The Truth About Cars » Media http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Thu, 11 Feb 2016 18:00:49 +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 » Media http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/themes/ttac-theme/images/logo.gif http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/category/news-blog/media-2/ Top Gear, Ruined http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/top-gear-ruined/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/top-gear-ruined/#comments Fri, 05 Feb 2016 18:20:57 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1280170 If there was any doubt surrounding the future certain failure of Top Gear, it was put to rest today. Eddie Jordan — famous for running a Formula 1 team into the ground, being the Irish orange yin to David Coulthard’s pasty, Scottish yang during BBC Formula 1 coverage, and for making Bernie Ecclestone look like a normal-sized human being […]

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

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Matt LeBlanc to Host Top Gear http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/matt-leblanc-to-host-top-gear/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/matt-leblanc-to-host-top-gear/#comments Thu, 04 Feb 2016 12:50:43 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1279418 Former “Friends” star and current “Episodes” main character Matt LeBlanc will be heading to the BBC to co-host Top Gear with Chris Evans, Top Gear announced Thursday. The news comes just before Evans, who’s experienced numerous setbacks with taping the new series, is set to headline BBC Worldwide’s annual showcase where he’ll be expected to sell the […]

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Former “Friends” star and current “Episodes” main character Matt LeBlanc will be heading to the BBC to co-host Top Gear with Chris Evans, Top Gear announced Thursday. The news comes just before Evans, who’s experienced numerous setbacks with taping the new series, is set to headline BBC Worldwide’s annual showcase where he’ll be expected to sell the […]

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Volkswagen AG Broke Our YouTube http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/volkswagen-ag-broke-our-youtube/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/volkswagen-ag-broke-our-youtube/#comments Mon, 01 Feb 2016 22:00:48 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1277866 The Verge has an article today about the arduous process of hoops YouTube makes publishers jump through if a copyright infringement claim is made against a video. It’s an interesting look behind the scenes of video publishing and the tools YouTube makes available to copyright holders wanting to protect intellectual property. It also highlights the lack of human-based […]

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The Verge has an article today about the arduous process of hoops YouTube makes publishers jump through if a copyright infringement claim is made against a video. It’s an interesting look behind the scenes of video publishing and the tools YouTube makes available to copyright holders wanting to protect intellectual property. It also highlights the lack of human-based […]

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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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RIP: General Motors’ Fastlane Blog 2006-2015 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/rip-general-motors-fastlane-blog-2006-2015/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/rip-general-motors-fastlane-blog-2006-2015/#comments Fri, 22 Jan 2016 19:31:54 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1271713 General Motors quietly redirected its Fastlane Blog back to the mothership in December, signaling an end to the direct-to-C-suite “conversations” you could have with automotive executives. The blog, which once hosted Maximum Bob’s musings on life, design and resign, was held up as a paragon for corporate communication in its day (it won a Webby) […]

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General Motors quietly redirected its Fastlane Blog back to the mothership in December, signaling an end to the direct-to-C-suite “conversations” you could have with automotive executives. The blog, which once hosted Maximum Bob’s musings on life, design and resign, was held up as a paragon for corporate communication in its day (it won a Webby) […]

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Take a Break and Read This Story About GM’s Ignition Switch Lawsuit. Now. http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/take-a-break-and-read-this-story-about-gms-ignition-switch-lawsuit-now/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/take-a-break-and-read-this-story-about-gms-ignition-switch-lawsuit-now/#comments Thu, 14 Jan 2016 20:00:23 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1266649 I realize for many of you the lunch hour is probably over by now, but there’s enough time before the end of the afternoon to read, digest and regurgitate repeatedly over Atlanta magazine’s epic telling of one family’s lawsuit against General Motors for their faulty ignition switches. Seriously, it’s great. Go read it. Take a […]

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I realize for many of you the lunch hour is probably over by now, but there’s enough time before the end of the afternoon to read, digest and regurgitate repeatedly over Atlanta magazine’s epic telling of one family’s lawsuit against General Motors for their faulty ignition switches. Seriously, it’s great. Go read it. Take a […]

