What Will Automobiles Be Like In 25 Years?

Lots of the changes occurring in the automotive market in the present day, together with tightened credit markets in a capital-intensive industry and increased government involvement are the most recent international challenges. Styling became more and more essential in automotive design as a advertising gadget. The overall trend in styling became established late in the 1920s when vehicles began to lose their sq., boxlike strains and to develop flowing curves. In time the brand new design encompassed each body and chassis, integrating such formerly separate options as mudguards, operating boards, and bumpers. A mix of pressures made American automobiles of the Fifties excessive-powered and ornate, with extravagant use of chrome and exaggerated tail fins; these options were abandoned when the general public discovered the easier strains of imported automobiles more attractive.

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Iconic Italian Motorcycle Brand Moto Guzzi Celebrates 100 Years of Greatness

The famed Italian marque has spent a century making beautiful bikes for devoted enthusiasts.

The V9 Bobber Centenario Edition undergoing a wind tunnel test
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I’m brapping around Manhattan on a Centenary Edition Moto Guzzi V7 bedecked in charcoal and olive-green livery. An 850cc V-twin which makes me want to hit the Swiss countryside and find some barbed-wire fence to jump, à la Steve McQueen in The Great Escape.

: DJ Ringo and his V9 Bobber Centenario

Sadly, the proxy has to be Park Avenue; a venue with its own inherent risks, challenges, and dangers. Madcap taxi drivers, lawless Uber drivers, mafiosi-pot-hole-riddled road surfaces, and entitled a—holes in overpowered German cars fit for the autobahn devoid of respect for other road users around them. I’m not convinced jumping the barbed wire fences is more dangerous.

Moto Guzzi Griso 4V

But the V7 with its upgraded 850cc

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Royal Enfield to lead motorcycle expedition to the South pole as a tribute to its 120 years journey

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Royal Enfield is the world’s oldest motorcycle brand in continuous production since 1901. For 120 years, Royal Enfield has remained the preserver of the legacy of building simple, authentic classic motorcycles that are engaging and fun to ride. Riding through time and tough terrain, the company has emerged victorious in rides that have tested the endurance of man and machine, while remaining relevant and desirable through the ages. Now, to commemorate 120 years of building the pure motorcycling culture, Royal Enfield will mark 2021 with an ambitious attempt to push the boundaries of motorcycling possibilities. 

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The company will undertake a motorcycling expedition on the Royal Enfield Himalayan, to attempt to reach the geographic South Pole, from the Ross Ice Shelf via the Leverett Glacier. 90-degree South – Quest for the Pole is conceptualized as a tribute to the

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Deadly motorcycle crashes in South Carolina in 2021 outpacing previous years

MURRELLS INLET, S.C. (WBTW) — Deaths in motorcycle crashes in South Carolina this year are up 33% over the same time last year.

So far, 118 people have died in motorcycle crashes. In 2020, the total number of deaths was 123. The current total also outpaces 2019 through 9 months when that year finished with 141 total deaths from motorcycle crashes.

Master Trooper Brian Lee with the South Carolina Highway Patrol said the pandemic led to more people buying bikes, ultimately leading to an increase in the number of motorcyclists on the roads.

“I just think more people are out riding,” Lee said. “More people are trying to enjoy themselves. With the fall weather coming, the weather cools off, especially in the evening time. It’s nice weather where people get out and ride those motorcycles, and so I think that’s a reason why we’re having more fatalities concerning motorcycles than

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