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Want an SUV? Consider these tips before you buy

Before you sign on the dotted line, there are things to consider with an SUV, such as whether it's got two-, all-, or four-wheel drive; how well it handles cargo; and what you need it to do. Find out more in my tips-for-buying story at AutoTRADER.ca. [Author: Jil McIntosh]
Tags: Autos, SUVs, Jil McIntosh, AutoTrader


Deep freeze: Cold-weather testing at GM's Kapuskasing Proving Grounds

Every automaker does extreme-weather testing, and for GM, much of that happens in Kapuskasing, in northern Ontario. What's it like to freeze your fingers making sure everything works right? Find out in my story at the National Post (Driving.ca). [Author: Jil McIntosh]
Tags: Gm, Autos, Manufacturing, Ontario, Winter Driving, Jil McIntosh, Automotive Design, Kapuskasing


Camping near the Great Sand Dunes National Park

 Yep, back in Colorado after a very long day of driving yesterday.  The original plan had been to boondock at some BLM land in New Mexico near Angel Peak.The site has been taken over by oil tanks/rigs/machinery, I'm guessing they got the mineral rights from the BLM and are developing the site?  Regardless, no campsites now, and I wasted an hour or so driving in and back out from the highway south of Farmington, NM!So I kept going on US64, turning north on NM 17 eventually I discovered chosen US ...
Tags: RV Trips, Yagi Rides


16-year Old First-Gen Hyundai Santro Brilliantly Restored As New

When Hyundai debuted in India back in 1998, they did so with the Santro...
Tags: India, Autos, Hyundai, Gen Hyundai Santro


Chinese Smartphone Titan Xiaomi Entering the EV Race

Xiaomi, a Chinese smartphone colossus, has announced they are building their own branded electric vehicles (EVs), just like Apple, Huawei, Sony, and Foxconn. If you’re prepared to lose money, starting a car company is easy. Just ask Tesla. Xiaomi has plenty, enough to sink $10 billion into the venture over the next 10 years. Xiaomi, the […] The post Chinese Smartphone Titan Xiaomi Entering the EV Race appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Asia, Technology, China, Global, Green, Electric Vehicles, Xiaomi, Emerging Markets, Autos, Manufacturing, Behind The Scenes, EVs, Suppliers, New Cars, Foxconn, Branding


Major League Baseball and Chevy Channel Field of Dreams in a Hopeful Opening Day Ad

To say the world of professional baseball has undergone a tumultuous year would be a huge understatement. Delays and cancelations were par for the course throughout 2020 for a nation reeling from the COVID-19 pandemic. In response to the increased need for safety, Major League Baseball (MLB) implemented new COVID-related procedures and now 2021 is...
Tags: Advertising, Automotive, Major League Baseball, Major League Baseball MLB, Sports Marketing, Chevy Channel Field of Dreams


Volkswagen Reportedly Buying Carbon Credits From Tesla China

One of Volkswagen’s joint ventures in China has reportedly offered to purchase regulatory credits from Tesla in order to adhere to the regional environmental ascendancy. While VW may be doing everything in its power to swap over to an electric-vehicle manufacturer, it’s apparently falling short of government dictums. FAW-Volkswagen — which shipped a little over 2 million automobiles […] The post Volkswagen Reportedly Buying Carbon Credits From Tesla China appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: China, Tesla, Green, Regulation, Vw, Autos, Volkswagen, Emissions, Carbon Credits, Volkswagen Group, Faw, Tesla China, FAW-Volkswagen, Automotive Regulation, Regulatory credits, Green credits


Not Everyone in Arizona Is a Fan of Waymo’s Self-Driving Vans

Waymo, the autonomous program backed by Google-parent Alphabet, seems to have upset some residents of Phoenix, Arizona, who have elected to whip eggs at the company’s test vehicles. Selected due to its lax regulatory standards, the state has become home base for Waymo to pioneer its self-driving vans since 2016. However, newly released police reports paint […] The post Not Everyone in Arizona Is a Fan of Waymo’s Self-Driving Vans appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Google, Technology, Safety, Arizona, Autos, Autonomous Vehicles, Self-driving Cars, Phoenix, PHOENIX Arizona, Alphabet Inc, News Blog, Waymo, Test Mules, Test Vehicles, Public Testing


Uberwagon Cargo Comparison: 2021 Mercedes-AMG E 63 S Wagon vs 2021 Audi RS 6 Avant

Filed under: Audi,Mercedes-Benz,New Car Reviews,Wagon,Luxury,Performance,Driveway Tests Continue reading Uberwagon Cargo Comparison: 2021 Mercedes-AMG E 63 S Wagon vs 2021 Audi RS 6 Avant Uberwagon Cargo Comparison: 2021 Mercedes-AMG E 63 S Wagon vs 2021 Audi RS 6 Avant originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 1 Apr 2021 11:00:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink |  Email this |  Comments
Tags: Luxury, Autos, Performance, Audi, Mercedes-benz, Mercedes AMG, Wagon, New car reviews, Audi Mercedes Benz, Driveway Tests, Uberwagon Cargo Comparison


