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2021 Buick Envision Debuts: What We Know So Far About The New Crossover

On May 29th, 2020, Buick revealed their Envision crossover would receive a facelift of sorts for the 2021 model year. The 2021 Buick Envision will feature a restyled interior and exterior, and a host of upgraded amenities for a more upscale feel. “The all-new 2021 Envision is part of Buick’s strategy to grow its family of premium SUVs,” said Duncan Aldred, Vice President, Global Buick and GMC. “It joins the new 2020 Encore GX, which offers safety, functionality, and styling tailored around th...
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Where To Find The Car Throttle Podcast!

Here's where you can find and download the new Car Throttle Podcast!
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IIHS Denounces Concept of Total Safety From Autonomous Cars

When the United States began passing legislation allowing automakers to begin testing self-driving vehicles on public roads, it was framed almost entirely as a safety issue. Proponents claimed that the only way to eliminate roadway fatalities was to take the human brain out of the equation and let cars drive themselves. Having enacted a similar […] The post IIHS Denounces Concept of Total Safety From Autonomous Cars appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Technology, Safety, Regulation, United States, Editorials, Studies, Autos, Automotive Industry, Autonomous Vehicles, Self-driving Cars, Car Accidents, Automotive Technology, Nhtsa, Avs, Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, IIHS


BMW M4 Leaks, Can Smell You Where You Sit

An abundance of fragrant pollen in your author’s neighborhood has led to increasing sinus distress over the past few days, but he wouldn’t trade places with the upcoming BMW M4 for a second. No, sir. Not with those flared nostrils. Leaked to the internet via the g20.bimmerpost forum, the muscled-up sibling to the 2021 BMW […] The post BMW M4 Leaks, Can Smell You Where You Sit appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Design, Autos, Bmw, M4, News Blog, BMW M4, Styling, Product Planning, Future Models


Bentley Slashes Jobs, Predictably Delays First EV

Bentley Motors plans to quash roughly a quarter of its workforce. Not long ago, following a profitable 2019, CEO Adrian Hallmark said that the brand was on track to have a stellar 2020. Alas, it was not to be. The coronavirus lockdowns left Bentley losing £88 million ($111 million USD) for each month of lost production and […] The post Bentley Slashes Jobs, Predictably Delays First EV appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Layoffs, Jobs, Autos, Bentley, Luxury Brands, Job Cuts, News Blog, Bentley Motors, Adrian Hallmark, Coronavirus


Unkonventionell: Eastern Spirit Garage’s BMW R80

Eastern Spirit Garage is probably Poland’s premier custom workshop. But they focus on quality over quantity, with fewer than a dozen builds over the last seven years. Shop boss Sylwester has picked up the pace a little recently, though. Three months ago he revealed an amazing XS650 bobber, and he’s now just thrown the wraps off this most unconventional BMW R80. It’s not your typical R-series custom, and despite the sleek finish and perfect stance, Sylwester admits that it was a struggle. “...
Tags: Motorcycles, Poland, Bmw, Warsaw, Daytona, Custom Motorcycles, BMW motorcycles, BMW R80, Eastern Spirit Garage, Sylwester, BMW cafe racer, Cafe racers, Sylwester `` Marcin, Mikunis


2019 Lexus LS F Sport Review – Luxury With a Twist

The days of the stately, sedate, and silent luxury provided by the Lexus LS are over. As it’s done with virtually every vehicle in its lineup, Lexus has made an F Sport trim available. Whether this is done to combat the stereotype of Lexus as staid or to give well-heeled buyers a chance to have […] The post 2019 Lexus LS F Sport Review – Luxury With a Twist appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Lexus, Autos, Car Reviews, New Cars, Lexus LS, F-Sport, LS 500, Lexus LS 500 F SPORT, Lexus LS F Sport Review


The best subwoofers for your car

If your car stereo needs more bass, these are the best subwoofers in 2020 for a variety of needs and budgets.
Tags: Cars, Trends, Alpine, Rockford Fosgate, Car Audio, JL Audio, MTX


Rare Rides: The Unfortunate 1998 Infiniti Q45

We’ve spilled a lot of digital ink on Infiniti lately, primarily due to the grim announcement that the brand will become “Nissan-plus” in the coming years. While the brand produced a few bright spots like the G35 and FX over its 30-year history, most of its products were duds. That got me thinking about one such dud […] The post Rare Rides: The Unfortunate 1998 Infiniti Q45 appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
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Sorry, The BMW M4 Will Still Have Giant Nostrils

