Hero XTEC name trademarked, could be Hero Xpulse 200 younger cousin?

Hero MotoCorp has filed a trademark application for the name Hero XTEC....
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Is A Facelift Coming Up For The MG Hector Already?

Its been over a year and a half since MG Motors launched the Hector SUV in...
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Kawasaki May Have Some Dual-Sport Bikes Coming In January!

Dual-Sport? Yes – Mid-Displacement? Unknown With the extremely popular KLR 650 being axed from Kawasaki’s lineup, their most recent unveiling brought us the KLX300 and KLX300SM; the first Super Moto to grace the people’s republic in a very long time. Kawasaki had promised that six bikes were coming down the pipes, but when the sheet was pulled from the big release only five bikes were present. For riders looking for a bigger dual-sport, the 300 simply won’t cut it, and this may be your golden t...
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The 2021 Ducati Monster Has Arrived

More Monsterous Than Ever Before Ducati’s seemingly neverending World Premiere series has finally hit episode 5, and with that being said, they have brought us some major updates for the 2021 edition of the Ducati Monster. With this new Monster update, Ducati plans on taking a new approach to design and manufacturing with this new rendition coming in at a far lower weight. The Ducati Monster 821 is on its way out the door, and with that departure brings room for this new 2021 Monster featuring...
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A Hillclimb Porsche 906 Running Flat Out Makes One Of The Best Noises A Car Can Make

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Birds, Bugs and Bushings

 A pretty quiet day here in the desert.  Some Gambel's Quails came by to check out the URRV but did not tarry.  Sorry but the camera in my Pixel 4a, as with most camera phones, is lacking when it comes to zoom function.  The below pic is shot at 2X zoom, I think its optical, but not sure. As to bugs, there have been very few flies this time around, probably the cool temperatures at night killing off any remaining flies from summer/fall.  There are however, enough black beetles crawling around, ...
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Winner, Winner, Chicken Dinner – November Ford Sales Are Up

Ford Super Duty sales increased by 7.5 percent in November, while the F-series sold 713,325 trucks, 195,000 more than Chevrolet and GMC combined to capture the title of America’s best-selling pickup for the 44th straight year. Meanwhile, the Ford Transit, America’s best-selling van, sold 9,917 units, 13.9 percent over last year, and a 70-percent increase […] The post Winner, Winner, Chicken Dinner – November Ford Sales Are Up appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
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Hyundai Promises New EV Platform That Won’t Have Terrible Range

If you feel like you’ve had your fill of news relating to electric cars, you’re not alone. Sadly, that’s just about all the industry is willing to let out of the bag right now. Whether you’re trying to pump staffers for information using sweet talk or waggling a crowbar in front of their face, they […] The post Hyundai Promises New EV Platform That Won’t Have Terrible Range appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
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2021 Audi R8 Panther Edition: This Limited Production Machine Is On The Prowl!

Now here’s a holiday gift you’d likely love to receive – the 2021 Audi R8 Panther edition. Audi says it has “exclusive interior and exterior design elements.” We just call it stealthy and sexy. The catch? Production is limited to 30 examples. So you know, only a few dealerships will have them. Oh, and another hiccup for buyers is the need to shell out $183,300 plus destination and other fees. Ah, what price beauty? Audi R8 Panther Edition: Standard Equipment Those that can splurge­­ – o...
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2021 Ducati Monster unveiled, packs in 111 hp, weighs 166 kg dry; just fun!

