The Truth About Cars » Car Reviews http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Mon, 16 May 2016 13:30:49 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 Genesis Scores Big, Hires Bentley’s Exterior Designer http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/05/genesis-scores-big-hires-bentleys-exterior-designer/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/05/genesis-scores-big-hires-bentleys-exterior-designer/#comments Mon, 16 May 2016 13:00:43 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1344370 Hyundai Motor Company wants its flagship Genesis brand to ooze luxury, and it just added another top industry talent to its dream team to make sure that happens. The South Korean automaker now has the expertise of former Bentley exterior designer Sangyup Lee, who just jumped ship from the British luxury automaker, Reuters reports. Lee will serve as […]

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Hyundai Motor Company wants its flagship Genesis brand to ooze luxury, and it just added another top industry talent to its dream team to make sure that happens. The South Korean automaker now has the expertise of former Bentley exterior designer Sangyup Lee, who just jumped ship from the British luxury automaker, Reuters reports. Lee will serve as […]

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Junkyard Find: 1982 Dodge Aries Station Wagon http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/05/junkyard-find-1982-dodge-aries-station-wagon/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/05/junkyard-find-1982-dodge-aries-station-wagon/#comments Mon, 16 May 2016 12:00:05 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1343481 Much as members of the Mopar Jihad don’t want to admit it, Chrysler took a bailout — in the form of government-backed loans — from Uncle Sam in 1979. This worked out pretty well for everyone involved, because the then-futuristic K-Cars that Chrysler developed out of desperation turned out to be both smash sales hits […]

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Much as members of the Mopar Jihad don’t want to admit it, Chrysler took a bailout — in the form of government-backed loans — from Uncle Sam in 1979. This worked out pretty well for everyone involved, because the then-futuristic K-Cars that Chrysler developed out of desperation turned out to be both smash sales hits […]

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Walter P. Chrysler Museum to Reopen to Public http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/05/walter-p-chrysler-museum-reopen-public/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/05/walter-p-chrysler-museum-reopen-public/#comments Sun, 15 May 2016 16:10:45 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1343665 Just two days after Cadillac announced opening up what they hope will be an au courant coffee shop on the ground floor of its trendy lower Manhattan digs, Fiat Chrysler announced it will reopen the Walter P. Chrysler Museum, on the grounds of Chrysler’s campus in slightly less trendy Auburn Hills, on June 4th. The museum, which first […]

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Just two days after Cadillac announced opening up what they hope will be an au courant coffee shop on the ground floor of its trendy lower Manhattan digs, Fiat Chrysler announced it will reopen the Walter P. Chrysler Museum, on the grounds of Chrysler’s campus in slightly less trendy Auburn Hills, on June 4th. The museum, which first […]

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Cadillac to Open Artsy Manhattan Coffee Shop; Idea is Either Brilliant or Terrible http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/05/cadillac-to-open-artsy-manhattan-coffee-shop-idea-is-either-brilliant-or-terrible/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/05/cadillac-to-open-artsy-manhattan-coffee-shop-idea-is-either-brilliant-or-terrible/#comments Sat, 14 May 2016 16:15:56 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1343433 Will there be black berets, obscure Russian poetry and Yoko Ono albums for sale at the door? Fans of the General no doubt recoiled in horror at reports that Cadillac — a brand that conjures images of Elvis, Bruce Springsteen, the movie Badlands, and the hopes and aspirations of middle America — is opening a swank coffee […]

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Will there be black berets, obscure Russian poetry and Yoko Ono albums for sale at the door? Fans of the General no doubt recoiled in horror at reports that Cadillac — a brand that conjures images of Elvis, Bruce Springsteen, the movie Badlands, and the hopes and aspirations of middle America — is opening a swank coffee […]

