The Truth About Cars » Quality http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Fri, 29 Apr 2016 17:00:50 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 Ford Recalls 285,000 Vehicles; Sudden First-Gear Downshifts Reported http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/ford-recalls-202000-vehicles-sudden-first-gear-downshifts-reported/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/ford-recalls-202000-vehicles-sudden-first-gear-downshifts-reported/#comments Wed, 27 Apr 2016 15:00:59 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1332778 Ford Motor Company issued three recall notices today, but top billing goes to a sensor problem linked to the sudden downshifting (to first gear!) of certain vehicles. That safety recall involves 202,000 2011-2012 Ford F-150, 2012 Expedition, Ford Mustang and Lincoln Navigator vehicles. The problem stems from the output speed sensor on the vehicle’s transmission […]

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Ford Motor Company issued three recall notices today, but top billing goes to a sensor problem linked to the sudden downshifting (to first gear!) of certain vehicles. That safety recall involves 202,000 2011-2012 Ford F-150, 2012 Expedition, Ford Mustang and Lincoln Navigator vehicles. The problem stems from the output speed sensor on the vehicle’s transmission […]

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Mitsubishi Fudged Japanese Mileage Data Since 1991 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/mitsubishi-fudged-japanese-mileage-data-since-1991/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/mitsubishi-fudged-japanese-mileage-data-since-1991/#comments Tue, 26 Apr 2016 14:00:56 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1331594 Mitsubishi’s fuel economy scandal blew up yesterday after the automaker admitted it has issued misleading mileage data since C+C Music Factory was at the top of the charts. The scandal that started with inflated mileage numbers on a single minicar one week ago now extends to all Japanese market Mitsubishi vehicles sold over the past […]

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Mitsubishi’s fuel economy scandal blew up yesterday after the automaker admitted it has issued misleading mileage data since C+C Music Factory was at the top of the charts. The scandal that started with inflated mileage numbers on a single minicar one week ago now extends to all Japanese market Mitsubishi vehicles sold over the past […]

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Watch (Most of) These 1958 Sedans Destroy Their Suspensions http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/watch-most-of-these-1958-sedans-destroy-their-suspensions/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/watch-most-of-these-1958-sedans-destroy-their-suspensions/#comments Sat, 23 Apr 2016 16:30:24 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1330489 If 1958 wasn’t the peak of automotive glitz and excess, it was damn close to it. American automakers, emboldened by a never-ending postwar buying spree, heaped more chrome and new technology onto their models that year than ever before. Uplevel models — Lincoln, Buick and Olds, especially — were the worst offenders, somehow managing to make themselves […]

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If 1958 wasn’t the peak of automotive glitz and excess, it was damn close to it. American automakers, emboldened by a never-ending postwar buying spree, heaped more chrome and new technology onto their models that year than ever before. Uplevel models — Lincoln, Buick and Olds, especially — were the worst offenders, somehow managing to make themselves […]

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Roll With It: FCA Voluntarily Recalls 1.1 Million Models With Confusing Gear Selector http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/roll-with-it-fca-voluntarily-recalls-1-1-million-models-with-confusing-gear-selector/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/roll-with-it-fca-voluntarily-recalls-1-1-million-models-with-confusing-gear-selector/#comments Sat, 23 Apr 2016 14:00:51 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1330441 Like an unoccupied Dodge Charger stuck in “Drive,” Fiat Chrysler Automobiles’ gear selector controversy was rapidly building momentum before yesterday’s announcement. Responding to numerous instances of runaway vehicles and an expanding National Highway Traffic Safety Administration investigation, FCA voluntarily recalled 811,586 vehicles in the U.S. and 52,144 in Canada, and a further 265,473 in Mexico […]

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Like an unoccupied Dodge Charger stuck in “Drive,” Fiat Chrysler Automobiles’ gear selector controversy was rapidly building momentum before yesterday’s announcement. Responding to numerous instances of runaway vehicles and an expanding National Highway Traffic Safety Administration investigation, FCA voluntarily recalled 811,586 vehicles in the U.S. and 52,144 in Canada, and a further 265,473 in Mexico […]

