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Uber withdraws 2020 guidance

Uber is walking back its annual guidance for 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Update: This article was corrected to reflect that the guidance was for 2020, not an update that would include the fourth quarter adjusted EBITDA profitability target. Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi said earlier this year that the company planned to make an operating profit by the final quarter of 2020. That shouldn’t be confused with annual guidance. Uber said Thursday it was withdrawing its 2020 guidance for gross b...
Tags: TC, Transportation, Uber, Finance, India, Tech, Economy, Automotive, Zomato, Online Food Ordering, EBITDA, GAAP, Didi, Dara Khosrowshahi, Yandex.taxi, Coronavirus


Uber pulls back from operating profit target

Uber is walking back its guidance for what was supposed to be a milestone year for the ride-hailing company that included reaching an operating profit by the last quarter. Uber said Thursday it was withdrawing its 2020 guidance for gross bookings, adjusted net revenue and adjusted EBITDA, which were provided on February 6, 2020 during the company’s earnings call. “Given the evolving nature of COVID-19 and the uncertainty it has caused for every industry in every part of the world, it is impos...
Tags: TC, Transportation, Uber, Finance, India, Tech, Economy, Automotive, Zomato, Online Food Ordering, EBITDA, GAAP, Didi, Dara Khosrowshahi, Khosrowshahi, Yandex.taxi


3 Things to Learn About Your Vehicle While Stuck at Home

We are living in some trying times as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic. We all have to practice social distancing, only leave home when you have to and let’s stick together. All of this extra time at home could be spent reading a book or more family time. You could also use this time to do little things to your car that will save money in the long run. There are several sites that offers help and tutorials on how to do specific things. First off, you’ll need some auto equipment and Best Buy Au...
Tags: Family, Parenting, Cars, Jazz, Best Buy Auto Equipment


Ford Performance Does Ranger Pickup a Solid

Ford Performance has expanded its catalog, adding tunes for the Mustang and Ranger that should make mashing the right pedal a tad more exciting. While the pony car kit is basically an extension of the staged Power Packs already on sale, just for the 2018-2020 model years, the Ranger package is rather novel — as […] The post Ford Performance Does Ranger Pickup a Solid appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Ford, Autos, Performance, Ranger, Parts, Ford Performance, Ford Ranger, Pickups, News Blog, Aftermarket, Power Packs, Power Pack, Ford Performance Parts


Apex: The Story of the Hypercar Review: Good Way To Get Your Fast Car Fix!

Release Date March 29 2016 DIRECTORs J.F. Musial, Josh Vietze where to watch it NetflixiTunes YouTubeGoogle PlayAmazon Prime Apex: The Story of the Hypercar is a documentary about what a hypercar is, how it came about, and what it represents. The movie features interviews with such gearhead luminaries as Chris Harris, Christian von Koenigsegg, Dan Neil, Horacio Pagani, and Mike Spinelli. Clocking in at less than 90 minutes, Apex: The Story of The Hyperca...
Tags: Amazon, Movies, Sweden, Netflix, Porsche, Ferrari, Autos, Christian, Pagani, Pagani Huayra, Christian von Koenigsegg, Man Cave, Horacio Pagani, Mike Spinelli, Tony Borroz, Porsche McLaren


Volkswagen Wants to Make Coronavirus Car Buying Less Terrifying

Volkswagen has decided to waive up to six months of payments for customers who lost their jobs due to the economic complications of the coronavirus pandemic. Of course, there’s a catch. Customers have to qualify for VW’s expansion of its “Community-Driven Promise” and must have recently purchased a new vehicle, though avenues exist to help […] The post Volkswagen Wants to Make Coronavirus Car Buying Less Terrifying appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Deals, Vw, Car Buying, Autos, Automotive Industry, Volkswagen, News Blog, Volkswagen Credit


Report: 2021 Cadillac Escalade to Offer Extra MPGs for No Extra Dollars

While it remains to be seen whether the revamped 2021 Cadillac Escalade enters production on schedule this summer, other details about General Motors’s loftiest SUV have begun leaking out. One item concerns the vehicle’s price, while the other tidbit might interest those who have a difficult time separating their eco-consciousness from their economic reality. As […] The post Report: 2021 Cadillac Escalade to Offer Extra MPGs for No Extra Dollars appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: General Motors, Green, Gm, Autos, Engines, Diesel, Cadillac, Cadillac Escalade, Escalade, News Blog, 2021 Cadillac Escalade


Thunder Chaser: Rough Crafts’ 10th Anniversary Softail

It’s been ten years since Winston Yeh launched Rough Crafts, less than a year after Bike EXIF started up. It didn’t take him very long to establish a signature style, and even though it’s evolved over the past decade, it’s still instantly recognizable in his work. This low-slung Harley-Davidson Softail Street Bob pays testament to that. ‘Thunder Chaser’ is an unofficial Rough Crafts 10th anniversary build, and it shows off the Taiwanese designer’s hallmark touches—along with a few new twists....
Tags: Motorcycles, Bob, Progressive, Exif, Harley, Harley Softail, WINSTON, Winston Yeh, Rough Crafts, Custom Motorcycles, Arlen Ness, Koso, Jeffrey Chang, Harley Davidson Softail Street Bob, Harley bobber, Bobber Motorcycles


