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Tesla edges toward Texas for its Cybertruck Gigafactory

A deal hasn't been inked yet, but Austin appears to be the frontrunner
Tags: Elon Musk, Texas, News, Cars, Trends, Tesla, Austin, Gigafactory, Cybertruck


Tesla edges toward Austin, Texas for Cybertruck Gigafactory

A deal hasn't been inked yet, but Austin appears to be the frontrunner
Tags: Elon Musk, Texas, News, Cars, Trends, Tesla, Austin, Gigafactory, Austin Texas, Cybertruck


KC HiLites, Baja Designs, Rigid Industries: Which Lights are Right for You? A Complete Guide (2020)

The off-road light industry has really exploded in the past few years, largely thanks to advances in LED technology that make them affordable. With that came hundreds of brands flooding the market with near-identical looking light bars and pods in a race to the bottom in price. The overwhelming number of options can make it hard to determine which kind (and brand) of lights you actually need for your off-road rig. Affiliate disclosure: Automoblog and its partners may be compensated when ...
Tags: Usa, Arizona, Autos, Squadron, Nuff, San Diego California, SEMA, Car Talk, Rigid Industries Each, Squadron Sport Pro


Housekeeping: TTAC Takes Juneteenth Off

The edict came down from our corporate parent last week: Juneteenth is now an official company-wide holiday. That means we’ll be off on Friday, June 19th. As is often the case when we’re off, there may be some pre-written posts that go live. And since not every car company is observing the day, if news […] The post Housekeeping: TTAC Takes Juneteenth Off appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Autos, Housekeeping, News Blog, Juneteenth


Hertz Stalls Stock Sale Amid Market Madness

The Securities and Exchange Commission has urged the recently bankrupted Hertz to halt the sale of stock. The rental agency had hoped to raise half a billion on the sale but repeatedly warned that would-be buyers were gambling, as the stock may soon be worthless. Bizarrely, this hasn’t discouraged investors from glomming onto shares of bankrupt […] The post Hertz Stalls Stock Sale Amid Market Madness appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Bankruptcy, Autos, SEC, Hertz, Stock, Securities And Exchange Commission, Chapter 11, News Blog


Next-gen Ford F-150: Leave the House Behind?

Even before the pandemic and subsequent economic crash, much talk was being made about living in your car. Specifically, the vehicle of choice would be a spacious yet efficient van. It continues to this day in many corners of the Internet. Ford apparently took this discourse to heart, reportedly adding a new feature to the […] The post Next-gen Ford F-150: Leave the House Behind? appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Ford, Autos, F-150, Trucks, News Blog, Ford F-150, Product Planning, Future Models, 2021 Ford F-150


Lyft Promises to Swap Exclusively to EVs by Bullying Everyone

On Wednesday, ride-hailing company Lyft announced every vehicle using its platform will be electric by 2030. Since its fleet is comprised primarily of contractors using private vehicles, one might assume the company is planning to offer some financial assistance upon their next purchase. But being sensible rarely means being correct in the postmodern era. Rather […] The post Lyft Promises to Swap Exclusively to EVs by Bullying Everyone appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Lyft, Uber, Government, Regulations, Green, Electric Vehicles, Editorials, Autos, Subsidies, EVs, Ride-sharing, Lyft Inc, News Blog, Ride-hailing, Corporate Bullshit, Ride-hailing Firms


Progressive Young Families Beware! Next-generation Kia Sedona Looms

What a year 2020’s turned out to be! Sure, there’s stuff happening in the background, but look at all the minivan news. Chrysler’s coming out with an all-wheel drive Pacifica, Toyota’s turning the Sienna into a dedicated hybrid, and Kia — well, Kia’s not giving up. As the least popular minivan in a shrinking segment, […] The post Progressive Young Families Beware! Next-generation Kia Sedona Looms appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Sales, Autos, Chrysler, Kia, Sedona, Kia Sedona, News Blog, Minivans, Product Planning, Future Models, Kia Sedona Looms, Pacifica Toyota


Dear Auto Journalists: Auto Shows Aren’t Really for Us

Last week, the New York Times ran an article about auto shows, and what the future may hold for them both during the pandemic and in the post-Covid19 future. Auto shows are in the news because the pandemic caused the 2020 New York Auto Show to be scrapped, along with Detroit – and in a […] The post Dear Auto Journalists: Auto Shows Aren’t Really for Us appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Journalism, Auto Shows, New York Times, Autos, Inside Baseball, Detroit, New York Auto Show, News Blog, Automotive Journalism


