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First Look at the 2022 Nissan Frontier

You might be forgiven for not realizing the Nissan Frontier is still around - the current-generation truck was introduced in 2005. But the 2022 model should change all that, and you can find out more in my "First Look" at the National Post (Driving.ca). [Author: Jil McIntosh]
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Top 10 Most Powerful Cars In India Under INR 12 Lakh - IAB Picks

Car manufacturers nowadays are upgrading and launching a number of new cars in...
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La Jornada del Muerto, Spaceport America and meandering the north side of Elephant Butte State Park

 Drove into Truth or Consequences this morning after breakfast to pick up a rubber bumper to try and isolate the new fuel pump and perhaps ameliorate it's tapping sound.  I tanked up Mariko and determined 21.7 MPG with a mix of offroad and pavement driving. Geronimo portrait on the side of a building....there's a museum I might check out another day. As I was in town, I decided to check out La Jornada del Muerto or Dead Man's Journey.  A stretch of road that had been part of the Camino Real o...
Tags: US, Motorcycles, Mexico City, New Mexico, Spaceport America, Geronimo, La Jornada, Mariko, RV Trips, Mariko Drives, Elephant Butte State Park, La Jornada del Muerto Spaceport America, Cibola National Forest So, Mariko Poor Yagi


Daytona Bike Week Is Locked And Loaded For 2021 Event

Despite The Pandemic, Politics As Usual The Sturgis 2020 motorcycle gathering wasn’t hampered by the global pandemic, and neither will Daytona Bike Week. The 2021 rally is set to continue for its 80th-anniversary meet between March 5th and March 14th. With a recent rise in cases of COVID-19 related illnesses as of October 2020, organizers of the Daytona Bike Week were concerned as to what the future of the 80th anniversary 2021 event would look like. With so many months of continuous lockdowns ...
Tags: Motorcycles, Motorcycle News, Daytona Bike Week, COVID, Daytona Beach City Commission


2022 Nissan Frontier: An Old Dog Impresses With New Tricks

The 2022 Nissan Frontier is a versatile truck – and I don’t mean just in terms of 4×4 capability and cargo organization (although it is versatile in that sense), but more so in its styling. On the one hand, Hollywood could jump on the 2022 Frontier, especially with that front end. It’s a Judge Dredd rolling through a Mega-City One kind of truck or something that transports the Jaeger pilots to their Mechas in the next installment of Pacific Rim. On […] Original article: 2022 Nissan Frontier: An ...
Tags: Hollywood, Autos, Nissan Frontier, Jaeger, Car News


Ford Cancels EV Joint Venture With China’s Zotye

Ford Motor Co. has decided against its plan to launch an electric vehicle joint venture with China’s Zotye Automobile. The American manufacturer confirmed the decision on Thursday, stating that the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) had made sweeping changes to its policies since the deal was initially agreed to in 2017. Few specifics were given beyond that […] The post Ford Cancels EV Joint Venture With China’s Zotye appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Asia, Government, China, Green, Ford, Electric Vehicles, Autos, EVs, Joint Ventures, Ford Motor Co, PRC, Chinese Communist Party CCP, News Blog, Zotye, HAAH Automotive Holdings, Zotye Automobile


QOTD: Should Design Be Consistent Across Brands?

Let me start this out with an auto-writer pet peeve of mine: I hate the phrase “design language.” I have since I started working in automotive media in 2007. I am not sure why — it’s probably just too much PR/corporate speak for me. I’ve banned that phrase from this site via our internal style […] The post QOTD: Should Design Be Consistent Across Brands? appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Design, Autos, Nissan, Qotd, News Blog, Design Language


2022’s Triumph Street Scrambler Is Getting a “Sandstorm” Edition

Britain’s Favorite Scrambler Meets the Desert According to Rideapart, the US EPA had some certification documents submitted by Triumph that hint at a “Sandstorm” version of the Street Scrambler 900 that could be on its way for the 2022 model year.  When looking into Triumph’s recent track record, we can see in 2020 they named two Tiger 1200 models “Desert” and “Alpine”. The Alpine edition obviously featured a brilliant white paint job, and the Desert edition came with a “Sandstorm” paint scheme...
Tags: US, Britain, Motorcycles, Epa, Triumph, Motorcycle News, If Triumph


