The Truth About Cars » Ferrari http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Thu, 11 Feb 2016 18:00:49 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. The Truth About Cars no The Truth About Cars editors@ttac.com editors@ttac.com (The Truth About Cars) 2006-2009 The Truth About Cars The Truth About Cars » Ferrari http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/themes/ttac-theme/images/logo.gif http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/category/reviews/ferrari/ Digestible Collectible: 1985 Ferrari 308 GTSi QV http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/digestible-collectible-1985-ferrari-308-gtsi-qv/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/digestible-collectible-1985-ferrari-308-gtsi-qv/#comments Wed, 20 Jan 2016 14:00:27 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1269545 As a proud member of the Brown Car Appreciation Society, I had to share this magnificent example of Italian history. Sure, Ferrari may call the color “Prugna Metallica” — or metallic purple for us Anglos — but it’s brown to my eyes (and that of the dealers’ camera). This is perhaps the only way to fly under the […]

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As a proud member of the Brown Car Appreciation Society, I had to share this magnificent example of Italian history. Sure, Ferrari may call the color “Prugna Metallica” — or metallic purple for us Anglos — but it’s brown to my eyes (and that of the dealers’ camera). This is perhaps the only way to fly under the […]

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Ferrari Stock Races in First Day of Trading http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/ferrari-stock-races-in-first-day-of-trading/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/ferrari-stock-races-in-first-day-of-trading/#comments Wed, 21 Oct 2015 17:00:26 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1201777 Fiat Chrysler Automobiles chief Sergio Marchionne rang the opening bell Wednesday for Ferrari’s first day of trading on the New York Stock Exchange and shares of the supercar maker soared. The stock, which was up as high as $60 per share, leveled off around $57 in mid-day trading. “This is not really a car, it’s […]

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Fiat Chrysler Automobiles chief Sergio Marchionne rang the opening bell Wednesday for Ferrari’s first day of trading on the New York Stock Exchange and shares of the supercar maker soared. The stock, which was up as high as $60 per share, leveled off around $57 in mid-day trading. “This is not really a car, it’s […]

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TTAC on The Trading Floor: Ferrari Good, Tesla Bad* http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/ttac-trading-floor-ferrari-good-tesla-bad/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/ttac-trading-floor-ferrari-good-tesla-bad/#comments Tue, 20 Oct 2015 20:00:00 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1201217 According to The Truth About Cars’ stock exchange bureau chief, Ferrari is good and Tesla is bad today.* Tesla shares have dropped 10 percent on news today that Consumer Reports would pull its “Recommended” rating from the Model S because of concerns about the car’s reliability. That’s bad. Also, initial shares of supercar-maker Ferrari may […]

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According to The Truth About Cars’ stock exchange bureau chief, Ferrari is good and Tesla is bad today.* Tesla shares have dropped 10 percent on news today that Consumer Reports would pull its “Recommended” rating from the Model S because of concerns about the car’s reliability. That’s bad. Also, initial shares of supercar-maker Ferrari may […]

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Your First Ferrari (Share) Priced As Low As $48 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/your-first-ferrari-share-priced-as-low-as-48/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/your-first-ferrari-share-priced-as-low-as-48/#comments Mon, 12 Oct 2015 16:00:19 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1193650 Fiat Chrysler Automobiles on Monday finally priced its initial price offering for Ferrari at $48 and $52 per share for 10 percent of the luxury carmaker when its stock goes sale, the Detroit News reported. The pricing values Ferrari at roughly $9.8 billion — less than the $12 billion reported last week — and analysts say […]

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Fiat Chrysler Automobiles on Monday finally priced its initial price offering for Ferrari at $48 and $52 per share for 10 percent of the luxury carmaker when its stock goes sale, the Detroit News reported. The pricing values Ferrari at roughly $9.8 billion — less than the $12 billion reported last week — and analysts say […]

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Ferrari Reaching For $12.4B Valuation for IPO http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/ferrari-reaching-12-4b-valuation-ipo/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/ferrari-reaching-12-4b-valuation-ipo/#comments Fri, 09 Oct 2015 16:01:30 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1192514 The supercar maker may be valued at more than $12.4 billion ahead of its initial public offering, which could happen as early as Friday, Bloomberg (via Automotive News) reported. Ferrari may price its shares Friday night when it offers 10 percent of the Maranello-based automaker to the public. The remaining ownership of the carmaker will remain […]

