The Truth About Cars » Future Vehicles http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Wed, 10 Feb 2016 17:42:47 +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 » Future Vehicles http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/themes/ttac-theme/images/logo.gif http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/category/news-blog/future-vehicles/ 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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Who Will Build Sergio’s Next Dodge Dart and Chrysler 200? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/will-build-sergios-next-dodge-dart-chrysler-200/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/will-build-sergios-next-dodge-dart-chrysler-200/#comments Mon, 01 Feb 2016 20:05:13 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1277738 FCA’s sweater-in-chief Sergio Marchionne has a plan to turn around the debt-laden and ailing automaker: stop building cars that lose money. That sounds like common sense, so long as oil prices stay low and the demand for trucks, SUVs and crossovers remains high. But that plan introduces a new set of problems, chief among them […]

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FCA’s sweater-in-chief Sergio Marchionne has a plan to turn around the debt-laden and ailing automaker: stop building cars that lose money. That sounds like common sense, so long as oil prices stay low and the demand for trucks, SUVs and crossovers remains high. But that plan introduces a new set of problems, chief among them […]

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Dart, 200 On The Way Out; Wrangler Truck, Wagoneer On the Way In http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/dart-200-way-wrangler-truck-wagoneer-way/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/dart-200-way-wrangler-truck-wagoneer-way/#comments Wed, 27 Jan 2016 19:20:22 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1274545 Fiat Chrysler Automobiles CEO Sergio Marchionne on Wednesday said the automaker would rely more heavily on profitable Jeeps and Rams in North America and Europe to help its business remain profitable in other sagging areas and regions. “We are not of the view that this industry is facing an impending demise,” Marchionne said before announcing […]

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Fiat Chrysler Automobiles CEO Sergio Marchionne on Wednesday said the automaker would rely more heavily on profitable Jeeps and Rams in North America and Europe to help its business remain profitable in other sagging areas and regions. “We are not of the view that this industry is facing an impending demise,” Marchionne said before announcing […]

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Jeep Pickup, Jeep Compass and Jeep Renegade: All The Things We’ll Probably Hear Tomorrow from Sergio http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/jeep-pickup-jeep-compass-jeep-renegade-things-well-probably-hear-tomorrow-sergio/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/jeep-pickup-jeep-compass-jeep-renegade-things-well-probably-hear-tomorrow-sergio/#comments Tue, 26 Jan 2016 20:00:18 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1273841 On Wednesday, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles CEO Sergio Marchionne will update investors on his long-term plans and fourth-quarter profits — namely, how many Jeeps it sold — during his scheduled earnings conference call. It’s widely expected that Sergio will address the near-certainty that Jeep will build a pickup based on the Wrangler, as well as the […]

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On Wednesday, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles CEO Sergio Marchionne will update investors on his long-term plans and fourth-quarter profits — namely, how many Jeeps it sold — during his scheduled earnings conference call. It’s widely expected that Sergio will address the near-certainty that Jeep will build a pickup based on the Wrangler, as well as the […]

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Daimler CEO: Google, Apple Further Along With Car Projects http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/daimler-ceo-google-apple-further-along-with-car-projects/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/daimler-ceo-google-apple-further-along-with-car-projects/#comments Sun, 24 Jan 2016 16:29:47 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1272417 Daimler CEO Dieter Zetsche said a recent trip to Silicon Valley revealed that tech companies such as Google and Apple were making significant progress on autonomous cars, German newspaper Welt am Sonntag reported (via Reuters). “Our impression was that these companies can do more and know more than we had previously assumed. At the same time […]

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Daimler CEO Dieter Zetsche said a recent trip to Silicon Valley revealed that tech companies such as Google and Apple were making significant progress on autonomous cars, German newspaper Welt am Sonntag reported (via Reuters). “Our impression was that these companies can do more and know more than we had previously assumed. At the same time […]

