The Truth About Cars » News Blog http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Mon, 16 May 2016 13:30:49 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 The Premium Plunge: Sales of the Most Popular Luxury Cars in America Are Nosediving http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/05/premium-plunge-sales-many-popular-luxury-cars-america-nosediving/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/05/premium-plunge-sales-many-popular-luxury-cars-america-nosediving/#comments Mon, 16 May 2016 13:30:49 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1344386 America’s record-breaking new vehicle sales volume in calendar year 2015 was powered in part by better-than-average growth from premium automakers. Yet after BMW, Mercedes-Benz, Acura, and Cadillac all failed to match the rate of industry-wide expansion in 2015, the first four months of 2016 have revealed that even more top-level premium brands are fading as […]

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America’s record-breaking new vehicle sales volume in calendar year 2015 was powered in part by better-than-average growth from premium automakers. Yet after BMW, Mercedes-Benz, Acura, and Cadillac all failed to match the rate of industry-wide expansion in 2015, the first four months of 2016 have revealed that even more top-level premium brands are fading as […]

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Genesis Scores Big, Hires Bentley’s Exterior Designer http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/05/genesis-scores-big-hires-bentleys-exterior-designer/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/05/genesis-scores-big-hires-bentleys-exterior-designer/#comments Mon, 16 May 2016 13:00:43 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1344370 Hyundai Motor Company wants its flagship Genesis brand to ooze luxury, and it just added another top industry talent to its dream team to make sure that happens. The South Korean automaker now has the expertise of former Bentley exterior designer Sangyup Lee, who just jumped ship from the British luxury automaker, Reuters reports. Lee will serve as […]

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Hyundai Motor Company wants its flagship Genesis brand to ooze luxury, and it just added another top industry talent to its dream team to make sure that happens. The South Korean automaker now has the expertise of former Bentley exterior designer Sangyup Lee, who just jumped ship from the British luxury automaker, Reuters reports. Lee will serve as […]

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Walter P. Chrysler Museum to Reopen to Public http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/05/walter-p-chrysler-museum-reopen-public/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/05/walter-p-chrysler-museum-reopen-public/#comments Sun, 15 May 2016 16:10:45 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1343665 Just two days after Cadillac announced opening up what they hope will be an au courant coffee shop on the ground floor of its trendy lower Manhattan digs, Fiat Chrysler announced it will reopen the Walter P. Chrysler Museum, on the grounds of Chrysler’s campus in slightly less trendy Auburn Hills, on June 4th. The museum, which first […]

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Just two days after Cadillac announced opening up what they hope will be an au courant coffee shop on the ground floor of its trendy lower Manhattan digs, Fiat Chrysler announced it will reopen the Walter P. Chrysler Museum, on the grounds of Chrysler’s campus in slightly less trendy Auburn Hills, on June 4th. The museum, which first […]

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Cadillac to Open Artsy Manhattan Coffee Shop; Idea is Either Brilliant or Terrible http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/05/cadillac-to-open-artsy-manhattan-coffee-shop-idea-is-either-brilliant-or-terrible/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/05/cadillac-to-open-artsy-manhattan-coffee-shop-idea-is-either-brilliant-or-terrible/#comments Sat, 14 May 2016 16:15:56 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1343433 Will there be black berets, obscure Russian poetry and Yoko Ono albums for sale at the door? Fans of the General no doubt recoiled in horror at reports that Cadillac — a brand that conjures images of Elvis, Bruce Springsteen, the movie Badlands, and the hopes and aspirations of middle America — is opening a swank coffee […]

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Will there be black berets, obscure Russian poetry and Yoko Ono albums for sale at the door? Fans of the General no doubt recoiled in horror at reports that Cadillac — a brand that conjures images of Elvis, Bruce Springsteen, the movie Badlands, and the hopes and aspirations of middle America — is opening a swank coffee […]

