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These idiots shot a porno in an Autopilot-enabled Tesla and Elon Musk deserves some blame

Taylor Jackson is a pioneer, of sorts. The adult actress, to our knowledge, is the first to shoot a pornographic scene in a moving vehicle without a human driver. And much like other pioneers her actions will inspire some while leading others to reenact an event that could, quite possibly, end in death. Jackson recently shot a pornographic scene where she and a man in the driver’s seat engaged in various sex acts while riding in a Tesla, on Autopilot. As dumb as it was, Jackson isn’t the problem...
Tags: Startups, Elon Musk, Cars, Tesla, Jackson, Insider, Taylor Jackson


2019 Cadillac XT4 Review: Affordable Luxury For Younger Buyers

90 SOLID 2019 Cadillac XT4 Premium Luxury Review Overall Impression Responsive engine.Easy for loading cargo.Ideal for younger buyers. Pros Affordable Roomy Cabin Cons Interior Quality Vs. Competition Options Quickly Drive Up MSRP There’s another new entry into the compact luxury SUV segment, as Cadillac gets into the mix with the XT4. The smaller XT4 joins the midsize XT5 and the three-row XT6, along with the larger  Escalade to complete  Cadillac’s SUV and cro...
Tags: Review, Gm, Autos, Epa, Denis, Awd, Denver, Android Auto, Cadillac, Denis Flierl, Test Drives, Driving Dynamics, 2019 Cadillac XT4, Premium Luxury, Luxury Premium Luxury, Continuous Damping Control


GM in talks to sell shuttered Lordstown factory to Workhorse for EV pickups

General Motors is in talks to sell its Lordstown vehicle factory in Ohio to Workhorse Group, a battery-electric transportation technology company, to produce EV pickup trucks. It’s a development that could produce a positive outcome for Workhorse, GM and the laid-off workers at the Lordstown factory that stopped producing the automaker’s Chevrolet Cruze in March. Not to mention President Trump, who has promised to bring back manufacturing jobs to the U.S. and was the first to reveal the talks...
Tags: Transportation, Cars, Tech, General-motors, Automotive, United States, Mary Barra, Gm, Ohio, Michigan, Chevrolet, Jalopnik, Trump, Lordstown, Chevrolet Cruze, UAW


Uber Drivers Protest Ahead of Friday’s IPO

Uber and Lyft drivers from the world over are going on strike today to protest the company’s working conditions and pay. However, the careful timing of the event also appears to be aimed at torpedoing the brand’s fast-approaching IPO. While Uber exists as a corporate middle man between riders hunting for a vehicle and drivers […] The post Uber Drivers Protest Ahead of Friday’s IPO appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Lyft, Uber, Protests, Autos, Strikes, Gig Economy, Ride-sharing, News Blog, Ride-hailing, Uber IPO, Ride Apps


Workhorse could give a castoff GM factory new life building electric trucks

General Motors could sell an idled Ohio factory to Workhorse Group, a company that specializes in electric vehicles. The factory could go from building compact cars to electric pickup trucks. The post Workhorse could give a castoff GM factory new life building electric trucks appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Business, News, Cars, Trends, General Motors, Electric Vehicles, Gm, Ohio, Workhorse Group, Workhorse


Baby Boomers Driving Off Debt Cliff With Expensive Car Loans, According To New Study

Why doesn't car loan debt have the same emotional resonance as a source of panic compared to student loan debt:?
Tags: Law, Finance, Cars, Debt, Millennials, Lendingtree, Baby Boomers, Car Loans, Jonathan Wolf, Kali McFadden


As Volkswagen’s Arteon Starts Hunting Buyers, Dealers Have Cash to Work With

You may have read a first drive review of Volkswagen’s new flagship, the Arteon, earlier today, but you probably didn’t know the automaker is already offering discounts on the liftback sedan. We’ve spoken of the difficulties VW faces in launching a large car in a crossover-hungry market; the addition of available all-wheel drive and a […] The post As Volkswagen’s Arteon Starts Hunting Buyers, Dealers Have Cash to Work With appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Vw, Autos, Volkswagen, Incentives, News Blog, Dealers, Arteon, Volkswagen Arteon, Premium Sedans