Starship Technologies CEO/CTO Ahti Heinla joins TC Sessions: Mobility 2021

For obvious reasons, food delivery was among the categories that soared during a year of Covid-19 related lockdowns. The question remains how these changes will impact both grocery and restaurant delivery long-term, but at the very least, it seems certain that the categories have hit an inflection point. This could also be the moment that delivery robotics finally come into their own, as more services look beyond human messengers to plan for future pandemics and other potential issues. It’s a mo...
Tags: Food, Transportation, Hardware, Tech, Automotive, Mobility, Food Delivery, Robotics, Robot, TechCrunch, Starship Technologies, Ahti Heinla, Starship, Ahti, Tc Sessions, TC Sessions: Mobility 2021


Honda H’ness CB350 to Launch as Honda GB350 in Japan Soon

The Honda H?ness CB 350 will be sold under the moniker Honda GB350 in Japan....
Tags: Japan, Autos, Honda


NHTSA Recalls GM Vans for Potential Fire Hazard

A warning was issued today to owners of 2021 Chevrolet Express and GMC Savana vans with 6.6-liter gas engines by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). If a battery short circuit were to happen, there may be a low battery voltage warning, the battery might die, or an engine compartment fire could take place. […] The post NHTSA Recalls GM Vans for Potential Fire Hazard appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Design, Safety, General Motors, Recall, Autos, Chevrolet, Hot Takes, Nhtsa, Gmc, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Chevrolet Express, GMC Savana, Vans, News Blog, Short Circuit, GM Death Watch


Best cheap dash cam deals for April 2021: Vantrue, Garmin, Anker, and more

Want to buy a dash cam? We've rounded up the best deals inside, along with tips on making the right choice.
Tags: Deals, Cars, Trends, Commerce 2020, Vantrue Garmin Anker, Evergreen Deals


QOTD: Will the Ford Bronco Sport Kill the Escape?

I was running an errand earlier this week and spotted a Ford Bronco Sport street parked on Chicago’s famed State Street. Coincidentally, I had just tested one off-road a bit over a week prior. The baby Bronco impressed me on our first drive, despite some flaws. And our own Adam Tonge has argued that the […] The post QOTD: Will the Ford Bronco Sport Kill the Escape? appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Chicago, Ford, Autos, New Cars, Escape, Qotd, Ford Escape, News Blog, Question of the Day, Adam Tonge, Bronco Sport, Ford Bronco Sport, Ford Bronco Sport Kill


2022 Hyundai Santa Cruz Pickup Teased - Full Details

Hyundai has released new teaser images of its much-anticipated entry into the...
Tags: Autos, Hyundai, Hyundai Santa Cruz Pickup Teased Full Details


Housekeeping: TTAC Changes Name, Now Truth About Current

  Following in the footsteps of those hilarious Germans, we’re going to be changing our name to better reflect a changing automotive landscape as it shifts to electrification. From now on, we’re The Truth About Current. I know, I know, change is hard. But EVs are eventually going to have the lion’s share of the […] The post Housekeeping: TTAC Changes Name, Now Truth About Current appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Autos, EVs, Housekeeping, News Blog, Current, April Fools, April Fools' Day, Yes We're Just Kidding


2021 Car Industry April Fool's Pranks: The Good And The Bad

There are some surprisingly decent April Fool's gags from the car industry this year and one that backfired spectacularly
Tags: Autos


Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 Acceleration: 0-100km/h & 60-120km/h Times

Even though the Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 has a kerb weight of 202kg, its...
Tags: Autos, Royal Enfield Interceptor, 120km h Times


Skoda Kushaq and Volkswagen Taigun - Similarities and Differences

Just yesterday, Volkswagen took the wraps off the production-spec Taigun in...
Tags: Autos, Volkswagen, Skoda Kushaq, Volkswagen Taigun Similarities


Watch And Listen To The GMA T.50's N/A V12 Topping 10,000rpm On The Dyno

Finally, we have a chance to hear the Cosworth-built 3.9-litre V12 fully uncorked. Worth the wait? We reckon so
Tags: Autos


Yamaha R15 v3.0 Gets a New Metallic Red Colour Option

The Yamaha R15 v3.0 is now available in a new Metallic Red colour option. The...
Tags: Autos, Yamaha, New Metallic Red Colour Option


Ford Territory To Take On Tata Harrier and MG Hector in India

With Ford and Mahindra having called off their joint venture and engine and...
Tags: India, Ford, Autos, Mahindra


2021 Bajaj Pulsar 220F Blue Colour Shown in Detail [Video]

The Bajaj Pulsar 220F will get at least 3 new colour options for MY2021. We...
Tags: Autos, Bajaj Pulsar


With Ford-Mahindra JV Called Off, What's The Fate Of Ford C-SUV?

Earlier this year, Ford and Mahindra called off a joint venture the two...
Tags: Ford, Autos, Mahindra, Ford Mahindra


Hero Xpulse 200 Army Edition Looks Smashing - Rendering

The Hero Xpulse 200 might not look enticing to many people in its stock avatar....
Tags: Autos



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