2021 Triumph Speed Triple 1200 RS specs leaked; to produce 180 PS!

Triumph had released the first official teaser video of the 2021 Speed Triple...
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Maruti Suzuki Commences Export Of 3-Door Made-In-India Jimny SUV

Maruti Suzuki announced yesterday that they have begun exporting the...
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This $5,000 EV motorcycle has wireless phone charging and costs less than some regular bicycles - see more

Sondors Metacycle. Sondors The Metacycle is an all-electric motorcycle from Sondors, a firm known for electric bicycles. It comes with an estimated 80 miles of range and wireless phone charging. At $5,000, the Metacycle is very attractively priced. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. The electric motorcycle isn't a new idea - the $30,000 Harley-Davidson LiveWire and $24,000 Tarform Luna are two examples - but the brand-new Sondors Metacycle has at least one thing going for ...
Tags: Transportation, Trends, Motorcycles, EVs, Electric Motorcycles, Harley-davidson, Harley, Hollis Johnson, Harley Davidson Livewire, Sondors, Kristen Lee, Sonders, Tarform Luna, BITranspo, Metacycle, Sondors Metacycle

Mariko is back and running....

 So, a bit over a week at the shop and I was able to retrieve Mariko yesterday.I had actually been able to retrieve her on Monday, but she acted strangely when I started driving her home from the mechanic's shop.I showed the mechanic the symptoms and he felt it was probably either very low on gas or something with the fuel filter.  So I went back home, riding in Thing Two's truck, very disappointed.Wednesday afternoon, I get a call from the shop and they said the Sami is ready!  Two different pe...
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Fantic to Acquire Motori Minarelli From Yamaha

A Deal’s A Deal After a long deal-making process with many lawyers and onlookers involved, Yamaha and Fantic are now in the final stages of transferring ownership of Motori Minarelli as Fantic’s presence in the ever-growing EV and small-displacement market increases. Motori Minarelli has been around for 70 years producing small-displacement motorcycle engines as well as moped blocks. They have a long history of working with Fantic through their shared engine development; working off of each oth...
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GM & Cruise Partner with Microsoft to Commercialize Autonomous Vehicles

Cruise and General Motors have announced a long-term strategic relationship with Microsoft to accelerate the commercial development of autonomous vehicles. According to a recent press release, the companies aim to bring together their collective resources, including software and hardware engineering, cloud computing, manufacturing, and partner ecosystems to develop efficient and economical transportation. “Our mission to bring safer, better, and more affordable transportation to everyone isn...
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Pardon Me, Did I Do Something Wrong?

Among those receiving a Presidential pardon included Anthony Levandowski and Elliott Broidy. Trump’s largesse was noted in a story on Autoblog that appeared earlier today. Levandowski, a former Google engineer, pleaded guilty to stealing trade secrets on autonomous cars before moving to Uber to head up Otto, their self-driving startup. Pleading guilty in March for […] The post Pardon Me, Did I Do Something Wrong? appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
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Ford Calls Out Suppliers for Leaks

The good ship Ford has been quite leaky lately. And the automaker is pinning the blame on its suppliers. Images of the Bronco, Bronco Sport, and Maverick compact pickup have all leaked before those vehicles were introduced (the Maverick, of course, has not yet been unveiled, while the other two have). These images have hit […] The post Ford Calls Out Suppliers for Leaks appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
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Cut to Fit: RSD build a Honda Monkey for Wee Man

Customization can be about aesthetics and performance, but it can also be about making a motorcycle fit its rider better. This wild Honda Monkey from Roland Sands Design rolls all three approaches into one, with a build list to rival bikes twice its size. The Californian workshop built the Monkey for skateboarder, stunt performer and Jackass star Jason ‘Wee Man’ Acuña. Jason used to ride mini-motocrossers as a kid, but he wanted to get back on two wheels—and this time on the street. So he app...
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Rare Rides: The Intensely Sporty 1992 Dodge Daytona IROC R/T

Rare Rides has featured a few sports coupes of the Dodge variety previously, but those Eighties cars were not as modern, refined, and sophisticated as today’s seldom seen two-door. Presenting the Dodge Daytona IROC R/T, from 1992. The Daytona was a new name at Dodge as the company reorganized its sporty car lineup in the […] The post Rare Rides: The Intensely Sporty 1992 Dodge Daytona IROC R/T appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
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QOTD: What Will the Biden Years Hold for Autos?

