The Truth About Cars http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Mon, 02 May 2016 23:59:25 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 Let Your Fingers do the Blocking: Craigslist’s Paranoid Plate Appendages http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/05/let-your-fingers-do-the-blocking-craigslists-paranoid-plate-appendages/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/05/let-your-fingers-do-the-blocking-craigslists-paranoid-plate-appendages/#comments Mon, 02 May 2016 20:05:14 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1335250 TTAC commenter Piston Slap Yo Mamma has given us a great gift. While perusing used cars on his local Craigslist site, he noticed a trend occurring in the vehicle images. Fingers. Lots of them. Obscuring license plates. Possibly, revealing more about the driver than the plate itself. So numerous were these crooked appendages, often topped […]

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TTAC commenter Piston Slap Yo Mamma has given us a great gift. While perusing used cars on his local Craigslist site, he noticed a trend occurring in the vehicle images. Fingers. Lots of them. Obscuring license plates. Possibly, revealing more about the driver than the plate itself. So numerous were these crooked appendages, often topped […]

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Porsche’s Forgotten Man, Adolf Rosenberger: Dr. Porsche’s Jewish Partner, Part Two http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/05/porsches-forgotten-man-adolf-rosenberger-dr-porsches-jewish-partner-part-two/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/05/porsches-forgotten-man-adolf-rosenberger-dr-porsches-jewish-partner-part-two/#comments Mon, 02 May 2016 19:07:05 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1330713 In Part One, we looked at Adolf Rosenberger’s success as a businessman and racer, his seminal role in the creation of Auto Union, and his vital role in the founding of Dr. Ferdinand Porsche’s design agency in 1931. We also reviewed how increased persecution of Jews in Germany after Adolf Hitler took power in 1933 […]

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In Part One, we looked at Adolf Rosenberger’s success as a businessman and racer, his seminal role in the creation of Auto Union, and his vital role in the founding of Dr. Ferdinand Porsche’s design agency in 1931. We also reviewed how increased persecution of Jews in Germany after Adolf Hitler took power in 1933 […]

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Volkswagen Won’t Quit the U.S. Consumer, Because Love is Stronger Than Diesel http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/05/volkswagen-wont-quit-the-u-s-consumer-because-love-is-stronger-than-diesel/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/05/volkswagen-wont-quit-the-u-s-consumer-because-love-is-stronger-than-diesel/#comments Mon, 02 May 2016 17:45:38 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1335194 They’re on a little break right now, but Volkswagen plans to saunter back to America’s door, flowers and chocolates in hand. As the diesel emissions scandal plods along to its buyback conclusion, the automaker plans to woo U.S. buyers with desirable products and a less confusing brand strategy, Automotive News reports. Volkswagen brand chief Herbert Diess […]

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They’re on a little break right now, but Volkswagen plans to saunter back to America’s door, flowers and chocolates in hand. As the diesel emissions scandal plods along to its buyback conclusion, the automaker plans to woo U.S. buyers with desirable products and a less confusing brand strategy, Automotive News reports. Volkswagen brand chief Herbert Diess […]

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Marchionne Straddles the World, Shouting ‘Jeeps for Everyone!’ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/05/marchionne-straddles-the-world-shouting-jeeps-for-everyone/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/05/marchionne-straddles-the-world-shouting-jeeps-for-everyone/#comments Mon, 02 May 2016 16:45:56 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1335122 The Jeep brand is Fiat-Chrysler’s biggest money maker, so it’s no wonder that CEO Sergio Marchionne is scattering factories around the world like a sailor’s offspring. The company’s head honcho outlined his business plan for the brand in an interview published by Automotive News, and it involves no longer having to make a “Sophie’s Choice” […]

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The Jeep brand is Fiat-Chrysler’s biggest money maker, so it’s no wonder that CEO Sergio Marchionne is scattering factories around the world like a sailor’s offspring. The company’s head honcho outlined his business plan for the brand in an interview published by Automotive News, and it involves no longer having to make a “Sophie’s Choice” […]

