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Reddit:    Cruise operating out of the Marina tonight in SF
13 Oct 2018 | 2:14 am
submitted by /u/dropdeadfred81 [link] [comments]...

Blog:    Tata Harrier bookings open from 15th October: Launch & delivery details out
13 Oct 2018 | 2:13 am
Tata Motors will open bookings of the Harrier SUV from the 15th of October, 2018. The 5 seat SUV’s bookings will be accepted at all Tata dealers across the country against a booking amount of Rs. 30,000. The Harrier’s market launch will happen only in January 2019 though. Deliveries of the SUV will happen a month after launch. People booking the Harrier now will be able to jump the queue and avoid the rush after launch, and will also get priority delivery of the SUV. S N Barman, Vice President, Sales Network, Passenger Vehicle Division, Tata Motors, confirmed the booking...

Reddit:    Is black soot build up on tailpipes normal?
13 Oct 2018 | 2:02 am
Hey guys. I have black coating of soot on my tail pipes which has accumulated over a few months. The soot has always appeared on the exhaust since owning the car from new. I understand black smoke coming from the exhaust can mean faulty fuel/ air ratios but I took the car to my local Honda garage and they couldn't find any fault. So I'm wondering if black soot on the tail pipes is a normal occurrence? Is it simply because my car runs rich? Any help would be appreciated, cheers! submitted by...

Blog:    Quick Take: 2019 Toyota Corolla XSE Hatchback
13 Oct 2018 | 2:00 am
MALIBU, California — “Which Corolla are you driving?” fellow senior editor Nelson Ireson asked. “The XSE hatch,” I said. “Oh, the good one,” he replied. I guess my confusion must have been reflected in my face, because his own expression changed to the exasperated Yet-again-I-must-explain-myself-to-the-humans look that I have come to know so well. “I didn’t say it was good,” he explained. “I said it was the good one.” After a couple of days of intensive driving, I will, yet again, beg to differ with Ireson; I think the 2019 Toyota Corolla XSE Hatchback we had in for some evaluation is good, full stop. To be...

Blog:    Bosch Ready To Launch An Electric Van-Sharing Service
13 Oct 2018 | 1:59 am
Bosch is preparing to launch an electric van-sharing service in German later this year. The van-sharing service will initially be offered at hardware stores operated by toom, a subsidiary of German retail group Rewe, in Berlin, Frankfurt, Leipzig, Troisdorf, and Freiburg. Bosch will team up with German retailer Rewe to ensure all the hardware stores in question have electric vans available to rent. Providing the vans will be Deutsche Post startup StreetScooter. The electric powertrains of these vans are already supplied by Bosch. “Bosch is growing with digital services for urban mobility. A service for sharing electric vans has huge potential for growth,”...

Blog:    Ford F-150 Brake Pedals Go to the Floors: Lawsuit
13 Oct 2018 | 1:48 am
Ford F-150 brake pedals that go to the floors have caused a lawsuit that alleges brake fluid leaks from the master cylinders into the brake boosters due to faulty seals. The Ford F-150 class-action lawsuit was filed on behalf of all consumers who purchased or leased in California model year 2013-2018 Ford F-150 trucks. Plaintiff Roy Naasz purchased a 2015 Ford F-150 after leasing it as a new vehicle for a two-year period beginning in June 2015. Naasz says the brakes failed in September 2018 when the F-150 had about 57,000 miles on it as the pedal went to the floor. In...

Blog:    Aamir Khan appears in the first TVC for the new Datsun Go [Video]
13 Oct 2018 | 1:34 am
Japanese carmaker Datsun launched the facelifted Go hatchback and Go+ MPV on the 10th of October. Now, with their brand ambassador Aamir Khan at the helm, Datsun has released the first Television Commercial for the two new cars. The TVC which has the tagline of #ExperienceChange see two men talking with their barbers about the style of haircut they want. When asked if he wants something new the older gentleman curtly tells his barber to keep his hairstyle the same. The younger man with long hair, on the other hand, shows his barber the new style that he wants. After the...

Reddit:    Does anyone know what Waymos actual residential eligibility fence is?
13 Oct 2018 | 1:15 am
On the early rider apply page it says Chandler, Tempe, Gilbert, Mesa. Is it anywhere in those places? The reason I am asking is because I have no family or attachments to any place and I am trying to decide a reasonably priced place to live. And I have no car and work online. So I am really interested in at least trying to take advantage of Waymo. At this point it seems like I may be waiting well into next year if I'm not really lucky. But there is zero chance if I don't live in the right...

Blog:    2019 Ford Fiesta ST-Line Red And Black Editions Prove Stripes Go With Everything
13 Oct 2018 | 1:04 am
The new generation Ford Fiesta has been made a little more colorful with the introduction of the ST-Line Red and Black Editions. Building upon the Ford Fiesta ST-Line, which uses the company’s 1.0-liter EcoBoost engine with 140 PS (138 hp / 103 kW), married to a six-speed manual gearbox, both models feature unique exterior and interior details. Helping them stand out from the crowd are the Race Red or Panther Black paint finishes with matte black stripes edged in high gloss black or red, respectively, body-colored rear spoiler, black mirror caps and 17-inch alloy wheels with a distinctive pattern. Also Watch: Is The...

