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2021 Yamaha NMax 155 (Aprilia SXR 160 rival) launched in Malaysia

The 2021 Yamaha NMax 155 was launched in Thailand earlier this year. The...
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Cross-Country T-Dub'ing to a False Cave

 After breakfast this morning, I was walking around the outside of the URRV and happened to spot what looked like a railroad tunnel opening in the distance, high up on one of the nearby hills.Using the binoculars, it seemed to be a railroad tunnel for sure....as it didn't match the existing railroad which traverses the Barry Goldwater AF Gunnery Range I'm presently boondocking in, it was an alluring mystery.So, after gearing up, I rode Yagi the 2 miles or so across country as there was no road o...
Tags: Craigslist, Ebay, Motorcycles, Arizona, Sony, Barry Goldwater, Yagi, RV Trips, Yagi Rides, Cross Country T Dub


2021 Ram HD Now Boasts Over 1,000 lb-ft. of Torque. But There’s Fine Print to Consider.

The truck wars continue here in the Motor City as new performance specs were recently announced for the 2021 Ram HD. As of this writing, the Ram 3500 with a Cummins 6.7-liter High Output Turbo Diesel has the most torque of any HD truck on the market at 1,075 lb-ft. Ram’s new torque number sneaks past Ford’s PowerStroke (1,050 lb-ft. of torque) and handily surpasses the current Duramax (910 lb-ft. of torque).   Of course, torque numbers only tell part of the story. There is a lot more that det...
Tags: Ford, Fca, Gm, Autos, Detroit Lions, Motor City, Cummins, FCA US LLC, Overview, Carl Anthony, Aisin, Midwest Automotive Media Association, Cummins Turbo Diesel, Ally Jolie Baldwin Foundation, Detroit Working Writers, Mike Koval Jr Head


An All-Electric Mini John Cooper Works Is In Development

Mini is working on several concepts for an electric hot hatch, the BMW subsidiary confirmed, releasing images of a GP-based prototype
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Future Hyundai and Kia electric cars will be able to charge each other

The new E-GMP platform that will underpin future Hyundai and Kia models will give these electric cars greater range, faster charging, and better acceleration.
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The Jaguar F-Pace SVR Now Does 0-60mph In 3.8 Seconds

Jaguar has given the supercharged F-Pace SVR a mid-life makeover, with the most significant changes to be found inside
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Norton Motorcycles Opens Atlas Nomad and Ranger Booking

We’re Getting Closer If you’re interested in potentially purchasing a Norton Motorcycles Atlas Nomad or Ranger (two versions of the same bike) when they finally come to market, Norton’s website now has a form for you to fill out so you can officially register yourself as a potential buyer! The Atlas brothers have been in the works for quite some time now, but we finally get some positive news that is hinting at the official release coming in the near future! The pair was initially announced in...
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2021 Honda CRF300 and CRF300L Touch Down In Europe

An Extra 50cc’s For Your Trouble The 2021 Honda CRF 250L and CRF 250 Rally have arrived in Europe and have managed to gain 50cc’s somewhere along the way. That’s right, Europe is getting a CRF300L and CRF300 Rally (it probably has something to do with the fact that Europe has quite a few high-speed roadways compared to Japan). These new bikes will come outfitted with Honda’s 286cc single-cylinder thumper producing 27 horsepower and 20 lb-ft of torque. The engine got an overhaul which lead to t...
Tags: Europe, Japan, Motorcycles, Honda, Motorcycle News, Honda CRF, Honda CRF300 Rally, Honda CRF300L


New electric cars have problems in latest Consumer Reports survey

Filed under: Auto News,Green,Green,Audi,Kia,Tesla,Ownership,Electric Continue reading New electric cars have problems in latest Consumer Reports survey New electric cars have problems in latest Consumer Reports survey originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 1 Dec 2020 16:37:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink |  Email this |  Comments
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Elon Musk would consider having Tesla acquire a legacy automaker

Elon Musk would consider leveraging Tesla’s mega $554 billion market cap to buy a legacy automaker, but only if it was on friendly terms, the billionaire entrepreneur said Tuesday in a wide-ranging interview with Axel Springer CEO Mathias Döpfner. Musk, who received an award Tuesday from the media giant, discussed his various interests and businesses, notably SpaceX and Tesla, both of which he leads. Döpfner noted that Tesla’s valuation far exceeds the market cap of incumbent automakers like BMW...
Tags: TC, Spacex, Elon Musk, Tech, Tesla, Automotive, Vw, Axel Springer, Musk, BMW Daimler, Elon musk Tech, Döpfner, Mathias Döpfner Musk


