The Truth About Cars » Alternative Energy http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Tue, 03 May 2016 17:30:18 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 The Future of Batteries is a Far-Out Trip, Man http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/the-future-of-batteries-is-a-far-out-trip-man/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/the-future-of-batteries-is-a-far-out-trip-man/#comments Thu, 21 Apr 2016 17:35:49 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1329481 Besides making steaks seem fancy and sending rebellious teens to the furthest reaches of the galaxy, it turns out mushrooms have another use. Fibers from a type of wild mushroom outperformed graphite anodes on lithium-ion batteries, Wards Auto reports, a finding that surprised researchers at Purdue University. As electric cars slowly proliferate, the knowledge could […]

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Besides making steaks seem fancy and sending rebellious teens to the furthest reaches of the galaxy, it turns out mushrooms have another use. Fibers from a type of wild mushroom outperformed graphite anodes on lithium-ion batteries, Wards Auto reports, a finding that surprised researchers at Purdue University. As electric cars slowly proliferate, the knowledge could […]

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‘Green Cars Only’ Laws: Coming to a Debate Near You http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/green-cars-only-laws-coming-to-a-debate-near-you/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/green-cars-only-laws-coming-to-a-debate-near-you/#comments Tue, 19 Apr 2016 16:35:56 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1327481 When you’re in conversation with a self-described urbanist, it’s usually impossible to avoid numerous references to Amsterdam, that progressive utopia of bikes, tulips, marijuana-smoking tourists, and more bikes. Well, expect to hear about it even more, now that Dutch parliament has passed a Dutch Labor Party motion to ban the sale of internal combustion vehicles in […]

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When you’re in conversation with a self-described urbanist, it’s usually impossible to avoid numerous references to Amsterdam, that progressive utopia of bikes, tulips, marijuana-smoking tourists, and more bikes. Well, expect to hear about it even more, now that Dutch parliament has passed a Dutch Labor Party motion to ban the sale of internal combustion vehicles in […]

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Green Giant: Buick LaCrosse Hybrid has Smoggy China in its Sights http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/green-giant-buick-lacrosse-hybrid-has-smoggy-china-in-its-sights/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/green-giant-buick-lacrosse-hybrid-has-smoggy-china-in-its-sights/#comments Tue, 19 Apr 2016 14:30:20 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1327417 The Beijing Motor Show begins next week, but Buick couldn’t wait a minute longer. At yesterday’s 2016 Buick Day event in Shanghai (was there a parade?), the automaker rolled out its LaCrosse Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV), a model tailor-made for the Chinese market. China loves Buicks, and Buick loves them right back, so much so that […]

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The Beijing Motor Show begins next week, but Buick couldn’t wait a minute longer. At yesterday’s 2016 Buick Day event in Shanghai (was there a parade?), the automaker rolled out its LaCrosse Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV), a model tailor-made for the Chinese market. China loves Buicks, and Buick loves them right back, so much so that […]

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No More Regrets: Tesla Will Now Upgrade Your Ludicrous-less P90D For an Insane Price http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/no-regrets-tesla-will-now-upgrade-ludicrous-less-p90d-insane-price/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/no-regrets-tesla-will-now-upgrade-ludicrous-less-p90d-insane-price/#comments Wed, 23 Mar 2016 18:30:26 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1310490 For Tesla Model S P90D owners who have concluded they won’t soil their firm, supportive seats if given the chance to go faster, well, they’re in luck. Tesla Motors is offering to bring “Ludicrous” mode to owners of the top-end Model S as an aftermarket upgrade, assuming their wallet can match their need to blow everything […]

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For Tesla Model S P90D owners who have concluded they won’t soil their firm, supportive seats if given the chance to go faster, well, they’re in luck. Tesla Motors is offering to bring “Ludicrous” mode to owners of the top-end Model S as an aftermarket upgrade, assuming their wallet can match their need to blow everything […]