Truth, or Fake News? VW Claims ID.3 EV Will Be As Historically Important As Beetle, Golf

Months before its planned debut at Germany’s International Motor Show, Volkswagen has announced the first model of its ID electric sub-brand — the ID.3 — and wants the world to know it’s already accepting pre-orders. While the U.S. is unlikely to see the model for some time, if ever, the vehicle provides a glimpse into VW’s much-touted electrification […] The post Truth, or Fake News? VW Claims ID.3 EV Will Be As Historically Important As Beetle, Golf appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Germany, ID, Vw, Electric Vehicles, Golf, Autos, Volkswagen, EVs, Electric Cars, Volkswagen Group, Volkswagen AG, News Blog, ID.3, International Motor Show Volkswagen


K-Speed tears into the Royal Enfield Continental GT

Just the other day, we praised the simplicity and affordability of the new Royal Enfield twins. They’re easier to pull apart than most modern motorcycles, making them gold dust for custom builders. Then, we were examining a striking Interceptor from Thrive of Indonesia. Today, we’re looking at a custom version of the Interceptor’s sibling: the Continental GT 650. It’s a lean and purposeful cafe racer from the Thai custom powerhouse K-Speed. K-Speed got the commission from Royal Enfield lat...
Tags: Indonesia, Motorcycles, Continental, Brembo, Enfield, Custom Motorcycles, Café Racer, Royal Enfield, Royal Enfield Continental GT, Bangkok International Motor Show, Royal Enfield Continental, Vayu, K-Speed, Hindu Vayu


Porsche Fined $600 Million In Volkswagen Diesel Emissions Cheating Scandal

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Tags: Legal, News, Porsche, Autos, Fines, Volkswagen, Diesel, Dieselgate


Porsche Fined $600,000 In Volkswagen Diesel Emissions Cheating Scandal

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Tags: Legal, News, Porsche, Autos, Fines, Volkswagen, Diesel, Dieselgate


GM’s Oshawa Assembly to Stay in Company Hands, Switch Roles

All this GM assembly plant news dropping today… Announced Wednesday, GM’s Oshawa Assembly, Canada’s oldest auto plant, will not close permanently come the end of the year. After product disappears from its expansive confines later in 2019, the plant will swap hats, leaving its auto manufacturing role in the past. Unfortunately for employees, while some […] The post GM’s Oshawa Assembly to Stay in Company Hands, Switch Roles appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: General Motors, Production, Gm, Autos, Unifor, Oshawa, News Blog, Union News, Assembly Plants, GM Canada, Oshawa Assembly, Oshawa Assembly Canada


Rizoma Adds Honda CB1000R Neo Sport Cafe Collection

Upgrade Your Honda With Rizoma Honda’s Neo Sport Cafe motorcycles are some of the coolest bikes on the road right now. They’re sporty, naked machines that offer the best of retro styling in a modern motorcycle. The Honda CB1000R now gets a full collection of Rizoma parts, so you can customize your ride as you see fit.  The new Rizoma collection for the Honda motorcycle includes a long list of aftermarket parts. The types of parts include fairings, mirrors, risers, handlebars, grips, caps, cover...
Tags: Motorcycles, Honda, Motorcycle News, Rizoma, Rizoma Honda


Lamborghini’s Restored Arancio Miura P400

Made famous in 1969’s The Italian Job, this glorious Lamborghini Arancio Miura P400 was long-believed to be destroyed, as per the film’s plot. But a confession years later revealed that the on-screen collision involved a different Miura—one that was already damaged pre-shoot—and the hunt for the original began. With many aiding the search, the car surfaced, returned to Polo Storico (the brand’s classic division) and …
Tags: Auto, Design, Movies, Cars, Classic Cars, Italy, Linkaboutit, Lamborghini, Miura, Polo Storico, The Italian Job, Arancio Miura P400, Arancio Miura


