In Review: 2021 Dodge Challenger GT AWD

You can get a Challenger that boasts nearly 800 horsepower, but I had the V6, and with all-wheel drive to boot - and there's an awful lot that's right with this car. Find out more in my review at [Author: Jil McIntosh]
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Mahindra XUV700 360 Degree View Digitally Imagined - VIDEO

The Mahindra XUV700 is currently the hottest name in the Indian automotive...
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Mahindra Thar Bookings Cross New Milestone, Only 1/4th Delivered

The second-generation Mahindra Thar has been one of the most awaited vehicle...
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Elderly Man Drove Car for 1 KM With Woman Atop Hood

An elderly man is said to have drove his vehicle with a woman forcibly splayed across the hood for over 1 km, the result of a dispute they had as the woman tried to stop the elderly man from driving by her. Taking place in Ibaraki’s Kasama City, a 78-year-old man was learned to have […]
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Daily Crunch: Spotify unveils an in-car entertainment system

Spotify wants to have a bigger presence in your car, Apple hints at iPad-centric announcements and Microsoft’s new Surface Laptop goes on sale. This is your Daily Crunch for April 13, 2021. The big story: Spotify unveils an in-car entertainment system Spotify’s new device is the oddly (but memorably!) named Car Thing. While there are plenty of other ways to listen to Spotify while driving, the company said this will provide a “more seamless” and personalized experience. Car Thing includes a touc...
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Inside Mercedes-Benz’s ‘Endless’ Digital Journey to Heighten Its Luxury Credentials

The German car giant Mercedes-Benz has been on a three-year journey of digital transformation since linking up with Publicis Groupe and now plans to reinforce both its luxury and sustainability credentials--while also adapting to the post-pandemic realities of car buying. Although it saw revenue decline 7.76% in 2020--dropping from about $128 billion to $118 billion--Mercedes...
Tags: Digital Transformation, Advertising, Automotive, Mercedes Benz, Publicis Groupe, Digital Journey, Adapting to Crisis

Peugeot 508 Peugeot Sport Engineered: The Best Fast Peugeot Ever?

A week spent in the remarkably accomplished hybrid 508 has got our man making some fairly bold statements, but there’s still one frustrating niggle
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Rare Rides: The 1999 Lexus SC 400, Predecessor to The Lame One

You know what? The Rare Rides series has never before featured a Lexus vehicle. The other day, a helpful commenter provided a link to an extra clean SC 400 for sale, so here we are with our first Lexus installment of Rare Rides. Shortly after Lexus debuted in late 1989 for the 1990 model year […] The post Rare Rides: The 1999 Lexus SC 400, Predecessor to The Lame One appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
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South Korean Battery Firms Reach Settlement, Georgia Factory Approved

It looks like the White House won’t be needing to take any action in response to the International Trade Commission’s decision on how to handle the feud between South Korea’s LG Chem and SK Innovation. The duo has reached a settlement that would allow the former battery manufacturer to complete assembly on its $2.6-billion plant located in […] The post South Korean Battery Firms Reach Settlement, Georgia Factory Approved appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: South Korea, White House, Georgia, Electric Vehicles, Lawsuits, Autos, Lg, Law And Order, Itc, Industry News, International Trade Commission, LG Chem, SK, News Blog, Lithium-ion, Hot Legal Action

2020 Subaru Outback Onyx XT Edition – Keeping the Wagon Flame Going

  Subaru’s Outback has long been a standard-bearer for wagons. The addition of the Onyx Edition XT trim level for 2020 won’t change that. Really, that’s the big news, and I don’t mean that sarcastically. While minor trim-level additions and changes sometimes seem so minor as to not be worth a review, this one is. […] The post 2020 Subaru Outback Onyx XT Edition – Keeping the Wagon Flame Going appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
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What’s fueling hydrogen tech?

Hydrogen — the magical gas that Jules Verne predicted in 1874 would one day be used as fuel — has long struggled to get the attention it deserves. Discovered 400 years ago, its trajectory has seen it mostly mired in obscurity, punctuated by a few explosive moments, but never really fulfilling its potential. Now in 2021, the world may be ready for hydrogen. This gas is capturing the attention of governments and private sector players, fueled by new tech, global green energy legislation, post-pand...
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Marc Márquez Will Be Present For Portugal MotoGP Race After Nearly a Year Absence

The Mighty Ant Returns After a long road to recovery following his (hard to watch) high-side at Jerez circuit back in July of last year, the six-time champion Marc Marques is looking to return to compete in Moto GP events with his first race being in Portugal between the 16th and 18th of April. The Champion broke his right humerus after being violently bucked off of his Honda going into turn three at Jerez. It took up until January of this year for his medical team to clear Marques for basic ph...
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Audi Q5 and Q5 Sportback nab IIHS Top Safety Pick+ awards

Filed under: Auto News,Audi,Safety,Crossover,SUV Continue reading Audi Q5 and Q5 Sportback nab IIHS Top Safety Pick+ awards Audi Q5 and Q5 Sportback nab IIHS Top Safety Pick+ awards originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 13 Apr 2021 13:07:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink |  Email this |  Comments
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MV Agusta Releases 1 Of 1 Motorcycle To Celebrate Grand Opening of London Store

