The Truth About Cars » Porsche 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 » Porsche http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/themes/ttac-theme/images/logo.gif http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/category/reviews/porsche/ Feinberg: Volkswagen Will Offer ‘Generous Solution’ to U.S. Customers http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/feinberg-volkswagen-will-offer-generous-solution-to-u-s-customers/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/feinberg-volkswagen-will-offer-generous-solution-to-u-s-customers/#comments Sun, 07 Feb 2016 18:00:45 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1281826 Kenneth Feinberg, the man behind Volkswagen’s claims fund, stated American VW TDI customers should expect an offer that will make them very happy in an interview published this weekend. When asked by Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung (via Reuters) what he will offer the more than 500,000 Americans who own dirty diesels, he replied, “I can promise that there will be a […]

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Kenneth Feinberg, the man behind Volkswagen’s claims fund, stated American VW TDI customers should expect an offer that will make them very happy in an interview published this weekend. When asked by Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung (via Reuters) what he will offer the more than 500,000 Americans who own dirty diesels, he replied, “I can promise that there will be a […]

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Time’s Up: Volkswagen Must Submit 3-liter TDI Fix for Approval by Today http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/times-up-volkswagen-must-submit-3-liter-tdi-fix-for-approval-by-today/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/times-up-volkswagen-must-submit-3-liter-tdi-fix-for-approval-by-today/#comments Tue, 02 Feb 2016 21:35:21 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1278322 Volkswagen Group has until the end of the day Tuesday to submit its final plan to the Environmental Protection Agency regarding its illegally polluting 3-liter TDI engines, primarily used in Audi vehicles, reported Automotive News on Monday. The deadline comes after an earlier proposal to fix 2-liter TDI vehicles was rejected by the regulatory agency and […]

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Volkswagen Group has until the end of the day Tuesday to submit its final plan to the Environmental Protection Agency regarding its illegally polluting 3-liter TDI engines, primarily used in Audi vehicles, reported Automotive News on Monday. The deadline comes after an earlier proposal to fix 2-liter TDI vehicles was rejected by the regulatory agency and […]

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Sunday Cinema: Snow Dancing in a Porsche 911 SC RS http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/sunday-cinema-snow-dancing-in-a-porsche-911-sc-rs/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/sunday-cinema-snow-dancing-in-a-porsche-911-sc-rs/#comments Sun, 31 Jan 2016 17:45:29 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1276985 The year was 1984. Rally was all the rage. Danger was mainstream. And carcinogens weren’t exclusively advertised by the rumble of tailpipes. Also in 1984, Porsche was developing a legend, but it was behind schedule: The 959 wasn’t ready when David Richards, the orchestrator of the Porsche-Rothmans deal, wanted to go rallying. So, along with […]

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The year was 1984. Rally was all the rage. Danger was mainstream. And carcinogens weren’t exclusively advertised by the rumble of tailpipes. Also in 1984, Porsche was developing a legend, but it was behind schedule: The 959 wasn’t ready when David Richards, the orchestrator of the Porsche-Rothmans deal, wanted to go rallying. So, along with […]

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TTAC News Round-up: There’s Something in the Water in Flint, Quebec Company Still Trading on Tesla’s Name, and Our Cadillac CT6 Invite Got Lost in the Mail http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-theres-something-water-flint-quebec-company-still-trading-teslas-name-cadillac-ct6-invite-got-lost-mail/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-theres-something-water-flint-quebec-company-still-trading-teslas-name-cadillac-ct6-invite-got-lost-mail/#comments Tue, 26 Jan 2016 19:00:41 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1273633 Flint, Michigan’s water system is in dire straits thanks to a bad decision made by emergency managers. Now lead that’s seeping into drinking water is poisoning thousands of children in the city. That, Dubuc Motors really wants you to think they are related to Tesla, Jeep might be going commando, Porsche will continue to beat others over the […]

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Flint, Michigan’s water system is in dire straits thanks to a bad decision made by emergency managers. Now lead that’s seeping into drinking water is poisoning thousands of children in the city. That, Dubuc Motors really wants you to think they are related to Tesla, Jeep might be going commando, Porsche will continue to beat others over the […]

