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. Fri, 12 Feb 2016 18:54:02 +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 » News Blog http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/themes/ttac-theme/images/logo.gif http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/category/news-blog/ Inside Stories From the War Between Automakers And Dealers Over Exports http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/inside-stories-war-automakers-dealers-exports/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/inside-stories-war-automakers-dealers-exports/#comments Fri, 12 Feb 2016 17:00:32 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1282818 There’s not a more uncomfortable phone call for a car dealership’s finance manager to make then asking a customer to come back to have their finance or lease contract rewritten. This is typically caused by sales managers — the people most despised by finance departments — who spot deliver a vehicle based on their wrong guess about the rate or term a lender would approve the […]

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There’s not a more uncomfortable phone call for a car dealership’s finance manager to make then asking a customer to come back to have their finance or lease contract rewritten. This is typically caused by sales managers — the people most despised by finance departments — who spot deliver a vehicle based on their wrong guess about the rate or term a lender would approve the […]

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Digestible Collectible: 1994 Dodge Viper http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/digestible-collectible-1994-dodge-viper/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/digestible-collectible-1994-dodge-viper/#comments Fri, 12 Feb 2016 14:00:27 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1284346 As a classic car fanatic, I should be fundamentally opposed to the idea of the Dodge Viper. After all, the Viper was Chrysler’s attempt at co-opting the heritage of the Shelby Cobra. The later coupe was even worse in this respect, aping the legendary Cobra Daytona Coupes. It’s blasphemous, I tell you. Imagine the uproar […]

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As a classic car fanatic, I should be fundamentally opposed to the idea of the Dodge Viper. After all, the Viper was Chrysler’s attempt at co-opting the heritage of the Shelby Cobra. The later coupe was even worse in this respect, aping the legendary Cobra Daytona Coupes. It’s blasphemous, I tell you. Imagine the uproar […]

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CHICAGO: Ford Will Introduce Four All-new SUVs http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/chicago-ford-will-introduce-four-new-suvs/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/chicago-ford-will-introduce-four-new-suvs/#comments Thu, 11 Feb 2016 16:00:33 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1283994 Mark LaNeve, Ford Motor Company vice president of Marketing, Sales and Service, told attendees of a media breakfast at the 2016 Chicago Auto Show that his company will be introducing four completely new SUVs to its global portfolio. The new SUVs will compete in market segments where the automaker currently has no product. LaNeve based Ford’s enthusiasm about […]

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Mark LaNeve, Ford Motor Company vice president of Marketing, Sales and Service, told attendees of a media breakfast at the 2016 Chicago Auto Show that his company will be introducing four completely new SUVs to its global portfolio. The new SUVs will compete in market segments where the automaker currently has no product. LaNeve based Ford’s enthusiasm about […]

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Piston Slap: You (Axle) Tramp! http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/piston-slap-gm-wiggle/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/piston-slap-gm-wiggle/#comments Thu, 11 Feb 2016 13:00:08 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1281890 Timothy writes: This isn’t a question about any car that I current own, or even a car that was ever mine. While watching one of my all time favorite shows, “The Rockford Files,” our hero Jim was stuffed into the back of a mid-’70s Cadillac Fleetwood. As the driver dropped it into drive and the […]

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Timothy writes: This isn’t a question about any car that I current own, or even a car that was ever mine. While watching one of my all time favorite shows, “The Rockford Files,” our hero Jim was stuffed into the back of a mid-’70s Cadillac Fleetwood. As the driver dropped it into drive and the […]

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This is Not a Second-Generation Honda Crosstour http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/this-is-not-a-second-generation-honda-crosstour/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/this-is-not-a-second-generation-honda-crosstour/#comments Wed, 10 Feb 2016 17:30:14 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1283690 But it sure does look like one. Honda Europe announced Wednesday that the Civic Hatchback Prototype will debut at the Geneva Auto Show on March 1. The hatch — which is likely a production car with fancy mirrors, rocket ship door handles and a dual center exhaust — will go into production in the United Kingdom next […]

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But it sure does look like one. Honda Europe announced Wednesday that the Civic Hatchback Prototype will debut at the Geneva Auto Show on March 1. The hatch — which is likely a production car with fancy mirrors, rocket ship door handles and a dual center exhaust — will go into production in the United Kingdom next […]