Days after the reveal of the new BMW 4-series, a leaked image shows that the M4 will have the same controversial face
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Bentley Will Cut Around A Quarter Of Its Workforce

The economic impact of Covid-19 has accelerated Bentley's long-planned restructure, which will involve the loss of 1000 jobs
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A Break From the Fam: As the Detroit Three White-collar Crowd Cools Its Heels At Home, Fiat Chrysler Has a Plan

You read yesterday how Ford Motor Company plans to keep its salaried workforce working from homes presumably overflowing with baking flour and yeast until September — a measure designed to combat spread of the novel coronavirus. Ford’s Detroit rivals have shown themselves to be pretty much on the same page in terms of pandemic response, though […] The post A Break From the Fam: As the Detroit Three White-collar Crowd Cools Its Heels At Home, Fiat Chrysler Has a Plan appeared first on The Truth A...
Tags: General Motors, Remote Work, Ford, Fca, Gm, Autos, Detroit, Ford Motor Company, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, Detroit Three, Health And Safety, News Blog, Coronavirus


Everything you need to know about the Rivian R1T

On paper, Rivian's R1T looks like one of the most promising entries into the burgeoning electric pickup ring.
Tags: Cars, Trends, Electric Cars, Pickup Trucks, Electric pickup trucks, Rivian, Rivian R1T


Kumpan Releases the 54 Inspire and 54 Iconic Electric Scooters

Retro Style, Modern Propulsion Do you want an electric scooter, but don’t want something that looks like it’s out of a sci-fi film? The Kumpan 54 Inspire and 54 Iconic might be perfect for you. The German company recently released these two new electric scooters, according to Motorrad. The Kumpan 54 Inspire is the company’s entry-level model it has a 4 hp electric motor and a limited top speed of 28 mph. It will do about 39 miles per charge. The battery pack is swappable and the price is 3,999 ...
Tags: Europe, Motorcycles, Electric Motorcycles, Electric Scooters, Motorcycle News, Kumpan, Iconic Electric Scooters


Ford Follows GM’s Financing Lead, but Not Entirely

We told you earlier this week how the month of June brought changes to General Motors’ pandemic-era financing offers. No longer is the automaker tempting buyers with zero-percent, 84-month loans on nearly everything in its lineup. Over at Ford, it seems the same strategy is underway… with one very notable exception. Whether or not you […] The post Ford Follows GM’s Financing Lead, but Not Entirely appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: General Motors, Ford, Autos, F-150, Financing, Ranger, Ford Ranger, News Blog, Ford F-150, Auto Loans, Coronavirus, Ford Follows GM


Watch: Unboxing a $1,000 mail order electric car from China

China makes and consumes more electric vehicles than any other nation in the world. It just so happens to make some of the most bizarre ones too. The good folks over at Jalopnik, an online motoring magazine, have given us a look behind the curtain with one of their latest videos. In it, they unbox what is apparently world’s cheapest new car. The all-electric Changli — no, I’d never heard of it either. Jason Torchinsky, Jalopnik’s senior editor, has the pleasure of unveiling the unique ride and, ...
Tags: Startups, China, Cars, Tech, World, Jalopnik, Shift, Torchinsky, Jason Torchinsky Jalopnik


The Car Throttle Podcast Is Launching Soon

We're happy to announce that the Car Throttle Podcast is being launched on Monday 8th June! Here's what you can expect...
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MV Agusta Is Offering an Extra Year of Warranty Coverage for Those Who Buy in June

One More Year MV Agusta motorcycles announced a new extended warranty program. If you purchase a new motorcycle from an official MV Agusta dealer you’ll get four years of warranty coverage, according to RideApart. This is one more year than usual. This is a deal only for June as of right now, so if that’s something you’re interested in, you’d better get to a dealer soon. The program is not without some minor restrictions. First, it has to be an MV Agusta bike and can’t be some other bike sold a...
Tags: Australia, Motorcycles, New Zealand, SCS, AgustA, Motorcycle News, MV Agusta, Extended Warranty, Rosso Superveloce