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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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EPA Releases A Haiku-sized Statement After Volkswagen Meeting http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/epa-releases-haiku-sized-statement-volkswagen-meeting/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/epa-releases-haiku-sized-statement-volkswagen-meeting/#comments Wed, 13 Jan 2016 21:00:47 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1265953 Officials from Volkswagen and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency met Wednesday for the first time to discuss the growing rift between the automaker and regulators on how to fix the automaker’s illegally polluting cars. An EPA spokeswoman issued the following statement: “We appreciated the conversation with Volkswagen. We will continue to work toward a solution.” Which, I know: […]

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Officials from Volkswagen and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency met Wednesday for the first time to discuss the growing rift between the automaker and regulators on how to fix the automaker’s illegally polluting cars. An EPA spokeswoman issued the following statement: “We appreciated the conversation with Volkswagen. We will continue to work toward a solution.” Which, I know: […]

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TTAC News Round-up: CES Is an Auto Show Now, Volkswagen Apologizes (Again), and Do You Want to Be an Automotive Journalist? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-ces-auto-show-now-volkswagen-apologizes-want-automotive-journalist/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-ces-auto-show-now-volkswagen-apologizes-want-automotive-journalist/#comments Wed, 06 Jan 2016 19:00:10 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1258537 Started in New York City in 1967 as an offshoot of the Chicago Music Show, the Consumer Electronics Show has grown to capture the interest and intrigue of automakers. Las Vegas now has two auto shows. That, Volkswagen’s unending stream of German-accented apologies, why Ford might not be hitching itself to Google and how you […]

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Started in New York City in 1967 as an offshoot of the Chicago Music Show, the Consumer Electronics Show has grown to capture the interest and intrigue of automakers. Las Vegas now has two auto shows. That, Volkswagen’s unending stream of German-accented apologies, why Ford might not be hitching itself to Google and how you […]

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TTAC News Round-up: Pumped About Porsche; GM’s Going To Trial; And Diesel’s Dead, Baby http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/ttac-news-round-pumped-porsche-gms-going-trial-diesels-dead-baby/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/ttac-news-round-pumped-porsche-gms-going-trial-diesels-dead-baby/#comments Thu, 31 Dec 2015 16:30:13 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1254377 Man, people are really pumped about the cool, expensive cars they just bought. That nugget of wisdom, Russia’s perpetual Cash for Clunkers program, VW’s appeal to Colorado and Washington buyers and GM’s knows what way the wind is blowing now … after the break! Consumer Reports insight: People love fun cars! Consumer Reports compiled its […]

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Man, people are really pumped about the cool, expensive cars they just bought. That nugget of wisdom, Russia’s perpetual Cash for Clunkers program, VW’s appeal to Colorado and Washington buyers and GM’s knows what way the wind is blowing now … after the break! Consumer Reports insight: People love fun cars! Consumer Reports compiled its […]

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Report: Ford, Regulators Aware of Power Steering Issues, Still No Recall http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/report-ford-regulators-aware-power-steering-issues-still-no-recall/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/report-ford-regulators-aware-power-steering-issues-still-no-recall/#comments Tue, 29 Dec 2015 20:20:30 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1252385 The New York Times reported that federal regulators have received about 150 complaints over four years about power steering failures in the 2012 model year Ford Focus, including 124 crashes with injuries, with no recourse. One crash reportedly killed an 89-year-old New Jersey woman, although federal investigators concluded, “a steering failure is most likely not […]

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The New York Times reported that federal regulators have received about 150 complaints over four years about power steering failures in the 2012 model year Ford Focus, including 124 crashes with injuries, with no recourse. One crash reportedly killed an 89-year-old New Jersey woman, although federal investigators concluded, “a steering failure is most likely not […]

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Wards 10 Best Engines For 2016 is Equal Parts Performance, Parsimonious http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/wards-10-best-engines-2016-equal-parts-performance-parsimonious/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/wards-10-best-engines-2016-equal-parts-performance-parsimonious/#comments Mon, 14 Dec 2015 19:00:24 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1242009 Three hybrid powertrains and three performance powertrains bookended Wards Auto’s top 10 engines, which was released last week. The list included repeat winners such as the Ram 1500 Ecodiesel 3-liter six, Subaru’s turbo flat-four and Nissan’s veteran VQ 3.5-liter V-6. Appearing for the first time was BMW’s replacement for its N55 turbocharged, 3-liter straight six […]

