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Bajaj Pulsar 150 Gets 4 New Colours For MY2021 [Video]

The Bajaj Pulsar 150 has been given four new colour options for MY2021. Bajaj...
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Do you know these fun facts about fuel?

Do you know how the gas pump knows to shut off, or why you shouldn't use your cell phone at the pump, or why the price is nine-tenths of a cent? Find out in my "How It Works" column at the National Post (Driving.ca). [Author: Jil McIntosh]
Tags: Technology, Autos, Gas Prices, Gasoline, Jil McIntosh, Auto Trivia


Pagani's New 9000rpm-Capable N/A V12 Sounds Like An Old F1 Car Engine

Pagani has released testing footage of its HWA-developed 6.0-litre V12 revving to 9000rpm, giving a real treat for the ears
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A Steep Hike/Climb to the cross atop Camelback Mountain, near Ajo, AZ

 So, Ajo, the town about 11 miles away from my campsite....as with many towns in the US, has put a big letter A on a nearby mountainside.  The A of course signifying Ajo, much like other towns use the first letter of their name on their respective sites.Some locals had told me you could drive to the A, turns out, not quite.  You can drive to the base of the mountain, sure...but the rest is a rock-strewn steep "trail" with plenty of ankle-twisting rocks for the unwary and careless! As usual, e...
Tags: US, Motorcycles, Arizona, Camelback Mountain, Greenway, Yagi, Mariko, RV Trips, Ajo AZ, Yagi Rides, Mariko Drives, James Campbell Greenway


Long distance RMX...

 If there's one thing about the RMX it is that it likes fuel.  And it has a itty-bitty 6.2L fuel tank.I'm probably being a bit hard on it when I say it likes fuel but on a purely km/l it has the worst economy of any of the bikes in the shed.  But km/l doesn't really tell the whole story, with the sort of riding you do on it you don't cover a huge amount of ground but it takes a long time - and [Author: Andrew Thomson]
Tags: Maintenance, Motorcycles, Farkles, Andrew Thomson, RMX450Z, Yella Terra


Rare Rides: The 1975 Jensen GT, Stylish Performance in Shooting Brake Format

Rare Rides has featured exactly one Jensen vehicle previously, in a fairly fancy and exclusive Interceptor convertible made in left-hand drive for the US market. Today’s GT was made the very same year as the Interceptor, just before Jensen went bust. The GT was introduced in 1975, as the shooting brake variant of Jensen’s popular […] The post Rare Rides: The 1975 Jensen GT, Stylish Performance in Shooting Brake Format appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
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Driving the Aston Martin DBX, Audi SQ5 and Hyundai Palisade | Autoblog Podcast #670

Filed under: Green,Podcasts,Aston Martin,Audi,BMW,Hyundai,Jeep,Kia,Crossover,SUV,Electric,Luxury,Police/Emergency,sedan Plus Jeep Wagoneer, Kia EV6 and BMW EV newsContinue reading Driving the Aston Martin DBX, Audi SQ5 and Hyundai Palisade | Autoblog Podcast #670 Driving the Aston Martin DBX, Audi SQ5 and Hyundai Palisade | Autoblog Podcast #670 originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 19 Mar 2021 14:40:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. ...
Tags: Podcasts, SUV, Green, Luxury, Autos, Bmw, Electric, Audi, Hyundai, Kia, Aston Martin, Jeep, Crossover, Sedan, Hyundai Palisade, Police/Emergency


Odometer Rollback Fraud Explained & 6 Proven Ways To Protect Yourself

Is odometer rollback fraud still an issue today? After all, vehicles are more technologically advanced and record mileage digitally now. This comprehensive guide will shed some light on odometer rollback fraud, including how common it is and what you can do to protect yourself when shopping for a used vehicle. What Is Odometer Rollback Fraud? Also known as “busting miles,” odometer rollback is the act of tampering with a vehicle that results in a mileage reading lower than what it has ac...
Tags: Research, United States, Autos, Buying, Dot, Nhtsa, Patrick Peterson, Odometer Rollback Fraud Explained amp, Suspiciously Low Odometer Readings, Office of Odometer Fraud Investigation, AutoDetective Born


Detroit Revises Assembly Routine Due to Semiconductor Shortage

On Thursday, Ford issued a statement explaining that some of its vehicles will be manufactured without the electronic modules dependent on semiconductors. While the automaker faulted the global semiconductor shortage, it also made mention of the winter storms from last month. A few shifts will reportedly be cut until supply chains stabilize while other lines will be constructing vehicles […] The post Detroit Revises Assembly Routine Due to Semiconductor Shortage appeared first on The Truth About...
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The Week of Driving Autonomously in an Xpeng

