The Truth About Cars » Ask the Best and Brightest http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Thu, 11 Feb 2016 18:00:49 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. The Truth About Cars no The Truth About Cars editors@ttac.com editors@ttac.com (The Truth About Cars) 2006-2009 The Truth About Cars The Truth About Cars » Ask the Best and Brightest http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/themes/ttac-theme/images/logo.gif http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/category/news-blog/ask-the-best-and-brightest/ Feds Pass Low Volume Law, Turn-key Fun for Everyone http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/feds-pass-low-volume-law-turn-key-fun-everyone/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/feds-pass-low-volume-law-turn-key-fun-everyone/#comments Wed, 09 Dec 2015 20:00:30 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1238657 For decades, enthusiasts came to dread new motor vehicle laws, as they typically conspire against the use of motor vehicles for fun. Post-Nader safety regulations that made cars heavier and less nimble came first. Emissions laws came a few years later, which strangled the previously-unrestricted engines into submission. The death of leaded fuel helped many of those […]

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For decades, enthusiasts came to dread new motor vehicle laws, as they typically conspire against the use of motor vehicles for fun. Post-Nader safety regulations that made cars heavier and less nimble came first. Emissions laws came a few years later, which strangled the previously-unrestricted engines into submission. The death of leaded fuel helped many of those […]

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Toyota Confirms New Land Cruiser for US http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/08/toyota-confirms-new-land-cruiser-us/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/08/toyota-confirms-new-land-cruiser-us/#comments Tue, 18 Aug 2015 16:00:28 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1144993 Toyota’s facelifted Land Cruiser will reach American shores, the automaker confirmed Tuesday. Toyota lifted the cover off the SUV yesterday in Japan and we reported that Toyota would tell us the same today. (Oi. We should have stretched before patting ourselves on the back like that.) The updated Land Cruiser will still sport a 5.7-liter V-8 […]

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Toyota’s facelifted Land Cruiser will reach American shores, the automaker confirmed Tuesday. Toyota lifted the cover off the SUV yesterday in Japan and we reported that Toyota would tell us the same today. (Oi. We should have stretched before patting ourselves on the back like that.) The updated Land Cruiser will still sport a 5.7-liter V-8 […]

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Taking The Plunge, A Modest Lowering of and Expectations http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/11/taking-plunge-modest-lowering-expectations/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/11/taking-plunge-modest-lowering-expectations/#comments Sun, 02 Nov 2014 14:00:10 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=939065 Just about all of my daily drivers have been stock, more or less. I did some engine, transmission and overdrive swaps on Volvos back in the 1980s, but everything was factory, if not on that particular vehicle when it left Goteborg. Also, there was a 1972 VW bus for which I built a high-performance Beetle […]

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Just about all of my daily drivers have been stock, more or less. I did some engine, transmission and overdrive swaps on Volvos back in the 1980s, but everything was factory, if not on that particular vehicle when it left Goteborg. Also, there was a 1972 VW bus for which I built a high-performance Beetle […]

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Ask The Best And Brightest: How Do You Handle Recall And Service Bulletins? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/04/ask-the-best-and-brightest-how-do-you-recall-handling-service-bulletins/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/04/ask-the-best-and-brightest-how-do-you-recall-handling-service-bulletins/#comments Mon, 21 Apr 2014 15:53:54 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=806346 Since arriving at TTAC, I have been continually challenged and impressed by the B&B. The knowledge, wisdom, and rather civil discourse that arrives in response to the so-called journalism I produce is awe inspiring, often. Thank you, B&B. I’ve also been tasked with handling the GM recall story, given my technical background and my familiarity […]

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Since arriving at TTAC, I have been continually challenged and impressed by the B&B. The knowledge, wisdom, and rather civil discourse that arrives in response to the so-called journalism I produce is awe inspiring, often. Thank you, B&B. I’ve also been tasked with handling the GM recall story, given my technical background and my familiarity […]

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Ask the Best and Brightest: What Will Chevy’s Two “Surprises” for 2013 Be? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/10/ask-the-best-and-brightest-what-will-chevys-two-surprises-for-2013-be/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/10/ask-the-best-and-brightest-what-will-chevys-two-surprises-for-2013-be/#comments Thu, 11 Oct 2012 16:05:30 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=463420   Chevrolet is betting that the number 13 will be lucky one. The GM brand announced on Wednesday that they will be introducing 13 redesigned or completely new vehicles for the North American market in 2013. While a number of those are expected, like the new Impala and the latest iteration of the Silverado fullsize […]

