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The Nissan GT-R (X) 2050 Is A 'Wearable Machine' For The Future

A Nissan Design America intern has created an unusual, futuristic concept that's 'worn' by the driver
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New Aprilia SXR 160 spotted at dealership yard; launch this month [Video]

The new Aprilia SXR 160 will soon be available on display at the company?s...
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Jeep Compass Facelift Unofficial Bookings Open for INR 50,000

A couple of days ago, we reported to you about the possibility of Jeep...
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Deals We Love This Week: Helmets up to 50 Percent Off

Looking for a Good Lid for the Next Riding Season? Christmas is almost here, and if you haven’t shopped for the motorcyclists in your life, then you need to. Also, you can always buy for yourself if you’re the motorcyclist in your life. Either way, you’ll have your pick of some of the best gear out there for a lower price than usual. Revzilla is offering some of the best deals of the season right now, and I have to say I’m pretty blown away with the helmet deals. Some of my favorite lids are ma...
Tags: Motorcycles, Dot, Rick, ECE, Arai, Snell, Lycra, Bell Custom, Revzilla Arai Signet, Revzilla Biltwell Lane Splitter Helmet


VIDEO: How Yamaha Developed The 2021 MT-09’s Sound

Looks Strange, Sounds Great! That awfully strange exhaust found on the new MT-09 has some real-world functionality; Yamaha didn’t make it ugly on purpose and this video will explain why. On first impressions, it may seem like Euro 5 updates might have killed the legendary MT-09 exhaust and engine scream, but Yamaha wants to assure you that is not the case. The gear teeth on the newly updated engine have been made thinner to reduce engine noise at low revs. I own the 2015 version of this engine,...
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Hyundai Ends Kona EV Sales in South Korea

Hyundai Motor Company will end sales of its best-selling electric vehicle, the Kona EV, after a series of fires and faulty braking systems prompted mass recalls in South Korea. According to Reuters, Hyundai was reviewing the end of Kona EV sales in South Korea, while an unidentified source said sales would continue in Europe. The […] The post Hyundai Ends Kona EV Sales in South Korea appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: South Korea, Europe, Technology, Safety, Quality, Green, Recall, Electric Vehicles, Korea, Autos, Hyundai, Kona, Hyundai Motor Company, News Blog, US Market, Kona EV


2021 Alfa Romeo Stelvio Overview: Pricing, Trim Levels, Tech & Safety Features & More

The 2021 Alfa Romeo Stelvio has a ton of competition. This segment is ripe with high-caliber options, including the Audi Q5, BMW X3, Lexus RX, Mercedes-Benz GLC, and the Porsche Macan. Yet Alfa Romeo seems undaunted. To push back against its competition, the Italian automaker plays to their illustrious heritage with vehicles like the Stelvio (and it’s easy to indulge in that with them). Named after one of the world’s most well-known driving roads, the Stelvio Pass in Northern Italy, the Stel...
Tags: Green, Sprint, Autos, Detroit Lions, Audi, Northern Italy, Quadrifoglio, Alfa Romeo, Brembo, FCA US LLC, Overview, Air OTA, Carl Anthony, Stelvio, Lusso, Alfa Romeo Stelvio


Automotive Journalist Dick DeLoach Succumbs to COVID-19

Dick DeLoach, a 44-year automotive industry journalist, who was instrumental at Lowrider magazine and many other automotive enthusiast publications, died on November 9, 2020, following complications from COVID-19. He had been admitted to Kaiser Permanente Hospital in Ontario on October 25th.   DeLoach, 76, of Chino, California, spent his career in the industry as an […] The post Automotive Journalist Dick DeLoach Succumbs to COVID-19 appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Media, Industry, Editor, Autos, Journalist, Ontario, Kaiser Permanente Hospital, News Blog, Chino California, Pandemic, Lowrider, COVID-19, Dick DeLoach


Mike Manley FCA CEO to Head Americas for Stellantis

  Mike Manley will head Americas operations for Stellantis, as FCA chairman John Elkann said in a letter to employees today. In it, Elkann reiterated that Carlos Tavares, currently chairman of French automaker Groupe PSA, will become CEO of Stellantis, the French and Italian-American automaker product of a marriage that is expected to be consummated […] The post Mike Manley FCA CEO to Head Americas for Stellantis appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Americas, Fca, Autos, Mike Manley, Carlos Tavares, John Elkann, Elkann, Groupe PSA, Stellantis


