Costco members bought almost 700,000 vehicles through the store's car-buying program last year - here's how it works

Costco members can get discounted vehicles, service, parts, and accessories through the Costco Auto Program. Costco The Costco Auto Program allows Costco members to buy discounted cars from participating dealerships. A wide variety of vehicle types and models are available to buy or lease. Even as car sales slumped in 2020, members bought more vehicles through the program than in 2019. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. The pandemic didn't just send Costco members flocking...
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Tata Nexon EV Sees A Second Price Hike, Thankfully Marginally!

The  Tata Nexon EV has grown to be the most popular electric vehicle in India....
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2021 Jeep Gladiator Mojave vs 2021 Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 - who wins?

In this corner, we have the 2021 Jeep Gladiator Mojave, and in the other, the 2021 Chevrolet Colorado ZR2. Which one is the comparison winner? My colleague Clayton Seams and I take them both off-road to find out -- check out our story and video at [Author: Jil McIntosh]
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2021 Tata Safari Introductory Prices To Start From INR 14.99 Lakh

Tata Motors unveiled the 2021 Safari in India on January 26, 2021. Bookings for...
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Boondocking again in Penrose, with Mariko and Yagi

 Packed up the URRV this morning and by 10:30 AM I was heading out of my home neighborhood and headed South/Southwest towards Penrose, CO.About three hours later, made it to the Penrose Commons BLM area next to the small town of Penrose off of CO Highway 115, no issues, a couple of stops to check out the towing bits that were pulling Mariko the Suzuki Samurai along as a dingy/toad behind Umarang.I got my preferred spot, and though it did take a few light hammer blows, didn't have any real issues...
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A Difference in Color or Colour?

Car color preferences differ by nation or regions of the world, as we found in comparing our previous post on Axalta’s study, and BASF’s Color Report 2020, issued in the UK. BASF’s Color Report 2020 for automotive OEM coatings indicates there are more colorful cars being produced, as evidenced in Europe, the Middle East, and […] The post A Difference in Color or Colour? appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
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‘Staying Ahead of the Curve’: How Victory Auto Service & Glass Gains New Customers and Grows Service Bookings with Openbay marketplace

Victory Auto Service & Glass is an award-winning, family-owned and -operated automotive repair and auto glass service business based in the Minneapolis metro area. Owner and President Jeff Matt started his career as an automotive technician. He had a vision to one day lead a business committed to delivering an honest and trustworthy experience and exceptional automotive service to his clients.  Jeff and Debby Matt launched Victory Auto Service as a one-bay shop in 1997 and the business ...
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Mini Backs Tech Startup Accelerator Despite Slow Sales

Backed by Mini, URBAN-X’s ninth early-stage startup is an ongoing effort to improve city life, in the midst of the automaker’s waning sales. As we reported earlier, Mini sales in the U.S. have been dismal, and their future isn’t particularly rosy. In spite of this, Mini is committed to funding URBAN-X, heralded as the leading […] The post Mini Backs Tech Startup Accelerator Despite Slow Sales appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
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This 1982 DeLorean DMC-12 could be yours

This single-ish owner DeLorean is up for grabs. Bring A Trailer: This 1982 DeLorean DMC-12 was inherited by the current owner approximately a year ago from his father, who is said to have owned it since 1983. Featuring a stainless-steel exterior with gull-wing doors over a gray leather interior, the car is powered by a 2.85-liter PRV V6 mated to a five-speed manual transaxle. — Read the rest
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2020 Lexus GX460 Review — A Retro Classic You Can Buy New Today

I’m trying to imagine the buyer who walks into a Lexus dealership, ready to buy an SUV. The options can be overwhelming. No fewer than five distinct models with a bit of ground clearance dot the clean, modern showroom and perfectly aligned aisles of fresh deliveries. The RX is the gold standard of luxury crossovers, […] The post 2020 Lexus GX460 Review — A Retro Classic You Can Buy New Today appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
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Internet of Cars: A driver-side primer on IoT implementation

Mathew Yarger Contributor Mathew is Head of Mobility and Automotive at the IOTA Foundation, where he develops strategy and solutions around the use of data with distributed ledger technology-based innovations. These solutions focus on enabling flexible and privacy-centric data and value transfer within the public sector for use in smart cities, critical infrastructure, environmental and energy systems, and mobility-focused data industries. More posts by this ...
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Royal Enfield’s Himilayan Deliveries Delayed

… And For Good Reason An article recently posted by BikeDekho dives into the subject of Royal Enfield potentially halting deliveries of their popular Himalayan dual-sport model. The fact of the matter is that Himalayans will be on hold for a while… But the more important piece of info we should be seeking is “the why” to back this whole scenario up. If you’ve been slowly setting money aside for a new Himalayan, this delay could come in your favor. Sources are speculating that Royal Enfield will...
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After the internet debunked a $1.6 million supercar's 316 mph record, it tried again - just not as fast

