The Truth About Cars » bob gregorie 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 13:00:35 +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 » bob gregorie http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/themes/ttac-theme/images/logo.gif http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com Designers and Their Cars – Automotive Patent Art Revisited http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/08/designers-cars-automotive-patent-art-revisited/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/08/designers-cars-automotive-patent-art-revisited/#comments Thu, 20 Aug 2015 12:00:37 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1146281   Aaron Cole’s post about automotive patent art gladdened my heart. Years ago, I decided to check out some of Les Paul and Leo Fender’s original patents on their electric guitars and I discovered the artistry of patent drawings. These days the United States Patent and Trademark Office, as well as patent offices around the world, […]

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  Aaron Cole’s post about automotive patent art gladdened my heart. Years ago, I decided to check out some of Les Paul and Leo Fender’s original patents on their electric guitars and I discovered the artistry of patent drawings. These days the United States Patent and Trademark Office, as well as patent offices around the world, […]

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A Model Collection of Automotive History http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/07/model-collection-automotive-history/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/07/model-collection-automotive-history/#comments Mon, 13 Jul 2015 14:00:46 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1109489 Polymath sports marketer Fred Sharf is known in the art world for finding underappreciated genres, collecting them, researching and writing about them at an academic level, curating exhibits about them, and then donating much of what he collects to museums so others can share his eclectic interests. Among those many interests, Sharf has almost singlehandedly gotten […]

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Polymath sports marketer Fred Sharf is known in the art world for finding underappreciated genres, collecting them, researching and writing about them at an academic level, curating exhibits about them, and then donating much of what he collects to museums so others can share his eclectic interests. Among those many interests, Sharf has almost singlehandedly gotten […]

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Look At What I Found! The Most Significant Car at the 2012 NAIAS: Edsel Ford’s 1934 Model 40 Special Speedster http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/01/look-at-what-i-found-the-most-significant-car-at-the-2012-naias-edsel-fords-1934-model-40-special-speedster/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/01/look-at-what-i-found-the-most-significant-car-at-the-2012-naias-edsel-fords-1934-model-40-special-speedster/#comments Sun, 22 Jan 2012 15:38:57 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=427615 After years of retrenching, financial crisis and bankruptcies, the world’s automakers are now introducing new concept and production vehicles. The 2012 NAIAS in Detroit was one of the more product-rich big auto shows of the past decade. Just about every exhibitor at the show was revealing all-new vehicles or concepts giving us a look at […]

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After years of retrenching, financial crisis and bankruptcies, the world’s automakers are now introducing new concept and production vehicles. The 2012 NAIAS in Detroit was one of the more product-rich big auto shows of the past decade. Just about every exhibitor at the show was revealing all-new vehicles or concepts giving us a look at […]

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Curbside Classic: 1946 Lincoln Continental – The Most Imitated American Car Ever http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/12/curbside-classic-1946-lincoln-continental-the-most-imitated-american-car-ever/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/12/curbside-classic-1946-lincoln-continental-the-most-imitated-american-car-ever/#comments Tue, 07 Dec 2010 16:54:05 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=375951 This car is a jaw-dropper, a true classic, and a lucky find that rivals the CC logomobile, but it’s misnamed. By all rights, it should be the Edsel American. It was Edsel Ford’s fine taste and encouragement that made the original version of this trend-setting car happen, and in the process created a car that […]

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This car is a jaw-dropper, a true classic, and a lucky find that rivals the CC logomobile, but it’s misnamed. By all rights, it should be the Edsel American. It was Edsel Ford’s fine taste and encouragement that made the original version of this trend-setting car happen, and in the process created a car that […]

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