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GM Issues a ‘Stop Sale’ After Incorrect Fuel Economy Labels Found on Full-Size Crossovers http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/05/gm-issues-a-stop-sale-after-incorrect-fuel-economy-labels-found-on-full-size-crossovers/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/05/gm-issues-a-stop-sale-after-incorrect-fuel-economy-labels-found-on-full-size-crossovers/#comments Sat, 14 May 2016 14:20:58 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1343401 General Motors is in damage control mode following the discovery of incorrect fuel economy ratings on the window stickers of its 2016 full-size crossovers. A “stop sale” order was issued to GM dealers on Wednesday after EPA labels on GMC Acadia, Chevrolet Traverse and Buick Enclave vehicles were shown to overstate mileage by one to […]

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General Motors is in damage control mode following the discovery of incorrect fuel economy ratings on the window stickers of its 2016 full-size crossovers. A “stop sale” order was issued to GM dealers on Wednesday after EPA labels on GMC Acadia, Chevrolet Traverse and Buick Enclave vehicles were shown to overstate mileage by one to […]

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Ford GT Sold Out; Company to Write 6,006 ‘We’re Sorry to Inform you…’ Letters http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/05/ford-gt-sold-out-company-to-write-6006-were-sorry-to-inform-you-letters/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/05/ford-gt-sold-out-company-to-write-6006-were-sorry-to-inform-you-letters/#comments Fri, 13 May 2016 19:15:41 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1343353 If you’re looking to get into a cutting-edge vehicle and would like to wait until 2019 before driving it, the Tesla Model 3 isn’t your only choice. Ford announced today that the limited edition GT is gone from shelves for the next two years following an avalanche of applications. Only 500 of the limited edition supercars […]

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If you’re looking to get into a cutting-edge vehicle and would like to wait until 2019 before driving it, the Tesla Model 3 isn’t your only choice. Ford announced today that the limited edition GT is gone from shelves for the next two years following an avalanche of applications. Only 500 of the limited edition supercars […]

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Ghosn on the March: What Does an Alliance Mean for Nissan and Mitsubishi? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/05/ghosn-march-alliance-mean-nissan-mitsubishi/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/05/ghosn-march-alliance-mean-nissan-mitsubishi/#comments Fri, 13 May 2016 18:00:09 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1343185 Yesterday’s news that Nissan will buy a 34-percent controlling stake in Mitsubishi for $2.2 billion was the latest win for Carlos Ghosn, the man behind the Renault-Nissan Alliance of 1999 and possessor of many fingers in many pies. Ghosn, CEO of both Nissan and Renault, inked the agreement with Mitsubishi as the other automaker battles a misleading […]

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Yesterday’s news that Nissan will buy a 34-percent controlling stake in Mitsubishi for $2.2 billion was the latest win for Carlos Ghosn, the man behind the Renault-Nissan Alliance of 1999 and possessor of many fingers in many pies. Ghosn, CEO of both Nissan and Renault, inked the agreement with Mitsubishi as the other automaker battles a misleading […]

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LAPD to Tesla: ‘Thanks, But Maybe Some Other Time’ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/05/lapd-tesla-thanks-maybe-time/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/05/lapd-tesla-thanks-maybe-time/#comments Fri, 13 May 2016 15:00:57 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1343145 It was nice of Tesla founder Elon Musk to deliver a Model S P85D to the Los Angeles Police Department for testing last year, but they’re kindly going to return it. Possibly with a note under the wiper asking him to make it much cheaper. The hyper-performing electric sedan took up residence with the LAPD […]

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It was nice of Tesla founder Elon Musk to deliver a Model S P85D to the Los Angeles Police Department for testing last year, but they’re kindly going to return it. Possibly with a note under the wiper asking him to make it much cheaper. The hyper-performing electric sedan took up residence with the LAPD […]

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2016 Volkswagen Beetle Dune Review – Pavement-Bound Off-Roader http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/05/2016-volkswagen-beetle-dune-review-pavement-bound-off-roader/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/05/2016-volkswagen-beetle-dune-review-pavement-bound-off-roader/#comments Fri, 13 May 2016 14:10:42 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1342905 When a concept car is introduced at a major auto show, it provides a glimpse into the future of an automaker’s next model. Some concepts are really cool. Some are not. Most never make it into production. A few do. The Baja Bug-inspired VW New Beetle Dune Concept was unveiled at the 2000 Los Angeles Auto Show. It […]

