The Truth About Cars » History 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 » History http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/themes/ttac-theme/images/logo.gif http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/category/news-blog/history-news-blog/ Volkswagen Claims CO2 Emissions Lies Were Merely Fibs http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/volkswagen-says-nine-model-trims-deviate-original-co2-fuel-consumption-figures/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/volkswagen-says-nine-model-trims-deviate-original-co2-fuel-consumption-figures/#comments Wed, 09 Dec 2015 19:00:27 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1238617 A month after questions arose regarding how Volkswagen measured CO2 and fuel consumption in their cars, the troubled automaker says all is well. Per VW’s PR machine, the automaker found “no unlawful change to the stated fuel consumption and CO2 figures” in the majority of its European lineup, with only nine vehicles for the 2016 […]

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A month after questions arose regarding how Volkswagen measured CO2 and fuel consumption in their cars, the troubled automaker says all is well. Per VW’s PR machine, the automaker found “no unlawful change to the stated fuel consumption and CO2 figures” in the majority of its European lineup, with only nine vehicles for the 2016 […]

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Nissan Announces Proposal To Wrest Power From Renault, Paris http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/nissan-announces-proposal-wrest-power-renault-paris/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/nissan-announces-proposal-wrest-power-renault-paris/#comments Wed, 02 Dec 2015 20:00:18 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1234089 Nissan has announced a proposal which would end Renault’s control of the Renault-Nissan Alliance, and would curtail interferance by the French government. When we last left off, Nissan was looking to gain a voice in the alliance it made in 1999 with Renault by increasing its stake while mitigating the stake shared between Renault and […]

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Nissan has announced a proposal which would end Renault’s control of the Renault-Nissan Alliance, and would curtail interferance by the French government. When we last left off, Nissan was looking to gain a voice in the alliance it made in 1999 with Renault by increasing its stake while mitigating the stake shared between Renault and […]

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2016 Pirelli Calendar Discards Nudity For New Theme http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/2016-pirelli-calendar-discards-nudity-new-theme/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/2016-pirelli-calendar-discards-nudity-new-theme/#comments Mon, 30 Nov 2015 20:00:30 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1232105 Playboy and the Pirelli Calendar had one thing in common (nudity), and as of the 2016 edition of the calendar, they still do (no nudity). According to Bloomberg, the 2016 Pirelli Calendar has gone in a different direction for 2016, discarding its traditional theme of nude models and actresses for one focusing on 13 women […]

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Playboy and the Pirelli Calendar had one thing in common (nudity), and as of the 2016 edition of the calendar, they still do (no nudity). According to Bloomberg, the 2016 Pirelli Calendar has gone in a different direction for 2016, discarding its traditional theme of nude models and actresses for one focusing on 13 women […]

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Renault-Nissan Alliance At Crossroads Over Voting Stakes, Power http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/renault-nissan-alliance-crossroads-voting-stakes-power/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/renault-nissan-alliance-crossroads-voting-stakes-power/#comments Fri, 13 Nov 2015 19:10:30 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1218537 The battle between Nissan and the French government over the former’s voting stake in the Renault-Nissan Alliance continues on. This month, after temporarily raising its stake to 19.7 percent, the French government cut back its stake to around 15 percent, which is still enough voting power under the Florange Law to block anything it didn’t like […]

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The battle between Nissan and the French government over the former’s voting stake in the Renault-Nissan Alliance continues on. This month, after temporarily raising its stake to 19.7 percent, the French government cut back its stake to around 15 percent, which is still enough voting power under the Florange Law to block anything it didn’t like […]

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Custom Car Legend George Barris Dead At 89 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/custom-car-legend-george-barris-dead-89/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/custom-car-legend-george-barris-dead-89/#comments Fri, 06 Nov 2015 20:00:34 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1213489 Thursday afternoon, legendary car customizer George Barris left this mortal coil at the age of 89, leaving behind a decades-long automotive legacy. The self-described “King of Kustom Kulture,” Barris was customizing cars long before turning a Lincoln Futura concept car into the first of many iconic Batmobiles, according to The Detroit Bureau. He and his […]

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Thursday afternoon, legendary car customizer George Barris left this mortal coil at the age of 89, leaving behind a decades-long automotive legacy. The self-described “King of Kustom Kulture,” Barris was customizing cars long before turning a Lincoln Futura concept car into the first of many iconic Batmobiles, according to The Detroit Bureau. He and his […]