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

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

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TTAC News Round-up: 2016 Detroit Auto Show Preview, VW’s Müller to Attend NAIAS, and Dealers Force Infiniti QX30 Name Change http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-2016-detroit-auto-show-preview/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-2016-detroit-auto-show-preview/#comments Sat, 09 Jan 2016 17:01:37 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1260633 This Saturday is the calm before the storm. While the Los Angeles Auto Show is the opening act of the North American auto show season, Detroit is the main event. Here’s what to expect at the 2016 North American International Auto Show, which begins this Monday. That, Herr Müller is planning on visiting Detroit and U.S. […]

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This Saturday is the calm before the storm. While the Los Angeles Auto Show is the opening act of the North American auto show season, Detroit is the main event. Here’s what to expect at the 2016 North American International Auto Show, which begins this Monday. That, Herr Müller is planning on visiting Detroit and U.S. […]

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TTAC News Round-up: Pumped About Porsche; GM’s Going To Trial; And Diesel’s Dead, Baby http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/ttac-news-round-pumped-porsche-gms-going-trial-diesels-dead-baby/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/ttac-news-round-pumped-porsche-gms-going-trial-diesels-dead-baby/#comments Thu, 31 Dec 2015 16:30:13 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1254377 Man, people are really pumped about the cool, expensive cars they just bought. That nugget of wisdom, Russia’s perpetual Cash for Clunkers program, VW’s appeal to Colorado and Washington buyers and GM’s knows what way the wind is blowing now … after the break! Consumer Reports insight: People love fun cars! Consumer Reports compiled its […]

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Man, people are really pumped about the cool, expensive cars they just bought. That nugget of wisdom, Russia’s perpetual Cash for Clunkers program, VW’s appeal to Colorado and Washington buyers and GM’s knows what way the wind is blowing now … after the break! Consumer Reports insight: People love fun cars! Consumer Reports compiled its […]

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Old Porsches: Good For Investors, Probably Bad For Drivers http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/old-porsches-good-investors-probably-bad-drivers/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/old-porsches-good-investors-probably-bad-drivers/#comments Sat, 26 Dec 2015 17:00:31 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1249785 Looking for a place to park that retirement cash? Find a Porsche crest. Last year, the average sale price for 1974-1977 Porsches increased by 154 percent, according to Bloomberg — and the prices aren’t expected to drop anytime soon, according to the report. “European sports cars in general have been on a real rise in the last […]

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Looking for a place to park that retirement cash? Find a Porsche crest. Last year, the average sale price for 1974-1977 Porsches increased by 154 percent, according to Bloomberg — and the prices aren’t expected to drop anytime soon, according to the report. “European sports cars in general have been on a real rise in the last […]

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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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Volkswagen Shakeup Continues: Five New Chiefs Named http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/volkswagen-shakeup-continues-five-new-chiefs-named/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/volkswagen-shakeup-continues-five-new-chiefs-named/#comments Thu, 17 Dec 2015 17:00:48 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1245337 Five new chiefs for research, sales and production will lead Volkswagen, the automaker announced Thursday, including a new engineering chief to replace Ulrich Hackenberg, the longtime boss at the center of the diesel cheating scandal. The automaker also announced a smaller, more linear organization for its chiefs. Volkswagen cut in half the number of managers […]

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Five new chiefs for research, sales and production will lead Volkswagen, the automaker announced Thursday, including a new engineering chief to replace Ulrich Hackenberg, the longtime boss at the center of the diesel cheating scandal. The automaker also announced a smaller, more linear organization for its chiefs. Volkswagen cut in half the number of managers […]

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Call Me 718: Porsche Changes Names of Boxster, Cayman For Some Reason http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/call-718-porsche-changes-names-boxster-cayman-reason/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/call-718-porsche-changes-names-boxster-cayman-reason/#comments Thu, 10 Dec 2015 21:00:16 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1239529 Porsche announced Wednesday that it would change the model names for 2016 of its Boxster and Cayman models to “718 Boxster” and “718 Cayman” because there was once a race car in the 1950s and 1960s that had four cylinders and competed in a bunch of races, I guess. Either that, or Porsche is really […]

