The Truth About Cars » big three http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Sat, 06 Feb 2016 17:30:53 +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 » big three http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/themes/ttac-theme/images/logo.gif http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com Big Three Health Care Co-op Could Change How You Buy a Car, Get Surgery http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/09/big-three-health-care-co-op-change-buy-car-get-surgery/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/09/big-three-health-care-co-op-change-buy-car-get-surgery/#comments Thu, 03 Sep 2015 14:20:58 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1159426 Automakers may try to negotiate a massive health care co-op with the United Auto Workers — similar to the one it has with its retirees — and potentially change private health care in the U.S., Bloomberg is reporting. At issue are the roughly 300,000 workers and beneficiaries, and 750,000 retirees and their families who rely on […]

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Automakers may try to negotiate a massive health care co-op with the United Auto Workers — similar to the one it has with its retirees — and potentially change private health care in the U.S., Bloomberg is reporting. At issue are the roughly 300,000 workers and beneficiaries, and 750,000 retirees and their families who rely on […]

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The Truth About Caroline: She Was (Not) An American (Car) Girl http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/12/the-truth-about-caroline-she-was-not-an-american-car-girl/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/12/the-truth-about-caroline-she-was-not-an-american-car-girl/#comments Tue, 03 Dec 2013 15:45:38 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=669770 The saying, “Men are from Mars and women are Venus”, embodies more truth than one may realize. It is no secret that men and women have had differences in matters of opinion ever since the beginning of time. We are all familiar with the story of Adam and Eve. Here we are, X versus Y, […]

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The saying, “Men are from Mars and women are Venus”, embodies more truth than one may realize. It is no secret that men and women have had differences in matters of opinion ever since the beginning of time. We are all familiar with the story of Adam and Eve. Here we are, X versus Y, […]

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QOTD: Your Favorite Domestic Sleepers http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/12/qotd-your-favorite-domestic-sleepers/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/12/qotd-your-favorite-domestic-sleepers/#comments Thu, 20 Dec 2012 14:00:10 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=470762 Domestic cars don’t get enough attention on TTAC, but we can also be prone to heaping too much praise on particular examples; I may be the lone dissenting voice on the roster that does not swear a blood oath to the Panther. The W-Body Impala, which is set to go into Panther-like fleet-only production until […]

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Domestic cars don’t get enough attention on TTAC, but we can also be prone to heaping too much praise on particular examples; I may be the lone dissenting voice on the roster that does not swear a blood oath to the Panther. The W-Body Impala, which is set to go into Panther-like fleet-only production until […]

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CAW, Auto Makers, Kick Off Talks http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/08/caw-auto-makers-kick-off-talks/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/08/caw-auto-makers-kick-off-talks/#comments Thu, 16 Aug 2012 17:11:06 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=457087 The Canadian Auto Workers and the Big Three have kicked off labor talks, with the CAW taking a hard line against concessions – a position that some say, could lead to a lack of future in investment in Canadian auto manufacturing. While the CAW wants guaranteed wage and cost of living increases, the automakers want […]

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The Canadian Auto Workers and the Big Three have kicked off labor talks, with the CAW taking a hard line against concessions – a position that some say, could lead to a lack of future in investment in Canadian auto manufacturing. While the CAW wants guaranteed wage and cost of living increases, the automakers want […]

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Chart Of The Day: Channel Stuffing Bonanza http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/07/chart-of-the-day-channel-stuffing-bonanza/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/07/chart-of-the-day-channel-stuffing-bonanza/#comments Wed, 25 Jul 2012 15:15:07 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=454129 Today’s Chart comes from finance blog Zero Hedge, which has taken a periodic interest in General Motors channel stuffing endeavors. While we don’t normally report on stock prices here at TTAC, this one is worth mentioning. The chart, using an inverted axis, shows the relationship between GM’s month-end inventory levels, and their post-IPO share price. […]

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Today’s Chart comes from finance blog Zero Hedge, which has taken a periodic interest in General Motors channel stuffing endeavors. While we don’t normally report on stock prices here at TTAC, this one is worth mentioning. The chart, using an inverted axis, shows the relationship between GM’s month-end inventory levels, and their post-IPO share price. […]

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A Month Before Talks, Automakers Tell Canadian Auto Workers To Forget About Wage Increases http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/06/a-month-before-talks-automakers-tell-canadian-auto-workers-to-forget-about-wage-increases/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/06/a-month-before-talks-automakers-tell-canadian-auto-workers-to-forget-about-wage-increases/#comments Thu, 07 Jun 2012 14:28:53 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=447881 The Big Three sent letters to the Canadian Auto Workers union Wednesday, asking them to forgo a small wage increase as a means of keeping Canadian plants competitive. The wage hike, known as the Cost of Living Adjustment (or COLA), and represents the first wage increase since 2007. Though it only adds 28 cents to […]

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The Big Three sent letters to the Canadian Auto Workers union Wednesday, asking them to forgo a small wage increase as a means of keeping Canadian plants competitive. The wage hike, known as the Cost of Living Adjustment (or COLA), and represents the first wage increase since 2007. Though it only adds 28 cents to […]

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GM’s Historically Inaccurate “Woodward Avenue” Testing Schedule for ZL1 Yields 11 Second Quarter Mile http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/05/gms-historically-inaccurate-woodward-avenue-testing-schedule-for-zl1-yields-11-second-quarter-mile/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/05/gms-historically-inaccurate-woodward-avenue-testing-schedule-for-zl1-yields-11-second-quarter-mile/#comments Thu, 10 May 2012 16:49:58 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=443785 Car companies can go on about their “heritage”. Though we know it’s at least partly hype, some of that heritage is verifiable history and as car enthusiasts it can tug at our automotive heartstrings. Still, it’s very easy to get cynical when you see how casually companies can be with history when it comes to […]

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Car companies can go on about their “heritage”. Though we know it’s at least partly hype, some of that heritage is verifiable history and as car enthusiasts it can tug at our automotive heartstrings. Still, it’s very easy to get cynical when you see how casually companies can be with history when it comes to […]

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