The Truth About Cars » Bertel Schmitt http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Tue, 09 Feb 2016 19:20:56 +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 » Bertel Schmitt http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/themes/ttac-theme/images/logo.gif http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Golf Turns 40 As TTAC Looks Back At The Man Behind The Launch http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/03/the-golf-turns-40-as-ttac-looks-back-at-the-man-behind-the-launch/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/03/the-golf-turns-40-as-ttac-looks-back-at-the-man-behind-the-launch/#comments Mon, 31 Mar 2014 11:00:47 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=784641 March 29th, 1973 marks the anniversary of the Volkswagen Golf’s introduction some 40 years ago. Although Volkswagen’s official communications tout the car as a runaway success, the front-drive, water-cooled car wasn’t met with such an enthusiastic reception at the outset. The true story of the Golf (or at least an entertaining one that runs counter to […]

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March 29th, 1973 marks the anniversary of the Volkswagen Golf’s introduction some 40 years ago. Although Volkswagen’s official communications tout the car as a runaway success, the front-drive, water-cooled car wasn’t met with such an enthusiastic reception at the outset. The true story of the Golf (or at least an entertaining one that runs counter to […]

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Estranged TTAC Editor Busted For Wikipedia Vandalism, Then Again For Conflict Of Interest http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/07/estranged-ttac-editor-busted-for-wikipedia-vandalism-then-again-for-conflict-of-interest/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/07/estranged-ttac-editor-busted-for-wikipedia-vandalism-then-again-for-conflict-of-interest/#comments Thu, 11 Jul 2013 17:07:30 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=494859 The article you are about to read was written by former Editor-In-Chief Bertel Schmitt during the course of a long and somewhat personal disagreement he had with former contributor Steven Lang. This article does not represent the views of The Truth About Cars, its staff, its contributors, or its ownership. We’re leaving it up because […]

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The article you are about to read was written by former Editor-In-Chief Bertel Schmitt during the course of a long and somewhat personal disagreement he had with former contributor Steven Lang. This article does not represent the views of The Truth About Cars, its staff, its contributors, or its ownership. We’re leaving it up because […]

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NHTSA Probes GM’s Screening Test After Fire http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/07/nhtsa-probes-gms-screening-test-after-fire/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/07/nhtsa-probes-gms-screening-test-after-fire/#comments Tue, 09 Jul 2013 13:59:37 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=494616   The NHTSA is looking into whether GM is doing the right thing with cars it has recalled. According to Reuters, “the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said it has opened what it calls a recall query to look at whether a stress test GM is using on a portion of the recalled cars […]

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  The NHTSA is looking into whether GM is doing the right thing with cars it has recalled. According to Reuters, “the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said it has opened what it calls a recall query to look at whether a stress test GM is using on a portion of the recalled cars […]

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EU Files WTO Complaint Against Russia Over Bogus Recycling Fee http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/07/eu-files-wto-complaint-against-russia-over-bogus-recycling-fee/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/07/eu-files-wto-complaint-against-russia-over-bogus-recycling-fee/#comments Tue, 09 Jul 2013 12:32:17 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=494603 Less than a year after joining the WTO, Russia finds itself dragged in front of the same. The EU launched a formal trade dispute with Russia, claiming that its Eastern neighbor is “illegally protecting its carmakers with a recycling fee levied on imported cars,” as Reuters reports. “The European Commission has pursued every diplomatic channel for […]

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Less than a year after joining the WTO, Russia finds itself dragged in front of the same. The EU launched a formal trade dispute with Russia, claiming that its Eastern neighbor is “illegally protecting its carmakers with a recycling fee levied on imported cars,” as Reuters reports. “The European Commission has pursued every diplomatic channel for […]

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Steal Me! I’m An F-250 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/07/steal-me-im-an-f-250/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/07/steal-me-im-an-f-250/#comments Tue, 09 Jul 2013 11:59:26 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=494598   Prematurely pronounced dead, trucks are back in favor. They never went out of style with one eclectic clientele: Thieves. “Thieves continue to target large pickups and large SUVs at higher rates than other vehicles,” says the Highway Loss Data Institute (HLDI) that keeps track of these things. “No. 1 on this year’s list, the […]

