Here’s Your Best Look Yet at the Big Grille on the New BMW M4 Convertible

The massive double-coffin kidney grille design on the new BMW M3 and M4 is an assault on the senses, for better or worse, depending on your tastes. While we’ve only seen the sedan and coupe variants so far, there’s still a wagon on the horizon, as well as a convertible, shown above. And both will be getting the same controversial front end design.

Judging by this latest spy video to emerge from the sidelines of the Nürburgring, BMW is fully committed to giving its high-volume M cars that… interesting nose. It’s fully on display on this M4 convertible prototype, which, like the normal 4-Series, has switched to a soft-top roof style, moving away from the previous-gen car’s folding hard top.

Under the hood, we fully expect the M4 ‘vert to get the same exact same drivetrain as its fixed-roof sibling. That means a twin-turbo S58 straight-six making 473 horsepower and

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Fall means more deer-auto collisions. Here’s what suburban drivers can do to stay safe.

The Forest Preserve District of DuPage County is warning drivers to be alert to avoid collisions with deer this fall.

“Deer activity and the likelihood of deer-vehicle collisions increase between October and December during deer mating season,” forest district ecologist Brian Kraskiewicz said in a statement. “Please be more aware of deer crossing roads, especially between 6 and 9 p.m. and at dawn.”

        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        

 

The district cited a study from State Farm Insurance that ranked Illinois as 34th in the nation for deer-vehicle accidents in 2019 — a 1-in-144 chance of having a collision, an increase from a 1-in-200 chance in 2018.

The district also warned that even though many new cars come with automatic emergency braking with pedestrian detection, not all systems are designed to recognize large animals.

To lower the risk of hitting a deer or to minimize damages, the forest district shared these reminders and tips for drivers:

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But Advance Auto Parts Stock, J.P. Morgan Says. Here’s Why.

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J.P. Morgan analyst Christopher Horvers upgraded Advance Auto Parts stock to Overweight from Neutral, and lifted his price target to $190 from $183.


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is climbing on Tuesday, thanks to an upgrade. JPMorgan argues that the auto-parts retailer is a buy for a very relatable reason: 2021 has to look better than this year.

Analyst Christopher Horvers upgraded Advance Auto Parts stock (ticker: AAP) to Overweight from Neutral, and lifted his price target to $190 from $183. He writes that Covid-19 adversely affected Advance Auto than

AutoZone

(AZO) and

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(ORLY), given its concentration of stores in hard-hit areas in the Northeast, with comparable sales trailing those of peers in the spring months. Therefore, it may bounce back more easily as the threat of the pandemic starts to recede.

Of course, we’re not quite there yet, and many people are still working from

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Book a Datsun Go, Go+ and get up to Rs 47,500 discount: Here’s how!



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In an industry that is currently thriving on discounts as well as new launches, Datsun India seems to be doing a mix o both. The Japanese brand has three BS6 cars on sale and all of them are available with discounts. Datsun India has limited these offers to only vehicles that are booked till October 15, 2020. Datsun says that the discounts or offers will be different post this date, however the dealers tell us that the offer may be extended. We will start with the biggest car of the lot – the GO+. The Datsun Go+ will give a probable customer a discount of Rs 7,500. This is an early booking discount. At the same time, the customer will also get a cash discount of Rs 15,000. If one is looking to trade in their existing vehicle, an additional Rs 20,000 discount is

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Action in banks, auto, consumer durables ahead of festival season, here’s why



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DAILY VOICE: Action in banks, auto, consumer durables ahead of festival season, here’s why

Private banks drove the rally in the banking space that was among the top performers in the week gone by. Strong performance from index heavyweights HDFC Bank and ICICI Bank propelled the sector, Abhishek Chinchalkar, Head of education at FYERS, tells Moneycontrol’s Kshitij Anand in an interview.

Edited excerpts:

Q) A stellar week for Indian markets with both the Sensex and the Nifty rallying more than 3 percent each. What led to the price action on D-Street?

A) Indian stock markets ended on a firm note on October 1 in what was a holiday-shortened week. The market took various positive cues:

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) announced that India’s current account balance (CAB) recorded a surplus of $19.8 billion (3.9 percent of GDP) in the June quarter of FY21, up from the surplus

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Here’s why the Dacia Sandero is so cheap

The new Dacia Sandero is almost hilariously cheap compared with other superminis. So the question inevitably arises – how come? Does Dacia lose a fortune? Are its rivals ripping you off? Or does the Sandero come with untenable gaps in its spec or hopelessly outdated engineering?

None of the above, it turns out. I asked head of the programme Michel Benoussan how they did it. And indeed why.

“People want an attractive entry car, functional and simple. They want it to be modern and safe and obey the rules. With a five-year warranty.” The first thing he mentions when explaining simplicity is that it’s not connected. No live navigation or travel apps. Only the emergency call button all European cars now need.

But merely tossing away equipment doesn’t get you cheap enough. Saving money is embedded in the car from the get-go. Back in 2014, Benoussan joined the team developing

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Want an electric car, but think you can’t afford one? Here’s how to buy second-hand

Many Australians say they would consider buying an electric car. But unfortunately, new electric vehicles don’t come cheap.

Even at the more affordable end of the market, a new Nissan Leaf or Hyundai Ioniq cost around A$50,000. The popular Tesla Model 3 would set you back A$66,000.

But there’s another option: buy second-hand. A used electric vehicle can be yours for under A$20,000. However supply is limited and, like with any major purchase, there are pitfalls to watch for.

I’m an energy consumer advocate, researcher and electric vehicle owner, and have helped friends and family buy their electric cars. So let’s take a look at where to find second-hand electric cars in Australia, and what to think about before handing over your cash.

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Second-hand electric vehicles are a cheaper option than buying new.
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Where to find one?

The supply of used electric vehicles in Australia is limited. Numbers are

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Here’s when Tesco is hosting it’s huge toy sale with discounts on Kindi Kids, Disney and Barbie

The sale offers a chance to pick up some bargain toys ahead of the festive season. (Photo: Shutterstock)

Parents may want to take advantage of the next Tesco Toys Sale, which will see the price of toys dramatically slashed. 

The next Tesco Toys Sale comes just in time for Christmas, with great deals on popular brands like Barbie and LEGO

What is the Tesco Toy Sale?

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The sale is a bi-annual event which sees the prices of some of the most popular toys slashed by half, both in-store and online. 

This includes big named brands such as Disney, Paw Patrol, Barbie and Hot Wheels. 

When is the Tesco Toy Sale?

The half price sale is hosted twice per year, in April and Late September/early October with items available to buy online at Tesco.com and in-store.

It’s the

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