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The Morning After: ‘Back To The Future II’ DeLorean Time Machine http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/morning-back-future-ii-delorean-time-machine/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/morning-back-future-ii-delorean-time-machine/#comments Thu, 22 Oct 2015 13:00:54 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1202433 Capitalism is just fine with me, but I have to say I was put off just a little by the glut of corporate cross-marketing tie-ins yesterday to Oct. 21, 2015, the date in the future to which Doc Brown and Marty McFly travel in the second Back To The Future movie. Not that I have […]

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Capitalism is just fine with me, but I have to say I was put off just a little by the glut of corporate cross-marketing tie-ins yesterday to Oct. 21, 2015, the date in the future to which Doc Brown and Marty McFly travel in the second Back To The Future movie. Not that I have […]

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Volkswagen Says EVs ‘Key Part’ of Its Future (If History Doesn’t Repeat Itself) http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/volkswagen-says-evs-key-part-future-car-sales/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/volkswagen-says-evs-key-part-future-car-sales/#comments Tue, 06 Oct 2015 19:20:47 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1188874 A Volkswagen of America spokesman said Tuesday that electric, plug-in hybrid and hybrid cars would be a “key part” of the automaker’s research and development strategy after CEO Matthias Müller told 20,000 workers in Wolfsburg that it would postpone or cancel other projects that weren’t critical to sales. “Electrification, whether full EV, PHEV, or HEV, is […]

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A Volkswagen of America spokesman said Tuesday that electric, plug-in hybrid and hybrid cars would be a “key part” of the automaker’s research and development strategy after CEO Matthias Müller told 20,000 workers in Wolfsburg that it would postpone or cancel other projects that weren’t critical to sales. “Electrification, whether full EV, PHEV, or HEV, is […]

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Volkswagen Warned About Cheating As Early As 2007 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/09/volkswagen-warned-about-cheating-as-early-as-2007/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/09/volkswagen-warned-about-cheating-as-early-as-2007/#comments Sun, 27 Sep 2015 14:09:10 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1182042 While the EPA recently revealed Volkswagen’s diesels were cheating emissions tests, two newspapers learned VW was warned about cheating as early as 2007. The German newspapers Bild am Sonntag and Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagzeitung reported the warning in their respective publications, Chicago Tribune says. The former, though VW’s internal investigation, found the automaker was told by […]

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While the EPA recently revealed Volkswagen’s diesels were cheating emissions tests, two newspapers learned VW was warned about cheating as early as 2007. The German newspapers Bild am Sonntag and Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagzeitung reported the warning in their respective publications, Chicago Tribune says. The former, though VW’s internal investigation, found the automaker was told by […]

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Suzuki Divorces Volkswagen, Sells Stake To Porsche http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/09/suzuki-divorces-volkswagen-sells-stake-to-porsche/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/09/suzuki-divorces-volkswagen-sells-stake-to-porsche/#comments Sat, 26 Sep 2015 17:00:16 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1181618 Suzuki announced Saturday it will sell its 1.5 percent stake in Volkswagen to Porsche next week, finalizing the divorce between the two automakers. The sale to Porsche Automobil Holding SE — which is Volkswagen AG’s largest shareholder — will go through on Wednesday, The Wall Street Journal reports, netting Suzuki ¥36.7 billion ($304 million USD) […]

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Suzuki announced Saturday it will sell its 1.5 percent stake in Volkswagen to Porsche next week, finalizing the divorce between the two automakers. The sale to Porsche Automobil Holding SE — which is Volkswagen AG’s largest shareholder — will go through on Wednesday, The Wall Street Journal reports, netting Suzuki ¥36.7 billion ($304 million USD) […]

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Search For New VW Financial Officer Ongoing http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/09/search-new-vw-financial-officer-ongoing/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/09/search-new-vw-financial-officer-ongoing/#comments Mon, 14 Sep 2015 18:00:47 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1169266 Volkswagen’s search for a new finance chief to fill the role vacated by new chairman Hans Dieter Poetsch is still going strong. While on the floor at the 2015 Frankfurt Auto Show, Reuters asked CEO Martin Winterkorn if a successor had been found. Winterkorn said he would make an announcement when the issue was resolved, […]

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Volkswagen’s search for a new finance chief to fill the role vacated by new chairman Hans Dieter Poetsch is still going strong. While on the floor at the 2015 Frankfurt Auto Show, Reuters asked CEO Martin Winterkorn if a successor had been found. Winterkorn said he would make an announcement when the issue was resolved, […]

