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2019 Lexus UX 250h Review: A Small Package For The Big City

93 Solid 2019 Lexus UX 250h Overall Impression Affordable luxury.Good for daily driving. Pros Fuel Economy Easy To Maneuver Available Safety Tech Cons Infotainment Interface Passenger & Cargo Room Lexus brings a new compact SUV for those who don’t need a big vehicle, but still want something luxurious and fuel efficient. The 2019 Lexus UX 250h is a new vehicle from the luxury division of Toyota that slots below the NX in the Lexus stable. It comes with Toyota’s pro...
Tags: Review, Lexus, Autos, Toyota, Epa, Denis, Awd, Denver, MacPherson, Toyota Motor Sales U S A Inc, Big City, Denis Flierl, Lexus Safety System, Test Drives, Lexus UX, Triple Beam LED


CEO of Embattled Jaguar Land Rover Explains the Road Ahead

Last week, we examined the precarious situation impacting the way Jaguar Land Rover does business. If you want the abridged version, JLR isn’t sure what to do about Brexit, overestimated the Chinese market, and is concerned with tightening emission rules in Europe. The company’s now mulling the layoff of a sizable portion of its workforce to […] The post CEO of Embattled Jaguar Land Rover Explains the Road Ahead appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Europe, Corporate Strategy, Autos, Jaguar, Jaguar Land Rover, Automotive Industry, Land Rover, Brexit, Industry News, Tata Motors, JLR, Ralf Speth, News Blog


Trump’s tariffs could knock Tesla’s Autopilot off course

The White House has refused to exempt the “brain” of Tesla’s Autopilot technology from punitive import tariffs, a decision that could endanger the company’s self-driving ambitions, TechCrunch has learned. At a special “autonomy day” event last week, Tesla CEO Elon Musk unveiled advanced Autopilot 3.0 hardware, including a new custom chip intended to enable full self-driving (FSD) operation for all of its new vehicles. This hardware is now standard in all new Model 3, S and X vehicles. Custom...
Tags: Apple, TC, Transportation, Verizon, Japan, Elon Musk, White House, China, Samsung, Tech, Tesla, Automotive, United States, Washington Dc, Citigroup, Goldman Sachs


Mopar’s Hellephant Is Already Sold Out

Remember when we told you you could purchase Fiat Chrysler’s beastly, 1,000-horsepower Hellephant crate engine last week? Well, you’ve missed the window. After just a few days of availability, Mopar’s mightiest engine is entirely sold out. According to Allpar, FCA’s inventory was depleted within 48 hours of pre-orders opening for “Hemi Day” (April 26th) after third-party sources […] The post Mopar’s Hellephant Is Already Sold Out appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Fca, Autos, Engines, Fiat Chrysler, Mopar, Hemi, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, News Blog, 426 HEMI, Crate Engines, Hellephant


Porsche Introduces Biomass Electric Plants To Heat and Power Zuffenhausen Operations

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Tags: Energy, News, Autos, Biomass, Carbon Neutral


The best luxury cars of 2019

The luxury car segment is booming in the United States, and today's examples are more upscale than ever. From Rolls-Royce and Bentley to Mercedes-Benz and Porsche, here are the best luxury cars you can buy today. The post The best luxury cars of 2019 appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Cars, Trends, United States, Porsche, Luxury cars, Bentley, Buying Guides, Mercedes Benz, Cadillac CT6, Bentley Bentayga, Rolls-Royce Dawn, Bentley Mulsanne, Mercedes-Benz S-Class, Porsche 911, Premium Cars, Best Of Everything


A Step Up: Best Running Boards for Trucks

Add some form and function to your pickup. The post A Step Up: Best Running Boards for Trucks appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Commerce, Autos, News Blog, Running Boards


Report: Next-generation, Entry-level Volkswagen Golf Not Bound for U.S.

It sounds like something that should be taken with a grain of salt, though recent sales figures back up a report that claims the basic version of the eighth-generation Volkswagen Golf won’t make it to the United States. The regular, non-performance version of VW’s long-running hatch wins praise for offering budget fun and above-par fit and […] The post Report: Next-generation, Entry-level Volkswagen Golf Not Bound for U.S. appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: United States, Vw, Golf, Autos, Volkswagen, Volkswagen Golf, News Blog, Product Planning


Mahindra Examines 2nd Michigan Plant For Potential Postal Contract

Mahindra, the company that produces the intentionally Jeep-like Roxor, is looking at sites in Detroit, Oakland County, and Genesee County in the event that it lands a $6 billion contract to supply the U.S. Postal Service with delivery vehicles. While USPS has already begun supplementing the now-ancient Grumman LLV with more-modern vans and utility vehicles, it launched an […] The post Mahindra Examines 2nd Michigan Plant For Potential Postal Contract appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Usps, Autos, Jeep, Genesee County, U.S. Postal Service, Mahindra, News Blog, Mahindra & Mahindra, Government Contracts, Mahindra Automotive North America, ROXOR, Postal Vehicles, Delivery Vehicles, Detroit Oakland County, Grumman LLV


