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5 Best Car Movies On Amazon Prime For The Coronavirus Quarantine

Let us know on Twitter what car movies or shows you are watching during the Coronavirus quarantine, and if you have any suggestions. Looking for car stuff to watch while staying healthy? Then ask, and ye shall receive. Here’s the five best car movies on Amazon Prime right now. If you’re a gearhead like us, watching car stuff is a fun way to pass the time during this Coronavirus quarantine. We recently compiled a list of the best car movies on Netflix and have now moved onto Amazon Pri...
Tags: Amazon, Movies, Abc, Amazon Prime, Bbc, Netflix, Magazine, Autos, Spike Lee, Kevin Hart, Nascar, James May, Nicolas Cage, Scott, Newman, Ken Block


India-bound new 2020 Benelli TNT 600i launched in China, costs INR 5.06 lakh

The new 2020 Benelli TNT 600i that was showcased at the EICMA 2019 has been...
Tags: China, India, Autos, TNT, Benelli


Traffic Deaths in the Age of COVID-19 Run the Gamut

It’s hard to peruse local headlines these days without stumbling across a post or two detailing recent speeding infractions, with the ticketed drivers apparently taking advantage of traffic-free roads and bargain basement gas to see what dad’s Accord can really do. It makes sense that some drivers would see a pandemic as an opportunity. Generally, vastly […] The post Traffic Deaths in the Age of COVID-19 Run the Gamut appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Safety, Traffic, Autos, Speeding, News Blog, Traffic Deaths, Coronavirus


Pickups Can’t Do the Impossible, but They’re Keeping the ‘Buy American’ Crowd in the Majority

Rarely are week-to-week sales a useful yardstick of industry (or brand) performance, but the past month’s upheaval has changed that view just a bit. We told you last week how, despite the U.S. car buyers staying away from dealerships in droves, pickups fared significantly better in late March than any other segment. The drop in […] The post Pickups Can’t Do the Impossible, but They’re Keeping the ‘Buy American’ Crowd in the Majority appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Sales, Autos, Trucks, News Blog, Coronavirus, Retail Mix


Koenigsegg Jesko Absolut: New Photos to Make You Drool

The Koenigsegg Jesko Absolut is many things, but would you ever imagine it as a daily driver? Now stay with us here for a second . . . the Jesko Absolut has cushy Alcantara seats, power windows, an adjustable steering wheel and pedals, climate control, and Apple CarPlay. There is even a reverse camera for the parking lot at the local Kroger. While the blistering performance is obvious, Koenigsegg says what may not be apparent is how they designed the Jesko Absolut with daily driving in mind....
Tags: Apple, Gallery, Autos, Kroger, Koenigsegg, Alcantara, Car Talk, Jesko Absolut


Global Pandemic May Hit Luxury Brands the Hardest

Mercedes-Benz got out in front of BMW while automotive sales languish in the gutter, though neither company finds itself resting comfortably upon a bed of roses. The global pandemic has made sure of that; no segment has gone unaffected by social distancing measures, but it may be the luxury divisions that have it the hardest […] The post Global Pandemic May Hit Luxury Brands the Hardest appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Porsche, Lexus, Autos, Automotive Industry, Lincoln, Bmw, Audi, Mercedes Benz, Auto Sales, Luxury Brands, Cadillac, News Blog, Sales Projections, COVID-19, Premium Auto Sales


Auto-Union Type C 1/8-scale Lego replica is surprisingly detailed

Filed under: Toys/Games,Audi,Classics Continue reading Auto-Union Type C 1/8-scale Lego replica is surprisingly detailed Auto-Union Type C 1/8-scale Lego replica is surprisingly detailed originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 9 Apr 2020 13:23:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink |  Email this |  Comments
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GM Shares Face Mask Production Blueprint With Other Suppliers

More information on the design of the face mask can be found through the Michigan Manufacturers Association. You can also request a free blue print of the face mask. DETROIT – Based on the overwhelming number of requests for face masks for frontline workers, GM is increasing its production capacity for face masks at its Warren, Michigan facility. In addition, the company has shared its manufacturing plans with GM suppliers along with the Original Equipment Suppliers Association and t...
Tags: China, General Motors, Gm, Autos, Warren, Michigan, Detroit, MMA, GDC, Auburn Hills, John Walsh, Goshen Indiana, Fort Mill South Carolina, Holland Michigan, Warren Michigan, Car News


Rivian won’t start delivering its electric pickup truck until 2021

There are currently 11 workers in 2.6 million square feet of space
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, Electric Cars, Pickup Trucks, Rivian