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  Chevrolet is betting that the number 13 will be lucky one. The GM brand announced on Wednesday that they will be introducing 13 redesigned or completely new vehicles for the North American market in 2013. While a number of those are expected, like the new Impala and the latest iteration of the Silverado fullsize […]

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Ask The Best And Brightest: When Are Two Pedals Better Than Three? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/04/ask-the-best-and-brightest-when-are-two-pedals-better-than-three/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/04/ask-the-best-and-brightest-when-are-two-pedals-better-than-three/#comments Fri, 06 Apr 2012 13:00:17 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=438648 A scheduling conflict led me to be booked into a 2013 Mazda CX-5 SkyACTIV. With Jack and Brendan having already driven the car, I’ll spare you all yet another review discussing Mazda’s latest crossover. But a week in the CX-5 raised an interesting question; when are automatics better than a stick shift, even if it’s […]

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A scheduling conflict led me to be booked into a 2013 Mazda CX-5 SkyACTIV. With Jack and Brendan having already driven the car, I’ll spare you all yet another review discussing Mazda’s latest crossover. But a week in the CX-5 raised an interesting question; when are automatics better than a stick shift, even if it’s […]

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Ask the Best and Brightest: What Do You Do If You Cannot Avoid an Accident? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/03/ask-the-best-and-brightest-what-do-you-do-if-you-cannot-avoid-an-accident/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/03/ask-the-best-and-brightest-what-do-you-do-if-you-cannot-avoid-an-accident/#comments Tue, 27 Mar 2012 20:40:17 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=436287 I’m pretty good at taking tests. The problem is, with some tests that you take, success is not attained by giving the logically correct answer but rather by regurgitating the answer the test giver wants. I forget that sometimes. When the Michigan Secretary of State’s office told me that I needed to take a written […]

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I’m pretty good at taking tests. The problem is, with some tests that you take, success is not attained by giving the logically correct answer but rather by regurgitating the answer the test giver wants. I forget that sometimes. When the Michigan Secretary of State’s office told me that I needed to take a written […]

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Ask The Best And Brightest: Your Shifting Paradigm? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/03/ask-the-best-and-brightest-your-shifting-paradigm/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/03/ask-the-best-and-brightest-your-shifting-paradigm/#comments Wed, 21 Mar 2012 14:02:16 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=435860 Ladies and gentlemen… As Katt Williams once said, “this country is in turmoil.” If you haven’t read Brendan McAleer’s CX-5 review yet, go read it! I will wait right here while you do. Pretty good, huh? I have to admit that when I read it, I was coasting along, just kind of enjoying B-Mac’s trenchant […]

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Ladies and gentlemen… As Katt Williams once said, “this country is in turmoil.” If you haven’t read Brendan McAleer’s CX-5 review yet, go read it! I will wait right here while you do. Pretty good, huh? I have to admit that when I read it, I was coasting along, just kind of enjoying B-Mac’s trenchant […]

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Ask The Best And Brightest: G-Body Project Car Hell http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/03/ask-the-best-and-brightest-g-body-project-car-hell/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/03/ask-the-best-and-brightest-g-body-project-car-hell/#comments Tue, 20 Mar 2012 11:30:29 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=435588 An impromptu dinner meeting with a friend last night led talk of a possible G-Body project car (and two very bored girlfriends). Joey, who has long wanted a G-Body Monte Carlo, asked what it would take to make a cool street car out of an old G-Body car, like a late 1980’s Chevrolet Monte Carlo […]

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An impromptu dinner meeting with a friend last night led talk of a possible G-Body project car (and two very bored girlfriends). Joey, who has long wanted a G-Body Monte Carlo, asked what it would take to make a cool street car out of an old G-Body car, like a late 1980’s Chevrolet Monte Carlo […]

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Ask The Best And Brightest: Should Bentley Redesign The EXP 9 F SUV? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/03/ask-the-best-and-brightest-should-bentley-redesign-the-exp-9-f-suv/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/03/ask-the-best-and-brightest-should-bentley-redesign-the-exp-9-f-suv/#comments Mon, 12 Mar 2012 15:22:58 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=434684 A report from Britain’s “WHATCAR?” magazine suggests Bentley will go back to the drawing board before their EXP 9 F SUV hits the market in 2015. I, for one, am not so sure this is a good idea. Before we start the discussion, it would make sense to establish a couple of things; any discussion […]

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A report from Britain’s “WHATCAR?” magazine suggests Bentley will go back to the drawing board before their EXP 9 F SUV hits the market in 2015. I, for one, am not so sure this is a good idea. Before we start the discussion, it would make sense to establish a couple of things; any discussion […]

