The Truth About Cars » Geneva Auto Show http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Tue, 03 May 2016 18:35:13 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 Marchionne to Apple: Pick Me! Pick Me! http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/marchionne-apple-pick-pick/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/marchionne-apple-pick-pick/#comments Wed, 02 Mar 2016 20:30:18 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1294786 It seems Sergio Marchionne may be switching teams when it comes to shacking up with another company to build cars of the future, reports Bloomberg. At the Geneva International Motor Show, the self-confessed Apple geek said that Fiat Chrysler Automobiles would be well-suited to contract build a car designed in California. “I would assume that […]

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It seems Sergio Marchionne may be switching teams when it comes to shacking up with another company to build cars of the future, reports Bloomberg. At the Geneva International Motor Show, the self-confessed Apple geek said that Fiat Chrysler Automobiles would be well-suited to contract build a car designed in California. “I would assume that […]

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2016 Geneva Motor Show – Only the Best and Brightest http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/geneva-motor-show-best-brightest/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/geneva-motor-show-best-brightest/#comments Tue, 01 Mar 2016 21:00:38 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1294090 The Geneva Motor Show rolls out each year much like the Academy Awards — plenty of glitz and glamour, limited diversity, and most of the attendees are from the high end of the market. This year’s show has seen a lot of range-topping models and an underlying theme of reinvention, which isn’t surprising given the […]

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The Geneva Motor Show rolls out each year much like the Academy Awards — plenty of glitz and glamour, limited diversity, and most of the attendees are from the high end of the market. This year’s show has seen a lot of range-topping models and an underlying theme of reinvention, which isn’t surprising given the […]

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GENEVA: Dacia Has New Models, Like Them on Facebook! http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/dacia-new-models-like-facebook/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/dacia-new-models-like-facebook/#comments Tue, 01 Mar 2016 18:00:29 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1293922 Romanian automaker Dacia is crafting limited-edition versions of its most popular models and wants its online fans to name them. To mark the initiative, Dacia brought its first such model — the Swiss market-bound Duster Essential — to show off at the 2016 Geneva Motor Show. Creature comforts like power windows and doors, alloy wheels, Bluetooth connectivity […]

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Romanian automaker Dacia is crafting limited-edition versions of its most popular models and wants its online fans to name them. To mark the initiative, Dacia brought its first such model — the Swiss market-bound Duster Essential — to show off at the 2016 Geneva Motor Show. Creature comforts like power windows and doors, alloy wheels, Bluetooth connectivity […]

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GENEVA: 2017 Honda Civic Hatchback Prototype Revealed http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/2017-honda-civic-hatchback-revealed-geneva/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/2017-honda-civic-hatchback-revealed-geneva/#comments Tue, 01 Mar 2016 16:00:21 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1293706 The 2017 Honda Civic Hatchback has bowed in prototype form at the 2016 Geneva Motor Show, and will be getting its U.S. welcome at the New York International Auto Show on March 22. After having images leaked two days ago, the prototype offers a clearer look at what buyers can expect when the 10th generation […]

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The 2017 Honda Civic Hatchback has bowed in prototype form at the 2016 Geneva Motor Show, and will be getting its U.S. welcome at the New York International Auto Show on March 22. After having images leaked two days ago, the prototype offers a clearer look at what buyers can expect when the 10th generation […]

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TTAC News Round-up: China Binds Up Holland, BMW Needs New Friends, Young People Dream On http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/ttac-news-round-china-binds-holland-bmw-needs-new-friends-young-people-dream/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/ttac-news-round-china-binds-holland-bmw-needs-new-friends-young-people-dream/#comments Tue, 01 Mar 2016 14:00:17 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1292898 Amsterdam’s port facility is more crowded than a Walmart on Black Friday and it’s all China’s fault. That, BMW wonders how it all went wrong, Millennials bare their souls to a salesman, Toyota walks down memory lane, and a safety regulator has some explaining to do … after the break! Barges for Buicks leads to […]

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Amsterdam’s port facility is more crowded than a Walmart on Black Friday and it’s all China’s fault. That, BMW wonders how it all went wrong, Millennials bare their souls to a salesman, Toyota walks down memory lane, and a safety regulator has some explaining to do … after the break! Barges for Buicks leads to […]