Trump: Electric Truck Maker to Buy GM’s Lordstown Assembly

In a surprising turn of events, President Donald Trump broke a hot bit of news on Wednesday, tweeting that electric truck maker Workhorse Group has closed a deal to buy GM’s mothballed Lordstown Assembly plant, formerly home to the Chevrolet Cruze. The news came by way of GM CEO Mary Barra, Trump said, and the […] The post Trump: Electric Truck Maker to Buy GM’s Lordstown Assembly appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: General Motors, Production, Electric Vehicles, Gm, Autos, Trucks, Donald Trump, EVs, Lordstown, News Blog, Workhorse Group, Workhorse, Lordstown Assembly, Mary Barra Trump, Jobas, Electric Truck Maker


Reserve your student ticket to TC Sessions: Mobility 2019

The future of mobility is the big topic driving TC Sessions: Mobility 2019, which takes place July 10 in San Jose, Calif. Will it include flying cars? Space tourism? Transporter beams? Before we can go where no person has gone before, we need to foster a deep bench of thinkers, makers and technologists. Students are essential to the future of mobility. If you’re in high school or college and have a passion for mobility tech, take advantage of our deeply discounted student tickets. Come to TC Ses...
Tags: Google, TC, Transportation, Technology, California, Articles, Events, Tech, Automotive, Transport, San Jose, Mobility, Robotics, Ambassador, Self-driving Car, Cto


Sune Sorensen Directs BMW Commercial About Hard Topics of Family Divide and Forgiveness for Huge Ramadan Launch

Ramadan is a globally significant month, observed by hundreds of millions of people worldwide each year. With 1.8 billion Muslims Ramadan is becoming as important for advertisers as Christmas or the Superbowl. Since Ramadan is the month of giving and generosity, Brands - especially Automotive - offer consumers discounts on their products or services, which clutters the Automotive advertising landscape in the region. So BMW wanted to stand out from the car commercial masses with a TV spot ...
Tags: Christina Aguilera, Advertising, Automotive, GCC, Dubai, Bmw, Lebanon, Ramadan, Mena, TVC, Sorensen, Elie, Sune Sorensen, Big Kahuna, Wayne Fernandes, Serviceplan


2019 Volkswagen Arteon First Drive – A Fine Car, but for Whom?

The large-car class is a weird place these days. Not exactly a ghost town, but not exactly a hotly contested segment, either. Rear-drive remains the purview of the Dodge/Chrysler bunch, while the rest of the segment consists of entry-luxury cruisers (Toyota Avalon, Lexus ES) and semi-sporty cars such as the Acura TLX, Nissan Maxima, Buick […] The post 2019 Volkswagen Arteon First Drive – A Fine Car, but for Whom? appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Vw, Autos, Volkswagen, Car Reviews, New Cars, Dodge Chrysler, Hatchbacks, Arteon, Volkswagen Arteon, Large Cars, 2019 Volkswagen Arteon, 2019 Arteon, Volkswagen Arteon First Drive, Acura TLX Nissan Maxima Buick


Leak gives an early sneak peek at Mercedes-AMG’s pocket rocket CLA45

The 2020 Mercedes-AMG CLA45 was leaked on Mercedes' own German website. A photo of the rear of the sporty four-door appears in an online configurator for the lower-level AMG CLA35 model. The post Leak gives an early sneak peek at Mercedes-AMG’s pocket rocket CLA45 appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, Mercedes, Amg, Mercedes Benz, Mercedes-AMG, Mercedes-benz Cla


Hero Thriller 200T (XPulse 200T) with fuel injection at Feria 2 Ruedas - In 5 Live Images

The Hero XPulse 200T has reached Colombia as the Hero Thriller 200T....
Tags: Colombia, Autos, Feria