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Ask The Best & Brightest: Your Album Cover Car? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/01/ask-the-best-brightest-your-album-cover-car/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/01/ask-the-best-brightest-your-album-cover-car/#comments Mon, 23 Jan 2012 17:38:35 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=427823 I was thumbing through the latest issue of Living Blues magazine, looking for authentically bluesy phrases, both musical and lyrical, to repeat as if they were my own invention, when I saw this cover. Putting crapwagons on the cover is a bit of a hipster-esque affectation nowadays, but I get the sense that Mr. Bailey […]

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I was thumbing through the latest issue of Living Blues magazine, looking for authentically bluesy phrases, both musical and lyrical, to repeat as if they were my own invention, when I saw this cover. Putting crapwagons on the cover is a bit of a hipster-esque affectation nowadays, but I get the sense that Mr. Bailey […]

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Ask The Best And Brightest: Will Minivans Bounce Back? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/01/ask-the-best-and-brightest-will-minivans-bounce-back/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/01/ask-the-best-and-brightest-will-minivans-bounce-back/#comments Sun, 22 Jan 2012 20:18:46 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=427698 If there’s one thing that enthusiasts and the general public can agree on, it’s that minivans are deeply uncool. The terms “swagger wagon” or “man van” may seem like oxymorons, but the minivan marking has seen slow growth this past year. The Chrysler 700C was an interesting indication of where the segment is heading, although […]

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If there’s one thing that enthusiasts and the general public can agree on, it’s that minivans are deeply uncool. The terms “swagger wagon” or “man van” may seem like oxymorons, but the minivan marking has seen slow growth this past year. The Chrysler 700C was an interesting indication of where the segment is heading, although […]

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Hammer Time: What Should Have Been http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/01/hammer-time-what-should-have-been/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/01/hammer-time-what-should-have-been/#comments Fri, 13 Jan 2012 14:26:06 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=426035   I remember looking at the then brand new Ford Five Hundred and thinking to myself, “This would make one heck of a Volvo.” Like the Volvos of yore this Ford offered a squarish conservative appearance. A high seating position which Volvo’s ‘safety oriented’ customers would have appreciated. Toss in a cavernous interior that had […]

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  I remember looking at the then brand new Ford Five Hundred and thinking to myself, “This would make one heck of a Volvo.” Like the Volvos of yore this Ford offered a squarish conservative appearance. A high seating position which Volvo’s ‘safety oriented’ customers would have appreciated. Toss in a cavernous interior that had […]

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Ask The Best And Brightest: Who Is The New Saab? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/12/ask-the-best-and-brightest-who-is-the-new-saab/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/12/ask-the-best-and-brightest-who-is-the-new-saab/#comments Wed, 21 Dec 2011 01:22:04 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=422991 To be clear, we aren’t talking about the next brand to linger on long past its kill-by date, pitting the brand loyalty of its fans against common sense for an agonizing eternity. No, now that Saab is dead and its warranty coverage has been suspended [per Automotive News [sub]], Saabophiles need an alternative. TTAC commenter […]

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To be clear, we aren’t talking about the next brand to linger on long past its kill-by date, pitting the brand loyalty of its fans against common sense for an agonizing eternity. No, now that Saab is dead and its warranty coverage has been suspended [per Automotive News [sub]], Saabophiles need an alternative. TTAC commenter […]

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Ask The Best And Brightest: What Expiring Model Will You Miss The Most And The Least? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/11/ask-the-best-and-brightest-what-expiring-model-will-you-miss-the-most-and-the-least/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/11/ask-the-best-and-brightest-what-expiring-model-will-you-miss-the-most-and-the-least/#comments Sun, 27 Nov 2011 16:48:12 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=420109 With the 2011 model-year ending, it’s time to eulogize the cars that have reached the end of the road and are being discontinued with the 2012 model-year. Some of them are well past their sell-by date (Hello, Lucerne, DTS!) whereas some are being euthanized in their prime due to regulatory issues (Goodbye, Elise and RX-8!). […]

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With the 2011 model-year ending, it’s time to eulogize the cars that have reached the end of the road and are being discontinued with the 2012 model-year. Some of them are well past their sell-by date (Hello, Lucerne, DTS!) whereas some are being euthanized in their prime due to regulatory issues (Goodbye, Elise and RX-8!). […]