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Porsche announced Wednesday that it would change the model names for 2016 of its Boxster and Cayman models to “718 Boxster” and “718 Cayman” because there was once a race car in the 1950s and 1960s that had four cylinders and competed in a bunch of races, I guess. Either that, or Porsche is really […]

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New Porsche Mission E is a Shot Fired Up Tesla’s Nose http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/new-porsche-mission-e-is-a-shot-fired-up-teslas-nose/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/new-porsche-mission-e-is-a-shot-fired-up-teslas-nose/#comments Fri, 04 Dec 2015 16:10:05 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1235977 Porsche announced Friday that it would build its Mission E car — an all-electric sedan with looks that a Panamera would kill for — and sell the car by 2020. The Mission E concept was announced at Frankfurt earlier this year. In addition to the car’s 0-60 mph time in under 3.5 seconds, the Mission […]

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Porsche announced Friday that it would build its Mission E car — an all-electric sedan with looks that a Panamera would kill for — and sell the car by 2020. The Mission E concept was announced at Frankfurt earlier this year. In addition to the car’s 0-60 mph time in under 3.5 seconds, the Mission […]

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Here’s The 2017 Porsche 911 Turbo Coupe and Cabriolet – Wait, Aren’t They All Turbos Now? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/heres-2017-porsche-911-turbo-coupe-cabriolet-wait-arent-turbos-now/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/heres-2017-porsche-911-turbo-coupe-cabriolet-wait-arent-turbos-now/#comments Tue, 01 Dec 2015 20:00:57 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1232601 Proving that all turbo Porsches aren’t created equal, Porsche announced Tuesday its eye-wateringly expensive 911 Turbo and 911 Turbo S hardtop and droptop versions that make up to 580 horsepower and dropkick the car from 0-60 mph in under 3 seconds. In the trunk is Porsche’s 3.8-liter flat-six married to twin turbochargers that spin up 540 […]

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Proving that all turbo Porsches aren’t created equal, Porsche announced Tuesday its eye-wateringly expensive 911 Turbo and 911 Turbo S hardtop and droptop versions that make up to 580 horsepower and dropkick the car from 0-60 mph in under 3 seconds. In the trunk is Porsche’s 3.8-liter flat-six married to twin turbochargers that spin up 540 […]

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Porsche Wants To Get in On Some of That Classic Porsche Action http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/porsche-wants-to-get-in-on-some-of-that-classic-porsche-action/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/porsche-wants-to-get-in-on-some-of-that-classic-porsche-action/#comments Sun, 29 Nov 2015 16:00:33 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1231761 Porsche announced Friday that it opened its first classic Porsche center in the Netherlands, the first among nearly 100 centers that will sell, service and make money on maintain old sports cars. The network will eventually include a center (or centers) within North America, according to the automaker. Porsche says that nearly 70 percent of all […]

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Porsche announced Friday that it opened its first classic Porsche center in the Netherlands, the first among nearly 100 centers that will sell, service and make money on maintain old sports cars. The network will eventually include a center (or centers) within North America, according to the automaker. Porsche says that nearly 70 percent of all […]

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Paul Walker’s Father Suing Porsche For Actor’s Death http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/paul-walkers-father-suing-porsche-actors-death/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/paul-walkers-father-suing-porsche-actors-death/#comments Fri, 27 Nov 2015 18:32:41 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1230841 Paul Walker’s father, acting on behalf of the late-actor’s estate, filed a lawsuit against Porsche this week for failing to include safety features, such as stability control, side impact protectors and a fuel-line cutoff that the family said could have saved the actor’s life in a crash, the Associated Press reported. The 2005 Porsche Carrera […]

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Paul Walker’s father, acting on behalf of the late-actor’s estate, filed a lawsuit against Porsche this week for failing to include safety features, such as stability control, side impact protectors and a fuel-line cutoff that the family said could have saved the actor’s life in a crash, the Associated Press reported. The 2005 Porsche Carrera […]