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GM Issues a ‘Stop Sale’ After Incorrect Fuel Economy Labels Found on Full-Size Crossovers http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/05/gm-issues-a-stop-sale-after-incorrect-fuel-economy-labels-found-on-full-size-crossovers/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/05/gm-issues-a-stop-sale-after-incorrect-fuel-economy-labels-found-on-full-size-crossovers/#comments Sat, 14 May 2016 14:20:58 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1343401 General Motors is in damage control mode following the discovery of incorrect fuel economy ratings on the window stickers of its 2016 full-size crossovers. A “stop sale” order was issued to GM dealers on Wednesday after EPA labels on GMC Acadia, Chevrolet Traverse and Buick Enclave vehicles were shown to overstate mileage by one to […]

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General Motors is in damage control mode following the discovery of incorrect fuel economy ratings on the window stickers of its 2016 full-size crossovers. A “stop sale” order was issued to GM dealers on Wednesday after EPA labels on GMC Acadia, Chevrolet Traverse and Buick Enclave vehicles were shown to overstate mileage by one to […]

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Ford GT Sold Out; Company to Write 6,006 ‘We’re Sorry to Inform you…’ Letters http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/05/ford-gt-sold-out-company-to-write-6006-were-sorry-to-inform-you-letters/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/05/ford-gt-sold-out-company-to-write-6006-were-sorry-to-inform-you-letters/#comments Fri, 13 May 2016 19:15:41 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1343353 If you’re looking to get into a cutting-edge vehicle and would like to wait until 2019 before driving it, the Tesla Model 3 isn’t your only choice. Ford announced today that the limited edition GT is gone from shelves for the next two years following an avalanche of applications. Only 500 of the limited edition supercars […]

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If you’re looking to get into a cutting-edge vehicle and would like to wait until 2019 before driving it, the Tesla Model 3 isn’t your only choice. Ford announced today that the limited edition GT is gone from shelves for the next two years following an avalanche of applications. Only 500 of the limited edition supercars […]

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Oregon (Yes, Oregon) Raises Speed Limits on Curves; Motorists Give Thanks to Science http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/05/oregon-yes-oregon-raises-speed-limits-on-curves-motorists-give-thanks-to-science/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/05/oregon-yes-oregon-raises-speed-limits-on-curves-motorists-give-thanks-to-science/#comments Fri, 13 May 2016 18:50:06 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1343313 It’s a great reason to ditch the bike and leave downtown Portlandia. Oregon drivers will soon feel more wind in their hair, all thanks to the Oregon Department of Transportation and a dictate from the federal government. Prodded into action by the Federal Highway Administration, the state plans to spend three years updating speed advisory […]

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It’s a great reason to ditch the bike and leave downtown Portlandia. Oregon drivers will soon feel more wind in their hair, all thanks to the Oregon Department of Transportation and a dictate from the federal government. Prodded into action by the Federal Highway Administration, the state plans to spend three years updating speed advisory […]

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Ghosn on the March: What Does an Alliance Mean for Nissan and Mitsubishi? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/05/ghosn-march-alliance-mean-nissan-mitsubishi/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/05/ghosn-march-alliance-mean-nissan-mitsubishi/#comments Fri, 13 May 2016 18:00:09 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1343185 Yesterday’s news that Nissan will buy a 34-percent controlling stake in Mitsubishi for $2.2 billion was the latest win for Carlos Ghosn, the man behind the Renault-Nissan Alliance of 1999 and possessor of many fingers in many pies. Ghosn, CEO of both Nissan and Renault, inked the agreement with Mitsubishi as the other automaker battles a misleading […]

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Yesterday’s news that Nissan will buy a 34-percent controlling stake in Mitsubishi for $2.2 billion was the latest win for Carlos Ghosn, the man behind the Renault-Nissan Alliance of 1999 and possessor of many fingers in many pies. Ghosn, CEO of both Nissan and Renault, inked the agreement with Mitsubishi as the other automaker battles a misleading […]

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You Can Take My Light-Duty Diesel Truck From My Cold, Dead Hands http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/05/can-take-light-duty-diesel-truck-cold-dead-hands/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/05/can-take-light-duty-diesel-truck-cold-dead-hands/#comments Fri, 13 May 2016 17:20:31 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1343209 You know the world is a bit upside-down when master wordsmith Jack Baruth spins a web so tight in favor of the EPA and CARB that even the Best and Brightest can’t see through it. Jack makes a valid point today: light-duty trucks, especially those of the diesel variety, are often driven by people who don’t need the capability […]