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Rutherford: Unified Korea Would Be Car-Building Paradise http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/05/rutherford-unified-korea-would-be-car-building-paradise/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/05/rutherford-unified-korea-would-be-car-building-paradise/#comments Mon, 02 May 2016 16:00:33 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1335082 Like two brothers who really, really, really can’t get along (I can’t stress enough how much they don’t get along) no matter how hard they supposedly try, the Koreas have a hot/cold relationship, to put it mildly. One moment, the brothers are manufacturing trinkets together in Kaesong Industrial Region, a special administrative region in the DPRK. The […]

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Like two brothers who really, really, really can’t get along (I can’t stress enough how much they don’t get along) no matter how hard they supposedly try, the Koreas have a hot/cold relationship, to put it mildly. One moment, the brothers are manufacturing trinkets together in Kaesong Industrial Region, a special administrative region in the DPRK. The […]

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Nismo Hunter: Toyota Engineer Wants a Brawnier C-HR http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/05/nismo-hunter-toyota-engineer-wants-a-brawnier-c-hr/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/05/nismo-hunter-toyota-engineer-wants-a-brawnier-c-hr/#comments Mon, 02 May 2016 15:30:20 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1335058 Why should Nissan have all the stealthy sport crossover fun? That’s the view of Toyota C-HR chief engineer Hiroyuki Koba, who is seeking approval for a hotter version of the upcoming crossover, Autocar reports. First teased as a Scion concept, the 2017 C-HR bowed earlier this year at the Geneva Motor Show, adopting a new […]

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Why should Nissan have all the stealthy sport crossover fun? That’s the view of Toyota C-HR chief engineer Hiroyuki Koba, who is seeking approval for a hotter version of the upcoming crossover, Autocar reports. First teased as a Scion concept, the 2017 C-HR bowed earlier this year at the Geneva Motor Show, adopting a new […]

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Journalist Prods Elon Musk Into Closing the Model 3’s Bulk Order Loophole http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/05/journalist-prods-elon-musk-into-closing-the-model-3s-bulk-order-loophole/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/05/journalist-prods-elon-musk-into-closing-the-model-3s-bulk-order-loophole/#comments Mon, 02 May 2016 15:00:31 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1334930 Like a sign next to the egg roll pit at a Chinese buffet, Tesla’s “two Model 3s per person” rule could have been ignored by hungry customers. Tesla founder Elon Musk had to go on the defensive recently after a financial journalist reserved 20 units of the upcoming 215-mile electric sedan, Automotive News reports. Anton […]

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Like a sign next to the egg roll pit at a Chinese buffet, Tesla’s “two Model 3s per person” rule could have been ignored by hungry customers. Tesla founder Elon Musk had to go on the defensive recently after a financial journalist reserved 20 units of the upcoming 215-mile electric sedan, Automotive News reports. Anton […]

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2015 Volkswagen GTI Long-Term Final Update (And Fun With Car Buying Scammers) http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/05/2015-volkswagen-gti-long-term-final-update-fun-car-buying-scammers/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/05/2015-volkswagen-gti-long-term-final-update-fun-car-buying-scammers/#comments Mon, 02 May 2016 14:00:33 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1333578 The automotive media slobbered over the redesigned 2015 Volkswagen GTI sporty hatchback ever since its introduction two years ago. I put 13,500 miles on mine over the past year and I agree that it is one of the great all-around fun cars available today. I just went through the process of selling it, and that is when the real fun began. I […]

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The automotive media slobbered over the redesigned 2015 Volkswagen GTI sporty hatchback ever since its introduction two years ago. I put 13,500 miles on mine over the past year and I agree that it is one of the great all-around fun cars available today. I just went through the process of selling it, and that is when the real fun began. I […]

