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The Station: Waymo makes its safety case, AV partnerships abound and the rising cost of FSD

The Station is a weekly newsletter dedicated to all things transportation. Sign up here — just click The Station — to receive it every Saturday in your inbox. Welcome back to The Station, a newsletter dedicated to all the present and future ways people and packages move from Point A to Point B. It was a busy week in the world of transportation, particularly around automated vehicle technology. Let’s get to it. Email me at [email protected] to share thoughts, criticisms, opinions o...
Tags: TC, Transportation, Uber, Twitter, Europe, New York, London, New York City, Los Angeles, Tech, Tesla, Thailand, Automotive, Brooklyn, Electric Vehicles, Netherlands


Mercedes-Benz dealership in Gujarat sells 100 cars this festive season

Mercedes-Benz has recorded a significant sales figure in Gujarat this festive...
Tags: Autos, Gujarat, Mercedes Benz


2020 Hyundai Tucson Facelift – First Drive Review

The Hyundai Tucson  was launched for the first time in the country in 2005....
Tags: Autos, Hyundai Tucson, Hyundai Tucson Facelift


Deals We Love This Week: Revzilla Starts It’s Holiday Deals Already

Markdowns on Pretty Much Everything Revzilla has officially gotten into the swing of the season a little early. Despite the fact that the holidays are still quite a way off, the company already has 2020 holiday deals up on its website. There are plenty of helmets on sale, but there’s also a long list of riding gear, parts, and accessories. To see the full list of gear that’s marked down for the holidays, you can click here.  While you can comb through the listings for quite a while, I’ve also p...
Tags: Motorcycles, RevZilla, Roland Sands, Roland Sands Mia Women, Revzilla Roland Sands Jagger, Revzilla Roland Sands Mojave, Roland Sands Mojave, Hipora, Revzilla Rokker, Rokker Rokkertech Jacket


Carvana Seeks Growth of its Inventory, as Pandemic Causes Used Car Contraction

As other used car retail outfits like Shift go public in an attempt to grow their number of stores and break into the (lucrative?) used-only dealership market, established player Carvana has a different issue on its hands: There just aren’t enough used cars to buy these days. The 2020 pandemic has restricted the supply of […] The post Carvana Seeks Growth of its Inventory, as Pandemic Causes Used Car Contraction appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Sales, Industry, Used Cars, Autos, New Cars, Car Sales, Inventory, Car Dealers, News Blog, Pandemic, Carvana, Supply And Demand, COVID-19


The Great Car Rental Revival of 2020

Rental-car agencies, shunned by a population that didn’t know whether it was safe to go outside for most of the year, have reportedly started to turn things around. While the recovery didn’t come soon enough to save Hertz from having to declare bankruptcy, the summer months were much kinder to the industry as a whole. […] The post The Great Car Rental Revival of 2020 appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Budget, Avis, Autos, Hertz, News Blog, Car Rentals, Rent A Car, Auto Rental, Rental Agencies


The claimed 'world's fastest car' will redo record speed run after the internet questioned its legitimacy

The SSC Tuatara during its first record attempt on October 10. James Lipman/SSC North America On October 10, SSC North America claimed its Tuatara set the new record for the world's fastest production car. The record's legitimacy was called into question when internet sleuths and prominent YouTubers broke SSC's video down and found inconsistencies within the digitally overlaid display speed. SSC founder and CEO Jerod Shelby put out a statement on Friday, saying that he would rerun the reco...
Tags: Transportation, Youtube, Trends, World Records, Autos, North America, Guinness, Shelby, Motor Authority, James Lipman, SSC, Tuatara, Shmee, Kristen Lee, SSC Tuatara, BITranspo


Honda Pooling with Tesla for EU Emissions Compliance

Honda Motor Co. will be accompanying Fiat Chrysler Automobiles in pooling its emissions with electric vehicle manufacturer Tesla in an attempt to adhere to CO2 limits mandated by the European Union. For 2020, the average emissions of all vehicles sold within the region must not exceed 95 grams of CO2 per kilometer. Companies failing to […] The post Honda Pooling with Tesla for EU Emissions Compliance appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Europe, Tesla, European Union, Autos, Fines, Honda, Emissions, Tesla Motors, Fiat Chrysler, Carbon Credits, Honda Motor Co, News Blog, Tesla Inc, Emission Fines, Enviornmental Regulations, CO2 limits


Deep cleaning an old Jeep

Ammo NYC says: "In this episode, we deep clean a Jeep Wrangler that was abandoned in a junkyard and is completely disgusting with mold and rodent infestation. After restoring the car's interior and polishing the swirls and scratches from the dried-out paint, I applied plasti-dip red stripes to create the Jurassic Jeep driven in the original Jurassic Park Movie. — Read the rest
Tags: Video, News, Cars, Detailing, Restoration Videos