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  Prematurely pronounced dead, trucks are back in favor. They never went out of style with one eclectic clientele: Thieves. “Thieves continue to target large pickups and large SUVs at higher rates than other vehicles,” says the Highway Loss Data Institute (HLDI) that keeps track of these things. “No. 1 on this year’s list, the […]

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A Solution To Europe’s Overcapacity: Take Monday Off. Or How About Friday? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/07/a-solution-to-europes-overcapacity-take-monday-off-or-how-about-friday/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/07/a-solution-to-europes-overcapacity-take-monday-off-or-how-about-friday/#comments Tue, 09 Jul 2013 09:32:51 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=494592   European SEAT sales showed new signs of life lately, but the vital stats of Volkswagen’s Mediterranean brand still are weak enough for doctors to recommend a lot of rest. SEAT recommends to have workers stay at home an extra day of each week, Reuters writes. According to the wire, SEAT “wants to halt production […]

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  European SEAT sales showed new signs of life lately, but the vital stats of Volkswagen’s Mediterranean brand still are weak enough for doctors to recommend a lot of rest. SEAT recommends to have workers stay at home an extra day of each week, Reuters writes. According to the wire, SEAT “wants to halt production […]

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Fiat Owns 68.49% Of Chrysler, Will Soon Own More http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/07/fiat-owns-68-49-of-chrysler-will-soon-own-more/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/07/fiat-owns-68-49-of-chrysler-will-soon-own-more/#comments Mon, 08 Jul 2013 18:53:14 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=494579 Fiat bought another 3.3 percent of Chrysler, “bringing it a step nearer to its goal of creating the world’s seventh-largest automaker by sales,” says Reuters. What Fiat really wants is to consolidate loss-making Fiat with profitable Chrysler, and to get “access to some of Chrysler’s cash flow for investments in new models,” the wire says. […]

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Fiat bought another 3.3 percent of Chrysler, “bringing it a step nearer to its goal of creating the world’s seventh-largest automaker by sales,” says Reuters. What Fiat really wants is to consolidate loss-making Fiat with profitable Chrysler, and to get “access to some of Chrysler’s cash flow for investments in new models,” the wire says. […]

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What’s Bad For Russia Is Bad For GM http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/07/whats-bad-for-russia-is-bad-for-gm/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/07/whats-bad-for-russia-is-bad-for-gm/#comments Mon, 08 Jul 2013 15:40:44 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=494561 Car sales in Russia disappointed a month ago, and they disappoint again: Russian sales of new cars and light commercial vehicles dropped 11 percent in June, says Reuters. For the first half of the year, sales are off 6 percent while Russia caught a whiff of the European contagion. Now, all hopes are on the government […]

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Car sales in Russia disappointed a month ago, and they disappoint again: Russian sales of new cars and light commercial vehicles dropped 11 percent in June, says Reuters. For the first half of the year, sales are off 6 percent while Russia caught a whiff of the European contagion. Now, all hopes are on the government […]

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Detroit 3: Bitching About Closed Markets Beats Really Trying http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/07/detroit-3-bitching-about-closed-markets-beats-really-trying/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/07/detroit-3-bitching-about-closed-markets-beats-really-trying/#comments Mon, 08 Jul 2013 15:05:52 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=494555   If you want to sell cars, you need to market them.  Except in Japan, say the Detroit 3. In Japan, it’s easier and cheaper to complain about closed markets and manipulated currencies than to waste money trying to sell cars.  After the jump, you will find a list of automakers that will display their […]

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  If you want to sell cars, you need to market them.  Except in Japan, say the Detroit 3. In Japan, it’s easier and cheaper to complain about closed markets and manipulated currencies than to waste money trying to sell cars.  After the jump, you will find a list of automakers that will display their […]

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Überholprestige: BMW Makes Audi And Mercedes Eat Dust http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/07/uberholprestige-bmw-makes-audi-and-mercedes-eat-dust/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/07/uberholprestige-bmw-makes-audi-and-mercedes-eat-dust/#comments Mon, 08 Jul 2013 13:25:28 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=494540 Members of the media are still speculating why Audi’s R&D chief Wolfgang Dürheimer was sacked and replaced by Volkswagen’s engineering rock star Urlich Hackenberg. Today, the market delivered the reason:  With BMW in the passing lane in China and America, global sales of the roundel brand keep rising faster than those of Audi and Mercedes. […]

