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Best bikes under INR 2 lakh in India - IAB Picks

India is one of the biggest motorcycle markets in the world. There are a...
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BADASS BEEMER: BMW K100 ‘Project K’ by Spitfire Speed Shop

Written by Martin Hodgson No matter where in the world you are, the likelihood is that you’re currently socially isolating and doing your part to help stop the spread of the lethal Coronavirus that is devastating countries around the globe. So although the UK’s Spitfire Speed Shop was hoping to debut this stunning bike at the now cancelled 2020 Bike Shed Show as one of the invited Pro Builds, we’re instead beaming it into your homes for your safe viewing pleasure. From a big and boxy BMW K100 ...
Tags: UK, Porsche, Motorcycles, Kaiser, Michelin, Bmw, Classic, SSS, Tommo, Beemer, Dav, Café Racer, Martin Hodgson, Keihin, Motogadget, Tokico


Insurance companies ordered to refund premiums to California drivers amid coronavirus shutdown

With shelter-in-place restrictions in place throughout the state amid the COVID-19 pandemic, many Californians are likely wondering why they’re still forking over money for auto insurance. Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Laura was wondering the same thing, and it prompted him to institute some temporary reforms. Laura announced Monday, April 13 that insurance companies must provide a premium credit, reduction, return of premium or other appropriate adjustments as soon as possible — and no later t...
Tags: Business, California, Disney, Cars, Sport, Soccer, Local News, Orange, Gavin Newsom, Laura, Riverside, Lara, Bob Iger, Department of Insurance, California Department of Insurance, Top Stories LADN


Bentley Bentayga Hybrid Offers Less Highway MPG Than V8 Model

While some degree of valueless virtue signaling accompanied the launch of Toyota’s Prius, most hybrid customers are an exceptionally practical lot. Fixated on the long game, they’re willing to weigh the added cost of supplemental electrification against an uptick in efficiency — attempting to calculate the duration of ownership required before they can start raking in […] The post Bentley Bentayga Hybrid Offers Less Highway MPG Than V8 Model appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Fuel Efficiency, Autos, Toyota, Epa, Bentley, Fuel Economy, Bentley Bentayga, News Blog, Bentayga, V8, Luxury Vehicles, MPG, Bentley Bentayga Hybrid, 2020 Bentley Bentayga Hybrid


Ford partners with Thermo Fisher on COVID-19 collection kits, expands production to face masks, gowns

Ford has expanded its plan to produce critical medical equipment and supplies, including a new effort to make reusable gowns from airbag materials as well as a partnership with scientific instrument provider Thermo Fisher Scientific to ramp up production of COVID-19 collection kits to test for the virus. This broader plan highlights the latest effort by automakers and medical device manufacturers to help ease a shortage of equipment and supplies such as face shields, face masks, protective go...
Tags: Health, TC, Hardware, Supply Chain, Tech, Automotive, Ford, Michigan, 3m, Henry Ford, UAW, Thermo Fisher Scientific, Thermo Fisher, Kansas City Assembly Plant, Plymouth Mich, Vreeland


Ford partners with Thermo Fisher on COVID-19 test kits, expands production to face masks, gowns

Ford has expanded its plan to produce critical medical equipment and supplies, including a new effort to make reusable gowns from airbag materials as well as a partnership with scientific instrument provider Thermo Fisher Scientific to ramp up production of COVID-19 collection kits to test for the virus. This broader plan highlights the latest effort by automakers and medical device manufacturers to help ease a shortage of equipment and supplies such as face shields, face masks, protective go...
Tags: Health, TC, Hardware, Supply Chain, Tech, Automotive, Ford, Michigan, 3m, Henry Ford, UAW, Thermo Fisher Scientific, Thermo Fisher, Kansas City Assembly Plant, Plymouth Mich, Vreeland


992 Turbo S Packs New Tech, 640 Horsepower

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Tags: Autos, Mclaren, VTG, McLaren 720S, 992, 992 Turbo, 992 Turbo S, Variable Turbine Geometry


Ford’s New Business Is Coming Along

It’s a temporary foray in a wholly new direction, but Ford’s new line of products is picking up steam — with one new item ready to enter production on Tuesday. Place the cynical, always suspicious side of your brain on pause for a moment and see what the Blue Oval is doing for your health.  […] The post Ford’s New Business Is Coming Along appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Production, Ford, Healthcare, Autos, Blue Oval, News Blog, Coronavirus


NASCAR Driver Suspended for Uttering Slur

American stock car driver and World of Outlaws Sprint car team owner Kyle Larson was caught uttering a racial slur via a hot mic on Easter Sunday. Larson (#42 in the the NASCAR Cup Series) was participating in an online racing event with other professional drivers, streamed via Twitch and eNASCAR, where he suffered a virtual off. […] The post NASCAR Driver Suspended for Uttering Slur appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Racing, Autos, Nascar, Esports, Motorsport, Larson, Kyle Larson, Racing News, News Blog, NASCAR news