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When a concept car is introduced at a major auto show, it provides a glimpse into the future of an automaker’s next model. Some concepts are really cool. Some are not. Most never make it into production. A few do. The Baja Bug-inspired VW New Beetle Dune Concept was unveiled at the 2000 Los Angeles Auto Show. It […]

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Junkyard Find: 1984 Honda Accord Hatchback http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/05/junkyard-find-1984-honda-accord-hatchback/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/05/junkyard-find-1984-honda-accord-hatchback/#comments Fri, 13 May 2016 12:00:46 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1339154 Back in the middle 1980s, demand for the Honda Accord was so strong that American Honda execs grew fat on kickbacks from dealers desperate for inventory and buyers — especially in Honda-crazed California — and you weren’t going to get a new one for list price. Once Accord production started in Ohio, the second-gen 1982-1985 […]

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Back in the middle 1980s, demand for the Honda Accord was so strong that American Honda execs grew fat on kickbacks from dealers desperate for inventory and buyers — especially in Honda-crazed California — and you weren’t going to get a new one for list price. Once Accord production started in Ohio, the second-gen 1982-1985 […]

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Avalanche 2.0: Chevrolet Silverado High Desert Package http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/05/avalanche-2-0-chevrolet-silverado-high-desert-package/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/05/avalanche-2-0-chevrolet-silverado-high-desert-package/#comments Thu, 12 May 2016 18:00:05 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1342377 The buttress is back, baby! Chevrolet fans still in mourning over the loss of their beloved Avalanche get an early Christmas gift this year. A new Silverado package arrives this fall with all the goodies a ‘lanche aficionado could want, minus the acres of grey bodyside cladding. The High Desert Package, inspired by a concept […]

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The buttress is back, baby! Chevrolet fans still in mourning over the loss of their beloved Avalanche get an early Christmas gift this year. A new Silverado package arrives this fall with all the goodies a ‘lanche aficionado could want, minus the acres of grey bodyside cladding. The High Desert Package, inspired by a concept […]

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Chevrolet Camaro Z/28 Mule Passes ‘Jalopnik Test’ on Nurburgring (Video) http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/05/camaro-z28-mule-passes-jalopnik-test-nurburgring/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/05/camaro-z28-mule-passes-jalopnik-test-nurburgring/#comments Thu, 12 May 2016 15:00:06 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1342425 A wing and aero kit really can make a vehicle fly. The Chevrolet Camaro Z/28 prototype heating up the Nurburgring had all the go-fast bits, but it was a rear brake lockup that caused this test driver to do his best impression of Patrick George. Bowtie fans have wiped saliva off their keyboards ever since […]

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A wing and aero kit really can make a vehicle fly. The Chevrolet Camaro Z/28 prototype heating up the Nurburgring had all the go-fast bits, but it was a rear brake lockup that caused this test driver to do his best impression of Patrick George. Bowtie fans have wiped saliva off their keyboards ever since […]

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Taking Names: That’s ‘Mr.’ Subaru Corporation, to You http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/05/taking-names-thats-mr-subaru-corporation/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/05/taking-names-thats-mr-subaru-corporation/#comments Thu, 12 May 2016 14:00:53 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1342369 Subaru’s parent company plans to change its name from Fuji Heavy Industries to, simply, Subaru Corporation. Why? Because #branding, of course. In an effort to leverage the recognition of its Subaru brand, the transportation giant says the move away from its long-winded company name will help grow Subaru as a distinctive global presence in the automotive and […]

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Subaru’s parent company plans to change its name from Fuji Heavy Industries to, simply, Subaru Corporation. Why? Because #branding, of course. In an effort to leverage the recognition of its Subaru brand, the transportation giant says the move away from its long-winded company name will help grow Subaru as a distinctive global presence in the automotive and […]

