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First Drive: 2021 Ford F-150 Hybrid

Gas, battery, or both combined: The new 2021 Ford F-150 hybrid can run on all three. I got a couple of hours behind the wheel to see what it's all about. Find out more in my review over at the National Post (Driving.ca). [Author: Jil McIntosh]
Tags: Ford, Autos, Trucks, Hybrids, National Post, Jil McIntosh


What are Canada's most significant historical vehicles?

In the U.S. there's a Historic Vehicle Association, which honors cars for their significance. Canada doesn't have an equivalent, but that didn't stop me from coming up with a list of my own. Find out what Canadian cars I matched to the American ones in my story at the National Post (Driving.ca). [Author: Jil McIntosh]
Tags: Canada, Autos, Jil McIntosh, Automotive History, Antique Cars


BS6 Kawasaki Ninja 300 India launch expected by March-April 2021

The Kawasaki Ninja 300 is the brand?s entry-level model in the Ninja range of...
Tags: India, Autos


2021 Nissan Kicks SUV Teased Ahead Of Global Debut

While Nissan was fully concentrated in the launch of the Magnite here in India,...
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Shoei Is Coming Brings Us a New RF-1400

Out With The RF-1200 The RF-1200 is one of the most iconic helmets in modern history (is that too much sauce?). It’s backed by tens of thousands of satisfied riders that will continue to wear their RF-1200s long into the future. It’s one of Revzilla’s most popular (and most reviewed) helmets, and it even makes our site’s top full-face helmet list as a solid contender for best helmet. How could you take such a successful recipe and improve upon it? The answer to that question is Shoei’s new RF-...
Tags: Motorcycles, Snell, Motorcycle News, Shoei, RF-1400, Shoei RF-1200, Shoei RF-1400


Shoei Brings Us a New RF-1400

Out With The RF-1200 The RF-1200 is one of the most iconic helmets in modern history (is that too much sauce?). It’s backed by tens of thousands of satisfied riders that will continue to wear their RF-1200s long into the future. It’s one of Revzilla’s most popular (and most reviewed) helmets, and it even makes our site’s top full-face helmet list as a solid contender for best helmet. How could you take such a successful recipe and improve upon it? The answer to that question is Shoei’s new RF-...
Tags: Motorcycles, Snell, Motorcycle News, Shoei, RF-1400, Shoei RF-1200, Shoei RF-1400


Report: Japan May Ban Internal Combustion Vehicles Next Decade

The Japan Broadcasting Corporation, better known as NHK, reported that the island nation is considering banning new internal combustion engine cars by the mid-2030s this week. While we will continue to maintain that such an effort seems unrealistic when confronting the current realities of the market, Japan’s alleged plan offers a bit more leeway than […] The post Report: Japan May Ban Internal Combustion Vehicles Next Decade appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Japan, Government, Regulation, Electric Vehicles, Autos, EVs, Auto Sales, Reports, Industry News, Bans, NHK, News Blog, Product Planning, Internal Combustion Ban, Japan Broadcasting Corporation, Great Reset


Winter Driving 101: The Complete Guide To Staying Safe & Ready

This winter driving guide includes:  How to respond during an emergency. Driving tips that will help keep you and your family safe. A comprehensive checklist for getting your vehicle “winterized.” Seven simple DIY maintenance items to watch during the winter. What to place in your emergency kit, including something we all overlook. How states are implementing new technology to help keep you safe when you travel. Affiliate Disclosure: Automoblog and its partners may be compensated when you pur...
Tags: Amazon, Virginia, Guides, Pennsylvania, North Dakota, Fema, DMV, Autos, Driving, Michigan, Michelin, Nhtsa, Michigan State Police, Goodyear, North Dakota Department of Transportation, Vogel