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2016 McLaren 570S Track Review – Sure Bet on the Strip http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/05/2016-mclaren-570s-track-review-sure-bet-strip/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/05/2016-mclaren-570s-track-review-sure-bet-strip/#comments Mon, 02 May 2016 13:00:44 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1333970 In the middle of a desert, a fleet of gorgeous supercars sat patiently, awaiting the next slightly hungover bachelor party, or group of corporate khaki-wearers. Yet, I could feel the unmistakable sense of power as I arrived at Exotics Racing in Las Vegas. These beasts waited to be unchained by a capable driver. Exotics Racing is the brainchild of […]

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In the middle of a desert, a fleet of gorgeous supercars sat patiently, awaiting the next slightly hungover bachelor party, or group of corporate khaki-wearers. Yet, I could feel the unmistakable sense of power as I arrived at Exotics Racing in Las Vegas. These beasts waited to be unchained by a capable driver. Exotics Racing is the brainchild of […]

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Junkyard Find: 1984 Chrysler Laser XE Turbo http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/05/junkyard-find-1984-chrysler-laser-xe-turbo/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/05/junkyard-find-1984-chrysler-laser-xe-turbo/#comments Mon, 02 May 2016 12:00:23 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1332330 The K-platform-based Dodge Daytona was built for the 1984 through 1993 model years and sold pretty well; we’ve seen a few of them in this series. The Daytona’s Chrysler-badged sibling, the Laser (not to be confused — though many do — with the Mitsubishi Eclipse-based Plymouth Laser), was sold only for the 1984-1986 model years […]

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The K-platform-based Dodge Daytona was built for the 1984 through 1993 model years and sold pretty well; we’ve seen a few of them in this series. The Daytona’s Chrysler-badged sibling, the Laser (not to be confused — though many do — with the Mitsubishi Eclipse-based Plymouth Laser), was sold only for the 1984-1986 model years […]

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Cadillac Tops 247WallSt.com’s ‘Cars Americans Don’t Want to Buy’ List http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/05/cadillac-tops-247wallst-coms-cars-americans-dont-want-to-buy-list/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/05/cadillac-tops-247wallst-coms-cars-americans-dont-want-to-buy-list/#comments Sun, 01 May 2016 16:00:56 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1334714 American luxury car shoppers are driving right past Chevrolet/Buick/GMC/Cadillac dealerships it seems, according to 247WallSt.com. The website collected a list of best- and worst-selling vehicles based on time spent on dealer lots, and all Cadillac’s cars — save the CT6 — are in the top 15 worst sellers based on that metric. At the very top of […]

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American luxury car shoppers are driving right past Chevrolet/Buick/GMC/Cadillac dealerships it seems, according to 247WallSt.com. The website collected a list of best- and worst-selling vehicles based on time spent on dealer lots, and all Cadillac’s cars — save the CT6 — are in the top 15 worst sellers based on that metric. At the very top of […]

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This 1984 Dodge 600 Turbo Commercial Is a Nightmarish Fever Dream http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/this-1984-dodge-600-turbo-commercial-is-a-nightmarish-fever-dream/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/this-1984-dodge-600-turbo-commercial-is-a-nightmarish-fever-dream/#comments Sat, 30 Apr 2016 15:15:06 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1334418 The Chrysler Corporation was riding high again by 1984, but were they riding high when they made this ad? A turbocharged engine was a brand-new option that year, and the resurgent automaker clearly wanted to celebrate the hot little 2.2-liter by having one abduct a woman and take her to the afterlife. There’s a distinctive […]

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The Chrysler Corporation was riding high again by 1984, but were they riding high when they made this ad? A turbocharged engine was a brand-new option that year, and the resurgent automaker clearly wanted to celebrate the hot little 2.2-liter by having one abduct a woman and take her to the afterlife. There’s a distinctive […]

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Mini Boss Doesn’t Want to Sully the Brand With an Icky Sedan http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/mini-boss-doesnt-want-to-sully-the-brand-with-an-icky-sedan/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/mini-boss-doesnt-want-to-sully-the-brand-with-an-icky-sedan/#comments Sat, 30 Apr 2016 14:00:05 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1334386 Mini needs a fifth core model that stays true to the brand’s heritage while drawing in more customers, but the man in charge of the brand doesn’t like sedans. Unless a previously unknown model crawls out of Mini’s history, one side of the dilemma will have to give up ground. Ralph Mahler, Mini’s vice-president of […]

