Category: Auto

2021 Renault Kangoo Aims To Steal VW Caddy’s Thunder With Hybrid, Electric Powertrains

The next-generation Renault Kangoo compact van will launch in autumn this year, not long after its arch-rival, the fifth-gen VW Caddy, arrives in dealerships across Europe. Previewed by the Kangoo ZE Concept last year, the 2021 Renault Kangoo has not been seen in public until now, at least not in cargo van guise. That changes […]

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BMW Says Hydrogen-Powered Vehicles Could Be As Cheap As ICE Models By 2025

BMW’s vice president for hydrogen, fuel cell technology, and vehicle projects, Dr. Jürgen Guldner, believes the cost of hydrogen fuel cell vehicles will plummet in the coming years. He says hydrogen-powered models could become as cheap as ICE-powered vehicles within five years. While speaking with The Telegraph about the automaker’s fuel-cell plans, Guldner revealed work […]

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2021 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross Makes Spy Debut With Updated Styling

The Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross is in for its first mid-cycle refresh and our spy photographers snapped a prototype with the front and rear ends all covered up. Set to replace the outgoing iteration, which has been in production since the end of 2017, the compact crossover that slots between the ASX (Outlander Sport in North […]

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Watch A Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 Outpace The Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat

What’s faster in a straight line; the 2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 or the Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat? This video answers that question. During Jason Cammisa’s recent test of the flagship Ford Mustang at Chuckwalla Valley Raceway, the two animalistic muscle cars were lined up for a sprint down the quarter-mile. The runway where the […]

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Kidpreneurs From Atlanta Launch Gourmet Baked Goods Company

Four brothers from Atlanta, who are all under the age of 12, are living out their entrepreneurial dreams. The young business owners are the boys behind the gourmet baked goods brand Yummy Brothers, 11Alive reported. The Billingslea brothers—5-year-old Micah, 7-year-old Caleb, 9-year-old Isaiah and 11-year-old Joshua—started baking cookies as a hobby. They would use recipes […]

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Black Beauty Innovator Launches Natural Haircare Vending Machine

A Maryland-based entrepreneur wants to ensure that consumers can get their natural haircare fix on the go. Beauty innovator Cindy Tawiah created the first automated natural haircare vending machine that includes products from her company Diva by Cindy, Atlanta Daily World reported. The registered nurse-turned-entrepreneur opened a hair salon in 2004 and launched her haircare […]

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New Cadillac CT4-V And CT5-V Blackwing Rumored To Be Sold With 6-Speed Manuals

The new Cadillac CT4-V and CT5-V, which are rumored to carry the “Blackwing” moniker, won’t feature Cadillac’s twin-turbo 4.2-liter V8, but according to Muscle Cars and Trucks, will be available with six-speed manual transmissions. As car manufacturers continue to eliminate stick shifts from their model ranges, Cadillac will ensure its new performance models appeal to […]

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Social Entrepreneur Chloe McKenzie Aims To Close Wealth Gap For Black Women

The racial wealth gap in America is gradually widening. According to a study released by Prosperity Now and the Institute for Policy Studies, if economic disparities persist the median wealth of Black families could drop to zero by 2053. Social entrepreneur Chloe McKenzie is on a mission to level the playing field for Black women […]

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Hyundai’s Star-Studded Sonata Super Bowl Ad Mocks Boston Accents

Following a preview earlier this month, Hyundai has officially aired their Super Bowl commercial called “Smaht Pahk.” Designed to troll Boston / Massachusetts accents and promote the 2020 Sonata at the same time, the spot stars a number of local celebrities. As you can see in the clip, Chris Evans comes across someone trying to […]

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MINI Plays Spot The Differences With 2021 Countryman That’s Coming Later This Year

Following in the footsteps of the regular MINI hatch, Convertible and Clubman, the second generation of the Countryman is up next for a mid-cycle update and which should be revealed either in Geneva this March or in Paris later in September. Spied testing near the Arctic Circle, the prototype pictured here continues to hide its […]

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Rivian: Not Quite As Expensive As First Thought

<img data-attachment-id="1650256" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2018/11/rivian-reveals-all-electric-pickup-with-some-serious-specs/rivian-r1t-dirt/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/Rivian-R1T-dirt.jpg" data-orig-size="1000,667" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="Rivian R1T dirt" data-image-description=" Rivian ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/Rivian-R1T-dirt-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/Rivian-R1T-dirt-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1650256 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/Rivian-R1T-dirt-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/Rivian-R1T-dirt-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/Rivian-R1T-dirt-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/Rivian-R1T-dirt-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/Rivian-R1T-dirt-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/Rivian-R1T-dirt-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/Rivian-R1T-dirt.jpg 1000w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Despite offering a choice of battery sizes, Rivian’s R1T pickup, scheduled for production late this year, was […]

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Possible Ford Mustang Mach 1 Spied, Could Have Around 500 HP

Ford faced immediate backlash after suggesting an electric crossover could be called the Mach 1. The company later backtracked and named the model the Mustang Mach E, but they apparently haven’t given up on the idea of reviving the Mach 1. Caught undergoing testing in Michigan, this high-performance Mustang has a revised grille that features honeycomb […]

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‘We Are All Hurt By This’: Racist Graffiti Sparks Protest At University Of Richmond

Source: xiaoling sun / Getty The University of Richmond has become the latest institution of education that has faced backlash for a racist atmosphere. According to WRIC, police say they’re investigating three incidents that occurred on campus late last week. MORE: Cops Called On Black Student At College With History Of Racism The university’s freshman […]

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Rivian R1T And R1S To Be Cheaper Than Initially Expected

Rivian has said that prices for its all-electric R1T and R1S will be lower than initially expected, Reuters reports. While showcasing prototypes of the R1T and R1S at a recent event in Mill Valley, California over the weekend, Rivian founder and chief executive R.J. Scaringe said a mid-range R1T will start at around $69,000. That’s […]

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New Nissan Navara AT32 Is Ready For Any Off-Road Challenge

The updated Off-Roader AT32 is Nissan’s toughest-ever Navara truck, built to be more efficient and “better to drive, without compromising its class-leading off-road ability.” It was built through an ongoing partnership between the Japanese brand and Icelandic off-road experts Arctic Trucks, adding the full aluminum underbody shielding, now resulting in a set of new 31.6′ […]

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