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TVS NTorq 125 SuperSquad Edition features Avengers-inspired graphics

In an attempt to bring more joy into the lives of the country?s youth, TVS has...
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Midsize Trucks: Here are the top three I'd buy

One problem I have with new, full-size trucks is that they're just needlessly oversized. I complain about that a lot, so my editor asked me to name the midsize trucks I'd buy instead. Find out what they are in my story at the National Post (Driving.ca). [Author: Jil McIntosh]
Tags: Ford, Autos, Toyota, Honda, Trucks, Chevrolet, Nissan, Jeep, Gmc, Jil McIntosh


Porsche 911 Carrera S Takes On C8 Corvette and Audi R8 at Hockenheim

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Tags: Porsche, Autos, Chevy, Chevrolet, Audi, Corvette, Chevrolet Corvette, Hockenheim, Carrera S, Audi R8, Audi R8 V10, V8, 992, C8 Corvette, 992 Carrera S, 992 C2S


Jim Farley is Allowed to Race, and The Detroit Free Press is Allowed to Write About It

Car Twitter is a weird, wonderful online “place”, but sometimes bad takes bubble up. And there’s a double-whammy of bad takery floating around this afternoon. Take number one: Ford CEO Jim Farley is taking an unnecessary risk by racing cars that could hurt Ford should an accident leave him dead or too injured to work/lead […] The post Jim Farley is Allowed to Race, and The Detroit Free Press is Allowed to Write About It appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Industry, Ford, Editorials, Autos, Detroit Free Press, Jim Farley, News Blog, Editiorials, Jamie Lareau


Tesla Recalling 30,000 Cars Exported to China, Claims They’re Fine

Tesla is recalling some 30,000 imported Model S and Model X vehicles in China over claimed defects in the suspension. According to China’s State Administration for Market Regulation, cars manufactured between September 2013 and January 2018 suffered from two distinct issues, with some vehicles having both. But, almost as quickly as the story was brought […] The post Tesla Recalling 30,000 Cars Exported to China, Claims They’re Fine appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Elon Musk, China, Tesla, Regulators, Recalls, Autos, Tesla Motors, Nhtsa, DPAC, News Blog, State Administration, Tesla Inc, SAMR, Automotive Regulation, Tesla Recalling


EVs Have Given Asian Suppliers Unrivaled Industrial Might

Seen by some as a moral imperative, electrification is swiftly changing the dynamics of the automotive industry. While automakers spend billions of dollars developing EVs and securing the necessary partners, many are becoming dependent on a handful of companies in Asia for the all-important battery cells needed to power the damn things. It’s gotten so […] The post EVs Have Given Asian Suppliers Unrivaled Industrial Might appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Asia, Technology, Industry, Electric Vehicles, Autos, Panasonic, Mercedes-benz, EVs, Suppliers, Battery, Partnerships, Industry News, News Blog, Contemporary Amperex Technology Ltd, CATL, SK Innovation


QOTD: What’s Your Take on the Hummer?

It’s been Hummer week around these parts, as the GMC Hummer EV finally made its debut on Tuesday night. We’ve had a whole slew of stories up — but I wanted to get a sense of what you, the B and B, think of it. Yes, many of you chimed in on the main news […] The post QOTD: What’s Your Take on the Hummer? appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Autos, New Cars, Qotd, Gmc, Hummer, News Blog, Future Vehicles, Question of the Day, GMC Hummer EV, Hummer EV


California Rules Uber/Lyft Must Reclassify Drivers

A California appeals court unanimously ruled against ride-hailing giants Uber and Lyft on Thursday, mandating that they would indeed need to reclassify drivers operating within the state as employees. The duo have been pushing against Assembly Bill 5, which seeks to reclassify contracted, gig-economy workers as fully fledged employees entitled to all the associated benefits, […] The post California Rules Uber/Lyft Must Reclassify Drivers appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Lyft, Uber, Apps, California, Autos, Tech Industry, Gig Economy, Ride-sharing, News Blog, Ride-hailing, Assembly Bill, Hot Legal Action, Driving Jobs, Assembly Bill 5, Ab5, Prop 22


One Mini Special Edition Points to Heritage, Another Aims for Value

No brand is immune from putting out special editions to honor its heritage, and so it is with Mini. The company is launching two – the 2021 Mini Cooper 1499 GT and 2021 Mini Countryman Oxford Edition. The former is meant to be a homage to the classic Mini 1275 GT, while the latter does […] The post One Mini Special Edition Points to Heritage, Another Aims for Value appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Oxford, Autos, Mini, New Cars, Special Editions, Mini Cooper, Cooper, John Cooper Works, News Blog, Mini Countryman, JCW, Countryman, Mini Cooper Countryman


