The Truth About Cars » Costs http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Sun, 07 Feb 2016 18:00:45 +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 » Costs http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/themes/ttac-theme/images/logo.gif http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com Ford Softens Labor Impact Under New Agreement http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/ford-softens-labor-impact-new-agreement/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/ford-softens-labor-impact-new-agreement/#comments Mon, 30 Nov 2015 17:00:53 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1231937 Ford will pay only 1.5-percent more in labor costs each year under a new contract with the United Auto Workers, the automaker reported Monday. Ford announced it would take a $600 million charge this year to pay out the $10,000 ratification bonuses to their workers as part of the new deal. The new deal allows […]

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Ford will pay only 1.5-percent more in labor costs each year under a new contract with the United Auto Workers, the automaker reported Monday. Ford announced it would take a $600 million charge this year to pay out the $10,000 ratification bonuses to their workers as part of the new deal. The new deal allows […]

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For Some States, Getting a Driver’s Test Means Paying Big http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/states-getting-drivers-test-means-paying-big/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/states-getting-drivers-test-means-paying-big/#comments Tue, 03 Nov 2015 18:00:19 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1210833 A report by published by the New England Center for Investigative Reporting (NECIR) (via WGBH Boston) details that state’s widening private and public systems for road tests by the Registry of Motor Vehicles. Prospective drivers may wait hours for an available examiner, or book months in advance — sometimes hundreds of miles away — for their chance at a […]

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A report by published by the New England Center for Investigative Reporting (NECIR) (via WGBH Boston) details that state’s widening private and public systems for road tests by the Registry of Motor Vehicles. Prospective drivers may wait hours for an available examiner, or book months in advance — sometimes hundreds of miles away — for their chance at a […]

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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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Amid Record High Transaction Prices, Chrysler Cuts Prices On Key Models http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/08/amid-record-high-transaction-prices-chrysler-cuts-prices-on-key-models/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/08/amid-record-high-transaction-prices-chrysler-cuts-prices-on-key-models/#comments Tue, 16 Aug 2011 20:52:34 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=407437 While Chrysler Group sends its Fiat 500 upmarket with Gucci special editions, its sending its Dodge, Chrysler and Ram brands downmarket with a lower prices, 90-days-same-as-cash deals and a variety of tie-ins. First up, the news [via Automotive News [sub]]that Chrysler is cutting the price on 200 and Dodge’s Avenger by $200, and the Dodge […]

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While Chrysler Group sends its Fiat 500 upmarket with Gucci special editions, its sending its Dodge, Chrysler and Ram brands downmarket with a lower prices, 90-days-same-as-cash deals and a variety of tie-ins. First up, the news [via Automotive News [sub]]that Chrysler is cutting the price on 200 and Dodge’s Avenger by $200, and the Dodge […]

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