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Mini needs a fifth core model that stays true to the brand’s heritage while drawing in more customers, but the man in charge of the brand doesn’t like sedans. Unless a previously unknown model crawls out of Mini’s history, one side of the dilemma will have to give up ground. Ralph Mahler, Mini’s vice-president of […]

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Acura Takes a Sepia-Toned Selfie With its BFF, the Millennial Car Buyer http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/acura-takes-a-sepia-toned-selfie-with-its-bff-the-millennial-car-buyer/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/acura-takes-a-sepia-toned-selfie-with-its-bff-the-millennial-car-buyer/#comments Fri, 29 Apr 2016 19:00:41 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1334290 Acura is turning 30, and to celebrate, it’s turning its attention away from the yuppy Gen-Xers who first discovered the brand to the hopeful, car-buying Millennials of today. It’s not pandering for vehicle sales, it’s a relationship, see? Honda’s luxury marque just launched a marketing campaign that seems perfectly designed to lure in the largest-growing […]

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Acura is turning 30, and to celebrate, it’s turning its attention away from the yuppy Gen-Xers who first discovered the brand to the hopeful, car-buying Millennials of today. It’s not pandering for vehicle sales, it’s a relationship, see? Honda’s luxury marque just launched a marketing campaign that seems perfectly designed to lure in the largest-growing […]

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Volkswagen Shows Off its New Gasoline-Powered Gas Engine That Runs on Gas http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/volkswagen-shows-off-its-new-gasoline-powered-gas-engine-that-runs-on-gas/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/volkswagen-shows-off-its-new-gasoline-powered-gas-engine-that-runs-on-gas/#comments Fri, 29 Apr 2016 18:00:54 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1334242 Diesel? What’s that? Volkswagen is embracing a far less controversial type of fuel with its new 1.5-liter TSI engine, unveiled yesterday at the Vienna Motor Symposium. The ultra-efficient four-cylinder uses variable turbine geometry (VTG) in its turbocharger to generate peak torque at a low 1,300 rpm, then maintain a flat torque curve until about 4,500 […]

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Diesel? What’s that? Volkswagen is embracing a far less controversial type of fuel with its new 1.5-liter TSI engine, unveiled yesterday at the Vienna Motor Symposium. The ultra-efficient four-cylinder uses variable turbine geometry (VTG) in its turbocharger to generate peak torque at a low 1,300 rpm, then maintain a flat torque curve until about 4,500 […]

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Top-Down Pricing: 2017 Fiat 124 Spider Starts at $25,990 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/top-down-pricing-2017-fiat-124-spider-starts-at-24995/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/top-down-pricing-2017-fiat-124-spider-starts-at-24995/#comments Fri, 29 Apr 2016 17:00:50 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1334162 Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has announced pricing on the 2017 Fiat 124 Spider, touting it as America’s least expensive turbocharged convertible. With an MSRP of $24,995 (plus $995 destination), the Spider tops the base price of its platform mate — the Mazda MX-5 Miata — by $255. Luxury (“Luzzo”) models will go for $28,490, while the performance-oriented […]

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Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has announced pricing on the 2017 Fiat 124 Spider, touting it as America’s least expensive turbocharged convertible. With an MSRP of $24,995 (plus $995 destination), the Spider tops the base price of its platform mate — the Mazda MX-5 Miata — by $255. Luxury (“Luzzo”) models will go for $28,490, while the performance-oriented […]