Peace Scrambler: A Suzuki TU250 Grasstracker by Heiwa

We’re always curious to see what bikes the world’s top custom builders choose to ride themselves. Because more often than not, they’re very different from the machines that make headlines and win awards. Kengo Kimura and his shop, Heiwa Motorcycle, need little introduction. Kimura-san’s builds regularly leave our jaws on the floor, and he has multiple awards from the famed Mooneyes custom show to his name. But his latest personal project is this decidedly unpretentious Suzuki scrambler. It...
Tags: Japan, Motorcycles, Suzuki, Heiwa, Kimura, Custom Motorcycles, Kengo Kimura, Heiwa Motorcycle, Suzuki Motorcycles, Heiwa MC, Kengo, Kayaba, Scramblers, Ninben


NADA Expands Diversity Quotas, Implements New Equity Programs

The National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) has announced a decision to strengthen diversity quotas by dividing the country into three distinct regions and passing a bylaw amendment that expands the number of at-large seats reserved women and ethnic minorities — moving both from two to three positions. While the organization had been discussing the matter all […] The post NADA Expands Diversity Quotas, Implements New Equity Programs appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Autos, NADA, Peter Welch, National Automobile Dealers Association, News Blog, Car Dealerships, Dealer News, Car Dealer, National Automobile Dealers Association NADA, Diversity Programs, Automotive Dealerships, Equity and Inclusion


The Complete Book of Moto Guzzi 100th Anniversary Edition

How Much do You Really Love Moto Guzzi? If you have Moto Guzzi posters adorning the walls of your office/garage, this is probably the book you’ve been looking for. Moto Guzzi has collected every model ever sold and packaged them into a printed publication to grace your coffee table this holiday season.  The book covers all production models from the inception of the company all the way up to today; including even their current lineup with bikes such as the new V85TT. The timing couldn’t be any ...
Tags: Book, Motorcycles, Moto Guzzi, Guzzi, Motorcycle News


Rare Rides: The 1997 Renault Sport Spider, Track Car for the Road

Today’s Rare Ride is equally at home on a track or on a road. Lightweight and minimalistic in its approach, the Renault Sport Spider has only the things you need to drive, and nothing else. Let’s check out this bashful looking sports car. Renault had a difficult time in the latter part of the Eighties. […] The post Rare Rides: The 1997 Renault Sport Spider, Track Car for the Road appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Autos, Renault, Renault Sport Spider


KTM 890 Adventure R Rally Sells Out in Under 48 Hours

48 Hours to Sell 500 Units Leaving 200 Left for America Almost one full month ago, KTM brought us the new 890 Adventure R and R Rally edition ADV/enduro design. Despite being in a global pandemic, motorcycles keep flying off the shelves at record paces with sales surging across the board; the new KTM 890 Adventure R Rally is no exception. With only 700 units of the Rally edition projected for sale worldwide, 500 managed to completely sell out in under 48 hours during the overseas launch of the ...
Tags: News, America, Motorcycles, Adv, Rally, KTM, Motorcycle News, KTM 890 Adventure R, KTM 890 Adventure Rally, PDT KTM


New BMW X3 M Launched in India, Has a Whopping 480 HP Power Output!

BMW has launched the X3 M performance SUV in India at INR 99.90 Lakh*. The car...
Tags: India, Autos, Bmw


The Station: Waymo makes it safety case, AV partnerships abound and the rising cost of FSD

The Station is a weekly newsletter dedicated to all things transportation. Sign up here — just click The Station — to receive it every Saturday in your inbox. Welcome back to The Station, a newsletter dedicated to all the present and future ways people and packages move from Point A to Point B. It was a busy week in the world of transportation, particularly around automated vehicle technology. Let’s get to it. Email me anytime at [email protected] to share thoughts, criticisms, of...
Tags: TC, Uber, Twitter, Europe, New York, London, Los Angeles, Tech, Tesla, Thailand, Automotive, Brooklyn, Electric Vehicles, Netherlands, Arizona, Gm


Porsche Turns Luck Around To Find Victory Lane In Laguna Seca IMSA Round

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Tags: Racing, Porsche, Autos, Motorsport, IMSA, Laguna Seca, 911 RSR


Junkyard Find: 1990 Geo Prizm with 321,981 miles

The General established the Geo brand for the 1989 model year, as a way to move low-priced iron designed and/or built by Toyota, Suzuki, and Isuzu (for some reason, Daewoo-built cars didn’t get sheltered under the Geo banner, so the LeMans retained Pontiac badges for its entire 1988-1993 sales run here). Of all the Geos, […] The post Junkyard Find: 1990 Geo Prizm with 321,981 miles appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Colorado, Autos, Toyota, Denver, 1990s, 1990, Pontiac, Corolla, Daewoo, Toyota Corolla, NUMMI, Isuzu, Geo, Down On The Junkyard, Junkyard, Junkyard Find


The Polestar 2 Has Now Been Recalled Twice In One Month

The Polestar 2's latest recall involves the EV's inverters and covers 4586 delivered cars
Tags: Autos


