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Tata Altroz EV likely to be priced above INR 10 lakh - Report

The Tata Altroz EV is the first of the next generation EVs from the homegrown...
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Top Problems Women Face at the Auto Shop and How to Avoid Them

Car repair is a stressful, nerve-wracking experience for anyone. As you anxiously sit in the auto shop waiting room, you can’t help but ask yourself, “What problems will the mechanic find? How much will this cost me? Can I trust that I’m getting the best price?” In the male-dominated auto repair industry, a common assumption is that women don’t know as much (or anything) about cars. Studies have shown that, because of this stereotype, women are more likely to be overcharged than men. Northwes...
Tags: Google, Autos, Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Management, Openbay, AskPatty, Ruby Davis, ChickDriven, Patrice Banks Head of Girls Auto Clinic


The 1986 Porsche 928S With A Manual Is The German Muscle Car To Get

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Tags: Porsche, Autos, 928, The Smoking Tire, Porsche 928, One Take, Mike Musto


Mercedes-AMG GLE 53: Looks Sharp, Smells Fresh

The Mercedes-Benz GLE receives a special treatment courtesy of Affalterbach. An AMG-tuned six-cylinder produces over 400 horsepower and 380 lb-ft. of torque. Interior highlights include red accent stitching and a special fragrance named “AMG#63.”  Did you know there are still straight six engines out there? There are, and not only that, but there’s an in-line six that AMG has monkeyed with. And the Germans saw fit to drop it into their new SUV, the Mercedes-AMG GLE 53. Yes, it works, but also ...
Tags: Lewis Hamilton, Autos, Mercedes-benz, Amg, Interior, Merc, Mercedes AMG, Mercedes Benz GLE, Car News, Dinamica, Tony Borroz, Mercedes Benz GLE Transmission Drivetrain Tech


Acura’s Comeback Car? New Flagship Sedan Due for Pebble Beach Unveiling

Despite the growing importance of crossover vehicles, Acura is one of the few automakers that has not abandoned its commitment to sedans. It intends to prove that by bringing a production-ready vehicle, based heavily on the 2016 Precision Concept (seen above), to Pebble Beach this summer. The car will also signal Acura’s entry into a new era […] The post Acura’s Comeback Car? New Flagship Sedan Due for Pebble Beach Unveiling appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Autos, Pebble Beach, Future Cars, Acura, Honda Motor Co, Acura Precision Concept, Acura RLX, News Blog, Product Planning, Concept Vehicles, Pebble Beach Unveiling


BMW Takes Its EVs-from-China Plan Off the Burner

Unlike another German automaker, BMW isn’t jumping into “electromobility” (gag) with both feet. There’s an element of restraint in the automaker’s electrification plans, unlike Volkswagen’s bid to put 1 billion EVs on the moon by next week. Thanks to this cautious blend of profit-mindedness and environmental consideration, we now have high-margin vehicles positioned above the […] The post BMW Takes Its EVs-from-China Plan Off the Burner appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: China, Production, Electric Vehicles, Exports, Autos, Bmw, Volkswagen, EVs, News Blog, BMW iX3


Rare Rides: The 1989 Nissan S-Cargo – It’s Van Time

Today Rare Rides takes a look at another one of Nissan’s special Pike cars from the turn of the Nineties. This tiny van is definitely the oddball of the Pike family. It’s an S-Cargo, from 1989. The first Pike car we featured was the Pao, a clamshell hatchback that borrowed styling cues from European cars […] The post Rare Rides: The 1989 Nissan S-Cargo – It’s Van Time appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
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Our Exclusive Interview With the Design Team Behind the Fiat Centoventi All-Electric Concept

From a bumper that displays messages to interchangeable seats, the concept has something for everyone Celebrating the brand’s 120th anniversary and its first concept car in 16 years, Fiat unveiled the electric Concept Centoventi (Concept 120) at the Geneva International Motor Show this week. The vehicle, the next-generation Panda, could arrive as early as 2021. Klaus Busse, the head of design for Europe brands at FCA, says, “It …
Tags: Europe, Design, Cars, Electric Vehicles, Fca, Fiat, Mobility, Concept Cars, Geneva Motor Show, Geneva International Motor Show, Fiat Panda, Klaus Busse, Concept Centoventi, Customizability


With Ghosn Gone, Nissan CEO Allegedly Changes Mind About Retirement

Nissan’s Chief Executive Officer, Hiroto Saikawa, apparently intends to stick around a little longer than previously expected. According to unnamed Nissan staffers who spoke to Bloomberg, the CEO told executives he plans to stay at least three more years to help the automaker recover from the aftermath of the scandal involving Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance head Carlos Ghosn — despite recently […] The post With Ghosn Gone, Nissan CEO Allegedly Changes Mind About Retirement appeared first on ...
Tags: Bloomberg, Autos, Automotive Industry, Nissan, Renault, Industry News, Carlos Ghosn, News Blog, Hiroto Saikawa, Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance