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You know the world is a bit upside-down when master wordsmith Jack Baruth spins a web so tight in favor of the EPA and CARB that even the Best and Brightest can’t see through it. Jack makes a valid point today: light-duty trucks, especially those of the diesel variety, are often driven by people who don’t need the capability […]

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LAPD to Tesla: ‘Thanks, But Maybe Some Other Time’ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/05/lapd-tesla-thanks-maybe-time/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/05/lapd-tesla-thanks-maybe-time/#comments Fri, 13 May 2016 15:00:57 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1343145 It was nice of Tesla founder Elon Musk to deliver a Model S P85D to the Los Angeles Police Department for testing last year, but they’re kindly going to return it. Possibly with a note under the wiper asking him to make it much cheaper. The hyper-performing electric sedan took up residence with the LAPD […]

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It was nice of Tesla founder Elon Musk to deliver a Model S P85D to the Los Angeles Police Department for testing last year, but they’re kindly going to return it. Possibly with a note under the wiper asking him to make it much cheaper. The hyper-performing electric sedan took up residence with the LAPD […]

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Let’s Wave Goodbye To The Light-Duty Diesel Truck http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/05/lets-wave-goodbye-light-duty-diesel-truck/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/05/lets-wave-goodbye-light-duty-diesel-truck/#comments Fri, 13 May 2016 13:00:35 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1342769 The particles are one-fifth the diameter of a human hair. They lodge deep in the lungs and never come back out. Children and the elderly are particularly affected. They cause lung cancer, lower resistance to disease, and make it difficult to breathe. It’s impossible to accurately estimate the deaths that occur as a result of exposure, […]

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The particles are one-fifth the diameter of a human hair. They lodge deep in the lungs and never come back out. Children and the elderly are particularly affected. They cause lung cancer, lower resistance to disease, and make it difficult to breathe. It’s impossible to accurately estimate the deaths that occur as a result of exposure, […]

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Hyperloop Makes Successful Open-Air Test, Breaks the Speed of Yawn http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/05/hyperloop-makes-successful-open-air-test-breaks-the-speed-of-yawn/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/05/hyperloop-makes-successful-open-air-test-breaks-the-speed-of-yawn/#comments Thu, 12 May 2016 19:00:11 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1342865 No one wants their most exciting moment to last two seconds, so let’s hope the folks at Hyperloop One have bigger things coming down the, erm, pipe. Yesterday, amid great fanfare and hype, the recently renamed Hyperloop One (formerly Hyperloop Technologies) performed the first open-air test of the electromagnetic propulsion system at the heart of […]

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No one wants their most exciting moment to last two seconds, so let’s hope the folks at Hyperloop One have bigger things coming down the, erm, pipe. Yesterday, amid great fanfare and hype, the recently renamed Hyperloop One (formerly Hyperloop Technologies) performed the first open-air test of the electromagnetic propulsion system at the heart of […]

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Avalanche 2.0: Chevrolet Silverado High Desert Package http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/05/avalanche-2-0-chevrolet-silverado-high-desert-package/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/05/avalanche-2-0-chevrolet-silverado-high-desert-package/#comments Thu, 12 May 2016 18:00:05 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1342377 The buttress is back, baby! Chevrolet fans still in mourning over the loss of their beloved Avalanche get an early Christmas gift this year. A new Silverado package arrives this fall with all the goodies a ‘lanche aficionado could want, minus the acres of grey bodyside cladding. The High Desert Package, inspired by a concept […]

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The buttress is back, baby! Chevrolet fans still in mourning over the loss of their beloved Avalanche get an early Christmas gift this year. A new Silverado package arrives this fall with all the goodies a ‘lanche aficionado could want, minus the acres of grey bodyside cladding. The High Desert Package, inspired by a concept […]