Elon Musk Says EVs Will Double World’s Need for Electricity

While electric automobiles have numerous advantages over internal combustion vehicles, we’ve often wondered when their disadvantages would be offset to a point that would make sense to have them become the dominant mode of transportation. While there are multiple issues that have to be addressed, one of the largest involves finding a way to source […] The post Elon Musk Says EVs Will Double World’s Need for Electricity appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Energy, Elon Musk, Technology, Germany, Tesla, Green, Electric Vehicles, Autos, EVs, Tesla Motors, Gigafactory, News Blog, Tesla Inc


Scale AI hits $3.5B valuation as it turns the AI boom into a venture bonanza

Scale AI, the four-year-old data labeling startup, has discovered that selling the picks and shovels needed to develop and apply artificial intelligence is big business. The company, which created a visual data labeling platform that uses software and people to label image, text, voice and video data for companies building machine learning algorithms, has raised another $155 million. The funding round, led by Tiger Global, pushes Scale’s post-money valuation to more than $3.5 billion.  Import...
Tags: Startups, Transportation, Tech, General Motors, Automotive, Venture Capital, Nvidia, Toyota, Wang, Nuro, Alexandr Wang, Scale AI, TechCrunch Scale


Scale AI hits $3.5B valuation as its turns the AI boom into a venture bonanza

Scale AI, the four-year-old data labeling startup, has discovered that selling the picks and shovels needed to develop and apply artificial intelligence is big business. The company, which created a visual data labeling platform that uses software and people to label image, text, voice and video data for companies building machine learning algorithms, has raised another $155 million. The funding round, led by Tiger Global, pushes Scale’s post-money valuation to more than $3.5 billion.  Import...
Tags: Startups, Transportation, Tech, General Motors, Automotive, Venture Capital, Nvidia, Toyota, Wang, Nuro, Alexandr Wang, Scale AI, TechCrunch Scale


Gas War: Ford Urges Other Automakers to Join the Californian Coalition

The Ford Motor Company is asking automakers to join it in supporting Californian vehicle emissions targets aimed at supplanting the rollback that was supposed to become the national standard. General Motors has already abandoned its support of the Trump rollbacks, which offered concessions to appease environmental groups but ultimately targeted more lax fueling regulation while […] The post Gas War: Ford Urges Other Automakers to Join the Californian Coalition appeared first on The Truth About C...
Tags: California, Government, General Motors, Joe Biden, Green, Regulation, Ford, Autos, Donald Trump, Emissions, Industry News, Trump, Ford Motor Company, Carb, Ford Motor Co, Transportation Department


The All-New 2021 BMW 4 Series Coupe

The 2021 BMW 4 Series Coupe is out with an attractive design and unmatched performance features. The new release revitalizes the mid-size car segment challenging its competitors to do better. The coupe is designed for those who like a sports car but also don’t like to go overboard with specifications. Exterior Look The front-end is immediately recognizable with the kidney-style grille BMWs are known for. The 5th generation 4 series coupe gets the all-new grille design that comple...
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Ford Hires eBay’s Suzy Deering as Global Chief Marketing Officer

Ford has hired Suzy Deering as global chief marketing officer to help execute its plan to unlock customer and company value. Deering will join Ford as head of Global Marketing on January 4, 2021, from worldwide and North America CMO at eBay for five-plus years. Deering will succeed Joy Falotico as Ford CMO.  The company […] The post Ford Hires eBay’s Suzy Deering as Global Chief Marketing Officer appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
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2022 Acura MDX World Debut on December 8th

Acura will reveal the 2022 Acura MDX on December 8. America’s best-selling three-row luxury SUV gets its most dramatic redesign in 20 years. Bolder inside and out, Acura’s new flagship model is claimed to be the most performance-focused, technologically advanced premium SUV in the company’s history. The debut of Acura’s fourth-generation SUV can be seen […] The post 2022 Acura MDX World Debut on December 8th appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: America, SUV, Autos, SUVs, Acura, Acura MDX, News Blog, premium SUV, 2022 Acuras, 2022 Acura MDX, unibody SUVs, Acura MDX World Debut