Three Unconventional Tire Sizes & Where to Find Them

Tires are arguably the most important part of your entire motorcycle. They are the only thing separating you from the earth’s crust on your two-wheeled travels. First, understanding how tire sizing works is necessary when looking for your own tires. Reference the image below to get an idea of what those weird numbers are on the side of your tires. Today, we cover some of the tire sizes you won’t see every day. Whether it be for mini trail slayers or behemoth road warriors, these bikes requir...
Tags: Japan, Australia, US, Taiwan, Motorcycles, Honda, Ken Block, Dunlop, Honda City, Philippines India, Ryker, Motorcycle Tires, Pirelli Pirelli, Canada Fortnine Ireland, Honda Today, Kenda Kenda


Honda’s Newest Product: Blind-spot Monitoring for Children

While every other developed nation has been struggling unsuccessfully to catch up, Japan remains ground zero for adorable robots and Honda is continuing the trend with its new traffic-safety gizmo. Intended to advise young children on how to proceed through intersections, the product is really more like blind-spot-monitoring for kids than a full-on robotic entity. […] The post Honda’s Newest Product: Blind-spot Monitoring for Children appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Japan, Safety, Robots, Autos, Honda, Asimo, Pedestrian Safety, News Blog, Automotive Safety, Safety Equipment, Ropot


Prices Announced For New VW Golf GTI Clubsport and Golf R

Britain-based buyers can now order one of Volkswagen’s two new performance Golf flagships; the fastest GTI to date and the new four-wheel drive R
Tags: Autos, Volkswagen, GTI, Golf R. Britain


Rare Rides: The 1995 Mazda Lantis V6 Type R, Don’t Call it 323

Today’s Rare Ride comes to us courtesy of commenter Bumpy ii, who linked this imported JDM Mazda on the Thunderbird Rare Ride posted a few weeks ago. Let’s check out a compact five-door liftback with a very small V6. In the late Eighties, Mazda wanted to add a bit of upmarket excitement and sportiness to […] The post Rare Rides: The 1995 Mazda Lantis V6 Type R, Don’t Call it 323 appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Autos, Don, Mazda, Eighties Mazda


In Review: 2020 Chevrolet Camaro

I can appreciate a lithe little sports car, but I do love American muscle, and that includes the Chevy Camaro. A few things could be done better, but GM nailed it on the driveline and performance. Find out more in my review at AutoTRADER.ca. [Author: Jil McIntosh]
Tags: Gm, Autos, Chevrolet, Jil McIntosh, AutoTrader


Is the Auto Aftermarket Healthy? SEMA Says Yes

  SEMA, the Specialty Equipment Market Association, has released its Fall 2020 State of the Industry report, which denotes the health of the automotive aftermarket despite the disruption caused by COVID-19. This report provides companies with the information needed to make good business decisions, not to put a positive spin on a time of uncertainty. […] The post Is the Auto Aftermarket Healthy? SEMA Says Yes appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Sales, Industry, Autos, Online Sales, Sales And Marketing, SEMA, Specialty Equipment Market Association, Enthusiasm, News Blog, Studies & Reports, Studies And Reports, COVID, Brick And Mortar Sales


Mustang Mach-E GT Performance Edition: A Faster & More Powerful Mach-E

Ford plans to release its latest Mustang Mach-E GT Performance Edition this summer, proving that even the original pony car’s younger relatives are still the coolest kids on the block. The original Ford Mustang Lee Iacocca helped shepherd into showrooms (“in record time on a shoestring budget,” according to our friends at Automobile Magazine) may have debuted at the 1964 World’s Fair in New York. Still, there’s nothing middle-aged about this new Mach’s ride or those of its relatives. Traditional...
Tags: New York, Autos, Mach, Automobile Magazine, Car News, Mach E. Ford, Ford Mustang Lee Iacocca


BS6 Kawasaki Ninja 300 price likely to be lower than that of the BS4 model

Kawasaki is yet to launch the BS6 model of the Ninja 300 in India. However,...
Tags: India, Autos, Kawasaki


