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Audi Launches New S6 and S7 with Global Campaign by Parisian Agency Romance

This week sees the launch of the anticipated new Audi S6 & S7. To announce the models, Romance has created a global campaign that rejuvenates the iconic “Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde” classic story and highlights the stunning performance that lies behind the magnificent design of the cars.The films, shot by acclaimed director Alex Courtès (Grammy Award & UK MVA winner), open in a foggy atmosphere when we hear a powerful voice reading the exulting moment in the original book when Dr Jekyll turns into Mr H...
Tags: London, Romance, Advertising, Automotive, Audi, Sarah, Jekyll, Hyde, Audi Sport, MVA, Alex Courtes, Gloria J, Christophe Lichtenstein, Alexandre HervéAD, William Verdel Sébastien MertensCopywriters, Philippe Pinel Frédérick


Avoid These 5 Common Mistakes When Shipping Your Car

When it comes to shipping your car, there are some common mistakes and pitfalls to avoid.  From pick up to delivery, it’s important to know the facts and what to expect ahead of time.   The experts at RoadRunner Auto Transport explain what to look for when shipping your car.   Many people who ship a car are doing so for the first time. Most people go into the process completely unprepared. Taking the right steps to research the auto transport companies you are considering can help you save mon...
Tags: Google, Guides, Autos, Car Care, RoadRunner Auto Transport


Behold Ford’s Futuristic Shopping Cart

This author absolutely loves Ford Europe’s extracurricular mobility projects, in the same way someone might enjoy Tommy Wiseau’s The Room or watching Orson Welles’ drunken wine advertisements for Paul Masson. While certainly not as good as the automaker’s noise-canceling doghouse, lane-keeping bed or slow-moving Carr-E puck (my all-time favorite “mobility innovation”), Ford’s new shopping cart isn’t far behind in terms […] The post Behold Ford’s Futuristic Shopping Cart appeared first on The Tru...
Tags: Children, Ford, Editorials, Innovation, Autos, Shopping Carts, Carr, Ford Motor Co, Ford Europe, Tommy Wiseau, News Blog, Carr-E, Paul Masson, Mobility Projects


Digital Trends Live: Spotify hits 100 million subscriptions, simulated asteroid

On this episode of DT Live, we discuss Spotify's latest subscription milestone, NASA's simulated asteroid strike, Amazon's tracking (and firing) of workers based on A.I. results, flying car skyports, and more. The post Digital Trends Live: Spotify hits 100 million subscriptions, simulated asteroid appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Spotify, News, Cars, Trends, Nasa, Flying Cars, Dt Live, Digital Trends Live


Digital Trends Live: Spotify reaches 100 million subs, NASA’s simulated asteroid

On this episode of DT Live, we discuss Spotify's latest subscription milestone, NASA's simulated asteroid strike, Amazon's tracking (and firing) of workers based on A.I. results, flying car skyports, and more. The post Digital Trends Live: Spotify reaches 100 million subs, NASA’s simulated asteroid appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Spotify, News, Cars, Trends, Nasa, Flying Cars, Dt Live, Digital Trends Live


Second-generation Lexus NX Production Kicks Off in Canada in 2022

A revamped version of a compact Lexus crossover that’s seen a fair bit of exposure on these digital pages will begin assembly in Ontario starting in early 2022, Toyota Canada has announced. We knew some sort of product announcement was scheduled to take place today after the automaker’s Canadian arm stopped and shook everyone in […] The post Second-generation Lexus NX Production Kicks Off in Canada in 2022 appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Production, Canada, Lexus, Autos, Crossovers, Toyota, Nx, Ontario, Lexus Nx, Toyota Canada, News Blog, Product Planning, Lexus NX 300


Toyota Glanza (rebadged Maruti Baleno) exterior leaked

The exterior of the Toyota Glanza has leaked online. Leaked images show that...
Tags: Autos, Maruti Baleno, Toyota Glanza


How Are Autonomous Vehicles Supposed to Make Automakers Money?

As we continue reporting on how costly mobility projects, connectivity, and autonomous development are weighing on automakers’ bottom line, readers want to know exactly when these endeavors will become profitable. While the path for data acquisition and in-car marketing is fairly clear, self-driving cars are new territory. But it’s all speculative. Logistical, ethical and regulatory […] The post How Are Autonomous Vehicles Supposed to Make Automakers Money? appeared first on The Truth About Cars...
Tags: Editorials, Finances, Autos, Automotive Industry, Mobility, Autonomous Vehicles, Self-driving Cars, Business Partnerships, Avs, News Blog, Corporate Strategies


Confirmed: Smart Brand Dead in North America After This Year

The brand discontinuation we’ve all been waiting for has come to pass. One month after the city car-building Smart brand’s salvation at the hands of China’s Geely, parent company Daimler has announced the 2019 model year will be Smart’s last in North America. Say goodbye to a single electric model with a range of 58 […] The post Confirmed: Smart Brand Dead in North America After This Year appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: China, Sales, Brands, Smart, Autos, North America, Daimler, Geely, News Blog, Smart ForTwo, Discontinuation, ForTwo


