The Truth About Cars » Customer Relations http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Fri, 29 Apr 2016 19:27:59 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 Volkswagen Isn’t Selling any Brands Just Yet, But it’s Still Their ‘Plan B’ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/volkswagen-isnt-selling-any-brands-just-yet-but-it-remains-plan-b/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/volkswagen-isnt-selling-any-brands-just-yet-but-it-remains-plan-b/#comments Thu, 28 Apr 2016 15:30:39 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1333138 Rival automakers salivating at the thought of snapping up a castoff from Volkswagen’s brand portfolio will have to sit and wait. Amid grim fourth-quarter financial data and ongoing expenses linked to the diesel emissions scandal, the company is standing by its assets, but admits they might have to jettison some if unexpected expenses crop up. […]

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Rival automakers salivating at the thought of snapping up a castoff from Volkswagen’s brand portfolio will have to sit and wait. Amid grim fourth-quarter financial data and ongoing expenses linked to the diesel emissions scandal, the company is standing by its assets, but admits they might have to jettison some if unexpected expenses crop up. […]

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BMW Really Wants Mini Owners to Rent Out Their Cars http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/bmw-really-wants-mini-owners-to-rent-out-their-cars/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/bmw-really-wants-mini-owners-to-rent-out-their-cars/#comments Tue, 26 Apr 2016 16:00:38 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1331666 “Clean up the place when you’re done with it, and don’t even think of offering ‘hourly rates’ while you have it. This is a respectable car.” Adds like this could start popping up from new Mini owners if the quirky automaker has its way, Automotive News Europe reports. Mini plans to offer devices on its […]

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“Clean up the place when you’re done with it, and don’t even think of offering ‘hourly rates’ while you have it. This is a respectable car.” Adds like this could start popping up from new Mini owners if the quirky automaker has its way, Automotive News Europe reports. Mini plans to offer devices on its […]

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Mitsubishi Fudged Japanese Mileage Data Since 1991 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/mitsubishi-fudged-japanese-mileage-data-since-1991/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/mitsubishi-fudged-japanese-mileage-data-since-1991/#comments Tue, 26 Apr 2016 14:00:56 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1331594 Mitsubishi’s fuel economy scandal blew up yesterday after the automaker admitted it has issued misleading mileage data since C+C Music Factory was at the top of the charts. The scandal that started with inflated mileage numbers on a single minicar one week ago now extends to all Japanese market Mitsubishi vehicles sold over the past […]

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Mitsubishi’s fuel economy scandal blew up yesterday after the automaker admitted it has issued misleading mileage data since C+C Music Factory was at the top of the charts. The scandal that started with inflated mileage numbers on a single minicar one week ago now extends to all Japanese market Mitsubishi vehicles sold over the past […]

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“Too Bad About That Old Diesel, Can I Interest You in Something New?” http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/too-bad-about-that-old-diesel-can-i-interest-you-in-something-new/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/too-bad-about-that-old-diesel-can-i-interest-you-in-something-new/#comments Mon, 25 Apr 2016 19:30:01 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1331162 Will Volkswagen TDI owners who opt for a buyback be soured on the brand, or can they be lured into a new model? It’s a big question for dealers, who could stand to benefit from the dealership traffic they’ll see when Volkswagen’s buyback program gets up and running later this year. The fate of hundreds […]

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Will Volkswagen TDI owners who opt for a buyback be soured on the brand, or can they be lured into a new model? It’s a big question for dealers, who could stand to benefit from the dealership traffic they’ll see when Volkswagen’s buyback program gets up and running later this year. The fate of hundreds […]

