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Royal Enfield Meteor 350 Exhaust Note - Stock vs Official Slip-on

The stock Royal Enfield Meteor 350 exhaust note is pretty good. It has a nice...
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#627 How Black Barbershops Influence Consumers

Listen to “#627 How Black Barbershops Influence Consumers” on Spreaker.       On this episode of The Small Business Radio Show… SEGMENT 1 with Wil Shelton, starting at 0:00: Black barbershops have an important role in the community beyond grooming. Wil Shelton shares how understanding the institution of Black barbershops can help brands capture the attention of Black consumers. SEGMENT 2 with Adam Robinson, starting at 17:15: During the COVID economy, sharing content via email is a great way f...
Tags: Entrepreneurship, Marketing, Cars, Sales, Chicago, Experiences, Email Marketing, Barbershop, Radio Show, Email List, Adam, Miami University, Adam Robinson, Cintas, Beauty Industry, Small Business Radio Show


#627 How the Black Barbershops Influence Consumers

Listen to “#627 How the Black Barbershops Influence Consumers” on Spreaker.       On this episode of The Small Business Radio Show… SEGMENT 1 with Wil Shelton, starting at 0:00: Black barbershops have an important role in the community beyond grooming. Wil Shelton shares how understanding the institution of Black barbershops can help brands capture the attention of Black consumers. SEGMENT 2 with Adam Robinson, starting at 17:15: During the COVID economy, sharing content via email is a great w...
Tags: Entrepreneurship, Marketing, Cars, Sales, Chicago, Experiences, Email Marketing, Barbershop, Radio Show, Email List, Adam, Miami University, Adam Robinson, Cintas, Beauty Industry, Small Business Radio Show


Indian Motorcycle Celebrates Centennial of Indian Chief

MINNEAPOLIS – For its centennial of its Indian Chief model, Indian Motorcycle has unveiled three new Indian Chief models for 2022. “The Indian Chief is a truly iconic motorcycle and what better way to celebrate its 100th birthday than unleashing an entirely new Indian Chief lineup,” said Mike Dougherty, the company’s president of motorcycles, in a release. “These bikes capture the mechanical simplicity and attitude of classic American V-twins, yet bring it all forward with modern sophistication...
Tags: Minnesota, Minneapolis, Cars, Honda, Defense Department, Branding, Polaris, AMI, Springfield Mass, Polaris Industries, Mike Dougherty, Black Smoke Titanium Smoke, American Moped Associates


Dragoon Mountains, days 2 and 3

 Tuesday, March 2Although the temperature would rise to the mid-60s, there was enough wind to make it feel colder. Just before sunrise I ended up spending the morning reading inside the URRV, the book was riveting and the inside of the URRV was warm in the sun.Around 3:30 PM, I decided to take a drive with Mariko due to the continuing cold winds.  I didn't get very far, I started smelling coolant.  Checked the engine compartment, nothing.  Kept driving and the coolant smell got stronger.  This...
Tags: Walmart, Motorcycles, Arizona, Sunrise, Sunset, Benson, Suzuki, Sierra Vista, Yagi, Mariko, RV Trips, URRV, Dragoon Mountains, Yagi Rides, Mariko Repairs, Pearce AZ


The Aston Martin DBX is a tale of two vehicles

The Aston Martin DBX is the brand’s first SUV — and the stakes for the iconic British luxury car maker couldn’t be higher. Like Astons before it, the DBX is objectively handsome. Its sculptural form stretches out to unapologetic ample proportions, and stands out in the crowd of SUVs that frequent the private-school pickup lane. It’s an opulent design that scores high on aesthetics, performance and character. It’s also a vehicle that arrives late to the ultra premium SUV segment, and lacks the in...
Tags: Reviews, TC, England, Wales, Tech, Automotive, Vw, James Bond, Bmw, Mercedes, Aston Martin, Weir, Daimler, Apple Carplay, Amg, Mercedes Benz