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Members of the media are still speculating why Audi’s R&D chief Wolfgang Dürheimer was sacked and replaced by Volkswagen’s engineering rock star Urlich Hackenberg. Today, the market delivered the reason:  With BMW in the passing lane in China and America, global sales of the roundel brand keep rising faster than those of Audi and Mercedes. […]

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Strike At DHL Could Cripple JLR http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/07/strike-at-dhl-could-cripple-jlr/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/07/strike-at-dhl-could-cripple-jlr/#comments Mon, 08 Jul 2013 12:52:01 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=494535 Ah, the wondrous web of global automaking: Drivers and sorters at DHL are going on strike, and this threatens to cripple production at Jaguar Land Rover in the UK. JLR  has outsourced a good deal of its logistics to Deutsche Post–owned  DHL. DHL employees serving JLR’s plants at Castle Bromwich and Solihull voted for a […]

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Ah, the wondrous web of global automaking: Drivers and sorters at DHL are going on strike, and this threatens to cripple production at Jaguar Land Rover in the UK. JLR  has outsourced a good deal of its logistics to Deutsche Post–owned  DHL. DHL employees serving JLR’s plants at Castle Bromwich and Solihull voted for a […]

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Renault About To Get Going In China http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/07/renault-about-to-get-going-in-china/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/07/renault-about-to-get-going-in-china/#comments Mon, 08 Jul 2013 12:32:14 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=494530   Renault hopes to get going on its foray into China, and to sign a joint venture agreement with Dongfeng, Reuters says. “We are waiting for an official invitation from the Chinese industry ministry,” Reuters heard from an insider. Rumors of an impending JV kept Chinese media guessing and speculating for years. Total investment is […]

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  Renault hopes to get going on its foray into China, and to sign a joint venture agreement with Dongfeng, Reuters says. “We are waiting for an official invitation from the Chinese industry ministry,” Reuters heard from an insider. Rumors of an impending JV kept Chinese media guessing and speculating for years. Total investment is […]

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Savings At All Costs: Software Change At BMW Causes Parts Mayhem http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/07/savings-at-all-costs-software-change-at-bmw-causes-parts-mayhem/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/07/savings-at-all-costs-software-change-at-bmw-causes-parts-mayhem/#comments Sun, 07 Jul 2013 17:29:56 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=494469 1,200 BMWs are sitting at German dealers and cannot be repaired.  The reason: Missing parts. After a software change in BMW’s German parts distribution system, supply with needed parts has become sporadic and unpredictable, Automobilwoche [sub] says. BMW works council chief Manfred Schoch blames cost cuts by BMW’s management: “There were other solutions, but they […]

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1,200 BMWs are sitting at German dealers and cannot be repaired.  The reason: Missing parts. After a software change in BMW’s German parts distribution system, supply with needed parts has become sporadic and unpredictable, Automobilwoche [sub] says. BMW works council chief Manfred Schoch blames cost cuts by BMW’s management: “There were other solutions, but they […]

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Imports To Japan Strong, Despite Claims By Detroit That The Market Is Closed http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/07/imports-to-japan-strong-despite-claims-by-detroit-that-the-market-is-closed/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/07/imports-to-japan-strong-despite-claims-by-detroit-that-the-market-is-closed/#comments Sun, 07 Jul 2013 16:21:38 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=494463   And here, by popular demand, the sales of cars imported to Japan in June, and for the first half year of 2013, as published by the Japan Automobile Importers Association.  For those with open eyes and mind, a few items quickly become clear: Imports to Japan, June 2013 June 2013 vml]>vml]>   January – […]

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  And here, by popular demand, the sales of cars imported to Japan in June, and for the first half year of 2013, as published by the Japan Automobile Importers Association.  For those with open eyes and mind, a few items quickly become clear: Imports to Japan, June 2013 June 2013 vml]>vml]>   January – […]

