The Truth About Cars » AAPC http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Fri, 12 Feb 2016 18:54:02 +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 » AAPC http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/themes/ttac-theme/images/logo.gif http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com A Game Of Chicken Tax: Detroit Drops Pretenses, Wants To Keep Japan Out For As Long As Possible http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/07/a-game-of-chicken-tax-detroit-drops-pretenses-wants-to-keep-japan-out-for-as-long-as-possible/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/07/a-game-of-chicken-tax-detroit-drops-pretenses-wants-to-keep-japan-out-for-as-long-as-possible/#comments Sun, 07 Jul 2013 12:47:11 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=494450 Detroit is finally dropping the mask and says what it really wants in U.S. / Japanese trade relations. It wants to keep existing barriers that frustrate importation of Japanese cars, and that, for all intents and purposes, prevent importation of  Japanese trucks. For the next generation, Detroit wants to be in your pocket without outside […]

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Detroit is finally dropping the mask and says what it really wants in U.S. / Japanese trade relations. It wants to keep existing barriers that frustrate importation of Japanese cars, and that, for all intents and purposes, prevent importation of  Japanese trucks. For the next generation, Detroit wants to be in your pocket without outside […]

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The Return Of Japan Bashing: Ornery Lobbyist Group Steps Up Anti-Japanese Rhetoric http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/08/the-return-of-japan-bashing-ornery-lobbyist-group-steps-up-anti-japanese-rhetoric/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/08/the-return-of-japan-bashing-ornery-lobbyist-group-steps-up-anti-japanese-rhetoric/#comments Wed, 22 Aug 2012 20:09:42 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=457614 The American Automotive Policy Council does not want Japan to be part of a free trade pact with America and other countries. The lobbying arm of Chrysler, Ford and GM published a study that claims that “including Japan in the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) free trade agreement combined with allowing Japan to continue to manipulate its […]

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The American Automotive Policy Council does not want Japan to be part of a free trade pact with America and other countries. The lobbying arm of Chrysler, Ford and GM published a study that claims that “including Japan in the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) free trade agreement combined with allowing Japan to continue to manipulate its […]

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Detroit: Never Mind, Let The Japanese Have Their Kei Cars. We Want Vietnam And Malaysia In The TPP http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/02/detroit-never-mind-let-the-japanese-have-their-kei-cars-we-want-vietnam-and-malaysia-in-the-tpp/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/02/detroit-never-mind-let-the-japanese-have-their-kei-cars-we-want-vietnam-and-malaysia-in-the-tpp/#comments Sat, 04 Feb 2012 19:26:02 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=429515 This just in: “The U.S. auto industry has dropped a demand for Japan to abolish rules related to minivehicles ahead of upcoming talks between the two sides over the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) free trade zone,” The Nikkei [sub] writes after reading this story. Detroit made the generous concession to let Japan have its kei cars […]

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This just in: “The U.S. auto industry has dropped a demand for Japan to abolish rules related to minivehicles ahead of upcoming talks between the two sides over the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) free trade zone,” The Nikkei [sub] writes after reading this story. Detroit made the generous concession to let Japan have its kei cars […]

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While American Automakers Want Japan To Abandon Kei Cars, Matt Blunt Won’t Release The Documents, Again http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/02/while-american-automakers-want-japan-to-abandon-kei-cars-matt-blunt-wont-release-the-documents-again/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/02/while-american-automakers-want-japan-to-abandon-kei-cars-matt-blunt-wont-release-the-documents-again/#comments Sat, 04 Feb 2012 16:07:26 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=429456 For a long time, Japan’s automakers had pressured their government to enter free trade talks with Europe and the U.S. The Japanese government had dragged its heels, putting the interest of ageing farmers first. With a trade agreement, Japan would be a ripe market for American rice farmers and cattle breeders, and I would finally […]

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For a long time, Japan’s automakers had pressured their government to enter free trade talks with Europe and the U.S. The Japanese government had dragged its heels, putting the interest of ageing farmers first. With a trade agreement, Japan would be a ripe market for American rice farmers and cattle breeders, and I would finally […]

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