After all the hiding in the teaser images, the 2021 Ducati Monster has finally...
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Volvo CEO Says Governments Should Just Ban Gasoline Powered Cars

Volvo Cars’ chief executive, Håkan Samuelsson, believes a ban on gasoline-driven vehicles would be a more effective way to force groups to go electric than continuing to offer subsidies on battery-powered automobiles. The announcement comes as part of the Financial Times’ “Future of the Car Summit,” where Samuelsson will proclaim the internal combustion engine “a […] The post Volvo CEO Says Governments Should Just Ban Gasoline Powered Cars appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
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VW Ends Racing Operations, Sends Team to Build EVs

Do you ever get the feeling that everything even remotely fun and interesting is being thrown on the pyre of progress so we can collectively live safer, duller lives? Case in point, Volkswagen is dismantling its racing operations so the 169 people it employed can be reincorporated. Responsible for the all-electric Volkswagen ID.R racer that […] The post VW Ends Racing Operations, Sends Team to Build EVs appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
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The Audi R8 Panther is very black, a bit red and 100% rear-wheel-drive

Filed under: Audi,Coupe,Luxury,Performance Continue reading The Audi R8 Panther is very black, a bit red and 100% rear-wheel-drive The Audi R8 Panther is very black, a bit red and 100% rear-wheel-drive originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 2 Dec 2020 13:34:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink |  Email this |  Comments
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Capsized Cargo Ship Sliced Apart In Salvage Efforts, Revealing Hundreds Of Mangled Cars

The MV Golden Ray is being cut into pieces by a salvage crew after capsizing in the Port of Brunswick, Georgia last year
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Driver pulled over for sitting in a lawn chair behind the wheel

Ontario, Canada police pulled over a vehicle after noticing that the driver appeared to be sitting in a lawn chair behind the wheel. According to a tweet by the Halton Regional Police Service Burlington District, they impounded the vehicle and "the driver [was] summonsed to court for Unsafe Vehicle and Seatbelt Inoperative." — Read the rest
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Opinion: Infiniti is Headed Nowhere Fast, and Needs an Entirely Different Approach

After teasing, promises, and COVID-related delays, the Infiniti QX55 debuted a few weeks ago, as Infiniti eagerly drew direct comparisons between their new “classy” successor and the departed FX35/45. You might remember that shapely SUV headed to its demise in 2017 after it was left to rot for a few years, then renamed QX70. Infiniti […] The post Opinion: Infiniti is Headed Nowhere Fast, and Needs an Entirely Different Approach appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
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Steamy stuff: A Honda CB750 for a locomotive enthusiast

Fredrik Pål Persson has faced a few challenges in his time. First, he switched careers from chef to bike builder. Then he had to mortgage his house to keep his company PAAL Motorcycles afloat. More recently, he picked up a client with a most unusual brief: build a Honda cafe racer to reflect an interest in vintage locomotives… These days, PAAL is fortunately in a good space. The Swedish company has an investor on board, four people on the payroll, and two workshops: a custom studio in Ma...
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Rare Rides: The 1986 Nissan Pulsar NX Coupe, Economy From Long Ago

There were precisely two generations of the Nissan Pulsar sold on North American shores, and we’ve covered the latter previously in an absolutely excellent NX Sportbak from 1988. Today’s Rare Ride is a final-year 1986 example of the first generation Pulsar, which wasn’t quite as versatile as its replacement in 1987. This one’s as clean […] The post Rare Rides: The 1986 Nissan Pulsar NX Coupe, Economy From Long Ago appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
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Porsche And Siemens Energy Are Developing A New Climate-Neutral Synthetic Fuel

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Speed On: 178 MPH Jaguar F-PACE SVR for 2021 Rolls Out

Zero to sixty in 3.8 seconds, or 0.3 seconds faster than the outgoing version, the 2021 Jaguar F-PACE SVR is also said to be 2 mph faster, with a top speed of 178 mph. The real question is where outside of Iredell County, North Carolina, scene of NASCAR racer Kyle Busch’s infamous 2011 speeding ticket […] The post Speed On: 178 MPH Jaguar F-PACE SVR for 2021 Rolls Out appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
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Self-driving trucks startup TuSimple raises $350M from U.S. rail, retail and freight giants