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Volkswagen Poised to Offer a Mass Buyback Program http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/volkswagen-poised-to-offer-a-mass-buyback-program/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/volkswagen-poised-to-offer-a-mass-buyback-program/#comments Wed, 20 Apr 2016 20:34:19 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1328929 Dirty Volkswagen diesels equipped with illicit “defeat devices” could soon be flying off driveways and into oblivion. Sources briefed on the matter told Reuters (via Automotive News) that the automaker will offer to buy back up to half a million 2.0-liter TDI models in the U.S. that emit illegal levels of smog-causing emissions. They expect […]

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Dirty Volkswagen diesels equipped with illicit “defeat devices” could soon be flying off driveways and into oblivion. Sources briefed on the matter told Reuters (via Automotive News) that the automaker will offer to buy back up to half a million 2.0-liter TDI models in the U.S. that emit illegal levels of smog-causing emissions. They expect […]

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J.D. Power Bought by XIO Group; Deal Appears to Have High Initial Quality http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/j-d-power-bought-by-xio-group-deal-appears-to-have-high-initial-quality/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/j-d-power-bought-by-xio-group-deal-appears-to-have-high-initial-quality/#comments Sat, 16 Apr 2016 14:05:20 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1325762 J.D. Power and Associates is planning to put more of your possessions under the microscope, now that they’ve taken on new ownership in a deal worth $1.1 billion. Best known for its vehicle quality ratings, J.D. Power, a unit of McGraw Hill Financial Inc., was snapped up yesterday by London-based XIO Group, according to Reuters […]

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J.D. Power and Associates is planning to put more of your possessions under the microscope, now that they’ve taken on new ownership in a deal worth $1.1 billion. Best known for its vehicle quality ratings, J.D. Power, a unit of McGraw Hill Financial Inc., was snapped up yesterday by London-based XIO Group, according to Reuters […]

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Petition Demands That Sergio Spin Off Jeep in Order to Save It http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/petition-demands-sergio-spin-off-jeep-order-save/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/petition-demands-sergio-spin-off-jeep-order-save/#comments Sat, 09 Apr 2016 15:47:54 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1321018 A group of Jeep fans wants Fiat Chrysler Automobiles CEO Sergio Marchionne to make a Sophie’s Choice-style decision to save their beloved offroader. To avoid the destruction of the storied brand at the hands of its parent company, FCA must cast it loose, the group states in a strongly-worded Change.org petition. “As owners and fans of […]

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A group of Jeep fans wants Fiat Chrysler Automobiles CEO Sergio Marchionne to make a Sophie’s Choice-style decision to save their beloved offroader. To avoid the destruction of the storied brand at the hands of its parent company, FCA must cast it loose, the group states in a strongly-worded Change.org petition. “As owners and fans of […]

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Volkswagen’s European Diesel Recall Grinds to a Halt, Post-Fix Mileage Blamed http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/volkswagens-european-diesel-recall-grinds-halt-post-fix-mileage-blamed/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/volkswagens-european-diesel-recall-grinds-halt-post-fix-mileage-blamed/#comments Fri, 01 Apr 2016 19:36:57 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1316818 Volkswagen’s slow roll-out of fixes for recalled diesel vehicles in Europe has hit a snag. Authorities in Europe have put the brakes on a series of Volkswagen recalls after greater fuel consumption was allegedly recorded in models that have undergone the diesel emissions fix, Automotive News Europe is reporting. Reports say that fuel economy suffered after […]

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Volkswagen’s slow roll-out of fixes for recalled diesel vehicles in Europe has hit a snag. Authorities in Europe have put the brakes on a series of Volkswagen recalls after greater fuel consumption was allegedly recorded in models that have undergone the diesel emissions fix, Automotive News Europe is reporting. Reports say that fuel economy suffered after […]

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DOT Goes Wikileaks on Dealers, Puts Your Car’s Secrets Online http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/dot-goes-wikileaks-dealers-puts-cars-secrets-online/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/dot-goes-wikileaks-dealers-puts-cars-secrets-online/#comments Thu, 31 Mar 2016 17:00:11 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1315682 Your vehicle’s hidden flaws and most shocking (mechanical) secrets will soon be just a click away. The Department of Transportation is ending the clandestine relationship between your car’s dealer and the manufacturer by posting all Technical Service Bulletins (TSB) online, according to Consumer Reports. TSBs, which outline the recommended procedure for repairing vehicles, will be […]