Ducati Reports Best Third Quarter Ever

What COVID-19? Ducati managed to do the best third quarter ever despite the pandemic. The company managed to deliver 14,694 motorcycles worldwide in Q3 of 2020. that’s more than ever before. Of those, 4,468 were delivered in September. They included Panigale, Scrambler, and Multistrada as the highest sellers, which should come as little surprise to folks who are familiar with these bikes. Of the markets in which Ducati operates, China, Switzerland, and Germany all recorded higher sales this qua...
Tags: Germany, Digital, Motorcycles, Ducati, Domenicali, Claudio Domenicali, Multistrada, Ducatisti, China Switzerland


Energica Has a New Dealer Financing Partner

Say Hello to Westlake Financial Services Energica continues to sell more and more bikes despite the fact that much of the world has been hit by an economic downturn due to COVID-19. Good for Energica. Now, the company has partnered with Westlake Financial Services to help dealers get more motorcycles in stock for an anticipated major push for U.S. dealers by the company.  This push is driven by demand. Even the pandemic didn’t keep the pre-orders from rolling in, which prompted Energica to up p...
Tags: US, Motorcycles, Electric Motorcycles, Motorcycle News, Energica, Stefano Benatti, Westlake Financial Services, Westlake Financial Services Energica, Energica Motor Company Inc


Honda Amaze & Honda WR-V Exclusive Edition premium models launched

To celebrate the ongoing festive season in the country, Honda Cars India has...
Tags: Autos, Honda, Honda Cars India


Triumph Officially Reveals the 2021 Trident 660

What a Triple Triumph revealed the new Trident 660 recently and the motorcycle looks to be a near-perfect blend of past and present. The bike will be a force to be reckoned with in the middleweight naked segment. The motorcycle features a new water-cooled inline three-cylinder 660cc engine. That engine makes 80 hp and 47 lb-ft of torque. It is mated to a six-speed transmission that features a slipper clutch and an optional quick-shifter. Triumph says this three-cylinder design provides plenty o...
Tags: Motorcycles, Triumph, Motorcycle News, Showa, Nissin, Michelin Road, Triumph Trident, Triple Triumph


Explorers find treasure trove of rare cars in an abandoned building

YouTuber The Bearded Explorer managed to access an abandoned building, and the basement was full of collectible cars, including vintage and Formula One beauties. He shares the background: The Car Company sadly went into administration and all remaining items were seized and are due to be auctioned off early September this year. — Read the rest
Tags: Video, News, Cars, Abandoned, Urban Exploration, Car Company


Wheeler Dealers Is Returning To The UK, Ant Anstead To Depart

Mike Brewer has confirmed that from series 17, the show will switch from its US setting back to the UK, which will involve a new mechanic on the team
Tags: UK, US, Autos, Mike Brewer


Goodyear Tires Review (2020)

Affiliate disclosure: Automoblog and its partners may be compensated when you purchase the products below. Goodyear Review In Our Opinion: Goodyear builds quality, made-to-last tires. As the official partner of NASCAR, the tire manufacturer not only produces high-performance racing tires, but it also makes all-season passenger tires for the day-to-day commuter. While Goodyear tires may have a higher price tag, they’re a smart choice for many drivers. Industry Standing: T...
Tags: Autos, Chrysler, Tires, Michelin, Firestone, Nascar, Kevlar, Akron, Nhtsa, Cooper, Akron Ohio, Goodyear, Dunlop, Goodyear Integrity, Goodyear Tires, Michelin Bridgestone


Valtteri Bottas Had A Big Chunk Of Ferrari Stuck To His Car During The Imola GP

The Emilia Romagna Grand Prix didn't quite go Bottas' way, but it might have gone very differently had he not picked up a large piece of Sebastian Vettel's Ferrari
Tags: Autos, Sebastian Vettel


Melania tells a joke in West Bend, Wisconsin.

"Joe Biden says he could do a better job leading this nation. Apparently, when you hide in a basement, you feel safe communicating your wishful thinking." I love the rough-hewn lumber background. It's almost as expressive of Melania's oneness with the place as Lady Gaga's pickup truck. Now, Lady Gaga was mocked for that effort at performing American rural culture — redneckface, we might call it. I’m voting for America #vote #election2020 pic.twitter.com/bspDNkxnhJ— Lady Gaga (@ladygaga)...
Tags: Fashion, Comedy, Law, Cars, America, Joe Biden, Beer, Pennsylvania, Ford, Sculpture, Wisconsin, Environmentalism, Lady Gaga, Biden, Trucks, Trump


New Ducati Multistrada 950 S launched, is the 1st BS6 Multistrada in India

Ducati India has today launched the new Multistrada 950 S in the country. It is...
Tags: India, Autos, Ducati India


Limited Edition models of Royal Enfield 650 Twins introduced in Italy

Valentino Motor Company (VMC) has been the official importer of Royal Enfield...
Tags: Italy, Autos, Royal Enfield 650 Twins, Valentino Motor Company VMC



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