In about two hours, Joe Biden becomes the 46th president of the United States. What does this mean for the auto industry? Before the election, I asked which candidate would be better for autos. Now that we have the new president ready to go after an, um, contentious couple of months, I am curious — what […] The post QOTD: What Will the Biden Years Hold for Autos? appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
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New Canadian series promises international quality competition

Motorsport, like just about every business/activity/hobby/sport/whatever, has been in a bit of a state of flux since March 2020, as the world figures out how to deal with the challenges presented by operating during a global pandemic.That doesn’t mean that those behind the scenes are just hanging out on the couch swilling PBR and downing Doritos like the government wants us to do. There are those who are so passionate about the health of motorsport that they are, in between snacks, are layi...
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6 Tiny V6s Found In Production Cars

Generally associated with displacements ranging from 2.5 to 3.5 litres, there are a few V6 engines that have bucked the trend
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First Drive: 2021 Nissan Versa

While so many automakers are getting away from small cars, Nissan is jumping in, and now there's a new Versa sedan. It's a winner, too - find out more in my first-drive review at [Author: Jil McIntosh]
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The Telluride SUV proves Hyundai and Kia are no longer underdogs in the US. But they still have work to do.

2020 Kia Telluride. Kristen Lee/Business Insider The upscale Kia Telluride is evidence that Kia not only can, but will, build a good car that people actually want to buy. Kia, along with Hyundai and Genesis, are offering stylish, sporty, quality cars at good prices. It's a trend worth watching. It's also a trend the South Korean automakers need to stick with if they want to surpass industry giants like Honda and Toyota. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. It wasn't that lon...
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Driving an expensive sportscar on ice produces the anticipated result

Cold weather makes people crazy and irresponsible. Good morning!— Courtney (@AlaskanCourtney) January 19, 2021 Maybe snow tires would help?
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3 new Ducati Scrambler motorcycles to launch in India on 22 Jan 2021

Ducati India took to its social media channels to announce that it is going to...
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2021 Mercedes-Benz GLC Launched In India With New Features

Mercedes-Benz has launched the 2021 GLC SUV in India with Mercedes Me Connect...
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Hyundai Donates Kona Electric to IIT Delhi & Signs MoU for Research

Recently, India's second-largest carmaker Hyundai has donated a Kona...
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India-Made Nissan Magnite Crash Test Scores Revealed By ASEAN NCAP

Earlier in December 2020, Nissan announced that the Magnite received a 4-star...
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Metromile Reviews: Is the Insurance Company Reliable? (2021)

Affiliate disclosure: Automoblog and its partners may be compensated when you purchase the products below. Metromile Review In Our Opinion: Metromile is a great option for people who don’t drive very much and live in one of the eight states coverage is available in. However, customer reviews are mixed. Industry Standing: 70 Availability: 65 Coverage: 80 Affordability: 95 Customer Service: 85 Online Experience: 85 Pros: Low costs...
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The Mercedes EQA Is The GLA's Electric Cousin

The GLA-based EQA features a single front-mounted motor and a range of up to 264 miles
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INDYCAR Announces Paretta Autosport

Sandwiched between the United States holiday celebrating the life of slain Civil Rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr., and January 20 when a new US president will be inaugurated, the NTT INDYCAR SERIES announced a new team formed by Beth Paretta. Paretta Autosport, a team geared towards motorsports opportunities for women, is entering the 105th Running of the Indianapolis 500 presented by Gainbridge with Simona De Silvestro as the driver of the Chevrolet-powered number 16 car. This won’t be ...
Tags: US, Alabama, Indianapolis, Racing, United States, Autos, Houston, Nascar, Martin Luther King Jr, Motorsport, Motorsports, Indycar, Katherine Legge, Danica Patrick, Simona de Silvestro, Sarah Fisher

KTM 490 Adventure rendered, looks more mature than 390 Adventure

KTM is expected to launch the 490 Duke and 490 Adventure models in 2022. The...
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2021 TT2000Countdown(function(d, s, id) { var js, ...

2021 TT2000Countdown(function(d, s, id) { var js, pjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0]; if (d.getElementById(id)) return; js = d.createElement(s); = id; js.src = "//"; pjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js, pjs); }(document, "script", "tickcounter-sdk"));  [Author: Andrew Thomson]
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2021 Volvo S60 Launched In India For A Price Of INR 45.90 Lakh

Volvo just launched the 2021 S60 sedan in India today. The 2021 Volvo S60 has...
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BS6 BMW G 310 GS price in India increased by INR 5000

The BS6 BMW G 310 GS price in India has been increased for the first time. The...
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Jeep Compass Facelift Variant-Wise Features Leaked Ahead Of Official Launch

The launch of the Jeep Compass facelift is just round the corner, slated for...
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Former Google engineer Anthony Levandowski among list of last-minute Trump pardons

Anthony Levandowski, the former Google engineer and serial entrepreneur who had been sentenced to 18 months in prison on one count of stealing trade secrets, has received a pardon from President Donald Trump. The full pardon, which was one of 73 issued late Tuesday evening, means Levandowski will avoid a prison cell. The president also commuted 70 sentences. Levandowski received his sentence in August 2020. However, Judge Alsup, who presided over the case, said he didn’t need to report to prison...
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KTM expands its 890 line-up, unveils all-new KTM 890 Duke globally

The 890 Duke R was the first motorcycle in KTM?s 890 platform. It was showcased...
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