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

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

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Buick Avista, Cadillac Sub-ATS and Opel GT – Let’s All-pha Speculate http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/buick-avista-cadillac-sub-ats-opel-gt-lets-pha-speculate/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/buick-avista-cadillac-sub-ats-opel-gt-lets-pha-speculate/#comments Tue, 19 Jan 2016 20:30:38 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1269561 Last week, Opel teased its upcoming GT Concept by saying: “You will see Opel with a fresh pair of eyes.” That’s just lovely. But let’s take a step back, look at General Motors’ Alpha platform with a fresh pair of eyes and wonder aloud together: Is it all Alpha from here on out? First, here’s […]

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Last week, Opel teased its upcoming GT Concept by saying: “You will see Opel with a fresh pair of eyes.” That’s just lovely. But let’s take a step back, look at General Motors’ Alpha platform with a fresh pair of eyes and wonder aloud together: Is it all Alpha from here on out? First, here’s […]

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Mid-Engine Corvette Closer Than Ever http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/mid-engine-corvette-closer-ever/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/mid-engine-corvette-closer-ever/#comments Mon, 18 Jan 2016 15:00:46 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1267985 It is no secret that GM has flirted with mid-engine Corvettes for decades. Until now, the company has lacked the motivation, consensus, and/or resources to move to a mid-engine layout. However, this is the new GM. The feds are no longer calling the shots and the General has been upstaged by Ford for too long. […]

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It is no secret that GM has flirted with mid-engine Corvettes for decades. Until now, the company has lacked the motivation, consensus, and/or resources to move to a mid-engine layout. However, this is the new GM. The feds are no longer calling the shots and the General has been upstaged by Ford for too long. […]

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TTAC News Round-up: Müller May Be On The Hot Seat, Crossover Racing, and Mazda’s CX-4 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-up-muller-may-be-on-the-hot-seat-crossover-racing-and-mazdas-cx-4/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-up-muller-may-be-on-the-hot-seat-crossover-racing-and-mazdas-cx-4/#comments Sun, 17 Jan 2016 17:06:40 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1268873 Porsche-Piech family is standing behind their man — which totally isn’t the kiss of death, right? That, Toyota’s completely nuts and it’s awesome and Mazda’s CX-4 breaks cover … after the break! Porsche-Piech family says Müller is their man, for now After a particularly disastrous trip to the United States, Volkswagen’s controlling family told sources […]

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Porsche-Piech family is standing behind their man — which totally isn’t the kiss of death, right? That, Toyota’s completely nuts and it’s awesome and Mazda’s CX-4 breaks cover … after the break! Porsche-Piech family says Müller is their man, for now After a particularly disastrous trip to the United States, Volkswagen’s controlling family told sources […]

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

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

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U.S. Transportation Department Seeks $4B For Future Autonomous Cars http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/u-s-transportation-department-seeks-4b-future-autonomous-cars/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/u-s-transportation-department-seeks-4b-future-autonomous-cars/#comments Fri, 15 Jan 2016 20:00:01 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1267745 U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx on Thursday said his department would seek nearly $4 billion over the next 10 years to standardize rules for self-driving cars and make it easier for carmakers to offer more autonomous vehicles. The plan was mentioned Tuesday by President Barack Obama during his final State of the Union address and […]

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U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx on Thursday said his department would seek nearly $4 billion over the next 10 years to standardize rules for self-driving cars and make it easier for carmakers to offer more autonomous vehicles. The plan was mentioned Tuesday by President Barack Obama during his final State of the Union address and […]

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TTAC News Round-up: Investors Pump the Brakes, Daimler’s Dig, and Chapo’s Crapwagon http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-investors-pump-brakes-daimlers-dig-chapos-crapwagon/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-investors-pump-brakes-daimlers-dig-chapos-crapwagon/#comments Thu, 14 Jan 2016 18:09:07 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1266585 Investors aren’t necessarily drinking automakers’ Kool-Aid that 2016 will be full of beer and Skittles. That, the China-made Cadillac CT6 that’ll eventually get here, El Chapo’s cheapo getaway car and General Motors’ questions get down and dirty … after the break! Investors aren’t embracing automakers’ continued enthusiasm Even though automakers are boasting fatter bottom lines […]