Ford’s Wristband Solution: Assembly Lines After the Pandemic

Ford is experimenting with social-distancing wristbands as a way to mitigate the spread of the novel coronavirus once factories reopen. In recent weeks, the company has tested various preventative measures at facilities where it swapped from building cars to producing ventilators and respirators to supply hospitals amid the health crisis. While much of that effort revolved […] The post Ford’s Wristband Solution: Assembly Lines After the Pandemic appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Ford, Autos, Automotive Industry, Ford Motor Co, News Blog, Factory News, Coronavirus, COVID-19


Tesla ‘working super hard’ on auto stop for traffic lights, Elon Musk says

Reverse Summon automated parking is on the way, too
Tags: Elon Musk, News, Cars, Trends, Tesla, Electric Cars, Autopilot


Taking a break from Facebook

I've deactivated my facebook, instagram and fb messenger accounts.You'll still be able to reach me via email, and this blog.Thanks in advance for not asking why. See you on the road.... [Author: [email protected] (redlegsrides)]
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U.S. Sales Slide Bottoms Out; Pickups Keep Things Afloat While Compact Car Customers Stay Away in Droves

Thanks to our friends at J.D. Power, we’ve been able to offer up weekly insights into the greatest disruption to the nation’s auto industry since World War 2. It’s a volatile time, with major changes occurring week to week, rather than over the course of months and years, and the disruption remains highly dependent on […] The post U.S. Sales Slide Bottoms Out; Pickups Keep Things Afloat While Compact Car Customers Stay Away in Droves appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Sales, Data, Analysis, Autos, J.d. Power, Leasing, News Blog, U.S. auto sales, Coronavirus


Watch Porsche Ace Patrick Long Race The IMSA iRacing Laguna Seca Pro Invitational Today

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Tags: Racing, Porsche, Autos, Motorsport, IMSA, 911 RSR, Patrick Long, Porsche Motorsports


Hyundai Creta gets a facelift in Russia - IAB Report

The first-gen Hyundai Creta has been replaced with the second-gen model in...
Tags: Russia, Autos, Hyundai CRETA


Will the Ford Bronco Do the Texas Two-Step?

The upcoming Ford Bronco and its baby sibling, Bronco Sport, have been inspiring a lot of dreaming around these parts. We’re even dreaming of a Bronco that dances. No, that’s not a quarantine-inspired fever dream. It’s inspired by a new report from Motor1 that suggests that the next Bronco will, indeed, be able to two-step. […] The post Will the Ford Bronco Do the Texas Two-Step? appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
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Derek Bell At Lime Rock in a Jagermeister 962. What More Could You Want?

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Tags: Autos, Derek Bell, IMSA, Jägermeister, Lime Rock Park, Group C, Vintage Racing, 962, Lime Rock, Porsche 962


This INR 7 lakh custom Harley-Davidson Street Rod is a work of pure craftsmanship

A Japan-based company called Graphers Rock has created a custom Harley-Davidson...
Tags: Japan, Autos, Harley Davidson Street Rod


Suzuki V-Strom 1050 & Suzuki V-Strom 1050 XT launched in Japan - IAB Report

Suzuki has launched the V-Strom 1050 and V-Strom 1050 XT in Japan. Both the...
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Kapten merges with parent company Free Now, starts restructuring plan

French ride-hailing company Chauffeur-Privé rebranded to Kapten just last year. At the time, the company had big expansion plans to compete with Uber in Europe across multiple markets. But Kapten is now going to merge with Free Now, another app from the same company — following this move, there will be a restructuring plan. Kapten has had a rough corporate journey, so fasten your seat belt. Daimler AG acquired Kapten back in December 2017. More recently, Daimler AG and BMW Group agreed to mer...
Tags: Europe, Tech, Barcelona, Automotive, Paris, Geneva, Porto, Chauffeur-privé, Daimler AG, BMW Group, Hamburg Berlin, Chauffeur Prive, Marc Berg, Kapten, Free Now, Kapten Clever Taxi


New Honda Jazz (facelift) to feature LED headlamps - IAB Report

The new Honda Jazz has been teased just weeks before its launch in India. The...
Tags: India, Autos, Honda Jazz


Acura TLX Type S Named in U.S. Patent Application

Acura is trying to get its act together by placing a stronger emphasis on performance in the years ahead. We’ve seen the physical manifestation of that strategy in the Type S Concept. While not intended for production, it foreshadows the next-generation TLX — which is presumed to offer improved powertrain options (as well as returning all-wheel […] The post Acura TLX Type S Named in U.S. Patent Application appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Autos, Honda, Acura, Acura TLX, News Blog, Sports Sedan, TLX, Type-S, TLX Type S, Type S Concept