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Honda Civic Hatchback Looks Mean in Leaked Photos http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/honda-civic-hatchback-looks-mean-leaked-photos/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/honda-civic-hatchback-looks-mean-leaked-photos/#comments Sun, 28 Feb 2016 18:00:51 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1291697 The Honda Civic hatchback concept that will debut at this week’s 2016 Geneva Motor Show will wear an aggressive-looking body, according to images leaked by Carscoops. The five-door bodystyle hasn’t turned the acclaimed 10th-generation Civic into an ugly duckling. The sloping roofline transitions smoothly into the rear liftgate, which incorporates taillights identical to those of the Civic sedan. The aggression […]

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The Honda Civic hatchback concept that will debut at this week’s 2016 Geneva Motor Show will wear an aggressive-looking body, according to images leaked by Carscoops. The five-door bodystyle hasn’t turned the acclaimed 10th-generation Civic into an ugly duckling. The sloping roofline transitions smoothly into the rear liftgate, which incorporates taillights identical to those of the Civic sedan. The aggression […]

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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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Volkswagen’s Small Crossovers – Not New Golf – Are Probably Headed to Geneva http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/volkswagens-small-crossovers-not-new-golf-probably-headed-geneva/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/volkswagens-small-crossovers-not-new-golf-probably-headed-geneva/#comments Tue, 26 Jan 2016 21:00:17 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1273857 Volkswagen may bring to Geneva two new small crossovers to complement its aging crossover lineup —including a production version of the T-ROC Concept it showed off in Geneva two years ago — Autocar reported (via Car and Driver). The T-ROC and reported T-Cross would both be MQB-based crossovers. The T-ROC is Golf-sized and much more […]

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Volkswagen may bring to Geneva two new small crossovers to complement its aging crossover lineup —including a production version of the T-ROC Concept it showed off in Geneva two years ago — Autocar reported (via Car and Driver). The T-ROC and reported T-Cross would both be MQB-based crossovers. The T-ROC is Golf-sized and much more […]

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Holy Crap, Borgward Has Another Car Planned http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/holy-crap-borgward-another-car-planned/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/holy-crap-borgward-another-car-planned/#comments Tue, 26 Jan 2016 18:00:46 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1273737 Last year, we told you about defunct Borgward rising from the ashes to sell in Germany and China a Porsche-Buick three-row lovechild starting in 2017. Now it appears that the automaker with a name that only the Swedish Chef from “The Muppets” could love has something else to show in Geneva. The automaker announced Tuesday that […]

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Last year, we told you about defunct Borgward rising from the ashes to sell in Germany and China a Porsche-Buick three-row lovechild starting in 2017. Now it appears that the automaker with a name that only the Swedish Chef from “The Muppets” could love has something else to show in Geneva. The automaker announced Tuesday that […]

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Here’s The 2017 Hyundai IONIQ to Take On The Prius http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/heres-2017-hyundai-ioniq-take-prius/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/heres-2017-hyundai-ioniq-take-prius/#comments Thu, 07 Jan 2016 18:00:44 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1259193 Hyundai on Monday revealed its 2017 Hyundai IONIQ ahead of its official reveal at Geneva in March and my goodness it’s already yelling at me. The hatchback has been in the works for some time by now, which we already knew. Hyundai cleared up some of the technical details that we were waiting on — but […]

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Hyundai on Monday revealed its 2017 Hyundai IONIQ ahead of its official reveal at Geneva in March and my goodness it’s already yelling at me. The hatchback has been in the works for some time by now, which we already knew. Hyundai cleared up some of the technical details that we were waiting on — but […]

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Toyota to Show Production C-HR in Geneva, Will Scion Show Theirs in New York? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/toyota-show-production-c-hr-geneva-will-scion-show-new-york/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/toyota-show-production-c-hr-geneva-will-scion-show-new-york/#comments Tue, 20 Oct 2015 21:00:19 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1201033 If history is any indication, North American consumers may get their first look at the Scion C-HR at the New York Auto Show in April 2016. Autoblog confirmed Tuesday that Toyota would show off its production-ready cute ‘ute next March at the Geneva Auto Show. Last month, Scion teased a concept it would be showing […]