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FCA US To Bat Leadoff In UAW Talks, Marchionne To Miss Frankfurt http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/09/fca-us-bat-leadoff-uaw-talks-marchionne-miss-frankfurt/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/09/fca-us-bat-leadoff-uaw-talks-marchionne-miss-frankfurt/#comments Mon, 14 Sep 2015 15:30:19 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1168618 The UAW has chosen FCA US to bat leadoff in the union’s contract talks with the Detroit Three, prompting CEO Sergio Marchionne to forgo Frankfurt. The move by the union to go after the weakest of the Detroit Three is meant to establish how all of the contract talks this month will proceed, Automotive News […]

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The UAW has chosen FCA US to bat leadoff in the union’s contract talks with the Detroit Three, prompting CEO Sergio Marchionne to forgo Frankfurt. The move by the union to go after the weakest of the Detroit Three is meant to establish how all of the contract talks this month will proceed, Automotive News […]

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Chevrolet Finishes Work on 1,000,000th Corvette And It’s Pretty Rad http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/09/chevrolet-finishes-work-1000000th-corvette-pretty-rad/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/09/chevrolet-finishes-work-1000000th-corvette-pretty-rad/#comments Thu, 03 Sep 2015 16:31:25 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1159586 Chevrolet finished work restoring its 1,000,000th Corvette after it was damaged in a Kentucky sinkhole that swallowed it — and other Corvettes — at the National Corvette Museum in Bowling Green, Kentucky, the automaker announced. The celebratory 1992 Corvette had signatures on every part from auto workers at its Bowling Green, Kentucky plant. The restoration project […]

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Chevrolet finished work restoring its 1,000,000th Corvette after it was damaged in a Kentucky sinkhole that swallowed it — and other Corvettes — at the National Corvette Museum in Bowling Green, Kentucky, the automaker announced. The celebratory 1992 Corvette had signatures on every part from auto workers at its Bowling Green, Kentucky plant. The restoration project […]

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The California Air Resources Board, the Automakers, and You http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/08/california-air-resources-board-automakers/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/08/california-air-resources-board-automakers/#comments Tue, 11 Aug 2015 18:00:04 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1138418 Last week, Bloomberg Business profiled the one woman who may have more influence in the automaking universe for the next decade than any other person on the planet. California Air Resources Board Chairwoman Mary Nichols’ story about running the nation’s most stringent air quality standards board is compelling, fascinating and terrifying — if you’re an automaker. […]

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Last week, Bloomberg Business profiled the one woman who may have more influence in the automaking universe for the next decade than any other person on the planet. California Air Resources Board Chairwoman Mary Nichols’ story about running the nation’s most stringent air quality standards board is compelling, fascinating and terrifying — if you’re an automaker. […]

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Is It Real Baby Seal? Tucker #52 Gets First Public Showing http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/07/real-baby-seal-tucker-52-gets-first-public-showing/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/07/real-baby-seal-tucker-52-gets-first-public-showing/#comments Fri, 31 Jul 2015 12:00:32 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1128177 Some automotive production figures are etched in cast iron, if you will. There are only six Bugatti Royales and likewise only a half dozen real Shelby Daytona Coupes. Read any history of the Tucker car written in the last three decades and you’ll find that there have been 51 Tuckers, of which 47 have survived in […]

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Some automotive production figures are etched in cast iron, if you will. There are only six Bugatti Royales and likewise only a half dozen real Shelby Daytona Coupes. Read any history of the Tucker car written in the last three decades and you’ll find that there have been 51 Tuckers, of which 47 have survived in […]

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General Motors Shareholder Lawsuit Dismissed In Delaware http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/06/general-motors-shareholder-lawsuit-dismissed-in-delaware/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/06/general-motors-shareholder-lawsuit-dismissed-in-delaware/#comments Tue, 30 Jun 2015 18:00:24 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1102945 A group of General Motors shareholders found their lawsuit over the February 2014 recall dismissed in Delaware Monday due to lack of evidence. The lawsuit — one of four linked to shareholders; the others are in Michigan — alleged GM’s directors acted in bad faith over the handling of the February 2014 ignition switch recall […]

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A group of General Motors shareholders found their lawsuit over the February 2014 recall dismissed in Delaware Monday due to lack of evidence. The lawsuit — one of four linked to shareholders; the others are in Michigan — alleged GM’s directors acted in bad faith over the handling of the February 2014 ignition switch recall […]