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Only in India: Attack of the Stubby Little Sedans http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/india-attack-stubby-little-sedans/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/india-attack-stubby-little-sedans/#comments Wed, 10 Feb 2016 16:00:50 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1281882 How automakers address the sedan question in India is particularly interesting. It doesn’t involve increasing legroom or wheelbase. It doesn’t involve creating a reason to increase the average transaction price of those cars. And despite India having some of the deadliest roads in the world, it doesn’t involve safety. In India, most automakers go in the exact […]

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How automakers address the sedan question in India is particularly interesting. It doesn’t involve increasing legroom or wheelbase. It doesn’t involve creating a reason to increase the average transaction price of those cars. And despite India having some of the deadliest roads in the world, it doesn’t involve safety. In India, most automakers go in the exact […]

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Full-size SUVs Aren’t Taking Part in the SUV Boom http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/full-size-suvs-arent-taking-part-suv-boom/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/full-size-suvs-arent-taking-part-suv-boom/#comments Wed, 10 Feb 2016 15:00:03 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1283370 U.S. sales of utility vehicles increased 16 percent last year. Amidst the modest decrease in volume reported by the industry in January 2016, U.S. sales of SUVs and crossovers jumped by more than 6 percent. Yet even with drivers enjoying truly low fuel prices, we have not seen a return to the days of full-size, […]

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U.S. sales of utility vehicles increased 16 percent last year. Amidst the modest decrease in volume reported by the industry in January 2016, U.S. sales of SUVs and crossovers jumped by more than 6 percent. Yet even with drivers enjoying truly low fuel prices, we have not seen a return to the days of full-size, […]

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Digestible Collectible: 1988 Toyota Corolla FX16 GTS http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/digestible-collectible-1988-toyota-corolla-fx16-gts/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/digestible-collectible-1988-toyota-corolla-fx16-gts/#comments Wed, 10 Feb 2016 14:00:58 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1283546 It was the summer of 1990, and my mom was getting tired of her old Sentra. With barely 70 horsepower, it was lethargic on any grade. To be fair, we live in Ohio, so steep hills are not frequently encountered, but the car was not meeting her needs. I encouraged her to start shopping, and […]

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It was the summer of 1990, and my mom was getting tired of her old Sentra. With barely 70 horsepower, it was lethargic on any grade. To be fair, we live in Ohio, so steep hills are not frequently encountered, but the car was not meeting her needs. I encouraged her to start shopping, and […]

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Volkswagen TDI Owners Being Stuck with $1,000+ AdBlue Heater Repairs, Still Not EPA Compliant http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/volkswagen-tdi-owners-being-stuck-with-1000-adblue-heater-repairs-still-not-epa-compliant/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/volkswagen-tdi-owners-being-stuck-with-1000-adblue-heater-repairs-still-not-epa-compliant/#comments Tue, 09 Feb 2016 19:00:38 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1283266 Owners of some Volkswagen TDI models are experiencing premature selective catalyst reduction (SCR) failures because of AdBlue heaters that, in some cases, aren’t lasting more than 50,000 miles. According to a source who spoke to TTAC under the condition of anonymity, many Volkswagen TDI owners are arriving at dealerships after seeing check engine lights for failing AdBlue (diesel […]

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Owners of some Volkswagen TDI models are experiencing premature selective catalyst reduction (SCR) failures because of AdBlue heaters that, in some cases, aren’t lasting more than 50,000 miles. According to a source who spoke to TTAC under the condition of anonymity, many Volkswagen TDI owners are arriving at dealerships after seeing check engine lights for failing AdBlue (diesel […]

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Ugliest Sales Yet: January Was Nasty For Volkswagen http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/ugliest-sales-yet-january-nasty-volkswagen/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/ugliest-sales-yet-january-nasty-volkswagen/#comments Tue, 09 Feb 2016 17:30:11 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1283154 We knew it wouldn’t be easy for them. We knew it would get worse before it got better. But did you know it would be this difficult for Volkswagen of America to sell cars, and did you know it would get this bad this soon? And could it get even worse? Volkswagen brand sales in the United […]

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We knew it wouldn’t be easy for them. We knew it would get worse before it got better. But did you know it would be this difficult for Volkswagen of America to sell cars, and did you know it would get this bad this soon? And could it get even worse? Volkswagen brand sales in the United […]

