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Mahindra Thar bookings surpass 20,000 mark, production to be increased

The new Mahindra Thar was launched on 2 October and within days, the company...
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Boondocking in the Valley of the Gods, Utah

 Wednesday, November 4Woke early and after a blah sunrise, I did take a picture of the floor of Cross Canyon as the rising sun started lighting it up: I then drove about 2 hours to the Valley of the Gods and ended up in the same spot I used last time I was here.  Tell me, do the photos below tell other campers that this site is occupied and no room for more? Later on, I rode Fiona over to Mexican Hat Rock for pics: Turns out, there's a couple or so camping sites behind the Me...
Tags: Utah, Motorcycles, Valley, Fiona, Fiona Rides, RV Trips, Goosenecks State Park, Cross Canyon, Ears Rock


The 2021 Ducati Multistrada V4 Is Here, and Boy Does It Look Good

A Story of Tech, a V-4 Engine, and Italian Heritage The ever-growing Italian-made Ducati ADV family gets a new addition with the Ducati Multistrada V4 joining its 1260 (two-cylinder) and 950 brothers. What makes the V4 so much more special than the other two ADV/touring bikes Ducati has to offer you might ask? It’s all in the name. V4 engine power.  This rendition of the Multistrada comes equipped with Ducati’s new 1185cc liquid-cooled V4 Granturismo engine featuring 16 total valves (four on e...
Tags: Motorcycles, Ducati, Ducati Multistrada, Ducati Multistrada V4, Aviator Grey, Skyhook Suspension


Subaru BRZ Launch Date Revealed

We’ve already reported that a new Subaru BRZ is on the way. Now we have a date for the unveil. It’s two weeks from today, on Nov. 18, according to this forum report. We have a good idea what’s new — vents aft of the front wheels and new taillamps — and the rest will […] The post Subaru BRZ Launch Date Revealed appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Autos, Rumors, Toyota, New Cars, Subaru, Subaru BRZ, News Blog, Future Vehicles, Brz, 2022 Subaru BRZ


European Car Sales Plummet as Continent Revisits Lockdown Protocols

If you hadn’t already heard, Europe began taking actions to prepare itself for another pandemic-related lockdown. Last month, leadership in Germany and France noted that existing restrictions were “not enough anymore” and began issuing specific citizens “certificates” allowing them to move freely within the country. As you might have imagined, this didn’t exactly bolster automotive […] The post European Car Sales Plummet as Continent Revisits Lockdown Protocols appeared first on The Truth About ...
Tags: Europe, France, Germany, Sales, Eu, European Union, Autos, Car Sales, Industry News, News Blog, Dealer News, Auomotive Sales, Automotive Registrations


The 2021 Triumph Motorcycle Lineup + Our Take On Each Model

The Triumph Lineup Has Never Been Better You’ve got to love Triumph Motorcycles. Even if you’re not going to buy one of these machines, you have to admit that the company has a compelling lineup from the Bonnevilles to the Rocket 3 there’s a lot gawk at.  Last year Triumph rolled out some really big-deal bikes. This year, it also has some new additions to its lineup that you should be good and excited about. 2021 should be a very good year for Triumph, indeed. Here are the bikes in the lineu...
Tags: Motorcycles, Low, Triumph, Brembo, Inertial Measurement Unit, Showa, 2021, Bonnevilles, Thruxton, Triumph motorcycles, Bonneville Bobber, Model lineups, Speed Triple RS, Rally Pro, Bonneville Speed Twin


S&S 590 Camshaft Upgrade Brings H-D M80 to 146 HP

It Ain’t American if it Ain’t Cammed Harley-Davidson Motorcycles are synonymous with heavy modifications and a wicked amount of aftermarket parts support. When many riders buy a Harley-Davidson, they understand they are signing themselves up for a lifetime of customization and personalization of their bikes. It’s ironed into the culture, nobody can’t help it. If you happen to own any of the new Harley-Davidson motorcycles that feature their new Milwaukee 8 ‘big twin’ engine, you’re probably thi...
Tags: Milwaukee, Motorcycles, Harley Davidson, Cammed Harley Davidson Motorcycles


Massachusetts voters pass a right-to-repair measure, giving them unprecedented access to their car data

A ballot measure passed by 75% of voters in Massachusetts has resolved a thorny question that could have widespread implications for the automotive industry: once a person buys a vehicle, they own all of its data. The measure, listed on the ballot as Question 1, amends and broadens a law that gives consumers in Massachusetts the right to repair the vehicles they own. The measure will require automakers that sell vehicles with telematics systems in Massachusetts to equip them with a standardized ...
Tags: Transportation, California, Massachusetts, Tech, Tesla, Automotive, Coalition, Gartner, Ramsey, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Kyle Wiens, Wiens, Mike Ramsey, 2020 Election, Secure Data, John Bozzella