Rare Rides: The Very Rare 1982 Mazda 626 Two-door Sedan

Today’s Rare Ride is boxy, brown, and well-equipped. It’s an unpopular variant of a less-than-mainstream midsize car of the Eighties. And at 38 years old, it’s managed to escape the rusty fate to which most all of these succumbed long ago. Let’s check out the 1982 Mazda 626. Mazda’s first 626 carried the name Capella […] The post Rare Rides: The Very Rare 1982 Mazda 626 Two-door Sedan appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Autos, Mazda


Ford to roll out hands-free driving in Q3 of 2021, starting with the Mustang Mach-E

Ford will start offering a hands-free driving feature in the second half 2021, beginning with its new Mustang Mach-E electric vehicle. The hands-free feature, called Active Drive Assist, is part of a larger package of advanced driver assistance features collectively called Ford Co-Pilot360 Active 2.0 Prep Package. But it’s the hands-free offering that is getting all of the attention today. The hands-free feature has been anticipated since the Mustang Mach E — which has a driving monitoring syste...
Tags: TC, Cars, Tech, Tesla, Canada, Automotive, United States, Ford Mustang, Ford, Gm, Driver, Mustang, Self-driving Car, Cadillac, Mustang Mach, Ford Co


Boondocking again in the Hugo State Wildlife Area, CO

Three day's worth of pics:June 15, Monday.No major chores on my plate at home, in fact I managed to introduce a crack in Martha's car's windshield finishing the last chore.  Dammit.So, before I damaged something else, I went camping.It was forecast to be a hot week in the Front Range of Colorado so Martha elected to stay home in the air-conditioned house.  Go figure right?I went back to tried and true Hugo SWA for some solitary time, just me and the cows out in the eastern plains. The only an...
Tags: Motorcycles, Sunset, Martha, Fiona, Swa, Turquoise Lake, Front Range of Colorado, Fiona Rides, RV Trips, URRV, Yagi Rides, Kinney Lake SWA


Room at the Top? Some Nissan Bigwigs Want to Push COO Up the Ladder, Report Claims

Nissan’s under the gun, and some near the top of the company reportedly like what they see in the company’s chief operating officer, Ashwani Gupta. So much so, that they’re pushing for a change in roles. They’d like to see the architect of the brand’s four-year turnaround plan, released last month, don the same hat […] The post Room at the Top? Some Nissan Bigwigs Want to Push COO Up the Ladder, Report Claims appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Autos, Nissan, Executives, News Blog, Ashwani Gupta, Makoto Uchida


Air, Coming In September

Are your ready for Air? It’s been a long time coming, but funding and an actual assembly plant have a way of making things happen. And such is the case at Lucid Motors, which plans to reveal its production Air sedan on September 9th. Pricing and specs will be in tow when Lucid stages its […] The post Air, Coming In September appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Green, Production, Electric Vehicles, Autos, Air, EVs, Lucid, News Blog, Future Models, Lucid Motors, Lucid Air


Here's The McLaren 720S Doing Its Best F1 LM Impression

McLaren has given the 720S some F1-like styling touches to mark the 25th anniversary of the brand's stunning Le Mans victory
Tags: Autos, Mclaren


Ford Goes Hands-Free, Promising Relaxed – but Not Distracted – Cruising in 2021

Ford brought back the Mustang Mach 1 to offer buyers an involved, hands-on, track-worthy driving experience, but the Mustang Mach-E arriving next year will offer the ability to go hands-off. New hardware and software, combined with extensive mapping of certain divided highways, will see some Ford vehicles gain the ability to cruise without a driver’s hands […] The post Ford Goes Hands-Free, Promising Relaxed – but Not Distracted – Cruising in 2021 appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Technology, Ford, Autos, Hands-free, News Blog, Mustang Mach, Mach E, Mustang Mach-E, Driver-assist Technologies, Ford Mustang Mach-E


BS6 MV Agusta bikes will be introduced in India via a new partner - Report

MV Agusta bikes in India were available via MotoRoyale, a superbike multi-brand...
Tags: India, Autos, AgustA


Cardo Systems Will Distribute Through Parts Canada

They’ve Joined Forces Thanks to a new distribution deal with Parts Canada, Cardo Systems products will now be more easily available. Parts Canada will offer all of the Cardo’s Bluetooth motorcycle communications equipment through the distributor, helping the customers who want Cardo’s products more easily get them. James Danyluk, president of Parts Canada expressed his excitement at being able to offer the Cardo brand products at Parts Canada dealers. Jamie Cheek, Cardo’s Vice President of Sale...
Tags: Canada, Motorcycles, Cardo, Motorcycle News, Cardo Systems, Parts Canada, Parts Canada Cardo Systems, Cardo s Bluetooth, James Danyluk, Parts Canada dealers Jamie Cheek Cardo