The 2021 SSC Tuatara at the Kennedy Space Center. SSC The $1.6 million SSC Tuatara recently attempted a third record for world's fastest production car. The first record run was controversial and the second run suffered from engine failure. The car achieved an average top speed of 282.9 mph, making it the fastest production car. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. They say the third time's the charm.On January 17, boutique automaker SSC North America gave its third crack at...
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Bad Winners takes the Thruxton 1200 from good to great

Four years ago , the Paris workshop Bad Winners wowed us with a custom Thruxton café racer called ‘Zero Gravity.’ Company founder Walid Ben Lamine has now released v.2.0 of that killer build, and he’s planning a limited production run of 25 units. The new kit is based on a current-model Thruxton 1200 RS, and the stats are impressive. It lops just over 30 kilos from the curb weight, and adds over 20 horsepower—so it’s not just a very pretty face. A fully kitted-out Thruxton will weigh around 16...
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Buy/Drive/Burn: Affordable Japanese Subcompact Crossovers in 2021

In our last edition of Buy/Drive/Burn, we took a look at three subcompact American CUVs competing at the $25,000 price point. Most of you seemed to agree they were all terrible, but the Trax edged out the Buy in the comments. Let’s see how you feel about the Japanese competition. Honda HR-V On sale elsewhere […] The post Buy/Drive/Burn: Affordable Japanese Subcompact Crossovers in 2021 appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
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This IROC-Inspired 964 Restomod Might Irk the Purists

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2021 CB500X [Model Overview]

The 2021 CB500X is Perfect for the Outdoor Adventurer Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The Japanese made, 2021 CB500X ABS is Honda Motorcycle’s midsized, touring inspired machine. It comes in with a fresh paint scheme of Matte Black Metallic. Whether you’re on a commute to work or an adventurous ride through the trails, the CB500X was designed to take you wherever your heart desires. The CB500X is the most adventurous of Honda’s “500” trio, it comes wi...
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More Power From Tesla EV Conversions

Hawthorne, California-based AEM EV will soon debut a EV conversion control system that increases horsepower when using Tesla’s Large Drive Unit (LDU) base drive.   AEM EV’s system, jointly developed with Cascadia Motion, a leader in EV propulsion, combined with the company’s VCU200 vehicle control unit, provides OE-level safety, vehicle control, and increased HP. Together, […] The post More Power From Tesla EV Conversions appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
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After a Decade in the Big Game, Kia Sits Out the Super Bowl

Another long-standing advertiser is sitting out Super Bowl LV. After being in the game for 10 years in a row, Kia announced that it will sit out in 2020. Instead, according to a statement from Russell Wagner, marketing vp at Kia Motors America, the brand announced that it is expanding its "Accelerate the Good" charitable...
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Tata Altroz 1.5L Diesel vs 1.2L Turbo-Petrol - Acceleration Comparison

Tata Motors launched the Altroz iTurbo in India last week and it is currently...
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Wild MX-5 Cup Race Sees Top Eight Finish Within Half A Second

The first road of the 2021 Global Mazda MX-5 Cup ended in spectacular fashion at Daytona
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2021 Royal Enfield Himalayan to Launch Sooner than Expected - Report

The 2021 Royal Enfield Himalayan has become one of the hottest topics in the...
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New Tata Tiago Limited Edition Launching Tomorrow; What Could It Be?

Tata Motors  have dropped a new teaser video announcing the launch of a special...
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Please Feign Surprise: The Tesla Roadster Is Delayed Until 2022

In a Tweet, Tesla CEO Elon Musk confirmed that the '2020' Roadster will go into production next year
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Ola Electric Spied for First Time, Expected Launch in 2nd Half of 2021

The Ola electric scooter has been spied testing in India for the first time....
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2022 Jeep Grand Cherokee L Spotted In Flesh For The First Time In Dubai

Earlier this month, Jeep unveiled the 2022 Grand Cherokee L in the USA. The...
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2021 New-Gen Jeep Grand Cherokee L Spotted In Flesh For The First Time In Dubai

Earlier this month, Jeep unveiled the 2021 Grand Cherokee L in the USA. The...
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The Neat New Lego Porsche 911 Set Lets You Build As A Targa Or Coupe

The new 1458-piece Lego Creator 911 set lets you pick your preferred derivative - Targa, or coupe Turbo
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2021 KTM RC 390 Spied Testing Again, New Features Revealed

Prototypes of the 2021 KTM RC 390 sans camouflage were spied testing back in...
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Tata Motors Celebrates 1st Anniversary Of Nexon EV With Sales Nearing 3,000 Units

It's been exactly a year since Tata Motors launched the Nexon EV in India...
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