Prop 22 Shows Why Big Tech Is the Climate Movement’s New Foe

The results of many elections—chiefly the presidential one—are still up in the air. But Tuesday night saw a sure, devastating blow to working people: California passed Proposition 22, meaning drivers with app-based companies like Uber, Lyft, and DoorDash will be considered independent contractors and not employees.…Read more...
Tags: Lyft, Uber, Science, California, Cars, Ban Cars, Uber Lyft, Climate Movement, Prop 22


Formula E Racer De Silvestro Takes on the Taycan, Watches, and a Toblerone-Sponsored 911 RSR In This Issue Of 9:11 Magazine

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Tags: Autos, Formula E, Porsche Design, Simona de Silvestro, De Silvestro, 911 RSR, Taycan, Porsche Taycan, Taycan Turbo S


Rare Rides: The 1991 Mercury Tracer LTS, Put it on Your List

Rare Rides has featured Ford’s compact Escort offering previously, in a first-generation EXP from 1986. Today’s Escort hails from the model’s second generation and wears a Mercury badge instead. It also has three important letters on the back: LTS. Let’s check out a sporty economy sedan from the good people at Mercury. The Tracer name had […] The post Rare Rides: The 1991 Mercury Tracer LTS, Put it on Your List appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
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2021 Nissan Maxima: A Detailed Walk Around Nissan’s Big Sedan

The 2021 Nissan Maxima is now available at Nissan dealerships across the United States. Despite what some may say about sedans, not every consumer is sold on a truck or an SUV. Although there may well be an SUV on every street in America, the Maxima has soldiered on, garnering positive accolades from J.D. Power and achieving a Top Safety Pick rating from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety for five straight years.  Here are the important details if you are thinking about parking a 2021...
Tags: America, United States, Autos, Detroit Lions, Nissan, Apple Carplay, IDM, Nissan North America, Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, J D Power, Nissan Maxima, Car News, Carl Anthony, Midwest Automotive Media Association, NissanConnect Services, Ally Jolie Baldwin Foundation


Amid uncertain election, real estate industry heads back to work

After a long presidential election night on Tuesday, real estate agents on Wednesday took a wait-and-see approach as millions of ballots remained uncounted.
Tags: Real Estate, Regulations, Car, Radio, Agent, Election, Donald Trump, Industry News, Trump, NAR, Select, Election Results, Prop 19


Uber, Lyft Win in California: Drivers to Remain Contractors

Uber and Lyft stocks saw a bump this week after California passed a ballot measure that will exempt them (and similar businesses) from a state law requiring contracted drivers to be reclassified as employees. App-based work platforms bent over backward and expended millions to ensure Proposition 22 passed in November, with many suggesting it was […] The post Uber, Lyft Win in California: Drivers to Remain Contractors appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Lyft, Uber, California, Autos, Drivers, Gig Economy, Ride-sharing, News Blog, Assembly Bill 5, Ab5, Ride-hailing Firms, Prop 22


Profile and front at the same time / Une créa au profil douteux?

THE ORIGINAL? Mercedes-Benz with Blind spot assist – 2012 “Look to the side without looking to the side” Click on the image to enlarge EPICA SILVER, Cannes Lions BRONZE Agency : Jung von Matt Hamburg (Germany) LESS ORIGINAL Lexus LX with panoramic view camera – 2020 “More Eyes on the Road” Click on the image to enlarge Source : Agency : Leo Burnett, Cairo (Egypt) [Author: Joe La Pompe]
Tags: Advertising, Cars, Illusion, Blind, Blind Spot, Cairo Egypt, Mercedes Benz, Leo Burnett, Jung, Print & Outdoor, Joe La Pompe, Profil, Angle Mort, Blind Spot Assist, Look Twice, Panoramic View Camera


Profane 1960s used car commercial

There were parody used-car dealer ads long before the legendary "Big Bill Hell's" Here's Kris Trexler on this one from the 1960s: This "gag" commercial never aired of course. The pitchman was well known in the San Francisco Bay Area in the 1960s-70s. — Read the rest
Tags: Post, Video, News, B-side, Cars, Nsfw, San Francisco Bay Area, Kris Trexler


There's Now A Complete Kit To Convert A Classic Mini To Electric Power

If you’ve got the cash ready to convert a tired old Mini to 2020s urban EV spec, you could end up with a super-cool retro electric biffabout
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Kawasaki Motor Corp. USA Discusses Spin-Off of Motorcycle Division