How Engineers Prepare the Infiniti QX60 for Towing

At the Infiniti Arizona Testing Center, engineers have evaluated the handling of the QX60 over various surfaces, from concrete, asphalt, and dirt, to the brutal “Belgian blocks.” These blocks are sections of rough roads with protruding stones, washboard surfaces, and deep potholes. The reason for all this hard and heavy driving? To make sure the 2022 QX60 can tow its maximum rating of 6,000 lbs. Play the video to see the QX60’s engineers in action! Original article: How Engineers Prepare the...
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Rare Rides: The 2018 Range Rover Adventum Coupe, an Intense Luxury Conveyance

Today’s Rare Ride is a super luxurious two-door aftermarket Range Rover. Much like the Rolls-Royce Wraith Silver Spectre featured here recently, the Range Rover’s transformation was also designed by Niels Van Roij. Hopefully, your eyes are prepared for luxury. The only time the Range Rover was available as a two-door was in its first generation, now […] The post Rare Rides: The 2018 Range Rover Adventum Coupe, an Intense Luxury Conveyance appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
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2021 KTM 390 Adventure [Model Overview]

The 2021 KTM 390 Adventure: Small Engine, Big Adventure Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2021 KTM 390 Adventure may have a small engine, but that doesn’t mean that it can’t handle nearly anything thrown at it. That 373cc, liquid cooled, four-valve single produces 43 HP and 26 lb-ft of torque, giving the little bike more than enough grunt to get over or around pretty much any obstacle. The Austrian company also didn’t skimp on the goodies on the bik...
Tags: Adventure, Motorcycles, Honda, Bosch, Dlc, Dakar, KTM, 2021, Notfp, 250 - 499cc, Single-Cylinder, EMS Bosch EMS


Ford Compensating ‘Mustang’ Mach-E Buyers for Late Deliveries

Ford Mustang Mach-E buyers will be receiving monetary compensation for delivery delays the automaker has attributed to enhanced quality checks. While we’re inclined to believe it may also have something to do with production troubles, nobody should be upset that an automaker is giving their new EV another inspection or two — especially after the botched […] The post Ford Compensating ‘Mustang’ Mach-E Buyers for Late Deliveries appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Ford, Electric Vehicles, Autos, Crossovers, EVs, Mustang, Ford Motor Co, Ford Mustang Mach, News Blog, Ford Mach E, Mach E, Ford Compensating ` Mustang


2021 KTM 690 SMC R [Model Overview]

The 2021 KTM 690 SMC R: Street Ready Powerhouse Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2021 KTM 690 SMC R is currently one of the most powerful supermoto bikes in the world, if not the most powerful, at least in their 2021 model lineup. Designed from the very start to use all the power of its 693cc four-stroke single engine, it will slide the rear wheel confidently when you demand all of its 74 HP and 54 lb-ft of torque. Or, if you want it to be more civ...
Tags: Motorcycles, Honda, EMS, Bosch, KTM, 2021, Dual Sport, Notfp, 600 - 1000cc, Single-Cylinder, KTM Motorcycles, kW Starter Electric, EMS Keihin EMS


2021 KTM 690 Enduro R [Model Overview]

The 2021 KTM 690 Enduro R: At Home On The Road Or Off It Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2021 KTM 690 Enduro R is a very interesting motorcycle, existing in a weird middle space between a full-out dual-sport and a stripped down adventure bike. On the one hand, it has a single cylinder, 4 valve engine that is at home in any dual-sport. On the other hand, that engine has a displacement of 693cc, and produces 74 HP and 54 lb-ft of torque. This could ...
Tags: Motorcycles, Bosch, Husqvarna, KTM, 2021, Dual Sport, Notfp, 600 - 1000cc, Single-Cylinder, kW Starter Electric, EMS Keihin EMS, Color Black Orange ELECTRICAL Ignition


