The Truth About Cars » Global http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Thu, 05 May 2016 22:06:12 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 Why the Mustang Sells So Well in Europe, and What US Automakers Don’t Get http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/05/mustang-sells-well-europe-us-automakers-dont-get/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/05/mustang-sells-well-europe-us-automakers-dont-get/#comments Wed, 04 May 2016 14:30:15 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1329593 The Ford Mustang is currently the best-selling sports car in Germany and in many other European countries. Sales are so strong that allotments for official importers are usually sold out for the rest of the year and customers are flocking to gray importers, who offer cars at higher prices and without factory warranty. What made […]

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The Ford Mustang is currently the best-selling sports car in Germany and in many other European countries. Sales are so strong that allotments for official importers are usually sold out for the rest of the year and customers are flocking to gray importers, who offer cars at higher prices and without factory warranty. What made […]

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Marchionne Straddles the World, Shouting ‘Jeeps for Everyone!’ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/05/marchionne-straddles-the-world-shouting-jeeps-for-everyone/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/05/marchionne-straddles-the-world-shouting-jeeps-for-everyone/#comments Mon, 02 May 2016 16:45:56 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1335122 The Jeep brand is Fiat-Chrysler’s biggest money maker, so it’s no wonder that CEO Sergio Marchionne is scattering factories around the world like a sailor’s offspring. The company’s head honcho outlined his business plan for the brand in an interview published by Automotive News, and it involves no longer having to make a “Sophie’s Choice” […]

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The Jeep brand is Fiat-Chrysler’s biggest money maker, so it’s no wonder that CEO Sergio Marchionne is scattering factories around the world like a sailor’s offspring. The company’s head honcho outlined his business plan for the brand in an interview published by Automotive News, and it involves no longer having to make a “Sophie’s Choice” […]

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Volkswagen’s SUV Concept is Ready for T-Prime Time http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/volkswagens-suv-concept-is-ready-for-t-prime-time/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/volkswagens-suv-concept-is-ready-for-t-prime-time/#comments Mon, 25 Apr 2016 16:00:19 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1331026 Volkswagen unveiled a full-size SUV concept vehicle in Beijing that looks awfully production ready. The T-Prime Concept GTE introduced at that city’s annual motor show previews the design direction of Volkswagen’s future SUV, revealing an emphasis on elegance and sportiness. Last week, Volkswagen teased a photo of the concept alongside a list of specifications, leading […]

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Volkswagen unveiled a full-size SUV concept vehicle in Beijing that looks awfully production ready. The T-Prime Concept GTE introduced at that city’s annual motor show previews the design direction of Volkswagen’s future SUV, revealing an emphasis on elegance and sportiness. Last week, Volkswagen teased a photo of the concept alongside a list of specifications, leading […]

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Japanese Earthquake Disruptions Hit North America; GM Idles Four Plants http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/japanese-earthquake-disruptions-hit-north-america-gm-idles-four-plants/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/japanese-earthquake-disruptions-hit-north-america-gm-idles-four-plants/#comments Fri, 22 Apr 2016 19:00:03 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1330313 Four General Motors assembly plants in the U.S. and Canada will be closed temporarily due to supply chain disruptions caused by last week’s earthquakes in Japan. The automaker announced today that four plants — Spring Hill, Tennessee; Lordstown, Ohio; Fairfax, Kansas; and Oshawa, Ontario — will be idled for two weeks starting on April 25. The production […]

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Four General Motors assembly plants in the U.S. and Canada will be closed temporarily due to supply chain disruptions caused by last week’s earthquakes in Japan. The automaker announced today that four plants — Spring Hill, Tennessee; Lordstown, Ohio; Fairfax, Kansas; and Oshawa, Ontario — will be idled for two weeks starting on April 25. The production […]