Volvo may be selling electric-only cars by 2030, its CEO said

Hakan Samuelsson is the CEO of the car company Volvo ADAM IHSE/Getty Images Volvo may have switched to solely producing electric vehicles by 2030, said CEO Hakan Samuelsson at the FT Future of the Car Summit on Thursday. The internal combustion engine is "a technology of the past", Samuelsson said.  Volvo forecasts that one in five of its sales will be electric vehicles this year, and half of all sales to be electric vehicles by 2025. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Swe...
Tags: Transportation, Japan, UK, Sweden, Trends, Car, Boris Johnson, Volvo, Transporation, Forbes, Ev, Nikkei Asian Review, Hakan Samuelsson, Samuelsson, Caterina Dassie, Volvo ADAM IHSE Getty Images Volvo


Volcon Wants You to Invest in The Company

Get in on This EV Powersports Company Volcon revealed its first EV called the Grunt, which is an all-terrain bike that’s supposed to launch in 2021. The four-wheel UTV models will come out after that. Recently, the company has opened up a round of investment to the public, so that means you can own a piece of equity in the company through WeFunder.   “In addition to funding rounds for institutional and accredited investors, we are inviting the powersports community and EV start-up investors to ...
Tags: Motorcycles, Kickstarter, SEC, UTV, Volcon, Andrew Leisner, EV Powersports Company Volcon


Next-Gen Skoda Octavia India Launch Delayed Even Further

The next-gen Skoda Octavia has long been coming to the Indian market, but its...
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Kawasaki Ninja ZX-14R Recall

Missing Brake Component Kawasaki issued a recall on all 2021 Ninja ZX-14R motorcycles due to a potentially missing brake component. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration noted in published documents that about 84 of the motorcycles built between August 3 and September 23 of 2020 are impacted.  The issue is that there could be a missing component in the front brake master cylinder that could cause issues with the hydraulic fluid flow. If the component is missing you could experience...
Tags: Recall, Motorcycles, Nhtsa, Kawasaki, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Kawasaki Ninja, Motorcycle News, Missing Brake Component Kawasaki


BMW Transcontinental name trademarked, is for BMW R 18-based bagger

BMW Motorrad has applied for European trademark rights for the name...
Tags: Autos, Bmw, BMW Motorrad, BMW Transcontinental


Is the Mercedes Extended Warranty Worth It? (2020)

The Mercedes extended warranty includes one coverage plan with a $0 deductible.Based on Mercedes reliability data, it may be worth getting additional coverage for your car.Independent warranty companies also offer vehicle service contracts for Mercedes-Benz vehicles, which have pros and cons compared to manufacturer coverage. Affiliate disclosure: Automoblog and its partners may be compensated when you purchase the products below. Mercedes owners wanting peace of mind on the road may be co...
Tags: Autos, Mercedes, Mercedes Benz, Vehicle Ownership, Auto Warranty, Mercedes Extended Warranty Overview Mercedes, Mercedes Benz Extended Limited Warranty It, Acura Here, Mercedes Drivers, Common Mercedes Benz, Mercedes Extended Warranty Cost Mercedes Benz


A Type R-Engined Honda S2000 Is Reportedly Arriving In 2024

According to a source within Honda, the S2000 is getting its long-awaited second-generation with a 2.0-litre turbo-powered roadster
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BMW Launches 2 Series Gran Coupe Black Shadow Edition in India

BMW expanded their sedan lineup a couple of months ago with the new entry-level...
Tags: India, Autos, Bmw


Royal Enfield preparing for its new mid-term plan called RE 2.0 - Report

Eicher Motors-owned Royal Enfield is preparing for its new mid-term plan called...
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Tata Nexon EV Crosses The 2,000 Units Sales Milestone in India

While electric vehicles are still at a nascent stage in India, Tata Motors have...
Tags: India, Autos, Tata Nexon, India Tata Motors


Nissan Magnite Price Comparison w/ Rivals - Cheapest By Quite A Margin

Nissan launched the Magnite in India yesterday at a stunning starting price of...
Tags: India, Autos, Nissan, Nissan Magnite Price Comparison


2021 Honda CRF300L & Honda CRF300 Rally revealed internationally

The 2021 Honda CRF300L and Honda CRF300 Rally dual-sport motorcycles have been...
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