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A self-driving race car drove straight into a wall off the starting line in the world's first autonomous racing series

One autonomous race car had a rough start at Thursday's Roborace event. Roborace/Twitch An autonomous race car crashed immediately during a Roborace event on Thursday.  The car, fielded by Acronis SIT Autonomous, made a sharp right turn and accelerated into a wall right off the starting line.  Roborace is still ironing out the kinks of its racing series, and just started its "Season Beta."  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Although driver-assistance technology has ad...
Tags: Transportation, San Francisco, Trends, Tesla, Racing, Autonomous Vehicles, Self-driving Cars, Chevrolet, Motorsports, Ryan, Race Cars, Phoenix GM, Tech Insider, Roborace, Waymo, Tim Levin


Driver Killed In Multiple-Vehicle Big Rig Crash On I-5 Near Airport

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — A 40-year-old driver died in a multiple-vehicle crash on Interstate 5 Tuesday afternoon near the Sacramento International Airport. According to the North Sacramento Area California Highway Patrol, a big rig failed to slow down and crashed into stopped traffic on southbound I-5 near Airport Blvd. The big rig collided with a maroon Chevrolet van, white Kia, and white Ram pickup truck. READ ALSO: Sonora Woman Killed In Suspected DUI Crash, 4 Children Suffer Major Injuries CHP s...
Tags: Local, Sacramento, Sonora, Chevrolet, Kia, Sacramento International Airport, Interstate 5, North Sacramento Area California Highway Patrol, Children Suffer Major Injuries CHP


In Review: 2020 Chevrolet Spark

Reviewers usually love driving luxury or sports cars, but I have a soft spot for inexpensive, entry-level vehicles. I ended up liking the Chevrolet Spark more than I thought I would - find out more in my review at AutoTRADER.ca. [Author: Jil McIntosh]
Tags: Autos, Chevrolet, Jil McIntosh, AutoTrader


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


Headsup: Lorne Greene, a Young Queen, and Halloween

“One of the longest running and most popular classic Western series, Bonanza follows wise patriarch Ben Cartwright (Lorne Greene, ‘Earthquake’) and his three sons, Adam (Pernell Roberts, ‘Trapper John, M.D.’), Hoss (Dan Blocker, ‘Cimarron City’) and Little Joe (Michael Landon, ‘Little House on the Prairie’). The Cartwright family runs and defends the Ponderosa, their thousand-square mile ranch above the shores of Lake Tahoe, while helping the surrounding community.” – from CBS Bonanza: The Eleve...
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Manchester United Finances Hit Hard By COVID

Manchester United suffered a £70m drop in revenue in the period to 30 June 2020 as a direct result of the coronavirus pandemic. United’s overall revenue was down 18.8% from £627.1m to £509m, but part of this was due to the club not qualifying for last season’s Champions League. In last year’s statement, United had estimated revenues could reach £580m. Overall, United made a net £18.9m profit in 2018-19 and a net £23.2m loss in the most recent financial year. It was also confirmed within the resu...
Tags: Europe, UK, Sport, Soccer, Premier League, Manchester United, Finances, Man Utd, Ed Woodward, Chevrolet, United, Woodward, COVID, Overall United


Kyle Larson reinstated to compete in NASCAR in 2021

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Kyle Larson can return to NASCAR competition next season following a long suspension for using a racial slur while playing a video game. He was suspended in April after he used the n-word while playing an online racing game in which viewers could follow along. He was dropped by his sponsors and fired by Chip Ganassi Racing. Larson, who is half-Japanese, spent the last six months immersed in diversity programs that were designed to help him gain an understanding of racial injust...
Tags: Minneapolis, Sports, Sport, Soccer, Philadelphia, Chevy, Chevrolet, Nascar, Delaware, Motorsports, Charlotte, USA Track Field, Larson, Hendrick Motorsports, East St Louis, Kyle Larson


Kyle Larson Reinstated To Compete In NASCAR In 2021 After Using Racial Slur

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (CBS13/AP) — Kyle Larson can return to NASCAR competition next season following a long suspension for using a racial slur while playing a video game. The Elk Grove native was suspended in April for after he used the n-word while playing an online racing game in which viewers could follow along. He was dropped by his sponsors and fired by Chip Ganassi Racing. Larson, who is half-Japanese, spent the last six months immersed in diversity programs that helped him gain an understandin...
Tags: News, Minneapolis, Sports, Philadelphia, Chevy, Chevrolet, Nascar, Delaware, Charlotte, USA Track Field, Larson, Hendrick Motorsports, East St Louis, Kyle Larson, Hendrick, Jackie Joyner Kersee