2021 KTM 200 Duke [Model Overview]

The 2021 KTM 200 Duke: Big Duke Attitude In A Small Engine Motorcycle Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2021 KTM 200 Duke is a bike that many in North America have been asking the Austria-based company to bring across the seas for years. Long a mainstay in Asia, and also popular in Europe and the UK for its ease of access to A2 license category holders, the 200 Duke is a fun, super lightweight naked bike designed to give all the thrills of its bigge...
Tags: Asia, Europe, Usa, UK, Austria, Canada, Motorcycles, Honda, North America, Duke, Bosch, Yamaha, KTM, Standard, 2021, Notfp


2021 KTM 390 Duke [Model Overview]

The 2021 KTM 390 Duke: A Punchy Little Naked Street Beast Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2021 KTM 390 Duke is branded by the Austria-based company itself as the ultimate naked corner rocket. Designed with the tight streets and crowded squares of many a European city in mind, it is no wonder that KTM themselves have positioned the bike at the top of the A2 license regulations in the UK and many EU nations. Powered by a 373cc liquid cooled, 4 strok...
Tags: UK, Eu, Austria, Motorcycles, Duke, Bosch, Husqvarna, KTM, Standard, 2021, Notfp, 250 - 499cc, Single-Cylinder, EMS Bosch EMS, Competitors Kawasaki


Win a 2021 Bentley Bentayga V8 & $20,000 Cash!

If first-rate finishes and high-class transportation are top priorities for you, then luxury SUVs probably make you sit up and take notice. In this Omaze campaign, you have the chance to win a Bentley Bentayga V8. Forget what you know about the normal “family SUV” and imagine high-level luxury combined with functionality and performance. After a few weeks of indulging in this Bentley, you would no doubt be ruined for SUVs without the luxury label.  Affiliate Disclosure: Automoblog and its par...
Tags: Magazine, Autos, Bentley, Omaze, Bentley Bentayga, Bentayga, Bently Bentayga


Win a 2021 Porsche Cayenne GTS Coupe & $20,000 Cash!

There is something about driving an SUV, the extra legroom or height, that can make you feel on top of things. Add a sporty edge, and then those trips to work or soccer practice get a whole new dynamic. In Omaze’s latest campaign, you have a chance to win this Porsche Cayenne GTS Coupe, the sportiest SUV in their lineup. No more fighting for the two seats in a sports car when this SUV can seat four!  Affiliate Disclosure: Automoblog and its partners may be compensated when you participate in ...
Tags: America, Magazine, Porsche, Autos, Omaze, Burmester, Children 's Miracle Network Hospitals, CMN Hospital, Porsche Cayenne GTS Coupe, Epilepsy Monitoring Unit, Orlando Health Arnold Palmer Hospital


Nolan Has A New Modular Helmet For Entry-Level Riding

Nolan’s New Entry-Level Modular Helmet Modular helmets have come far. What started as an expensive lid with “new tech” being featured (and a high price tag to support this new style of lid) has now become a standard option when it comes to riders selecting their first motorcycle helmet. If you’re a new (or old) rider seeking a great modular helmet option with entry-level pricing, Nolan’s new N90-3 Modular helmet is here to stay. Although Nolan is a smaller name when facing the industry’s titans...
Tags: Motorcycles, Nolan, Arai, Motorcycle News, Modular Helmet, Emergency Stop Signal, Nolan N90-3, Shoei Bell


Stellantis Introducing 84 Hour Work Week in Sterling Heights

Stellantis is reportedly bringing back a controversial policy that would have skilled trade workers doing 12 hour days for 7 days a week as a way to maximize shift coverage. The original arrangement had staff pushing long hours only to be rewarded with a full week off. But it was temporarily nixed after workers complained […] The post Stellantis Introducing 84 Hour Work Week in Sterling Heights appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Fca, Autos, UAW, Sterling Heights, Shap, News Blog, Union News, Fiat. Chrysler, Auto Workers, Factory News, Work Week, Stellantis, Skilled Trade, Skilled Trade Workers


