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Kia Seltos 7-Seater - Hyundai Alcazar Sibling - Rendered

Three-row versions of compact and mid-size SUVs are the latest trend in the...
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Tesla’s Autopilot can be easily tricked, engineers find

Engineers at Consumer Reports said this week that it’s easy to trick Tesla’s Autopilot system into thinking someone is in the driver’s seat.
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Acer Recognized with Prestigious Red Dot Award for Porsche Design Acer Book RS and TravelPack RS Products

Photo credit: Acer It's safe to say that elegant design and Porsche go hand in hand. That means that products that carry the Porsche branding should also be noted in their respective categories for excellent design. Recently, Acer was recognized for its design with the Porsche Design Acer Book RS and matching Porsche Design Acer TravelPack RS. Both products received the prestigious Red Dot: Best of the Best award. It's the top price in the Red Dot awards, and just a few of the many awards Acer ...
Tags: Uncategorized, Intel, Computer, Porsche, Acer, Autos, Notebook, Laptop, Intel Core, Porsche Design, Red Dot, Acer Inc, Acer Recognized, Porsche Design Acer, Seji Peng


Review: Riding the new Harley-Davidson Pan America

“I got to say, you’re looking older.”—Ellis “I am older.”—Sheriff Ed Tom Bell Amongst my Rushmore of cherished films, No Country For Old Men anoints the viewer with myriad lyrical gems and witticisms. The above exchange percolated to the front when, not five minutes into my arrival at Harley-Davidson’s press launch of their new Pan America 1250, an affable employee offered two-inch “Tall Risers” and a “Tallboy” seat. At 6’6” and having worked on the OEM side for numerous bike launches, this...
Tags: Milwaukee, Los Angeles, Georgia, David, New Hampshire, Motorcycles, Morocco, Epa, Waze, Bronx, Bavaria, Harley-davidson, Harley, Jim, Ellis, Lance Jones


Biden Administration To Restore California’s Power In Setting Pollution Standards

DETROIT (AP/CBS13) — The Biden Administration is moving to reverse former President Donald Trump’s bid to end California’s ability to set its own automobile tailpipe pollution standards. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, which is part of the U.S. Department of Transportation, said Thursday it is proposing to withdraw a rule meant to stop states from setting their own requirements for greenhouse gases, zero-emission vehicles and fuel economy. The change, if approved after the ag...
Tags: Politics, Obama, California, California News, Joe Biden, Ap, Autos, Biden, Donald Trump, Detroit, Volvo, Emissions, Dot, Trump, Nhtsa, U S Department of Transportation


Porsche Celebrates 50 Years of IMSA Participation

Photo credit: Porsche Porsche is celebrating its 50th year participating in the IMSA SportsCar Championship. Back in 1971, the first event was held and Porsche was at the forefront battling a Corvette with a flat-six-powered 914/6 GT. Piloted by racing veteran Hurley Haywood and Peter “Perfect” Gregg, the car picked up the win in the very first IMSA Grand Touring race after the Corvette went off track and was forced to pit to repair damages. For the last 50 years, Porsche has been part of every...
Tags: News, Porsche, Autos, Vietnam, Motorsports, Peter, Jacksonville Florida, Gto, Danville, Daytona, IMSA, Gregg, Mobil, Hurley Haywood, Haywood, Porsche Motorsports


Another Takata Airbag Tragedy

American Honda and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) confirmed that a defective Takata airbag inflator ruptured in the crash of a 2002 Honda Accord on January 9th in Lancaster County, South Carolina. The ruptured inflator led to the driver’s death. There have been 16 U.S. deaths and more than 200 injuries due to […] The post Another Takata Airbag Tragedy appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
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2022 VW Taos Overview: Trim Levels, Safety Features, Pricing & More

Compact, sporty, and affordable. All good words to describe the 2022 VW Taos. The name, curiously enough, was inspired by Taos, New Mexico, home to the Taos Ski Valley resort and the Taos Pueblo, a World Heritage Site. Like the vibrant Southwest community, VW hopes its version of the Taos will attract plenty of interested parties. And if you are interested in the Taos, let’s take a couple of minutes to cover the SUV’s high points. 2022 VW Taos: Engine & Powertrain Under the hood of the 2...
Tags: Research, Vw, Autos, Volkswagen, Buying, Southwest, Taos Pueblo, Taos, Taos New Mexico, Volkswagen of America Inc, Taos Ski Valley, Park Distance Control, Autonomous Braking Front Assist, Vw Taos, VW Taos Photo, Rydeshopper


Rare Rides: The 1987 Chevrolet Nova Hatchback, the All-American Corolla

Today’s Rare Ride was the final iteration of the Chevrolet Nova nameplate in North America. An economy car that largely vanished from roads long ago, today’s hatchback example is very clean and very NUMMI. The Nova nameplate had a long history at Chevrolet and was attached to the brand’s compact offering for the 1962 model […] The post Rare Rides: The 1987 Chevrolet Nova Hatchback, the All-American Corolla appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Autos, North America, Chevrolet, NUMMI, Chevrolet Nova, Chevrolet Nova Hatchback the All American Corolla, All American Corolla


