The Truth About Cars » Product Planning http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Wed, 10 Feb 2016 17:42:47 +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 » Product Planning http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/themes/ttac-theme/images/logo.gif http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/category/news-blog/product-planning/ Only in India: Attack of the Stubby Little Sedans http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/india-attack-stubby-little-sedans/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/india-attack-stubby-little-sedans/#comments Wed, 10 Feb 2016 16:00:50 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1281882 How automakers address the sedan question in India is particularly interesting. It doesn’t involve increasing legroom or wheelbase. It doesn’t involve creating a reason to increase the average transaction price of those cars. And despite India having some of the deadliest roads in the world, it doesn’t involve safety. In India, most automakers go in the exact […]

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How automakers address the sedan question in India is particularly interesting. It doesn’t involve increasing legroom or wheelbase. It doesn’t involve creating a reason to increase the average transaction price of those cars. And despite India having some of the deadliest roads in the world, it doesn’t involve safety. In India, most automakers go in the exact […]

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Pickup Buyers Will Pay for Anything: GMC Sierra All Terrain X http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/pickup-buyers-will-pay-anything-gmc-sierra-terrain-x/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/pickup-buyers-will-pay-anything-gmc-sierra-terrain-x/#comments Wed, 27 Jan 2016 18:00:34 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1274305 In the war for ever-lucrative pickup truck money, conspicuous consumption is key. General Motors’ latest salvo in the pickup arms race has mudders, LED lamps, a spray-in bedliner and the letter “X” in its name, jack. GMC announced Wednesday that it would sell this spring a Sierra 1500 All Terrain X package, which is derived […]

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In the war for ever-lucrative pickup truck money, conspicuous consumption is key. General Motors’ latest salvo in the pickup arms race has mudders, LED lamps, a spray-in bedliner and the letter “X” in its name, jack. GMC announced Wednesday that it would sell this spring a Sierra 1500 All Terrain X package, which is derived […]

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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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NAIAS 2016: 2017 Ford Fusion Is the New Domestic Mid-size (Ass) Hauler, Fo’ SHO http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/naias-new-engine-new-trim-2017-ford-fusion-domestic-mid-size-ass-hauler/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/naias-new-engine-new-trim-2017-ford-fusion-domestic-mid-size-ass-hauler/#comments Mon, 11 Jan 2016 05:00:32 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1261553 Answering the question no one seemed to ask, Ford decided that its revised Fusion needed a boosted six next year and a wide menu of trims and powertrains to kill ‘em with quantity. When it goes on sale later this year, the Ford Fusion will come in no fewer than five different powertrain options: a 2.5-liter […]

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Answering the question no one seemed to ask, Ford decided that its revised Fusion needed a boosted six next year and a wide menu of trims and powertrains to kill ‘em with quantity. When it goes on sale later this year, the Ford Fusion will come in no fewer than five different powertrain options: a 2.5-liter […]

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TTAC News Round-up: Elio’s Already on Thin Ice; Magna and Getrag Seal Their Deal, No Normal Buyer http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-elios-already-thin-ice-magna-getrag-seal-deal-no-normal-buyer/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-elios-already-thin-ice-magna-getrag-seal-deal-no-normal-buyer/#comments Thu, 07 Jan 2016 17:00:26 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1259121 Regulators may rain on Elio’s parade even before they got started. That, Volvo takes a serious stab at full-size luxury conventional wisdom, the big get bigger and Ford’s hybrids only go so far … after the break! Elio may be out, before it was even in The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is considering a […]

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Regulators may rain on Elio’s parade even before they got started. That, Volvo takes a serious stab at full-size luxury conventional wisdom, the big get bigger and Ford’s hybrids only go so far … after the break! Elio may be out, before it was even in The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is considering a […]

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Jeep Rolls Out 75th Anniversary Editions; Yes, Patriot, Compass Too http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/jeep-rolls-75th-anniversary-editions-yes-patriot-compass/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/jeep-rolls-75th-anniversary-editions-yes-patriot-compass/#comments Wed, 06 Jan 2016 18:00:55 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1258545 If you didn’t know it was Jeep’s 75th anniversary this year, it’s your fault for not paying attention. Pretty much all of the automaker’s SUVs are rolling billboards for its “Since 1941” branding, and now Jeep is officially doing something to celebrate. Jeep launched its 75th Anniversary lineup Wednesday, which includes special editions for all its models. All […]