Chip Shortage Expands, GM Forced to Idle Factories

While the Great Semiconductor Shortage of 2021 probably isn’t going to the defining historical topic of the modern era, it’s presently doing a number on the automotive industry. Volkswagen Group, Ford, Mazda, Nissan, Subaru Corp., Toyota, and Stellantis have all reported the need to scale back production this year. On Wednesday, General Motors said that it […] The post Chip Shortage Expands, GM Forced to Idle Factories appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Technology, General Motors, Industry, Gm, Autos, Automotive Industry, Supply, Suppliers, Semiconductor, Industry News, Demand, Volvo Cars, News Blog, Supply Chain Issues, Stellantis, Chip Shortage


Hammering Panels And Installing Missing Suspension Bolts: Tesla's Repair Guidelines Are Insight Into Its Manufacturing Problems

We’ve heard it endlessly, and it’s still true: Making cars is hard. One of the ways this message is delivered to the masses is through the reports of manufacturing glitches, sometimes as recalls. For smaller issues, reminders may come in the form of Technical Service Bulletins, documents that car companies create to…Read more...
Tags: Elon Musk, Science, Cars, Tesla, Nikola Tesla, Tesla Model S, Tesla Model 3, Motor Vehicles, Battery Electric Vehicles, Tesla Inc, Sports Sedans, Technical Service Bulletin, Car Classifications


2021 Buick Envision Overview: New Features, Luxury Trim Levels, Pricing Info & More

Forget what you know about the Buick Envision. The 2021 Buick Envision is a two-row, five-passenger SUV with almost nothing in common with its predecessors except its 2.0-liter, four-cylinder engine. Engineers have completely rethought and reconfigured the Envision, certainly since its 2016 U.S. debut. When the Chinese-built, GM-name-plated Envision debuted in the U.S. that year, it was a spunky but small crossover that competed with the Kia Sportage and Honda CR-V. Buick’s 2021 Envision takes d...
Tags: Reviews, Reese Witherspoon, Gm, Autos, Ncaa, Lincoln, Engineers, Honda, Bose, Sears, Alexa, Lexus Nx, Buick, Austin Texas, Buick Envision, Reese


Can 2022 Nissan Frontier Once Again Be in the Mix?

Sixty-two years ago, Nissan, then known as Datsun, introduced the first compact pickup in the U.S. For 2o22, an all-new Frontier looks to reestablish its leadership in the mid-size ranks. When Nissan brought the Datsun 220 compact pickup to America in 1959, it started a trend that has continued until today. While the entire segment […] The post Can 2022 Nissan Frontier Once Again Be in the Mix? appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Japan, America, Autos, Trucks, Nissan, New Cars, Frontier, Enthusiasm, News Blog, Datsun, Mid-size Trucks, Body-on-frame Platform


2022 Nissan Pathfinder – Not All Who Wander Are Lost

The SUV segment is a high-stakes game, and after years without a fresh entry, Nissan is looking to reassert themselves with an all-new 2022 Pathfinder.   Let’s start with the growth of the Pathfinder, now a three-row, seven- or eight-passenger SUV. More seats equates to the large cross/utility vehicle class. Next, there’s either front-wheel or […] The post 2022 Nissan Pathfinder – Not All Who Wander Are Lost appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
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HonDeath: An insane CL350 with 100 horsepower on tap

In stock form , the Honda CL350 is a mild-mannered street scrambler with 33 horsepower and oodles of vintage charm. The kind of bike you meet the nicest people on. This CL350, however, is a very different beast. The clue is in the name—HonDeath—and the only figure you’re likely to meet while riding it is your maker. Because a two-stroke Yamaha Banshee ATV motor powers it, bumped up to 472cc and pumping out roughly a hundred horsepower. This truly unhinged Honda cafe racer comes from Andrew ...
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The Acura NSX leads this month's list of discounts

