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In Review: 2021 Kia Sportage

The Kia Sportage is a fun-to-drive little thing, with an intelligent price to match, although it does have a couple of little flaws. Find out more in my review at AutoTRADER.ca. [Author: Jil McIntosh]
Tags: Autos, Kia, Kia Sportage, Jil McIntosh, AutoTrader


These are Canada's most-affordable pickup trucks

Add some options onto a high-trim truck, and you can get into the stratosphere pretty quickly - but what about if you want to spend at the other end? Check out Canada's least-expensive trucks in my story at the National Post (Driving.ca). [Author: Jil McIntosh]
Tags: Canada, Autos, Trucks, Jil McIntosh


Introducing Mariko to the sights east of Gate 9

Hope you had a good Saint Patrick's Day!Spent the morning driving Mariko and introducing her to the trails east of Gate 9 in area B of the Barry Goldwater AF Gunnery Range. Top Hat Mountain Spent the afternoon doing a little bit of riding with Yagi in the area I'm camping in, the weather had warmed up nicely, and would hit a high of 72 degrees!  It's supposed to be even warmer tomorrow, with a high of 78 forecasted. Did a little bit of hiking about the area, nothing serious or ve...
Tags: Arizona, Mariko Drives, RV Trips


Hero Maestro Edge 100 Million Limited Edition Launched

After the Destini 125, the Hero Maestro Edge is the only other scooter in Hero...
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Keanu Reeves and Alex Winter Reunite (Again) for an 8-Minute Porsche Film

The latest vehicle manufacturer to join the electric vehicle "charge" is Porsche, which is preparing to roll out its first all-electric vehicle, the Porsche Taycan. To celebrate the announcement, Porsche offered an excellent adventure to two friends and Porsche aficionados, Alex Winter and Keanu Reeves. The two actors set aside their famous roles as Bill...
Tags: Advertising, Automotive, Porsche, Keanu Reeves, Alex, Alex Winter


2021 Acura TLX Type S: Ready to Rock After a 13-Year Hiatus

Like your favorite indie rock bank, after a long hiatus (13 years to be exact), the Acura TLX Type S is coming back. The “normal” 2021 TLX is already available, but the wait is (almost) over for those holding out for the Type S. When the 2021 Acura TLX Type S arrives in May, it will be the quickest and best-handling Type S in Acura history. Here is a closer look. Engine & Powertrain Under the hood of the TLX Type S is a 3.0-liter turbo V6 with Motorsport DNA. The turbo V6 delivers 355 ho...
Tags: Autos, Detroit Lions, Acura, Pirelli, Brembo, Car News, Carl Anthony, Midwest Automotive Media Association, Ally Jolie Baldwin Foundation, ELS Studio, Detroit Working Writers, Acura Original


Ginetta Sports Cars Coming to America

Ginetta, a British race car manufacturer for more than 60 years, has opened Ginetta North America in South Boston, Virginia, to provide support for their motorsports customers across North America. From their U.S. base, Ginetta will be able to not only market, distribute, and sell their sports cars, but grow their presence and the brand. […] The post Ginetta Sports Cars Coming to America appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: UK, Technology, Global, Sales, America, People, Racing, Trade, Autos, North America, Motorsports, Ginetta, Enthusiasm, News Blog, Race Cars, U.K


Rare Rides: A Stunning Chrysler LHS From 1995, Fine Executive Luxury

Today’s Rare Ride was commonplace a couple of decades ago, but it’s one of those cars by and large ruined via neglectful owners, inattentive build quality from the factory, and BHPH lots. Come along as we learn about the most luxurious Chrysler LH sedan of the Nineties. This isn’t the first time we’ve featured an LH car […] The post Rare Rides: A Stunning Chrysler LHS From 1995, Fine Executive Luxury appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Autos, Chrysler