Jaguar’s Smart Wallet rewards drivers for reporting traffic jams and potholes

Jaguar - Land Rover wants to reward drivers who allow their car to share information about road conditions. Still at the pilot phase, its Smart Wallet technology gives motorists cryptocurrency if they agree to let their car send traffic information. The post Jaguar’s Smart Wallet rewards drivers for reporting traffic jams and potholes appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, Jaguar, Jaguar Land Rover, Land Rover


Reviving Hans Mezger’s Personal 911S

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Tags: Autos, Restoration, Porsche 911, Porsche Prototypes, Mezger, Hans Mezger, 911S


What do you think of this Hemi-powered 911 Custom?

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Tags: Autos, Mopar, Hemi, Porsche 997, Tuned Porsches, 997, Porsche Cabriolet


Shanghai Auto Show 2019: Translating Infiniti’s Japanese DNA into Electric Vehicles

We speak with their design team about the new sports sedan concept, the Qs Inspiration At the 2019 Shanghai Auto Show dozens of Chinese car brands, many of which aren’t well known outside the country, are showcased alongside better known global brands. Scattered between are reticent models, cleaners armed with synthetic dusters, visitors with selfie sticks and cameras on cranes—all in boiling temperatures underneath thousands of daylight-level …
Tags: Auto, Japan, Design, Interviews, China, Cars, Auto Shows, Electric Vehicles, Shanghai, Infiniti, Concept Cars, Electric Cars, Japanese Design, Shanghai Auto Show, Car Shows


Amid Rising Inventories and Falling Sales, Dealers Feel Pressure to Literally Stake Out New Ground

Unlike components used in new vehicle assembly, the finished product is not shipped to the customer in a just-in-time manner. There’s usually a healthy amount of dealer-ready vehicles on hand, though recent months has seen inventories slide into obesity. Extended downtime and shift cuts at assembly plants are one result of a bloated supply made […] The post Amid Rising Inventories and Falling Sales, Dealers Feel Pressure to Literally Stake Out New Ground appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Sales, Autos, Dealerships, News Blog, Dealers, Dealer News, Inventories, Dealer Costs


Daimler pulls the plug on electric smart car sales in US, Canada

Daimler is ending sales of its diminutive all-electric smart fortwo cars in the U.S. and Canada, officially pulling the plug on a vehicle that has struggled to gain ground in North America as the German automaker prepares to bring the brand to China, TechCrunch has learned. won’t be sold in the U.S. and Canada after the 2019 model year, Daimler AG confirmed after two sources familiar with the decision shared the information with TechCrunch. “After much careful consideration, smart will discont...
Tags: Transportation, Europe, China, Cars, Tech, Smart, Canada, Automotive, United States, North America, Mercedes Benz, Daimler, Swatch, Adt, Mercedes Benz CLA, Daimler AG


A Dakar-Inspired Royal Enfield Himalayan from Fuel

It’s almost time for Fuel Bespoke Motorcycles to kick off their eighth annual Scram Africa expedition. It’s a 4,000 km dirt tour that happens in North Africa, specifically for classics and modern classics. So it’s also a great excuse to build a new custom bike. The Spanish shop has just buttoned up this retro-fabulous scrambler, and it suits the Scram ethos perfectly. It’s based on a 2018 Royal Enfield Himalayan, chosen for its simplicity and relatively compact proportions. The Himalayan’s...
Tags: Instagram, Africa, Motorcycles, Morocco, Honda, Scrambler, North Africa, Pirelli, Atlas Mountains, Dakar Rally, Enfield, Rallycross, Paris Dakar, Custom Motorcycles, Royal Enfield Himalayan, Royal Enfield


2020 Hyundai Creta to look different from 2020 Hyundai ix25 - Report

Currently, the Hyundai Creta is basically a renamed first generation Hyundai...
Tags: Autos, Hyundai CRETA


2019 Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 Diesel Review – Digging in the Dirt

I sheepishly handed the keys over with an apology. Life conspired to keep me from the car wash before the truck was due to go back, and as you’ll see in the photos below, I was not bashful about making this truck properly dirty. “Not a problem. Trucks are supposed to get dirty,” the friendly […] The post 2019 Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 Diesel Review – Digging in the Dirt appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Autos, Trucks, Chevrolet, Car Reviews, Car Review, 2019 Chevrolet Colorado Zr2, Diesel Truck, Midsize Truck, Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 Diesel Review