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Roll With It: FCA Voluntarily Recalls 1.1 Million Models With Confusing Gear Selector http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/roll-with-it-fca-voluntarily-recalls-1-1-million-models-with-confusing-gear-selector/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/roll-with-it-fca-voluntarily-recalls-1-1-million-models-with-confusing-gear-selector/#comments Sat, 23 Apr 2016 14:00:51 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1330441 Like an unoccupied Dodge Charger stuck in “Drive,” Fiat Chrysler Automobiles’ gear selector controversy was rapidly building momentum before yesterday’s announcement. Responding to numerous instances of runaway vehicles and an expanding National Highway Traffic Safety Administration investigation, FCA voluntarily recalled 811,586 vehicles in the U.S. and 52,144 in Canada, and a further 265,473 in Mexico […]

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Like an unoccupied Dodge Charger stuck in “Drive,” Fiat Chrysler Automobiles’ gear selector controversy was rapidly building momentum before yesterday’s announcement. Responding to numerous instances of runaway vehicles and an expanding National Highway Traffic Safety Administration investigation, FCA voluntarily recalled 811,586 vehicles in the U.S. and 52,144 in Canada, and a further 265,473 in Mexico […]

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Volkswagen Might Pay Every U.S. Diesel Owner $5,000 to Avoid a Trial http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/volkswagen-might-pay-every-diesel-owner-5000-to-avoid-a-trial/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/volkswagen-might-pay-every-diesel-owner-5000-to-avoid-a-trial/#comments Wed, 20 Apr 2016 19:05:12 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1328841 On the eve of a key U.S. deadline for a diesel emissions fix, Volkswagen has reportedly agreed to pay all American owners of afflicted TDI models $5,000 each. The deal, reported by Germany’s Die Welt newspaper, would allow the automaker to avoid going to trial this summer, according to Automotive News. Volkswagen was facing an April 21 […]

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On the eve of a key U.S. deadline for a diesel emissions fix, Volkswagen has reportedly agreed to pay all American owners of afflicted TDI models $5,000 each. The deal, reported by Germany’s Die Welt newspaper, would allow the automaker to avoid going to trial this summer, according to Automotive News. Volkswagen was facing an April 21 […]

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Tiny Vehicle’s Thirst Means a Supersized Headache for Mitsubishi http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/tiny-vehicles-thirst-means-a-supersized-headache-for-mitsubishi/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/tiny-vehicles-thirst-means-a-supersized-headache-for-mitsubishi/#comments Wed, 20 Apr 2016 16:00:15 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1328377 Mitsubishi Motors has some ‘splaining to do after fuel economy figures for its tiny overseas eK wagon were proven to be false. The automaker overstated gas mileage by five to 10 percent over the last three model years, Bloomberg reports, allowing the minicars to be classified as greener than they actually were. Powered by small-displacement […]

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Mitsubishi Motors has some ‘splaining to do after fuel economy figures for its tiny overseas eK wagon were proven to be false. The automaker overstated gas mileage by five to 10 percent over the last three model years, Bloomberg reports, allowing the minicars to be classified as greener than they actually were. Powered by small-displacement […]

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Want Your Vehicle to Retain its Value? Make Sure it’s Big, or Bigger http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/want-vehicle-retain-value-make-sure-big-bigger/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/want-vehicle-retain-value-make-sure-big-bigger/#comments Fri, 15 Apr 2016 14:00:49 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1325042 If you’re looking to get the most money back when you drop your car onto the used market in five years, better get into something large and utilitarian. Large and midsize trucks and SUVs grab the top five-year resale values in Edmund’s 2016 Retained Value Awards, with conventional and luxury midsize and large cars depreciating […]

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If you’re looking to get the most money back when you drop your car onto the used market in five years, better get into something large and utilitarian. Large and midsize trucks and SUVs grab the top five-year resale values in Edmund’s 2016 Retained Value Awards, with conventional and luxury midsize and large cars depreciating […]

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Ford GT Orders Begin at a Cool Mid-$400,000; Hold Your Horses, Russia http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/ford-gt-orders-begin-cool-mid-400000-hold-horses-russia/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/ford-gt-orders-begin-cool-mid-400000-hold-horses-russia/#comments Wed, 13 Apr 2016 18:00:45 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1323506 If there’s about $450,000 burning a hole in your pocket, Ford wants you to get in line for the new GT. The application process for the 2017 and 2018 model years of the carbon fiber supercar kicked off today, and along with it, a very selective customer screening process. Ford will sell a limited number of GTs […]