Twister Trashes BorgWarner Plant; Volkswagen Receives Close Call

Powerful tornadoes ripped through the U.S. South and Southeast late Sunday and into the early morning hours of Monday, leaving behind a toll in human lives and property damage that’s still being assessed. As the country — and world — suffers through the many disruptions borne of the coronavirus pandemic, one can’t forget that more […] The post Twister Trashes BorgWarner Plant; Volkswagen Receives Close Call appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Supply Chain, Nature, Autos, Volkswagen, Suppliers, News Blog, BordWarner, Chattanooga Assembly, BorgWarner Plant, U S South and Southeast


Purpose Built Moto turns the Sportster into a dual sport

Custom motorcycles don’t always need to be practical… unless, of course, you need a purpose built machine that can handle a two week adventure ride across Australia. In that case, you’d want something like this tough Harley-Davidson Sportster. It’s the work of Tom Gilroy, at the aptly named Purpose Built Moto on Australia’s Gold Coast. Purpose Built teamed up with production company Electric Bubble to film an upcoming moto film, Wide of the Mark. Tom needed a ride—so he built this. With a ...
Tags: Facebook, Australia, Motorcycles, Tasmania, Harley Davidson, Husqvarna, Harley, Mark, Great Ocean Road, Tom, PSI, Mitas, Custom Motorcycles, Sporty, Harley-Davidson Sportster, Tom Gilroy


Easier Said Than Done: Restarting the Automotive Industry

As the global health crisis pivots toward becoming an economic one, the automotive industry is understandably eager to know when it can begin producing cars again. The situation isn’t going to be as easy as throwing open a few breaker boxes and giving the thumbs up. A mile-long list of problems, many of which lack easy […] The post Easier Said Than Done: Restarting the Automotive Industry appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Government, Supply Chain, Economy, Autos, Automotive Industry, Assembly, News Blog, Product Planning, reStart, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Industry Restart, Industry Strategy


Deals We Love This Week: Bluetooth Headsets up to 50% Off

Some Good Comm Deals Every week I go through the deals that are out there on motorcycle gear and I pull the best ones. This week, Revzilla reached out via email the discuss the deal it had on the Sena 20S EVO Bluetooth Headset, which is profiled below. That got me wondering what other deals the company was offering on Bluetooth headsets. What I found is that there are plenty of great Bluetooth headsets out there right now that you can consider. None of them are as wonderfully discounted as the ...
Tags: Apple, Deals, Motorcycles, Sena, Cardo, RevZilla, Cardo Systems, Interphone, Good Comm Deals Every, EVO Bluetooth Headset, Cardo Gateway, Sena Prism Bluetooth Action Camera


Ford to Follow Up a Less-than-stellar Earnings Report With an Even Worse One

Much earlier this year, Ford had the unpleasant task of presenting investors and analysts with an earnings report that reflected two serious headaches. The botched launch (and expensive repair effort) of the 2020 Ford Explorer and Lincoln Aviator weighed heavily on the automaker’s balance sheet in the final quarter of 2019, and a flurry of […] The post Ford to Follow Up a Less-than-stellar Earnings Report With an Even Worse One appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Ford, Autos, Earnings Report, News Blog, High Finance, Lincoln Aviator, Coronavirus


New Hyundai Elantra diesel introduced in India - Specs & Variants Inside

The new Hyundai Elantra diesel has been officially introduced in India. The new...
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New Pandemic Phase: Kia Considers Shutting Off the Domestic Taps

South Korea is often held up as an example of how to manage the coronavirus the right way. However, the country’s success in limiting the spread of COVID-19 hasn’t allowed it to escape the economic realities of the pandemic sweeping the world beyond its borders. As countries around the globe close up shop, demand for […] The post New Pandemic Phase: Kia Considers Shutting Off the Domestic Taps appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: South Korea, Production, Autos, Kia, Kia Motors, News Blog, Coronavirus, COVID


TKM to launch stripped-down Toyota Yaris for fleet buyers - Report

With the discontinuation of the Toyota Etios this month, TKM has no presence in...
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5 Important Tips To Maintain Your Car or Truck During COVID-19 Lockdown

Many of us have not used our motor vehicles at all since the Work-From-Home (WFH) order was enforced by employers due to COVID-19. Some of you may have used your vehicle only a few times. The good news is we are no longer sitting in traffic, spending our cash on gas, parking fees and general vehicle maintenance. When the time comes, and it will, to get behind the wheel of a vehicle that has been sitting for weeks or months. Here are tips on what to do prior to starting your vehicle and gettin...
Tags: Safety, Oil, Tips, Autos, Transmission, Fluids, Battery, Car Safety, Warm Up, Fluid, Idle, Car Care, Openbay, Car Maintenance, Maintenance Tips, Tire Pressure