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VW Exodus: Suspended Tuch Quits, Hands Quality Keys Back to Rothenpieler http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/vw-exodus-suspended-tuch-quits-hands-quality-keys-back-rothenpieler/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/vw-exodus-suspended-tuch-quits-hands-quality-keys-back-rothenpieler/#comments Tue, 09 Feb 2016 16:00:09 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1283130 Like rats abandoning a sinking ship, Volkswagen managers see the writing on the wall in Wolfsburg. Whether or not their particular jobs are in jeopardy, from their own actions or those of others, the road ahead is long, rough, and filled with busy days and sleepless nights. The latest to jump ship is Frank Tuch […]

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Like rats abandoning a sinking ship, Volkswagen managers see the writing on the wall in Wolfsburg. Whether or not their particular jobs are in jeopardy, from their own actions or those of others, the road ahead is long, rough, and filled with busy days and sleepless nights. The latest to jump ship is Frank Tuch […]

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Piston Slap: Of Cost and Axle Differentials? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/piston-slap-cost-axle-differentials/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/piston-slap-cost-axle-differentials/#comments Tue, 09 Feb 2016 13:00:19 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1281858 Sajeev, We have three cars in our household that see regularly use, but we are considering going down to two vehicles in an attempt to save some money. However, instead of just getting rid of one of those three cars, we are trading in two of them toward a newer vehicle that we plan to keep long […]

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Sajeev, We have three cars in our household that see regularly use, but we are considering going down to two vehicles in an attempt to save some money. However, instead of just getting rid of one of those three cars, we are trading in two of them toward a newer vehicle that we plan to keep long […]

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Cadillac Won’t Attempt to Fix the One Model That Isn’t Broken http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/cadillac-wont-attempt-to-fix-the-one-model-that-isnt-broken/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/cadillac-wont-attempt-to-fix-the-one-model-that-isnt-broken/#comments Mon, 08 Feb 2016 19:15:07 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1282746 Cadillac has one exceptionally good, class-leading model in its range. That model doesn’t have a V badge. It isn’t even a car. And almost nothing about it is unique. It’s the Escalade. And people can’t get enough of its luxury whipped cream dolloped atop its American apple pie. Contrary to recent reports that the Escalade will abandon its body-on-frame […]

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Cadillac has one exceptionally good, class-leading model in its range. That model doesn’t have a V badge. It isn’t even a car. And almost nothing about it is unique. It’s the Escalade. And people can’t get enough of its luxury whipped cream dolloped atop its American apple pie. Contrary to recent reports that the Escalade will abandon its body-on-frame […]

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This is Why They Use Fake Ferraris in Movies and TV http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/use-fake-ferraris-movies-tv/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/use-fake-ferraris-movies-tv/#comments Mon, 08 Feb 2016 17:30:33 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1280946 The guitar collecting world is abuzz over the destruction of a near priceless, 145-year-old guitar made by the C.F. Martin company on loan from the Martin Guitar Museum for the production of Quentin Tarantino’s “The Hateful Eight.” Kurt Russell took the guitar out of Jennifer Jason Leigh’s hands and smashed it thinking it was a prop replica and […]

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The guitar collecting world is abuzz over the destruction of a near priceless, 145-year-old guitar made by the C.F. Martin company on loan from the Martin Guitar Museum for the production of Quentin Tarantino’s “The Hateful Eight.” Kurt Russell took the guitar out of Jennifer Jason Leigh’s hands and smashed it thinking it was a prop replica and […]

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Super Bowl 50 Commercials: Morning After Edition http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/super-bowl-50-commercials-morning-edition/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/super-bowl-50-commercials-morning-edition/#comments Mon, 08 Feb 2016 15:00:31 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1282290 Some automakers decided that they would surprise viewers with their Super Bowl advertisements, rather than release them early and make my job easier. Some other advertisers decreed that #SB50 would be the night of bowel issues, or of projectile obstetrics. Let’s discuss the car ads I didn’t cover on Saturday … I’m sure there are other […]

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Some automakers decided that they would surprise viewers with their Super Bowl advertisements, rather than release them early and make my job easier. Some other advertisers decreed that #SB50 would be the night of bowel issues, or of projectile obstetrics. Let’s discuss the car ads I didn’t cover on Saturday … I’m sure there are other […]