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If there’s about $450,000 burning a hole in your pocket, Ford wants you to get in line for the new GT. The application process for the 2017 and 2018 model years of the carbon fiber supercar kicked off today, and along with it, a very selective customer screening process. Ford will sell a limited number of GTs […]

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Juggling Act: Tesla Will Have to Deal With a Tax Credit Gap http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/juggling-act-teslas-tax-credits/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/juggling-act-teslas-tax-credits/#comments Mon, 11 Apr 2016 17:30:29 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1322002 Much to the delight of EV fanatics and sandal enthusiasts around the world, Tesla reported last week that 325,000 people had placed refundable $1,000 deposits on its Model 3 sedan. Even pessimistically projecting a defection rate of 25 percent, that’s still nearly a quarter of a million cars which need to be built and delivered […]

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Much to the delight of EV fanatics and sandal enthusiasts around the world, Tesla reported last week that 325,000 people had placed refundable $1,000 deposits on its Model 3 sedan. Even pessimistically projecting a defection rate of 25 percent, that’s still nearly a quarter of a million cars which need to be built and delivered […]

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Take a Little off the Top Come Bonus Time, Müller Tells Volkswagen Management http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/take-little-off-top-come-bonus-time-mueller-tells-volkswagen-management/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/take-little-off-top-come-bonus-time-mueller-tells-volkswagen-management/#comments Mon, 11 Apr 2016 16:30:14 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1321978 Volkswagen CEO Matthias Müller is expected to cave to shareholder and labor pressure today and ask that his management board agree to trim their bonuses by 30 percent, insider sources have told Reuters. Will it satisfy dealers and vehicle owners stuck with depreciated rolling stock? Not. Bloody. Likely. The request, if it comes to pass, comes […]

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Volkswagen CEO Matthias Müller is expected to cave to shareholder and labor pressure today and ask that his management board agree to trim their bonuses by 30 percent, insider sources have told Reuters. Will it satisfy dealers and vehicle owners stuck with depreciated rolling stock? Not. Bloody. Likely. The request, if it comes to pass, comes […]

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Petition Demands That Sergio Spin Off Jeep in Order to Save It http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/petition-demands-sergio-spin-off-jeep-order-save/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/petition-demands-sergio-spin-off-jeep-order-save/#comments Sat, 09 Apr 2016 15:47:54 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1321018 A group of Jeep fans wants Fiat Chrysler Automobiles CEO Sergio Marchionne to make a Sophie’s Choice-style decision to save their beloved offroader. To avoid the destruction of the storied brand at the hands of its parent company, FCA must cast it loose, the group states in a strongly-worded Change.org petition. “As owners and fans of […]

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A group of Jeep fans wants Fiat Chrysler Automobiles CEO Sergio Marchionne to make a Sophie’s Choice-style decision to save their beloved offroader. To avoid the destruction of the storied brand at the hands of its parent company, FCA must cast it loose, the group states in a strongly-worded Change.org petition. “As owners and fans of […]

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Talk to Our Committee to Avoid Lawsuits, Volkswagen Dealers Tell Automaker http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/talk-to-our-committee-to-avoid-lawsuits-volkswagen-dealers-tell-automaker/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/talk-to-our-committee-to-avoid-lawsuits-volkswagen-dealers-tell-automaker/#comments Sat, 02 Apr 2016 14:19:09 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1317242 Volkswagen dealers in the U.S. have formed a go-to team tasked with drawing compensation out of the automaker while avoiding a looming barrage of dealer lawsuits. The five-member committee was formed at a dealers-only meeting held yesterday at the National Automobile Dealers Association convention in Las Vegas, one day before U.S. dealers were expected to […]