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If history is any indication, North American consumers may get their first look at the Scion C-HR at the New York Auto Show in April 2016. Autoblog confirmed Tuesday that Toyota would show off its production-ready cute ‘ute next March at the Geneva Auto Show. Last month, Scion teased a concept it would be showing […]

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The Toyota C-HR is Exactly What Scion Needs To Succeed http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/09/toyota-c-hr-exactly-scion-needs-succeed/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/09/toyota-c-hr-exactly-scion-needs-succeed/#comments Tue, 15 Sep 2015 18:00:56 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1172314 Toyota’s compact crossover C-HR will be making another auto show appearance before its production version is unveiled next year at the Geneva Auto Show, and its quite possible that the model could make or break Scion’s future in the U.S. Toyota hasn’t released many details about the C-HR, other than to say that it’ll be built […]

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Toyota’s compact crossover C-HR will be making another auto show appearance before its production version is unveiled next year at the Geneva Auto Show, and its quite possible that the model could make or break Scion’s future in the U.S. Toyota hasn’t released many details about the C-HR, other than to say that it’ll be built […]

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Borgward Reborn As Bizarre Buick-Porsche Lovechild, Apparently http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/09/borgward-reborn-bizarre-buick-porsche-lovechild-apparently/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/09/borgward-reborn-bizarre-buick-porsche-lovechild-apparently/#comments Fri, 11 Sep 2015 16:00:52 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1167314 Long-defunct German automaker Borgward has a new life in China if you couldn’t already tell by the photos. The automaker released images of its first new car — since I dunno, the Eisenhower administration? — and it looks destined for the land where rules for intellectual property are much more relaxed than public demonstration. Buick business […]

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Long-defunct German automaker Borgward has a new life in China if you couldn’t already tell by the photos. The automaker released images of its first new car — since I dunno, the Eisenhower administration? — and it looks destined for the land where rules for intellectual property are much more relaxed than public demonstration. Buick business […]

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You Can Pay $2.5 Million For a Volkswagen Now http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/08/can-pay-2-5-million-volkswagen-now/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/08/can-pay-2-5-million-volkswagen-now/#comments Mon, 31 Aug 2015 20:30:59 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1157306 Bugatti’s successor to the Veyron, the Chiron (are those pronounced similarly?) will reportedly cost $2.5 million, according to Car. The hyper car, which was shown to prospective owners in France, will be a quad turbo, W-16 that produces more than 1,400 horsepower. According to the report, the car will make its debut in Geneva next […]

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Bugatti’s successor to the Veyron, the Chiron (are those pronounced similarly?) will reportedly cost $2.5 million, according to Car. The hyper car, which was shown to prospective owners in France, will be a quad turbo, W-16 that produces more than 1,400 horsepower. According to the report, the car will make its debut in Geneva next […]

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Will America Get The Funky Toyota C-HR Hybrid? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/08/will-america-get-funky-toyota-c-hr-hybrid/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/08/will-america-get-funky-toyota-c-hr-hybrid/#comments Mon, 10 Aug 2015 17:00:54 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1137354 Toyota’s interpretation of the VehiCROSS new generation of compact crossovers will go on sale early next year after its reveal in Geneva in March, according to Autocar. The Toyota C-HR (or perhaps Auris Cross) will be built on Toyota’s new global architecture, from which half of its cars will be based by 2020. It’s unclear if the […]

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Toyota’s interpretation of the VehiCROSS new generation of compact crossovers will go on sale early next year after its reveal in Geneva in March, according to Autocar. The Toyota C-HR (or perhaps Auris Cross) will be built on Toyota’s new global architecture, from which half of its cars will be based by 2020. It’s unclear if the […]

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Tesla Model 3 May Make Appearance Next Year http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/07/tesla-model-3-may-make-appearance-next-year/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/07/tesla-model-3-may-make-appearance-next-year/#comments Sun, 26 Jul 2015 15:00:15 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1125257 Despite the absence of a mule, prototype or anything that would resemble reality, Tesla’s Model 3  — or III, however you spell it — will make its debut at the Geneva auto show next year, AutoExpress is reporting. The BMW 3 Series fighter would be the third model from Tesla, and perhaps the first built […]