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Investors aren’t necessarily drinking automakers’ Kool-Aid that 2016 will be full of beer and Skittles. That, the China-made Cadillac CT6 that’ll eventually get here, El Chapo’s cheapo getaway car and General Motors’ questions get down and dirty … after the break! Investors aren’t embracing automakers’ continued enthusiasm Even though automakers are boasting fatter bottom lines […]

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Toyota Doesn’t Seem to Be All That Interested in Self-driving Autonopods http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/toyota-doesnt-seem-interested-self-driving-autonopods/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/toyota-doesnt-seem-interested-self-driving-autonopods/#comments Wed, 13 Jan 2016 18:00:42 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1265833 Speaking to the Automotive News World Congress on Tuesday, Toyota North America CEO Jim Lentz said the automaker doesn’t plan on making fully autonomous vehicles any time soon. “We don’t see a day coming soon when you’ll just hop in the back seat, open the newspaper and scan the headlines while the car drives you […]

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Speaking to the Automotive News World Congress on Tuesday, Toyota North America CEO Jim Lentz said the automaker doesn’t plan on making fully autonomous vehicles any time soon. “We don’t see a day coming soon when you’ll just hop in the back seat, open the newspaper and scan the headlines while the car drives you […]

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TTAC News Round-up: Kia’s Big Show, Porsche’s Diesel Fix and Müller Says VW Just Misunderstood The Law, You Guys http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-kias-big-show-porsches-diesel-fix-muller-says-vw-just-misunderstood-law-guys/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-kias-big-show-porsches-diesel-fix-muller-says-vw-just-misunderstood-law-guys/#comments Wed, 13 Jan 2016 17:00:33 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1265769 Porsche’s CEO is confident that the fix for their 3-liter diesel Cayennes will be approved by regulators, which is more than Volkswagen can say at the moment. That, Kia’s big Detroit show, GM’s plan to sell cars online and Volkswagen CEO has a momentarily lapse of logic … after the break! Porsche’s 3-liter fix is in, probably […]

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Porsche’s CEO is confident that the fix for their 3-liter diesel Cayennes will be approved by regulators, which is more than Volkswagen can say at the moment. That, Kia’s big Detroit show, GM’s plan to sell cars online and Volkswagen CEO has a momentarily lapse of logic … after the break! Porsche’s 3-liter fix is in, probably […]

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NAIAS 2016: Jeep Boss Says He and Marchionne Want Jeep Pickup http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/naias-2016-jeep-boss-says-marchionne-want-jeep-pickup/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/naias-2016-jeep-boss-says-marchionne-want-jeep-pickup/#comments Tue, 12 Jan 2016 20:10:03 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1265425 The Detroit News ran a story today claiming that Michael Manley, head of the Jeep brand, confirmed a Jeep pickup will be produced. However, careful reading of the quote given by the brand’s top executive reveals nothing but a hedge. “Sergio [Marchionne, FCA CEO] and I work very, very closely on the Jeep product portfolio, and both of […]

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The Detroit News ran a story today claiming that Michael Manley, head of the Jeep brand, confirmed a Jeep pickup will be produced. However, careful reading of the quote given by the brand’s top executive reveals nothing but a hedge. “Sergio [Marchionne, FCA CEO] and I work very, very closely on the Jeep product portfolio, and both of […]

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

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

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NAIAS 2016: Acura Precision Concept Completes Lunacy http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/naias-2016-acura-precision-concept-completes-lunacy/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/naias-2016-acura-precision-concept-completes-lunacy/#comments Tue, 12 Jan 2016 15:30:53 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1264817 Despite selling all the damn crossovers they want, automakers are lining up to show off what they envision next for their future sedans. Case in point: the Acura Precision Concept. The four-door NSX-ish looking car was unveiled Tuesday at the North American International Auto Show and, according to the automaker, it’s a sign of things […]