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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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Ghosn Sees No European Turn-Around Anytime Soon, Or Later http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/07/ghosn-sees-no-european-turn-around-anytime-soon-or-later/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/07/ghosn-sees-no-european-turn-around-anytime-soon-or-later/#comments Sun, 07 Jul 2013 11:03:57 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=494447 Nissan and Renault co-CEO Carlos Ghosn still sees a future in the electric car, it’s the European market that doesn’t have great prospects of a turn-around as far as Ghosn is concerned. Ghosn does “not expect any strong recovery in the troubled European auto sector in the medium term,” Reuters reports from France. “I am […]

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Nissan and Renault co-CEO Carlos Ghosn still sees a future in the electric car, it’s the European market that doesn’t have great prospects of a turn-around as far as Ghosn is concerned. Ghosn does “not expect any strong recovery in the troubled European auto sector in the medium term,” Reuters reports from France. “I am […]

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Opel’s Branding Yo-yo: Down, Up, Down, Down, Up http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/07/opels-branding-yo-yo-down-up-down-down-up/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/07/opels-branding-yo-yo-down-up-down-down-up/#comments Fri, 05 Jul 2013 17:56:07 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=494361 GM wants to move Opel upmarket (again,) to allow more breathing space for Chevrolet in Europe, Reuters reports. Frustrated Opel dealers say GM needs to declare what it wants, and stick with it for a change. “We need to rebuild the Opel brand,” Chevrolet Chief Alan Batey told Reuters. “As we do that, that gives […]

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GM wants to move Opel upmarket (again,) to allow more breathing space for Chevrolet in Europe, Reuters reports. Frustrated Opel dealers say GM needs to declare what it wants, and stick with it for a change. “We need to rebuild the Opel brand,” Chevrolet Chief Alan Batey told Reuters. “As we do that, that gives […]

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Killer Coolant Wars: France Blocks Mercedes Registrations http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/07/killer-coolant-wars-france-blocks-mercedes-registrations/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/07/killer-coolant-wars-france-blocks-mercedes-registrations/#comments Fri, 05 Jul 2013 17:05:01 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=494347 The fight over the flammable refrigerant takes a new twist. France refused to register Mercedes A-Class, B-Class and SL cars assembled since June 12, even though German authorities have approved them, a Daimler spokesman told Reuters. Under the EU Whole Vehicle Type Approval system, cars approved in one EU country are supposed to be automatically […]

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The fight over the flammable refrigerant takes a new twist. France refused to register Mercedes A-Class, B-Class and SL cars assembled since June 12, even though German authorities have approved them, a Daimler spokesman told Reuters. Under the EU Whole Vehicle Type Approval system, cars approved in one EU country are supposed to be automatically […]

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Overgrown Fiat 500 Launched http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/07/overgrown-fiat-500-launched/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/07/overgrown-fiat-500-launched/#comments Fri, 05 Jul 2013 16:20:18 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=494329 Fiat launched a seven-seat version of its Fiat 500, a car that used to be known for its cramped space in the original model. Called the 500L Living (as in Living Room …), the seven seater “is about a meter longer than the classic 500,” writes Reuters. The car gained 20 centimeters on the Fiat […]

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Fiat launched a seven-seat version of its Fiat 500, a car that used to be known for its cramped space in the original model. Called the 500L Living (as in Living Room …), the seven seater “is about a meter longer than the classic 500,” writes Reuters. The car gained 20 centimeters on the Fiat […]

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New From Caterham: A SUV, And A Subcompact http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/07/new-from-catherham-a-suv-and-a-subcompact/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/07/new-from-catherham-a-suv-and-a-subcompact/#comments Fri, 05 Jul 2013 15:46:19 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=494306 We may have one of those really rare cases where Formula 1 racing leads to honest, provable new car sales. The UK boutique builder  Caterham “is developing a crossover SUV and a subcompact car with Renault, Chairman Tony Fernandes” told Reuters. The cars should be launched “soon after the first sports cars due in 2016 […]

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We may have one of those really rare cases where Formula 1 racing leads to honest, provable new car sales. The UK boutique builder  Caterham “is developing a crossover SUV and a subcompact car with Renault, Chairman Tony Fernandes” told Reuters. The cars should be launched “soon after the first sports cars due in 2016 […]