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Digestible Collectible: 1990 Eagle Talon TSi http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/digestible-collectible-1990-eagle-talon-tsi/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/digestible-collectible-1990-eagle-talon-tsi/#comments Mon, 08 Feb 2016 14:00:33 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1281994 For me, certain car brands evoke strong emotions. Nissan is certainly one that will always get the benefit of great memories, even if some of their current products are less than memorable. Conversely, I have reservations with Ford. As much as I enjoyed the Fusion I drove last month, the Focus I owned at the […]

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For me, certain car brands evoke strong emotions. Nissan is certainly one that will always get the benefit of great memories, even if some of their current products are less than memorable. Conversely, I have reservations with Ford. As much as I enjoyed the Fusion I drove last month, the Focus I owned at the […]

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Feinberg: Volkswagen Will Offer ‘Generous Solution’ to U.S. Customers http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/feinberg-volkswagen-will-offer-generous-solution-to-u-s-customers/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/feinberg-volkswagen-will-offer-generous-solution-to-u-s-customers/#comments Sun, 07 Feb 2016 18:00:45 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1281826 Kenneth Feinberg, the man behind Volkswagen’s claims fund, stated American VW TDI customers should expect an offer that will make them very happy in an interview published this weekend. When asked by Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung (via Reuters) what he will offer the more than 500,000 Americans who own dirty diesels, he replied, “I can promise that there will be a […]

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Kenneth Feinberg, the man behind Volkswagen’s claims fund, stated American VW TDI customers should expect an offer that will make them very happy in an interview published this weekend. When asked by Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung (via Reuters) what he will offer the more than 500,000 Americans who own dirty diesels, he replied, “I can promise that there will be a […]

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VIDEO: Colorado Makes Driving Safer with 105 Millimeter Howitzer http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/video-colorado-makes-driving-safer-with-105-millimeter-howitzer/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/video-colorado-makes-driving-safer-with-105-millimeter-howitzer/#comments Sun, 07 Feb 2016 16:40:34 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1281794 No, the State of Colorado isn’t blowing up grandmas for doing 10 mph under the limit in the left lane. But the state’s Department of Transportation is keeping people safe by clearing avalanches with World War II artillery. Armed with a 105 mm howitzer — possibly an M101A1, though please feel free to correct us — […]

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No, the State of Colorado isn’t blowing up grandmas for doing 10 mph under the limit in the left lane. But the state’s Department of Transportation is keeping people safe by clearing avalanches with World War II artillery. Armed with a 105 mm howitzer — possibly an M101A1, though please feel free to correct us — […]

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Super Bowl 50 Commercial Round-up http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/super-bowl-50-commercial-round/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/super-bowl-50-commercial-round/#comments Sat, 06 Feb 2016 17:30:53 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1281170 Like those who only read certain magazines for the articles, the Super Bowl brings millions of people together in front of TV screens to, ostensibly, watch a football game. Many will watch the event strictly for the commercials, which have become a cultural phenomenon in their own right. Others will watch for the halftime show, hoping for […]

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Like those who only read certain magazines for the articles, the Super Bowl brings millions of people together in front of TV screens to, ostensibly, watch a football game. Many will watch the event strictly for the commercials, which have become a cultural phenomenon in their own right. Others will watch for the halftime show, hoping for […]

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You Still Want to Buy a Volkswagen TDI? Sign Here http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/you-still-want-to-buy-a-volkswagen-tdi-sign-here/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/you-still-want-to-buy-a-volkswagen-tdi-sign-here/#comments Sat, 06 Feb 2016 15:00:43 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1281146 The fuel cost savings of a diesel vehicle can be huge for those who eat up highway miles. However, with Volkswagen’s voluntary stop sale of those vehicles implicated in the diesel emissions scandal, you may think you can’t buy one from a Volkswagen dealer. You’d be wrong. According to a source who spoke to TTAC […]

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The fuel cost savings of a diesel vehicle can be huge for those who eat up highway miles. However, with Volkswagen’s voluntary stop sale of those vehicles implicated in the diesel emissions scandal, you may think you can’t buy one from a Volkswagen dealer. You’d be wrong. According to a source who spoke to TTAC […]