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Your vehicle’s hidden flaws and most shocking (mechanical) secrets will soon be just a click away. The Department of Transportation is ending the clandestine relationship between your car’s dealer and the manufacturer by posting all Technical Service Bulletins (TSB) online, according to Consumer Reports. TSBs, which outline the recommended procedure for repairing vehicles, will be […]

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Takata’s $24 Billion Worst-Case Scenario http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/takatas-worst-case-scenario-turns-costlier-imagined/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/takatas-worst-case-scenario-turns-costlier-imagined/#comments Wed, 30 Mar 2016 16:00:33 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1314570 The cost of a comprehensive recall of all Takata Corporation airbag inflators could sink the company. A source at airbag manufacturer Takata told Bloomberg that a worst-case scenario — a recall of 287.5 million airbag inflators — would cost the company $24 billion dollars, far more than analysts previously estimated. The cost would be the equivalent of four times […]

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The cost of a comprehensive recall of all Takata Corporation airbag inflators could sink the company. A source at airbag manufacturer Takata told Bloomberg that a worst-case scenario — a recall of 287.5 million airbag inflators — would cost the company $24 billion dollars, far more than analysts previously estimated. The cost would be the equivalent of four times […]

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Volkswagen Investors Want an Expensive Pound of Flesh http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/volkswagen-investors-want-expensive-pound-flesh/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/volkswagen-investors-want-expensive-pound-flesh/#comments Tue, 15 Mar 2016 17:00:09 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1304297 The numbers are big — 278 investors seeking $3.61 billion — but the latest lawsuit leveled at Volkswagen is merely another drop in the penalty bucket for the embattled automaker. As has been expected for some time, a group of institutional investors from numerous countries is seeking compensation for financial damage caused by Volkswagen’s diesel emissions scandal, Reuters is […]

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The numbers are big — 278 investors seeking $3.61 billion — but the latest lawsuit leveled at Volkswagen is merely another drop in the penalty bucket for the embattled automaker. As has been expected for some time, a group of institutional investors from numerous countries is seeking compensation for financial damage caused by Volkswagen’s diesel emissions scandal, Reuters is […]

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TTAC News Round-up: Toyota’s a Big Tease, New Lada Savior, and Buick Puts the Avista Away Forever http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/ttac-news-round-toyotas-big-tease-new-lada-savior-buick-puts-avista-away-forever/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/ttac-news-round-toyotas-big-tease-new-lada-savior-buick-puts-avista-away-forever/#comments Tue, 15 Mar 2016 15:58:56 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1304185 Toyota is hoping to break the internet with an alluring butt shot of an upcoming Prius variant. That, a new guy will turn around Lada (again), Buick says you’ll never drive an Avista, the second GM ignition trial begins, and Google’s got its eye out for buses … after the break! Hey, my eyes are […]

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Toyota is hoping to break the internet with an alluring butt shot of an upcoming Prius variant. That, a new guy will turn around Lada (again), Buick says you’ll never drive an Avista, the second GM ignition trial begins, and Google’s got its eye out for buses … after the break! Hey, my eyes are […]

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TTAC News Round-up: Toyota Brings on Brains, Sergio Leaves the Cake in the Oven, and GM Takes the Stand http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/ttac-news-round-toyota-brings-brains-sergio-leaves-cake-oven-gm-takes-stand/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/ttac-news-round-toyota-brings-brains-sergio-leaves-cake-oven-gm-takes-stand/#comments Mon, 14 Mar 2016 15:58:00 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1303545 The brain trust of yet another artificial intelligence technology startup has been snapped up as automakers prepare for our terrifying, dystopian future. That, Sergio Marchionne has a sure-fire recipe, jury selection begins in ignition trial, Tesla doesn’t need no stinkin’ successful low-priced car, and GM goes big on commercial sales … after the break! Toyota […]

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The brain trust of yet another artificial intelligence technology startup has been snapped up as automakers prepare for our terrifying, dystopian future. That, Sergio Marchionne has a sure-fire recipe, jury selection begins in ignition trial, Tesla doesn’t need no stinkin’ successful low-priced car, and GM goes big on commercial sales … after the break! Toyota […]

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TTAC News Round-up: Honda Wants a Cheaper Future, Cash for Airbag Woes, and Tesla Races Itself http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/ttac-news-round-honda-wants-cheaper-future-cash-airbag-woes-tesla-races/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/ttac-news-round-honda-wants-cheaper-future-cash-airbag-woes-tesla-races/#comments Thu, 10 Mar 2016 17:00:36 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1301201 The world needs to be saved, but who wants to spend more money doing it? That, cash lands on Takata-plagued dealers, Tesla takes to the track, BMW wants you in and out fast, and Volkswagen dreams of slaying the Prius … after the break! Hydrogen for the teeming masses By teaming up with General Motors […]