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Three hybrid powertrains and three performance powertrains bookended Wards Auto’s top 10 engines, which was released last week. The list included repeat winners such as the Ram 1500 Ecodiesel 3-liter six, Subaru’s turbo flat-four and Nissan’s veteran VQ 3.5-liter V-6. Appearing for the first time was BMW’s replacement for its N55 turbocharged, 3-liter straight six […]

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Germany is Starting To Resent That We Got Volkswagen In Trouble (Video) http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/germany-starting-resent-got-volkswagen-trouble-video/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/germany-starting-resent-got-volkswagen-trouble-video/#comments Mon, 07 Dec 2015 22:00:53 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1237529 My German begins and ends with “nein” but I don’t need to know much to see what’s going on in this video. According to the New York Times, sentiment in Germany is starting to build that American regulators are being unfairly harsh with Volkswagen in an effort to bolster domestic manufacturers such as Ford, General Motors […]

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My German begins and ends with “nein” but I don’t need to know much to see what’s going on in this video. According to the New York Times, sentiment in Germany is starting to build that American regulators are being unfairly harsh with Volkswagen in an effort to bolster domestic manufacturers such as Ford, General Motors […]

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Donkey Takes A Ride In A Crown Victoria, But Not To Jail http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/donkey-takes-ride-crown-victoria-not-jail/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/donkey-takes-ride-crown-victoria-not-jail/#comments Fri, 04 Dec 2015 21:00:52 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1236065 If you ever wondered whether you could transport a donkey in the back of a Ford Crown Victoria, the Norman Police Department have your answer. Norman, Oklahoma police Officer Kyle Canaan happened upon a miniature donkey wandering around the 8100 block of of 120th Avenue NE on the morning of December 1, following up on […]

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If you ever wondered whether you could transport a donkey in the back of a Ford Crown Victoria, the Norman Police Department have your answer. Norman, Oklahoma police Officer Kyle Canaan happened upon a miniature donkey wandering around the 8100 block of of 120th Avenue NE on the morning of December 1, following up on […]

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While You Were Gorging: A Compendium of Thanksgiving News You May Have Missed http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/gorging-compendium-thanksgiving-news-may-missed/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/gorging-compendium-thanksgiving-news-may-missed/#comments Fri, 27 Nov 2015 17:00:35 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1230649 While the rest of the world warms up to our Thanksgiving tradition of football and mountains of potatoes and gravy, we must admit that the world goes on without us some days. Thankfully, the Internet never forgets. So here’s a roundup of the stories we missed in our Tryptophan-induced naps. California Has Bad Traffic, But […]

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While the rest of the world warms up to our Thanksgiving tradition of football and mountains of potatoes and gravy, we must admit that the world goes on without us some days. Thankfully, the Internet never forgets. So here’s a roundup of the stories we missed in our Tryptophan-induced naps. California Has Bad Traffic, But […]

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‘Actual Mileage May Vary’ Could Travel Far For Troubled Automakers http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/actual-mileage-may-vary-travel-far-troubled-automakers/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/actual-mileage-may-vary-travel-far-troubled-automakers/#comments Mon, 23 Nov 2015 22:00:53 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1226049 A court ruled Nov. 12 that a lawsuit may continue against Ford for misstating its mileage estimates of its C-MAX and Fusion hyrbid cars. Ford attempted to dismiss the lawsuit based on its claim that the mileage estimates provided by the Environmental Protection Agency, were in part, an estimate and that “actual results may vary.” […]

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A court ruled Nov. 12 that a lawsuit may continue against Ford for misstating its mileage estimates of its C-MAX and Fusion hyrbid cars. Ford attempted to dismiss the lawsuit based on its claim that the mileage estimates provided by the Environmental Protection Agency, were in part, an estimate and that “actual results may vary.” […]