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Lowrider Magazine Founder Sonny Madrid Dead At 70 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/06/lowrider-magazine-founder-sonny-madrid-dead-at-70/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/06/lowrider-magazine-founder-sonny-madrid-dead-at-70/#comments Thu, 25 Jun 2015 20:00:47 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1100041 The founder of Lowrider magazine, Sonny Madrid, died Monday at 70. The San Jose, Calif. native founded the iconic magazine during the mid-1970s, Hemmings Daily reports, when two events linked to his previous magazines — published as a student at San Jose State University — provided the seed capital needed to launch the first issue […]

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The founder of Lowrider magazine, Sonny Madrid, died Monday at 70. The San Jose, Calif. native founded the iconic magazine during the mid-1970s, Hemmings Daily reports, when two events linked to his previous magazines — published as a student at San Jose State University — provided the seed capital needed to launch the first issue […]

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California’s Black License Plates Are Back In Production http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/06/californias-black-license-plates-are-back-in-production/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/06/californias-black-license-plates-are-back-in-production/#comments Thu, 25 Jun 2015 19:00:48 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1099905 Thanks to California’s Legacy Plate Program, the state’s classic black license plates are back on the presses. The program, Hemmings Daily writes, was passed in 2012 after Assemblyman Mike Gatto noted the molds used to stamp the black, yellow and blue plates made in separate eras between 1963 and 1982 “were just sitting there in […]

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Thanks to California’s Legacy Plate Program, the state’s classic black license plates are back on the presses. The program, Hemmings Daily writes, was passed in 2012 after Assemblyman Mike Gatto noted the molds used to stamp the black, yellow and blue plates made in separate eras between 1963 and 1982 “were just sitting there in […]

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Report: NHTSA Failed Consumers Over Automotive Safety http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/06/report-nhtsa-failed-consumers-over-automotive-safety/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/06/report-nhtsa-failed-consumers-over-automotive-safety/#comments Mon, 22 Jun 2015 20:00:59 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1097473 Last Friday, the U.S. Transportation Department’s Office of Inspector General dropped the sledgehammer on the NHTSA over its failings in automotive safety. The 42-page report released to the public Monday says the agency fails to do all it can to promote automotive safety, from carefully reviewing safety issues and holding automakers accountable for potential problems, […]

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Last Friday, the U.S. Transportation Department’s Office of Inspector General dropped the sledgehammer on the NHTSA over its failings in automotive safety. The 42-page report released to the public Monday says the agency fails to do all it can to promote automotive safety, from carefully reviewing safety issues and holding automakers accountable for potential problems, […]

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Low-Mileage Venom GT, Penguin-Owned Ferrari Set To Hit Auction Block http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/06/low-mileage-venom-gt-penguin-owned-ferrari-set-to-hit-auction-block/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/06/low-mileage-venom-gt-penguin-owned-ferrari-set-to-hit-auction-block/#comments Sun, 21 Jun 2015 17:00:17 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1096609 Should you happen to be in Cheswick, Penn. next Sunday, you could be the new owner of a 2014 Hennessey Venom GT, or a Ferrari once owned by a Penguin. Constantine & Pletcher owner and auctioneer Dan Pletcher says to TTAC he was putting together a single, nationwide auction with a handful of consignors, with […]

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Should you happen to be in Cheswick, Penn. next Sunday, you could be the new owner of a 2014 Hennessey Venom GT, or a Ferrari once owned by a Penguin. Constantine & Pletcher owner and auctioneer Dan Pletcher says to TTAC he was putting together a single, nationwide auction with a handful of consignors, with […]

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Mercedes Considering Introducing Convertible SUVs To Lineup http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/06/mercedes-considering-introducing-convertible-suvs-to-lineup/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/06/mercedes-considering-introducing-convertible-suvs-to-lineup/#comments Sun, 21 Jun 2015 15:00:10 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1096577 Up until 2013, one could purchase a Mercedes G-Wagen with a droptop. Now, the automaker is thinking of dropping the tops throughout its SUV lineup. Mercedes sports cars and SUVs chief Wolf-Dieter Kurz says it may be possible to bring a convertible SUV to market once the market for them is found, CarAdvice.com.au writes. He […]

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Up until 2013, one could purchase a Mercedes G-Wagen with a droptop. Now, the automaker is thinking of dropping the tops throughout its SUV lineup. Mercedes sports cars and SUVs chief Wolf-Dieter Kurz says it may be possible to bring a convertible SUV to market once the market for them is found, CarAdvice.com.au writes. He […]