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If you didn’t know it was Jeep’s 75th anniversary this year, it’s your fault for not paying attention. Pretty much all of the automaker’s SUVs are rolling billboards for its “Since 1941” branding, and now Jeep is officially doing something to celebrate. Jeep launched its 75th Anniversary lineup Wednesday, which includes special editions for all its models. All […]

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Mercedes Plans Fleet of EVs to Compete With Tesla, Others http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/mercedes-plans-fleet-of-evs-to-compete-with-tesla-others/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/mercedes-plans-fleet-of-evs-to-compete-with-tesla-others/#comments Sun, 03 Jan 2016 16:00:00 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1256353 While none of them will look anything like this, Car reports that Mercedes-Benz has a pretty firm plan in place to compete against EV makers and German rivals before the end of the decade. The magazine reports that Mercedes plans to have a sedan on sale by 2018, followed shortly by a crossover to compete […]

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While none of them will look anything like this, Car reports that Mercedes-Benz has a pretty firm plan in place to compete against EV makers and German rivals before the end of the decade. The magazine reports that Mercedes plans to have a sedan on sale by 2018, followed shortly by a crossover to compete […]

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They’re All Infiniti QX30s From Here On Out http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/theyre-infiniti-qx30s/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/theyre-infiniti-qx30s/#comments Tue, 29 Dec 2015 22:00:47 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1252545 Infiniti finally got our letter that the Q30 and the QX30 looked so much alike that we thought they were the same car. From here and forevermore they’ll both be known as the QX30, according to the automaker. Accordingly, the QX30 comes in three flavors: QX30 (nee Q30, or Sedan Spice), QX30 AWD (nee QX30, […]

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Infiniti finally got our letter that the Q30 and the QX30 looked so much alike that we thought they were the same car. From here and forevermore they’ll both be known as the QX30, according to the automaker. Accordingly, the QX30 comes in three flavors: QX30 (nee Q30, or Sedan Spice), QX30 AWD (nee QX30, […]

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Nissan Wants A Cheaper Z, So The Kids Can Buy Them http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/nissan-wants-a-cheaper-z-so-the-kids-can-buy-them/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/nissan-wants-a-cheaper-z-so-the-kids-can-buy-them/#comments Sat, 19 Dec 2015 15:00:46 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1247282 The next-generation Nissan Z  (which may or may not be: 1. A crossover; 2. Real; 3. Inspired by a bicycle; 4. FWD; 5. All of the above) may be less expensive than the current car, Nissan design chief Mamori Aoki told Dutch newspaper De Telegraaf. A lower price would appeal to a younger generation who can’t […]

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The next-generation Nissan Z  (which may or may not be: 1. A crossover; 2. Real; 3. Inspired by a bicycle; 4. FWD; 5. All of the above) may be less expensive than the current car, Nissan design chief Mamori Aoki told Dutch newspaper De Telegraaf. A lower price would appeal to a younger generation who can’t […]

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New 2016 Infiniti Q50 Gets Trio of Turbocharged Engines, Coupe Coming Too http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/new-2016-infiniti-q50-gets-trio-turbocharged-engines-coupe-coming/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/new-2016-infiniti-q50-gets-trio-turbocharged-engines-coupe-coming/#comments Wed, 16 Dec 2015 20:00:03 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1243537 Like any after-school special will tell us, it’s what’s on the inside that counts. Infiniti revealed Monday its refreshed Q50, complete with three turbocharged engines in varying levels of potency. The new VR-series engine, which will be replacing Nissan’s everlasting VQ-series engine first in the Q50, will be a twin-turbocharged 3-liter V-6 that produces 300 horsepower and 400 […]

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Like any after-school special will tell us, it’s what’s on the inside that counts. Infiniti revealed Monday its refreshed Q50, complete with three turbocharged engines in varying levels of potency. The new VR-series engine, which will be replacing Nissan’s everlasting VQ-series engine first in the Q50, will be a twin-turbocharged 3-liter V-6 that produces 300 horsepower and 400 […]