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TTAC Says These Are 2016’s Ten Worst Automobiles Today, But The American Car Buyer Disagrees With A Number Of Choices http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/05/ttac-says-2016s-ten-worst-automobiles-today-american-car-buyer-disagrees-number-choices/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/05/ttac-says-2016s-ten-worst-automobiles-today-american-car-buyer-disagrees-number-choices/#comments Thu, 12 May 2016 17:30:45 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1342617 Let’s face it: the automotive enthusiast universe wasn’t clamouring for a sub-subcompact, three-cylinder Mitsubishi hatchback. Not surprisingly, the Mitsubishi Mirage ended up on TTAC’s list of 2016’s Ten Worst Automobiles Today. But after TTAC named 2016’s best and worst vehicles earlier this week, we wondered whether the market agrees with the choices made by TTAC […]

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Let’s face it: the automotive enthusiast universe wasn’t clamouring for a sub-subcompact, three-cylinder Mitsubishi hatchback. Not surprisingly, the Mitsubishi Mirage ended up on TTAC’s list of 2016’s Ten Worst Automobiles Today. But after TTAC named 2016’s best and worst vehicles earlier this week, we wondered whether the market agrees with the choices made by TTAC […]

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List Of TTAC’s 2016 Ten Best Automobiles Today Is Mostly One Big Disagreement With The Marketplace At Large http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/05/list-ttacs-2016-ten-best-automobiles-today-mostly-one-big-disagreement-marketplace-large/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/05/list-ttacs-2016-ten-best-automobiles-today-mostly-one-big-disagreement-marketplace-large/#comments Thu, 12 May 2016 16:20:10 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1342441 Over the past few weeks, TTAC instituted a formula by which the Best & Brightest and TTAC’s editors and contributors would choose 2016’s Ten Best Automobiles Today and 2016’s Ten Worst Automobiles Today. Earlier this week, the winners and losers were revealed. But does the TTAC Best & Brightest agree with the great American consumer? […]

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Over the past few weeks, TTAC instituted a formula by which the Best & Brightest and TTAC’s editors and contributors would choose 2016’s Ten Best Automobiles Today and 2016’s Ten Worst Automobiles Today. Earlier this week, the winners and losers were revealed. But does the TTAC Best & Brightest agree with the great American consumer? […]

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Chevrolet Camaro Z/28 Mule Passes ‘Jalopnik Test’ on Nurburgring (Video) http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/05/camaro-z28-mule-passes-jalopnik-test-nurburgring/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/05/camaro-z28-mule-passes-jalopnik-test-nurburgring/#comments Thu, 12 May 2016 15:00:06 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1342425 A wing and aero kit really can make a vehicle fly. The Chevrolet Camaro Z/28 prototype heating up the Nurburgring had all the go-fast bits, but it was a rear brake lockup that caused this test driver to do his best impression of Patrick George. Bowtie fans have wiped saliva off their keyboards ever since […]

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A wing and aero kit really can make a vehicle fly. The Chevrolet Camaro Z/28 prototype heating up the Nurburgring had all the go-fast bits, but it was a rear brake lockup that caused this test driver to do his best impression of Patrick George. Bowtie fans have wiped saliva off their keyboards ever since […]

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Taking Names: That’s ‘Mr.’ Subaru Corporation, to You http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/05/taking-names-thats-mr-subaru-corporation/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/05/taking-names-thats-mr-subaru-corporation/#comments Thu, 12 May 2016 14:00:53 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1342369 Subaru’s parent company plans to change its name from Fuji Heavy Industries to, simply, Subaru Corporation. Why? Because #branding, of course. In an effort to leverage the recognition of its Subaru brand, the transportation giant says the move away from its long-winded company name will help grow Subaru as a distinctive global presence in the automotive and […]

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Subaru’s parent company plans to change its name from Fuji Heavy Industries to, simply, Subaru Corporation. Why? Because #branding, of course. In an effort to leverage the recognition of its Subaru brand, the transportation giant says the move away from its long-winded company name will help grow Subaru as a distinctive global presence in the automotive and […]