Michael Regan Nominated as EPA Head

Michael Regan, who heads the North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality, is President-elect Joe Biden’s nominee as the next Environmental Protection Agency administrator. A central figure in Biden’s pledge to combat climate change, foster green energy, and fight environmental racism, Regan would oversee power plants, oil and gas facilities, and other pollutant centers. He would […] The post Michael Regan Nominated as EPA Head appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Congress, Climate Change, Government, Global, Joe Biden, Green, Autos, Epa, Biden, Environmental Protection Agency, Green Energy, North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality, Regan, News Blog, Michael Regan


HealTech Electronics Releases a Guardian Angel

HealTech Electronics has just launched the new HealTech AR Assistant. The advanced rider assistant utilizes modern performance technology paired with safety features making a complete rider-aid package. This cool piece of tech is useful for both road and racetrack.  HealTech has grown to become a household name in the motorcycle industry. They started out of Hungary in 2003, developing a piece of technology (the SpeedoHealer) that corrects motorcycle speedometers as they are notoriously inacc...
Tags: News, Hungary, Motorcycles, Motorcycle News, New Gear & Technologies, HealTech Electronics, HealTech Electronics Releases, HealTech


Rare Rides: The Incredibly Rare 1981 BMW 735i Touring

Today’s Rare Ride is one of just a handful of custom-built 7 Series wagons, created by a coachbuilder who wanted flagship BMW luxury with additional cargo carrying capabilities. Come along as we check out this large BMW wagon. The E23 7 Series was the first of its name when it replaced the smaller “New Six” […] The post Rare Rides: The Incredibly Rare 1981 BMW 735i Touring appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
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An ice-cool R1200S street tracker from Winterless Craft

A few months ago, we introduced you to Winterless Craft, one of the few custom workshops in the Republic of Korea. Owner Tae Hyeong Ha had just scored a major coup, getting his S&S Shovelhead into the famous Mooneyes Show in Japan. He’s now just finished a BMW R1200S that won’t be going anywhere in the current climate—but we like it even more. This Beemer looks even tastier than a spicy bowl of bibimbap. It’s based on a 2009 R1200S, which was the most powerful BMW sportbike you could buy...
Tags: South Korea, Japan, Motorcycles, Bmw, Seoul, Yamaha, Pirelli, Republic of Korea, Beemer, Custom Motorcycles, BMW motorcycles, Motogadget, Street Tracker, Winterless Craft, Daegun Jung, Daegun


The Scorpion EXO-520 Air Has New Graphics and a Smart Version

Just In Time For the Holidays The Scorpion has some sweet new premium graphics as well as the addition of a smart version for European markets. The new EXO-520 SMART Air is a new helmet for 2021. Scorpion worked hand-and-hand with uClear to provide riders a smart version of their solid EXO-520 Air with the addition of an intercom system dubbed ‘the EXO-COM’. This system will integrate your helmet ready-to-go from the shelf with Bluetooth 5.0 allowing for connection to multiple devices at once. ...
Tags: Europe, Motorcycles, Scorpion, Exo, Motorcycle News, Scorpion EXO, Europe Along, Scorpion EXO-500, Scorpion EXO-520 Air, Air Has New Graphics, Tina Shade


These Airbag Jeans Could Fashionably Protect Motorcyclists

Strapping on a leather suit can protect you from a nasty case of road rash should you wipe out on a motorcycle, but that’s about it. For more robust protection during a crash, several companies have been developing airbag technology for motorcycles, including a pair of inflatable jeans designed to protect a rider’s…Read more...
Tags: Gadgets, Science, Safety, Clothing, Tech, Airbags, Motorcycles, Pants, Consumer Tech, Airbag Inside Sweden Ab, Mocycle


Here's what's new in pickup trucks for 2021

There are a few changes in the truck world for 2021, including an all-new F-150 with available hybrid option, a restyled Ridgeline, some new features from GM, a new engine from Nissan, and that TRX from Ram. Check it out in my story at the National Post (Driving.ca). [Author: Jil McIntosh]
Tags: Ford, Ram, Gm, Autos, Toyota, Honda, Trucks, Chevrolet, Nissan, Off-road Driving, Gmc, Jil McIntosh, Four-Wheel Drive