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Volkswagen dealers in the U.S. have formed a go-to team tasked with drawing compensation out of the automaker while avoiding a looming barrage of dealer lawsuits. The five-member committee was formed at a dealers-only meeting held yesterday at the National Automobile Dealers Association convention in Las Vegas, one day before U.S. dealers were expected to […]

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Volkswagen’s European Diesel Recall Grinds to a Halt, Post-Fix Mileage Blamed http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/volkswagens-european-diesel-recall-grinds-halt-post-fix-mileage-blamed/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/volkswagens-european-diesel-recall-grinds-halt-post-fix-mileage-blamed/#comments Fri, 01 Apr 2016 19:36:57 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1316818 Volkswagen’s slow roll-out of fixes for recalled diesel vehicles in Europe has hit a snag. Authorities in Europe have put the brakes on a series of Volkswagen recalls after greater fuel consumption was allegedly recorded in models that have undergone the diesel emissions fix, Automotive News Europe is reporting. Reports say that fuel economy suffered after […]

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Volkswagen’s slow roll-out of fixes for recalled diesel vehicles in Europe has hit a snag. Authorities in Europe have put the brakes on a series of Volkswagen recalls after greater fuel consumption was allegedly recorded in models that have undergone the diesel emissions fix, Automotive News Europe is reporting. Reports say that fuel economy suffered after […]

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Sales are Rising, But Incentive-Happy Automakers are Kneecapping Profits http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/sales-are-rising-but-incentive-happy-automakers-are-kneecapping-profits/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/sales-are-rising-but-incentive-happy-automakers-are-kneecapping-profits/#comments Fri, 01 Apr 2016 15:00:01 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1316466 Light vehicle sales haven’t peaked in the U.S., but the way they’re being sold is putting automakers in some financial peril. That warning was delivered by Thomas King, vice-president of the Power Information Network, ahead of this weekend’s National Automobile Dealers Association, Wards Auto reports. Speaking at the J.D. Power Automotive Summit, King said retail […]

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Light vehicle sales haven’t peaked in the U.S., but the way they’re being sold is putting automakers in some financial peril. That warning was delivered by Thomas King, vice-president of the Power Information Network, ahead of this weekend’s National Automobile Dealers Association, Wards Auto reports. Speaking at the J.D. Power Automotive Summit, King said retail […]

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Act Fast, and Get a Ford Focus Electric for Pennies http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/act-fast-get-ford-focus-electric-pennies/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/act-fast-get-ford-focus-electric-pennies/#comments Thu, 31 Mar 2016 19:00:38 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1315794 If you live in California and your demographics are right, your electric car dream is within reach. Yes, even you, baristas and struggling actors! The website Leasehackr stumbled upon a killer deal for lower-income Californians (assuming they live near charging stations), and spelled out how leftover 2015 Ford Focus Electrics can be leased for essentially nothing. If […]

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If you live in California and your demographics are right, your electric car dream is within reach. Yes, even you, baristas and struggling actors! The website Leasehackr stumbled upon a killer deal for lower-income Californians (assuming they live near charging stations), and spelled out how leftover 2015 Ford Focus Electrics can be leased for essentially nothing. If […]

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DOT Goes Wikileaks on Dealers, Puts Your Car’s Secrets Online http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/dot-goes-wikileaks-dealers-puts-cars-secrets-online/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/dot-goes-wikileaks-dealers-puts-cars-secrets-online/#comments Thu, 31 Mar 2016 17:00:11 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1315682 Your vehicle’s hidden flaws and most shocking (mechanical) secrets will soon be just a click away. The Department of Transportation is ending the clandestine relationship between your car’s dealer and the manufacturer by posting all Technical Service Bulletins (TSB) online, according to Consumer Reports. TSBs, which outline the recommended procedure for repairing vehicles, will be […]

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Your vehicle’s hidden flaws and most shocking (mechanical) secrets will soon be just a click away. The Department of Transportation is ending the clandestine relationship between your car’s dealer and the manufacturer by posting all Technical Service Bulletins (TSB) online, according to Consumer Reports. TSBs, which outline the recommended procedure for repairing vehicles, will be […]

