Category: Auto

Syracuse Chancellor Addresses Racist Culture After Calls For His Resignation

Source: Tony Shi Photography / Getty The students protesting racist incidents and hate crimes at Syracuse University have reached a win on Thursday after applying pressure to the school administration. Not Again is the main group organizing the protests and they posted an update on their Instagram revealing Chancellor Kent Syverud has agreed to 16 […]

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A Shelby Version Of The Ford Mustang Mach-E Is A Definite ‘Maybe’

With an estimated 459 hp in the GT spec, Ford’s Mustang Mach-E is already fast enough to challenge the likes of well-established electric SUVs. However, it appears that Ford isn’t satisfied without a Shelby version, as this is, after all, a Mustang… in name. The substance of the story lies in a statement obtained by […]

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Rare Rides: A Mazda Bongo 4×4 – JDM Van Time From 1994

<img data-attachment-id="1697894" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/71494520_2972700352804828_5574222909976608768_o.jpg" data-orig-size="960,721" 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="1994 Mazda Bongo 4×4" data-image-description=" https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/430748104463965/ ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/71494520_2972700352804828_5574222909976608768_o-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/71494520_2972700352804828_5574222909976608768_o-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1697894 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/71494520_2972700352804828_5574222909976608768_o-610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/71494520_2972700352804828_5574222909976608768_o-610×458.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/71494520_2972700352804828_5574222909976608768_o-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/71494520_2972700352804828_5574222909976608768_o-450×338.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/71494520_2972700352804828_5574222909976608768_o-768×577.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/71494520_2972700352804828_5574222909976608768_o-120×90.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/71494520_2972700352804828_5574222909976608768_o.jpg 960w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>For decades, the Japanese market has loved vans of all shapes and sizes, ranging from basic kei […]

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2020 Hyundai Ioniq: Modest Changes, but the Electric Goes to War With Nissan

No one wants to come in last. With the Volkswagen e-Golf and Smart Fortwo EQ Electric Drive Whatever discontinued, Hyundai’s compact Ioniq Electric hatchback was poised to be the lowest-range electric vehicle in the North American market (minus, of course, the limited-availability, lease-only Honda Clarity EV). Clearly, this looming position at the bottom of the […]

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Fast Five’s 1971 Plymouth ‘Frankencuda’ Is Looking For A Furious Owner

Featured at the 2010 SEMA Show, this heavily customized 1971 Plymouth Barracuda graced the silver screen back in 2011 with its cameo in Fast Five. Dubbed the ‘Frankencuda’, it features a 636 cubic-inch Hemi V8 with an intercooled 14:71 blower and Ultra Dominator carburetors. Others mods include the Turbo 400 three-speed transmission, coilover suspension, disc […]

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QOTD: What’s Lurking in Your Trunk?

<img data-attachment-id="1635256" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/02-1968-Ford-LTD-in-Colorado-wrecking-yard-photo-by-Murilee-Martin.jpg" data-orig-size="1600,900" 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="1968 Ford LTD in Colorado wrecking yard, trunk" data-image-description=" 1968 Ford LTD in Colorado wrecking yard, trunk – ©2018 Murilee Martin – The Truth About Cars ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/02-1968-Ford-LTD-in-Colorado-wrecking-yard-photo-by-Murilee-Martin-450×253.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/02-1968-Ford-LTD-in-Colorado-wrecking-yard-photo-by-Murilee-Martin-610×343.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1635256 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/02-1968-Ford-LTD-in-Colorado-wrecking-yard-photo-by-Murilee-Martin-610×343.jpg” alt=”1968 Ford LTD in Colorado wrecking yard, trunk – ©2018 Murilee Martin – The Truth […]

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Alabama Police Still Haven’t Released Bodycam Video Of Cop Killing Hero Veteran

Tomorrow will mark one-year since Emantic “E.J.” Bradford was killed at a mall in Alabama by police. Disturbingly, the police have not released the bodycam footage of the shooting and activists are demanding answers. See Also: EJ Bradford’s Mom Accuses Alabama Of ‘Trying To Protect This Officer Who Killed My Son’ According to a press […]

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2021 Chevrolet Trailblazer: See, You Didn’t Need That Cruze After All

Not to be left behind as rival automakers unveiled their latest and greatest in L.A., Chevrolet pulled the remaining wraps off its upcoming Trailblazer. Arriving this spring as a 2021 model, the Trailblazer — like its Buick Encore GX sibling — fills a questionably-sized gap between the compact and subcompact class. The brand’s other returning […]

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Book Your All-Electric Mazda MX-30 First Edition In Europe For €1,000

Reservations for Mazda’s first mass-produced EV, the MX-30, have already opened in Germany. For a refundable fee of €1,000 ($1,100), customers can secure an early build slot for the MX-30 First Edition launch model on Mazda’s customer websites. The MX-30 First Edition will be available in four body colors: standard Moonstone White Metallic and optional […]

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UAW President Gary Jones Resigns As Union Moves to Oust Him

The reforms announced by UAW Acting President Rory Gamble last week are already resulting in casualties. On Wednesday, the United Auto Workers Executive Board filed charges against President Gary Jones and Region 5 Director Vance Pearson under Article 30 of the UAW Constitution in a bid to oust them from the scandal-rocked union. Jones, who […]

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Go Smaller: Kia Seltos Debuts in Los Angeles

<img data-attachment-id="1698222" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/KiaSeltosAction-7-e1574289881354.jpg" data-orig-size="5077,3560" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"22","credit":"","camera":"NIKON D850","caption":"","created_timestamp":"1572086650","copyright":"Robin Trajano","focal_length":"24","iso":"160","shutter_speed":"0.05","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="KiaSeltosAction-7" data-image-description=" KIA/Hyundai Motor Group ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/KiaSeltosAction-7-e1574289881354-450×316.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/KiaSeltosAction-7-e1574289881354-610×428.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1698222″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/KiaSeltosAction-7-e1574289881354-610×428.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”428″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/KiaSeltosAction-7-e1574289881354-610×428.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/KiaSeltosAction-7-e1574289881354-75×53.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/KiaSeltosAction-7-e1574289881354-450×316.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/KiaSeltosAction-7-e1574289881354-768×539.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/KiaSeltosAction-7-e1574289881354-120×84.jpg 120w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Kia’s Seltos was probably the worst-kept secret at the 2019 LA Auto Show. Hyundai Motor Group had […]

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Aston Martin DBX Configurator Goes Live, Let’s Go Kill Some Time

Aston Martin has launched the official configurator of the DBX, its first-ever SUV and hopefully a worthy rival to the likes of the Bentley Bentayga and the Lamborghini Urus. The configurator starts with a number of pre-selected specifications aimed at helping the customer decide which style is best suited to their new DBX, ranging from […]

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2021 Mercedes-Maybach GLS 600 Debuts As The Ultimate S-Class Of SUVs

The Mercedes-Maybach GLS has been a long time coming, but now it’s finally here – except it debuts at the Guangzhou Auto Show in China instead of the ongoing LA Auto Show. Marking the first time the Maybach emblem is put on a production model that’s not an S-Class, the Mercedes-Maybach GLS 600 4MATIC represents […]

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