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2016 Honda HR-V Review – The Farm Girl’s Daughter http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/05/2016-honda-hr-v-review-farm-girls-daughter/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/05/2016-honda-hr-v-review-farm-girls-daughter/#comments Thu, 12 May 2016 13:00:50 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1337498 It’s no secret that Honda strives to offer a “Goldilocks-just-right” option in just about every segment  — not too big, not too small; not too cheap, not too expensive; not too flashy, not too bland, and with a dollop of practicality on top. This formula has led to a lineup of sales successes with few exceptions. Oddly […]

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It’s no secret that Honda strives to offer a “Goldilocks-just-right” option in just about every segment  — not too big, not too small; not too cheap, not too expensive; not too flashy, not too bland, and with a dollop of practicality on top. This formula has led to a lineup of sales successes with few exceptions. Oddly […]

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Nissan to Spend $2.2 Billion for Controlling Stake in Mitsubishi http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/05/nissan-to-spend-2-2-billion-for-controlling-stake-in-mitsubishi/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/05/nissan-to-spend-2-2-billion-for-controlling-stake-in-mitsubishi/#comments Thu, 12 May 2016 12:09:15 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1342281 Yesterday’s vague Japanese media reports proved right this morning, as Nissan Motor Co. announced it will purchase a 34 percent controlling stake in scandal-plagued Mitsubishi Motors. Taking advantage of Mitsubishi’s reduced market value following the company’s admission of cheating on Japanese fuel economy tests, Nissan’s 237 billion yen ($2.2 billion) bulk buy of shares makes […]

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Yesterday’s vague Japanese media reports proved right this morning, as Nissan Motor Co. announced it will purchase a 34 percent controlling stake in scandal-plagued Mitsubishi Motors. Taking advantage of Mitsubishi’s reduced market value following the company’s admission of cheating on Japanese fuel economy tests, Nissan’s 237 billion yen ($2.2 billion) bulk buy of shares makes […]

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Dealer Technician Drops, Cracks, Welds and Attempts to Stuff Transmission Back in Land Rover Without Telling Customer http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/05/dealer-technician-drops-cracks-welds-attempts-stuff-transmission-back-land-rover-without-telling-customer/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/05/dealer-technician-drops-cracks-welds-attempts-stuff-transmission-back-land-rover-without-telling-customer/#comments Wed, 11 May 2016 19:15:20 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1341825 The “Just Rolled Into The Shop” subreddit usually shows an array of some of the worst maintained vehicles that customers bring into shops — but a post today showed negligence isn’t solely limited to those bringing in vehicles for service or repair. User Valkyrier posted a picture of a welded transmission and explained the circumstances: that a […]

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The “Just Rolled Into The Shop” subreddit usually shows an array of some of the worst maintained vehicles that customers bring into shops — but a post today showed negligence isn’t solely limited to those bringing in vehicles for service or repair. User Valkyrier posted a picture of a welded transmission and explained the circumstances: that a […]

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Nissan Wants to Take Control of Mitsubishi Motors: Report http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/05/nissan-wants-to-take-control-of-mitsubishi-motors-report/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/05/nissan-wants-to-take-control-of-mitsubishi-motors-report/#comments Wed, 11 May 2016 18:15:05 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1341985 Nissan Motor Company wants to buy a controlling stake in Mitsubishi Motors, according to a report by the Japanese broadcaster NHK. The deal would see Nissan invest 200 billion yen ($1.84 billion) into the scandal-plagued automaker, giving Nissan control, Bloomberg reports. The scandal came to a head recently, with Mitsubishi admitting it used American standard fuel economy […]

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Nissan Motor Company wants to buy a controlling stake in Mitsubishi Motors, according to a report by the Japanese broadcaster NHK. The deal would see Nissan invest 200 billion yen ($1.84 billion) into the scandal-plagued automaker, giving Nissan control, Bloomberg reports. The scandal came to a head recently, with Mitsubishi admitting it used American standard fuel economy […]