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Ask The Best And Brightest: Is Nissan About To “Pull A Hyundai”? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/11/ask-the-best-and-brightest-is-nissan-about-to-pull-a-hyundai/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/11/ask-the-best-and-brightest-is-nissan-about-to-pull-a-hyundai/#comments Tue, 01 Nov 2011 21:31:40 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=416468 On the way to TTAC’s Southern Tour, I filled some of the gaps in my automotive history by reading Car Wars by Robert Sobel. Written in the same year that Nissan opened its first US plant, a sprawling complex in Smyrna, Car Wars documents the early years of the Detroit-Import wars, starting with the Beetle […]

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On the way to TTAC’s Southern Tour, I filled some of the gaps in my automotive history by reading Car Wars by Robert Sobel. Written in the same year that Nissan opened its first US plant, a sprawling complex in Smyrna, Car Wars documents the early years of the Detroit-Import wars, starting with the Beetle […]

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Ask The Best And Brightest: What’s The Scariest Vehicle You’ve Ever Driven? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/10/ask-the-best-and-brightest-whats-the-scariest-vehicle-youve-ever-driven/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/10/ask-the-best-and-brightest-whats-the-scariest-vehicle-youve-ever-driven/#comments Mon, 31 Oct 2011 22:39:53 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=416247 Well, it’s Halloween…. the time of year when a young man’s thoughts turn towards death. Bertel gave us a double-shot of the macabre earlier today, but it was an unplanned spin-and-a-half (no, not on public roads) that most recently and viscerally reminded me just how deadly this whole driving a car business can be. And that […]

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Well, it’s Halloween…. the time of year when a young man’s thoughts turn towards death. Bertel gave us a double-shot of the macabre earlier today, but it was an unplanned spin-and-a-half (no, not on public roads) that most recently and viscerally reminded me just how deadly this whole driving a car business can be. And that […]

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Ask The Best & Brightest: What’s The Korean Discount Nowadays? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/10/ask-the-best-brightest-whats-the-korean-discount-nowadays/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/10/ask-the-best-brightest-whats-the-korean-discount-nowadays/#comments Mon, 24 Oct 2011 18:11:11 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=415755 We’ve reviewed a lot of Korean designs here lately. The Soul. The Rio. The Veloster. The Sorrento. The Genesis. The Optima Hybrid. The Cayenne S. Actually, rumors that Porsche made a straight-up trade of engineering (the original Hyundai Santa Fe’s 2.7L V-6) for styling (the original Cayenne is clearly pretty much the same as said […]

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We’ve reviewed a lot of Korean designs here lately. The Soul. The Rio. The Veloster. The Sorrento. The Genesis. The Optima Hybrid. The Cayenne S. Actually, rumors that Porsche made a straight-up trade of engineering (the original Hyundai Santa Fe’s 2.7L V-6) for styling (the original Cayenne is clearly pretty much the same as said […]

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Ask The Best And Brightest: Does Anyone Actually Get 40 MPG On The Highway? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/10/ask-the-best-and-brightest-does-anyone-actually-get-40-mpg-on-the-highway/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/10/ask-the-best-and-brightest-does-anyone-actually-get-40-mpg-on-the-highway/#comments Sat, 22 Oct 2011 19:46:35 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=415619 What’s the most powerful number in automotive marketing? No, not zero, as in “zero down, zero percent interest”… the answer we’re looking for is 40, as in “40 MPG hwy.” With the compact segment heating up, 40 MPG on the highway is very nearly a price of entry… if your base model doesn’t achieve the […]

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What’s the most powerful number in automotive marketing? No, not zero, as in “zero down, zero percent interest”… the answer we’re looking for is 40, as in “40 MPG hwy.” With the compact segment heating up, 40 MPG on the highway is very nearly a price of entry… if your base model doesn’t achieve the […]

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Ask The Best And Brightest: Should Chevy Get A Subcompact CUV? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/10/ask-the-best-and-brightest-should-chevy-get-a-subcompact-cuv/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/10/ask-the-best-and-brightest-should-chevy-get-a-subcompact-cuv/#comments Thu, 20 Oct 2011 23:21:08 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=415395 According to Automotive News [sub]’s Product Editor Rick Kranz, GM execs “are debating” whether Chevrolet needs a subcompact crossover. Which is interesting, considering Buick’s next new vehicle after the Verano will likely be a subcompact crossover. But with GMC’s “Granite” moving to the Delta platform, and Buick doing a better job of differentiating itself (more […]

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According to Automotive News [sub]’s Product Editor Rick Kranz, GM execs “are debating” whether Chevrolet needs a subcompact crossover. Which is interesting, considering Buick’s next new vehicle after the Verano will likely be a subcompact crossover. But with GMC’s “Granite” moving to the Delta platform, and Buick doing a better job of differentiating itself (more […]