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It’s Time to Vote for TTAC’s Ten Best and Worst Automobiles Today http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/its-time-to-vote-for-ttacs-ten-best-and-worst-automobiles-today/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/its-time-to-vote-for-ttacs-ten-best-and-worst-automobiles-today/#comments Fri, 29 Apr 2016 16:00:01 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1334114 You’ve nominated them. We’ve voted on them. Now it’s your turn to select the Ten Best and Ten Worst Automobiles Today. Yesterday, we posted the 20 candidates in each category, according to your nominations and our Cray-computer number cruncher (okay, it was Excel on a Mac). I don’t necessarily agree with all the picks you’ve made, […]

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You’ve nominated them. We’ve voted on them. Now it’s your turn to select the Ten Best and Ten Worst Automobiles Today. Yesterday, we posted the 20 candidates in each category, according to your nominations and our Cray-computer number cruncher (okay, it was Excel on a Mac). I don’t necessarily agree with all the picks you’ve made, […]

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Snapchat Lawsuit: What Actually Happened on That Georgia Highway? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/snapchat-lawsuit-what-actually-happened-on-that-georgia-highway/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/snapchat-lawsuit-what-actually-happened-on-that-georgia-highway/#comments Fri, 29 Apr 2016 15:30:04 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1334058 The trial has all the ingredients needed to garner a nation’s attention: a young female driver, a speeding Mercedes, a dark, rain-slicked highway, a carelessly wielded phone, a potentially dangerous social media app, and a hard-working man left permanently disabled. The lawsuit against Snapchat and motorist Christal McGee by Wentworth Maynard, the driver of the Mitsubishi Outlander […]

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The trial has all the ingredients needed to garner a nation’s attention: a young female driver, a speeding Mercedes, a dark, rain-slicked highway, a carelessly wielded phone, a potentially dangerous social media app, and a hard-working man left permanently disabled. The lawsuit against Snapchat and motorist Christal McGee by Wentworth Maynard, the driver of the Mitsubishi Outlander […]

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Opel Astra 1.4 Turbo Review – The Buick from Europe? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/opel-astra-1-4-turbo-buick-europe/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/opel-astra-1-4-turbo-buick-europe/#comments Fri, 29 Apr 2016 15:00:58 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1306049 When the previous generation of Astra made it to American shores — dressed in leather, wood and Buick Verano badges — it wasn’t a foreign invasion. Instead, the Astra-cum-Verano was a good soldier coming home; the Astra J always felt like a Buick. The brand-new Astra, now wearing the K designator, is lighter, more agile and stuffed with […]

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When the previous generation of Astra made it to American shores — dressed in leather, wood and Buick Verano badges — it wasn’t a foreign invasion. Instead, the Astra-cum-Verano was a good soldier coming home; the Astra J always felt like a Buick. The brand-new Astra, now wearing the K designator, is lighter, more agile and stuffed with […]

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Life in Prison for Car Hacking? Michigan Takes the First Steps http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/life-in-prison-for-car-hacking-michigan-takes-the-first-steps/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/life-in-prison-for-car-hacking-michigan-takes-the-first-steps/#comments Fri, 29 Apr 2016 14:30:26 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1333922 Hoping to access and remotely take charge of a vehicle’s operating system via your laptop? Expect to shower with strange men in a place where the Wi-Fi sucks. Life behind bars is the penalty proposed by two Michigan senators seeking to regulate the state’s connected and autonomous vehicle industry, Automotive News reports. The bills introduced […]

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Hoping to access and remotely take charge of a vehicle’s operating system via your laptop? Expect to shower with strange men in a place where the Wi-Fi sucks. Life behind bars is the penalty proposed by two Michigan senators seeking to regulate the state’s connected and autonomous vehicle industry, Automotive News reports. The bills introduced […]

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Last Rides: The Compilation Album http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/last-rides-compilation-album/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/last-rides-compilation-album/#comments Fri, 29 Apr 2016 14:00:35 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1110337 A couple of years back, as I sat at my desk having another existential episode with one of Murilee’s Finds loaded up on my monitor. Junkyards have been something that have always fascinated me from an archaeological standpoint, even as a young lad. Many are more than just discarded automobiles. Often, you’re looking at the […]