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Volkswagen is Buying Back Dirty Diesels, But Not From Owners http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/volkswagen-is-buying-back-dirty-diesels-but-not-from-owners/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/volkswagen-is-buying-back-dirty-diesels-but-not-from-owners/#comments Fri, 05 Feb 2016 21:00:23 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1280226 Volkswagen Group of America has begun the process of buying back cars affected by the ongoing diesel emissions scandal, but you shouldn’t expect to receive a letter or phone call with a buyback offer anytime soon. VW is going ahead with a buyback program that will see the automaker acquire affected vehicles from dealers’ certified pre-owned (CPO) inventories, a source familiar […]

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Volkswagen Group of America has begun the process of buying back cars affected by the ongoing diesel emissions scandal, but you shouldn’t expect to receive a letter or phone call with a buyback offer anytime soon. VW is going ahead with a buyback program that will see the automaker acquire affected vehicles from dealers’ certified pre-owned (CPO) inventories, a source familiar […]

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Top Gear, Ruined http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/top-gear-ruined/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/top-gear-ruined/#comments Fri, 05 Feb 2016 18:20:57 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1280170 If there was any doubt surrounding the future certain failure of Top Gear, it was put to rest today. Eddie Jordan — famous for running a Formula 1 team into the ground, being the Irish orange yin to David Coulthard’s pasty, Scottish yang during BBC Formula 1 coverage, and for making Bernie Ecclestone look like a normal-sized human being […]

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If there was any doubt surrounding the future certain failure of Top Gear, it was put to rest today. Eddie Jordan — famous for running a Formula 1 team into the ground, being the Irish orange yin to David Coulthard’s pasty, Scottish yang during BBC Formula 1 coverage, and for making Bernie Ecclestone look like a normal-sized human being […]

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Digestible Collectible: 1997 Honda Prelude SH http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/digestible-collectible-1997-honda-prelude-sh/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/digestible-collectible-1997-honda-prelude-sh/#comments Fri, 05 Feb 2016 14:00:38 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1279778 It’s time for everybody’s favorite parlor game, “Remember When?” where the good old days are magnified and revered. Today’s subject: Remember when Honda made fun, affordable cars? Nowadays, the Civic Si all the H-brand has to offer, though the Type R might restore some mojo. Back in the day, one could buy a CRX, a […]

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It’s time for everybody’s favorite parlor game, “Remember When?” where the good old days are magnified and revered. Today’s subject: Remember when Honda made fun, affordable cars? Nowadays, the Civic Si all the H-brand has to offer, though the Type R might restore some mojo. Back in the day, one could buy a CRX, a […]

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Junkyard Find: 1987 Hyundai Excel with Not-Rare-Enough Zero-Options Package http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/junkyard-find-1987-hyundai-excel-not-rare-enough-zero-options-package/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/junkyard-find-1987-hyundai-excel-not-rare-enough-zero-options-package/#comments Fri, 05 Feb 2016 13:21:04 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1279530 I can’t think of any vehicle manufacturer whose products improved as much and as quickly as Hyundai’s did between the ghastly first-gen Excel and the very nice Hyundais of, say, the current century. The only new US-market car that was cheaper than the first Excel was the Yugo GV (which was, arguably, the better car), […]

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I can’t think of any vehicle manufacturer whose products improved as much and as quickly as Hyundai’s did between the ghastly first-gen Excel and the very nice Hyundais of, say, the current century. The only new US-market car that was cheaper than the first Excel was the Yugo GV (which was, arguably, the better car), […]

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Chrysler 200 Sales In Freefall, No Wonder Sergio Shut Down Production http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/chrysler-200-sales-freefall-no-wonder-sergio-shut-production/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/chrysler-200-sales-freefall-no-wonder-sergio-shut-production/#comments Thu, 04 Feb 2016 17:40:29 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1278418 News that 200 production would instantly end, albeit temporarily, was overshadowed by news that Fiat Chrysler Automobiles would, sooner than later, farm out the design and production of their small and intermediate cars to a rival automaker. The Chrysler 200’s plant in Sterling, Michigan will undergo a six-week shutdown due to an inventory glut at […]

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News that 200 production would instantly end, albeit temporarily, was overshadowed by news that Fiat Chrysler Automobiles would, sooner than later, farm out the design and production of their small and intermediate cars to a rival automaker. The Chrysler 200’s plant in Sterling, Michigan will undergo a six-week shutdown due to an inventory glut at […]

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