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Despite the absence of a mule, prototype or anything that would resemble reality, Tesla’s Model 3  — or III, however you spell it — will make its debut at the Geneva auto show next year, AutoExpress is reporting. The BMW 3 Series fighter would be the third model from Tesla, and perhaps the first built […]

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Reborn Borgward Hires Walker As CEO, Debuting New Model In Frankfurt http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/05/reborn-borgward-hires-walker-as-ceo-debuting-new-model-in-frankfort/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/05/reborn-borgward-hires-walker-as-ceo-debuting-new-model-in-frankfort/#comments Thu, 21 May 2015 16:00:41 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1071682 Fifty-four years ago, German automaker Borgward’s sun set. With former Daimler exec Ulrich Walker at the helm of the revival, its sun may yet rise again. Prior to becoming Borgward’s CEO, Walker was in charge of Daimler’s China operations for the Mercedes-Benz brand, USA Today reports, as well as CEO of smart between 2004 and […]

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Fifty-four years ago, German automaker Borgward’s sun set. With former Daimler exec Ulrich Walker at the helm of the revival, its sun may yet rise again. Prior to becoming Borgward’s CEO, Walker was in charge of Daimler’s China operations for the Mercedes-Benz brand, USA Today reports, as well as CEO of smart between 2004 and […]

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Tesla Model 3 Set For Global Debut By Next March http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/05/tesla-model-3-set-global-debut-next-march/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/05/tesla-model-3-set-global-debut-next-march/#comments Thu, 07 May 2015 17:00:10 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1063618 The elusive unicorn known as the Tesla Model 3 is set to hit showrooms in H2 2017, but will make its world debut much sooner. During the automaker’s Q1 2015 earnings call, CEO Elon Musk announced that his company would bring the Model 3 to the global stage next March, AutoGuide reports. This likely could […]

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The elusive unicorn known as the Tesla Model 3 is set to hit showrooms in H2 2017, but will make its world debut much sooner. During the automaker’s Q1 2015 earnings call, CEO Elon Musk announced that his company would bring the Model 3 to the global stage next March, AutoGuide reports. This likely could […]

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Automakers Continue Support Of Electric Vehicles Despite Weak Sales http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/03/automakers-continue-support-electric-vehicles-despite-weak-sales/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/03/automakers-continue-support-electric-vehicles-despite-weak-sales/#comments Thu, 05 Mar 2015 11:00:54 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1015890 Though sales of electric vehicles are still weak, automakers are not giving up on them over the long term. Reporting from the floor of the 2015 Geneva Auto Show, Autoblog says that technology is important to help automakers meet ever-stringent emissions standards, especially those in China, where heavy air pollution limits how many cars are […]

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Though sales of electric vehicles are still weak, automakers are not giving up on them over the long term. Reporting from the floor of the 2015 Geneva Auto Show, Autoblog says that technology is important to help automakers meet ever-stringent emissions standards, especially those in China, where heavy air pollution limits how many cars are […]

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The FIAT MX-5 Will Be Called 124 Spider http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/03/fiat-mx-5-will-called-124-spider/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/03/fiat-mx-5-will-called-124-spider/#comments Wed, 04 Mar 2015 15:20:41 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1015042 Sergio Marchionne had a surprise for Geneva Show attendees: a confirmation that FIAT’s version of the stellar new MX-5 will have an old-school name. Talking to Auto Express, Marchionne revealed the name “124 Spider” on an apparent whim. Not that this comes as a surprise to the Internet, which has been vaguely aware of plans […]

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Sergio Marchionne had a surprise for Geneva Show attendees: a confirmation that FIAT’s version of the stellar new MX-5 will have an old-school name. Talking to Auto Express, Marchionne revealed the name “124 Spider” on an apparent whim. Not that this comes as a surprise to the Internet, which has been vaguely aware of plans […]