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A couple of years back, as I sat at my desk having another existential episode with one of Murilee’s Finds loaded up on my monitor. Junkyards have been something that have always fascinated me from an archaeological standpoint, even as a young lad. Many are more than just discarded automobiles. Often, you’re looking at the […]

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Ford Transit Is America’s Best-Selling Van, Minivans Included http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/ford-transit-americas-best-selling-van-minivans-included/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/ford-transit-americas-best-selling-van-minivans-included/#comments Fri, 29 Apr 2016 13:00:19 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1333362 The Ford Transit was America’s best-selling van in March 2016 and the first-quarter of 2016, full stop. Not just the best-selling full-size commercial van. Not just the best-selling commercial van overall. The Ford Transit was America’s best-selling van, besting all of its direct rivals as well as each and every minivan. Much has been made […]

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The Ford Transit was America’s best-selling van in March 2016 and the first-quarter of 2016, full stop. Not just the best-selling full-size commercial van. Not just the best-selling commercial van overall. The Ford Transit was America’s best-selling van, besting all of its direct rivals as well as each and every minivan. Much has been made […]

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Junkyard Find: 1980 Plymouth Arrow http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/junkyard-find-1980-plymouth-arrow/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/junkyard-find-1980-plymouth-arrow/#comments Fri, 29 Apr 2016 12:00:28 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1332186 Chrysler imported and rebadged quite an assortment of Mitsubishis during the gloomy years of the Malaise Era, and we have seen a good sampling of those cars in this series so far. There was the Mitsubishi Colt Galant aka Dodge Colt, the Mitsubishi Galant Lambda aka Plymouth Sapporo/Dodge Challenger, and the Mitsubishi Mirage aka Plymouth […]

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Chrysler imported and rebadged quite an assortment of Mitsubishis during the gloomy years of the Malaise Era, and we have seen a good sampling of those cars in this series so far. There was the Mitsubishi Colt Galant aka Dodge Colt, the Mitsubishi Galant Lambda aka Plymouth Sapporo/Dodge Challenger, and the Mitsubishi Mirage aka Plymouth […]

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The Votes Are In! Here Are Your Candidates for Worst Automobiles of 2016, Along with Your Nomination Comments http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/the-votes-are-in-here-are-your-candidates-for-worst-automobiles-of-2016-along-with-your-nomination-comments/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/the-votes-are-in-here-are-your-candidates-for-worst-automobiles-of-2016-along-with-your-nomination-comments/#comments Thu, 28 Apr 2016 20:40:00 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1333506 We’re getting to the homestretch for TTAC’s 2016 Best and Worst Automobiles Today. Our writers have voted diligently, and a couple of tie-breaking votes were cast to give us an even 20 contestants in each category. I present you the 20 Worst Automobiles Today, as chosen by you and our writers, in alphabetical order, along with select nomination […]

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We’re getting to the homestretch for TTAC’s 2016 Best and Worst Automobiles Today. Our writers have voted diligently, and a couple of tie-breaking votes were cast to give us an even 20 contestants in each category. I present you the 20 Worst Automobiles Today, as chosen by you and our writers, in alphabetical order, along with select nomination […]

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Hold Up, Ford Wants a 200-Mile EV After All http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/hold-up-ford-wants-a-200-mile-ev-after-all/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/hold-up-ford-wants-a-200-mile-ev-after-all/#comments Thu, 28 Apr 2016 20:10:47 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1333810 It seems Ford didn’t want to stay home from the EV dance. Just 10 days after Ford Motor Company electrification guru Kevin Layden said that 100 miles of range is just plenty, thank you very much, CEO Mark Fields is now saying something very different. According to Automotive News, Fields was asked about his competitors’ […]

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It seems Ford didn’t want to stay home from the EV dance. Just 10 days after Ford Motor Company electrification guru Kevin Layden said that 100 miles of range is just plenty, thank you very much, CEO Mark Fields is now saying something very different. According to Automotive News, Fields was asked about his competitors’ […]

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