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Nissan to Spend $2.2 Billion for Controlling Stake in Mitsubishi http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/05/nissan-to-spend-2-2-billion-for-controlling-stake-in-mitsubishi/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/05/nissan-to-spend-2-2-billion-for-controlling-stake-in-mitsubishi/#comments Thu, 12 May 2016 12:09:15 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1342281 Yesterday’s vague Japanese media reports proved right this morning, as Nissan Motor Co. announced it will purchase a 34 percent controlling stake in scandal-plagued Mitsubishi Motors. Taking advantage of Mitsubishi’s reduced market value following the company’s admission of cheating on Japanese fuel economy tests, Nissan’s 237 billion yen ($2.2 billion) bulk buy of shares makes […]

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Yesterday’s vague Japanese media reports proved right this morning, as Nissan Motor Co. announced it will purchase a 34 percent controlling stake in scandal-plagued Mitsubishi Motors. Taking advantage of Mitsubishi’s reduced market value following the company’s admission of cheating on Japanese fuel economy tests, Nissan’s 237 billion yen ($2.2 billion) bulk buy of shares makes […]

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Dealer Technician Drops, Cracks, Welds and Attempts to Stuff Transmission Back in Land Rover Without Telling Customer http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/05/dealer-technician-drops-cracks-welds-attempts-stuff-transmission-back-land-rover-without-telling-customer/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/05/dealer-technician-drops-cracks-welds-attempts-stuff-transmission-back-land-rover-without-telling-customer/#comments Wed, 11 May 2016 19:15:20 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1341825 The “Just Rolled Into The Shop” subreddit usually shows an array of some of the worst maintained vehicles that customers bring into shops — but a post today showed negligence isn’t solely limited to those bringing in vehicles for service or repair. User Valkyrier posted a picture of a welded transmission and explained the circumstances: that a […]

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The “Just Rolled Into The Shop” subreddit usually shows an array of some of the worst maintained vehicles that customers bring into shops — but a post today showed negligence isn’t solely limited to those bringing in vehicles for service or repair. User Valkyrier posted a picture of a welded transmission and explained the circumstances: that a […]

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Nissan Wants to Take Control of Mitsubishi Motors: Report http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/05/nissan-wants-to-take-control-of-mitsubishi-motors-report/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/05/nissan-wants-to-take-control-of-mitsubishi-motors-report/#comments Wed, 11 May 2016 18:15:05 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1341985 Nissan Motor Company wants to buy a controlling stake in Mitsubishi Motors, according to a report by the Japanese broadcaster NHK. The deal would see Nissan invest 200 billion yen ($1.84 billion) into the scandal-plagued automaker, giving Nissan control, Bloomberg reports. The scandal came to a head recently, with Mitsubishi admitting it used American standard fuel economy […]

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Nissan Motor Company wants to buy a controlling stake in Mitsubishi Motors, according to a report by the Japanese broadcaster NHK. The deal would see Nissan invest 200 billion yen ($1.84 billion) into the scandal-plagued automaker, giving Nissan control, Bloomberg reports. The scandal came to a head recently, with Mitsubishi admitting it used American standard fuel economy […]

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Volkswagen Board Totally Cool With Management’s Actions, Despite Ongoing Investigation http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/05/volkswagens-board-totally-cool-with-managements-actions-despite-ongoing-investigation/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/05/volkswagens-board-totally-cool-with-managements-actions-despite-ongoing-investigation/#comments Wed, 11 May 2016 17:30:26 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1341785 Investigators are still probing Volkswagen’s actions in the diesel emissions scandal, but the board that oversees the actions of the company’s top brass isn’t too concerned. The supervisory board, made up of investor and labor interests, just cleared Volkswagen’s management of any breaches of duty in 2015 in preparation for their annual shareholders meeting, Bloomberg […]

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Investigators are still probing Volkswagen’s actions in the diesel emissions scandal, but the board that oversees the actions of the company’s top brass isn’t too concerned. The supervisory board, made up of investor and labor interests, just cleared Volkswagen’s management of any breaches of duty in 2015 in preparation for their annual shareholders meeting, Bloomberg […]