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TTAC News Round-up: Ford Soothes Investors, Dodge Gets its DiCaprio Moment, and Kentucky Aims for Volkswagen’s Center Mass http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/ttac-news-round-ford-soothes-investors-dodge-gets-dicaprio-moment-kentucky-aims-volkswagens-center-mass/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/ttac-news-round-ford-soothes-investors-dodge-gets-dicaprio-moment-kentucky-aims-volkswagens-center-mass/#comments Wed, 23 Mar 2016 16:00:03 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1310346 Ford is doing so well, you’d be a damn fool to ever think of not investing in Ford, says Ford. That, hiring a crop of cranky old people paid off for Dodge, Kentucky joins the let’s-sue-Volkswagen party, Honda gets a Hoosier boost, and ethanol continues to suck … after the break! Big Blue isn’t leaking […]

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Ford is doing so well, you’d be a damn fool to ever think of not investing in Ford, says Ford. That, hiring a crop of cranky old people paid off for Dodge, Kentucky joins the let’s-sue-Volkswagen party, Honda gets a Hoosier boost, and ethanol continues to suck … after the break! Big Blue isn’t leaking […]

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NYIAS: 2017 Toyota Prius Prime – Eco-Warrior Goes Posh http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/nyias-2017-toyota-prius-prime-eco-warrior-goes-posh/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/nyias-2017-toyota-prius-prime-eco-warrior-goes-posh/#comments Wed, 23 Mar 2016 13:20:08 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1308890 In the nearly 20 years it’s been on the market, the Toyota Prius has become an icon of eco-friendly motoring. Now, Toyota wants to build on the legend with a new, more upmarket version called Prius Prime. It comes equipped with plug-in charging, but it should be much more than the previous-generation Prius Plug-In. While the Plug-In was basically […]

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In the nearly 20 years it’s been on the market, the Toyota Prius has become an icon of eco-friendly motoring. Now, Toyota wants to build on the legend with a new, more upmarket version called Prius Prime. It comes equipped with plug-in charging, but it should be much more than the previous-generation Prius Plug-In. While the Plug-In was basically […]

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TTAC News Round-up: Honda Wants a Cheaper Future, Cash for Airbag Woes, and Tesla Races Itself http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/ttac-news-round-honda-wants-cheaper-future-cash-airbag-woes-tesla-races/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/ttac-news-round-honda-wants-cheaper-future-cash-airbag-woes-tesla-races/#comments Thu, 10 Mar 2016 17:00:36 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1301201 The world needs to be saved, but who wants to spend more money doing it? That, cash lands on Takata-plagued dealers, Tesla takes to the track, BMW wants you in and out fast, and Volkswagen dreams of slaying the Prius … after the break! Hydrogen for the teeming masses By teaming up with General Motors […]

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The world needs to be saved, but who wants to spend more money doing it? That, cash lands on Takata-plagued dealers, Tesla takes to the track, BMW wants you in and out fast, and Volkswagen dreams of slaying the Prius … after the break! Hydrogen for the teeming masses By teaming up with General Motors […]

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TTAC News Round-up: New Salvo Hits Volkswagen, Korean Competition Looms, and Benz Big on Batteries http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/ttac-news-round-new-salvo-hits-volkswagen-korean-competition-mulled-benz-big-batteries/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/ttac-news-round-new-salvo-hits-volkswagen-korean-competition-mulled-benz-big-batteries/#comments Wed, 09 Mar 2016 17:15:20 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1300537 After seemingly using up its legal arsenal against Volkswagen, the U.S. is pulling its backup out of an ankle holster and taking another shot. That, Kia and Hyundai might get a Korean competitor, Mercedes-Benz is feeling charged up, Audi is still a fuel cell fan, and Volvo wants to standardize EV recharging … after the […]

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After seemingly using up its legal arsenal against Volkswagen, the U.S. is pulling its backup out of an ankle holster and taking another shot. That, Kia and Hyundai might get a Korean competitor, Mercedes-Benz is feeling charged up, Audi is still a fuel cell fan, and Volvo wants to standardize EV recharging … after the […]

