The Truth About Cars » bribes 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 » bribes http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/themes/ttac-theme/images/logo.gif http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com Redflex Under Fire http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/redflex-under-fire/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/redflex-under-fire/#comments Tue, 05 Jan 2016 15:00:20 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1257081 Twenty-fifteen was a tough year for Redflex, the well-known and thoroughly-loathed Australian purveyor of corruption, bribery, and traffic-ticket cameras. Although the firm’s US arm obtained a small victory in the $300 million lawsuit filed against it by the city of Chicago, getting the case transferred to federal court, Chicago is expanding the scope of its lawsuit […]

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Twenty-fifteen was a tough year for Redflex, the well-known and thoroughly-loathed Australian purveyor of corruption, bribery, and traffic-ticket cameras. Although the firm’s US arm obtained a small victory in the $300 million lawsuit filed against it by the city of Chicago, getting the case transferred to federal court, Chicago is expanding the scope of its lawsuit […]

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The Redflex Bribery Scandal Reaches Ohio http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/06/redflex-bribery-scandal-reaches-ohio/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/06/redflex-bribery-scandal-reaches-ohio/#comments Mon, 22 Jun 2015 13:00:29 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1096345 It’s the kind of disgraceful corruption that would have seen its perpetrators swinging from a tree in a more forthright age: an alleged $2 million bribery program that has already seen a Redflex consultant plead guilty to charges of delivering over $570,000 in cash and other bribes to Chicago’s former managing deputy commissioner of transportation. […]

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It’s the kind of disgraceful corruption that would have seen its perpetrators swinging from a tree in a more forthright age: an alleged $2 million bribery program that has already seen a Redflex consultant plead guilty to charges of delivering over $570,000 in cash and other bribes to Chicago’s former managing deputy commissioner of transportation. […]

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Because No Toy Car Collection Is Complete Without a Geo Storm GSi! http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/05/because-no-toy-car-collection-is-complete-without-a-geo-storm-gsi/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/05/because-no-toy-car-collection-is-complete-without-a-geo-storm-gsi/#comments Thu, 17 May 2012 13:00:33 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=444765 Giving gifts to 24 Hours of LeMons judges in order to ensure smooth turning of the gears of justice has been a tradition for several many years now. While jugs of quality booze remain the most common judicial bribe, keeping my liver at least semi-functional mandates that most of that stuff get passed on to […]

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Giving gifts to 24 Hours of LeMons judges in order to ensure smooth turning of the gears of justice has been a tradition for several many years now. While jugs of quality booze remain the most common judicial bribe, keeping my liver at least semi-functional mandates that most of that stuff get passed on to […]

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German Paper: Payola At Opel http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/10/german-paper-payola-at-opel/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/10/german-paper-payola-at-opel/#comments Mon, 17 Oct 2011 08:30:23 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=415002 Sex and money are known as the world’s biggest motivators. Volkswagen used sex to make its shop stewards cooperative. This ended in a huge scandal. Opel is using money instead. “The system is the same as formerly at Volkswagen – only without sex,” writes Germany’s Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung in a long article about “illegal bonus […]

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Sex and money are known as the world’s biggest motivators. Volkswagen used sex to make its shop stewards cooperative. This ended in a huge scandal. Opel is using money instead. “The system is the same as formerly at Volkswagen – only without sex,” writes Germany’s Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung in a long article about “illegal bonus […]

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More Weird Diecast Cars To Clog Up My Desk: Malaise Detroit, Warsaw Pact http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/05/more-weird-diecast-cars-to-clog-up-my-desk-malaise-detroit-warsaw-pact/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/05/more-weird-diecast-cars-to-clog-up-my-desk-malaise-detroit-warsaw-pact/#comments Thu, 19 May 2011 13:00:15 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=395398 Once the word gets out that a 24 Hours of LeMons judge has a thing for oddball toy cars, racers will scour the earth to find increasingly obscure and/or terrible examples. What goes with a Leyland P76 and a Nissan Prairie? Well, a 1:24 scale ’74 Gremlin, for starters. The employees of the Chinese factory […]

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Once the word gets out that a 24 Hours of LeMons judge has a thing for oddball toy cars, racers will scour the earth to find increasingly obscure and/or terrible examples. What goes with a Leyland P76 and a Nissan Prairie? Well, a 1:24 scale ’74 Gremlin, for starters. The employees of the Chinese factory […]

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Weird Diecast Toy Car Bribes Continue To Flood The LeMons Supreme Court http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/03/weird-diecast-toy-car-bribes-continue-to-flood-the-lemons-supreme-court/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/03/weird-diecast-toy-car-bribes-continue-to-flood-the-lemons-supreme-court/#comments Fri, 04 Mar 2011 15:00:08 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=386167 As Chief Justice of the 24 Hours of LeMons Supreme Court, I receive many gifts from racers wishing to establish a foundation of mutual respect and understanding during the period in which I inspect the cars for possible cheating. The traditional judicial bribe tends to be a jug of top-shelf booze, but my drinking hasn’t […]

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As Chief Justice of the 24 Hours of LeMons Supreme Court, I receive many gifts from racers wishing to establish a foundation of mutual respect and understanding during the period in which I inspect the cars for possible cheating. The traditional judicial bribe tends to be a jug of top-shelf booze, but my drinking hasn’t […]

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What The Hell Is This Thing? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/12/what-the-hell-is-this-thing/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/12/what-the-hell-is-this-thing/#comments Wed, 08 Dec 2010 22:30:56 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=376279 When it comes to cars, I much prefer discussing the deeply flawed and/or obscure to, say, getting into a debate over the relative merits of the E36 versus the E46. Give me a Sofia B or ZIL 112 any day! 24 Hours of LeMons racers who wish to bribe the judges and ensure fair treatment […]

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When it comes to cars, I much prefer discussing the deeply flawed and/or obscure to, say, getting into a debate over the relative merits of the E36 versus the E46. Give me a Sofia B or ZIL 112 any day! 24 Hours of LeMons racers who wish to bribe the judges and ensure fair treatment […]

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Daimler Gets Russian Headaches. Without The Fun Of Vodka… http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/11/daimler-gets-russian-headaches-without-the-fun-of-vodka/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/11/daimler-gets-russian-headaches-without-the-fun-of-vodka/#comments Sun, 14 Nov 2010 14:07:06 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=372701 A few days ago the BBC reported that, officially, Russia was losing 1 trillion rubles (that’s about $32.5b to you) due to corruption. Also coming 154th on the corruption perceptions index does not help matters, either. “Gigantic sums of money are being pocketed by officials and dishonest businessmen,” said Russian President Dmitry Medvedev, “Deal with them and put […]

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A few days ago the BBC reported that, officially, Russia was losing 1 trillion rubles (that’s about $32.5b to you) due to corruption. Also coming 154th on the corruption perceptions index does not help matters, either. “Gigantic sums of money are being pocketed by officials and dishonest businessmen,” said Russian President Dmitry Medvedev, “Deal with them and put […]

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