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Columnist: ‘Normalization of Deviance’ Led to Volkswagen Cheating http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/columnist-normalization-of-deviance-led-to-volkswagen-cheating/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/columnist-normalization-of-deviance-led-to-volkswagen-cheating/#comments Sun, 18 Oct 2015 15:00:42 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1199105 An investor and analyst argued in column that appears in the New Yorker that Volkswagen engineers may have rationalized illegal behavior by incrementally cheating up to the infamous levels uncovered by researchers last year. Using the catastrophic failure of the space shuttle Challenger as an example, Paul Kedrosky wrote that “normalization of deviance” could have led […]

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An investor and analyst argued in column that appears in the New Yorker that Volkswagen engineers may have rationalized illegal behavior by incrementally cheating up to the infamous levels uncovered by researchers last year. Using the catastrophic failure of the space shuttle Challenger as an example, Paul Kedrosky wrote that “normalization of deviance” could have led […]

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Corvette Chief Engineer Explains Motor Trend “Best Driver’s Car” DNF http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/corvette-chief-engineer-explains-motor-trend-best-drivers-car-dnf/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/corvette-chief-engineer-explains-motor-trend-best-drivers-car-dnf/#comments Fri, 16 Oct 2015 13:30:41 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1197234 When you bring your halo-of-halo sports cars to a competition to sort out the “Best Driver’s Car”, you definitely want to give it a new set of brake pads, make sure all the electrical connections are seated properly, and maybe — just maybe — not send a car that was offed in a previous comparison […]

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When you bring your halo-of-halo sports cars to a competition to sort out the “Best Driver’s Car”, you definitely want to give it a new set of brake pads, make sure all the electrical connections are seated properly, and maybe — just maybe — not send a car that was offed in a previous comparison […]

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FTC Looking into Volkswagen’s ‘Clean Diesel’ Claims Now http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/ftc-looking-volkswagens-clean-diesel-claims-now/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/ftc-looking-volkswagens-clean-diesel-claims-now/#comments Thu, 15 Oct 2015 15:00:50 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1195962 The Federal Trade Commission will join the U.S. Department of Justice and the Environmental Protection Agency in investigating claims that Volkswagen cheated consumers and regulators with bogus emissions claims of its diesel cars, Politico reported (via Bloomberg). The FTC’s inquiry will focus on whether the German automaker lied to consumers about “clean diesel” claims in its advertisements when, in […]

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The Federal Trade Commission will join the U.S. Department of Justice and the Environmental Protection Agency in investigating claims that Volkswagen cheated consumers and regulators with bogus emissions claims of its diesel cars, Politico reported (via Bloomberg). The FTC’s inquiry will focus on whether the German automaker lied to consumers about “clean diesel” claims in its advertisements when, in […]

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Everything Is Bigger In Texas, Including its Automotive Press Awards http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/everything-bigger-texas-including-automotive-press-awards/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/everything-bigger-texas-including-automotive-press-awards/#comments Tue, 13 Oct 2015 19:00:36 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1194346 The Texas Auto Writers Association said Tuesday that the new, diesel-powered Nissan Titan XD was the 2015 Texas Truck of the Year and the Ford F-Series won Truck Line of Texas, alongside 22 other awards in a bi-annual affair held on non-consecutive Sundays until an eventual winner is crowned after a round-robin, double-elimination playoff. The award […]

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The Texas Auto Writers Association said Tuesday that the new, diesel-powered Nissan Titan XD was the 2015 Texas Truck of the Year and the Ford F-Series won Truck Line of Texas, alongside 22 other awards in a bi-annual affair held on non-consecutive Sundays until an eventual winner is crowned after a round-robin, double-elimination playoff. The award […]

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Report: Volkswagen’s Reported Death and Injury Claims May Be Too Low http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/report-volkswagens-reported-death-and-injury-claims-may-be-too-low/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/report-volkswagens-reported-death-and-injury-claims-may-be-too-low/#comments Mon, 12 Oct 2015 21:00:45 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1193802 A study commissioned by Bloomberg, conducted by Stout Risius Ross, revealed that Volkswagen’s rate of injury or fatal crashes reported by the automaker was significantly lower than 11 other automakers and nine times less than the industry average. “The data demonstrates that even on a fleet-adjusted basis, the number of reported incidents by Volkswagen is significantly […]