2021 Ram TRX First Drive — Welcome to Jurassic Park

For many years, the Ford Raptor has lived without any competition. Sure, there are trucks out there that claim to be “Raptor killers,” but none have competed head-on with Dearborn’s flying aluminum monster. That is, until now. The 2021 Ram TRX is not only legitimate competition for the Raptor, it beats the Raptor in a […] The post 2021 Ram TRX First Drive — Welcome to Jurassic Park appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Ram, Autos, Car Reviews, New Cars, Dearborn, Ford Raptor, TRX, Ram TRX


This All-Terrain School Bus Laughs In The Face Of Snow Days

Ever wish there was a better school bus option; something that could get your kids to school even if it snows or the zombie apocalypse finally happens? Your wait is over
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2019 Audi A6 – Road Test Review

Mid-size luxury saloon space attracts buyers from a segment higher and lower...
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The Brabus Rocket 900 Has So Much Torque It Would Shred AMG’s Gearbox

With extensive tuning, from a capacity increase to larger turbochargers, the Brabus Rocket 900 has to be electronically limited to 774lb ft to stop it mincing the standard AMG transmission…
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Touring-friendly BMW R 18 Classic unveiled, India launch in 2021?

BMW Motorrad launched the all-new R 18 power cruiser in India just last month....
Tags: India, Autos, BMW Motorrad


Brand-new Royal Enfield Riding Jacket Collection launched in India

Royal Enfield has introduced a brand-new Riding Jacket Collection for its...
Tags: India, Autos, Royal Enfield, Royal Enfield Riding Jacket Collection


Hero Electric Nyx-HX electric scooter launched, has max range of 210 km

Hero Electric, one of the leading EV-makers in the country, has launched the...
Tags: Autos, Hero Electric Nyx HX


France Introduces ‘SUV Tax’ To Curb Sales Of Heavier Cars

French legislators are technically targeting all cars over a certain weight, but in the age of the SUV boom there are no prizes for guessing which body type is really under fire
Tags: France, Autos


Honda H’ness CB 350 (Royal Enfield Meteor 350 rival) deliveries start

It was only a few days ago when Honda started dispatching the first units of...
Tags: Autos, Honda, Royal Enfield Meteor


All-new Royal Enfield Meteor 350 India launch date revealed - Details inside

The all-new Royal Enfield Meteor 350 has to be one of the highly awaited...
Tags: India, Autos, Royal Enfield Meteor


Win a Custom Jeep Wrangler Rubicon From DeBerti & $20,000 Cash

Cool factor alert! This 2020 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Rubicon, fully customized by Brad and Doug DeBerti, is officially up for grabs. There are few DeBerti rides like this, but Omaze is giving this one away as part of a benefit campaign for the Warrior Built Foundation. Imagine taking this thing to the Easter Jeep Safari! Affiliate Disclosure: Automoblog and its partners may be compensated when you participate in this campaign. DeBerti Jeep Wrangler Rubicon The father and son ...
Tags: Magazine, Autos, Omaze, Brad, Gibson, Kmc, Uconnect, Alcon, BFGoodrich, Car Talk, Doug Deberti, Warrior Built Foundation Imagine, Fox Racing Shocks, Warrior Built Foundation Warrior Built


2022 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross: New Styling Cues Make it Look Less Like a Pontiac Aztek

You’ll see the 2022 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross that is slated to roll into showrooms early next year has shed the bloated look that was somewhat reminiscent of an old gym shoe. The exterior design of this new Eclipse Cross is more akin to a pair of Nike Air Force 1s. It has a slimmer, sportier look, a more refined interior, and better tech. 2022 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross Powertrain Those are all positives, but the automaker primarily touts the eco-friendliness of this new Eclipse Cross, alt...
Tags: Texas, Australia, New Zealand, Autos, Mitsubishi, Sears, Austin Texas, Pontiac Aztek, Nike Air Force, CVT, Mitsubishi Motors, Mitsubishi Motors Corporation, Car News, AWC, MIVEC, Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross


GM Says No Haggling on Hummers

With the Hummer EV Edition 1 selling out over what would constitute an extended lunch break, General Motors is clearly aware it has a hot commodity on its hands. While that may not continue into subsequent model years, the electrified monstrosity is seeing demand comparable to what we witnessed with Dodge’s Demon and GM has […] The post GM Says No Haggling on Hummers appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: General Motors, Electric Vehicles, Gm, Haggling, Autos, Dodge, EVs, Pricing, Gmc, Hummer, News Blog, Dealer News, Hummer EV, Edition 1, 2022 GMC Hummer


COVID-19 didn't end driving, but mobility experts say it could spell the demise of rush hour

"Now we have control over the cadence of our work," Meera Joshi of Sam Schwartz said. "Do we need to honor a rush-hour system if it's proven to be not necessary anymore?" AP Photo/David J. Phillip Travel and commuting nosedived in March when the COVID-19 pandemic first hit the US. Business Insider spoke with two mobility experts, Gary Hallgren of Arity, and Meera Joshi of Sam Schwartz, about how the pandemic has changed commuting.  Driving has dropped by as much as 70%, but as it's sta...
Tags: Transportation, New York City, US, Trends, Traffic, Brooklyn, United States, Manhattan, Autos, Commuting, Mobility, Joshi, Alex Davies, Ignition, Sam Schwartz, Kristen Lee


GMC Has No Hummer EV Test Mules Yet

You likely know that lead times in the automotive industry are long when it comes to developing new or significantly redesigned models. You also likely know that one of the reasons for the long lead times is that automakers spend a lot of time testing prototypes, putting untold numbers of miles on test mules on […] The post GMC Has No Hummer EV Test Mules Yet appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Industry, Electric Vehicles, Autos, New Cars, Gmc, Hummer, News Blog, Future Vehicles, Corvette C8, GMC Hummer EV, Hummer EV, Launch Times


Tesla Takes $331 Million in 5th Consecutive Profitable Quarter

Tesla continued to prove itself as the electric automaker par excellence by posting its fifth profitable quarter in a row on Wednesday. The California-based (for now) automaker reported a net income of $331 million and a 39 percent improvement in revenue to $8.8 billion. Of course, a huge amount of that money came via regulatory […] The post Tesla Takes $331 Million in 5th Consecutive Profitable Quarter appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Elon Musk, California, Sales, Tesla, Production, Industry, Electric Vehicles, Autos, Earnings, EVs, Tesla Motors, Autopilot, Industry News, News Blog, Tesla Inc, Automotive Sales


Rare Rides: The 1996 AM General Hummer, Don’t Call it H1

As I was considering some serious topics yesterday, namely the Jaguar XK8 as a used car buy and the new GMC Hummer EV, I came to the realization we’d never touched on any Hummer vehicles in the Rare Rides series. It’s an oversight which is rectified today! We did feature a theoretical direct competitor to […] The post Rare Rides: The 1996 AM General Hummer, Don’t Call it H1 appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Autos, Jaguar, Hummer, Hummer Don


Continental Offices Raided in VW Diesel Probe

It hasn’t been what we would call a tranquil year for Continental. The German parts supplier spent the summer preparing for one of the worst financial periods in its 149-year history and apologizing for its involvement with the National Socialist German Workers’ Party (Nazis) by hiring an independent researcher to chronicle their forced-labor practices in […] The post Continental Offices Raided in VW Diesel Probe appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Germany, Vw, Investigations, Autos, Suppliers, Raids, Continental, Industry News, News Blog, Continental AG, Parts Suppliers, Dieslgate, National Socialist German Workers Party Nazis, VW Diesel Probe


The new GMC Hummer EV is aimed directly at the heart of traditional, gas-guzzling pickup truck buyers

2022 GMC Hummer EV. GMC The new Hummer EV looks like and is sized similarly to the original Hummers from the 2000s, which is a good thing. It is the halo car that will hopefully convince truck buyers and owners that EVs are cool. GM has built good electrified vehicles before, like the Volt plug-in hybrid and the Bolt EV, but neither are "cool" like the Hummer EV. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Hummer is back like the Great Recession never happened. Sort of.On Tuesday n...
Tags: Transportation, US, Trends, General Motors, Tesla, Analysis, United States, Gm, Autos, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Vox, EVs, Pickup Trucks, Volt, Gmc, Schwarzenegger


Lifted Porsche 911 With Wooden Wheel Arch Flares Spotted - Is The Safari Coming Back?

A 992-generation 911 prototype with a dramatic increase in ride height and some improvised wheel arch extensions has been spotted at the Nurburgring
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New SSC Tuatara Becomes The Fastest Production Car In The World

When it comes to speed, some manufacturers want nothing less than the best. The...
Tags: World, Autos