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Volkswagen Board Totally Cool With Management’s Actions, Despite Ongoing Investigation http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/05/volkswagens-board-totally-cool-with-managements-actions-despite-ongoing-investigation/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/05/volkswagens-board-totally-cool-with-managements-actions-despite-ongoing-investigation/#comments Wed, 11 May 2016 17:30:26 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1341785 Investigators are still probing Volkswagen’s actions in the diesel emissions scandal, but the board that oversees the actions of the company’s top brass isn’t too concerned. The supervisory board, made up of investor and labor interests, just cleared Volkswagen’s management of any breaches of duty in 2015 in preparation for their annual shareholders meeting, Bloomberg […]

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Investigators are still probing Volkswagen’s actions in the diesel emissions scandal, but the board that oversees the actions of the company’s top brass isn’t too concerned. The supervisory board, made up of investor and labor interests, just cleared Volkswagen’s management of any breaches of duty in 2015 in preparation for their annual shareholders meeting, Bloomberg […]

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GM’s 10-Speed Automatic to Make Car Debut in Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 (And It Could Find Its Way Into a Mustang, Too) http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/05/gms-10-speed-automatic-to-make-car-debut-in-chevrolet-camaro-zl1-and-it-could-find-its-way-into-a-mustang-too/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/05/gms-10-speed-automatic-to-make-car-debut-in-chevrolet-camaro-zl1-and-it-could-find-its-way-into-a-mustang-too/#comments Wed, 11 May 2016 15:10:36 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1341569 It’s official: the new Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 will have more gears than a typical IROC-Z owner has teeth. General Motors revealed today the new aluminum-cased beauty, touting 10 forward gears and upshifts quicker than a dual-clutch automated-manual transmission, will make its non-truck debut in the Camaro ZL1. Did Camaro tell Mustang to step outside for a fuel-economy contest? […]

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It’s official: the new Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 will have more gears than a typical IROC-Z owner has teeth. General Motors revealed today the new aluminum-cased beauty, touting 10 forward gears and upshifts quicker than a dual-clutch automated-manual transmission, will make its non-truck debut in the Camaro ZL1. Did Camaro tell Mustang to step outside for a fuel-economy contest? […]

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Automotive Jobs Return to a Historic Ohio Site; Thank Jeep for It http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/05/automotive-jobs-return-to-a-historic-ohio-site-thank-jeep-for-it/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/05/automotive-jobs-return-to-a-historic-ohio-site-thank-jeep-for-it/#comments Wed, 11 May 2016 14:05:41 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1341545 More than 300 jobs are coming to a historic Toledo manufacturing site, and you can thank the car-buying public’s thirst for Jeeps for it. Dana Holding Corp. is spending $70 million to build a 300,000 square foot axle plant at the former Willys-Overland site, with Jeep being its only named customer, Automotive News reports. When […]

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More than 300 jobs are coming to a historic Toledo manufacturing site, and you can thank the car-buying public’s thirst for Jeeps for it. Dana Holding Corp. is spending $70 million to build a 300,000 square foot axle plant at the former Willys-Overland site, with Jeep being its only named customer, Automotive News reports. When […]

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Tesla Model 3’s Design Isn’t Finalized; Musk Flings Cash to Kick-Start Production http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/05/tesla-model-3s-design-isnt-finalized-musk-flings-cash-to-kick-start-production/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/05/tesla-model-3s-design-isnt-finalized-musk-flings-cash-to-kick-start-production/#comments Wed, 11 May 2016 13:10:42 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1341465 At the Tesla Model 3’s glitzy unveiling, everyone knew the model was a half-baked cake. Now, company founder Elon Musk admits the much-hyped electric sedan still isn’t out of the oven. Musk said in a recent conference call that the design of the $35,000 Model 3 EV still isn’t finalized, according to Reuters, and the company […]

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At the Tesla Model 3’s glitzy unveiling, everyone knew the model was a half-baked cake. Now, company founder Elon Musk admits the much-hyped electric sedan still isn’t out of the oven. Musk said in a recent conference call that the design of the $35,000 Model 3 EV still isn’t finalized, according to Reuters, and the company […]