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The world needs to be saved, but who wants to spend more money doing it? That, cash lands on Takata-plagued dealers, Tesla takes to the track, BMW wants you in and out fast, and Volkswagen dreams of slaying the Prius … after the break! Hydrogen for the teeming masses By teaming up with General Motors […]

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Not So Fast With That Lawsuit, Guys: Volkswagen http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/not-fast-lawsuit-guys-volkswagen/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/not-fast-lawsuit-guys-volkswagen/#comments Wed, 02 Mar 2016 19:30:20 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1294778 An anticipated multi-billion dollar lawsuit from disgruntled Volkswagen shareholders is without merit, the embattled German automaker said on March 2. A document made public by Volkswagen states that the suit, which alleges a violation of disclosure obligations under capital markets law, is doomed to fail following an examination by legal experts from both inside and outside […]

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An anticipated multi-billion dollar lawsuit from disgruntled Volkswagen shareholders is without merit, the embattled German automaker said on March 2. A document made public by Volkswagen states that the suit, which alleges a violation of disclosure obligations under capital markets law, is doomed to fail following an examination by legal experts from both inside and outside […]

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TTAC News Round-up: Honda Separates the Kids, Toyota Funks It Up, and the Costs Are Too Damn High at FCA http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/ttac-news-roundup-feb-29-2015/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/ttac-news-roundup-feb-29-2015/#comments Mon, 29 Feb 2016 15:00:51 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1291793 The CEO of Honda is pulling the car over and giving a stern lecture to the kids in the backseat. That, a Scion gets a corporate makeover, Google goes in for autonomous feng shui, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is drowning in modules and a famous British racetrack could get even Britisher … after the break! Honda […]

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The CEO of Honda is pulling the car over and giving a stern lecture to the kids in the backseat. That, a Scion gets a corporate makeover, Google goes in for autonomous feng shui, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is drowning in modules and a famous British racetrack could get even Britisher … after the break! Honda […]

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VW Exodus: Suspended Tuch Quits, Hands Quality Keys Back to Rothenpieler http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/vw-exodus-suspended-tuch-quits-hands-quality-keys-back-rothenpieler/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/vw-exodus-suspended-tuch-quits-hands-quality-keys-back-rothenpieler/#comments Tue, 09 Feb 2016 16:00:09 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1283130 Like rats abandoning a sinking ship, Volkswagen managers see the writing on the wall in Wolfsburg. Whether or not their particular jobs are in jeopardy, from their own actions or those of others, the road ahead is long, rough, and filled with busy days and sleepless nights. The latest to jump ship is Frank Tuch […]

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Like rats abandoning a sinking ship, Volkswagen managers see the writing on the wall in Wolfsburg. Whether or not their particular jobs are in jeopardy, from their own actions or those of others, the road ahead is long, rough, and filled with busy days and sleepless nights. The latest to jump ship is Frank Tuch […]

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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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General Motors Says Diesel Canyon and Colorado Are On Their Way http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/general-motors-says-diesel-canyoncolorado-trucks-way/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/general-motors-says-diesel-canyoncolorado-trucks-way/#comments Tue, 29 Dec 2015 21:00:09 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1252433 After delaying its Chevrolet Colorado/GMC Canyon diesel trucks for a “final validation” issue, General Motors said Tuesday that the trucks would be on their way to dealers. “The highly anticipated 2016 GMC Canyon diesel has begun shipping to dealers. We look forward to getting these trucks in the hands of our customers and appreciate their […]

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After delaying its Chevrolet Colorado/GMC Canyon diesel trucks for a “final validation” issue, General Motors said Tuesday that the trucks would be on their way to dealers. “The highly anticipated 2016 GMC Canyon diesel has begun shipping to dealers. We look forward to getting these trucks in the hands of our customers and appreciate their […]