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Marchionne to Apple: Pick Me! Pick Me! http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/marchionne-apple-pick-pick/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/marchionne-apple-pick-pick/#comments Wed, 02 Mar 2016 20:30:18 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1294786 It seems Sergio Marchionne may be switching teams when it comes to shacking up with another company to build cars of the future, reports Bloomberg. At the Geneva International Motor Show, the self-confessed Apple geek said that Fiat Chrysler Automobiles would be well-suited to contract build a car designed in California. “I would assume that […]

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It seems Sergio Marchionne may be switching teams when it comes to shacking up with another company to build cars of the future, reports Bloomberg. At the Geneva International Motor Show, the self-confessed Apple geek said that Fiat Chrysler Automobiles would be well-suited to contract build a car designed in California. “I would assume that […]

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Elio Motors Stock Soars in Over-The-Counter Trading http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/elio-motors-stock-soars-counter-trading/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/elio-motors-stock-soars-counter-trading/#comments Tue, 01 Mar 2016 20:00:11 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1292954 (Caveat: I know nothing at all about stocks, bonds or other financial instruments.) After automotive startup Elio Motors raised approximately $17 million dollars in a Reg-A+ stock offering the company crowdsourced from small investors via StartEngine, it said its shares would be listed on the OTCQX exchange to provide those investors with liquidity. It’s probably too early to call Elio […]

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(Caveat: I know nothing at all about stocks, bonds or other financial instruments.) After automotive startup Elio Motors raised approximately $17 million dollars in a Reg-A+ stock offering the company crowdsourced from small investors via StartEngine, it said its shares would be listed on the OTCQX exchange to provide those investors with liquidity. It’s probably too early to call Elio […]

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TTAC News Round-up: Clock Ticks at Volkswagen, CEO Switch and Volvo Sees a Chance http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/ttac-news-round-up-clock-ticks-at-volkswagen-ceo-switch-and-volvo-sees-a-chance/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/ttac-news-round-up-clock-ticks-at-volkswagen-ceo-switch-and-volvo-sees-a-chance/#comments Sun, 28 Feb 2016 15:00:16 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1291449 The Environmental Protection Agency is pointing at its watch and glaring at Volkswagen. That, an opening for the Swedes, an electric propulsion prediction, a high-end guy gets a new job, and Tesla gets targeted in Hoosierville … after the break! Beware the (end) of March According to Automotive News, the United States is getting impatient for Volkswagen […]

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The Environmental Protection Agency is pointing at its watch and glaring at Volkswagen. That, an opening for the Swedes, an electric propulsion prediction, a high-end guy gets a new job, and Tesla gets targeted in Hoosierville … after the break! Beware the (end) of March According to Automotive News, the United States is getting impatient for Volkswagen […]

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EPA Asks Volkswagen to Build Electric Vehicles in US, But What Could It Build? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/epa-asks-volkswagen-to-build-electric-vehicles-in-us-but-what-could-it-build/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/epa-asks-volkswagen-to-build-electric-vehicles-in-us-but-what-could-it-build/#comments Mon, 22 Feb 2016 16:40:52 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1288417 The Environmental Protection Agency has asked Volkswagen to build electric vehicles in the United States as part of an effort to make up for nearly 600,000 illegally polluting diesels, reported German newspaper Welt am Sonntag (via Automotive News). The proposal, if accepted by both parties, could bring electric vehicle production to Volkswagen’s plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee, which currently produces […]

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The Environmental Protection Agency has asked Volkswagen to build electric vehicles in the United States as part of an effort to make up for nearly 600,000 illegally polluting diesels, reported German newspaper Welt am Sonntag (via Automotive News). The proposal, if accepted by both parties, could bring electric vehicle production to Volkswagen’s plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee, which currently produces […]

