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Ford Bronco debut date moved so it wouldn’t fall on O.J. Simpson’s birthday

Ford has changed the debut of its 2021 Bronco once again because its planned July 9 reveal falls on the birthday of O.J. Simpson, one of the iconic SUV’s most infamous passengers The automaker tweeted Friday that it has moved the unveiling to July 13. The reveal of the all-new Bronco lineup will now happen on Monday, July 13. This is instead of July 9. We are sensitive and respectful to some concerns raised previously about the date, which was purely coincidental. — Ford Motor Company (@For...
Tags: Tech, Automotive, Ford, Nicole Brown Simpson, Ford Motor Company, J Simpson, O J Simpson, Ford Bronco, Simpson, Bronco, white Bronco, Ronald Goldman He


2021 BMW M5: High-Performance 5-Series is Better Than Ever

The 2021 BMW M5 packs a mighty punch with its turbocharged V8.xDrive is standard along with BMW’s Intelligent Personal Assistant.BMW will do the global market launch of the 2021 M5 in August. In my mind, the last great BMW M5 is the E39 model from 1998 to 2003. Conceived before the Bangle era of V10-powered M5s, the third-gen E39 represented the pinnacle of luxury-sport sedans, with particular emphasis on ‘sport.’ And while we all love the refreshed 2021 BMW 5-Series, it’s hard not to notice...
Tags: Autos, Bmw, North America, Audi, Alcantara, Mercedes AMG, Car News, Xdrive, Carl Anthony, Apple CarPlay Android Auto, BMW of North America LLC, Alvin Reyes, Lancer GSR, Track Power


If It Doesn’t Fit, You Must Acquit: Pesky O.J. Coincidence Forces Another Bronco Delay

Insisting earlier in the week that its scheduled debut date for the new Bronco was simply a coincidence, Ford has nonetheless found itself forced to push back the model’s reveal even further. The automaker unintentionally made waves after its planned July 9th reveal of the reborn off-roader (already deferred by the pandemic and resulting trade […] The post If It Doesn’t Fit, You Must Acquit: Pesky O.J. Coincidence Forces Another Bronco Delay appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Ford, Autos, O.j. Simpson, SUVs, Ford Bronco, Bronco, Debuts, News Blog


What Sets The Taycan Turbo S Apart From The Taycan Turbo?

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Tags: Porsche, Autos, Electric Porsche, Taycan, Taycan Turbo, Taycan Turbo S


M Power: Giving the BMW K100RS a modern edge

A few years ago, building a cafe racer usually meant imbuing it with a sense of nostalgia. But these days, the custom scene is just as much about modernizing older motorcycles. So we’re seeing more and more builds that combine sharp lines and a sense of minimalism, with performance upgrades matched to ‘neo-retro’ looks. This deft BMW K100 from Motocrew, the one-man custom shop of Chris Scholtka, is a textbook example of the trend. Based in Cottbus, southeast of Berlin, Chris is a firefighter ...
Tags: Germany, Berlin, Motorcycles, Bmw, Chris, Alcantara, Suzuki, Cottbus, Custom Motorcycles, BMW motorcycles, Motogadget, Shinko, BMW K100, GSX R, BMW cafe racer, Chris Scholtka


Tesla informs employees on Juneteenth that they can take off holiday unpaid

Just before 8 a.m. PT Friday, Tesla’s head of human resources sent an email telling employees they could take the day off to observe Juneteenth, the June 19 holiday that commemorates the end of slavery in the United States. Moments later, HR head Valerie Workman clarified that employees who chose to take the day off would be unpaid, according to an email viewed by TechCrunch. CNBC was the first to report the morning emails. The email was sent as workers on the west coast were starting their work...
Tags: TC, Spacex, Elon Musk, Virginia, US, Tech, Tesla, Automotive, United States, Union, Buffalo New York, Abraham Lincoln, Robert E Lee, Galveston Texas, Fremont Calif, Juneteenth