2022 Kia Stinger: As Good As It Gets, Now Even Better

The 2022 Kia Stinger is surfacing with a mild facelift and more horses under the hood. First seen in 2017 as Kia’s highest-performing production vehicle, the Stinger is facing stiff competition from German stalwarts like the Audi S4, Mercedes-AMG C43, and BMW M340i. Au contraire, it also has the Genesis G70 hot on its heels, its veritable platform-mate from parent company Hyundai. In response, Kia is upping the ante by giving the 2022 Stinger more power, more luxury features, and a suite of ...
Tags: Autos, North America, Kia, Yoon, Android Auto, Telluride, Don, Sedona, Harman Kardon, Kia Motors America, Car News, Kia Stinger, Sean Yoon, Alvin Reyes, Lancer GSR, Aurora Black


Virtual Roundtable: How NAPA AutoCare Center Owners are Using Openbay Otis Intelligent Chat to Engage Consumers and Grow Services

Openbay Sits Down with NAPA AutoCare Center Owners Brandon Harrell and Tim Hollenshade Consumers are online more than ever and over 60% expect a real-time response. Is your automotive service business ready to engage? And how can an intelligent chat and messaging platform help? Jim Gregoire, Openbay Head of Product, AI, recently sat down with NAPA AutoCare Center Owners Brandon Harrell of Harrell’s Tire and Auto Service and Tim Hollenshade of Hollenshade’s Auto Service for a virtual roun...
Tags: Autos, Rob, Napa, North Carolina, Fort Bragg, Tim, Jim, Brandon, Otis, KPI, Harrell, Openbay, Rob Infantino, Auto Service, Jim Gregoire, Openbay Otis


Is Anyone Really Going to Buy an Electric Hummer?

We know all, or at least most, of the details about the upcoming GMC Hummer EV. And General Motors has staked a lot on its success. But will anyone actually buy it? That’s a thornier question than you might think. It seems, on the surface of it, that the Hummer will sell in strong numbers. […] The post Is Anyone Really Going to Buy an Electric Hummer? appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Editorials, Autos, New Cars, Gmc, Hummer, News Blog, Future Vehicles, GMC Hummer EV, Gmc Hummer Ev Edition 1, Will It Sell, GMC Hummer EV And General Motors


BMW takes the wraps off the i4, its first all-electric sedan

BMW plans to have 25 electrified cars in its lineup by 2025 and it’s taking a few more steps in this direction this year with the launch of the all-electric iX SUV and the i4 sedan. Today, for the first time, the German automaker shared a few more details of what we can expect from the i4, its first fully-electric sedan, in addition to sharing the first exterior shots of the new model. At the top end, the i4 will have a power output of 390kW / 530HP. Going from zero to 100km/h will take four sec...
Tags: TC, Cars, Tech, Tesla, Automotive, Porsche, Epa, Las Vegas, Bmw, Audi, Environmental Protection Agency, Operating System, I3, Bmw I, BMW AG, Sedans


Lucid Motors sees a second life for its EV batteries in energy storage

Lucid Motors has designed the battery packs in its luxury electric vehicle for two lives. The company, which is already experimenting with energy storage systems for commercial and residential customers, is also eyeing ways to repurpose batteries from its electric vehicles. While Lucid is still years from having to contend with a large number of used batteries —  its first EV, the luxury Lucid Air sedan, isn’t coming to market until the second half of 2021 — the company is already planning how ...
Tags: Transportation, South Korea, Saudi Arabia, Tech, Tesla, Automotive, Batteries, Energy Storage, Cto, Lucid, Bach, Audi AG, LG Chem, General Motors Ford Motor, Lucid Motors, Lucid Air


2021 Ford F-150 Police Responder, Pursuit Rated at Last?

Ford has released the new Police Responder version of its ever-popular F-150 pickup. Intended for government use and timed ahead of the spring bid, the automaker is clearly hoping it’s something law enforcement will be interested in since it should be an ideal pick for rural police departments, government agencies concerned with wildlife/nature, and border […] The post 2021 Ford F-150 Police Responder, Pursuit Rated at Last? appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Law Enforcement, Ford, Autos, F-150, Trucks, Ford Motor Company, News Blog, Police Cars, Cop Cars, Fleet Vehicles, F-150 Police Responder, FX4, Pursuit Rated, Pursuit Vehicle