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PSA On The Death-Bed: Worth More Dead, Or Cut Up Into Parts? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/07/psa-on-the-death-bed-worth-more-dead-or-cut-up-in-parts/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/07/psa-on-the-death-bed-worth-more-dead-or-cut-up-in-parts/#comments Fri, 05 Jul 2013 15:16:44 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=494285 Imagine (sorry) you are on your death-bed, surrounded by your friends and families, who are divided in two camps. One group bets big on how soon you will die. The other group calculates how much your body-parts will bring after you are cut up. Now you know how PSA poor Peugeot Citroen must feel. According […]

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Imagine (sorry) you are on your death-bed, surrounded by your friends and families, who are divided in two camps. One group bets big on how soon you will die. The other group calculates how much your body-parts will bring after you are cut up. Now you know how PSA poor Peugeot Citroen must feel. According […]

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GM Takes On Toyota With No-Frills Spin http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/07/gm-takes-on-toyota-with-no-frills-spin/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/07/gm-takes-on-toyota-with-no-frills-spin/#comments Fri, 05 Jul 2013 13:42:59 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=494281 As far as emerging markets go, Indonesia is one of the hottest. “The country of 240 million people bought one million cars last year, and sales by some estimates are expected to double over the next three years,” says Reuters. The only trouble: Most of the cars are and will be Toyotas. GM wants to […]

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As far as emerging markets go, Indonesia is one of the hottest. “The country of 240 million people bought one million cars last year, and sales by some estimates are expected to double over the next three years,” says Reuters. The only trouble: Most of the cars are and will be Toyotas. GM wants to […]

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Neumann: Bringing Opel To China “Utter Nonsense” – Badged As Buick Better http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/07/neumann-bringing-opel-to-china-utter-nonsense-badged-as-buick-better/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/07/neumann-bringing-opel-to-china-utter-nonsense-badged-as-buick-better/#comments Fri, 05 Jul 2013 11:53:17 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=494277 GM’s ailing Opel hopes to enter the American and Chinese markets, and through that for a speedier recuperation. It wants to do that under cover: Made in Europe Opels, sold abroad as Buicks. This according to a report in Opel’s hometown paper Mainzer Allgemeine Zeitung. For Opel to look for salvation in China would be […]

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GM’s ailing Opel hopes to enter the American and Chinese markets, and through that for a speedier recuperation. It wants to do that under cover: Made in Europe Opels, sold abroad as Buicks. This according to a report in Opel’s hometown paper Mainzer Allgemeine Zeitung. For Opel to look for salvation in China would be […]

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Prius Sales To Fall Short Of Expectations http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/07/prius-sales-to-fall-short-of-expectations/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/07/prius-sales-to-fall-short-of-expectations/#comments Wed, 03 Jul 2013 14:03:52 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=494063 Talk about timing: On the day Toyota announced that cumulative sales of the Prius passed the 3 million mark, Reuters says Toyota may fall short of its goal to sell 250,000 of the Prius in the U.S. this year. “The 240,000 to 250,000 range is kind of where we’re settling our sights for the Prius […]

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Talk about timing: On the day Toyota announced that cumulative sales of the Prius passed the 3 million mark, Reuters says Toyota may fall short of its goal to sell 250,000 of the Prius in the U.S. this year. “The 240,000 to 250,000 range is kind of where we’re settling our sights for the Prius […]

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Meet The Most American Sedan: The Toyota Avalon http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/07/meet-the-most-american-sedan-the-toyota-avalon/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/07/meet-the-most-american-sedan-the-toyota-avalon/#comments Wed, 03 Jul 2013 13:39:50 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=494060 Very few car buying decisions are guided by patriotic motivations. And the few there are, are rarely supported by hard data. Which spares us embarrassing moments. “Many of the ‘most American’ cars on dealership lots today are made by Japanese automakers,” says Edmunds. ”The most American sedan, for example, is Toyota Avalon, and the most […]

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Very few car buying decisions are guided by patriotic motivations. And the few there are, are rarely supported by hard data. Which spares us embarrassing moments. “Many of the ‘most American’ cars on dealership lots today are made by Japanese automakers,” says Edmunds. ”The most American sedan, for example, is Toyota Avalon, and the most […]

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