Class Act: A millimeter-perfect BMW airhead from Sinroja

In just four years, Sinroja has become one of the most talked-about custom shops in England. As immaculately finished bikes set sail from the workshop run by brothers Rahul and Birju Sinroja, word on the street builds. Life in the Midlands city of Leicester is a far cry from the small town in India where Rahul and Birju grew up. But that’s where the brothers learned their skills, playing with lathes in their father’s factory, before they moved to the UK. Like all good custom shops, Sinroja...
Tags: Usa, UK, England, London, India, David, Motorcycles, Dubai, Leicester, Bmw, Richard, Exif, Glenn, Rahul, Midlands, Custom Motorcycles


2019 Honda HR-V Touring review

The 2019 Honda HR-V is part of a growing crop of subcompact crossovers. But while some competitors make due with cramped interiors and front-wheel drive, Honda has made the HR-V a true utility vehicle. The post 2019 Honda HR-V Touring review appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Cars, Trends, Crossovers, Honda, Honda Hr-v


Red Toyota Glanza spied at a dealer stockyard [Video]

Yesterday, IAB reported that Maruti Suzuki has started shipping the Toyota...
Tags: Autos, Iab, Maruti Suzuki


Rare Rides: A 1981 Triumph TR8 That’s Both Beige and Brand New

You read the title correctly. There’s a Triumph TR8 for sale in the urbane and international city of Tampa, which is in Florida. Miraculously, the sporty convertible has traveled just 90 miles since 1981. It’s beige, malaise, and showroom fresh, so let’s have a look. By the middle of the Seventies, Triumph needed a new […] The post Rare Rides: A 1981 Triumph TR8 That’s Both Beige and Brand New appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Florida, Autos, Tampa, Seventies Triumph


The best compact cars of 2019

The best compact cars on the market rival their counterparts in many ways, proving that bigger isn’t always better. Here, we've rounded up some of the better options available, including an SUV and an electric alternative. The post The best compact cars of 2019 appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Cars, Trends, Buying Guides, Compact Cars, Sedans, Coupes, Hatchbacks, Best Of Everything


Adventures in Marketing: Is the Toyota Corolla Too Sexy?

We know, we know — you’re torn on the answer to this age-old question. Well, Toyota thinks its 2020 Corolla sedan, which adopts the platform and powertrain changes seen on the 2019 hatch, is hot, sizzling stuff. And you will, too, it seems. So much so, you’re liable to engage in a lewd public act, […] The post Adventures in Marketing: Is the Toyota Corolla Too Sexy? appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Commercials, Marketing, Autos, Ads, Toyota, Corolla, Toyota Corolla, News Blog


This 600-horsepower 2019 Shelby GT-S Mustang is the ultimate rental car

Shelby American developed this GT-S Mustang for the Sixt rental car company. Shelby has a long history of building high-performance Mustang rental cars for Hertz, but this is the first time it's worked with another company. The post This 600-horsepower 2019 Shelby GT-S Mustang is the ultimate rental car appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, Ford Mustang, Muscle cars, Rental Cars, Hertz, Shelby American, Shelby, Sixt, Shelby Mustang, Shelby GT S Mustang


The Honda S800 Is A Surprisingly Affordable Classic That Revs To 8000rpm

This adorable piece of Honda sports car history will be going under the hammer in May, with a lower estimate of £15,000
Tags: Autos, Honda


AutoSens Returns To Detroit: Robust Agenda Focuses On Autonomous Driving

AutoSens, a leading and influential global summit on autonomous driving, is returning to Detroit. Technical sessions and presentations from from Microsoft, Sony, General Motors, and MIT are planned. AutoSens takes aim at the biggest challenges facing autonomous driving by encouraging collaboration.  The Michigan Science Center will host AutoSens Detroit for the second time as the global conference on autonomous driving returns to the Motor City this month. AutoSens examines nearly every level ...
Tags: Microsoft, Events, Mit, Autos, Autonomous Cars, Detroit, TomTom, Brussels Belgium, Motor City, Stead, ADAS, OSRAM, Alex Hartman, Michigan Science Center, Robert Stead, AutoSens Detroit


Hyundai Venue secures 2,000+ pre-bookings in just one day

Pre-bookings for the Hyundai Venue were officially opened in India yesterday....
Tags: India, Autos, Hyundai Venue


Hyundai just made the Ioniq Electric better in Europe. Will the U.S. get it?