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Volkswagen Hands North America the Car Keys, Extends its Curfew http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/volkswagen-hands-north-america-the-car-keys-extends-its-curfew/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/volkswagen-hands-north-america-the-car-keys-extends-its-curfew/#comments Fri, 15 Apr 2016 20:30:46 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1325394 More autonomy is coming to North American Volkswagen operations, thanks in part to dealer protests calling for exactly that. Today, Volkswagen established a new North American Region (NAR) encompassing Canada, the U.S. and Mexico, headed by no-longer-interim Volkswagen Group of America president and CEO Hinrich J. Woebcken (who replaced departing CEO Michael Horn in March). The […]

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More autonomy is coming to North American Volkswagen operations, thanks in part to dealer protests calling for exactly that. Today, Volkswagen established a new North American Region (NAR) encompassing Canada, the U.S. and Mexico, headed by no-longer-interim Volkswagen Group of America president and CEO Hinrich J. Woebcken (who replaced departing CEO Michael Horn in March). The […]

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

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

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More Ford Production Heads South of the Border, Down Mexico Way http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/ford-production-heads-south-border-mexico-way/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/ford-production-heads-south-border-mexico-way/#comments Tue, 05 Apr 2016 18:00:49 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1318722 In an announcement that’s been anticipated for months, Ford Motor Company said today it will build a small car plant in Mexico’s San Luis Potosi state. Ford will spend $1.6 billion on the facility, which starts construction this summer and will employ 2,800 workers by 2020. The automaker isn’t saying what vehicles it will produce at the […]

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In an announcement that’s been anticipated for months, Ford Motor Company said today it will build a small car plant in Mexico’s San Luis Potosi state. Ford will spend $1.6 billion on the facility, which starts construction this summer and will employ 2,800 workers by 2020. The automaker isn’t saying what vehicles it will produce at the […]

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Volkswagen Dealers Are Just Getting Started in Reparation Hunt http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/volkswagen-dealers-are-just-getting-started-in-reparation-hunt/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/volkswagen-dealers-are-just-getting-started-in-reparation-hunt/#comments Tue, 22 Mar 2016 20:16:44 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1309250 Volkswagen dealers in the U.S. want to be compensated for financial losses stemming from the diesel emissions scandal, and if the results of a recent meeting with company brass is any indication, the demands will soon grow louder. Alan Brown, chairman of Volkswagen’s U.S. dealer council, led a small delegation of dealers to Germany last […]

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Volkswagen dealers in the U.S. want to be compensated for financial losses stemming from the diesel emissions scandal, and if the results of a recent meeting with company brass is any indication, the demands will soon grow louder. Alan Brown, chairman of Volkswagen’s U.S. dealer council, led a small delegation of dealers to Germany last […]

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Ford Wants to be Your War Zone Companion http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/ford-wants-war-zone-companion/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/ford-wants-war-zone-companion/#comments Fri, 11 Mar 2016 18:14:47 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1302049 Sure, most (if not all) cop cars offer protection from boring ol’ pistols and AR-15s. But if you’re looking to drive into a hail of armor-piercing .30-caliber rifle or machine gun fire, Ford’s got your back. The company announced yesterday that its Police Interceptor vehicles will now offer the highest level of ballistic protection among […]

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Sure, most (if not all) cop cars offer protection from boring ol’ pistols and AR-15s. But if you’re looking to drive into a hail of armor-piercing .30-caliber rifle or machine gun fire, Ford’s got your back. The company announced yesterday that its Police Interceptor vehicles will now offer the highest level of ballistic protection among […]

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TTAC News Round-up: New Salvo Hits Volkswagen, Korean Competition Looms, and Benz Big on Batteries http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/ttac-news-round-new-salvo-hits-volkswagen-korean-competition-mulled-benz-big-batteries/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/ttac-news-round-new-salvo-hits-volkswagen-korean-competition-mulled-benz-big-batteries/#comments Wed, 09 Mar 2016 17:15:20 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1300537 After seemingly using up its legal arsenal against Volkswagen, the U.S. is pulling its backup out of an ankle holster and taking another shot. That, Kia and Hyundai might get a Korean competitor, Mercedes-Benz is feeling charged up, Audi is still a fuel cell fan, and Volvo wants to standardize EV recharging … after the […]