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The supercar maker may be valued at more than $12.4 billion ahead of its initial public offering, which could happen as early as Friday, Bloomberg (via Automotive News) reported. Ferrari may price its shares Friday night when it offers 10 percent of the Maranello-based automaker to the public. The remaining ownership of the carmaker will remain […]

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Fields Are Fertile For Now, But Marchionne Has a Long View http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/09/fields-fertile-now-marchionne-long-view/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/09/fields-fertile-now-marchionne-long-view/#comments Tue, 01 Sep 2015 15:09:50 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1157570 Farmers are the ultimate craftsman when it comes to small-scale production. The level of management needed to stay competitive and above the high water line is, simply put, astounding. Consolidation in certain areas of agriculture has lead to factory farming, the widespread adoption of automation and genetically modified seeds that keep seed producers competitive. Private […]

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Farmers are the ultimate craftsman when it comes to small-scale production. The level of management needed to stay competitive and above the high water line is, simply put, astounding. Consolidation in certain areas of agriculture has lead to factory farming, the widespread adoption of automation and genetically modified seeds that keep seed producers competitive. Private […]

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Ownership Update: Time To Buy a New (To Me) Car http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/08/ownership-update-time-buy-new-car/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/08/ownership-update-time-buy-new-car/#comments Fri, 07 Aug 2015 12:00:44 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1116777 Rather than begin in media res, let’s recap: I sold my first Porsche 911 (a “993” as they call it, which means it was built sometime from 1995 to 1998 and was the last version of the 911 to feature air-cooling; mine was a 1996) to a nice guy in Minnesota. The very next day, […]

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Rather than begin in media res, let’s recap: I sold my first Porsche 911 (a “993” as they call it, which means it was built sometime from 1995 to 1998 and was the last version of the 911 to feature air-cooling; mine was a 1996) to a nice guy in Minnesota. The very next day, […]

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Fiat Chrysler Files IPO to Spin-off Ferrari http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/07/fiat-chrysler-files-ipo-spin-off-ferrari/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/07/fiat-chrysler-files-ipo-spin-off-ferrari/#comments Thu, 23 Jul 2015 19:00:47 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1124177 Fiat Chrysler Automobiles formally filed its initial public offering on Thursday to spin off Ferrari into its own separate company. The filing doesn’t specify price or number of shares to be offered when the shares are publicly available sometime after Oct. 13. Roughly 10 percent of the company will be publicly traded, with the rest of the […]

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Fiat Chrysler Automobiles formally filed its initial public offering on Thursday to spin off Ferrari into its own separate company. The filing doesn’t specify price or number of shares to be offered when the shares are publicly available sometime after Oct. 13. Roughly 10 percent of the company will be publicly traded, with the rest of the […]

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Ferrari IPO Delayed Until October http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/06/ferrari-ipo-delayed-until-october/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/06/ferrari-ipo-delayed-until-october/#comments Sun, 07 Jun 2015 13:00:45 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1086433 When Sergio Marchionne picked the day for Ferrari’s IPO, it looks like he may have ignored the lawyers. An offering of 10 percent of Ferrari on the open market, originally scheduled for this month, has been pushed back to October. From the WSJ (via Business Insider): “The attorney told me we had to wait” until a […]

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When Sergio Marchionne picked the day for Ferrari’s IPO, it looks like he may have ignored the lawyers. An offering of 10 percent of Ferrari on the open market, originally scheduled for this month, has been pushed back to October. From the WSJ (via Business Insider): “The attorney told me we had to wait” until a […]

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NYT: GM’s Barra Declined Meeting with FCA’s Marchionne to Discuss Possible Merger http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/05/nyt-gms-barra-declined-meeting-with-fcas-marchionne-to-discuss-possible-merger/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/05/nyt-gms-barra-declined-meeting-with-fcas-marchionne-to-discuss-possible-merger/#comments Mon, 25 May 2015 18:21:20 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1075162 Sergio Marchionne sent Mary Barra a detailed email in the middle of March in an effort to start merger talks. Barra, CEO of General Motors, was uninterested in the offer and rebuffed Marchionne, CEO of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles. It was the first time the two executives had ever spoken, but it wouldn’t be the last Barra […]

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Sergio Marchionne sent Mary Barra a detailed email in the middle of March in an effort to start merger talks. Barra, CEO of General Motors, was uninterested in the offer and rebuffed Marchionne, CEO of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles. It was the first time the two executives had ever spoken, but it wouldn’t be the last Barra […]