Jaguar’s Sexy XF Sportbrake Looks Doomed in the U.S. As Brand Enters Triage Mode [UPDATE]

The American public’s rapid conversion to the Church of Crossover caught longtime car peddler Jaguar off guard, forcing the British brand to mull desperate measures to stay profitable. And not just in this market, either. Jaguar is currently an anchor for Jaguar Land Rover, dragging the automaker’s finances into the red, and Indian parent Tata […] The post Jaguar’s Sexy XF Sportbrake Looks Doomed in the U.S. As Brand Enters Triage Mode [UPDATE] appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Autos, Jaguar, Jaguar Land Rover, JLR, News Blog, Product Planning, Diesels, Cost-cutting, Jaguar XF Sportbrake, Sportbrake Looks Doomed, Church of Crossover


Jaguar’s Sexy XF Sportbrake Looks Doomed in the U.S. As Brand Enters Triage Mode

The American public’s rapid conversion to the Church of Crossover caught longtime car peddler Jaguar off guard, forcing the British brand to mull desperate measures to stay profitable. And not just in this market, either. Jaguar is currently an anchor for Jaguar Land Rover, dragging the automaker’s finances into the red, and Indian parent Tata […] The post Jaguar’s Sexy XF Sportbrake Looks Doomed in the U.S. As Brand Enters Triage Mode appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Autos, Jaguar, Jaguar Land Rover, JLR, News Blog, Product Planning, Diesels, Cost-cutting, Jaguar XF Sportbrake, Sportbrake Looks Doomed, Church of Crossover


Lyft lays off up to 50 in bikes and scooters as it gears up for another wave of launches

As Lyft continues to prepare for its IPO, the on-demand transportation startup is trimming staff to cut costs ahead of another wave of expansion. TechCrunch has learned and confirmed that Lyft has laid off around 50 staff in its bike and scooter division, mainly people who had joined the company when it acquired the electric bike sharing startup Motivate a deal that closed about . The cuts range from managers and through to technical people and those holding less senior roles, and have been ...
Tags: TC, Transportation, Lyft, Layoffs, New York, Washington, New York City, US, San Francisco, Tech, Automotive, Ford, Scooters, Hiring, Sxsw, Boston San Francisco


Predictably named Polestar 3 to debut in 2021 as a coupe-style electric SUV

Volvo sister company Polestar will continue expanding its lineup of electric, tech-laden cars in the 2020s. Its third model will be a "coupe-style SUV" named 3, COO Jonathan Goodman told Digital Trends during the 2019 Geneva Auto Show. The post Predictably named Polestar 3 to debut in 2021 as a coupe-style electric SUV appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, Volvo, Digital Trends, Jonathan Goodman, Polestar, Polestar 3


2018 Ford F-150 Platinum 4X4 SuperCrew – Power Cruising

Part of the appeal of pickup trucks is that they can be many things to many people. Tow machine to haul your boat? Check. Home-improvement aid? Sure, throw those 2x4s in the back. Guarantee that your friends will call you when they need help moving, even if they never call you any other time? Sure. […] The post 2018 Ford F-150 Platinum 4X4 SuperCrew – Power Cruising appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Ford, Autos, F-150, Car Reviews, Diesel, New Cars, Ford F-150, F150, Supercrew


Ground-up build: A Kawasaki bobber rises from the weeds

Everyone loves a good barn find story, but what about digging an old motorcycle out of the weeds? That’s where Edi Buffon found the basket case Kawasaki KZ250 that would eventually become this incredible bobber-style piece of art. Edi lives in Sydney, Australia, where he works as an engineer. Outside office hours, he wrenches on bikes as Machine 1867, from a 380 square foot space inside a shared warehouse. His area’s stacked with welders, grinders, hand tools and a lathe. Edi wasn’t reall...
Tags: Australia, Motorcycles, Honda, Western Australia, EDI, Sydney Australia, Jarrah, CDI, Custom Motorcycles, Kawasaki motorcycles, Bobber Motorcycles, Edi Buffon, Ana Martini


Revel In The Angry Details Of The Production McLaren Senna GTR

McLaren has released images and details of the Senna's track-only sibling, which is already sold out
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The Detroit Autorama 2019

Cars, more cars, and then this, the 1959 Cadillac Eldorado Brougham custom wagon that took the Ridler Award at the 2019 Detroit Autorama car show. Want to see more? Check out my story at AutoTRADER.ca. [Author: Jil McIntosh]
Tags: Custom Cars, Auto Shows, Classic Cars, Autos, Cadillac, Detroit Autorama, Jil McIntosh, AutoTrader, Cadillac Eldorado Brougham


