In Review: 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 RST

For 2020, the Silverado 1500 RST can be ordered with a 6.2-litre V8, and that's what my "Red-Hot-Red" ride had under its hood. Find out what else it had in my review at the National Post ( [Author: Jil McIntosh]
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Nuro’s cute robot delivery pod takes important step forward in California

Nuro has received the first-ever permit allowing it to commercially operate self-driving delivery vehicles in California.
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Nissan Announces Price Hike Of Up To 5% For Datsun and Nissan Cars

As the year is drawing to a close, several manufacturers have announced a hike...
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Kawasaki India releases new price list; to come into effect from 1 Jan 2021

Kawasaki India has released a new price list which contains the updated figures...
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The 10 best cars and bikes in Cyberpunk 2077

Ride in style with the 10 best cars and bikes in Cyberpunk 2077. Some will be earned for free through missions. Others will cost some serious Eurodollars.
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Seniors Adopt Digital and Drive Less

Seniors, the Silent Generation and Baby Boomers alike, have adopted new retail habits. Large gains in digital spending have largely been a result of the pandemic, although many who have embraced these changes will likely stick with them post-pandemic. Digital spending has been growing for awhile, but e-commerce penetration by boomers and the Silent Generation […] The post Seniors Adopt Digital and Drive Less appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Ecommerce, Technology, Digital, Autos, Seniors, Baby Boomers, By The Numbers, News Blog, Silent Generation, Online Purchases, Digital Spending

Nuro can now operate and charge for autonomous delivery services in California

Autonomous delivery startup Nuro is allowed to launch commercial driverless services on public roads in California — the first company to clear this hurdle — after receiving a permit from the state’s Department of Motor Vehicles. Nuro, which was founded in June 2016 by Google alums Dave Ferguson and Jiajun Zhu, plans to start commercial delivery operations early next year. The so-called Autonomous Vehicle Deployment permit will allow Nuro to operate commercial services — meaning it can charge...
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Suzuki’s 2021 GSX-R1000R Legends Editions Are Awesome

History In The Making Last week, we got a look into what a Repsol edition 2021 CBR1000RR Fireblade would look like thanks to a dedicated MotoGP fan going the distance and going through the hassle of customizing their own motorcycle. Suzuki has taken the liberty to get a leg-up on Honda by releasing their own factory collection of special edition MotoGP tribute GSX-R1000R bikes. Suzuki is screaming into 2021 with six official historic MotoGP designed liveries to pick from with their “Legends Edi...
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Aprilia’s Upcoming Tuono 660 Spotted In Wild

Rider Included Aprilia’s Upcoming Tuono 660 has been spotted out on the streets of Italy stretching it’s mid-displacement legs during some much needed on-road testing before the shortly-awaited release to come in 2021. For those unaware, the Tuono 660 will be a brand new motorcycle being added to Aprilia’s 2021 motorcycle lineup – based around the RS 660 frame and engine with the Tuono philosophy transferred over from the full-size Tuono 1250 to bring a more comfortable ride through updated erg...
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BMW Presented Golden Button Award by YouTube

BMW videos on YouTube accessed by more than one million subscribers have earned the German automaker a coveted Golden Button Award. BMW may be the “ultimate driving machine” on the highway, but online the brand is also racking up views and winning over fans. Social media channels are a big deal these days for any […] The post BMW Presented Golden Button Award by YouTube appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Programming, Media, Youtube, Germany, Advertising, Awards, Social Media, Autos, Bmw, Branding, Platforms, Enthusiasm, News Blog, German engineering

IRS Rolls Back Standard Mileage Rates for 2021

The IRS has issued the 2021 standard mileage rates used to calculate the deductible costs of operating an automobile for business, charitable, medical, or moving purposes. Beginning January 1, 2021, the standard mileage rate for business use of a car, van, pickup, or panel truck will be 56 cents per mile, down 1.5 cents from the […] The post IRS Rolls Back Standard Mileage Rates for 2021 appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
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Nuro acquires autonomous trucking startup Ike

Autonomous delivery company Nuro has acquired Ike, a startup founded by veterans of Apple, Google and Uber Advanced Technologies Group that aimed to commercialize self-driving trucks. The deal, the latest in a busy season of acquisitions and consolidation in the autonomous vehicle industry, brings together two companies that have deep ties and shared technology. And while the two pursued different applications of autonomous vehicle technology — Nuro with local delivery and Ike on long-haul fr...
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Super-Supermoto: A KTM 990 SMT from New Zealand