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Audi Suspends Two Engineers Over 3-liter Diesel Scandal; Still Has No Idea How This Happened http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/audi-suspends-two-engineers-3-liter-diesel-scandal-still-no-idea-happened/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/audi-suspends-two-engineers-3-liter-diesel-scandal-still-no-idea-happened/#comments Fri, 27 Nov 2015 15:25:11 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1230617 Audi has suspended two engineers for their involvement in helping Volkswagen’s larger 3-liter diesel engine pass emissions, according to Audi’s CEO. (Or you know, Volkswagen’s other, other emissions scandal.) The engine is used in the Porsche Cayenne and Audi’s range of sedans and crossovers. Audi CEO Rupert Stadler told German newspaper Donaukurier that two engineers were […]

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Audi has suspended two engineers for their involvement in helping Volkswagen’s larger 3-liter diesel engine pass emissions, according to Audi’s CEO. (Or you know, Volkswagen’s other, other emissions scandal.) The engine is used in the Porsche Cayenne and Audi’s range of sedans and crossovers. Audi CEO Rupert Stadler told German newspaper Donaukurier that two engineers were […]

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Giving Thanks: Money Isn’t Everything: What an $8,500 Porsche 996 Really Costs http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/giving-thanks-money-isnt-everything-what-an-8500-porsche-996-really-costs/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/giving-thanks-money-isnt-everything-what-an-8500-porsche-996-really-costs/#comments Thu, 26 Nov 2015 23:00:15 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1230025 Editor’s note: Some of you loved it. Some of you loved to hate it. Yoav’s story about his brief affair with a Porsche 996 was read far and wide by our own B&B and many in the Porsche community. It originally ran July 30th, 2015. I really should get Yoav back on TTAC. About two […]

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Editor’s note: Some of you loved it. Some of you loved to hate it. Yoav’s story about his brief affair with a Porsche 996 was read far and wide by our own B&B and many in the Porsche community. It originally ran July 30th, 2015. I really should get Yoav back on TTAC. About two […]

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BREAKING: Audi Admits to Defeat Device, Details Fix For 3-liter Diesel Engines http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/breaking-audi-admits-defeat-device-details-fix-3-liter-diesel-engines/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/breaking-audi-admits-defeat-device-details-fix-3-liter-diesel-engines/#comments Mon, 23 Nov 2015 21:00:28 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1226105 Audi, a brand within Volkswagen Group that markets the majority of 3-liter diesel engines sold by the group in the United States, released a statement Monday detailing how it plans to fix vehicles that use a defeat device. The automaker also stated that three separate Auxiliary Emissions Control Devices — not just one — are used in 2009 and later 3-liter […]

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Audi, a brand within Volkswagen Group that markets the majority of 3-liter diesel engines sold by the group in the United States, released a statement Monday detailing how it plans to fix vehicles that use a defeat device. The automaker also stated that three separate Auxiliary Emissions Control Devices — not just one — are used in 2009 and later 3-liter […]

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More Volkswagen, Audi Vehicles Included in EPA’s 3-liter Diesel Notice of Violation http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/more-volkswagen-audi-vehicles-included-in-epas-3-liter-diesel-notice-of-violation/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/more-volkswagen-audi-vehicles-included-in-epas-3-liter-diesel-notice-of-violation/#comments Fri, 20 Nov 2015 19:18:25 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1223777 During a meeting Thursday between the Environmental Protection Agency, Volkswagen and Audi, officials from the automakers told the regulator an emissions program for 3-liter turbodiesel engines is also used on 2009 through 2016 model year vehicles, the EPA said in a statement today. An earlier statement from the EPA on November 2 pointed the finger at […]

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During a meeting Thursday between the Environmental Protection Agency, Volkswagen and Audi, officials from the automakers told the regulator an emissions program for 3-liter turbodiesel engines is also used on 2009 through 2016 model year vehicles, the EPA said in a statement today. An earlier statement from the EPA on November 2 pointed the finger at […]

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From the Vault: Hide Your Aircooled Porsches, Because “RWB” Is Raping Every One Out There http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/from-the-vault-hide-your-aircooled-porsches-because-rwb-is-raping-every-one-out-there/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/from-the-vault-hide-your-aircooled-porsches-because-rwb-is-raping-every-one-out-there/#comments Tue, 10 Nov 2015 16:15:07 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1216049 Editor’s note: With SEMA just wrapped up, there seems to be some renewed interest in Jack’s take on RWB. Here it is for the rest of you who didn’t find it plastered all over Facebook the last couple of days. This article originally ran on November 8, 2011.  When Porsche “tuner” Uwe Gemballa was found dead and wrapped […]

