An office worker plays a carnival game for a free sample at an Amazon Treasure Truck at The Park DTLA office complex in downtown Los Angeles on Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel)In this May 24, 2018, photo Amazon worker Khayyam Kain begins to open an Amazon Treasure Truck at a parking lot in Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)In this May 24, 2018, photo customers line-up to pick-up their deal of the day purchase at an Amazon Treasure Truck at a parking lot in Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson) Amazon’s mobile pop-up shop, dubbed the Treasure Truck, will be rolling into Las Vegas for the first time next month. The retail giant announced Wednesday it would expand its experiential shopping service to Las Vegas as well as to Charlotte, North Carolina, Cincinnati and Columbus, Ohio. The Treasure Truck is stocked with one discounted item and each day features a new offering. Sale items have included everything from a Pinkfong Baby Shark plush toy to a Shark robot … [Read more...] about Amazon’s Treasure Truck to roll into Las Vegas next month
Hand picked trucks
Jeep has showcased its mid-sized pickup truck that is based on the Wrangler, the Gladiator at the 2018 LA Motor Show. It was earlier speculated, thanks to an online rendering, the Jeep might use the Scrambler name. However, the American automobile brand has re-launched the Gladiator model name that was introduced in 1962. The all-new Jeep Gladiator is being built in Toledo, Ohio. It is the same facility where Jeep vehicles have rolled off the assembly line since 1941 and also where the Jeep Wrangler JK was built until April 2018. Jeep mentions that the manufacturing capacity for the 2019 Gladiator has been created by shifting the production of the next-generation Jeep Wrangler to the north side of the Toledo Assembly Complex as part of a $4.5 billion industrialization plan to realign the Company's U.S. manufacturing base to expand the Jeep and Ram brands. FCA US has invested $700 million to retool the north plant and added more than 700 new jobs to support production of the new … [Read more...] about 2018 LA Auto Show: Jeep Wrangler based pick-up truck Gladiator makes a debut
Volvo Trucks’ Fuelwatch Challenge is back again folks! 2018 continues Volvo's ougoing effort in promoting maximum fuel efficiency and proper driving skills among truck drivers here in Malaysian and worldwide. For the Malaysian leg, the competition is open to drivers across Malaysia this time around with two separate categories, the closed category and the open category. It looks like its something different this year by the looks of it! Two categories. The closed category is the new twist to this year's Fuelwatch Challenge. The selected customers from Peninsular Malaysia have been invited to pick their 2 best drivers who will then compete in the Closed preliminary round. Here, Volvo Trucks will hand pick the 5 best drivers who meet the selected criteria and qualifications to proceed to the Finals where they will go up against drivers from the Open category. Prifaria Sdn Bhd, Multimodal Freight Sdn Bhd, Taipanco Sdn Bhd, Tanjong Express and Benua Haulage Sdn Bhd have been … [Read more...] about Volvo Trucks’ Fuelwatch Challenge Is Back For 2018
Summer is the busiest selling season at car dealerships. The weather is nice, people have more time to shop, and the discounts are attractive enough to get buyers' attention. Dealers also make full use of the summer's holiday weekends, beginning with Memorial Day. Get ready for balloon-decked lots, inflatable eagles and scads of car ads.While Memorial Day is far from a peak bargain weekend, the benefits of shopping now are a wider selection of cars and a better chance of finding a vehicle with the options you want in the color you prefer. Bargain hunters who wait until the end of the year have to make do with whatever vehicles the dealer has on hand.For shoppers who want both variety and bargains as they shop around Memorial Day, we've selected a range of vehicles — including SUVs, trucks and sedans — that currently have significant discounts. The average savings shown are based on discounts from vehicles listed by dealers on Edmunds. Some of the discounts come from dealer … [Read more...] about Summer driving: Edmunds’ picks for Memorial Day car deals
The Mahindra Thar has provided a pretty clean canvas to many car customizers across the country. Regulars here would know that we’ve already featured a gazillion modified Thars, ranging from some tastefully done up examples to some really weird and wacky creations. The modified Mahindra Thar you see below falls in the former category. It carries a handful of subtle modifications and been very neatly prepped up by Delhi-based Azad 4×4 Customization Studio. As you can see above, at the first glance, the most striking detail is the custom green paint shade. The front-end of the car also gets a new grille that retains the five-slats but there’s a wire mesh added to these openings. Yo also get a custom bumper that has two heavy-duty foglamps mounted on it. This Thar also gets a couple of searchlights mounted just below the windshield on either side. There’s also an Azad 4×4 plate on the bumper. In the side profile, you’ll be quick to notice the … [Read more...] about Modified Mahindra Thar with pick-up truck stance looks butch yet classy!