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Electric Cars Aren’t So Dirty, Coal Power at 35-year Low http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/electric-cars-arent-so-dirty-coal-power-at-35-year-low/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/electric-cars-arent-so-dirty-coal-power-at-35-year-low/#comments Mon, 01 Feb 2016 21:00:38 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1277834 Electric vehicles aren’t rollin’ coal anymore — or, at least, not nearly as much as they used to. Reuters reports coal-fired electricity generation is now at a 35-year low in the U.S., and November 2015 was the fifth month in a row more natural gas than coal was used to produce electricity. That’s not all. […]

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Electric vehicles aren’t rollin’ coal anymore — or, at least, not nearly as much as they used to. Reuters reports coal-fired electricity generation is now at a 35-year low in the U.S., and November 2015 was the fifth month in a row more natural gas than coal was used to produce electricity. That’s not all. […]

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TTAC News Round-up: Let’s Talk Carbon Emissions, Volkswagen’s Bigger Headache, and Plug-in Porsches http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-lets-talk-carbon-emissions-volkswagens-bigger-headache-plug-porsches/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-lets-talk-carbon-emissions-volkswagens-bigger-headache-plug-porsches/#comments Wed, 20 Jan 2016 17:15:05 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1269977 FCA has to clean up its act in a hurry, or pay a lot more to sell cars in the future. That, Europe wants Volkswagen to treat its owners the same as American owners, General Motors’ lawyers get down and dirty and Porsche’s plug-in 911 … after the break! Fiat Chrysler finishes last in fuel […]

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FCA has to clean up its act in a hurry, or pay a lot more to sell cars in the future. That, Europe wants Volkswagen to treat its owners the same as American owners, General Motors’ lawyers get down and dirty and Porsche’s plug-in 911 … after the break! Fiat Chrysler finishes last in fuel […]

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TTAC News Round-up: Infamous GM Engineer Speaks, You Only Get One With Dinner, and Hydrogen’s Hedged Bet http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-up-infamous-gm-engineer-speaks-you-only-get-one-with-dinner-and-hydrogens-hedged-bet/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-up-infamous-gm-engineer-speaks-you-only-get-one-with-dinner-and-hydrogens-hedged-bet/#comments Sat, 16 Jan 2016 16:04:45 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1268041 The man in the middle of GM’s faulty ignition switch has finally spoken, and the word “mistake” came up at least twice. That, does anyone have the number for Google, GM and Honda may join forces, and take a cab … after the break! Former GM engineer says ‘mistakes were made’ in faulty switch The engineer at […]

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The man in the middle of GM’s faulty ignition switch has finally spoken, and the word “mistake” came up at least twice. That, does anyone have the number for Google, GM and Honda may join forces, and take a cab … after the break! Former GM engineer says ‘mistakes were made’ in faulty switch The engineer at […]

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NAIAS 2016: Kia Telluride Concept Just Wants To Make Sure You’re Feeling Okay (Are You Sure? Let Me Check Your Forehead.) http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/naias-2016-kia-telluride-concept-just-wants-make-sure-youre-feeling-okay-sure-let-check-forehead/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/naias-2016-kia-telluride-concept-just-wants-make-sure-youre-feeling-okay-sure-let-check-forehead/#comments Tue, 12 Jan 2016 20:05:16 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1265273 Kia teased a new large SUV concept last week, the Telluride, and we were able to see more of the new, uniquely styled luxury SUV today. Clearly, the deep metallic green paint is applied to attract football fans, timed perfectly a couple weeks before the Super Bowl and the resulting guacamole gorge. Kia notes that its concept […]

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Kia teased a new large SUV concept last week, the Telluride, and we were able to see more of the new, uniquely styled luxury SUV today. Clearly, the deep metallic green paint is applied to attract football fans, timed perfectly a couple weeks before the Super Bowl and the resulting guacamole gorge. Kia notes that its concept […]

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NAIAS 2016: 2017 Chevrolet Bolt – Seven Seconds to Sixty http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/naias-2016-2017-chevrolet-bolt-seven-seconds-sixty/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/naias-2016-2017-chevrolet-bolt-seven-seconds-sixty/#comments Mon, 11 Jan 2016 14:46:43 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1262897 After last week’s unveiling at CES, we were left with plenty of questions about the new 2017 Chevrolet Bolt. Answers came today, at least about its drivetrain. Notably, GM mentions a low-speed driving mode that allows for single-pedal operation. This “Low” mode allows the driver to control regenerative braking with a paddle behind the steering wheel. […]