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Weekend News Roundup: Leaf Sprouted? Volkswagen and North Korea; Fancy Fiskers http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/weekend-news-roundup-leaf-sprouted-volkswagen-north-korea-fancy-fiskers/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/weekend-news-roundup-leaf-sprouted-volkswagen-north-korea-fancy-fiskers/#comments Mon, 14 Dec 2015 17:00:42 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1241945 Here’s some of the news you may have missed if you were out fighting the holiday crowds and spreading some of that Yuletide cheer by burning the hell out of some cookies you were planning on giving the neighbors. Nissan May Bring a Range Extended-EV to Market in 2016 A la BMW i3, Nissan is prepping for […]

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Here’s some of the news you may have missed if you were out fighting the holiday crowds and spreading some of that Yuletide cheer by burning the hell out of some cookies you were planning on giving the neighbors. Nissan May Bring a Range Extended-EV to Market in 2016 A la BMW i3, Nissan is prepping for […]

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Allpar: Chrysler Model Mix “Under Re-evaluation” http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/allpar-chrysler-model-mix-under-re-evaluation/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/allpar-chrysler-model-mix-under-re-evaluation/#comments Sun, 13 Dec 2015 15:30:54 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1241073 According to a report from Allpar, Chrysler’s model mix might be getting a major re-shuffle compared to Sergio Marchionne’s much touted five-year plan shown in 2014. While Allpar doesn’t list a source, a recent investor presentation marked Chrysler’s future lineup as “under re-evaluation”. The five-year plan called for a new C-segment sedan, which was dubbed Chrysler 100, […]

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According to a report from Allpar, Chrysler’s model mix might be getting a major re-shuffle compared to Sergio Marchionne’s much touted five-year plan shown in 2014. While Allpar doesn’t list a source, a recent investor presentation marked Chrysler’s future lineup as “under re-evaluation”. The five-year plan called for a new C-segment sedan, which was dubbed Chrysler 100, […]

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2016 Chevrolet Malibu Hybrid Priced At $28,645, Nation Furrows Brow http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/2016-chevrolet-malibu-hybrid-priced-28645-nation-furrows-brow/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/2016-chevrolet-malibu-hybrid-priced-28645-nation-furrows-brow/#comments Fri, 11 Dec 2015 21:30:46 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1240681 Chevrolet announced this week that its hybridized version of the mid-sized Malibu would start at $28,645 including destination, for a fuel-sipping, 48 city-mpg, long-legged miler with all kinds of good looks. Those are the facts. Also true: the Ford Fusion Hybrid is $3,585 less expensive (although it only manages 41 mpg in the city), the […]

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Chevrolet announced this week that its hybridized version of the mid-sized Malibu would start at $28,645 including destination, for a fuel-sipping, 48 city-mpg, long-legged miler with all kinds of good looks. Those are the facts. Also true: the Ford Fusion Hybrid is $3,585 less expensive (although it only manages 41 mpg in the city), the […]

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Nissan Titan Q&A Tomorrow at 9:30 AM ET with Brent Hagan – Submit Your Questions Now! http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/nissan-titan-qa-tomorrow-930-et-brent-hagan-submit-questions-now/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/nissan-titan-qa-tomorrow-930-et-brent-hagan-submit-questions-now/#comments Wed, 02 Dec 2015 20:31:47 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1234289 I’m currently putting the Nissan Titan XD through its paces in Arizona. This new truck from Nissan is infinitely interesting to me for a multitude of reasons: mostly its 5-liter ‘Triple Nickel” Cummins V-8 and its no-man’s-land placement in the truck marketplace. However, what might be important to me might not be important to you, and vice versa, so […]

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I’m currently putting the Nissan Titan XD through its paces in Arizona. This new truck from Nissan is infinitely interesting to me for a multitude of reasons: mostly its 5-liter ‘Triple Nickel” Cummins V-8 and its no-man’s-land placement in the truck marketplace. However, what might be important to me might not be important to you, and vice versa, so […]

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Volkswagen Cutting $2B By Eliminating Trims, Editions and Probably This Too http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/volkswagen-cutting-2b-by-eliminating-trims-editions-and-probably-this-too/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/volkswagen-cutting-2b-by-eliminating-trims-editions-and-probably-this-too/#comments Sat, 28 Nov 2015 15:30:32 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1231257 It’s hard not to look at the newly announced Volkswagen Beetle Dune and hear at the same time that Volkswagen will be saving $2 billion by cutting unnecessary trims and variants from their lineup. I mean, it’s like they’re not even giving the little guy a chance. Nonetheless, Bloomberg (via Automotive News) reported Friday that Volkswagen […]