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Junkyard Find: 1989 Pontiac Grand Am http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/05/junkyard-find-1989-pontiac-grand/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/05/junkyard-find-1989-pontiac-grand/#comments Wed, 11 May 2016 12:00:20 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1338938 The N Platform-based 1985-1991 Pontiac Grand Am was sibling to such rapidly depreciating semi-sporty-looking coupes as the Buick Somerset and Oldsmobile Cutlass Calais, and there was a time when they were common sights on American roads. Now most of them are gone, but this Iron Duke-powered, 5-speed-equipped rusty survivor showed up recently at a Denver […]

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The N Platform-based 1985-1991 Pontiac Grand Am was sibling to such rapidly depreciating semi-sporty-looking coupes as the Buick Somerset and Oldsmobile Cutlass Calais, and there was a time when they were common sights on American roads. Now most of them are gone, but this Iron Duke-powered, 5-speed-equipped rusty survivor showed up recently at a Denver […]

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Honda Calls Civic Rivals ‘Square,’ Makes Some Ask ‘Where Are the Coupes?’ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/05/honda-calls-civic-competition-square-makes-some-ask-why-no-coupes/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/05/honda-calls-civic-competition-square-makes-some-ask-why-no-coupes/#comments Tue, 10 May 2016 18:55:07 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1341193 Remember when Every. Single. Car. Model. came in a two-door version? Sure, the days of luxurious and lengthy Olds 98 two-doors and Lincoln Town Coupes are long gone, but it wasn’t long ago that coupe offerings stretched from one end of the compact car market to the other. A buyer was once able to choose […]

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Remember when Every. Single. Car. Model. came in a two-door version? Sure, the days of luxurious and lengthy Olds 98 two-doors and Lincoln Town Coupes are long gone, but it wasn’t long ago that coupe offerings stretched from one end of the compact car market to the other. A buyer was once able to choose […]

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Genesis Will Offer Plug-ins ASAP, Hyundai CEO Says http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/05/genesis-will-offer-plug-ins-asap-hyundai-ceo-says/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/05/genesis-will-offer-plug-ins-asap-hyundai-ceo-says/#comments Tue, 10 May 2016 18:15:12 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1341273   The newest luxury marque is already pursuing an electrification strategy to compete with the Germans. Genesis, the upstart luxury division of Hyundai, rolls out its first vehicles this year, and plug-in hybrid models will soon follow, reports Automotive News. The effort is all about battling competitors BMW, Mercedes-Benz and Porsche on their own turf. […]

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  The newest luxury marque is already pursuing an electrification strategy to compete with the Germans. Genesis, the upstart luxury division of Hyundai, rolls out its first vehicles this year, and plug-in hybrid models will soon follow, reports Automotive News. The effort is all about battling competitors BMW, Mercedes-Benz and Porsche on their own turf. […]

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Volkswagen’s 3.0-Liter Diesel Fix Won’t Require Buybacks: Report http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/05/volkswagens-3-0-liter-diesel-fix-wont-require-buybacks-report/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/05/volkswagens-3-0-liter-diesel-fix-wont-require-buybacks-report/#comments Tue, 10 May 2016 16:00:02 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1341089 After agonizing over a fix for its 2.0-liter diesel models, Volkswagen is close to finalizing a plan for vehicles powered by the 3.0-liter TDI V6. The first fix forced Volkswagen into a wildly expensive buyback-and-fix program for the nearly half million 2.0-liter TDIs sidelined by the diesel emissions scandal, but that won’t be needed for the […]

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After agonizing over a fix for its 2.0-liter diesel models, Volkswagen is close to finalizing a plan for vehicles powered by the 3.0-liter TDI V6. The first fix forced Volkswagen into a wildly expensive buyback-and-fix program for the nearly half million 2.0-liter TDIs sidelined by the diesel emissions scandal, but that won’t be needed for the […]

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