KTM made their bones with dirt bikes, but these days they’re just as well known for their wild street bikes. Their hit list includes models like the KTM 990 Supermoto—a 999.8 cc v-twin motard with aggressive lines and decent components. First released in 2008, it came in two variants: the purist 990 SMR, and later the more touring-focused 990 SMT. The SMT was still a goer, but weighed more and looked weird, thanks to its deeply stepped seat and its nose fairing. But hobby builder Nick Murray’...
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Revolution: The Mid-Engine Corvette Development Story (Part 1)

Oh yes, there will be a Part 2! Chevy plans to release it on Monday, January 4th, on their official YouTube channel. However, Corvette fans have an early Christmas present now with the first part of a new documentary about the long-awaited mid-engine Vette. Revolution: The Mid-Engine Corvette Development Story follows the Corvette Stingray’s design team as they share the inspiration behind the mid-engine performance car. Before COVID-19 hit, we had a chance to see the Corvette Stingray in per...
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MotoAmerica Goes Back to Brainerd, MN

After 17 years out of the superbike spotlight, North America’s premier motorcycle road racing series, MotoAmerica, is bringing Superbike racing back to Brainerd International Raceway located in Minnesota . This pitstop will be for round 7 of the 2021 MotoAmerica HONOS Superbike Series, July 30-August 1, with the announcement that the series and all five of its classes will return. This is not the first time Brainerd International Raceway has hosted AMA Superbike racing. Per ...
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The Grand Tour’s “A Massive Hunt” Episode Sums Up a Show Well Past its Prime

After a COVID-induced delay of several months, Amazon finally released The Grand Tour’s new episode “A Massive Hunt” on December 17th. Its intended release date was the 18th, but someone at Amazon decided to foist the episode on an unsuspecting public a day early. What a dumpster fire. Before you read any further, be advised […] The post The Grand Tour’s “A Massive Hunt” Episode Sums Up a Show Well Past its Prime appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
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Land Rover Defender Returns to Dakar in Supporting Role

  Land Rover Defender 110s are taking on the 2021 Dakar Rally, the 13-day, 12-stage, 4,751-mile all-terrain challenge. One of the toughest sporting events in the world, these production-spec models will support an ambitious new Dakar Rally team, Bahrain Raid Xtreme (BRX) throughout the race. These Defender 110 4x4s will be tasked with negotiating extreme […] The post Land Rover Defender Returns to Dakar in Supporting Role appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
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Apple Electric Autonomous Car Likely to Arrive by 2024 With Radical Battery Tech

Apple Inc, the tech giant known for its iPhones is now planning to launch its...
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Honda Civic and CR-V Discontinued In India With Greater Noida Plant Closure

The Honda Civic and the CR-V have been discontinued from the Japanese...
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This 80-Year-Old Just Bought His 80th Porsche, A New Boxster Spyder

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Honda Activa 6G 20th Anniversary Edition starts arriving at dealerships

The Honda Activa 6G 20th Anniversary Edition has started to arrive at...
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Best cheap dash cam deals for December 2020: Vantrue, Garmin, Anker, and more

Want to buy a dash cam? We've rounded up the best deals inside, along with tips on making the right choice.
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Toyota Fortuner Legender Spotted In India Ahead Of Launch In Jan 2021

We have already reported to you that Toyota will be bringing a facelift for the...
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Esurance Reviews, Coverage, And Discounts (2021)

Affiliate disclosure: Automoblog and its partners may be compensated when you purchase the products below. Esurance Review In Our Opinion: Esurance has a great selection of online tools and services for its customers. However, it operates solely online and Esurance reviews are hit-or-miss, so you may be better off seeking coverage elsewhere. Industry Standing: 85 Availability: 90 Coverage: 85 Affordability: 85 Customer Service: 85 Online...
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Porsche 911 Carrera S Manual Review: Not Quite The Perfect 992, But Close

The 992 has finally been given stick shift, but we're not sure the seven-speed 911 is the one we'd have from the current crop
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RE Ignite online learning platform for technicians in Europe launched

Royal Enfield has introduced a new online portal called the RE Ignite for its...
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Volkswagen Teases Taigun SUV In New Video Ahead Of Mid-2021 Launch

Volkswagen debuted the Taigun SUV in concept form earlier this year just ahead...
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Bajaj Auto to make KTM, Husqvarna, Triumph bikes at a new Chakan plant

Bajaj Auto will manufacture premium KTM, Husqvarna, and Triumph motorcycles at...
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Jaguar J-Pace Electric SUV In The Works; Will Sit Above Jaguar I-Pace

Several luxury car makers are heavily pushing for electric mobility....
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New Aprilia SXR 160 maxi-scooter has finally been launched in India

After being showcased at the Auto Expo 2020, the all-new Aprilia SXR 160...
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