If you're shopping for an EV, consider these great deals from Jaguar, Audi, and Nissan before going straight for a Tesla

Right now, you can find a 2020 Jaguar I-Pace for around $10,000 off. Jaguar EVs from Chevrolet, Jaguar, Audi, and Nissan are seeing thousands of dollars in discounts right now. A 2019 Audi E-Tron can be had for nearly $20,000 off.  When shopping for an EV, consider leasing it, since "factory discounts and rebates tend to favor the lease," car buying expert Tom McParland told Business Insider. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Just because it's currently a seller's market ...
Tags: Transportation, Elon Musk, Advice, Cars, Trends, General Motors, Tesla, Car Buying, Autos, Jaguar, Chevrolet, Audi, Nissan, EVs, Electric Cars, Nissan Leaf


2021 Chevy Silverado HD: An Inside Look At This Lean, Mean Towing Machine

My colleague Alvin Reyes wrote an excellent, in-depth article on the 2020 Silverado HD in the summer of 2019. At that time, the max towing capacity was 35,500 lbs. for the Silverado HD when properly equipped. This represented – believe it or not – a whopping 52 percent increase in max towing capacity versus a 2019 Silverado. Talk about a significant jump!  Now, Chevy has tipped the scales again, even if ever so slightly this time around. As of this writing, the 2021 Chevy Silverado HD has a m...
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REVIEW: The $80,000 mid-engine Corvette is the best bargain supercar, yet is unexpectedly tame to drive

2020 Chevrolet Corvette. Kristen Lee/Business Insider The 2020 Chevrolet Corvette is the first mid-engine Corvette ever. It has a naturally aspirated V8 between its axles that makes nearly 500 horsepower. Starting MSRP for the mid-engine Corvette is $58,900. But after options, my loaner came out to $80,315. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. The person walking their dog pumped a fist triumphantly into the air upon seeing my Rapid Blue 2020 Corvette loaner drive by. So did ...
Tags: Transportation, America, Trends, General Motors, Britain, Muscle cars, Porsche, Italy, Gm, Autos, Mclaren, Chevrolet, Corvette, Cayman, Ford Fusion, DCT


NHTSA Launching Investigation Into Chevy Bolt Fires

According to the very people trying to sell them, electric vehicles are slated to become the hottest commodity on the automotive market since the Ford Pinto, Pontiac Fiero, or Ferrari 458 Italia. But, following a swath of highly publicized fires, there’s been this creeping narrative that there may be some unaddressed safety concerns pertaining to EVs. […] The post NHTSA Launching Investigation Into Chevy Bolt Fires appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Safety, General Motors, Electric Vehicles, Gm, Autos, Fire Risk, Bolt, Chevrolet, EVs, Nhtsa, Chevy Bolt, News Blog, Automotive Safety, Battery Fires, Ford Pinto Pontiac Fiero


GM Runs Out of Corvette Parts, Production Paused

The C8 Chevrolet Corvette has certainly seen its share of hardships. Despite the vehicle receiving almost unanimous approval from those fortunate enough to get some cockpit time, it has been subject to numerous delays through no fault of its own. Union negations held last fall resulted in a 40-day UAW strike that pushed assembly of […] The post GM Runs Out of Corvette Parts, Production Paused appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Supply Chain, General Motors, Production, Gm, Autos, Chevrolet, Corvette, UAW, Chevrolet Corvette, News Blog, C8, Factory News, 2020 Chevrolet Corvette, Supply Chain Issues


Improved Towing, Reporting for Duty: Chevrolet HD Trucks Get More Oomph

The 2021 Chevrolet Silverado HD is getting upgraded – including a bump in max towing capacity. The maximum towing capacity has jumped 500 pounds to up to 36,000 pounds. That’s on the 3500 HD Work Truck with a regular-cab configuration, dual wheels at the rear, two-wheel drive, the 6.6-liter Duramax diesel and10-speed automatic, and the […] The post Improved Towing, Reporting for Duty: Chevrolet HD Trucks Get More Oomph appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Autos, Chevy, Chevrolet, New Cars, Chevrolet Silverado, Silverado, News Blog, Towing, Silverado HD, 2021 Chevrolet Silverado HD, Towing Capacity