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After seemingly using up its legal arsenal against Volkswagen, the U.S. is pulling its backup out of an ankle holster and taking another shot. That, Kia and Hyundai might get a Korean competitor, Mercedes-Benz is feeling charged up, Audi is still a fuel cell fan, and Volvo wants to standardize EV recharging … after the […]

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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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Carl Icahn Wants It All http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/carl-icahn-wants/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/carl-icahn-wants/#comments Mon, 29 Feb 2016 19:00:02 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1292538 Billionaire businessman and activist investor Carl Icahn wants to snatch up the last bits of Federal-Mogul Holdings Corporation he doesn’t already own, Automotive News reports. The 80-year-old tycoon already owns an 82 percent share in the Southfield, Michigan-based global auto parts supplier, where he serves as chairman, but his recent offer of $7 a share […]

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Billionaire businessman and activist investor Carl Icahn wants to snatch up the last bits of Federal-Mogul Holdings Corporation he doesn’t already own, Automotive News reports. The 80-year-old tycoon already owns an 82 percent share in the Southfield, Michigan-based global auto parts supplier, where he serves as chairman, but his recent offer of $7 a share […]

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TTAC News Round-up: Clock Ticks at Volkswagen, CEO Switch and Volvo Sees a Chance http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/ttac-news-round-up-clock-ticks-at-volkswagen-ceo-switch-and-volvo-sees-a-chance/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/ttac-news-round-up-clock-ticks-at-volkswagen-ceo-switch-and-volvo-sees-a-chance/#comments Sun, 28 Feb 2016 15:00:16 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1291449 The Environmental Protection Agency is pointing at its watch and glaring at Volkswagen. That, an opening for the Swedes, an electric propulsion prediction, a high-end guy gets a new job, and Tesla gets targeted in Hoosierville … after the break! Beware the (end) of March According to Automotive News, the United States is getting impatient for Volkswagen […]

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The Environmental Protection Agency is pointing at its watch and glaring at Volkswagen. That, an opening for the Swedes, an electric propulsion prediction, a high-end guy gets a new job, and Tesla gets targeted in Hoosierville … after the break! Beware the (end) of March According to Automotive News, the United States is getting impatient for Volkswagen […]

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Ford Fueled Record Profits in 2015 With Truck Sales, China Surge http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ford-fueled-record-profits-2015-truck-sales-china-surge/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ford-fueled-record-profits-2015-truck-sales-china-surge/#comments Thu, 28 Jan 2016 18:00:15 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1274889 Ford announced Thursday that it had earned a record pre-tax profit of $10.8 billion for 2015 — including $2 billion in the fourth quarter — bolstered by pickup sales in the U.S. and strong growth in China. The record-setting year for the automaker wasn’t much of a surprise — second- and third-quarter results set records […]

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Ford announced Thursday that it had earned a record pre-tax profit of $10.8 billion for 2015 — including $2 billion in the fourth quarter — bolstered by pickup sales in the U.S. and strong growth in China. The record-setting year for the automaker wasn’t much of a surprise — second- and third-quarter results set records […]

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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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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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TTAC News Round-up: Ford Leaving Japan, Indonesia; Detroit’s Big Show; Kia Rio GT Coming? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-ford-leaving-japan-indonesia-detroits-big-show-kia-rio-gt-coming/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-ford-leaving-japan-indonesia-detroits-big-show-kia-rio-gt-coming/#comments Mon, 25 Jan 2016 17:00:03 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1272793 The big Blue Oval is setting in the Land of the Rising Sun. That, Volkswagen’s labor boss doesn’t like what he hears, Detroit’s big show and Kia’s big plans for the Rio … after the break! Ford closing up shop in Japan, Indonesia Ford will shutter its operations and business in Japan and Indonesia by […]