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After last week’s unveiling at CES, we were left with plenty of questions about the new 2017 Chevrolet Bolt. Answers came today, at least about its drivetrain. Notably, GM mentions a low-speed driving mode that allows for single-pedal operation. This “Low” mode allows the driver to control regenerative braking with a paddle behind the steering wheel. […]

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TTAC News Round-up: Santa Fe Sports in Alabama, Tiguan With A Tether, And GMC Acadia Bows? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-santa-fe-sports-alabama-tiguan-tether-gmc-acadia-bows/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-santa-fe-sports-alabama-tiguan-tether-gmc-acadia-bows/#comments Fri, 08 Jan 2016 17:00:11 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1259897 Is there a Santa Fe, Alabama? If not, there will be soon. That, Volkswagen’s Tiguan + electron, who’s gonna buy all these electric cars, and you don’t really need a gas delivery service, people … after the break! Santa Fe Sport to be assembled in Alabama, far from actual Santa Fe Hyundai will build its […]

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Is there a Santa Fe, Alabama? If not, there will be soon. That, Volkswagen’s Tiguan + electron, who’s gonna buy all these electric cars, and you don’t really need a gas delivery service, people … after the break! Santa Fe Sport to be assembled in Alabama, far from actual Santa Fe Hyundai will build its […]

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Environmental Leaders Rebut Musk Letter to CARB http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/environmental-leaders-rebut-musk-letter-carb/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/environmental-leaders-rebut-musk-letter-carb/#comments Wed, 30 Dec 2015 18:00:55 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1253025 Fifteen leaders of environmental and health groups signed off on a letter sent to environmental regulators Dec. 18 asking officials to fully punish Volkswagen in response to Tesla CEO Elon Musk and others asking authorities to push for electric vehicles instead. The letter, which was signed by the policy director for the Coalition for Clean Air […]

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Fifteen leaders of environmental and health groups signed off on a letter sent to environmental regulators Dec. 18 asking officials to fully punish Volkswagen in response to Tesla CEO Elon Musk and others asking authorities to push for electric vehicles instead. The letter, which was signed by the policy director for the Coalition for Clean Air […]

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Audi’s 2016 Plans Don’t Include Wind Tunnel, Do Include Q2, Q5 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/audis-2016-plans-dont-include-wind-tunnel-include-q2-q5/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/audis-2016-plans-dont-include-wind-tunnel-include-q2-q5/#comments Mon, 28 Dec 2015 18:00:30 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1250729 Audi on Monday delayed construction of a new wind tunnel because of the company’s massive diesel scandal, but announced that it would invest nearly $3.3 billion for 2016 — including bringing to market a new Q2, an updated Q5 and a SUV based on the concept shown above in two years. The automaker’s chief, Rupert Stadler, affirmed the company […]

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Audi on Monday delayed construction of a new wind tunnel because of the company’s massive diesel scandal, but announced that it would invest nearly $3.3 billion for 2016 — including bringing to market a new Q2, an updated Q5 and a SUV based on the concept shown above in two years. The automaker’s chief, Rupert Stadler, affirmed the company […]

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Weekend News Roundup: Leaf Sprouted? Volkswagen and North Korea; Fancy Fiskers http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/weekend-news-roundup-leaf-sprouted-volkswagen-north-korea-fancy-fiskers/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/weekend-news-roundup-leaf-sprouted-volkswagen-north-korea-fancy-fiskers/#comments Mon, 14 Dec 2015 17:00:42 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1241945 Here’s some of the news you may have missed if you were out fighting the holiday crowds and spreading some of that Yuletide cheer by burning the hell out of some cookies you were planning on giving the neighbors. Nissan May Bring a Range Extended-EV to Market in 2016 A la BMW i3, Nissan is prepping for […]