Filed under: Acura,Aston Martin,Audi,Car Buying,Convertible,Coupe,Hybrid,Luxury,Performance Continue reading The Acura NSX leads this month's list of discounts The Acura NSX leads this month's list of discounts originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 4 Feb 2021 12:00:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink |  Email this |  Comments
Tags: Luxury, Car Buying, Autos, Performance, Audi, Best Deals, Aston Martin, Hybrid, Convertible, Coupe, Acura, Acura NSX, Biggest Discount, Acura Aston Martin Audi


Rare Rides: The Very Rare 1964 Alvis Graber Super Coupe

A small British firm headquartered in Coventry, England, Alvis faded from the automotive memory of most long ago. But for over 50 years, Alvis produced quality, hand-made British cars for the moderately- to very-well heeled. Today’s Graber Super Coupe was one of the more luxurious ones. Alvis was founded as a business concern in 1919 […] The post Rare Rides: The Very Rare 1964 Alvis Graber Super Coupe appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
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The $208,000 Audi R8 is a stellar supercar, but its best feature is having a dedicated holder for your keys

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


Review: The $155,000 Polestar 1 is unlike any car on the road - and a collector's item waiting to happen

2020 Polestar 1. Kristen Lee/Business Insider The Polestar 1 is a hybrid coupe from Geely, the Chinese parent company behind Lotus and Volvo. It's a slick-looking thing that returned nearly 60 miles of electric-only driving in our testing. But it's expensive and rare; the starting price is $155,000 and only 1,500 examples will be made. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. It's not often a car will stop pedestrians in their tracks because they have no idea what it is, other t...
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ABT builds an Audi RS Q8 that's nearly as quick as an R8

Filed under: Aftermarket,Audi,SUV,Luxury,Performance Continue reading ABT builds an Audi RS Q8 that's nearly as quick as an R8 ABT builds an Audi RS Q8 that's nearly as quick as an R8 originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 4 Feb 2021 11:00:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink |  Email this |  Comments
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Amazon’s Bezos Transitions to Exec Chair and Names New CEO

Amazon’s founder and CEO Jeff Bezos announced today that he will transition to Executive Chair in the 3rd quarter of 2021, with Andy Jassy to replace him as CEO at that time. In a statement about the progression, Bezos said, “Amazon is what it is because of invention. We do crazy things together and then […] The post Amazon’s Bezos Transitions to Exec Chair and Names New CEO appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
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Porsche Panamera Facelift Launched in India; Price Starts From INR 1.45 Crore

Porsche India has launched the 2021 Panamera facelift range in India with...
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Someone Made A Lotus Carlton Estate And It's Up For Sale

What might just be the only estate-bodied Lotus Carlton in the world is up for sale on eBay
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The Five-Seater Volkswagen Tiguan Will Make A Comeback In Facelifted Guise

Earlier last month, Volkswagen revealed some details about the the India 2.0...
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The Cupra Formentor VZ5 Will Have An Inline-Five Borrowed From Audi

Cupra has teased a new version of its Formentor performance crossover and confirmed its choice of powertrain
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Tata Introduces Special Founder Edition Models Marking Brand's 75th Anniversary

On the occasion of Tata Motor's 75th anniversary, the carmaker has...
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Royal Enfield Continental GT 650 Turned into Thoroughbred Racer!

Goblin Works? Anthony Partridge, the man behind Partridge Design in the UK, got...
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Mahindra Issues A Recall For 1,577 Units Of Diesel Version Of Thar In India

Mahindra has issued a voluntary recall for the Thar SUV in India. Only 1,577...
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Hot Damn, The New Not-A-Citroen DS 4 Actually Looks Great

Citroen offshoot DS has revealed an all-new DS 4, and it's a world away from the old model
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KTM 200 Duke vs KTM RC 200 - Top-End Highway Battle Amongst Siblings

Fighting KTM?s battles in the ever-growing 200cc segment in the Indian market...
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Here's The Possibly V6-Powered 2023 Ford Ranger Raptor

The next-generation Ranger Raptor, thought to have adopted a V6 petrol engine, has been spotted undergoing
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