The Truth About Cars » Overseas http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Mon, 08 Feb 2016 20:14:50 +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 » Overseas http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/themes/ttac-theme/images/logo.gif http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/category/news-blog/overseas/ 2,016,932 Land Rover Defenders Have Been Built So Far, And Then This Last One http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/2016932-land-rover-defenders-built-far-last-one/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/2016932-land-rover-defenders-built-far-last-one/#comments Fri, 29 Jan 2016 19:00:56 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1276001 The last Land Rover Defender rolled off the line Friday at the Solihull, UK facility, according to the automaker. The wildly uncomfortable, loud and grandfather to all Land Rovers will live on, albeit in name only — the next-generation Defender is already in the works. The final Land Rover Defenders shared two common parts with […]

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The last Land Rover Defender rolled off the line Friday at the Solihull, UK facility, according to the automaker. The wildly uncomfortable, loud and grandfather to all Land Rovers will live on, albeit in name only — the next-generation Defender is already in the works. The final Land Rover Defenders shared two common parts with […]

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Volkswagen Lawyer: Automaker May Buy Back Unfixable Cars http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/volkswagen-lawyer-automaker-may-buy-back-unfixable-cars/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/volkswagen-lawyer-automaker-may-buy-back-unfixable-cars/#comments Thu, 28 Jan 2016 22:00:16 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1275105 A lawyer for Volkswagen said in court that the automaker would buy back cars that it can’t fix in time, the first admission from the company that some of its cars may not be fixable, according to the New York Times. Volkswagen lawyer Robert Giuffra told a court last week during hearings related to the class-action […]

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A lawyer for Volkswagen said in court that the automaker would buy back cars that it can’t fix in time, the first admission from the company that some of its cars may not be fixable, according to the New York Times. Volkswagen lawyer Robert Giuffra told a court last week during hearings related to the class-action […]

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Volkswagen Still Talking Technicalities in Definition of ‘Cheat’ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/volkswagen-still-talking-technicalities-definition-cheat/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/volkswagen-still-talking-technicalities-definition-cheat/#comments Tue, 26 Jan 2016 22:00:27 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1273937 Last we heard, Volkswagen’s small loophole that it could technically skate through on the definition of “cheating” in Europe was fairly well closed. Last week, Volkswagen’s chief in the UK asserted in a letter to British Parliament that the company may not have have technically cheated in Europe. “Volkswagen accepts that a defeat device was […]

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Last we heard, Volkswagen’s small loophole that it could technically skate through on the definition of “cheating” in Europe was fairly well closed. Last week, Volkswagen’s chief in the UK asserted in a letter to British Parliament that the company may not have have technically cheated in Europe. “Volkswagen accepts that a defeat device was […]

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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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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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TTAC News Round-up: Don’t Leave Europe Out of the Party, Bizarre End To GM Lawsuit, and 2015’s Recall-mania http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-dont-leave-europe-party-bizarre-end-gm-lawsuit-2015s-recall-mania/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-dont-leave-europe-party-bizarre-end-gm-lawsuit-2015s-recall-mania/#comments Fri, 22 Jan 2016 16:00:10 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1271513 Volkswagen to European diesel owners: “Why you mad?” That, the mailman can’t deliver on the first lawsuit against GM, Caddies built in China and 51.3 million cars were recalled in 2015 … after the break! German officials criticizing Volkswagen for unfair treatment Justice officials in Germany are telling Volkswagen that treating American and European owners differently “cannot […]

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Volkswagen to European diesel owners: “Why you mad?” That, the mailman can’t deliver on the first lawsuit against GM, Caddies built in China and 51.3 million cars were recalled in 2015 … after the break! German officials criticizing Volkswagen for unfair treatment Justice officials in Germany are telling Volkswagen that treating American and European owners differently “cannot […]

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GM’s Barra Defends Not Equipping Some Global Cars with Airbags http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/gms-barra-defends-not-equipping-global-cars-airbags/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/gms-barra-defends-not-equipping-global-cars-airbags/#comments Wed, 20 Jan 2016 19:30:32 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1270033 General Motors CEO and Chairwoman Mary Barra defended Wednesday her company’s decision not to put airbags in some of its cars in international markets. “In many of those places the technology is available and it’s a customer choice if they want it,” Barra said, according to the International Business Times. “There’s many cases where we […]

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General Motors CEO and Chairwoman Mary Barra defended Wednesday her company’s decision not to put airbags in some of its cars in international markets. “In many of those places the technology is available and it’s a customer choice if they want it,” Barra said, according to the International Business Times. “There’s many cases where we […]

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

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

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

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

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Former BMW Manager Woebcken to Lead Volkswagen in North America http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/former-bmw-manager-woebcken-lead-volkswagen-north-america/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/former-bmw-manager-woebcken-lead-volkswagen-north-america/#comments Tue, 19 Jan 2016 18:06:42 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1269497 Former BMW Group chassis manager Hinrich Woebcken will head Volkswagen in North America, the automaker announced Tuesday. Woebcken will take over April 1. Woebcken takes over the position from former Skoda chief Winfried Vahland, who was tabbed for the new position last year, but resigned three weeks later. Volkswagen of America President and CEO Michael […]

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Former BMW Group chassis manager Hinrich Woebcken will head Volkswagen in North America, the automaker announced Tuesday. Woebcken will take over April 1. Woebcken takes over the position from former Skoda chief Winfried Vahland, who was tabbed for the new position last year, but resigned three weeks later. Volkswagen of America President and CEO Michael […]