GUESS THE CITY

Sourdough bread can be tricky, you can have a perfectly active sourdough mother, good mix, good fermentation, good shape, good proof, and then all of a sudden a Chevrolet smashes into the bakery and ruins everything.
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Father-son duo charged for chasing, shooting at Black teens riding ATVs in Mississippi

Two white males in rural Mississippi have been arrested and charged with assault after chasing and shooting at two Black teenagers who were riding ATVs on their property, according to local news reports. Forty-eight-year-old Wade Oscar Twiner and his 22-year-old son Lane Twiner were arrested in late September and each charged with three counts of aggravated assault. Deputies from the Yazoo County Sheriff’s Office responded to calls of the father and son chasing the teens in a white Chevrolet p...
Tags: News, Mississippi, Chevrolet, Wade Oscar Twiner, Lane Twiner, Yazoo County Sheriff 's Office


Are Extended Car Warranties Worth It in 2020?

Extended car warranties offer you peace of mind on the road after your factory warranty expires.The price of an extended warranty can sometimes outweigh paying for repair bills outright.Choose carefully between manufacturer extended car warranties and third-party providers. Affiliate disclosure: Automoblog and its partners may be compensated when you purchase the products below. Extended car warranties can be a saving grace when you experience a mechanical breakdown, but they can also add ...
Tags: Autos, Toyota, Bmw, Honda, Chevrolet, Audi, Warranty, Mercedes Benz, Endurance, Pegasystems Inc, Vehicle Ownership, Carchex, Auto Warranty


2021 BMW M3 and M4 vs all the high-powered sport sedans and coupes

Filed under: Audi,BMW,Chevrolet,Ford,Lexus,Mercedes-Benz,Coupe,Luxury,Performance,Comparison,sedan Continue reading 2021 BMW M3 and M4 vs all the high-powered sport sedans and coupes 2021 BMW M3 and M4 vs all the high-powered sport sedans and coupes originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 22 Sep 2020 18:01:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink |  Email this |  Comments
Tags: Luxury, Ford, Lexus, Autos, Bmw, Performance, Chevrolet, Audi, Mercedes-benz, Comparison, Coupe, Sedan


The 8 best popular cars to buy from rental agencies as companies like Hertz offload inventory

2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee. Jeep Car search engine and automotive research firm iSeeCars has compiled a list of the best used cars to buy from car rental agencies based on potential savings. On average, car rental agencies like Hertz — which recently filed for bankruptcy and is now selling off some of its inventory — offer better deals than online and local dealerships, according to data compiled by iSeeCars. The Chevrolet Silverado 1500 pickup truck has the greatest savings opportunities of...
Tags: Transportation, Trends, Ford, Honda, Chevrolet, Hertz, Nissan, Jeep, Equinox, Chevrolet Silverado, Nissan Rogue, Karl Brauer, Ford Escape, Ford Explorer, Chevrolet Equinox, United States Securities and Exchange Commission


EV Age Dawning Now? NYT Says Yes. We Say Maybe.

The New York Times, or one writer paid by the New York Times (one journalist’s take or analysis or opinion doesn’t represent the entire paper, you know), had a piece out a couple days ago claiming the dawn of the EV age is now. Somehow, I missed this article until now. But let’s a look […] The post EV Age Dawning Now? NYT Says Yes. We Say Maybe. appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Tesla, Industry, Electric Vehicles, Editorials, New York Times, Autos, Chevy, Volkswagen, Chevrolet, Nissan, EVs, New Cars, Lucid, Chevrolet Bolt, Nissan Leaf, News Blog


The Chevrolet Silverado 1500's new tailgate can morph into 6 different shapes, including a desk — check it out