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America’s Zombie Autos: Forgotten But Not-Quite-Gone Yet, These 17 Autos Keep Finding Buyers http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/05/americas-zombie-autos-forgotten-not-quite-gone-yet-17-autos-keep-finding-buyers/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/05/americas-zombie-autos-forgotten-not-quite-gone-yet-17-autos-keep-finding-buyers/#comments Wed, 11 May 2016 15:59:04 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1341617 Honda hasn’t produced a new first-generation Ridgeline since 2014. Yet in the first four months of 2016, prior to the second-generation Ridgeline’s showroom arrival, Honda dealers managed to get a couple of long-since forgotten Ridgelines into customer hands. But the Ridgeline’s ability to show up on U.S. sales charts in early 2016 isn’t unique. There […]

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Honda hasn’t produced a new first-generation Ridgeline since 2014. Yet in the first four months of 2016, prior to the second-generation Ridgeline’s showroom arrival, Honda dealers managed to get a couple of long-since forgotten Ridgelines into customer hands. But the Ridgeline’s ability to show up on U.S. sales charts in early 2016 isn’t unique. There […]

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Reefer Madness: ‘Driving While High’ Laws Aren’t Based on Science, Says Study http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/05/reefer-madness-driving-while-high-laws-arent-based-on-science-says-study/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/05/reefer-madness-driving-while-high-laws-arent-based-on-science-says-study/#comments Wed, 11 May 2016 15:40:21 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1341593 Impairment tests used by authorities in U.S. states where marijuana use is legal in some form have no basis in science, and their results essentially mean nothing, a recent study concludes. Commissioned by the American Automobile Association’s safety foundation, the study found that no blood test for THC, the active ingredient in marijuana, can accurately […]

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Impairment tests used by authorities in U.S. states where marijuana use is legal in some form have no basis in science, and their results essentially mean nothing, a recent study concludes. Commissioned by the American Automobile Association’s safety foundation, the study found that no blood test for THC, the active ingredient in marijuana, can accurately […]

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GM’s 10-Speed Automatic to Make Car Debut in Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 (And It Could Find Its Way Into a Mustang, Too) http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/05/gms-10-speed-automatic-to-make-car-debut-in-chevrolet-camaro-zl1-and-it-could-find-its-way-into-a-mustang-too/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/05/gms-10-speed-automatic-to-make-car-debut-in-chevrolet-camaro-zl1-and-it-could-find-its-way-into-a-mustang-too/#comments Wed, 11 May 2016 15:10:36 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1341569 It’s official: the new Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 will have more gears than a typical IROC-Z owner has teeth. General Motors revealed today the new aluminum-cased beauty, touting 10 forward gears and upshifts quicker than a dual-clutch automated-manual transmission, will make its non-truck debut in the Camaro ZL1. Did Camaro tell Mustang to step outside for a fuel-economy contest? […]

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It’s official: the new Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 will have more gears than a typical IROC-Z owner has teeth. General Motors revealed today the new aluminum-cased beauty, touting 10 forward gears and upshifts quicker than a dual-clutch automated-manual transmission, will make its non-truck debut in the Camaro ZL1. Did Camaro tell Mustang to step outside for a fuel-economy contest? […]

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Automotive Jobs Return to a Historic Ohio Site; Thank Jeep for It http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/05/automotive-jobs-return-to-a-historic-ohio-site-thank-jeep-for-it/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/05/automotive-jobs-return-to-a-historic-ohio-site-thank-jeep-for-it/#comments Wed, 11 May 2016 14:05:41 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1341545 More than 300 jobs are coming to a historic Toledo manufacturing site, and you can thank the car-buying public’s thirst for Jeeps for it. Dana Holding Corp. is spending $70 million to build a 300,000 square foot axle plant at the former Willys-Overland site, with Jeep being its only named customer, Automotive News reports. When […]

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More than 300 jobs are coming to a historic Toledo manufacturing site, and you can thank the car-buying public’s thirst for Jeeps for it. Dana Holding Corp. is spending $70 million to build a 300,000 square foot axle plant at the former Willys-Overland site, with Jeep being its only named customer, Automotive News reports. When […]

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