XPeng, a Chinese maker of EVs, sent a fleet of XPeng P7s on a 2,284-mile, weeklong autonomous driving jaunt across six provinces, the longest by any mass-produced vehicles in the country. A demonstration of XPeng’s navigation-guided pilot (NGP) autonomous driving capabilities is taking place right now on highways in China. Developed in-house, NGP is going […] The post The Week of Driving Autonomously in an Xpeng appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Asia, Technology, Media, China, Advertising, Global, Events, Green, Electric Vehicles, Emerging Markets, Autos, Autonomous Vehicles, Fuel Economy, Autonomous Driving, Ev, News Blog


Rivian Working on Sustainable Fast Chargers

Rivian is planning to install 3,500 fast-chargers and 10,000 Level 2 chargers in the U.S. and Canada. That includes plans to install two Level 2 chargers at each of Colorado’s 42 state parks. Construction on those is planned for July. Rivian is also planning to place chargers at malls, restaurants, campsites, and other places. The […] The post Rivian Working on Sustainable Fast Chargers appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Colorado, Canada, Autos, News Blog, Future Vehicles, Fast Charging, EV Charging, Rivian, Sustainable Fast Chargers, July Rivian


Beer Monster: A pint-sized CZ 175 with a keg for a fairing

Any custom motorcycle is a byproduct of the personality of its builder, and the brief they’re working with. And it took a very special mix of people, concepts and raw materials to create this oddball CZ 175. It comes from GarageBoss, a small group of motorcycle enthusiasts based in Prague, in the Czech Republic. “Our garage is the temple of sanity in our lives, which are filled with full time jobs, families and kids,” explains team member, Jan Štádler. Late last year, the GarageBoss crew w...
Tags: Czech Republic, Prague, Motorcycles, Jan, Jakub, Custom Motorcycles, Jawa, Cafe racers, Jan Štádler Late, GarageBoss, Pivovar Protivín, GarageBoss Facebook, Zdichy GarageBoss, Jakub Křelina, Patrik Antczak, Jakub Paleček


Report: Chinese Military Bans Tesla Vehicles From Facilities

The Chinese military has decided to ban all Tesla vehicles from housing complexes and bases after citing them as a potential security risk. Since the cars use an array of ultrasonic sensors and cameras to create a panoramic view used for advanced driving features, China is concerned the American brand could use the cars to […] The post Report: Chinese Military Bans Tesla Vehicles From Facilities appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Security, Elon Musk, Government, China, Tesla, Data, Industry, Autos, National Security, Industry News, News Blog, Tesla Inc, Chinese military


Five of the Worst Halo Cars From the Modern Era

There’s always going to be some debate about what constitutes a good halo vehicle. Many will argue that it has to be a flagship model, representing the absolute best specifications and features the manufacturer could cobble together for an eyewatering price. While that’s often the case, successful halo vehicles don’t always need to be at […] The post Five of the Worst Halo Cars From the Modern Era appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: History, Autos, Lincoln, Subaru, Cadillac, Blackwood, News Blog, Automotive History, Cadillac ELR, Subaru SVX, Cadillac Allante, Chrysler TC, Halo Cars, 2002 Lincoln Blackwood, Chrysler TC by Maserati, Halo Vehicles


Alpinestars Tech-Air 5 Airbag Vest Gets Updates for 2021

A really nice safety feature to have when traveling by car is obviously the fact that you have airbags surrounding yourself to keep you protected in the event of a crash. Unfortunately for us with taste best suited to wind and speed, that key feature has been missing until recent years, and even then it comes at quite the premium. Alpinestars has been leading the pack when it comes to motorcycle airbag vests, and their premiere Tech-Air 5 is coming into 2021 with some important updates to make l...
Tags: Motorcycles, Alpinestars, Tech Air, Airbag Vest, Alpinestars Tech Air, Alpine stars, Alpinestars Tech-air 5


Get A Six-Year Extended Warranty Through Honda Italy

Six Years Of Service – Free Of Charge Although motorcycles are pretty robust machines that require relatively low maintenance when compared to other vehicle classes – say, diesel trucks for example – having a high-level warranty is very important to keep your new purchase in top shape and for avoiding catastrophe when the time finally arrives. Honda Italy certainly understands this idea and has put forward their extended warranty program that will allow for an extra six years of coverage on all...
Tags: Japan, Motorcycles, Italy, Honda, Honda Italy


Oil 2021 Outlook – Oversupply and Lower Demand

  Oil 2021, an analysis by the International Energy Agency (IEA), explains why the pandemic caused the collapse in demand for oil in 2020, and why it may never return to ‘normal’. Our behaviors as individuals and nations have changed due to COVID-19, and the restrictions placed on us during this time. There has also […] The post Oil 2021 Outlook – Oversupply and Lower Demand appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Technology, Global, Green, Environmental, Industry, Electric Vehicles, Emerging Markets, Autos, IEA, Carbon Footprint, Oil Industry, International Energy Agency IEA, International Energy Agency, Big Oil, COVID-19, Oil Surplus