Reddit:    My 2011 Civic hit 350,000 miles tonight
13 Oct 2018 | 12:31 am
https://i.postimg.cc/RFLm9CnJ/20181012-200007.jpg Original engine and automatic transmission with no rebuilds. I purchased this car in 2015 with around 32000 miles on it and use it primarily for work. She runs on Mobil 1 full synthetic and will hopefully hit a half a million miles in early 2020. submitted by /u/imdonejustbrowsing [link] [comments]...

Reddit:    Did my first &big& project on my mini cooper today!
13 Oct 2018 | 12:31 am
tl;dr- changed thermostat housing and water pipe on my mini Cooper and it sucked. Hello all, today I changed the thermostat housing and water pipe (which runs from the housing to the water pump) and it only took 6.5 hours! Many cuts and tears went through those hours to bring the car back to one piece and I couldn't have hated it more. Reason for changing the parts was due to complete coolant leak which I found under the connection of the housing and the pipe. Another fun time on this job included unscrewing the idle air control valve...

Reddit:    Idle rpms adjust?
13 Oct 2018 | 12:18 am
So my car has this special little thing where it gets low oil (at least the light comes on) when the engine idles after it warms up. This goes away when I rev it up to about 1500 rpm. I’ve heard from people with older cars that there’s a way you can adjust the timing or something in order to ‘raise the idle’ or the rpms at which the car will idle at. Are there any videos/tutorials explaining how to do this on the internet anywhere? Can you even do this on newer cars? I have a 2001 Ford zx2...

Blog:    Diesel Sales Lose More Ground In Europe As Market Share Falls To 36.5 Percent
13 Oct 2018 | 12:10 am
Diesel sales in Europe continued their downward spiral in the first half of the year, declining by 16 percent across the region to 3.12 million units. This accounts for 36.5 percent of the total market, down from 42.5 percent in the first half of 2017, according to Reuters which cites the International Energy Agency. “The disaffection towards diesel engine cars is spreading all over Europe,” the International Energy Agency said. The sales decline is even steeper in countries like the United Kingdom, where the diesel share of the market fell by 30 percent. In Germany, traditionally one of the world’s biggest diesel car producers,...

Blog:    10 reasons why the Rolls Royce Cullinan is the most expensive SUV in the world
13 Oct 2018 | 12:04 am
The popularity of the SUVs around the world is forcing even the luxury car makers to enter the segment. Everyone from Lamborghini to Bentley to Rolls Royce has launched their respective SUVs in the market. The Cullinan from Rolls Royce is the most expensive of them and is priced at around Rs. 2.5 crores in the UK, which translates into a price tag of more than Rs. 5 crores in the Indian market! It is the most expensive production SUV available in the market but what makes it so expensive? Let’s find out! Extreme attention to detail The Rolls Royce Cullinan gets...

News:    Dennis Card Was A Lifelong Friend And Hero
13 Oct 2018 | 12:03 am
From 1946 to 1959, Dennis and I shared many experiences that two young boys had growing up — Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts, Explorer Scouts....

Blog:    Material prices hammer the auto industry
13 Oct 2018 | 12:01 am
Automakers buy most of their steel in North America, but certain types #8212; such as stainless and electrical steel #8212; are imports subject to the 25 percent U.S. tariff....

Blog:    A pig that’s not fun to be around
13 Oct 2018 | 12:01 am
Haylie: What do you call a pig that’s not fun to be around?Heather: What?Haylie: A boar....

Blog:    U.S. luxury auto sales race goes down to the wire
13 Oct 2018 | 12:01 am
The two top German luxury brands were nearly neck-and-neck going into the fourth quarter, with Mercedes-Benz eyeing a third consecutive year atop the U.S. luxury market....

Blog:    Genesis G70 finally appears, but mostly on TV
13 Oct 2018 | 12:01 am
A Genesis spokesman told Automotive News the first G70s have been shipped, and that the brand is expecting 100 to 200 dealers to have them by the end of the year....

Blog:    Paying Homage To Childhood Heroes
13 Oct 2018 | 12:00 am
One of the most important aspects of going through a build process is having a theme. It not only helps the car flow together better, but also allows for you to have a clear vision on which direction you want your build to go. Your research and thought process can easily be expedited this way […] The post Paying Homage To Childhood Heroes appeared first on Speedhunters....

Blog:    Bajaj Pulsar 125 launched internationally: India launch to follow soon
12 Oct 2018 | 11:34 pm
Bajaj Auto has launched the Pulsar 125 in Poland at a price of around Rs. 1.6 lakhs. The smallest Pulsar to be made to date will replace the ageing Pulsar 135 LS. It is expected to be launched in the Indian market soon before the mandatory ABS rules are applied in the market. The Indian government has made the ABS mandatory for all the two-wheelers above 125cc in India. The new rule will be applicable from 2019. Bajaj Pulsar 135 LS, which is 10cc more than the cut-off for mandatory ABS would have become much more expensive with the ABS. Not losing...

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