5 Important Things You Should Know About The Mahindra XUV700

The new generation of Mahindra’s mid-size SUV ups the premium quotient with its many changes

The Mahindra XUV500 has been around for nearly a decade now and while it has received a couple of facelifts during its time, it’s due to be replaced by a new generation. We expected to get our first peek at it in the second half of 2020 but the pandemic delayed its arrival to 2021. During this period, test mules of the second-gen XUV500 have been spied under camouflage, revealing various details over time. However, Mahindra still managed to surprise us when it announced that

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Car lots of turnover: 4WD, AWD in high demand in Glenwood Springs

Phil Long Honda Sales Manager Russ Huether helps a customer look at a used car at the lot in west Glenwood.
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It’s a seller’s market in the used vehicle industry.

Vehicle dealerships in Glenwood Springs are experiencing lower new and used vehicle inventories due to supplier production delays caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Don Gerbaz, general manager at Berthod Motors Inc., said the ripples from last year’s delays keep on going.

“When we first went into quarantine and restricted sales, obviously we had manufacturers that shut down production for two months. It’s (a sixth) of

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2022 Kia Carnival to replace Sedona, has more hot-stamped steel

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2022 Kia Carnival to replace Sedona, has more hot-stamped steel

By John Huetter
Announcements | Business Practices | Market Trends | Technology

Kia in February revealed the 2022 Carnival and described the vehicle as stronger and stiffer than the outgoing Sedona it’ll replace.

The three-row Carnival “Multi-Purpose Vehicle” targets what Kia calls “the unoccupied space between SUV and family hauler.” It’s a unibody SUV that shares the new third-generation “N3” platform as the Sorento and K5.

“Kia’s engineers made sure it was lighter, stronger and quieter than the

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Dorman Launches More Than 700 New Products

Dorman Products has announced the release of more than 700 new replacement auto parts, extending Dorman’s aftermarket coverage in several key categories and giving repair shops and vehicle owners greater freedom to fix cars and trucks with innovative and trustworthy solutions.

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Dorman continues to expand its aftermarket offerings of replacement flexible stainless steel fuel lines, adding a new part number (819-875) to cover an additional 2 million+ Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra pickup trucks. Replacing a corroded fuel line is often a time-consuming and unpredictable job because pre-formed OE fuel lines can

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4 pieces of tech making cycling more accessible in Europe

The number of bicycle users across Europe has soared throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.

At least 1,000km of cycle lanes have been created and €1 billion invested over the past year to address the continent’s increased demand. Structurally, there is still a lot to do. It’s estimated an even wider availability of cycle lanes could save thousands of lives across Europe.

But for some, cycling isn’t as appealing as it could be due to a host of safety and cost-related concerns.

Green tech companies are putting their resources into finding solutions to these problems in order to broaden the availability,

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Honda and Verizon explore how 5G and MEC can improve vehicle safety

Honda has partnered with US telecoms giant Verizon to explore how 5G and mobile edge computing (MEC) can improve the safety of connected vehicles.

The partnership was established through both companies’ participation in the University of Michigan’s Mcity testbed for connected and autonomous vehicles.

Ehsan Moradi Pari, PhD, Research Group Lead at Honda’s Advanced Technology Research Division, said:

“Honda’s research collaboration with Verizon is an important step in our multi-year effort to develop connected vehicle safety technology to realise our vision for a collision-free society.

While the research is preliminary and not intended as a product feature at this time,

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