Honda Brings Its New CT 125 to Europe

Spreading the Good Honda has a new CT 125. It’s essentially the Super Cub built for the trail and looks like the CT’s of old. It’s a bike that a lot of people are extremely excited for, myself included. The motorcycle will hit showrooms in Asia first, and then it will come to other areas of the world. Europe appears to be next. According to MoreBikes, recent EU patent office documentation suggests Honda will bring the bike to Europe soon. It would only make sense for Honda to continue spreading...
Tags: Asia, Europe, Eu, Motorcycles, Honda, North America, Super Cub


You Can Virtually Explore Ducati, BMW, and Harley-Davidson Museums

Take in an Eyeful of Awesome Bikes Google Maps is pretty cool. Much of the world can be seen via the Street View mode. This gives you a clear look at a specific place like you were there. Most of the time you can’t actually go inside places in this mode, but you can check out the Ducati, BMW, and Harley-Davidson museums, according to MoreBikes. Ducati and Harley-Davidson will let you virtually travel through the whole museum this way. I’ve always found Google Map’s Street View to not have the b...
Tags: Google, Munich, Motorcycles, Ducati, Bmw, Harley Davidson, Harley, Motorcycle News, Ducati BMW, Motorcycle Museums, Harley Davidson Museums, MoreBikes Ducati


You Can Virtually Explore Ducat, BMW, and Harley-Davidson Museums

Take in an Eyeful of Awesome Bikes Google Maps is pretty cool. Much of the world can be seen via the Street View mode. This gives you a clear look at a specific place like you were there. Most of the time you can’t actually go inside places in this mode, but you can check out the Ducati, BMW, and Harley-Davidson museums, according to MoreBikes. Ducati and Harley-Davidson will let you virtually travel through the whole museum this way. I’ve always found Google Map’s Street View to not have the b...
Tags: Google, Munich, Motorcycles, Ducati, Bmw, Harley Davidson, Harley, Motorcycle News, Ducati BMW, Motorcycle Museums, Harley Davidson Museums, MoreBikes Ducati


KTM Announces Details for 390 Adventure for North America

It Is Coming Soon The KTM 390 Adventure is one of the bikes that a lot of people are excited about. The motorcycle offers adventure capability in a smaller, more easily manageable package unlike many other options out there. Right now the bike is not yet available, but that will change come May.  KTM North America sent out a press release showcasing the details of the new model. The company also let it be known that the 390 Adventure would hit dealership showroom floors in May 2020. That’s righ...
Tags: Motorcycles, North America, Bosch, KTM, Motorcycle News, KTM 390 Adventure, KTM North America


KTM Announces Detils for 390 Adventure for North America

It Is Coming Soon The KTM 390 Adventure is one of the bikes that a lot of people are excited about. The motorcycle offers adventure capability in a smaller, more easily manageable package unlike many other options out there. Right now the bike is not yet available, but that will change come May.  KTM North America sent out a press release showcasing the details of the new model. The company also let it be known that the 390 Adventure would hit dealership showroom floors in May 2020. That’s righ...
Tags: Motorcycles, North America, Bosch, KTM, Motorcycle News, KTM 390 Adventure, KTM North America


Shutdown Extension for Mexican Plants, Furlough for Honda Employees

Honda was one of the first automakers to announce a shutdown of North American vehicle production, with the Detroit Three (and others) quickly following suit after the company’s March 18th proclamation. Initially pegged at an optimistic 6 days, the shutdown saw the automaker’s plants go dark on March 23rd. Fast-forward a few weeks and the […] The post Shutdown Extension for Mexican Plants, Furlough for Honda Employees appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Production, Autos, Honda, Detroit Three, News Blog, Assembly Plants, Coronavirus


MotoAmercia Opens Entries to the Mini Cup by Motul

Race Some Mini Bikes? Yes, Please I’ve raced mini bikes but not in really well-organized competition. I would love to take things to the next level (a couple levels up?) and race in the MotoAmerica Mini Cup by Motul. The race organizers opened up entries to the race at $175 for Saturday with the option for Friday practice.  The Mini Cup Series will have four different classes of racing: 110cc (four speed), 160cc, 190cc (racers up to 14 years old), and 190cc (racers over the age of 15). The moto...
Tags: Europe, Motorcycles, Motorcycle News, Motul, Ohvale GP, Lance Bryson MotoAmerica, MotoAmerica Mini Cup


Cheapest diesel cars in India under 10 lakh - IAB Picks

The BS6 emission standards are making diesel engines too expensive to be...
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QOTD: Triggered by a Word?

Emotional response. That’s the end goal of marketing — well, the second-to-end goal, and words and images are what a savvy marketing pro uses to plant that seed in the human brain. Rapidly germinating, the seed quickly grows into a desire to consume. To own. To bolster one’s identity with a product that says something […] The post QOTD: Triggered by a Word? appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
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