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Koreans Best Japan In 2015 JD Power Initial Quality Study http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/06/koreans-best-japan-in-2015-jd-power-initial-quality-study/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/06/koreans-best-japan-in-2015-jd-power-initial-quality-study/#comments Thu, 18 Jun 2015 20:00:32 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1095457 Once one of the bests among the rests, Japanese automakers fell below average in the 2015 J.D. Power Initial Quality Study as the Koreans rise in quality. While Porsche took the gold in initial quality for the third consecutive year, Kia took the silver in this year’s study, Detroit Free Press reports, marking the first […]

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Once one of the bests among the rests, Japanese automakers fell below average in the 2015 J.D. Power Initial Quality Study as the Koreans rise in quality. While Porsche took the gold in initial quality for the third consecutive year, Kia took the silver in this year’s study, Detroit Free Press reports, marking the first […]

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New Top Gear Presenter Reveals Talent Search For Co-Presenters http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/06/new-top-gear-presenter-reveals-talent-search-for-co-presenters/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/06/new-top-gear-presenter-reveals-talent-search-for-co-presenters/#comments Thu, 18 Jun 2015 18:00:42 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1095273 BBC Radio 2’s Chris Evans is the new lead presenter for “Top Gear,” but now he needs at least one other at his side, and it could be you. According to Top Gear magazine, the host began his audition search Thursday, which is open to any and all comers: The way Richard and James were […]

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BBC Radio 2’s Chris Evans is the new lead presenter for “Top Gear,” but now he needs at least one other at his side, and it could be you. According to Top Gear magazine, the host began his audition search Thursday, which is open to any and all comers: The way Richard and James were […]

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Nakamura: Next-Gen Nissan Z May Take Inspiration From 240Z http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/06/nakamura-next-gen-nissan-z-may-take-inspiration-from-240z/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/06/nakamura-next-gen-nissan-z-may-take-inspiration-from-240z/#comments Wed, 17 Jun 2015 20:00:33 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1094873 Nissan design chief Shiro Nakamura revealed the next-generation Nissan Z could take its inspiration from the Datsun 240Z. The proposal would see the new Z head downmarket, reflecting the desire to “do something… more practical and appealing to younger customers” in a market becoming smaller day by day, Autoblog reports. The Z would also reverse […]

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Nissan design chief Shiro Nakamura revealed the next-generation Nissan Z could take its inspiration from the Datsun 240Z. The proposal would see the new Z head downmarket, reflecting the desire to “do something… more practical and appealing to younger customers” in a market becoming smaller day by day, Autoblog reports. The Z would also reverse […]

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BBC Radio 2 Presenter Chris Evans New Presenter Of Top Gear http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/06/bbc-radio-2-presenter-chris-evans-new-presenter-of-top-gear/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/06/bbc-radio-2-presenter-chris-evans-new-presenter-of-top-gear/#comments Wed, 17 Jun 2015 18:00:40 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1094753 It’s official: BBC Radio 2 presenter Chris Evans will now be the new presenter of “Top Gear,” an appointment supported by Clarkson, Hammond and May. Evans explained how he came into the new role during the June 17, 2015 edition of his morning show, Top Gear magazine reports, which began with a phone call last […]

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It’s official: BBC Radio 2 presenter Chris Evans will now be the new presenter of “Top Gear,” an appointment supported by Clarkson, Hammond and May. Evans explained how he came into the new role during the June 17, 2015 edition of his morning show, Top Gear magazine reports, which began with a phone call last […]

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Billionaire Investor Kirk Kerkorian Dead At 98 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/06/billionaire-investor-kirk-kerkorian-dead-at-98/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/06/billionaire-investor-kirk-kerkorian-dead-at-98/#comments Tue, 16 Jun 2015 19:00:31 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1093817 Billionaire investor Kirk Kerkorian died Tuesday at the age of 98, leaving behind a legacy which included the automotive industry in his twilight years. Aside from his numerous holdings in Las Vegas casinos — including MGM Resorts International — air charter businesses, and movie studios, Kerkorian held shares among all of the Detroit Three, Bloomberg […]

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Billionaire investor Kirk Kerkorian died Tuesday at the age of 98, leaving behind a legacy which included the automotive industry in his twilight years. Aside from his numerous holdings in Las Vegas casinos — including MGM Resorts International — air charter businesses, and movie studios, Kerkorian held shares among all of the Detroit Three, Bloomberg […]

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