Look for a Credit on Your Next Car Insurance Bill

Not going far these days, huh? If you feel like your car is sitting outside burning money, at least you’ll get a discount from your insurance company.Read more...
Tags: Car Insurance, Cars, Bill, Lifehacks, Auto Insurance


The Ducati-Powered Vyrus Aylen 988

Wild Looking The Italian motorcycle builder Vyrus has a new bike and it’s wild. The Vyrus Aylen 988 features a 1,298 L-twin engine from a Ducati Panigale. Pair that with some wild styling and Vyrus’ trademark front end design and you have a futuristic motorcycle that looks somewhat like the Bimota Tesi H2.  The bike almost looks front-end heavy with the unique steering and suspension linkages and the large fairing. The styling is all full of sharp angles and dark gray panels and carbon fiber. I...
Tags: Motorcycles, Ducati, Motorcycle News, Vyrus, Vyrus Alyen, Vyrus Alyen 988, Ducati Panigale Pair


Report: Ford Bronco Sport Delayed; Soft-roading Dreams, too

The lesser of two utility vehicles lined up to carry the Bronco name has reportedly been delayed for reasons that should surprise no one. Production of Ford’s Bronco Sport, the retro-styled Escape sibling scheduled for a reveal at the New York International Auto Show, should, like the show itself, should be pushed back by a […] The post Report: Ford Bronco Sport Delayed; Soft-roading Dreams, too appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Production, Ford, Autos, Crossovers, Bronco, New York International Auto Show, News Blog, Product Planning, Future Models, Bronco Sport, Ford Bronco Sport, Ford Bronco Sport Delayed


Eccity Motorcycles Offers Fancy Electric Scooters

An Interesting French Company Eccity Motorcycles is a French company that makes electric motorcycles and scooters. The company’s machines are generally categorized as 50cc or 125cc equivalent machines. The company wants to get more folks out on electric scooters. To do this, it’s not only selling the scooters but it’s also built an extensive network of service centers and dealerships across Europe.  The scooters have homologation in the European Union and the bikes are currently available in Au...
Tags: Europe, Spain, European Union, Motorcycles, Electric Motorcycles, Motorcycle News, Eccity, Eccity Motorcycles Offers Fancy Electric Scooters, Interesting French Company Eccity Motorcycles, Austria Belgium Germany UK Lituania


More Honda Motorcycles Could Get Suspension Setup From Gold Wing

Some New Patents Suggest It Honda’s Gold Wing has a sophisticated suspension setup, and according to some new patent info showcased by RideApart, that system could be used on other motorcycles. The system uses a double-wishbone design as opposed to more traditional telescoping forks.  The use of a double-wishbone suspension setup allows for the wheel to be positioned closer to the rest of the bike and for the wheel to travel up and down instead of on an angle like with most other suspension set...
Tags: Motorcycles, Honda, RideApart


Ace Motorcycles Philippines Will Shut Down

Not Due to COVID-19 Ace Motorcycles is a British-owned company that sells Chinese-made motorcycles. The motorcycle company has stopped selling bikes in The Philippines. While many companies are ceasing operations due to COVID-19, Ace cited government corruption as the main reason the company will be shutting down, according to Top Gear Philippines. “We have had to make this hard decision after we found it impossible to carry out importing motorcycles in an honest and trustworthy manner, having ...
Tags: Philippines, Motorcycles, Motorcycle News, COVID, Ace Motorcycles, Top Gear Philippines, Subic Freeport Zone


Top-end 2020 Honda City features revealed via leaked brochure

The 2020 Honda City launch date isn?t out yet. However, in a new development,...
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Junkyard Find: 1983 Mercury Marquis Sedan

Ford squeezed every possible nickel of value out of the rear-wheel-drive Fox platform during its near-20-year production run (longer than that, if you accept the SN95 Mustang as a Fox), and I enjoy tracking down as many Fox variants as possible while I march up and down the rows of my favorite car graveyards. I […] The post Junkyard Find: 1983 Mercury Marquis Sedan appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: California, Fox, Ford, Autos, Mercury, 1980, 1983, Marquis, Down On The Junkyard, Junkyard, Junkyard Find, Ford LTD, Malaise, Malaise Era, Sajeev's Bitter Tears, Fox Body


Kia Sonet to miss out on rear disc brakes - IAB Report

The Kia Sonet won't be equipped with rear disc brakes, a feature that is...
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Honda Aviator discontinued in India - IAB Report

The Honda Aviator may not be a part of the Japanese brand?s BS6 product...
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This Is The Full Need For Speed Heat Car List (Updated With DLC)

We have the full car list for the latest Need For Speed Game, including DLC additions
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Honda Grazia temporarily discontinued in India - IAB Report

The Honda Grazia has been temporarily discontinued in India. The 125 cc Honda...
Tags: India, Autos, Honda Grazia



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