Top Mountain Motorcycle Museum To Reopen Winter 2021 After Burning To Ground

A Firey Resurrection The road to any recovery is never easy, and more often than not it takes longer than you would want. Fortunately for the Top Mountain Motorcycle Museum that won’t be the case. After completely burning to the ground and losing over 280 motorcycles on the 18th of January, 2021, the Scheiber brothers are confident they can get things back up and running for the winter of this year. We’ve already done some articles about the sheer amount of damage that was caused/lost to this t...
Tags: Museum, Motorcycles, Attila, Motorcycle News, Scheiber, Top Mountain Museum, Alban Scheiber


The Lucid Air EV becomes the first car with Dolby Atmos sound

Dolby Atmos, the 3D, immersive sound format popularized by movie theaters and home systems, is headed into the automotive space with the upcoming Lucid Air EV.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, Home Theater, EVs, Surround Sound, Dolby Atmos, Car Audio, Lucid Air, Dolby Atmos Music


Win a 2021 Porsche Taycan Turbo S & $20,000 Cash!

When you have an electric sports car, instant torque is part of the equation. With the Taycan Turbo S, it’s about thrilling track performance and lap times and feeling like you could jump forward in time the moment you hit the accelerator. In this Omaze campaign, you have a chance to win a 2021 Porsche Taycan Turbo S, the first all-electric car in Porsche’s lineup, along with $20,000 in cash. Affiliate Disclosure: Automoblog and its partners may be compensated when you participate in this cam...
Tags: Nigeria, Africa, Porsche, Autos, Omaze, Car News, Taycan Turbo S, Porsche Taycan Turbo S, Porsche Taycan Turbo S amp


News: Update to Lyft Driver Experience for Auto Repair and Service on Openbay Marketplace

Openbay updated the Lyft driver experience on its e-commerce automotive marketplace for repair and service. As Lyft drivers return to serving the transportation needs of Lyft customers post-covid, it is more important than ever to keep vehicles in tip-top operational shape. Openbay is making auto repair and service convenient and affordable for Lyft drivers. Here is what we did – we deployed a new landing page for Lyft drivers – click here for page. The new Lyft driver dashboard contai...
Tags: Lyft, Marketplace, Autos, Auto Repair, Openbay, Openbay News, Lyft Driver, Rideshare Drivers, Rideshare Driver Apps, Lyft drivers Services, Openbay Lyft


Arrival to open a second US microfactory to build electric vans for UPS

Arrival, the UK electric vehicle startup that will soon be a publicly traded company, plans to build a second microfactory in the United States. The announcement comes several months after Arrival picked Charlotte, North Carolina for its North American headquarters. This new microfactory will be located in West Charlotte near the airport and about 32 miles from its first U.S. factory in Rock Hill, South Carolina. The newly announced microfactory will be producing two different classes of EV vans...
Tags: TC, Europe, UK, US, Tech, UPS, Automotive, United States, Electric Vehicles, Hyundai, Kia, Charlotte, SPAC, Rock Hill, Charlotte North Carolina, Rock Hill South Carolina


Sabine Schmitz Dies at 51

Sabine Schmitz, often referred to as the Queen of the Nurburgring, has passed away from cancer at the age of 51. She was the first woman to win the 24 Hours of Nurburgring, doing so in 1996. She won the race twice as part of a long, successful career that also saw her become a […] The post Sabine Schmitz Dies at 51 appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Racing, Rip, Autos, Top Gear, Sabine Schmitz, Nurburgring, News Blog, Nururgring


Buy/Drive/Burn: The Cheapest Full-size Trucks in America for 2021

Buy/Drive/Burn returns today with another “cheapest of” installment, the latest in a series that’s seen us cover sedans, midsize trucks, and most recently some convertibles. And today we’re discussing the cheapest full-size trucks on offer in 2021. Chevrolet Silverado 1500 The Silverado ekes out about a $1,000 savings over the cheapest GMC Sierra twin, so […] The post Buy/Drive/Burn: The Cheapest Full-size Trucks in America for 2021 appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: America, Autos, GMC Sierra


Podcast: Are Fully Autonomous Vehicles Fast Approaching?