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A study commissioned by Bloomberg, conducted by Stout Risius Ross, revealed that Volkswagen’s rate of injury or fatal crashes reported by the automaker was significantly lower than 11 other automakers and nine times less than the industry average. “The data demonstrates that even on a fleet-adjusted basis, the number of reported incidents by Volkswagen is significantly […]

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Columnist: Car Buffs Who Don’t Like Tesla Are ‘Making Shit Up’ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/columnist-car-buffs-who-dont-like-tesla-are-making-shit-up/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/columnist-car-buffs-who-dont-like-tesla-are-making-shit-up/#comments Mon, 12 Oct 2015 17:00:37 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1193674 A self-professed reformed BMW enthusiast says backlash against Tesla comes from car owners “stuck in the past” who consider grease under their fingernails as a “manliness” status symbol among “nostalgic car weenies.” Basically, military-grade trolling.  Mike Barnard, a writer at Slate.com, says that the time is coming for internal combustion engine fans to give up the ghost […]

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A self-professed reformed BMW enthusiast says backlash against Tesla comes from car owners “stuck in the past” who consider grease under their fingernails as a “manliness” status symbol among “nostalgic car weenies.” Basically, military-grade trolling.  Mike Barnard, a writer at Slate.com, says that the time is coming for internal combustion engine fans to give up the ghost […]

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Why Is The Most Popular Truck in the Middle East Used by Terrorists? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/popular-truck-middle-east-used-terrorists/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/popular-truck-middle-east-used-terrorists/#comments Wed, 07 Oct 2015 16:30:59 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1190298 (Probably because it’s the most popular truck.) Automotive News reported that Toyota is cooperating with U.S. authorities in uncovering why members of the terrorist group ISIS seem to be so fond of Toyota Hiluxes and Land Cruisers, which consistently rank among the top 5 best-selling vehicles for many Middle Eastern countries, prompted by an investigation* by ABC News. The […]

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(Probably because it’s the most popular truck.) Automotive News reported that Toyota is cooperating with U.S. authorities in uncovering why members of the terrorist group ISIS seem to be so fond of Toyota Hiluxes and Land Cruisers, which consistently rank among the top 5 best-selling vehicles for many Middle Eastern countries, prompted by an investigation* by ABC News. The […]

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Musk: Volkswagen’s ‘Trickery’ May Have Been Only Option http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/09/musk-volkswagens-trickery-may-option/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/09/musk-volkswagens-trickery-may-option/#comments Tue, 29 Sep 2015 18:00:28 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1183498 Speaking to Auto Express ahead of Tesla’s first European factory opening, Tesla CEO Elon Musk said internal combustion engines have hit their physical limit for efficiency and that Volkswagen engineers may have resorted to lying out of necessity. “There must have been lots of VW engineers under pressure — they’ve run into a physical wall of […]

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Speaking to Auto Express ahead of Tesla’s first European factory opening, Tesla CEO Elon Musk said internal combustion engines have hit their physical limit for efficiency and that Volkswagen engineers may have resorted to lying out of necessity. “There must have been lots of VW engineers under pressure — they’ve run into a physical wall of […]

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North American Car, Truck of the Year Semi-finalists Announced, Let’s Debate http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/09/north-american-car-truck-of-the-year-semi-finalists-announced-lets-debate/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/09/north-american-car-truck-of-the-year-semi-finalists-announced-lets-debate/#comments Mon, 28 Sep 2015 21:17:19 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1183098 The preliminary list of semifinalists of the 2015 North American Car & Truck of the Year is out and oddly, Volkswagen didn’t make the list. General Motors sports four car of the year nominees, including the Cadillac CT6, Chevrolet Camaro, Malibu and Volt while Tesla’s Model X is up for Truck/Utility of the year. Automotive […]

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The preliminary list of semifinalists of the 2015 North American Car & Truck of the Year is out and oddly, Volkswagen didn’t make the list. General Motors sports four car of the year nominees, including the Cadillac CT6, Chevrolet Camaro, Malibu and Volt while Tesla’s Model X is up for Truck/Utility of the year. Automotive […]

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