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Geneva 2015: Ferrari 488 GTB Revealed http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/03/geneva-2015-ferrari-488-gtb-revealed/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/03/geneva-2015-ferrari-488-gtb-revealed/#comments Mon, 02 Mar 2015 19:17:33 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1010682 Sonny Crockett may have a new ride soon, now that the Ferrari 488 GTB has made its early debut at the 2015 Geneva Auto Show. The 488 GTB boasts a 3.9-liter turbo-eight pushing 660 horses and 560 lb-ft of torque to the back through a seven-speed dual-clutch auto, and is able to go from nil […]

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Sonny Crockett may have a new ride soon, now that the Ferrari 488 GTB has made its early debut at the 2015 Geneva Auto Show. The 488 GTB boasts a 3.9-liter turbo-eight pushing 660 horses and 560 lb-ft of torque to the back through a seven-speed dual-clutch auto, and is able to go from nil […]

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Supercars To Go, Second Place: Ferrari 458 Italia http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/12/supercars-go-second-place-ferrari-458-italia/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/12/supercars-go-second-place-ferrari-458-italia/#comments Fri, 19 Dec 2014 13:00:34 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=962714 It costs $233,509, and it’s genuinely worth the money. That’s the first thing I want you to know about the Ferrari 458 Italia. The second thing is that, once again, I’m driving the wrong 458 for the job. Ferrari supplied Road&Track with the 458 Speciale for Performance Car Of The Year. This no-radio, flat-carbon-fiber-interior-door-panels, bloody-ear-exhaust […]

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It costs $233,509, and it’s genuinely worth the money. That’s the first thing I want you to know about the Ferrari 458 Italia. The second thing is that, once again, I’m driving the wrong 458 for the job. Ferrari supplied Road&Track with the 458 Speciale for Performance Car Of The Year. This no-radio, flat-carbon-fiber-interior-door-panels, bloody-ear-exhaust […]

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Supercars To Go: The Non-Contenders http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/12/supercars-go-non-contenders/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/12/supercars-go-non-contenders/#comments Mon, 15 Dec 2014 13:00:51 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=961009 When it comes to rental supercar tests, the people have spoken! And you’re going to get five of the original eight cars ranked between today and Saturday. But when you choose five from eight, you still have three that didn’t make the cut. I’ll explain why below. Non-Contender Number Zero: Ferrari F430 F1. Periodically, I […]

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When it comes to rental supercar tests, the people have spoken! And you’re going to get five of the original eight cars ranked between today and Saturday. But when you choose five from eight, you still have three that didn’t make the cut. I’ll explain why below. Non-Contender Number Zero: Ferrari F430 F1. Periodically, I […]

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Ferrari May Follow FCA Out Of Italy For Fiscal Reasons http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/12/ferrari-may-follow-fca-italy-fiscal-reasons/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/12/ferrari-may-follow-fca-italy-fiscal-reasons/#comments Thu, 11 Dec 2014 14:00:50 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=958433 Just as Fiat Chrysler Automobiles left Italy to escape the tax man, Ferrari is considering the same as it moves closer to leaving the nest by next October. Bloomberg reports the automaker is also considering remaining in Maranello, though a change in its fiscal address wouldn’t affect manufacturing and engineering operations. A final decision either […]

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Just as Fiat Chrysler Automobiles left Italy to escape the tax man, Ferrari is considering the same as it moves closer to leaving the nest by next October. Bloomberg reports the automaker is also considering remaining in Maranello, though a change in its fiscal address wouldn’t affect manufacturing and engineering operations. A final decision either […]

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Ferrari To Pay $2.8B For Its Freedom From FCA http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/11/ferrari-pay-2-8b-freedom-fca/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/11/ferrari-pay-2-8b-freedom-fca/#comments Fri, 14 Nov 2014 14:00:08 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=945081 Set to be its own master within a year’s time, Ferrari must first pay its dues before freedom calls, all to the tune of €2.25 billion ($2.8 billion USD). Automotive News Europe reports the payment will come from a sorting of affairs between the brand and parent company Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, consisting of “distributions and […]

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Set to be its own master within a year’s time, Ferrari must first pay its dues before freedom calls, all to the tune of €2.25 billion ($2.8 billion USD). Automotive News Europe reports the payment will come from a sorting of affairs between the brand and parent company Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, consisting of “distributions and […]