Some Clarification Kawasaki has decided to spin-off its motorcycle division from Kawasaki Heavy Industries into its own thing. As I reported yesterday, this could ultimately be a good thing. Recently, Kawasaki Motor Corp. USA sent out a press release with a message from the President and CEO, Eigo Konya, that essentially says all is well. He cited the fact that Kawasaki has done well even during the COVID-19 pandemic, and said that the restructuring plan by Kawasaki Heavy Industries should “hel...
Tags: Motorcycles, North America, Kawasaki, Kmc, Konya, Motorcycle News, Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Kawasakis, Clarification Kawasaki, Recently Kawasaki Motor Corp USA, Eigo


Shares of Uber, Lyft soar on expected passage of California gig-labor ballot measure

Shares of American ride-hailing giants Uber and Lyft are sharply higher in pre-market trading this morning on the expected passage of Proposition 22, a California ballot measure that allow tech-enabled, on-demand companies to continue classifying gig-workers as independent contractors. Shares of Uber are up 11.88% in pre-market trading, while shares of Lyft — which is more heavily dependant on the U.S. market, and thus California — is up a staggering 14.9% before the market open today. Tec...
Tags: Google, TC, Lyft, Uber, California, Softbank, Tech, Automotive, Postmates, Doordash, Eastern Time, Shares of Uber, Prop 22


News: Openbay Unveils Integration With Major Tire Suppliers and Tire Wholesalers for Its Advanced Online Chat Platform, Otis

Automotive Service and Repair Businesses running Openbay Otis on their website can now offer a selection of tire brands, tire pricing and availability from more than 30 tire suppliers and wholesalers CAMBRIDGE, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Openbay, Inc. the industry-leading automotive service marketplace and SaaS company, today announced the company has enhanced its advanced and automated online chat solution Openbay Otis to include support for a wide range of major tire suppliers and whole...
Tags: Artificial Intelligence, Autos, Tires, Press, Chat, Google Ventures, Industry News, Thatcher, Otis, Chatbot, Tire, Openbay, Rob Infantino, Online Chat, Automotive Service, Openbay News


Openbay Unveils Integration With Major Tire Suppliers and Tire Wholesalers for Its Advanced Online Chat Platform, Otis

Automotive Service and Repair Businesses running Openbay Otis on their website can now offer a selection of tire brands, tire pricing and availability from more than 30 tire suppliers and wholesalers CAMBRIDGE, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Openbay, Inc. the industry-leading automotive service marketplace and SaaS company, today announced the company has enhanced its advanced and automated online chat solution Openbay Otis to include support for a wide range of major tire suppliers and whole...
Tags: Artificial Intelligence, Autos, Tires, Press, Chat, Google Ventures, Industry News, Thatcher, Otis, Chatbot, Tire, Openbay, Rob Infantino, Online Chat, Automotive Service, Openbay News


Mercedes-Benz commences local production of AMG cars in India

Mercedes-Benz has announced that it has started the local production of AMG...
Tags: India, Autos, Amg, Mercedes Benz


The 2021 KTM 250 Adventure Shows up on Indian KTM Website

The 250 Appears With No Big Announcement KTM revealed the 250 Adventure at EICMA, but was largely overshadowed by the 390 Adventure. Now it has been quietly added to the KTM 2021 lineup in India.  KTM didn’t have an announcement or anything. The bike just went on the Indian KTM website. It will be interesting to see why KTM chose to do it this way. The 250 Adventure comes with a 249cc single-cylinder engine that makes 30 hp and 18 lb-ft of torque. The chassis and underpinnings are the same as t...
Tags: Europe, India, Motorcycles, Duke, KTM, Motorcycle News


What if the Honda H’ness CB 350 was a cafe-racer? - IAB Rendering

The all-new H?ness CB 350 is Honda?s latest premium offering for its customers...
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Royal Enfield Meteor 350 exhaust note video: Is the ‘thump’ still there?

Royal Enfield will launch the all-new Meteor 350 in India on 6 November. The...
Tags: India, Autos, Royal Enfield, Royal Enfield Meteor


5 Best Companies for Car Insurance in Colorado (2020)

Be sure to wear a seat belt – auto accidents are a leading cause of death in Colorado.In 2017, Colorado drivers paid an average total of $1,194.70 in insurance premiums, which is slightly higher than the national average.When purchasing car insurance in Colorado, you’ll need at least the state’s minimum-required bodily injury liability and property damage liability coverage. Affiliate disclosure: Automoblog and its partners may be compensated when you purchase the products below. The Cente...
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Mahindra e-Alfa Mini load variant spied testing, launch under consideration

Mahindra is taking the whole idea of adoption of electric vehicles very...
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New TVS Apache RTR 200 4V launched, gets several segment-first features [Video]

To celebrate the significant achievement of the brand Apache surpassing the 4...
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New TVS Apache RTR 200 4V launched, gets several segment-first features

To celebrate the significant achievement of the brand Apache surpassing the 4...
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