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Despite selling all the damn crossovers they want, automakers are lining up to show off what they envision next for their future sedans. Case in point: the Acura Precision Concept. The four-door NSX-ish looking car was unveiled Tuesday at the North American International Auto Show and, according to the automaker, it’s a sign of things […]

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NAIAS 2016: 2017 GMC Acadia Saves on Fuel, Spends on Gym Membership http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/naias-2016-2017-gmc-acadia-saves-on-fuel-spends-on-gym-membership/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/naias-2016-2017-gmc-acadia-saves-on-fuel-spends-on-gym-membership/#comments Tue, 12 Jan 2016 10:21:28 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1264417 Revealed overnight before its in-person, on-stage performance at the 2016 North American International Auto Show, the 2017 GMC Acadia will gain a new, 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine with start/stop tech and lose nearly 700 pounds of heft. The former Lambda-based crossover also sees a significant realignment in size thanks to a switch to the new Chi […]

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Revealed overnight before its in-person, on-stage performance at the 2016 North American International Auto Show, the 2017 GMC Acadia will gain a new, 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine with start/stop tech and lose nearly 700 pounds of heft. The former Lambda-based crossover also sees a significant realignment in size thanks to a switch to the new Chi […]

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NAIAS 2016: 2017 Infiniti Q60 – The G37 is Finally Dead http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/naias-2016-2017-infiniti-q60-the-g37-is-finally-dead/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/naias-2016-2017-infiniti-q60-the-g37-is-finally-dead/#comments Mon, 11 Jan 2016 17:45:32 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1263953 After keeping the G37 Coupe on life support past its sell-by date, the Q60 two-door sport coupe is finally getting a complete overhaul for 2017. Just one question: How many hundreds of horsepower do you want? 200? 300? 400? The new Infiniti Q60 closely follows its Q50 sedan counterpart, with a grille that would make […]

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After keeping the G37 Coupe on life support past its sell-by date, the Q60 two-door sport coupe is finally getting a complete overhaul for 2017. Just one question: How many hundreds of horsepower do you want? 200? 300? 400? The new Infiniti Q60 closely follows its Q50 sedan counterpart, with a grille that would make […]

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NAIAS 2016: 2017 Honda Ridgeline is Your Party Truck Right Cha http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/naias-2016-2017-honda-ridgeline-is-your-party-truck-right-cha/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/naias-2016-2017-honda-ridgeline-is-your-party-truck-right-cha/#comments Mon, 11 Jan 2016 15:04:17 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1263081 Few segments are as hot as mid-sized trucks right now, and the 2017 Honda Ridgeline couldn’t come at a better time for Honda. After a two-year hiatus, Honda is propping up its new truck on a massive stage to sway mid-size buyers unfazed by the new General Motors twin mid–sized pickups, or Toyota’s new Tacoma, […]

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Few segments are as hot as mid-sized trucks right now, and the 2017 Honda Ridgeline couldn’t come at a better time for Honda. After a two-year hiatus, Honda is propping up its new truck on a massive stage to sway mid-size buyers unfazed by the new General Motors twin mid–sized pickups, or Toyota’s new Tacoma, […]

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NAIAS 2016: Nissan Titan Warrior Concept is Probably Not What You Expected http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/naias-2016-nissan-titan-warrior-concept-is-probably-not-what-you-expected/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/naias-2016-nissan-titan-warrior-concept-is-probably-not-what-you-expected/#comments Mon, 11 Jan 2016 14:01:44 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1262529 After revealing the kinda, sorta heavy-duty, kinda, sorta light-duty Titan XD at the North American International Auto Show last year, Nissan is looking to continue its pickup truck momentum with a concept that builds upon the new XD’s strengths. Unfortunately, that isn’t the light-duty Titan we thought would bow in Detroit. Instead, the Titan Warrior […]