Win an electric car and celebrate Earth Day

Filed under: Audi,Land Rover,Porsche,Tesla,Commerce,Electric Continue reading Win an electric car and celebrate Earth Day Win an electric car and celebrate Earth Day originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 22 Apr 2021 14:44:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink |  Email this |  Comments
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300 Series Toyota Land Cruiser Leaked in Japan

  Leaked images have been circulating online of a new Toyota Land Cruiser that is obviously the upcoming 300 Series that will eventually supplant the now fourteen-year-old J200. Those with a penchant for boxy utility vehicles should be pleased, as Toyota’s longest-running model has not had its shape changed by much. There’s none of that fastback-inspired […] The post 300 Series Toyota Land Cruiser Leaked in Japan appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Japan, Autos, Toyota, SUVs, Toyota Land Cruiser, News Blog, Spy Shots, lexus LX, Land Cruiser, 300 Series, J200, J300


Biden to Slash U.S. Fossil Fuel Emissions 52 Percent by 2030

Today President Joe Biden committed to cutting U.S. fossil fuel emissions up to 52 percent by 2030. His statement came during a virtual climate change summit with 40 world leaders. Presidents Xi Jinping of China and Vladimir Putin of Russia both committed to working on cutting emissions. In a call to action, Biden said, “The […] The post Biden to Slash U.S. Fossil Fuel Emissions 52 Percent by 2030 appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Vladimir Putin, China, Russia, Joe Biden, Xi Jinping, Autos, Biden, Slash U S Fossil Fuel Emissions


Vespa Celebrates 75 Years of Scooter Heritage

19 Million Scooters – 75 Years Vespa pretty much singlehandedly paved the way for modern-day scooters as we know them today. The Italian scooter manufacturer has just hit two very important milestones. The company has managed to successfully reach their 75th birthday, and even more importantly, have surpassed 19 million units sold. 19 million units is a lot of scooters.. Breaking that down means that the Italian company has managed to sell (on average) 250,000 units every single year for 3/4 of...
Tags: Motorcycles, Ducati, Paris, Vespa, Piaggio, Motorcycle News, Vespa 75 Years


QOTD: Is the VW Taos a Worthy Successor to the Mk7 Golf?

Volkswagen has announced pricing for the 2022 Taos subcompact crossover, dialing things in at $24,190 for the base, front-wheel-drive version. The sum syncs up perfectly with the Golf hatchback the vehicle will effectively be replacing on the North American market (GTI excluded) and leaves us with some nagging questions about VW’s overall plan. Volkswagen is effectively killing […] The post QOTD: Is the VW Taos a Worthy Successor to the Mk7 Golf? appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
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Alpinestar’s New MM93 Gear Collection Celebrates Marquez MotoGP Return

Six-Times Why be a ‘Street Rossi’ (thanks Yammie Noob) when you can be a Street Marquez? If you’re itching to represent your favorite six-time MotoGP Champion on the streets, Aplinestars has a new Marc Marquez collection to fill the void and certify your hooning when out on the roads. The new Alpinestars collection in question is called the ‘MM93’ collection – and it includes some pretty sweet gear that all happens to be codesigned with Marc himself. The Austin and CR-X Drystar Riding Shoes b...
Tags: Motorcycles, ROSSI, Marquez, Marc Marquez, Marc, Alpinestars, Motorcycle News, Alpinestar, Yammie Noob, Aplinestars, Austin Waterproof, Jerez V2 Backpack


This Four-Cylinder Boxster Spyder Is Only Available In China For Now

Porsche's four-liter mid-engine drop-top has been a massive international hit for the company. With a reactive naturally-aspirated engine, gobs of torque, a sublime chassis, and open air motoring, it's one of the best sports cars to ever leave the factory. For the Chinese market, Porsche's biggest market, it holds a problem, however. Under China's current automotive sales scheme, any car with an engine displacing between 3 and 4 liters is hit with a 42.12 percent tax. For that reason, the big n...
Tags: Asia, Europe, News, China, Porsche, Autos, Cayman, U S, Nurburgring, PDK, Motor, Porsche Boxster, Shanghai Auto Show, 718, Boxster, Spyder


Enter to Win a 2021 Subaru Outback to Benefit Meal on Wheels

There is a certain excitement level around vehicles that can handle all your cargo and friends for your latest adventure. This is exactly what Subaru vehicles are made for, and you can enter to win a 2021 Outback in Omaze’s latest campaign. This crossover is built to handle rough terrain and accommodate the gaggle of old friends who have made their home (again!) in your vehicle. Since the Outback seats five and has raised roof rails for extra cargo, you don’t have to pick between your friends an...
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Porsche Is Celebrating 20 Years In China With This Special Edition 911 Turbo S