The London Dragster How do you make an already expensive motorcycle even more expensive? MV Agusta knows the answer to this question better than anyone; they have a knack for making super-rare editions of their standard motorcycles for the world to view in amazement. The Italian motorcycle manufacturer just opened its store in London dubbed “Sloan Avenue Store 3.0”, and in celebration of this accomplishment commissioned a 1 of 1 Dragster. This special ‘Dragster London Special’ comes fitted wit...
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Rubber Shortages Become Latest Problem for Auto Industry

Those of you tracking the semiconductor shortage can probably take it easy for a while, as practically every industry group on the planet has tentatively agreed we’ll be seeing a chip deficit for a few years. Meanwhile, market analysts are trying to predict the next material we won’t have enough of and rubber is looking […] The post Rubber Shortages Become Latest Problem for Auto Industry appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
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Live Chat vs. Chatbots vs. Intelligent & Automated Chat and Messaging For Automotive Service Center Websites (Auto Repair)

Which chat platform is right for your auto repair business website? There are several types of chat platforms available on the market today. From general live chat offerings to “chatbots” to fully automated AI powered chat (Intelligent chat). Which platform is right for your auto repair business depends on your needs and available resources to manage the platform. The chart below summarizes different types of chat platforms. Here we highlight intelligent, automated chat because of t...
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2021 TT2000 - Coming home Part 1

Whenever the TT is in the South Island (my preferred option), it is always a spectacular excuse to do a bit more poking around the mainland.  This year, one of our missions was to pop over to Cardrona and stay with Colin's step daughter and have some fun while there.  But first we had to get there.There are a few different routes to Cardrona from Oamaru but checking GoogleMaps shows that the [Author: Andrew Thomson]
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2021 Jeep Exclusive – Gladiator Trail for Texas

There’s a new 2021 Jeep Gladiator, the Texas Trail. Unveiled this week, the Trail is offered only in Texas, the country’s largest truck market. The Gladiator Texas Trail is based on the Gladiator Sport S, with 17-inch mid-gloss black aluminum wheels and 32-inch mud-terrain tires to enhance the truck’s off-road capabilities. The Trailer Tow Group, […] The post 2021 Jeep Exclusive – Gladiator Trail for Texas appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
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Bajaj Pulsar NS200 Looks Wicked in this Zombie Paint Scheme

The Bajaj Pulsar NS200 is one aggressive-looking motorcycle; there are no two...
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Grab a group discount and take your team to TC Sessions: Mobility 2021

Mobility mavens, June 9 will be here before you know it, and that means it’s time to get your strategy ducks in a row for TC Sessions: Mobility 2021. You want to make the most of your time at this one-day virtual intensive featuring interactive presentations with the mobility industry’s top movers, shakers and startup dream makers, amirite? Take your team to increase your ROI. Right now, you can grab a group discount — at the early bird price — when you buy a block of four or more tickets to TC ...
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This Hero Is Putting A Turbocharged LS V8 In A Dodge Grand Caravan

This guy is extensively documenting his Grand Caravan's home-brewed LS swap on YouTube
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2021 Skoda Kodiaq Globally Unveiled, India Launch Q2 FY2022

Following several teasers over the last few days, Skoda have globally unveiled...
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Arcimoto FUVs a NASDAQ Addition

Arcimoto, makers of fun, utility vehicles for commuters and fleets, announced NASDAQ’s approval today. The company can now list its shares of common stock on The NASDAQ Global Market, a positive growth sign. A Eugene, Oregon manufacturer of affordable three-wheeled electric vehicles (EVs), Arcimoto looks to change the world. Their Fun Utility Vehicles (FUVs) can […] The post Arcimoto FUVs a NASDAQ Addition appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
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The fascinating free speech history of American license plates

You know how US states have "official birds" and "official trees" and other arbitrary "official [insert thing]" accolades, which are mostly just meaningless marketing tactics? As the podcast 99% Invisible explained in a recent episode, the same is true for license plates. — Read the rest
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Is The 232bhp Alfa Romeo Giulietta Cloverleaf Tempting At £5000?

Depreciation has worked its magic on the hotter version of the Giulietta, making it a much more alluring proposition than when it was new
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Skoda Kodiaq vRS Ditches Diesel For Petrol, Gains Power And Loses Weight

A facelifted version of the Kodiaq has been revealed, with the twin-turbo diesel engine switched for the familiar EA888 petrol
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Ford Accused Of Misleading Bronco Customers With False Advertising - Full Info

We have seen Tesla coming under fire several times over claims that advertising...
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Renault Kiger, Triber & Others Now More Accessible to Rural India

In a bid to consolidate its presence in the rural market, Renault India has...
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Triumph Trident 660 Exhaust Note - Listen to Inline 3-Cyl Symphony [Video]

The Triumph Trident 660 has been recently launched in the Indian market. With a...
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Mahindra XUV300 7-seater Coming Next Year As XUV400

Mahindra XUV300 is the brand?s sub-4m compact-SUV that takes on the Hyundai...
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