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After revealing the kinda, sorta heavy-duty, kinda, sorta light-duty Titan XD at the North American International Auto Show last year, Nissan is looking to continue its pickup truck momentum with a concept that builds upon the new XD’s strengths. Unfortunately, that isn’t the light-duty Titan we thought would bow in Detroit. Instead, the Titan Warrior […]

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NAIAS 2016: Volkswagen Tiguan GTE Active is a Plug-In Apology http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/naias-2016-volkswagen-tiguan-gte-active-plug-apology/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/naias-2016-volkswagen-tiguan-gte-active-plug-apology/#comments Mon, 11 Jan 2016 13:52:18 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1262665 Volkswagen unveiled a new plug-in hybrid concept for the Tiguan, featuring more aggressive styling than the standard model launched in Frankfurt. Interestingly, Volkswagen has positioned the gas-electric CUV as a more fun-to-drive truck than the standard vehicle. In other words, it’s a Tiguan Trailhawk. The GTE Active offers two driver-selectable modes: E-mode, which is an […]

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Volkswagen unveiled a new plug-in hybrid concept for the Tiguan, featuring more aggressive styling than the standard model launched in Frankfurt. Interestingly, Volkswagen has positioned the gas-electric CUV as a more fun-to-drive truck than the standard vehicle. In other words, it’s a Tiguan Trailhawk. The GTE Active offers two driver-selectable modes: E-mode, which is an […]

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NAIAS 2016: 2017 Chrysler Pacifica – This Is (All of) It, a Caravan for Town & Country http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/naias-2016-2017-chrysler-pacifica-caravan-town-country/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/naias-2016-2017-chrysler-pacifica-caravan-town-country/#comments Mon, 11 Jan 2016 05:01:13 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1260689 Persistent rumors of the Chrysler Town & Country’s demise have proven true. Going further, the House of Marchionne has dug through its list of historical nameplates to pick a moniker for the minivan’s successor Chrysler is resurrecting the Pacifica name to affix to the derriere of the next-generation people hauler, a name we last saw on the short lived three-row crossover from 2004 […]

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Persistent rumors of the Chrysler Town & Country’s demise have proven true. Going further, the House of Marchionne has dug through its list of historical nameplates to pick a moniker for the minivan’s successor Chrysler is resurrecting the Pacifica name to affix to the derriere of the next-generation people hauler, a name we last saw on the short lived three-row crossover from 2004 […]

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NAIAS 2016: Buick Avista Concept – This Is It! http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/naias-2016-buick-avista-concept/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/naias-2016-buick-avista-concept/#comments Mon, 11 Jan 2016 02:20:55 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1261209 Buick, eager to shed its geriatric image, has at least pulled out a few stops preceding the 2016 North American International Auto Show. It’s no Grand National, but it is a sporty coupe. Avista is its name, and it packs a 400 horsepower wallop under its hood thanks to the same 3-liter twin-turbocharged V-6 that’s tipped for duty […]

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Buick, eager to shed its geriatric image, has at least pulled out a few stops preceding the 2016 North American International Auto Show. It’s no Grand National, but it is a sporty coupe. Avista is its name, and it packs a 400 horsepower wallop under its hood thanks to the same 3-liter twin-turbocharged V-6 that’s tipped for duty […]

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RUMOR: Buick Resurrecting Grand National in Detroit? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/rumor-buick-resurrecting-grand-national-in-detroit/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/rumor-buick-resurrecting-grand-national-in-detroit/#comments Sun, 10 Jan 2016 00:48:07 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1260705 If you were looking for at least one wild-ass auto show rumor to see you through the weekend, look no further: Bloomberg (via AutoGuide) is reporting that Buick may show “a sporty coupe concept” this weekend prior to the opening of the North American International Auto Show in Detroit on Monday. The sports car, reported to be […]

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If you were looking for at least one wild-ass auto show rumor to see you through the weekend, look no further: Bloomberg (via AutoGuide) is reporting that Buick may show “a sporty coupe concept” this weekend prior to the opening of the North American International Auto Show in Detroit on Monday. The sports car, reported to be […]

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