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FCA Spinning Ferrari Off From Parent Company By 2015 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/10/fca-spinning-ferrari-parent-company-2015/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/10/fca-spinning-ferrari-parent-company-2015/#comments Wed, 29 Oct 2014 20:19:30 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=938057 By this time next year, Ferrari will no longer be a part of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, thanks to a plan announced today that will spin the exotic brand off from the rest of the Italo-American automaker. Bloomberg reports FCA will sell 10 percent of its stake to the public, giving the remaining 90 percent to […]

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By this time next year, Ferrari will no longer be a part of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, thanks to a plan announced today that will spin the exotic brand off from the rest of the Italo-American automaker. Bloomberg reports FCA will sell 10 percent of its stake to the public, giving the remaining 90 percent to […]

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Paris 2014: Ferrari 458 Speciale A Unveiled http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/10/paris-2014-ferrari-458-speciale-unveiled/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/10/paris-2014-ferrari-458-speciale-unveiled/#comments Thu, 02 Oct 2014 21:30:17 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=925241 Prefer your Ferrari 458 Speciale to allow the wind to rush through your hair? Then the 458 Speciale A is for you. Behind your head is the same naturally aspirated V8 as the closed-cockpit model, delivering 605 stallions and 398 lb-ft of torque tightly controlled by the Speciale’s SCC traction control system. Over your head […]

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Prefer your Ferrari 458 Speciale to allow the wind to rush through your hair? Then the 458 Speciale A is for you. Behind your head is the same naturally aspirated V8 as the closed-cockpit model, delivering 605 stallions and 398 lb-ft of torque tightly controlled by the Speciale’s SCC traction control system. Over your head […]

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Ferrari’s Annual Output To Increase Under Marchionne http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/09/ferraris-annual-output-increase-marchionne/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/09/ferraris-annual-output-increase-marchionne/#comments Fri, 12 Sep 2014 12:00:14 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=911081 With the departure of Luca Cordero di Montezemolo from Ferrari, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles CEO Sergio Marchionne will become the premium brand’s chair next month, with the first order of business being to increase output to satisfy more demand. Bloomberg reports Marchionne will gradually increase annual output from 7,000 to a potential 10,000 units, proclaiming that […]

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With the departure of Luca Cordero di Montezemolo from Ferrari, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles CEO Sergio Marchionne will become the premium brand’s chair next month, with the first order of business being to increase output to satisfy more demand. Bloomberg reports Marchionne will gradually increase annual output from 7,000 to a potential 10,000 units, proclaiming that […]

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Porsche Developing Ferrari-Hunter With 600HP Flat-Eight http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/07/porsche-developing-ferrari-hunter-with-600hp-flat-eight/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/07/porsche-developing-ferrari-hunter-with-600hp-flat-eight/#comments Wed, 09 Jul 2014 10:00:16 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=862113 Feeling outgunned by the Ferrari V8 family, Porsche is working on a suitable hunter that will be armed not with its long-standing flat-six, but with a new flat-eight. Autocar reports the new vehicle — dubbed the 988 within Stuttgart — is part of a new quartet of Porsches in development, including a turbo-four version of […]

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Feeling outgunned by the Ferrari V8 family, Porsche is working on a suitable hunter that will be armed not with its long-standing flat-six, but with a new flat-eight. Autocar reports the new vehicle — dubbed the 988 within Stuttgart — is part of a new quartet of Porsches in development, including a turbo-four version of […]

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Ferrari To Reduce CO2 Emissions 20 Percent By 2021 Via Hybrids, Turbos http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/06/ferrari-to-reduce-co2-emissions-20-percent-by-2021-via-hybrids-turbos/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/06/ferrari-to-reduce-co2-emissions-20-percent-by-2021-via-hybrids-turbos/#comments Wed, 25 Jun 2014 12:00:55 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=852201 Adding a green stripe upon its rosso corsa paint, Ferrari aims to reduce fleet greenhouse gas emissions by 20 percent among its offerings by the time the new decade arrives. Automotive News Europe reports the Italians are taking a two-pronged approach in tackling CO2 while maintaining the performance for which the brand is known all […]

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Adding a green stripe upon its rosso corsa paint, Ferrari aims to reduce fleet greenhouse gas emissions by 20 percent among its offerings by the time the new decade arrives. Automotive News Europe reports the Italians are taking a two-pronged approach in tackling CO2 while maintaining the performance for which the brand is known all […]