Ford Mustang Mach-E: Right Car, Wrong Name

I mentioned it before, when ripping that Ford ad that got me riled during an NFL Sunday, but I still strongly believe the Ford Mustang Mach-E shouldn’t have “Mustang” in its name. (Yeah, it’s Mach-E week around these parts. If you couldn’t tell. More to come on the Mach-E later today or Monday.) Not because […] The post Ford Mustang Mach-E: Right Car, Wrong Name appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: NFL, Rants, Ford, Editorials, Autos, Ford Mustang Mach, News Blog, Mach E, Mustang Mach-E, Ford Mustang Mach-E, 2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E


Enjoy This Photo Gallery of the 2021 Lincoln Navigator Black Label Special Edition

The 2021 Lincoln Navigator will be available with a sleek, new Black Label Special Edition package for interested buyers. Available this spring, the package dresses up the Navigator with a black roof, black mesh grille, black mirror caps and spoiler, various monochromatic accents, and 22-inch black aluminum wheels. 2021 Lincoln Navigator: Engine & Powertrain Of course, the 2021 Lincoln Navigator is more than just good looks. Under the hood is a 3.5-liter EcoBoost engine with 450 horsepo...
Tags: Autos, Lincoln, Lincoln Navigator, Car News, Revel Ultima, Lincoln Navigator Black Label Special Edition, Lincoln Motor Company Black Label Special Edition, Lincoln Motor Company Original


The $208,000 Audi R8 is a stellar supercar, but its best feature is a tiny key holder in the center console

The 2020 Audi R8 V10 Performance Coupe Quattro. Kristen Lee Because most car keys are key fobs now, you can't just put them in the ignition anymore. The 2020 Audi R8 I reviewed had a specialized slot in its center console just for the key. It's a great solution and became intuitive to use very quickly. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. The 2020 Audi R8 V10 Performance Coupe Quattro's interior deserves a special shout out - not because it's airy and spacious, though it is ...
Tags: Transportation, Trends, Supercars, Autos, Audi, Audi R8, R8, Kristen Lee, 2020 Audi R8, BITranspo, BIReviews


Seven-Seater MG Hector Plus Launching In January 2021!

When MG Motors launched the Hector Plus earlier this year in July, it was...
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All 110 units of MV Agusta Superveloce Alpine sold out within hours

MV Agusta has announced that it has sold all the 110 units of the recently...
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Tata Altroz Turbo Spied Completely Undisguised In Bright New Blue Shade

Tata has been testing the turbo-petrol variant of the Altroz for quite some...
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New heavy-duty Okinawa electric scooter to launch in first quarter of 2021

It was revealed earlier this month that two new Okinawa electric scooters are...
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2020 Coast to Coast

Last Saturday was the 28th Coast to Coast charity ride and I believe my 21st.  This time around I had enticed Colin up with the suggestion that we just ride the first half of the ride to Woodville and then disappear in search of gravel after the lunch break.On the way out to the beach the S10 was blown all over the place in some pretty windy conditions and at the Himitangi intersection I managed [Author: Andrew Thomson]
Tags: Motorcycles, Rides, Colin, Woodville, Coast to Coast, Andrew Thomson, Dirty fun, Himitangi


Nissan Magnite Waiting Period Extends Up To 8 Months For Base Variant

It was certainly expected that Nissan would do well with the Magnite given its...
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Watch A Banana, Twinkies, Breast Implants And More Get Fed Into A Big Turbo

Cleetus McFarland decided to see what his C6 Corvette's 88mm turbo is capable of snacking on
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Honda City vs Volkswagen Vento - Petrol-Manual Acceleration Comparison

While 2020 may have been a year for the SUVs in India, the mid-size sedan...
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New lesser-capacity Royal Enfield Interceptor first spy video surfaces

Recently, we reported about the first spy picture of the alleged new Royal...
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This Armoured Ferrari 458 Speciale Can Stop .44 Magnum Rounds, Only Weighs 30kg More

US company Ad Armor has worked its magic on the more focused 458, but the potentially life-saving changes have added barely any weight
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This Armoured Ferrari 458 Special Can Stop .44 Magnum Rounds, Only Weighs 30kg More

US company Ad Armor has worked its magic on the more focused 458, but the potentially life-saving changes have added barely any weight
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