Jeep Wrangler Performs Poorly at IIHS Crash Test - VIDEO

The Jeep Wrangler is certainly one of the most iconic off-roaders in the world,...
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Home for a bit...

 94 days so far this year of 2021, and I've camped 66 days of it.  70%, not bad....Home for now as of today.Dropped off the Samurai at the shop in Parker, they're a bit short-handed right now in terms of mechanics but eventually they'll deal with her current electrical gremlins.  I also handed them the replacement ECM (Electronics Control Module) (used) that I got from Highway83 Suzuki Samurai, a shop that specializes on these beast and their upkeep.There's a couple of honey-do tasks to be done ...
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Hyundai Blue Link Connects Owners and Insurance

Hyundai Blue Link, a connected-car service first offered in 2018, can now be used to save on auto insurance. Hyundai’s usage-based insurance (UBI) program and Driving Score promotes safe, efficient driving habits. Through Verisk, a global data analytic firm, Hyundai drivers can opt-in to share their driving quirks. Receiving substantially lower insurance rates is the […] The post Hyundai Blue Link Connects Owners and Insurance appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Technology, Safety, Marketing, Insurance, Analysis, Korea, Autos, Connected Cars, Hyundai, Fuel Economy, Connected Vehicles, Incentives, Auto Insurance, By The Numbers, Verisk, Hyundai Blue Link

Tim Cook drops hints about autonomous tech and the Apple car

Apple CEO Tim Cook dropped a few hints in an interview released Monday about the direction of the much-anticipated Apple car, including that autonomous vehicle technology will likely be a key feature. “The autonomy itself is a core technology, in my view,” Cook told Kara Swisher in an interview on the “Sway” podcast. “If you sort of step back, the car, in a lot of ways, is a robot. An autonomous car is a robot. And so there’s lots of things you can do with autonomy. And we’ll see what Apple does...
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Rare Rides: The 1967 Alfa Romeo Giulia 1600 TI Giardiniera

Though a current model at the brand, Alfa Romeo’s Giulia originated in the 1960s as a long-running middle-market sedan. Today’s example is one of the rarest made, with a performance-oriented drivetrain and a family wagon body. It’s even a lovely color. Worth a side note before we get started, we have featured a coupe bearing […] The post Rare Rides: The 1967 Alfa Romeo Giulia 1600 TI Giardiniera appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
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Subprime Auto Market Looking Extra Rough in 2021

The subprime auto market looks to be in poor health as the number of borrowers with outstanding loans that are more than 60 days overdue continues increasing. While the number has a tendency to rise and fall between seasons, the general trend toward indebtedness has been going up since 2015, with increasingly more customers boasting […] The post Subprime Auto Market Looking Extra Rough in 2021 appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
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Toyota Shows GR 86 With More Power, Subaru Vows Aftermarket Parts for BRZ

When the 2022 Subaru BRZ debuted last year, our general impression was that the second-generation coupe didn’t appear all that different from the original. While excellent news for those seeking a well-balanced, lightweight sports car that can be driven aggressively on public roads or serve as a solid foundation for any number of track-focused build […] The post Toyota Shows GR 86 With More Power, Subaru Vows Aftermarket Parts for BRZ appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
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What Happened To the Chinese Automakers Wanting a Piece of the U.S. Market?

American automakers can usually count on selling just below 3 million vehicle sales in China every year. While that figure includes the caveat that the Chinese Communist Party requires foreign manufacturers to partner up with established local companies, it remains substantially larger than the number of cars Chinese brands manage to move in the United […] The post What Happened To the Chinese Automakers Wanting a Piece of the U.S. Market? appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
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The Station: Argo AI plots its fundraising course and Waymo changes leadership

The Station is a weekly newsletter dedicated to all things transportation. Sign up here — just click The Station — to receive it every weekend in your inbox. Hi there, new and returning readers. This is The Station, a weekly newsletter dedicated to all the ways people and packages move (today and in the future) from Point A to Point B. There is a lot to get to, so let’s dive right in. My email inbox is always open. Email me at [email protected] to share thoughts, criticisms, offer...
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Opel Teams Up With Defected Records In Virtual Dance Event to Drive Forward Electric Vehicles

German car brand Opel will promote its new electric vehicle under the "Less Normal, More Mokka" campaign by partnering with the British record label Defected in a new virtual dance event. The "A Less Normal Experience" event will take place on April 9. It will extend the 360-degree campaign, which kicked off this January on...
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Hyundai Alcazar Final Teaser Out Ahead of Official Debut Tomorrow

The Hyundai Alcazar will make its official debut tomorrow, but ahead of the...
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Subaru Crosstrek Ad Highlights Importance of Caring for Others and Cats

Subaru of America, a now-17-time broadcast sponsor of the annual Screen Actors Guild Awards, has gone a little off-road with its new spot to promote the 2021 Crosstrek range by following siblings on a long drive to their sister's wedding. Created by Carmichael Lynch, the "Barn Wedding" spot follows the brother-sister duo as they travel...
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The New Toyota GR86 Is Here With A 232bhp 2.4 Boxer Engine

Toyota’s version of the Subaru BRZ has arrived with a bigger engine than before, and it should be on sale before the end of 2021
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Junkyard Find: 1976 Ford Maverick Sedan

Ford squeezed an amazing amount of value out of the 1960 Falcon‘s chassis design, with everything from the 1964-1973 Mustang to the 1980 Granada rolling Falcon-style. The Falcon itself got replaced here by the Maverick starting in 1970 (with one year of overlap when both were available), but the Maverick still had the 1960 Falcon’s […] The post Junkyard Find: 1976 Ford Maverick Sedan appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
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New Discounts Make Kawasaki Ninja 1000SX & W800 More Affordable

The litre-class Kawasaki Ninja 1000SX and the retro-styled Kawasaki W800 have...
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Skoda Kushaq Monte Carlo Visualised - Looks Rad! [Video]

Skoda Auto India took covers off the production-spec Vision-IN last month....
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Why A Honda Insight Was One Of The Best Cars I've Owned

It might not be the most obvious choice for a petrolhead, but I loved running Honda's quirky hybrid
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Kia Seltos Gravity Edition Launch Soon -All Differences Explained

We have already reported to you that Kia will soon be rolling out an update on...
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Mahindra Thar Rangoli Creates Record, Dedicated To Anand Mahindra

In a rather interesting development, it has come to light that one Punith G. R....
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KTM 1290 Super Duke RR to Break Cover Tomorrow?

KTM 1290 Super Duke RR has been under development for quite some time now....
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Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza Outsells Hyundai Venue - Full Info

The sub-compact SUV space continues to be the most crowded and one of the most...
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2021 Maruti Swift Already On Sale With Discounts - Upto INR 50k Off!

The 2021 Maruti Swift facelift was launched in late February, and merely weeks...
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This Is The Best Lexus LFA Noise Cut We've Ever Heard

Lexus' unusual V10-powered monster appears in this brilliant sound check video from The Supercar Driver
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2021 Triumph Bonneville Street Twin Launched in India

The 2021 Triumph Bonneville Street Twin news has been launched in India. The...
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Toyota Fortuner, Innova Crysta, Others Get Costlier By Up To INR 1.18 lakh

With the beginning of the new fiscal year, several automakers have announced a...
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2021 KTM RC 390 Testing Continues, New Spy Shot Surfaces

It was just last month when IndianAutosBlog brought to you an exclusive picture...
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6 BIG Benefits of Buying A Used Car

India is currently one of the fastest-growing markets for auto manufacturers...
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