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Editor’s note: With SEMA just wrapped up, there seems to be some renewed interest in Jack’s take on RWB. Here it is for the rest of you who didn’t find it plastered all over Facebook the last couple of days. This article originally ran on November 8, 2011.  When Porsche “tuner” Uwe Gemballa was found dead and wrapped […]

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Could Growing Volkswagen Scandal Engulf New CEO Müller? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/growing-volkswagen-scandal-engulf-new-ceo-muller/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/growing-volkswagen-scandal-engulf-new-ceo-muller/#comments Mon, 09 Nov 2015 17:30:16 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1215209 Analysts have questioned whether newly hired Volkswagen CEO Matthias Müller will effectively navigate the automaker through a deepening scandal as more vehicles and more cheating is uncovered, Automotive News reported. Müller, who took over as Volkswagen AG CEO from the top spot at Porsche, has yet to instill confidence in investors, according to analysts. “It’s a like […]

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Analysts have questioned whether newly hired Volkswagen CEO Matthias Müller will effectively navigate the automaker through a deepening scandal as more vehicles and more cheating is uncovered, Automotive News reported. Müller, who took over as Volkswagen AG CEO from the top spot at Porsche, has yet to instill confidence in investors, according to analysts. “It’s a like […]

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Crapwagon Outtake: 2000 Porsche Boxster http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/crapwagon-outtake-2000-porsche-boxster/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/crapwagon-outtake-2000-porsche-boxster/#comments Fri, 06 Nov 2015 14:00:14 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1212673 A few weeks ago, I made the argument that there can never be such a thing as a “cheap” Porsche. Certainly, there are Porsches that are cheaply made, and certainly some that can be purchased cheaply, but considering the substantial sums of time and money involved in righting a car that is wrong, it’s a […]

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A few weeks ago, I made the argument that there can never be such a thing as a “cheap” Porsche. Certainly, there are Porsches that are cheaply made, and certainly some that can be purchased cheaply, but considering the substantial sums of time and money involved in righting a car that is wrong, it’s a […]

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Germany’s Transportation Chief Wants To Retest Every Volkswagen Now http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/germanys-transportation-chief-wants-to-retest-every-volkswagen-now/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/germanys-transportation-chief-wants-to-retest-every-volkswagen-now/#comments Wed, 04 Nov 2015 19:30:28 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1211961 German authorities said Wednesday that they would retest all Volkswagen cars — regardless of engine type or brand — for emissions compliance, Reuters reported. German transportation minister Alexander Dobrindt expressed his “irritation” with the automaker that more cars were being added to the deepening scandal. On Monday, the Environmental Protection Agency notified the automaker that […]

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German authorities said Wednesday that they would retest all Volkswagen cars — regardless of engine type or brand — for emissions compliance, Reuters reported. German transportation minister Alexander Dobrindt expressed his “irritation” with the automaker that more cars were being added to the deepening scandal. On Monday, the Environmental Protection Agency notified the automaker that […]

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Porsche Cancels Sale of Cayenne Diesel; Audi Pulls Diesel Cars From Site http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/porsche-cancels-sale-cayenne-diesel-audi-pulls-diesel-cars-site/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/porsche-cancels-sale-cayenne-diesel-audi-pulls-diesel-cars-site/#comments Wed, 04 Nov 2015 15:30:02 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1211745 Porsche announced Wednesday that it would stop selling its Cayenne Diesel model after regulators announced those cars were allegedly installed with an illegal “cheat device” to fool emissions tests. Audi removed all diesels vehicles from their online configurator, even though the Q7 diesel was not mentioned by the Environmental Protection Agency has having a “defeat device” […]

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Porsche announced Wednesday that it would stop selling its Cayenne Diesel model after regulators announced those cars were allegedly installed with an illegal “cheat device” to fool emissions tests. Audi removed all diesels vehicles from their online configurator, even though the Q7 diesel was not mentioned by the Environmental Protection Agency has having a “defeat device” […]

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