2021 Chevrolet Silverado Multi-Flex Tailgate. Chevrolet The 2021 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 will have a very cool Multi-Flex Tailgate as an option. The Multi-Flex Tailgate debuted two years ago and has six functions, including being able to turn into a standing work desk. Chevrolet did not provide pricing for the tailgate.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. In 2018, GMC wowed buyers and onlookers alike when it unveiled a six-way tailgate on the 2019 Sierra pickup truck. For...
Tags: Transportation, Trends, Autos, Trucks, Chevrolet, Sierra, Pickup Trucks, Chevrolet Silverado, GMC Sierra, Chevrolet Silverado 1500, Kristen Lee, BITranspo, Chevrolet Silverado Multi Flex Tailgate Chevrolet, General Motors Multi Flex Tailgate, Multi Flex Tailgate


Chevrolet Silverado Multi-Flex Tailgate: Here It Is

Chevrolet teased it last week, and now it’s here: The Multi-Flex tailgate that will be available on the 2021 Chevrolet Silverado. In other news, towing capacity is upgraded. No word on a new interior, though. The Multi-Flex can be operated via the key fob or two buttons on the tailgate itself, and it offers six […] The post Chevrolet Silverado Multi-Flex Tailgate: Here It Is appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Autos, Chevy, Trucks, Chevrolet, Chevrolet Silverado, Silverado, News Blog, Tailgates, 2021 Chevrolet Silverado, Multi Flex, TRUCK NEWS, Chevrolet Silverado Multi Flex Tailgate


Do you remember these eight short-lived cars?

Sometimes automakers hit home runs with their vehicles, and then sometimes -- they don't. I've rounded up eight vehicles that didn't resonate with buyers in my story at the National Post (Driving.ca). [Author: Jil McIntosh]
Tags: Ford, Autos, Volkswagen, Chevrolet, Nissan, Hyundai, Kia, Aston Martin, Scion, Jil McIntosh, Automotive History


First Drive: 2021 Chevrolet Tahoe

Both the Chevrolet Tahoe and Suburban are all-new for 2021; they're the same vehicle, except that the Suburban's longer. I drove the Tahoe in its new High Country trim, and there's a lot to like. Find out more in my "First Drive" story at the National Post (Driving.ca). [Author: Jil McIntosh]
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Things to do – online and in-person – in the San Fernando Valley, LA area, Sept. 17-24

  Joseph Cibere’s “Mountain Mist” watercolor. The artist and watercolor teacher gives an online art demonstration on Sept. 21. (Photo courtesy of Joseph Cibere)     Take a chance on cultural and educational experiences, Sept. 17-24.   EVENTS   Outside-In Tour of the Lanterman House: Docent-led tours of the historic bungalow-style house (listed on the National Register of Historic Places), 6 or 7:30 p.m. Sept. 17 and 24 and Oct. 1 and 8. Admission $5; $3 seniors and ages 12-18. Reservation...
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Watch the newest commercials on TV from Hulu, Chevy, Progressive and more

Chevrolet takes the new Trailblazer on a trip to “the middle of nowhere.”  
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Chevrolet Has Big Truckin’ News – A New Tailgate Awaits

I spent the first part of this morning out of the office, putting miles on a test car before it went home. When I returned to my desk and caught up on emails, I saw one from Chevy PR labeled as a teaser for 2021 Chevrolet Silverado news. I found myself excited. Not just because […] The post Chevrolet Has Big Truckin’ News – A New Tailgate Awaits appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Autos, Chevy, Trucks, Chevrolet, New Cars, Future Cars, Chevrolet Silverado, Silverado, News Blog, Tailgates, 2021 Chevrolet Silverado, Multi-flex


2020 Chevrolet Corvette Review: Highway Star

Some of the best driving roads on the continent, the Hocking Hills of southeastern Ohio, lie roughly one hour from my front door. Not coincidentally, those roads are also merely four hours from every Detroit-based ride-and-handling engineer, not to mention the buff books. These twisties, shaped by the glaciers, have been worn smooth by generations […] The post 2020 Chevrolet Corvette Review: Highway Star appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
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Things to do – online and in-person – in the San Fernando Valley, LA area, Sept. 10-17

  Michelle Friars “Kandi Kids,” carbon pencil and charcoal on paper, is part of the “Brand 48 Annual Juried Exhibition of Works on Paper” that opens virtually on Sept. 12. (Courtesy of Michelle Friars)     Take a chance on cultural and educational experiences, Sept. 10-17.   EVENTS   Pepperdine University – Waves of Flags and 9/11 Service of Remembrance: The 13th annual display of flags, both American and foreign, honoring and remembering the 2,977 victims of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist ...
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