Honda’s Plan: More Hybrids, Fewer Trims, and a New Platform

Honda CEO Takahiro Hachigo provided a run-down of his company’s future on Wednesday, revealing a new global architecture slated to underpin a slew of vehicles in the coming decade. Efficiency was the thread connecting all of Hachigo’s promises — efficiency in development, in manufacturing, and in driving. The company feels it has a good thing in its […] The post Honda’s Plan: More Hybrids, Fewer Trims, and a New Platform appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Production, Efficiency, Autos, Honda, Hybrids, Platforms, Takahiro Hachigo, News Blog, Trims, Product Planning, Hachigo, Future Models


Hero Thriller 200S (Xtreme 200S) at Feria 2 Ruedas - In 6 Live Images

The Hero Xtreme 200S has reached Colombia as the Hero Thriller 200S. There, it...
Tags: Colombia, Autos, Feria


Hero Thriller 200X (XPulse 200) at Feria 2 Ruedas - In 7 Live Images

The made-in-India Hero XPulse 200 has reached Colombia. There, it's called...
Tags: India, Colombia, Autos, Feria


Hero Thriller 200X (XPulse 200) at Feria 2 Ruedas in Colombia - In 7 Live Images

The made-in-India Hero XPulse 200 has reached the Colombian market. There,...
Tags: India, Colombia, Autos, Feria


Ford Aspire Electric revealed, is based on the long version

The first co-developed models from Ford and Mahindra Group is going to be a...
Tags: Ford, Autos, Mahindra Group, Ford Aspire Electric


Backtrack Blowback: U.S. Makes It Official, Imposes Steep Tariffs on $200 Billion of Chinese Goods

The United States made good on a threat to impose higher tariffs on a new raft of Chinese goods Wednesday, days after the the People’s Republic reportedly backtracked on nearly every element of a draft trade deal hammered out by the two countries. The 25 percent tariff officially hits $200 billion worth of Chinese goods […] The post Backtrack Blowback: U.S. Makes It Official, Imposes Steep Tariffs on $200 Billion of Chinese Goods appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: China, United States, Tariffs, Trade, Autos, News Blog, Trade War Watch, Import Tariffs, Trade Negotiations, Chinese Goods


Realistic Classic Car Drawings By Alessandro Paglia

Alessandro Paglia is known for his hyper-realistic drawings of iconic designs. This time, he has created a series of classic car drawings. The meticulous artworks show a selected range of iconic cars such as the Mercedes 300 SL “Gullwing” from 1954, a 1970 Lamborghini Miura, a Bugatti Atlantic Type 57 from 1937, and others. The artist says his process of creation is quite simple... Source
Tags: Design, Cars, Mercedes, Classic, Drawings, Inspirations, Realistic, Lamborghini Miura, Alessandro Paglia, Bugatti Atlantic Type


A low-cost Hyundai Santro (Alto rival) could be in the making - Report

India surely has a soft corner for entry-level cars and no wonder why the...
Tags: India, Autos


For Volkswagen, the electric ID.3 is more than a new car. It’s a new chapter

Volkswagen is preparing to launch an electric Golf-sized hatchback named ID.3. It's more than just a new model; it represents the beginning of a new era for the German automaker. One of its top executives told Digital Trends why. The post For Volkswagen, the electric ID.3 is more than a new car. It’s a new chapter appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, Volkswagen, Electric Cars, Digital Trends


Fuelin’ Around: Ford Facing Legal Fracas Over Efficiency Claims

The new Ford Ranger only went on sale in January, but the midsize pickup is already the focus of a class-action lawsuit. The complaint, filed earlier this week, alleges the Blue Oval “deliberately miscalculated and misrepresented factors used in vehicle certification testing in order to report that its vehicles used less fuel and emitted less […] The post Fuelin’ Around: Ford Facing Legal Fracas Over Efficiency Claims appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Lawsuit, Ford, Autos, F-150, Law And Order, Emissions, Ranger, Blue Oval, Ford Ranger, News Blog, MPG, Fuelin



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