Self-driving trucks startup TuSimple has closed a $350 million funding round from a diverse consortium of strategic investors that include major U.S. corporations in rail, retail and freight,  according to sources familiar with the deal.  The round, which was oversubscribed, was led by VectoIQ LLC, confirming a report by TechCrunch in September. VectoIQ is the consulting and investment company founded by Steve Girsky, the former GM vice chairman, consultant and investor whose special purpo...
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Chef Tom Kitchin Explores the Wonders of Scottish Produce in Stunning GQ x Lexus Doc

International magazine GQ and luxury vehicle brand Lexus have launched the latest film in their ‘Journeys in Taste’ documentary series, taking viewers on a culinary journey through the Scottish landscape with Michelin starred chef Tom Kitchin. The stunning film sees Tom, known for his skilled reinventions of Scottish cuisine, exploring all that the country has to offer - fishing in the Scottish Borders, foraging on the outskirts of Edinburgh, visiting a distillery near Stirling, driving acr...
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2021 Triumph Bonneville T120 [Model Overview]

The Bigger Bonneville: The 2021 Triumph Bonneville T120 Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links Triumph’s Bonneville T120 is a British motorcycle designed for riders who want to enjoy the rich heritage of Triumph’s Bonneville range but want more displacement and more performance. In short, the T120 is an uprated Bonneville and the biggest Bonneville in the 2021 Triumph line-up. Unlike most of the other Bonnevilles from Triumph Motorcycles, the T120 comes equi...
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Plagiarism Warning / En cas de plagiat tirez le signal d’alarme

THE ORIGINAL? Dodge / DPC Cars –  2016 Watch the TV Commercial (YouTube) “Consider yourself warned” Source : ISpotTV Agency : Argonaut (USA) LESS ORIGINAL FIAT Abarth 595 Monster Energy Yamaha – 2020 Watch the TV commercial (YouTube) “Don’t say we didn’t warn you” Source : Brand News Agency : Independent Ideas / Publicis (Italy) [Author: Joe La Pompe]
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2021 Triumph Bonneville T100 [Model Overview]

Triumph’s Unadulterated Bonneville: The 2021 Triumph Bonneville T100 Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The Bonneville T100 is arguably the most famous British motorcycle on the market. It’s the closest thing to the original Bonneville available in the 2021 Triumph line-up, taking inspiration directly from the 1959 model. Today, the Bonneville lives on as a range of Triumph motorcycles, but the unadulterated T100 is the model that most closely resembles ...
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2021 Triumph Street Twin [Model Overview]

The Modern Bonneville: The 2021 Triumph Street Twin Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The Triumph Street Twin is a British motorcycle that has roots dating back to 1959. Taking inspiration from the original 1959 Bonneville, the Street Twin borrows the character and attitude of the past and fuses it with the technology of the present. The result is a practical, modern retro Triumph motorcycle—one of the most exciting models in the 2021 Triumph line-up. T...
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Shop-Ware raises cash as cars make a comeback

Shop-Ware has been waiting for a year like 2020 since 2015. The startup, which sells software to neighborhood automotive shops to digitize their operations, had struggled to capture capital from venture firms. Until recently, its sole major investor was aftermarket automotive giant Bosch. For companies like Shop-Ware, the disruptive wake of COVID-19 has cleared a path to capital as mainstream investors have sought out startups with services and products needed in the pandemic era. Investors fina...
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2021 KTM 125 Duke India launch soon, bookings open - Report

The 2021 KTM 125 Duke will be launched in India very soon. Bookings for the new...
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Pirelli Offers Three Options for the Ducati Multistrada V4

Plenty of Rubber Options Ducati has a new Multistrada V4 and that means Pirelli has some new tires for it. Three different sets of tires actually. There’s the Pirelli SCORPION Trail II, the Pirelli SCORPION Rally STR, and the Pirelli SCORPION Rally, according to The SCORPION Trail II tires are a combination of on-road and off-road tire characteristics. The tires have won numerous awards for their on-road and off-road prowess and offer a good combination between the two tire type...
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Royal Enfield electric motorcycle might debut in 2024, says Siddharth Lal

A Royal Enfield electric motorcycle is under development. The process is...
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