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Nissan to Ad Agencies: “It Takes Brass Balls to Sell Cars!” http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/nissan-ad-agencies-takes-brass-balls-sell-cars/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/nissan-ad-agencies-takes-brass-balls-sell-cars/#comments Tue, 29 Mar 2016 19:00:28 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1314178 Nissan’s U.S. sales boss delivered some Glengarry Glen Ross-style “motivation” to its ad agencies in order to pump up the brand’s weak messaging via a new campaign. Christian Meunier, who took control of Nissan’s U.S. sales and marketing in January, dressed down a roomful of agency reps a week into his new job, according to Automotive […]

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Nissan’s U.S. sales boss delivered some Glengarry Glen Ross-style “motivation” to its ad agencies in order to pump up the brand’s weak messaging via a new campaign. Christian Meunier, who took control of Nissan’s U.S. sales and marketing in January, dressed down a roomful of agency reps a week into his new job, according to Automotive […]

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Cadillac (and its Resale Values) Still Haunted by Troubling Past http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/cadillac-resale-values-still-haunted-troubling-past/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/cadillac-resale-values-still-haunted-troubling-past/#comments Mon, 28 Mar 2016 18:00:26 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1313234 The lowly Cimarron might be be a distant, nightmare-fuel memory, but Cadillac’s current sales strategy is still being impacted by a history of not measuring up to European rivals. The luxury automaker’s newest offerings — the CT6 sedan and XT5 crossover — have been saddled with so-so resale values by residual forecaster ALG, according to Automotive News, […]

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The lowly Cimarron might be be a distant, nightmare-fuel memory, but Cadillac’s current sales strategy is still being impacted by a history of not measuring up to European rivals. The luxury automaker’s newest offerings — the CT6 sedan and XT5 crossover — have been saddled with so-so resale values by residual forecaster ALG, according to Automotive News, […]

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True to His Word, Chip Perry is Revamping TrueCar http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/true-word-chip-perry-revamping-truecar/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/true-word-chip-perry-revamping-truecar/#comments Mon, 28 Mar 2016 17:00:25 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1313146 TrueCar, the prolific third-party car shopping site, is changing the way it does business in the hopes of mending dealer relations and reversing the company’s flagging fortunes. When TrueCar president and CEO Chip Perry took the helm of the site last December, his stated goal was to make amends with ornery partners and bring the […]

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TrueCar, the prolific third-party car shopping site, is changing the way it does business in the hopes of mending dealer relations and reversing the company’s flagging fortunes. When TrueCar president and CEO Chip Perry took the helm of the site last December, his stated goal was to make amends with ornery partners and bring the […]

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TTAC News Round-up: Mitsubishi Has a Plan, Volvo Wants You Online, and FCA Throws Down http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/ttac-news-round-mitsubishi-plan-volvo-wants-online-fca-throws/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/ttac-news-round-mitsubishi-plan-volvo-wants-online-fca-throws/#comments Fri, 25 Mar 2016 15:26:18 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1311778 Mitsubishi confirms it is going to shoehorn another SUV into its lineup to tempt those utility-hungry Americans. That, Volvo wants everyone to buy S90s from their beds, Fiat Chrysler isn’t having a dealer’s trash talk, UAW bolsters its ranks, and your gas is going up … after the break! Mitsubishi thinks bigger Mitsubishi Motors isn’t […]

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Mitsubishi confirms it is going to shoehorn another SUV into its lineup to tempt those utility-hungry Americans. That, Volvo wants everyone to buy S90s from their beds, Fiat Chrysler isn’t having a dealer’s trash talk, UAW bolsters its ranks, and your gas is going up … after the break! Mitsubishi thinks bigger Mitsubishi Motors isn’t […]