BMW, Mercedes Benz end ‘long term’ automated driving alliance, for now

BMW Group and Mercedes-Benz AG have punted on what was meant to be a long term collaboration to develop next-generation automated driving technology together, less than a year after announcing the agreement. The German automakers called the break up “mutual and amicable” and have each agreed to concentrate on their existing development paths. Those new paths may include working with new or current partners. The two companies also emphasized that cooperation may be resumed at a later date. The pa...
Tags: Tech, Intel, Companies, Automotive, San Jose, Automotive Industry, Bmw, Mercedes Benz, Driver, Mercedes, Here, Daimler, Marketwatch, Bosch, Daimler AG, BMW Group


Sedici Garda Waterproof Jacket Review

Several years ago RevZilla and Cycle Gear (and now J&P Cycles) merged under COMOTO Holdings. This has allowed RevZilla’s team of designers to be involved in the redesign of the house brands and address a lot of the issues from previous generations. Sedici is one of these in house brands, and the Garda Jacket is one of the results of the redesign. The Garda is a complete technical ADV / Touring suit for around $420 for both jacket and pants together. The Garda jacket alone is $230 USD. It featu...
Tags: Amazon, Review, Pakistan, Motorcycles, Lg, Anthony, Waterproof Jacket, Ontario, Armor, Yamaha, Garda, YKK, RevZilla, Comoto, Algonquin Provincial Park, Comoto Holdings


2020 Toyota Highlander vs. 2020 Ford Explorer

Thinking of buying a three-row SUV? We compare two of the best: The Ford Explorer and Toyota Highlander.
Tags: Cars, Trends, Ford, Crossovers, Toyota, SUVs, Buying Guides, Ford Explorer, Toyota Highlander


What the Hell, Wall Street?

Money might never sleep, but Wall Street never seems to learn. We all remember those stories from a few years ago about Tesla being overvalued by investors. Hell, a quick Google shows me there are opinion pieces on that topic from just a few months ago. Now comes Nikola. The Phoenix-based startup has done, well, […] The post What the Hell, Wall Street? appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Google, Wall Street, Tesla, Autos, Nikola, News Blog, What The Hell Wall Street, Nikola The Phoenix


CFMoto 300SR launch in India gets closer as exports from China begin - IAB Report

The first units of the CFMoto 300SR have started arriving in Vietnam. This...
Tags: China, India, Autos, Vietnam, Iab


First electric luxury SUV launch in India just weeks away now - IAB Report

The Mercedes EQC will arrive in India as the country?s first pure electric...
Tags: India, Autos, Iab, Mercedes EQC


2021 Honda CRF450R Spotted in Design Filings

Lots of New Stuff There’s a new 2021 Honda CRF450R off-road bike coming soon, and the design filings were recently spotted by Motorcycle.com. The publication noted that there are design filings in Laos, Japan, and New Zealand right now (the Japanese ones haven’t been made public yet). Motorcycle.com says these are for the production model and not the factory racer. The reason for this is that the exhaust pipe has a stock muffler instead of the Yoshimura that would be fitted to the factory racin...
Tags: Motorcycles, New Zealand, Honda, Laos Japan, Yoshimura


Protect My Car Reviews, Cost, Coverage, & Service (2020)

Affiliate disclosure: Automoblog and its partners may be compensated when you purchase the products below. Protect My Car Review In Our Opinion: Protect My Car reviews indicate this company has a positive reputation for customer service, maintenance plan options, and fair rates for extended car warranties. Industry Standing Coverage Affordability Customer Service Pros Oil changes and tire rotations included Warranty and maintenance combo plans ava...
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Goodwood Festival of Speed and Goodwood Revival Postponed Until 2021

Two Iconic Events Pushed Out As the year wears on, more and more motorcycle events get canned or pushed out due to Coronavirus. The latest to succumb to COVID-19’s effects is the Goodwood Festival of Speed and the Goodwood Revival. According to MoreBikes, the two events usually take place in July and September, but this year they won’t happen as scheduled due to the spread of COVID-19. The events will resume in 2021. If you have purchased tickets for the even in 2020, your tickets will still be...
Tags: Motorcycles, Richmond, Goodwood, Goodwood Revival, Motorcycle News, Coronavirus, Motorcycle Events, Goodwood Festival of Spee, Goodwood Supporters Association