Sam Brake Guia, host of the Brians Byte Back podcast, invited our very own Carl Anthony on to discuss what the future may hold for autonomous driving. Carl joined two other respected industry experts for this episode: Jason Torchinsky, Senior Editor of Jalopnik, and author of Robot, Take the Wheel, and Melanie Musson, an autonomous vehicle and insurance specialist with AutoInsurance.org. For more of the Brains Byte Back podcast, visit Apple Podcasts or Spotify.  Original article: Podcast: Ar...
Tags: Magazine, Autos, Jalopnik, Carl, Carl Anthony, Sam Brake Guia, Melanie Musson


How Frugal is Royal Enfield Continental GT 650? – VIDEO

With increasing prices of fuel, following the passion of riding a big...
Tags: Autos, Royal Enfield Continental


The future of BMW interiors is this massive touchscreen that can tell who's speaking to it - see more

The all-new BMW iDrive. BMW BMW's iDrive infotainment and interface system just went through a major overhaul. It prioritizes voice commands and touchscreen operations. Debuting on the upcoming BMW iX EV, the new iDrive system will have a massive curved screen. See more stories on Insider's business page. With its upcoming iDrive 8 infotainment system, BMW will soon join the likes of the Lucid Air and new Cadillac Escalade in offering customers a giant, curved display. The new iDri...
Tags: Transportation, Trends, Autos, Bmw, EVs, Electric Cars, Cadillac Escalade, Fritz, Lucid Air, Kristen Lee, BMW BMW, BMW iDrive, BITranspo, BMW Ix


This Seized Nissan GT-R Has A New Life As An Organ Transportation Vehicle

Portugal's Guarda Nacional Republicana has repurposed a seized R35 to add to its fleet of emergency organ transport vehicles
Tags: Portugal, Autos, Nissan, Guarda Nacional Republicana


Kia just updated its flashiest sedan with more power and features to challenge BMW - see the $36,090 Stinger

2022 Kia Stinger. Kia The 2022 Stinger has been updated with minor exterior styling changes. Most notably, there's a new base model that's more powerful and cheaper than the BMW 3 Series. The 2022 Kia Stinger starts at $36,090. See more stories on Insider's business page. In 2017, Kia came out swinging. Not with an SUV but with the Stinger - a sleek sports sedan with a hatchback-style trunk. It was awesome.Don't worry, though. I'm not here today to tell you that the Sti...
Tags: Apple, Transportation, Trends, Autos, Bmw, Kia, Scorpion, Android Auto, Bmw 3 Series, Don, Kia Stinger, Kristen Lee, Kia Stinger Kia, BITranspo, 2022 Kia Stinger, Snow White Aurora Black


BMW i4 brings the ultimate driving machine into EV territory

It offers up to 530 horsepower, 300 miles of range, and a new infotainment system.
Tags: Cars, Trends, Bmw, EVs, Electric Cars, Luxury Sedans, Sports Sedans


Hyundai Sells Over 10,000 New-Gen Cretas Each Month For Last One Year

It's been exactly an year since Hyundai launched the second-gen Creta in...
Tags: Autos, Hyundai, Creta


Jeep Wrangler Now Locally Made in India; Prices Fall By Over INR 10 Lakh

Jeep has finally launched the locally assembled Wrangler in India today. Prices...
Tags: India, Autos


Limited Edition Triumph Rocket 3 GT Triple Black Revealed

Along with the Rocket 3 Black, Triumph has also revealed the Rocket 3 GT Triple...
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