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Ask The Best And Brightest: Is It Time For A Movie About The Auto Industry? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/10/ask-the-best-and-brightest-is-it-time-for-a-movie-about-the-auto-industry/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/10/ask-the-best-and-brightest-is-it-time-for-a-movie-about-the-auto-industry/#comments Thu, 06 Oct 2011 23:19:57 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=413902 Over at CNN Money, Alex Taylor III makes an astute observation about Bill Vlasic’s new book “Once Upon A Car,” When Hollywood has tried capturing the auto industry on film, it aimed at realistic drama but wound up with suds… What filmmakers have lacked is believable characters and realistic dialogue. Until now, that is, thanks to […]

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Over at CNN Money, Alex Taylor III makes an astute observation about Bill Vlasic’s new book “Once Upon A Car,” When Hollywood has tried capturing the auto industry on film, it aimed at realistic drama but wound up with suds… What filmmakers have lacked is believable characters and realistic dialogue. Until now, that is, thanks to […]

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Ask The Best And Brightest: What Is Obama’s “130 MPG” Battery? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/10/ask-the-best-and-brightest-what-is-obamas-130-mpg-battery/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/10/ask-the-best-and-brightest-what-is-obamas-130-mpg-battery/#comments Mon, 03 Oct 2011 17:20:27 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=413351 When the blogging gets tough, the tough bloggers get outsourcing, and since we’re swamped with fresh news and sales numbers, I’m going to throw this little mystery over to you, TTAC’s Best and Brightest. It’s no secret that the Obama Administration is bullish on  plug-in cars, as it seeks to put a million of the fuel-efficient […]

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When the blogging gets tough, the tough bloggers get outsourcing, and since we’re swamped with fresh news and sales numbers, I’m going to throw this little mystery over to you, TTAC’s Best and Brightest. It’s no secret that the Obama Administration is bullish on  plug-in cars, as it seeks to put a million of the fuel-efficient […]

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Ask The Best and Brightest: Can You Identify This Book? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/09/ask-the-best-and-brightest-can-you-identify-this-book/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/09/ask-the-best-and-brightest-can-you-identify-this-book/#comments Thu, 29 Sep 2011 12:23:06 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=412952 TTAC reader Bonso writes: Hi Jack As you have over eighty books on Porsches you may be able to help me. I read a travel book published in the mid 1960s about a tour of Bryce Canyon, Zion national Park, Painted Desert, Grand Canyon etc made in a Porsche 911. The car and scenery were […]

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TTAC reader Bonso writes: Hi Jack As you have over eighty books on Porsches you may be able to help me. I read a travel book published in the mid 1960s about a tour of Bryce Canyon, Zion national Park, Painted Desert, Grand Canyon etc made in a Porsche 911. The car and scenery were […]

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Ask The Best & Brightest: Why Not Buy the $250/Month Mazda? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/09/ask-the-best-brightest-why-not-buy-the-250month-mazda/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/09/ask-the-best-brightest-why-not-buy-the-250month-mazda/#comments Tue, 27 Sep 2011 16:18:49 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=412709 I have a confession to make: I am experiencing a struggle in my life. Normally, when middle-aged male church musicians say that, they mean they are secretly thinking about visiting a San Francisco bath house and rocking out with certain appendages fully visible. In my case, however, the desire to squeeze myself into something young, […]

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I have a confession to make: I am experiencing a struggle in my life. Normally, when middle-aged male church musicians say that, they mean they are secretly thinking about visiting a San Francisco bath house and rocking out with certain appendages fully visible. In my case, however, the desire to squeeze myself into something young, […]

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Ask The Best and Brightest: Would You Pay $22,000 For This Toyota Wagon? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/09/ask-the-best-and-brightest-would-you-pay-22000-for-this-toyota-wagon/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/09/ask-the-best-and-brightest-would-you-pay-22000-for-this-toyota-wagon/#comments Fri, 16 Sep 2011 11:08:23 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=411411 Toyota doesn’t sell the Camry in most European markets; it’s wayyy too big and powerful to find favor with our Continental betters. Instead, they offer the Avensis, which was rumored to debut a complete redesign at Frankfurt but instead only showed a minor facelift. It would be overly simplistic to call the Avensis a “Scion […]

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Toyota doesn’t sell the Camry in most European markets; it’s wayyy too big and powerful to find favor with our Continental betters. Instead, they offer the Avensis, which was rumored to debut a complete redesign at Frankfurt but instead only showed a minor facelift. It would be overly simplistic to call the Avensis a “Scion […]

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