2020 Honda Grazia BS6 launch: What to expect?

The Honda Grazia has always been one of the most stylish scooters in India,...
Tags: Autos, Honda Grazia


Tata Nexon EV to join government patrolling fleet in Kerala - Report

The Tata Nexon EV is the first Tata EV targeted primarily at private customers....
Tags: Autos, Kerala, Tata Nexon EV


Haojue DR300 Could Pave the Way for the Suzuki GSX-S300

A New Small GSX-S300 Haojue is Suzuki’s partner in China and it just launched a new DR300 in its home market. Now the rumor is that Suzuki will take this Haojue DR300 and turn it into a new GSX-S300. The Indian publication Gaadi Waadi reported that this rumor has some merit. Suzuki needs a new small-displacement bike for its GSX line, and the DR300 would fill that space well. The bike offers a liquid-cooled parallel-twin engine that chugs out about 28 hp. The bike has KYB front forks and a prel...
Tags: China, Motorcycles, Bosch, Suzuki, Motorcycle News, Haojue


Kawasaki Will Reproduce Cylinder heads for 1970s Z1 Motorcycles

“New” Old Cylinder Heads The legendary Kawasaki Z1, KZ900, and KZ1000 motorcycles remain loved and admired by many riders. The bikes are now reaching their 50, year anniversary. Finding parts for these bikes has proved difficult in some cases. So, Kawasaki decided to reproduce cylinder heads for the Z1, KZ900, and KZ1000. The original part design plans and specifications will be used, but modern manufacturing processes will also be used. This should yield correct parts that are actually better ...
Tags: Motorcycles, Kawasaki, Motorcycle News, Kawasaki Heavy Industries Ltd, Kawasaki Z1, Kawasaki Will Reproduce Cylinder, Japan Kawasaki, Kawasaki These


Ducati Begins Production of Superleggera V4

Producing the Dream Ducati has now started production for the Superleggera V4. The first model came off the production line of the Borgo Panigale plant. Ducati will make 500 units of this limited-production motorcycle. The bike will be the only motorcycle in the world approved for road use with a carbon fiber frame, swingarm, and rims, according to a press release from Ducati. The person who purchased the Superleggera V4 001/500, the first of the limited-run, will be invited to Borgo Panigale f...
Tags: Motorcycles, Ducati, Borgo Panigale, Dream Ducati


Top Gear Wrecks Lamborghini Diablo During Filming

Television’s Top Gear recently resumed filming on the upcoming season (series 29, if you acknowledge the authority of the Queen), and news of a crash has your author feeling excited about the program for the first time in a while. It also provided an opportunity to actually learn the names of the presenters who aren’t […] The post Top Gear Wrecks Lamborghini Diablo During Filming appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Television, Autos, Top Gear, Crashes, Lamborghini, Diablo, News Blog, F40, Paddy McGuinness, Xj220, Hydroplaning


Aprilia Pagani 150 launched in China, priced at INR 2.34 lakh - IAB Report

Piaggio Zongshen Foshan has launched the Aprilia Pagani 150 in China. The...
Tags: China, Autos, Iab, Aprilia Pagani, Piaggio Zongshen Foshan


Next-gen Kia Carnival teased ahead of debut next month - IAB Report

The countdown to the next-gen Kia Carnival debut has begun. The first teaser of...
Tags: Autos, Kia Carnival


2020 Mahindra Thar diesel automatic captured in a video

A new video showing the 2020 Mahindra Thar diesel automatic has surfaced...
Tags: Autos, Mahindra Thar


Lyft gives itself a comfortable 10-year deadline to make all its vehicles electric

Last night, ride-sharing company Lyft announced that all its vehicles will be powered by electricity within the next 10 years. The details remain thin and nebulous, but ultimately it could be a good thing. The statement of intent is positive. There’s a growing body of research that suggests ride-share trips are more polluting than conventional car journeys, because of how many miles ride-share cars drive between passenger journeys. All things considered, ride-share journeys end up being more pol...
Tags: Startups, Electric Vehicle, Lyft, Cars, Shift


Bajaj Pulsar 125 Split Seat BS6 variant launched nationwide, priced at INR 79,091 - IAB Report

The Bajaj Pulsar 125 Split Seat BS6 has been launched in India. The new variant...
Tags: India, Autos


Mercedes-AMG Has Partnered With Garrett To Make No-Lag Electric Turbos

AMG has detailed its next-generation turbocharger, which will be spooled up by a small electric motor
Tags: Autos, Amg, Mercedes AMG



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