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It’s hard not to look at the newly announced Volkswagen Beetle Dune and hear at the same time that Volkswagen will be saving $2 billion by cutting unnecessary trims and variants from their lineup. I mean, it’s like they’re not even giving the little guy a chance. Nonetheless, Bloomberg (via Automotive News) reported Friday that Volkswagen […]

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LA 2015: Hyundai Goes Further with 2017 Elantra http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/la-2015-hyundai-goes-2017-elantra/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/la-2015-hyundai-goes-2017-elantra/#comments Mon, 23 Nov 2015 19:00:02 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1224889 Shortly after the debut of its Avante brother in South Korea, the Elantra was revealed for the first time in North America last week at the 2015 Los Angeles Auto Show. Going into its sixth generation, the Elantra looks offer even more in its class with the addition of new safety kit and technology that makes […]

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Shortly after the debut of its Avante brother in South Korea, the Elantra was revealed for the first time in North America last week at the 2015 Los Angeles Auto Show. Going into its sixth generation, the Elantra looks offer even more in its class with the addition of new safety kit and technology that makes […]

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Cadillac’s Next Crossover Won’t Be Here Until 2018 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/cadillacs-next-crossover-wont-2018/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/cadillacs-next-crossover-wont-2018/#comments Mon, 23 Nov 2015 17:00:40 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1225321 It didn’t take long after the North American debut of the 2017 Cadillac XT5 for people to ask, “What’s next?” for the crossover-starved luxury brand. At the Los Angeles Auto Show, Cadillac chief Johan de Nysschen told Automotive News that the next Caddy crossover will come in two years and would likely slot below the XT5, in […]

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It didn’t take long after the North American debut of the 2017 Cadillac XT5 for people to ask, “What’s next?” for the crossover-starved luxury brand. At the Los Angeles Auto Show, Cadillac chief Johan de Nysschen told Automotive News that the next Caddy crossover will come in two years and would likely slot below the XT5, in […]

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Failure to Launch: Mazda Canada Decides to Pass on Mazda2, Will Focus on Crossovers http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/failure-to-launch-mazda-canada-decides-to-pass-on-mazda2-will-focus-on-crossovers/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/failure-to-launch-mazda-canada-decides-to-pass-on-mazda2-will-focus-on-crossovers/#comments Tue, 17 Nov 2015 03:00:19 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1220505 After officially giving the Mazda2 its North America reveal in Montreal, Quebec, Canada in January, Mazda Canada announced, nearly 10 months later, it will not sell the subcompact hatchback in the country. “Following a thorough evaluation of the B-car segment, Mazda Canada has decided not to launch the new generation Mazda2 in Canada,” Mazda Canada said in a […]

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After officially giving the Mazda2 its North America reveal in Montreal, Quebec, Canada in January, Mazda Canada announced, nearly 10 months later, it will not sell the subcompact hatchback in the country. “Following a thorough evaluation of the B-car segment, Mazda Canada has decided not to launch the new generation Mazda2 in Canada,” Mazda Canada said in a […]

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Before You Buy That 2016 Ford Focus RS, You Should Know Something http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/buy-2016-ford-focus-rs-know-something/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/buy-2016-ford-focus-rs-know-something/#comments Thu, 12 Nov 2015 16:15:42 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1217481 There may be a quicker one coming. That’s if you believe what Autocar reported Thursday. According to the British publication, Ford engineers in Europe are already be whispering there could be a lighter, quicker version of the 2016 Ford Focus RS coming. Engineers are reportedly aiming for a sub-4 second 0-60 run. The increased performance won’t come […]

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There may be a quicker one coming. That’s if you believe what Autocar reported Thursday. According to the British publication, Ford engineers in Europe are already be whispering there could be a lighter, quicker version of the 2016 Ford Focus RS coming. Engineers are reportedly aiming for a sub-4 second 0-60 run. The increased performance won’t come […]