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TTAC News Round-up: Volkswagen Turns To Former FBI Chief, Renault Just ‘Improving’ Emissions, GM Buys Ridesharing Service http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-volkswagen-turns-former-fbi-chief-renault-just-improving-emissions-gm-buys-ridesharing-service/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-volkswagen-turns-former-fbi-chief-renault-just-improving-emissions-gm-buys-ridesharing-service/#comments Tue, 19 Jan 2016 17:00:49 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1269449 Volkswagen just tabbed a former FBI director to be the highest paid traffic cop in the universe. That, Renault is only “improving” its emissions, GM’s big bet on ride sharing and the world’s biggest auto supplier says diesel isn’t dead … after the break! Report: Volkswagen will tab former FBI director to help in US investigations […]

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Volkswagen just tabbed a former FBI director to be the highest paid traffic cop in the universe. That, Renault is only “improving” its emissions, GM’s big bet on ride sharing and the world’s biggest auto supplier says diesel isn’t dead … after the break! Report: Volkswagen will tab former FBI director to help in US investigations […]

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Report: Opel Secretly ‘Fixed’ Cheating Zafira Diesels http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/report-opel-secretly-fixed-cheating-zafira-diesels/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/report-opel-secretly-fixed-cheating-zafira-diesels/#comments Tue, 19 Jan 2016 13:00:09 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1269305 A Dutch journalist said Opel dealers are secretly updating emissions control software to bring into compliance cars equipped with the 1.6-liter diesel engine, disguising the fix as an unrelated software update. Opel issued a statement strongly denying that it was changing emissions of its cars. Dutch news site VRT News said it tested two cars with and without […]

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A Dutch journalist said Opel dealers are secretly updating emissions control software to bring into compliance cars equipped with the 1.6-liter diesel engine, disguising the fix as an unrelated software update. Opel issued a statement strongly denying that it was changing emissions of its cars. Dutch news site VRT News said it tested two cars with and without […]

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TTAC News Round-up: Investors Latest Headache for Volkswagen, New E-Class From $50K, and Dealers Surprised That You’re Surprised http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-investors-latest-headache-volkswagen-new-e-class-50k-dealers-surprised-youre-surprised/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-investors-latest-headache-volkswagen-new-e-class-50k-dealers-surprised-youre-surprised/#comments Mon, 18 Jan 2016 17:00:48 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1269257 Investors say Volkswagen should have told the world they were cheating earlier because then they could have bought more Apple stock. That, Mercedes-Benz prices new E-Class in Europe, BMW’s bigger i3 battery and Jeep soars in Europe … after the break! Investors lining up to sue Volkswagen in Germany Large shareholders of Volkswagen are considering a […]

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Investors say Volkswagen should have told the world they were cheating earlier because then they could have bought more Apple stock. That, Mercedes-Benz prices new E-Class in Europe, BMW’s bigger i3 battery and Jeep soars in Europe … after the break! Investors lining up to sue Volkswagen in Germany Large shareholders of Volkswagen are considering a […]

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

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

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

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

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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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Dealer Accuses Fiat Chrysler of Falsifying Sales http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/dealer-accuses-fiat-chrysler-falsifying-sales/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/dealer-accuses-fiat-chrysler-falsifying-sales/#comments Thu, 14 Jan 2016 16:14:17 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1266201 An Illinois dealer said in a lawsuit filed Tuesday that Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, through its regional sales offices, was intimidating and bribing dealers to report bogus sales at the end of the month to reach inflated sales targets. Automotive News reported first on the lawsuit. The lawsuit filed by dealers of the Napleton Automotive Group accuses […]

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An Illinois dealer said in a lawsuit filed Tuesday that Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, through its regional sales offices, was intimidating and bribing dealers to report bogus sales at the end of the month to reach inflated sales targets. Automotive News reported first on the lawsuit. The lawsuit filed by dealers of the Napleton Automotive Group accuses […]

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

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

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CARB, EPA Reject Volkswagen’s Fix for 2-liter Diesels http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/carb-epa-reject-volkswagens-fix-for-2-liter-diesels/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/carb-epa-reject-volkswagens-fix-for-2-liter-diesels/#comments Wed, 13 Jan 2016 01:29:28 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1265625 The California Air Resources Board and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency rejected Tuesday Volkswagen’s proposed fix for its illegally polluting 2-liter diesel engines and said the automaker’s plan lacked enough detail and information. “Volkswagen made a decision to cheat on emissions tests and then tried to cover it up,” said CARB Chair Mary D. Nichols. […]

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The California Air Resources Board and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency rejected Tuesday Volkswagen’s proposed fix for its illegally polluting 2-liter diesel engines and said the automaker’s plan lacked enough detail and information. “Volkswagen made a decision to cheat on emissions tests and then tried to cover it up,” said CARB Chair Mary D. Nichols. […]

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Report: Volkswagen’s Fix is New Catalytic Converter http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/report-volkswagens-fix-is-new-catalytic-converter/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/report-volkswagens-fix-is-new-catalytic-converter/#comments Sun, 10 Jan 2016 17:07:12 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1260841 Engineers at Volkswagen have proposed fitting a catalytic converter to more than 400,000 cars in the U.S. to comply with emissions, the German newspaper Bild am Sonntag reported Sunday (via Reuters). The costly and lengthy fix could bring into compliance cars that Volkswagen admitted cheated diesel emissions test through an illegal “defeat device” that reduced […]

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Engineers at Volkswagen have proposed fitting a catalytic converter to more than 400,000 cars in the U.S. to comply with emissions, the German newspaper Bild am Sonntag reported Sunday (via Reuters). The costly and lengthy fix could bring into compliance cars that Volkswagen admitted cheated diesel emissions test through an illegal “defeat device” that reduced […]

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