Aprilia Registers Baby Tunono Design

The Tuono 660 Looks Like It Is Coming Aprilia showcased the RS 660 and Tuono 660 at the same time when they were concept bikes at EICMA this past year. The RS 660 got the green light pretty much right away in terms of becoming a production motorcycle. Now it seems the Tuono 660 will follow. According to some registered designs spotted by the good folks at MoreBikes, and it showed the Tuono 660 in production form. To be clear, it looks pretty much exactly like the concept bike that was at EICMA....
Tags: Motorcycles, Brembo, Motorcycle News, Aprilia, MoreBikes, Aprilia Tuono 660


Synthetic Fuels Could Save The ICE And The Planet, Say Oil Refiners

A consortium of fuel refiners wants the EU to take synthetic fuels more seriously – and is asking car makers to build cars to run on them
Tags: Eu, Autos


2021 Toyota Innova Crysta facelift - IAB Rendering

The Toyota Innova Crysta, one of the best-selling MPVs in India, will get a...
Tags: India, Autos


Harley-Davidson Loses its Spot in the S&P 500 Index

That Can’t Be a Good Sign It’s no secret that Harley-Davidson is struggling to make things work right now. The company recently filed for a new line of credit and it’s had a quarter after quarter of sales declines. I recently learned of some more bad news: as of June 22, 2020, Harley-Davidson will no longer be a part of the S&P 500 index.  The S&P 500 index is a stock market index that tracks the stock performance of the 500 biggest U.S companies that are in the stock market. This index feature...
Tags: Motorcycles, Harley Davidson, Harley, Reis, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Microsoft Amazon, Facebook Until, Milwaukee Sentinel, GVR Investment Management Inc, George V Reis


SEAT unveils two electric scooters under new brand SEAT MO [Video]

Spanish automaker SEAT, a Volkswagen Group entity, has announced a new brand...
Tags: Autos, Volkswagen Group


How Ford’s new Co-Pilot360 feature is different from (and safer than) Tesla’s Autopilot

The world of semi-autonomous driving is going to get another player in the form of Ford’s Active Drive Assist next year. Many are comparing it to Tesla’s Autopilot, but it’s not exactly the same. Yesterday, the blue oval announced that it will be adding the extra hardware and software functionality to its Co-Pilot360 advanced driver assist system (ADAS) next year. The new tech will let drivers hand over a significant amount of control to the vehicle and drive “hands-free,” however, drivers must ...
Tags: Startups, Cars, Tesla, Ford, Self-driving, Shift


Okinawa leads high-speed electric scooter sales in FY2020 - Report

Okinawa sold the highest-number of high-speed electric scooters in India in...
Tags: India, Autos, Okinawa


All-new Triumph Tiger 900 launched in India, priced from INR 13.70 lakh - IAB Report

The all-new Triumph Tiger 900 has been launched in India. The feature-laden...
Tags: India, Autos, Iab


4 Citroen models in the pipeline for India, Citroen EVs to follow later - Report

4 Citroen models are in the pipeline for India, and these will include a...
Tags: India, Autos, Citroën, India Citroen


Watch The BMW M2 CS Belt Out A 718 Cayman GT4-Beating Lap At Hockenheim

Sport Auto's Christian Gebhardt hustled the new M2 CS around Hockenheim almost as quickly as an M5 Competition
Tags: Autos, Hockenheim, Christian Gebhardt


2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E will offer Active Drive Assist hands-free driving tech

It won't be fully autonomous, and drivers will need to remain attentive
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, Ford, Electric Cars, Ford Mustang Mach, Co-Pilot360, Ford Mustang Mach-E, Electronic Driving Aids


Okinawa sells more than 1,000 electric scooters after resuming operations - IAB Report

Okinawa is a well-known EV brand in the country. The company has announced that...
Tags: Autos, Iab, Okinawa


Ather 450 getting dark mode with OTA 4.2.0 update now - IAB Report

The Ather 450 has started receiving a new OTA 4.2.0 update. This is the 7th OTA...
Tags: Autos, Iab, Ota, Ather


Renault Captur discontinued in India two years after launch - IAB Report

The Renault Captur has been discontinued in India in a short span of two years....
Tags: India, Autos, Renault Captur



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