAW, News Blog, Union News, Lordstown Assembly, UAW Slaps GM


The New-Ish Jaguar XE Is Here With A Fancy New Interior

The refreshed XE brings with it many changes in the cabin along with some exterior aesthetic tweaks
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Fiat Chrysler Goes on a Cash-flinging Spree, Promises $4.5 Billion for Plants, 6,500 Michigan Jobs

Fiat Chrysler’s Tuesday announcement will surely make it the darling among domestic automakers, especially in the eye of a certain American president. To fund the creation of new and next-generation models, most of them Jeeps, FCA is committing $4.6 billion to numerous Michigan plants, $1.6 billion of which will flow to Detroit’s Mack Avenue Engine […] The post Fiat Chrysler Goes on a Cash-flinging Spree, Promises $4.5 Billion for Plants, 6,500 Michigan Jobs appeared first on The Truth About Car...
Tags: Production, Ram, Fca, Autos, Michigan, Trucks, Detroit, SUVs, Jeep, Fiat Chrysler, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, News Blog, Jeep Grand Cherokee, Product Planning, Jeep Grand Wagoneer, Future Models


2020 Lamborghini Huracán Evo Spyder revealed ahead of 2019 Geneva Motor Show

The 2020 Lamborghini Huracán Evo Spyder gets the same suite of tech features and 640-horsepower V10 engine as the recently launched Huracán Evo coupe. The Spyder will make its public debut at the 2019 Geneva Motor Show in March. The post 2020 Lamborghini Huracán Evo Spyder revealed ahead of 2019 Geneva Motor Show appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, Supercars, Geneva Motor Show, Convertibles, Lamborghini Huracan, Lamborghini, Huracan Evo, 2019 Geneva Motor Show, Lamborghini Huracan Evo Spyder


RC Dept’s Honda Dominator: Big style from a tiny country

The modern custom scene has infiltrated the most distant corners of the world. This very slick custom Honda Dominator comes from the tiny European principality of Andorra—the 16th smallest country in the world. (At 181 square miles, it’s about an eighth of the size of Rhode Island.) Despite its compact dimensions, Andorra is now home its first fully-equipped custom workshop: RC Dept, run by Roberto Conde. And he’s not alone in his passion for bikes. “Andorra is full of motorcycle enthusia...
Tags: Facebook, Motorcycles, Sharp, Rhode Island, Andorra, Norton, Dakar, Roberto, Honda Motorcycles, Custom Motorcycles, Honda Dominator, Santa Coloma, Street Tracker, Honda scrambler, Dommie, Roberto Conde


2018 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited – The First-ever Cool Hybrid

I want first to apologize to the Jeep owners of northern Columbus, and by extension all brethren of the seven-slot grille everywhere. In my week driving this 2018 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited, I neglected to properly wave in most cases. It’s a Jeep thing, and apparently I don’t understand. I suppose it’s an ethical thing — […] The post 2018 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited – The First-ever Cool Hybrid appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Autos, Car Reviews, Columbus, Jeep, Jeep Wrangler Unlimited, JL, Jeep JL


Elon Musk has until March 11 to respond to SEC contempt motion

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has until March 11 to explain why he should not be held in contempt for violating a settlement agreement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The SEC asked a judge Monday to hold Musk in contempt for violating the settlement agreement reached with the agency last year. Reuters was the first to report the judge’s order. The SEC argued that a tweet sent by Musk on February 19 violated their agreement. Musk is supposed to get approval from Tesla’s board before co...
Tags: Transportation, Elon Musk, Court, Tech, Tesla, Automotive, SEC, Musk, Reuters, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Nathan, Tesla CEO Elon Musk, Alison Nathan, The Boring Company, Defendant Elon Musk


Midsize Sedan Demand Is Falling Fast, so What Are Midsize Sedan Prices Doing? They’re Rising, and Fast

America’s appetite for intermediate sedans is disappearing, as the queasiness consumers feel when faced with the prospect of buying a family sedan seems to be settled only by the consumption of crossovers. They go down smooth. This isn’t news, of course. TTAC began a close, monthly watch of the U.S. midsize sedan sector in August […] The post Midsize Sedan Demand Is Falling Fast, so What Are Midsize Sedan Prices Doing? They’re Rising, and Fast appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Sales, America, Autos, Pricing, News Blog, Midsize Cars, TTAC, Midsize Sedans, Average Transaction Prices


Audi puts Spurs cockerel in the spotlight to celebrate sponsorship

Sports sponsorship activations from car brands usually involve pictures of players receiving cars, or kicking balls into the boot. It’s a tired and outdated formula and in desperate need of some new thinking. So when Audi asked us to create a campaign to celebrate its four-year agreement as Tottenham Hotspur’s Official Car Partner, we decided it was time to rewrite the rules. To do this, our sports specialist division We Are Social Sport and production house We Are Social Studios put a new star...
Tags: Football, Seo, Sport, Automotive, Tottenham Hotspur, Spurs, Audi, Lucas Moura, Audi UK, Client work, Sports Marketing, Social Studios, Dele Alli Christian Eriksen Davinson Sanchez, Audi Emma Page, Tottenham Hotspur Audi


From Model to Make: Volkswagen Launches JETTA Brand

There’s a reason for the use of upper-case letters — the Volkswagen Jetta is still a car model sold in China, and a quite popular one at that, while JETTA is a new brand aimed at entry-level consumers in that mega market. VW is an incredibly big deal in the world’s most car-hungry country, eating up […] The post From Model to Make: Volkswagen Launches JETTA Brand appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: China, Vw, Autos, Volkswagen, Overseas, Branding, Volkswagen Jetta, Jetta, News Blog, Product Planning, Foreign Markets


Vive la France: Peugeot officially confirms return to the United States

French automaker Peugeot will return to the United States after more than two decades away. Parent company Groupe PSA previously discussed a U.S. return for one of its brands, but would not confirm which one until now. The post Vive la France: Peugeot officially confirms return to the United States appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, France, Cars, Trends, United States, Peugeot, Groupe PSA


Surprise: The Next Porsche Macan Will Be Electric Only

Porsche has announced that the next generation of its Macan crossover will only be available as a full-EV
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Walter Röhrl Honored By the FIA Hall of Fame

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Tags: Development, Autos, Rally, Le Mans, FIA, Carrera GT, Porsche Motorsports, 959, 918 Spyder, Walter Rohrl, Röhrl, FIA Hall of Fame


Take Two: PSA Group Confirms Peugeot’s Return to U.S.

Twenty-eight years after limping out of the U.S. marketplace, news comes of Peugeot’s impending return. While we’ve known for nearly three years that a newly invigorated PSA Group plans to slowly increase its presence in North America, ultimately offering French cars for retail sale, until Monday the exact brand at the forefront of the plan […] The post Take Two: PSA Group Confirms Peugeot’s Return to U.S. appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Psa, Autos, North America, Peugeot, News Blog, Product Planning, PSA Group, New Markets, PSA Group Confirms Peugeot



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