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TTAC News Round-up: Mazda Doesn’t Need No Stinkin’ Hybrids, Volkswagen Rebuffs Deadline, and March Looks Like a Winner http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/ttac-news-round-mazda-dont-need-no-stinkin-hybrids-volkswagen-rebuffs-deadline-march-looks-like-winner/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/ttac-news-round-mazda-dont-need-no-stinkin-hybrids-volkswagen-rebuffs-deadline-march-looks-like-winner/#comments Thu, 24 Mar 2016 15:45:59 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1310898 “Hybrids? Those things that can’t make up their mind on what they want to be in life? Come on!” – Mazda. That, Volkswagen floors the accelerator past a deadline, March looks like a boffo month for vehicle sales, Audi dials it back a bit, and getting a Tesla Model 3 depends on whether or not […]

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“Hybrids? Those things that can’t make up their mind on what they want to be in life? Come on!” – Mazda. That, Volkswagen floors the accelerator past a deadline, March looks like a boffo month for vehicle sales, Audi dials it back a bit, and getting a Tesla Model 3 depends on whether or not […]

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Volkswagen Investors Want an Expensive Pound of Flesh http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/volkswagen-investors-want-expensive-pound-flesh/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/volkswagen-investors-want-expensive-pound-flesh/#comments Tue, 15 Mar 2016 17:00:09 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1304297 The numbers are big — 278 investors seeking $3.61 billion — but the latest lawsuit leveled at Volkswagen is merely another drop in the penalty bucket for the embattled automaker. As has been expected for some time, a group of institutional investors from numerous countries is seeking compensation for financial damage caused by Volkswagen’s diesel emissions scandal, Reuters is […]

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The numbers are big — 278 investors seeking $3.61 billion — but the latest lawsuit leveled at Volkswagen is merely another drop in the penalty bucket for the embattled automaker. As has been expected for some time, a group of institutional investors from numerous countries is seeking compensation for financial damage caused by Volkswagen’s diesel emissions scandal, Reuters is […]

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TTAC News Round-up: Toyota Brings on Brains, Sergio Leaves the Cake in the Oven, and GM Takes the Stand http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/ttac-news-round-toyota-brings-brains-sergio-leaves-cake-oven-gm-takes-stand/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/ttac-news-round-toyota-brings-brains-sergio-leaves-cake-oven-gm-takes-stand/#comments Mon, 14 Mar 2016 15:58:00 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1303545 The brain trust of yet another artificial intelligence technology startup has been snapped up as automakers prepare for our terrifying, dystopian future. That, Sergio Marchionne has a sure-fire recipe, jury selection begins in ignition trial, Tesla doesn’t need no stinkin’ successful low-priced car, and GM goes big on commercial sales … after the break! Toyota […]

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The brain trust of yet another artificial intelligence technology startup has been snapped up as automakers prepare for our terrifying, dystopian future. That, Sergio Marchionne has a sure-fire recipe, jury selection begins in ignition trial, Tesla doesn’t need no stinkin’ successful low-priced car, and GM goes big on commercial sales … after the break! Toyota […]

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Volkswagen to Slash Office Jobs by Next Year, Says Report http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/volkswagen-slash-office-jobs-next-year-says-report/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/volkswagen-slash-office-jobs-next-year-says-report/#comments Thu, 10 Mar 2016 21:15:09 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1301665 Like ripples in a pool of sulphur-rich oil, the impact from Volkswagen’s diesel emissions scandal keeps spreading. In a cost-cutting measure designed to mitigate the growing financial damage caused by the scandal, Volkswagen is planning to cut 3,000 administration jobs in Germany, according to Reuters. The source of unofficial claim comes from two contacts inside the […]

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Like ripples in a pool of sulphur-rich oil, the impact from Volkswagen’s diesel emissions scandal keeps spreading. In a cost-cutting measure designed to mitigate the growing financial damage caused by the scandal, Volkswagen is planning to cut 3,000 administration jobs in Germany, according to Reuters. The source of unofficial claim comes from two contacts inside the […]

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