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Jeep Grand Wagoneer To Return In 2018 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/03/jeep-grand-wagoneer-return-2018/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/03/jeep-grand-wagoneer-return-2018/#comments Wed, 04 Mar 2015 14:15:38 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1015018 Jeep’s Mike Manley told the press at Geneva that there’s a Grand Wagoneer coming — but the details of that arrival are, so far, thin on the ground. Pricing and content of the Grand Wagoneer has not been settled, but it’s possible that it will share components with the Maserati Levante. There will also be […]

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Jeep’s Mike Manley told the press at Geneva that there’s a Grand Wagoneer coming — but the details of that arrival are, so far, thin on the ground. Pricing and content of the Grand Wagoneer has not been settled, but it’s possible that it will share components with the Maserati Levante. There will also be […]

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Geneva 2015: McLaren 675LT Arrives http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/03/geneva-2015-mclaren-675lt-arrives/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/03/geneva-2015-mclaren-675lt-arrives/#comments Tue, 03 Mar 2015 15:00:22 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1013682 Bowing at the 2015 Geneva Auto Show, the McLaren 675LT aims to help the automaker re-establish its “Longtail” heritage, begun with the 1997 F1 GTR. Five hundred copies of the 675LT will leave Woking for the world, each one boasting a weight of 2,711 lbs through the use of lightweight materials and parts, including front […]

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Bowing at the 2015 Geneva Auto Show, the McLaren 675LT aims to help the automaker re-establish its “Longtail” heritage, begun with the 1997 F1 GTR. Five hundred copies of the 675LT will leave Woking for the world, each one boasting a weight of 2,711 lbs through the use of lightweight materials and parts, including front […]

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Geneva 2015: Lexus LF-SA Concept Arrives http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/03/geneva-2015-lexus-lf-sa-concept-arrives/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/03/geneva-2015-lexus-lf-sa-concept-arrives/#comments Tue, 03 Mar 2015 14:06:48 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1013586 This one might get blown away by the Robb Report all-stars at Geneva, but the Lexus LF-SA Concept shows what the automaker can do in the city. The spindly, spikey city car seats four in its tiny frame, which comes to 135 inches in length, 66.9 inches in width, and 56.3 inches in height. Most […]

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This one might get blown away by the Robb Report all-stars at Geneva, but the Lexus LF-SA Concept shows what the automaker can do in the city. The spindly, spikey city car seats four in its tiny frame, which comes to 135 inches in length, 66.9 inches in width, and 56.3 inches in height. Most […]

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Geneva 2015: Porsche Cayman GT4 Debuts http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/03/geneva-2015-porsche-cayman-gt4-debuts/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/03/geneva-2015-porsche-cayman-gt4-debuts/#comments Tue, 03 Mar 2015 13:39:33 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1013490 Appearing alongside the 911 GT3 RS, the Porsche Cayman GT4 made its debut at the 2015 Geneva Auto Show. The first Cayman to be granted a GT badge, its motivation comes via a 3.8-liter flat-six pulled from the 911 Carrera S, pushing 385 horsepower to the back via a six-speed manual. Nought to 60 comes […]

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Appearing alongside the 911 GT3 RS, the Porsche Cayman GT4 made its debut at the 2015 Geneva Auto Show. The first Cayman to be granted a GT badge, its motivation comes via a 3.8-liter flat-six pulled from the 911 Carrera S, pushing 385 horsepower to the back via a six-speed manual. Nought to 60 comes […]

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Geneva 2015: Koenigsegg Regera Debuts http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/03/geneva-2015-koenigsegg-regera-debuts/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/03/geneva-2015-koenigsegg-regera-debuts/#comments Tue, 03 Mar 2015 13:00:48 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1013122 The Agera RS having made its appearance, it’s the Koenigsegg Regera’s turn under the spotlight at the 2015 Geneva Auto Show. The Swedish-style carbon-fiber exotic receives its power from a 5-liter twin-turbo V8 paired with an electric motor putting out 221 lb-ft of torque, while each rear wheel gains 192 lb-ft from their own motors, […]

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The Agera RS having made its appearance, it’s the Koenigsegg Regera’s turn under the spotlight at the 2015 Geneva Auto Show. The Swedish-style carbon-fiber exotic receives its power from a 5-liter twin-turbo V8 paired with an electric motor putting out 221 lb-ft of torque, while each rear wheel gains 192 lb-ft from their own motors, […]

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