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Nissan Preparing Autonomous Tech for Luxury Market http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/nissan-preparing-autonomous-tech-luxury-market/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/nissan-preparing-autonomous-tech-luxury-market/#comments Thu, 12 Nov 2015 15:15:09 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1217449 Nissan may soon be the next guest to arrive with its own take on semi- and fully autonomous driving, but the Leaf won’t be the one to carry the torch. Though Nissan’s Intelligent Driving autonomous concept from this year’s Tokyo Auto Show resembles a future-forward Leaf, and while the automaker is using Leafs to test […]

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Nissan may soon be the next guest to arrive with its own take on semi- and fully autonomous driving, but the Leaf won’t be the one to carry the torch. Though Nissan’s Intelligent Driving autonomous concept from this year’s Tokyo Auto Show resembles a future-forward Leaf, and while the automaker is using Leafs to test […]

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Arcimoto Announces Production Plans for $11,900 Electric Reverse Trike http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/arcimoto-announces-production-plans-11900-electric-reverse-trike/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/arcimoto-announces-production-plans-11900-electric-reverse-trike/#comments Wed, 11 Nov 2015 15:00:03 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1216777 I guess I cover the reverse trike beat here at TTAC. It started with a post about a Chinese death trap three-wheeler I’d seen advertised. In the comments to that post, one of our readers suggested looking into the Elio project. We’ve done that a few times since then, including an exclusive review of one of […]

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I guess I cover the reverse trike beat here at TTAC. It started with a post about a Chinese death trap three-wheeler I’d seen advertised. In the comments to that post, one of our readers suggested looking into the Elio project. We’ve done that a few times since then, including an exclusive review of one of […]

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Report: Hyundai To Spin Off Genesis-branded Luxury Line http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/report-hyundai-spin-off-genesis-branded-luxury-line/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/report-hyundai-spin-off-genesis-branded-luxury-line/#comments Tue, 03 Nov 2015 21:00:29 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1211113 Reuters reported Tuesday that Hyundai will spin off Genesis as a global premium brand to compete with German automakers such as BMW, Mercedes and Audi. The news agency quoted sources “close” to the company and said an announcement could come as early as Tuesday. Hyundai didn’t comment on the report. According to Reuters, Hyundai would launch […]

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Reuters reported Tuesday that Hyundai will spin off Genesis as a global premium brand to compete with German automakers such as BMW, Mercedes and Audi. The news agency quoted sources “close” to the company and said an announcement could come as early as Tuesday. Hyundai didn’t comment on the report. According to Reuters, Hyundai would launch […]

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Say What? Marchionne Says Ram Studying Expedition/Suburban-sized SUV http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/say-marchionne-says-ram-studying-expeditionsuburban-sized-suv/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/say-marchionne-says-ram-studying-expeditionsuburban-sized-suv/#comments Wed, 28 Oct 2015 21:00:09 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1206993 During a call to discuss its third-quarter financial results, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles CEO Sergio Marchionne hinted that the automaker may launch a Ram-branded large SUV to compete with Ford’s Expedition and General Motors’ Suburban/Yukon XL. The battleship segment is “the near-exclusive use of some others. We have a reasonable chance of getting at least part […]

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During a call to discuss its third-quarter financial results, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles CEO Sergio Marchionne hinted that the automaker may launch a Ram-branded large SUV to compete with Ford’s Expedition and General Motors’ Suburban/Yukon XL. The battleship segment is “the near-exclusive use of some others. We have a reasonable chance of getting at least part […]

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

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

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Volvo Will Sell Electric Car By 2019; Plug-in Hybrid S90 Sooner http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/volvo-will-sell-electric-car-2019-plug-hybrid-s90-sooner/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/volvo-will-sell-electric-car-2019-plug-hybrid-s90-sooner/#comments Thu, 15 Oct 2015 15:30:36 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1196018 Volvo announced Thursday that it would make an all-electric car available by 2019 and offer more plug-in hybrid versions of its cars sooner, starting with the S90. Volvo already sells a plug-in hybrid version of its XC90 SUV. The automaker’s announced plans follow news that it would make a compact crossover by 2018, likely called […]

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Volvo announced Thursday that it would make an all-electric car available by 2019 and offer more plug-in hybrid versions of its cars sooner, starting with the S90. Volvo already sells a plug-in hybrid version of its XC90 SUV. The automaker’s announced plans follow news that it would make a compact crossover by 2018, likely called […]

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