Bajaj Pulsar 150 Looks Dope with Cafe Racer Themed Modifications

Bajaj Pulsar 150 is one of the oldest products of the Indian two-wheeler...
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Daimler is converting its engine plant in Berlin into a digital campus and hundreds of jobs may be in danger

Costing around $2.4 million, the conversion project could offer employees long-term prospects. Getty Images/Silas Stein/picture alliance Daimler plans to close its oldest plant in Germany and make it digital, Handelsblatt reported. The $2.4 million conversion is part of a cost-cutting scheme that will cut 20,000 jobs by 2025. The future factory will focus on electromobility and will assemble smaller parts for electric cars. See more stories on Insider's business page. Daimler is plan...
Tags: Transportation, Uber, Germany, Berlin, Cars, International, Trends, Getty Images, Mercedes, Daimler, Nordic, Reuters, Mercedes Benz, Handelsblatt, IG Metall, Ola Kallenius


The Aftermath Of A Jeep Revving To 50,000rpm While Being Towed In 4-Low

An FCA workshop employee filmed the sorry state of a Wrangler Rubicon's V6 after being incorrectly flat-towed
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Skoda Kushaq vs Kia Seltos - Detailed Comparison On Paper

Skoda globally unveiled the all-new Kushaq in India yesterday and first...
Tags: India, Autos, Kia, Skoda, Skoda Kushaq


This Modified Honda Acty Is An Unusual Slice Of Kei Car Brilliance

Philip's tastefully tweaked and multiple award-winning Acty might seem like an obscure JDM import, but it's actually an official UK car
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Hero Xtreme 160R w/ 400cc Engine & Full Fairing Digitally Imagined

Undoubtedly, the Hero Xtreme 160R is one of the best-looking motorcycles that...
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Tata Motors Offering Discounts Of Up To INR 65,000 On Harrier, Nexon and More

In a bid to attract more customers, Tata Motors have rolled out some attractive...
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Pagani Huayra R Arrives Packing 838bhp N/A V12 With 9000rpm Redline

Pagani has fully revealed the track-only version of the Huayra, which is yours for €2.6 million (plus taxes)
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2021 Bajaj Pulsar 180 New Colours Detailed in Walkaround Video

The 2021 Bajaj Pulsar 180 was launched in the Indian market last month. The...
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Skoda Kushaq vs Hyundai Creta - Detailed Comparison On Paper

Skoda globally unveiled the all-new Kushaq in India yesterday and first...
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2021 Ducati Supersport 950 / 950 S [Model Overview]

The Perfect Blend Of Performance and Practicality: The Supersport 950 / 950 S Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The Ducati Supersport 950 is once again available as part of the 2021 Ducati line-up, but with no noticeable upgrades over last year. It still remains as a strong entry-level Ducati motorcycle that offers serious sports performance but in a more restrained and compact package than the class-leading V4 machines. For 2021, the Supersport 950 is ...
Tags: US, Sport, Motorcycles, Ducati, Sachs, DRL, 2021, 937cc Testastretta, Pirelli Diablo Rosso III, Notfp, 600 - 1000cc, WARRANTY Warranty, Bosch Cornering, Twin Cylinder, Monobloc Brembo, Ducati Quick Shift DQS


2021 Ducati Panigale V4 R [Model Overview]

Race-bred Perfection: The Ducati Panigale V4 R Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links Another model in the 2021 Ducati line-up that goes without an update for the new year is the Panigale V4 R. This is the top-level Panigale V4 model, surpassing the V4, V4 S, and even the impressive V4 SP. It’s a fast and exotic Italian-made sportbike, with classic Ducati aerodynamics, a powerful engine, and unrivaled sports performance. It also has a terrifyingly high price...
Tags: US, Eu, Sport, Motorcycles, Ducati, Bosch, Brembo, Akrapovic, IMU, Four Cylinder, 2021, Ducati Corse, Pirelli Diablo Supercorsa, Notfp, 600 - 1000cc, WARRANTY Warranty


2021 Ducati Panigale V4 SP [Model Overview]

The Sport Production Ducati Panigale V4 SP Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The Panigale V4 and V4 S models may not have received an update for the new year, but Ducati hasn’t been ideal. Instead, the Italian manufacturer has added a whole new Panigale model to the 2021 Ducati line-up. This is Ducati Panigale V4 SP, a numbered run of “Sport Production” designated V4s. It’s a premium product that’s full of top-level engineering and exciting lightweight ...
Tags: US, Sport, Motorcycles, Ducati, Brembo, Four Cylinder, 2021, Ducati Panigale, Ducati Corse, Pirelli Diablo Supercorsa, Notfp, 1000cc, WARRANTY Warranty, Bosch Cornering, Öhlins Smart EC, ZR17 Fuel Tank Capacity



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