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TTAC News Round-Up: Mazda’s Crossover Mania, Hyundai Lands a Lambo Man, Toyota is Just The Tops http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/ttac-news-round-up-mazdas-crossover-mania-hyundai-lands-a-lambo-man-toyota-is-just-the-tops/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/ttac-news-round-up-mazdas-crossover-mania-hyundai-lands-a-lambo-man-toyota-is-just-the-tops/#comments Mon, 28 Dec 2015 17:00:29 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1250801 Newly promoted, high-priced executives at Mazda seem to think there’s something to this crossover fad. That, Hyundai’s landed a Benjamin Button to lead Genesis and I wish I would have known how cheap I could have purchased an F1 team … after the break. New Mazda boss keying on crossover sales New Mazda North America […]

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Newly promoted, high-priced executives at Mazda seem to think there’s something to this crossover fad. That, Hyundai’s landed a Benjamin Button to lead Genesis and I wish I would have known how cheap I could have purchased an F1 team … after the break. New Mazda boss keying on crossover sales New Mazda North America […]

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TTAC News Round-up: Takata Can’t Silo, Porsche’s New Production Boss, Suppliers Love Each Other http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/ttac-news-round-takata-cant-silo-porsches-new-production-boss-suppliers-love/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/ttac-news-round-takata-cant-silo-porsches-new-production-boss-suppliers-love/#comments Fri, 18 Dec 2015 16:57:07 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1246490 Who would have known that one of the largest parts supply recalls in U.S. history could poison the well for the rest of your business? That, and Jeep needs you to keep it dry for a minute, Porsche pulls another player from Volkswagen’s bench and how big does Magna International’s yacht need to be anyway, […]

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Who would have known that one of the largest parts supply recalls in U.S. history could poison the well for the rest of your business? That, and Jeep needs you to keep it dry for a minute, Porsche pulls another player from Volkswagen’s bench and how big does Magna International’s yacht need to be anyway, […]

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Chevrolet Colorado, GMC Canyon Diesels Held Up by ‘Final Validation’ Issue http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/gm-delaying-canyoncolorado-diesels-cites-final-validation-issue/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/gm-delaying-canyoncolorado-diesels-cites-final-validation-issue/#comments Wed, 16 Dec 2015 22:45:52 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1244369 General Motors has delayed delivery of its Canyon/Colorado diesel trucks for an unspecified problem at their “final validation” stage, the automaker told TTAC on Wednesday. “Those trucks are still in final validations and we hope to ship soon,” said Brian Goebel, a spokesperson for GMC. More than 60 trucks ordered by customers are in varying stages […]

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General Motors has delayed delivery of its Canyon/Colorado diesel trucks for an unspecified problem at their “final validation” stage, the automaker told TTAC on Wednesday. “Those trucks are still in final validations and we hope to ship soon,” said Brian Goebel, a spokesperson for GMC. More than 60 trucks ordered by customers are in varying stages […]

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Subaru, Lexus Retain KBB’s Top Resale Crown for 2016 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/subaru-lexus-retain-kbbs-top-resale-crown-2016/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/subaru-lexus-retain-kbbs-top-resale-crown-2016/#comments Tue, 15 Dec 2015 19:00:28 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1242345 Subaru and Lexus brands topped Kelley Blue Book’s annual resale list for the second year in a row, the auto industry group announced Tuesday. Subaru claimed four model winners for 2016 and Lexus nabbed six honors in the annual survey that measures projected retained value for five years of ownership. Toyota and General Motors each […]

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Subaru and Lexus brands topped Kelley Blue Book’s annual resale list for the second year in a row, the auto industry group announced Tuesday. Subaru claimed four model winners for 2016 and Lexus nabbed six honors in the annual survey that measures projected retained value for five years of ownership. Toyota and General Motors each […]

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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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Tesla Recalling Every Model S For Seat Belt Check http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/tesla-recalling-every-model-s-seat-belt-check/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/tesla-recalling-every-model-s-seat-belt-check/#comments Mon, 23 Nov 2015 18:00:27 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1225369 On Friday, Tesla announced a voluntary recall of every single damn Model S on the planet to check the front seatbelt installed on those cars. According to the automaker, one belt in a car that was sold in Europe wasn’t connected to an outboard lap pretensioner. The car was not involved in a crash, nor […]

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On Friday, Tesla announced a voluntary recall of every single damn Model S on the planet to check the front seatbelt installed on those cars. According to the automaker, one belt in a car that was sold in Europe wasn’t connected to an outboard lap pretensioner. The car was not involved in a crash, nor […]

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