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The big Blue Oval is setting in the Land of the Rising Sun. That, Volkswagen’s labor boss doesn’t like what he hears, Detroit’s big show and Kia’s big plans for the Rio … after the break! Ford closing up shop in Japan, Indonesia Ford will shutter its operations and business in Japan and Indonesia by […]

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China Firm On Cutting Green Car Subsidies By 2021 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/china-firm-on-cutting-green-car-subsidies-by-2021/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/china-firm-on-cutting-green-car-subsidies-by-2021/#comments Sun, 24 Jan 2016 17:30:26 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1272433 China’s finance minister said Saturday that the government will end green car subsidies by 2021 and let its market dictate whether EVs or plug-in hybrid can sell on their own in the country, Reuters reported. Lou Jiwei told reporters that the government would cut subsidies by 20 percent over the next two years, by 40 percent […]

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China’s finance minister said Saturday that the government will end green car subsidies by 2021 and let its market dictate whether EVs or plug-in hybrid can sell on their own in the country, Reuters reported. Lou Jiwei told reporters that the government would cut subsidies by 20 percent over the next two years, by 40 percent […]

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TTAC News Round-up: Volkswagen Finished Second in China, Big Trouble for Takata, and Apple’s Longtime Car Guy Gone http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-up-volkswagen-finished-second-in-china-big-trouble-for-takata-and-apples-longtime-car-guy-gone/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-up-volkswagen-finished-second-in-china-big-trouble-for-takata-and-apples-longtime-car-guy-gone/#comments Sat, 23 Jan 2016 15:58:44 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1271897 Volkswagen’s chief in China says they’re probably not retaking the crown from General Motors there anytime soon. That, Apple’s lead car guy is gone, Takata’s in trouble and more … after the break! Volkswagen’s China chief: ‘Volume isn’t everything’ Volkswagen’s chief in China said the automaker would have a good year in China and deflected […]

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Volkswagen’s chief in China says they’re probably not retaking the crown from General Motors there anytime soon. That, Apple’s lead car guy is gone, Takata’s in trouble and more … after the break! Volkswagen’s China chief: ‘Volume isn’t everything’ Volkswagen’s chief in China said the automaker would have a good year in China and deflected […]

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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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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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Report: Ford Building New Auto Plant in Mexico http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/report-ford-building-new-auto-plant-mexico/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/report-ford-building-new-auto-plant-mexico/#comments Fri, 15 Jan 2016 16:05:26 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1267609 Ford will announce plans early this year to build a new plant in Mexico, Reuters reported Thursday. The $1.5 billion plant will produce 350,000 cars annually and could eventually produce the new Focus after production of that car leaves Ford’s Wayne, Michigan plant in 2018. Ford didn’t comment on the report. Reuters said Mexican officials with knowledge of […]

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Ford will announce plans early this year to build a new plant in Mexico, Reuters reported Thursday. The $1.5 billion plant will produce 350,000 cars annually and could eventually produce the new Focus after production of that car leaves Ford’s Wayne, Michigan plant in 2018. Ford didn’t comment on the report. Reuters said Mexican officials with knowledge of […]

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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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TTAC News Round-up: Ford’s Self-driving Herd Gets Bigger, Takata’s All Alone, VW Sends The Cavalry http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-fords-self-driving-herd-gets-bigger-takatas-alone-vw-sends-cavalry/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-fords-self-driving-herd-gets-bigger-takatas-alone-vw-sends-cavalry/#comments Tue, 05 Jan 2016 17:00:53 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1257441 It certainly sounds like Ford is close to selling a self-driving Fusion real soon. That, Matthias Müller finally comes to the U.S. to ask “You mad, bro?” Nissan has no love for Takata, and business is hot south of the border … after the break! Ford is bumping up its autonomous herd Ford will add […]

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It certainly sounds like Ford is close to selling a self-driving Fusion real soon. That, Matthias Müller finally comes to the U.S. to ask “You mad, bro?” Nissan has no love for Takata, and business is hot south of the border … after the break! Ford is bumping up its autonomous herd Ford will add […]

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