Maserati Quattroporte: Full History, Generations & Timeline

The original Maserati Quattroporte first debuted at the 1963 Turin Motor Show. It instantly became a status symbol of wealth and prominence with its magnificent V8 engine and luxurious interior. Back then, the Tipo 107 Quattroporte was among an elite group of posh sedans that could travel at speeds up to 143 mph, equaled only by the Lagonda Rapide and the magnificent Facel Vega. However, the Quattroporte was the first from an established exotic car manufacturer. And with that, the Quattroport...
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The 2021 Audi S3 Sportback Revealed

The compact sports car segment does not have many praiseworthy entrants, but Audi has changed that with their all-new 2021 S3 Sportback. The Audi S3 comes with a powerful engine, impressive handling, and a head-turning design that will woo all car enthusiasts. Exterior The huge front grille on the S3 blends nicely with the front bumper, where the air intake inlets are also present. The LED headlights have also received an attractive design that gives the hatchback a sporty look. The fresh new ri...
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Softbank, Volvo back Flock Freight with $113.5M to help shippers share the load

Everyday thousands of trucks carry freight along U.S. highways, propelling the economy forward as consumer goods, electronics, cars and agriculture make their way to distribution centers, stores and eventually households. It’s inside these trucks — many of which sit half empty — where Flock Freight, a five-year-old startup out of San Diego believes it can transform the industry. Now, it has the funds to try and do it. Flock Freight said Tuesday it has raised $113.5 million in a Series C round le...
Tags: TC, Transportation, Softbank, Tech, Bloomberg, Automotive, San Diego, Google Ventures, Volvo, SoftBank Vision Fund, SoftBank Investment Advisers, Oren Zaslansky, Softbank Volvo, Flock Freight, SignalFire GLP Capital Partners, Volvo Group Venture Capital Ervin Tu


Rare Rides: A 1968 Glas 1304, One Last Glas Before BMW

This isn’t the first time Rare Rides has featured a car from long-deceased automaker Glas. That honor goes to this luxurious 2600 V8 coupe from 1967. But while the 2600 was the most expensive car Glas made, today’s 1304 is one of the least expensive. Let’s check out a compact wagon built just as Glas […] The post Rare Rides: A 1968 Glas 1304, One Last Glas Before BMW appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
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5 Ways to Properly Sanitize Your Car and its Ventilation System in the COVID-19 Era

Recent spikes in COVID-19 cases remind us it may be awhile before things return to something resembling normal. While wearing masks and social distancing in public are urged to slow the spread of the Coronavirus, there are things you can and should be doing to keep your car from becoming a traveling Petri dish as you shuttle between home, work, and other essential destinations. If you’re not sure how to even go about sanitizing your car in a manner that’ll limit your exposure, we’ve got some h...
Tags: Lyft, Autos, Ownership, Wipes, Car Care, Openbay, WeatherTech, Rob Grant, Hepa, Clean Car, COVID-19, COVID, Openbay Rob, Car Cleaning, Food & Health, Hand Wipes Hand


This Toyota GR Yaris Is Going Rallying In Australia

Going some way to make up for the cancelled GR Yaris WRC, a company has built a competition-spec 'AP4 version for the Australian Rally Championship
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Klim Updates the Kodiak Jacket and Pants

The Touring Gear You Want Klim’s Kodiak Jacket and Pants were already a pretty good combination, but the company has updated them for 2021. The company did so with the idea of making their most premium touring suit even more comfortable and versatile for motorcycle travelers.  The full details for the jacket and pants have not yet been published, according to Motorcycle.com, but some info has been released. The jacket and pants have been redesigned to provide better mobility and range of motion...
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Yamaha FZ-S Fi Vintage Edition with retro features launched in India

The Yamaha FZ-S Fi Vintage Edition has been launched in India. It comes with a...
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Batt:RE Has a New Peer-to-Peer Charging Network in India

The Future of Charging? One of the biggest issues with electric bikes is charging the batteries. There’s not always the infrastructure to make that possible. Startup Batt:RE has a unique solution. It wants to do a peer-to-peer network for charging. The RE:Charge stations will be stations that regular folks have installed and are open to the public. This allows them to earn a little passive side income. Batt:RE plans to add 500 charging stations to the national network in India by March of 2021,...
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Kawasaki Ninja 250 gets new KRT Edition livery for 2021 MY in Japan

To freshen things up a little, Kawasaki has introduced the new KRT Edition...
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2021 Nissan X-Terra Unveiled; Is This Fortuner-Rival Coming To India?

The full-size SUV segment only recently saw the addition of the MG Gloster in...
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Suzuki V-Strom 650 replacement could be under development - Report

The BS6 model of the Suzuki V-Strom 650 XT has been recently launched in India....
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