Volkswagen: American-market Pickup Still on the Table

European and other overseas buyers will one day be able to purchase a Volkswagen version of the Ford Ranger, all thanks to the automakers’ recently forged alliance, but what about North American customers? The dream of a German pickup in the U.S. is still alive, VW confirms. However, what that truck might look like — […] The post Volkswagen: American-market Pickup Still on the Table appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Vw, Ford, Autos, Volkswagen, Trucks, Ford Ranger, Alliances, News Blog, Product Planning, Badge Engineering, Future Models, Volkswagen Tanoak


Tesla Factory Store Uses Diesel Generators to Recharge Slow-moving Model 3 Inventory

Let’s say you manage one of the soon-to-be-closed Tesla factory-owned stores and, for whatever reason, you have dozens of brand new Model 3 EVs sitting unsold on your lot. What are you going to do if one of them has a discharged battery? As car dealers learned a long time ago in the gasoline era, […] The post Tesla Factory Store Uses Diesel Generators to Recharge Slow-moving Model 3 Inventory appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Tesla, Autos, Fossil Fuel, News Blog, Battery Tender, Tesla Factory Stores, Tesla Factory Store Uses Diesel Generators


Lightning Motorcycles Teases Charging Info for the Strike

Quick Charging Makes the Strike Look Even Better Lightning Motorcycles is just about ready to debut its new Strike model. The Strike has electrified the motorcycle industry with claims of long 150 miles worth of battery power, 150 mph top speed, and a low price of $13,000. All that sounds well and good, but if the bike takes a long time to charge it won’t be a viable product. Well, according to new info from the company, it charges up pretty quick.  Lightning Motorcycles released the image belo...
Tags: Motorcycles, Motorcycle News, Lightning Motorcycles, Lightning Strike, Better Lightning Motorcycles, Lightning Motorcycles Level


QOTD: Making Progress at the Pump?

The EPA’s annual fuel economy report showed a continued slow climb in the number of miles an average vehicle can travel on a gallon of gas, with 2018’s fleetwide figure expected to come in at 25.4 mpg. Weighted for sales, the picture might not be as rosy, as moar light trucks and fewer cars conspire […] The post QOTD: Making Progress at the Pump? appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Autos, Epa, Fuel Economy, Qotd, News Blog, Question of the Day


Tata Buzzard 7-seat SUV unveiled at 2019 Geneva Motor Show [Update]

Update: New images showing the Tata Buzzard from more angles added to the...
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Hyundai QXi road testing continues ahead of NYIAS debut next month [Update]

Update: Instagram user jung_sola has shared new spy shots of the Hyundai Styx...
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Nissan designers use HaptX VR gloves to shape future cars

New car designs usually start out as clay before becoming metal, but designers are now swapping clay for pixels. Nissan is using virtual reality gloves from HaptX that give designers a tactile feel of virtual models. The post Nissan designers use HaptX VR gloves to shape future cars appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, Virtual Reality, Nissan, Haptx


Listen to the Triumph Daytona 765 Sing

A Desperate and Angry Howl The new Triumph Daytona 765 is coming. The bike has been spotted before, and now we come across a video of the machine on a dyno testing. The lucky guy who gets to do the testing looks all to calm as the beast below him screams on the dyno. It’s a beautiful howl that I don’t think I could ever get sick of. It’s almost painful to watch this bike tested like this. It looks out of place. It should be on a racetrack or on a twisty canyon road pushing the limits. I guess a...
Tags: Motorcycles, Triumph, Motorcycle News, Triumph Daytona, Triumph Daytona 765


Next-gen 2019 Hyundai Grand i10 spotted in South Korea [Update]

Update: New spy shots of a test mule snapped in a parking lot have popped up...
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Piston Slap: Single DIN + Multiple Options = Serious Improvement for Cheap?

Ted writes: In your suggested fixes to a 200,000-mile BMW, you mentioned better aftermarket radios. That got me interested! I’m buying a 1989 Porsche 944 turbo with about 10 problems and the radio ain’t one. (The price? 6,500 Canuckian pesos!) As I fix it up for my own long-term use, however, I want to understand […] The post Piston Slap: Single DIN + Multiple Options = Serious Improvement for Cheap? appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Ted, Autos, Bmw, Carplay, Android Auto, Usb Charging, News Blog, Piston Slap, Car Stereo, 1 Din, Android Open Accessory, Classic Car Smartphone Integration, Ipod Integration, Smartphone Integration, Stealth Install


Here's Why Mitsubishi Stopped Making Performance Cars

We spoke to Mitsubishi UK MD Rob Lindley to understand the company's current direction, and why that doesn't include products like the Lancer Evo
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Suzuki models now sold at Toyota dealerships in Kenya

Months before Maruti Suzuki models reach Toyota dealerships in India, Suzuki...
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