Bosch Creates ‘Help Connect’ to Send Emergency Services to Crashes Automatically

Getting Emergency Personnel There Sooner Having an ambulance show up soon after an accident happens is extremely important. If you’re riding alone it can sometimes be hard to call. Bosch created a system called Help Connect that will automatically call emergency services for you.  Help Connect uses an “intelligent crash algorithm installed in the vehicle’s inertial sensor unit.” The system works with a Bosch smartphone app. That app sends location data and other information to a Bosch Service C...
Tags: Europe, Germany, Motorcycles, Bosch, Motorcycle News, Bosch Service


Super73 Starts Delivering Its New R Series

Cool Electric Motorbikes I’m not sure how you’d classify the Super73-R and RX. They’re a full-on mix of motorcycle and bicycle. They bring to mind the old Tomos LX mopeds, but with electric power. The Orange County-based company is now delivering these sweet electric motorbikes to customers.  The R and RX models will be shipped in the order they were purchased. The bikes, for those of you who aren’t familiar with them, feature an aluminum frame, 750-watt nominal and 1,200-watt peak electric mot...
Tags: Motorcycles, Orange County, Electric Motorcycles, Electric Bikes, E-bikes, Motorcycle News, Super73


Report: GM adds electric van to its upcoming EV fleet in a bid to rival Tesla

Cars and vans are all slowly shifting to electric power as governments around the world tighten emissions regulations. I know it, you know it, and General Motors knows it too. In an exclusive interview with Reuters, employees from the US car making titan revealed that the company is working on a whole host of electric vehicles — at least 20 of them — for release over the next three years. [Read: Germany orders all fuel stations to provide electric charging points] The lineup also reportedly incl...
Tags: Startups, Germany, Cars, US, Tech, General Motors, Tesla, World, Gm, Shift, Reuters


German tuner pushes Audi's RS Q8 above the 1,000-horsepower mark

Filed under: Aftermarket,Audi,SUV,Luxury,Performance Continue reading German tuner pushes Audi's RS Q8 above the 1,000-horsepower mark German tuner pushes Audi's RS Q8 above the 1,000-horsepower mark originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 5 Jun 2020 09:30:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink |  Email this |  Comments
Tags: SUV, Luxury, Autos, Performance, Audi, Aftermarket, WheelsAndMore


Speaking of Fleet Sales… There’s Another Nissan Altima Hood Recall

The previous-generation Nissan Altima gained an unfavorable reputation as a rental lot darling (ask Corey about his Midwest comfort cruise), but another issue plagued the model: Hoods not staying shut when they’re supposed to. Nissan issued recalls in 2014, 2015, and 2016 in an attempt to remedy a hood latch corrosion issue that caused some […] The post Speaking of Fleet Sales… There’s Another Nissan Altima Hood Recall appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Safety, Recalls, Autos, Nissan, Nhtsa, Midwest, Corey, Nissan Altima, News Blog, Hood Latch, Nissan Altima Hood Recall


Bajaj Pulsar 125 Split Seat BS6 variant to be launched soon - Report

The Bajaj Pulsar 125 Split Seat BS6 variant has started arriving at...
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2020 Kia Seltos launch: Variant-wise changes explained, price hikes listed

The Kia Seltos has received its first model year update comprising various...
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They Wanted Fewer Fleet Sales, and They Got It

Replay the last couple of years and you’ll hear a chorus of automaker pledging their allegiance to sustainable business practices. Streamlined operations, pared-down lineups and build configurations, reduced incentives, and a newfound preference for retail sales over the volume-at-all-costs approach. No single company touted this more than Nissan, though it was hardly alone. The coronavirus […] The post They Wanted Fewer Fleet Sales, and They Got It appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Sales, Fca, Autos, Nissan, Rentals, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, News Blog, Fleet Sales


BS6 Hero Pleasure+ receives a marginal price hike - IAB Report

The BS6 Hero Pleasure+ has received a marginal price hike. Both the variants of...
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2021 Toyota Fortuner starts reaching showrooms - In 15 Live Images

The 2021 Toyota Fortuner has started reaching showrooms in Thailand, which is...
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2020 Mahindra Thar pre-bookings begin unofficially - Report

According to a new report from Team-BHP, Mahindra dealers have started...
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