FCA, PSA to Be Probed Deeply Ahead of Merger

Executives from Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) and PSA Group are reportedly concerned that their companies are in for an extensive probing by the European Commission before their planned merger can take place. Ideally, the duo have said they want to finalize the deal early in 2021, but the prolonged investigative dive may force them to readjust […] The post FCA, PSA to Be Probed Deeply Ahead of Merger appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
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Most Expensive BMW

Are you a car enthusiast looking to buy top-rated vehicles that guarantee top-notch performance and luxury? Well, why don’t you check out the most expensive BMW cars on the roads? These automobiles are much more than a means of transportation. They are rolling art pieces that depict the status symbol of flamboyance and swagger. They also guarantee practicality and efficiency hard to find in other top brands. Well, they also cost an arm and leg. Let’s look at the top list of these mind-boggling ...
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It’s Semi Time, Musk Says, Pushing Tesla’s Stock Into the Ionosphere

Tesla’s valuation got a big boost on Wednesday after CNBC published the contents of a company memo. In it, CEO Elon Musk told employees that it’s time to get cracking on the electric semi truck he said would reach customers in 2019. Could be, especially given the lengthy delay that followed his initial 2017 promise. […] The post It’s Semi Time, Musk Says, Pushing Tesla’s Stock Into the Ionosphere appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
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Ford Has Full Production in Its Sights, Issues Timeline for Largest EVs

Shifts are returning to Ford Motor Company plants across North America, with the automaker claiming Thursday that full production will return sooner than you might think. At the same time, Ford dropped details on when consumers might expect to see an electric vehicle that hauls heavy loads, rather than steals past glory and heritage from […] The post Ford Has Full Production in Its Sights, Issues Timeline for Largest EVs appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
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Enjoy This Gallery of Orange Ford Mustangs Just Because

Okay, so, admittedly, some of these Mustangs look yellow or red (and even brown), but Ford says they are orange, so we are going with it. Ford released these nostalgic photos to celebrate the availability of Cyber Orange, a metallic tri-coat, for the new Mustang Mach-E GT.  “Mustang has always turned heads and Mustang Mach-E will be no exception,” said Dave Pericak, Director, Ford Icons. “We can’t wait for Cyber Orange to hit the streets on Mustang Mach-E GT next year to fuel the passion ...
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Ford and Volkswagen Nuzzle Up Even Closer, Reveal Joint Product Push Details

Wednesday brought an expanded alliance between Ford Motor Company and Volkswagen, with the two auto giants inking a deal for the joint development and construction of a range of products. Since last year’s tie-up, the desire among the two companies to use each other’s strengths to address gaps in the market has been well known, […] The post Ford and Volkswagen Nuzzle Up Even Closer, Reveal Joint Product Push Details appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
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Spin scooters head to Europe, starting with Germany

Spin has launched its scooter sharing business to Germany, the first step in the U.S. company’s plans to expand to Europe. The company, which was acquired by Ford in 2018 for about $100 million , has launched in Cologne and plans to open up in German cities Dortmund and Essen in the coming weeks. Spin said it’s also expanding its footprint in the U.S., starting with Atlanta. Other U.S. cities will follow, Spin said without providing more details.  Spin’s Europe expansion is part of a trend th...
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Little Wonder: Another knockout Honda Cub from 2LOUD

They say you should never do business with friends. Yet the custom scene is full of builders whose friends who have become clients—and vice versa. And if star builder Ma ‘Max’ Yicheng at 2LOUD Custom happened to be your friend, wouldn’t you be tempted to commission something? Max and his partner Lu Yongyu have kicked out a solid stream of commercial hits already, but their most recent two builds were done for their nearest and dearest. This bodacious Honda Cub was built for a close friend (it...
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Cadillac Super Cruise vs. Tesla Autopilot

Neither system makes the car it's fitted to autonomous, but both are built with extremely advanced technology.
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How mysterious EV startup Nikola overtook Ford in one night — without selling a single car

If you hadn’t heard about Nikola, the startup that’s developing electric and hydrogen powered trucks, it recently went publicand is now valued at more than Ford, despite having no product. Here’s the lowdown. Before we get started, yes, like another electric vehicle maker Nikola is named after a certain Serbian-American inventor of the same name, Nikola Tesla to be exact. That parallel to Tesla is going to crop up on more than one occasion too, so take note. Nikola was founded in 2014, guided by...
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Tesla shares surpass $1,000 on Semi truck production memo

Tesla CEO Elon Musk said in a memo its time to “go all out” and start volume production of the Tesla Semi, the all-electric Class 8 truck revealed nearly three years ago. CNBC first reported on the memo that was sent to all employees. TechCrunch has also viewed the brief memo, which lacked details such as when this volume production might begin. Musk confirmed via Twitter that the memo was real. Yes — Elon Musk (@elonmusk) June 10, 2020 The vague memo and one word “yes” confirmati...
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Kawasaki Teases the EV Endeavor

Kawasaki’s Electric Bike Project Continues Kawasaki has teased the EV Endeavor project several times now, but this is the 10th time, according to Motorcycle News. The company put out a 20-second teaser video on its YouTube channel showing the bike in action and without all its body panels on it. When it’s all wrapped up, it looks like a Ninja 300. Without the bodywork, the bike has a minimalist trellis chassis, electric motor, large battery, and digital instrument cluster. Despite teasing the c...
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MV Agusta Has a New MV Ride App