Hyundai's European division updated the Ioniq Electric with a bigger battery pack that delivers more range, a more powerful electric motor, design tweaks, and more tech inside. The updates are only for the European-spec model so far. The post Hyundai just made the Ioniq Electric better in Europe. Will the U.S. get it? appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Europe, News, Cars, Trends, Hyundai, Electric Cars, Hyundai Ioniq, Ioniq Electric


Musk Seeks More Money

Hot on the heels of yesterday’s Tesla cash-raising bonanza, the electric automaker is looking to boost the size of its stack once again. After Thursday’s shelf offering of stock and convertible notes, Tesla announced Friday it wants to boost its injection of capital from $2.3 billion to $2.7 billion, issuing further common stock and debt. […] The post Musk Seeks More Money appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Elon Musk, Tesla, Autos, News Blog, High Finance


For 2020, Toyota is finally fixing the Prius Prime’s two biggest downsides

The Toyota Prius is our favorite hybrid car, but it's not perfect by any means. For the 2020 model year, Toyota is fixing two of its biggest downsides by adding a fifth seat, and by making Apple CarPlay standard. The post For 2020, Toyota is finally fixing the Prius Prime’s two biggest downsides appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Apple, News, Cars, Trends, Toyota, Hybrid Cars


2019 Mahindra TUV300 (facelift) official accessories revealed

Mahindra has revealed the accessories for the newly launched 2019 TUV300. The...
Tags: Autos, Mahindra


Shrinking F-150 V8 Demand Prompts Shift Cut at Ford Engine Plant

Americans love their Ford F-150s, but buyers are increasingly opting for a powerplant boasting fewer than eight cylinders. As such, the automaker is cutting the third shift at the Windsor, Ontario engine plant tasked with building the 5.0-liter Coyote V8. Ford V8s and Windsor have a long association, but the extraneous employees needn’t worry about […] The post Shrinking F-150 V8 Demand Prompts Shift Cut at Ford Engine Plant appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Jobs, Ford, Autos, Essex, Engines, Windsor, WINDSOR Ontario, News Blog, Ford F-150, Ford Engine Plant, V8 Engines, Essex Engine Plant, Coyote V8 Ford


New Crop of Energica MotoE Ego Corsa Race Bikes Will Be Ready at End of May

Get Ready for More Electric Racing After a horrendous fire destroyed all of the bikes set to race in the MotoE championship, Energica had a pretty big task on its hands. It had to make new Ego Corsa race bikes as quickly as possible to get things back to normal. The MotoE schedule also had to be revised. We reported on the revised schedule and now it seems that Energica will have the bikes ready by as soon as the end of this month.  The CEO of Energica Livia Cevolini sounded truly pleased with ...
Tags: Germany, Motorcycles, Electric Motorcycles, Motorcycle News, Energica, Energica Livia Cevolini, Cevolini


Check out the new Bajaj Avenger 160 Street ABS in detail [Walkaround Video]

Earlier today, we reported that the Bajaj Avenger 160 Street ABS has started...
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2019 Mahindra TUV300 (facelift) launched, priced from INR 8.49 lakh

The 2019 Mahindra TUV300 has been launched in India, with prices starting at...
Tags: India, Autos


Piston Slap: B-bodies Shall Master the Road Once More! (Part II)

Timothy writes: Sir, I have a problem with my 1994 Buick Roadmaster. You remember the one that I inherited from my parents but didn’t care for the way it rode? Yeah, that one. I followed a lot of your advice in making it a much more desirable car for me: big sway bars, rebuilt the […] The post Piston Slap: B-bodies Shall Master the Road Once More! (Part II) appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Autos, Airbag, Timothy, Horn, News Blog, Piston Slap, Buick Roadmaster, Horn Pad, Horn Relay, Stuck Horn


The Hennessey Ranger VelociRaptor Is Quicker Than A Stock F-150 Raptor

Hennessey has built its own version of the Ford Ranger Raptor, and it's rather quick...
Tags: Autos, Hennessey


L.A. Museum Opens New Exhibit of Dystopian Vehicles From Movies Like Blade Runner and Mad Max: Fury Road

If you’ve never been to the Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles, you have to go. And there’s no better time than this year, as the museum opens up a new exhibit of vehicles from TV and movies that looks cool as hell.Read more...
Tags: Science, Cars, Los Angeles, Iron Man, Back To The Future, Batman, Blade Runner, Robocop, Tron, Prometheus, Mad Max Fury Road, Black Panther, Petersen Automotive Museum, Ghost in the Shell, Death Race 2000, Back to the Future Part II



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