Mutant Redux: A new version of Ironwood’s famous BMW

Arjan van den Boom is one of Europe’s most successful customizers. The founder of Ironwood Motorcycles has well over 50 builds to his name now: proof that his business skills are as good as his eye for style. This sharp-edged K100 is the latest BMW to roll out of the doors of his workshop in Almere—the Netherlands’ newest city, built on reclaimed land. And it looks like a million Euros. A big part of Ironwood’s success comes from the company’s hyper-graphic style—usually combined with a st...
Tags: Europe, UK, Instagram, Germany, Motorcycles, Netherlands, Bmw, Honda, Continental, Timothy, Tim, CNC, Silver Machine, Ironwood, Arjan, Custom Motorcycles


Early Tesla investor is worried about competition encroaching on Elon Musk from all sides

Yasin Ozturk/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images Steve Westly said Tesla is facing an increasingly crowded electric-car market. The former board member said Tesla could lose buyers to companies like General Motors or Volkswagen. Tesla is looking to make a cheaper vehicle and expand its market in other countries like China. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Former Tesla board member Steve Westly said the company is facing off against a lot of competition from other automa...
Tags: Transportation, Elon Musk, News, China, Cars, Trends, General Motors, Tesla, Porsche, Shanghai, Volkswagen, Audi, Electric Cars, Cnbc, Musk, Investors


2022 Volvo C40 Recharge: Stunning Rendition of Swedish Technology & Style

You can think of the 2022 Volvo C40 Recharge as a sloped-roof sibling of the XC40 Recharge. But unlike the latter, the latest C40 Recharge is Volvo’s first electric-only model and is spearheading the Swedish automaker’s assault towards electrification. “The C40 Recharge represents the future of Volvo and shows where we are going,” said Henrik Green, Chief Technology Officer at Volvo. “It is fully electric, offered online only with a convenient care package, and will be available for quick del...
Tags: Google Play Store, Tesla, Autos, Epa, Cma, Volvo, Volvo Cars, Ghent Belgium, Mercedes Benz GLE Coupe, Google Maps Google, Car News, Henrik Green, Polestar, Volvo Car Group Volvo, Tesla Volvo, Alvin Reyes


You could soon charge an electric car in the time it takes to fill a tank of gas thanks to a startup partnering with Uber

Founders Khaled Hassounah and John de Souza stand in front of a battery swapping station. Ample Ample launched a charging network for Uber's fleet in San Francisco. The startup uses battery swapping technology to charge electric cars faster. The company plans to deploy the network in multiple cities for consumers within the next few years. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Ample, a startup based out of San Francisco, has launched a charging network that can recharge a...
Tags: Transportation, Elon Musk, News, California, China, Cars, San Francisco, Trends, Startup, Tesla, Customers, Batteries, Electric, Charging, Electric Cars, Musk


2021 KTM 890 Duke [Model Overview]

The 2021 KTM 890 Duke: A Sport Naked Meant To Rule The Road Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2021 KTM 890 Duke is the third generation of a continually upgrading motorcycle that started out as a 600cc class sport naked. The 690 Duke was an instant hit many years ago, before that model was replaced by KTM with the 790 Duke, which remained in production until 2020. Now, the 890 Duke picks up the mantle of the midsize sport naked for the Austria-based...
Tags: Austria, Motorcycles, Duke, Dlc, Yamaha, KTM, Standard, Dukes, 2021, Notfp, Parallel Twin, 600 - 1000cc, EMS Bosch EMS, Competitors Kawasaki


From the ashes of nearly a billion dollars, Ample resurrects Better Place’s battery swapping business model