Before you get too wound up about how this new special-edition 911 Turbo S won't be available in the U.S. market, don't worry even a little bit. Aside from five special throwback colors, some special badges, and a cool 20th anniversary graphic package, this is just a regular 911 Turbo S underneath. It's just an appearance package. Admittedly that appearance is pretty freakin' cool. While Porsche has existed as an automotive manufacturer since 1948, the company wasn't officially available in the...
Tags: News, China, Porsche, Autos, Stuttgart, Oslo, Republic of China, Shanghai Auto Show, Porsche Turbo, 911 Turbo S, Porsche China, Jens Puttfarcken, Gulf Orange Rubystar Mint Green Viola, Yuan Renminbi


Mariko's electrical issues - resolved for now?

 So, as a review.  I was driving my Samurai in the vicinity of the Vermillion Cliffs National Monument in Arizona on March 27.  It was a light rain kind of day, so driving with headlights on, wipers going, heater going as it was a bit chilly.Everything went dead after a high pitched squealing noise as I pulled away from the gas station in Marble Canyon.  Long story short, I lost the fusible link and there were electrical shorts occurring even after replacing the fusible link.A shop in Page, AZ d...
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Harley-Davidson to Get Hit with 56-percent EU Tariff

On Tuesday, Harley-Davison was happy to report a nine percent gain in sales in the first quarter of 2021. This was the first sign of success from HD’s Hardwire strategy coming together after it was announced by Jochen Zeitz, Harley-Davidson CEO. The strategy was to combat the American brand’s struggle as of late and a successful Q1 meant they were on the right track. This initial victory announcement was unfortunately drowned out by the European Union’s announcement to declare a 56-percent tari...
Tags: Europe, US, Eu, European Union, Atlantic, Motorcycles, Harley Davidson, Trump, Ministry of Economy, BOI, Motor Company, Harley Davison, Zeitz, Jochen Zeitz, American Company, EU Tariff


Bosch sees a place for renewable fuels, challenging proposed European Union engine ban

Bosch executives on Thursday criticized proposed EU regulations that would ban the internal combustion engine by 2025, saying that lawmakers “shy away” from discussing the consequences of such a ban on employment. Although the company reported it is creating jobs through its new businesses, particularly its fuel cell business, and said it was filling more than 90% of these positions internally, it also said an all- or mostly-electric transportation revolution would likely affect jobs. As a case ...
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Audi S5 Sportback vs BMW 3 Series M340i – Acceleration Comparison

Fine blend of style, performance, and practicality is a lot to ask for. The...
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This wild VW Beetle knockoff is an EV called the Ora Punk Cat

Great Wall Motors in China unveiled the Ora Punk Cat, an electric vehicle that bears more than a passing resemblance to the VW Beetle. I doubt it will make it to the U.S. but if it does I will buy one without test-driving it or reading the specs. — Read the rest
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Will A Higher Wearing Tyre Always Perform Better?

If you go for a tyre with a higher wear rating, is that going to give you more grip and traction? Tyre Reviews investigates with a Camaro SS 1LE
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Tony Iommi Bought a Lamborghini Urus & He Went “Mad On Blue”

Hey, guess what? Tony Iommi bought himself a new Lamborghini Urus. Yes, that Tony Iommi. The guitarist from Black Sabbath. The guitarist that chopped off the tips of two fingers (by mistake) and kept playing anyway. The not that crazy guy in Black Sabbath. The one with the mustache. Him. It turns out he’s into Lambos in a big way. Six-String Samurai First off, and just generally speaking here, anybody who plays guitar or bass – since about 1970 – and lives in the Western world has an en...
Tags: Autos, Birmingham, Dorset, James Hetfield, Black Sabbath, Lamborghini, Coltrane, Ozzy, Sabbath, Billy Gibbons, Django Reinhardt, Tony Iommi, Car News, Iommi, Automobili Lamborghini, Tony Borroz


Ora Punk Cat Unveiled - Volkswagen Beetle Clone

It is quite a common practice for Chinese carmakers to take their design...
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Mahindra Thar vs Hero XPulse 200 - Off-Road Drag Race

Off-roading as a sport has recently become quite affordable and popular in...
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Royal Enfield Classic 350 Thrice More Popular Than Meteor 350

For the last couple of years, Royal Enfield has been on a resurgence in India...
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Meanwhile, In China, There's A Brand New VR6 Turbo-Engined VW

The Talagon is the biggest ever car to sit on VW's MQB platform, and it's available with a turbocharged VR6
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2021 Suzuki Hayabusa India Launch on April 26, 2021

Earlier this month, we reported to you that the Suzuki Hayabusa has already...
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