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Here’s some of the news you may have missed if you were out fighting the holiday crowds and spreading some of that Yuletide cheer by burning the hell out of some cookies you were planning on giving the neighbors. Nissan May Bring a Range Extended-EV to Market in 2016 A la BMW i3, Nissan is prepping for […]

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States, Provinces, Euro Countries Pledge to Ban Fossil Fuel Vehicles By 2050 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/states-provinces-euro-countries-pledge-to-ban-fossil-fuel-vehicles-by-2050/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/states-provinces-euro-countries-pledge-to-ban-fossil-fuel-vehicles-by-2050/#comments Sun, 13 Dec 2015 16:30:10 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1241089 The internal combustion engine, with all its amazing sounds and brutal power, looks slated to become endangered if a group of politicians have their say about it. The ZEV Alliance wants to completely ban the sale of non-zero-emissions vehicles in its members’ constituencies by 2050. That’s just a mere 35 years away, folks. However, those ZEV Alliance members […]

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The internal combustion engine, with all its amazing sounds and brutal power, looks slated to become endangered if a group of politicians have their say about it. The ZEV Alliance wants to completely ban the sale of non-zero-emissions vehicles in its members’ constituencies by 2050. That’s just a mere 35 years away, folks. However, those ZEV Alliance members […]

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Volkswagen Slated To Show Yet Another Microbus Concept http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/volkswagen-slated-show-yet-another-microbus-concept/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/volkswagen-slated-show-yet-another-microbus-concept/#comments Sat, 12 Dec 2015 16:40:13 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1240833 Multiple outlets are reporting that the vehicle seen in this teaser photo from Volkswagen is none other than an electrified version of the Microbus concept and it will debut at the Consumer Electronics Show next month. The photo follows an earlier report by Autocar (which has since been updated with the same photo and new text) […]

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Multiple outlets are reporting that the vehicle seen in this teaser photo from Volkswagen is none other than an electrified version of the Microbus concept and it will debut at the Consumer Electronics Show next month. The photo follows an earlier report by Autocar (which has since been updated with the same photo and new text) […]

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Ford Isn’t Very Good at Keeping Secrets About its Electrified Fusion http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/ford-isnt-good-keeping-secrets-electrified-fusion/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/ford-isnt-good-keeping-secrets-electrified-fusion/#comments Thu, 10 Dec 2015 22:00:40 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1239561 Look, this is pretty awkward. While nearly every auto journalist in the country has congregated in Dearborn, Michigan today for Ford’s annual Christmas party, we’re here at work pounding out stories about Camaro steering wheels and drinking cheap coffee. We weren’t invited to the party, it’s cool. We can both be adults about the sitch. […]

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Look, this is pretty awkward. While nearly every auto journalist in the country has congregated in Dearborn, Michigan today for Ford’s annual Christmas party, we’re here at work pounding out stories about Camaro steering wheels and drinking cheap coffee. We weren’t invited to the party, it’s cool. We can both be adults about the sitch. […]

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Hyundai’s IONIQ Makes So Much Sense I Can’t Believe They Haven’t Made It Yet http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/hyundais-ioniq-makes-much-sense-cant-believe-havent-made-yet/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/hyundais-ioniq-makes-much-sense-cant-believe-havent-made-yet/#comments Mon, 07 Dec 2015 20:00:13 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1237385 Hyundai announced Monday it would bring back silliness to car names and make the world’s first hybrid, plug-in hybrid and all-electric vehicle available in the same body, catering decadently to an individual’s fondness for electrons. The Ioniq — which sounds like it’s spelled — will be unveiled January in South Korea and later next year in Geneva and New York. […]

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Hyundai announced Monday it would bring back silliness to car names and make the world’s first hybrid, plug-in hybrid and all-electric vehicle available in the same body, catering decadently to an individual’s fondness for electrons. The Ioniq — which sounds like it’s spelled — will be unveiled January in South Korea and later next year in Geneva and New York. […]

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