The Truth About Cars » auto parts http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Mon, 08 Feb 2016 20:14:50 +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 » auto parts http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/themes/ttac-theme/images/logo.gif http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com Carl Icahn Definitely, Probably Secures Purchase of Pep Boys, Maybe http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/carl-icahn-definitely-probably-secures-purchase-pep-boys-maybe/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/carl-icahn-definitely-probably-secures-purchase-pep-boys-maybe/#comments Wed, 30 Dec 2015 19:00:26 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1253121 Stop us if you’ve heard this one before: Billionaire investor, activist and horse racing enthusiast Carl Icahn bid to buy Pep Boys on Tuesday for just over $1 billion, outpricing Japanese tire giant Bridgestone for the franchise, Bloomberg reported (via Automotive News). Bridgestone’s refusal to tender a competing offer after its final bid of $947 million for the […]

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Stop us if you’ve heard this one before: Billionaire investor, activist and horse racing enthusiast Carl Icahn bid to buy Pep Boys on Tuesday for just over $1 billion, outpricing Japanese tire giant Bridgestone for the franchise, Bloomberg reported (via Automotive News). Bridgestone’s refusal to tender a competing offer after its final bid of $947 million for the […]

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Pep Boys Agrees to $947M Bid From Bridgestone http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/pep-boys-agrees-to-947m-bid-from-bridgestone/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/pep-boys-agrees-to-947m-bid-from-bridgestone/#comments Mon, 28 Dec 2015 19:00:31 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1250833 Bridgestone will buy Pep Boys for $947 million, shunning a competing bid from investor Carl Icahn, to complete its purchase of the auto parts chain, Bloomberg reported (via Automotive News). The bidding between Icahn and Bridgestone began in October when the auto parts chain shunned a $800 million price from Icahn to agree to an […]

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Bridgestone will buy Pep Boys for $947 million, shunning a competing bid from investor Carl Icahn, to complete its purchase of the auto parts chain, Bloomberg reported (via Automotive News). The bidding between Icahn and Bridgestone began in October when the auto parts chain shunned a $800 million price from Icahn to agree to an […]

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Carl Icahn Offers to Buy Pep Boys for $863 Million http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/carl-icahn-offered-buy-pep-boys-863-million/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/carl-icahn-offered-buy-pep-boys-863-million/#comments Tue, 08 Dec 2015 17:00:37 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1237881 After disclosing that he had purchased a 12-percent stake of the company, billionaire investor Carl Icahn submitted an offer of $863 million for the Pep Boys chain of automotive parts stores, according to the New York Times. Icahn’s offer Tuesday of $15.50 per share is higher than Bridgestone’s offer of $15 per share in October […]

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After disclosing that he had purchased a 12-percent stake of the company, billionaire investor Carl Icahn submitted an offer of $863 million for the Pep Boys chain of automotive parts stores, according to the New York Times. Icahn’s offer Tuesday of $15.50 per share is higher than Bridgestone’s offer of $15 per share in October […]

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Hammer Time: Whatever Happened To Black Friday? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/hammer-time-whatever-happened-black-friday/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/hammer-time-whatever-happened-black-friday/#comments Fri, 27 Nov 2015 16:00:02 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1224801 We used to always hang out together on the day after Thanksgiving. Black Friday was a complete knockout when she was a young lady. Sexy, seductive, easy to please, and so damn smart! The two of us would go out shopping and pretty much knock out everything I could ever need for my cars before […]

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We used to always hang out together on the day after Thanksgiving. Black Friday was a complete knockout when she was a young lady. Sexy, seductive, easy to please, and so damn smart! The two of us would go out shopping and pretty much knock out everything I could ever need for my cars before […]

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Question Of The Day: Did You Ever Get Screwed On A Rebate? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/05/question-of-the-day-did-you-ever-get-screwed-on-a-rebate/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/05/question-of-the-day-did-you-ever-get-screwed-on-a-rebate/#comments Fri, 09 May 2014 11:00:59 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=818402 2007 was a nutty time for my car business when it came to buying parts and supplies. All the auto parts stores around my dealership were busy blowing their financial brains out in the pursuit of commercial business. I was retailing all the good cars I could find at the auctions, and it wasn’t long […]

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2007 was a nutty time for my car business when it came to buying parts and supplies. All the auto parts stores around my dealership were busy blowing their financial brains out in the pursuit of commercial business. I was retailing all the good cars I could find at the auctions, and it wasn’t long […]

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Canadian Built Cars Have The Most Foreign Parts Content http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/05/canadian-built-cars-have-the-most-foreign-parts-content/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/05/canadian-built-cars-have-the-most-foreign-parts-content/#comments Fri, 10 May 2013 14:57:56 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=488057 More than any other country, Canadian-built vehicles seem to have an inordinate amount of foreign parts content, according to a study done by Scotiabank Economics. The Windsor Star reports that Canadian made cars have an average of $15,000 worth of foreign parts content, compared to $11,000 in the U.S., $10,500 in Mexico and $10,000 in […]

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More than any other country, Canadian-built vehicles seem to have an inordinate amount of foreign parts content, according to a study done by Scotiabank Economics. The Windsor Star reports that Canadian made cars have an average of $15,000 worth of foreign parts content, compared to $11,000 in the U.S., $10,500 in Mexico and $10,000 in […]

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Hammer Time: The Trickle Down Effect http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/02/hammer-time-the-trickle-down-effect/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/02/hammer-time-the-trickle-down-effect/#comments Mon, 04 Feb 2013 14:00:11 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=476187 Local propaganda almost always serves to screw the little guy. With rare exception, it never fails to do so. “We need a new stadium!”, cries the billionaire whose team already got one just two decades go. “Please pay for it John Q Public!” “Hey! What about me?”, screams the local electric company CEO. “We really […]

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Local propaganda almost always serves to screw the little guy. With rare exception, it never fails to do so. “We need a new stadium!”, cries the billionaire whose team already got one just two decades go. “Please pay for it John Q Public!” “Hey! What about me?”, screams the local electric company CEO. “We really […]

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