Rare Rides: Aggressive Luxury With the 1977 Pontiac Can Am

Rare Rides reviews another Pontiac today. And much like the recently featured Bonneville, it’s large and in charge, from the Seventies, and has two doors. Let’s see how much horsepower the 1977 Can Am gained through stickers and spoilers. The Can Am was one of the final developments of the fourth-generation Le Mans. A brand […] The post Rare Rides: Aggressive Luxury With the 1977 Pontiac Can Am appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: General Motors, Muscle cars, Classic Cars, Editorials, Gm, Autos, Le Mans, 1970s, Pontiac, Grand Prix, News Blog, Pontiac Grand Prix, Coupes, V8, Can-Am, Malaise Era


Auto Service Professional: Openbay Adds NAPA AutoCare Centers to Marketplace

The following is an excerpt of an article published by Auto Service Professional: Openbay will offer NAPA AutoCare Centers a way to acquire and convert demand from modern vehicle owners who go online for automotive service and repair. Additionally, NAPA will gain special access to Openbay Otis, a proprietary AI-powered virtual service software, enabling NAPA AutoCare Center website visitors to automatically receive service estimates, schedule appointments and engage in instant two-way conversati...
Tags: Autos, Napa, Press, Openbay, Openbay Otis, NAPA AutoCare Center, NAPA AutoCare Centers, Openbay Adds NAPA AutoCare Centers


Modern Tire Dealer: NAPA AutoCare Centers Join Openbay

The following is an excerpt from an article published by Modern Tire Dealer: There’s a growing demand for automotive services and repairs on its online marketplace, and to meet that demand it is partnering with National Automotive Parts Association (NAPA), and specifically NAPA AutoCare Centers. Under the partnership, NAPA AutoCare Centers in the U.S. now have special access to the Openbay marketplace and software services. READ THE FULL STORY HERE The post Modern Tire Dealer: NAPA AutoCare Cent...
Tags: Autos, Press, National Automotive Parts Association NAPA, NAPA AutoCare Centers Join Openbay


Volkswagen’s Plan: Lure ’em in With Sporty Plug-ins, Sell Them on EV Tech

If you’re a greenie who loves hauling your compostable tote to the grocery store in search of climate-conscious vegan food, Volkswagen’s U.S. lineup likely leaves a lot to be desired. For now, anyway. The automaker’s domestic offerings are pretty heavily skewed in favor of larger, gas-powered utility vehicles, with the promised lineup of electrics has […] The post Volkswagen’s Plan: Lure ’em in With Sporty Plug-ins, Sell Them on EV Tech appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Green, Vw, Plug-In Hybrids, Autos, Volkswagen, Phev, News Blog, Product Planning, Future Models


Watch Indian Motorcycle’s Appaloosa Ice Racer Make the Baikal Mile

Running on a Frozen Siberian Lake I reported a while back on the fact that Indian Motorcycle took its bike that was created in collaboration with Workhorse Speed Shop called Appaloosa to the Baikal Mile Ice Speed Festival. The event took place from February 27 to March 1. Indian now has footage of the motorcycle doing its thing on the frozen lake.  This motorcycle was built in partnership between Indian Motorcycle and Workhorse Speed Shop, and it’s based on the Indian Scout. It was made in 2019...
Tags: Motorcycles, Sprint, Siberia, Biarritz France, Baikal, Appaloosa, Motorcycle News, Indian Motorcycle, Workhorse Speed Shop, Baikal Mile, Sebastien Lorentz


Report: Nissan Hunting for Credit to Backstop the Whole Shebang

As assembly plants turned out the lights across North America in late March, automakers were quick to call upon new credit lines to ensure fiscal stability in the coming months. No one’s really sure by just how much the coronavirus pandemic will hamper sales and profits. While Nissan, cash-strapped as it is (and facing a […] The post Report: Nissan Hunting for Credit to Backstop the Whole Shebang appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Finances, Emergency planning, Autos, Credit, North America, Nissan, News Blog, Coronavirus, Nissan Hunting for Credit


Roland Sands Design and Comoto Enter Into Strategic Partnership

A Pretty Big Move I’m a fan of Roland Sands Design gear. The company has a stylish approach to making everything it does. Not every single one of its products are absolutely amazing, but there’s no denying that many of the products it’s involved with are top-notch. That’s why I found it interesting to learn that Roland Sands Design and Comoto have entered into a partnership for sales and distribution.  For those who don’t know, Comoto owns Revzilla, CycleGear, and J&P Cycles. I spoke with the c...
Tags: Motorcycles, Motorcycle News, Roland Sands, Comoto, Roland Sands Design


Jumpi: 3-in-1 Car Vacuum, Jump Starter, and Power Bank Breaches $30K in First Day of Funding

The portable car accessory by Jumpi Labs had a groundbreaking start on Kickstarter, achieving 250% of its funding… The post Jumpi: 3-in-1 Car Vacuum, Jump Starter, and Power Bank Breaches $30K in First Day of Funding appeared first on Gadget Advisor.
Tags: Gadgets, Cars, Car, Jumper, Jumpi, Jumpi Labs