2020 Cadillac CT5: Reviving the American Sport-Luxury Sedan

Inspired by the Escala concept, the 2020 Cadillac CT5 is the replacement for the CTS. Cadillac’s Super Cruise system for the CT5 utilizes LiDAR map data and high-precision GPS. Two engines and three different trim levels will be offered when the CT5 becomes available.  The 2020 Cadillac CT5 needs to fulfill a demanding role. It strives to resuscitate the dying sports sedan segment while giving buyers a worthy alternative to the Mercedes-Benz C-Class, Audi A4, and BMW 3-Series. Unfortunately, i...
Tags: Tesla, Canada, United States, Gm, Autos, Bmw, Audi, Android Auto, Cadillac, Mazda, MacPherson, Andrew Smith, Lansing Grand River, LANSING Michigan, New York International Auto Show, Car News


Take An Up-Close Look At The Incoming BMW M2 CS

The hardcore version of the M2 has been caught on video near the Nurburgring, showing off its throaty exhaust noise
Tags: Autos, Nurburgring


What electrified vehicle is best for you?

Hybrids, plug-in hybrids, battery vehicles -- what to choose? Find out how each electrified vehicle works, and if it'll work best for you, in my story at AutoTrader.ca. [Author: Jil McIntosh]
Tags: Electric Vehicles, Autos, Hydrogen, Sustainable Transportation, Hybrids, Jil McIntosh, AutoTrader, Alternative Fuels


In Review: 2019 BMW X2 xDrive M35i

The base X2 is a sedate beast, but the M35i is where the fun starts. I love this little car for its performance and handling, and I think it's a decent-looking machine too. Find out more in my review at the National Post (Driving.ca). [Author: Jil McIntosh]
Tags: Autos, Bmw, Jil McIntosh


AMG=AWD? Sub-brand’s Boss Says Rear-drive Hate Is Fueling the Switch

Mercedes-AMG, the German luxury marque’s performance sub-brand, might eliminate all rear-drive vehicles from its lineup, AMG CEO Tobias Moers suggested during a recent interview. The company’s boss claims buyers, who already favored putting their AMG’s additional power to all four wheels, are increasingly leaving rear-drive driving behind. The customer, of course, is always right, and […] The post AMG=AWD? Sub-brand’s Boss Says Rear-drive Hate Is Fueling the Switch appeared first on The Truth Ab...
Tags: Autos, Awd, Daimler, Amg, Mercedes-AMG, News Blog, All Wheel Drive, Product Planning, Tobias Moers, Future Models


CFMoto 650GT imported to India, snapped on a shipping crate

The reports of CFMoto's India entry aren't new; the company is said...
Tags: India, Autos


The first flying car skyport is under construction on a rooftop in Miami

Future residents of Paramount Miami World Center, a 600-unit condominium building under construction, may be the first in the world with a private skyport for flying cars for their use, television station WSVN reports. The post The first flying car skyport is under construction on a rooftop in Miami appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, Miami, Flying Cars, WSVN, Paramount Miami World Center


Let It Bleed: As Buyers Dry Up, Europe’s Diesel Affair Is Clearly Over

Europe, the continent where tech-savvy bad guys in action movies come from, finds itself in a rapid and transformational shift. As European lawmakers and city governments turn their back on diesel, so too are automakers and customers. Compared to past years, the take rate for diesel automobiles now resembles the trajectory of American-market passenger cars. […] The post Let It Bleed: As Buyers Dry Up, Europe’s Diesel Affair Is Clearly Over appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Europe, Government, Sales, Tax, Eu, Autos, Diesel, Taxation, News Blog, Fuel Taxes


2020 Renault Kwid (facelift) makes spy photo debut

First spy shots of the 2020 Renault Kwid have surfaced online today, revealing...
Tags: Autos, Renault Kwid


QOTD: Cross Country Cruiser?

There are some Q-Ships which are designed to simply eat up the miles. Despite the proliferation of cheap(er) airline tickets, there is definitely a group of people who would rather drive to their cross-country destination than get in a metal sky tube with a hundred other humans. Fair enough. Your assignment, should you choose to […] The post QOTD: Cross Country Cruiser? appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Autos, Chevrolet, Icon, Qotd, Custom, Caprice, News Blog, V8, LS, Jonathan Ward, Question of the Day, Erod, Reformer


Could the Yamaha R1 be Electric in the Future?

The Times Are Changing Yamaha is looking towards the electrified future just like every other motorcycle manufacturer. According to Cycle World, the company recently patented some designs for an electric R1. The patents focus mostly on the placement of the charging port for various bikes. One of the bikes is undoubtedly an R1. This isn’t really too big of a surprise. The advantages of an electric powertrain when it comes to performance are known. Pair that with the fact that Yamaha is part of a...
Tags: Motorcycles, Electric, Electric Motorcycles, Yamaha, Kawasaki, Motorcycle News, Honda Suzuki, Yamaha R1, Times Are Changing Yamaha


Toyota Glanza dedicated website and social media accounts go live

The dedicated website of the Toyota Glanza we saw in its leaked teaser video is...
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