It’s Only for Some Bikes Anyone who owns an iPhone and a Brutale 1000 Serie Oro, Brutale 1000 RR, Superveloce 800 Serie Oro, or a Superveloce 800 can use MV Agusta’s new app. Other bikes and android users are excluded at this time. The app works with the new 5.5-inch TFT screen. Right now, that system is only rolled out on those bikes, but it will likely make its way to new bikes in the future. The app itself will allow riders to access saved maps and routes, you can also share your maps and ri...
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2020 Hyundai Sonata Review: Near Perfect Sedan For Everyday Life

2020 Hyundai Sonata In Our Opinion: The 2020 Hyundai Sonata is completely redesigned and in a big way. If midsize sedans were having a party, the room would turn and look once the 2020 Sonata came in. Although lacking a few things, it's not enough to justify skipping outright. We anticipate many buyers (especially loyal Hyundai ones) will be pleased with the 2020 Sonata. Exterior Styling 80 Interior Layout 85 Driving Dynamics 92 Safety & Tech Features 87 ...
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Uraling to Slumgullion Pass and visiting the Alferd Packer Massacre Site

Friday, Jun 5Martha had decided to wait till Saturday to rejoin me here in the Wupperman Campground near Lake City, CO.  This meant I had the day to myself, so of course, some riding was involved.Easy riding today, it was all paved highway, nicely paved highway too.  CO Hwy 149 is in good condition and lightly traveled.  I rode Fiona out of the campground on Hinsdale County Road 30 until it junctioned with CO Hwy 149 and I turned south.I made a quick stop along the way at the Lake San Cristobal ...
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A Specialist Firm Has Attempted To 'Fix' The Aston Martin Vantage's Front End

UK-based Revenant Automotive has revealed what it claims is a 'more elegant' front-end treatment for the new V8 Vantage
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Motonation Campeon Short Leather Gloves Review

The Motonation Campeon gloves are a value-priced short leather glove with an MSRP of $50. They come with a few nice-to-haves, such as touchscreen-compatible fingertips and additional armor on the knuckles. These two-almost-three-season gloves are at their best from late-spring to early-fall, and having spent June 2019 to date with the Campeons as my primary daily wearers, I’ve gotten a good sense of them. While the Campeon’s are pretty good, they aren’t perfect and have some drawbacks, the bigge...
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Dunlop Launches Two New Tires: Trailmax Mission and SportSmart TT Trail

Two Different Tires, Two Different Purposes Dunlop announced that it’s introducing two new sets of tires. These tires are at different ends of the spectrum but both for adventure touring machines. The first is the Trailmax Mission. It’s designed for serious off-roading. The second is the SportSmart TT Trail. It’s a high-performance option for on-road rides and even track-day adventures. Trailmax Mission First up, the Trialmax Mission tires are designed to deliver solid off-road performance t...
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Let’s Take A Look At The World’s First Crashed Porsche Taycan

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TVS Apache RTR 160 BS6 price reaches INR 1 lakh mark - IAB Report

Along with the TVS Apache RTR 180 BS6, the Hosur-based two-wheeler giant has...
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India-bound 2021 MG G10 MPV launched in China - IAB Report

The MG G10 (Maxus G10) has received an update in China. This updated version is...
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Scent of a Brand: Cadillac Wants to Be Ahead by a Nose?

Hoo-ah. While some readers might argue that Cadillac still has a long way to go to recapture the prestige it once enjoyed, maybe they’d feel differently if their house — or body — emitted the rich scent of the crested marque. Whatever that might be… According to a U.S. trademark application, it would seem that […] The post Scent of a Brand: Cadillac Wants to Be Ahead by a Nose? appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
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Honda Gets Hacked

Production at Multiple Motorcycle Plants Disrupted Honda’s global operations and network got hit with a cyber attack. Asphalt & Rubber was the first publication I noticed to share the story. From there, Honda confirmed it on its social media saying “a cyber-attack has taken place on the Honda network.”  In response to this attack, Hona suspended activities at 11 of its plants worldwide. Facilities in Japan, Turkey, Italy, Brazil, India, the U.K., and the U.S. all shut down for a period of time....
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Subaru’s hard-wearing Crosstrek gets peppier for the 2021 model year

It gains a new engine, plus more electronic driving aids and an updated design
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Bajaj Pulsar 125 Split Seat BS6 could be offered nationwide - Report

The Bajaj Pulsar 125 Split Seat BS6 is trending these days. The new variant of...
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QOTD: Feeling Underwhelmed?

A very minor occurrence nudged my brain in this direction. One the way home from nowhere last night, a cop lit himself up like a Christmas tree in order to blow a light, his 3.7-liter V6 screaming as it strained to move the Police Interceptor Utility’s bulk with something approaching alacrity. Which got me to […] The post QOTD: Feeling Underwhelmed? appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
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Scoop: MG Hector Plus to be launched only as a six-seater, pre-bookings open has learnt that the MG Hector Plus will be launched only as...
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TVS Apache RTR 180 gets another price hike - IAB Report

The TVS Apache RTR 180 is one of the most capable motorcycles in its segment....
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Watch The BMW M8 Smash Out A 7min 32sec Nurburgring Lap

Sport Auto's Christian Gebhardt can be seen hustling M Division's big coupe around the Nordschleife, with impressive results
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