A little over thirteen years ago, Shai Agassi, a promising software executive who was in line to succeed the chief executive at SAP, then one of the world’s mightiest software companies, left the company he’d devoted the bulk of his professional career to and started a business called Better Place. That startup promised to revolutionize the nascent electric vehicle market and make range anxiety a thing of the past. The company’s pitch? A network of automated battery swapping stations that would ...
Tags: Energy, TC, Electric Vehicle, Uber, Japan, Time, Cars, Tech, Electric Vehicles, Transport, Venture Capital, Nissan, Charging Station, Sap, Renault, Bay Area


2020 Hyundai Venue Denim Review – Basic Done Well

We love to daydream about Hellcats and TRXs and Shelbys and even affordable sports cars like a Type R, but there are many among the masses who care not for such iron, and don’t have enough paper for those things even if they did. Some of these folks need and/or want something even more basic […] The post 2020 Hyundai Venue Denim Review – Basic Done Well appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Autos, Car Reviews, Hyundai, New Cars, Venue, Shelbys, Hyundai Venue, Hyundai Denim, Hyundai Venue Denim Review


India’s Bike Of The Year: Royal Enfield Meteor 350

India’s Best Bike The Indian Automotive Awards came to a close recently, and it left us with news that the recent Royal Enfield Meteor 350 was named Motorcycle of the Year. The Indian Motorcycle Of The Year award holds significant weight, given how competitive their low-displacement market is and the sheer volume of sales that these bikes are subject to; but the award isn’t purely based on sales figures. India’s best automotive journalists also take into account the performance, price, sales, ...
Tags: India, Motorcycles, KTM, Motorcycle News, Royal Enfield, Husqvarna Svartpilen, Royal Enfield Meteor, Meteor 350, Tripper Navigation, Indian Automotive Awards


2021 KTM 890 Duke R [Model Overview]

The 2021 KTM 890 Duke R: Surgical Precision With The Heart Of A Supersport Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2021 KTM 890 Duke R is what happens when you lock a bunch of Austrian engineers and designers together in a room, give them the base model of the 890 Duke, and let them have some fun. It has the same 889cc liquid cooled, 8 valve parallel twin engine that its non-R brother has, but it has been tweaked and tuned to produce 121 HP with the same ...
Tags: Motorcycles, Dell, Duke, KTM, Standard, 2021, Notfp, Duke R, Parallel Twin, 600 - 1000cc, EMS Bosch EMS, L Color Black Orange ELECTRICAL Ignition, Competitors Triumph Speed Triple S Yamaha


Smart Cameras Will Be Used Used To Fine Littering Drivers £120

With littering surging by 250% over the last year, Maidstone is trialling technology from 'Littercam' to catch drivers in the act
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EV rivals Tesla, Rivian unite to target direct sales legislation

Tesla, Rivian, Lordstown Motors and Lucid Motors — potential rivals in the burgeoning EV market — are working together to pass laws that would allow direct sales in at least eight states with another batch of proposed legislation likely being introduced this year. Passage of such legislation would clear the way for EV giants like Tesla, along with newcomers Lucid and Rivian, which have yet to bring a vehicle to market, to sell directly to consumers. However, Tesla’s cooperation could also cost t...
Tags: Apple, Transportation, Utah, New York, Washington, Senate, Tech, Tesla, Automotive, Ford, Electric Vehicles, House, Connecticut, Gm, Michigan, Nevada


Welcome to Electric Avenue — More Chargers on the Way

The Electric Highway Coalition, a consortium of six utility companies, will provide a network of  20-30 minute DC fast chargers for EV drivers, as reported by Electrek. Each of the utilities will be responsible for providing EV charging within their service areas, with most sites located along major highways for easy access and adjacency to […] The post Welcome to Electric Avenue — More Chargers on the Way appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Technology, Government, Green, Electric Vehicles, Autos, EVs, Alternative Energy, Power Grid, Incentives, Electric Avenue, By The Numbers, News Blog, Between the Lines, Utility Companies, Charging Infrastructure, Electric Highway Coalition



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