You Can Already Get an Akrapovič Exhaust for the Honda CBR1000RR-R

Making the CBR1000RR-R Have More Arrghhh! So, you can’t even buy a Honda CBR1000RR-R yet, but the aftermarket exhaust company Akrapovič already has a full racing exhaust for the bike. The Evolution Line Kit is made of titanium and it’s designed specifically for the Honda CBR1000RR-R Fireblade.  The exhaust system isn’t just a simple slip-on deal. It’s a full system with a racing-inspired design. It is made entirely of titanium alloys to keep weight low and each part of the four headers is cast...
Tags: Motorcycles, Honda, Akrapovič, Motorcycle News, Honda CBR1000RR-R


New Production Restart Dates for Toyota, Hyundai

Toyota and Hyundai are now aiming to bring assembly plants back online later than initially planned. News of the shutdown extension comes as other automakers, notably Fiat Chrysler, Honda, and Nissan, announced a targeted return to work in the first week of May. Toyota first said April 6th would be the return date, pushing that […] The post New Production Restart Dates for Toyota, Hyundai appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Jobs, Production, Autos, Toyota, Nissan, Hyundai, News Blog, Toyota Hyundai, Fiat Chrysler Honda, Coronavirus


Embrace Fun With This Vintage KTM Enduro Video

The Video We All Needed Right Now While you’re all cooped up inside, one of the things that should help is knowing that someday you’ll be able to get back out there on your bike and ride. To indulge in a little ridiculousness this morning, I wanted to show you all a video of a goofy guy taking out his vintage KTM 250 Enduro for a good hard ride.  The guy in the video, Tom Mason, who is a professional racer, definitely plays up the retro aspect of the bike with some cheesy music, a silly wig, he...
Tags: Motorcycles, Mason, KTM, Tom Mason, Motorcycle News, Motorcycle Videos, KTM Enduro, KTM Enduro Video, YouTube channel Life of Loam


India-bound next-gen Hyundai Tucson shown in a walkaround video [Update]

Update: According to the leaked production schedule of the Hyundai Motors Ulsan...
Tags: India, Autos, Hyundai Tucson


QOTD: A Mileage Miracle?

It seems readers gravitated to Chris’ recent review of the Silverado 1500 Duramax. Indeed, I was curious to see just how well General Motors’ new 3.0-liter inline-six diesel handled day to day life and, more importantly, how well it performed at the pumps. Looks like the pickup’s fuel economy was worthy of note. With each […] The post QOTD: A Mileage Miracle? appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: General Motors, Autos, Diesel, Fuel Economy, Chris, News Blog, Question of the Day, QOTD Question of the Day


Here's How You Care For Tyres On A Parked-Up Car

Given the current situation, it's likely you'll have at least one car parked up for a while. Here's how you care for your tyres during that time
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BS6 MG Hector diesel prices revealed, are up to INR 45,000 higher

MG has silently launched the BS6 Hector diesel, with prices starting at INR...
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New Nissan Kicks (facelift) spied completely undisguised

The new Nissan Kicks has been spied completely undisguised while being...
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The New Caterham Super Seven 1600 Is A 565kg Retro Joy

Following on from the limited-run Sprint and Super Sprint models, Caterham has revealed a new, more powerful retro sports car
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TVS in talks with Norton Motorcycles to acquire it - Report

TVS, one of the leading two-wheeler manufacturers in India, is in talks with...
Tags: India, Autos, Norton motorcycles


Survey: Drop in pollution gets Brits interested in electric vehicles

With lockdown and quarantine policies enforced around the world, people aren’t driving or traveling as much. It’s had an undeniably positive effect on air quality in cities, which is demonstrating the power of switching to greener forms of transport. For some, it appears to have provided the evidence they needed to consider switching to an electric vehicle for their next car. [Read: Study: No, electric car motors don’t adversely interfere with pacemakers] According to a survey conducted by UK co...
Tags: Startups, UK, Cars, Tech, Shift, Coronavirus, Venson Automotive


Captivity Day 15

Day 15 and not only do we have bears everywhere but kids are decorating their fences and even displaying artwork in their windows.  All pretty cool and giving them something to do. Walking the dog is interesting.  People are all saying hello but go to different lengths to maintain social distance.  Seeing I've got a dog, I try to be the one that takes to the grass verge and let them have [Author: Andrew Thomson]
Tags: Motorcycles, Andrew Thomson, COVID-19


Check Out The Centre-Exit Exhaust On The Next Porsche Cayenne GTS

A Cayenne Coupe GTS has been spotted undergoing testing with a 911 GTS-like centre-exit exhaust
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