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Marchionne’s Grand Vision For FCA Faces Hard Financial Road To Success http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/05/marchionnes-grand-vision-for-fca-faces-hard-financial-road-to-success/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/05/marchionnes-grand-vision-for-fca-faces-hard-financial-road-to-success/#comments Thu, 08 May 2014 12:00:11 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=817858 Though Fiat Chrysler Automobiles CEO Sergio Marchionne’s five-year plan announced this week may be ambitious, analysts are raising questions about how the plan will be funded — and how much will be needed — if it is to be successful, let alone live up to Marchionne’s vision. Automotive News Europe reports a large part of […]

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Though Fiat Chrysler Automobiles CEO Sergio Marchionne’s five-year plan announced this week may be ambitious, analysts are raising questions about how the plan will be funded — and how much will be needed — if it is to be successful, let alone live up to Marchionne’s vision. Automotive News Europe reports a large part of […]

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FCA, Daimler Buy Greenhouse Credits To Meet EPA Emission Limits http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/04/fca-daimler-buy-greenhouse-credits-to-meet-epa-emission-limits/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/04/fca-daimler-buy-greenhouse-credits-to-meet-epa-emission-limits/#comments Mon, 28 Apr 2014 11:30:15 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=811506 The Environmental Protection Agency said Fiat Chrysler Automobiles’ Chrysler and Ferrari divisions, as well as Daimler’s Mercedes-Benz unit, bought greenhouse gas (GHG) credits to remain in compliance with the agency’s 2025 twin goals of 54.5 mpg and halved greenhouse gas emissions. The Detroit News reports Honda and Tesla sold 90,000 and 35,580 greenhouse credits — […]

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The Environmental Protection Agency said Fiat Chrysler Automobiles’ Chrysler and Ferrari divisions, as well as Daimler’s Mercedes-Benz unit, bought greenhouse gas (GHG) credits to remain in compliance with the agency’s 2025 twin goals of 54.5 mpg and halved greenhouse gas emissions. The Detroit News reports Honda and Tesla sold 90,000 and 35,580 greenhouse credits — […]

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Paging Dr. Ferraristein: Wrecked exotic goes up for salvage auction in Connecticut http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/10/paging-dr-ferraristein-wrecked-exotic-goes-up-for-salvage-auction-in-connecticut/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/10/paging-dr-ferraristein-wrecked-exotic-goes-up-for-salvage-auction-in-connecticut/#comments Wed, 16 Oct 2013 10:00:00 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=625129 It’s amazing what having a ton of cash can buy you these days. For example, if you have a tween daughter with big dreams to be on stage singing about her favorite Asian foods, up to $4,000 can buy her a music video featuring a clown in a panda costume, plus the music and lyrics. That […]

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It’s amazing what having a ton of cash can buy you these days. For example, if you have a tween daughter with big dreams to be on stage singing about her favorite Asian foods, up to $4,000 can buy her a music video featuring a clown in a panda costume, plus the music and lyrics. That […]

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2012 Fiat 500 Abarth Versus 2012 Ferrari FF http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/09/fiat-abarth-ferrari-ff/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/09/fiat-abarth-ferrari-ff/#comments Sat, 01 Sep 2012 13:00:07 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=458559   A few months back, Bertel decreed that TTAC would have no more duplicate reviews. If we wanted to test a car that had already been reviewed, we’d better have a dramatically different take on it. I had a FIAT 500 Abarth for the week. Jack and Alex had already covered it on track and off. I thought […]

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  A few months back, Bertel decreed that TTAC would have no more duplicate reviews. If we wanted to test a car that had already been reviewed, we’d better have a dramatically different take on it. I had a FIAT 500 Abarth for the week. Jack and Alex had already covered it on track and off. I thought […]

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Review: Ferrari F355 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2009/06/review-ferrari-f355/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2009/06/review-ferrari-f355/#comments Fri, 05 Jun 2009 11:09:22 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=317945

Forget, for a moment, that we are behind the wheel of a Ferrari, and possibly the best mid-engined road Ferrari in history at that. Forget the scenery, which is beautiful, and the road, which is slick with rain and therefore rather difficult to forget. Forget the speed, which is, frankly excessive, and forget the Mustang ahead of you, swelling in your windshield at a that’s-no-moon-it’s-a-space-station pace. Take a moment and listen.

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Forget, for a moment, that we are behind the wheel of a Ferrari, and possibly the best mid-engined road Ferrari in history at that. Forget the scenery, which is beautiful, and the road, which is slick with rain and therefore rather difficult to forget. Forget the speed, which is, frankly excessive, and forget the Mustang ahead of you, swelling in your windshield at a that’s-no-moon-it’s-a-space-station pace. Take a moment and listen.

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